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DC 2012 PSA Profile - Well-Being
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Family income (2010 $) 
 
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PSA 305

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Poverty            
Poverty rate (%), 1980 31     19 5.6 40
Poverty rate (%), 1990 20     17 3.9 63
Poverty rate (%), 2000 24     20 4.3 49
Poverty rate (%), 2011-15 15  5.5   18 4.8 49
% children in poverty, 1990 24     25 0.0 56
% children in poverty, 2000 33     32 0.9 62
% children in poverty, 2011-15 32  21   27 0.6 65
% seniors in poverty, 1990 27     17 2.7 65
% seniors in poverty, 2000 39     16 1.1 52
% seniors in poverty, 2011-15 45  16   14 1.9 45
Employment            
Unemployment rate (%), 1980 12     6.8 1.7 16
Unemployment rate (%), 1990 13     7.2 1.7 25
Unemployment rate (%), 2000 5.9     11 1.5 31
Unemployment rate (%), 2011-15 5.2  2.5   9.6 2.4 33
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 1980 47     59 39 75
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 1990 54     62 27 80
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 2000 59     57 35 79
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 2011-15 74  5.6   62 34 84
Education            
% persons without HS diploma, 1980 50     33 6.0 62
% persons without HS diploma, 1990 38     27 4.4 51
% persons without HS diploma, 2000 30     22 2.1 49
% persons without HS diploma, 2011-15 8.4  2.8   11 1.3 21
Isolation            
% HHs with a phone, 2000 97     97 91 100
% HHs with a phone, 2011-15 97  7.5   97 94 99
% HHs with a car, 2000 55     63 35 90
% HHs with a car, 2011-15 63  8.1   64 38 90
Family income (2010 $)            
Avg. family income, 1979 48,862     77,355 39,005 200,556
Avg. family income, 1989 59,650     93,288 36,458 274,107
Avg. family income, 1999 57,112     102,342 30,632 308,910
Avg. family income, 2011-15 178,024  52,218   124,061 38,539 345,619
% change in avg. family income, 1980 to 1990 22     21 -40 55
% change in avg. family income, 1990 to 2000 -4.3     9.7 -25 159
% change in avg. family income, 2000 to 2011-15 212  0.9   21 -16 212
Food stamps            
Persons receiving food stamps, 2000 449     1,438 12 4,221
Persons receiving food stamps, 2001 403     1,363 12 3,851
Persons receiving food stamps, 2002 404     1,396 12 3,985
Persons receiving food stamps, 2003 419     1,516 15 4,256
Persons receiving food stamps, 2004 402     1,608 16 4,379
Persons receiving food stamps, 2005 381     1,644 17 4,571
Persons receiving food stamps, 2006 377     1,622 15 4,539
Persons receiving food stamps, 2007 347     1,596 11 4,490
Persons receiving food stamps, 2008 351     1,662 9.0 4,645
Persons receiving food stamps, 2009 383     1,922 9.0 4,996
Persons receiving food stamps, 2010 459     2,183 10 5,903
Persons receiving food stamps, 2011 570     2,453 11 6,587
Persons receiving food stamps, 2012 586     2,582 8.0 6,900
Persons receiving food stamps, 2013 566     2,650 8.0 7,384
Persons receiving food stamps, 2014 511     2,533 8.0 7,080
Persons receiving food stamps, 2015 476     2,521 10 6,897
Persons receiving food stamps, 2016 418     2,336 0.0 6,758
TANF            
Persons receiving TANF, 2000 223     832 6.0 2,870
Persons receiving TANF, 2001 216     828 6.0 2,823
Persons receiving TANF, 2002 190     840 0.0 2,758
Persons receiving TANF, 2003 205     845 6.0 2,842
Persons receiving TANF, 2004 198     874 5.0 2,791
Persons receiving TANF, 2005 172     858 0.0 2,771
Persons receiving TANF, 2006 149     796 0.0 2,633
Persons receiving TANF, 2007 127     756 0.0 2,497
Persons receiving TANF, 2008 132     755 0.0 2,486
Persons receiving TANF, 2009 123     806 0.0 2,616
Persons receiving TANF, 2010 129     830 7.0 2,578
Persons receiving TANF, 2011 117     853 10 2,741
Persons receiving TANF, 2012 124     871 7.0 2,738
Persons receiving TANF, 2013 129     865 6.0 2,810
Persons receiving TANF, 2014 103     841 5.0 2,768
Persons receiving TANF, 2015 95     791 0.0 2,599
Persons receiving TANF, 2016 71     746 0.0 2,667
Violent Crimes (per 1,000 pop.)            
Violent crimes, 2000 39     15 0.8 3,826
Violent crimes, 2001 42     15 1.2 1,096
Violent crimes, 2002 36     15 0.8 303
Violent crimes, 2003 30     16 0.5 310
Violent crimes, 2004 28     14 0.6 202
Violent crimes, 2005 29     14 0.5 103
Violent crimes, 2006 33     13 0.8 130
Violent crimes, 2007 29     14 0.6 92
Violent crimes, 2008 25     13 0.4 97
Violent crimes, 2009 24     13 0.6 80
Violent crimes, 2010 23     12 0.5 75
Violent crimes, 2011 33     12 0.4 70
Violent crimes, 2012 25     12 0.5 59
Violent crimes, 2013 23     11 0.4 55
Violent crimes, 2014 14     10 0.3 42
Violent crimes, 2015 15     10 0.5 68
Violent crimes, 2016 15     9.5 0.6 55
Property Crimes (per 1,000 pop.)            
Property crimes, 2000 202     54 19 28,569
Property crimes, 2001 152     56 17 7,984
Property crimes, 2002 152     54 14 3,701
Property crimes, 2003 137     54 17 2,192
Property crimes, 2004 138     47 11 1,403
Property crimes, 2005 116     43 11 1,000
Property crimes, 2006 129     42 10 857
Property crimes, 2007 125     45 11 873
Property crimes, 2008 130     46 12 876
Property crimes, 2009 124     44 13 815
Property crimes, 2010 89     40 14 608
Property crimes, 2011 100     43 12 610
Property crimes, 2012 122     47 10 681
Property crimes, 2013 127     48 13 667
Property crimes, 2014 131     54 12 848
Property crimes, 2015 127     50 11 788
Property crimes, 2016 171     49 12 844

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