District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC

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Population
161,830
0.909% 1-year growth
Median Age
32.8

Poverty Rate
30.6%

Median Household Income
$36,722
4.62% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$277,400
7.85% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
57,226
5.39% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC had a population of 162k people with a median age of 32.8 and a median household income of $36,722. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC grew from 160,372 to 161,830, a 0.909% increase and its median household income grew from $35,101 to $36,722, a 4.62% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (91.2%), White (Non-Hispanic) (3.36%), Other (Hispanic) (1.68%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.25%), and Black or African American (Hispanic) (0.703%). 4.87% of the people in District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC speak a non-English language, and 98.2% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC is $277,400, and the homeownership rate is 29.9%. Most people in District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 34.5 minutes. The average car ownership in District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC is 1 car per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 90.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (4.07%), followed by Other (2.51%). The most partisan county was District of Columbia, DC with 90.9% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

are the senators currently representing the state of . In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for
90.5% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in
90.9% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in was District of Columbia, DC with 90.9% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

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Senator from N/AN/A
  1. N/AN/A
    N/A
  2. N/AN/A
    N/A

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US Representatives from

is currently represented by 0 member in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the member for District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC is home to a population of 162k people, from which 98.2% are citizens. As of 2018, 3.29% of District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC residents were born outside of the country (5.33k people).

In 2018, there were 27.1 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (148k people) in District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.44k White (Non-Hispanic) and 2.72k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC are Spanish (4,535 speakers), French (Incl. Cajun) (639 speakers), and Amharic, Somali, or Other Afro-Asiatic Languages (526 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    148k ± 2.79k
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    5.44k ± 493
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    2.72k ± 891
3.27%
Hispanic Population
5.3k people

In 2018, there were 27.1 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (148k people) in District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.44k White (Non-Hispanic) and 2.72k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.27% of the people in District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC are hispanic (5.3k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    4,535 speakers (3.09%)
  2. French (Incl. Cajun)
    639 speakers (0.435%)
  3. Amharic, Somali, or Other Afro-Asiatic Languages
    526 speakers (0.358%)

4.87% of District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.9%. In 2018, the most common non-English language spoken in District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC was Spanish. 3.09% of the overall population of District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC are native Spanish speakers. 0.435% speak French (Incl. Cajun) and 0.358% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

3.29%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
5.33k people
3.38%
2016 Foreign-Born Population
5.21k people

As of 2018, 3.29% of District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC residents (5.33k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC was 3.38%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

32
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.5
42
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.5

In 2018, the median age of all people in District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC was 32.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 32, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 42. But people in District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC residents was 33.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. El Salvador
    967 ± 761 people
  2. Mexico
    516 ± 557 people
  3. Jamaica
    427 ± 507 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC was El Salvador, the natal country of 967 District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC residents, followed by Mexico with 516 and Jamaica with 427.

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Citizenship

98.2%
2018 Citizenship
98%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 98.2% of District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC was 98%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,056 ± 345
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,391 ± 305
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    857 ± 238

District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.48 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC is $36,722. In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC was District of Columbia (West) PUMA, DC with a value of $143,394, followed by District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC and District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC, with respective values of $110,125 and $90,232.

Males in District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC have an average income that is 1 times higher than the average income of females, which is $48,729. The income inequality in District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC (measured using the Gini index) is 0.409, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC employs 57.2k people. The largest industries in District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC are Restaurants & Food Services (4,003 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,633 people), and Hospitals (2,527 people), and the highest paying industries are Broadcasting (except internet) ($104,872), Other professional, scientific & technical services ($91,182), and Nondepository credit & related activities ($85,507).

Wages

Median Household Income

$36,722
2018 value
± $1,513
4.62%
1 Year Growth
± 5.26%

Households in District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC have a median annual income of $36,722, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $35,101 in 2017, which represents a 4.62% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$48,707
Average Male Salary in District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC
± $6,049
$48,729
Average Female Salary in District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC
± $6,480

In 2017, full-time male employees in District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC made 1 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC
  1. White
    $60,284 ± $19,799
  2. Asian
    $50,161 ± $44,949
  3. Two or More Races
    $48,083 ± $28,730

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC workers was White. These workers were paid 1.2 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC.

