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This is one of the most iconic places to live.

Overview for Washington DC, DC

683,154 people live in Washington DC, where the median age is 34.3 and the average individual income is $63,793. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

683,154

Total Population

34.3 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$63,793

Average individual Income

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Welcome to Washington DC

Dynamic and ever-changing hub of the United States
 

Known by all as the nation’s capital, Washington D.C. is the bustling, multicultural heart of the country. Commercial and residential hubs here are intertwined and are the site of ongoing urban renewal. Home of The White House, Washington National Cathedral, and many other globally-recognized landmarks, this is one of the most iconic places to live.


Urban and always-on, when it comes to real estate, locals primarily search for condos for sale in Washington DC, as well as some townhomes. Away from the center of it all, there’s also a collection of single-family homes. Whether in search of an efficient one-bedroom, or a luxury multi-bedroom unit, your dream dwelling awaits.
 

What to Love

  • Energetic city atmosphere
  • The nation’s capital
  • Major government buildings
  • Top-rated public schools
  • World-class dining and shopping

Local Lifestyle

Life in Washington D.C. is fast-paced and vibrant. At all hours of the day, people can be seen going to work, attending events, and dining at highly-acclaimed restaurants. Between the area’s public transportation and walkability, getting to and from any locale is easy. Individuals who are looking to relocate to a lively city environment should consider Washington D.C.
 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

One of the top perks of residing in Washington D.C. is having exclusive access to some of the area’s best restaurants and shopping complexes. Those who are new to the area should be sure to swing by several noteworthy dining establishments. Recommended spots include The Prime Rib, The Old Ebbitt Grill, Le Diplomate, and Cafe Milano.


Nearby, there are countless places to go shopping. Georgetown Park (a sprawling indoor mall), and CityCenterDC (featuring high-end retailers) are two of the most popular destinations.
 

Things to Do

Events, cultural attractions, and sightseeing are some of the main ways locals enjoy spending their off days.

Annually, residents are particularly fond of attending both the American Folk Life Festival, and the Adams Morgan Festival. Throughout the course of the year, more permanent activities include seeing government landmarks, visiting the Smithsonian National Museum of American History, and attending performances at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
 

Schools

Schools in Washington D.C. are nothing shy of exceptional. Almost all local schools have a perfect 10/10 rating from GreatSchools.org.
 

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Demographics and Employment Data for Washington DC, DC

Washington DC has 310,104 households, with an average household size of 2.08. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Washington DC do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 683,154 people call Washington DC home. The population density is 11,176.13 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

