Petworth demographics profile

StatisticPetworthWashingtonDistrict of Columbia
Population density (sq mi)4,97210,77910
Median age37.733.833.8
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:10.9:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a34%34%
Speak Englishn/a83%83%
Speak Spanishn/a9%9%

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  • The population density in Petworth is 54% lower than Washington.
  • The median age in Petworth is 11% higher than Washington.
  • In Petworth 32.36% of the population is White.
  • In Petworth 45.97% of the population is African American.
  • In Petworth 3.23% of the population is Asian.

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Petworth population breakdown by race

RacePetworthWashingtonDistrict of Columbia
African American45.97%48.35%48.35%
American Indian0.17%0.33%0.33%
Native Hawaiian0.13%0.04%0.04%
Mixed race3.74%2.77%2.77%
Other race14.39%4.50%4.50%
In Petworth, 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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Petworth age breakdown

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Age of children in married couples

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