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District of Columbia Neighborhood DC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

District of Columbia Neighborhood DC Housing Affordability Index is 81
State of Washington, D.C. Housing Affordability Index is 80
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

District of Columbia Neighborhood DC Wealth Index is 125
State of Washington, D.C. Wealth Index is 125
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 706,137 (100%)
Population in Households 666,508 (94.4%)
Population in Families 395,944 (56.1%)
Population in Group Quarters1 39,629 ( 5.6%)
Population Density 11,567
Diversity Index2 70
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $85,663
Average Household Income $131,164
Per Capita Income $58,452
Wealth Index4 125

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 340,801 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 129,069 (37.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 184,390 (54.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 27,342 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $629,935
Housing Affordability Index3 81
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 313,459
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 129,137
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.57% 1.35%
Households 1.59% 1.37%
Families 1.34% 1.21%
Median Household Income   1.94%
Per Capita Income   2.21%


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