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DC 2012 PSA Profile - Well-Being
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Family income (2010 $) 
 
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PSA 606

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Average Low High
Poverty            
Poverty rate (%), 1980 9.1     19 5.6 40
Poverty rate (%), 1990 11     17 3.9 63
Poverty rate (%), 2000 16     20 4.3 49
Poverty rate (%), 2011-15 21  8.8   18 4.8 49
% children in poverty, 1990 16     25 0.0 56
% children in poverty, 2000 27     32 0.9 62
% children in poverty, 2011-15 34  13   27 0.6 65
% seniors in poverty, 1990 12     17 2.7 65
% seniors in poverty, 2000 12     16 1.1 52
% seniors in poverty, 2011-15 17  13   14 1.9 45
Employment            
Unemployment rate (%), 1980 4.3     6.8 1.7 16
Unemployment rate (%), 1990 3.0     7.2 1.7 25
Unemployment rate (%), 2000 8.4     11 1.5 31
Unemployment rate (%), 2011-15 9.5  4.7   9.6 2.4 33
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 1980 66     59 39 75
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 1990 68     62 27 80
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 2000 57     57 35 79
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 2011-15 58  8.1   62 34 84
Education            
% persons without HS diploma, 1980 26     33 6.0 62
% persons without HS diploma, 1990 19     27 4.4 51
% persons without HS diploma, 2000 19     22 2.1 49
% persons without HS diploma, 2011-15 13  4.8   11 1.3 21
Isolation            
% HHs with a phone, 2000 97     97 91 100
% HHs with a phone, 2011-15 98  8.6   97 94 99
% HHs with a car, 2000 69     63 35 90
% HHs with a car, 2011-15 73  10   64 38 90
Family income (2010 $)            
Avg. family income, 1979 77,016     77,355 39,005 200,556
Avg. family income, 1989 81,325     93,288 36,458 274,107
Avg. family income, 1999 72,774     102,342 30,632 308,910
Avg. family income, 2011-15 73,850  20,825   124,061 38,539 345,619
% change in avg. family income, 1980 to 1990 5.6     21 -40 55
% change in avg. family income, 1990 to 2000 -11     9.7 -25 159
% change in avg. family income, 2000 to 2011-15 1.5  0.3   21 -16 212
Food stamps            
Persons receiving food stamps, 2000 592     1,438 12 4,221
Persons receiving food stamps, 2001 601     1,363 12 3,851
Persons receiving food stamps, 2002 667     1,396 12 3,985
Persons receiving food stamps, 2003 704     1,516 15 4,256
Persons receiving food stamps, 2004 754     1,608 16 4,379
Persons receiving food stamps, 2005 806     1,644 17 4,571
Persons receiving food stamps, 2006 784     1,622 15 4,539
Persons receiving food stamps, 2007 761     1,596 11 4,490
Persons receiving food stamps, 2008 803     1,662 9.0 4,645
Persons receiving food stamps, 2009 1,074     1,922 9.0 4,996
Persons receiving food stamps, 2010 1,277     2,183 10 5,903
Persons receiving food stamps, 2011 1,573     2,453 11 6,587
Persons receiving food stamps, 2012 1,766     2,582 8.0 6,900
Persons receiving food stamps, 2013 1,853     2,650 8.0 7,384
Persons receiving food stamps, 2014 1,793     2,533 8.0 7,080
Persons receiving food stamps, 2015 1,769     2,521 10 6,897
Persons receiving food stamps, 2016 1,599     2,336 0.0 6,758
TANF            
Persons receiving TANF, 2000 329     832 6.0 2,870
Persons receiving TANF, 2001 354     828 6.0 2,823
Persons receiving TANF, 2002 391     840 0.0 2,758
Persons receiving TANF, 2003 344     845 6.0 2,842
Persons receiving TANF, 2004 367     874 5.0 2,791
Persons receiving TANF, 2005 386     858 0.0 2,771
Persons receiving TANF, 2006 388     796 0.0 2,633
Persons receiving TANF, 2007 359     756 0.0 2,497
Persons receiving TANF, 2008 354     755 0.0 2,486
Persons receiving TANF, 2009 448     806 0.0 2,616
Persons receiving TANF, 2010 473     830 7.0 2,578
Persons receiving TANF, 2011 548     853 10 2,741
Persons receiving TANF, 2012 565     871 7.0 2,738
Persons receiving TANF, 2013 581     865 6.0 2,810
Persons receiving TANF, 2014 606     841 5.0 2,768
Persons receiving TANF, 2015 568     791 0.0 2,599
Persons receiving TANF, 2016 527     746 0.0 2,667
Violent Crimes (per 1,000 pop.)            
Violent crimes, 2000 13     15 0.8 3,826
Violent crimes, 2001 17     15 1.2 1,096
Violent crimes, 2002 15     15 0.8 303
Violent crimes, 2003 14     16 0.5 310
Violent crimes, 2004 15     14 0.6 202
Violent crimes, 2005 14     14 0.5 103
Violent crimes, 2006 11     13 0.8 130
Violent crimes, 2007 19     14 0.6 92
Violent crimes, 2008 16     13 0.4 97
Violent crimes, 2009 13     13 0.6 80
Violent crimes, 2010 19     12 0.5 75
Violent crimes, 2011 15     12 0.4 70
Violent crimes, 2012 13     12 0.5 59
Violent crimes, 2013 13     11 0.4 55
Violent crimes, 2014 13     10 0.3 42
Violent crimes, 2015 8.7     10 0.5 68
Violent crimes, 2016 9.6     9.5 0.6 55
Property Crimes (per 1,000 pop.)            
Property crimes, 2000 57     54 19 28,569
Property crimes, 2001 71     56 17 7,984
Property crimes, 2002 71     54 14 3,701
Property crimes, 2003 87     54 17 2,192
Property crimes, 2004 54     47 11 1,403
Property crimes, 2005 48     43 11 1,000
Property crimes, 2006 43     42 10 857
Property crimes, 2007 66     45 11 873
Property crimes, 2008 52     46 12 876
Property crimes, 2009 53     44 13 815
Property crimes, 2010 44     40 14 608
Property crimes, 2011 49     43 12 610
Property crimes, 2012 57     47 10 681
Property crimes, 2013 47     48 13 667
Property crimes, 2014 46     54 12 848
Property crimes, 2015 45     50 11 788
Property crimes, 2016 40     49 12 844

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