Washington Real Estate Market Overview

Could Washington, DC be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about Washington. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near Washington such as... Arlington and Alexandria. When you’re ready, Trulia has 1,430 resale and new homes in Washington lined up for you, including 248 open houses, and 990 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$550,000

Median Sales Price

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$515

Price Per Sqft

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$3,382

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Washington show a 1% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a 6% rise in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Washington for Apr 28 to Jul 27 was $550,000 based on 1,499 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Washington was $515, an increase of 1% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Washington for Jun 28 to Jul 28 was $3,382.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in Washington can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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24,723

Counts of Theft

2,994

Counts of Robbery

2,085

Counts of Shooting


Best Schools in Washington

There are 227 schools in Washington.

Elementary Schools
10

Janney Elementary School

Public, PK - 5

10

Eaton Elementary School

Public, PK - 5

10

Stoddert Elementary School

Public, PK - 5

Middle Schools
10

Deal Middle School

Public, 6 - 8

10

Washington Latin Pcs - Middle School Campus

Public, 5 - 12

10

D.C. Preparatory Pcs - Edgewood Middle

Public, 4 - 8

High Schools
10

Mckinley Technology High School

Public, 9 - 12

10

Washington Latin Pcs - Middle School Campus

Public, 5 - 12

10

School Without Walls High School

Public, 9 - 12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in Washington by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

Single residents
54%
Single residents
Home owners
46%
Home owners
Median age
36
Median age
Household income
$65,609
Median household income
College educated
48%
College educated

Commute

Most people in Washington commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
46% commute by car
1% commute by bike
39% commute by public transportation
6% commute by foot

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