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DC 2012 Ward Profile - Well-Being
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Family income (2010 $) 
 
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Ward 2

  This Ward   All Wards in D.C.
Average Low High
Poverty            
Poverty rate (%), 1980 17     19 7.6 27
Poverty rate (%), 1990 17     17 6.5 27
Poverty rate (%), 2000 18     20 7.4 35
Poverty rate (%), 2011-15 13  1.4   18 9.6 38
% children in poverty, 1990 18     25 2.4 38
% children in poverty, 2000 24     32 2.9 46
% children in poverty, 2011-15 6.1  6.0   27 2.8 50
% seniors in poverty, 1990 18     17 4.5 28
% seniors in poverty, 2000 19     16 4.4 26
% seniors in poverty, 2011-15 13  3.8   14 3.5 25
Employment            
Unemployment rate (%), 1980 3.8     6.8 3.0 10
Unemployment rate (%), 1990 4.4     7.2 2.4 13
Unemployment rate (%), 2000 8.1     11 6.6 21
Unemployment rate (%), 2011-15 3.8  0.8   9.6 3.7 23
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 1980 67     59 54 67
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 1990 69     62 53 69
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 2000 67     57 44 67
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 2011-15 70  1.5   62 45 73
Education            
% persons without HS diploma, 1980 17     33 9.7 43
% persons without HS diploma, 1990 13     27 5.9 38
% persons without HS diploma, 2000 11     22 4.0 33
% persons without HS diploma, 2011-15 5.3  1.0   11 2.1 17
Isolation            
% HHs with a phone, 2000 99     97 96 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 50  2.2   64 50 78
Family income (2010 $)            
Avg. family income, 1979 125,535     77,355 47,582 153,822
Avg. family income, 1989 162,694     93,288 49,131 216,207
Avg. family income, 1999 191,986     102,342 46,770 244,553
Avg. family income, 2011-15 209,147  22,819   124,061 45,239 257,224
% change in avg. family income, 1980 to 1990 30     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 8.9  0.1   21 -3.6 67
Food stamps            
Persons receiving food stamps, 2000 2,070     10,064 221 24,797
Persons receiving food stamps, 2001 1,950     9,540 192 23,000
Persons receiving food stamps, 2002 2,066     9,770 205 23,581
Persons receiving food stamps, 2003 2,254     10,612 200 25,454
Persons receiving food stamps, 2004 2,341     11,253 237 26,543
Persons receiving food stamps, 2005 2,449     11,507 243 26,643
Persons receiving food stamps, 2006 2,449     11,351 265 26,389
Persons receiving food stamps, 2007 2,253     11,174 246 26,566
Persons receiving food stamps, 2008 2,151     11,636 242 28,043
Persons receiving food stamps, 2009 2,180     13,452 334 32,228
Persons receiving food stamps, 2010 2,469     15,280 414 36,251
Persons receiving food stamps, 2011 2,753     17,171 502 40,256
Persons receiving food stamps, 2012 2,882     18,073 582 42,888
Persons receiving food stamps, 2013 2,977     18,553 630 44,525
Persons receiving food stamps, 2014 2,765     17,732 631 43,883
Persons receiving food stamps, 2015 2,686     17,650 700 44,022
Persons receiving food stamps, 2016 2,453     16,350 378 41,561
TANF            
Persons receiving TANF, 2000 568     5,822 42 16,508
Persons receiving TANF, 2001 580     5,793 42 16,210
Persons receiving TANF, 2002 624     5,883 50 16,333
Persons receiving TANF, 2003 634     5,918 39 16,771
Persons receiving TANF, 2004 647     6,118 41 17,057
Persons receiving TANF, 2005 596     6,008 36 16,481
Persons receiving TANF, 2006 530     5,574 37 15,158
Persons receiving TANF, 2007 489     5,294 37 14,810
Persons receiving TANF, 2008 421     5,287 36 15,174
Persons receiving TANF, 2009 436     5,642 43 16,289
Persons receiving TANF, 2010 480     5,807 47 16,672
Persons receiving TANF, 2011 463     5,970 63 17,030
Persons receiving TANF, 2012 448     6,094 66 17,579
Persons receiving TANF, 2013 427     6,058 66 17,843
Persons receiving TANF, 2014 341     5,888 53 17,926
Persons receiving TANF, 2015 311     5,540 41 16,839
Persons receiving TANF, 2016 299     5,223 28 16,316
Violent Crimes (per 1,000 pop.)            
Violent crimes, 2000 16     15 2.5 22
Violent crimes, 2001 16     15 3.2 22
Violent crimes, 2002 13     15 2.7 23
Violent crimes, 2003 13     16 1.9 22
Violent crimes, 2004 11     14 1.9 19
Violent crimes, 2005 9.6     14 1.8 19
Violent crimes, 2006 10     13 1.8 19
Violent crimes, 2007 10     14 1.7 22
Violent crimes, 2008 10.0     13 1.5 20
Violent crimes, 2009 9.0     13 1.7 20
Violent crimes, 2010 9.0     12 1.6 19
Violent crimes, 2011 9.4     12 1.5 19
Violent crimes, 2012 8.3     12 1.3 21
Violent crimes, 2013 6.6     11 1.0 20
Violent crimes, 2014 5.8     10 1.2 20
Violent crimes, 2015 6.5     10 1.1 17
Violent crimes, 2016 6.5     9.5 1.2 16
Property Crimes (per 1,000 pop.)            
Property crimes, 2000 125     54 31 125
Property crimes, 2001 108     56 28 108
Property crimes, 2002 99     54 26 99
Property crimes, 2003 86     54 28 86
Property crimes, 2004 73     47 25 73
Property crimes, 2005 70     43 22 70
Property crimes, 2006 69     42 19 69
Property crimes, 2007 70     45 21 70
Property crimes, 2008 73     46 23 73
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 70     48 24 70
Property crimes, 2014 81     54 22 81
Property crimes, 2015 78     50 23 78
Property crimes, 2016 82     49 20 82

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