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DC Neighborhood Cluster Profile - Population
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Cluster 8
Ward 6 / Downtown, Chinatown, Penn Quarters, Mount Vernon Square, North Capitol Street

  This Neighborhood Cluster   All Neighborhood Clusters in D.C.
Average Low High
Total            
Population, 1980 7,587     15,958 3,506 44,081
Population, 1990 8,300     15,173 1,341 45,728
Population, 2000 8,609     14,301 2,374 46,779
Population, 2010 13,560     15,043 2,445 47,378
% change population, 1980 to 1990 9.4     -4.9 -62 23
% change population, 1990 to 2000 3.7     -5.7 -20 77
% change population, 2000 to 2010 58     5.2 -7.3 58
Children            
% children, 1980 23     22 1.8 43
% children, 1990 18     19 1.4 37
% children, 2000 21     20 1.2 43
% children, 2010 10     17 1.4 36
% change child population, 1980 to 1990 -15     -19 -77 53
% change child population, 1990 to 2000 21     -2.0 -31 200
% change child population, 2000 to 2010 -23     -12 -51 62
Seniors            
% seniors, 1980 16     12 2.6 29
% seniors, 1990 20     13 4.9 25
% seniors, 2000 16     12 5.4 26
% seniors, 2010 11     11 5.5 24
% change senior population, 1980 to 1990 38     4.5 -42 174
% change senior population, 1990 to 2000 -15     -9.8 -52 42
% change senior population, 2000 to 2010 4.4     -1.8 -21 50
Race/Ethnicity            
% black non-Hispanic, 1990 77     65 3.7 100
% black non-Hispanic, 2000 71     61 3.7 99
% black non-Hispanic, 2010 37     51 3.7 98
% white non-Hispanic, 1990 12     27 0.1 87
% white non-Hispanic, 2000 16     28 0.1 85
% white non-Hispanic, 2010 43     35 0.6 81
% Hispanic, 1990 2.2     5.2 0.0 21
% Hispanic, 2000 4.2     7.9 0.2 30
% Hispanic, 2010 5.9     9.1 0.9 27
% Asian/P.I. non-Hispanic, 1990 8.4     1.8 0.0 8.4
% Asian/P.I. non-Hispanic, 2000 8.1     3.0 0.1 13
% Asian/P.I. non-Hispanic, 2010 14     4.2 0.2 14
Foreign-Born            
% foreign born, 1980 11     6.4 0.6 19
% foreign born, 1990 10     9.7 0.0 26
% foreign born, 2000 13     13 0.5 33
% foreign born, 2010-14 17  2.5   14 0.5 29
Families            
% female-headed families with children, 1990 60     54 4.7 80
% female-headed families with children, 2000 66     52 6.6 81
% female-headed families with children, 2010-14 55  18   47 7.8 88
Low weight births            
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 1998 18     13 2.9 22
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 1999 15     13 3.1 32
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2000 12     12 5.6 32
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2001 19     12 1.1 24
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2002 14     12 2.6 19
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2003 17     11 4.7 18
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2004 16     11 2.4 21
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2005 15     11 5.3 18
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2006 11     11 4.2 22
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2007 11     11 3.3 18
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2008 7.1     10 3.4 21
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2009 13     10 0.0 22
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2010 9.9     9.9 3.4 17
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2011 10.0     10 3.8 20
Births to teen mothers            
% births to teen mothers, 1998 17     15 0.0 38
% births to teen mothers, 1999 11     15 0.0 34
% births to teen mothers, 2000 13     14 0.0 38
% births to teen mothers, 2001 18     13 0.0 32
% births to teen mothers, 2002 14     13 0.0 29
% births to teen mothers, 2003 15     11 0.0 25
% births to teen mothers, 2004 12     11 0.0 25
% births to teen mothers, 2005 16     11 0.0 24
% births to teen mothers, 2006 15     12 0.0 29
% births to teen mothers, 2007 6.6     12 0.0 29
% births to teen mothers, 2008 9.9     12 0.0 29
% births to teen mothers, 2009 10     12 0.0 40
% births to teen mothers, 2010 6.5     11 0.0 27
% births to teen mothers, 2011 7.7     9.8 0.0 23

Notes:
i = Insufficient data; s = Suppressed proprietary or confidential data.
 
Prepared by NeighborhoodInfo DC (revised July 6, 2016).
 
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