District of Columbia, DC

672,228 Population
61.1 square miles 10,777.1 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2014 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
100%
was 100%
Ranked 1st Highest in DC
Population Density
10,777.1
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
36.3%
was 35.8%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
14.1%
was 14.4%
Ranked 1st Highest in DC
Percent Under 18
17.5%
was 17.3%
Ranked 1st Highest in DC
Percent 65 and Over
11.4%
was 11.4%
Ranked 1st Highest in DC

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
5.7
was 6.9
Ranked 1st Lowest in DC
Percent Living in Poverty
17.3%
was 18.9%
Ranked 1st Lowest in DC
Median Household Income
$75,628
was $67,572
Ranked 1st Highest in DC
Gini Income Distribution
 
53.5
53.2
US Gini Index is 42.0
Number of Businesses per 100,000
--
No Data Available
Patents per 100,000
20
Ranked 1st Highest in DC

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
--
No Data Available
Violent Crimes per 100,000
--
No Data Available
Property Crimes per 100,000
--
No Data Available

 Housing

Total Housing Units
309,596
was 302,975
Ranked 1st Highest in DC
Median Rent
$1,417
was $1,307
Ranked 1st Highest in DC
Total Building Permits
3,255
was 3,823
 
Occupied Housing Units
281,787
was 271,651
 
Homeownership Rate
39.9%
was 40.7%
Ranked 1st Highest in DC
Single Family Building Permits
333
was 271
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
5,063.3
was 4,955.6
Ranked 1st Highest in DC
Rental Vacancy Rate
14.1%
was 16.3%
Ranked 1st Highest in DC
Multifamily Building Permits
2,922
was 3,552
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.2
was 2.2
Ranked 1st Highest in DC
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
10.7
was 12.7
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
5.0
was 6.0
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
98.5%
was 97.6%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
95.2%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.2%
was 99.6%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
89.8%
was 90.1%
Ranked 1st Highest in DC
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
56.7%
was 55.1%
Ranked 1st Highest in DC

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