Brightwood demographics profile

StatisticBrightwoodWashingtonDistrict of Columbia
Population16,318659,009659,009
Population density (sq mi)6,21210,77910
Median age39.533.833.8
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:10.9:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a34%34%
Families w/ Kids under 1852%43%43%
Speak Englishn/a83%83%
Speak Spanishn/a9%9%
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  • The population density in Brightwood is 42% lower than Washington.
  • The median age in Brightwood is 17% higher than Washington.
  • In Brightwood 19.77% of the population is White.
  • In Brightwood 58.08% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Brightwood 1.05% of the population is Asian.

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Brightwood population breakdown by race

RaceBrightwoodWashingtonDistrict of Columbia
White19.77%40.37%40.37%
Black or African American58.08%48.35%48.35%
Asian1.05%3.65%3.65%
American Indian0.90%0.33%0.33%
Native Hawaiian0.04%0.04%0.04%
Mixed race2.08%2.77%2.77%
Other race18.08%4.50%4.50%
In Brightwood, 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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Source: The Brightwood, Washington, DC demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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