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

Washingtonians brace for Trump’s budget proposals

From The Washington Post: Washingtonians are beginning to worry that President Trump might do what wars, peace, recessions and government shutdowns could not: ­upend the historically stable regional economy. Bolstered by the federal government, the metropolitan area has largely avoided the sharp ups and downs that have made life unpredictable for the rest of the