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Mapping Segregation Data

U.S. Census of Housing Data

1950
Characteristics of Housing for Census Tracts, by Blocks: (.pdf, .xlsx, .csv)

DC blocks (shapefile)

DC blocks with Characteristics of Housing by Blocks (shapefile)

 

1960
Characteristics of Housing Units, by Block: (.pdf, .xlsx, .csv)

DC blocks (shapefile)

DC blocks with Characteristics of Housing by Blocks (shapefile

 

1970
DC housing statistics by blocks (.pdf, .csv). Data compiled from files at NHGIS.org 

DC blocks (shapefile)

DC blocks with housing statistics by block (shapefile

Note to users
The data in the Excel spreadsheets were transferred by hand from the PDFs. Should you encounter a discrepancy or other anomaly, please report it to info@prologueDC.com.

 

 

Racial Change Over Time

Animated Figures: Greater D.C. Area, 1960 to 2010

Animated Figures: Greater DC Area, 1960 to 2010

Animated Figures: DC, 1930 to 2010

Animated Figures: DC, 1930 to 2010

The Man Who Mapped D.C. By Hand