Washington, DC : What you need to know

The capital of the United States, Washington, D.C. is divided into Northeast, Northwest, Southeast and Southwest quadrants. The federal government accounts for 30 percent of local jobs, and tourism is the second-largest industry thanks to 19 million visitors who spend $5 billion annually. Washington has pro teams from all four major men’s sports, and private universities include American, Georgetown, George Washington and Howard.


Washington, DC City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 647484
Latest Population Increase 99.67
Median age 33.7
Median Household Income $70848
Median Home Price $475800
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Washington, DC Rankings

Washington, DC Demographics

Population By Gender

  Population Men 47.4%
  Population Women 52.6%

 
TOTAL MILITARY : 0.6
In Washington

 
3446% CIVILIAN VETERANS
In Washington

Median Population

Median age 33.7
Age 18 Over 82.8
Age 21 Over 77.3
Age 62 Over 14.2
Age 65 Over 11.3

Race

  Ethnicity White 40.2%
  Ethnicity Black 48.9%
  Ethnicity Asian 3.7%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 10.2%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.3%
  Ethnicity Other 4.2%

Economics

  Median Household Income 70848
  Median Home Price 475800
  Homes Owned 58.8
  Homes Rent 41.2
  Median Property Rent 1327

Language

  English Only 83
  English Other 17
  English Poor 1600000

 
COMMUTE TIME : 29.7 MINUTES
in Washington

 
CLOSEST AIRPORT
within 60 miles of Washington

Commute Types

  Walked 12.9
  Worked at Home 5
  Public Transportation 37.4
  Other Means 5.2
  Drove Alone 33.7
  Carpooled 5.7

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