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Like Numbers? Check out DC’s Historical Population Trends


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Thanks to a reader for sending this fascinating report from the Office of Planning/State Data Center, titled ‘District Population Trends 1800 to 2009.’ For full report please click below:

June 2010 Briefing Report

Population in 1950
Total: 802,178
White: 517,865
Black: 280,803
Hispanic: N/A

Population in 2000
Total: 572,059
White: 197,168
Black: 349,390
Hispanic: 44,953

Population in 2009
Total: 599,657
White: 243,617
Black: 323,931
Hispanic: 53,025

When do you think DC will hit 1,000,000?

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