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Cheap Apartments for Rent in Washington, DC - 178 Rentals available

Apartments Under $1,000

  • Apartment
    21 35Th St NE, 3505-3533 Ames St NE, Washington, DC 20019
    $900
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    (844) 419-4450
  • Apartment
    2632 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20020
    $919 - $1,325
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    (202) 552-2570
  • Apartment
    116 Irvington St. Suite B SW, Washington, DC 20032
    $936 - $1,288
    • Studio-3 Beds
    • 1-1.5 Baths
    Available Today!
    (844) 245-7461
  • Apartment
    3800 South Capitol St, Washington, DC 20032
    $950 - $1,250
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Available Today!
    (202) 660-1336
  • Apartment
    2504-2520 10Th Street, NE, Washington, DC 20018
    $987 - $1,044
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    (844) 441-0889

Apartments Under $1,100

  • Apartment
    1507 Benning Road, NE, Washington, DC 20002
    $1,000 - $1,460
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-1.5 Baths
    Available Today!
    (833) 222-8513
  • Apartment
    3743 Jay St NE, Suite 324, Washington, DC 20019
    $1,050 - $1,266
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Available Today!
    (844) 379-0114
  • Apartment
    2501 N St. SE, Washington, DC 20019
    See current rent specials
    $1,072 - $1,734
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Available Today!
    (202) 506-6052
  • Apartment
    2834 Q Street, SE, Washington, DC 20020
    $1,076 - $1,206
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    (202) 584-5364

Apartments Under $1,200

Apartments Under $1,300

  • Apartment
    324 Anacostia Road, SE, Washington, DC 20019
    $1,200 - $1,330
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    (833) 358-4248
  • Apartment
    2515 R St SE, Washington, DC 20020
    $1,215
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    (833) 815-6604

Apartments Under $1,400

  • Apartment
    3040 Idaho Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20016
    $1,331 - $1,437
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    (844) 517-9356
  • Apartment
    116 T St NE, Washington, DC 20002
    $1,357
    • Studio-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    (202) 526-0060

Apartments Under $1,500

  • Apartment
    21 Atlantic Street, SW, Washington, DC 20032
    $1,444
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    (202) 594-3034
  • Apartment
    1401 Tuckerman Street NW, Washington, DC 20011
    $1,475
    • Studio-1 Bed
    • 1 Bath
    (844) 692-6286
  • Apartment
    3055 16Th St NW, Washington, DC 20009
    $1,480 - $1,497
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    (844) 379-3013
  • Apartment
    3132 16Th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20010
    $1,494 - $2,110
    • Studio-1 Bed
    • 1 Bath
    (844) 379-1751
  • Apartment
    3435 Holmead Pl. NW,, Washington, DC 20010
    $1,495 - $1,500
    • Studio-1 Bed
    • 1 Bath
    (844) 379-6866
  • Apartment
    4520 Macarthur Blvd. NW, Washington, DC 20007
    $1,495 - $1,535
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 2 Baths
    FitzGerald Properties
    (703) 821-1750
  • Apartment
    2359-2401 Ontario Road, NW, Washington, DC 20009
    See current rent specials
    $1,499 - $1,899
    • Studio-1 Bed
    • 1 Bath
    (844) 432-1894
  • Apartment
    1421 Massachusetts Ave, Washington, DC 20005
    See current rent specials
    $1,499 - $1,970
    • Studio-1 Bed
    • 1 Baths
    (833) 847-7775
  • Apartment
    1460 Irving St NW, Washington, DC 20010
    $1,500
    • Studio-1 Bed
    • 1 Bath
    (844) 433-8111
  • Apartment
    2200 19Th St NW, Washington, DC 20009
    $1,500 - $3,102
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    (800) 490-6917

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Renting a Cheap Apartment in Washington

Our nation’s capital is an amazing place to work and live. Washington D.C. has a varied offering of neighborhoods, restaurants and art and culture opportunities, not to mention the excitement of being in the heart of America’s political process. The local economy is obviously driven by the federal government. Tourism is another major income generator for the area. Though a very urban city, D.C. residents enjoy getting out for recreation in the many city urban parks. Visiting the historic landmarks, memorials and museums here is a must for any newcomer.

Washington, DC Demographics

  • Total Population672,391
  • Female 319,046
    Male 353,345
  • Median Age33.9

Average Rent in Washington, DC

  • Washington, DC Average Rental Price, April 2019$2,139/mo

Washington, DC Apartment Rent Ranges

  • $701-$1,0003%
  • $1,001-$1,50017%
  • $1,501-$2,00030%
  • > $2,00050%

Washington, DC Rent Trends

Average Rent Jan / 2016 May / 2016 Sept / 2016 Jan / 2017 May / 2017 Sept / 2017 Jan / 2018 May / 2018 Apr / 2019
Washington, DC $2,015 $2,053 $2,072 $2,035 $2,068 $2,091 $2,070 $2,072 $2,139
National $1,290 $1,319 $1,334 $1,329 $1,354 $1,366 $1,366 $1,381 $1,396
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Washington, DC Households

  • Total Number of Households277,985
  • Family 121,411
    Non-family 156,574
  • Children 59,794
    No Children 218,191
  • Average People Per Household2.28
  • Median Household Income$77,649
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,599

Washington, DC Education Statistics

  • No High School4%
  • Some High School26%
  • Some College14%
  • Associate Degree3%
  • Bachelor Degree24%
  • Graduate Degree29%

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