Gentrification in DC is not just a black and white issue
An article in Greater Greater Washington reexamines Washington DC’s demographic evolution over the past 40 years. Nick Finio, an NCSG Faculty Research Assistant, and Alex Baca, Engagement Director at Coalition for Smarter Growth, co-wrote this article. While Washington DC’s changing demographics is usually only thought of as the movement of Black and White communities, Finio and Baca use census and survey data to track population shifts of Black, White, Hispanic, and Asian populations. They also provide dynamic maps and opportunities for further reading on the topic.