District of Columbia

672,228 Population

Census data: ACS 2014 1-year unless noted

61.1 square miles 10,777.1 people per square mile 1 Counties       1 Cities
 

 People

Percent of US Population
0.2%
was 0.2%
Ranked 49th Highest in US
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 12th Highest in US
Percent Under 18
17.5%
was 17.3%
Ranked 51st Highest in US
Percent 65 and Over
11.4%
was 11.4%
Ranked 49th Highest in US

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
5.7
was 6.9
Ranked 25th Lowest in US
Percent Living in Poverty
17.3%
was 18.9%
Ranked 43rd Lowest in US
Median Household Income
$75,628
was $67,572
Ranked 2nd Highest in US
Gini Income Distribution
 
53.5
53.2
US Gini Index is 42.0
Number of Businesses per 100,000
3,375
Ranked 3rd Highest in US
Patents per 100,000
22
was 24
Ranked 31st Highest in US
Per Capita GDP
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 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
24.1
was 15.9
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
1,269.1
was 1,300.3
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
4,676.2
was 4,808.3
 
Rural Highway Fatalities per 100,000
0
Ranked 51st Highest in US
Urban Highway Fatalities per 100,000
3
was 3
Ranked 33rd Highest in US
Total Highway Fatalities per 100,000
3
was 3
Ranked 51st Highest in US

 Housing

Total Housing Units
309,596
was 302,975
Ranked 49th Highest in US
Median Rent
$1,417
was $1,307
Ranked 2nd Highest in US
Total Building Permits
3,255
was 3,823
 
Occupied Housing Units
281,787
was 271,651
 
Homeownership Rate
39.9%
was 40.7%
Ranked 51st Highest in US
Single Family Building Permits
333
was 271
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
5,071.3
was 4,962.9
Ranked 1st Highest in US
Rental Vacancy Rate
14.1%
was 16.3%
Ranked 51st Highest in US
Multifamily Building Permits
2,922
was 3,552
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.2
was 2.2
Ranked 51st Highest in US
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 23rd Highest in US
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
56.7%
was 55.1%
Ranked 1st Highest in US
Percent Receiving STEM Bachelors Degree or Higher
6.7%
 
White Students Receiving Bachelors Degree or Higher
11,309
 
Black Students Receiving Bachelors Degree or Higher
4,180
 
Asian Students Receiving Bachelors Degree or Higher
1,592
 
Islander Students Receiving Bachelors Degree or Higher
34
 
Native Students Receiving Bachelors Degree or Higher
83
 
Hispanic Students Receiving Bachelors Degree or Higher
1,465
 
Multi Race Students Receiving Bachelors Degree or Higher
436
 
Unknown Race Students Receiving Bachelors Degree or Higher
2,204
 

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