“DC Only Place Where White Population Increased”

From a story on thehill,com by Mychael Schnell headlined “DC only place where white population increased last year”:

Washington, D.C., was the only location in the U.S. where the white share of the population increased in the last decade, according to the Census Bureau.

Thirty-eight percent of the D.C. population was white in 2020, up from the 34.8 percent in 2010.

All 50 states in the U.S. saw the white share of their populations decrease. Washington state tracked the largest drop, moving from 72.5 percent in 2010 to 63.8 percent in 2020….

Massachusetts saw the second largest drop in white population, moving from 76.1 percent in 2010 to 67.6 percent in 2020.

Almost 50 percent of D.C.’s population was Black or African American in 2020, followed by white at 38 percent and Hispanic and Latino at 11.3 percent.

D.C. also led all 50 states and Puerto Rico in housing unit growth in the last decade at 18.1 percent…

Hawaii was rated the most diverse state in the country in 2020 based on the Census Bureau’s diversity index, which measures the probability that two people chosen at random will be of different racial and ethnic groups.

The U.S.’s overall diversity index was 61.1 percent in 2020, which was an increase from the 54.9 percent tracked in 2010.

The average sale price of a home in Washington, DC, was $710,000 last month, up 14.5% since last year.

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