About Washington, DC (Benning Rd NE / Anacostia Ave NE)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Benning Rd NE / Anacostia Ave NE median real estate price is $468,184, which is less expensive than 73.8% of District Of Columbia neighborhoods and 20.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Benning Rd NE / Anacostia Ave NE is currently $1,411, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 81.6% of District Of Columbia neighborhoods.

Benning Rd NE / Anacostia Ave NE is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Washington, District Of Columbia.

Benning Rd NE / Anacostia Ave NE 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 renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Benning Rd NE / Anacostia Ave NE neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

In Benning Rd NE / Anacostia Ave NE, the current vacancy rate is 4.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 80.1% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Benning Rd NE / Anacostia Ave NE is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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 Benning Rd NE / Anacostia Ave NE neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

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 Benning Rd NE / Anacostia Ave NE neighborhood in particular stands out when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who are employed by the government. At 22.2% of its workforce, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than 99.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

Single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the Benning Rd NE / Anacostia Ave NE neighborhood about it; they already know. 24.5% of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.0% 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.

In addition, one of the unique characteristics of the Benning Rd NE / Anacostia Ave NE neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of residents here is lower than that found in 95.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

Most American households own a car or other vehicle. Many own two cars or perhaps three. In the United States, it is useful to have an automobile not only for commuting, but also for shopping and getting to other services one needs. But NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that households in the Benning Rd NE / Anacostia Ave NE neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership. 38.5% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Benning Rd NE / Anacostia Ave NE neighborhood, 28.6% 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 97.1% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

The real estate in the Benning Rd NE / Anacostia Ave NE neighborhood really stands out in the way it looks for a unique reason: this neighborhood has a higher proportion of apartment complexes or high-rise apartments than nearly every neighborhood in the country. Most neighborhoods are a mixture of real estate and housing types, but here it is almost entirely dominated by big apartment buildings and complexes. In fact, 75.4% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 96.5% of American neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Benning Rd NE / Anacostia Ave NE neighborhood has more African and Haitian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 12.2% of this neighborhood's residents have African ancestry and 3.6% have Haitian ancestry.


The Neighbors

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 Benning Rd NE / Anacostia Ave NE 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 95.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 53.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 94.9% 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 Benning Rd NE / Anacostia Ave NE neighborhood, 36.0% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 28.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (27.8%), and 22.2% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Benning Rd NE / Anacostia Ave NE neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.0% of households.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the Benning Rd NE / Anacostia Ave NE neighborhood in Washington, DC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Sub-Saharan African (14.5%). There are also a number of people of African ancestry (12.2%), and residents who report Haitian roots (3.6%), and some of the residents are also of Dominican ancestry (2.0%).

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 Benning Rd NE / Anacostia Ave NE neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (42.9% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (53.3%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (28.6%) and 7.5% 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.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2021. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated May 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to DC* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Cesar Chavez Pcs For Public Policy Parkside Middle School
3701 Hayes St Ne
Washington, DC 20019
08-08
Cesar Chavez Pcs For Public Policy Parkside High School
3701 Hayes St Ne
Washington, DC 20019
09-12
Friendship Pcs Collegiate Academy School
4095 Minnesota Ave Ne
Washington, DC 20019
09-12
Thomas Elementary School
650 Anacostia Ave Ne
Washington, DC 20019
PK-05
H.d. Woodson High School
540 55th St Ne
Washington, DC 20019
09-12
Smothers Elementary School
4400 Brooks St Ne
Washington, DC 20019
PK-05
Eastern High School
1700 East Capitol St Ne
Washington, DC 20003
09-12
Dunbar High School
101 N St Nw
Washington, DC 20001
09-12
Plummer Elementary School
4601 Texas Ave Se
Washington, DC 20019
PK-05
Kelly Miller Middle School
301 49th St Ne
Washington, DC 20019
06-08
River Terrace Education Campus School
405 Anacostia Ave Ne
Washington, DC 20019
03-12
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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Better than of DC school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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