Washington Dc Demographic Data

Washington Dc Demographic Summary

  • Population: 619,371
  • Area: 68.00 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 61.00 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 7.00 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 9,108.40 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
326,267
52.7%
50.8
Male
293,104
47.3%
49.2
Total Population
619,371
 
 

Washington Dc Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
36,492
5.9% 
6.4
5 to 9 Years
28,100
4.5% 
6.6
10 to 14 Years
24,399
3.9% 
6.6
15 to 19 Years
40,374
6.5% 
7.0
20 to 24 Years
59,699
9.6% 
7.1
25 to 34 Years
133,227
21.5% 
13.4
35 to 44 Years
84,609
13.7% 
13.1
45 to 54 Years
75,932
12.3% 
14.3
55 to 59 Years
34,942
5.6% 
6.5
60 to 64 Years
31,234
5.0% 
5.6
65 to 74 Years
38,398
6.2% 
7.4
75 to 84 Years
21,801
3.5% 
4.2
85 Years and Over
10,164
1.6% 
1.8
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
514,080
514,080.0%
237,659,116.0
Female
274,164
53.3%
51.4%
Male
239,916
46.7%
48.6%
21 Years and over
477,303
77.1%
71.9
62 Years and over
88,183
14.2%
16.7
65 Years and over
70,363
70,363.0%
41,851,042.0
Female
41,988
59.7%
56.6%
Male
28,375
40.3%
43.4%
Median Age (years)
33.8%
37.3

Washington Dc Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
604,904
97.7% 
97.2
White
248,141
40.1% 
74.0
Black or African American
310,530
50.1% 
12.6
American Indian and Alaska Native
1,990
0.3% 
0.8
Asian
21,845
3.5% 
4.9
Asian Indian
5,171
0.8% 
1.0
Chinese
5,470
0.9% 
1.1
Filipino
2,595
0.4% 
0.8
Japanese
1,088
0.2% 
0.3
Korean
2,403
0.4% 
0.5
Vietnamese
1,933
0.3% 
0.5
Other Asian
3,185
0.5% 
0.7
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
233
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
56
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
37
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
0
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
140
0.0% 
0.1
Some Other Race
22,165
3.6% 
4.7
Two or More Races
14,467
2.3% 
2.8
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
59,479
9.6% 
16.6
Mexican
9,101
1.5% 
10.7
Puerto Rican
3,753
0.6% 
1.6
Cuban
1,992
0.3% 
0.6
Other Hispanic or Latino
44,633
7.2% 
3.7
Not Hispanic or Latino
559,892
90.4% 
83.4

Washington Dc Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
18,894
4.4% 
5.9
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
30,899
7.2% 
8.0
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
80,963
18.8% 
28.1
Some college, no degree
61,310
14.2% 
21.2
Associate's Degree
12,958
3.0% 
7.8
Bachelor's Degree
97,641
22.7% 
18.0
Graduate or professional degree
127,642
29.7% 
10.8
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
49,793
11.6%
13.9
High School Graduate or Higher
380,514
88.4%
85.9
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
225,283
52.4%
28.8

Washington Dc Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
301,695
56.9%
32.2
Now Married
139,543
26.3%
48.8
Divorced
50,551
9.5%
10.8
Separated
12,985
2.4%
2.2
Widowed
25,606
4.8%
6.0

Washington Dc Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
490,944
84.2%
79.3%
Languages other than english
91,935
15.8%
20.7%
Spanish
44,457
7.6%
12.9%
Other indo-european languages
24,907
4.3%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
10,990
1.9%
3.3%
Other Languages
11,581
2.0%
0.9%

Washington Dc Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
27,350
10.4%
7.2
$10,000 to $14,999
12,220
4.6%
5.4
$15,000 to $24,999
20,194
7.7%
10.8
$25,000 to $34,999
18,500
7.0%
10.3
$35,000 to $49,999
27,389
10.4%
13.6
$50,000 to $74,999
38,121
14.5%
17.9
$75,000 to $99,999
28,956
11.0%
12.2
$100,000 to $149,000
38,742
14.7%
12.9
$150,000 to $199,999
20,912
7.9%
4.9
$200,000 or more
31,265
11.9%
4.8
Median household income
65,830
 
53,046
Per capita income
45,290
 
28,155

Washington Dc Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
190
0.1%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
28,909
9.2%
9.3
Construction
9,045
2.9%
6.2
Educational services, health care and social assistance
62,446
19.8%
23.2
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
16,986
5.4%
6.7
Information
12,854
4.1%
2.2
Manufacturing
4,061
1.3%
10.5
Other services except public administration
28,470
9.0%
5.0
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
70,378
22.3%
10.8
Public administration
54,488
17.3%
5.0
Retail trade
15,429
4.9%
11.6
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
9,872
3.1%
4.9
Wholesale trade
2,049
0.7%
2.8
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Management, professional, and related occupations
189,581
60.2%
36.2
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
9,360
3.0%
9.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
12,352
3.9%
12.0
Sales and office occupations
54,524
17.3%
24.6
Service occupations
49,360
15.7%
18.1

