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Mapping Segregation Data

U.S. Census of Housing Data

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

1950 DC blocks (shapefile)

1950 DC blocks with Characteristics of Housing by Blocks (shapefile) - Coming soon!

 

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

1960 DC blocks (shapefile)

1960 DC blocks with Characteristics of Housing by Blocks (shapefile) - Coming soon!

 

1970 DC housing statistics by block (.xlsx). Data compiled from files at NHGIS.org - Coming soon!

1970 DC blocks (shapefile)- Coming soon!

1970 DC blocks with housing statistics by block (shapefile) - Coming soon!

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