Anacostia demographics profile

StatisticAnacostiaWashingtonDistrict of Columbia
Population density (sq mi)10,38310,77910
Median age34.333.833.8
Male/Female ratio0.8:10.9:10.9:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a34%34%
Speak Englishn/a83%83%
Speak Spanishn/a9%9%

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  • The population density in Anacostia is 4% lower than Washington.
  • The median age in Anacostia is 1% higher than Washington.
  • In Anacostia 2.05% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Anacostia 94.63% of the population is African American.
  • In Anacostia 0.30% of the population is Asian.

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Anacostia population breakdown by race

RaceAnacostiaWashingtonDistrict of Columbia
African American94.63%48.35%48.35%
American Indian0.20%0.33%0.33%
Native Hawaiian0.04%0.04%0.04%
Mixed race1.20%2.77%2.77%
Other race1.58%4.50%4.50%
In Anacostia, 10.5% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Anacostia age breakdown

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Age of children in married couples

Source: The Anacostia, Washington, DC demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).