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Social Characteristics of District Of Columbia

District Of Columbia Selected Social Characteristics 2010-2014 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

  • American Community Survey types of households (All)
    267,415
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households)
    113,596
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households)
    42.5%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households having own children under 18 years)
    47,703
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households having own children under 18 years)
    17.8%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family)
    62,123
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family)
    23.2%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family / own children under 18 years)
    23,208
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family / own children under 18 years)
    8.7%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family)
    10,071
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family)
    3.8%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family / own children under 18 years)
    4,158
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family / own children under 18 years)
    1.6%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present)
    41,402
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present)
    15.5%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present, family - With own children under 18 years)
    20,337
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present, family - With own children under 18 years)
    7.6%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households)
    153,819
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households)
    57.5%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone)
    120,523
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone)
    45.1%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone, 65 years and over)
    27,376
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone, 65 years and over)
    10.2%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All households with one or more people under 18 years)
    55,345
  • Percentage of types of households (All households with one or more people under 18 years)
    20.7%
  • American Community Survey types of households (households with one or more people 65 years and over)
    54,898
  • Percentage of types of households (households with one or more people 65 years and over)
    20.5%
  • American Community Survey types of households (Average sized households)
    2.22
  • American Community Survey types of households (Average family size households)
    3.23
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (All)
    593,525
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Householder)
    267,415
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Householder)
    45.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Spouse)
    61,932
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Spouse)
    10.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Child)
    138,324
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Child)
    23.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Other relatives)
    52,588
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Other relatives)
    8.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives)
    73,266
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives)
    12.3%
  • American Community Survey persons in households by relationship (Not relatives) Unmarried partner
    18,493
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives) Unmarried partner
    3.1%
  • American Community Survey number of males 15 years and older (by Marital status)
    253,450
  • American Community Survey number of unmarried males 15 years and older
    147,672
  • Percentage number of unmarried males 15 years and older
    58.3%
  • American Community Survey number of married males 15 years and older (not including separated)
    73,169
  • Percentage number of married males 15 years and older (not including separated)
    28.9%
  • American Community Survey number of separated males 15 years and older
    5,779
  • Percentage number of separated males 15 years and older
    2.3%
  • American Community Survey number of widowed males 15 years and older
    4,942
  • Percentage number of widowed males 15 years and older
    1.9%
  • American Community Survey number of divorced males 15 years and older
    21,888
  • Percentage number of divorced males 15 years and older
    8.6%
  • American Community Survey number of females 15 years and older (by Marital status)
    288,250
  • American Community Survey number of females never married 15 years and older
    161,045
  • Percentage number of females never married 15 years and older
    55.9%
  • American Community Survey number of females presently married 15 years and older (not including separated)
    70,095
  • Percentage number of females presently married 15 years and older (not including separated)
    24.3%
  • American Community Survey number of separated females 15 years and older
    7,293
  • Percentage of separated females 15 years and older
    2.5%
  • American Community Survey number of widowed females 15 years and older
    20,404
  • Percentage of widowed females 15 years and older
    7.1%
  • American Community Survey number of divorced females 15 years and older
    29,413
  • Percentage of divorced females 15 years and older
    10.2%
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year
    8,891
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year
    4,244
  • Percentage of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year
    47.7%
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000)
    29
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000)
    46
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 15 to 19 years old)
    21
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 20 to 34 years old)
    53
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 35 to 50 years old)
    41
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age
    10,539
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Responsible for grandchildren)
    4,133
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Responsible for grandchildren)
    39.2%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Less than one year, responsible for grandchildren)
    314
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Less than one year, responsible for grandchildren)
    3.0%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (1 or 2 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    1,276
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (1 or 2 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    12.1%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (3 or 4 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    758
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (3 or 4 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    7.2%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (5 or more years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    1,785
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (5 or more years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    16.9%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    4,133
  • American Community Survey number of female grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    3,254
  • Percentage of female grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    78.7%
  • American Community Survey number of married grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    1,796
  • Percentage of married grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    43.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons enrolled in school 3 years of age and over
    160,085
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in nursery school, preschool 3 years of age and over
    12,523
  • Percentage of people enrolled in nursery school, preschool 3 years of age and over
    7.8%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in kindergarten 3 years of age and over
    7,491
  • Percentage of people enrolled in kindergarten 3 years of age and over
    4.7%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3 years of age and over
    41,012
  • Percentage of people enrolled in Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3 years of age and over
    25.6%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in High school (grades 9-12) 3 years of age and over
    24,434
  • Percentage of people enrolled in High school (grades 9-12) 3 years of age and over
    15.3%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in College or graduate school 3 years of age and over
    74,625
  • Percentage of people enrolled in College or graduate school 3 years of age and over
    46.6%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with education
    442,721
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with less than 9th grade education
    19,168
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with less than 9th grade education
    4.3%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with 9th to 12th grade (without diploma)
    29,931
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with 9th to 12th grade (without diploma)
    6.8%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older high school graduates and equivalency
    82,531
  • Percentage number of people 25 years of age and older high school graduates and equivalency
    18.6%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with some college and no degree
    60,863
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with some college and no degree
    13.7%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with associate's degree
    13,854
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with associate's degree
    3.1%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with bachelor's degree
    103,179
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with bachelor's degree
    23.3%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with Graduate or professional degree
    133,195
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with Graduate or professional degree
    30.1%
  • Percentage of people with high school graduate or higher
    88.9%
  • Percentage of people with a bachelor's degree or higher
    53.4%
  • American Community Survey number of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older)
    522,571
  • American Community Survey number of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older) Civilian veterans
    29,557
  • Percentage of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older) Civilian veterans
    5.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (By status)
    623,129
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (With a disability)
    69,310
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (With a disability)
    11.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age)
    107,757
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age - with a disability)
