Find your perfect city, here

District of Columbia: What you need to know

Read More About District of Columbia

Find a City in District of Columbia

Search for any city in District of Columbia to find your best place to live..

District of Columbia Profile

Quick Facts about DC

Population 647,484
Latest Population Increase 2.16%
Median Household Income $70,848
Median Home Price $475,800
Median Property Tax $2,294
Median Rent $41

Employment Rate in DC

  Employed 94%
  Unemployed 6%

Race in DC

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

Employment Rate in DC

  Employed 94%
  Unemployed 6%

Educational Levels in DC

  Bachelor's Degree 23.3%
  Associate's Degree 3.1%
  Graduate or Professional Degree 31.3%
  High School Graduate 18%
  Some College, No Degree 13.7%
  Percent Bachelor's Degree or Higher 54.6%
  Percent High School Graduate or Higher 89.3%

Industry in DC

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting and Mining 0.1%
Construction 3%
Manufacturing 1.3%
Wholesale Trade 0.5%
Retail Trade 4.9%
Transportation and Warehousing, and Utilities 3%
Information 4%
Finance and Insurance, and Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 5.8%
Professional, Scientific and Management and Administrative and Waste 22.7%
Educational Services and Health Care and Social Assistance 19.5%
Arts, Entertainment and recreation and Accommodation and food Services 9.4%
Other Services, Except Public Administration 9%
Public Administration 16.7%

Housing in DC

  Homes Rent 41.2%
  Homes Owned 58.8%

District of Columbia Rankings

Best places to Live in District of Columbia