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District of Columbia, District of Columbia (DC)

County population in 2017: 693,972 (all urban); it was 572,059 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 90,116
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 21,939
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 101,216
Renter-occupied apartments: 154,652 (it was 147,122 in 2000)
% of renters here:

59%
State:

58%

Land area: 61 sq. mi.

Water area: 6.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 11302 people per square mile   (very high).

March 2019 cost of living index in District of Columbia: 122.3 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (31.4%), Educational, health and social services (14.5%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (12.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 70%
  • Government: 12%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 18%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in District of Columbia, DC (2017)
    • 314,70555.0%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 253,41644.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 76,52613.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 28,0564.9%Asian alone
    • 15,7322.8%Two or more races
    • 3,7460.7%Some other race alone
    • 1,5740.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 2170.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

34.0 years
District of Columbia median age:

34.0 years
Males: 329,078  (47.4%)
Females: 364,894  (52.6%)
Average household size:
District of Columbia:

2.0 people
District of Columbia:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $82,372 ($40,127 in 1999)
This county:

$82,372
District of Columbia:

$82,372

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $1,408 (lower quartile is $920, upper quartile is $2,044)
This county:

$1408
State:

$1408


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $607,200 (it was $153,500 in 2000)
District of Columbia:

$607,200
District of Columbia:

$607,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $382,600 - $908,900

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $985,025
Here:

$985,025
State:

$985,025

Townhouses or other attached units: $729,333
Here:

$729,333
State:

$729,333

In 2-unit structures: $754,292
Here:

$754,292
State:

$754,292

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $606,312
Here:

$606,312
State:

$606,312

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $485,434
Here:

$485,434
State:

$485,434

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $2,432
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $683

Institutionalized population: 7,339
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Health of residents in District of Columbia based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.7. This is significantly better than average.
79.2% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
43.6% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
81.0% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
74.9% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 186 pounds. This is less than average.
Average weight of females is 161 pounds. This is about average.
4.0% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is less than average.

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,421 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,554 (0.4%)

Distribution of median household income in District of Columbia, DC in 2017
Distribution of house value in District of Columbia, DC in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in District of Columbia, DC in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.6%
District of Columbia:

16.6%
District of Columbia:

16.6%
(6.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.8% for Black residents, 13.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.3% for American Indian residents, 3.1% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 19.1% for other race residents, 10.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 34.0 years old
(Males: 33.9 years old, Females: 34.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 33.6 years old, Black residents: 36.5 years old, American Indian residents: 42.5 years old, Asian residents: 33.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 30.7 years old, Other race residents: 30.0 years old)

Area name: Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in District of Columbia is $1080 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $1225 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1580 a month.

Cities in this county include: Washington.

2018 air pollution in District of Columbia:

Carbon Monoxide: 0.276 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.01 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.020 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Below U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 16.5 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 8.8 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.001 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Amador County, California , Nye County, Nevada , Lawrence County, Indiana , Jackson County, Missouri , Owen County, Kentucky .

Current college students: 59,498
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 90.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 57.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 101,860 (38.2% naturalized citizens)

District of Columbia:

14.7%
Whole state:

14.7%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 36,0712010 or later
  • 29,7622000 to 2009
  • 13,7351990 to 1999
  • 18,7121980 to 1989
  • 9,0711970 to 1979
  • 8,245Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 73.0%

District of Columbia marital status for males District of Columbia marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 40,136
  • One, attached: 76,638
  • Two: 9,412
  • 3 or 4: 19,932
  • 5 to 9: 22,674
  • 10 to 19: 26,974
  • 20 to 49: 23,957
  • 50 or more: 94,571
  • Mobile homes: 485
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 64

Housing units in District of Columbia with a mortgage: 90,270 (2,097 second mortgage, 12,763 home equity loan, 537 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 28,535

Here:

76.3% with mortgage
State:

76.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for District of Columbia

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant82,388181
Catholic75,94845
Evangelical Protestant75,306200
Black Protestant50,602109
Other34,04862
Orthodox14,05012
None269,381-
District of Columbia Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 189
District of Columbia:

3.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.22 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 97
This county:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
District of Columbia:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 45
District of Columbia:

0.77 / 10,000 pop.
District of Columbia:

0.77 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 645
This county:

10.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

10.97 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
District of Columbia:

8.5%
District of Columbia:

8.5%

Adult obesity rate:
District of Columbia:

22.0%
State:

