Nationwide Claims to Fame

Washington is 9th out of 4,905 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

Washington is 19th out of 6,406 other cities in Households

Washington is 19th out of 6,406 other cities in Housing units

Washington is 23rd out of 5,169 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

Washington is 24th out of 4,664 other cities in Current population (2012)

Statewide Claims to Fame

Washington is 1st in District Of Columbia out of 1 other cities in Current population (2012)

Washington is 1st in District Of Columbia out of 1 other cities in Female residents

Washington is 1st in District Of Columbia out of 1 other cities in Foreign born residents

Washington is 1st in District Of Columbia out of 1 other cities in Home median value

Washington is 1st in District Of Columbia out of 1 other cities in Home ownership rate

Washington is 1st in District Of Columbia out of 1 other cities in Households

Washington is 1st in District Of Columbia out of 1 other cities in Housing units

Washington is 1st in District Of Columbia out of 1 other cities in Income below poverty line

Washington is 1st in District Of Columbia out of 1 other cities in Income per capita

Washington is 1st in District Of Columbia out of 1 other cities in Income per household

Washington is 1st in District Of Columbia out of 1 other cities in People per household

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

Washington is 1st in District Of Columbia out of 1 other cities in Race - American Indian or Alaska Native

Washington is 1st in District Of Columbia out of 1 other cities in Race - Asian

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

Washington is 1st in District Of Columbia out of 1 other cities in Race - Hispanic or Latino

Washington is 1st in District Of Columbia out of 1 other cities in Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Washington is 1st in District Of Columbia out of 1 other cities in Race - Two or More

Washington is 1st in District Of Columbia out of 1 other cities in Race - White

Washington is 1st in District Of Columbia out of 1 other cities in Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino

Washington is 1st in District Of Columbia out of 1 other cities in Residents 65 or older

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

Washington is 1st in District Of Columbia out of 1 other cities in Residents with high school diploma (older than 25)

Washington is 1st in District Of Columbia out of 1 other cities in Residents younger than 18

Washington is 1st in District Of Columbia out of 1 other cities in Residents younger than 5

Washington is 1st in District Of Columbia out of 1 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

Washington is 1st in District Of Columbia out of 1 other cities in Retail sales

Washington is 1st in District Of Columbia out of 1 other cities in Retail sales per capita

Washington is 1st in District Of Columbia out of 1 other cities in Size in square miles

Washington is 1st in District Of Columbia out of 1 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

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

Washington, District Of Columbia Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Washington Rank District Of Columbia US
Current population (2012) 632,323 1st 632,323 313,914,040
Size in square miles 61.0 1st 61.0 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 9,856.6 1st 9,856.5 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Washington Rank District Of Columbia US
Residents younger than 5 5.4% 1st 6.1% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 16.8% 1st 17.3% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 11.4% 1st 11.4% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Washington Rank District Of Columbia US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 87.1% 1st 87.1% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 50.5% 1st 50.5% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Washington Rank District Of Columbia US
Race - White 38.5% 1st 42.9% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 50.7% 1st 50.1% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.3% 1st 0.6% 1.2%
Race - Asian 3.5% 1st 3.8% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 1st 0.2% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.9% 1st 2.5% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 9.1% 1st 9.9% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 34.8% 1st 35.5% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Washington Rank District Of Columbia US
Female residents 52.8% 1st 52.7% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 13.3% 1st 13.3% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Washington Rank District Of Columbia US
Housing units 296,719 1st 298,902 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 61.8% 1st 61.8% 25.9%
Households 260,136 1st 260,136 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 42.8% 1st 42.8% 66.1%
Home median value $442,600 1st $442,600 $186,200
People per household 2.1 1st 2.1 2.6

Income Demographics

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

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Washington Rank District Of Columbia US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 55,909 1st 55,887 27,092,908
Retail sales $3,843,716 1st $3,843,716 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $6,555 1st $6,555 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $4,278,171 1st $4,278,171 $613,795,732