Interactive: Mapping the census
In Virginia, the hispanic population is skyrocketing and the white population is dwindling. In the Maryland suburbs, diversity is growing. These stories and many more come from the census data that is displayed in this map. Use it to reveal your own stories. Type in your city or zip code below to get started.
See changing demographics in your neighborhood, city or state:
NOTE: White, Black and Asian are non-Hispanic. Figures may not add up to 100% because not all ethnic groups are shown.
SOURCE: U.S. Census.
GRAPHIC: Kat Downs, Dan Keating and Nathaniel Vaughn Kelso - The Washington Post. Updated July 21, 2011.
Northern Virginia has a much higher percentage of married couples with children at home than the rest of the state.
Washington remains largely segregated but is more racially mixed than in 1990. On both sides of the city, the white and black pluralities have been diluted.
Census data show growth of 60 percent in region's Asian population since 2000.