22.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.4%
State:

14.4%

Earthquake activity:

District of Columbia-area historical earthquake activity is near District of Columbia state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 110.9 miles away from District of Columbia center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 103.7 miles away from the county center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 252.4 miles away from the county center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 111.5 miles away from the county center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 287.1 miles away from District of Columbia center
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 county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • District of Columbia, Incident Period: January 22, 2016 to January 23, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DC: March 04, 2016, FEMA Id: 4260, Natural disaster type: Other
  • District of Columbia, Incident Period: October 28, 2012 to October 31, 2012, Emergency Declared DC: October 28, 2012, FEMA Id: 3352, Natural disaster type: Other
  • District of Columbia, Incident Period: October 26, 2012 to October 31, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DC: December 05, 2012, FEMA Id: 4096, Natural disaster type: Other
  • District of Columbia, Incident Period: June 29, 2012 to July 01, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DC: July 31, 2012, FEMA Id: 4073, Natural disaster type: Other
  • District of Columbia, Incident Period: August 26, 2011 to September 01, 2011, Emergency Declared DC: August 28, 2011, FEMA Id: 3337, Natural disaster type: Other
  • District of Columbia, Incident Period: August 26, 2011 to September 01, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DC: September 28, 2011, FEMA Id: 4036, Natural disaster type: Other
  • District of Columbia, Incident Period: August 23, 2011 to August 28, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DC: November 08, 2011, FEMA Id: 4044, Natural disaster type: Other
  • District of Columbia, Incident Period: February 05, 2010 to February 11, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DC: March 24, 2010, FEMA Id: 1890, Natural disaster type: Other
  • District of Columbia, Incident Period: December 18, 2009 to December 20, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DC: March 03, 2010, FEMA Id: 1882, Natural disaster type: Other
  • District of Columbia, Incident Period: January 17, 2009 to January 21, 2009, Emergency Declared DC: January 13, 2009, FEMA Id: 3300, Natural disaster type: Other
  • 9 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in District of Columbia (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Other: 19 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - District of Columbia

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 358,317 (42.4%)
  • Carpooled: 72,227 (8.6%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 82,575 (9.8%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 751 (0.1%)
  • Subway or elevated: 188,891 (22.4%)
  • Railroad: 27,133 (3.2%)
  • Ferryboat: 73 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 17,053 (2.0%)
  • Bicycle: 21,790 (2.6%)
  • Walked: 47,868 (5.7%)
  • Worked at home: 27,667 (3.3%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (19%)
  • Public administration (19%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Retail trade (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (18%)
  • Public administration (18%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Retail trade (5%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Management occupations (18%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (10%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (9%)
  • Legal occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Management occupations (17%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (11%)
  • Legal occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • El Salvador (13%)
  • Mexico (6%)
  • Ethiopia (5%)
  • India (4%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (3%)
  • Vietnam (3%)
  • Guatemala (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in District of Columbia


  • Irish (3%)
  • European (2%)
  • German (2%)
  • American (2%)
  • English (2%)
  • Ethiopian (2%)
  • Italian (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in District of Columbia, District of Columbia 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 intellectually disabled

People in group quarters in District of Columbia, District of Columbia 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 workers' 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
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $105,663.

10.38% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($71,933 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.38%
District of Columbia average:

10.38%


0.20% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,860 average AGI)
District of Columbia:

0.20%
District of Columbia average:

0.20%

10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated from other counties in District of Columbia.
10.18% relocated from other states ($70,073 average AGI)
District of Columbia:

10.18%
District of Columbia average:

10.18%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Prince George's County, MD  1.30% ($36,643 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, MD  1.08% ($92,766)
from Arlington County, VA  0.95% ($65,300)
from Fairfax County, VA  0.53% ($78,347)
from New York County, NY  0.29% ($110,395)
from Alexandria city, VA  0.28% ($91,161)
from Cook County, IL  0.17% ($82,069)


10.44% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($88,265 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.44%
District of Columbia average:

10.44%


0.29% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,904 average AGI)
District of Columbia:

0.29%
District of Columbia average:

0.29%

10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated to other counties in District of Columbia.
10.15% relocated to other states ($85,360 average AGI)
District of Columbia:

10.15%
District of Columbia average:

