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Matthew B. Gilmore

Resident employment grew four times faster in DC than in the suburbs over the past 4 years — District, Measured

According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of employed DC residents rose from 323,823 in April 2012 to 370,204 in April 2016, a 14.3% increase of 46,381. … Continue reading

July 14, 2016 · 1 Comment

District’s labor market and workforce are intertwined with Maryland and Virginia

Originally posted on District, Measured:
In 2014, nearly 774,000 workers reported working in the District of Columbia and they collectively earned $63.5 billion in wages and salaries. Of these workers,…

December 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Residents move into the city for jobs, move out for housing

Originally posted on District, Measured:
The District added about 90,000 net new residents between 2000 and 2014, but the population churn has been great. Current Population Survey data show that…

June 8, 2015 · Leave a comment