Washington Metro Area

  1. Washington Metro Area Legal Resources
  2. Washington Metro Area Statistics
  3. Washington Metro Area Property/Housing/Real Estate Information
  4. Washington Metro Area Employment Information
  5. Washington Metro Area Family Information
  6. Washington Metro Area Education Information
  7. Washington Metro Area Business Information
  8. Washington Metro Area Public Benefits Information
  9. Washington Metro Area Criminal Information
  10. Washington Metro Area Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  11. Washington Metro Area Counties
  12. Washington Metro Area Cities


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Washington Metro Area Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 44,958
  • Land Area (2000): 2,144.424 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 338.572 square kilometers
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Houses (2000): 22,139

Washington Metro Area Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 28,160 31.05%
 Rural, Farm 2,340 2.58%
 Rural, Non-farm 60,196 66.37%

Washington Metro Area Real Estate Lawyers provide services for home buying/selling, commercial real estate, leases, landlord tenant, construction, land use and zoning laws. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Washington Metro Area Employment Information

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Washington Metro Area Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 20,692 19,678 1,014 4.90% 49
1991 20,472 18,960 1,512 7.39% 74
1992 20,688 18,828 1,860 8.99% 90
1993 19,858 18,456 1,401 7.06% 70
1994 19,661 18,356 1,306 6.64% 67
1995 19,967 18,274 1,693 8.48% 85
1996 20,377 18,715 1,661 8.15% 82
1997 21,040 19,472 1,568 7.45% 74
1998 20,619 18,957 1,662 8.06% 81
1999 20,677 19,079 1,598 7.73% 77
2000 20,675 19,417 1,258 6.08% 61
2001 19,950 18,212 1,738 8.71% 87
2002 19,746 17,961 1,785 9.04% 91
2003 20,100 18,366 1,734 8.63% 86
2004 20,080 18,692 1,388 6.91% 69
2005 20,320 19,014 1,307 6.43% 64
2006 20,640 19,464 1,176 5.70% 57
2007 21,742 20,548 1,194 5.49% 55
2008 21,917 20,440 1,477 6.74% 67
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 21,743 20,401 1,342 6.17% 62
Feb 2008 21,576 20,243 1,333 6.18% 62
Mar 2008 21,745 20,426 1,319 6.07% 61
Apr 2008 21,647 20,358 1,289 5.95% 60
May 2008 21,759 20,329 1,430 6.57% 66
Jun 2008 22,033 20,533 1,500 6.81% 68
Jul 2008 22,476 20,674 1,802 8.02% 80
Aug 2008 22,097 20,433 1,664 7.53% 75
Sep 2008 22,178 20,565 1,613 7.27% 73
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Washington Metro Area Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 3,098 15.48%
2. Agriculture / Forestry / Fishing / Hunting 1,458 7.29%
3. Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 1,022 5.11%
4. Repair and Maintenance 928 4.64%
5. Educational Services 846 4.23%
6. Public Administration 802 4.01%
7. Chemical Manufacturing 784 3.92%
8. Textile and Textile Mills Manufacturing 654 3.27%
9. Accommodation and Food Services 652 3.26%
10. Truck Transportation 598 2.99%
11. Mining 526 2.63%
12. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 498 2.49%
13. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 484 2.42%
14. Health Care 472 2.36%
15. Metal Manufactuing 426 2.13%
16. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 414 2.07%
17. Machinery Manufacturing 410 2.05%
18. Food and Beverage Stores 394 1.97%
19. Paper Manufacturing 364 1.82%
20. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 280 1.40%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Health Care 3,652 20.50%
2. Educational Services 2,540 14.26%
3. Accommodation and Food Services 1,072 6.02%
4. Social Assistance 836 4.69%
5. Finance and Insurance 820 4.60%
6. Public Administration 820 4.60%
7. Textile and Textile Mills Manufacturing 696 3.91%
8. Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 562 3.15%
9. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 536 3.01%
10. Food and Beverage Stores 504 2.83%
11. Department and Other General Stores 498 2.79%
12. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 412 2.31%
13. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 318 1.78%
14. Apparel Manufacturing 304 1.71%
15. Personal and Laundry Services 264 1.48%
16. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 236 1.32%
17. Chemical Manufacturing 216 1.21%
18. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 216 1.21%
19. Food Manufacturing 192 1.08%
20. Construction 190 1.07%

