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Bankruptcy Filings

The Washington D.C. Metropolitan Statistical Area experiences dramatically fewer bankruptcies than its 11 benchmark peers. With only 720 bankruptcies in 2015, D.C. is lower than all benchmark regions and less than...

Economy


Employment, Unemployment & Labor Force

The number of unemployed persons in the Washington D.C. Metropolitan Statistical Area decreased by 11 percent in December 2015 compared to December 2014. Over the same time period, the number...

Economy


Unemployment Rate

Washington D.C.’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined to 4.1 percent in December 2015, down 0.6 percentage points from the December 2014 rate. D.C.’s jobless rate was below than the benchmark average of...

Economy


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    Millennial View

    ULI survey gathers key insights into region’s young residents They prefer to ditch the car and walk, bike or take... More

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    D.C.'s Educated Population

    Earning a high school education is the building block of success and Washington D.C. metropolitan area residents shine in that... More

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    Unemployment Rate Falls

    Washington D.C.’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined to 4.3 percent in September 2015, down 0.7 percentage points from the September 2014... More

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    A Diverse Population

    The Washington D.C. Metropolitan Statistical Area is much more racially and ethnically diverse than its benchmark peers. According to the... More

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    High Homeownership Rates

    About 62.7 percent of Washington D.C. residents own their home, the third-largest homeownership rate in 2014 among all benchmark regions.... More

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    Smoking Declines

    Smoking rates in the Washington D.C. Metropolitan Statistical Area remain one of the lowest among the 11 benchmark regions, according... More