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DC 2012 Ward Profile - Population
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Ward 6

  This Ward   All Wards in D.C.
Average Low High
Total            
Population, 1980 81,715     79,791 56,986 96,707
Population, 1990 75,556     75,863 59,457 86,437
Population, 2000 70,912     71,507 63,408 75,375
Population, 2010 76,000     75,215 71,748 78,887
% change population, 1980 to 1990 -7.5     -4.9 -14 7.8
% change population, 1990 to 2000 -6.1     -5.7 -14 6.6
% change population, 2000 to 2010 7.2     5.2 -0.5 21
Children            
% children, 1980 22     22 8.1 36
% children, 1990 18     19 6.3 32
% children, 2000 18     20 6.2 35
% children, 2010 14     17 4.8 30
% change child population, 1980 to 1990 -25     -19 -27 4.7
% change child population, 1990 to 2000 -2.1     -2.0 -6.8 5.5
% change child population, 2000 to 2010 -19     -12 -31 16
Seniors            
% seniors, 1980 11     12 4.6 21
% seniors, 1990 12     13 6.3 17
% seniors, 2000 12     12 6.7 18
% seniors, 2010 10     11 7.1 15
% change senior population, 1980 to 1990 0.4     4.5 -17 24
% change senior population, 1990 to 2000 -3.9     -9.8 -26 0.8
% change senior population, 2000 to 2010 -6.2     -1.8 -15 21
Race/Ethnicity            
% black non-Hispanic, 1990 66     65 4.9 96
% black non-Hispanic, 2000 64     61 6.2 97
% black non-Hispanic, 2010 43     51 5.6 95
% white non-Hispanic, 1990 30     27 2.4 84
% white non-Hispanic, 2000 29     28 1.5 80
% white non-Hispanic, 2010 47     35 1.5 78
% Hispanic, 1990 2.0     5.2 0.9 18
% Hispanic, 2000 3.6     7.9 0.9 25
% Hispanic, 2010 4.8     9.1 1.8 21
% Asian/P.I. non-Hispanic, 1990 1.3     1.8 0.2 5.8
% Asian/P.I. non-Hispanic, 2000 2.4     3.0 0.3 8.5
% Asian/P.I. non-Hispanic, 2010 5.1     4.2 0.3 10
Foreign-Born            
% foreign born, 1980 3.0     6.4 1.6 15
% foreign born, 1990 4.8     9.7 1.4 23
% foreign born, 2000 7.2     13 1.4 29
% foreign born, 2011-15 8.9  0.8   14 2.7 23
Families            
% female-headed families with children, 1990 59     54 13 67
% female-headed families with children, 2000 61     52 12 68
% female-headed families with children, 2011-15 35  4.4   46 12 75
Low weight births            
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 1998 14     13 5.2 19
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 1999 13     13 6.6 17
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2000 12     12 7.4 16
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2001 13     12 6.4 17
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2002 11     12 7.1 15
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2003 10     11 5.9 15
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2004 11     11 5.2 14
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2005 11     11 7.5 14
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2006 10     11 8.1 15
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2007 11     11 6.1 14
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2008 11     10 7.5 14
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2009 7.9     10 5.9 14
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2010 9.3     9.9 5.6 13
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2011 9.8     10 7.1 14
Births to teen mothers            
% births to teen mothers, 1998 15     15 0.6 20
% births to teen mothers, 1999 14     15 0.6 21
% births to teen mothers, 2000 15     14 0.9 20
% births to teen mothers, 2001 12     13 1.0 20
% births to teen mothers, 2002 11     13 0.5 19
% births to teen mothers, 2003 11     11 0.3 19
% births to teen mothers, 2004 11     11 0.9 18
% births to teen mothers, 2005 9.6     11 0.2 18
% births to teen mothers, 2006 9.5     12 0.3 20
% births to teen mothers, 2007 8.4     12 1.3 19
% births to teen mothers, 2008 8.6     12 0.7 20
% births to teen mothers, 2009 7.2     12 0.4 23
% births to teen mothers, 2010 6.3     11 0.2 19
% births to teen mothers, 2011 6.2     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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