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
346,260
52.6%
50.8
Male
312,633
47.4%
49.2
Total Population
658,893
 
 

Washington Dc Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
42,763
6.5% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
31,038
4.7% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
25,729
3.9% 
6.5
15 to 19 Years
37,343
5.7% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
58,809
8.9% 
7.1
25 to 34 Years
150,211
22.8% 
13.6
35 to 44 Years
92,877
14.1% 
12.8
45 to 54 Years
76,790
11.7% 
13.6
55 to 59 Years
36,171
5.5% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
32,697
5.0% 
5.9
65 to 74 Years
41,946
6.4% 
8.3
75 to 84 Years
22,375
3.4% 
4.3
85 Years and Over
10,144
1.5% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
543,863
82.5%
76.9
Male
254,366
46.8%
48.6%
Female
289,497
53.2%
51.4%
21 Years and over
509,791
77.4%
72.7
62 Years and over
93,599
14.2%
17.9
65 Years and over
74,465
11.3%
14.5
Male
30,148
40.5%
44.0%
Female
44,317
59.5%
56.0%
Median Age (years)
34

Washington Dc Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
642,162
97.5% 
97.0
White
265,077
40.2% 
73.4
Black or African American
321,346
48.8% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
1,859
0.3% 
0.8
Asian
24,910
3.8% 
5.2
Asian Indian
4,785
0.7% 
1.1
Chinese
8,381
1.3% 
1.2
Filipino
3,114
0.5% 
0.9
Japanese
1,401
0.2% 
0.2
Korean
2,624
0.4% 
0.5
Vietnamese
1,450
0.2% 
0.5
Other Asian
3,155
0.5% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
172
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
28,798
4.4% 
4.7
Two or More Races
16,731
2.5% 
3.0
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
68,356
10.4% 
17.3
Mexican
10,172
1.5% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
3,968
0.6% 
1.7
Cuban
3,330
0.5% 
0.6
Other Hispanic or Latino
50,886
7.7% 
4.0
Not Hispanic or Latino
590,537
89.6% 
82.7

Washington Dc Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
19,069
4.1% 
5.6
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
26,385
5.7% 
7.5
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
84,213
18.2% 
27.7
Some college, no degree
62,936
13.6% 
21.0
Associate's Degree
15,936
3.4% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
112,706
24.3% 
18.7
Graduate or professional degree
141,966
30.6% 
11.4
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
45,454
9.8%
13.1
High School Graduate or Higher
417,757
90.1%
87.0
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
254,672
54.9%
30.1

Washington Dc Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
316,290
56.5%
33.3
Now Married
153,894
27.5%
47.7
Divorced
50,499
9.0%
11.0
Separated
13,877
2.5%
2.1
Widowed
24,803
4.4%
5.9

Washington Dc Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
506,220
82.2%
78.9%
Languages other than english
109,910
17.8%
21.1%
Spanish
52,917
8.6%
13.1%
Other indo-european languages
30,450
4.9%
3.6%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
12,780
2.1%
3.4%
Other Languages
13,763
2.2%
1.0%

Washington Dc Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
31,498
11.4%
7.3
$10,000 to $14,999
10,973
4.0%
5.3
$15,000 to $24,999
20,932
7.5%
10.5
$25,000 to $34,999
18,459
6.7%
10.0
$35,000 to $49,999
24,799
8.9%
13.5
$50,000 to $74,999
36,870
13.3%
17.8
$75,000 to $99,999
32,079
11.6%
12.0
$100,000 to $149,000
40,815
14.7%
13.1
$150,000 to $199,999
23,599
8.5%
5.2
$200,000 or more
37,354
13.5%
5.3
Median household income
71,648
 
53,657
Per capita income
45,877
 
28,889

Washington Dc Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
210
0.1%
2.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
35,971
10.4%
9.8
Construction
9,624
2.8%
6.3
Educational services, health care and social assistance
66,325
19.2%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
23,225
6.7%
6.5
Information
13,566
3.9%
2.2
Manufacturing
3,775
1.1%
10.3
Other services except public administration
29,973
8.7%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
80,921
23.4%
11.1
Public administration
52,982
15.3%
4.7
Retail trade
17,048
4.9%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
10,365
3.0%
5.0
Wholesale trade
1,607
0.5%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Management, professional, and related occupations
207,506
60.0%
36.9
Service occupations
53,709
15.5%
18.2
Sales and office occupations
61,143
17.7%
23.7
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
9,456
2.7%
8.9
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
13,778
4.0%
12.3

Washington Dc Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
343,062
 
145,870,653
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
120,528
35.1%
76.5
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
19,166
5.6%
9.2
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
123,707
36.1%
5.2
Walked
44,965
13.1%
2.7
Other means
17,684
5.2%
1.9
Worked at home
17,012
5.0%
4.5
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
29.3
 