10.15%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Prince George's County, MD  1.69% ($43,734 average AGI)
to Montgomery County, MD  1.09% ($112,324)
to Arlington County, VA  0.63% ($90,918)
to Fairfax County, VA  0.46% ($109,430)
to New York County, NY  0.39% ($105,082)
to Alexandria city, VA  0.34% ($99,784)
to Kings County, NY  0.21% ($74,897)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.8
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 15.0

Births per 1000 population in District of Columbia

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 7.9

Deaths per 1000 population in District of Columbia

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 16.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 11.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2007 to 2013: 9.2

Infant deaths per 1000 population in District of Columbia
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 3.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in District of Columbia
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in District of Columbia
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in District of Columbia
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in District of Columbia
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in District of Columbia
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in District of Columbia

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 74,112 (62,575 aged, 11,537 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 7,637 (6%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in District of Columbia, District of Columbia in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (8,385)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (4,378)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (3,781)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (3,474)
  • Hypertensive heart disease without (congestive) heart failure (2,771)
  • Other ill-defined and unspecified causes of mortality (1,916)
  • Assault by other and unspecified firearm discharge (1,814)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (1,736)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (1,735)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (1,728)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.81
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 25,813
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 633
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 62,770

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,456
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,015
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 31

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 95
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 158

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 13
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1
Fitness & recreation sports centers per 100,000 population in 2005: 11,927

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 322.7. This is about state average.

Mechanisms of homicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 249.2
  • Cut/Pierce - 31.1
  • Other - 42.4

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 55.8. This is about state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 18.8
  • Suffocation - 16.0
  • Poisoning - 8.4
  • Fall - 5.9
  • Other - 6.7

Household type by relationship:

Households: 693,972
  • In family households: 420,595 (49,572 male householders, 69,785 female householders)
    70,391 spouses, 150,027 children (144,435 natural, 2,979 adopted, 2,613 stepchildren), 24,514 grandchildren, 9,958 brothers or sisters, 9,155 parents, 22,145 other relatives, 15,048 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 233,442 (72,428 male householders (53,129 living alone)), 89,690 female householders (74,015 living alone)), 71,324 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 39,935

Size of family households: 56,913 2-persons, 30,236 3-persons, 19,790 4-persons, 7,901 5-persons, 2,773 6-persons, 1,744 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 127,144 1-person, 25,780 2-persons, 5,571 3-persons, 2,145 4-persons, 1,070 5-persons, 338 6-persons, 70 7-or-more-persons.

55,165 married couples with children.
46,730 single-parent households (8,269 men, 38,461 women).

82.4% of residents of District of Columbia speak English at home.
9.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (57% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
4.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (86% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
1.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (62% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
2.2% of residents speak other language at home (57% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $37,629,655,000 ($67,982 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $5,263,566,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $1,882,456,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $1,350,541,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,319,271,000
Federal grants: $4,204,862,000
Federal procurement contracts: $13,346,641,000 ($3,516,694,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $15,525,884,000 ($1,634,400,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $266,192,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,035,486,000
Federal Government insurance: $141,558,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 42,502
Here:

77 per 1000 residents
State:

77 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 30,109
Here:

55 per 1000 residents
State:

55 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +20,618
Here:

+37 per 1000 residents
State:

+37 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -53,550
Here -97 per 1000 residents
State -97 per 1000 residents
Population growth in District of Columbia

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.00 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.3
State:

3.3

Year house built in District of Columbia, District of Columbia
  • Year house built in District of Columbia, District of Columbia
  • 11,4572014 or later
  • 11,5792010 to 2013
  • 24,9512000 to 2009
  • 9,5481990 to 1999
  • 14,6431980 to 1989
  • 23,5951970 to 1979
  • 41,4931960 to 1969
  • 38,6161950 to 1959
  • 32,0051940 to 1949
  • 106,9561939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in District of Columbia, District of Columbia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in District of Columbia, District of Columbia
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in District of Columbia, District of Columbia
  • 1,8201 room
  • 3,8012 rooms
  • 11,6353 rooms
  • 15,2614 rooms
  • 11,8935 rooms
  • 19,7716 rooms
  • 17,0627 rooms
  • 12,7088 rooms
  • 24,8549+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in District of Columbia, District of Columbia
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in District of Columbia, District of Columbia
  • 20,3881 room
  • 24,4422 rooms
  • 46,5863 rooms
  • 33,2564 rooms
  • 17,2885 rooms
  • 10,0946 rooms
  • 4,4177 rooms
  • 2,8908 rooms
  • 3,3099+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in District of Columbia, District of Columbia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in District of Columbia, District of Columbia
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in District of Columbia, District of Columbia
  • 2,606no bedroom
  • 15,0451 bedroom
  • 25,7042 bedrooms
  • 46,4183 bedrooms
  • 20,9174 bedrooms
  • 8,1155+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in District of Columbia, District of Columbia
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in District of Columbia, District of Columbia
  • 24,742no bedroom
  • 68,7591 bedroom
  • 46,8192 bedrooms
  • 15,1673 bedrooms
  • 5,3454 bedrooms
  • 1,8385+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in District of Columbia, District of Columbia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in District of Columbia in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in District of Columbia in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 16,784no vehicle
  • 63,7011 vehicle
  • 29,9342 vehicles
  • 6,2853 vehicles
  • 1,5044 vehicles
  • 5975+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in District of Columbia in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in District of Columbia in renter-occupied apartments
  • 82,987no vehicle
  • 62,6091 vehicle
  • 15,2692 vehicles
  • 1,5113 vehicles
  • 1084 vehicles
  • 1865+ vehicles

