District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC

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2020 Population
134,864
1.92% 1-year growth
2018 Median Age
34.8
1.97% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
11.8%
1.92% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$86,017
2.94% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$617,300
3.11% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
72,290
1.33% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC had a population of 135k people with a median age of 34.8 and a median household income of $86,017. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC grew from 132,326 to 134,864, a 1.92% increase and its median household income grew from $83,557 to $86,017, a 2.94% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (44.8%), White (Non-Hispanic) (24.7%), Other (Hispanic) (14.2%), White (Hispanic) (5.68%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.02%).

30.8% 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.

85.6% 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 (1,569 degrees awarded in 2020) and Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family (14 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC was $617,300, and the homeownership rate was 48.4%.

Most people in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC used public transit to get to work, and the average commute time was 34.2 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 135k people, from which 85.6% are citizens. As of 2020, 23.1% of District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC residents were born outside of the country (31.2k people).

In 2020, there were 1.81 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (60.4k people) in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 33.3k White (Non-Hispanic) and 19.2k 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 (27,550 households), Amharic, Somali, or Other Afro-Asiatic Languages (3,516 households), and French (Incl. Cajun) (1,378 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
69,669
Women
51.7%
65,128
Men
48.3%

The resident population of United States in 2020 was 134,797 inhabitants, with 48.3% men, and 51.7% women.

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Citizenship

85.6%
2020 Citizenship
85.9%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 85.6% of District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC was 85.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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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)
    60.4k ± 2.73k
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    33.3k ± 1.81k
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    19.2k ± 2.28k
23.8%
Hispanic Population
32.1k people

In 2020, there were 1.81 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (60.4k people) in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 33.3k White (Non-Hispanic) and 19.2k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

23.8% of the people in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC are hispanic (32.1k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. El Salvador
    10,553 ± 2,421 people
  2. Ethiopia
    2,947 ± 1,318 people
  3. Honduras
    1,694 ± 1,004 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC was El Salvador, the natal country of 10,553 District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC residents, followed by Ethiopia with 2,947 and Honduras with 1,694.

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Foreign-Born Population

23.1%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
31.2k people
23.4%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
31k people

As of 2020, 23.1% of District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC residents (31.2k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC was 23.4%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    27,550 households (21.8%)
  2. Amharic, Somali, or Other Afro-Asiatic Languages
    3,516 households (2.78%)
  3. French (Incl. Cajun)
    1,378 households (1.09%)

30.8% 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 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC was Spanish. 21.8% 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
    1,540 ± 290
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,117 ± 265
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    386 ± 159

District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.38 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC employs 72.3k people. The largest industries in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC are Restaurants & Food Services (5,076 people), Civic, social, advocacy organizations, & grantmaking & giving services (4,380 people), and Management, scientific & technical consulting services (2,909 people), and the highest paying industries are Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing ($226,680), Aircraft & parts manufacturing ($168,124), and Commercial, industrial & other intangible assets rental & leasing ($148,093).

Males in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC have an average income that is 1.05 times higher than the average income of females, which is $79,418. The income inequality in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC (measured using the Gini index) is 0.432, 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

72.3k
2020 Value
1.33%
1 Year growth
± 1.33%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC grew at a rate of 1.33%, from 71.3k employees to 72.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC, are Other managers (2,723 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (2,272 people), and Janitors & building cleaners (2,192 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

72.3k
2020 Value
1.33%
1 Year growth
± 1.33%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC grew at a rate of 1.33%, from 71.3k employees to 72.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC, are Restaurants & Food Services (5,076 people), Civic, social, advocacy organizations, & grantmaking & giving services (4,380 people), and Management, scientific & technical consulting services (2,909 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

$58,663
Median earning men ± $3,876
$53,735
Median earning women ± $2,031

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Public Administration ($108,268), Manufacturing ($76,375), and Information ($74,803).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($93,624), Construction ($70,625), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($64,392).

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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. $2.61B
  2. $1.61B
  3. $1.1B

In 2020, the top outbound District of Columbia product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $2.61B, followed by Electronics ($1.61B) and Basic chemicals ($1.1B).

