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In January, the Deputy Mayor’s Office for Planning and Economic Development launched a new data dashboard that displays stats on D.C.’s population, employment, and housing all in one place. Now, DMPED is rolling out a ward-specific tool as part of the dashboard which shows construction projects across the District and “economic indicators.”
The visualizations are based on U.S. Census Bureau data as well as data from D.C. government agencies such as the Department of Housing and Community Development. The below map shows projects started or finished since 2015:
One highlight from the ward-based economic indicators that DMPED points out: Wards 4 and 5 are the only ones to have a majority of single-family housing units, while homes in large buildings (five-plus units) are most common in Wards 1, 2, 3, and 8.