District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC

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2021 Population
128,268
4.89% 1-year decline
2021 Median Age
35.4
0% 1-year change
2021 Poverty Rate
11.4%
3.08% 1-year decrease
2021 Median Household Income
$93,906
9.17% 1-year growth
2021 Median Property Value
$649,700
5.25% 1-year growth
2021 Employed Population
67,569
6.53% 1-year decline

About

In 2021, District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC had a population of 128k people with a median age of 35.4 and a median household income of $93,906. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC declined from 134,864 to 128,268, a −4.89% decrease and its median household income grew from $86,017 to $93,906, a 9.17% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (44%), White (Non-Hispanic) (24.7%), Other (Hispanic) (13.9%), White (Hispanic) (5.07%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (3.59%).

29.9% of the households in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

85.8% of the residents in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC are The Catholic University of America (1,661 degrees awarded in 2021) and Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family (21 degrees).

In 2021, the median property value in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC was $649,700, and the homeownership rate was 48.3%.

Most people in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 33.2 minutes. The average car ownership in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC was 1 car per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC is home to a population of 128k people, from which 85.8% are citizens. As of 2021, 22.9% of District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC residents were born outside of the country (29.4k people).

In 2021, there were 1.78 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (56.4k people) in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 31.7k White (Non-Hispanic) and 17.8k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC are Spanish (25,434 households), Amharic, Somali, or Other Afro-Asiatic Languages (3,452 households), and French (Incl. Cajun) (1,383 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
65,370
Women
51%
62,849
Men
49%

The resident population of United States in 2021 was 128,219 inhabitants, with 49% men, and 51% women.

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Citizenship

85.8%
2021 Citizenship
85.6%
2020 Citizenship

As of 2021, 85.8% of District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2020, the percentage of US citizens in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC was 85.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    56.4k ± 2.81k
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    31.7k ± 1.57k
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    17.8k ± 1.86k
24%
Hispanic Population
30.8k people

In 2021, there were 1.78 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (56.4k people) in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 31.7k White (Non-Hispanic) and 17.8k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

24% of the people in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC are hispanic (30.8k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. El Salvador
    9,018 ± 2,248 people
  2. Ethiopia
    2,817 ± 1,289 people
  3. Dominican Republic
    1,355 ± 899 people

In 2021, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC was El Salvador, the natal country of 9,018 District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC residents, followed by Ethiopia with 2,817 and Dominican Republic with 1,355.

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Foreign-Born Population

22.9%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
29.4k people
23.1%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
31.2k people

As of 2021, 22.9% of District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC residents (29.4k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2020, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC was 23.1%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    25,434 households (21.2%)
  2. Amharic, Somali, or Other Afro-Asiatic Languages
    3,452 households (2.88%)
  3. French (Incl. Cajun)
    1,383 households (1.15%)

29.9% of the households in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is higher than the national average of 21.5%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2021, the most common non-English language spoken in households in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC was Spanish. 21.2% of the households in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,502 ± 376
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    914 ± 219
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    341 ± 183

District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.64 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC employs 67.6k people. The largest industries in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC are Restaurants & Food Services (4,805 people), Civic, social, advocacy organizations, & grantmaking & giving services (4,296 people), and Management, scientific & technical consulting services (3,104 people), and the highest paying industries are Wired telecommunications carriers ($223,681), Clothing stores ($176,296), and Nondepository credit & related activities ($159,441).

Males in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC have an average income that is 1.08 times higher than the average income of females, which is $86,733. The income inequality in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC (measured using the Gini index) is 0.424, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
36,961
Women
51.1%
35,329
Men
48.9%

The workforce of District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC in 2020 was 72,290 people, with 51.1% woman, and 48.9% men.

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Occupations

67.6k
2021 Value
−6.53%
1 Year decline
± −6.53%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC declined at a rate of −6.53%, from 72.3k employees to 67.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC, are Other managers (2,755 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (2,426 people), and Management analysts (1,951 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

67.6k
2021 Value
−6.53%
1 Year decline
± −6.53%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC declined at a rate of −6.53%, from 72.3k employees to 67.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC, are Restaurants & Food Services (4,805 people), Civic, social, advocacy organizations, & grantmaking & giving services (4,296 people), and Management, scientific & technical consulting services (3,104 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC, though some of these residents may live in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$64,906
Median earning men ± $3,759
$62,938
Median earning women ± $2,355

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2021 are Public Administration ($113,455), Information ($84,063), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($82,673).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2021 are Manufacturing ($101,125), Public Administration ($100,778), and Construction ($76,134).

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from District of Columbia to other states, or from other states to District of Columbia.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $3.9B
  2. $1.36B
  3. $1.18B

In 2020, the top outbound District of Columbia product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $3.9B, followed by Electronics ($1.36B) and Basic chemicals ($1.18B).

