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DC 2012 Ward Profile - Well-Being
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Family income (2010 $) 
 
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Ward 6

  This Ward   All Wards in D.C.
Average Low High
Poverty            
Poverty rate (%), 1980 22     19 7.6 27
Poverty rate (%), 1990 19     17 6.5 27
Poverty rate (%), 2000 21     20 7.4 35
Poverty rate (%), 2011-15 12  1.1   18 9.6 38
% children in poverty, 1990 29     25 2.4 38
% children in poverty, 2000 35     32 2.9 46
% children in poverty, 2011-15 17  3.7   27 2.8 50
% seniors in poverty, 1990 27     17 4.5 28
% seniors in poverty, 2000 25     16 4.4 26
% seniors in poverty, 2011-15 13  2.5   14 3.5 25
Employment            
Unemployment rate (%), 1980 7.8     6.8 3.0 10
Unemployment rate (%), 1990 8.3     7.2 2.4 13
Unemployment rate (%), 2000 9.8     11 6.6 21
Unemployment rate (%), 2011-15 6.2  0.8   9.6 3.7 23
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 1980 59     59 54 67
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 1990 65     62 53 69
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 2000 60     57 44 67
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 2011-15 73  1.4   62 45 73
Education            
% persons without HS diploma, 1980 39     33 9.7 43
% persons without HS diploma, 1990 28     27 5.9 38
% persons without HS diploma, 2000 22     22 4.0 33
% persons without HS diploma, 2011-15 7.5  0.7   11 2.1 17
Isolation            
% HHs with a phone, 2000 97     97 96 99
% HHs with a phone, 2011-15 98  1.5   97 96 98
% HHs with a car, 2000 62     63 52 80
% HHs with a car, 2011-15 67  2.0   64 50 78
Family income (2010 $)            
Avg. family income, 1979 66,659     77,355 47,582 153,822
Avg. family income, 1989 83,418     93,288 49,131 216,207
Avg. family income, 1999 84,371     102,342 46,770 244,553
Avg. family income, 2011-15 140,853  8,575   124,061 45,239 257,224
% change in avg. family income, 1980 to 1990 25     21 3.3 41
% change in avg. family income, 1990 to 2000 1.1     9.7 -4.8 21
% change in avg. family income, 2000 to 2011-15 67  0.1   21 -3.6 67
Food stamps            
Persons receiving food stamps, 2000 12,636     10,064 221 24,797
Persons receiving food stamps, 2001 11,900     9,540 192 23,000
Persons receiving food stamps, 2002 12,367     9,770 205 23,581
Persons receiving food stamps, 2003 13,845     10,612 200 25,454
Persons receiving food stamps, 2004 14,645     11,253 237 26,543
Persons receiving food stamps, 2005 14,315     11,507 243 26,643
Persons receiving food stamps, 2006 13,465     11,351 265 26,389
Persons receiving food stamps, 2007 12,918     11,174 246 26,566
Persons receiving food stamps, 2008 13,057     11,636 242 28,043
Persons receiving food stamps, 2009 14,195     13,452 334 32,228
Persons receiving food stamps, 2010 15,745     15,280 414 36,251
Persons receiving food stamps, 2011 16,951     17,171 502 40,256
Persons receiving food stamps, 2012 17,124     18,073 582 42,888
Persons receiving food stamps, 2013 17,034     18,553 630 44,525
Persons receiving food stamps, 2014 15,881     17,732 631 43,883
Persons receiving food stamps, 2015 15,277     17,650 700 44,022
Persons receiving food stamps, 2016 13,824     16,350 378 41,561
TANF            
Persons receiving TANF, 2000 6,212     5,822 42 16,508
Persons receiving TANF, 2001 6,325     5,793 42 16,210
Persons receiving TANF, 2002 6,228     5,883 50 16,333
Persons receiving TANF, 2003 6,421     5,918 39 16,771
Persons receiving TANF, 2004 6,522     6,118 41 17,057
Persons receiving TANF, 2005 6,201     6,008 36 16,481
Persons receiving TANF, 2006 5,453     5,574 37 15,158
Persons receiving TANF, 2007 4,932     5,294 37 14,810
Persons receiving TANF, 2008 4,485     5,287 36 15,174
Persons receiving TANF, 2009 4,442     5,642 43 16,289
Persons receiving TANF, 2010 4,520     5,807 47 16,672
Persons receiving TANF, 2011 4,519     5,970 63 17,030
Persons receiving TANF, 2012 4,506     6,094 66 17,579
Persons receiving TANF, 2013 4,330     6,058 66 17,843
Persons receiving TANF, 2014 4,206     5,888 53 17,926
Persons receiving TANF, 2015 3,697     5,540 41 16,839
Persons receiving TANF, 2016 3,444     5,223 28 16,316
Violent Crimes (per 1,000 pop.)            
Violent crimes, 2000 20     15 2.5 22
Violent crimes, 2001 21     15 3.2 22
Violent crimes, 2002 21     15 2.7 23
Violent crimes, 2003 21     16 1.9 22
Violent crimes, 2004 17     14 1.9 19
Violent crimes, 2005 16     14 1.8 19
Violent crimes, 2006 16     13 1.8 19
Violent crimes, 2007 16     14 1.7 22
Violent crimes, 2008 14     13 1.5 20
Violent crimes, 2009 13     13 1.7 20
Violent crimes, 2010 12     12 1.6 19
Violent crimes, 2011 12     12 1.5 19
Violent crimes, 2012 11     12 1.3 21
Violent crimes, 2013 10     11 1.0 20
Violent crimes, 2014 9.4     10 1.2 20
Violent crimes, 2015 11     10 1.1 17
Violent crimes, 2016 10     9.5 1.2 16
Property Crimes (per 1,000 pop.)            
Property crimes, 2000 70     54 31 125
Property crimes, 2001 82     56 28 108
Property crimes, 2002 70     54 26 99
Property crimes, 2003 64     54 28 86
Property crimes, 2004 65     47 25 73
Property crimes, 2005 58     43 22 70
Property crimes, 2006 56     42 19 69
Property crimes, 2007 54     45 21 70
Property crimes, 2008 54     46 23 73
Property crimes, 2009 51     44 24 71
Property crimes, 2010 44     40 22 60
Property crimes, 2011 49     43 21 67
Property crimes, 2012 60     47 21 76
Property crimes, 2013 63     48 24 70
Property crimes, 2014 68     54 22 81
Property crimes, 2015 66     50 23 78
Property crimes, 2016 67     49 20 82

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