District of Columbia, DC population by gender
The table below shows District of Columbia's population by gender
|Gender||Population||% of Total Population|
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District of Columbia, DC population by gender, in percentage
The female percentage in the USA is 50.50% while the male percentage is 49.50%, compared to 52.35% females and 47.65% males in District of Columbia, DC.
The above comparison shows there are more females than males in the District of Columbia county as compared to the nation.
District of Columbia, DC gender ratio
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey (ACS) 2021
In District of Columbia, DC, there are less men than women. The District of Columbia, DC gender ratio is 91:100 i.e. 91 men to 100 women (0.910).
This ratio is lower than the national average of 98:100 i.e 98 men to 100 women (0.980).
District of Columbia, DC gender ratio by age
In District of Columbia, DC, the sex ratio for children under 18 years is 102.5 boys per 100 girls (102.5:100).Having said that, for seniors aged 80 and older, there are 56.7 males per 100 females (56.7:100).
On the national level, the sex ratio (male per 100 females) for under 18 age group is 104.8:100, and 64.5:100 for the senior population 80 years and older.
The table below lists the male and female population in each age group along with the gender ratio for District of Columbia, DC.
|Age Group||Population (Male)||Population (Female)||Gender Ratio|
|Under 5 years||21,890||21,068||1.04|
|5 to 9 years||17,335||17,734||0.98|
|10 to 14 years||16,300||15,149||1.08|
|15 to 19 years||17,183||19,458||0.88|
|20 to 24 years||22,320||26,991||0.83|
|25 to 29 years||35,427||41,930||0.84|
|30 to 34 years||37,517||40,840||0.92|
|35 to 39 years||30,036||30,815||0.97|
|40 to 44 years||22,695||23,252||0.98|
|45 to 49 years||19,030||18,701||1.02|
|50 to 54 years||18,207||17,663||1.03|
|55 to 59 years||18,298||16,897||1.08|
|60 to 64 years||14,734||18,485||0.80|
|65 to 69 years||12,005||14,919||0.80|
|70 to 74 years||9,414||12,634||0.75|
|75 to 79 years||6,039||8,679||0.70|
|80 to 84 years||3,312||5,938||0.56|
|85 years and over||3,748||6,511||0.58|
Interesting observation from the above table:
- The sex ratio at birth is 1.039 i.e. 103.9 boys per 100 girls.
- For the 60-64 years, the sex ratio is 0.797 i.e. 20.3 less men per 100 women.
- While for senior most population of 85+ age group, the sex ratio is 0.576 i.e. 57.6 senior men per 100 senior women.
District of Columbia, DC population by gender & age
For male population, the largest age group is 30-34 years with a population of 37,517. Whereas, for the female population, the largest age group is 25-29 years with a population of 41,930.
As you can note from the above numbers, the largest age group for men and women are different.
Under the age of 5, there are 21,890 boys and 21,068 girls in District of Columbia, DC. Thus there are 822 more boys than girls under the age of 5.
Between the age group of 60-64 years, there are 14,734 males and 18,485 females in District of Columbia, DC. Thus there are 3,751 less males than females between the age of 60 and 64 years.
For the senior most age group of 85+ years, there are 3,748 males and 6,511 females.
Things to know
What percent of District of Columbia, DC is female?
According to the ACS survey, of the total District of Columbia, DC population of 683,154, 52.35% percent are females.
What percentage of District of Columbia, DC is male?
According to the ACS survey, of the total District of Columbia, DC population of 683,154, 47.65% percent are males.
What is the male to female ratio in District of Columbia, DC?
In District of Columbia, DC, the male to female ratio is 91:100 i.e. 91 men to 100 women (0.910).
- U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates