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DC 2012 Ward Profile - Population
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Ward 8

  This Ward   All Wards in D.C.
Average Low High
Total            
Population, 1980 96,707     79,791 56,986 96,707
Population, 1990 86,437     75,863 59,457 86,437
Population, 2000 74,037     71,507 63,408 75,375
Population, 2010 73,662     75,215 71,748 78,887
% change population, 1980 to 1990 -11     -4.9 -14 7.8
% change population, 1990 to 2000 -14     -5.7 -14 6.6
% change population, 2000 to 2010 -0.5     5.2 -0.5 21
Children            
% children, 1980 36     22 8.1 36
% children, 1990 32     19 6.3 32
% children, 2000 35     20 6.2 35
% children, 2010 30     17 4.8 30
% change child population, 1980 to 1990 -21     -19 -27 4.7
% change child population, 1990 to 2000 -5.3     -2.0 -6.8 5.5
% change child population, 2000 to 2010 -16     -12 -31 16
Race/Ethnicity            
% black non-Hispanic, 1990 92     65 4.9 96
% black non-Hispanic, 2000 93     61 6.2 97
% black non-Hispanic, 2010 94     51 5.6 95
% white non-Hispanic, 1990 6.4     27 2.4 84
% white non-Hispanic, 2000 4.9     28 1.5 80
% white non-Hispanic, 2010 3.2     35 1.5 78
% Hispanic, 1990 1.1     5.2 0.9 18
% Hispanic, 2000 1.2     7.9 0.9 25
% Hispanic, 2010 1.8     9.1 1.8 21
% Asian/P.I. non-Hispanic, 1990 0.5     1.8 0.2 5.8
% Asian/P.I. non-Hispanic, 2000 0.7     3.0 0.3 8.5
% Asian/P.I. non-Hispanic, 2010 0.5     4.2 0.3 10
Foreign-Born            
% foreign born, 1980 1.9     6.4 1.6 15
% foreign born, 1990 1.5     9.7 1.4 23
% foreign born, 2000 2.0     13 1.4 29
% foreign born, 2007-11 2.9  0.6   13 2.7 22
Families            
% female-headed families with children, 1990 67     54 13 67
% female-headed families with children, 2000 68     52 12 68
% female-headed families with children, 2007-11 74  9.0   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 16     12 7.4 16
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2001 15     12 6.4 17
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2002 15     12 7.1 15
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2003 14     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 12     11 7.5 14
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2006 15     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 13     9.9 5.6 13
% low weight births (under 5.5 lbs), 2011 13     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 18     13 1.0 20
% births to teen mothers, 2002 18     13 0.5 19
% births to teen mothers, 2003 18     11 0.3 19
% births to teen mothers, 2004 16     11 0.9 18
% births to teen mothers, 2005 18     11 0.2 18
% births to teen mothers, 2006 18     12 0.3 20
% births to teen mothers, 2007 19     12 1.3 19
% births to teen mothers, 2008 20     12 0.7 20
% births to teen mothers, 2009 20     12 0.4 23
% births to teen mothers, 2010 19     11 0.2 19
% births to teen mothers, 2011 18     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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