Economic Insights

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Facts about the District of Columbia

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1,633
1,633 Total Auto Jobs in District of Columbia
0.18%
0.18% is dependent on the Auto Industry for Jobs.
$92.8M
Total Labor Income Annually
$743M
Total Car Sales in 2018
22.8K
Total New Car Sold in 2018

Multi-industry contribution analysis of the economic impact of automotive manufacturing, selling, repairing, renting, and additional maintenance modeled using IMPLAN economic analysis data software, 2018 data year; compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit, sales figures represent new vehicle registrations between January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018.

Tax Revenue

$28.7M
Total State Tax revenue
0.4%
Percent of State Tax Revenue
$71.9M
Vehicle Use Taxes (Including Gas Taxes), Licenses and Fees

Registrations

349,111

Registered

By Body Style

  • Cars 220,793 (63.24%)
  • CUVs 68,580 (19.64%)
  • SUVs 26,443 (7.57%)
  • Pickups 13,727 (3.93%)
  • Vans/Minivans 19,568 (5.61%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 331,429 (94.94%)
  • Diesel 3,331 (0.95%)
  • Hybrid 12,391 (3.55%)
  • Electric 969 (0.28%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 991 (0.28%)

The District of Columbia average age of vehicles is 12.98 years.

Figures compiled by Alliance for Automotive Innovation with data provided by IHS Markit as of December 31, 2018.

New Purchases

22,770

Vehicles Sold

By Body Style

  • Cars 10,059 (44.18%)
  • CUVs 9,062 (39.8%)
  • SUVs 1,568 (6.89%)
  • Pickups 821 (3.61%)
  • Vans/Minivans 1,260 (5.53%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 21,029 (92.35%)
  • Diesel 99 (0.43%)
  • Hybrid 881 (3.87%)
  • Electric 406 (1.78%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 355 (1.56%)

Economic Activity From Past Decade

  • 359.6M 359.6 Million Total Imports
  • 706.4M 706.4 Million Total Imports

Economic Activity from 2018

  • 36.7M 36.7 Million Total Imports
  • 59.2M 59.2 Million Total Imports
Compiled by Alliance for Automotive Innovation with data provided by USA Trade Online, figures represent port activity over the past decade and between January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018.