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As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of District of Columbia is $46,502, which is much higher than the national average of $28,555. District of Columbia median household income is $69,235, which has grown by 72.54% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is much higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average District of Columbia residents spend 30.5 minutes per day commuting to work, which is higher than the national average of 25.7 minutes.

Topics:Per Capita IncomeMedian Workers IncomeHousehold IncomeFamily IncomeMedian Income by AgeEmployment StatusCommuting to WorkCareersPoverty Level

Per Capita Income, #1

District of Columbia
46,502 USD
U.S.
28,555 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

District of Columbia
46,529 USD
U.S.
30,815 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.


Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
District of Columbia
50,005 USD
U.S.
36,116 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.


Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
District of Columbia
43,865 USD
U.S.
25,692 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.

Household Income

Median Household Income, #5
District of Columbia
69,235 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
District of Columbia
104,615 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #1
District of Columbia
72.54%
U.S.
27.36%
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more


Household Income Other than Earnings
 District of ColumbiaU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income24.06%$21,577, see rank21.11%$16,919
Social Security Income18.71%$14,689, see rank29.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income3.92%$3,868, see rank2.82%$3,720
Retirement Income14.42%$40,251, see rank17.85%$24,095
+ The percentage of the total households that have the income.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.

Family Income

Median Family Income, see rank
District of Columbia
82,791 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
District of Columbia
130,984 USD
U.S.
86,963 USD
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.

Median Household Income by Races

 District of ColumbiaU.S.
White$111,817, see rank$56,900
Black$40,829, see rank$35,600
Hispanic$61,210, see rank$42,396
Asian$82,213, see rank$73,244
American Indian, Alaska Native$62,928, see rank$37,170
Hawaiian Native$75,156, see rank$53,370
One Race, Other$46,148, see rank$40,300
Two or More Races$72,630, see rank$47,621

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.

Median Household Income by Age

 District of ColumbiaU.S.
less than 25$31,384, see rank$25,788
25 to 44$83,013, see rank$58,398
45 to 64$69,931, see rank$65,027
65 or over$47,139, see rank$37,945

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.

Employment Status

 District of Columbia%U.S.
Population 16 Years and Over536,771 see rank248,775,628
Male1251,04746.77%, see rank48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:2179,64171.56%, see rank69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces22,7991.11%, see rank0.73%
Male, Civilian2176,84270.44%, see rank68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed3156,99188.77%, see rank90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed319,85111.23%, see rank9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force271,40628.44%, see rank30.72%
Female1285,72453.23%, see rank51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:2187,86965.75%, see rank58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces23770.13%, see rank0.11%
Female, Civilian2187,49265.62%, see rank58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed3168,84790.06%, see rank91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed318,6459.94%, see rank8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force297,85534.25%, see rank41.21%
1 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical employment status data.

Commuting to Work

 District of Columbia%U.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over323,242100%141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone109,82233.98%, see rank76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled18,8295.83%, see rank9.59%
Public Transportation122,97538.04%, see rank5.06%
Walked40,01912.38%, see rank2.78%
Other Means16,2905.04%, see rank1.79%
Worked at Home15,3074.74%, see rank4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
District of Columbia
30.5 minutes
U.S.
25.7 minutes
Ranks: 9 min. or less, 10-19 min., 20-29 min., 30-39 min., 40-59 min., 60-89 min., 90min. or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.

Careers


Occupation
 District of Columbia%U.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over325,838-143,435,233
Male1156,99148.18%, see rank52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations295,15860.61%, see rank33.12%
Service Occupations222,19314.14%, see rank15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations220,17912.85%, see rank17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations22750.18%, see rank1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations26,9694.44%, see rank9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations29,9946.37%, see rank17.94%
Female1168,84751.82%, see rank47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2102,05960.44%, see rank40.04%
Service Occupations227,26916.15%, see rank21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations236,21421.45%, see rank31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2160.01%, see rank0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations23040.18%, see rank0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations22,6901.59%, see rank5.65%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 District of Columbia%U.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over325,838100%143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining2180.07%, see rank1.96%
Construction9,9643.06%, see rank6.17%
Manufacturing3,9101.20%, see rank10.43%
Wholesale Trade1,9310.59%, see rank2.75%
Retail Trade16,2114.98%, see rank11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities10,5743.25%, see rank4.93%
Information13,0073.99%, see rank2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing18,2455.60%, see rank6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
73,91822.69%, see rank10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance63,14219.38%, see rank23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
30,2299.28%, see rank9.49%
Public Administration54,93516.86%, see rank4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration29,5549.07%, see rank4.96%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.

Poverty Level

 District of Columbia%U.S.
Population in Poverty109,37818.24%, see rank15.59%
Family in Poverty16,25914.31%, see rank11.47%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.


 
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