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Census 2000

The Numbers Show A City of Extremes
Slug: Re/ceiling Date: 26 Jan. 99 Reporter: Haggerty Photographer: Lucian Perkins Location: 1515 P St. NW Caption: Developer Jim Abdo shows one of his high ceiling condos in Dupont Circle. (Lucian Perkins - The Washington Post)
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U.S. Census Bureau Foresees A Diminished District in 2030
Buyers fight over houses for sale, and new condominiums are sprouting like weeds. Nevertheless, the U.S. Census Bureau predicted yesterday that the population of the District will wither over the next 25 years, plummeting from 572,000 residents to just over 433,000 by 2030.

In the News
Population Shows Gains And Losses: D.C. Young Adults Rise, Middle-Aged Decrease (Post, March 10, 2005)

D.C. Population Fell by 5,800, Census Says: City Officials, Seeking to Boost Number of Residents, Hotly Dispute Bureau's Estimate for Year (Post, Dec. 19, 2003)

Educated Minorities Flocked to Region: Population Dipped, Report Says (Post, Oct. 5, 2003)

Census Finds Area Getting More Educated (Post, July 10, 2003)

D.C. Pockets of Poverty Growing (Post, May 18, 2003)

Live-Ins Almost as Likely As Marrieds to Be Parents: Census Also Looks at Gay Households (Post, March 13, 2003)

Area Tops in Nation for Black Prosperity (Post, Oct. 20, 2002)

Poverty Deepens In District: More People, Areas Hurting, Study Says (Post, Oct. 2, 2002)

A Divided D.C. Poses Challenge for Next Mayor: Racial, Economic Gap Widens (Post, Sept. 9, 2002)

Happy to Pound the Pavement: Many Workers Still Choose Not to Drive, Census Shows (Post, July 7, 2002)

'Reverse Commute' No Breeze: Region's Job Migration Pushes Gridlock in New Direction (Post, July 6, 2002)

Area Black Homeownership Grows: Study Also Finds Region 'Profoundly Segregated' by Race (Post, June 19, 2002)

The Numbers Show A City of Extremes: Population Figures for 2000 Detail Shrinkage Of Middle Class, Growth of Rich and Poor (Post, June 6, 2002)

'90s Boom Had Broad Impact: 2000 Census Cites Income Growth Among Poor, Upper Middle Class (Post, June 5, 2002)

Census Casts Pall on Transit Plans: Report Shows Drop in Commutes to Work as Regions Systems Expand (Post, June 5, 2002)

A Wealth of Change Unfolds: Outer Counties' Newfound Affluence Leaves Some Worried (Post, June 2, 2002)

More Area Workers Commute 1 Per Car: Census Finds Rise In Travel Times (Post, May 31, 2002)

Incomes Hit $100,000 For 1 in 4 Households: But Census Also Finds More Poverty in Region (Post, May 30, 2002)

Neighboring Cities On Different Roads: D.C. Succeeding, Baltimore Struggling at Revival, Census Finds (Post, May 9, 2002)



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