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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 304

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Poverty            
Poverty rate (%), 1980 35     19 5.6 40
Poverty rate (%), 1990 36     17 3.9 63
Poverty rate (%), 2000 32     20 4.3 49
Poverty rate (%), 2011-15 15  3.3   18 4.8 49
% children in poverty, 1990 51     25 0.0 56
% children in poverty, 2000 37     32 0.9 62
% children in poverty, 2011-15 26  12   27 0.6 65
% seniors in poverty, 1990 42     17 2.7 65
% seniors in poverty, 2000 39     16 1.1 52
% seniors in poverty, 2011-15 37  11   14 1.9 45
Employment            
Unemployment rate (%), 1980 11     6.8 1.7 16
Unemployment rate (%), 1990 12     7.2 1.7 25
Unemployment rate (%), 2000 8.4     11 1.5 31
Unemployment rate (%), 2011-15 8.6  2.8   9.6 2.4 33
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 1980 49     59 39 75
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 1990 52     62 27 80
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 2000 55     57 35 79
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 2011-15 70  4.3   62 34 84
Education            
% persons without HS diploma, 1980 52     33 6.0 62
% persons without HS diploma, 1990 47     27 4.4 51
% persons without HS diploma, 2000 43     22 2.1 49
% persons without HS diploma, 2011-15 12  2.9   11 1.3 21
Isolation            
% HHs with a phone, 2000 95     97 91 100
% HHs with a phone, 2011-15 96  5.1   97 94 99
% HHs with a car, 2000 40     63 35 90
% HHs with a car, 2011-15 53  6.2   64 38 90
Family income (2010 $)            
Avg. family income, 1979 41,565     77,355 39,005 200,556
Avg. family income, 1989 43,959     93,288 36,458 274,107
Avg. family income, 1999 47,990     102,342 30,632 308,910
Avg. family income, 2011-15 85,416  20,532   124,061 38,539 345,619
% change in avg. family income, 1980 to 1990 5.8     21 -40 55
% change in avg. family income, 1990 to 2000 9.2     9.7 -25 159
% change in avg. family income, 2000 to 2011-15 78  0.4   21 -16 212
Food stamps            
Persons receiving food stamps, 2000 1,847     1,438 12 4,221
Persons receiving food stamps, 2001 1,731     1,363 12 3,851
Persons receiving food stamps, 2002 1,788     1,396 12 3,985
Persons receiving food stamps, 2003 1,878     1,516 15 4,256
Persons receiving food stamps, 2004 1,729     1,608 16 4,379
Persons receiving food stamps, 2005 1,782     1,644 17 4,571
Persons receiving food stamps, 2006 1,684     1,622 15 4,539
Persons receiving food stamps, 2007 1,650     1,596 11 4,490
Persons receiving food stamps, 2008 1,635     1,662 9.0 4,645
Persons receiving food stamps, 2009 1,810     1,922 9.0 4,996
Persons receiving food stamps, 2010 2,117     2,183 10 5,903
Persons receiving food stamps, 2011 2,431     2,453 11 6,587
Persons receiving food stamps, 2012 2,460     2,582 8.0 6,900
Persons receiving food stamps, 2013 2,603     2,650 8.0 7,384
Persons receiving food stamps, 2014 2,417     2,533 8.0 7,080
Persons receiving food stamps, 2015 2,353     2,521 10 6,897
Persons receiving food stamps, 2016 2,238     2,336 0.0 6,758
TANF            
Persons receiving TANF, 2000 981     832 6.0 2,870
Persons receiving TANF, 2001 964     828 6.0 2,823
Persons receiving TANF, 2002 1,012     840 0.0 2,758
Persons receiving TANF, 2003 1,000     845 6.0 2,842
Persons receiving TANF, 2004 912     874 5.0 2,791
Persons receiving TANF, 2005 866     858 0.0 2,771
Persons receiving TANF, 2006 753     796 0.0 2,633
Persons receiving TANF, 2007 669     756 0.0 2,497
Persons receiving TANF, 2008 698     755 0.0 2,486
Persons receiving TANF, 2009 725     806 0.0 2,616
Persons receiving TANF, 2010 729     830 7.0 2,578
Persons receiving TANF, 2011 760     853 10 2,741
Persons receiving TANF, 2012 745     871 7.0 2,738
Persons receiving TANF, 2013 751     865 6.0 2,810
Persons receiving TANF, 2014 668     841 5.0 2,768
Persons receiving TANF, 2015 573     791 0.0 2,599
Persons receiving TANF, 2016 531     746 0.0 2,667
Violent Crimes (per 1,000 pop.)            
Violent crimes, 2000 16     15 0.8 3,826
Violent crimes, 2001 21     15 1.2 1,096
Violent crimes, 2002 18     15 0.8 303
Violent crimes, 2003 19     16 0.5 310
Violent crimes, 2004 16     14 0.6 202
Violent crimes, 2005 19     14 0.5 103
Violent crimes, 2006 16     13 0.8 130
Violent crimes, 2007 11     14 0.6 92
Violent crimes, 2008 14     13 0.4 97
Violent crimes, 2009 11     13 0.6 80
Violent crimes, 2010 9.9     12 0.5 75
Violent crimes, 2011 12     12 0.4 70
Violent crimes, 2012 9.2     12 0.5 59
Violent crimes, 2013 9.1     11 0.4 55
Violent crimes, 2014 8.4     10 0.3 42
Violent crimes, 2015 8.0     10 0.5 68
Violent crimes, 2016 8.2     9.5 0.6 55
Property Crimes (per 1,000 pop.)            
Property crimes, 2000 41     54 19 28,569
Property crimes, 2001 49     56 17 7,984
Property crimes, 2002 50     54 14 3,701
Property crimes, 2003 47     54 17 2,192
Property crimes, 2004 43     47 11 1,403
Property crimes, 2005 39     43 11 1,000
Property crimes, 2006 43     42 10 857
Property crimes, 2007 40     45 11 873
Property crimes, 2008 40     46 12 876
Property crimes, 2009 37     44 13 815
Property crimes, 2010 33     40 14 608
Property crimes, 2011 43     43 12 610
Property crimes, 2012 37     47 10 681
Property crimes, 2013 46     48 13 667
Property crimes, 2014 53     54 12 848
Property crimes, 2015 46     50 11 788
Property crimes, 2016 52     49 12 844

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