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About Washington, DC (16th St SE / Massachusetts Ave SE)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

16th St SE / Massachusetts Ave SE median real estate price is $694,204, which is more expensive than 68.1% of the neighborhoods in the District Of Columbia and 93.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in 16th St SE / Massachusetts Ave SE is currently $1,810, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 43.1% of District Of Columbia neighborhoods.

16th St SE / Massachusetts Ave SE is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Washington, District Of Columbia.

16th St SE / Massachusetts Ave SE real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) townhomes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the 16th St SE / Massachusetts Ave SE neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 10.1% in 16th St SE / Massachusetts Ave SE. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 45.1% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

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 16th St SE / Massachusetts Ave SE neighborhood could be your paradise. With 71.0% 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 0.5% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.

In addition, being a walkable neighborhood can help increase property values for the simple reason that people enjoy it and value it. To put it plainly, despite our love affair with the automobile, American's enjoy taking to the streets, sidewalks, paths, and courtyards of a place to get a coffee, relax, and take in the sights and sounds. And, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive and first quantitative walkable score index, the 16th St SE / Massachusetts Ave SE neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.

Furthermore, do you watch 'This Old House' on Public Television? Do you love the idea of fixing up a Colonial or Victorian era home, complete with the charm of yesteryear? Do you like to stroll or drive streets lined with gracious older residences? If you found yourself nodding yes to any of these questions, you are going to be interested in this unique neighborhood. The 16th St SE / Massachusetts Ave SE neighborhood stands out on a national scale for the sheer concentration of historic residences it contains: 68.6% of the residential real estate here was built from 1939 or earlier, some much earlier. This is a greater concentration of historic homes than 97.5% of the neighborhoods in the United States.

Notable & Unique: People

Think about the people you know personally. How many of them would purchase box seats to opening night at the symphony? How many of them regularly attend gallery openings, or are the first to reserve tickets to opening night at the ballet? If they're like most of us, they don't do any of these things. But if you're among an exclusive crowd of wealthy and refined patrons of the arts, then you'll feel right at home in the 16th St SE / Massachusetts Ave SE neighborhood: a neighborhood in which more "urban sophisticates" live than 99.5% of neighborhoods across the U.S. Here, your neighbors are defined as having urbane tastes in literature, music, live theatre and the arts. They are wealthy, educated, travel in style, and live a big city lifestyle whether or not they live in or near a big city.

In addition, 16th St SE / Massachusetts Ave SE has the amazing distinction of housing more same sex couples living together than 98.6% of neighborhoods in the U.S. If you are seeking such a neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that this is one place that you should consider.

Also, if knowledge is power, then imagine the cumulative power of one neighborhood where many of the adults have earned an advanced degree, such as a Masters, law degree, medical degree, or even a Ph.D. This is certainly the case in the 16th St SE / Massachusetts Ave SE neighborhood, where 41.4% have earned an advanced degree. Compare that to the average neighborhood in America, where just 8.4% of adults have completed a post-graduate degree, and you can see why this neighborhood is a stand out. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher rate of adults with an advanced degree than 98.5% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The government often provides some of the more stable jobs in the economy. From local, to state, to federal government workers, the government can also be a major employer. What NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed, is that the 16th St SE / Massachusetts Ave SE neighborhood in particular stands out when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who are employed by the government. At 21.1% of its workforce, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than 99.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Furthermore, the 16th St SE / Massachusetts Ave SE neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 98.3% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 70.8% of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what this neighborhood is about.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the 16th St SE / Massachusetts Ave SE neighborhood, 42.9% of people ride the train to work each day. This is a very high percentage compared to most places. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this is a higher level of train ridership than in 98.3% of the neighborhoods in America.

Also, would you like to be able to ride your bike to work? If you are attracted to the idea of getting a little exercise of the two-wheeled type while reducing your carbon footprint, bicycling to work might be the answer. But which neighborhood you live in can make this either impossible, or alternatively, a great and realistic option. NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that the 16th St SE / Massachusetts Ave SE neighborhood is a fantastic option for bicycle commuters, as 5.1% of commuters here do ride their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount than we found in 97.6% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Significantly, 0.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Native American languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.6% of the neighborhoods in America.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the 16th St SE / Massachusetts Ave SE neighborhood in Washington are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 93.6% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 14.5% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 54.2% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the 16th St SE / Massachusetts Ave SE neighborhood, 70.8% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions, with 21.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (14.8%), and 12.2% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the 16th St SE / Massachusetts Ave SE neighborhood in Washington, DC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (13.5%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (12.8%), and residents who report Sub-Saharan African roots (9.3%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (9.2%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (7.2%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the 16th St SE / Massachusetts Ave SE neighborhood is English, spoken by 87.8% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (6.7%).

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 16th St SE / Massachusetts Ave SE neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (37.0% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (42.9%) take the train to get to work. In addition, quite a number also drive alone in a private automobile to get to work (39.5%) and 8.5% of residents also ride the bus for their daily commute. This neighborhood is distinguished by the high number of residents who take the train to work each day, which can be a very good way to get to work at a lower cost and with less pollution.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Washington 0.101011101001110
District Of Columbia 12.69
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District Of Columbia 46.76
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Washington 0.101011101001110
District Of Columbia 585

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

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