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DC 2012 PSA Profile - Well-Being
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PSA 705

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Average Low High
Poverty            
Poverty rate (%), 1980 22     19 5.6 40
Poverty rate (%), 1990 27     17 3.9 63
Poverty rate (%), 2000 39     20 4.3 49
Poverty rate (%), 2011-15 37  8.0   18 4.8 49
% children in poverty, 1990 36     25 0.0 56
% children in poverty, 2000 52     32 0.9 62
% children in poverty, 2011-15 55  9.0   27 0.6 65
% seniors in poverty, 1990 17     17 2.7 65
% seniors in poverty, 2000 23     16 1.1 52
% seniors in poverty, 2011-15 12  10   14 1.9 45
Employment            
Unemployment rate (%), 1980 11     6.8 1.7 16
Unemployment rate (%), 1990 14     7.2 1.7 25
Unemployment rate (%), 2000 21     11 1.5 31
Unemployment rate (%), 2011-15 25  5.5   9.6 2.4 33
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 1980 59     59 39 75
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 1990 59     62 27 80
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 2000 41     57 35 79
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 2011-15 43  4.3   62 34 84
Education            
% persons without HS diploma, 1980 42     33 6.0 62
% persons without HS diploma, 1990 37     27 4.4 51
% persons without HS diploma, 2000 32     22 2.1 49
% persons without HS diploma, 2011-15 18  4.2   11 1.3 21
Isolation            
% HHs with a phone, 2000 94     97 91 100
% HHs with a phone, 2011-15 94  6.3   97 94 99
% HHs with a car, 2000 53     63 35 90
% HHs with a car, 2011-15 52  7.0   64 38 90
Family income (2010 $)            
Avg. family income, 1979 47,839     77,355 39,005 200,556
Avg. family income, 1989 50,856     93,288 36,458 274,107
Avg. family income, 1999 41,223     102,342 30,632 308,910
Avg. family income, 2011-15 46,874  8,781   124,061 38,539 345,619
% change in avg. family income, 1980 to 1990 6.3     21 -40 55
% change in avg. family income, 1990 to 2000 -19     9.7 -25 159
% change in avg. family income, 2000 to 2011-15 14  0.2   21 -16 212
Food stamps            
Persons receiving food stamps, 2000 2,518     1,438 12 4,221
Persons receiving food stamps, 2001 2,295     1,363 12 3,851
Persons receiving food stamps, 2002 2,301     1,396 12 3,985
Persons receiving food stamps, 2003 2,348     1,516 15 4,256
Persons receiving food stamps, 2004 2,395     1,608 16 4,379
Persons receiving food stamps, 2005 2,168     1,644 17 4,571
Persons receiving food stamps, 2006 2,058     1,622 15 4,539
Persons receiving food stamps, 2007 2,145     1,596 11 4,490
Persons receiving food stamps, 2008 2,229     1,662 9.0 4,645
Persons receiving food stamps, 2009 2,579     1,922 9.0 4,996
Persons receiving food stamps, 2010 2,971     2,183 10 5,903
Persons receiving food stamps, 2011 3,332     2,453 11 6,587
Persons receiving food stamps, 2012 3,421     2,582 8.0 6,900
Persons receiving food stamps, 2013 3,441     2,650 8.0 7,384
Persons receiving food stamps, 2014 3,422     2,533 8.0 7,080
Persons receiving food stamps, 2015 3,402     2,521 10 6,897
Persons receiving food stamps, 2016 3,092     2,336 0.0 6,758
TANF            
Persons receiving TANF, 2000 1,686     832 6.0 2,870
Persons receiving TANF, 2001 1,631     828 6.0 2,823
Persons receiving TANF, 2002 1,575     840 0.0 2,758
Persons receiving TANF, 2003 1,575     845 6.0 2,842
Persons receiving TANF, 2004 1,599     874 5.0 2,791
Persons receiving TANF, 2005 1,393     858 0.0 2,771
Persons receiving TANF, 2006 1,258     796 0.0 2,633
Persons receiving TANF, 2007 1,277     756 0.0 2,497
Persons receiving TANF, 2008 1,283     755 0.0 2,486
Persons receiving TANF, 2009 1,332     806 0.0 2,616
Persons receiving TANF, 2010 1,439     830 7.0 2,578
Persons receiving TANF, 2011 1,465     853 10 2,741
Persons receiving TANF, 2012 1,405     871 7.0 2,738
Persons receiving TANF, 2013 1,357     865 6.0 2,810
Persons receiving TANF, 2014 1,362     841 5.0 2,768
Persons receiving TANF, 2015 1,226     791 0.0 2,599
Persons receiving TANF, 2016 1,147     746 0.0 2,667
Violent Crimes (per 1,000 pop.)            
Violent crimes, 2000 24     15 0.8 3,826
Violent crimes, 2001 27     15 1.2 1,096
Violent crimes, 2002 28     15 0.8 303
Violent crimes, 2003 24     16 0.5 310
Violent crimes, 2004 22     14 0.6 202
Violent crimes, 2005 20     14 0.5 103
Violent crimes, 2006 25     13 0.8 130
Violent crimes, 2007 30     14 0.6 92
Violent crimes, 2008 33     13 0.4 97
Violent crimes, 2009 29     13 0.6 80
Violent crimes, 2010 30     12 0.5 75
Violent crimes, 2011 34     12 0.4 70
Violent crimes, 2012 23     12 0.5 59
Violent crimes, 2013 23     11 0.4 55
Violent crimes, 2014 19     10 0.3 42
Violent crimes, 2015 19     10 0.5 68
Violent crimes, 2016 18     9.5 0.6 55
Property Crimes (per 1,000 pop.)            
Property crimes, 2000 33     54 19 28,569
Property crimes, 2001 41     56 17 7,984
Property crimes, 2002 41     54 14 3,701
Property crimes, 2003 43     54 17 2,192
Property crimes, 2004 42     47 11 1,403
Property crimes, 2005 29     43 11 1,000
Property crimes, 2006 31     42 10 857
Property crimes, 2007 48     45 11 873
Property crimes, 2008 56     46 12 876
Property crimes, 2009 46     44 13 815
Property crimes, 2010 53     40 14 608
Property crimes, 2011 54     43 12 610
Property crimes, 2012 26     47 10 681
Property crimes, 2013 35     48 13 667
Property crimes, 2014 27     54 12 848
Property crimes, 2015 29     50 11 788
Property crimes, 2016 27     49 12 844

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