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DC 2012 Ward Profile - Well-Being
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Family income (2010 $) 
 
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Ward 8

  This Ward   All Wards in D.C.
Average Low High
Poverty            
Poverty rate (%), 1980 27     19 7.6 27
Poverty rate (%), 1990 27     17 6.5 27
Poverty rate (%), 2000 35     20 7.4 35
Poverty rate (%), 2007-11 36  2.7   18 7.9 36
% children in poverty, 1990 38     25 2.4 38
% children in poverty, 2000 46     32 2.9 46
% children in poverty, 2007-11 49  4.3   28 1.9 49
Employment            
Unemployment rate (%), 1980 10     6.8 3.0 10
Unemployment rate (%), 1990 13     7.2 2.4 13
Unemployment rate (%), 2000 21     11 6.6 21
Unemployment rate (%), 2007-11 22  6.4   10 3.5 22
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 1980 58     59 54 67
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 1990 56     62 53 69
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 2000 45     57 44 67
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 2007-11 45  4.9   61 45 71
Education            
% persons without HS diploma, 1980 41     33 9.7 43
% persons without HS diploma, 1990 38     27 5.9 38
% persons without HS diploma, 2000 33     22 4.0 33
% persons without HS diploma, 2007-11 19  5.3   13 2.9 19
Isolation            
% HHs with a phone, 2000 96     97 96 99
% HHs with a phone, 2007-11 94  1.8   96 94 97
% HHs with a car, 2000 54     63 52 80
% HHs with a car, 2007-11 52  6.5   64 52 77
Family income (2010 $)            
Avg. family income, 1979 47,582     77,355 47,582 153,822
Avg. family income, 1989 49,131     93,288 49,131 216,207
Avg. family income, 1999 46,770     102,342 46,770 244,553
Avg. family income, 2007-11 43,255  3,558   118,384 43,255 240,044
% change in avg. family income, 1980 to 1990 3.3     21 3.3 41
% change in avg. family income, 1990 to 2000 -4.8     9.7 -4.8 21
% change in avg. family income, 2000 to 2007-11 -7.5  0.1   16 -7.5 54
Food stamps            
Persons receiving food stamps, 2000 24,797     10,064 221 24,797
Persons receiving food stamps, 2001 23,000     9,540 192 23,000
Persons receiving food stamps, 2002 23,581     9,770 205 23,581
Persons receiving food stamps, 2003 25,454     10,612 200 25,454
Persons receiving food stamps, 2004 26,543     11,253 237 26,543
Persons receiving food stamps, 2005 26,643     11,507 243 26,643
Persons receiving food stamps, 2006 26,389     11,351 265 26,389
Persons receiving food stamps, 2007 26,566     11,174 246 26,566
Persons receiving food stamps, 2008 28,043     11,636 242 28,043
Persons receiving food stamps, 2009 32,228     13,452 334 32,228
Persons receiving food stamps, 2010 36,251     15,280 414 36,251
Persons receiving food stamps, 2011 40,256     17,171 502 40,256
Persons receiving food stamps, 2012 42,888     18,073 582 42,888
Persons receiving food stamps, 2013 44,525     18,553 630 44,525
Persons receiving food stamps, 2014 42,294     17,176 598 42,294
TANF            
Persons receiving TANF, 2000 16,508     5,822 42 16,508
Persons receiving TANF, 2001 16,210     5,793 42 16,210
Persons receiving TANF, 2002 16,333     5,883 50 16,333
Persons receiving TANF, 2003 16,771     5,918 39 16,771
Persons receiving TANF, 2004 17,057     6,118 41 17,057
Persons receiving TANF, 2005 16,481     6,008 36 16,481
Persons receiving TANF, 2006 15,158     5,574 37 15,158
Persons receiving TANF, 2007 14,810     5,294 37 14,810
Persons receiving TANF, 2008 15,174     5,287 36 15,174
Persons receiving TANF, 2009 16,289     5,642 43 16,289
Persons receiving TANF, 2010 16,672     5,807 47 16,672
Persons receiving TANF, 2011 17,030     5,970 63 17,030
Persons receiving TANF, 2012 17,579     6,094 66 17,579
Persons receiving TANF, 2013 17,843     6,058 66 17,843
Persons receiving TANF, 2014 17,419     5,747 47 17,419
Violent Crimes (per 1,000 pop.)            
Violent crimes, 2000 22     15 2.5 22
Violent crimes, 2001 22     15 3.2 22
Violent crimes, 2002 23     15 2.7 23
Violent crimes, 2003 22     16 1.9 22
Violent crimes, 2004 19     14 1.9 19
Violent crimes, 2005 19     14 1.8 19
Violent crimes, 2006 19     13 1.8 19
Violent crimes, 2007 22     14 1.7 22
Violent crimes, 2008 20     13 1.5 20
Violent crimes, 2009 20     13 1.7 20
Violent crimes, 2010 19     12 1.6 19
Violent crimes, 2011 19     12 1.5 19
Property Crimes (per 1,000 pop.)            
Property crimes, 2000 34     54 31 125
Property crimes, 2001 38     56 28 108
Property crimes, 2002 39     54 26 99
Property crimes, 2003 39     54 28 86
Property crimes, 2004 35     47 25 73
Property crimes, 2005 33     43 22 70
Property crimes, 2006 34     42 19 69
Property crimes, 2007 42     45 21 70
Property crimes, 2008 41     46 23 73
Property crimes, 2009 41     44 24 71
Property crimes, 2010 39     40 22 60
Property crimes, 2011 38     43 21 67

Notes:
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Prepared by NeighborhoodInfo DC (revised April 29, 2014).
 
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