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The 2016 Washington, District of Columbia, population is 672,228. There are 10,995 people per square mile (population density).

Family in Washington, District of Columbia

The median age is 33.7. The US median is 37.4. 28.86% of people in Washington, District of Columbia, are married. 9.47% are divorced.

The average household size is 2.22 people. 21.65% of people are married, with children. 26.61% have children, but are single.

Race in Washington, District of Columbia

35.38% of people are white, 48.72% are black, 3.55% are asian, 0.22% are native american, and 0.21% claim 'Other'.

9.88% of the people in Washington, District of Columbia, claim hispanic ethnicity (meaning 90.12% are non-hispanic).

  PEOPLEWashington, District of ColumbiaUnited States
  Population  672,228321,418,820
  Population - 2010  584,400308,745,538
  Population - 2000  572,059285,036,114
  Population - 1990  606,900251,960,433
  Pop. 1990 to Now  10.76%27.57%
  Pop. 2000 to Now  17.51%12.76%
  Pop. Density  10,99591
  Land Area  613,531,905
  Water Area  7264,837
  Median Age  33.737.4
  Female Population  52.66%50.81%
  Male Population  47.34%49.19%
  White  35.38%62.77%
  Black  48.72%12.24%
  Asian  3.55%4.95%
  Native American  0.22%0.66%
  Hawaiian, Pacific Islander  0.03%0.16%
  Other  0.21%0.20%
  Two or More Races  2.01%2.13%
  Hispanic  9.88%16.90%
  Non-Hispanic  90.12%83.10%
  Households  267,415116,211,000
  Family Households  113,59676,958,100
  Non Family Households  153,81939,253,000
  Household Size  2.222.63
  Married Population  28.86%50.58%
  Single Population  71.14%49.42%
  Now Married  26.45%48.41%
  Married but Separated  2.41%2.17%
  Never Married  56.99%32.55%
  Widowed  4.68%5.95%
  Divorced  9.47%10.92%
  Married, w/children  21.65%31.68%
  Married, no children  33.04%41.44%
  Single, w/children  26.61%16.94%
  Single, no children  18.70%9.95%

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Day to Day Life is Stressful - 11/14/2017
I've lived in and around the District for 40 years and have watched it become increasingly congested and stressful. Commutes are a nightmare made worse by the rise of... (Read More)

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Washington, DC - 9/28/2015
I've been in DC for 10 yrs now. It's a great place to live, if can afford it. I'm a Chicago native. I came to DC by way of Military.DC was my final duty station. After... (Read More)

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