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DC 2012 PSA Profile - Well-Being
PovertyFood stamps
EmploymentTANF
EducationViolent Crimes (per 1,000 pop.)
IsolationProperty Crimes (per 1,000 pop.)
Family income (2010 $) 
 
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PSA 101

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Poverty            
Poverty rate (%), 1980 21     19 5.6 40
Poverty rate (%), 1990 63     17 3.9 63
Poverty rate (%), 2000 31     20 4.3 49
Poverty rate (%), 2011-15 14  12   18 4.8 49
% children in poverty, 1990 56     25 0.0 56
% children in poverty, 2000 53     32 0.9 62
% children in poverty, 2011-15 10  74   27 0.6 65
% seniors in poverty, 1990 44     17 2.7 65
% seniors in poverty, 2000 52     16 1.1 52
% seniors in poverty, 2011-15 23  31   14 1.9 45
Employment            
Unemployment rate (%), 1980 9.3     6.8 1.7 16
Unemployment rate (%), 1990 25     7.2 1.7 25
Unemployment rate (%), 2000 4.2     11 1.5 31
Unemployment rate (%), 2011-15 4.2  8.5   9.6 2.4 33
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 1980 67     59 39 75
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 1990 27     62 27 80
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 2000 62     57 35 79
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 2011-15 78  13   62 34 84
Education            
% persons without HS diploma, 1980 33     33 6.0 62
% persons without HS diploma, 1990 51     27 4.4 51
% persons without HS diploma, 2000 32     22 2.1 49
% persons without HS diploma, 2011-15 6.5  6.8   11 1.3 21
Isolation            
% HHs with a phone, 2000 99     97 91 100
% HHs with a phone, 2011-15 98  11   97 94 99
% HHs with a car, 2000 47     63 35 90
% HHs with a car, 2011-15 47  15   64 38 90
Family income (2010 $)            
Avg. family income, 1979 76,797     77,355 39,005 200,556
Avg. family income, 1989 95,589     93,288 36,458 274,107
Avg. family income, 1999 115,305     102,342 30,632 308,910
Avg. family income, 2011-15 182,276  147,808   124,061 38,539 345,619
% change in avg. family income, 1980 to 1990 24     21 -40 55
% change in avg. family income, 1990 to 2000 21     9.7 -25 159
% change in avg. family income, 2000 to 2011-15 58  1.3   21 -16 212
Food stamps            
Persons receiving food stamps, 2000 12     1,438 12 4,221
Persons receiving food stamps, 2001 12     1,363 12 3,851
Persons receiving food stamps, 2002 12     1,396 12 3,985
Persons receiving food stamps, 2003 15     1,516 15 4,256
Persons receiving food stamps, 2004 17     1,608 16 4,379
Persons receiving food stamps, 2005 17     1,644 17 4,571
Persons receiving food stamps, 2006 15     1,622 15 4,539
Persons receiving food stamps, 2007 11     1,596 11 4,490
Persons receiving food stamps, 2008 9.0     1,662 9.0 4,645
Persons receiving food stamps, 2009 9.0     1,922 9.0 4,996
Persons receiving food stamps, 2010 10     2,183 10 5,903
Persons receiving food stamps, 2011 11     2,453 11 6,587
Persons receiving food stamps, 2012 8.0     2,582 8.0 6,900
Persons receiving food stamps, 2013 8.0     2,650 8.0 7,384
Persons receiving food stamps, 2014 8.0     2,533 8.0 7,080
Persons receiving food stamps, 2015 10     2,521 10 6,897
Persons receiving food stamps, 2016 10     2,336 0.0 6,758
TANF            
Persons receiving TANF, 2000 s     832 6.0 2,870
Persons receiving TANF, 2001 s     828 6.0 2,823
Persons receiving TANF, 2002 0.0     840 0.0 2,758
Persons receiving TANF, 2003 s     845 6.0 2,842
Persons receiving TANF, 2004 s     874 5.0 2,791
Persons receiving TANF, 2005 0.0     858 0.0 2,771
Persons receiving TANF, 2006 0.0     796 0.0 2,633
Persons receiving TANF, 2007 s     756 0.0 2,497
Persons receiving TANF, 2008 s     755 0.0 2,486
Persons receiving TANF, 2009 s     806 0.0 2,616
Persons receiving TANF, 2010 s     830 7.0 2,578
Persons receiving TANF, 2011 s     853 10 2,741
Persons receiving TANF, 2012 s     871 7.0 2,738
Persons receiving TANF, 2013 s     865 6.0 2,810
Persons receiving TANF, 2014 s     841 5.0 2,768
Persons receiving TANF, 2015 0.0     791 0.0 2,599
Persons receiving TANF, 2016 0.0     746 0.0 2,667
Violent Crimes (per 1,000 pop.)            
Violent crimes, 2000 3,826     15 0.8 3,826
Violent crimes, 2001 1,096     15 1.2 1,096
Violent crimes, 2002 303     15 0.8 303
Violent crimes, 2003 310     16 0.5 310
Violent crimes, 2004 202     14 0.6 202
Violent crimes, 2005 103     14 0.5 103
Violent crimes, 2006 130     13 0.8 130
Violent crimes, 2007 92     14 0.6 92
Violent crimes, 2008 97     13 0.4 97
Violent crimes, 2009 80     13 0.6 80
Violent crimes, 2010 75     12 0.5 75
Violent crimes, 2011 70     12 0.4 70
Violent crimes, 2012 59     12 0.5 59
Violent crimes, 2013 55     11 0.4 55
Violent crimes, 2014 42     10 0.3 42
Violent crimes, 2015 68     10 0.5 68
Violent crimes, 2016 55     9.5 0.6 55
Property Crimes (per 1,000 pop.)            
Property crimes, 2000 28,569     54 19 28,569
Property crimes, 2001 7,984     56 17 7,984
Property crimes, 2002 3,701     54 14 3,701
Property crimes, 2003 2,192     54 17 2,192
Property crimes, 2004 1,403     47 11 1,403
Property crimes, 2005 1,000     43 11 1,000
Property crimes, 2006 857     42 10 857
Property crimes, 2007 873     45 11 873
Property crimes, 2008 876     46 12 876
Property crimes, 2009 815     44 13 815
Property crimes, 2010 608     40 14 608
Property crimes, 2011 610     43 12 610
Property crimes, 2012 681     47 10 681
Property crimes, 2013 667     48 13 667
Property crimes, 2014 848     54 12 848
Property crimes, 2015 788     50 11 788
Property crimes, 2016 844     49 12 844

Notes:
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Prepared by NeighborhoodInfo DC (revised August 16, 2017).
 
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