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DC 2012 Ward Profile - Well-Being
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Family income (2010 $) 
 
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Ward 7

  This Ward   All Wards in D.C.
Average Low High
Poverty            
Poverty rate (%), 1980 22     19 7.6 27
Poverty rate (%), 1990 20     17 6.5 27
Poverty rate (%), 2000 25     20 7.4 35
Poverty rate (%), 2011-15 27  2.3   18 9.6 38
% children in poverty, 1990 31     25 2.4 38
% children in poverty, 2000 37     32 2.9 46
% children in poverty, 2011-15 40  3.5   27 2.8 50
% seniors in poverty, 1990 18     17 4.5 28
% seniors in poverty, 2000 18     16 4.4 26
% seniors in poverty, 2011-15 18  2.8   14 3.5 25
Employment            
Unemployment rate (%), 1980 8.7     6.8 3.0 10
Unemployment rate (%), 1990 8.2     7.2 2.4 13
Unemployment rate (%), 2000 14     11 6.6 21
Unemployment rate (%), 2011-15 19  1.7   9.6 3.7 23
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 1980 55     59 54 67
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 1990 54     62 53 69
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 2000 44     57 44 67
% pop. 16+ yrs. employed, 2011-15 47  1.7   62 45 73
Education            
% persons without HS diploma, 1980 43     33 9.7 43
% persons without HS diploma, 1990 36     27 5.9 38
% persons without HS diploma, 2000 30     22 4.0 33
% persons without HS diploma, 2011-15 17  1.2   11 2.1 17
Isolation            
% HHs with a phone, 2000 96     97 96 99
% HHs with a phone, 2011-15 97  2.0   97 96 98
% HHs with a car, 2000 61     63 52 80
% HHs with a car, 2011-15 61  2.5   64 50 78
Family income (2010 $)            
Avg. family income, 1979 58,428     77,355 47,582 153,822
Avg. family income, 1989 61,411     93,288 49,131 216,207
Avg. family income, 1999 58,880     102,342 46,770 244,553
Avg. family income, 2011-15 56,759  4,340   124,061 45,239 257,224
% change in avg. family income, 1980 to 1990 5.1     21 3.3 41
% change in avg. family income, 1990 to 2000 -4.1     9.7 -4.8 21
% change in avg. family income, 2000 to 2011-15 -3.6  0.1   21 -3.6 67
Food stamps            
Persons receiving food stamps, 2000 16,273     10,064 221 24,797
Persons receiving food stamps, 2001 15,873     9,540 192 23,000
Persons receiving food stamps, 2002 16,450     9,770 205 23,581
Persons receiving food stamps, 2003 17,365     10,612 200 25,454
Persons receiving food stamps, 2004 18,280     11,253 237 26,543
Persons receiving food stamps, 2005 19,453     11,507 243 26,643
Persons receiving food stamps, 2006 20,062     11,351 265 26,389
Persons receiving food stamps, 2007 19,719     11,174 246 26,566
Persons receiving food stamps, 2008 20,432     11,636 242 28,043
Persons receiving food stamps, 2009 23,892     13,452 334 32,228
Persons receiving food stamps, 2010 26,834     15,280 414 36,251
Persons receiving food stamps, 2011 30,189     17,171 502 40,256
Persons receiving food stamps, 2012 32,017     18,073 582 42,888
Persons receiving food stamps, 2013 33,773     18,553 630 44,525
Persons receiving food stamps, 2014 32,763     17,732 631 43,883
Persons receiving food stamps, 2015 32,767     17,650 700 44,022
Persons receiving food stamps, 2016 30,250     16,350 378 41,561
TANF            
Persons receiving TANF, 2000 9,729     5,822 42 16,508
Persons receiving TANF, 2001 9,994     5,793 42 16,210
Persons receiving TANF, 2002 10,418     5,883 50 16,333
Persons receiving TANF, 2003 10,078     5,918 39 16,771
Persons receiving TANF, 2004 10,347     6,118 41 17,057
Persons receiving TANF, 2005 10,637     6,008 36 16,481
Persons receiving TANF, 2006 10,492     5,574 37 15,158
Persons receiving TANF, 2007 10,177     5,294 37 14,810
Persons receiving TANF, 2008 10,074     5,287 36 15,174
Persons receiving TANF, 2009 11,032     5,642 43 16,289
Persons receiving TANF, 2010 11,345     5,807 47 16,672
Persons receiving TANF, 2011 11,781     5,970 63 17,030
Persons receiving TANF, 2012 12,066     6,094 66 17,579
Persons receiving TANF, 2013 12,338     6,058 66 17,843
Persons receiving TANF, 2014 12,114     5,888 53 17,926
Persons receiving TANF, 2015 11,789     5,540 41 16,839
Persons receiving TANF, 2016 10,977     5,223 28 16,316
Violent Crimes (per 1,000 pop.)            
Violent crimes, 2000 18     15 2.5 22
Violent crimes, 2001 20     15 3.2 22
Violent crimes, 2002 18     15 2.7 23
Violent crimes, 2003 18     16 1.9 22
Violent crimes, 2004 16     14 1.9 19
Violent crimes, 2005 17     14 1.8 19
Violent crimes, 2006 15     13 1.8 19
Violent crimes, 2007 16     14 1.7 22
Violent crimes, 2008 17     13 1.5 20
Violent crimes, 2009 18     13 1.7 20
Violent crimes, 2010 18     12 1.6 19
Violent crimes, 2011 17     12 1.5 19
Violent crimes, 2012 16     12 1.3 21
Violent crimes, 2013 20     11 1.0 20
Violent crimes, 2014 20     10 1.2 20
Violent crimes, 2015 17     10 1.1 17
Violent crimes, 2016 15     9.5 1.2 16
Property Crimes (per 1,000 pop.)            
Property crimes, 2000 44     54 31 125
Property crimes, 2001 48     56 28 108
Property crimes, 2002 52     54 26 99
Property crimes, 2003 65     54 28 86
Property crimes, 2004 46     47 25 73
Property crimes, 2005 37     43 22 70
Property crimes, 2006 35     42 19 69
Property crimes, 2007 45     45 21 70
Property crimes, 2008 50     46 23 73
Property crimes, 2009 43     44 24 71
Property crimes, 2010 42     40 22 60
Property crimes, 2011 42     43 21 67
Property crimes, 2012 43     47 21 76
Property crimes, 2013 43     48 24 70
Property crimes, 2014 50     54 22 81
Property crimes, 2015 44     50 23 78
Property crimes, 2016 41     49 20 82

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