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DC’s population reached 705,749 in 2019

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January 23, 2020

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The U.S. Bureau of the Census estimates DC’s population on July 1, 2019 was 705,749, an increase of 4,202 (0.6%) from the revised estimate for 2018.  2019 was the 14th straight year of population growth.  From 2005 to 2019 the city grew by 138,613, a remarkable gain of 24.4%.  Also notable is that growth slowed in 2019, primarily due to decreases in net migration.