Moving to Washington DC

Written by Alyssa Howard, Moveboxer.com

The District of Columbia is the capital of the United States. It is located between Virginia and Maryland. The district is named after Columbus.There are 3 DC-area airports and these airports service more than 60 million passengers each year.

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Washington DC Compared to USA Averages
USA Washington DC
Population: 311,591,917 617,996
Home Ownership Rate: 66.6% 43.5%
High School Graduates: 85.0% 86.5%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 27.9% 49.2%
Persons per Household: 2.59 2.12
Persons Per Square Mile: 87.4 9856.5
Average Commute Time (min.): 25.2 29.3
Average Home Price: $188,400 $443,300
Median Household Income: $51,914 $58,526
Persons Below Poverty Level: 13.8% 18.5%
Land Area in Square Miles 61

*Car Insurance Requirements: The first number is bodily injury liability limit per person, the second is bodily injury liability per accident, and the third is total coverage for property damage.


Source: http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/30000.html

Key Facts About Washington DC
Major Newspapers and Publications: Washington Post
The Afro American
The Common Denominator
Daily Washington Law Reporter
DC Spotlight Newspaper
DC TechSource
Las Americas Newspaper
The Manila Mail
Metro Weekly
Professional Sports Teams: NFL: Washington Redskins
NBA: Washington Wizards
NHL: Washington Capitals

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