Washington, DC (Massachusetts Ave NW / New Jersey Ave NW)




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About Washington, DC (Massachusetts Ave NW / New Jersey Ave NW)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Massachusetts Ave NW / New Jersey Ave NW median real estate price is $650,443, which is more expensive than 65.3% of the neighborhoods in the District Of Columbia and 92.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Massachusetts Ave NW / New Jersey Ave NW is currently $2,008, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 67.3% of the neighborhoods in the District Of Columbia.

Massachusetts Ave NW / New Jersey Ave NW is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Washington, District Of Columbia.

Massachusetts Ave NW / New Jersey Ave NW 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 Massachusetts Ave NW / New Jersey Ave NW neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

In Massachusetts Ave NW / New Jersey Ave NW, the current vacancy rate is 3.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 87.9% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Massachusetts Ave NW / New Jersey Ave NW is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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

The real estate in the Massachusetts Ave NW / New Jersey Ave NW 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, 97.4% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 99.6% of American neighborhoods.

In addition, the Massachusetts Ave NW / New Jersey 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 95.9% 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.

Furthermore, homes built from 2000 through today make up a higher proportion of the Massachusetts Ave NW / New Jersey Ave NW neighborhood's real estate landscape than 98.1% of the neighborhoods in America. When you are driving around this neighborhood, you'll notice right away that it is one of the newest built of any, with the smell of fresh paint, and the look of young landscaping nearly everywhere you look. In fact, 67.4% of the residential real estate here is classified as newer.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

More people in Massachusetts Ave NW / New Jersey Ave NW choose to walk to work each day (35.7%) 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 you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 24.8% of the Massachusetts Ave NW / New Jersey Ave NW neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 97.0% of America's neighborhoods.

Finally, 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 Massachusetts Ave NW / New Jersey Ave NW neighborhood is a fantastic option for bicycle commuters, as 4.2% of commuters here do ride their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount than we found in 96.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

One of the most interesting things about the Massachusetts Ave NW / New Jersey Ave NW neighborhood is that it has a greater concentration of residents who live alone than most all neighborhoods in America. With 56.4% of the households here made up of people living alone, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this is a larger proportion of people living alone than in 98.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

In addition, 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 Massachusetts Ave NW / New Jersey Ave NW neighborhood, where 34.6% 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 96.8% 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 Massachusetts Ave NW / New Jersey Ave NW neighborhood in particular stands out when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who are employed by the government. At 18.8% of its workforce, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than 98.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Furthermore, the Massachusetts Ave NW / New Jersey Ave NW neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 98.6% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 72.1% 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: Diversity

Did you know that the Massachusetts Ave NW / New Jersey Ave NW neighborhood has more Lebanese and Armenian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Lebanese ancestry and 0.8% have Armenian ancestry.

Massachusetts Ave NW / New Jersey Ave NW is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.2% 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 97.5% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

We Americans love our cars. Not only are they a necessity for most Americans due to the shape of our neighborhoods and the distances between where we live, work, shop, and go to school, but we also fancy them. As a result, most households in America have one, two, or three cars. But NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis shows that the Massachusetts Ave NW / New Jersey Ave NW neighborhood has a highly unusual pattern of car ownership. 27.9% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.


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 Massachusetts Ave NW / New Jersey Ave NW neighborhood in Washington are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 82.6% of the neighborhoods in America. With 33.3% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 76.2% 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 Massachusetts Ave NW / New Jersey Ave NW neighborhood, 72.1% 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 18.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (14.3%), and 12.4% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Massachusetts Ave NW / New Jersey Ave NW neighborhood in Washington, DC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Sub-Saharan African (12.9%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (10.1%), and residents who report German roots (8.9%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (7.7%), along with some English ancestry residents (5.6%), among others. In addition, 11.1% 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 Massachusetts Ave NW / New Jersey Ave NW neighborhood is English, spoken by 86.7% of households. Other important languages spoken here include African languages and Spanish.

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 Massachusetts Ave NW / New Jersey Ave NW neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (45.8% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (35.7%) hop out the door and walk to work to get to work. In addition, quite a number also drive alone in a private automobile to get to work (25.2%) and 24.8% of residents also take the train 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. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 3 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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