Data & Demographics

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In the graph below, WDCEP provides an snapshot of DC’s demographics, expenditures, office market data and other economic indicators including population and tourism.

 

DC Statistical Snapshot
1. ESRI, 2013 Estimates & Projections | 2. Census (2014) | 3. Census (2010) | 4. DC Department of Employment Services (2012) | 5. Bureau of Economic Analysis (2011) | 6. Destination DC (2012) | 7. DC Office of Research & Analysis/Smith Travel Research (2012) | 8. CoStar (4Q 2013)
Population & Demographics (1)
Population
Population (2)658,893
Density> 10,000people per sq. mi.
Male47%
Female53%
High School Graduate +87%
Bachelor's Degree +51%
Graduate/Professional Degree28%
Daytime Population (3)1.0million
Households
Households277,486
Average Household Size2.1
Owner Occupied41%
Median Home Value$441,574
Income
Average Household Income$101,486
Median Household Income$63,342
Median Household Disposable Income$48,817
Consumer Expenditures ($000)
Apparel$656,373
Computers & Accessories$104,515
Entertainment & Recreation$1,278,457
- Pets$216,845
- Television, Radio & Sound$515,481
Food at Home$2,016,354
Food Away from Home$1,337,233
Home Improvement$621,041
Household Furnishings$403,785
Personal Care Products$174,894
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair$413,870
Average Spent per Household$31.5
Age
Age < 2020%
Age 25 - 3431%
Age 35 - 6437%
Age 65+12%
Median Age34.3
Employment & Wages
Total Employment (4)731,800
Average Wage Per Job (5)$79,581
Hospitality & Tourism (6)
Number of Visitors18.9million
Total Visitor Spending$6.2billion
Hotel Rooms (7)27,642
Hotel Occupancy (7)75%
Office Market (8)
Total Office RBA150.7million sq. ft.
Total Office Vacancy Rate9.5%(direct + sublet)
Average Office Rental Rate$48.56per sq. ft. (full-service)