The Washington Region’s Population Increased 0.9 Percent in 2016

2016 lagged prior years’ growth Download this blog Download PDF› Download data by jurisdiction Download Excel File › In 2016, the Washington region had 6,131,977 residents, an increase of 53,508 (+0.9 percent) from 2015. Population growth in 2016 was the smallest in the past six years and below the 1990-2015 average growth rate of 1.5

Federal budget cuts could mean $2.5 billion loss for DC in 2018

From WTOP: It still needs Congressional approval, but as proposed, President Donald Trump’s federal budget would have a big impact on the D.C. area. In order to direct a huge new influx of money toward the military and the border wall with Mexico, the budget includes major funding reductions elsewhere, including cuts of 21 percent for the