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Local area profiles come from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey (ACS).
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Area Profile for Washington

Local Area Information Washington
Population 7,169,967
Civilian labor force 3,636,944
Number employed 3,418,123
Unemployment rate 6%
Median household income $66,174
Per capita income $34,869
Poverty rate 12.2%
High school graduates 90.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher 34.5%
Median gross rent $1,120
Rent as a percentage of household income 29.6%
Median housing value $286,800
Owner costs as a percentage of household income 19.8%
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 27.1 Min
Civilian veterans 9.8%