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Population in 2012: 632,323 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +10.5%
 

Males: 298,987  (47.3%)
Females: 333,336  (52.7%)

Median resident age:  33.9 years
District of Columbia median age:  32.8 years

Zip codes: 20001, 20002, 20003, 20004, 20005, 20006, 20007, 20008, 20009, 20010, 20011, 20012, 20015, 20016, 20017, 20018, 20019, 20020, 20024, 20032, 20036, 20037, 20045, 20052, 20053, 20057, 20064, 20202, 20204, 20228, 20230, 20240, 20245, 20260, 20307, 20317, 20319, 20373, 20390, 20405, 20418, 20427, 20506, 20510, 20520, 20535, 20540, 20551, 20553, 20560, 20565, 20566, 20593.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $66,583 (it was $40,127 in 2000)
Washington:

$66,583
DC:

$66,583
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $45,307

Washington city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $460,700 (it was $153,500 in 2000)
Washington:

$460,700
DC:

$460,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $532,403; Detached houses: $675,833; Townhouses or other attached units: $504,701; In 2-unit structures: $670,049; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $440,023; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $403,107; Mobile homes: $206,944; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $171,197
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $615,410; Detached houses: $900,141; Townhouses or other attached units: $506,006; In 2-unit structures: $702,963; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $620,182; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $448,495; Mobile homes: $218,416; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $263,601

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,235.

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  • Black alone - 308,286 (48.8%)
  • White alone - 222,975 (35.3%)
  • Hispanic - 62,725 (9.9%)
  • Asian alone - 21,717 (3.4%)
  • Two or more races - 13,340 (2.1%)
  • Other race alone - 1,659 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 1,566 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 54 (0.01%)

Races in Washington detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Washington: 125.4 (high, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: Irish (6.5%), German (6.4%), English (5.6%), Subsaharan African (3.1%), United States (2.6%), Russian (1.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 05/03/1802

Elevation: 18 feet

Land area: 61.4 square miles.

Population density: 10,298 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

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For population 25 years and over in Washington:

  • High school or higher: 88.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 53.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 30.0%
  • Unemployed: 10.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Washington city:

  • Never married: 56.3%
  • Now married: 28.2%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

90,323 residents are foreign born (2.1% Europe, 2.0% Asia).

This city:  14.3%
District of Columbia:  14.3%



According to our research of District of Columbia and other state lists there were 16 registered sex offenders living in Washington, District of Columbia as of December 19, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Washington to the number of sex offenders is 39,520 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,833 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,855 (0.4%)

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Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (124.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Mount Rainier, MD (1.8 miles ), Highland, MD (1.9 miles ), Brentwood, MD (1.9 miles ), Cottage City, MD (1.9 miles ), Colmar Manor, MD (2.0 miles ), North Brentwood, MD (2.0 miles ), Chillum, MD (2.0 miles ), Hyattsville, MD (2.1 miles ).

Latitude: 38.91 N, Longitude: 77.01 W

Washington nicknames or aliases (official or unofficial): The Capital of the World, Chocolate City, City of Magnificent Distances

Daytime population change due to commuting: +470,250 (+74.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 246,633 (75.6%)

Area code: 202

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Crime rates in Washington by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 23923226424819819516918118614313210888
per 100,000 41.840.646.244.035.835.429.130.831.423.821.917.513.9
Rapes 251188262273218165182192186150184172236
per 100,000 43.932.945.948.539.430.031.332.631.425.030.627.837.3
Robberies 3,5533,9403,7313,8363,0573,5023,6043,9854,1543,9983,9143,7563,725
per 100,000 621.1689.0653.5680.9552.3636.1619.7677.4701.9666.7650.5607.8589.1
Assaults 4,5825,5684,8544,4823,8633,8544,4533,5663,6093,2953,2382,9493,399
per 100,000 801.0973.7850.2795.5697.9700.1765.7606.2609.8549.5538.1477.2537.5
Burglaries 4,7455,0095,1674,6703,9433,5713,8263,9203,7813,6964,2243,8493,519
per 100,000 829.5876.0905.1828.9712.3648.7657.9666.3638.9616.4702.0622.8556.5
Thefts 21,63721,43420,90317,36213,75614,16215,13216,47618,78718,01218,05020,12422,196
per 100,000 3782.33748.43661.43081.72485.22572.52602.12800.73174.43003.72999.73256.33510.2
Auto thefts 6,6007,6709,1689,5498,1367,4677,0577,3236,1915,2994,8644,3393,549
per 100,000 1153.71341.31605.91694.91469.91356.41213.51244.81046.1883.7808.3702.1561.3
Arson 10695109N/A816134635155496150
per 100,000 18.516.619.1N/A14.611.15.810.78.69.28.19.97.9
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 713.1769.5775.2750.6627.9634.7622.6623.4628.6568.8562.5525.4526.6

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Crime rate in Washington detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 4,332 (3,867 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

6.12
District of Columbia average:

6.82

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.0%
District of Columbia:

9.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

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Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -31,755 (-5.3%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (16%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Health care (9%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations in 2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers (11%)
  • Lawyers and judicial law clerks (7%)
  • Other business operations specialists (6%)
  • Media and communication equipment workers (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3%)
  • Top executives (2%)
  • Building cleaning and pest control workers (2%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers (9%)
  • Other business operations specialists (6%)
  • Media and communication equipment workers (5%)
  • Lawyers and judicial law clerks (5%)
  • Building cleaning and pest control workers (4%)
  • Elementary and middle school teachers (3%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Washington-area historical tornado activity is slightly above District of Columbia state average. It is 64% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.7 miles away from the Washington city center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

On 9/24/2001, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.1 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 55 people and caused $101 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Washington-area historical earthquake activity is near District of Columbia state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 98.6 miles away from the city center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 94.5 miles away from Washington center
On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 90.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/22/2001 at 16:01:20, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, 2.5 LG, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 96.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 94.4 miles away from Washington center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

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Birthplace of: Al Gore - (born 1948), vice-president, Philip Hannan - Eleventh Archbishop of New Orleans, Brit Hume - (born 1943), Pete Sampras - (born 1971), (United States) Tennis player, Helen Hayes - (1900-1993), actor, J. Edgar Hoover, Gary Russell (boxer) - Boxer, Zachary Hilton - 2005 NFL player (New Orleans Saints, born: Jul 2, 1980), Alonzo Church - (1903-1995), mathematician, Alyson Hannigan - (born 1974), actress.

Medal of Honor Recipients born in Washington: Albert Earnest Schwab, Angelo J. Liteky, Arthur Murray Preston, Benjamin F. McAlwee, Benjamin H., Jr. Cheever, Bruce McCandless, Cassin Young, David Dixon Porter, David Harrington, Dennis Bell, Eugene Bennett Fluckey, George McCall Courts, Harry Lipscomb, James M. Cutts, John Hayden, Joseph White, Lewis Warrington, Manning F. Force, Oscar Charles Badger, Paul William Bucha, Philip B. Keefer, Richard A. Anderson, Richard, Jr. Wainwright, Robert M. McGovern, Robert S. Scott, Thomas J. McMahon, William Taylor.

