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A Taste of Arlington, Texas

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT ARLINGTON?

  1. Arlington is a city in Tarrant County, Texas within the Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington metropolitan area. According to the 2010 census results, the city had a population of 365,438, making it the third largest municipality in the Metroplex. Arlington is the seventh-largest city in Texas and the 50th largest city in the United States.

  2. Oil derrick tower at Six Flags Over TexasArlington is home to Six Flags Over Texas, a nation-wide theme park that includes many notable attractions. Six Flags also opened Hurricane Harbor, a waterpark, after the previous location, Wet 'n Wild was sold to them in the mid 90's.

  3. The median income for a household in the city was $47,622, and the median income for a family was $56,080. Males had a median income of $38,612 versus $29,339 for females. The per capita income for the city was $22,445. About 7.3% of families and 9.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.3% of those under age 18 and 6.4% of those age 65 or over. Average rents in Arlington in 2005 were $537 for a one bedroom apartment, and $701 for a two bedroom apartment.

  4. July and August are the warmest months, on average. The highest recorded temperature was 113°F in 1980. January is the average coolest month. The lowest recorded temperature was -8°F in 1899. The maximum average precipitation occurs in May.

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KCBI 90.9 FM Dallas, TX Christian Contemporary
KLIF 93.3 FM Haltom City, TX Top-40
KBFB 97.9 FM Dallas, TX Hip Hop
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KRLD 105.3 FM Dallas, TX Sports
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KLIF 570 AM Dallas, TX Talk
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KGGR 1040 AM Dallas, TX Gospel Music
KTCK 1310 AM Dallas, TX Sports

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Demographics of Arlington, Texas

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

48.1%

17.4%

0.5%

6.4%

26.0%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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Famous Blacks from Arlington, Texas

     
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Businesses in Arlington, Texas


A small percentage of the businesses listed on BlackCityInfo.com may not necessarily be black owned and operated but have received favorable reviews from users who have visited the establishment, or from the owners themselves who warmly seek out African American patronage.


BEAUTY CARE - HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL

  1. Aspen Salon Deja Vu -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   800 S.W. Green Oaks Blvd Suite 316 Arlington, TX (817) 805-3153

  2. Be a Doll Salon Boutique -  Category: Boutique -  We are a professional upscale boutique salon with an inviting classy atmosphere. We specialize in healthy hair education, as well as natural hair solutions. Our team of professionals are well equipt to meet every need for every client with our top of the line hair care products. Stop by and allow us to Doll you up today.  130 E Bardin Rd suite 122 Arlington, Texas (817) 901-0232  - (visit website)

  3. Beauty For You -  Category: Black Beauty Supply -  2410 SE Green Oaks Blvd Arlington, TX 76018 (817) 522-1260

  4. Biba African Hair Braiding & Weaving -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   3901 W Arkansas Ln Arlington, TX 76016-6407 (817) 276-1787

  5. Blessings Beauty Center -  Category: Black Hair Salons -  Blessings Hair and Beauty specializes in healthy hair care in Arlington, TX. Some of our services include relaxed/natural haircare, color, precision hair cutting, hair extensions, hair replacement, and childrens hair care. We also cater to special occassions such as proms and bridal.   6108 Poly Web Rd Arlington, TX (817) 277-2858   - (visit website)

  6. Cynthia’s Healthy Hair -  Category: Black Beauty Supply -   4520 South Matlock Road Ste #8 Arlington, TX (817) 475-5095

  7. DynamicManes Hair Studio -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   6507 South Cooper Street Suite#127 Arlington, Texas (817) 204-4762   - (visit website)

  8. Exclusive Images Hair Salon -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   3701 S Cooper Street Suite #34 Arlington, Texas (682) 465-5730  - (visit website)

  9. Eunice's Hair Salon -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   2020 E. Randol Mill Rd. STE 300 Arlington, Texas (817) 277-5000  - (visit website)

  10. Frederick's World of Color -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   Arlington, TX (817) 902-8185  - (visit website)

  11. Glamourland Hair Studio -  Category: Black Hair Salons -  Specializes in healthy hair care services, natural hair, relaxer, sew in weaves, hair extension, hair cuts, Color, crochet braids and dreadlocks.  1910 Sexton Drive Arlington, TX (862) 588-0030   - (visit website)

  12. Hollywood African Hair Braiding -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   2134 N Collins St Arlington, TX 76011-2877 (817) 299-8688

  13. JC Penney -  Category: Black Beauty Supply -  The Parks Mall - 3851 S Cooper St Arlington, TX 76015 (817) 557-9936

  14. Mahogany Strandz Salon -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   4520 Matlock Rd Arlington, Texas (817) 874-7662   - (visit website)

  15. Modern Edge Hair Studio -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   3701 S. Cooper St. Arlington, TX (817) 797-7527

  16. Mor Hair Salon -  Category: Black Hair Salons -  If your hair isn't becoming to you, You should be coming to me!Services:Hair Cuts, Relaxer, Perm, Color, High Lights, Hair weave, Hair weaving, Sew In, Full Sew In, Extensions, Fusion, Natural, Natural hair, Coils, Twist, Sister loc, Brother loc, Locs, Dreds, Traditional dreds, Balding, Hair Balding, Hair Thinning, Pattern Baldness.  - 3902 Linden Dr. Arlington, Texas (972) 660-920   - (visit website)

