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DC 2002 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 7.7 27
Poverty rate (%), 1990 27     17 6.5 27
Poverty rate (%), 2000 36     20 7.5 36
Poverty rate (%), 2011-15 38  2.3   18 9.6 38
% children in poverty, 1990 38     25 2.4 38
% children in poverty, 2000 47     32 2.9 47
% children in poverty, 2011-15 50  2.5   27 2.6 50
% seniors in poverty, 1990 26     17 4.3 28
% seniors in poverty, 2000 24     16 4.4 25
% seniors in poverty, 2011-15 24  3.8   14 3.6 24
Employment            
Unemployment rate (%), 1980 10     6.8 3.0 10
Unemployment rate (%), 1990 13     7.2 2.4 13
Unemployment rate (%), 2000 22     11 6.6 22
Unemployment rate (%), 2011-15 23  1.9   9.6 3.7 23
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 1980 57     59 54 65
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 1990 56     62 53 69
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 2000 45     57 45 66
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 2011-15 45  1.5   62 45 73
Education            
% persons without HS diploma, 1980 41     33 9.7 42
% persons without HS diploma, 1990 39     27 5.8 39
% persons without HS diploma, 2000 34     22 4.0 34
% persons without HS diploma, 2011-15 17  1.3   11 2.1 17
Isolation            
% HHs with a phone, 2000 95     97 95 99
% HHs with a phone, 2011-15 96  1.7   97 96 98
% HHs with a car, 2000 53     63 52 80
% HHs with a car, 2011-15 52  2.4   64 51 78
Family income (2010 $)            
Avg. family income, 1979 46,902     77,355 46,902 154,296
Avg. family income, 1989 48,448     93,288 48,448 217,404
Avg. family income, 1999 46,108     102,342 46,108 245,685
Avg. family income, 2011-15 45,030  3,527   124,061 45,030 257,878
% 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 2011-15 -2.3  0.1   21 -4.2 67
Food stamps            
Persons receiving food stamps, 2000 24,389     10,064 219 24,389
Persons receiving food stamps, 2001 22,637     9,540 190 22,637
Persons receiving food stamps, 2002 23,226     9,770 202 23,226
Persons receiving food stamps, 2003 25,037     10,612 195 25,037
Persons receiving food stamps, 2004 26,167     11,253 231 26,167
Persons receiving food stamps, 2005 26,235     11,507 239 26,235
Persons receiving food stamps, 2006 25,976     11,351 262 25,976
Persons receiving food stamps, 2007 26,092     11,174 238 26,092
Persons receiving food stamps, 2008 27,515     11,636 237 27,515
Persons receiving food stamps, 2009 31,570     13,452 331 31,570
Persons receiving food stamps, 2010 35,423     15,280 412 35,423
Persons receiving food stamps, 2011 39,290     17,171 497 39,290
Persons receiving food stamps, 2012 41,821     18,073 580 41,821
Persons receiving food stamps, 2013 43,396     18,553 626 43,396
Persons receiving food stamps, 2014 42,729     17,732 627 42,729
Persons receiving food stamps, 2015 42,832     17,650 694 42,832
Persons receiving food stamps, 2016 40,499     16,350 378 40,499
TANF            
Persons receiving TANF, 2000 16,230     5,822 42 16,230
Persons receiving TANF, 2001 15,982     5,793 42 15,982
Persons receiving TANF, 2002 16,127     5,883 50 16,127
Persons receiving TANF, 2003 16,550     5,918 38 16,550
Persons receiving TANF, 2004 16,849     6,118 41 16,849
Persons receiving TANF, 2005 16,300     6,008 36 16,300
Persons receiving TANF, 2006 14,977     5,574 36 14,977
Persons receiving TANF, 2007 14,625     5,294 35 14,625
Persons receiving TANF, 2008 14,981     5,287 34 14,981
Persons receiving TANF, 2009 16,053     5,642 43 16,053
Persons receiving TANF, 2010 16,386     5,807 47 16,386
Persons receiving TANF, 2011 16,714     5,970 63 16,714
Persons receiving TANF, 2012 17,245     6,094 66 17,245
Persons receiving TANF, 2013 17,474     6,058 66 17,474
Persons receiving TANF, 2014 17,508     5,888 53 17,508
Persons receiving TANF, 2015 16,425     5,540 41 16,425
Persons receiving TANF, 2016 15,945     5,223 28 15,945
Violent Crimes (per 1,000 pop.)            
Violent crimes, 2000 23     15 2.5 23
Violent crimes, 2001 23     15 3.1 23
Violent crimes, 2002 23     15 2.7 23
Violent crimes, 2003 23     16 1.8 23
Violent crimes, 2004 20     14 1.8 20
Violent crimes, 2005 20     14 1.8 20
Violent crimes, 2006 19     13 1.8 19
Violent crimes, 2007 22     14 1.7 22
Violent crimes, 2008 21     13 1.5 21
Violent crimes, 2009 20     13 1.7 20
Violent crimes, 2010 20     12 1.6 20
Violent crimes, 2011 20     12 1.4 20
Violent crimes, 2012 21     12 1.3 21
Violent crimes, 2013 20     11 1.0 20
Violent crimes, 2014 17     10 1.2 21
Violent crimes, 2015 17     10 1.1 17
Violent crimes, 2016 17     9.5 1.2 17
Property Crimes (per 1,000 pop.)            
Property crimes, 2000 34     55 31 118
Property crimes, 2001 38     56 28 105
Property crimes, 2002 39     55 26 96
Property crimes, 2003 39     54 28 85
Property crimes, 2004 35     48 25 74
Property crimes, 2005 34     43 21 70
Property crimes, 2006 35     42 19 68
Property crimes, 2007 43     45 21 70
Property crimes, 2008 42     46 23 74
Property crimes, 2009 42     44 24 71
Property crimes, 2010 41     40 22 60
Property crimes, 2011 39     43 21 67
Property crimes, 2012 40     47 21 76
Property crimes, 2013 41     48 24 71
Property crimes, 2014 39     54 22 83
Property crimes, 2015 38     50 23 80
Property crimes, 2016 35     49 20 85

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