Main business address for: HARMAN INTERNATIONAL INDUSTRIES INC /DE/ (HOUSEHOLD AUDIO & VIDEO EQUIPMENT), RIGGS NATIONAL CORP (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS), VARSITY GROUP INC (RETAIL-CATALOG & MAIL-ORDER HOUSES), BRESLER & REINER INC (OPERATORS OF APARTMENT BUILDINGS), CARRAMERICA REALTY L P (REAL ESTATE), INPHONIC INC (COMMUNICATION SERVICES, NEC), BUREAU OF NATIONAL AFFAIRS INC (NEWSPAPERS: PUBLISHING OR PUBLISHING & PRINTING), CORPORATE EXECUTIVE BOARD CO (SERVICES-MANAGEMENT CONSULTING SERVICES) and 22 other public companies.


Hospitals/medical centers in Washington:

  • BMA - COLUMBIA HEIGHTS (Dialysis Facility, 106 IRVING ST NW)
  • BMA - DUPONT CIRCLE (Dialysis Facility, 11 DUPONT CIR NW)
  • BMA - NORTHEAST WASHINGTON (Dialysis Facility, 817 VARNUM ST NE)
  • CAPITOL DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 140 Q STREET NE)
  • CHILDRENS NATIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Dialysis Facility, CHILDRENS HOSP DIALYSIS UNIT RM 3130)
  • DAVITA - BRENTWOOD (Dialysis Facility, 1231 BRENTWOOD RD NE)
  • DAVITA - EIGHTH STREET (Dialysis Facility, 300 8TH ST NE)
  • DAVITA - GWU SE (Dialysis Facility, RENAL DIALYSIS UNIT)
  • DAVITA - K STREET DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 2131 K STREET NW)
  • DAVITA - LEE STREET DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 5155 LEE ST NE)
  • DAVITA GEORGETOWN HOME TRAINING (Dialysis Facility, 2233 WISCONSIN AVE)
  • FMC - ANACOSTIA (Dialysis Facility, 3929 MINNESOTA AVE NE)
  • GRANT PARK DIALYSIS FACILITY (Dialysis Facility, 5000 NANNIE HELEN BURROUGHS AVE NE)
  • GREATER SOUTHEAST COMMUNITY DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 1350 SOUTHERN AVE SE)
  • HOWARD UNIVERSITY DIALYSIS CENTER, LLC (Dialysis Facility, 2041 GEORGIA AVE NW)
  • INTERNATIONAL DIALYSIS CENTER LLC (Dialysis Facility, 1730 HAMLIN ST NE)
  • KAISER HEALTH PLAN OF THE MID-ATLANTIC STATES (Dialysis Facility, 700 SECOND ST NE)
  • RAI - CHILLUM-WASHINGTON (Dialysis Facility, 6411 CHILLUM PL NW)
  • UNION PLAZA DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 810 1ST ST NE)
  • WASHINGTON HOSPITAL CENTER (Dialysis Facility, SECTION OF NEPHROLOGY)
  • ABA HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (Home Health Center, 821 KENNEDY STREET, NW)
  • ALLIANCE HOME HEALTH CARE AND EQUIPMENT SERVICES (Home Health Center, 7826 EASTERN AVENUE SUITE # 406)
  • AMERICARE IN HOME NURSING (Home Health Center, 4000 ABERMARLE STREET, NW)
  • ASAP SERVICES CORPORATION (Home Health Center, 201 15TH STREET, SE)
  • BERHAN HOME HEALTH CARE AGENCY INC (Home Health Center, 7826 EASTERN AVENUE NW SUITE LL 16)
  • CAPITOL VIEW HOME HEALTH CARE AGENCY (Home Health Center, 1025 THOMAS JEFFERSON ST, NW, SUITE 180G)
  • GSEH HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 1310 SOUTHERN AVE #308)
  • HMI HOME HEALTH DIVISION (Home Health Center, 1025 VERMONT AVENUE NW SUITE 810)
  • HUMAN TOUCH HOME HEALTH CARE AGENCY, INC (Home Health Center, 1416 9TH STREET, NW)
  • IDEAL NURSING SERVICES, INC. (Home Health Center, 820 UPSHUR STREET, NW)
  • IMMACULATE HEALTH CARE SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, 1818 NEW YORK AVENUE NE SUITE 228)
  • JD NURSING AND MANAGEMENT SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, 7826 EASTERN AVENUE NW)
  • MEDSTAR HEALTH VNA (Home Health Center, 4455 CONNECTICUT AVE NW SUITE B500)
  • NURSING ENTERPRISES, INC. (Home Health Center, 5101 WISCONSIN AVENUE, NW SUITE 250)
  • NURSING UNLIMITED SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, 1328 G STREET, SE)
  • PREMIUM SELECT HOME CARE, INC (Home Health Center, 5513 ILLINOIS AVENUE NW)
  • PROFESSIONAL HEALTHCARE (Home Health Center, 1010 WISCONSIN AVENUE NW SUITE 300)
  • T AND N NURSING CARE LLC (Home Health Center, 3500 18TH STREET NE)
  • TENDER LOVING CARE (Home Health Center, 1212 NEW YORK AVENUE NW)
  • TRI-STATE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 6210 CHILLUM PLACE, NW)
  • VMT HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, 4201 CONN. AVE #200)
  • A C S (Hospital, "5706 14TH STREET, NW")
  • A C S (Hospital, "5000 EAST CAPITOL ST, NE")
  • A C S (Hospital, "3937 MARTIN LUTHER KING JR AVE, SW")
  • B R A (Hospital, 5051 LEE STREET NE)
  • B R A (Hospital, "1034 BURNS ST., SE")
  • B R A (Hospital, "4629 NH BURROUGHS AVE, NE")
  • B R A (Hospital, "4288 1/2 SOUTHERN AVE, SE")
  • C M S (Hospital, 6300 9TH STREET NW)
  • C M S (Hospital, 2224 EVARTS STREET NE)
  • C M S (Hospital, 3112 13TH STREET NW)
  • C M S (Hospital, 4314 9TH STREET NW)
  • C M S (Hospital, "1608 EVARTS ST, NE")
  • C M S (Hospital, 5610 FIRST STREET NW)
  • C M S (Hospital, 703 RANDOLPH STREET NW)
  • C M S (Hospital, 3815 ALBERMARLE STREET NW)
  • CAPITAL HOSPICE (Hospital, 4401 CONNECTICUT AVENUE NW SUITE 700)
  • CARECO 01 (Hospital, "1447 OAK STREET, NW")
  • CARECO 02 (Hospital, "6613 6TH STREET, NW")
  • CARECO 04 (Hospital, "1004 URELL PLACE, NE")
  • CARECO 05 (Hospital, "6934 9TH STREET, NW")
  • CARECO 10 (Hospital, "1613 TAYLOR STREET, NW")
  • CARECO 11 (Hospital, "4501 GRANT STREET, NE")
  • CHILDREN HOSP NATIONAL MED CENTER (Hospital, provides emergency services, 111 MICHIGAN AVE NW)
  • CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL NMC (Hospital,Childrens,Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 111 MICHIGAN AVE, NW)
  • CHRYSALLIS (Hospital, "1260 TALBERT STREET, SE")
  • COMMUNITY ALTERNATIVES (Hospital, "199 CHESAPEAKE ST, SW")
  • COMMUNITY HOSPICE OF WASHINGTON DC (Hospital, 3720 UPTON STREET NW)
  • COMP CARE I I (Hospital, 1329 LONGFELLOW STREET NW)
  • COMP CARE I I (Hospital, 1000 NEWTON STREET NE)
  • COMP CARE I I (Hospital, 1321 EMERSON STREET NW)
  • COMP CARE I I (Hospital, 1100 42ND STREET NE)
  • D C ARC (Hospital, "3215 20TH STREET, NE")
  • D C ARC (Hospital, "4141 ANACOSTIA AVE, NE")
  • D C ARC (Hospital, "121 TUCKERMAN ST, NE")
  • D C HEALTH CARE (Hospital, "901 14TH STREET, SE")
  • D C HEALTH CARE (Hospital, "47 QUINCY PLACE, NW")
  • D C HEALTH CARE (Hospital, 1026 8TH STREET NE)
  • D C HEALTH CARE (Hospital, "4919 NORTH CAPITOL STREET, NE")
  • D C HEALTH CARE (Hospital, 1938 FIRST STREET NW)
  • D C HEALTH CARE (Hospital, "426 ""Q"" STREET, NW")
  • D C HEALTH CARE (Hospital, "414 ""N"" STREET, NW")
  • D C HEALTH CARE (Hospital, 4601 GEORGIA AVENUE NW)
  • GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIV HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 900 23RD ST NW)
  • HADLEY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, provides emergency services, 4601 MARTIN LUTHER KING JR AVENUE)
  • HOWARD UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 2041 GEORGIA AVE NW)
  • I D I (Hospital, "4515 EDSON PLACE, NE")
  • I D I (Hospital, "2620 24TH STREET, NE")
  • I D I (Hospital, "4954 ASTOR PLACE, SE")
  • I D I (Hospital, "3020 STANTON ROAD, SE")
  • I D I (Hospital, "431 53RD STREET, SE")
  • I D I (Hospital, "1230 CONGRESS STREET, SE")
  • I D I (Hospital, "3112 WALNUT STREET, NE")
  • I D I (Hospital, "6520 1ST STREET, NW")
  • INDIVIDUAL DEVELOPMENT, INC (Hospital, "6010 DIX STREET, NE")
  • INNOVATIVE (Hospital, "3259 'O' ST, SE")
  • INNOVATIVE LIFE SOULTIONS, INC (Hospital, "7416 BLAIR ROAD, NW")
  • M T S (Hospital, "6023 CLAY STREET, NE")
  • M T S (Hospital, "6014 32ND STREET, NW")
  • M T S (Hospital, "1528 GOOD HOPE ROAD, SE")
  • M T S (Hospital, "39 PEABODY STREET, NE")
  • M T S (Hospital, "1044 45TH STREET, NE")
  • MARJUL HOMES (Hospital, "4910 ARKANSAS AVENUE, NW")
  • MARJUL HOMES (Hospital, "6634 EASTERN AVENUE, NW")
  • MEDLINK HOSPITAL OF CAPITOL HILL (Hospital, 700 CONSTITUTION AVENUE N E)
  • MEDSTAR GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 3800 RESERVOIR RD)
  • MEDSTAR HEALTH VNA INC (Hospital, 6000 NEW HAMPSHIRE AVENUE NE)
  • MEDSTAR WASHINGTON HOSPITAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Other, 110 IRVING ST NW)
  • METRO HOMES (Hospital, "4424 20TH STREET, NE")
  • METRO HOMES (Hospital, "927 55TH STREET, NE (ADULT)")
  • METRO HOMES (Hospital, "2268 SUDBURY ROAD, NW")
  • METRO HOMES (Hospital, "8020 EASTERN AVENUE, NW")
  • METRO HOMES (Hospital, "5721 13TH STREET, NW")
  • METRO HOMES (Hospital, 929 55TH STREET NE)
  • METRO HOMES (Hospital, 1433 NORTHGATE ROAD NW)
  • N C C (Hospital, "200 RITTENHOUSE STREET, NW")
  • N C C (Hospital, "617 DAHLIA STREET, NW")
  • NATIONAL REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (Hospital, 102 IRVING STREET NW)
  • PROVIDENCE HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 1150 VARNUM ST NE)
  • PSYCHIATRIC INSTITUTE OF WASHINGTON DC (Hospital, "4228 WISCONSIN AVENUE, NW")
  • R C M OF WASHINGTON (Hospital, "1131 45TH PLACE, SE")
  • R C M OF WASHINGTON (Hospital, "1326 45TH PLACE, NE")
  • R C M OF WASHINGTON (Hospital, "249 11TH STREET, SE")
  • R C M OF WASHINGTON (Hospital, "1307 45TH PLACE, SE")
  • RHDI (Hospital, "4308 E STREET, SE")
  • RHDI (Hospital, "4513 BUTTERWORTH PLACE, NW")
  • RHDI (Hospital, "2820 HARTFORD STREET, SE")
  • RHDI (Hospital, "2510 R STREET, SE")
  • RHDI (Hospital, "210 VAN BUREN STREET, NW")
  • RIVERSIDE TREATMENT SERVICES (Hospital, 4460 MCARTHUR BLVD N W)
  • SIBLEY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Other, 5255 LOUGHBORO RD NW)
  • ST ELIZABETHS HOSPITAL (Hospital, 2700 MARTIN LUTHER KING JR AVE SE)
  • ST JOHN (Hospital, "5027 FULTON STREET, NW")
  • ST JOHN (Hospital, "5518 SHERIER PLACE, NW")
  • ST JOHN (Hospital, "1508 PORTAL DRIVE, NW")
  • ST JOHN (Hospital, "4434 SPRINGDALE ST, NW")
  • ST JOHN (Hospital, "4815 CHESAPEAKE STREET, NW")
  • ST JOHN (Hospital, "2715 13TH STREET, NE")
  • ST JOHN (Hospital, "4835 RESERVOIR ROAD, NW")
  • ST JOHN (Hospital, "3012 MILITARY RD, NW")
  • SYMBRAL (Hospital, "521 KENNEDY STREET, NE")
  • SYMBRAL (Hospital, "722 ""L"" STREET, NE")
  • SYMBRAL (Hospital, "4422 20TH STREET, NE")
  • UNITED MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Proprietary, provides emergency services, 1310 SOUTHERN AVENUE SE)
  • VITAS INNOVATIVE HOSPICE CARE OF GREATER WASHINGTO (Hospital, 555 13TH STREET, NW, STE 3-EAST)
  • WASHINGTON DC VA MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital,Acute Care - Veterans Administration,Government Federal, 50 IRVING STREET N.W.)
  • WESTVIEW 01 (Hospital, "3200 12TH STREET, NE")
  • WESTVIEW 02 (Hospital, "74 'W' ST, NW")
  • WHOLISTIC 02 (Hospital, "1226 LAWRENCE STREET, NE")
  • WHOLISTIC 03 (Hospital, "1814 BUNKER HILL ROAD, NE")
  • WHOLISTIC 05 (Hospital, "6627 1ST STREET, NW")
  • WHOLISTIC 06 (Hospital, "7129 7TH STREET, NW")
  • WHOLISTIC 07 (Hospital, "78 53RD PLACE, SE")
  • WHOLISTIC 08 (Hospital, "1600 FRANKLIN STREET, NE")
  • WHOLISTIC 09 (Hospital, "7533 12TH STREET, NW")
  • CAPITOL HILL NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, 700 CONST. AVE. NE)
  • CAPITOL VIEW SKILLED NURSING (Nursing Home, "2041 GEORGIA AVE, NW")
  • CAROLYN BOONE LEWIS HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 1380 SOUTHERN AVE SE)
  • CARROLL MANOR NURSING AND REHAB (Nursing Home, 725 BUCHANAN ST., NE)
  • D C VILLAGE (Nursing Home, 2 D C VILLAGE LANE SW)
  • DEANWOOD REHABILITATION AND WELLNESS CENTER (Nursing Home, 5000 BURROUGHS AVE. NE)
  • HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER AT THOMAS CIRCLE (Nursing Home, 1330 MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE NW)
  • HEALTH CARE INSTITUTE (Nursing Home, 1380 SOUTHERN AVE S E)
  • INGLESIDE AT ROCK CREEK (Nursing Home, 3050 MILITARY ROAD NW)
  • J B JOHNSON NSG HOME (Nursing Home, 901 1ST ST NW)
  • JEANNE JUGAN RESIDENCE (Nursing Home, 4200 HAREWOOD ROAD NE)
  • KNOLLWOOD HSC (Nursing Home, 6200 OREGON AVE NW)
  • LISNER LOUISE DICKSON HURTHOME (Nursing Home, 5425 WESTERN AVE NW)
  • MEDLANTIC MANOR/LAMOND-RIGGS (Nursing Home, 6000 NEW HAMPSHIRE AVE NW)
  • METHODIST HOME (Nursing Home, 4901 CONNECTICUT AVENUE, NW)
  • ROCK CREEK MANOR NURSING CTR (Nursing Home, 2131 O STREET NW)
  • SIBLEY MEM HOSP RENAISSANCE (Nursing Home, 5255 LOUGHBORO ROAD NW)
  • SPECIALTY HOSPITAL OF WASHINGTON - HADLEY SNF (Nursing Home, 4601 MARTIN LUTHER KING JR AVENUE SW)
  • STODDARD BAPTIST NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 1818 NEWTON ST. NW)
  • THE WASHINGTON HOME (Nursing Home, 3720 UPTON STREET NW)
  • UNIQUE RESIDENTIAL CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 901 FIRST STREET NW)
  • UNITED MEDICAL NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 1310 SOUTHERN AVENUE, SE, SUITE 200)
  • WASH CENTER FOR AGING SERVICES (Nursing Home, 2601 18TH STREET N E)
  • WASHINGTON CTR FOR AGING SVCS (Nursing Home, 2601 18TH STREET NE)
  • WASHINGTON NURSING FACILITY (Nursing Home, 2425 25TH STREET SE)
  • WISCONSIN AVE NURS HME (Nursing Home, 3333 WISCONSIN AVE)

