The Palisades demographics profile

StatisticThe PalisadesWashingtonDistrict of Columbia
Population3,598659,009659,009
Population density (sq mi)1,71710,77910
Median age40.733.833.8
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:10.9:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a34%34%
Families w/ Kids under 1850%43%43%
Speak Englishn/a83%83%
Speak Spanishn/a9%9%
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  • The population density in The Palisades is 84% lower than Washington.
  • The median age in The Palisades is 20% higher than Washington.
  • In The Palisades 78.02% of the population is White.
  • In The Palisades 6.19% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In The Palisades 8.03% of the population is Asian.

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The Palisades population breakdown by race

RaceThe PalisadesWashingtonDistrict of Columbia
White78.02%40.37%40.37%
Black or African American6.19%48.35%48.35%
Asian8.03%3.65%3.65%
American Indian0.00%0.33%0.33%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.04%0.04%
Mixed race6.52%2.77%2.77%
Other race1.25%4.50%4.50%
In The Palisades, 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 The Palisades, Washington, DC demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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