Downtown Real Estate Market Overview

Could Downtown, 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 Downtown. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular neighborhoods near Dow...ntown such as Mount Vernon Square and Cardozo / Shaw. When you’re ready, Trulia has 29 resale and new homes in Downtown lined up for you, including open houses, and homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$527,500

Median Sales Price

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$615

Price Per Sqft

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$2,099

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Downtown show a 5% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a 0% rise in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Downtown for May 24 to Aug 23 was $527,500 based on 34 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Downtown was $615, an increase of 0% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Downtown for Jul 24 to Aug 24 was $2,099.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Downtown has average crime relative to the rest of District of Columbia County.

Knowing more about crime activity in and around Downtown 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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977

Counts of Theft

55

Counts of Robbery

41

Counts of Assault


Best Schools in Downtown

There are 8 schools in Downtown.

Elementary Schools
7

BASIS DC

Charter, 5-12

7

Thomson Elementary School

Public, PK-5

4

Walker-Jones Education Campus

Public, PK-8

Middle Schools
7

BASIS DC

Charter, 5-12

4

Walker-Jones Education Campus

Public, PK-8

N/A

Shaw Middle School @ Garnet-Patterson

Public, 6-8

High Schools
7

BASIS DC

Charter, 5-12

2

Cardozo Education Campus

Public, 9-12 & ungraded

1

Dunbar High School

Public, 9-12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in Downtown 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
83%
Single residents
Home owners
34%
Home owners
Median age
32
Median age
Household income
$91,250
Median household income
College educated
76%
College educated

Commute

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

Commute Type
17% commute by car
1% commute by bike
24% commute by public transportation
41% commute by foot

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