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    Common Clifton, Washington, DC 20009
    $1,315 - $1,900
    • Studio
    • 1 Bath
    Common Living Inc
    Last updated 4 Jun 2020
    (347) 273-8075
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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 Population684,498
  • Female 324,881
    Male 359,617
  • Median Age33.9

Average Rent in Washington, DC

  • Washington, DC Average Rental Price, February 2020 $2,234 /mo

Washington, DC Apartment Rent Ranges

  • $701-$1,0002%
  • $1,001-$1,50014%
  • $1,501-$2,00029%
  • > $2,00055%

Washington, DC Rent Trends

Average Rent Nov / 2016 Mar / 2017 Jul / 2017 Nov / 2017 Mar / 2018 Jul / 2018 Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Feb / 2020
Washington, DC $2,081 $2,045 $2,086 $2,110 $2,077 $2,137 $2,146 $2,141 $2,224 $2,235 $2,234
National $1,340 $1,337 $1,368 $1,371 $1,374 $1,408 $1,417 $1,422 $1,458 $1,466 $1,468
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Washington, DC Households

  • Total Number of Households281,322
  • Family 121,788
    Non-family 159,534
  • Children 58,763
    No Children 222,559
  • Average People Per Household2.29
  • Median Household Income$82,604
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,657

Washington, DC Education Statistics

  • No High School4%
  • Some High School25%
  • Some College14%
  • Associate Degree3%
  • Bachelor Degree25%
  • Graduate Degree30%

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