District of Columbia County, District of Columbia Population 2022

District of Columbia County, District of Columbia's estimated population is 718,355 with a growth rate of 0.59% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. District of Columbia County, District of Columbia is the largest county in District of Columbia. The 2010 Population was 605,226 and has seen a growth of 18.69% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18008,1440.00%
1900278,718270,5743322.37%
1910331,06952,35118.78%
1920437,571106,50232.17%
1930486,86949,29811.27%
1940663,091176,22236.19%
1950802,178139,08720.98%
1960763,956-38,222-4.76%
1970756,510-7,446-0.97%
1980638,333-118,177-15.62%
1990606,900-31,433-4.92%
2010605,226-1,674-0.28%
2011619,80014,5742.41%
2012634,92415,1242.44%
2013650,58115,6572.47%
2014662,32811,7471.81%
2015675,40013,0721.97%
2016685,81510,4151.54%
2017694,9069,0911.33%
2018701,5476,6410.96%
2019705,7494,2020.60%
2020709,9514,2020.60%
2021714,1534,2020.59%
2022718,3554,2020.59%
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District of Columbia County, District of Columbia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White288,30641.07%
Black or African American318,63145.39%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,4380.35%
Asian28,7624.10%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3280.05%
Some Other Race33,7644.81%
Two or More Races29,7454.24%
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District of Columbia County, District of Columbia Population by Race

District of Columbia County, District of Columbia Population Pyramid 2022

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District of Columbia County, District of Columbia Median Age

34.1


Total

34


Male

34.2


Female

District of Columbia County, District of Columbia Adults

There are 575,926 adults, (85,912 of whom are seniors) in District of Columbia County, District of Columbia.

District of Columbia County, District of Columbia Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

17.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.7

Child Dependency Ratio

District of Columbia County, District of Columbia Sex Ratio

Female

368,837

52.54%

Male

333,137

47.46%

District of Columbia County, District of Columbia Population by Age

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

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District of Columbia County, District of Columbia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married66.6%33.4%
Male44%56%
All42.5%57.5%
Female33.9%66.1%
Non Family33.5%66.5%

42.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

District of Columbia County, District of Columbia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All288,3072.342.5
Married75,3053.1466.6
Male9,8083.744
Female38,3834.1233.9
Non Family164,8111.4133.5

3.36

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

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District of Columbia County, District of Columbia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade16,7413.33%
9th to 12th Grade24,0704.79%
High School Graduate83,34716.60%
Some College63,27012.60%
Associates Degree14,5832.91%
Bachelors Degree126,80825.26%
Graduate Degree173,16734.50%
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District of Columbia County, District of Columbia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

District of Columbia County, District of Columbia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White201,853200,725185,597
Asian21,97320,92818,335
2+ Races17,91916,65512,484
Islander279279155
Hispanic49,47437,46523,538
Native American1,8411,576587
Black218,109191,40763,453
Other Race19,76512,1445,595

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 white people with a rate of 91.95%.

District of Columbia County, District of Columbia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$68,622$73,842$64,094
Less Than 9th Grade$26,557$29,761$23,023
High School Graduate$31,504$33,414$30,255
Some College$41,047$42,417$39,471
Bachelors Degree$71,842$80,993$65,790
Graduate Degree$101,063$110,130$91,990

$68,622

Average Earnings

$73,842

Average Male

$64,094

Average Female

District of Columbia County, District of Columbia Earnings by Educational Attainment

District of Columbia County, District of Columbia Language by Age

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District of Columbia County, District of Columbia Language

82.80% of District of Columbia County, District of Columbia residents speak only English, while 17.20% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.06% of the population.

District of Columbia County, District of Columbia Language

District of Columbia County, District of Columbia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native2,31078834.11%
Black307,25574,49124.24%
Asian26,2843,59313.67%
Hispanic74,5029,00312.08%
Multiple28,2803,24211.46%
White243,06013,5685.58%
Islander304123.95%
Other4,952NaN%

15.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.29%

Male Poverty Rate

16.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in District of Columbia County, District of Columbia

The race most likely to be in poverty in District of Columbia County, District of Columbia is Native, with 34.11% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in District of Columbia County, District of Columbia is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.75%.

District of Columbia County, District of Columbia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.65%
High School24.23%
Some College15.19%
Bachelors or Greater5.04%

District of Columbia County, District of Columbia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.77%
Male Unemployed34.89%
Female Employed5.35%
Female Unemployed43.98%

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

District of Columbia County, District of Columbia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$90,842$133,587
Families$120,337$173,874
Married Families$187,153$236,954
Non Families$75,477$100,305
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Income by Household Type

District of Columbia County, District of Columbia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

29.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.1%

Male Marriage Rate

26.5%

Female Marriage Rate

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

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District of Columbia County, 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 County, District of Columbia Marital Status by Race

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District of Columbia County, District of Columbia Marital Status

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25,514

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War7,721
First Gulf War5,341
Vietnam7,044
Korea2,420
World War II626

District of Columbia County, District of Columbia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 342,990
35 to 546,845
55 to 644,292
65 to 745,255
75+6,132

District of Columbia County, District of Columbia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White10,6034.20%
Black13,1605.28%
Native American1647.85%
Asian4261.64%
Islander11134.15%
Other Race2000.89%
2+ Races8504.14%
Hispanic1,3932.46%

District of Columbia County, District of Columbia Veterans by Race

District of Columbia County, District of Columbia Veterans by Education

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9.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

District of Columbia County, District of Columbia Veterans by Education

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70.7%

Labor Force Participation

65.2%

Employment Rate

7.1%

Unemployment Rate

District of Columbia County, District of Columbia Employment by Age

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District of Columbia County, District of Columbia Employment by Race

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District of Columbia County, District of Columbia Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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36.76%

Born in District of Columbia County, District of Columbia

86.58%

Native Born

13.42%

Foreign Born

7.30%

Non Citizen

6.12%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.58% of District of Columbia County, District of Columbia residents were born in the United States, with 36.76% having been born in District of Columbia. 7.30% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

District of Columbia County, District of Columbia Place of Birth

  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

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