D.C.’s Vast Income Gap is Widening

December 23, 2010  |  

(Washington Examiner) — The District’s wealthiest community earns more than three times the household income of the city’s poorest area — a massive income gap that has grown wider over the past five years.  D.C.’s wealthiest residents live in the neighborhoods between Georgetown and Friendship Heights, an area rich with million-dollar homes, lived in by some of the city’s top wage-earners. The median income of households there is more than $103,000 annually, according to the Census Bureau’s latest American Community Survey data.

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