District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC

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2022 Population
105,767
2022 Median Age
33.1
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2022 Poverty Rate
10.7%
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2022 Median Household Income
$126,351
2022 Median Property Value
$782,200

About

In 2022, District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC had a population of 106k people with a median age of 33.1 and a median household income of $126,351.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC are White (Non-Hispanic) (49.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (20.8%), Other (Hispanic) (6.46%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (6.45%), and White (Hispanic) (5.41%).

23.5% of the households in District of Columbia (Central) 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.

90.6% of the residents in District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC are Howard University (2,097 degrees awarded in 2022) and Institute of World Politics (38 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC was $782,200, and the homeownership rate was 38%.

Most people in District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC used public transit to get to work, and the average commute time was 29.7 minutes. The average car ownership in District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC was 1 car per household.

Population & Diversity

District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC is home to a population of 106k people, from which 90.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 17.7% of District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC residents were born outside of the country (18.8k people).

In 2022, there were 2.38 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (52.4k people) in District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 22k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 6.83k 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 (Central) PUMA, DC are Spanish (13,823 households), French (Incl. Cajun) (1,346 households), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (868 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
53,497
Women
51.2%
51,049
Men
48.8%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 104,546 inhabitants, with 48.8% men, and 51.2% women.

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Citizenship

90.6%
2022 Citizenship

As of 2022, 90.6% of District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    52.4k ± 1.8k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    22k ± 2.53k
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    6.83k ± 1.15k
17.8%
Hispanic Population
18.8k people

In 2022, there were 2.38 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (52.4k people) in District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 22k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 6.83k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

17.8% of the people in District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC are hispanic (18.8k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. El Salvador
    2,311 ± 1,167 people
  2. Ethiopia
    1,042 ± 789 people
  3. China
    977 ± 764 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC was El Salvador, the natal country of 2,311 District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC residents, followed by Ethiopia with 1,042 and China with 977.

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Foreign-Born Population

17.7%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
18.8k people

As of 2022, 17.7% of District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC residents (18.8k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    13,823 households (13.8%)
  2. French (Incl. Cajun)
    1,346 households (1.35%)
  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    868 households (0.868%)

23.5% of the households in District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is higher than the national average of 21.7%. 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 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC was Spanish. 13.8% of the households in District of Columbia (Central) 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. Gulf War (2001-)
    907 ± 271
  2. Vietnam
    775 ± 348
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    298 ± 136

District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.17 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC employs N/A people. The largest industries in District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC are Management, scientific & technical consulting services (5,329 people), Civic, social, advocacy organizations, & grantmaking & giving services (4,463 people), and Legal services (3,991 people), and the highest paying industries are Electronic shopping and mail-order houses ($213,497), Legal services ($210,713), and Postal Service ($201,313).

Males in District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC have an average income that is 1.2 times higher than the average income of females, which is $107,911. The income inequality in District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC (measured using the Gini index) is 0.404, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

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Women
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Men
N/A%

The workforce of District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC in 2020 was N/A people, with N/A% woman, and N/A% men.

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Occupations

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In N/A, there were N/A employees (± N/A) in District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC, are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (5,713 people), Other managers (4,381 people), and Management analysts (3,139 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

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In N/A, there were N/A employees (± N/A) in District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC, are Management, scientific & technical consulting services (5,329 people), Civic, social, advocacy organizations, & grantmaking & giving services (4,463 people), and Legal services (3,991 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC, though some of these residents may live in District of Columbia (Central) 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

$100,215
Median earning men ± $4,453
$84,263
Median earning women ± $2,358

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Manufacturing ($184,828), Public Administration ($130,942), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($113,865).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Manufacturing ($114,886), Public Administration ($111,502), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($97,125).

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Education

In 2022, universities in District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC awarded 2,135 degrees. The student population of District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 3,882 male students and 9,135 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC are Black or African American (1,659 and 80.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (132 and 6.43%), Two or More Races (77 and 3.75%), and White (75 and 3.65%).

The largest universities in District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC by number of degrees awarded are Howard University (2,097 and 98.2%) and Institute of World Politics (38 and 1.78%).

The most popular majors in District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC are Law (162 and 7.59%), General Political Science & Government (125 and 5.85%), and General Biological Sciences (124 and 5.81%).

The median tuition cost in District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC for private four year colleges is $30,584.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC, the percentage of applicants admitted was 53.4%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 24.3%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 13,017 (29.8% men and 70.2% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 13,017 students enrolled in District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC, 29.8% men and 70.2% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Black or African American with 8,591 records, of which 71.7% were women and 28.3% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 118 degrees awarded
  2. 86 degrees awarded
  3. 121 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC was General Biological Sciences with 118 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 2,097 degrees awarded
  2. 38 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Howard University with 2,097 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 579 men were awarded degrees from institutions in District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC, which is 0.372 times less than the 1,556 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Black or African American students. These 1,659 degrees mean that there were 12.6 times more degrees awarded to Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 132 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 ($30,584) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($466) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,360) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.545% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.738% 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 (Central) PUMA, DC in 2022 were Graduate Degree (34.9k), Bachelors Degree (30.7k), and Some college (9.71k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC was $782,200 in 2022, which is 2.77 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between N/A and 2022 the median property value increased from N/A to $782,200, a N/A N/A. The homeownership rate in District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC is 38%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC have an average commute time of 29.7 minutes, and they used public transit to get to work. Car ownership in District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Median household income in District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC is $126,351. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC was District of Columbia (West) PUMA, DC with a value of $153,440, followed by District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC and District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC, with respective values of $126,351 and $113,837.

Property

$782,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$28,788
$20,830
Median Property Taxes
±$1,157

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Rent vs Own

38%
Homeownership
2022
68.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 38% of the housing units in District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC were occupied by their owner.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC was District of Columbia (West) PUMA, DC with a value of $153,440, followed by District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC and District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC, with respective values of $126,351 and $113,837.

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Household Income

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$126,351
Median Household Income
± $4,907
54.8k
Number of Households
± 2,042

In 2022, the median household income of the 54.8k households in District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC was $126,351.

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Wage Distribution

0.404
2022 Wage GINI in District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC
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N/A Wage GINI in District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC

In 2022, the income inequality in District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC was 0.404 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 59.6% decline from N/A to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Public Transit (27.5%)
  2. Worked At Home (27%)
  3. Drove Alone (18.4%)

In 2022, 27.5% of workers in District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC used public transit to get to work, followed by those who worked at home (27%) and those who drove alone to work (18.4%).

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Commute Time

29.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC have a longer commute time (29.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.5% of the workforce in District of Columbia (Central) 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

10.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC (11k out of 103k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 25 - 34 and then Females 6 - 11.

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

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Health

96.3% of the population of District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC has health coverage, with 66.4% on employee plans, 12.3% on Medicaid, 4.6% on Medicare, 12.5% on non-group plans, and 0.547% on military or VA plans.

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 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 14% under 18 years, 41.4% between 18 and 34 years, 36.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 7.99% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.3% were men and 50.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

3.65%
Uninsured
66.4%
Employer Coverage
12.3%
Medicaid
4.6%
Medicare
12.5%
Non-Group
0.547%
Military or VA

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