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DC 2012 Ward Profile - Well-Being
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Family income (2010 $) 
 
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Ward 4

  This Ward   All Wards in D.C.
Average Low High
Poverty            
Poverty rate (%), 1980 9.0     19 7.6 27
Poverty rate (%), 1990 8.2     17 6.5 27
Poverty rate (%), 2000 12     20 7.4 35
Poverty rate (%), 2011-15 12  1.5   18 9.6 38
% children in poverty, 1990 8.9     25 2.4 38
% children in poverty, 2000 16     32 2.9 46
% children in poverty, 2011-15 16  2.8   27 2.8 50
% seniors in poverty, 1990 12     17 4.5 28
% seniors in poverty, 2000 11     16 4.4 26
% seniors in poverty, 2011-15 11  1.9   14 3.5 25
Employment            
Unemployment rate (%), 1980 5.5     6.8 3.0 10
Unemployment rate (%), 1990 6.2     7.2 2.4 13
Unemployment rate (%), 2000 6.6     11 6.6 21
Unemployment rate (%), 2011-15 9.8  1.1   9.6 3.7 23
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 1980 60     59 54 67
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 1990 63     62 53 69
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 2000 56     57 44 67
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 2011-15 63  1.5   62 45 73
Education            
% persons without HS diploma, 1980 30     33 9.7 43
% persons without HS diploma, 1990 25     27 5.9 38
% persons without HS diploma, 2000 22     22 4.0 33
% persons without HS diploma, 2011-15 13  1.1   11 2.1 17
Isolation            
% HHs with a phone, 2000 98     97 96 99
% HHs with a phone, 2011-15 98  1.8   97 96 98
% HHs with a car, 2000 73     63 52 80
% HHs with a car, 2011-15 77  2.6   64 50 78
Family income (2010 $)            
Avg. family income, 1979 93,673     77,355 47,582 153,822
Avg. family income, 1989 100,527     93,288 49,131 216,207
Avg. family income, 1999 106,672     102,342 46,770 244,553
Avg. family income, 2011-15 123,353  7,371   124,061 45,239 257,224
% change in avg. family income, 1980 to 1990 7.3     21 3.3 41
% change in avg. family income, 1990 to 2000 6.1     9.7 -4.8 21
% change in avg. family income, 2000 to 2011-15 16  0.1   21 -3.6 67
Food stamps            
Persons receiving food stamps, 2000 6,047     10,064 221 24,797
Persons receiving food stamps, 2001 5,585     9,540 192 23,000
Persons receiving food stamps, 2002 5,506     9,770 205 23,581
Persons receiving food stamps, 2003 6,136     10,612 200 25,454
Persons receiving food stamps, 2004 6,713     11,253 237 26,543
Persons receiving food stamps, 2005 7,081     11,507 243 26,643
Persons receiving food stamps, 2006 7,383     11,351 265 26,389
Persons receiving food stamps, 2007 7,364     11,174 246 26,566
Persons receiving food stamps, 2008 7,961     11,636 242 28,043
Persons receiving food stamps, 2009 10,217     13,452 334 32,228
Persons receiving food stamps, 2010 12,644     15,280 414 36,251
Persons receiving food stamps, 2011 14,961     17,171 502 40,256
Persons receiving food stamps, 2012 16,210     18,073 582 42,888
Persons receiving food stamps, 2013 16,331     18,553 630 44,525
Persons receiving food stamps, 2014 15,070     17,732 631 43,883
Persons receiving food stamps, 2015 15,362     17,650 700 44,022
Persons receiving food stamps, 2016 14,158     16,350 378 41,561
TANF            
Persons receiving TANF, 2000 3,219     5,822 42 16,508
Persons receiving TANF, 2001 3,096     5,793 42 16,210
Persons receiving TANF, 2002 3,203     5,883 50 16,333
Persons receiving TANF, 2003 3,196     5,918 39 16,771
Persons receiving TANF, 2004 3,365     6,118 41 17,057
Persons receiving TANF, 2005 3,398     6,008 36 16,481
Persons receiving TANF, 2006 3,316     5,574 37 15,158
Persons receiving TANF, 2007 3,037     5,294 37 14,810
Persons receiving TANF, 2008 3,175     5,287 36 15,174
Persons receiving TANF, 2009 3,608     5,642 43 16,289
Persons receiving TANF, 2010 3,965     5,807 47 16,672
Persons receiving TANF, 2011 4,213     5,970 63 17,030
Persons receiving TANF, 2012 4,536     6,094 66 17,579
Persons receiving TANF, 2013 4,281     6,058 66 17,843
Persons receiving TANF, 2014 3,843     5,888 53 17,926
Persons receiving TANF, 2015 3,619     5,540 41 16,839
Persons receiving TANF, 2016 3,299     5,223 28 16,316
Violent Crimes (per 1,000 pop.)            
Violent crimes, 2000 9.1     15 2.5 22
Violent crimes, 2001 7.7     15 3.2 22
Violent crimes, 2002 9.8     15 2.7 23
Violent crimes, 2003 12     16 1.9 22
Violent crimes, 2004 11     14 1.9 19
Violent crimes, 2005 10     14 1.8 19
Violent crimes, 2006 9.9     13 1.8 19
Violent crimes, 2007 12     14 1.7 22
Violent crimes, 2008 11     13 1.5 20
Violent crimes, 2009 11     13 1.7 20
Violent crimes, 2010 9.6     12 1.6 19
Violent crimes, 2011 7.5     12 1.5 19
Violent crimes, 2012 9.0     12 1.3 21
Violent crimes, 2013 8.6     11 1.0 20
Violent crimes, 2014 7.9     10 1.2 20
Violent crimes, 2015 8.1     10 1.1 17
Violent crimes, 2016 6.5     9.5 1.2 16
Property Crimes (per 1,000 pop.)            
Property crimes, 2000 37     54 31 125
Property crimes, 2001 37     56 28 108
Property crimes, 2002 42     54 26 99
Property crimes, 2003 37     54 28 86
Property crimes, 2004 33     47 25 73
Property crimes, 2005 32     43 22 70
Property crimes, 2006 27     42 19 69
Property crimes, 2007 31     45 21 70
Property crimes, 2008 29     46 23 73
Property crimes, 2009 30     44 24 71
Property crimes, 2010 30     40 22 60
Property crimes, 2011 30     43 21 67
Property crimes, 2012 31     47 21 76
Property crimes, 2013 35     48 24 70
Property crimes, 2014 43     54 22 81
Property crimes, 2015 39     50 23 78
Property crimes, 2016 34     49 20 82

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