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DC 2012 PSA Profile - Well-Being
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Family income (2010 $) 
 
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PSA 504

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Average Low High
Poverty            
Poverty rate (%), 1980 12     19 5.6 40
Poverty rate (%), 1990 9.2     17 3.9 63
Poverty rate (%), 2000 12     20 4.3 49
Poverty rate (%), 2011-15 9.4  3.3   18 4.8 49
% children in poverty, 1990 10     25 0.0 56
% children in poverty, 2000 13     32 0.9 62
% children in poverty, 2011-15 2.9  6.1   27 0.6 65
% seniors in poverty, 1990 11     17 2.7 65
% seniors in poverty, 2000 9.8     16 1.1 52
% seniors in poverty, 2011-15 14  6.1   14 1.9 45
Employment            
Unemployment rate (%), 1980 4.3     6.8 1.7 16
Unemployment rate (%), 1990 7.1     7.2 1.7 25
Unemployment rate (%), 2000 12     11 1.5 31
Unemployment rate (%), 2011-15 14  5.4   9.6 2.4 33
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 1980 59     59 39 75
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 1990 60     62 27 80
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 2000 52     57 35 79
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 2011-15 56  4.9   62 34 84
Education            
% persons without HS diploma, 1980 31     33 6.0 62
% persons without HS diploma, 1990 24     27 4.4 51
% persons without HS diploma, 2000 20     22 2.1 49
% persons without HS diploma, 2011-15 9.9  2.6   11 1.3 21
Isolation            
% HHs with a phone, 2000 98     97 91 100
% HHs with a phone, 2011-15 99  6.4   97 94 99
% HHs with a car, 2000 82     63 35 90
% HHs with a car, 2011-15 84  9.1   64 38 90
Family income (2010 $)            
Avg. family income, 1979 76,810     77,355 39,005 200,556
Avg. family income, 1989 89,461     93,288 36,458 274,107
Avg. family income, 1999 89,760     102,342 30,632 308,910
Avg. family income, 2011-15 98,111  14,969   124,061 38,539 345,619
% change in avg. family income, 1980 to 1990 16     21 -40 55
% change in avg. family income, 1990 to 2000 0.3     9.7 -25 159
% change in avg. family income, 2000 to 2011-15 9.3  0.2   21 -16 212
Food stamps            
Persons receiving food stamps, 2000 423     1,438 12 4,221
Persons receiving food stamps, 2001 433     1,363 12 3,851
Persons receiving food stamps, 2002 501     1,396 12 3,985
Persons receiving food stamps, 2003 592     1,516 15 4,256
Persons receiving food stamps, 2004 633     1,608 16 4,379
Persons receiving food stamps, 2005 717     1,644 17 4,571
Persons receiving food stamps, 2006 739     1,622 15 4,539
Persons receiving food stamps, 2007 696     1,596 11 4,490
Persons receiving food stamps, 2008 718     1,662 9.0 4,645
Persons receiving food stamps, 2009 891     1,922 9.0 4,996
Persons receiving food stamps, 2010 1,018     2,183 10 5,903
Persons receiving food stamps, 2011 1,204     2,453 11 6,587
Persons receiving food stamps, 2012 1,274     2,582 8.0 6,900
Persons receiving food stamps, 2013 1,262     2,650 8.0 7,384
Persons receiving food stamps, 2014 1,161     2,533 8.0 7,080
Persons receiving food stamps, 2015 1,149     2,521 10 6,897
Persons receiving food stamps, 2016 1,066     2,336 0.0 6,758
TANF            
Persons receiving TANF, 2000 250     832 6.0 2,870
Persons receiving TANF, 2001 273     828 6.0 2,823
Persons receiving TANF, 2002 316     840 0.0 2,758
Persons receiving TANF, 2003 302     845 6.0 2,842
Persons receiving TANF, 2004 314     874 5.0 2,791
Persons receiving TANF, 2005 361     858 0.0 2,771
Persons receiving TANF, 2006 362     796 0.0 2,633
Persons receiving TANF, 2007 304     756 0.0 2,497
Persons receiving TANF, 2008 269     755 0.0 2,486
Persons receiving TANF, 2009 315     806 0.0 2,616
Persons receiving TANF, 2010 340     830 7.0 2,578
Persons receiving TANF, 2011 363     853 10 2,741
Persons receiving TANF, 2012 362     871 7.0 2,738
Persons receiving TANF, 2013 341     865 6.0 2,810
Persons receiving TANF, 2014 301     841 5.0 2,768
Persons receiving TANF, 2015 271     791 0.0 2,599
Persons receiving TANF, 2016 262     746 0.0 2,667
Violent Crimes (per 1,000 pop.)            
Violent crimes, 2000 18     15 0.8 3,826
Violent crimes, 2001 17     15 1.2 1,096
Violent crimes, 2002 19     15 0.8 303
Violent crimes, 2003 19     16 0.5 310
Violent crimes, 2004 18     14 0.6 202
Violent crimes, 2005 23     14 0.5 103
Violent crimes, 2006 18     13 0.8 130
Violent crimes, 2007 20     14 0.6 92
Violent crimes, 2008 20     13 0.4 97
Violent crimes, 2009 16     13 0.6 80
Violent crimes, 2010 14     12 0.5 75
Violent crimes, 2011 13     12 0.4 70
Violent crimes, 2012 15     12 0.5 59
Violent crimes, 2013 15     11 0.4 55
Violent crimes, 2014 12     10 0.3 42
Violent crimes, 2015 16     10 0.5 68
Violent crimes, 2016 14     9.5 0.6 55
Property Crimes (per 1,000 pop.)            
Property crimes, 2000 69     54 19 28,569
Property crimes, 2001 74     56 17 7,984
Property crimes, 2002 62     54 14 3,701
Property crimes, 2003 66     54 17 2,192
Property crimes, 2004 60     47 11 1,403
Property crimes, 2005 61     43 11 1,000
Property crimes, 2006 58     42 10 857
Property crimes, 2007 53     45 11 873
Property crimes, 2008 54     46 12 876
Property crimes, 2009 56     44 13 815
Property crimes, 2010 64     40 14 608
Property crimes, 2011 53     43 12 610
Property crimes, 2012 74     47 10 681
Property crimes, 2013 79     48 13 667
Property crimes, 2014 97     54 12 848
Property crimes, 2015 88     50 11 788
Property crimes, 2016 92     49 12 844

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