Single tax filings in D.C. jump 38 percent over last decade

The District of Columbia has long been known as one of the better planes in the United States for young, unattached professionals to live, and according to city officials, it's reflecting in the district's tax base.

According to WAMU, 63 percent of all people who filed taxes in the District of Columbia in 2011 were single filers. The office of D.C.'s Chief Financial Officer indicates that it's a 38 percent jump over the past decade.

The number of joint or married filings also increased over the same time period, WAMU says, but by less - 19.8 percent.