Fact Sheet Racial and Ethnic Change in the Region
Jessica Cigna
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Recent media reports have highlighted population changes occurring in the Washington area. The rapid growth of the region's racial and ethnic minority communities is one of the most dramatic demographic shifts taking place. This brief—the first in a series of demographic profiles of the Washington region—highlights the regions growing diversity by comparing population trends from 1990 to 2000.
Research Areas Race and equity
Tags Racial and ethnic disparities Racial segregation