There’s a reason Doi Moi can charge $12 for chicken wings, and Uber can get away with surge pricing sans snowstorm. Washingtonians cash bigger paychecks than the rest of the nation both in terms of average salary ($63,680) and adjusted average salary ($53,875), according to date from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and the US Bureau of Economic Analysis. Average adjusted salary takes cost of living into account (like that $2,800 a month studio you call home).
Along with all that wealth comes feelings. We want to talk about them, and get meds. According to the Minnesota Department of Health, DC ranks highest in number of psychiatrists per 100,000 people. If you can’t afford a shrink, sharing your feelings on PoPville’s Random Reader Rant and/or Revel is cheap, fast, and effective.