  17. New Image African Hair Braiding -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   3701 S Cooper St Ste 185 Arlington, TX 76015-3465 (817) 465-5999  - (visit website)

  18. P M Studio Salon -  Category: Black Hair Salons -  MONDAY-FRIDAY SHAMPOO/STYLE $35 cut$20 relaxers $55 virgin relaxers $65up color 20 up sew ins $85 by appointments only with Peronica   - Pioneer Pkwy & Bowen Rd Arlington, TX (972) 816-8067   - (visit website)

  19. Salons by JC -  Category: Black Hair Salons -  3701 S. Cooper St. Suite #30 Arlington, Texas (972) 310-2825   - (visit website)

  20. Shereese Int'L -  Category: Black Hair Salons -  1601 E. Lamar Arlington, TX 75050 (817) 800-4038   - (visit website)

  21. Silk Littlejohn -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   Arlington, TX (817) 905-7455   - (visit website)

  22. Sister Sister African Hair Braiding -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   3415 S Cooper St Arlington, TX 76015-3446 (817) 467-5566  - (visit website)

  23. Strand by Strand Hair Studio -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   7807 S Cooper St Suite 113 Arlington, TX 76001 (817) 472-9766  - (visit website)

  24. Styles On the One -  Category: Black Beauty Supply -  2409 S. Collins St. Arlington, TX 76014 (817) 795-2499

  25. The Red Rose Salon and Spa -  Category: Black Hair Salons -  5904 South Cooper St. Arlington, Texas (817) 899-2011   - (visit website)

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BLACK BUSINESSES - SERVICES - VENDORS ETC.

  1. Arlington Black Chamber of Commerce -  Category: Community Services -  The Arlington Black Chamber of Commerce is in its fourth year of providing assistance, support, and representation for the African-American entrepreneurs, minority business professionals, and the African-American business community of the great City of Arlington, Texas.  P.O. Box 2614 Arlington, Texas  - (visit website)

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DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD

  1. Backyard Bbq Seafood & Soulfood Market -  Category: Soulfood - Seafood - BBQ -   2831 E Division St. Arlington, TX 76011 (817)695-2700

  2. Black Eyed Pea Restaurant -  Category: Comfort Food (Texas Ranger Great - Nolan Ryan) -   1400 N. Collins St., Arlington, TX, 76011 (817) 275-8973   - (visit website)

  3. Damian's Cajun Soul Cafe -  Category: Soul Food Restaurants -   185 S Watson Rd # 101, Arlington, TX 76010-2486 (817) 649-7770

  4. Jamaica Gates Caribbean Cuisine -  Category: Caribbean Cuisine -  Caribbean restaurant specializing in Jamaican cuisine paired with live reggae & jazz music.  1020 W. Arkansas Ln Arlington, Texas (817) 795-2600  - (visit website)

  5. Olla Mae's Downhome Cookin & Seafood -  Category: Soul Food Restaurants -   6204 S Cooper St. Arlington, TX 76001 (817) 861-0805

  6. Robs Korner Soul Food Restaurant -  Category: Soul Food Restaurants -   1309 South Cooper Street, Arlington, TX 76010 (817) 801-6760

  7. T Bone Mississippi Style Bbq -  Category: BBQ -   2324 S Collins Arlington, TX 76014 (817) 277-6833

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CITY VIDEO CONNECTION


Delta Sigma Theta & Omega Psi Phi Wedding at the beautiful Courtyard Villa in Arlington TX.

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CHURCHES



  1. Armstrong AME Church -  401 West North Street, Arlington, TX 76011-7443 (817) 275-8860

  2. Cornerstone Baptist Church -  5415 Matlock Road - Arlington, TX 76018 (817) 468-0083  - (visit website)

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ENTERTAINMENT



  1. Dreamworld Music Complex ~ 2 -  Category: Music Complex - Dance/Electronic, Rap/Hip Hop -  3102 West Division Street, Arlington, TX 76012 (817) 226-7625 - (817) 914-8981  - (visit website)

  2. Hyena's Comedy Club -  Category: Comedy Club -  2525 E Arkansas Ln # 253, Arlington, TX 76010-0211  - (visit website)

  3. Improv Comedy Club -  Category: Comedy Club -   309 Curtis May Way, Arlington, TX 76018 (817) 635-5555 - (visit website)

  4. Jamaica Gates Caribbean Cuisine -  Category: Live reggae & jazz music -  Caribbean restaurant specializing in Jamaican cuisine paired with live reggae & jazz music.  1020 W. Arkansas Ln Arlington, Texas (817) 795-2600  - (visit website)

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ANNUAL EVENTS



  1. Annual Juneteenth Happy Hour
    (June)   Hosted by the UTA African-American Alumni Chapter. Place: Jamaica Gates Caribbean Cuisine, 1020 W. Arkansas (SW corner of Cooper and Arkansas) Arlington, Texas 76013

    Live Band, Great Food, & fantastic drink specials.


  2. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration
    (January)   The City hosts this celebration. More info (817) 459-6402

    Typically includes three days of activities


  3. National Night Out
    (August)   The Arlington Police Department hosts this event. More info (817) 459-5725

    Neighbors are encouraged to get together for activities and to get to know each other better. Block Party.


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