District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC

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2022 Population
110,393
9.44% 1-year decline
2022 Median Age
34.9
1.69% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
13.8%
1.66% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$113,837
11.7% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$792,900
18.3% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
59,627
8.15% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC had a population of 110k people with a median age of 34.9 and a median household income of $113,837. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC declined from 121,898 to 110,393, a −9.44% decrease and its median household income grew from $101,915 to $113,837, a 11.7% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (42.9%), White (Non-Hispanic) (40.3%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.29%), White (Hispanic) (3.22%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.83%).

12.8% 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.

95.5% 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 Gallaudet University (401 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC was $792,900, and the homeownership rate was 44.2%.

Most people in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 30.2 minutes. The average car ownership in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC was 1 car per household.

Population & Diversity

District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC is home to a population of 110k people, from which 95.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 9.89% of District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC residents were born outside of the country (10.9k people).

In 2022, there were 1.07 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (47.4k people) in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 44.4k White (Non-Hispanic) and 4.74k 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 (6,023 households), Amharic, Somali, or Other Afro-Asiatic Languages (1,444 households), and French (Incl. Cajun) (1,396 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
55,068
Women
50.7%
53,604
Men
49.3%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 108,672 inhabitants, with 49.3% men, and 50.7% women.

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Citizenship

95.5%
2022 Citizenship
96%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 95.5% of District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC was 96%, 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)
    47.4k ± 2.58k
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    44.4k ± 1.5k
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    4.74k ± 819
9.15%
Hispanic Population
10.1k people

In 2022, there were 1.07 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (47.4k people) in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 44.4k White (Non-Hispanic) and 4.74k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

9.15% 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. Ethiopia
    967 ± 760 people
  2. El Salvador
    891 ± 730 people
  3. Nigeria
    620 ± 610 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC was Ethiopia, the natal country of 967 District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC residents, followed by El Salvador with 891 and Nigeria with 620.

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Foreign-Born Population

9.89%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
10.9k people
9.04%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
11k people

As of 2022, 9.89% of District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC residents (10.9k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC was 9.04%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    6,023 households (5.85%)
  2. Amharic, Somali, or Other Afro-Asiatic Languages
    1,444 households (1.4%)
  3. French (Incl. Cajun)
    1,396 households (1.36%)

12.8% 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 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC was Spanish. 5.85% 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-)
    1,669 ± 297
  2. Vietnam
    1,134 ± 418
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    586 ± 257

District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.47 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC employs 59.6k people. The largest industries in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC are Executive offices & legislative bodies (3,572 people), Civic, social, advocacy organizations, & grantmaking & giving services (3,567 people), and Management, scientific & technical consulting services (3,512 people), and the highest paying industries are Internet publishing, broadcasting & web search portals ($247,473), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($210,158), and Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing ($209,476).

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 $108,231. The income inequality in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC (measured using the Gini index) is 0.393, 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

59.6k
2022 Value
−8.15%
1 Year decline
± −8.15%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC declined at a rate of −8.15%, from 64.9k employees to 59.6k 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 (4,251 people), Other managers (3,898 people), and Management analysts (1,761 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

59.6k
2022 Value
−8.15%
1 Year decline
± −8.15%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC declined at a rate of −8.15%, from 64.9k employees to 59.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC, are Executive offices & legislative bodies (3,572 people), Civic, social, advocacy organizations, & grantmaking & giving services (3,567 people), and Management, scientific & technical consulting services (3,512 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

$93,825
Median earning men ± $4,330
$80,667
Median earning women ± $3,240

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Manufacturing ($142,917), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($125,543), and Public Administration ($125,157).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Manufacturing ($119,205), Public Administration ($109,729), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($108,147).

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Education

In 2022, universities in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC awarded 401 degrees. The student population of District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 546 male students and 776 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC are White (211 and 55.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (57 and 14.9%), Black or African American (47 and 12.3%), and Unknown (24 and 6.28%).

The largest universities in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC by number of degrees awarded are Gallaudet University (401 and 100%).

The most popular majors in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC are American Sign Language (ASL) (58 and 14.5%), General Psychology (29 and 7.23%), and Other Social Work (24 and 5.99%).

The median tuition cost in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC for private four year colleges is $16,512.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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Measure

In 2022 in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC, the percentage of applicants admitted was 59.2%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 71.6%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 1,322 (41.3% men and 58.7% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 1,322 students enrolled in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC, 41.3% men and 58.7% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 610 records, of which 64.3% were women and 35.7% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 24 degrees awarded
  2. 24 degrees awarded
  3. 14 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC was General Psychology with 24 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
401 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Gallaudet University with 401 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 127 men were awarded degrees from institutions in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC, which is 0.464 times less than the 274 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 211 degrees mean that there were 3.7 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 57 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 ($16,512) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,200) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,426) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 1.06% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.812% 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 2022 were Graduate Degree (29.8k), Bachelors Degree (25.5k), and High School or Equivalent (13.4k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC was $792,900 in 2022, which is 2.81 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $670,100 to $792,900, a 18.3% increase. The homeownership rate in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC is 44.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC have an average commute time of 30.2 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 $113,837. In 2022, 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 $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

$792,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$22,655
$22,388
Median Property Taxes
±$1,290

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Rent vs Own

44.2%
Homeownership
2022
69.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 44.2% 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 51.4%.

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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 (Northeast) 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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$113,837
Median Household Income
± $4,661
50.7k
Number of Households
± 2,055

In 2022, the median household income of the 50.7k households in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC grew to $113,837 from the previous year's value of $101,915.

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Wage Distribution

0.393
2022 Wage GINI in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC
0.404
2021 Wage GINI in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC

In 2022, the income inequality in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC was 0.393 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 2.62% decline from 2021 to 2022, 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 2022
  1. Drove Alone (28.7%)
  2. Worked At Home (26.7%)
  3. Public Transit (25.1%)

In 2022, 28.7% of workers in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (26.7%) and those who used public transit to get to work (25.1%).

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Commute Time

30.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC have a longer commute time (30.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.87% 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

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Poverty & Diversity

13.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC (14.7k out of 107k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 25 - 34, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 45 - 54.

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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Health

96.9% of the population of District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC has health coverage, with 57.8% on employee plans, 20.2% on Medicaid, 6.16% on Medicare, 11.3% on non-group plans, and 1.37% 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 19.5% under 18 years, 30.9% between 18 and 34 years, 39.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 10.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.1% were men and 51.9% were women.

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Uninsured People

3.09%
Uninsured
57.8%
Employer Coverage
20.2%
Medicaid
6.16%
Medicare
11.3%
Non-Group
1.37%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC declined by 6.98% from 3.32% to 3.09%.

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