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DC 2012 PSA Profile - Well-Being
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Family income (2010 $) 
 
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PSA 703

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Average Low High
Poverty            
Poverty rate (%), 1980 31     19 5.6 40
Poverty rate (%), 1990 36     17 3.9 63
Poverty rate (%), 2000 49     20 4.3 49
Poverty rate (%), 2011-15 36  5.2   18 4.8 49
% children in poverty, 1990 51     25 0.0 56
% children in poverty, 2000 61     32 0.9 62
% children in poverty, 2011-15 42  5.9   27 0.6 65
% seniors in poverty, 1990 24     17 2.7 65
% seniors in poverty, 2000 27     16 1.1 52
% seniors in poverty, 2011-15 20  12   14 1.9 45
Employment            
Unemployment rate (%), 1980 13     6.8 1.7 16
Unemployment rate (%), 1990 15     7.2 1.7 25
Unemployment rate (%), 2000 30     11 1.5 31
Unemployment rate (%), 2011-15 14  4.5   9.6 2.4 33
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 1980 40     59 39 75
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 1990 40     62 27 80
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 2000 35     57 35 79
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 2011-15 50  4.8   62 34 84
Education            
% persons without HS diploma, 1980 56     33 6.0 62
% persons without HS diploma, 1990 49     27 4.4 51
% persons without HS diploma, 2000 44     22 2.1 49
% persons without HS diploma, 2011-15 19  3.8   11 1.3 21
Isolation            
% HHs with a phone, 2000 97     97 91 100
% HHs with a phone, 2011-15 96  3.4   97 94 99
% HHs with a car, 2000 43     63 35 90
% HHs with a car, 2011-15 49  6.5   64 38 90
Family income (2010 $)            
Avg. family income, 1979 42,705     77,355 39,005 200,556
Avg. family income, 1989 40,862     93,288 36,458 274,107
Avg. family income, 1999 30,632     102,342 30,632 308,910
Avg. family income, 2011-15 38,782  7,307   124,061 38,539 345,619
% change in avg. family income, 1980 to 1990 -4.3     21 -40 55
% change in avg. family income, 1990 to 2000 -25     9.7 -25 159
% change in avg. family income, 2000 to 2011-15 27  0.2   21 -16 212
Food stamps            
Persons receiving food stamps, 2000 4,221     1,438 12 4,221
Persons receiving food stamps, 2001 3,851     1,363 12 3,851
Persons receiving food stamps, 2002 3,985     1,396 12 3,985
Persons receiving food stamps, 2003 4,256     1,516 15 4,256
Persons receiving food stamps, 2004 4,379     1,608 16 4,379
Persons receiving food stamps, 2005 4,571     1,644 17 4,571
Persons receiving food stamps, 2006 4,539     1,622 15 4,539
Persons receiving food stamps, 2007 4,490     1,596 11 4,490
Persons receiving food stamps, 2008 4,645     1,662 9.0 4,645
Persons receiving food stamps, 2009 4,990     1,922 9.0 4,996
Persons receiving food stamps, 2010 5,331     2,183 10 5,903
Persons receiving food stamps, 2011 5,786     2,453 11 6,587
Persons receiving food stamps, 2012 6,079     2,582 8.0 6,900
Persons receiving food stamps, 2013 6,387     2,650 8.0 7,384
Persons receiving food stamps, 2014 6,086     2,533 8.0 7,080
Persons receiving food stamps, 2015 6,018     2,521 10 6,897
Persons receiving food stamps, 2016 5,448     2,336 0.0 6,758
TANF            
Persons receiving TANF, 2000 2,870     832 6.0 2,870
Persons receiving TANF, 2001 2,823     828 6.0 2,823
Persons receiving TANF, 2002 2,707     840 0.0 2,758
Persons receiving TANF, 2003 2,706     845 6.0 2,842
Persons receiving TANF, 2004 2,791     874 5.0 2,791
Persons receiving TANF, 2005 2,771     858 0.0 2,771
Persons receiving TANF, 2006 2,633     796 0.0 2,633
Persons receiving TANF, 2007 2,497     756 0.0 2,497
Persons receiving TANF, 2008 2,486     755 0.0 2,486
Persons receiving TANF, 2009 2,616     806 0.0 2,616
Persons receiving TANF, 2010 2,560     830 7.0 2,578
Persons receiving TANF, 2011 2,663     853 10 2,741
Persons receiving TANF, 2012 2,738     871 7.0 2,738
Persons receiving TANF, 2013 2,810     865 6.0 2,810
Persons receiving TANF, 2014 2,715     841 5.0 2,768
Persons receiving TANF, 2015 2,453     791 0.0 2,599
Persons receiving TANF, 2016 2,206     746 0.0 2,667
Violent Crimes (per 1,000 pop.)            
Violent crimes, 2000 25     15 0.8 3,826
Violent crimes, 2001 24     15 1.2 1,096
Violent crimes, 2002 25     15 0.8 303
Violent crimes, 2003 25     16 0.5 310
Violent crimes, 2004 25     14 0.6 202
Violent crimes, 2005 20     14 0.5 103
Violent crimes, 2006 24     13 0.8 130
Violent crimes, 2007 31     14 0.6 92
Violent crimes, 2008 26     13 0.4 97
Violent crimes, 2009 27     13 0.6 80
Violent crimes, 2010 23     12 0.5 75
Violent crimes, 2011 28     12 0.4 70
Violent crimes, 2012 31     12 0.5 59
Violent crimes, 2013 25     11 0.4 55
Violent crimes, 2014 23     10 0.3 42
Violent crimes, 2015 23     10 0.5 68
Violent crimes, 2016 24     9.5 0.6 55
Property Crimes (per 1,000 pop.)            
Property crimes, 2000 34     54 19 28,569
Property crimes, 2001 39     56 17 7,984
Property crimes, 2002 34     54 14 3,701
Property crimes, 2003 38     54 17 2,192
Property crimes, 2004 29     47 11 1,403
Property crimes, 2005 35     43 11 1,000
Property crimes, 2006 30     42 10 857
Property crimes, 2007 46     45 11 873
Property crimes, 2008 48     46 12 876
Property crimes, 2009 48     44 13 815
Property crimes, 2010 40     40 14 608
Property crimes, 2011 51     43 12 610
Property crimes, 2012 51     47 10 681
Property crimes, 2013 45     48 13 667
Property crimes, 2014 39     54 12 848
Property crimes, 2015 46     50 11 788
Property crimes, 2016 37     49 12 844

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