Political contributions by individuals in Washington, DC

Amtrak station:

WASHINGTON (50 MASSACHUSETTS AVE. N.E.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities and snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Local government website: www.washingtondc.gov

Biggest Colleges/Universities in Washington:

  • George Washington University (Full-time enrollment: 16,261; Location: 2121 I Street, NW; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.gwu.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Georgetown University (FT enrollment: 13,461; Location: 37th and O St NW; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.georgetown.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Howard University (FT enrollment: 9,608; Location: 2400 Sixth St NW; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.howard.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • American University (FT enrollment: 9,447; Location: 4400 Massachusetts Ave NW; Private, not-for-profit; Website: WWW.AMERICAN.EDU; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Strayer University (FT enrollment: 8,195; Location: 1133 15th St NW; Private, for-profit; Website: www.strayer.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Catholic University of America (FT enrollment: 4,657; Location: 620 Michigan Avenue, NE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.cua.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • University of the District of Columbia (FT enrollment: 2,279; Location: 4200 Connecticut Ave NW; Public; Website: www.udc.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Gallaudet University (FT enrollment: 1,267; Location: 800 Florida Ave, NE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.gallaudet.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Trinity Washington University (FT enrollment: 1,008; Location: 125 Michigan Ave NE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.trinitydc.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Corcoran College of Art and Design (FT enrollment: 442; Location: 500 Seventeenth Street, NW; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.corcoran.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Career Technical Institute (FT enrollment: 349; Location: 2131 K Street, NW 7th Floor; Private, for-profit; Website: www.careertechnical.edu)
  • Wesley Theological Seminary (FT enrollment: 323; Location: 4500 Massachusetts Ave., NW; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.wesleyseminary.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • University of the District of Columbia David A Clarke School of Law (FT enrollment: 266; Location: 4200 Connecticut Ave NW; Public; Website: www.law.udc.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Potomac College (FT enrollment: 239; Location: 4000 Chesapeake St NW; Private, for-profit; Website: www.potomac.edu)
  • University of Phoenix-Washington DC Campus (FT enrollment: 167; Location: 25 Massachusetts Ave NW; Private, for-profit; Website: www.phoenix.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Technical Learning Centers Inc (FT enrollment: 128; Location: 1001 Connecticut Avenue NW Suite 435; Private, for-profit; Website: www.tlc-corp.com)
  • Bennett Career Institute (FT enrollment: 119; Location: 700 Monroe Street N.E.; Private, for-profit; Website: www.bennettcareerinstitute.org)
  • Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family (FT enrollment: 73; Location: 620 Michigan Ave NE McGivney Hall; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.johnpaulii.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Dominican House of Studies (FT enrollment: 68; Location: 487 Michigan Ave, NE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.dhs.edu/; Offers Master's degree)
  • Institute of World Politics (FT enrollment: 47; Location: 1521 16th St NW; Private, not-for-profit; Offers Master's degree)

Biggest public high schools in Washington:

Biggest private high schools in Washington:

  • SIDWELL FRIENDS SCHOOL (Students: 1,097; Location: 3825 WISCONSIN AVE NW; Grades: PK - 12)
  • ST JOHNS COLLEGE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,063; Location: 2607 MILITARY RD NW; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • GEORGETOWN DAY SCHOOL (Students: 1,039; Location: 4530 MACARTHUR BLVD NW; Grades: PK - 12)
  • GONZAGA COLLEGE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 935; Location: 19 EYE ST NW; Grades: 9 - 12; Boys only)
  • WASHINGTON INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL (Students: 894; Location: 3100 MACOMB ST NW; Grades: PK - 12)
  • ARCHBISHOP CARROLL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 622; Location: 4300 HAREWOOD RD NE; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • MARET SCHOOL (Students: 600; Location: 3000 CATHEDRAL AVE NW; Grades: KG - 12)
  • NATIONAL CATHEDRAL SCHOOL (Students: 578; Location: MOUNT SAINT ALBAN; Grades: 4 - 12; Girls only)
  • ST ALBANS SCHOOL (Students: 550; Location: WISCONSIN & MASSACHUSETTS; Grades: 4 - 12; Boys only)
  • GEORGETOWN VISITATION SCHOOL (Students: 479; Location: 1524 35TH ST NW; Grades: 9 - 12; Girls only)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Washington:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Washington:

  • BLESSED SACRAMENT ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 486; Location: 5841 CHEVY CHASE PKWY NW; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST PATRICK S EPISCOPAL DAY SCHOOL (Students: 471; Location: 4700 WHITEHAVEN PKWY NW; Grades: PK - 8)
  • LOWELL SCHOOL (Students: 312; Location: 1640 KALMIA RD NW; Grades: PK - 6)
  • DUPONT PARK ADVENTIST SCHOOL (Students: 285; Location: 3942 ALABAMA AVE SE; Grades: PK - 10)
  • NATIONAL PRESBYTERIAN SCHOOL (Students: 240; Location: 4121 NEBRASKA AVE NW; Grades: PK - 6)
  • CAPITOL HILL DAY SCHOOL (Students: 228; Location: 210 SOUTH CAROLINA AVE SE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • RIVER SCHOOL (Students: 227; Location: 4880 MACARTHUR BLVD NW; Grades: PK - 2)
  • JEWISH PRIMARY DAY SCHOOL/NATIONS CAPITAL (Students: 224; Location: 6045 16TH ST NW; Grades: PK - 6)
  • ST FRANCIS XAVIER CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 224; Location: 2700 O ST SE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • SACRED HEART SCHOOL (Students: 223; Location: 1625 PARK RD NW; Grades: PK - 8)

