D.C. sees progress, division with gentrification

Poll Questions

Q: Overall, how would you rate your neighborhood as a place to live: excellent, good, not so good, or poor?

Q: In recent years, has your neighborhood gotten better, gotten worse, or stayed about the same?

Q: How many years have you lived in Washington, D.C., or have you lived here your whole life?

Q: As you may know, 'gentrification' is the process in which developers or higher income families buy and fix up homes or apartment buildings in working class city neighborhoods. In general, would you say this kind of redevelopment is mainly a good thing or mainly a bad thing? (See Data: Complete Trends Over Time above for full wording)

Q: As you may know, the district government is trying to redevelop parts of the city to attract new businesses and residents. Do you think this process of redevelopment is mainly good or mainly bad for people like you?

No opinion

Q: Do you think this process of redevelopment is mainly good or mainly bad for Long-time city residents?

No opinion

Q: Do you think this process of redevelopment is mainly good or mainly bad for Newer city residents?

No opinion

Q: Do you think this process of redevelopment is mainly good or mainly bad for Whites in the district?

No opinion

Q: Do you think this process of redevelopment is mainly good or mainly bad for Blacks in the district?

No opinion

Q: Do you think this process of redevelopment is mainly good or mainly bad for Rich residents?

No opinion

Q: Do you think this process of redevelopment is mainly good or mainly bad for Poor residents?

No opinion

Q: Would you describe the people of the District as (mainly unified), or (mainly divided) by things like race or income? IF DIVIDED: Would you say the District is mainly divided (by race) or mainly divided (between rich and poor)?

Q: Would you say Vincent Gray cares more about (black) residents of the District, (white) residents, or would you say he cares equally about serving all people?