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DC 2012 Ward Profile - Population
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Ward 4

  This Ward   All Wards in D.C.
Average Low High
Total            
Population, 1980 83,237     79,791 56,986 96,707
Population, 1990 78,010     75,863 59,457 86,437
Population, 2000 75,001     71,507 63,408 75,375
Population, 2010 75,773     75,215 71,748 78,887
% change population, 1980 to 1990 -6.3     -4.9 -14 7.8
% change population, 1990 to 2000 -3.9     -5.7 -14 6.6
% change population, 2000 to 2010 1.0     5.2 -0.5 21
Children            
% children, 1980 21     22 8.1 36
% children, 1990 19     19 6.3 32
% children, 2000 20     20 6.2 35
% children, 2010 20     17 4.8 30
% change child population, 1980 to 1990 -18     -19 -27 4.7
% change child population, 1990 to 2000 5.5     -2.0 -6.8 5.5
% change child population, 2000 to 2010 -0.9     -12 -31 16
Race/Ethnicity            
% black non-Hispanic, 1990 79     65 4.9 96
% black non-Hispanic, 2000 71     61 6.2 97
% black non-Hispanic, 2010 59     51 5.6 95
% white non-Hispanic, 1990 15     27 2.4 84
% white non-Hispanic, 2000 15     28 1.5 80
% white non-Hispanic, 2010 20     35 1.5 78
% Hispanic, 1990 4.2     5.2 0.9 18
% Hispanic, 2000 12     7.9 0.9 25
% Hispanic, 2010 19     9.1 1.8 21
% Asian/P.I. non-Hispanic, 1990 0.9     1.8 0.2 5.8
% Asian/P.I. non-Hispanic, 2000 1.4     3.0 0.3 8.5
% Asian/P.I. non-Hispanic, 2010 2.0     4.2 0.3 10
Foreign-Born            
% foreign born, 1980 6.4     6.4 1.6 15
% foreign born, 1990 10     9.7 1.4 23
% foreign born, 2000 18     13 1.4 29
% foreign born, 2007-11 20  1.4   13 2.7 22
Families            
% female-headed families with children, 1990 45     54 13 67
% female-headed families with children, 2000 40     52 12 68
% female-headed families with children, 2007-11 38  3.8   50 12 74
Low weight births            
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 1998 13     13 5.2 19
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 1999 12     13 6.6 17
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2000 9.6     12 7.4 16
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2001 9.9     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 11     11 5.9 15
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2004 8.6     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 9.8     11 8.1 15
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2007 9.7     11 6.1 14
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2008 8.5     10 7.5 14
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2009 8.0     10 5.9 14
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2010 8.3     9.9 5.6 13
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2011 7.2     10 7.1 14
Births to teen mothers            
% births to teen mothers, 1998 14     15 0.6 20
% births to teen mothers, 1999 11     15 0.6 21
% births to teen mothers, 2000 11     14 0.9 20
% births to teen mothers, 2001 11     13 1.0 20
% births to teen mothers, 2002 11     13 0.5 19
% births to teen mothers, 2003 9.6     11 0.3 19
% births to teen mothers, 2004 10     11 0.9 18
% births to teen mothers, 2005 8.9     11 0.2 18
% births to teen mothers, 2006 10.0     12 0.3 20
% births to teen mothers, 2007 9.4     12 1.3 19
% births to teen mothers, 2008 9.7     12 0.7 20
% births to teen mothers, 2009 8.2     12 0.4 23
% births to teen mothers, 2010 8.7     11 0.2 19
% births to teen mothers, 2011 6.6     9.8 0.0 19

Notes:
i = Insufficient data; s = Suppressed proprietary or confidential data.
 
Prepared by NeighborhoodInfo DC (revised April 29, 2014).
 
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