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Arlington is in Dutchess County, in the Poughkeepsie-Newburgh metro area.
The community was named for the Duke of Arlington
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Arlington. For links to other places called Arlington, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Arlington is 41.695N. The longitude is -73.897W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 187 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 12,481.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Arlington demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Dutchess County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 12601 ZIP code.
11% of Arlington residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Arlington ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Arlington was $19,563, compared with $21,587 nationally.
28% of Arlington residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Arlington, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $669. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,195.
Dutchess County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Arlington political report.
The average commute time for Arlington workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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