Neighborhoods in Washington, D.C.

Neighborhoods in Washington, D.C., are distinguished by their history, culture, architecture, demographics, and geography. The names of 131 neighborhoods are unofficially defined by the D.C. Office of Planning.[1] Neighborhoods can be defined by the boundaries of wards, historic districts, Advisory Neighborhood Commissions, civic associations, and business improvement districts (BIDs); these boundaries will overlap. The eight wards each elect a member to the Council of the District of Columbia and are redistricted every ten years.

Neighborhoods in Washington, D.C.
The eight wards of Washington D.C. (2012–2022). (Individual ward maps are for 2002–2011.)

As the capital of the United States, Washington's local neighborhood history and culture is often presented as being distinct from that of the national government.

List of neighborhoods by wardEdit

Ward 1Edit

 
Ward 1
Ward 1 Councilmember: Brianne Nadeau
Population (2021): 91,673[2]

Ward 2Edit

 
Ward 2
Ward 2 Councilmember: Brooke Pinto
Population (2021): 92,809[3]

Ward 3Edit

 
Ward 3
Ward 3 Councilmember: Mary Cheh
Population (2021): 84,979[4]

Ward 4Edit

 
Ward 4
Ward 4 Councilmember: Janeese Lewis George
Population (2021): 87,150[5]

Ward 5Edit

 
Ward 5
Ward 5 Councilmember: Kenyan McDuffie
Population (2021): 90,380[6]

Ward 6Edit

 
Ward 6
Ward 6 Councilmember: Charles Allen
Population (2021): 103,197[7]

Ward 7Edit

 
Ward 7
Ward 7 Councilmember: Vincent C. Gray
Population (2021): 80,669[8]

Ward 8Edit

 
Ward 8
Ward 8 Councilmember: Trayon White
Population (2021): 80,517[9]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Neighborhood Labels as Centroids". opendata.DC.gov. DC Office of Planning. Archived from the original on May 30, 2017. Retrieved May 31, 2017.
  2. ^ DC Health Matter 2021 Demographics: "DC Ward 1 Profile"
  3. ^ DC Health Matter 2021 Demographics: "DC Ward 2 Profile"
  4. ^ DC Health Matter 2021 Demographics: "DC Ward 3 Profile"
  5. ^ DC Health Matter 2021 Demographics: "DC Ward 4 Profile"
  6. ^ DC Health Matter 2021 Demographics: "DC Ward 5 Profile"
  7. ^ DC Health Matter 2021 Demographics: "DC Ward 6 Profile"
  8. ^ DC Health Matter 2021 Demographics: "DC Ward 7 Profile"
  9. ^ DC Health Matter 2021 Demographics: "DC Ward 8 Profile"

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