CITY LANDING: About Washington

Learn more about the city of Washington by reading about the specific demographics and lifestyle that is unique to this city area. This includes local information such as age ranges, population, income, households, schools, search tips, restaurants, shopping, local flavor and more. Knowing the area of Washington will be essential if you are going to consider renting in Washington. You can also view apartments for rent in Washington, DC by clicking the link and search box below.

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Washington Demographic Information

  • Age Ranges  
    0-9: 11.75%
    10-17: 8.24%
    18-29: 21.97%
    30-39: 16.63%
    40-49: 14.28%
    50-64: 14.88%
    65 & Over: 12.25%
  • Population  
    Land Area: 61.40 sq mi
    Total Population: 617,996
    Population Density Ranking (National): 87th percentile
    Population Density Ranking (State): 34th percentile
    Population Growth Rate: 0
    Population Growth Rate Ranking (National): 6th percentile
    Population Growth Rate Ranking (State): 100th percentile
  • Income  
    Median Income: $44,362
    Average Income Households W/ Children: $74,310
    Median Income Ranking (National): 58th percentile
    Median Income Ranking (State): 54th percentile
    Average Income Households W/ Children Ranking (National): 78th percentile
    Average Income Households W/ Children Ranking (State): 66th percentile
  • Households  
    Married: 23rd percentile
    Single: 77th percentile
    Married With Children: 9th percentile
    Married With No Children: 15th percentile
    Single With Children: 12th percentile
    Single With No Children: 65th percentile
  • Schools  
    Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.85 : 1

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