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Population Demographics for Washington DC 2017, 2018

List of Counties and Cities in Washington DC

Population Demographics by Race

RacePopulation% of Total
Total Population601,723100
Black or African American305,12550
Hispanic or Latino54,7499
Some Other Race24,3744
Two or More Races17,3162
American Indian2,079Below 1%
Three or more races2,043Below 1%
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander302Below 1%

Population Demographics by Race and gender.

Total Population284,222317,501601,723
Black or African American138,512166,613305,125
Hispanic or Latino28,25826,49154,749
Some Other Race13,06611,30824,374
Two or More Races7,9119,40517,316
American Indian1,0291,0502,079
Three or more races8661,1772,043
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander157145302

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Demographic population totals

Total population in Washington DC

Total Population:601,723
Male Population:284,222
Female Population:317,501

Demographic median age by sex

Median age in Washington DC

Both sexes33

Demographic sex by age for the population in households

Population in households in Washington DC

Total Population:561,702
Male Population:263,387
Under 5 years:16,360
5 to 9 years:13,120
10 to 14 years:12,558
15 to 17 years:8,302
18 and 19 years:5,306
20 years:3,167
21 years:3,618
22 to 24 years:15,531
25 to 29 years:30,761
30 to 34 years:25,758
35 to 39 years:20,775
40 to 44 years:18,288
45 to 49 years:18,464
50 to 54 years:17,013
55 to 59 years:15,137
60 and 61 years:5,560
62 to 64 years:7,315
65 and 66 years:4,071
67 to 69 years:5,196
70 to 74 years:6,442
75 to 79 years:4,561
80 to 84 years:3,294
85 years and over:2,790
Female Population:298,315
Under 5 years:15,911
5 to 9 years:12,880
10 to 14 years:12,305
15 to 17 years:8,370
18 and 19 years:5,397
20 years:3,329
21 years:4,216
22 to 24 years:20,643
25 to 29 years:36,820
30 to 34 years:28,180
35 to 39 years:21,255
40 to 44 years:18,296
45 to 49 years:18,608
50 to 54 years:18,698
55 to 59 years:17,951
60 and 61 years:6,974
62 to 64 years:9,151
65 and 66 years:5,097
67 to 69 years:6,613
70 to 74 years:8,671
75 to 79 years:6,794
80 to 84 years:5,812
85 years and over:6,344

Demographic average population of home by age

Average household size in Washington DC

Under 18 years:0
18 years and over:1

Demographic household type

Number of occupied homes in Washington DC

Family led homes:112,715
Husband-wife family:58,659
Other family:54,056
Population of male led with no wife present:10,376
Population female led with no husband present:43,680
Population of Nonfamily homes:153,992
Population living alone:117,431
Population not living alone:36,561

Demographic population of homes with people under 18 years old by type

Total occupied homes in Washington DC with people under 18 years old:

Population of homes with one or more people under 18 years:55,193
Population of family homes:54,716
Husband-wife family:22,997
Under 6 years only:8,970
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:4,460
6 to 17 years only:9,567
Other family:31,719
Male householder, no wife present:4,661
Under 6 years only:1,382
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:712
6 to 17 years only:2,567
Female led with no husband present:27,058
Under 6 years only:5,941
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:6,417
6 to 17 years only:14,700
Nonfamily households:477
Male led households:247
Under 6 years only:84
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:22
6 to 17 years only:141
Female led householder:230
Under 6 years only:89
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:18
6 to 17 years only:123
Households with no people under 18 years:211,514
Family households:57,999
Husband-wife family:35,662
Other family:22,337
Male led with no wife present:5,715
Female led with no husband present:16,622
Nonfamily households:153,515
Male led householder:71,157
Female led householder:82,358

Demographic type of home by age of owner-renter

Total number led homes in Washington DC, by type

Total Home Population:266,707
Population of Family homes:112,715
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:3,550
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:21,856
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:24,706
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:22,550
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:9,942
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:8,742
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:11,810
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:6,998
Population of 85 year olds and over:2,561
Population of  Nonfamily Homes:153,992
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:13,574
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:43,643
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:23,117
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:22,804
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:11,760
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:11,082
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:14,207
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:8,957
Population of 85 year olds and over:4,848

Demographic population of homes with people 60 year olds and over

 households in Washington DC containing people over 60

Total Population:266,707
Population of homes with one or more people 60 years and over:75,577
1-person household:35,581
2-or-more-person household:39,996
Family households:35,665
Nonfamily households:4,331
Population of homes with no people 60 years and over:191,130
1-person household:81,850
2-or-more-person household:109,280
Family homes:77,050
Nonfamily homes:32,230

Demographic population of multigenerational homes

 homes in Washington DC with multiple generations.

Total Population:266,707
Home has three or more generations:10,277
Home does not have three or more generations:256,430

Demographic presence of unmarried partner of home owner-renter

Unmarried population in Washington DC under 18 years old in homes

Total Population:99,716
Unmarried partner of home lead present:8,658
In family homes:8,523
Population of male led and male partner homes:294
Population of male led and female partner households:2,152
Population of female led and female partner households:613
Population of female led and male partner households:5,464
In nonfamily homes:135
Population of male led and male partner homes:7
Population of male led and female partner homes:88
Population of female led and female partner homes:14
Population of female led and male partner homes:26
No unmarried partner of home lead present:91,058
In family homes:90,541
Population of husband-wife family homes:40,995
Population of male lead with no wife present, family homes:4,999
Population of female lead with no husband present, family homes:44,547
In nonfamily homes:517

Demographic population in families by age

Population in families living in Washington DC

Total Population:339,394
Population Under 18 years:98,074
Population 18 years and over:241,320

Demographic tenure of people in homes

How long in Washington DC have lived in one place.

Population of Owner occupied homes:112,055
Family home:58,556
Nonfamily homess:53,499
Male led home:23,825
Living alone:17,401
Not living alone:6,424
Female led home:29,674
Living alone:25,568
Not living alone:4,106
Population of Renter occupied homes:154,652
Family run homes:54,159
Husband-wife family:19,497
Other family:34,662
Male led with no wife present:6,219
Female led with no husband present:28,443
Nonfamily Homes:100,493
Male led homes:47,579
Male living alone:34,563
Male not living alone:13,016
Female led homes:52,914
Females living alone:39,899
Females not living alone:13,015

Content provided by the US Census bureau for the years 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.

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