District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC

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2021 Population
121,898
2.96% 1-year decline
N/A Median Age
321.5
N/A 1-year N/A
2021 Poverty Rate
13.5%
2.89% 1-year decrease
2021 Median Household Income
$101,915
4.62% 1-year growth
2021 Median Property Value
$670,100
3.78% 1-year growth
2021 Employed Population
64,917
2.11% 1-year decline

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In 2021, District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC had a population of 122k people with a median age of 322 and a median household income of $101,915. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC declined from 125,616 to 121,898, a −2.96% decrease and its median household income grew from $97,415 to $101,915, a 4.62% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (47.2%), White (Non-Hispanic) (37.6%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.77%), White (Hispanic) (3.07%), and Other (Hispanic) (2.65%).

11.9% of the households in District of Columbia (Northeast) 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.

96% of the residents in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC are Trinity Washington University (384 degrees awarded in 2021), Gallaudet University (378 degrees), and Bennett Career Institute (75 degrees).

In 2021, the median property value in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC was $670,100, and the homeownership rate was 51.4%.

Most people in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 30.7 minutes. The average car ownership in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC was 1 car per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC is home to a population of 122k people, from which 96% are citizens. As of 2021, 9.04% of District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC residents were born outside of the country (11k people).

In 2021, there were 1.26 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (57.5k people) in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 45.8k White (Non-Hispanic) and 4.6k Two+ (Non-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 (Northeast) PUMA, DC are Spanish (6,250 households), Amharic, Somali, or Other Afro-Asiatic Languages (1,389 households), and French (Incl. Cajun) (911 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
61,969
Women
50.8%
60,021
Men
49.2%

The resident population of United States in 2021 was 121,990 inhabitants, with 49.2% men, and 50.8% women.

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Citizenship

96%
2021 Citizenship
96.1%
2020 Citizenship

As of 2021, 96% of District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2020, the percentage of US citizens in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC was 96.1%, 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 (Northeast) PUMA, DC
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    57.5k ± 2.36k
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    45.8k ± 1.73k
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    4.6k ± 769
8.27%
Hispanic Population
10.1k people

In 2021, there were 1.26 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (57.5k people) in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 45.8k White (Non-Hispanic) and 4.6k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

8.27% of the people in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC are hispanic (10.1k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. El Salvador
    1,027 ± 783 people
  2. Ethiopia
    1,010 ± 777 people
  3. Nigeria
    695 ± 645 people

In 2021, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC was El Salvador, the natal country of 1,027 District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC residents, followed by Ethiopia with 1,010 and Nigeria with 695.

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Foreign-Born Population

9.04%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
11k people
8.68%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
10.9k people

As of 2021, 9.04% of District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC residents (11k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2020, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC was 8.68%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    6,250 households (5.51%)
  2. Amharic, Somali, or Other Afro-Asiatic Languages
    1,389 households (1.22%)
  3. French (Incl. Cajun)
    911 households (0.803%)

11.9% of the households in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower 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 2021, the most common non-English language spoken in households in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC was Spanish. 5.51% of the households in District of Columbia (Northeast) 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-)
    1,603 ± 265
  2. Vietnam
    1,312 ± 407
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    467 ± 140

District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.22 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC employs 64.9k people. The largest industries in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC are Executive offices & legislative bodies (4,118 people), Management, scientific & technical consulting services (3,478 people), and National security & international affairs (3,448 people), and the highest paying industries are Internet publishing, broadcasting & web search portals ($283,634), Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers ($226,024), and Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing ($171,842).

Males in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC have an average income that is 1.12 times higher than the average income of females, which is $94,997. The income inequality in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC (measured using the Gini index) is 0.404, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
33,442
Women
50.4%
32,875
Men
49.6%

The workforce of District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC in 2020 was 66,317 people, with 50.4% woman, and 49.6% men.

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Occupations

64.9k
2021 Value
−2.11%
1 Year decline
± −2.11%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC declined at a rate of −2.11%, from 66.3k employees to 64.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC, are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (4,365 people), Other managers (3,835 people), and Management analysts (2,033 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

64.9k
2021 Value
−2.11%
1 Year decline
± −2.11%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC declined at a rate of −2.11%, from 66.3k employees to 64.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC, are Executive offices & legislative bodies (4,118 people), Management, scientific & technical consulting services (3,478 people), and National security & international affairs (3,448 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC, though some of these residents may live in District of Columbia (Northeast) 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

$78,406
Median earning men ± $2,641
$71,775
Median earning women ± $3,550

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2021 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($135,893), Manufacturing ($116,250), and Public Administration ($110,588).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2021 are Manufacturing ($115,893), Public Administration ($102,056), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($87,260).

