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Washington, District of Columbia (DC) Poverty Rate Data - Information about poor and low income residents

 




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Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Washington:

21.6%
Whole state:

21.6%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Washington:

10.7%
Whole state:

10.7%

Breakdown by age of poor male residents in Washington (percentage below poverty level)

Breakdown by age of poor female residents in Washington (percentage below poverty level)

Breakdown by races of poor residents (income below poverty level) in Washington in percentages

Breakdown by races of poor residents in Washington in absolute numbers

Poor families by family type
 

  • Married-couple family (7.4%)
  • Male, no wife present (12.5%)
  • Female, no husband present (80.2%)

Breakdown by age of very poor residents in Washington, DC (percentage below half of poverty level)

Poverty status for native-born residents
 

  • Below poverty level (19.4%)
  • Above poverty level (80.6%)

Poverty status for foreign-born residents
 

  • Below poverty level (11.0%)
  • Above poverty level (89.0%)


Children below poverty level:
Washington, District of Columbia:

29.1%
State:

29.1%


Poverty rate among high school graduates not in families:
Washington:

17.2%
District of Columbia:

17.2%

Poverty rate among people who did not graduate high school not in families:
Washington:

46.9%
District of Columbia:

46.9%

Breakdown of poor residents in Washington not in families by work experience
 

  • Worked full-time, year-round (3%)
  • Worked part-time (33%)
  • Did not work (64%)

Breakdown of poor married-couple families by work experience
 

  • Both worked full-time (1%)
  • One full-time, other part-time (4%)
  • One full-time, other didn't work (11%)
  • Both worked part-time (11%)
  • One part-time, other didn't work (26%)
  • Both didn't work (48%)

Year house/condo built by year for residents below and above poverty levels in percentages


Poverty rate among disabled males:
Washington:

23.9%
District of Columbia:

23.9%

Disability rate in this city among poor males (it is 20.3% among residents who are not classified as poor):
Washington:

28.8%
District of Columbia:

23.9%

Poverty rate among disabled females:
Washington:

26.1%
District of Columbia:

26.1%

Disability rate in this city among poor females (it is 21.4% among residents who are not classified as poor):
Washington:

29.1%
District of Columbia:

26.1%

Renting rate in this city among poor and not poor residents:
Residents below poverty level:

84.3%
Residents above poverty level:

54.0%


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