Library in Washington:

  • DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $45,835,682; Location: 901 G STREET, N.W. (ROOM 400); 2,063,269 books; 1,999 e-books; 94,321 audio materials; 65,183 video materials; 59 local licensed databases; 3,126 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Birthplace of: JC Chasez, Musician (1976)

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Notable locations in Washington: Yale Steam Laundry (A), Buzzard Point Marina (B), H T Thompson Boat Center (C), Commerce Building Plaza (D), Waggaman - Ray Commercial Row (E), World's Largest Chair (F), Potomac Avenue Metro Station (G), Wesley Circle (H), Maine Avenue Fish Market (I), Bishops Garden (J), The Shops at National Place (K), Washington Yacht Club (L), Seafairers Marina (M), Gangplank Marina (N), Fort Lincoln Promenade (O), District Yacht Club (P), Capitol Yacht Club (Q), Fort Dupont Golf Course (R), Georgetown University Observatory (S), Barneys Battery Site (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Spring Valley Shopping Center (1), New York Station Shopping Center (2), East River Park Shopping Center (3), Waterside Mall (4), Chevy Chase Lake Shopping Center (5), Union Station Shopping Center (6), Georgetown Park Shopping Center (7), Foundry Mall (8), The Heights Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Washington include: Casa del Pueblo United Methodist Church (A), Church of Christ of the East Capitol (B), Church of God of Prophecy (C), Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ of Washington District of Columbia (D), Church of the First Born (E), Divine Love Baptist Church (F), First Baptist Church of Georgetown (G), First Christ Apostolic Church (H), First Mystery Church of God (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Holy Rood Cemetery (1), Saint Johns Cemetery (2), Battleground National Cemetery (3), Soldiers Home Cemetery (4), Arsenal Monument (5), Prospect Hill Cemetery (6), Saint Marys Catholic Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Kingman Lake (A), Capitol Reflecting Pool (B), Dalecarlia Reservoir (C), Tidal Basin (D), Reno Reservoir (E), McMillan Reservoir (F), Reflecting Pool (G), Anacostia First High Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Broad Branch (A), Oxon Creek (B), Stickfoot Branch (C), Maddox Branch (D), Anacostia River (E), Foundry Branch (F), Pope Branch (G), Beaverdam Creek (H), Pinehurst Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Washington include: Vietnam Women's Memorial (1), National World War II Memorial (2), Fort Dupont Park (3), Jean Monnet Plaque (4), Father Patrick Healy Memorial (5), House East Fountain (6), House West Fountain (7), Julia Ward Howe Memorial (8), Foundry Branch Valley Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beaches: Fishing Shore (A), Bathing Beach (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: The Mansion On O St (Museums; 2020 O Street Northwest) (1), Corcoran Gallery of Art (Museums; 500 17th Street Northwest) (2), Smithsonian Institution - Museums- Paul E Garber Facility (Constitution Avenue) (3), Dumbarton Oaks (Museums; Fellows Building) (4), National Law Enforcement Officers Memorl Vstrs Center (Museums; 605 E Street Northwest) (5), Smithsonian Institution - Museums- National Museum of African Art- Museum S (950 Independence Avenue Southwest) (6), Kreeger Museum (2401 Foxhall Rd. NW) (7), National Health Museum (1200 G St Nw) (8), Association of Children's Museums (1300 L Street Northwest Suite 975) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Residence Inn Washington Capitol- DC (333 E Street Southwest) (1), Morrison Clark Restaurant (Mass Avenue & 11 Street) (2), Atrium Restaurant (1221 22nd Street Northwest) (3), Zephyr Deli (1000 H Street Northwest) (4), Beefe'n Rolle (11th Street Northwest) (5), Crowne Plaza Hamilton (1001 K Saint Northwest And 14th Street) (6), Hotel Lombardy (2019 Penn Avenue Northwest) (7), The Madison (15th & M Street Northwest) (8), President Inn (1600 New York Avenue Northeast) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Mencher Bruce S HON Judge Superior Court of T (5th Street) (1), Smith Donald S Judge Hon Superior Court Of The District Of Colum (555 4th Northwest) (2), United States Government - Courts Us- Tax Court Us- Judge Robert A Wh (400 2nd Stnw) (3), Smith Edward S Judge Circt Us Ct Of Appeals For The Federal Circt (717 Madison Northwest) (4), District Of Columbia Government - Courts- Superior Court Grand Jury- Associate Ju (555 4th Northwest) (5), District Of Columbia Government - Courts- Juvenile Probation Office-Superior C (500 Indiana Northwest) (6), Us Tax Court (400 2nd Northwest) (7), Committee On Grievances of the US District Court for the D of C (Constitution Avenue) (8), United States Government - United States Marshals (Constitutn Avenue # &) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM2.5 PM10 Pb 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 34.9. This is about average.
City:

34.9
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.858. This is significantly worse than average. There were 46 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.858
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 4.55. This is significantly worse than average. There were 52 monitors within city limits.
City:

4.55
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 16.8. This is significantly worse than average. There were 82 monitors within city limits.
City:

16.8
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 23.8. This is about average. There were 84 monitors within city limits.
City:

23.8
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.7. This is about average. There were 48 monitors within city limits.
City:

10.7
U.S.:

9.6
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.7. This is about average. There were 50 monitors within city limits.
City:

18.7
U.S.:

22.1
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.00247. This is significantly better than average. There were 24 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.00247
U.S.:

0.02218

Drinking water stations with addresses in Washington and their reported violations in the past:

D.C. WATER AND SEWER AUTHORITY (Address: 5000 OVERLOOK AVENUE, S.W. , Population served: 595000, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Lead Service Line Replacement (LSLR) - Between OCT-2004 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (MAR-15-2006), Fed Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-15-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2004, Contaminant: Coliform
  • Public Education - Between OCT-01-2002 and OCT-03-2005, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (JUN-17-2004), Fed Compliance achieved (OCT-03-2005)
  • Lead Service Line Replacement (LSLR) - Between OCT-01-2002 and NOV-18-2005, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (JAN-14-2005), Fed Compliance achieved (NOV-18-2005)
  • Lead Service Line Replacement (LSLR) - Between JUL-01-2001 and NOV-19-2005, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (JUN-17-2004), Fed Compliance achieved (NOV-19-2005)
  • Public Education - Between JUL-01-2001 and OCT-03-2005, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (JUN-17-2004), Fed Compliance achieved (OCT-03-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Chloramine. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (FEB-02-2006), Fed Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-02-2006)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2005 and JUL-11-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (JUL-11-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between OCT-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: Fed Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-13-2006), Fed Compliance achieved (MAR-13-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between OCT-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: Fed Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-13-2006), Fed Compliance achieved (MAR-13-2006)
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-2003 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (JUN-17-2004)
  • 7 other older monitoring violations
MONTPELIER MANSION (KITCHEN) (Serves VA, Population served: 111, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • OCCT Installation/Demonstration - Between DEC-31-1996 and DEC-31-1999, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-04-1999), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-04-1999), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
TEBBSTON ON MAGOTHY (Address: SUITE 300 , Serves MD, Population served: 52, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • OCCT Study Recommendation - Between JUL-2003 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-26-2005)
  • Public Education - Between MAR-03-2003 and SEP-14-2004, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-14-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and JAN-06-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-01-2003), St Compliance achieved (JAN-06-2004)
  • Initial, Follow-up, or Routine SOWT M&R - Between JUL-01-2003 and JUN-24-2004, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-24-2004)
  • Initial Water Quality Parameter WQP M&R - Between JUL-2002 and DEC-2002, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-06-2004)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-2001 and JAN-06-2004, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (5 times from MAY-25-2001 to DEC-10-2003), St Compliance achieved (JAN-06-2004)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1999 and MAY-03-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-29-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-29-2000), St Compliance achieved (MAY-03-2000)
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
MONTPELIER VISITOR'S CENTER (Serves VA, Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
OATLANDS PLANTATION (Serves VA, Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
WASHINGTON AQUEDUCT DIVISION (Address: 5900 MACARTHUR BLVD NW , Population served: 0, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Washington that have no violations reported:

