Potomac Yard, Alexandria, VA

Potomac Yard Neighborhood Guide Alexandria, VA

About

Potomac Yard is a bustling neighborhood located in Alexandria, Virginia. It's located along Route 1, providing easy access to both Washington D.C. and Old Town Alexandria. Potomac Yard is known for its outdoor shopping mall, Potomac Yard Center, which features a variety of stores and restaurants. In addition, the neighborhood is just a stone's throw away from the picturesque Potomac River.

What You Will Love About Potomac Yard, Alexandria, Virginia

  • Potomac Yard is great for shopping enthusiasts with the Potomac Yard Center being a major attraction.
  • Being located along Route 1 means easy access to the surrounding areas.
  • The neighborhood's proximity to the Potomac River provides ample opportunities for outdoor activities.

What’s Nearby

Potomac Yard is a short drive from downtown Alexandria, known for its historic charm and waterfront views. It's also close to the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, providing convenience for frequent travelers. Additionally, the nearby Four Mile Run Park offers a variety of recreational activities.

The Rental Market

The rental market in Potomac Yard has shown a range of prices over the last 12 months. On average, a one-bedroom apartment will cost you around $2,167. The lowest average price over the last 12 months was $1,945, while the maximum average price reached $2,440.

Rental Price Stability

With a standard deviation of $149.94, Potomac Yard's rental rates exhibit a moderate level of stability. Prices do fluctuate to some extent but remain within a relatively consistent range.

Lifestyle

Potomac Yard offers a metropolitan lifestyle with abundant shopping and dining options. Its strategic location allows residents to enjoy the benefits of being close to a bustling city while also providing opportunities for outdoor recreation. With a blend of urban conveniences and natural beauty, it caters to a diverse range of lifestyle preferences.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 184 restaurants, 24 grocery stores, and 40 parks within a mile of the Potomac Yard neighborhood.

  • GROCERY
    Giant Food

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.4 miles

    621 E Glebe Rd

  • SHOPPING
    Target

    Retail, Big Box Store

    0.5 miles

    3101 Richmond Hwy

  • GROCERY
    Sunrise Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.6 miles

    3314 Richmond Hwy

  • SHOPPING
    Potomac Yard Center

    Retail, Shopping Plaza

    0.7 miles

    3671 Richmond Hwy

  • GROCERY
    Slaters Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Beer Store, Grocery Store / Supermarket, Wine Store

    0.7 miles

    1552 Potomac Greens Dr

  • GROCERY
    Aldi

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.9 miles

    425 E Monroe Ave

Potomac Yard Apartments and Rentals

112 Rental properties in Potomac Yard, Alexandria, VA.

  • Avalon Potomac Yard property

    $2,100+

    Avalon Potomac Yard

    Studio–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    540–1432 Sqft

    10+ Units Available

  • Reserve at Potomac Yard property

    $1,969+

    Reserve at Potomac Yard

    1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    633–1235 Sqft

    2 Units Available

  • Eaton Square at Arlington Ridge property

    $1,558+

    Eaton Square at Arlington Ridge

    1–2 Beds • 1 Bath

    595–865 Sqft

    7 Units Available

  • The Aspen property

    $1,734+

    The Aspen

    Studio–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    650–984 Sqft

    3 Units Available

  • The Dalton property

    $2,050+

    The Dalton

    Studio–3 Beds • 1–3 Baths

    445–1583 Sqft

    2 Units Available

  • Presidential Greens property

    $1,496+

    Presidential Greens

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    575–1172 Sqft

    5 Units Available

Cost of Living

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CategoryCompare to State Avg.Compare to National Avg.
housing
60.5%
83.9%
utilities
4.1%
0.9%
food
9.7%
12.1%
transportation
12.9%
9.4%
healthcare
12.1%
10.5%

Potomac Yard Demographics

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Potomac Yard Transportation

walk bike and transit

Very Walkable

76/100
Walk Score®
The Walk Score© measures walkability on a scale of 0-100 based on walking routes to destinations such as dining and drinking, groceries, and shopping.

Biker’s Paradise

92/100
Bike Score®

Good Transit

50/100
3 bus stops, 2 train stops

Potomac Yard Metro Station

Train Stop

Potomac Ave

Four Mile Metrobus Division

Bus Stop

3501 S Glebe Rd

WMATA - Four Mile Run Bus Maintenance Facility

Bus Stop

3501 S Glebe Rd

Source: foursquare.com

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0%
Old TownNeighborhood in Alexandria, Virginia$1,900--
Potomac WestNeighborhood in Alexandria, Virginia$2,798
4%
Southeast WashingtonNeighborhood in Washington, District-of-columbia$1,930
10%
South ArlingtonNeighborhood in Arlington, Virginia$1,930
1%
Southwest WashingtonNeighborhood in Washington, District-of-columbia$1,939
1%
Congress HeightsNeighborhood in Washington, District-of-columbia$960
0%
Crystal City ShopsNeighborhood in Arlington, Virginia$1,900
1%
Del RayNeighborhood in Alexandria, Virginia$2,897
4%
AnacostiaNeighborhood in Washington, District-of-columbia$1,250--
Old Town NorthNeighborhood in Alexandria, Virginia$1,500
16%
Alexandria WestNeighborhood in Alexandria, Virginia$1,911
15%
Braddock Road MetroNeighborhood in Alexandria, Virginia$2,365
58%
FairlingtonNeighborhood in Arlington, Virginia$2,135
1%
ArlandriaNeighborhood in Alexandria, Virginia$1,374
4%
Southwest - WaterfrontNeighborhood in Washington, District-of-columbia$1,939
1%
Navy YardNeighborhood in Washington, District-of-columbia$2,150
5%
Foggy Bottom - GWU - West EndNeighborhood in Washington, District-of-columbia$2,422
1%
Washington HighlandsNeighborhood in Washington, District-of-columbia----
Foggy BottomNeighborhood in Washington, District-of-columbia$2,409
5%
FairlawnNeighborhood in Washington, District-of-columbia$1,250--
Pentagon CityNeighborhood in Arlington, Virginia$2,651
12%
Randle HeightsNeighborhood in Washington, District-of-columbia----
Landmark - Van DornNeighborhood in Alexandria, Virginia$1,508
2%
ShirlingtonNeighborhood in Arlington, Virginia$1,969
1%
Downtown-Penn Quarter-ChinatownNeighborhood in Washington, District-of-columbia$1,797
11%
Seminary HillNeighborhood in Alexandria, Virginia$2,399
60%
Baileys CrossroadsNeighborhood in Washington, District-of-columbia$1,750
8%
Colonial VillageNeighborhood in Arlington, Virginia$1,795--
Historic AnacostiaNeighborhood in Washington, District-of-columbia$1,023--
Hill EastNeighborhood in Washington, District-of-columbia----
Clarendon - CourthouseNeighborhood in Arlington, Virginia$2,555
9%
Buena VistaNeighborhood in Washington, District-of-columbia----