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DC 2012 Ward Profile - Population
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Ward 3

  This Ward   All Wards in D.C.
Average Low High
Total            
Population, 1980 68,919     79,791 56,986 96,707
Population, 1990 74,271     75,863 59,457 86,437
Population, 2000 75,375     71,507 63,408 75,375
Population, 2010 78,887     75,215 71,748 78,887
% change population, 1980 to 1990 7.8     -4.9 -14 7.8
% change population, 1990 to 2000 1.5     -5.7 -14 6.6
% change population, 2000 to 2010 4.7     5.2 -0.5 21
Children            
% children, 1980 12     22 8.1 36
% children, 1990 11     19 6.3 32
% children, 2000 12     20 6.2 35
% children, 2010 13     17 4.8 30
% change child population, 1980 to 1990 4.7     -19 -27 4.7
% change child population, 1990 to 2000 5.0     -2.0 -6.8 5.5
% change child population, 2000 to 2010 16     -12 -31 16
Seniors            
% seniors, 1980 21     12 4.6 21
% seniors, 1990 16     13 6.3 17
% seniors, 2000 14     12 6.7 18
% seniors, 2010 14     11 7.1 15
% change senior population, 1980 to 1990 -17     4.5 -17 24
% change senior population, 1990 to 2000 -13     -9.8 -26 0.8
% change senior population, 2000 to 2010 7.8     -1.8 -15 21
Race/Ethnicity            
% black non-Hispanic, 1990 4.9     65 4.9 96
% black non-Hispanic, 2000 6.2     61 6.2 97
% black non-Hispanic, 2010 5.6     51 5.6 95
% white non-Hispanic, 1990 84     27 2.4 84
% white non-Hispanic, 2000 80     28 1.5 80
% white non-Hispanic, 2010 78     35 1.5 78
% Hispanic, 1990 7.0     5.2 0.9 18
% Hispanic, 2000 6.7     7.9 0.9 25
% Hispanic, 2010 7.5     9.1 1.8 21
% Asian/P.I. non-Hispanic, 1990 4.3     1.8 0.2 5.8
% Asian/P.I. non-Hispanic, 2000 6.4     3.0 0.3 8.5
% Asian/P.I. non-Hispanic, 2010 8.2     4.2 0.3 10
Foreign-Born            
% foreign born, 1980 14     6.4 1.6 15
% foreign born, 1990 19     9.7 1.4 23
% foreign born, 2000 20     13 1.4 29
% foreign born, 2011-15 19  1.2   14 2.7 23
Families            
% female-headed families with children, 1990 13     54 13 67
% female-headed families with children, 2000 12     52 12 68
% female-headed families with children, 2011-15 12  2.7   46 12 75
Low weight births            
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 1998 5.2     13 5.2 19
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 1999 6.6     13 6.6 17
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2000 7.4     12 7.4 16
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2001 6.4     12 6.4 17
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2002 7.1     12 7.1 15
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2003 5.9     11 5.9 15
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2004 5.2     11 5.2 14
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2005 7.5     11 7.5 14
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2006 8.3     11 8.1 15
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2007 7.2     11 6.1 14
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2008 7.5     10 7.5 14
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2009 5.9     10 5.9 14
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2010 5.7     9.9 5.6 13
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2011 7.1     10 7.1 14
Births to teen mothers            
% births to teen mothers, 1998 0.6     15 0.6 20
% births to teen mothers, 1999 0.6     15 0.6 21
% births to teen mothers, 2000 0.9     14 0.9 20
% births to teen mothers, 2001 1.0     13 1.0 20
% births to teen mothers, 2002 0.5     13 0.5 19
% births to teen mothers, 2003 0.3     11 0.3 19
% births to teen mothers, 2004 0.9     11 0.9 18
% births to teen mothers, 2005 0.2     11 0.2 18
% births to teen mothers, 2006 0.3     12 0.3 20
% births to teen mothers, 2007 1.3     12 1.3 19
% births to teen mothers, 2008 0.7     12 0.7 20
% births to teen mothers, 2009 0.4     12 0.4 23
% births to teen mothers, 2010 0.2     11 0.2 19
% births to teen mothers, 2011 0.0     9.8 0.0 19

Notes:
i = Insufficient data; s = Suppressed proprietary or confidential data.
 
Prepared by NeighborhoodInfo DC (revised August 16, 2017).
 
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