683,154

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

34.3

Median Age

47.65 / 52.35%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
310,104

Total Households

2.08

Average Household Size

$63,793

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Washington DC, DC

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The following schools are within or nearby Washington DC. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
School Without Walls High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
5/5
Key Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Hearst Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Washington International School
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
The Lab School Of Washington
PRIVATE
1st - 12th
No rating available
Murch Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Stoddert Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
School Without Walls at Francis-Stevens
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
4/5
Hyde-Addison Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Annunciation Catholic School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 3rd
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Our Lady Of Victory School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
The French Maternal School
PRIVATE
PreK - 1st
No rating available
St Johns College High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Duke Ellington School of the Arts
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Mann Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available
Beauvoir The National Cathedral Elementary School
PRIVATE
PreK - 3rd
No rating available
Broad Branch Children's House
PRIVATE
Undergrad - Undergrad
No rating available
Lafayette Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Eaton Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Janney Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Georgetown Visitation Preparatory School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
British Int'l School Washington
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Franklin Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - PreK
No rating available
Aidan Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
Friendship PCS - Technology Preparatory High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Cedar Tree Academy PCS
PUBLIC
PreK - 1st
No rating available
Moten Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Savoy Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
Ketcham Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
KIPP DC - Honor Academy PCS
PUBLIC
3rd - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Eagle Academy PCS - Congress Heights
PUBLIC
PreK - 3rd
No rating available
Lee Montessori PCS - East End
PUBLIC
PreK - K
No rating available
Rocketship PCS - Legacy Prep
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
St Francis Xavier Catholic Academyool
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
Garfield Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
KIPP DC - AIM Academy PCS
PUBLIC
5th - 8th
4/5
Center City PCS - Congress Heights
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 7th
3/5
Statesmen College Preparatory Academy for Boys PCS
PUBLIC
4th - 6th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 2nd
No rating available
Bishop John T Walker School For Boys
PRIVATE
K - 6th
No rating available
Friendship PCS - Southeast Middle
PUBLIC
4th - 8th
2/5
Stanton Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Randle Highlands Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
2/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Kramer Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
2/5
KIPP DC - Somerset College Preparatory PCS
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Eagle Academy PCS - Capitol Riverfront
PUBLIC
PreK - 3rd
No rating available
Rocketship PCS - Rise Academy
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Friendship PCS - Southeast Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 3rd
No rating available
Malcolm X Elementary School at Green
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Turner Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
King Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Beers Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Lawrence E. Boone Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Hendley Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Ballou STAY High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
KIPP DC - Discover Academy PCS
PUBLIC
PreK - K
No rating available
KIPP DC - Heights Academy PCS
PUBLIC
1st - 4th
4/5
DC Prep PCS - Anacostia Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 3rd
No rating available
DC Prep PCS - Anacostia Middle School
PUBLIC
4th - 4th
No rating available
Early Childhood Academy PCS
PUBLIC
PreK - 3rd
No rating available
Achievement Preparatory Academy PCS - Wahler Place Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 3rd
No rating available
PRIVATE
3rd - 8th
No rating available
Bishop John T. Walker School For Boys
PRIVATE
K - 6th
No rating available
St Thomas More Catholic
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
District of Columbia International School
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
5/5
Academia De La Recta Porta Icds
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
2/5
Shepherd Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Kingsbury Day School
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Friendship PCS - Online
PUBLIC
K - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Whittier Education Campus
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
4/5
Ida B. Wells Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 7th
No rating available
Paul PCS - Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
Hope Community PCS - Lamond
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Center City PCS - Brightwood
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
4/5
Washington Latin PCS - Middle School
PUBLIC
5th - 8th
5/5
Washington Latin PCS - Upper School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Truesdell Education Campus
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Latin American Montessori Bilingual PCS
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Capital City PCS - Lower School
PUBLIC
PreK - 4th
1/5
Capital City PCS - Middle School
PUBLIC
5th - 8th
3/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Rocketship PCS - Infinity Community Prep
PUBLIC
PreK - 2nd
No rating available
PUBLIC
5th - 6th
No rating available
Jewish Primary Day School/Nations Capital
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
Friendship PCS - Ideal Middle
PUBLIC
4th - 8th
No rating available
Friendship PCS - Ideal Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 3rd
No rating available
LaSalle-Backus Education Campus
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
3/5
Brightwood Education Campus
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
4/5
Paul PCS - International High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Capital City PCS - High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
Friendship PCS - Blow Pierce Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 3rd
No rating available
Friendship PCS - Chamberlain Middle
PUBLIC
4th - 8th
3/5
Friendship PCS - Armstrong Middle
PUBLIC
4th - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
Raymond Education Campus
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Watkins Elementary School (Capitol Hill Cluster)
PUBLIC
1st - 5th
4/5
Cleveland Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Benjamin Banneker High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Payne Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Noyes Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Columbia Heights Education Campus
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
4/5
Langley Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Capitol Hill Montessori School at Logan
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
4/5
School-Within-School at Goding
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Dorothy I. Height Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Van Ness Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
KIPP DC - Lead Academy PCS
PUBLIC
1st - 4th
4/5
KIPP DC - Northeast Academy PCS
PUBLIC
5th - 8th
3/5
E.L. Haynes PCS - Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 4th
3/5
DC Prep PCS - Edgewood Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 3rd
No rating available
St. Coletta Special Education PCS
PUBLIC
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Center City PCS - Capitol Hill
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
2/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Inspired Teaching Demonstration PCS