Based on the latest 2020 data from the US census, the current population of Washington is 705,749. Washington, District of Columbia is the 20th largest city in the US.
Washington is located entirely in District of Columbia.
The peak population of Washington was in 1950, when its population was 802,178. In 1950, Washington was the 9th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 20th largest city in the US. Washington is currently 12.0% smaller than it was in 1950.
Washington has grown 23.4% since the 2000. Washington, District of Columbia's growth is about average. 42% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Yes, Washington is the biggest city in the state of District of Columbia based on population. Washington is also the only city in District of Columbia that is among the top 100 biggest cities in the US.
The total voting age population of Washington, District of Columbia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 519,267. The voting age population is 46.5% male and 53.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 12.1% of the residents of Washington are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Washington are 46.3% Black, 41.3% White, 5.0% Other, 4.0% Asian, 3.1% Two or more races, 0.3% American Indian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 11.0% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Washington, 16.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 24.0%. On a per-household basis, 12.2% of families are below the poverty line in Washington.
Among those aged 16 and older, 70.4% of Washington residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 90.9% of Washington residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 58.5% have a bachelor's degree and 33.8% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Washington residents aged 5 and older, 17.2% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 9.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 4.1% speak an Indo-European language, and 2.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Washington is 6.9%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Washington, 24.3% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Washington is $86,420.
In Washington, 41.6% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 58.4% of housing units in Washington.
Of all the housing units in Washington, 34.1% of them were build before 1940.
In Washington, 15.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 48,700 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Washington is $1,541.
In Washington, 82.6% of households have an active broadband internet connection.
|Year||Population||Rank in US|
|10||San Jose, California||1,021,795||13.0%|
|13||Fort Worth, Texas||909,585||66.5%|
|15||Charlotte, North Carolina||885,708||55.4%|
|16||San Francisco, California||881,549||13.4%|
|20||Washington, District of Columbia||705,749||23.4%|
|22||El Paso, Texas||681,728||20.7%|
|25||Oklahoma City, Oklahoma||655,057||29.0%|
|27||Las Vegas, Nevada||651,319||34.4%|
|29||Louisville/Jefferson County, Kentucky||617,638||11.4%|
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