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DC 2012 PSA Profile - Well-Being
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PSA 505

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Poverty            
Poverty rate (%), 1980 25     19 5.6 40
Poverty rate (%), 1990 22     17 3.9 63
Poverty rate (%), 2000 28     20 4.3 49
Poverty rate (%), 2011-15 29  8.6   18 4.8 49
% children in poverty, 1990 31     25 0.0 56
% children in poverty, 2000 44     32 0.9 62
% children in poverty, 2011-15 40  11   27 0.6 65
% seniors in poverty, 1990 23     17 2.7 65
% seniors in poverty, 2000 19     16 1.1 52
% seniors in poverty, 2011-15 21  11   14 1.9 45
Employment            
Unemployment rate (%), 1980 9.5     6.8 1.7 16
Unemployment rate (%), 1990 13     7.2 1.7 25
Unemployment rate (%), 2000 16     11 1.5 31
Unemployment rate (%), 2011-15 16  5.2   9.6 2.4 33
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 1980 49     59 39 75
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 1990 47     62 27 80
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 2000 43     57 35 79
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 2011-15 48  4.6   62 34 84
Education            
% persons without HS diploma, 1980 43     33 6.0 62
% persons without HS diploma, 1990 44     27 4.4 51
% persons without HS diploma, 2000 30     22 2.1 49
% persons without HS diploma, 2011-15 17  4.0   11 1.3 21
Isolation            
% HHs with a phone, 2000 98     97 91 100
% HHs with a phone, 2011-15 98  5.9   97 94 99
% HHs with a car, 2000 55     63 35 90
% HHs with a car, 2011-15 63  9.0   64 38 90
Family income (2010 $)            
Avg. family income, 1979 58,786     77,355 39,005 200,556
Avg. family income, 1989 57,323     93,288 36,458 274,107
Avg. family income, 1999 65,285     102,342 30,632 308,910
Avg. family income, 2011-15 64,235  12,978   124,061 38,539 345,619
% change in avg. family income, 1980 to 1990 -2.5     21 -40 55
% change in avg. family income, 1990 to 2000 14     9.7 -25 159
% change in avg. family income, 2000 to 2011-15 -1.6  0.2   21 -16 212
Food stamps            
Persons receiving food stamps, 2000 1,219     1,438 12 4,221
Persons receiving food stamps, 2001 1,291     1,363 12 3,851
Persons receiving food stamps, 2002 1,390     1,396 12 3,985
Persons receiving food stamps, 2003 1,568     1,516 15 4,256
Persons receiving food stamps, 2004 1,795     1,608 16 4,379
Persons receiving food stamps, 2005 1,889     1,644 17 4,571
Persons receiving food stamps, 2006 1,842     1,622 15 4,539
Persons receiving food stamps, 2007 1,808     1,596 11 4,490
Persons receiving food stamps, 2008 1,953     1,662 9.0 4,645
Persons receiving food stamps, 2009 2,143     1,922 9.0 4,996
Persons receiving food stamps, 2010 2,300     2,183 10 5,903
Persons receiving food stamps, 2011 2,573     2,453 11 6,587
Persons receiving food stamps, 2012 2,868     2,582 8.0 6,900
Persons receiving food stamps, 2013 2,937     2,650 8.0 7,384
Persons receiving food stamps, 2014 2,813     2,533 8.0 7,080
Persons receiving food stamps, 2015 2,737     2,521 10 6,897
Persons receiving food stamps, 2016 2,517     2,336 0.0 6,758
TANF            
Persons receiving TANF, 2000 791     832 6.0 2,870
Persons receiving TANF, 2001 867     828 6.0 2,823
Persons receiving TANF, 2002 914     840 0.0 2,758
Persons receiving TANF, 2003 927     845 6.0 2,842
Persons receiving TANF, 2004 1,069     874 5.0 2,791
Persons receiving TANF, 2005 1,100     858 0.0 2,771
Persons receiving TANF, 2006 1,037     796 0.0 2,633
Persons receiving TANF, 2007 950     756 0.0 2,497
Persons receiving TANF, 2008 951     755 0.0 2,486
Persons receiving TANF, 2009 974     806 0.0 2,616
Persons receiving TANF, 2010 978     830 7.0 2,578
Persons receiving TANF, 2011 997     853 10 2,741
Persons receiving TANF, 2012 1,087     871 7.0 2,738
Persons receiving TANF, 2013 1,074     865 6.0 2,810
Persons receiving TANF, 2014 1,102     841 5.0 2,768
Persons receiving TANF, 2015 1,045     791 0.0 2,599
Persons receiving TANF, 2016 1,002     746 0.0 2,667
Violent Crimes (per 1,000 pop.)            
Violent crimes, 2000 31     15 0.8 3,826
Violent crimes, 2001 30     15 1.2 1,096
Violent crimes, 2002 26     15 0.8 303
Violent crimes, 2003 37     16 0.5 310
Violent crimes, 2004 32     14 0.6 202
Violent crimes, 2005 36     14 0.5 103
Violent crimes, 2006 33     13 0.8 130
Violent crimes, 2007 30     14 0.6 92
Violent crimes, 2008 28     13 0.4 97
Violent crimes, 2009 20     13 0.6 80
Violent crimes, 2010 22     12 0.5 75
Violent crimes, 2011 27     12 0.4 70
Violent crimes, 2012 27     12 0.5 59
Violent crimes, 2013 24     11 0.4 55
Violent crimes, 2014 27     10 0.3 42
Violent crimes, 2015 26     10 0.5 68
Violent crimes, 2016 26     9.5 0.6 55
Property Crimes (per 1,000 pop.)            
Property crimes, 2000 88     54 19 28,569
Property crimes, 2001 90     56 17 7,984
Property crimes, 2002 92     54 14 3,701
Property crimes, 2003 128     54 17 2,192
Property crimes, 2004 141     47 11 1,403
Property crimes, 2005 117     43 11 1,000
Property crimes, 2006 99     42 10 857
Property crimes, 2007 113     45 11 873
Property crimes, 2008 92     46 12 876
Property crimes, 2009 81     44 13 815
Property crimes, 2010 59     40 14 608
Property crimes, 2011 101     43 12 610
Property crimes, 2012 88     47 10 681
Property crimes, 2013 99     48 13 667
Property crimes, 2014 111     54 12 848
Property crimes, 2015 111     50 11 788
Property crimes, 2016 99     49 12 844

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