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Washington, D.C. Residents

Washington, D.C. Residents Overview

Diversity
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Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Population
701,974
Unemployment Rate
5.1%
Poverty Rate
15.4%
Non-Citizens
7.3%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the people who live in your area?
Based on 78 responses
  • Busy
    28%
  • A mixture of personalities.
    19%
  • diverse
    12%
  • Friendly
    12%
  • It varies between Young and Friendly
    12%
  • Young
    6%
  • Progressive
    4%

Washington, D.C. Demographics

Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    34%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    25%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    16%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    17%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    national  11%
Racial Diversity
  • African American
    45%
  • White
    37%
  • Hispanic
    11%
  • Asian
    4%
  • Two or more races
    3%
  • Other race
    1%
  • American Indian or Alaska native
    0%
  • Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
    0%
Gender
  • Female
    53%
  • Male
    47%
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    11%
  • 25-34 years
    23%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    12%

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Income

Median Household Income
$90,842
National
$64,994
Household Income Brackets
  • <$25k
    18%
  • $25-$44k
    10%
  • $45-$74k
    15%
  • $75-$149k
    27%
  • $150k+
    30%
Median Individual Income
$52,328
National
$32,197
Individual Income Brackets
  • <$15k
    21%
  • $15-$34k
    17%
  • $35-$64k
    20%
  • $65k+
    42%

Community

Poll
58%
of residents say there is a good sense of community. 81 responses
Poll
52%
of people say LGBT residents are very accepted. 83 responses
Poll
What is the most helpful tip for a new resident to know before moving to your area?
Based on 56 responses
  • Suburban area with easy access to downtown DC
    30%
  • Do you research
    18%
  • It's very urban, but it feels like a small city.
    14%
  • There are a lot of college students and it/s urban
    11%
  • Get involved in the community
    9%
  • It can be rather depressing to live here.
    5%
  • Get to know your neighbors
    4%

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