    5,319
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age - with a disability)
    4.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years)
    445,984
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years - with a disability)
    39,822
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years - with a disability)
    8.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over)
    69,388
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over - with a disability)
    24,169
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over - with a disability)
    34.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago)
    625,317
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Same house
    500,187
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Same house
    80.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S.
    115,821
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S.
    18.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Same county
    65,038
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Same county
    10.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county
    50,783
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county
    8.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Same state
    0
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Same state
    0.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Different state
    50,783
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Different state
    8.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Abroad
    9,309
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Abroad
    1.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons (by place of birth)
    633,736
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons
    545,110
  • Percentage of Native persons
    86.0%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in United States)
    534,158
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in United States)
    84.3%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons - (Born in United States - State of residence)
    233,910
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in United States - State of residence)
    36.9%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in United States - State of residence - Born in United States - Different state)
    300,248
  • Percentage of Native persons (State of residence - Born in United States - Different state)
    47.4%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parent(s))
    10,952
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parent(s))
    1.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born
    88,626
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born
    14.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (by U.S. Citizenship status)
    88,626
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (Naturalized U.S. citizen)
    34,483
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born (Naturalized U.S. citizen)
    38.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (Non U.S. citizen)
    54,143
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born (Non U.S. citizen)
    61.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons born abroad the U.S. (by year of entry)
    99,578
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (by year of entry)
    10,952
  • Percent; YEAR OF ENTRY - Native
    10952%
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    750
  • Percentage of all native persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    6.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (entry - before 2010)
    10,202
  • Percentage of all native persons (entry - before 2010)
    93.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (by year of entry)
    88,626
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    11,776
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    13.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (entry - before 2010)
    76,850
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (entry - before 2010)
    86.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) by world region
    88,626
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Europe
    16,468
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Europe
    18.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Asia
    16,190
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Asia
    18.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Africa
    14,000
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Africa
    15.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Oceania
    932
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Oceania
    1.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Latin America
    39,274
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Latin America
    44.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Northern America
    1,762
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Northern America
    2.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older (by language spoken at home)
    595,190
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking English only
    497,255
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking English only
    83.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English
    97,935
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English
    16.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English which speak English less than very well
    30,392
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English which speak English less than very well
    5.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Spanish at home
    47,496
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Spanish at home
    8.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older, language spoken at home. Spanish, speaks English less than very well
    17,465
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older, language spoken at home. Spanish, speaks English less than very well
    2.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home
    26,184
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home
    4.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    4,571
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    0.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home
    11,607
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home
    2.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    4,174
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    0.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other languages at home
    12,648
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other languages at home
    2.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking other languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    4,182
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking other languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    0.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons (by ancestry)
    633,736
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of American ancestry
    14,780
  • Percentage of all persons of American ancestry
    2.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Arab ancestry
    4,176
  • Percentage of all persons of Arab ancestry
    0.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Czech ancestry
    1,508
  • Percentage of all persons of Czech ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Danish ancestry
    1,365
  • Percentage of all persons of Danish ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Dutch ancestry
    3,450
  • Percentage of all persons of Dutch ancestry
    0.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of English ancestry
    32,288
  • Percentage of all persons of English ancestry
    5.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of French (except Basque) ancestry
    9,739
  • Percentage of all persons of French (except Basque) ancestry
    1.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of French Canadian ancestry
    2,079
  • Percentage of all persons of French Canadian ancestry
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of German ancestry
    42,326
  • Percentage of all persons of German ancestry
    6.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Greek ancestry
    2,232
  • Percentage of all persons of Greek ancestry
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Hungarian ancestry
    2,554
  • Percentage of all persons of Hungarian ancestry
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Irish ancestry
    42,186
  • Percentage of all persons of Irish ancestry
    6.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Italian ancestry
    22,906
  • Percentage of all persons of Italian ancestry
    3.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Lithuanian ancestry
    1,938
  • Percentage of all persons of Lithuanian ancestry
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Norwegian ancestry
    3,810
  • Percentage of all persons of Norwegian ancestry
    0.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Polish ancestry
    12,605
  • Percentage of all persons of Polish ancestry
    2.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Portuguese ancestry
    1,197
  • Percentage of all persons of Portuguese ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Russian ancestry
    10,693
  • Percentage of all persons of Russian ancestry
    1.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Scotch-Irish ancestry
    3,919
  • Percentage of all persons of Scotch-Irish ancestry
    0.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Scottish ancestry
    8,238
  • Percentage of all persons of Scottish ancestry
    1.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Slovak ancestry
    986
  • Percentage of all persons of Slovak ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Sub-Saharan African ancestry
    19,800
  • Percentage of all persons of Sub-Saharan African ancestry
    3.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Swedish ancestry
    4,344
  • Percentage of all persons of Swedish ancestry
    0.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Swiss ancestry
    1,964
  • Percentage of all persons of Swiss ancestry
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Ukrainian ancestry
    2,491
  • Percentage of all persons of Ukrainian ancestry
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Welsh ancestry
    2,666
  • Percentage of all persons of Welsh ancestry
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups) ancestry
    7,897
  • Percentage of all persons of West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups) ancestry
    1.2%


Explanation of Symbols
(N) is displayed in columns when the area surveyed can not be shown due to the number of cases sampled being too few.
(-) is displayed in columns when the median is at the lowest interval of an open ended distribution.

Note: The numbers and percentages provided are estimates only and contain a margin of error. All estimates are collected from the census bureau, the margin of error can be viewed by referring to American Community Survey's tables and charts.