Washington Dc Demographic Data

Washington Dc Demographic Summary

  • Population: 632,323
  • Area: 68.00 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 61.00 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 7.00 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 9,298.86 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 82.68 ft
  • Time Zone: Eastern Standard Time (GMT -5)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Washington Dc Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
333,287
52.7%
50.8
Male
299,036
47.3%
49.2
Total Population
632,323
 
 

Washington Dc Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
39,002
6.2% 
6.3
5 to 9 Years
30,392
4.8% 
6.5
10 to 14 Years
23,874
3.8% 
6.6
15 to 19 Years
39,815
6.3% 
6.9
20 to 24 Years
59,709
9.4% 
7.2
25 to 34 Years
138,878
22.0% 
13.4
35 to 44 Years
85,596
13.5% 
13.0
45 to 54 Years
75,628
12.0% 
14.1
55 to 59 Years
34,811
5.5% 
6.6
60 to 64 Years
32,717
5.2% 
5.7
65 to 74 Years
39,855
6.3% 
7.6
75 to 84 Years
22,501
3.6% 
4.2
85 Years and Over
9,545
1.5% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
522,871
82.7%
76.5
Female
278,819
53.3%
51.4%
Male
244,052
46.7%
48.6%
21 Years and over
486,935
77.0%
72.1
62 Years and over
91,118
14.4%
17.1
65 Years and over
71,901
11.4%
13.7
Female
42,856
59.6%
56.4%
Male
29,045
40.4%
43.6%
Median Age (years)
34

Washington Dc Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
616,452
97.5% 
97.1
White
250,657
39.6% 
73.9
Black or African American
313,224
49.5% 
12.6
American Indian and Alaska Native
2,258
0.4% 
0.8
Asian
21,858
3.5% 
5.0
Asian Indian
6,108
1.0% 
1.0
Chinese
4,467
0.7% 
1.2
Filipino
3,062
0.5% 
0.8
Japanese
727
0.1% 
0.2
Korean
2,428
0.4% 
0.5
Vietnamese
1,571
0.2% 
0.5
Other Asian
3,495
0.6% 
0.7
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
54
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
NR
NR 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
NR
NR 
0.0
Samoan
NR
NR 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
NR
NR 
0.1
Some Other Race
28,401
4.5% 
4.6
Two or More Races
15,871
2.5% 
2.9
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
62,726
9.9% 
16.9
Mexican
8,486
1.3% 
10.8
Puerto Rican
4,267
0.7% 
1.6
Cuban
1,850
0.3% 
0.6
Other Hispanic or Latino
48,123
7.6% 
3.8
Not Hispanic or Latino
569,597
90.1% 
83.1

Washington Dc Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
19,211
4.4% 
5.8
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
30,928
7.0% 
7.9
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
81,081
18.4% 
28.0
Some college, no degree
61,437
14.0% 
21.3
Associate's Degree
14,083
3.2% 
8.0
Bachelor's Degree
100,904
23.0% 
18.2
Graduate or professional degree
131,887
30.0% 
10.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
50,139
11.4%
13.7
High School Graduate or Higher
389,392
88.6%
86.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
232,791
53.0%
29.1

Washington Dc Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
309,752
57.5%
32.7
Now Married
144,080
26.7%
48.0
Divorced
49,517
9.2%
11.1
Separated
11,255
2.1%
2.2
Widowed
24,451
4.5%
5.9

Washington Dc Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
494,887
83.4%
79.0%
Languages other than english
98,434
16.6%
21.0%
Spainish
47,192
8.0%
13.0%
Other indo-european languages
25,559
4.3%
3.8%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
10,445
1.8%
3.3%
Other Languages
15,238
2.6%
0.9%

Washington Dc Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
27,616
10.4%
7.7
$10,000 to $14,999
11,798
4.4%
5.6
$15,000 to $24,999
20,449
7.7%
11.1
$25,000 to $34,999
19,435
7.3%
10.4
$35,000 to $49,999
29,096
10.9%
13.8
$50,000 to $74,999
36,090
13.5%
18.0
$75,000 to $99,999
27,005
10.1%
11.9
$100,000 to $149,000
41,883
15.7%
12.4
$150,000 to $199,999
20,977
7.9%
4.6
$200,000 or more
32,313
12.1%
4.6
Median household income
66,583
 
51,371
Per capita income
45,307
 
27,319

Washington Dc Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
208
0.1%
2.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
32,087
9.8%
9.6
Construction
10,668
3.3%
6.2
Educational services, health care and social assistance
66,389
20.3%
23.2
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
16,628
5.1%
6.6
Information
14,367
4.4%
2.1
Manufacturing
4,116
1.3%
10.5
Other services except public administration
30,264
9.3%
5.0
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
70,682
21.6%
10.9
Public administration
53,813
16.5%
4.9
Retail trade
15,412
4.7%
11.6
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
10,682
3.3%
4.9
Wholesale trade
1,641
0.5%
2.6
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
10,261
3.1%
9.0
Management, professional, and related occupations
195,837
59.9%
36.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
12,423
3.8%
12.2
Sales and office occupations
58,129
17.8%
24.5
Service occupations
50,307
15.4%
18.3

