Posts Tagged ‘income inequality’

The Underground Economy: D.C.’s Richest and Poorest Metro Stops

Metro doesn’t just run from one part of town to another; it bridges some enormous gaps in income around the D.C. region. Median annual household income along the subway system ranges from $147,630 around the Friendship Heights station on the Red Line to $31,735 in Congress Heights on the Green Line. These figures are from [...]

The Needle: Inequality Edition

Separate and Unequal: See a white person in D.C.? Chances are they've got significantly more money than a black neighbor. That sounds outrageously oversimplified, but new census statistics back it up; per capita income for whites in the District is three times what it is for black residents. The income gap is widening in D.C., [...]