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The unemployment rate in Washington, District of Columbia, is 6.10%, with job growth of 3.67%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 41.25%.

Washington, District of Columbia Taxes
Washington, District of Columbia,sales tax rate is 5.75%. Income tax is 6.50%.

Washington, District of Columbia Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $46,502, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $69,235.

  ECONOMYWashington, District of ColumbiaUnited States
  Unemployment Rate  6.10%5.20%
  Recent Job Growth  3.67%1.59%
  Future Job Growth  41.25%37.98%
  Sales Taxes  5.75%6.00%
  Income Taxes  6.50%4.60%
  Income per Cap.  $46,502$28,555
  Household Income  $69,235$53,482
  Family Median Income  $82,791$65,443
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting  0.05%1.35%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction  0.02%0.61%
  Construction  3.00%6.19%
  Manufacturing  1.29%10.41%
  Wholesale trade  0.53%2.72%
  Retail trade  4.91%11.55%
  Transportation and warehousing  2.79%4.11%
  Utilities  00
  Information  3.99%2.12%
  Finance and insurance  3.06%4.69%
  Real estate, rental, leasing  2.78%1.89%
  Professional, scientific, technical services  18.52%6.68%
  Management of companies  0.05%0.08%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs  4.15%4.27%
  Educational services  9.86%9.34%
  Health care and social assistance  9.67%13.81%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation  2.91%2.16%
  Accommodation, food services  6.52%7.44%
  Other services  9.01%4.94%
  Public administration  16.66%4.80%
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Day to Day Life is Stressful - 11/14/2017
I've lived in and around the District for 40 years and have watched it become increasingly congested and stressful. Commutes are a nightmare made worse by the rise of... (Read More)

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Washington, DC - 9/28/2015
I've been in DC for 10 yrs now. It's a great place to live, if can afford it. I'm a Chicago native. I came to DC by way of Military.DC was my final duty station. After... (Read More)

Climate is big downside - 6/22/2015
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