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DC City Profile - Population
TotalFamilies
ChildrenLow weight births
Race/EthnicityBirths to teen mothers
Foreign-Born 
 
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Washington, D.C.

  City
Total    
Population, 1980 638,328  
Population, 1990 606,900  
Population, 2000 572,059  
Population, 2010 601,723  
% change population, 1980 to 1990 -4.9  
% change population, 1990 to 2000 -5.7  
% change population, 2000 to 2010 5.2  
Children    
% children, 1980 22  
% children, 1990 19  
% children, 2000 20  
% children, 2010 17  
% change child population, 1980 to 1990 -19  
% change child population, 1990 to 2000 -2.0  
% change child population, 2000 to 2010 -12  
Race/Ethnicity    
% black non-Hispanic, 1990 65  
% black non-Hispanic, 2000 61  
% black non-Hispanic, 2010 51  
% white non-Hispanic, 1990 27  
% white non-Hispanic, 2000 28  
% white non-Hispanic, 2010 35  
% Hispanic, 1990 5.2  
% Hispanic, 2000 7.9  
% Hispanic, 2010 9.1  
% Asian/P.I. non-Hispanic, 1990 1.8  
% Asian/P.I. non-Hispanic, 2000 3.0  
% Asian/P.I. non-Hispanic, 2010 4.2  
Foreign-Born    
% foreign born, 1980 6.4  
% foreign born, 1990 9.7  
% foreign born, 2000 13  
% foreign born, 2007-11 13  0.4
Families    
% female-headed families with children, 1990 54  
% female-headed families with children, 2000 52  
% female-headed families with children, 2007-11 50  1.1
Low weight births    
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 1998 13  
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 1999 13  
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2000 12  
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2001 12  
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2002 12  
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2003 11  
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2004 11  
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2005 11  
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2006 11  
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2007 11  
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2008 10  
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2009 10  
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2010 9.9  
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2011 10  
Births to teen mothers    
% births to teen mothers, 1998 15  
% births to teen mothers, 1999 15  
% births to teen mothers, 2000 14  
% births to teen mothers, 2001 13  
% births to teen mothers, 2002 13  
% births to teen mothers, 2003 11  
% births to teen mothers, 2004 11  
% births to teen mothers, 2005 11  
% births to teen mothers, 2006 12  
% births to teen mothers, 2007 12  
% births to teen mothers, 2008 12  
% births to teen mothers, 2009 12  
% births to teen mothers, 2010 11  
% births to teen mothers, 2011 9.8  

Notes:
i = Insufficient data; s = Suppressed proprietary or confidential data.
 
Prepared by NeighborhoodInfo DC (revised November 26, 2013).
 
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