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Arlington
neighborhood statistical area
Rowhouses along West Rogers Avenue in Arlington, Baltimore
Rowhouses along West Rogers Avenue in Arlington, Baltimore
Country United States
State Maryland
City Baltimore
Area
 • Total .229 sq mi (0.59 km2)
 • Land .229 sq mi (0.59 km2)
Population
 (2009)
 • Total 3,065
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
21215
Area code 410, 443, and 667

Arlington is a neighborhood in Northwest Baltimore, Maryland. Major streets running through the area include Wabash Avenue, Rogers Avenue, Dolfield Avenue, and West Belvedere Avenue. Two Baltimore Metro Subway stations, Rogers Avenue and West Coldspring are located in the area.

Demographics

Arlington, along nearby Pikesville, is home to a large Russian-American population.

As of the late 1990s, Arlington was home to a population of 6,000 Russian-speaking Jews from Russia, Ukraine, and elsewhere in Eastern Europe. By 2003, some 20,000 Jews of Russian origin lived in the Baltimore region, predominantly in Northwest Baltimore and nearby neighborhoods of Baltimore County.

Notable residents

Notable current and former residents of Arlington include:

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