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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.

New families living in the Old Dominion

Getting younger

Northern Virginia has a much higher percentage of married couples with children at home than the rest of the state.

A shrinking majority

Shrinking majority

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.

Region's Asian population booms

Booming asian population

Census data show growth of 60 percent in region's Asian population since 2000.