Current Black Or African American Population demographics in Washington DC 2020, 2019 by gender and age


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population totals

Total Black Or African American population in Washington DC

Total Population:305,125
Male Population:138,512
Female Population:166,613

median age by sex

Median age of Black Or African American in Washington DC

Both sexes38


sex by age for the population in households

Population of Black Or African American in households in Washington DC

Total Population:288,605
Male Population:129,154
Under 5 years:9,195
5 to 9 years:8,440
10 to 14 years:9,185
15 to 17 years:6,353
18 and 19 years:4,076
20 years:2,028
21 years:1,819
22 to 24 years:5,321
25 to 29 years:8,600
30 to 34 years:7,872
35 to 39 years:7,637
40 to 44 years:8,159
45 to 49 years:9,894
50 to 54 years:9,980
55 to 59 years:8,652
60 and 61 years:3,028
62 to 64 years:3,956
65 and 66 years:2,085
67 to 69 years:2,770
70 to 74 years:3,767
75 to 79 years:2,751
80 to 84 years:2,007
85 years and over:1,579
Female Population:159,451
Under 5 years:8,966
5 to 9 years:8,390
10 to 14 years:9,021
15 to 17 years:6,499
18 and 19 years:4,102
20 years:2,182
21 years:2,166
22 to 24 years:6,740
25 to 29 years:11,316
30 to 34 years:10,162
35 to 39 years:9,571
40 to 44 years:9,901
45 to 49 years:11,714
50 to 54 years:12,184
55 to 59 years:11,271
60 and 61 years:4,172
62 to 64 years:5,217
65 and 66 years:2,967
67 to 69 years:3,961
70 to 74 years:5,752
75 to 79 years:4,861
80 to 84 years:4,115
85 years and over:4,221

average population of home by age

Average Black Or African American household size in Washington DC

Under 18 years:0
18 years and over:1

household type

Number of Black Or African American occupied homes in Washington DC

Family led homes:65,803
Husband-wife family:21,113
Other family:44,690
Population of male led with no wife present:7,313
Population female led with no husband present:37,377
Population of Nonfamily homes:61,466
Population living alone:53,109
Population not living alone:8,357

population of homes with people under 18 years old by type

Total occupied homes of Black Or African American in Washington DC with people under 18 years old:

Population of homes with one or more people under 18 years:35,436
Population of family homes:35,120
Husband-wife family:8,422
Under 6 years only:2,059
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:1,896
6 to 17 years only:4,467
Other family:26,698
Male householder, no wife present:3,221
Under 6 years only:852
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:457
6 to 17 years only:1,912
Female led with no husband present:23,477
Under 6 years only:4,972
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:5,726
6 to 17 years only:12,779
Nonfamily households:316
Male led households:148
Under 6 years only:41
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:12
6 to 17 years only:95
Female led householder:168
Under 6 years only:66
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:12
6 to 17 years only:90
Households with no people under 18 years:91,833
Family households:30,683
Husband-wife family:12,691
Other family:17,992
Male led with no wife present:4,092
Female led with no husband present:13,900
Nonfamily households:61,150
Male led householder:26,894
Female led householder:34,256

type of home by age of owner-renter

Total number of Black Or African American led homes in Washington DC, by type

Total Home Population:127,269
Population of Family homes:65,803
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:2,454
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:10,425
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:12,839
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:14,332
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:6,229
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:5,060
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:7,319
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:5,218
Population of 85 year olds and over:1,927
Population of  Nonfamily Homes:61,466
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:2,325
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:8,407
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:8,138
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:12,356
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:6,885
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:6,427
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:8,538
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:5,654
Population of 85 year olds and over:2,736

population of homes with people 60 year olds and over

Black Or African American households in Washington DC containing people over 60

Total Population:127,269
Population of homes with one or more people 60 years and over:46,790
1-person household:21,627
2-or-more-person household:25,163
Family households:22,975
Nonfamily households:2,188
Population of homes with no people 60 years and over:80,479
1-person household:31,482
2-or-more-person household:48,997
Family homes:42,828
Nonfamily homes:6,169

population of multigenerational homes

Black Or African American homes in Washington DC with multiple generations.

Total Population:127,269
Home has three or more generations:8,669
Home does not have three or more generations:118,600

presence of unmarried partner of home owner-renter

Unmarried Black Or African American population in Washington DC under 18 years old in homes

Total Population:65,987
Unmarried partner of home lead present:6,542
In family homes:6,450
Population of male led and male partner homes:117
Population of male led and female partner households:1,362
Population of female led and female partner households:353
Population of female led and male partner households:4,618
In nonfamily homes:92
Population of male led and male partner homes:5
Population of male led and female partner homes:55
Population of female led and female partner homes:11
Population of female led and male partner homes:21
No unmarried partner of home lead present:59,445
In family homes:59,090
Population of husband-wife family homes:15,710
Population of male lead with no wife present, family homes:3,632
Population of female lead with no husband present, family homes:39,748
In nonfamily homes:355

population in families by age

Population in Black Or African American families living in Washington DC

Total Population:206,737
Population Under 18 years:65,072
Population 18 years and over:141,665

tenure of people in homes

How long Black Or African American in Washington DC have lived in one place.

Population of Owner occupied homes:49,382
Family home:28,718
Nonfamily homess:20,664
Male led home:7,663
Living alone:6,369
Not living alone:1,294
Female led home:13,001
Living alone:11,688
Not living alone:1,313
Population of Renter occupied homes:77,887
Family run homes:37,085
Husband-wife family:7,769
Other family:29,316
Male led with no wife present:4,359
Female led with no husband present:24,957
Nonfamily Homes:40,802
Male led homes:19,379
Male living alone:16,358
Male not living alone:3,021
Female led homes:21,423
Females living alone:18,694
Females not living alone:2,729