Washington Dc Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
312,875
 
139,786,639
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
106,343
34.0%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
18,603
5.9%
9.8
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
120,076
38.4%
5.0
Walked
38,164
12.2%
2.8
Other means
14,728
4.7%
1.8
Worked at home
14,961
4.8%
4.3
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
NR
 
NR

Washington Dc Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
96,658
36.7%
9.1
1 vehicles
116,398
44.1%
33.8
2 vehicles
40,828
15.5%
37.5
3 or more
9,765
3.7%
19.6

Washington Dc Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
0
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
34,678
88.4%
87.5
Owner Occupied
111,070
42.1%
64.9
Renter Occupied
152,579
57.9%
35.1
Vacant Housing Units
263,649
11.6%
12.5
Homeowner Vacancy rate
NR
2.6%
2.2
Rental Vacancy Rate
NR
6.4%
7.3
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
NR
2.3%
NR
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
NR
2.1%
NR

Washington Dc Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
298,327
1 room
20,507
6.9%
1.9
2 rooms
20,151
6.8%
2.4
3 rooms
66,249
22.2%
9.1
4 rooms
56,596
19.0%
16.6
5 rooms
36,279
12.2%
20.4
6 rooms
31,471
10.5%
18.2
7 rooms
22,073
7.4%
12.3
8 rooms
17,452
5.8%
8.5
9 rooms or more
27,549
9.2%
10.6
Median Rooms
 
5.5

Washington Dc Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
298,327
132,057,804
1-unit, detached
35,892
12.0%
61.7
1-unit, attached
76,428
25.6%
5.8
2-units
8,816
3.0%
3.8
3 or 4 units
22,514
7.5%
4.4
5 to 9 units
19,132
6.4%
4.8
10 to 19 units
32,406
10.9%
4.5
20 or more units
102,849
34.5%
8.5
Mobile home
117
0.0%
6.5
Boat, RV, van, etc.
173
0.1%
0.1

Washington Dc Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
104,933
35.2%
13.5%
1940 to 1949
43,234
14.5%
5.5%
1950 to 1959
42,685
14.3%
11.0%
1960 to 1969
36,805
12.3%
11.1%
1970 to 1979
22,412
7.5%
15.9%
1980 to 1989
12,740
4.3%
13.9%
1990 to 1999
8,995
3.0%
13.9%
2000 to 2004
24,702
8.3%
14.7%
2005 or later
1,821
0.6%
0.6%

Washington Dc Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
159,892
60.6%
49.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
2,704
1.0%
4.9
Electricity
90,403
34.3%
36.1
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
7,026
2.7%
6.1
Coal or coke
69
0.0%
0.1
Wood
39
0.0%
2.1
Solar energy
71
0.0%
0.0
Other fuel
1,241
0.5%
0.5
No fuel used
2,204
0.8%
0.9

Washington Dc Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
With Mortgage
86,433
 
49820840.0
Less than $300
186
0.2%
0.2
$300 to $499
636
0.7%
1.6%
$500 to $699
1,040
1.2%
5.0%
$700 to $999
3,860
4.5%
14.0%
$1,000 to 1,499
12,388
14.3%
27.4%
$1,500 to 1,999
15,248
17.6%
20.3%
$2,000 or more
53,075
61.4%
31.5%
Not Computed
Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
32,960
38.4%
36.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
13,234
15.4%
16.1%
25.0% to 29.9%
10,305
12.0%
12.0%
30.0% to 34.9%
7,092
8.3%
8.5%
35.0% or more
22,354
26.0%
27.1%
Not Computed
388
NR
NR

Washington Dc Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Renter-Occupied Units
148,713 
 
38,336,617 
Less than $200
4,520
3.0%
1.6%
$200 to $299
5,753
3.9%
3.3%
$300 to $499
6,791
3.9%
7.8%
$500 to $749
11,757
7.9%
21.8%
$750 to $999
24,216
16.3%
24.2%
$1000 to 1499
41,101
27.6%
26.3%
$1,500 or more
54,575
36.7%
15.0%
No Cash Rent
3,866
NR
2,197,899
Median (Dollars)
1,242
NR
904
Rent Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
18,390
12.7%
11.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
18,293
12.7%
12.1%
20.0% to 24.9%
17,834
12.4%
12.5%
25.0% to 29.9%
18,121
12.6%
11.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
12,823
8.9%
9.1%
35.0% or more
58,818
40.8%
43.2%
Not Computed
8,300
NR
NR

Washington Dc Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
111,070
 
75,075,700
Less then $50,000
1,714
1.5%
9.0%
$50,000 to $99,999
1,534
1.4%
9.0%
$100,000 to $149,000
2,330
2.1%
16.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
4,606
4.1%
15.2%
$200,000 to $299,999
18,046
16.2%
18.3%
$300,000 to $499,999
35,140
31.6%
15.6%
$500,000 to $999,999
35,588
32.0%
8.2%
$1,000,000 or more
12,112
10.9%
2.1%
Median (Dollars)
445,200
 
176,700