Washington, D.C. Population 2021

5,378,377
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Washington, D.C.'s 2021 population is now estimated at 5,378,377. In 1950, the population of Washington, D.C. was 1,298,286. Washington, D.C. has grown by 56,647 since 2015, which represents a 1.06% annual change. These population estimates and projections come from the latest revision of the UN World Urbanization Prospects. These estimates represent the Urban agglomeration of Washington, D.C., which typically includes Washington, D.C.'s population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.

Washington, D.C. Population 2021

Year Population Growth Rate Growth
20356,121,7650.81%49,467
20346,072,2980.83%50,160
20336,022,1380.85%50,836
20325,971,3020.87%51,484
20315,919,8180.89%52,110
20305,867,7080.91%52,703
20295,815,0050.92%53,236
20285,761,7690.94%53,660
20275,708,1090.95%53,994
20265,654,1150.97%54,282
20255,599,8330.99%54,647
20245,545,1861.00%55,106
20235,490,0801.02%55,597
20225,434,4831.04%56,106
20215,378,3771.06%56,647
20205,321,7301.09%57,277
20195,264,4531.11%57,860
20185,206,5931.55%79,457
20175,127,1361.55%78,244
20165,048,8921.55%77,050
20154,971,8421.55%75,769
20144,896,0731.55%74,616
20134,821,4571.55%73,377
20124,748,0801.55%72,459
20114,675,6211.55%71,256
20104,604,3651.55%70,169
20094,534,1961.55%69,006
20084,465,1901.55%68,142
20074,397,0481.55%67,010
20064,330,0381.55%65,989
20054,264,0491.55%64,894
20044,199,1551.55%64,082
20034,135,0731.55%63,018
20024,072,0551.55%62,057
20014,009,9981.55%61,028
20003,948,9701.57%61,198
19993,887,7721.58%60,470
19983,827,3021.58%59,530
19973,767,7721.58%58,523
19963,709,2491.58%57,772
19953,651,4771.58%56,795
19943,594,6821.58%55,911
19933,538,7711.58%54,967
19923,483,8041.58%54,261
19913,429,5431.58%53,343
19903,376,2001.88%62,420
19893,313,7801.98%64,401
19883,249,3791.99%63,322
19873,186,0571.98%62,004
19863,124,0531.98%60,797
19853,063,2561.98%59,533
19843,003,7231.99%58,535
19832,945,1881.98%57,316
19822,887,8721.98%56,201
19812,831,6711.98%55,031
19802,776,6401.31%35,798
19792,740,8421.08%29,300
19782,711,5421.08%28,986
19772,682,5561.08%28,637
19762,653,9191.08%28,409
19752,625,5101.08%28,066
19742,597,4441.08%27,766
19732,569,6781.08%27,432
19722,542,2461.08%27,214
19712,515,0321.08%26,885
19702,488,1472.68%64,916
19692,423,2313.21%75,384
19682,347,8473.22%73,238
19672,274,6093.22%70,857
19662,203,7523.22%68,650
19652,135,1023.21%66,421
19642,068,6813.22%64,530
19632,004,1513.22%62,432
19621,941,7193.22%60,487
19611,881,2323.21%58,523
19601,822,7093.40%59,957
19591,762,7523.46%58,895
19581,703,8573.46%56,926
19571,646,9313.45%54,950
19561,591,9813.46%53,261
19551,538,7203.46%51,409
19541,487,3113.46%49,692
19531,437,6193.45%47,966
19521,389,6533.46%46,492
19511,343,1613.46%44,875
19501,298,2860.00%

Washington, D.C. Population Data (Urban Area)

Name 2021 Population 2021 Growth
New York Newark18,822,5700.10%
Los Angeles Long Beach Santa Ana12,458,8880.10%
Chicago8,877,4290.14%
Houston6,490,7491.88%
Dallas Fort Worth6,396,5051.52%
Miami6,167,3580.74%
Atlanta5,911,2391.86%
Philadelphia5,733,5780.29%
Washington, D.c.5,378,3771.06%
Phoenix Mesa4,583,7521.60%
Boston4,314,8930.15%
Detroit3,530,467-0.48%
Seattle3,460,5610.80%
San Francisco Oakland3,313,351-0.01%
San Diego3,272,0930.65%
Minneapolis St Paul2,945,9020.68%
Tampa St Petersburg2,911,3761.19%
Denver Aurora2,862,4581.27%
Las Vegas2,771,8402.71%
Riverside San Bernardino2,513,9651.82%

Other Cities in United States

  1. World Urbanization Prospects - United Nations population estimates and projections of major Urban Agglomerations

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