Data & Demographics

Through WDCEP’s network, knowledge, and analytics of Washington, DC – we are the leading source of information for DC’s business leaders.

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, 2016 Estimates & Projections | 2. Census (2016) | 3. Census (2010) | 4. DC Department of Employment Services (2012) | 5. Bureau of Economic Analysis (2011) | 6. Destination DC (2015) | 7. STR (2016) | 8. CoStar (4Q 2013)
Population & Demographics (1)
Population
Population (2)681,170
Density> 10,000people per sq. mi.
Male47%
Female53%
High School Graduate +90%
Bachelor's Degree +55%
Graduate/Professional Degree31%
Daytime Population (3)1.0million
Households
Households290,441
Average Household Size2.1
Owner Occupied40%
Median Home Value$541,183
Income
Average Household Income$106,277
Median Household Income$69,588
Median Household Disposable Income$72,285
Consumer Expenditures ($000)
Apparel$851,459
Computers & Accessories$86,668
Entertainment & Recreation$1,125,780
- Pets$185,127
Food at Home$1,991,382
Food Away from Home$1,271,167
Home Improvement$672,256
Household Furnishings$684,988
Personal Care Products$288,963
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair$385,892
Age
Age < 2020%
Age 25 - 3431%
Age 35 - 6436%
Age 65+13%
Median Age34.7
Employment & Wages
Total Employment (4)731,800
Average Wage Per Job (5)$79,581
Hospitality & Tourism (6)
Number of Visitors21.3million
Total Visitor Spending$7.1billion
Hotel Rooms (7)~29,000
Hotel Occupancy (7)78%
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)