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DC 2002 Ward Profile - Well-Being
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Family income (2010 $) 
 
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Ward 3

  This Ward   All Wards in D.C.
Average Low High
Poverty            
Poverty rate (%), 1980 7.7     19 7.7 27
Poverty rate (%), 1990 6.5     17 6.5 27
Poverty rate (%), 2000 7.5     20 7.5 36
Poverty rate (%), 2011-15 9.6  1.3   18 9.6 38
% children in poverty, 1990 2.4     25 2.4 38
% children in poverty, 2000 2.9     32 2.9 47
% children in poverty, 2011-15 2.6  1.9   27 2.6 50
% seniors in poverty, 1990 4.3     17 4.3 28
% seniors in poverty, 2000 4.4     16 4.4 25
% seniors in poverty, 2011-15 3.6  1.5   14 3.6 24
Employment            
Unemployment rate (%), 1980 3.0     6.8 3.0 10
Unemployment rate (%), 1990 2.4     7.2 2.4 13
Unemployment rate (%), 2000 9.6     11 6.6 22
Unemployment rate (%), 2011-15 3.7  0.9   9.6 3.7 23
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 1980 62     59 54 65
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 1990 69     62 53 69
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 2000 66     57 45 66
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 2011-15 67  1.6   62 45 73
Education            
% persons without HS diploma, 1980 9.7     33 9.7 42
% persons without HS diploma, 1990 5.8     27 5.8 39
% persons without HS diploma, 2000 4.0     22 4.0 34
% persons without HS diploma, 2011-15 2.1  0.6   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 80     63 52 80
% HHs with a car, 2011-15 78  2.5   64 51 78
Family income (2010 $)            
Avg. family income, 1979 154,296     77,355 46,902 154,296
Avg. family income, 1989 217,404     93,288 48,448 217,404
Avg. family income, 1999 245,685     102,342 46,108 245,685
Avg. family income, 2011-15 257,878  17,511   124,061 45,030 257,878
% 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 2011-15 5.0  0.1   21 -4.2 67
Food stamps            
Persons receiving food stamps, 2000 219     10,064 219 24,389
Persons receiving food stamps, 2001 190     9,540 190 22,637
Persons receiving food stamps, 2002 202     9,770 202 23,226
Persons receiving food stamps, 2003 195     10,612 195 25,037
Persons receiving food stamps, 2004 231     11,253 231 26,167
Persons receiving food stamps, 2005 239     11,507 239 26,235
Persons receiving food stamps, 2006 262     11,351 262 25,976
Persons receiving food stamps, 2007 238     11,174 238 26,092
Persons receiving food stamps, 2008 237     11,636 237 27,515
Persons receiving food stamps, 2009 331     13,452 331 31,570
Persons receiving food stamps, 2010 412     15,280 412 35,423
Persons receiving food stamps, 2011 497     17,171 497 39,290
Persons receiving food stamps, 2012 580     18,073 580 41,821
Persons receiving food stamps, 2013 626     18,553 626 43,396
Persons receiving food stamps, 2014 627     17,732 627 42,729
Persons receiving food stamps, 2015 694     17,650 694 42,832
Persons receiving food stamps, 2016 378     16,350 378 40,499
TANF            
Persons receiving TANF, 2000 42     5,822 42 16,230
Persons receiving TANF, 2001 42     5,793 42 15,982
Persons receiving TANF, 2002 50     5,883 50 16,127
Persons receiving TANF, 2003 38     5,918 38 16,550
Persons receiving TANF, 2004 41     6,118 41 16,849
Persons receiving TANF, 2005 36     6,008 36 16,300
Persons receiving TANF, 2006 36     5,574 36 14,977
Persons receiving TANF, 2007 35     5,294 35 14,625
Persons receiving TANF, 2008 34     5,287 34 14,981
Persons receiving TANF, 2009 43     5,642 43 16,053
Persons receiving TANF, 2010 47     5,807 47 16,386
Persons receiving TANF, 2011 63     5,970 63 16,714
Persons receiving TANF, 2012 66     6,094 66 17,245
Persons receiving TANF, 2013 66     6,058 66 17,474
Persons receiving TANF, 2014 53     5,888 53 17,508
Persons receiving TANF, 2015 41     5,540 41 16,425
Persons receiving TANF, 2016 28     5,223 28 15,945
Violent Crimes (per 1,000 pop.)            
Violent crimes, 2000 2.5     15 2.5 23
Violent crimes, 2001 3.1     15 3.1 23
Violent crimes, 2002 2.7     15 2.7 23
Violent crimes, 2003 1.8     16 1.8 23
Violent crimes, 2004 1.8     14 1.8 20
Violent crimes, 2005 1.8     14 1.8 20
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 21
Violent crimes, 2009 1.7     13 1.7 20
Violent crimes, 2010 1.6     12 1.6 20
Violent crimes, 2011 1.4     12 1.4 20
Violent crimes, 2012 1.3     12 1.3 21
Violent crimes, 2013 1.0     11 1.0 20
Violent crimes, 2014 1.2     10 1.2 21
Violent crimes, 2015 1.1     10 1.1 17
Violent crimes, 2016 1.2     9.5 1.2 17
Property Crimes (per 1,000 pop.)            
Property crimes, 2000 31     55 31 118
Property crimes, 2001 28     56 28 105
Property crimes, 2002 26     55 26 96
Property crimes, 2003 28     54 28 85
Property crimes, 2004 25     48 25 74
Property crimes, 2005 21     43 21 70
Property crimes, 2006 19     42 19 68
Property crimes, 2007 21     45 21 70
Property crimes, 2008 23     46 23 74
Property crimes, 2009 24     44 24 71
Property crimes, 2010 22     40 22 60
Property crimes, 2011 21     43 21 67
Property crimes, 2012 21     47 21 76
Property crimes, 2013 24     48 24 71
Property crimes, 2014 22     54 22 83
Property crimes, 2015 23     50 23 80
Property crimes, 2016 20     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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