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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 608

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Average Low High
Poverty            
Poverty rate (%), 1980 31     19 5.6 40
Poverty rate (%), 1990 28     17 3.9 63
Poverty rate (%), 2000 29     20 4.3 49
Poverty rate (%), 2011-15 26  6.3   18 4.8 49
% children in poverty, 1990 40     25 0.0 56
% children in poverty, 2000 37     32 0.9 62
% children in poverty, 2011-15 34  7.6   27 0.6 65
% seniors in poverty, 1990 25     17 2.7 65
% seniors in poverty, 2000 25     16 1.1 52
% seniors in poverty, 2011-15 20  7.5   14 1.9 45
Employment            
Unemployment rate (%), 1980 16     6.8 1.7 16
Unemployment rate (%), 1990 10     7.2 1.7 25
Unemployment rate (%), 2000 16     11 1.5 31
Unemployment rate (%), 2011-15 24  5.0   9.6 2.4 33
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 1980 47     59 39 75
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 1990 52     62 27 80
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 2000 39     57 35 79
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 2011-15 48  4.7   62 34 84
Education            
% persons without HS diploma, 1980 52     33 6.0 62
% persons without HS diploma, 1990 46     27 4.4 51
% persons without HS diploma, 2000 35     22 2.1 49
% persons without HS diploma, 2011-15 20  3.6   11 1.3 21
Isolation            
% HHs with a phone, 2000 94     97 91 100
% HHs with a phone, 2011-15 96  6.5   97 94 99
% HHs with a car, 2000 55     63 35 90
% HHs with a car, 2011-15 60  7.1   64 38 90
Family income (2010 $)            
Avg. family income, 1979 54,797     77,355 39,005 200,556
Avg. family income, 1989 52,380     93,288 36,458 274,107
Avg. family income, 1999 52,300     102,342 30,632 308,910
Avg. family income, 2011-15 61,067  13,913   124,061 38,539 345,619
% change in avg. family income, 1980 to 1990 -4.4     21 -40 55
% change in avg. family income, 1990 to 2000 -0.2     9.7 -25 159
% change in avg. family income, 2000 to 2011-15 17  0.3   21 -16 212
Food stamps            
Persons receiving food stamps, 2000 2,671     1,438 12 4,221
Persons receiving food stamps, 2001 2,581     1,363 12 3,851
Persons receiving food stamps, 2002 2,531     1,396 12 3,985
Persons receiving food stamps, 2003 2,570     1,516 15 4,256
Persons receiving food stamps, 2004 2,580     1,608 16 4,379
Persons receiving food stamps, 2005 2,837     1,644 17 4,571
Persons receiving food stamps, 2006 2,982     1,622 15 4,539
Persons receiving food stamps, 2007 2,948     1,596 11 4,490
Persons receiving food stamps, 2008 3,028     1,662 9.0 4,645
Persons receiving food stamps, 2009 3,385     1,922 9.0 4,996
Persons receiving food stamps, 2010 3,614     2,183 10 5,903
Persons receiving food stamps, 2011 3,977     2,453 11 6,587
Persons receiving food stamps, 2012 4,098     2,582 8.0 6,900
Persons receiving food stamps, 2013 4,237     2,650 8.0 7,384
Persons receiving food stamps, 2014 4,223     2,533 8.0 7,080
Persons receiving food stamps, 2015 4,269     2,521 10 6,897
Persons receiving food stamps, 2016 3,938     2,336 0.0 6,758
TANF            
Persons receiving TANF, 2000 1,601     832 6.0 2,870
Persons receiving TANF, 2001 1,602     828 6.0 2,823
Persons receiving TANF, 2002 1,589     840 0.0 2,758
Persons receiving TANF, 2003 1,503     845 6.0 2,842
Persons receiving TANF, 2004 1,473     874 5.0 2,791
Persons receiving TANF, 2005 1,590     858 0.0 2,771
Persons receiving TANF, 2006 1,629     796 0.0 2,633
Persons receiving TANF, 2007 1,586     756 0.0 2,497
Persons receiving TANF, 2008 1,553     755 0.0 2,486
Persons receiving TANF, 2009 1,620     806 0.0 2,616
Persons receiving TANF, 2010 1,671     830 7.0 2,578
Persons receiving TANF, 2011 1,618     853 10 2,741
Persons receiving TANF, 2012 1,605     871 7.0 2,738
Persons receiving TANF, 2013 1,604     865 6.0 2,810
Persons receiving TANF, 2014 1,583     841 5.0 2,768
Persons receiving TANF, 2015 1,609     791 0.0 2,599
Persons receiving TANF, 2016 1,503     746 0.0 2,667
Violent Crimes (per 1,000 pop.)            
Violent crimes, 2000 22     15 0.8 3,826
Violent crimes, 2001 24     15 1.2 1,096
Violent crimes, 2002 21     15 0.8 303
Violent crimes, 2003 23     16 0.5 310
Violent crimes, 2004 18     14 0.6 202
Violent crimes, 2005 21     14 0.5 103
Violent crimes, 2006 21     13 0.8 130
Violent crimes, 2007 23     14 0.6 92
Violent crimes, 2008 29     13 0.4 97
Violent crimes, 2009 29     13 0.6 80
Violent crimes, 2010 30     12 0.5 75
Violent crimes, 2011 24     12 0.4 70
Violent crimes, 2012 17     12 0.5 59
Violent crimes, 2013 26     11 0.4 55
Violent crimes, 2014 23     10 0.3 42
Violent crimes, 2015 24     10 0.5 68
Violent crimes, 2016 20     9.5 0.6 55
Property Crimes (per 1,000 pop.)            
Property crimes, 2000 51     54 19 28,569
Property crimes, 2001 44     56 17 7,984
Property crimes, 2002 53     54 14 3,701
Property crimes, 2003 68     54 17 2,192
Property crimes, 2004 47     47 11 1,403
Property crimes, 2005 39     43 11 1,000
Property crimes, 2006 38     42 10 857
Property crimes, 2007 69     45 11 873
Property crimes, 2008 90     46 12 876
Property crimes, 2009 71     44 13 815
Property crimes, 2010 72     40 14 608
Property crimes, 2011 76     43 12 610
Property crimes, 2012 48     47 10 681
Property crimes, 2013 43     48 13 667
Property crimes, 2014 50     54 12 848
Property crimes, 2015 45     50 11 788
Property crimes, 2016 43     49 12 844

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