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District grows whiter as suburbs grow more diverse

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The District is becoming younger, whiter and richer as its neighboring suburbs grow more diverse. Whites now make up 34 percent of D.C.'s residents -- up from less than 28 percent in 1999 -- while the black population has dropped from 60 percent to 51 percent over the same period, according to the 2007-2011 average released by the Census Bureau's American Community Survey on Thursday. The...