Washington, District of Columbia 

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Economy in Washington, District of Columbia

Washington has an unemployment rate of 7.0%. The US average is 6.0%.

Washington has seen the job market increase by 1.8% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 33.7%, which is higher than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Washington
- The Sales Tax Rate for Washington is 5.8%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Washington is 6.5%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for Washington
- The average income of a Washington resident is $46,502 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Washington resident is $69,235 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYWashington, District of ColumbiaUnited States
  7.0%6.0%
  -4.1%-6.2%
  33.7%33.5%
  6.0%6.2%
  6.5%4.6%
  $50,832$31,177
  $77,649$57,652
  $95,995$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  0.0%1.3%
  0.0%0.6%
  3.0%6.2%
  1.3%10.4%
  0.5%2.7%
  4.9%11.6%
  2.8%4.1%
  0.2%0.9%
  4.0%2.1%
  3.1%4.7%
  2.8%1.9%
  18.5%6.7%
  0.1%0.1%
  4.1%4.3%
  9.9%9.3%
  9.7%13.8%
  2.9%2.2%
  6.5%7.4%
  9.0%4.9%
  16.7%4.8%
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    Reviews for Washington    97 Reviews
    The worst - 8/31/2021
    Living in DC long term brings on a kind of insidious misery. A long, slow, simmering down of any natural optimism or desire for a better future. It’s a leach of a town... Read More

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    It was time to leave. - 3/3/2020
    Parts are beautiful but alot is rundown and ghetto. They always show the monuments and upper nw neighborhoods but never show hoods across the Anacostia River. Crime is... Read More

    Great town with it's challenges - 7/18/2019
    Moved to DC 40 years ago from Mpls-St. Paul. DC is an amazing town. Downside is people are very competitive, everything is expensive. Great restaurants, foodie heaven... Read More


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