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DC 2012 Ward Profile - Well-Being
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IsolationProperty Crimes (per 1,000 pop.)
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 7.6 27
Poverty rate (%), 1990 15     17 6.5 27
Poverty rate (%), 2000 20     20 7.4 35
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 46
% children in poverty, 2011-15 21  2.9   27 2.8 50
% seniors in poverty, 1990 18     17 4.5 28
% seniors in poverty, 2000 16     16 4.4 26
% seniors in poverty, 2011-15 18  2.4   14 3.5 25
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 21
Unemployment rate (%), 2011-15 14  1.4   9.6 3.7 23
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 1980 54     59 54 67
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 1990 53     62 53 69
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 2000 48     57 44 67
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 2011-15 55  1.5   62 45 73
Education            
% persons without HS diploma, 1980 42     33 9.7 43
% persons without HS diploma, 1990 33     27 5.9 38
% persons without HS diploma, 2000 28     22 4.0 33
% persons without HS diploma, 2011-15 14  1.0   11 2.1 17
Isolation            
% HHs with a phone, 2000 97     97 96 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 50 78
Family income (2010 $)            
Avg. family income, 1979 65,842     77,355 47,582 153,822
Avg. family income, 1989 72,700     93,288 49,131 216,207
Avg. family income, 1999 71,305     102,342 46,770 244,553
Avg. family income, 2011-15 82,425  4,964   124,061 45,239 257,224
% 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 -3.6 67
Food stamps            
Persons receiving food stamps, 2000 10,348     10,064 221 24,797
Persons receiving food stamps, 2001 10,103     9,540 192 23,000
Persons receiving food stamps, 2002 10,483     9,770 205 23,581
Persons receiving food stamps, 2003 12,027     10,612 200 25,454
Persons receiving food stamps, 2004 13,644     11,253 237 26,543
Persons receiving food stamps, 2005 14,136     11,507 243 26,643
Persons receiving food stamps, 2006 13,446     11,351 265 26,389
Persons receiving food stamps, 2007 13,223     11,174 246 26,566
Persons receiving food stamps, 2008 14,218     11,636 242 28,043
Persons receiving food stamps, 2009 16,407     13,452 334 32,228
Persons receiving food stamps, 2010 18,074     15,280 414 36,251
Persons receiving food stamps, 2011 20,628     17,171 502 40,256
Persons receiving food stamps, 2012 21,442     18,073 582 42,888
Persons receiving food stamps, 2013 21,502     18,553 630 44,525
Persons receiving food stamps, 2014 20,101     17,732 631 43,883
Persons receiving food stamps, 2015 19,703     17,650 700 44,022
Persons receiving food stamps, 2016 18,143     16,350 378 41,561
TANF            
Persons receiving TANF, 2000 6,052     5,822 42 16,508
Persons receiving TANF, 2001 5,907     5,793 42 16,210
Persons receiving TANF, 2002 6,114     5,883 50 16,333
Persons receiving TANF, 2003 6,316     5,918 39 16,771
Persons receiving TANF, 2004 7,109     6,118 41 17,057
Persons receiving TANF, 2005 7,034     6,008 36 16,481
Persons receiving TANF, 2006 6,493     5,574 37 15,158
Persons receiving TANF, 2007 5,923     5,294 37 14,810
Persons receiving TANF, 2008 6,089     5,287 36 15,174
Persons receiving TANF, 2009 6,284     5,642 43 16,289
Persons receiving TANF, 2010 6,256     5,807 47 16,672
Persons receiving TANF, 2011 6,601     5,970 63 17,030
Persons receiving TANF, 2012 6,582     6,094 66 17,579
Persons receiving TANF, 2013 6,331     6,058 66 17,843
Persons receiving TANF, 2014 6,059     5,888 53 17,926
Persons receiving TANF, 2015 5,697     5,540 41 16,839
Persons receiving TANF, 2016 5,229     5,223 28 16,316
Violent Crimes (per 1,000 pop.)            
Violent crimes, 2000 18     15 2.5 22
Violent crimes, 2001 18     15 3.2 22
Violent crimes, 2002 17     15 2.7 23
Violent crimes, 2003 20     16 1.9 22
Violent crimes, 2004 16     14 1.9 19
Violent crimes, 2005 19     14 1.8 19
Violent crimes, 2006 17     13 1.8 19
Violent crimes, 2007 16     14 1.7 22
Violent crimes, 2008 15     13 1.5 20
Violent crimes, 2009 15     13 1.7 20
Violent crimes, 2010 13     12 1.6 19
Violent crimes, 2011 13     12 1.5 19
Violent crimes, 2012 14     12 1.3 21
Violent crimes, 2013 12     11 1.0 20
Violent crimes, 2014 12     10 1.2 20
Violent crimes, 2015 13     10 1.1 17
Violent crimes, 2016 13     9.5 1.2 16
Property Crimes (per 1,000 pop.)            
Property crimes, 2000 49     54 31 125
Property crimes, 2001 56     56 28 108
Property crimes, 2002 53     54 26 99
Property crimes, 2003 59     54 28 86
Property crimes, 2004 57     47 25 73
Property crimes, 2005 51     43 22 70
Property crimes, 2006 45     42 19 69
Property crimes, 2007 51     45 21 70
Property crimes, 2008 46     46 23 73
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 70
Property crimes, 2014 62     54 22 81
Property crimes, 2015 57     50 23 78
Property crimes, 2016 51     49 20 82

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