About Washington, DC (E Capitol St NE / 55th St NE)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

E Capitol St NE / 55th St NE median real estate price is $368,496, which is less expensive than 86.3% of District Of Columbia neighborhoods and 31.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in E Capitol St NE / 55th St NE is currently $1,191, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 94.9% of District Of Columbia neighborhoods.

E Capitol St NE / 55th St NE is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Washington, District Of Columbia.

E Capitol St NE / 55th St NE real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four 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 E Capitol St NE / 55th St NE neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

E Capitol St NE / 55th St NE has a 15.1% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 75.1% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

If you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the E Capitol St NE / 55th St NE neighborhood. The ambiance, the charm, of row houses is something special. And in sheer abundance of row houses, this neighborhood truly stands out. The real estate here has a higher proportion of row houses and attached homes than nearly any neighborhood in America. In fact, 50.7% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.

Notable & Unique: People

Whether by choice, divorce, or unplanned pregnancy, single moms may have the toughest job in the book. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that the E Capitol St NE / 55th St NE neighborhood has more single mother households than 98.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Often high concentrations of single mother homes can be a strong indicator of family and social issues such as poverty, high rates of school dropouts, crime, and other societal problems.

In addition, e Capitol St NE / 55th St NE is ranked among the top 9.5% of neighborhoods for first-time home buyers to consider in the state of District Of Columbia according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Homes here are priced below median housing values in the state, yet maintain moderate appreciation rates compared to other communities. Buying into the E Capitol St NE / 55th St NE neighborhood is not only an accessible option but an investment opportunity for many first-time home buyers.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the E Capitol St NE / 55th St NE neighborhood, 18.9% 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 95.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the E Capitol St NE / 55th St NE neighborhood has more Sub-Saharan African and Haitian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 25.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Sub-Saharan African ancestry and 7.9% have Haitian ancestry.


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 E Capitol St NE / 55th St 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 88.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 50.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 93.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the E Capitol St NE / 55th St NE neighborhood, 33.8% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 26.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (23.9%), and 15.5% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the E Capitol St NE / 55th St NE neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.8% of households.

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 E Capitol St NE / 55th St NE neighborhood in Washington, DC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Sub-Saharan African (25.4%). There are also a number of people of Jamaican ancestry (8.5%), and residents who report Haitian roots (7.9%).

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in E Capitol St NE / 55th St NE neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (33.9% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (62.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (18.9%) and 12.1% 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

Average Home Values

 

Median Home Value:
Locked

Median Real Estate Taxes:
Locked ( effective rate)

Neighborhood Home Prices

blankimg

Rental Market

 

Average Market Rent:
/ per month

GROSS RENTAL YIELD:
Locked

MEDIAN MONTHLY RENT BY NUMBER OF BEDROOMS

blankimg
blankimg

Setting

 
blankimg

Neighborhood Look and Feel

blankimg

Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Washington, DC (E Capitol St NE / 55th St NE) HOMES

blankimg

TYPE OF Washington, DC (E Capitol St NE / 55th St NE) HOMES

blankimg

SIZE OF Washington, DC (E Capitol St NE / 55th St NE) HOMES

blankimg

SIZE OF Washington, DC (E Capitol St NE / 55th St NE) HOMES

blankimg

homeownership

 
blankimg

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

Lifestyle

 
blankimg

Special character

 
blankimg

Age / Marital Status

 

Gender Ratio

blankimg

Military & College Status

 
blankimg

Employment Industries in E Capitol St NE / 55th St NE

 
blankimg

Commute to work

 

Means Of Transport blankimg

Vehicles Per Household

blankimg

Migration & Mobility

 

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 

Diversity Index

(100 is the most diverse)


More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

blankimg

Occupations

 

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (top 20)

blankimg

Languages Spoken (top 20)

blankimg

Unemployment Rate

 
blankimg

Average Income

 

Per Capita Income

blankimg

Median Household Income

blankimg

Education

 

Percent with College Degree

blankimg

Percent with Advanced Degree

blankimg

Income & Education

 
blankimg

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

 

total Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Neighborhood Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total
Number of Crimes
Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Violent Crime Index By Type

Murder
Index
Rape
Index
Robbery
Index
Assault
Index

100 is safest

100 is safest

100 is safest

100 is safest

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
LOCKED
LOCKED
10.49
National Median: 4
    E Capitol St NE / 55th St NE
    Washington
    District Of Columbia

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in

in E Capitol St NE / 55th St NE

1 in

in Washington

1 in 95

in District Of Columbia

Washington VIOLENT CRIMES

Population:
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total
Rate per 1,000

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population:
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total
Rate per 1,000

Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
Burglary
Index
Theft
Index
Motor Vehicle
Theft

100 is safest

100 is safest

100 is safest

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
LOCKED
LOCKED
43.67
National Median: 21
    E Capitol St NE / 55th St NE
    Washington
    District Of Columbia

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in

in E Capitol St NE / 55th St NE

1 in

in Washington

1 in 23

in District Of Columbia

Washington Property CRIMES

Population:
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total
Rate per 1,000

United States Property CRIMES

Population:
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total
Rate per 1,000

Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
LOCKED
LOCKED
559
National Median: 28.3
    E Capitol St NE / 55th St NE
    Washington
    District Of Columbia

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

(100 is best)

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*
Elsie Whitlow Stokes Community Freedom Pcs East School
5600 E Capitol St Ne
Washington, DC 20019
PK-01
Maya Angelou Pcs High School
5600 E Capitol St Ne
Washington, DC 20019
09-12
H.d. Woodson High School
540 55th St Ne
Washington, DC 20019
09-12
Drew Elementary School
5600 Eads St Ne
Washington, DC 20019
PK-05
Burrville Elementary School
801 Division Ave Ne
Washington, DC 20019
PK-05
Kelly Miller Middle School
301 49th St Ne
Washington, DC 20019
06-08
Dc Scholars Pcs School
5601 East Capitol Street Se
Washington, DC 20019
PK-08
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA PUBLIC SCHOOLS


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to District Of Columbia

(10 is best)

Better than of DC school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

GET FULL REPORTS FOR ANY SCHOOL IN THIS DISTRICT

SEE ALL SCHOOLS

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures
Support Expenditures
Student
Staff
General Administration
School Administration
Operation
Transportation
Other
Total Support
Non-instructional Expenditures
Total Expenditures

comparable neighborhoods nearby