Washington, DC
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Washington Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (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
672,228

Age

PEOPLE OF District Of Columbia DETAILS
Under 5 Years 6.24
5 To 17 10.95
18 To 24 12.70
25 To 34 22.47
35 To 54 25.75
55 To 64 10.58
65 Years And Over 11.32

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 7.7
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 89.3
COLLEGE GRADUATES 54.6

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Washington 47675 44006.422859912076 #BED630
USA 28889 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Washington 70848 35209.43712842686 #BED630
USA 53657 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
18.0%

Employment Industries in Washington

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Professional, scientific, and technical services 18.5
Public Service 16.7
Education 9.9
Healthcare 9.7
Other 9.0
Accommodation 6.5
Retail 4.9
Administration 4.1
Information Technology 4.0
Finance 3.1
Construction 3.0
Arts 2.9
Transportation 2.8
Real estate 2.8

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
% of Residents
White 35.6
Black Or African American 48.0
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.2
Asian 3.6
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.0
Some Other Race Alone 2.4
Two Or More Races 0.0
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 10.2

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
German 6.9
Irish 6.6
English 5.1
Italian 3.8
Polish 2.1
European 2.0
Russian 1.6
French 1.5
Scottish 1.3
African 1.3
Ethiopian 0.9
Eastern European 0.8
British 0.7
Swedish 0.7
Norwegian 0.7
Scots-Irish 0.6
Jamaican 0.6
Dutch 0.5
Welsh 0.4
Ukrainian 0.4

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 83.0
Spanish 8.4
African languages 1.6
French 1.5
Chinese 0.9
German 0.4
Russian 0.4
Italian 0.3
Arabic 0.3
Tagalog 0.3
Portuguese 0.3
Hindi 0.2
Other Indo-European 0.2
Korean 0.2
Other Asian languages 0.2
Persian 0.2
Scandinavian languages 0.2
Indic languages 0.2
Vietnamese 0.1
Japanese 0.1

Foreign Born Washington Residents:
14.1%