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$14.2B
2020 Value in District of Columbia
$24.4B
Projected 2050 Value in District of Columbia
71.8% growth

In 2020, total outbound District of Columbia trade was $14.2B. This is expected to increase 71.8% to $24.4B by 2050.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from District of Columbia to other states, or from other states to District of Columbia.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $3.49B
  2. $1.34B
  3. $1.29B

In 2020, the top outbound District of Columbia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Pennsylvania with $3.49B, followed by Maryland with $1.34B and Virginia and $1.29B.

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In 2021, universities in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC awarded 1,682 degrees. The student population of District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC in 2021 is skewed towards women, with 4,678 male students and 5,572 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC are White (978 and 65.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (166 and 11.1%), Black or African American (128 and 8.57%), and Two or More Races (85 and 5.69%).

The largest universities in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC by number of degrees awarded are The Catholic University of America (1,661 and 98.8%) and Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family (21 and 1.25%).

The most popular majors in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC are Social Work (131 and 7.79%), Law (115 and 6.84%), and Architecture (92 and 5.47%).

The median tuition cost in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC for private four year colleges is $51,040.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2021 in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC, the percentage of applicants admitted was 86%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 13.6%. The number of students enrolled in 2021 was 10,250 (45.6% men and 54.4% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2021 there were 10,250 students enrolled in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC, 45.6% men and 54.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 6,246 records, of which 55.7% were women and 44.3% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 57 degree-majors awarded
  2. 68 degree-majors awarded
  3. 64 degree-majors awarded

In 2021, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC was General Psychology with 57 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,661 degrees awarded
  2. 21 degrees awarded

In 2021, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was The Catholic University of America with 1,661 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2021, 749 men were awarded degrees from institutions in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC, which is 0.803 times less than the 933 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2021 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 978 degrees mean that there were 5.89 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 166 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($51,040) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2021.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,116) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2021.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,000) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2021, 1.9% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.68% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC in 2021 were Graduate Degree (29.1k), Bachelors Degree (23.9k), and High School or Equivalent (17.1k).

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC was $649,700 in 2021, which is 2.65 times larger than the national average of $244,900. Between 2020 and 2021 the median property value increased from $617,300 to $649,700, a 5.25% increase. The homeownership rate in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC is 48.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.6%.

People in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC have an average commute time of 33.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Median household income in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC is $93,906. In 2021, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC was District of Columbia (West) PUMA, DC with a value of $143,715, followed by District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC and District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC, with respective values of $116,237 and $101,915.

Property

$649,700
Median Property Value 2021
±$12,391
$24,905
Median Property Taxes
±$1,200

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Rent vs Own

48.3%
Homeownership
2021
69.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2021

In 2021, 48.3% of the housing units in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 48.4%.

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Income by Location

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In 2021, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC was District of Columbia (West) PUMA, DC with a value of $143,715, followed by District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC and District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC, with respective values of $116,237 and $101,915.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$93,906
Median Household Income
± $5,277
51.5k
Number of Households
± 2,037

In 2021, the median household income of the 51.5k households in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC grew to $93,906 from the previous year's value of $86,017.

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Wage Distribution

0.424
2021 Wage GINI in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC
0.432
2020 Wage GINI in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC

In 2021, the income inequality in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC was 0.424 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.82% decline from 2020 to 2021, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2021
  1. Drove Alone (33.1%)
  2. Public Transit (29.8%)
  3. Worked At Home (20.3%)

In 2021, 33.1% of workers in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC drove alone to work, followed by those who used public transit to get to work (29.8%) and those who worked at home (20.3%).

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Commute Time

33.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC have a longer commute time (33.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.8 minutes). Additionally, 1.9% of the workforce in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

1 car
Average Number

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Poverty & Diversity

11.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC (14.3k out of 125k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.6%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC is Black, followed by Hispanic and Other.

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94.9% of the population of District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC has health coverage, with 51.1% on employee plans, 23% on Medicaid, 6.92% on Medicare, 13.1% on non-group plans, and 0.836% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in District of Columbia was $11,944 in 2014. This is a 4.17% increase from the previous year ($11,466).

Primary care physicians in District of Columbia see 808 patients per year on average, which represents a 4.94% decrease from the previous year (850 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 826 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 179 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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808 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in District of Columbia

Primary care physicians in District of Columbia see an average of 808 patients per year. This represents a 4.94% decrease from the previous year (850 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2021, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.1% under 18 years, 27.2% between 18 and 34 years, 38.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 11.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48% were men and 52% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.11%
Uninsured
51.1%
Employer Coverage
23%
Medicaid
6.92%
Medicare
13.1%
Non-Group
0.836%
Military or VA

Between 2020 and 2021, the percent of uninsured citizens in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC declined by 7.55% from 5.52% to 5.11%.

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