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DC 2002 Ward Profile - Well-Being
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IsolationProperty Crimes (per 1,000 pop.)
Family income (2010 $) 
 
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Ward 2

  This Ward   All Wards in D.C.
Average Low High
Poverty            
Poverty rate (%), 1980 19     19 7.7 27
Poverty rate (%), 1990 18     17 6.5 27
Poverty rate (%), 2000 19     20 7.5 36
Poverty rate (%), 2011-15 14  1.4   18 9.6 38
% children in poverty, 1990 22     25 2.4 38
% children in poverty, 2000 25     32 2.9 47
% children in poverty, 2011-15 10  5.3   27 2.6 50
% seniors in poverty, 1990 20     17 4.3 28
% seniors in poverty, 2000 19     16 4.4 25
% seniors in poverty, 2011-15 14  3.7   14 3.6 24
Employment            
Unemployment rate (%), 1980 4.1     6.8 3.0 10
Unemployment rate (%), 1990 4.8     7.2 2.4 13
Unemployment rate (%), 2000 8.3     11 6.6 22
Unemployment rate (%), 2011-15 3.8  0.8   9.6 3.7 23
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 1980 65     59 54 65
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 1990 68     62 53 69
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 2000 66     57 45 66
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 2011-15 70  1.5   62 45 73
Education            
% persons without HS diploma, 1980 21     33 9.7 42
% persons without HS diploma, 1990 16     27 5.8 39
% persons without HS diploma, 2000 13     22 4.0 34
% persons without HS diploma, 2011-15 6.0  1.0   11 2.1 17
Isolation            
% HHs with a phone, 2000 99     97 95 99
% HHs with a phone, 2011-15 97  1.7   97 96 98
% HHs with a car, 2000 53     63 52 80
% HHs with a car, 2011-15 51  2.2   64 51 78
Family income (2010 $)            
Avg. family income, 1979 110,685     77,355 46,902 154,296
Avg. family income, 1989 145,757     93,288 48,448 217,404
Avg. family income, 1999 171,318     102,342 46,108 245,685
Avg. family income, 2011-15 192,794  20,175   124,061 45,030 257,878
% change in avg. family income, 1980 to 1990 32     21 3.3 41
% change in avg. family income, 1990 to 2000 18     9.7 -4.8 21
% change in avg. family income, 2000 to 2011-15 13  0.1   21 -4.2 67
Food stamps            
Persons receiving food stamps, 2000 2,798     10,064 219 24,389
Persons receiving food stamps, 2001 2,743     9,540 190 22,637
Persons receiving food stamps, 2002 2,863     9,770 202 23,226
Persons receiving food stamps, 2003 2,973     10,612 195 25,037
Persons receiving food stamps, 2004 3,027     11,253 231 26,167
Persons receiving food stamps, 2005 3,161     11,507 239 26,235
Persons receiving food stamps, 2006 3,196     11,351 262 25,976
Persons receiving food stamps, 2007 3,160     11,174 238 26,092
Persons receiving food stamps, 2008 3,046     11,636 237 27,515
Persons receiving food stamps, 2009 3,160     13,452 331 31,570
Persons receiving food stamps, 2010 3,617     15,280 412 35,423
Persons receiving food stamps, 2011 4,017     17,171 497 39,290
Persons receiving food stamps, 2012 4,169     18,073 580 41,821
Persons receiving food stamps, 2013 4,242     18,553 626 43,396
Persons receiving food stamps, 2014 3,912     17,732 627 42,729
Persons receiving food stamps, 2015 3,852     17,650 694 42,832
Persons receiving food stamps, 2016 3,563     16,350 378 40,499
TANF            
Persons receiving TANF, 2000 1,124     5,822 42 16,230
Persons receiving TANF, 2001 1,173     5,793 42 15,982
Persons receiving TANF, 2002 1,233     5,883 50 16,127
Persons receiving TANF, 2003 1,251     5,918 38 16,550
Persons receiving TANF, 2004 1,262     6,118 41 16,849
Persons receiving TANF, 2005 1,188     6,008 36 16,300
Persons receiving TANF, 2006 1,043     5,574 36 14,977
Persons receiving TANF, 2007 1,000     5,294 35 14,625
Persons receiving TANF, 2008 869     5,287 34 14,981
Persons receiving TANF, 2009 892     5,642 43 16,053
Persons receiving TANF, 2010 917     5,807 47 16,386
Persons receiving TANF, 2011 879     5,970 63 16,714
Persons receiving TANF, 2012 857     6,094 66 17,245
Persons receiving TANF, 2013 813     6,058 66 17,474
Persons receiving TANF, 2014 688     5,888 53 17,508
Persons receiving TANF, 2015 636     5,540 41 16,425
Persons receiving TANF, 2016 602     5,223 28 15,945
Violent Crimes (per 1,000 pop.)            
Violent crimes, 2000 16     15 2.5 23
Violent crimes, 2001 17     15 3.1 23
Violent crimes, 2002 14     15 2.7 23
Violent crimes, 2003 13     16 1.8 23
Violent crimes, 2004 12     14 1.8 20
Violent crimes, 2005 11     14 1.8 20
Violent crimes, 2006 11     13 1.8 19
Violent crimes, 2007 12     14 1.7 22
Violent crimes, 2008 10     13 1.5 21
Violent crimes, 2009 9.8     13 1.7 20
Violent crimes, 2010 10     12 1.6 20
Violent crimes, 2011 10     12 1.4 20
Violent crimes, 2012 8.6     12 1.3 21
Violent crimes, 2013 7.5     11 1.0 20
Violent crimes, 2014 6.3     10 1.2 21
Violent crimes, 2015 6.9     10 1.1 17
Violent crimes, 2016 6.8     9.5 1.2 17
Property Crimes (per 1,000 pop.)            
Property crimes, 2000 118     55 31 118
Property crimes, 2001 105     56 28 105
Property crimes, 2002 96     55 26 96
Property crimes, 2003 85     54 28 85
Property crimes, 2004 74     48 25 74
Property crimes, 2005 70     43 21 70
Property crimes, 2006 68     42 19 68
Property crimes, 2007 70     45 21 70
Property crimes, 2008 74     46 23 74
Property crimes, 2009 71     44 24 71
Property crimes, 2010 60     40 22 60
Property crimes, 2011 67     43 21 67
Property crimes, 2012 76     47 21 76
Property crimes, 2013 71     48 24 71
Property crimes, 2014 83     54 22 83
Property crimes, 2015 80     50 23 80
Property crimes, 2016 85     49 20 85

Notes:
i = Insufficient data; s = Suppressed proprietary or confidential data.
 
Prepared by NeighborhoodInfo DC (revised August 16, 2017).
 
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