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Gentrification

People used to move to Seattle's Central District because it was one of the few areas that didn't restrict property sales to minorities. Nowadays, thanks to gentrification and new developments, those residents, many of whom are Africian-American, are being pushed and priced out. Gene Balk delves into the declining population numbers in this Seattle neighborhood where a Black population that made up 73 percent in the 1970's is estimated to make up a mere 14 percent by 2019. [FYI]