Real Estate Prices and Overview
Deanwood median real estate prices are $262,084, which is less expensive than 81.7% of District of Columbia neighborhoods
and 27.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in Deanwood are currently
$651, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 95.5% of District of Columbia neighborhoods.
Deanwood is an urban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Washington, District of Columbia.
Deanwood real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and townhomes.
Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of
the residences in the Deanwood neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in
Deanwood. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 21.1%.
This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 86.4% of
all U.S. neighborhoods. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods
dominated by seasonal homes (such as vacation areas), and occasionally
it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college
students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session.
But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that
can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you
may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.
Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice
is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one
might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether
shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Washington,
the Deanwood neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: People
Single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the
Deanwood neighborhood about it; they already know. 22.7%
of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a
higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.4%
of American neighborhoods. Further NeighborhoodScout research showed strong
statistical correlations among high rates of children living in single
parent households, and neighborhood crime, particularly violent crime,
neighborhood poverty, and, importantly, the percentage of low weight births
and rates of infant mortality.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
If you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you.
NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 21.5% of the
Deanwood neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each
day, which is more than we found in 96.7% of America's
Also, our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work
(16.9% ride the bus) than 95.6% of all American
neighborhoods. If you like the idea of leaving your car and home and
hopping the bus to work, this might be a good neighborhood for you to
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Significantly, 1.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak African languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 95.8% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, many people dream of living along a street lined with row houses or other attached homes. Such places do often have an abundance of charm. If you are one of these people, the Deanwood neighborhood could be your paradise. With 27.9% of the homes and real estate here classified as rowhouses or other attached homes, this neighborhood brims with opportunity to find the right place for you. Only 3.7% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.
The Neighbors: Income
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low
income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a
neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children,
who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities,
the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty,
which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals
both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the Deanwood neighborhood in Washington are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America.
NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower
than 86.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.
With 43.9% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 86.9%
of U.S. neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Occupations
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you
are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have
shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations
shape the culture of a place.
In the Deanwood neighborhood, 26.2%
of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is
clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 24.7% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants
(24.6%), and 24.5% in executive, management, and professional occupations.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves,
Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily
from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods
home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more
unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households
– and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live
in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents
or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the Deanwood neighborhood in Washington, DC, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Sub-Saharan African
(3.2%). There are also a number of people of African ancestry (2.2%) , and residents who report English roots (1.8%) .
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Deanwood
neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.2% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (3.5%).
Getting to Work
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your
place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in
just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a
long and arduous commute.
The greatest number of commuters in Deanwood neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (38.5% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (49.0%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work.
In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (21.5%) and 16.9% of residents also ride the bus for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.