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The DC metro area is rated #1 for economic strength.
A 2015 Politicom analysis ranks Washington, DC’s workforce and economy #1, based on earnings, jobs, wages, real estate, construction, retail, welfare, and Medicaid data.
DC is the #1 city for public transportation.
According to a SmartAsset report from 2016, Washington, DC offers the best public transportation system based on quality, efficiency, and availability.
DC is #1 in sustainable real estate.
According to the U.S. Green Building Council, Washington, DC had over 11 million sq. ft. LEED-certified space and 84 projects in 2015.
#1 metro area for entrepreneurship based on startup formation, high-growth companies and the number of startups that reach scale in 10 years
#3 best city in America to start a business, based on over 20 categories including tax and regulatory climate, workforce strength, access to capital, and the cost of living
#1 highest proportion of women in the tech workforce
#1 for women’s employment and earnings
Top 5 city for diversity in STEM
Top 5 best city for black-owned businesses
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