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
352,523
52.4%
50.8
Male
319,705
47.6%
49.2
Total Population
672,228
 
 

Washington Dc Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
43,230
6.4% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
32,562
4.8% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
26,490
3.9% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
38,525
5.7% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
58,537
8.7% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
152,487
22.7% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
96,419
14.3% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
77,353
11.5% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
37,764
5.6% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
32,270
4.8% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
44,092
6.6% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
20,819
3.1% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
11,680
1.7% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
554,390
82.5%
77.1
Female
294,761
53.2%
51.4%
Male
259,629
46.8%
48.6%
21 Years and over
519,677
77.3%
72.9
62 Years and over
94,878
14.1%
18.3
65 Years and over
76,591
11.4%
14.9
Female
45,820
59.8%
55.9%
Male
30,771
40.2%
44.1%
Median Age (years)
34

Washington Dc Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
650,851
96.8% 
96.9
White
269,143
40.0% 
73.1
Black or African American
318,831
47.4% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
1,661
0.2% 
0.8
Asian
25,944
3.9% 
5.4
Asian Indian
7,129
1.1% 
1.2
Chinese
6,745
1.0% 
1.3
Filipino
3,263
0.5% 
0.9
Japanese
960
0.1% 
0.2
Korean
2,271
0.3% 
0.5
Vietnamese
2,381
0.4% 
0.5
Other Asian
3,195
0.5% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
475
0.1% 
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
34,797
5.2% 
4.8
Two or More Races
21,377
3.2% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
71,129
10.6% 
17.6
Mexican
12,653
1.9% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
6,989
1.0% 
1.7
Cuban
4,021
0.6% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
47,466
7.1% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
601,099
89.4% 
82.4

Washington Dc Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
20,227
4.3% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
28,022
5.9% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
82,181
17.4% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
60,107
12.7% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
14,002
3.0% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
112,629
23.8% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
155,716
32.9% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
48,249
10.2%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
424,635
89.8%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
268,345
56.7%
30.6

Washington Dc Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
315,642
55.4%
33.5
Now Married
165,132
29.0%
47.5
Divorced
50,419
8.8%
11.0
Separated
12,448
2.2%
2.1
Widowed
26,305
4.6%
5.8

Washington Dc Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
519,448
82.6%
78.5%
Languages other than english
109,550
17.4%
21.5%
Spanish
56,171
8.9%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
30,051
4.8%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
11,483
1.8%
3.5%
Other Languages
11,845
1.9%
1.0%

Washington Dc Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
24,290
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
12,308
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
20,598
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
20,079
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
26,085
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
36,416
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
31,240
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
44,983
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
24,445
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
41,343
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
75,628
 
55,775
Per capita income
50,187
 
29,979

Washington Dc Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
195
0.1%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
35,208
9.7%
9.8
Construction
9,342
2.6%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
70,276
19.5%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
22,532
6.2%
6.5
Information
14,995
4.2%
2.1
Manufacturing
5,025
1.4%
10.3
Other services except public administration
31,896
8.8%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
83,089
23.0%
11.3
Public administration
58,849
16.3%
4.6
Retail trade
18,086
5.0%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
9,754
2.7%
5.1
Wholesale trade
1,932
0.5%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
7,533
2.1%
9.0
Management, professional, and related occupations
223,262
61.8%
37.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
12,443
3.4%
12.3
Sales and office occupations
61,396
17.0%
23.6
Service occupations
56,545
15.7%
18.0

Washington Dc Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
358,150
 
148,324,000
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
120,333
33.6%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
18,456
5.2%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
128,135
35.8%
5.2
Walked
50,165
14.0%
2.8
Other means
19,532
5.5%
1.8
Worked at home
21,529
6.0%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
30.0
 
26.0

Washington Dc Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
101,954
36.2%
8.9
1 vehicles
123,053
43.7%
33.5
2 vehicles
46,234
16.4%
37.2
3 or more
10,546
3.7%
20.3

Washington Dc Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
0
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
281,787
91.0%
87.7
Owner Occupied
112,555
39.9%
63.0
Renter Occupied
169,232
60.1%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
27,809
9.0%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy rate
1
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
5
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.0
NR
3.0

Washington Dc Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
309,596
1 room
23,220
7.5%
2.3
2 rooms
21,883
7.1%
2.5
3 rooms
64,092
20.7%
9.0
4 rooms
58,436
18.9%
16.6
5 rooms
36,413
11.8%
20.0
6 rooms
33,815
10.9%
17.9
7 rooms
24,310
7.9%
12.1
8 rooms
19,559
6.3%
8.5
9 rooms or more
27,868
9.0%
11.1
Median Rooms
4
 

Washington Dc Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
309,596
134,794,000
1-unit, detached
37,325
12.1%
61.4
1-unit, attached
77,280
25.0%
5.8
2-units
11,340
3.7%
3.7
3 or 4 units
21,329
6.9%
4.5
5 to 9 units
18,922
6.1%
4.8
10 to 19 units
35,933
11.6%
4.6
20 or more units
107,091
34.6%
8.8
Mobile home
108
0.0%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
268
0.1%
0.1

Washington Dc Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
110,405
35.7%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
36,411
11.8%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
40,862
13.2%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
36,819
11.9%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
22,887
7.4%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
13,986
4.5%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
9,600
3.1%
14.0%
2000 to 2004
2005 or later

Washington Dc Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
154,113
54.7%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
3,343
1.2%
4.7
Electricity
113,514
40.3%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
5,066
1.8%
5.1
Coal or coke
0
0.0%
0.1
Wood
0
0.0%
2.0
Solar energy
367
0.1%
0.1
Other fuel
1,342
0.5%
0.5
No fuel used
4,042
1.4%
1.2

Washington Dc Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
85,687
 
47140700.0
Less than $500
316
0.4%
11.0%
$500 to $999
4,957
5.8%
42.7%
$2,500 to $2,999
10,848
12.7%
1.7%
$1,000 to 1,499
11,657
13.6%
$2,000 to $2,499
14,513
16.9%
4.1%
$1,500 to 1,999
16,869
19.7%
$3,000 or more
26,527
31.0%
1.5%
Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
39,723
46.4%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
13,038
15.2%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
10,005
11.7%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
5,124
6.0%
7.3%
35.0% or more
17,664
20.6%
22.3%
Not Computed
133
NR
NR

Washington Dc Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
163,821 
 
41,410,200 
$1,000 to $1,499
42,437
25.9%
27.9%
$1,500 to $1,999
34,371
21.0%
11.0%
$2,000 to $2,499
20,396
12.5%
4.1%
$2,500 to $2,999
9,588
5.9%
1.7%
$3,000 or more
11,368
6.9%
1.5%
$500 to $999
28,200
17.2%
42.7%
Less than $500
17,461
10.7%
11.0%
No Cash Rent
5,411
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
1,417
NR
959
Rent Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
20,728
13.0%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
19,595
12.3%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
22,373
14.0%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
19,734
12.4%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
15,346
9.6%
9.2%
35.0% or more
61,863
38.8%
41.4%
Not Computed
9,593
NR
NR

Washington Dc Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
112,555
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
1,742
1.5%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
868
0.8%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
1,886
1.7%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
3,155
2.8%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
15,250
13.5%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
27,917
24.8%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
43,609
38.7%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
18,128
16.1%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
551,300
 
194,500
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