Nationwide Claims to Fame

District Of Columbia is 1st out of 51 other states in Female residents

District Of Columbia is 1st out of 51 other states in Income per capita

District Of Columbia is 1st out of 51 other states in Population density (people per sqmi)

District Of Columbia is 1st out of 51 other states in Race - Black or African American

District Of Columbia is 1st out of 51 other states in Residents with college degree (older than 25)

District Of Columbia is 1st out of 51 other states in Units inside multi-unit buildings

District Of Columbia is 2nd out of 51 other states in Home median value

District Of Columbia is 5th out of 51 other states in Income below poverty line

District Of Columbia is 9th out of 51 other states in Income per household

District Of Columbia is 12th out of 51 other states in Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

District Of Columbia Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
District Of Columbia Rank US
Current population (2012) 632,323 49th 313,914,040
Size in square miles 61.0 51st 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 9,856.5 1st 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
District Of Columbia Rank US
Residents younger than 5 6.1% 34th 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 17.3% 51st 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 11.4% 48th 13.7%
Education Demographics
District Of Columbia Rank US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 87.1% 28th 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 50.5% 1st 28.2%
Race Demographics
District Of Columbia Rank US
Race - White 42.9% 50th 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 50.1% 1st 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.6% 30th 1.2%
Race - Asian 3.8% 16th 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.2% 12th 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.5% 13th 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 9.9% 19th 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 35.5% 50th 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
District Of Columbia Rank US
Female residents 52.7% 1st 50.8%
Foreign born residents 13.3% 13th 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
District Of Columbia Rank US
Housing units 298,902 50th 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 61.8% 1st 25.9%
Households 260,136 48th 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 42.8% 51st 66.1%
Home median value $442,600 2nd $186,200
People per household 2.1 51st 2.6
Building permits (last year) 3,823 42nd 829,658

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
District Of Columbia Rank US
Income per capita $43,993 1st $27,915
Income per household $61,835 9th $52,762
Income below poverty line 18.2% 5th 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
District Of Columbia Rank US
Non-farm private establishments 21,545 48th 7,354,043
Non-farm private employees 477,623 43rd 113,425,965
Total businesses (including small businesses) 55,887 51st 27,092,908
Retail sales $3,843,716 51st $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $6,555 51st $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $4,278,171 34th $613,795,732

Demographics by County - District Of Columbia

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