Washington Metro Area Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 1,218 6.09%
2. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 1,132 5.66%
3. Other Installation / Maintenance 1,082 5.41%
4. Vehicle Mechanics 1,076 5.38%
5. Other Production Occupations 984 4.92%
6. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 830 4.15%
7. Other Sales and Related Occupations 748 3.74%
8. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 656 3.28%
9. Carpenters 622 3.11%
10. Other Management Occupations 592 2.96%
11. Other Construction Trades 542 2.71%
12. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 508 2.54%
13. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 478 2.39%
14. Agricultural Workers 464 2.32%
15. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 432 2.16%
16. Construction Laborers 422 2.11%
17. Fishing / Hunting / Forestry 398 1.99%
18. Top Executives 376 1.88%
19. Farmers and Farm Managers 340 1.70%
20. Law Enforcement Workers 334 1.67%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 1,210 6.79%
2. Secretaries and Admins 1,000 5.61%
3. Other Office and Admin Support 932 5.23%
4. Registered Nurses 904 5.07%
5. Nursing / Psychiatric / Home Health 744 4.18%
6. Health Technologists and Technicians 726 4.07%
7. Cashiers 714 4.01%
8. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 662 3.72%
9. Textile / Apparel / Furnishings 662 3.72%
10. Other Sales and Related Occupations 570 3.20%
11. Other Production Occupations 554 3.11%
12. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 544 3.05%
13. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 516 2.90%
14. Other Teachers / Instructors / Librarians 496 2.78%
15. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 464 2.60%
16. Other Management Occupations 444 2.49%
17. Assemblers and Fabricators 412 2.31%
18. Counselors / Social Workers / Etc. 398 2.23%
19. Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 380 2.13%
20. Child Care Workers 330 1.85%

Washington Metro Area Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 35,952 50.13%
15-35 hours 6,320 8.81%
1-14 hours 1,965 2.74%
No regular hours 27,486 38.32%

Washington Metro Area Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 1,229 3.41%
5 AM-5:29 AM 1,302 3.61%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 2,068 5.74%
6 AM-6:29 AM 3,349 9.30%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 4,092 11.36%
7 AM-7:29 AM 5,934 16.48%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 7,048 19.57%
8 AM-8:29 AM 3,431 9.53%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 1,350 3.75%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 1,485 4.12%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 552 1.53%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 282 0.78%
Noon-3:59 PM 1,366 3.79%
4 PM-11:59 PM 2,530 7.02%

Washington Metro Area Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 1,606 4.46%
5-9 4,633 12.86%
10-14 6,301 17.49%
15-19 5,641 15.66%
20-24 3,975 11.04%
25-29 1,760 4.89%
30-34 4,524 12.56%
35-39 1,103 3.06%
40-44 1,024 2.84%
45-59 2,653 7.37%
60-89 1,568 4.35%
At least 90 1,230 3.41%

Washington Metro Area Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 86 0.24% 23,830 66.16%
30-44 64 0.18% 6,587 18.29%
45-59 44 0.12% 2,609 7.24%
At least 60 8 0.02% 2,790 7.75%

Washington Metro Area Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 6 0.02%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 5,449 14.62%
 Car / truck / van, solo 29,267 78.53%
 Motorcycle 82 0.22%
 Other 280 0.75%
 Public transportation 202 0.54%
 Walked 732 1.96%
 Worked at home 1,250 3.35%

Washington Metro Area Employment Lawyers handle cases involving employment contracts, severance agreements, OSHA, workers compensation, ADA, race, sex, pregnancy, national-orgin, sexual orientation and age discrimination, sexual harassment, hours & wages and overtime issues. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Washington Metro Area Family Information

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Households (2000): 36,590 (88,754 people)
Families (2000): 25,988 (75,418 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 8,728
People at same address in 1995: 53,121

Washington Metro Area Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 6,106 16.54%
$10,000-$14,999 3,211 8.70%
$15,000-$19,999 3,000 8.13%
$20,000-$24,999 2,804 7.59%
$25,000-$29,999 2,749 7.45%
$30,000-$34,999 2,536 6.87%
$35,000-$39,999 2,151 5.83%
$40,000-$44,999 1,942 5.26%
$45,000-$49,999 1,755 4.75%
$50,000-$59,999 2,881 7.80%
$60,000-$74,999 2,993 8.11%
$75,000-$99,999 2,723 7.38%
$100,000-$124,999 999 2.71%
$125,000-$149,999 476 1.29%
$150,000-$199,999 268 0.73%
$200,000 or more 326 0.88%

Washington Metro Area Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 4,716 25.74%
 Family, 2 people 6,294 34.36%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 535 2.92%
 Family, 3 people 3,107 16.96%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 76 0.41%
 Family, 4 people 2,223 12.13%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 19 0.10%
 Family, 5 people 874 4.77%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 12 0.07%
 Family, 6 people 293 1.60%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 6 0.03%
 Family, 7 or more people 163 0.89%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 1 0.01%

Washington Metro Area Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 26,967 28.18%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 10,152 10.61%
Public Assistance 1,370 1.43%
Retirement 7,272 7.60%
Self Employment 4,666 4.88%
Social Security 11,874 12.41%
Supplemental Security 2,179 2.28%
Wage / Salary 25,756 26.92%
Other 5,457 5.70%

Washington Metro Area Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 12,750 63.40%
 With children under 18 7,359 36.60%

Washington Metro Area Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 2,735 8.03%
 Married 22,064 64.81%
 Never Married 8,097 23.78%
 Widowed 1,148 3.37%

Washington Metro Area Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 3,055 7.86%
 Married 23,054 59.29%
 Never Married 7,668 19.72%
 Widowed 5,106 13.13%

Washington Metro Area Family Lawyers help clients with family law issues, such as marriage, divorce, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, annulment, child support, custody, division of property, alimony, palimony, restraining orders, spousal support, uncontested divorce and visitation rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Washington Metro Area Education Information

