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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 659,009 people in District of Columbia as per 2017 Occupational Employment Statistics, BLS.gov.

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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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Largest District of Columbia Cities and Towns

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Washington659,009

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Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Demographics

People

Total Population659,009
Male Share of the Population47.4%
Female Share of the Population52.6%
Senior Citizens11.4%
Employed Population 16+345,735
Age of the Population33.8

Families

% of people married28.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher55.4%
Median Earnings25+$56,747
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$22,225
Median Earnings With High School Degree$29,210

Wealth

Median Family Income$89,023
% Above Poverty Level82.1%
% Below Poverty Level17.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time30 minutes
% Working from Home5.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work17.6%
% Using Public Transportation36.8%

Housing

People Living Alone43.4%
Median Gross Rent$1,362
Median House Value$506,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)50.2%
German7%
Irish6.7%
English5.1%
Italian3.9%
African3%
Polish2.1%
Russian1.6%
French Except Basque1.5%
Scottish1.4%
West Indian1.3%
Ethiopian1%
Swedish0.7%
Jamaican0.7%
Arab0.7%
Dutch0.6%
Norwegian0.6%
Nigerian0.4%
Welsh0.4%
Ukrainian0.4%
Hungarian0.4%
Canadian0.4%
Lithuanian0.3%
Swiss0.3%
Iranian0.3%
Austrian0.3%
Danishn0.3%
Greek0.3%
Romanian0.2%
Trinidad Tobago0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Haitian0.2%
Slovak0.2%
Czech0.2%
Brazilian0.2%
Latvian0.1%
Turkish0.1%
Egyptian0.1%
British0.1%
Guyanese0.1%
US/American0.1%
Israeli0.1%
Albanian0.1%
Palestinian0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Bulgarian0.1%
Serbian0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Ghanaian0.1%
Syrian0.1%
Australian0.1%
Moroccan0.1%
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Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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

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

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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