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DC Neighborhood Cluster Profile - Well-Being
PovertyFood stamps
EmploymentTANF
EducationViolent Crimes (per 1,000 pop.)
IsolationProperty Crimes (per 1,000 pop.)
Family income (2010 $) 
 
Sources and Notes
 
Cluster 8<br /><small>Ward 6 / Downtown, Chinatown, Penn Quarters, Mount Vernon Square, North Capitol Street</small>

  This Neighborhood Cluster   All Neighborhood Clusters in D.C.
Average Low High
Poverty            
Poverty rate (%), 1980 27     19 3.2 43
Poverty rate (%), 1990 36     17 2.4 42
Poverty rate (%), 2000 33     20 3.5 50
Poverty rate (%), 2011-15 18  3.5   18 3.9 52
% children in poverty, 1990 37     25 0.0 56
% children in poverty, 2000 37     32 0.5 67
% children in poverty, 2011-15 27  15   27 0.5 68
% seniors in poverty, 1990 51     17 2.7 56
% seniors in poverty, 2000 40     16 1.0 62
% seniors in poverty, 2011-15 21  7.8   14 1.1 34
Employment            
Unemployment rate (%), 1980 11     6.8 2.0 16
Unemployment rate (%), 1990 15     7.2 1.6 16
Unemployment rate (%), 2000 20     11 1.7 32
Unemployment rate (%), 2011-15 6.1  2.1   9.6 2.5 33
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 1980 52     59 42 75
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 1990 43     62 43 83
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 2000 44     57 36 82
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 2011-15 70  3.2   62 32 81
Education            
% persons without HS diploma, 1980 51     33 6.2 62
% persons without HS diploma, 1990 44     27 4.4 48
% persons without HS diploma, 2000 34     22 2.0 44
% persons without HS diploma, 2011-15 11  2.4   11 1.0 22
Isolation            
% HHs with a phone, 2000 96     97 92 100
% HHs with a phone, 2011-15 98  3.1   97 95 99
% HHs with a car, 2000 39     63 30 91
% HHs with a car, 2011-15 47  4.2   64 38 97
Family income (2010 $)            
Avg. family income, 1979 45,099     77,355 37,171 199,069
Avg. family income, 1989 41,013     93,288 39,479 275,447
Avg. family income, 1999 56,782     102,342 31,957 311,035
Avg. family income, 2011-15 129,982  27,066   124,061 34,390 349,800
% change in avg. family income, 1980 to 1990 -9.1     21 -9.1 55
% change in avg. family income, 1990 to 2000 38     9.7 -34 38
% change in avg. family income, 2000 to 2011-15 129  0.5   21 -23 217
Food stamps            
Persons receiving food stamps, 2000 3,007     2,013 21 10,858
Persons receiving food stamps, 2001 2,814     1,908 19 10,081
Persons receiving food stamps, 2002 2,983     1,954 16 10,413
Persons receiving food stamps, 2003 3,517     2,122 21 11,126
Persons receiving food stamps, 2004 3,615     2,251 24 11,392
Persons receiving food stamps, 2005 3,674     2,301 26 11,020
Persons receiving food stamps, 2006 3,571     2,270 17 10,882
Persons receiving food stamps, 2007 3,212     2,235 16 10,958
Persons receiving food stamps, 2008 2,892     2,327 17 11,988
Persons receiving food stamps, 2009 2,760     2,690 23 14,159
Persons receiving food stamps, 2010 2,958     3,056 25 16,217
Persons receiving food stamps, 2011 3,242     3,434 52 17,929
Persons receiving food stamps, 2012 3,352     3,615 59 18,932
Persons receiving food stamps, 2013 3,354     3,711 72 19,682
Persons receiving food stamps, 2014 3,096     3,546 77 19,872
Persons receiving food stamps, 2015 3,023     3,530 81 19,972
Persons receiving food stamps, 2016 2,783     3,270 0.0 19,113
TANF            
Persons receiving TANF, 2000 1,070     1,164 6.0 7,258
Persons receiving TANF, 2001 1,156     1,159 0.0 6,991
Persons receiving TANF, 2002 1,233     1,177 6.0 7,153
Persons receiving TANF, 2003 1,349     1,184 5.0 7,364
Persons receiving TANF, 2004 1,387     1,224 0.0 7,267
Persons receiving TANF, 2005 1,419     1,202 6.0 6,831
Persons receiving TANF, 2006 1,270     1,115 0.0 6,125
Persons receiving TANF, 2007 1,172     1,059 0.0 6,080
Persons receiving TANF, 2008 935     1,057 0.0 6,543
Persons receiving TANF, 2009 766     1,128 0.0 7,030
Persons receiving TANF, 2010 774     1,161 7.0 7,427
Persons receiving TANF, 2011 807     1,194 6.0 7,569
Persons receiving TANF, 2012 820     1,219 5.0 7,613
Persons receiving TANF, 2013 786     1,212 7.0 7,766
Persons receiving TANF, 2014 770     1,178 6.0 7,928
Persons receiving TANF, 2015 677     1,108 6.0 7,528
Persons receiving TANF, 2016 655     1,045 0.0 7,544
Violent Crimes (per 1,000 pop.)            
Violent crimes, 2000 54     15 0.9 54
Violent crimes, 2001 50     15 1.2 50
Violent crimes, 2002 41     15 0.9 41
Violent crimes, 2003 42     16 0.5 42
Violent crimes, 2004 28     14 0.5 30
Violent crimes, 2005 26     14 0.5 36
Violent crimes, 2006 27     13 0.7 29
Violent crimes, 2007 25     14 0.4 31
Violent crimes, 2008 22     13 0.4 30
Violent crimes, 2009 21     13 0.4 27
Violent crimes, 2010 19     12 0.4 27
Violent crimes, 2011 22     12 0.4 25
Violent crimes, 2012 20     12 0.5 29
Violent crimes, 2013 17     11 0.3 28
Violent crimes, 2014 15     10 0.3 36
Violent crimes, 2015 18     10 0.3 23
Violent crimes, 2016 17     9.5 0.4 23
Property Crimes (per 1,000 pop.)            
Property crimes, 2000 312     54 19 312
Property crimes, 2001 270     56 17 270
Property crimes, 2002 218     54 14 218
Property crimes, 2003 163     54 16 163
Property crimes, 2004 127     47 11 127
Property crimes, 2005 119     43 11 119
Property crimes, 2006 123     42 10 123
Property crimes, 2007 125     45 11 125
Property crimes, 2008 125     46 12 125
Property crimes, 2009 114     44 13 114
Property crimes, 2010 93     40 14 93
Property crimes, 2011 105     43 11 105
Property crimes, 2012 128     47 11 128
Property crimes, 2013 120     48 12 120
Property crimes, 2014 152     54 11 152
Property crimes, 2015 136     50 11 136
Property crimes, 2016 165     49 9.8 165

Notes:
i = Insufficient data; s = Suppressed proprietary or confidential data.
 
Prepared by NeighborhoodInfo DC (revised August 16, 2017).
 
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