Census Data for the Shaw Neighborhood

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Comparison of Census Data for 1990 and 2000
Population and Racial/Ethnic Diversity

1990 Census Data for Shaw by Census Tract
  • Maps for Each Census Tracts
  • Population
  • Racial/Ethnic Diversity
  • Getting to Work
  • Poverty Rate
  • Unemployment Rate
  • Housing
  • Prior Residence

Tract 43 Tract 44 Tract 45 Tract 46 Tract 47 Tract 48.1 Tract 48.2
Tract 49.1 Tract 49.2 Tract 50 Tract 51 Tract 52.1 Tract 52.2

Data Source: US Census Bureau
Data Compilation and Web Presentation by CONEXOS

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Shaw Neighborhood Census Tracts

Comparison of 1990 to 2000 Census Data 1990 2000

1990 Poverty Rate: 24.6%

1990 Unemployment Rate: 9.8%

People
35,891 35,666

Black
White
Native American
Asian /
Pacific Islander
Other Races
ultiracial

Hispanic
(any race)

70.2 %
22.6 %
0.4 %

2.6 %
4.1 %
n/a

8.9 %

56.7 %
27.7 %
0.5 %

4.8 %
7.0 %
3.3 %

14.8 %

Male
Female

50.7%
49.3%


Getting to Work

Bus
Bike/Walk
Car/Motorcycle
Carpool
Subway
Taxi/Other

Work at Home

25%
28%
23%
8%
10%
3%

3%








Housing in Shaw
Homes 4271
Duplexes 1018
Apartments 13399
   
Rental 69%
Owner-occupied 17%
Vacant 15%
People who in 1985 lived . . .  
in the same house 46.6%
elsewhere in DC 27.6%
elsewhere in US 20.5%
outside the US 5.4%
Census Tract Housing Units Occupied Vacant Owner occupied Tenant occupied Single detached Single attached Duplex 3-4 Units 5-9 Units 10-19 Units 20-49 Units 50+ Units Units, other
Tract 43 2035 1797 238 373 1424 41 303 110 45 88 120 390 921 17
Tract 44 758 630 128 261 369 27 476 47 109 22 62 0 0 15
Tract 45 490 416 74 207 209 19 302 70 62 18 14 0 0 5
Tract 46 1351 1163 188 524 639 33 810 113 88 94 179 0 0 34
Tract 47 1949 1706 243 93 1613 22 362 44 16 55 116 113 1168 53
Tract 48.01 1054 889 165 275 614 40 496 107 109 69 85 0 142 6
Tract 48.02 1457 1252 205 153 1099 17 275 66 155 202 479 30 194 39
Tract 49.01 876 718 158 166 552 20 261 91 91 115 139 0 159 0
Tract 49.02 805 656 149 55 601 12 112 59 64 16 45 260 237 0
Tract 50 3701 3097 604 463 2634 55 351 139 270 341 191 371 1917 66
Tract 51 616 513 103 21 492 0 0 6 6 0 0 34 555 15
Tract 52.10 3019 2567 452 529 2038 38 199 166 168 176 221 305 1704 42
Tract 52.20 577 550 27 0 550 0 0 0 0 0 5 13 559 0


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Census Tract 43 1990 2000

People

3,283

3,290

Black
White
Native American
Asian /
Pacific Islander
Other Races
ultiracial

Hispanic
(any race)

54.7 %
35.9 %
1.0 %

0.5%
7.9 %
n/a

14.0 %

39.0 %
41.7 %
0.4 %

2.2 %
12.1 %
4.6 %

22.2 %

Male
Female

51.6%
48.4%

Getting to Work

Bus
Bike/Walk
Car/Motorcycle
Carpool
Subway
Taxi/Other

Work at Home

24%
36%
20%
7%
7%
3%

2%


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Census Tract 44
Note: Formerly Tracts 44 & 45
1990 2000


People

2,948

2,589

Black
White
Native American
Asian /
Pacific Islander
Other Races
ultiracial

Hispanic
(any race)

77.7 %
12.5 %
0.2 %

1.6 %
8.1 %
n/a

12.2 %

58.8 %
28.5 %
0.3 %

2.0 %
7.2 %
3.1 %

12.6 %

Male
Female

54.4 %
45.6 %

Getting to Work

Bus
Bike/Walk
Car/Motorcycle
Carpool
Subway
Taxi/Other

Work at Home

35 %
10 %
35 %
10 %
44 %
3 %

3 %


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Additional Census data for Tract 46, including employment, income, education, etc.

