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DC Under Obama: By the Numbers

The District got whiter, the federal payroll grew, then shrank, and the Nats became a legit team.

DC Under Obama: By the Numbers
Photo by Pete Souza/White House.

DC Population

DC Population Change by Race


Median Annual Household Income in DC


DMV Residents Employed by Uncle Sam


DC Median Home Sale Price


Violent Crimes in DC


Washington Nationals Win-Loss Records

Sources: US Census Bureau, Metropolitan Police Department, Washington Nationals, Real Estate Business Intelligence, George Mason Center for Business Analysis, Department of Labor. Graphics by Manyun Zou.

This article appears in the December 2016 issue of Washingtonian.

Editorial Fellow

Zack Bu is an editorial fellow. He graduated from Columbia Journalism School with a concentration in data journalism. He writes and codes and is passionate about combing the two. He’s written for Quartz and