Washington DC

As the seat of the U.S. federal government and several international organizations, the city is an important world political capital

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Named for George Washington, a Founding Father and the first president of the United States, and the federal district is named after Columbia, a female personification of the nation. As the seat of the U.S. federal government and several international organizations, the city is an important world political capital. It is one of the most visited cities in the U.S., seeing over 20 million visitors in 2016. The city is divided into quadrants centered on the Capitol Building, and there are as many as 131 neighborhoods. According to the 2020 Census, it has a population of 689,545, which makes it the 20th-most populous city in the U.S., the third-most populous city in both the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast, and gives it a population larger than that of two U.S. states: Wyoming and Vermont. Commuters from the surrounding Maryland and Virginia suburbs raise the city's daytime population to more than one million during the workweek. Check out Bethesda Condos For Sale.
 
Washington's metropolitan area, the country's sixth-largest (including parts of Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia), had a 2019 estimated population of 6.3 million residents. The three branches of the U.S. federal government are centered in the district: Congress (legislative), the president (executive), and the Supreme Court (judicial). Washington is home to many national monuments and museums, primarily situated on or around the National Mall. The city hosts 177 foreign embassies as well as the headquarters of many international organizations, trade unions, non-profits, lobbying groups, and professional associations, including the World Bank Group, the International Monetary Fund, the Organization of American States, the AARP, the National Geographic Society, the Human Rights Campaign, the International Finance Corporation, and the American Red Cross.
 
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Overview for Washington DC, DC

45,551 people live in Washington DC, where the median age is 32.9 and the average individual income is $78,275. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

45,551

Total Population

32.9 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$78,275

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Washington DC, DC

Washington DC has 22,974 households, with an average household size of 1.82. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Washington DC do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 45,551 people call Washington DC home. The population density is 22,249.82 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

45,551

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

32.9

Median Age

49.46 / 50.54%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
22,974

Total Households

1.82

Average Household Size

$78,275

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Marital Status

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Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Washington DC, DC

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The following schools are within or nearby Washington DC. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Friendship PCS - Armstrong Middle
PUBLIC
4th - 8th
No rating available
Cleveland Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Benjamin Banneker High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Capitol Hill Montessori School at Logan
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
4/5
KIPP DC - Lead Academy PCS
PUBLIC
1st - 4th
4/5
Mundo Verde Bilingual PCS - J.F. Cook
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Gonzaga College High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Friendship PCS - Armstrong Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 3rd
1/5
Walker-Jones Education Campus
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
Seaton Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
KIPP DC - WILL Academy PCS
PUBLIC
5th - 8th
4/5
KIPP DC - Grow Academy PCS
PUBLIC
PreK - K
No rating available
Center City PCS - Shaw
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
3/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
Howard University Middle School of Mathematics and Science PCS
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5

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