80.9% of District of Columbia residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 0% lived in District of Columbia.

District of Columbia:

80.9%
State average:

80.9%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 259,366
  • Other state: 317,612
  • Northeast: 94,917
  • Midwest: 50,109
  • South: 138,039
  • West: 34,547
Year householders moved into unit in District of Columbia, DC
Most commonly used house heating fuel in District of Columbia
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 67.7%Utility gas
  • 28.2%Electricity
  • 1.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 53.0%Electricity
  • 42.5%Utility gas
  • 1.8%No fuel used
  • 1.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 8,219
Here:

16.9%
District of Columbia:

16.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 4,018
Here:

18.1%
District of Columbia:

18.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 36,598
Here:

73.1%
District of Columbia:

73.1%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability
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
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 in District of Columbia, DC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in District of Columbia, DC - Value
Most common first names in District of Columbia, 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 District of Columbia, 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 District of Columbia, DC
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven22Johnny Rockets2
ALDO1Jones New York4
AT&T8KFC5
Abercrombie & Fitch1LA Fitness1
Ace Hardware4LensCrafters1
Aerosoles2Levi Strauss & Co.1
Ann Taylor7Macy's1
Apple Store1Marriott16
Ashley Furniture5Marshalls1
AutoZone6MasterBrand Cabinets8
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill2McDonald's34
Bally Total Fitness1Men's Wearhouse1
Banana Republic2Motel 62
Barnes & Noble1Motherhood Maternity1
Baskin-Robbins4New Balance14
Bed Bath & Beyond2Nike58
Ben & Jerry's4Office Depot1
Best Western1Panda Express2
Blockbuster1Panera Bread1
Brooks Brothers3Papa John's Pizza7
Brookstone1Payless8
Budget Car Rental2Penske1
Burger King3Pier 1 Imports1
CVS51Pizza Hut7
Caribou Coffee6Popeyes9
Chick-Fil-A2Pottery Barn1
Chico's1Qdoba Mexican Grill3
Chipotle7Quality1
Cinnabon 2Quiznos18
Circle K1RadioShack13
Comfort Inn2Rite Aid7
Crate & Barrel1Ruby Tuesday3
Cricket Wireless20SAS Shoes1
Curves1Safeway15
DHL11Saks Fifth Avenue1
Days Inn2Sears1
Dennys1Sephora1
Domino's Pizza7Sprint Nextel5
DressBarn3Staples3
Dressbarn2Starbucks75
Dunkin Donuts7Subway61
Express2T-Mobile1
FedEx295T.G.I. Driday's2
Firestone Complete Auto Care1T.J.Maxx1
Foot Locker4Taco Bell3
Forever 211Target1
GNC7The Cheesecake Factory1
GameStop3Trader Joe's1
Gap3True Value5
Giant5U-Haul5
Goodwill4UPS184
H&M2Urban Outfitters2
H&R Block17Vans2
Haagen-Dazs2Verizon Wireless5
Haworth2Victoria's Secret3
Hilton5Volkswagen1
Holiday Inn6Vons15
Home Depot1Walgreens2
Howard Johnson1Wendy's4
IHOP2Westin2
J.Crew2Wet Seal1
Jimmy John's10Whole Foods Market3
JoS. A. Bank5YMCA3

District of Columbia on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant congregations"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations (pop. 50,000+)"