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State of District of Columbia

District of Columbia, abbreviated "DC", is in the South Atlantic region of the U.S. Its capital is Washington.

There were 633,736 people in District of Columbia as per 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics, BLS.gov.

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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS - 2015).

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1 Washington 25 91,268

Largest District of Columbia Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWN POPULATION
Washington 633,736

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People

Total Population 633,736
Male Share of the Population 47.3%
Female Share of the Population 52.7%
Senior Citizens 11.3%
Employed Population 16+ 325,838
Age of the Population 33.7

Families

% of people married 26.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 53.4%
Median Earnings25+ $55,010
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $23,338
Median Earnings With High School Degree $30,644

Wealth

Median Family Income $82,791
% Above Poverty Level 81.8%
% Below Poverty Level 18.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 30 minutes
% Working from Home 4.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 16.3%
% Using Public Transportation 38%

Housing

People Living Alone 45.1%
Median Gross Rent $1,302
Median House Value $454,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 54.3%
US/American 0.1%
English 5.1%
Irish 6.7%

Notable Places

Anacostia (Park)
National Capital Parks - East
Washington, District of Columbia 20020
202-690-5185

Constitution Gardens (Park)
Constitution Gardens
Washington, District of Columbia 20024
202-426-6841

Ford's Theatre (Historic Site)
900 Ohio Drive, SW
Washington, District of Columbia 20024-2000
202-426-6924

Fort Dupont Park (Park)
National Capital Parks - East H.Q.
Washington, District of Columbia 20020
202-690-5185

Franklin Delano Roosevelt (Monument/Memorial)
Franklin Deleano Roosevelt Memorial
Washington, District of Columbia 20024
202-426-6841

Frederick Douglass (Historic Site)
1411 W Street SE
Washington, District of Columbia 20020
202-426-5961

George Mason (Monument/Memorial)
George Mason Memorial
Washinton, District of Columbia 20024
202-426-6841

Harmony Hall (Historic Site)
Harmony Hall C/O National Capital Parks-East
Washington, District of Columbia 20020
202-690-5185

John Ericsson (Monument/Memorial)
900 Ohio Drive, SW
Washington, District of Columbia 20024
202-426-6841

Korean War Veterans (Monument/Memorial)
Korean War Veterans Memorial
Washington, District of Columbia 20024
202-426-6841

Lincoln (Monument/Memorial)
Lincoln Memorial
Washington, District of Columbia 20024
202-426-6841

Mary McLeod Bethune Council House (Historic Site)
1318 Vermont Avenue NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20005
202-673-2402

National Capital Parks-East (Park)
1900 Anacostia Drive, SE
Washington, District of Columbia 20020-6722
202-690-5185

National Mall (Park)
The National Mall
Washington, District of Columbia 20024
202-426-6841

National Mall & Memorial Parks (Park)
National Mall & Memorial Parks
Washington, District of Columbia 20024-2000
202-485-9880

National World War II (Monument/Memorial)
World War II Memorial
Washington, District of Columbia 20024
202-426-6841

Old Post Office Tower (Historic Site)
Old Post Office Tower
Washington, District of Columbia 20024
202-606-8691

Peirce Mill (Historic Site)
Rock Creek Parkway @ Tilden St.
Washington, District of Columbia 20008
202-282-0927

Pennsylvania Avenue (Historic Site)
The National Mall
Washington, District of Columbia 20024-2000
202-485-9880

President's Park (White House) (Historic Site)
President's Park
Washington, District of Columbia 20242
202-208-1631

Rock Creek (Park)
3545 Williamsburg Lane, NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20008
202-895-6000

Sewall-Belmont House (Historic Site)
144 Constitution Ave., SE
Washington, District of Columbia 20002
202-546-1210

Suitland (Parkway)
National Capital Parks-East
Washington, District of Columbia 20020
202-690-5185

The Old Stone House (Historic Site)
Old Stone House
Washington, District of Columbia 20008
202-426-6851

Thomas Jefferson (Monument/Memorial)
Thomas Jefferson Memorial
Washington, District of Columbia 20024
202-426-6841

Vietnam Veterans (Monument/Memorial)
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Washington, District of Columbia 20024
202-426-6841

Washington (Monument/Memorial)
Washington Monument
Washington, District of Columbia 20024-2000
202-426-6841

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