Capitol Hill demographics profile

StatisticCapitol HillWashingtonDistrict of Columbia
Population55,592659,009659,009
Population density (sq mi)8,06310,77910
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%
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  • 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 or African American.
  • In Capitol Hill 3.43% of the population is Asian.

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Capitol Hill population breakdown by race

RaceCapitol HillWashingtonDistrict of Columbia
White62.50%40.37%40.37%
Black or African American29.99%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.

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