People

3469

Black
White
Native
Asian
Other

Hispanic
(any race)

90%
7%
2%
1%
1%

2%

Male
Female

50%
50%

Getting to Work

Bus
Bike/Walk
Car/Motorcycle
Carpool
Subway
Taxi/Other

Work at Home

39%
10%
27%
12%
10%
2%

4%


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Additional Census Data on Tract 47, including educational attainment, age, school enrollment, household income, per capita income, etc.

People

4709

Black
White
Native
Asian
Other

Hispanic
(any race)

96%
2%
0%
2%
0%

1%

Male
Female

45.1%
54.9%

Getting to Work

Bus
Bike/Walk
Car/Motorcycle
Carpool
Subway
Taxi/Other

Work at Home

38%
16%
20%
9%
10%
2%

4%


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Census Tract 48.1 1990 2000

People

2,155

1,876

Black
White
Native American
Asia/Pacific
Other Races
Multiracial

Hispanic
(any race)

91 %
6 %

3 %

n/a

2 %

77.2 %
11.7 %
0.5 %
3.9 %
4.3 %
2.4 %

9.4 %

Male
Female

48.5%
51.5%

Getting to Work

Bus
Bike/Walk
Car/Motorcycle
Carpool
Subway
Taxi/Other

Work at Home

41%
23%
21%
7%
5%
3%


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People

3133

Black
White
Native
Asian
Other

Hispanic
(any race)

87%
9%
0%
3%
1%

4%

Male
Female

44.3%
55.7%

Getting to Work

Bus
Bike/Walk
Car/Motorcycle
Carpool
Subway
Taxi/Other

Work at Home

28%
18%
27%
9%
12%
4%

1%


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People

1983

Black
White
Native
Asian
Other

Hispanic
(any race)

89%
10%
0%
0%
1%

2%

Male
Female

47.2%
52.8%

Getting to Work

Bus
Bike/Walk
Car/Motorcycle
Carpool
Subway
Taxi/Other

Work at Home

27%
16%
28%
15%
13%
0%

1%


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People

1585

Black
White
Native
Asian
Other

Hispanic
(any race)

61%
30%
1%
2%
6%

24%

Male
Female

56.5%
43.5%

Getting to Work

Bus
Bike/Walk
Car/Motorcycle
Carpool
Subway
Taxi/Other

Work at Home

26%
12%
35%
5%
13%
9%

0%


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People

6452

Black
White
Native
Asian
Other

Hispanic
(any race)

61%
27%
0%
3%
8%

16%

Male
Female

51.8%
48.2%

Getting to Work

Bus
Bike/Walk
Car/Motorcycle
Carpool
Subway
Taxi/Other

Work at Home

23%
33%
19%
9%
10%
2%

3%


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People

877

Black
White
Native
Asian
Other

Hispanic
(any race)

24%
62%
0%
12%
2%

6%

Male
Female

32.7%
67.3%

Getting to Work

Bus
Bike/Walk
Car/Motorcycle
Carpool
Subway
Taxi/Other

Work at Home

18%
38%
10%
3%
13%
8%

10%


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People

4602

Black
White
Native
Asian
Other

Hispanic
(any race)

41%
54%
0%
3%
2%

6%

Male
Female

59.3%
40.7%

Getting to Work

Bus
Bike/Walk
Car/Motorcycle
Carpool
Subway
Taxi/Other

Work at Home

11%
45%
20%
6%
11%
2%

4%


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People

738

Black
White
Native
Asian
Other

Hispanic
(any race)

16%
51%
1%
15%
17%

43%

Male
Female

57.0%
43.0%

Getting to Work

Bus
Bike/Walk
Car/Motorcycle
Carpool
Subway
Taxi/Other

Work at Home

9%
50%
12%
1%
23%
4%

1%


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