  • NAVAL STATION WASHINGTON - WNY (Population served: 11000, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)
  • NAVAL STATION WASHINGTON-ANACOSTIA ANNEX (Population served: 3200, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)
  • NAVAL OBSERVATORY (Population served: 370, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 18.2%
(7.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.7% for Black residents, 22.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
District of Columbia:  2.1 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  42.3%
Whole state:  42.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.7%
Whole state:  7.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.4% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Washington, DC

People in group quarters in Washington in 2010:

  • 24,087 people in college/university student housing
  • 3,134 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 3,064 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 2,211 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 2,131 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 1,504 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 1,021 people in workersí group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 959 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 769 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 380 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 334 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 133 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 130 people in state prisons
  • 63 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 55 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
  • 42 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 4 people in in-patient hospice facilities

People in group quarters in Washington in 2000:

  • 19,322 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 3,759 people in nursing homes
  • 3,448 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 1,383 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 877 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 815 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 782 people in other group homes
  • 756 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 655 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 640 people in halfway houses
  • 593 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 509 people in religious group quarters
  • 376 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 358 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 334 people in military transient quarters for temporary residents
  • 314 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 284 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 190 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 180 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 104 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 78 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 74 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 33 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 19 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 16 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 10 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 8 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 3 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded

Washington compared to District of Columbia state average:


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Arenas or stadiums:

  • Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium. Capacity: 56,692. D.C. United, Washington Nationals.
  • Verizon Center. Washington Wizards (NBA), Washington Mystics (WNBA), Washington Capitals (NHL).
  • Bender Arena. American University.
  • Charles E. Smith Athletic Center. George Washington University.

Banks with most branches in Washington (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: 31 branches. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: 30 branches. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • SunTrust Bank: 29 branches. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: 28 branches. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Capital One, National Association: 24 branches. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation
  • Citibank, National Association: 17 branches. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: 12 branches. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • TD Bank, National Association: 10 branches. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: 8 branches. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
  • 25 other banks with 58 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Washington, District of Columbia:

  • Four Seasons Hotel, 2800 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20007 , Phone: (202) 342-0444, Fax: (202) 944-2072
  • JW Marriott Hotel Pennsylvania Avenue, 1331 Pennsylvania Ave, Washington, DC 20004 , Phone: (202) 393-2000, Fax: (202) 626-6991
  • Willard Hotel, 1401 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20004 , Phone: (202) 628-9100, Fax: (202) 637-7393
  • Marriott Wardman Park, 2660 Woodley Rd NW, Washington, DC 20006 , Phone: (202) 328-2000
  • The Liaison Capitol Hill, An Affinia Hotel, 415 New Jersey Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001 , Phone: (202) 638-1616, Fax: (202) 393-5816
  • Capital Hilton Hotel, 1001 16TH St NW, Washington, DC 20036 , Phone: (202) 393-1000, Fax: (202) 639-5784
  • Downtown Motel, 1345 4TH St Ne, Washington, DC 20001 , Phone: (202) 544-2000
  • The Westin Washington, DC City Center, 1400 M Street, NW, Washington, DC 20005 , Phone: (202) 429-1700, Fax: (202) 728-0530
  • 112 other hotels and motels
All 120 fire-safe hotels and motels in Washington, District of Columbia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Washington travel time to work - commute


Washington mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (60%)
  • Electricity (36%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2004 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 189
District of Columbia:

3.22 / 10,000 pop.
District of Columbia:

3.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 97
District of Columbia:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
District of Columbia:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 45
Here:

0.77 / 10,000 pop.
District of Columbia:

0.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 645
Here:

10.97 / 10,000 pop.
District of Columbia:

10.97 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
District of Columbia:

8.5%
State:

8.5%
Adult obesity rate:
District of Columbia:

22.0%
State:

22.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.4%
District of Columbia:

14.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2006)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 524$2,730,495$62,53026$46,275
Other Government Administration 1,208$6,495,125$64,52140$117,258
Judicial and Legal 1,659$10,070,543$72,84342$176,124
Police Protection - Officers 3,740$23,738,778$76,1671$2,887
Police - Other 570$2,770,000$58,316123$128,403
Firefighters 1,494$8,537,709$68,5760$0
Fire - Other 363$1,942,285$64,2080$0
Correction 824$4,131,207$60,1632$6,288
Streets and Highways 693$2,281,146$39,5000$0
Welfare 2,030$9,767,646$57,7400$0
Health 1,731$8,960,501$62,11871$231,859
Hospitals 1,577$8,067,309$61,38738$219,691
Solid Waste Management 665$2,376,012$42,8750$0
Sewerage 481$3,025,971$75,4920$0
Parks and Recreation 716$2,533,735$42,465177$325,502
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1,003$4,520,576$54,0856$12,177
Water Supply 481$3,025,971$75,4920$0
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 5,987$26,304,441$52,7231,907$3,545,305
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 3,313$12,266,249$44,4301,439$2,674,530
Higher Education - Instructional 174$1,137,586$78,454187$588,090
Higher Education - Other 325$1,573,716$58,106165$475,102
Local Libraries 354$1,501,663$50,90482$138,565
Other and Unallocable 3,282$17,280,155$63,18227$67,009
Totals for Government 33,194$165,038,817$59,6634,333$8,755,064

