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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 308

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Average Low High
Poverty            
Poverty rate (%), 1980 32     19 5.6 40
Poverty rate (%), 1990 27     17 3.9 63
Poverty rate (%), 2000 26     20 4.3 49
Poverty rate (%), 2011-15 19  4.8   18 4.8 49
% children in poverty, 1990 28     25 0.0 56
% children in poverty, 2000 26     32 0.9 62
% children in poverty, 2011-15 28  12   27 0.6 65
% seniors in poverty, 1990 43     17 2.7 65
% seniors in poverty, 2000 34     16 1.1 52
% seniors in poverty, 2011-15 33  12   14 1.9 45
Employment            
Unemployment rate (%), 1980 10.0     6.8 1.7 16
Unemployment rate (%), 1990 12     7.2 1.7 25
Unemployment rate (%), 2000 12     11 1.5 31
Unemployment rate (%), 2011-15 4.5  2.5   9.6 2.4 33
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 1980 45     59 39 75
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 1990 57     62 27 80
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 2000 52     57 35 79
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 2011-15 74  4.3   62 34 84
Education            
% persons without HS diploma, 1980 56     33 6.0 62
% persons without HS diploma, 1990 45     27 4.4 51
% persons without HS diploma, 2000 35     22 2.1 49
% persons without HS diploma, 2011-15 14  3.5   11 1.3 21
Isolation            
% HHs with a phone, 2000 96     97 91 100
% HHs with a phone, 2011-15 97  4.0   97 94 99
% HHs with a car, 2000 54     63 35 90
% HHs with a car, 2011-15 55  5.8   64 38 90
Family income (2010 $)            
Avg. family income, 1979 41,281     77,355 39,005 200,556
Avg. family income, 1989 54,325     93,288 36,458 274,107
Avg. family income, 1999 55,083     102,342 30,632 308,910
Avg. family income, 2011-15 88,640  19,633   124,061 38,539 345,619
% change in avg. family income, 1980 to 1990 32     21 -40 55
% change in avg. family income, 1990 to 2000 1.4     9.7 -25 159
% change in avg. family income, 2000 to 2011-15 61  0.4   21 -16 212
Food stamps            
Persons receiving food stamps, 2000 1,088     1,438 12 4,221
Persons receiving food stamps, 2001 1,087     1,363 12 3,851
Persons receiving food stamps, 2002 1,136     1,396 12 3,985
Persons receiving food stamps, 2003 1,178     1,516 15 4,256
Persons receiving food stamps, 2004 1,215     1,608 16 4,379
Persons receiving food stamps, 2005 1,236     1,644 17 4,571
Persons receiving food stamps, 2006 1,225     1,622 15 4,539
Persons receiving food stamps, 2007 1,207     1,596 11 4,490
Persons receiving food stamps, 2008 1,133     1,662 9.0 4,645
Persons receiving food stamps, 2009 1,215     1,922 9.0 4,996
Persons receiving food stamps, 2010 1,380     2,183 10 5,903
Persons receiving food stamps, 2011 1,509     2,453 11 6,587
Persons receiving food stamps, 2012 1,535     2,582 8.0 6,900
Persons receiving food stamps, 2013 1,503     2,650 8.0 7,384
Persons receiving food stamps, 2014 1,368     2,533 8.0 7,080
Persons receiving food stamps, 2015 1,381     2,521 10 6,897
Persons receiving food stamps, 2016 1,305     2,336 0.0 6,758
TANF            
Persons receiving TANF, 2000 547     832 6.0 2,870
Persons receiving TANF, 2001 570     828 6.0 2,823
Persons receiving TANF, 2002 596     840 0.0 2,758
Persons receiving TANF, 2003 604     845 6.0 2,842
Persons receiving TANF, 2004 602     874 5.0 2,791
Persons receiving TANF, 2005 569     858 0.0 2,771
Persons receiving TANF, 2006 492     796 0.0 2,633
Persons receiving TANF, 2007 486     756 0.0 2,497
Persons receiving TANF, 2008 418     755 0.0 2,486
Persons receiving TANF, 2009 428     806 0.0 2,616
Persons receiving TANF, 2010 414     830 7.0 2,578
Persons receiving TANF, 2011 400     853 10 2,741
Persons receiving TANF, 2012 402     871 7.0 2,738
Persons receiving TANF, 2013 383     865 6.0 2,810
Persons receiving TANF, 2014 346     841 5.0 2,768
Persons receiving TANF, 2015 325     791 0.0 2,599
Persons receiving TANF, 2016 306     746 0.0 2,667
Violent Crimes (per 1,000 pop.)            
Violent crimes, 2000 18     15 0.8 3,826
Violent crimes, 2001 26     15 1.2 1,096
Violent crimes, 2002 18     15 0.8 303
Violent crimes, 2003 20     16 0.5 310
Violent crimes, 2004 19     14 0.6 202
Violent crimes, 2005 19     14 0.5 103
Violent crimes, 2006 21     13 0.8 130
Violent crimes, 2007 21     14 0.6 92
Violent crimes, 2008 14     13 0.4 97
Violent crimes, 2009 15     13 0.6 80
Violent crimes, 2010 16     12 0.5 75
Violent crimes, 2011 15     12 0.4 70
Violent crimes, 2012 12     12 0.5 59
Violent crimes, 2013 16     11 0.4 55
Violent crimes, 2014 12     10 0.3 42
Violent crimes, 2015 11     10 0.5 68
Violent crimes, 2016 9.8     9.5 0.6 55
Property Crimes (per 1,000 pop.)            
Property crimes, 2000 47     54 19 28,569
Property crimes, 2001 53     56 17 7,984
Property crimes, 2002 58     54 14 3,701
Property crimes, 2003 61     54 17 2,192
Property crimes, 2004 66     47 11 1,403
Property crimes, 2005 52     43 11 1,000
Property crimes, 2006 49     42 10 857
Property crimes, 2007 49     45 11 873
Property crimes, 2008 53     46 12 876
Property crimes, 2009 43     44 13 815
Property crimes, 2010 38     40 14 608
Property crimes, 2011 47     43 12 610
Property crimes, 2012 67     47 10 681
Property crimes, 2013 68     48 13 667
Property crimes, 2014 83     54 12 848
Property crimes, 2015 72     50 11 788
Property crimes, 2016 80     49 12 844

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