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Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area&

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Population
6.1M
1.09% growth
Median Age
36.6
Median Household Income
$93,294
2.3% growth
Poverty Rate
8.26%
Number of Employees
3.25M
2.36% growth
Median Property Value
$401,500
3.77% growth

Economy

The economy of Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area employs 3.25M people. The economy of Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area is specialized in Public Admin.; Professional, Scientific, Tech Services; and Other services, except public administration, which employ respectively 2.79; 2.18; and 1.29 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area are Professional, Scientific, Tech Services (515,211), Public Admin. (409,451), and Healthcare & Social Assistance (344,634), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($85,568), Utilities ($70,347), and Management of Companies & Enterprises ($67,917).

Median household income in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area is $93,294. Males in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $52,331. The income inequality of Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area (measured using the Gini index) is 0.479 which is lower than the national average.

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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area. In Virginia the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 76 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $8,714. Petersburg city, VA has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in District of Columbia.

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Diversity

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area is home to a population of 6.1M people, from which 88.5% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area is composed of 2.81M White residents (46.1%), 1.51M Black residents (24.8%), 929,746 Hispanic residents (15.2%), 608,998 Asian residents (10%), and 195,465 Two+ residents (3.21%). The most common foreign languages in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area are Spanish (670,009 speakers), African Languages (112,146 speakers), and Chinese (85,393 speakers), but compared to other places, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area has a relative high number of African Languages (112,146 speakers), Persian (34,878 speakers), and Urdu (32,478 speakers).

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In 2015 universities in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area awarded 102,146 degrees. The student population of Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area is skewed towards females, with 46,708 male students and 55,438 female students. Most students in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area are White (45,961 and 45%), followed by Black or African American (21,359 and 20.9%), Hispanic or Latino (9,531 and 9.3%), and Asian (8,884 and 8.7%). The largest universities in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area by number of graduates are American Public University System (11,234 and 11%), University of Maryland-College Park (11,162 and 10.9%), and University of Maryland-University College (11,023 and 10.8%). The most popular majors in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area are General Business Administration & Management (3,753 and 3.67%), General Psychology (2,327 and 2.28%), and International Relations & Affairs (1,469 and 1.44%). The median tuition costs in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area are $40,400 for private four year colleges, and $7,976 and $28,622 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area is $401,500, which is 2.06 times larger than the national average of $194,500. Between 2014 and 2015 the median property value increased from $386,900 to $401,500, a 3.77% increase. The homeownership rate of Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area is 62.3%, which is lower than the national average of 63%. People in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area have an average commute time of 32.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

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