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Facts about the District of Columbia

Autos Drive DC Forward

1,633 Total Auto Jobs in District of Columbia
0.18% is dependent on the Auto Industry for Jobs.
Total Labor Income Annually
Total Car Sales in 2018
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

Total State Tax revenue
Percent of State Tax Revenue
Vehicle Use Taxes (Including Gas Taxes), Licenses and Fees




By Body Style

By Powertrain

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


Vehicles Sold

By Body Style

By Powertrain

$706.4 Million Total Imports
$359.6 Million Total Exports
$59.2 Million Total Imports
$36.7 Million Total Exports
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.
Gasoline Stations 216
Electric Charging Stations 120
Biodiesel Stations 0
Compressed Natural Gas Stations 0
Hydrogen Stations 0
Liquefied Natural Gas Stations 0
Liquefied Petroleum Gas Stations 0


$32,630 Average MSRP Per New Car


$82,372 Median Household Income


$6,864 Median Monthly Household Income


$497 Median Monthly New Car Payment


7.24% Monthly Car Payment As A Percent Of Monthly Income (%)

Commuting to Work

Automakers' Facilities

BMW Group

Location Employees
BMW Group Government and External Affairs Washington, D.C. 6

Ford Motor Company

Location Employees
Washington Affairs Washington 19

General Motors

Location Employees
Washington - GM Public Policy & GM Defense Washington 90


Location Employees
Honda Government and Industry Relations Office Washington, DC 14


Location Employees
Kia Motors Corporation Government Affairs Washington, D.C. 6


Location Employees
Mazda North American Operations Government and Public Affairs Washington, D.C. 7

Subaru of America

Location Employees
NASI - Washington DC Washington 3

Volkswagen Group of America

Location Employees
Volkswagen Group Government Affairs Washington 7