DC Baby Boom; White Infants and Toddlers Biggest Increase

My Fox DC, October 21, 2013

There’s been a baby boom in Washington, D.C.

Census figures show the number of children younger than 5 has grown by almost twenty percent to 39,000 over the past 3 years.

The number of children ages 5 to 13 rose 7 percent.

The biggest increases came from white infants and toddlers, which are up 34 percent.

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There were fewer kids 14 and older during that same time span, suggesting that some parents are moving out of the city when their children reach high school.

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