The primary coordinate point for Washington is located at latitude 38.8951 and longitude -77.0364 in District of Columbia Neighborhood. The formal boundaries for the City of Washington encompass a land area of 61.14 sq. miles and a water area of 7.19 sq. miles. District of Columbia Neighborhood is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 23 feet.
The City of Washington (GNIS ID: 2390665) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "N" which identifies a NONFUNCTIONING LEGAL ENTITY.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Washington: Federal Capital, Federal City, Federal Town, Nations Capital, Ranatakariáhshne, Rome, Territory of Columbia, Washington City.
HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX
|Washington, 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.|
|Washington, 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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|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%)|
|Median Household Income||$85,663|
|Average Household Income||$131,164|
|Per Capita Income||$58,452|
|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|
|Average Household Size||2.13|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.94%|
|Per Capita Income||2.21%|
The table below compares Washington to the other 1 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington, D.C. by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 1||100th|
|Population Density1||# 1||100th|
|Diversity Index2||# 1||100th|
|Median Household Income||# 1||100th|
|Per Capita Income||# 1||100th|