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DC 2012 PSA Profile - Well-Being
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EducationViolent Crimes (per 1,000 pop.)
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Family income (2010 $) 
 
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PSA 607

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Poverty            
Poverty rate (%), 1980 18     19 5.6 40
Poverty rate (%), 1990 13     17 3.9 63
Poverty rate (%), 2000 19     20 4.3 49
Poverty rate (%), 2011-15 22  5.9   18 4.8 49
% children in poverty, 1990 20     25 0.0 56
% children in poverty, 2000 26     32 0.9 62
% children in poverty, 2011-15 36  13   27 0.6 65
% seniors in poverty, 1990 22     17 2.7 65
% seniors in poverty, 2000 14     16 1.1 52
% seniors in poverty, 2011-15 21  9.4   14 1.9 45
Employment            
Unemployment rate (%), 1980 6.4     6.8 1.7 16
Unemployment rate (%), 1990 8.4     7.2 1.7 25
Unemployment rate (%), 2000 14     11 1.5 31
Unemployment rate (%), 2011-15 16  5.0   9.6 2.4 33
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 1980 64     59 39 75
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 1990 67     62 27 80
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 2000 51     57 35 79
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 2011-15 53  6.3   62 34 84
Education            
% persons without HS diploma, 1980 37     33 6.0 62
% persons without HS diploma, 1990 28     27 4.4 51
% persons without HS diploma, 2000 26     22 2.1 49
% persons without HS diploma, 2011-15 12  3.8   11 1.3 21
Isolation            
% HHs with a phone, 2000 97     97 91 100
% HHs with a phone, 2011-15 98  7.1   97 94 99
% HHs with a car, 2000 63     63 35 90
% HHs with a car, 2011-15 63  9.0   64 38 90
Family income (2010 $)            
Avg. family income, 1979 62,427     77,355 39,005 200,556
Avg. family income, 1989 72,231     93,288 36,458 274,107
Avg. family income, 1999 74,248     102,342 30,632 308,910
Avg. family income, 2011-15 66,234  17,459   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 2.8     9.7 -25 159
% change in avg. family income, 2000 to 2011-15 -11  0.2   21 -16 212
Food stamps            
Persons receiving food stamps, 2000 1,011     1,438 12 4,221
Persons receiving food stamps, 2001 988     1,363 12 3,851
Persons receiving food stamps, 2002 1,099     1,396 12 3,985
Persons receiving food stamps, 2003 1,275     1,516 15 4,256
Persons receiving food stamps, 2004 1,284     1,608 16 4,379
Persons receiving food stamps, 2005 1,464     1,644 17 4,571
Persons receiving food stamps, 2006 1,466     1,622 15 4,539
Persons receiving food stamps, 2007 1,447     1,596 11 4,490
Persons receiving food stamps, 2008 1,528     1,662 9.0 4,645
Persons receiving food stamps, 2009 1,787     1,922 9.0 4,996
Persons receiving food stamps, 2010 2,022     2,183 10 5,903
Persons receiving food stamps, 2011 2,288     2,453 11 6,587
Persons receiving food stamps, 2012 2,463     2,582 8.0 6,900
Persons receiving food stamps, 2013 2,484     2,650 8.0 7,384
Persons receiving food stamps, 2014 2,404     2,533 8.0 7,080
Persons receiving food stamps, 2015 2,413     2,521 10 6,897
Persons receiving food stamps, 2016 2,188     2,336 0.0 6,758
TANF            
Persons receiving TANF, 2000 569     832 6.0 2,870
Persons receiving TANF, 2001 598     828 6.0 2,823
Persons receiving TANF, 2002 652     840 0.0 2,758
Persons receiving TANF, 2003 694     845 6.0 2,842
Persons receiving TANF, 2004 732     874 5.0 2,791
Persons receiving TANF, 2005 793     858 0.0 2,771
Persons receiving TANF, 2006 732     796 0.0 2,633
Persons receiving TANF, 2007 718     756 0.0 2,497
Persons receiving TANF, 2008 742     755 0.0 2,486
Persons receiving TANF, 2009 809     806 0.0 2,616
Persons receiving TANF, 2010 807     830 7.0 2,578
Persons receiving TANF, 2011 866     853 10 2,741
Persons receiving TANF, 2012 922     871 7.0 2,738
Persons receiving TANF, 2013 910     865 6.0 2,810
Persons receiving TANF, 2014 923     841 5.0 2,768
Persons receiving TANF, 2015 881     791 0.0 2,599
Persons receiving TANF, 2016 853     746 0.0 2,667
Violent Crimes (per 1,000 pop.)            
Violent crimes, 2000 21     15 0.8 3,826
Violent crimes, 2001 25     15 1.2 1,096
Violent crimes, 2002 21     15 0.8 303
Violent crimes, 2003 20     16 0.5 310
Violent crimes, 2004 17     14 0.6 202
Violent crimes, 2005 19     14 0.5 103
Violent crimes, 2006 23     13 0.8 130
Violent crimes, 2007 18     14 0.6 92
Violent crimes, 2008 15     13 0.4 97
Violent crimes, 2009 16     13 0.6 80
Violent crimes, 2010 13     12 0.5 75
Violent crimes, 2011 15     12 0.4 70
Violent crimes, 2012 23     12 0.5 59
Violent crimes, 2013 24     11 0.4 55
Violent crimes, 2014 18     10 0.3 42
Violent crimes, 2015 19     10 0.5 68
Violent crimes, 2016 20     9.5 0.6 55
Property Crimes (per 1,000 pop.)            
Property crimes, 2000 54     54 19 28,569
Property crimes, 2001 56     56 17 7,984
Property crimes, 2002 54     54 14 3,701
Property crimes, 2003 54     54 17 2,192
Property crimes, 2004 40     47 11 1,403
Property crimes, 2005 32     43 11 1,000
Property crimes, 2006 34     42 10 857
Property crimes, 2007 36     45 11 873
Property crimes, 2008 38     46 12 876
Property crimes, 2009 39     44 13 815
Property crimes, 2010 37     40 14 608
Property crimes, 2011 40     43 12 610
Property crimes, 2012 56     47 10 681
Property crimes, 2013 65     48 13 667
Property crimes, 2014 72     54 12 848
Property crimes, 2015 54     50 11 788
Property crimes, 2016 53     49 12 844

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