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Arlington, Minnesota
—  City  —
Location of Arlington, Minnesota
Coordinates: 44°36′28″N 94°4′41″W / 44.60778°N 94.07806°W / 44.60778; -94.07806
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Sibley
 - Total 1.5 sq mi (3.8 km2)
 - Land 1.5 sq mi (3.8 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,004 ft (306 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 2,048
 - Density 1,395.1/sq mi (538.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 55307
Area code(s) 507
FIPS code 27-02152[1]
GNIS feature ID 0639437[2]

Arlington is a city in Sibley County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 2,048 at the 2000 census.



According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.5 square miles (3.8 km²), all of it land. Minnesota State Highway 5 serves as a main route in the community.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 2,048 people, 828 households, and 523 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,395.1 people per square mile (537.9/km²). There were 859 housing units at an average density of 585.2/sq mi (225.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 95.02% White, 0.24% African American, 0.39% Asian, 3.91% from other races, and 0.44% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.05% of the population.

There were 828 households out of which 31.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.8% were married couples living together, 7.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.8% were non-families. 33.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 3.06.

In the city the population was spread out with 26.6% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 27.1% from 25 to 44, 18.4% from 45 to 64, and 19.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 88.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $37,632, and the median income for a family was $49,231. Males had a median income of $31,603 versus $20,888 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,458. About 3.7% of families and 7.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.0% of those under age 18 and 10.1% of those age 65 or over.

Notable natives and residents


  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

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Coordinates: 44°36′30″N 94°04′50″W / 44.60833°N 94.08056°W / 44.60833; -94.08056

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