Anacostia Demographics


  • Total Population56,622
  • Male Population(44.3 %) 25,066
  • Female Population(55.7 %) 31,556
  • Median Age33.20
There are currently 56,622 people living in Anacostia. Out of the total population number, 25,066 are men and 31,556 are women. The median age for Anacostia dwellers is 33.20.


  • White Collar17,733
  • Blue Collar2,382
There are currently 17,733 white-collar jobs and 2,382 blue-collar jobs in Anacostia.


  • Total Households21,135
  • Family Households11,873
  • Non-family Households9,262
  • Households With Children7,068
  • Households Without Children14,067
  • Average People Per Household2.61
There are currently 21,135 households in Anacostia. Out of this total, 11,873 are family households, 9,262 are non-family households, 7,068 are households with children and 14,067 are households without children. The average number of people per household in Anacostia is 2.61.

Education(Number of people who have achieved the following levels of education)

  • No High School1,488
  • Some High School20,312
  • Some College10,077
  • Associate Degree2,251
  • Bachelors Degree3,918
  • Graduate Degree2,957
There are 1,488 people living in Anacostia without a high school degree, 20,312 people with some high school degree and 10,077 people with a college degree. 2,251 people have an associate degree, 3,918 hold a bachelor’s degree, while 2,957 boast a graduate degree.

Marital Status(Number of people who have the following marital status)

  • Never Married25,801
  • Married9,556
  • Separated2,292
  • Widowed2,382
  • Divorced4,980
25,801 of the people living in Anacostia have never been married, while 9,556 are married and 2,292 are separated. A total of 2,382 people are widowed and 4,980 people are divorced.


  • Average Household Income$55,204
  • Median Household Income$34,508
  • Median Income Under 25$18,902
  • Median Income 25-44$33,868
  • Median Income 45-64$36,256
  • Median Income Over 65$37,936

The average household income for people living in Anacostia is $55,204, while the median household income is $34,508. The median income in Anacostia is $18,902 for those under 25, $33,868 for those aged 25 to 44, $36,256 for those aged 45 to 64, and $37,936 for those over the age of 65.


Demographic information is extracted from the Unites States Census Bureau and is deemed reliable, however, COMMERCIALCafé can offer no guarantee of the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods.