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DC 2012 PSA Profile - Well-Being
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Family income (2010 $) 
 
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PSA 408

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Poverty            
Poverty rate (%), 1980 18     19 5.6 40
Poverty rate (%), 1990 14     17 3.9 63
Poverty rate (%), 2000 18     20 4.3 49
Poverty rate (%), 2011-15 12  5.5   18 4.8 49
% children in poverty, 1990 22     25 0.0 56
% children in poverty, 2000 29     32 0.9 62
% children in poverty, 2011-15 18  13   27 0.6 65
% seniors in poverty, 1990 20     17 2.7 65
% seniors in poverty, 2000 26     16 1.1 52
% seniors in poverty, 2011-15 13  11   14 1.9 45
Employment            
Unemployment rate (%), 1980 5.4     6.8 1.7 16
Unemployment rate (%), 1990 5.5     7.2 1.7 25
Unemployment rate (%), 2000 5.8     11 1.5 31
Unemployment rate (%), 2011-15 5.3  2.4   9.6 2.4 33
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 1980 68     59 39 75
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 1990 74     62 27 80
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 2000 69     57 35 79
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 2011-15 75  4.4   62 34 84
Education            
% persons without HS diploma, 1980 25     33 6.0 62
% persons without HS diploma, 1990 27     27 4.4 51
% persons without HS diploma, 2000 29     22 2.1 49
% persons without HS diploma, 2011-15 11  3.2   11 1.3 21
Isolation            
% HHs with a phone, 2000 97     97 91 100
% HHs with a phone, 2011-15 97  6.0   97 94 99
% HHs with a car, 2000 57     63 35 90
% HHs with a car, 2011-15 52  6.6   64 38 90
Family income (2010 $)            
Avg. family income, 1979 75,975     77,355 39,005 200,556
Avg. family income, 1989 77,700     93,288 36,458 274,107
Avg. family income, 1999 90,836     102,342 30,632 308,910
Avg. family income, 2011-15 124,968  24,347   124,061 38,539 345,619
% change in avg. family income, 1980 to 1990 2.3     21 -40 55
% change in avg. family income, 1990 to 2000 17     9.7 -25 159
% change in avg. family income, 2000 to 2011-15 38  0.3   21 -16 212
Food stamps            
Persons receiving food stamps, 2000 573     1,438 12 4,221
Persons receiving food stamps, 2001 545     1,363 12 3,851
Persons receiving food stamps, 2002 493     1,396 12 3,985
Persons receiving food stamps, 2003 501     1,516 15 4,256
Persons receiving food stamps, 2004 508     1,608 16 4,379
Persons receiving food stamps, 2005 475     1,644 17 4,571
Persons receiving food stamps, 2006 495     1,622 15 4,539
Persons receiving food stamps, 2007 528     1,596 11 4,490
Persons receiving food stamps, 2008 510     1,662 9.0 4,645
Persons receiving food stamps, 2009 651     1,922 9.0 4,996
Persons receiving food stamps, 2010 792     2,183 10 5,903
Persons receiving food stamps, 2011 951     2,453 11 6,587
Persons receiving food stamps, 2012 1,016     2,582 8.0 6,900
Persons receiving food stamps, 2013 1,044     2,650 8.0 7,384
Persons receiving food stamps, 2014 981     2,533 8.0 7,080
Persons receiving food stamps, 2015 1,026     2,521 10 6,897
Persons receiving food stamps, 2016 1,066     2,336 0.0 6,758
TANF            
Persons receiving TANF, 2000 194     832 6.0 2,870
Persons receiving TANF, 2001 191     828 6.0 2,823
Persons receiving TANF, 2002 187     840 0.0 2,758
Persons receiving TANF, 2003 186     845 6.0 2,842
Persons receiving TANF, 2004 182     874 5.0 2,791
Persons receiving TANF, 2005 139     858 0.0 2,771
Persons receiving TANF, 2006 148     796 0.0 2,633
Persons receiving TANF, 2007 169     756 0.0 2,497
Persons receiving TANF, 2008 129     755 0.0 2,486
Persons receiving TANF, 2009 133     806 0.0 2,616
Persons receiving TANF, 2010 165     830 7.0 2,578
Persons receiving TANF, 2011 153     853 10 2,741
Persons receiving TANF, 2012 153     871 7.0 2,738
Persons receiving TANF, 2013 127     865 6.0 2,810
Persons receiving TANF, 2014 108     841 5.0 2,768
Persons receiving TANF, 2015 130     791 0.0 2,599
Persons receiving TANF, 2016 165     746 0.0 2,667
Violent Crimes (per 1,000 pop.)            
Violent crimes, 2000 7.0     15 0.8 3,826
Violent crimes, 2001 7.2     15 1.2 1,096
Violent crimes, 2002 9.1     15 0.8 303
Violent crimes, 2003 11     16 0.5 310
Violent crimes, 2004 8.9     14 0.6 202
Violent crimes, 2005 9.3     14 0.5 103
Violent crimes, 2006 7.5     13 0.8 130
Violent crimes, 2007 8.7     14 0.6 92
Violent crimes, 2008 7.4     13 0.4 97
Violent crimes, 2009 5.8     13 0.6 80
Violent crimes, 2010 5.3     12 0.5 75
Violent crimes, 2011 5.8     12 0.4 70
Violent crimes, 2012 5.1     12 0.5 59
Violent crimes, 2013 5.7     11 0.4 55
Violent crimes, 2014 3.9     10 0.3 42
Violent crimes, 2015 4.0     10 0.5 68
Violent crimes, 2016 4.8     9.5 0.6 55
Property Crimes (per 1,000 pop.)            
Property crimes, 2000 36     54 19 28,569
Property crimes, 2001 40     56 17 7,984
Property crimes, 2002 48     54 14 3,701
Property crimes, 2003 42     54 17 2,192
Property crimes, 2004 28     47 11 1,403
Property crimes, 2005 26     43 11 1,000
Property crimes, 2006 42     42 10 857
Property crimes, 2007 32     45 11 873
Property crimes, 2008 30     46 12 876
Property crimes, 2009 27     44 13 815
Property crimes, 2010 21     40 14 608
Property crimes, 2011 26     43 12 610
Property crimes, 2012 23     47 10 681
Property crimes, 2013 33     48 13 667
Property crimes, 2014 39     54 12 848
Property crimes, 2015 31     50 11 788
Property crimes, 2016 23     49 12 844

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