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
357,579
52.5%
50.8
Male
323,591
47.5%
49.2
Total Population
681,170
 
 

Washington Dc Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
43,546
6.4% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
34,709
5.1% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
26,875
3.9% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
37,591
5.5% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
58,291
8.6% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
154,662
22.7% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
98,911
14.5% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
77,605
11.4% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
35,336
5.2% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
34,547
5.1% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
46,167
6.8% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
22,588
3.3% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
10,342
1.5% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
560,388
82.3%
77.2
Female
297,660
53.1%
51.3%
Male
262,728
46.9%
48.7%
21 Years and over
527,007
77.4%
73.1
62 Years and over
99,961
14.7%
18.8
65 Years and over
79,097
11.6%
15.2
Female
46,630
59.0%
55.8%
Male
32,467
41.0%
44.2%
Median Age (years)
34
0.0%
0.0

Washington Dc Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
663,435
97.4% 
96.8
White
277,268
40.7% 
72.6
Black or African American
320,554
47.1% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
2,004
0.3% 
0.8
Asian
26,436
3.9% 
5.4
Asian Indian
6,693
1.0% 
1.2
Chinese
6,061
0.9% 
1.3
Filipino
3,669
0.5% 
0.9
Japanese
1,751
0.3% 
0.2
Korean
2,787
0.4% 
0.4
Vietnamese
1,396
0.2% 
0.6
Other Asian
4,079
0.6% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
41
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
 
0.0
Samoan
 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
 
0.1
Some Other Race
37,132
5.5% 
5.1
Two or More Races
17,735
2.6% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
74,422
10.9% 
17.8
Mexican
14,887
2.2% 
11.2
Puerto Rican
4,658
0.7% 
1.7
Cuban
2,598
0.4% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
52,279
7.7% 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
606,748
89.1% 
82.2

Washington Dc Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
17,097
3.6% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
28,646
6.0% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
85,248
17.8% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
62,206
13.0% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
14,086
2.9% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
115,097
24.0% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
157,778
32.9% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
45,743
9.6%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
434,415
90.6%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
272,875
56.9%
31.2

Washington Dc Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
326,039
56.6%
33.7
Now Married
162,777
28.3%
47.5
Divorced
51,225
8.9%
11.0
Separated
11,266
2.0%
2.0
Widowed
24,733
4.3%
5.8

Washington Dc Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
528,344
82.9%
78.4%
Languages other than english
109,280
17.1%
21.6%
Spanish
58,565
9.2%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
25,778
4.0%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
12,014
1.9%
3.5%
Other Languages
12,923
2.0%
1.1%

Washington Dc Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
30,145
10.7%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
14,621
5.2%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
19,392
6.9%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
18,028
6.4%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
21,506
7.6%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
36,269
12.9%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
28,086
10.0%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
44,076
15.7%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
26,539
9.4%
5.8
$200,000 or more
42,579
15.1%
6.4
Median household income
75,506
 
57,617
Per capita income
50,567
 
31,128

Washington Dc Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
528
0.1%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
37,492
10.3%
9.8
Construction
9,659
2.6%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
67,446
18.5%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
24,139
6.6%
6.6
Information
12,562
3.4%
2.1
Manufacturing
4,429
1.2%
10.1
Other services except public administration
34,800
9.5%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
83,348
22.8%
11.4
Public administration
58,294
16.0%
4.6
Retail trade
16,955
4.6%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
13,119
3.6%
5.2
Wholesale trade
2,026
0.6%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
11,072
3.0%
8.8
Management, professional, and related occupations
223,826
61.4%
37.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
15,118
4.1%
12.2
Sales and office occupations
57,309
15.7%
23.3
Service occupations
57,472
15.8%
18.1

Washington Dc Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
362,204
 
150,377,000
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
119,642
33.0%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
18,358
5.1%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
130,451
36.0%
5.1
Walked
49,514
13.7%
2.7
Other means
22,478
6.2%
1.8
Worked at home
21,761
6.0%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
30.8
 
26.6

Washington Dc Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
104,862
37.3%
8.7
1 vehicles
122,881
43.7%
33.2
2 vehicles
43,297
15.4%
37.1
3 or more
10,201
3.6%
21.0

Washington Dc Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
0
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
281,241
89.7%
87.6
Owner Occupied
110,376
39.2%
63.1
Renter Occupied
170,865
60.8%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
32,462
10.3%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy rate
2
0.0%
0.0
Rental Vacancy Rate
7
0.0%
0.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.4
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.2
0.0%
2.5

Washington Dc Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
313,703
1 room
24,628
7.9%
2.4
2 rooms
31,038
9.9%
2.7
3 rooms
62,980
20.1%
9.1
4 rooms
60,284
19.2%
16.5
5 rooms
36,355
11.6%
19.8
6 rooms
29,981
9.6%
17.8
7 rooms
22,358
7.1%
12.0
8 rooms
17,221
5.5%
8.6
9 rooms or more
28,858
9.2%
11.1
Median Rooms
4
 
0.0

Washington Dc Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
313,703
135,703,000
1-unit, detached
34,643
11.0%
61.5
1-unit, attached
77,814
24.8%
5.9
2-units
8,668
2.8%
3.6
3 or 4 units
24,853
7.9%
4.4
5 to 9 units
19,814
6.3%
4.8
10 to 19 units
34,261
10.9%
4.4
20 or more units
113,543
36.2%
9.0
Mobile home
107
0.0%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
0
0.0%
0.1

Washington Dc Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
104,659
33.4%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
43,399
13.8%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
40,461
12.9%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
33,874
10.8%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
23,629
7.5%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
12,852
4.1%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
11,427
3.6%
13.9%
2000 to 2004
2005 or later

Washington Dc Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
149,306
53.1%
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
2,508
0.9%
4.7
Electricity
120,323
42.8%
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
3,787
1.3%
4.8
Coal or coke
80
0.0%
0.1
Wood
37
0.0%
1.9
Solar energy
75
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
1,710
0.6%
0.5
No fuel used
3,415
1.2%
1.1

Washington Dc Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
83,523
 
47295100.0
Less than $500
528
0.6%
10.7%
$500 to $999
3,957
4.7%
41.0%
$2,500 to $2,999
10,751
12.9%
1.9%
$1,000 to $1,499
12,246
14.7%
28.3%
$2,000 to $2,499
12,332
14.8%
4.4%
$1,500 to $1,999
14,613
17.5%
11.9%
$3,000 or more
29,096
34.8%
1.8%
Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
38,699
46.7%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
13,858
16.7%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
8,760
10.6%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
4,773
5.8%
7.0%
35.0% or more
16,757
20.2%
21.3%
Not Computed
676
0.0%
0.0%

Washington Dc Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
165,747 
 
41,631,300 
$1,000 to $1,499
43,887
26.5%
28.3%
$1,500 to $1,999
30,320
18.3%
11.9%
$2,000 to $2,499
19,553
11.8%
4.4%
$2,500 to $2,999
10,128
6.1%
1.9%
$3,000 or more
12,656
7.6%
1.8%
$500 to $999
28,649
17.3%
41.0%
Less than $500
20,554
12.4%
10.7%
No Cash Rent
5,118
0.0%
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
1,376
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
23,883
14.9%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
20,354
12.7%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
19,786
12.3%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
18,891
11.8%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
13,780
8.6%
9.0%
35.0% or more
64,046
39.8%
40.7%
Not Computed
10,125
0.0%
0.0%

Washington Dc Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
110,376
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
1,227
1.1%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
1,501
1.4%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
1,526
1.4%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
2,831
2.6%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
11,991
10.9%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
28,130
25.5%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
44,083
39.9%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
19,087
17.3%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
576,100
 
205,000
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