Appendix B: Columbia Heights Demographics

Table B.1: Racial Demographics in Columbia Heights by Census Tract

Census Tract Total Pop. % Change in Pop., 2000 – 2010 % Foreign-born pop., 2005 – 2009 % Black pop., Non-Hispanic % White pop., Non-Hispanic % Hispanic pop. % Asian/Pacific Island pop.,  Non-Hispanic
28.01 3773 4 37 36 22 37 4.8
28.02 4277 -9 46 25 27 43 4.9
29 3962 -5.4 33 31 29 35 4.1
30 3398 23 16 43 36 16 4.7
31 2885 2.5 31 37 23 36 3.8
35 3740 6.9 15 72 14 9.9 3.4
36 4208 7.5 19 39 36 19 4.7
37 5763 15 25 43 26 26 4.4

Data Source: NeighborhoodInfoDC[1]

Table B.2: Selected Demographic Information About Columbia Heights by Census Tract

Census tract Poverty rate, 2005 – 2009 Unemployment rate, 2005-2009 Avg. family income, 2005-2009 Home ownership rate, 2005-2009 Median sales price, 2010 (single family homes)
28.01 21 7.4 69,534 27 n/a
28.02 28 15 56,053 18 n/a
29 19 12 67,453 45 473,000
30 22 13 66,531 31 n/a
31 7.1 9.3 83,471 60 340000
35 25 13 61,974 30 339000
36 19 5.6 50,787 29 n/a
37 24 6.5 44,422 15 n/a

Data Source: NeighborhoodInfoDC


[1] All of these demographic figures were calculated using 2010 data from the 8 census tracts that made up Columbia Heights in 2000. Data were used from tract 28.1, tract 28.2, tract 29, tract 30, tract 31, tract 35, tract 36, and tract 37 as indicated on the website NeighborhoodInfoDC (http://www.neighborhoodinfodc.org/censustract/census.html, accessed 2 April 2011).

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