There are, of course, lots of studies ranking one thing against another. Some are more viable than others. But they're usually somewhat interesting.
WalletHub, a personal finance website, has taken a whole bunch of data points including age, gender, income, and household make-up to rank cities on how "typically American" they are, based on how close they are to the national average.
Number 340 out of 366 on the list? Washington, DC.
“I think the best compliment I can give is not to say how much your programs have taught me (a ton), but how much Marketplace has motivated me to go out and teach myself.” – Michael in Arlington, VABEFORE YOU GO