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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 501

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Poverty            
Poverty rate (%), 1980 26     19 5.6 40
Poverty rate (%), 1990 17     17 3.9 63
Poverty rate (%), 2000 22     20 4.3 49
Poverty rate (%), 2011-15 11  3.0   18 4.8 49
% children in poverty, 1990 18     25 0.0 56
% children in poverty, 2000 30     32 0.9 62
% children in poverty, 2011-15 19  11   27 0.6 65
% seniors in poverty, 1990 17     17 2.7 65
% seniors in poverty, 2000 22     16 1.1 52
% seniors in poverty, 2011-15 9.9  6.2   14 1.9 45
Employment            
Unemployment rate (%), 1980 12     6.8 1.7 16
Unemployment rate (%), 1990 11     7.2 1.7 25
Unemployment rate (%), 2000 17     11 1.5 31
Unemployment rate (%), 2011-15 7.2  2.6   9.6 2.4 33
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 1980 46     59 39 75
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 1990 58     62 27 80
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 2000 50     57 35 79
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 2011-15 75  4.5   62 34 84
Education            
% persons without HS diploma, 1980 55     33 6.0 62
% persons without HS diploma, 1990 36     27 4.4 51
% persons without HS diploma, 2000 28     22 2.1 49
% persons without HS diploma, 2011-15 6.3  2.0   11 1.3 21
Isolation            
% HHs with a phone, 2000 96     97 91 100
% HHs with a phone, 2011-15 98  5.2   97 94 99
% HHs with a car, 2000 62     63 35 90
% HHs with a car, 2011-15 75  7.0   64 38 90
Family income (2010 $)            
Avg. family income, 1979 50,753     77,355 39,005 200,556
Avg. family income, 1989 70,264     93,288 36,458 274,107
Avg. family income, 1999 68,113     102,342 30,632 308,910
Avg. family income, 2011-15 125,405  23,628   124,061 38,539 345,619
% change in avg. family income, 1980 to 1990 38     21 -40 55
% change in avg. family income, 1990 to 2000 -3.1     9.7 -25 159
% change in avg. family income, 2000 to 2011-15 84  0.3   21 -16 212
Food stamps            
Persons receiving food stamps, 2000 1,429     1,438 12 4,221
Persons receiving food stamps, 2001 1,339     1,363 12 3,851
Persons receiving food stamps, 2002 1,278     1,396 12 3,985
Persons receiving food stamps, 2003 1,309     1,516 15 4,256
Persons receiving food stamps, 2004 1,368     1,608 16 4,379
Persons receiving food stamps, 2005 1,358     1,644 17 4,571
Persons receiving food stamps, 2006 1,201     1,622 15 4,539
Persons receiving food stamps, 2007 1,125     1,596 11 4,490
Persons receiving food stamps, 2008 1,184     1,662 9.0 4,645
Persons receiving food stamps, 2009 1,347     1,922 9.0 4,996
Persons receiving food stamps, 2010 1,419     2,183 10 5,903
Persons receiving food stamps, 2011 1,601     2,453 11 6,587
Persons receiving food stamps, 2012 1,505     2,582 8.0 6,900
Persons receiving food stamps, 2013 1,451     2,650 8.0 7,384
Persons receiving food stamps, 2014 1,281     2,533 8.0 7,080
Persons receiving food stamps, 2015 1,196     2,521 10 6,897
Persons receiving food stamps, 2016 1,054     2,336 0.0 6,758
TANF            
Persons receiving TANF, 2000 822     832 6.0 2,870
Persons receiving TANF, 2001 739     828 6.0 2,823
Persons receiving TANF, 2002 693     840 0.0 2,758
Persons receiving TANF, 2003 633     845 6.0 2,842
Persons receiving TANF, 2004 701     874 5.0 2,791
Persons receiving TANF, 2005 655     858 0.0 2,771
Persons receiving TANF, 2006 538     796 0.0 2,633
Persons receiving TANF, 2007 471     756 0.0 2,497
Persons receiving TANF, 2008 488     755 0.0 2,486
Persons receiving TANF, 2009 505     806 0.0 2,616
Persons receiving TANF, 2010 479     830 7.0 2,578
Persons receiving TANF, 2011 492     853 10 2,741
Persons receiving TANF, 2012 420     871 7.0 2,738
Persons receiving TANF, 2013 391     865 6.0 2,810
Persons receiving TANF, 2014 378     841 5.0 2,768
Persons receiving TANF, 2015 311     791 0.0 2,599
Persons receiving TANF, 2016 280     746 0.0 2,667
Violent Crimes (per 1,000 pop.)            
Violent crimes, 2000 23     15 0.8 3,826
Violent crimes, 2001 24     15 1.2 1,096
Violent crimes, 2002 24     15 0.8 303
Violent crimes, 2003 24     16 0.5 310
Violent crimes, 2004 18     14 0.6 202
Violent crimes, 2005 17     14 0.5 103
Violent crimes, 2006 16     13 0.8 130
Violent crimes, 2007 15     14 0.6 92
Violent crimes, 2008 15     13 0.4 97
Violent crimes, 2009 18     13 0.6 80
Violent crimes, 2010 15     12 0.5 75
Violent crimes, 2011 13     12 0.4 70
Violent crimes, 2012 15     12 0.5 59
Violent crimes, 2013 12     11 0.4 55
Violent crimes, 2014 11     10 0.3 42
Violent crimes, 2015 13     10 0.5 68
Violent crimes, 2016 16     9.5 0.6 55
Property Crimes (per 1,000 pop.)            
Property crimes, 2000 43     54 19 28,569
Property crimes, 2001 49     56 17 7,984
Property crimes, 2002 49     54 14 3,701
Property crimes, 2003 65     54 17 2,192
Property crimes, 2004 50     47 11 1,403
Property crimes, 2005 40     43 11 1,000
Property crimes, 2006 40     42 10 857
Property crimes, 2007 50     45 11 873
Property crimes, 2008 44     46 12 876
Property crimes, 2009 45     44 13 815
Property crimes, 2010 39     40 14 608
Property crimes, 2011 47     43 12 610
Property crimes, 2012 65     47 10 681
Property crimes, 2013 45     48 13 667
Property crimes, 2014 57     54 12 848
Property crimes, 2015 56     50 11 788
Property crimes, 2016 55     49 12 844

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