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Average Rent in Washington, DC

Avg. RentAnnual Change
Washington Studio - $2,025-1%
Washington 1 Bed - $2,455-1%
Washington 2 Beds - $3,332-4%
Last updated 6/22/2024

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That everything is within walking distance of grocery stores and Metro the buses Police department right around the corner the Nationals stadium everything's in walking distance

The people that live in my neighborhoods is really good and all the local stores and malls and we have neighborhood watch which makes you love the neighborhood

Demographics

Education

High School

20%

Associate's

13%

Bachelor's

35%

Master's

27%

Doctorate

4%

Family Size

2 people

67%

3 people

23%

4 people

4%

5 people

4%

6+ people

3%

Household Income

0-50k

33%

50-100k

24%

100-150k

20%

150-200k

11%

200k+

12%

Age

0-10

6%

10-20

4%

20-45

53%

45-65

21%

65+

16%

Affordability

Percentage: 4/54/5

Renters gave this area a 4 out of 5 for affordability

Last updated 6/22/2024

*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Rent Trends

Average rent in Southwest Waterfront, Washington, DC

In Washington, DC, as of 2024, the average rent for apartments ranges from $2,025 to $3,332. Specifically, the average rent for a studio apartment in Southwest Waterfront, Washington, DC is $2,025. For those seeking a 1-bedroom apartments, the average rent is $2,455. And for a 2-bedroom apartment, renters can expect to pay an average of $3,332.

Annual Rent Change Over the Past 12 Months

Studio

-1%

Changed from $2,045 to $2,025
1 Bed

-1%

Changed from $2,480 to $2,455
2 Beds

-4%

Changed from $3,471 to $3,332
Last updated 6/22/2024

Cost of Living

Compared to State Average

4.1%

Compared to National Average

6.7%

The cost of living in Southwest Waterfront, Washington, DC is 4.1% lower than the state average and 6.7% lower than the national average. Southwest Waterfront, Washington, DC housing is 29.1% less expensive than the U.S average, while utilities are about 3.3% less pricey. When it comes to basic necessities such as food and clothing, groceries are around 3.8% less in Southwest Waterfront, Washington, DC than in the rest of the country.

Healthcare services such as doctor check-ups and dentistry cost 4.8% more here compared to the U.S. average.
Cost of Living in Southwest Waterfront, Washington, DCCompared to State AverageCompared to National Average
Housing
21.7%
29.1%
Utilities
4.2%
3.3%
Food
3.2%
3.8%
Transportation
3.9%
2%
Healthcare
4%
4.8%

Compare Other Cities

CityStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Fredericksburg$2,643+1%
Manassas$2,637+9%
Herndon$2,409+35%
Arlington$2,117+4%
Fairfax$2,044+3%
Washington$2,025-1%
Frederick$1,951-8%
Columbia$1,7990%
Alexandria$1,778-7%
Silver Spring$1,732+8%
Germantown$1,7090%
Towson$1,680+8%
Gaithersburg$1,679-13%
Owings Mills$1,605+4%
Woodbridge$1,5450%
Glen Burnie$1,526-6%
Baltimore$1,461-7%
Laurel$1,411-17%
City1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Arlington$2,512+4%
Washington$2,455-1%
Reston$2,260+5%
Fairfax$2,1570%
Herndon$2,132+10%
Manassas$2,061+12%
Gaithersburg$2,057-6%
Alexandria$2,0470%
Silver Spring$2,000+3%
Waldorf$1,950-11%
Frederick$1,948+11%
Columbia$1,922+13%
Laurel$1,876+11%
Stafford$1,862+8%
Towson$1,853+4%
Woodbridge$1,826+1%
Owings Mills$1,749+2%
Germantown$1,644-12%
Fredericksburg$1,587+7%
Glen Burnie$1,474+1%
Baltimore$1,451+5%
Bowie$1,370-2%
City2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Arlington$3,490+4%
Washington$3,332-4%
Reston$2,951+15%
Fairfax$2,737+5%
Ashburn$2,689+5%
Herndon$2,659+28%
Alexandria$2,598+6%
Waldorf$2,500-6%
Gaithersburg$2,389-11%
Laurel$2,377+14%
Manassas$2,333+16%
Towson$2,327+3%
Silver Spring$2,309+2%
Frederick$2,217+9%
Woodbridge$2,189+5%
Columbia$2,113+12%
Owings Mills$2,095-1%
Germantown$2,0010%
Bowie$1,767+7%
Glen Burnie$1,767+1%
Baltimore$1,670+2%
Fredericksburg$1,599-12%
Stafford$1,400-22%

Compare Neighborhoods

Marshall Heights

$1,131

1 Bed Avg. Rent

Washington Highlands

$1,199

1 Bed Avg. Rent

Fort Dupont

$1,211

1 Bed Avg. Rent

What are the most affordable neighborhoods in Washington, DC?

