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DC 2002 Ward Profile - Well-Being
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Family income (2010 $) 
 
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Ward 5

  This Ward   All Wards in D.C.
Average Low High
Poverty            
Poverty rate (%), 1980 18     19 7.7 27
Poverty rate (%), 1990 15     17 6.5 27
Poverty rate (%), 2000 20     20 7.5 36
Poverty rate (%), 2011-15 19  1.6   18 9.6 38
% children in poverty, 1990 19     25 2.4 38
% children in poverty, 2000 28     32 2.9 47
% children in poverty, 2011-15 21  2.9   27 2.6 50
% seniors in poverty, 1990 18     17 4.3 28
% seniors in poverty, 2000 16     16 4.4 25
% seniors in poverty, 2011-15 18  2.4   14 3.6 24
Employment            
Unemployment rate (%), 1980 7.1     6.8 3.0 10
Unemployment rate (%), 1990 9.2     7.2 2.4 13
Unemployment rate (%), 2000 15     11 6.6 22
Unemployment rate (%), 2011-15 14  1.4   9.6 3.7 23
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 1980 54     59 54 65
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 1990 53     62 53 69
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 2000 48     57 45 66
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 2011-15 55  1.5   62 45 73
Education            
% persons without HS diploma, 1980 42     33 9.7 42
% persons without HS diploma, 1990 33     27 5.8 39
% persons without HS diploma, 2000 28     22 4.0 34
% persons without HS diploma, 2011-15 14  1.0   11 2.1 17
Isolation            
% HHs with a phone, 2000 97     97 95 99
% HHs with a phone, 2011-15 97  1.8   97 96 98
% HHs with a car, 2000 66     63 52 80
% HHs with a car, 2011-15 70  2.4   64 51 78
Family income (2010 $)            
Avg. family income, 1979 65,842     77,355 46,902 154,296
Avg. family income, 1989 72,700     93,288 48,448 217,404
Avg. family income, 1999 71,305     102,342 46,108 245,685
Avg. family income, 2011-15 82,425  4,964   124,061 45,030 257,878
% change in avg. family income, 1980 to 1990 10     21 3.3 41
% change in avg. family income, 1990 to 2000 -1.9     9.7 -4.8 21
% change in avg. family income, 2000 to 2011-15 16  0.1   21 -4.2 67
Food stamps            
Persons receiving food stamps, 2000 10,348     10,064 219 24,389
Persons receiving food stamps, 2001 10,103     9,540 190 22,637
Persons receiving food stamps, 2002 10,483     9,770 202 23,226
Persons receiving food stamps, 2003 12,027     10,612 195 25,037
Persons receiving food stamps, 2004 13,644     11,253 231 26,167
Persons receiving food stamps, 2005 14,136     11,507 239 26,235
Persons receiving food stamps, 2006 13,446     11,351 262 25,976
Persons receiving food stamps, 2007 13,223     11,174 238 26,092
Persons receiving food stamps, 2008 14,218     11,636 237 27,515
Persons receiving food stamps, 2009 16,407     13,452 331 31,570
Persons receiving food stamps, 2010 18,074     15,280 412 35,423
Persons receiving food stamps, 2011 20,628     17,171 497 39,290
Persons receiving food stamps, 2012 21,442     18,073 580 41,821
Persons receiving food stamps, 2013 21,502     18,553 626 43,396
Persons receiving food stamps, 2014 20,101     17,732 627 42,729
Persons receiving food stamps, 2015 19,703     17,650 694 42,832
Persons receiving food stamps, 2016 18,143     16,350 378 40,499
TANF            
Persons receiving TANF, 2000 6,052     5,822 42 16,230
Persons receiving TANF, 2001 5,907     5,793 42 15,982
Persons receiving TANF, 2002 6,114     5,883 50 16,127
Persons receiving TANF, 2003 6,316     5,918 38 16,550
Persons receiving TANF, 2004 7,109     6,118 41 16,849
Persons receiving TANF, 2005 7,034     6,008 36 16,300
Persons receiving TANF, 2006 6,493     5,574 36 14,977
Persons receiving TANF, 2007 5,923     5,294 35 14,625
Persons receiving TANF, 2008 6,089     5,287 34 14,981
Persons receiving TANF, 2009 6,284     5,642 43 16,053
Persons receiving TANF, 2010 6,256     5,807 47 16,386
Persons receiving TANF, 2011 6,601     5,970 63 16,714
Persons receiving TANF, 2012 6,582     6,094 66 17,245
Persons receiving TANF, 2013 6,331     6,058 66 17,474
Persons receiving TANF, 2014 6,059     5,888 53 17,508
Persons receiving TANF, 2015 5,697     5,540 41 16,425
Persons receiving TANF, 2016 5,229     5,223 28 15,945
Violent Crimes (per 1,000 pop.)            
Violent crimes, 2000 18     15 2.5 23
Violent crimes, 2001 18     15 3.1 23
Violent crimes, 2002 17     15 2.7 23
Violent crimes, 2003 20     16 1.8 23
Violent crimes, 2004 16     14 1.8 20
Violent crimes, 2005 19     14 1.8 20
Violent crimes, 2006 17     13 1.8 19
Violent crimes, 2007 16     14 1.7 22
Violent crimes, 2008 15     13 1.5 21
Violent crimes, 2009 15     13 1.7 20
Violent crimes, 2010 13     12 1.6 20
Violent crimes, 2011 13     12 1.4 20
Violent crimes, 2012 14     12 1.3 21
Violent crimes, 2013 12     11 1.0 20
Violent crimes, 2014 12     10 1.2 21
Violent crimes, 2015 13     10 1.1 17
Violent crimes, 2016 13     9.5 1.2 17
Property Crimes (per 1,000 pop.)            
Property crimes, 2000 50     55 31 118
Property crimes, 2001 56     56 28 105
Property crimes, 2002 53     55 26 96
Property crimes, 2003 60     54 28 85
Property crimes, 2004 57     48 25 74
Property crimes, 2005 51     43 21 70
Property crimes, 2006 45     42 19 68
Property crimes, 2007 51     45 21 70
Property crimes, 2008 46     46 23 74
Property crimes, 2009 44     44 24 71
Property crimes, 2010 43     40 22 60
Property crimes, 2011 46     43 21 67
Property crimes, 2012 52     47 21 76
Property crimes, 2013 52     48 24 71
Property crimes, 2014 62     54 22 83
Property crimes, 2015 57     50 23 80
Property crimes, 2016 51     49 20 85

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