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DC City Profile - Well-Being
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EmploymentTANF
EducationViolent Crimes (per 1,000 pop.)
IsolationProperty Crimes (per 1,000 pop.)
Family income (2010 $) 
 
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Washington, D.C.

  City
Poverty    
Poverty rate (%), 1980 19  
Poverty rate (%), 1990 17  
Poverty rate (%), 2000 20  
Poverty rate (%), 2010-14 18  0.6
% children in poverty, 1990 25  
% children in poverty, 2000 32  
% children in poverty, 2010-14 28  1.2
% seniors in poverty, 1990 17  
% seniors in poverty, 2000 16  
% seniors in poverty, 2010-14 14  0.9
Employment    
Unemployment rate (%), 1980 6.8  
Unemployment rate (%), 1990 7.2  
Unemployment rate (%), 2000 11  
Unemployment rate (%), 2010-14 11  0.4
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 1980 59  
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 1990 62  
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 2000 57  
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 2010-14 61  0.5
Education    
% persons without HS diploma, 1980 33  
% persons without HS diploma, 1990 27  
% persons without HS diploma, 2000 22  
% persons without HS diploma, 2010-14 11  0.4
Isolation    
% HHs with a phone, 2000 97  
% HHs with a phone, 2010-14 97  0.5
% HHs with a car, 2000 63  
% HHs with a car, 2010-14 64  0.8
Family income (2010 $)    
Avg. family income, 1979 77,355  
Avg. family income, 1989 93,288  
Avg. family income, 1999 102,342  
Avg. family income, 2010-14 124,340  3,762
% change in avg. family income, 1980 to 1990 21  
% change in avg. family income, 1990 to 2000 9.7  
% change in avg. family income, 2000 to 2010-14 21  0.0
Food stamps    
Persons receiving food stamps, 2000 80,510  
Persons receiving food stamps, 2001 76,322  
Persons receiving food stamps, 2002 78,161  
Persons receiving food stamps, 2003 84,895  
Persons receiving food stamps, 2004 90,024  
Persons receiving food stamps, 2005 92,057  
Persons receiving food stamps, 2006 90,811  
Persons receiving food stamps, 2007 89,392  
Persons receiving food stamps, 2008 93,091  
Persons receiving food stamps, 2009 107,618  
Persons receiving food stamps, 2010 122,237  
Persons receiving food stamps, 2011 137,370  
Persons receiving food stamps, 2012 144,583  
Persons receiving food stamps, 2013 148,426  
Persons receiving food stamps, 2014 141,855  
Persons receiving food stamps, 2015 145,042  
TANF    
Persons receiving TANF, 2000 46,576  
Persons receiving TANF, 2001 46,340  
Persons receiving TANF, 2002 47,062  
Persons receiving TANF, 2003 47,341  
Persons receiving TANF, 2004 48,946  
Persons receiving TANF, 2005 48,060  
Persons receiving TANF, 2006 44,595  
Persons receiving TANF, 2007 42,350  
Persons receiving TANF, 2008 42,300  
Persons receiving TANF, 2009 45,136  
Persons receiving TANF, 2010 46,459  
Persons receiving TANF, 2011 47,762  
Persons receiving TANF, 2012 48,749  
Persons receiving TANF, 2013 48,468  
Persons receiving TANF, 2014 47,107  
Persons receiving TANF, 2015 45,213  
Violent Crimes (per 1,000 pop.)    
Violent crimes, 2000 15  
Violent crimes, 2001 16  
Violent crimes, 2002 16  
Violent crimes, 2003 16  
Violent crimes, 2004 14  
Violent crimes, 2005 14  
Violent crimes, 2006 13  
Violent crimes, 2007 14  
Violent crimes, 2008 13  
Violent crimes, 2009 13  
Violent crimes, 2010 12  
Violent crimes, 2011 12  
Violent crimes, 2012 12  
Violent crimes, 2013 11  
Violent crimes, 2014 10  
Violent crimes, 2015 10  
Property Crimes (per 1,000 pop.)    
Property crimes, 2000 55  
Property crimes, 2001 56  
Property crimes, 2002 55  
Property crimes, 2003 55  
Property crimes, 2004 48  
Property crimes, 2005 44  
Property crimes, 2006 42  
Property crimes, 2007 45  
Property crimes, 2008 46  
Property crimes, 2009 44  
Property crimes, 2010 40  
Property crimes, 2011 43  
Property crimes, 2012 47  
Property crimes, 2013 48  
Property crimes, 2014 54  
Property crimes, 2015 50  

Notes:
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Prepared by NeighborhoodInfo DC (revised July 6, 2016).
 
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