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Washington, D.C. Residents

Diversity
A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Population
659,009
Unemployment Rate
6.2%
Poverty Rate
17.9%
Non-Citizens
8.2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the people who live in your area?
Based on 58 responses
Report
  • Busy
    28%
  • A mixture of personalities.
    17%
  • It varies between Young and Friendly
    16%
  • Friendly
    14%
  • diverse
    7%
  • Young
    7%
  • Progressive
    3%

Washington, D.C. Demographics

Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    32%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    23%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    17%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    18%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    13%
Racial Diversity
  • African American
    47%
  • White
    36%
  • Hispanic
    10%
  • Asian
    4%
  • Two or more races
    2%
  • Other race
    0%
  • American Indian or Alaska native
    0%
  • Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
    0%
Gender
  • Female
    53%
  • Male
    47%
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    6%
  • 18-24 years
    12%
  • 25-34 years
    23%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    11%

Income

Median Household Income
$72,935
National
$55,322
Household Income Brackets
  • <$25k
    22%
  • $25-$44k
    13%
  • $45-$74k
    16%
  • $75-$149k
    26%
  • $150k+
    23%
Median Individual Income
$41,160
National
$27,419
Individual Income Brackets
  • <$15k
    26%
  • $15-$34k
    19%
  • $35-$64k
    22%
  • $65k+
    33%

Community

Poll
56%
of residents say there is a good sense of community.61 responses
Poll
51%
of people say LGBT residents are very accepted.63 responses
Poll
What is the most helpful tip for a new resident to know before moving to your area?
Based on 36 responses
Report
  • Suburban area with easy access to downtown DC
    39%
  • There are a lot of college students and it/s urban
    17%
  • It's very urban, but it feels like a small city.
    11%
  • Do you research
    8%
  • It can be rather depressing to live here.
    8%
  • Get to know your neighbors
    6%
  • There is mostly elderly people, no children
    6%
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