Washington, DC (George Washington U / Pennsylvania Ave NW)




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About Washington, DC (George Washington U / Pennsylvania Ave NW)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

George Washington U / Pennsylvania Ave NW median real estate price is $269,059, which is less expensive than 89.6% of District Of Columbia neighborhoods and 89.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in George Washington U / Pennsylvania Ave NW is currently $1,955, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 64.5% of the neighborhoods in the District Of Columbia.

George Washington U / Pennsylvania Ave NW is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Washington, District Of Columbia.

George Washington U / Pennsylvania Ave NW real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the George Washington U / Pennsylvania Ave NW neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

George Washington U / Pennsylvania Ave NW has a 15.9% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 76.7% 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

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 George Washington U / Pennsylvania Ave NW neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the George Washington U / Pennsylvania Ave NW neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the George Washington U / Pennsylvania Ave NW community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

In addition, neighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the George Washington U / Pennsylvania Ave NW neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled in college than 99.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With 80.9% of the population here attending college, this is very much a college-focused neighborhood.

Also, one of the really interesting characteristics about the George Washington U / Pennsylvania Ave NW neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for college students. Due to its popularity among college students who already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age children can rest easy knowing that this neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 3.9% of college-friendly places to live in the state of District Of Columbia. In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for young, single professionals.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or three. But households in the George Washington U / Pennsylvania Ave NW neighborhood buck this trend. 78.3% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

More people in George Washington U / Pennsylvania Ave NW choose to walk to work each day (54.8%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood could be a good choice.

Also, if your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no further than this unique neighborhood. With 5.2% of residents in the George Washington U / Pennsylvania Ave NW neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than 97.6% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.

Finally, if you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 26.6% of the George Washington U / Pennsylvania Ave NW neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 97.2% of America's neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

The George Washington U / Pennsylvania Ave NW neighborhood is very unique in that it has one of the highest proportions of one, two, or no bedroom real estate of any neighborhood in America. Most neighborhoods have a mixture of home or apartment sizes from small to large, but here the concentration of studios and other small living spaces is at near-record heights. With 97.7% of the real estate here of this small size, this most assuredly is a notable feature that makes this neighborhood unique, along with just a handful of other neighborhoods in the U.S. that share this characteristic.

In addition, one of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the George Washington U / Pennsylvania Ave NW neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 97.5% of the residential real estate here is classified as such. This puts this neighborhood on the map as having a higher proportion of large apartment buildings than 99.7% of all neighborhoods in America.

Furthermore, 97.4% of the real estate in the George Washington U / Pennsylvania Ave NW neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.

Also of note, if you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the the George Washington U / Pennsylvania Ave NW neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 96.3% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 25,086 people per square mile living here.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the George Washington U / Pennsylvania Ave NW neighborhood. In the George Washington U / Pennsylvania Ave NW neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 99.1% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the George Washington U / Pennsylvania Ave NW neighborhood has more Russian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Russian ancestry.

George Washington U / Pennsylvania Ave NW is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Hebrew at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.6% 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 George Washington U / Pennsylvania Ave NW 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 87.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% of America'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 George Washington U / Pennsylvania Ave NW neighborhood, 46.5% 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 32.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (19.1%), and 8.4% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

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 George Washington U / Pennsylvania Ave NW neighborhood in Washington, DC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (11.2%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (7.8%), and residents who report Irish roots (7.8%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (6.1%), along with some English ancestry residents (5.9%), among others. In addition, 13.3% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the George Washington U / Pennsylvania Ave NW neighborhood is English, spoken by 80.4% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.

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 George Washington U / Pennsylvania Ave NW neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (43.5% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (54.8%) hop out the door and walk to work to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (26.6%) and 5.8% of residents also ride the bus for their daily commute. This is a special neighborhood for the number of people who walk to work. Combining exercise, low cost, and reduced pollution, plus the chance to see your neighbors, walking to work is fairly uncommon in America but likely to increase as people try to reduce their dependence on automobiles, and this neighborhood offers that opportunity today.

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 585

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 4 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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