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Special Territories and Administrative Regions > District of Columbia > Economy

SOURCES: Bureau of Labor Statistics, March 2006; US Census Bureau, 2004.; American Community Survey 2004 ; Employment Services Administration (1 March 2006). Minimum Wage Laws in ... Bureau of Labor Statistics, March 2006; US Census Bureau, 2004.; American Community Survey 2004 ; Employment Services Administration (1 March 2006). Minimum Wage Laws in the States. Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) online information. United States Department of Labor.; Wikipedia: Lotteries in the United States ; American Community Survey 2004; Bureau of Economic Analysis regional data, 2005; Bureau of Labor Statistics, March 2006; Administration of Children and Families
Employment 275,561 [52nd of 52]
Gross State Product > Current Dollars $75,264,000,000.00 [36th of 56]
Median Earnings for Male Full-Time, Year-Round Workers $50,933.00 [3rd of 51]
Median Family Income $54,193.00 [21st of 51]
Median Household Income $46,574.00 [18th of 51]
Minimum wage
$7.00 as of January 1, 2006)
Number of Interstate Lottos 2 [15th of 42]
Percent below poverty level 18.9% [4th of 51]
Percent of Children Below Poverty Level 33.9 % [1st of 51]
Percent of Households With Cash Public Assistance Income 4.8 % [3rd of 51]
Percent of Households With Retirement Income 15.9 % [34th of 51]
Percent of People 65 Years and Over Below Poverty Level 14.4 % [3rd of 51]
Percent of Related Children Below Poverty Level 33.7 % [1st of 51]
Personal income $30,826,000,000.00 [45th of 51]
Unemployment 15,365 [48th of 52]
Unemployment rate 5.3% [8th of 52]
Welfare Caseloads > Percent change in total families 5.4% [14th of 54]
Welfare Caseloads > Percent change in total recipients 1.5% [18th of 54]
Welfare Caseloads > Total families 16,882 [31st of 54]
Welfare Caseloads > Total recipients 43,136 [31st of 54]

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ALTERNATIVE NAMES: District of Columbia, Washington (District of Columbia), DC, D.C., Dist. of Col.

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COMMENTARY     

Leo Irey (Arizona)
22nd September 2007
It is interesting to note that DC has $55,994.23 per capita
income[1st of 51] they also are first in children below poverty level 33.9 % [1st of 51]. It appears those involved in goverment are very well paid.

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