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Washington, D.C., ranks No. 5 on Cato Institute’s K-12 education analysis

Washington, D.C., was rated fifth best for the performance of its K-12 public education system in a study by the Cato Institute that challenges other influential rankings of student achievement.

Analysis: D.C., California, New York have most progressive income taxes

California, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey and Washington, D.C., ranked among the U.S. jurisdictions with the most progressive individual income tax systems, according to a recent Tax Foundation analysis.

Analysis: Washington, D.C., ranked most affected by government shutdown

Washington, D.C., ranked No. 1 among the District of Columbia and the 50 states in a recent analysis by WalletHub.com on how they were affected by the 35-day partial shutdown of the federal government.

Analysis: Washington, D.C. ranks 3rd among largest U.S. cities with sufficient funds to pay off debts

Washington, D.C. ranks third best among the 75 largest cities in the United States for the handling of its finances, according to a Truth in Accounting (TIA) analysis of municipal data released this month.

Washington, D.C.-Arlington area has 21st lowest home vacancy rate among U.S. metro areas.

The number of vacant homes in the Washington, D.C.-Arlington area was more than 10,000 in the third quarter of 2018, a 348-unit increase over what it was a year ago, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Analysis: District of Columbia posts 4th highest drop in food stamps participants

District of Columbia ranked No. 4 among 49 states and U.S. territories that saw reductions in food stamps participation, according to the latest numbers compiled by the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

Analysis: Washington, D.C. not on track to tax online sales

Washington, D.C. is not compliant with a U.S. Supreme Court decision outlining how states can go about requiring online retailers to collect sales taxes on products sold within their borders, according to an analysis by the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

Washington, D.C. posted 12th highest corporate income tax in 2018

Among the District of Columbia and the 44 states that levy corporate income taxes, Washington, D.C. ranked No. 12 for the top tax rate on business revenues, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers

Washington, D.C. ranked No. 8 in average charitable giving

Washington, D.C. residents who took itemized deductions for charitable deductions on their federal income tax forms in 2016 donated $8,039 on average, according to an analysis released this month by the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

Washington, D.C. has 18th highest home vacancy rate in nation

Washington, D.C. posted the 18th highest home vacancy rate among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Washington, D.C.’s population rose 1.0% from mid-2017 to mid-2018

Washington, D.C.’s population increased by 6,764, or 1.0 percent between July 1, 2017, and July 1, 2018, according to estimates released this week by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Analysis: Short-term health plans in Washington, D.C. 40% less than market plans

The monthly cost of short-term health insurance plans in Washington, D.C. is $228.15, 40 percent below the cost of individual market plans, according to a recent analysis by the Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA).

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