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 1,237 resale and new homes in Washington lined up for you, including open houses, and homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more


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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Washington show a 14% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a -4% drop in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Washington for May 24 to Aug 23 was $625,000 based on 1,467 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Washington was $539, an increase of 4% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Washington for Jul 24 to Aug 24 was $3,250.


Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in and around 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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Best Schools in Washington

There are 96 schools in Washington.

Elementary Schools

Janney Elementary School

Public, PK-5


Eaton Elementary School

Public, PK-5


Lafayette Elementary School

Public, PK-5

Middle Schools

Deal Middle School

Public, 6-8


District Of Columbia International School

Charter, 7-8


Oyster-Adams Bilingual School

Public, PK-8

High Schools

School Without Walls High School

Public, 9-12 & ungraded


Benjamin Banneker High School

Public, 9-12


Washington Latin PCS - Upper School

Charter, 9-12


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.

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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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