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DC 2012 Ward Profile - Population
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Ward 7

  This Ward   All Wards in D.C.
Average Low High
Total            
Population, 1980 91,496     79,791 56,986 96,707
Population, 1990 78,966     75,863 59,457 86,437
Population, 2000 70,011     71,507 63,408 75,375
Population, 2010 71,748     75,215 71,748 78,887
% change population, 1980 to 1990 -14     -4.9 -14 7.8
% change population, 1990 to 2000 -11     -5.7 -14 6.6
% change population, 2000 to 2010 2.5     5.2 -0.5 21
Children            
% children, 1980 29     22 8.1 36
% children, 1990 25     19 6.3 32
% children, 2000 27     20 6.2 35
% children, 2010 24     17 4.8 30
% change child population, 1980 to 1990 -27     -19 -27 4.7
% change child population, 1990 to 2000 -2.8     -2.0 -6.8 5.5
% change child population, 2000 to 2010 -7.1     -12 -31 16
Race/Ethnicity            
% black non-Hispanic, 1990 96     65 4.9 96
% black non-Hispanic, 2000 97     61 6.2 97
% black non-Hispanic, 2010 95     51 5.6 95
% white non-Hispanic, 1990 2.4     27 2.4 84
% white non-Hispanic, 2000 1.5     28 1.5 80
% white non-Hispanic, 2010 1.5     35 1.5 78
% Hispanic, 1990 0.9     5.2 0.9 18
% Hispanic, 2000 0.9     7.9 0.9 25
% Hispanic, 2010 2.7     9.1 1.8 21
% Asian/P.I. non-Hispanic, 1990 0.2     1.8 0.2 5.8
% Asian/P.I. non-Hispanic, 2000 0.3     3.0 0.3 8.5
% Asian/P.I. non-Hispanic, 2010 0.3     4.2 0.3 10
Foreign-Born            
% foreign born, 1980 1.6     6.4 1.6 15
% foreign born, 1990 1.4     9.7 1.4 23
% foreign born, 2000 1.4     13 1.4 29
% foreign born, 2007-11 2.7  0.7   13 2.7 22
Families            
% female-headed families with children, 1990 64     54 13 67
% female-headed families with children, 2000 67     52 12 68
% female-headed families with children, 2007-11 74  10   50 12 74
Low weight births            
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 1998 16     13 5.2 19
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 1999 16     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 17     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 15     11 5.9 15
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2004 14     11 5.2 14
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2005 14     11 7.5 14
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2006 13     11 8.1 15
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2007 14     11 6.1 14
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2008 14     10 7.5 14
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2009 14     10 5.9 14
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2010 12     9.9 5.6 13
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2011 14     10 7.1 14
Births to teen mothers            
% births to teen mothers, 1998 20     15 0.6 20
% births to teen mothers, 1999 21     15 0.6 21
% births to teen mothers, 2000 20     14 0.9 20
% births to teen mothers, 2001 20     13 1.0 20
% births to teen mothers, 2002 19     13 0.5 19
% births to teen mothers, 2003 19     11 0.3 19
% births to teen mothers, 2004 18     11 0.9 18
% births to teen mothers, 2005 18     11 0.2 18
% births to teen mothers, 2006 20     12 0.3 20
% births to teen mothers, 2007 19     12 1.3 19
% births to teen mothers, 2008 18     12 0.7 20
% births to teen mothers, 2009 23     12 0.4 23
% births to teen mothers, 2010 19     11 0.2 19
% births to teen mothers, 2011 19     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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