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DC 2012 PSA Profile - Well-Being
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PSA 708

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Average Low High
Poverty            
Poverty rate (%), 1980 22     19 5.6 40
Poverty rate (%), 1990 22     17 3.9 63
Poverty rate (%), 2000 31     20 4.3 49
Poverty rate (%), 2011-15 39  7.4   18 4.8 49
% children in poverty, 1990 30     25 0.0 56
% children in poverty, 2000 39     32 0.9 62
% children in poverty, 2011-15 47  7.2   27 0.6 65
% seniors in poverty, 1990 22     17 2.7 65
% seniors in poverty, 2000 24     16 1.1 52
% seniors in poverty, 2011-15 22  8.2   14 1.9 45
Employment            
Unemployment rate (%), 1980 8.9     6.8 1.7 16
Unemployment rate (%), 1990 10     7.2 1.7 25
Unemployment rate (%), 2000 22     11 1.5 31
Unemployment rate (%), 2011-15 27  5.1   9.6 2.4 33
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 1980 62     59 39 75
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 1990 62     62 27 80
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 2000 47     57 35 79
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 2011-15 46  2.8   62 34 84
Education            
% persons without HS diploma, 1980 35     33 6.0 62
% persons without HS diploma, 1990 35     27 4.4 51
% persons without HS diploma, 2000 31     22 2.1 49
% persons without HS diploma, 2011-15 16  3.2   11 1.3 21
Isolation            
% HHs with a phone, 2000 94     97 91 100
% HHs with a phone, 2011-15 96  3.8   97 94 99
% HHs with a car, 2000 56     63 35 90
% HHs with a car, 2011-15 51  6.1   64 38 90
Family income (2010 $)            
Avg. family income, 1979 50,254     77,355 39,005 200,556
Avg. family income, 1989 51,060     93,288 36,458 274,107
Avg. family income, 1999 54,474     102,342 30,632 308,910
Avg. family income, 2011-15 48,107  12,458   124,061 38,539 345,619
% change in avg. family income, 1980 to 1990 1.6     21 -40 55
% change in avg. family income, 1990 to 2000 6.7     9.7 -25 159
% change in avg. family income, 2000 to 2011-15 -12  0.2   21 -16 212
Food stamps            
Persons receiving food stamps, 2000 2,942     1,438 12 4,221
Persons receiving food stamps, 2001 2,664     1,363 12 3,851
Persons receiving food stamps, 2002 2,718     1,396 12 3,985
Persons receiving food stamps, 2003 2,993     1,516 15 4,256
Persons receiving food stamps, 2004 3,084     1,608 16 4,379
Persons receiving food stamps, 2005 3,246     1,644 17 4,571
Persons receiving food stamps, 2006 3,406     1,622 15 4,539
Persons receiving food stamps, 2007 3,586     1,596 11 4,490
Persons receiving food stamps, 2008 3,883     1,662 9.0 4,645
Persons receiving food stamps, 2009 4,657     1,922 9.0 4,996
Persons receiving food stamps, 2010 5,360     2,183 10 5,903
Persons receiving food stamps, 2011 5,951     2,453 11 6,587
Persons receiving food stamps, 2012 6,311     2,582 8.0 6,900
Persons receiving food stamps, 2013 6,595     2,650 8.0 7,384
Persons receiving food stamps, 2014 6,764     2,533 8.0 7,080
Persons receiving food stamps, 2015 6,881     2,521 10 6,897
Persons receiving food stamps, 2016 6,758     2,336 0.0 6,758
TANF            
Persons receiving TANF, 2000 1,954     832 6.0 2,870
Persons receiving TANF, 2001 1,892     828 6.0 2,823
Persons receiving TANF, 2002 1,933     840 0.0 2,758
Persons receiving TANF, 2003 2,013     845 6.0 2,842
Persons receiving TANF, 2004 1,939     874 5.0 2,791
Persons receiving TANF, 2005 1,994     858 0.0 2,771
Persons receiving TANF, 2006 1,845     796 0.0 2,633
Persons receiving TANF, 2007 1,945     756 0.0 2,497
Persons receiving TANF, 2008 2,048     755 0.0 2,486
Persons receiving TANF, 2009 2,225     806 0.0 2,616
Persons receiving TANF, 2010 2,293     830 7.0 2,578
Persons receiving TANF, 2011 2,401     853 10 2,741
Persons receiving TANF, 2012 2,484     871 7.0 2,738
Persons receiving TANF, 2013 2,529     865 6.0 2,810
Persons receiving TANF, 2014 2,606     841 5.0 2,768
Persons receiving TANF, 2015 2,522     791 0.0 2,599
Persons receiving TANF, 2016 2,667     746 0.0 2,667
Violent Crimes (per 1,000 pop.)            
Violent crimes, 2000 26     15 0.8 3,826
Violent crimes, 2001 23     15 1.2 1,096
Violent crimes, 2002 23     15 0.8 303
Violent crimes, 2003 22     16 0.5 310
Violent crimes, 2004 18     14 0.6 202
Violent crimes, 2005 18     14 0.5 103
Violent crimes, 2006 16     13 0.8 130
Violent crimes, 2007 22     14 0.6 92
Violent crimes, 2008 19     13 0.4 97
Violent crimes, 2009 20     13 0.6 80
Violent crimes, 2010 18     12 0.5 75
Violent crimes, 2011 17     12 0.4 70
Violent crimes, 2012 19     12 0.5 59
Violent crimes, 2013 20     11 0.4 55
Violent crimes, 2014 18     10 0.3 42
Violent crimes, 2015 16     10 0.5 68
Violent crimes, 2016 13     9.5 0.6 55
Property Crimes (per 1,000 pop.)            
Property crimes, 2000 33     54 19 28,569
Property crimes, 2001 49     56 17 7,984
Property crimes, 2002 48     54 14 3,701
Property crimes, 2003 43     54 17 2,192
Property crimes, 2004 34     47 11 1,403
Property crimes, 2005 41     43 11 1,000
Property crimes, 2006 46     42 10 857
Property crimes, 2007 49     45 11 873
Property crimes, 2008 50     46 12 876
Property crimes, 2009 54     44 13 815
Property crimes, 2010 50     40 14 608
Property crimes, 2011 34     43 12 610
Property crimes, 2012 42     47 10 681
Property crimes, 2013 38     48 13 667
Property crimes, 2014 37     54 12 848
Property crimes, 2015 32     50 11 788
Property crimes, 2016 34     49 12 844

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