Washington, District of Columbia 

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DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA TOTAL CASES REPORTED

1,002

US TOTAL CASES REPORTED

337,072

updated daily at 9 AM PST
source Kaiser Family Foundation

Population

672,391

+15.1% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

5.6%

Median Income

$69,235

Median Home Price

$556,700

Best Places to Live in Washington, District of Columbia

National center - Along the Potomac River between southern Maryland and northern Virginia, inland from Chesapeake Bay. September, May and October are the most pleasant months in Washington, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Uniquely attractive core
-Arts and culture
-Historic interest
Cons
-Growth and sprawl
-Cost of living
-Summer heat

Local Listings in Washington
 $535,472 
2249 Mount View Pl SE
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | 2549 SqFt
 $2,495,000 
4533 Lowell St NW
Bed 6 | Bath 6 | 4850 SqFt
 $3,495,000 
3301 Highland Pl NW
Bed 5 | Bath 6 | 5350 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Washington-Arlington-Alexandria Metro Area

It would be an understatement to say that the nation’s capital is a unique place. The centrally located National Mall is an urban planning gem, with excellent open spaces, walking paths, and major monuments in a classic architectural style. Lining the mall is the Smithsonian museum complex, probably the best set of museums in the world in a single location. In reality, the whole mall setup is a museum in and of itself and a major destination for locals and visitors alike. Numerous government offices and first class hospitality venues surround the mall. To the northwest of the mall, but still within the city limits, lies the upscale residential and commercial enclave of Georgetown, home to Georgetown University, George Washington Hospital, and a variety of entertainment and nightlife amenities. But not all of the D.C. central city glitters; to the north and east in particular lies a considerable expanse of socioeconomically mixed neighborhoods and areas of urban decay.


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QUICK FACTS

City: Washington
Zip Codes: 20011, 20002, 20019, 20020, 20009, 20001, 20032, 20016, 20010, 20003, 53 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 26 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Washington is 5.6% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Washington jobs have increased by 1.8%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Washington's cost of living is 52.1% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Washington's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, May and October are the most pleasant months in Washington, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
District of Columbia county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Washington's population is 672,391 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 15.1%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 30.0 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Washington is $556,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.4%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Washington public schools spend $28,494 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.3 students per teacher in Washington. More Education


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Housing Market in Washington

It's a good time to buy in Washington. Home Appreciation is up 6.4% in the last 12 months. Browse Washington Real Estate

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Reviews for Washington   97 Reviews
It was time to leave. - 3/3/2020
Parts are beautiful but alot is rundown and ghetto. They always show the monuments and upper nw neighborhoods but never show hoods across the Anacostia River. Crime is... Read More

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Great town with it's challenges - 7/18/2019
Moved to DC 40 years ago from Mpls-St. Paul. DC is an amazing town. Downside is people are very competitive, everything is expensive. Great restaurants, foodie heaven... Read More

Day to Day Life is Stressful - 11/14/2017
I've lived in and around the District for 40 years and have watched it become increasingly congested and stressful. Commutes are a nightmare made worse by the rise of... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
20011, 20002, 20019, 20020, 20009, 20001, 20032, 20016, 20010, 20003, 53 total

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NEW LISTINGS IN WASHINGTON
$535,472
2249 Mount View Pl SE
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$2,495,000
4533 Lowell St NW
Bed 6 | Bath 6

$3,495,000
3301 Highland Pl NW
Bed 5 | Bath 6

$2,299,918
4022 Linnean Ave NW
Bed 5 | Bath 6

$429,000
2407 Pomeroy Rd SE
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$545,000
2228 R St NE
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$649,900
2314 Naylor Rd SE
Bed 4 | Bath 4

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