26.0

Washington Dc Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
94,224
34.0%
9.1
1 vehicles
126,910
45.8%
33.7
2 vehicles
44,823
16.2%
37.3
3 or more
11,421
4.1%
19.9

Washington Dc Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
0
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
277,378
90.6%
87.5
Owner Occupied
112,492
40.6%
63.1
Renter Occupied
164,886
59.4%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
28,806
9.4%
12.5
Homeowner Vacancy rate
2
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
5
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.4
NR
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.1
NR
2.6

Washington Dc Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
306,184
1 room
19,355
6.3%
2.0
2 rooms
22,547
7.4%
2.5
3 rooms
67,345
22.0%
9.2
4 rooms
59,154
19.3%
16.6
5 rooms
39,143
12.8%
20.4
6 rooms
29,138
9.5%
17.9
7 rooms
21,043
6.9%
12.1
8 rooms
20,282
6.6%
8.4
9 rooms or more
28,177
9.2%
10.8
Median Rooms
4
 

Washington Dc Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
306,184
133,962,970
1-unit, detached
35,141
11.5%
61.5
1-unit, attached
77,933
25.5%
5.8
2-units
9,370
3.1%
3.8
3 or 4 units
21,720
7.1%
4.5
5 to 9 units
24,058
7.9%
4.9
10 to 19 units
35,632
11.6%
4.6
20 or more units
102,257
33.4%
8.7
Mobile home
73
0.0%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
0
0.0%
0.1

Washington Dc Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
112,951
36.9%
13.1%
1940 to 1949
38,075
12.4%
5.2%
1950 to 1959
39,047
12.8%
10.6%
1960 to 1969
34,371
11.2%
11.0%
1970 to 1979
25,300
8.3%
15.7%
1980 to 1989
13,430
4.4%
13.7%
1990 to 1999
6,960
2.3%
14.0%
2000 to 2004
2005 or later

Washington Dc Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
153,799
55.4%
48.5
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
2,802
1.0%
4.8
Electricity
110,659
39.9%
37.4
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
5,032
1.8%
5.3
Coal or coke
0
0.0%
0.1
Wood
41
0.0%
2.1
Solar energy
203
0.1%
0.1
Other fuel
1,250
0.5%
0.5
No fuel used
3,592
1.3%
1.2

Washington Dc Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
With Mortgage
85,550
 
47174889.0
Less than $300
137
0.2%
0.3
$300 to $499
445
0.5%
1.8%
$500 to $699
2,258
2.6%
5.6%
$700 to $999
5,152
6.0%
15.7%
$1,000 to 1,499
13,597
15.9%
29.2%
$1,500 to 1,999
15,175
17.7%
19.9%
$2,000 or more
48,786
57.0%
27.6%
Not Computed
Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
40,130
47.1%
42.1%
20.0% to 24.9%
13,042
15.3%
16.0%
25.0% to 29.9%
9,502
11.1%
11.1%
30.0% to 34.9%
5,989
7.0%
7.4%
35.0% or more
16,615
19.5%
23.4%
Not Computed
272
NR
NR

Washington Dc Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Renter-Occupied Units
158,505 
 
40,975,355 
Less than $200
3,864
2.4%
1.4%
$200 to $299
6,332
4.0%
3.1%
$300 to $499
6,953
4.0%
7.0%
$500 to $749
8,440
5.3%
20.4%
$750 to $999
23,537
14.8%
24.1%
$1000 to 1499
39,329
24.8%
27.2%
$1,500 or more
70,050
44.2%
16.8%
No Cash Rent
6,381
NR
2,292,077
Median (Dollars)
1,360
NR
934
Rent Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
19,802
12.8%
12.0%
15.0% to 19.9%
18,939
12.3%
12.3%
20.0% to 24.9%
20,947
13.6%
12.6%
25.0% to 29.9%
19,579
12.7%
11.4%
30.0% to 34.9%
11,467
7.4%
9.2%
35.0% or more
63,587
41.2%
42.6%
Not Computed
10,565
NR
NR

Washington Dc Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
112,492
 
73,991,995
Less then $50,000
3,330
3.0%
9.8%
$50,000 to $99,999
1,686
1.5%
9.8%
$100,000 to $149,000
2,565
2.3%
15.2%
$150,000 to $199,000
3,966
3.5%
14.7%
$200,000 to $299,999
14,262
12.7%
18.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
32,393
28.8%
16.1%
$500,000 to $999,999
39,590
35.2%
8.8%
$1,000,000 or more
14,700
13.1%
2.4%
Median (Dollars)
486,900
 
181,200