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. Wards each elect a member to the Council of the District of Columbia and are redistricted every ten years.

The eight wards of Washington D.C. (2012–2022)

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 ward

Ward 1

Ward 1 Councilmember: Brianne Nadeau
Population (2010): 74,462[2]

Ward 2

Ward 2 Councilmember: Jack Evans
Population (2010): 76,883[3]

Ward 3

Ward 3 Councilmember: Mary Cheh
Population (2010): 78,887[4]

Ward 4

Ward 4 Councilmember: Brandon Todd
Population (2010): 75,773[5]

Ward 5

Ward 5 Councilmember: Kenyan McDuffie
Population (2010): 74,308[6]

Ward 6

Ward 6 Councilmember: Charles Allen
Population (2010): 76,000[7]

Ward 7

Ward 7 Councilmember: Vince Gray
Population (2010): 71,748[8]

Ward 8

Ward 8 Councilmember: Trayon White
Population (2010): 73,662[9]

References

  1. "Neighborhood Labels as Centroids". opendata.DC.gov. DC Office of Planning. Retrieved 31 May 2017.
  2. Neighborhood Info DC: "DC Ward 1 Profile" retrieved June 30, 2016
  3. Neighborhood Info DC: "DC Ward 2 Profile" retrieved June 30, 2016
  4. Neighborhood Info DC: "DC Ward 3 Profile" retrieved June 30, 2016
  5. Neighborhood Info DC: "DC Ward 4 Profile" retrieved June 30, 2016
  6. Neighborhood Info DC: "DC Ward 5 Profile" retrieved June 30, 2016
  7. Neighborhood Info DC: "DC Ward 6 Profile" retrieved June 30, 2016
  8. Neighborhood Info DC: "DC Ward 7 Profile" retrieved June 30, 2016
  9. Neighborhood Info DC: "DC Ward 8 Profile" retrieved June 30, 2016
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