Washington government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $127,128,000 ($201.05)
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $8,767,000 ($13.86)
  • Construction - General - Other: $328,928,000 ($520.19)
    Parks and Recreation: $229,072,000 ($362.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $218,248,000 ($345.15)
    Sewerage: $139,264,000 ($220.24)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $84,142,000 ($133.07)
    Housing and Community Development: $73,995,000 ($117.02)
    Water Utilities: $59,684,000 ($94.39)
    Regular Highways: $45,520,000 ($71.99)
    Health - Other: $17,750,000 ($28.07)
    Local Fire Protection: $12,243,000 ($19.36)
    Police Protection: $3,203,000 ($5.07)
    Financial Administration: $2,535,000 ($4.01)
    Central Staff Services: $2,213,000 ($3.50)
    Correctional Institutions: $2,194,000 ($3.47)
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,537,000 ($2.43)
    Libraries: $300,000 ($0.47)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $78,000 ($0.12)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,259,977,000 ($1992.62)
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $1,247,449,000 ($1972.80)
    Health - Other: $486,658,000 ($769.64)
    Police Protection: $474,701,000 ($750.73)
    Public Welfare - Other: $446,583,000 ($706.26)
    Housing and Community Development: $429,897,000 ($679.87)
    General - Other: $415,365,000 ($656.89)
    Financial Administration: $195,533,000 ($309.23)
    Hospitals: $161,498,000 ($255.40)
    Local Fire Protection: $157,674,000 ($249.36)
    Central Staff Services: $157,627,000 ($249.28)
    Correctional Institutions: $135,207,000 ($213.83)
    Other Higher Education: $107,079,000 ($169.34)
    Water Utilities: $105,327,000 ($166.57)
    Parks and Recreation: $102,155,000 ($161.56)
    Sewerage: $93,154,000 ($147.32)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $82,632,000 ($130.68)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $71,819,000 ($113.58)
    Corrections - Other: $68,157,000 ($107.79)
    Regular Highways: $50,210,000 ($79.41)
    Libraries: $35,679,000 ($56.43)
    Solid Waste Management: $35,222,000 ($55.70)
    General Public Buildings: $19,738,000 ($31.22)
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $9,389,000 ($14.85)
    Parking Facilities: $6,038,000 ($9.55)
    Social Insurance Administration: $5,056,000 ($8.00)
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $3,482,000 ($5.51)
    Natural Resources - Other: $301,000 ($0.48)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $935,267,000 ($1479.10)
    Corporate Bonds: $755,806,000 ($1195.28)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $222,524,000 ($351.92)
    Other Investments - Other: $101,566,000 ($160.62)
    Benefit Payments: $29,285,000 ($46.31)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $319,538,000 ($505.34)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Transit Utilities: $246,679,000 ($390.12)
  • Lotteries Exhibit - Ticket Sales: $249,857,000 ($395.14)
    Prizes: $146,687,000 ($231.98)
    Proceeds: $72,873,000 ($115.25)
    Administration in Expenditures: $30,297,000 ($47.91)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing and Community Development: $56,089,000 ($88.70)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $21,122,000 ($33.40)
    Police Protection: $15,330,000 ($24.24)
    Solid Waste Management: $12,638,000 ($19.99)
    Local Fire Protection: $6,570,000 ($10.39)
    Sewerage: $4,655,000 ($7.36)
    Water Utilities: $4,128,000 ($6.53)
    Financial Administration: $3,894,000 ($6.16)
    Health - Other: $3,293,000 ($5.21)
    Other Higher Education: $1,842,000 ($2.91)
    General - Other: $1,051,000 ($1.66)
    Parks and Recreation: $955,000 ($1.51)
    Central Staff Services: $779,000 ($1.23)
    General Public Building: $519,000 ($0.82)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,906,173,000 ($3014.56)
  • Unemployment Compensation - Balance In US Treasury: $386,001,000 ($610.45)
    Benefit Payments: $88,469,000 ($139.91)
    Other Balance (+ or -): $4,235,000 ($6.70)

Washington government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $291,301,000 ($460.68)
    Sewerage: $176,753,000 ($279.53)
    Housing and Community Development: $27,423,000 ($43.37)
    Parks and Recreation: $25,604,000 ($40.49)
    Higher Education - Other: $21,711,000 ($34.34)
    Parking Facilities: $21,002,000 ($33.21)
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $4,382,000 ($6.93)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $3,040,000 ($4.81)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,658,000 ($2.62)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $553,000 ($0.87)
    Hospital Public: $111,000 ($0.18)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $306,348,000 ($484.48)
    From Parent Local Government: $111,027,000 ($175.59)
    Local Employee Contribution: $45,951,000 ($72.67)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $1,382,518,000 ($2186.41)
    All Other: $441,530,000 ($698.27)
    Housing and Community Development: $303,281,000 ($479.63)
    Education: $226,890,000 ($358.82)
    Highways: $96,371,000 ($152.41)
    Health and Hospitals: $90,067,000 ($142.44)
    Employment Security Administration: $23,417,000 ($37.03)
    Sewerage: $13,211,000 ($20.89)
    Water Utilities: $11,716,000 ($18.53)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $534,989,000 ($846.07)
    Interest Earnings: $204,874,000 ($324.00)
    Fines and Forfeits: $112,456,000 ($177.85)
    Net Lottery Revenue: $103,170,000 ($163.16)
    Rents: $7,971,000 ($12.61)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,522,000 ($2.41)
    Special Assessments: $1,216,000 ($1.92)
    Sale of Property: $55,000 ($0.09)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $96,474,000 ($152.57)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $1,232,384,000 ($1948.98)
    Property: $1,213,606,000 ($1919.28)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $817,066,000 ($1292.17)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $330,020,000 ($521.92)
    Corporation Net Income: $219,801,000 ($347.61)
    Public Utilities Sales: $214,353,000 ($338.99)
    Corporation License: $140,892,000 ($222.82)
    Other Selective Sales: $122,269,000 ($193.36)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $51,495,000 ($81.44)
    Other License: $39,618,000 ($62.65)
    NEC: $30,274,000 ($47.88)
    Death and Gift: $30,125,000 ($47.64)
    Motor Vehicle License: $27,039,000 ($42.76)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $24,221,000 ($38.30)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $22,993,000 ($36.36)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $20,296,000 ($32.10)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $5,078,000 ($8.03)
    Motor Vehicle Operators License: $3,701,000 ($5.85)
  • Tobacco Lawsuit Settlement - Expenditure of Proceeds: $37,102,000 ($58.68)
  • Unemployment Compensation - Contribution: $108,585,000 ($171.72)
    Interest Revenue: $16,815,000 ($26.59)
    Federal Advances: $38,000 ($0.06)

Washington government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,728,667,000 ($10641.19)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,544,255,000 ($8768.07)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,460,787,000 ($2310.19)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,095,337,000 ($1732.24)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $977,702,000 ($1546.21)
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $448,257,000 ($708.91)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $345,350,000 ($546.16)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $330,622,000 ($522.87)

Washington government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,571,705,000 ($2485.60)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $667,642,000 ($1055.86)
    Total Other Securities: $573,802,000 ($907.45)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,511,975,000 ($2391.14)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,144,171,000 ($1809.47)

11.51% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($50,521 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.51%
District of Columbia average:

11.51%

0.86% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,888 average AGI)
District of Columbia:

0.86%
District of Columbia average:

0.86%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Prince George's County, MD  1.53% ($31,401 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, MD  1.09% ($63,918)
from Arlington County, VA  0.74% ($69,976)


10.88% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($57,533 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.88%
District of Columbia average:

10.88%

0.33% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,789 average AGI)
District of Columbia:

0.33%
District of Columbia average:

0.33%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Prince George's County, MD  2.57% ($34,965 average AGI)
to Montgomery County, MD  1.29% ($69,713)
to Arlington County, VA  0.64% ($63,978)

Strongest AM radio stations in Washington:

  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WOL (1450 AM; 1 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WABS (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WWRC (1260 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WMAL (630 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WACA (1540 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WHEATON, MD; Owner: AC ACQUISITION, LLC)
  • WKDL (730 AM; 8 kW; ALEXANDRIA, VA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALEXANDRIA LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Washington:

  • WBIG-FM (100.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WRQX (107.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WHUR-FM (96.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WCSP-FM (90.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NATIONAL CABLE SATELLITE CORPORATION)
  • WKYS (93.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WASH (97.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WARW (94.7 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGMS-FM (103.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WIHT (99.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WAMU (88.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE EXEC. COMM. OF THE BD. OF TRUSTEES OF AMERICAN UNIV.)
  • WWDC-FM (101.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMMJ (102.3 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WPFW (89.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WETA (90.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WGTS (91.9 FM; TAKOMA PARK, MD; Owner: COLUMBIA UNION COLLEGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPGC-FM (95.5 FM; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MARYLAND)
  • WAVA (105.1 FM; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WHFS (99.1 FM; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WJFK-FM (106.7 FM; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WMZQ-FM (98.7 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Washington:

