A project of the Urban Institute and
a partner of the National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership (NNIP)
Neighborhood Info DC works to support community organizations, neighborhood leadership and residents and government as they work to improve the quality of life for people throughout the District of Columbia and the Washington region.
Looking for data about your community but don't know where to find it? Find data in our DC neighborhood profiles in the following subject areas: population, well-being, housing, foreclosures, and schools. Browse for relevant statistics and downloadable data. Profiles are now updated with ACS data for 2011-2015 and property sales and crime data through 2016. (4-10-17) Find data for the following geographies:
Check out our latest interactive feature “A Vision for an Equitable DC” that provides city and ward level breakouts of data to let users explore racial inequities in DC and how an equitable DC would be different. Additional data can be downloaded here. The presentation at the Consumer Health Foundation and Meyer Foundation’s event “DC in Color: Advancing Health, Economic and Racial Equity” is available here.
NeighborhoodInfo DC is a co-convener of the DC Preservation Network with the Coalition for Non-Profit Housing and Economic Development. Each month, we compile and post a new Preservation Catalog.
In the blog post, If we had a more equitable DC..., NeighborhoodInfo DC's Leah Hendey describes what a more equitable distribution of education, homeownership, and job outcomes would mean for residents of Wards 7 and 8. We also have a summary table with these equity measures for all wards and neighborhoods in the city, as well as a downloadable spreadsheet for visualizations and analysis.
Our Changing City and Trends East of the River
Presentation for the City First Community Development Finance Conference on Equitable Economic Development East of the River highlighting demographic, economic, housing market, and other conditions and trends in Wards 7 and 8.
DC Teens: Progress & Promise
Presentation for The Summit Fund of Washington with maps showing challenges facing neighborhoods with higher teen birth rates. There is also a short video of highlights from the event and the DC Teens: Progress & Promise video produced by Stone Soup Films.
Maintaining Economic Diversity and Affordability
A strategy for preserving affordable rental housing in the District of Columbia by the preservation strategy working group.
Challenges and Choices for the New Mayor: Preserving and Expanding Inclusive Housing
The city's population has grown dramatically over the past 15 years, increasing the demand for housing. To keep up, DC needs to build more housing and preserve existing affordable housing.
Affordable Housing Needs Assessment: Phase 1
This report is the first part of an affordable housing needs assessment for the DC Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development. We examined the District of Columbia's Inclusionary Zoning (IZ) program through interviews, document review, and data analysis.
Our Changing City Chapter 3: Housing
High housing costs have helped make DC one of the most expensive places in the country to live. Can the city meet the needs of its new generation of residents while also creating and preserving affordable housing at all income levels?
Housing Security in the Washington Region
This study examines critical gaps in affordable housing across a range of income levels in the Washington, DC region. More permanent supportive housing is needed to reduce chronic homelessness. The lack of affordable apartments, particularly for extremely low income renters, contributed to the number of homeless people and resulted in over half of all renters paying over 30 percent of their income on housing costs.
Our Changing City Chapter 2: Schools
This piece explores changes in the DC education system over the past decade. In this second installment of Our Changing City, we examine DC's changing public school enrollment trends since 2000, breaking the data down by grade, race, school, and ward.