For renters in Washington seeking more affordable options, the neighborhoods to watch are Marshall Heights, Washington Highlands, and Fort Dupont, where average rents for 1-bedroom apartments stand at $1,131, $1,199, and $1,211 respectively. Additional areas offering value are Bellevue and Southeast Washington, where the rents are $1,320 and $1,480, a favorable comparison to Washington's overall 1-bedroom average of $2,455.

What are the most expensive neighborhoods in Washington, DC?

In Washington, the neighborhoods commanding the highest rents are West Village, Georgetown, and East Village. A 1-bedroom apartment in West Village averages at $6,000, in Georgetown it averages $5,000, and in East Village, the average is $3,200. For additional high-end living options, U-Street offers 1-bedroom apartments at $3,000, and Dupont Circle at $2,995. These rates compare to the overall average rent of $2,455 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Washington, highlighting the premium nature of these specific neighborhoods.

What are the most popular neighborhoods in Washington, DC?

In Washington, the most sought-after neighborhoods for renters include Bloomingdale, Eckington, and Near Northeast. In Bloomingdale, the average rent for a 1-bedroom apartment is $1,500. Eckington sees average rents of $2,137 for a 1-bedroom unit. Near Northeast offers similar appeal with 1-bedroom apartments averaging $2,039. For those seeking other popular areas, Logan Circle - Shaw presents 1-bedroom apartments at $2,755, and NoMa at $2,454. These prices are set against the backdrop of the city-wide average of $2,455 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Washington, underscoring the popularity of these particular neighborhoods.

NeighborhoodStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
McNair$2,459+40%
Foggy Bottom$2,390+22%
Dupont Circle$2,271-2%
Logan Circle - Shaw$2,225+9%
West Village$2,095--
U-Street$2,074-3%
Northwest Washington$2,0500%
NoMa$2,012-1%
H Street-NoMa$2,012-1%
Park View$2,000--
Pleasant Plains$2,000--
Carver - Langston$2,000-1%
Fair Oaks$1,969-1%
Northeast Washington$1,954-3%
West Falls Church$1,923--
Columbia Heights$1,895+4%
Southeast Washington$1,875-11%
Capitol Hill$1,862+1%
Stanton Park$1,8500%
Southwest Washington$1,825-8%
Near Northeast$1,785-8%
Eckington$1,730--
Glover Park$1,600+31%
Petworth$1,5800%
Trinidad$1,513--
Fort Totten - Riggs Park$1,395--
Fort Totten$1,395--
Georgetown$1,393+1%
East Village$1,393+1%
Brightwood$1,340-29%
16th Street Heights - Crestwood - Brightwood Park$1,313--
Brightwood Park$1,313--
Ivy City$1,263--
Anacostia$1,250--
Fairlawn$1,250--
Fort Dupont$1,099--
Bellevue$9600%
Neabsco$724-65%
Neighborhood1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
East Village$3,200-18%
U-Street$3,000+12%
Dupont Circle$2,995-14%
Truxton Circle$2,850+23%
Columbia Heights$2,774+9%
Logan Circle - Shaw$2,755+7%
Ivy City$2,717-9%
Logan Circle Historic District$2,700+8%
Carver - Langston$2,700+11%
Foggy Bottom$2,683+2%
Northwest Washington$2,605+2%
NoMa$2,4540%
H Street-NoMa$2,4540%
Kingman Park$2,400-4%
Capitol Hill$2,395+2%
Northeast Washington$2,312-5%
Stanton Park$2,3000%
Park View$2,300+15%
Southwest Washington$2,250-1%
Fair Oaks$2,165+1%
Eckington$2,137-22%
McNair$2,113+9%
Near Northeast$2,039-12%
Glover Park$2,006+10%
Hill East$2,000-24%
West Falls Church$1,975+10%
16th Street Heights - Crestwood - Brightwood Park$1,950+15%
Brightwood Park$1,950+15%
Holmead Manor$1,950-7%
Petworth$1,9300%
Cherry Hill$1,875+7%
Neabsco$1,813+1%
Rippon Landing$1,813+1%
Brentwood$1,800--
Fort Totten$1,773+5%
Brightwood$1,725--
Villages of Marlborough$1,700--
Trinidad$1,675+5%
Fort Totten - Riggs Park$1,672+12%
Pleasant Plains$1,599-29%
Fairlawn$1,523-8%
Anacostia$1,511+5%
Bloomingdale$1,500-43%
Southeast Washington$1,480-45%
Bellevue$1,320+15%
Fort Dupont$1,211+4%
Washington Highlands$1,199+26%
Marshall Heights$1,1310%
Neighborhood2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Foggy Bottom$4,500+131%
Logan Circle - Shaw$3,831-7%
Georgetown$3,750-1%
Ivy City$3,743-5%
Northwest Washington$3,716+1%
U-Street$3,700-6%
Stanton Park$3,5000%
West Village$3,500-22%
Columbia Heights$3,400+10%
NoMa$3,3520%
H Street-NoMa$3,3520%
Park View$3,250+10%
Northeast Washington$3,212-2%
Capitol Hill$3,175+2%
Southwest Washington$3,175-10%
Hill East$3,100+9%
Eckington$3,091--
Pleasant Plains$2,800-15%
Brightwood$2,800--
Near Northeast$2,790-1%
Fair Oaks$2,764+6%
Brentwood$2,695--
McNair$2,690+50%
16th Street Heights - Crestwood - Brightwood Park$2,625+5%
Brightwood Park$2,625+5%
Glover Park$2,619-10%
Petworth$2,565+5%
Logan Circle Historic District$2,500-18%
Carver - Langston$2,500-31%
Holmead Manor$2,500--
West Falls Church$2,340+10%
Villages of Marlborough$2,250+15%
Truxton Circle$2,200-56%
Kingman Park$2,199--
Bloomingdale$2,190+15%
Neabsco$2,188+5%
Rippon Landing$2,188+5%
Fort Totten$2,024+1%
Cherry Hill$1,910+9%
Trinidad$1,900-24%
Anacostia$1,850+13%
Fort Totten - Riggs Park$1,7880%
Marshall Heights$1,775+20%
Fairlawn$1,750-12%
Southeast Washington$1,617-5%
Fort Dupont$1,428+2%
Bellevue$1,383-1%
Washington Highlands$1,350+20%

Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

15%

15-30 Mins

43%

30-40 Mins

23%

40-60 Mins

13%

60+ Mins

6%

Area Amenities

Top Score

Grocery Stores

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The food shops around here are few and far between.

  1. Few grocery stores per resident
  2. 83% more grocery stores than average
  3. 40% more grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Southwest - Waterfront Washington serves up a dining scene that's only lukewarm.

  1. Few restaurants per resident
  2. 73% more restaurants than average
  3. 36% more restaurants than areas of a similar size

Coffee

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The coffee scene is lukewarm in Southwest - Waterfront Washington.

  1. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. 61% more coffee shops than average
  3. 47% more coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Childcare

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Southwest - Waterfront Washington is low on childcare options so get on the waiting list early.

  1. Few daycares per resident
  2. 60% more daycares than average
  3. 40% fewer daycares than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The retail inventory is low in Southwest - Waterfront Washington.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. 70% more shops than average
  3. 20% more shops than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You'll have to workout somewhere else to keep fit.

  1. Few gyms per resident
  2. 83% more gyms than average
  3. 53% more gyms than areas of a similar size

Theaters

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Hiding in the dressing room? Southwest - Waterfront Washington has a quiet theater scene.

  1. Few theaters per resident
  2. 91% more theaters than average
  3. 70% more theaters than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You gotta Van Gogh somewhere else for art.

  1. Few fine art centers per resident
  2. 83% more fine art centers than average
  3. 27% more fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Amusement Parks

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

In need of a lift: Southwest - Waterfront Washington is light on amusement parks.

  1. A high number of amusement parks per resident
  2. 89% more amusement parks than average
  3. 73% more amusement parks than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

We have a bone to pick with this Southwest - Waterfront Washington's access to medical care.

  1. Few medical facilities per resident
  2. 58% more medical facilities than average
  3. 7% fewer medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Disco is definitely dead around here.

  1. Few bars and clubs per resident
  2. An average number of bars and clubs
  3. A standard number of bars and clubs compared to areas of a similar size

Parks

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Room for improvement. More parks please.

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. An average number of parks
  3. A standard number of parks compared to areas of a similar size

Pet Services

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

We're not mutts about Southwest - Waterfront Washington.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. An average number of pet facilities
  3. A standard number of pet facilities compared to areas of a similar size

Hospitals

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You'll work yourself into a fever to find a hospital in this area.

  1. Few hospitals per resident
  2. An average number of hospitals
  3. A standard number of hospitals compared to areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Fasten your seat belt, it's a long way to get gas.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. An average number of gas stations
  3. A standard number of gas stations compared to areas of a similar size

Schools

Percentage: 5/55/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in Southwest - Waterfront Washington

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Find Townhouses in Nearby Cities

City1 Bed Price2 Beds Price
Washington, DC 1.6 miles$2,455$3,332
Alexandria, VA 5.2 miles$2,047$2,598
Arlington, VA 3.8 miles$2,512$3,490
Shaw, DC 2.5 miles------
Silver Spring, MD 8 miles$2,000$2,309
Fairfax, VA 15.8 miles$2,157$2,737
Woodbridge, VA 19.6 miles$1,826$2,189
Pentagon, DC 1.8 miles------
Waldorf, MD 17.9 miles$1,950$2,500
Bowie, MD 15.6 miles$1,370$1,767

Find Townhouses in Nearby Neighborhoods

Neighborhood1 Bed Price2 Beds Price
Capitol Hill 1.9 miles$2,395$3,175
Stanton Park 1.8 miles$2,300$3,500
Hill East 1.9 miles$2,000$3,100
Southwest Washington 1.7 miles$2,250$3,175
NoMa 1.9 miles$2,454$3,352
H Street-NoMa 1.9 miles$2,454$3,352