  • WBDC-TV (Channel 50; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJLA-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ACC LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUSA (Channel 9; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE DETROIT NEWS, INC.)
  • WTTG (Channel 5; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WHUT-TV (Channel 32; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WRC-TV (Channel 4; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WRC-TV), INC.)
  • WZDC-LP (Channel 64; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ONDA CAPITAL, INC.)
  • WETA-TV (Channel 26; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE GREATER WASHINGTON ED TELECOMM. ASSOC)
  • WDCA (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W28BY (Channel 63; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFORMATION SUPER STATION, L.L.C.)
  • WMDO-CA (Channel 30; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WKRP-LP (Channel 42; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA, LLC)
  • WNVC (Channel 56; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMPT (Channel 22; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WIAV-LP (Channel 58; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • WBAL-TV (Channel 11; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WBAL HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WMAR-TV (Channel 2; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBFF (Channel 45; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CHESAPEAKE TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNUV (Channel 54; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE (WNUV-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUTB (Channel 24; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WPXW (Channel 66; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: PAXSON WASHINGTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WJZ-TV (Channel 13; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WNVT (Channel 53; GOLDVEIN, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W42BE (Channel 42; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: FAIRFAX LOW POWER CO.)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Washington)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 275 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 67 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Washington, DC)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 408 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 654 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 99 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 716 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Washington)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 3 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Washington)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 472 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 183 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2,532$342,5393,968$386,62313,002$358,016642$200,53473$6,449,7261,329$295,5482$176,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED117$299,393233$374,468957$325,45687$108,2075$517,800113$280,3191$33,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED393$290,300514$352,4944,681$335,018455$104,23719$2,534,105688$247,5398$148,125
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN458$316,225699$366,0293,186$351,002139$230,38110$5,888,100382$275,6522$370,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS48$298,854100$337,380793$314,34829$227,1723$1,468,00097$273,5671$165,000

Detailed mortgage data for all 188 tracts in Washington, DC

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 148 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED482$321,743160$354,5388$268,0000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED138$347,37777$348,7666$270,5001$368,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED101$336,71369$363,1306$255,6670$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN33$321,45524$337,9581$227,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS31$363,7746$281,6676$278,3330$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value


Most common first names in Washington, DC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James6,07169.9 years
Mary5,84478.9 years
John5,39473.0 years
William5,36672.8 years
Robert3,08070.1 years
Charles2,98471.8 years
George2,84573.4 years
Joseph2,40372.4 years
Helen1,83079.5 years
Margaret1,82978.8 years
Most common last names in Washington, DC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson3,13672.2 years
Smith2,86372.4 years
Williams2,65771.8 years
Brown2,57772.5 years
Jones2,34371.7 years
Jackson1,93872.2 years
Davis1,53572.2 years
Thomas1,28372.6 years
Harris1,17872.7 years
Robinson1,14172.3 years
Businesses in Washington, DC
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven22Juicy Couture1
ALDO1KFC6
AT&T8LensCrafters1
Abercrombie & Fitch1Levi Strauss & Co.1
Ace Hardware4Macy's1
Aerosoles2Marriott16
Ann Taylor7Marshalls1
Apple Store1MasterBrand Cabinets9
Ashley Furniture4McDonald's34
AutoZone6Men's Wearhouse1
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill2Motel 62
Bally Total Fitness1Motherhood Maternity1
Banana Republic2New Balance14
Baskin-Robbins6Nike58
Bed Bath & Beyond2Office Depot1
Ben & Jerry's4Panda Express2
Best Western1Panera Bread1
Blockbuster1Papa John's Pizza7
Brooks Brothers3Payless8
Brookstone1Penske1
Budget Car Rental2Pier 1 Imports1
Burger King7Pizza Hut7
CVS51Popeyes9
Caribou Coffee6Qdoba Mexican Grill3
Chick-Fil-A3Quality1
Chico's1Quiznos18
Chipotle8RadioShack13
Cinnabon 3Rite Aid7
Comfort Inn2Ruby Tuesday3
Crate & Barrel1SAS Shoes1
Cricket Wireless20Safeway15
Curves1Sears1
DHL12Sephora1
Days Inn2Sprint Nextel5
Dennys1Staples3
Domino's Pizza12Starbucks75
DressBarn2Subway67
Dunkin Donuts12T-Mobile1
Express2T.G.I. Driday's2
FedEx289T.J.Maxx1
Foot Locker4Taco Bell4
Forever 211Target1
GNC7The Cheesecake Factory1
GameStop3Trader Joe's1
Gap3True Value5
Goodwill4U-Haul5
H&R Block17UPS194
Haagen-Dazs2Urban Outfitters2
Haworth1Vans4
Hilton3Verizon Wireless5
Holiday Inn6Victoria's Secret3
Home Depot1Vons15
Howard Johnson1Walgreens2
IHOP2Wendy's4
J.Crew2Westin2
Jimmy John's1Wet Seal1
JoS. A. Bank5Whole Foods Market3
Johnny Rockets2YMCA4
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Washington on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (population 50,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Architects, surveyors, and cartographers (population 50,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Computer and mathematical occupations: (population 50,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (population 50,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Food preparation and serving related occupations: (population 50,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (population 50,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of police officers in 2006 per 1000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest ratio of murders to rapes between 2001 and 2006 (population 50,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the biggest property tax revenues per resident in 2004 in $ (population 10,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities that people commute into (largest positive percentage daily daytime population change due to commuting) (population 50,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of robberies in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely gay men couples (counted as self-reported male-male unmarried-partner households) (population 50,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the biggest local government total salary and wages expenses per resident in 2004 in $"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households) (population 50,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of murders in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below 50% of the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 50,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (population 50,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Financial specialists: (population 50,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Community and social services occupations: (population 50,000+)"
  • #3 (20006) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2004 average reported profit/loss from business (pop 1,000+)"
  • #6 (20319) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of British first ancestries"
  • #11 (20008) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Senegalese first ancestries"
  • #12 (20018) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of African first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #15 (20006) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Jordanian first ancestries"
  • #21 (20036) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most offices of lawyers in 2005"
  • #21 (20010) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Ethiopian first ancestries"
  • #23 (20005) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Moroccan first ancestries"
  • #24 (20037) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Egyptian first ancestries"
  • #26 (20006) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Turkish first ancestries"
  • #26 (20006) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Other Subsaharan African first ancestries"
  • #26 (20037) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Australian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #29 (20036) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most medium-big companies in 2005 (at least 100 employees)"
  • #29 (20010) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Sierra Leonean first ancestries"
  • #37 (20006) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Other Arab first ancestries"
  • #38 (20007) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most beauty salons in 2005"
  • #40 (20011) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Nigerian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #41 (20009) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most full service restaurants in 2005"
  • #47 (20006) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Unclassified or not reported first ancestries (pop 1,000+)"
  • #49 (20009) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Zairian first ancestries"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Kerry (Democrat) in the 2004 Presidential Election"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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State forum archive:

Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Kyle Teamey (32)
  • Gary J. Nabel (31)
  • Rosa M. Underwood (22)
  • Mark A. Reiley (22)
  • Patrick J. Malloy (21)
  • Zia Chishti (20)
  • John S. Lettow (19)
  • William A. Haseltine (19)
  • Allan L. Goldstein (17)
  • Joseph M. Fuisz (17)

Total of 2364 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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