Arlington, Staten Island (History)

neighborhoods_staten_island_arlington_300x300Arlington is a neighborhood on the North Shore of Staten Island, in New York City. It is a subsection of the Mariners’ Harbor neighborhood, located north of the North Shore Rail Line ROW, and west of Harbor Road.

Arlington is the location of the Arlington Terrace Apartments on Holland Avenue.



Arlington consists of the census tract 319.02. As of the 2010 census, the demographics were 54% Black or African American, 9% Nonhispanic White, 2% Asian, and 2% Multiracial. Hispanics of any race made up 31% of the population.

According to City-data, the median household income in Arlington was $36,577 in 2009. 25.7% of the population lives below the poverty line, making it one of the poorer communities in Staten Island, though a more working-class area compared to the rest of the city.