As of 2014, the U.S. Census Bureau estimates that the population of Arlington, Texas, is 383,204. It is the 50th most populous city in the U.S. and the seventh most populous city in Texas. Its population exploded by 482.1 percent between 1950 and 1960.
As of 2010, 27.9 percent of Arlington's population is under 18, and 8.1 percent is 65 or over. In terms of race, 59 percent of the population is white, 27.4 percent is Hispanic, 18.8 percent is black, and 6.8 percent is Asian. Foreign-born people make up 19.7 percent of the population, and 32.4 percent speak a language other than English at home. The population density is 3,811.3 people per square mile.