New Census Data: 110,000 D.C. Residents Live Below Poverty Line
Earlier this week, nation’s capital was crowned the sixth-best city in the United States to live in by Bloomberg BusinessWeek. The magazine had this to say about D.C.:
There are great bars, endless restaurants for hobnobbing, and some of the best museums on the planet. On the downside, however, Washington suffers from the second-highest level of violent crime on this list and a poverty level that nears one in five citizens. The city is much in demand, however, with fine schools and the lowest foreclosure rate on our list.