Washington is one of the few cities where growth is being driven by whites—rather than by Latinos, Asians, or immigrants—as blacks move to the suburbs. Next

Southeast and Northeast remain predominantly black, while Northwest holds much of the District’s white population. Next

Hispanic residents make up 11 percent of the population, distributed mostly in Northwest and Northeast—many more live in the suburbs along the District’s northern border. Next

While over 4 percent of the city is Asian, most newcomers choose to take up residence in the suburbs of Maryland and Virginia. Next

Central D.C. and areas around the National Mall are dominated by businesses and government buildings, with few areas dedicated to housing. Next


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U.S. Racial and Ethnic Diversity, Mapped Block by Block