District of Columbia, District of Columbia Population 2019

District of Columbia, District of Columbia's estimated population is 693,972 with a growth rate of 1.41% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. District of Columbia, District of Columbia is the largest county in District of Columbia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017693,9729,6361.41%
2016684,33611,6001.72%
2015672,73611,9391.81%
2014660,79710,6831.64%
2013650,11414,4842.28%
2012635,63015,2942.47%
2011620,33615,2962.53%
2010605,040-1,860-0.31%
1990606,900-31,433-4.92%
1980638,333-118,177-15.62%
1970756,510-7,446-0.97%
1960763,956-38,222-4.76%
1950802,178139,08720.98%
1940663,091176,22236.19%
1930486,86949,29811.27%
1920437,571106,50232.17%
1910331,06952,35118.78%
1900278,718270,5743322.37%
18008,1440.00%

District of Columbia, District of Columbia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
Black or African American321,062
White273,471
Some Other Race30,961
Asian25,558
Two or More Races19,293
American Indian and Alaska Native1,757
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander289

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

District of Columbia, District of Columbia Population Pyramid 2019

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

District of Columbia, District of Columbia Median Age

33.9


Total

33.8


Male

34.1


Female

District of Columbia, District of Columbia Adults

There are 554,333 adults, (79,769 of whom are seniors) in District of Columbia, District of Columbia.

District of Columbia, District of Columbia Age Dependency

41.7

Age Dependency Ratio

16.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.9

Child Dependency Ratio

District of Columbia, District of Columbia Sex Ratio

Female

353,345

52.55%

Male

319,046

47.45%

District of Columbia, District of Columbia Households and Families

District of Columbia, District of Columbia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

District of Columbia, District of Columbia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married64.8%35.2%
All41.7%58.3%
Male37.2%62.8%
Non Family34%66%
Female32.4%67.6%

41.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

District of Columbia, District of Columbia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All277,9852.2841.7
Non Family156,5741.4234
Married70,3593.1664.8
Female40,9603.7132.4
Male10,0923.5637.2

3.25

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

5.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

District of Columbia, District of Columbia Households

District of Columbia, District of Columbia Education

District of Columbia, District of Columbia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade18,8893.95%
9th to 12th Grade27,6085.78%
High School Graduate84,11917.60%
Some College62,20313.02%
Associates Degree14,6013.06%
Bachelors Degree113,83023.82%
Graduate Degree156,59332.77%

District of Columbia, District of Columbia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black216,598185,31755,272
White189,407188,202172,578
Hispanic45,73632,61721,096
Asian19,60318,38615,625
Other Race19,01010,7245,337
Multiple Races10,71610,0187,416
Native American1,3751,222712
Islander243243152

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 91.11%.

District of Columbia, District of Columbia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$59,284$63,921$54,246
Less Than High School$23,843$25,730$21,694
High School Grad$29,871$30,925$27,802
Some College$39,383$41,330$36,525
Bachelors Degree$64,934$72,782$57,772
Graduate Degree$89,265$99,170$80,675

$59,284

Average Earnings

$63,921

Average Male

$54,246

Average Female

District of Columbia, District of Columbia Language

District of Columbia, District of Columbia Language by Age

District of Columbia, District of Columbia Language

82.49% of District of Columbia, District of Columbia residents speak only English, while 17.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.99% of the population.

District of Columbia, District of Columbia Poverty

District of Columbia, District of Columbia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black307,47781,28726.44%
White227,10214,8686.55%
Hispanic69,1389,66513.98%
Other30,2765,42917.93%
Asian23,5063,69715.73%
Multiple18,1731,93010.62%
Native1,72041023.84%
Islander2763010.87%

17.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.68%

Male Poverty Rate

18.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in District of Columbia, District of Columbia

The race most likely to be in poverty in District of Columbia, District of Columbia is Black, with 26.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in District of Columbia, District of Columbia is White, with 6.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.42%.

District of Columbia, District of Columbia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.34%
High School25.18%
Some College16.94%
Bachelors or Greater5.63%

District of Columbia, District of Columbia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed47.42%
Male Unemployed36.04%
Female Employed6.89%
Male Employed4.78%

District of Columbia, District of Columbia Income

District of Columbia, District of Columbia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$77,649$116,090
Families$95,995$146,574
Married Families$157,559$206,955
Non Families$65,922$89,707

District of Columbia, District of Columbia Marital Status

District of Columbia, District of Columbia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

28.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

31.1%

Male Marriage Rate

26.1%

Female Marriage Rate

District of Columbia, District of Columbia Married by Age and Sex

District of Columbia, District of Columbia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

District of Columbia, District of Columbia Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

District of Columbia, District of Columbia Veterans

District of Columbia, District of Columbia Veterans by War

27,695

Number of Veterans

24,247

Male Veterans

3,448

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam8,265
Second Gulf War6,227
First Gulf War5,450
Korea2,726
World War II1,572

District of Columbia, District of Columbia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 547,010
75+6,855
65 to 745,569
55 to 645,081
18 to 343,180

District of Columbia, District of Columbia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
Black15,4766.15%
White10,8684.54%
Hispanic1,4962.85%
2 or More5944.63%
Other3581.63%
Asian2250.97%
Indian16711.29%
Hawaiian72.42%

District of Columbia, District of Columbia Veterans by Education

11.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

District of Columbia, District of Columbia Employment Status

District of Columbia, District of Columbia Employment by Age

69.5%

Labor Force Participation

63.4%

Employment Rate

8%

Unemployment Rate

District of Columbia, District of Columbia Employment by Race

District of Columbia, District of Columbia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in District of Columbia, District of Columbia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Washington6017666811707940413.20%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990