Arlington is a small, close-knit community located in Shelby County with a population of +13,000. It is family-friendly and there are many things to do for being such a small town. It was ranked 20th of 100 best suburbs to buy a house in Tennessee and 20th of 100 best suburbs to raise a family in Tennessee. Arlington offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live there and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools are above average.