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Wage Distribution

0.409
2017 Wage GINI in District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC
0.403
2016 Wage GINI in District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC

In 2017, the income inequality in District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC was 0.409 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.39% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC was District of Columbia (West) PUMA, DC with a value of $143,394, followed by District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC and District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC, with respective values of $110,125 and $90,232.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

30.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC (48.6k out of 159k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Females < 5.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. Black
    46,149 ± 1,599
  2. Hispanic
    1,075 ± 315
  3. Other
    1,061 ± 301

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

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

57.2k
2017 Value
5.39%
1 Year growth
± 5.39%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC grew at a rate of 5.39%, from 54.3k employees to 57.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC, are Security guards & gaming surveillance officers (2,743 people), Janitors & building cleaners (2,608 people), and Cashiers (2,169 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC, by number of employees, are Security guards & gaming surveillance officers (2,743 people), Janitors & building cleaners (2,608 people), and Cashiers (2,169 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC has an unusually high number of residents working as Budget analysts (13.8 times higher than expected), Transportation attendants, except flight attendants (7.8 times), and Crossing guards (7.28 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC, by average salary, are Chief executives & legislators ($154,666), Information security analysts ($131,380), and Purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, & farm products ($129,063).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

57.2k
2017 Value
5.39%
1 Year growth
± 5.39%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC grew at a rate of 5.39%, from 54.3k employees to 57.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC, are Restaurants & Food Services (4,003 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,633 people), and Hospitals (2,527 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC, though some of these residents may live in District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC, by number of employees, are Restaurants & Food Services (4,003 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,633 people), and Hospitals (2,527 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC has an unusually high number of Other general government & support (9.67 times higher than expected), Administration of economic programs & space research (7.65 times), and U. S. Air Force (6.19 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC, by average salary, are Broadcasting (except internet) ($104,872), Other professional, scientific & technical services ($91,182), and Nondepository credit & related activities ($85,507).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC was $277,400 in 2018, which is 1.21 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $257,200 to $277,400, a 7.85% increase. The homeownership rate in District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC is 29.9%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC have an average commute time of 34.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Housing

Property Value

$277,400
2018 Median
± $6,129
$257,200
2017 Median
± $6,352

In 2018, the median property value in District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC grew to to $277,400 from the previous year's value of $257,200.

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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.
$36,722
Median Household Income
± $1,513
59.7k
Number of Households
± 1,675

In 2018, the median household income of the 59.7k households in District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC grew to $36,722 from the previous year's value of $35,101.

The following chart displays the households in District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499
Average Range

This chart shows the households in District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

29.9%
2018 Homeownership
29.1%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 29.9% of the housing units in District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 29.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

34.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC have a longer commute time (34.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 5% of the workforce in District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    48.4%
  2. Public Transit
    36%
  3. Carpooled
    7.47%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC was Drove Alone (48.4%), followed by those who Public Transit (36%) and those who Carpooled (7.47%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

1 car
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC have 1 car, followed by 0 cars.

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Health

96% of the population of District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC has health coverage, with 27.7% on employee plans, 51% on Medicaid, 5.7% on Medicare, 8.96% on non-group plans, and 2.65% 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).

Comparing across all counties in the state, District of Columbia has the highest prevalence of diabetes (8%). Additionally, District of Columbia has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (22.8%)

Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$11,944
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in District of Columbia

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in District of Columbia (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.17%, from $11,466 to $11,944.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

3.99%
Uninsured
27.7%
Employer Coverage
51%
Medicaid
5.7%
Medicare
8.96%
Non-Group
2.65%
Military or VA

Between N/A and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in District of Columbia (East) PUMA, DC N/A by N/A from N/A% to 3.99%.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 8% prevalence
  2. N/A
    N/A
  3. N/A
    N/A

District of Columbia has the highest prevalence of diabetes in District of Columbia, at 8%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in District of Columbia by county over multiple years.

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