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DC 2012 PSA Profile - Well-Being
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EducationViolent Crimes (per 1,000 pop.)
IsolationProperty Crimes (per 1,000 pop.)
Family income (2010 $) 
 
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PSA 302

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Average Low High
Poverty            
Poverty rate (%), 1980 21     19 5.6 40
Poverty rate (%), 1990 27     17 3.9 63
Poverty rate (%), 2000 28     20 4.3 49
Poverty rate (%), 2011-15 18  4.0   18 4.8 49
% children in poverty, 1990 34     25 0.0 56
% children in poverty, 2000 39     32 0.9 62
% children in poverty, 2011-15 34  8.6   27 0.6 65
% seniors in poverty, 1990 31     17 2.7 65
% seniors in poverty, 2000 20     16 1.1 52
% seniors in poverty, 2011-15 23  7.3   14 1.9 45
Employment            
Unemployment rate (%), 1980 8.5     6.8 1.7 16
Unemployment rate (%), 1990 9.7     7.2 1.7 25
Unemployment rate (%), 2000 13     11 1.5 31
Unemployment rate (%), 2011-15 6.4  2.2   9.6 2.4 33
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 1980 53     59 39 75
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 1990 55     62 27 80
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 2000 54     57 35 79
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 2011-15 71  3.3   62 34 84
Education            
% persons without HS diploma, 1980 50     33 6.0 62
% persons without HS diploma, 1990 48     27 4.4 51
% persons without HS diploma, 2000 49     22 2.1 49
% persons without HS diploma, 2011-15 21  3.3   11 1.3 21
Isolation            
% HHs with a phone, 2000 94     97 91 100
% HHs with a phone, 2011-15 96  4.0   97 94 99
% HHs with a car, 2000 45     63 35 90
% HHs with a car, 2011-15 51  5.1   64 38 90
Family income (2010 $)            
Avg. family income, 1979 52,345     77,355 39,005 200,556
Avg. family income, 1989 52,537     93,288 36,458 274,107
Avg. family income, 1999 59,184     102,342 30,632 308,910
Avg. family income, 2011-15 81,412  14,550   124,061 38,539 345,619
% change in avg. family income, 1980 to 1990 0.4     21 -40 55
% change in avg. family income, 1990 to 2000 13     9.7 -25 159
% change in avg. family income, 2000 to 2011-15 38  0.2   21 -16 212
Food stamps            
Persons receiving food stamps, 2000 2,333     1,438 12 4,221
Persons receiving food stamps, 2001 2,252     1,363 12 3,851
Persons receiving food stamps, 2002 2,140     1,396 12 3,985
Persons receiving food stamps, 2003 2,118     1,516 15 4,256
Persons receiving food stamps, 2004 2,210     1,608 16 4,379
Persons receiving food stamps, 2005 2,325     1,644 17 4,571
Persons receiving food stamps, 2006 2,176     1,622 15 4,539
Persons receiving food stamps, 2007 2,060     1,596 11 4,490
Persons receiving food stamps, 2008 2,054     1,662 9.0 4,645
Persons receiving food stamps, 2009 2,448     1,922 9.0 4,996
Persons receiving food stamps, 2010 2,947     2,183 10 5,903
Persons receiving food stamps, 2011 3,273     2,453 11 6,587
Persons receiving food stamps, 2012 3,336     2,582 8.0 6,900
Persons receiving food stamps, 2013 3,385     2,650 8.0 7,384
Persons receiving food stamps, 2014 3,130     2,533 8.0 7,080
Persons receiving food stamps, 2015 3,107     2,521 10 6,897
Persons receiving food stamps, 2016 2,857     2,336 0.0 6,758
TANF            
Persons receiving TANF, 2000 1,324     832 6.0 2,870
Persons receiving TANF, 2001 1,359     828 6.0 2,823
Persons receiving TANF, 2002 1,286     840 0.0 2,758
Persons receiving TANF, 2003 1,177     845 6.0 2,842
Persons receiving TANF, 2004 1,233     874 5.0 2,791
Persons receiving TANF, 2005 1,208     858 0.0 2,771
Persons receiving TANF, 2006 1,021     796 0.0 2,633
Persons receiving TANF, 2007 960     756 0.0 2,497
Persons receiving TANF, 2008 932     755 0.0 2,486
Persons receiving TANF, 2009 1,018     806 0.0 2,616
Persons receiving TANF, 2010 1,100     830 7.0 2,578
Persons receiving TANF, 2011 1,048     853 10 2,741
Persons receiving TANF, 2012 994     871 7.0 2,738
Persons receiving TANF, 2013 933     865 6.0 2,810
Persons receiving TANF, 2014 850     841 5.0 2,768
Persons receiving TANF, 2015 760     791 0.0 2,599
Persons receiving TANF, 2016 703     746 0.0 2,667
Violent Crimes (per 1,000 pop.)            
Violent crimes, 2000 24     15 0.8 3,826
Violent crimes, 2001 18     15 1.2 1,096
Violent crimes, 2002 26     15 0.8 303
Violent crimes, 2003 31     16 0.5 310
Violent crimes, 2004 20     14 0.6 202
Violent crimes, 2005 21     14 0.5 103
Violent crimes, 2006 21     13 0.8 130
Violent crimes, 2007 23     14 0.6 92
Violent crimes, 2008 24     13 0.4 97
Violent crimes, 2009 21     13 0.6 80
Violent crimes, 2010 21     12 0.5 75
Violent crimes, 2011 20     12 0.4 70
Violent crimes, 2012 17     12 0.5 59
Violent crimes, 2013 19     11 0.4 55
Violent crimes, 2014 14     10 0.3 42
Violent crimes, 2015 16     10 0.5 68
Violent crimes, 2016 12     9.5 0.6 55
Property Crimes (per 1,000 pop.)            
Property crimes, 2000 46     54 19 28,569
Property crimes, 2001 47     56 17 7,984
Property crimes, 2002 52     54 14 3,701
Property crimes, 2003 51     54 17 2,192
Property crimes, 2004 46     47 11 1,403
Property crimes, 2005 40     43 11 1,000
Property crimes, 2006 49     42 10 857
Property crimes, 2007 50     45 11 873
Property crimes, 2008 59     46 12 876
Property crimes, 2009 61     44 13 815
Property crimes, 2010 63     40 14 608
Property crimes, 2011 64     43 12 610
Property crimes, 2012 85     47 10 681
Property crimes, 2013 89     48 13 667
Property crimes, 2014 90     54 12 848
Property crimes, 2015 93     50 11 788
Property crimes, 2016 80     49 12 844

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