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$12.2B
2020 Value in District of Columbia
$24.4B
Projected 2050 Value in District of Columbia
99.7% growth

In 2020, total outbound District of Columbia trade was $12.2B. This is expected to increase 99.7% 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. $1.67B
  2. $1.46B
  3. $1.35B

In 2020, the top outbound District of Columbia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Virginia with $1.67B, followed by Delaware with $1.46B and Maryland and $1.35B.

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learningEducation

In 2020, universities in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC awarded 1,583 degrees. The student population of District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 2,448 male students and 2,992 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC are White (897 and 64%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (158 and 11.3%), Black or African American (133 and 9.49%), and Unknown (80 and 5.71%).

The largest universities in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC by number of degrees awarded are The Catholic University of America (1,569 and 99.1%) and Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family (14 and 0.884%).

The most popular majors in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC are Social Work (176 and 11.1%), Law (97 and 6.13%), and General Political Science & Government (94 and 5.94%).

The median tuition cost in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC for private four year colleges is $48,600.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
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In 2020 in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC, the percentage of applicants admitted was 82.2%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 12.2%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 5,440 (45% men and 55% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2020 there were 5,440 students enrolled in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC, 45% men and 55% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 3,294 records, of which 55.6% were women and 44.4% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 66 degree-majors awarded
  2. 83 degree-majors awarded
  3. 70 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC was Registered Nursing with 66 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,569 degrees awarded
  2. 14 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was The Catholic University of America with 1,569 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2020, 696 men were awarded degrees from institutions in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC, which is 0.785 times less than the 887 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 897 degrees mean that there were 5.68 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 158 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 ($48,600) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($816) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

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 2020, 1.92% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.42% 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 2020 were Graduate Degree (28.5k), Bachelors Degree (25k), and High School or Equivalent (19.3k).

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC was $617,300 in 2020, which is 2.69 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $598,700 to $617,300, a 3.11% increase. The homeownership rate in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC is 48.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC have an average commute time of 34.2 minutes, and they used public transit to get 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 $86,017. In 2020, 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 $138,782, followed by District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC and District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC, with respective values of $113,887 and $97,415.

Property

$617,300
Median Property Value 2020
±$13,255
$23,039
Median Property Taxes
±$1,121

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Rent vs Own

48.4%
Homeownership
2020
69.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 48.4% of the housing units in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 47%.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, 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 $138,782, followed by District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC and District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC, with respective values of $113,887 and $97,415.

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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.
$86,017
Median Household Income
± $4,590
47.6k
Number of Households
± 1,798

In 2020, the median household income of the 47.6k households in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC grew to $86,017 from the previous year's value of $83,557.

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Wage Distribution

0.432
2020 Wage GINI in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC
0.437
2019 Wage GINI in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC

In 2020, the income inequality in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC was 0.432 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.03% decline from 2019 to 2020, 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 2020
  1. Public Transit (35.7%)
  2. Drove Alone (34.8%)
  3. Worked At Home (12%)

In 2020, 35.7% of workers in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC used public transit to get to work, followed by those who drove alone to work (34.8%) and those who worked at home (12%).

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Commute Time

34.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC have a longer commute time (34.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 2.12% 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

11.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC (15.5k out of 132k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Females 35 - 44.

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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94.5% of the population of District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC has health coverage, with 50% on employee plans, 24% on Medicaid, 6.38% on Medicare, 13.2% on non-group plans, and 0.894% 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 850 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.118% decrease from the previous year (851 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 813 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 194 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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

Primary care physicians in District of Columbia see an average of 850 patients per year. This represents a 0.118% decrease from the previous year (851 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 20.6% under 18 years, 28.6% between 18 and 34 years, 39.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 11.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.2% were men and 52.8% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.52%
Uninsured
50%
Employer Coverage
24%
Medicaid
6.38%
Medicare
13.2%
Non-Group
0.894%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in District of Columbia (North) PUMA, DC declined by 5.99% from 5.88% to 5.52%.

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