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Washington, DC

City
Population 2005: 515,118
Square miles: 61.40
Metro area: Washington-Arlington



2000 CENSUS DATA
WASHINGTON DC US
HOUSING UNITS
Number Number Number
Total housing units 274,845
RENTER-OCCUPIED HOUSING UNITS
Number Pct Pct Pct
Renter-occupied housing units 147,122 53.5 53.5 30.8
Number Number Number
Average number of household members 2.03 2.03 2.36
Average number of rooms 3.29 3.29 4.04
Average number of vehicles 0.63 0.63 1.19
Median year structure was built 1955 1955 1969
Median year householder moved in 1997 1997 1998
Median rent ($) 577 577 519
Median rent asked for vacant units ($) 518 518 469
Number Pct Pct Pct
Rent includes utilities 63,292 43.0 43.0 16.5
Number Number Number
Rent as a pct of household revenue 25 25 26
OWNER-OCCUPIED HOUSING UNITS
Number Pct Pct Pct
Owner-occupied housing units 101,216 36.8 36.8 60.2
Number Number Number
Average number of household members 2.34 2.34 2.71
Average number of rooms 6.27 6.27 6.30
Average number of vehicles 2.68 2.68 1.64
Median year structure was built 1940 1940 1971
Median year householder moved in 1987 1987 1991
Median value ($) 153,500 153,500 111,800
Number Pct Pct Pct
With mortgage or contract to purchase 55,138 54.5 54.5 55.4
With second mortgage, equity loan 14,615 14.4 14.4 12.7
Number Number Number
Median price asked for vacant housing ($) 117,300 117,300 89,600
Monthly cost, with mortgage ($) 1,291 1,291 1,088
Monthly cost, without mortgage ($) 313 313 295
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 Census; ePodunk

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