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DC 2012 Ward 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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Ward 3

  This Ward   All Wards in D.C.
Average Low High
Poverty            
Poverty rate (%), 1980 7.6     19 7.6 27
Poverty rate (%), 1990 6.5     17 6.5 27
Poverty rate (%), 2000 7.4     20 7.4 35
Poverty rate (%), 2007-11 7.9  1.0   18 7.9 36
% children in poverty, 1990 2.4     25 2.4 38
% children in poverty, 2000 2.9     32 2.9 46
% children in poverty, 2007-11 1.9  14   28 1.9 49
Employment            
Unemployment rate (%), 1980 3.0     6.8 3.0 10
Unemployment rate (%), 1990 2.4     7.2 2.4 13
Unemployment rate (%), 2000 9.5     11 6.6 21
Unemployment rate (%), 2007-11 3.5  4.0   10 3.5 22
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 1980 63     59 54 67
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 1990 69     62 53 69
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 2000 66     57 44 67
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 2007-11 66  3.2   61 45 71
Education            
% persons without HS diploma, 1980 9.7     33 9.7 43
% persons without HS diploma, 1990 5.9     27 5.9 38
% persons without HS diploma, 2000 4.0     22 4.0 33
% persons without HS diploma, 2007-11 2.9  4.8   13 2.9 19
Isolation            
% HHs with a phone, 2000 99     97 96 99
% HHs with a phone, 2007-11 96  1.4   96 94 97
% HHs with a car, 2000 80     63 52 80
% HHs with a car, 2007-11 77  4.8   64 52 77
Family income (2010 $)            
Avg. family income, 1979 153,822     77,355 47,582 153,822
Avg. family income, 1989 216,207     93,288 49,131 216,207
Avg. family income, 1999 244,553     102,342 46,770 244,553
Avg. family income, 2007-11 240,044  17,393   118,384 43,255 240,044
% change in avg. family income, 1980 to 1990 41     21 3.3 41
% change in avg. family income, 1990 to 2000 13     9.7 -4.8 21
% change in avg. family income, 2000 to 2007-11 -1.8  0.1   16 -7.5 54
Food stamps            
Persons receiving food stamps, 2000 221     10,064 221 24,797
Persons receiving food stamps, 2001 192     9,540 192 23,000
Persons receiving food stamps, 2002 205     9,770 205 23,581
Persons receiving food stamps, 2003 200     10,612 200 25,454
Persons receiving food stamps, 2004 237     11,253 237 26,543
Persons receiving food stamps, 2005 243     11,507 243 26,643
Persons receiving food stamps, 2006 265     11,351 265 26,389
Persons receiving food stamps, 2007 246     11,174 246 26,566
Persons receiving food stamps, 2008 242     11,636 242 28,043
Persons receiving food stamps, 2009 334     13,452 334 32,228
Persons receiving food stamps, 2010 414     15,280 414 36,251
Persons receiving food stamps, 2011 502     17,171 502 40,256
Persons receiving food stamps, 2012 582     18,073 582 42,888
Persons receiving food stamps, 2013 611     18,536 611 44,228
TANF            
Persons receiving TANF, 2000 42     5,822 42 16,508
Persons receiving TANF, 2001 42     5,793 42 16,210
Persons receiving TANF, 2002 50     5,883 50 16,333
Persons receiving TANF, 2003 39     5,918 39 16,771
Persons receiving TANF, 2004 41     6,118 41 17,057
Persons receiving TANF, 2005 36     6,008 36 16,481
Persons receiving TANF, 2006 37     5,574 37 15,158
Persons receiving TANF, 2007 37     5,294 37 14,810
Persons receiving TANF, 2008 36     5,287 36 15,174
Persons receiving TANF, 2009 43     5,642 43 16,289
Persons receiving TANF, 2010 47     5,807 47 16,672
Persons receiving TANF, 2011 63     5,970 63 17,030
Persons receiving TANF, 2012 66     6,094 66 17,579
Persons receiving TANF, 2013 56     6,218 56 18,219
Violent Crimes (per 1,000 pop.)            
Violent crimes, 2000 2.5     15 2.5 22
Violent crimes, 2001 3.2     15 3.2 22
Violent crimes, 2002 2.7     15 2.7 23
Violent crimes, 2003 1.9     16 1.9 22
Violent crimes, 2004 1.9     14 1.9 19
Violent crimes, 2005 1.8     14 1.8 19
Violent crimes, 2006 1.8     13 1.8 19
Violent crimes, 2007 1.7     14 1.7 22
Violent crimes, 2008 1.5     13 1.5 20
Violent crimes, 2009 1.7     13 1.7 20
Violent crimes, 2010 1.6     12 1.6 19
Violent crimes, 2011 1.5     12 1.5 19
Property Crimes (per 1,000 pop.)            
Property crimes, 2000 31     54 31 125
Property crimes, 2001 28     56 28 108
Property crimes, 2002 26     54 26 99
Property crimes, 2003 28     54 28 86
Property crimes, 2004 25     47 25 73
Property crimes, 2005 22     43 22 70
Property crimes, 2006 19     42 19 69
Property crimes, 2007 21     45 21 70
Property crimes, 2008 23     46 23 73
Property crimes, 2009 24     44 24 71
Property crimes, 2010 22     40 22 60
Property crimes, 2011 21     43 21 67

Notes:
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Prepared by NeighborhoodInfo DC (revised November 26, 2013).
 
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