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DC 2012 Ward Profile - Population
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Ward 5

  This Ward   All Wards in D.C.
Average Low High
Total            
Population, 1980 89,145     79,791 56,986 96,707
Population, 1990 83,198     75,863 59,457 86,437
Population, 2000 71,604     71,507 63,408 75,375
Population, 2010 74,308     75,215 71,748 78,887
% change population, 1980 to 1990 -6.7     -4.9 -14 7.8
% change population, 1990 to 2000 -14     -5.7 -14 6.6
% change population, 2000 to 2010 3.8     5.2 -0.5 21
Children            
% children, 1980 22     22 8.1 36
% children, 1990 20     19 6.3 32
% children, 2000 21     20 6.2 35
% children, 2010 17     17 4.8 30
% change child population, 1980 to 1990 -16     -19 -27 4.7
% change child population, 1990 to 2000 -6.8     -2.0 -6.8 5.5
% change child population, 2000 to 2010 -17     -12 -31 16
Race/Ethnicity            
% black non-Hispanic, 1990 86     65 4.9 96
% black non-Hispanic, 2000 88     61 6.2 97
% black non-Hispanic, 2010 77     51 5.6 95
% white non-Hispanic, 1990 11     27 2.4 84
% white non-Hispanic, 2000 7.4     28 1.5 80
% white non-Hispanic, 2010 15     35 1.5 78
% Hispanic, 1990 1.4     5.2 0.9 18
% Hispanic, 2000 3.0     7.9 0.9 25
% Hispanic, 2010 6.3     9.1 1.8 21
% Asian/P.I. non-Hispanic, 1990 0.6     1.8 0.2 5.8
% Asian/P.I. non-Hispanic, 2000 0.8     3.0 0.3 8.5
% Asian/P.I. non-Hispanic, 2010 1.7     4.2 0.3 10
Foreign-Born            
% foreign born, 1980 2.6     6.4 1.6 15
% foreign born, 1990 3.4     9.7 1.4 23
% foreign born, 2000 5.2     13 1.4 29
% foreign born, 2007-11 9.7  1.3   13 2.7 22
Families            
% female-headed families with children, 1990 56     54 13 67
% female-headed families with children, 2000 58     52 12 68
% female-headed families with children, 2007-11 56  9.7   50 12 74
Low weight births            
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 1998 19     13 5.2 19
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 1999 17     13 6.6 17
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2000 13     12 7.4 16
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2001 14     12 6.4 17
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2002 13     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 13     11 5.2 14
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2005 13     11 7.5 14
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2006 14     11 8.1 15
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2007 13     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 10     10 5.9 14
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2010 11     9.9 5.6 13
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2011 11     10 7.1 14
Births to teen mothers            
% births to teen mothers, 1998 18     15 0.6 20
% births to teen mothers, 1999 19     15 0.6 21
% births to teen mothers, 2000 18     14 0.9 20
% births to teen mothers, 2001 20     13 1.0 20
% births to teen mothers, 2002 17     13 0.5 19
% births to teen mothers, 2003 14     11 0.3 19
% births to teen mothers, 2004 14     11 0.9 18
% births to teen mothers, 2005 13     11 0.2 18
% births to teen mothers, 2006 15     12 0.3 20
% births to teen mothers, 2007 14     12 1.3 19
% births to teen mothers, 2008 16     12 0.7 20
% births to teen mothers, 2009 14     12 0.4 23
% births to teen mothers, 2010 12     11 0.2 19
% births to teen mothers, 2011 12     9.8 0.0 19

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