In and Out: DC's Migration Patterns in 2022, By the Numbers

  • February 2nd 2023

by UrbanTurf Staff

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DC's migration patterns. Click to enlarge.

U.S. Census estimates reported just before Christmas showed that, after two years of declines, DC gained about 3,000 residents in 2022, putting the city's population at approximately 671,803. Last week, DC's Office of Planning took a more granular look at who moved in and out of the city. Below, UrbanTurf highlights some of the more interesting demographic statistics from that analysis. 

  • 65,253 -- The number of people that moved into the city. 
  • 62,622 -- The number of people that moved out of the city. 
  • 20,242 -- The number of people that moved across the border to Maryland.
  • 38.9% -- The percentage of people ages 18-24 that moved into DC. 
  • 75.8% -- The percentage who haven't been married. 
  • $51,000 -- The median income of those of moved into the city. 

Thumbnail photo by Ted Eytan. Graphic courtesy of DC's Office of Planning

This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/in_and_out_dcs_migration_patterns_in_2021_by_the_numbers/20576.

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