Washington, DC
Demographic Data



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Washington Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

Washington Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
693,972

Age

PEOPLE OF District Of Columbia DETAILS
Under 5 Years 6.49
5 To 17 11.07
18 To 24 11.38
25 To 34 23.26
35 To 54 25.61
55 To 64 10.34
65 Years And Over 11.86

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 7.2
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 90.3
COLLEGE GRADUATES 56.6

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Washington 50832 43477.11813195625 #BED630
USA 31177 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Washington 77649 35915.28887115798 #BED630
USA 57652 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
17.4%

Employment Industries in Washington

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Professional, scientific, and technical services 19.1
Public Service 16.5
Education 9.8
Other 9.1
Healthcare 9.1
Accommodation 6.9
Retail 4.8
Administration 4.3
Information Technology 3.6
Finance 3.5
Arts 2.9
Real estate 2.8
Transportation 2.7
Construction 2.6

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
% of Residents
White 36.0
Black Or African American 46.9
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.2
Asian 3.7
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.0
Other Race / Two or More Races 2.5
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 10.7

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
German 7.0
Irish 6.7
English 5.0
Italian 3.9
Polish 2.2
European 2.1
Russian 1.5
French 1.5
Scottish 1.3
African 1.2
Ethiopian 1.0
Eastern European 0.9
British 0.9
Jamaican 0.7
Swedish 0.7
Dutch 0.6
Norwegian 0.6
Scots-Irish 0.6
Nigerian 0.5
Ukrainian 0.4

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 82.5
Spanish 9.0
African languages 1.6
French 1.6
Chinese 0.8
German/Yiddish 0.5
Langs. of India 0.5
Portuguese 0.4
Arabic 0.3
Tagalog 0.3
Slavic languages 0.3
Russian 0.2
Korean 0.2
Other Indo-European 0.2
Other Asian languages 0.2
Italian 0.2
Persian 0.2
Native American languages 0.2
Vietnamese 0.2
Scandinavian languages 0.2

Foreign Born Washington Residents:
14.0%