Washington Dc Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
326,143
 
140,862,960
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
111,088
34.1%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
18,396
5.6%
9.7
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
125,890
38.6%
5.0
Walked
38,795
11.9%
2.8
Other means
16,845
5.2%
1.8
Worked at home
15,129
4.6%
4.4
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
29.9
 
25.7

Washington Dc Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
101,002
37.9%
9.2
1 vehicles
116,662
43.7%
34.1
2 vehicles
38,503
14.4%
37.3
3 or more
10,495
3.9%
19.3

Washington Dc Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
300,247
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
266,662
88.8%
87.6
Owner Occupied
110,681
41.5%
63.9
Renter Occupied
155,981
58.5%
36.1
Vacant Housing Units
33,585
11.2%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy rate
3
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
6
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.3
NR
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.2
NR
2.5

Washington Dc Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
300,247
1 room
21,243
7.1%
1.9
2 rooms
19,341
6.4%
2.5
3 rooms
66,347
22.1%
9.2
4 rooms
57,829
19.3%
16.7
5 rooms
37,749
12.6%
20.5
6 rooms
30,958
10.3%
18.1
7 rooms
22,138
7.4%
12.2
8 rooms
19,965
6.6%
8.4
9 rooms or more
24,677
8.2%
10.4
Median Rooms
4
 

Washington Dc Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
300,247
132,452,249
1-unit, detached
37,044
12.3%
61.6
1-unit, attached
72,917
24.3%
5.8
2-units
9,212
3.1%
3.8
3 or 4 units
24,054
8.0%
4.4
5 to 9 units
20,305
6.8%
4.8
10 to 19 units
34,045
11.3%
4.5
20 or more units
102,417
34.1%
8.7
Mobile home
218
0.1%
6.4
Boat, RV, van, etc.
35
0.0%
0.1

Washington Dc Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
107,327
35.7%
13.4%
1940 to 1949
38,260
12.7%
5.3%
1950 to 1959
41,402
13.8%
10.9%
1960 to 1969
38,368
12.8%
11.0%
1970 to 1979
27,151
9.0%
15.8%
1980 to 1989
14,127
4.7%
13.8%
1990 to 1999
7,622
2.5%
13.9%
2000 to 2004
23,869
7.9%
14.9%
2005 or later
2,121
0.7%
0.9%

Washington Dc Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
158,714
59.5%
48.8
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
1,916
0.7%
4.8
Electricity
95,540
35.8%
36.9
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
7,079
2.7%
5.9
Coal or coke
73
0.0%
0.1
Wood
0
0.0%
2.1
Solar energy
56
0.0%
0.0
Other fuel
1,410
0.5%
0.4
No fuel used
1,874
0.7%
0.9

Washington Dc Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
With Mortgage
87,104
 
48726257.0
Less than $300
39
0.0%
0.2
$300 to $499
805
0.9%
1.9%
$500 to $699
1,220
1.4%
5.7%
$700 to $999
3,909
4.5%
15.6%
$1,000 to 1,499
13,746
15.8%
28.7%
$1,500 to 1,999
15,894
18.2%
19.8%
$2,000 or more
51,491
59.1%
28.0%
Not Computed
Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
33,845
39.1%
38.2%
20.0% to 24.9%
14,135
16.3%
16.2%
25.0% to 29.9%
10,804
12.5%
11.7%
30.0% to 34.9%
6,161
7.1%
8.2%
35.0% or more
21,585
24.9%
25.8%
Not Computed
574
NR
NR

Washington Dc Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Renter-Occupied Units
152,845 
 
39,629,329 
Less than $200
5,495
3.6%
1.8%
$200 to $299
4,832
3.2%
3.2%
$300 to $499
6,876
3.2%
8.2%
$500 to $749
13,065
8.5%
23.0%
$750 to $999
24,674
16.1%
24.3%
$1000 to 1499
43,064
28.2%
25.2%
$1,500 or more
54,839
35.9%
14.1%
No Cash Rent
3,136
NR
2,220,955
Median (Dollars)
1,235
NR
884
Rent Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
18,516
12.5%
11.8%
15.0% to 19.9%
19,479
13.1%
12.2%
20.0% to 24.9%
18,054
12.2%
12.5%
25.0% to 29.9%
20,888
14.1%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
11,702
7.9%
8.9%
35.0% or more
59,671
40.2%
43.1%
Not Computed
7,671
NR
NR

Washington Dc Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
110,681
 
74,119,256
Less then $50,000
1,069
1.0%
9.2%
$50,000 to $99,999
1,243
1.1%
9.2%
$100,000 to $149,000
2,172
2.0%
16.5%
$150,000 to $199,000
6,379
5.8%
15.3%
$200,000 to $299,999
17,127
15.5%
18.1%
$300,000 to $499,999
33,088
29.9%
14.9%
$500,000 to $999,999
37,438
33.8%
7.7%
$1,000,000 or more
12,165
11.0%
2.0%
Median (Dollars)
460,700
 
171,900