Demographic Geography of Washington D.C.

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Essay #: 064144
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Demographic Geography of Washington D.C.
Cities are constantly changing places. Social, political, cultural, economic and demographic characteristics of cities are changing all the time. Even with all these changes it is possible to see certain patterns in the changing relationships in the city.
In this essay the changing demographic geography of Washington D.C. will be examined. It will be shown that although Washington D.C. is considered a multi-culture city it is actually a city of racial spatial segregation. However, this situation is changing significantly. The traditional racial special segregation is slowly disappearing. This is especially true in the suburbs that started out being almost exclusively white and is now more racially...
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.....olitical, cultural, economic and demographic characteristics of cities are changing all the time. Different cities show variations of time and space.
Washington DC is an interesting city because it demographic geography is changing significantly. While it was one of the most racially segregated areas in the United States, it has slowly become a more multicultural city. The remaining racial-spatial segregation can be seen as a relict from the recent past that is soon to disappear.
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