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Washington Metro Area Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 5,535 7.98%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 12,377 17.84%
 High school diploma or equivalent 23,388 33.71%
 Some college, no degree 13,407 19.33%
 Associate degree 4,462 6.43%
 Bachelors degree 6,935 10.00%
 Graduate or professional degree 3,272 4.72%

Washington Metro Area Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 874 1.94% 458 1.02% 1,332 2.96%
Kindergarten 992 2.21% 92 0.20% 1,084 2.41%
Grades 1-4 4,547 10.11% 442 0.98% 4,989 11.10%
Grades 5-8 4,884 10.86% 288 0.64% 5,172 11.50%
Grades 9-12 4,983 11.08% 373 0.83% 5,356 11.91%
Undergrad college 2,854 6.35% 268 0.60% 3,122 6.94%
Graduate or professional school 317 0.71% 40 0.09% 357 0.79%
Total 19,451 43.26% 1,961 4.36% 21,412 47.63%

Washington Metro Area Education Lawyers represent colleges, school districts, other educational institutions, and students in the practice of education law. They handle issues related to No Child Left Behind, special education, and disability rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Washington Metro Area Business Information

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Washington Metro Area Businesses Changes By Year

Year  Business Births  Business Deaths
2001 15,815 13,333
2002 13,932 12,188
2003 43 46
2004 50 42

Washington Metro Area Business Lawyers provide services for corporations, LLCs, partnerships, contracts, franchising and business litigation. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Washington Metro Area Public Benefits Information

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Washington Metro Area Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 72,227 80.63%
 Below Poverty Level 17,347 19.37%

Washington Metro Area Public Benefits Lawyers assess the range of local, state and federal government benefits to which their clients may be entitled and help them apply for such programs, as well as appeal decisions denying such benefits to their clients. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Washington Metro Area Criminal Information

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Correctional Institution Population (2000): 33

Washington Metro Area Crimes Per 1,000 People By Type And Year



Year  Aggravated Assault  Forcible Rape  Murder / Manslaughter  Robbery Total Violent Crimes  Arson  Burglary  Larceny / Theft  Motor Vehicle Theft Total Property Crimes
2000 2.629 0.217 0.074 1.704 4.624 0.000 4.479 22.012 4.810 31.301
2001 Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
2002 2.688 0.227 0.094 2.023 5.032 0.000 4.982 23.440 6.772 35.194

Washington Metro Area Crime Index

Year  Index
2000 176,188
2001 0
2002 203,156

Washington Metro Area Criminal Lawyers represent defendants in municipal, state and federal criminal proceedings. These lawyers commonly handle cases involving DUI/DWI (drunk driving), drug possession, gun crimes, traffic tickets, violent crimes, sex crimes, theft offenses and white collar crimes. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Washington Metro Area Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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Washington Metro Area Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 5,669 12.61%
10-19 Years 5,886 13.09%
20-29 Years 5,009 11.14%
30-39 Years 5,753 12.80%
40-49 Years 6,809 15.15%
50-59 Years 6,315 14.05%
60-69 Years 4,535 10.09%
70-79 Years 3,269 7.27%
80-89 Years 1,449 3.22%
90+ Years 264 0.59%

Washington Metro Area Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 21,438 47.68%
 Female 23,520 52.32%

Washington Metro Area Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 30,051 66.84%
 African-American 13,021 28.96%
 Hispanic/Latino 1,455 3.24%
 Multiracial 227 0.50%
 Asian 98 0.22%
 Amerindian 69 0.15%
 Other Race 29 0.06%
 Pacific Islander 8 0.02%

Washington Metro Area Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. United States Or American 14,338 32.81%
2. English 9,405 21.52%
3. Irish 5,806 13.29%
4. German 3,832 8.77%
5. Scottish 1,646 3.77%
6. Dutch 1,224 2.80%
7. Scotch Irish 1,189 2.72%
8. French Non-Basque 1,133 2.59%
9. Italian 990 2.27%
10. Polish 558 1.28%

Washington Metro Area Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 81,252 95.30%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 3,201 3.75%
3. French 155 0.18%
4. German 152 0.18%
5. Arabic 146 0.17%
6. Chinese 106 0.12%
7. Tagalog 48 0.06%
8. Russian 30 0.04%
9. Italian 28 0.03%
10. Greek 24 0.03%

Washington Metro Area Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 88,316 97.38%
 Naturalized immigrant 828 0.91%
 Not a citizen 1,552 1.71%

Washington Metro Area Immigration Lawyers help clients navigate through the federal immigration process. They help workers secure temporary visas (H1-B, fiances obtain K-1 visas, and permanent immigrants apply for Green Cards or citizenship. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.
Washington Metro Area Civil Rights Lawyers represent clients who have been illegally discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability and national origin. If you have suffered employment discrimination, sexual harassment, or have been treated differently by a hotel, restaurant, or other public accommodation, a civil rights lawyer can help you determine whether your rights were violated and what types of redress are available. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Washington Metro Area Counties

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Alphabetical | By Population

Beaufort County    

Washington Metro Area Cities

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