District of Columbia

Top Cities

These are the major cities in District of Columbia based on such criteria as the number of registered companies, business participants, and issued permits.

Top Names

The most popular names in District of Columbia

James Williams — 122 persons
Michael Johnson — 115 persons
James Jones — 111 persons
James Johnson — 108 persons
Michael Smith — 106 persons
James Brown — 102 persons
William Johnson — 94 persons
Michael Williams — 94 persons
Robert Johnson — 91 persons
Robert Williams — 90 persons
David Smith — 90 persons
William Smith — 90 persons
Michael Jones — 85 persons
Michael Brown — 83 persons
Robert Smith — 82 persons
John Williams — 77 persons
David Johnson — 76 persons
Mary Johnson — 76 persons
Robert Jones — 75 persons
Mary Smith — 72 persons
Robert Brown — 71 persons
Patricia Williams — 69 persons
William Brown — 67 persons
John Brown — 67 persons
William Jones — 66 persons
John Smith — 64 persons
Barbara Jones — 62 persons
John Johnson — 61 persons
James Robinson — 57 persons
Anthony Brown — 57 persons
Eric Williams — 55 persons
Kevin Smith — 54 persons
Jose Garcia — 53 persons
Charles Brown — 53 persons
John Jones — 52 persons
Robert Taylor — 52 persons
Jose Flores — 52 persons
Charles Johnson — 52 persons
Anthony Jones — 52 persons
Ronald Williams — 51 persons
James Smith — 50 persons
Anthony Johnson — 50 persons
David Miller — 50 persons
William Wilson — 50 persons
David Brown — 49 persons
George Williams — 49 persons
Joseph Williams — 49 persons
Patricia Jones — 48 persons
Thomas Smith — 48 persons
John Thompson — 48 persons


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The population of District of Columbia is estimated to be 0.647 million people (2016).
Since 2010, it has increased by 45,761 people (approximately 7.6%). Neighboring states have the following population: currently, 5.931 million people live in Maryland (2.7% population growth since 2010), 0.926 million live in Delaware (3.2 % growth compared with the data for 2010).

Race and Ethnicity

Median Household Income

Median Household Income
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The median household income in District of Columbia is $70,848 (2016).
Since 2010, it has increased by $6,581 (10.2%). The highest median household incomes are in the following cities of District of Columbia: Washington ($70,848), ($0), and ($0). These are the median household incomes in the neighboring states: $74,551 in Maryland and $65,015 in Virginia.

Median Property Value

Median Property Value
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The median property value in District of Columbia is $475,800 (2016).
These are the cities in District of Columbia with the highest median property values: Washington ($475,800). Median home prices in nearby states include $286,900 in Maryland, and $475,800 in Virginia.

Poverty Rate

Poverty Rate
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A poverty rate shows the percentage of the poor among the entire population.
For the state of District of Columbia, the estimated poverty rate is 14.33% (based on the data for 2016). Since 2010, this figure has increased by 0.14 percentage points. The official poverty rate in the U.S. is 12.7 percent (according to the U.S. Census Bureau for 2016). Thus, we see that District of Columbia is above the national level based on this measure (for this indicator, lower is better). Neighboring District of Columbia states have the following poverty level: the poverty rate in Virginia is 8.22%, in Delaware—8.19%.

Median Gross Rent

Median Gross Rent
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In 2016, the median gross rent in District of Columbia was estimated at $1,327 per month.
The following cities top the list of places with the highest median gross rent in District of Columbia: Washington ($1,327/mo). For comparison purposes, we present data on median gross rent in neighboring states: in Maryland renters pay $1,230/mo, in Virginia—$1,327/mo.

Rent Burden

Rent Burden
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The estimated rent burden in District of Columbia is 29.5% (based on Census records for 2016).
It is considered that if a household spends no more than 30 percent of its income on rent, utilities, and other building costs, such housing is affordable. Rental housing in Alabama is becoming more affordable. In 2010, the rent burden was higher and estimated at 29.6%. Compare the housing affordability in District of Columbia and neighboring states: in Delaware, the rent burden is 29.9%, in Virginia — 29.9%.

Share of Renter-Occupied Housing

Share of Renter-Occupied Housing
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The share of renter-occupied housing units in District of Columbia is 58.76%.
This figure has slightly increased compared to 2010, when 57.99% of houses and apartments were rented out. The following cities in District of Columbia have the highest share of renter-occupied units: Washington (58.76%). Here's what rental market looks like in the nearby states: in Virginia 33.82% of housing units are occupied by renters or tenants, in Maryland—33.18%.

Renter Occupied Households

Renter Occupied Households
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Experts estimate the number of renter occupied households in District of Columbia at 175,121 units (based on Census and ESRI data for 2016).
In 2015, there were 171,710 of such households. Cities in District of Columbia with the largest number of renter occupied households are the following: Washington (175,121). Here's what rental housing looks like in nearby states: there are 1,012,175 renter occupied households in Virginia and 1,012,175 households in Maryland.

Major Cities (population)

The District of Columbia major cities are presented below statically. The majority of the state residents live in these cities. Furthermore, these cities issued the largest number of permits and registered the largest number of businesses.

Recent Permits

Below is a list of recent permits issued in the state of District of Columbia that we were able to get information about. The date refers to the date when we received this information. The date of the permit itself may be different

Nov 16, 2020

Jun 10, 2020

Apr 13, 2020

All Cities

This is a general list of cities in District of Columbia. It contains big cities and small towns sorted alphabetically. Select a city to view information about its population, economics, and businesses.

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City Population Contact info for Businesses Business Associates License Holders UCC Filings Registered Parcel Owners
1 Washington 647,484 815,924 15,266 5,355 6,034 3,872 11,781
2 Bethesda 5
3 Capitol Heights 16
4 Seat Pleasant 1
5 Silver Spring 7 1
6 Oxon Hill 28
City Population Contact info for Businesses Business Associates License Holders UCC Filings Registered Parcel Owners
Last updated on November 16, 2020 at 11:09 AM (PST)


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