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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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learningEducation

In 2021, universities in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC awarded 873 degrees. The student population of District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC in 2021 is skewed towards women, with 808 male students and 2,774 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC are Black or African American (308 and 36.1%), followed by White (268 and 31.4%), Hispanic or Latino (151 and 17.7%), and Unknown (68 and 7.97%).

The largest universities in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC by number of degrees awarded are Trinity Washington University (384 and 44%), Gallaudet University (378 and 43.3%), and Bennett Career Institute (75 and 8.59%).

The most popular majors in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC are General Health & Wellness (64 and 7.33%), Registered Nursing (46 and 5.27%), and American Sign Language (ASL) (44 and 5.04%).

The median tuition cost in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC for private four year colleges is $20,686.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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Measure

In 2021 in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC, the percentage of applicants admitted was 84.7%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 38.5%. The number of students enrolled in 2021 was 3,582 (22.6% men and 77.4% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2021 there were 3,582 students enrolled in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC, 22.6% men and 77.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Black or African American with 1,455 records, of which 84.1% were women and 15.9% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 47 degrees awarded
  2. 46 degrees awarded
  3. 32 degrees awarded

In 2021, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC was General Health & Wellness with 47 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 384 degrees awarded
  2. 378 degrees awarded
  3. 75 degrees awarded

In 2021, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Trinity Washington University with 384 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2021, 186 men were awarded degrees from institutions in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC, which is 0.271 times less than the 687 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2021 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Black or African American students. These 308 degrees mean that there were 1.15 times more degrees awarded to Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 268 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 ($20,686) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2021.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($725) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2021.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,330) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2021, 0.933% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.765% 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 (Northeast) PUMA, DC in 2021 were Graduate Degree (30.8k), Bachelors Degree (28.1k), and High School or Equivalent (17k).

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC was $670,100 in 2021, which is 2.74 times larger than the national average of $244,900. Between 2020 and 2021 the median property value increased from $645,700 to $670,100, a 3.78% increase. The homeownership rate in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC is 51.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.6%.

People in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC have an average commute time of 30.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Median household income in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC is $101,915. In 2021, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in District of Columbia (Northeast) 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

$670,100
Median Property Value 2021
±$15,385
$27,165
Median Property Taxes
±$1,309

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Rent vs Own

51.4%
Homeownership
2021
70.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2021

In 2021, 51.4% of the housing units in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 52.6%.

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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 (Northeast) 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

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$101,915
Median Household Income
± $5,229
52.8k
Number of Households
± 1,887

In 2021, the median household income of the 52.8k households in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC grew to $101,915 from the previous year's value of $97,415.

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Wage Distribution

0.404
2021 Wage GINI in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC
0.41
2020 Wage GINI in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC

In 2021, the income inequality in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC was 0.404 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.46% decline from 2020 to 2021, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2021
  1. Drove Alone (32.5%)
  2. Public Transit (26.7%)
  3. Worked At Home (21.3%)

In 2021, 32.5% of workers in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC drove alone to work, followed by those who used public transit to get to work (26.7%) and those who worked at home (21.3%).

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Commute Time

30.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC have a longer commute time (30.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.8 minutes). Additionally, 2.19% of the workforce in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

1 car
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in District of Columbia (Northeast) 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 (Northeast) PUMA, DC have 1 car.

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Poverty & Diversity

13.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC (15.8k out of 117k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.6%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Males 25 - 34.

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

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96.7% of the population of District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC has health coverage, with 56.1% on employee plans, 19.3% on Medicaid, 7.69% on Medicare, 12.4% on non-group plans, and 1.18% 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 2021, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 19.7% under 18 years, 29% between 18 and 34 years, 39.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 12.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.6% were men and 52.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

3.32%
Uninsured
56.1%
Employer Coverage
19.3%
Medicaid
7.69%
Medicare
12.4%
Non-Group
1.18%
Military or VA

Between 2020 and 2021, the percent of uninsured citizens in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC declined by 14.7% from 3.9% to 3.32%.

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