StatisticCapitol HillWashingtonDistrict of Columbia
Population55,592659,009705,749
Population density (sq mi)8,06310,77910,779
Median age34.833.833.8
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:10.9:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a34%34%
Families w/ Kids under 1839%43%43%
Speak Englishn/a83%83%
Speak Spanishn/a9%9%

Key findings

  • The population density in Capitol Hill is 25% lower than Washington
  • The median age in Capitol Hill is 3% higher than Washington
  • In Capitol Hill 62.50% of the population is White
  • In Capitol Hill 29.99% of the population is Black
  • In Capitol Hill 3.43% of the population is Asian

Compare Washington, DC Demographics

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      Capitol Hill population breakdown by race

      RaceCapitol HillWashingtonDistrict of Columbia
      White62.50%40.37%40.37%
      Black29.99%48.35%48.35%
      Asian3.43%3.65%3.65%
      American Indian0.22%0.33%0.33%
      Native Hawaiian0.03%0.04%0.04%
      Mixed race2.89%2.77%2.77%
      Other race0.94%4.50%4.50%
      In Capitol Hill, 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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Capitol Hill age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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