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Northwest, DC: Apartments and Area Information

Quick Facts About Northwest

  • Avg. Household Income: $45,000
  • Avg. Commute Time: 30.0 min
  • Metro Lines: Blue, Orange, Yellow, Red, Green
  • Population: 563,400
  • Sales Taxes: 6%
  • Zip Code: 20001-20099, 20201-20599

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Why Northwest Could be Your Next Hometown

Northwest, DC is approximately bordered by Constitution Avenue and Madison Drive to the south and North Capitol Street to the east. The area is also the site of major landmarks such as the White House, Washington Monument, Verizon Center, Washington Convention Center, Rock Creek Park, National Zoological Park, parts of the National Mall, and many federal government buildings such as the IMF, FBI, IRS, EPA and GSA. The area also has many hospitals and universities -- Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Georgetown University, Georgetown Hospital, Howard University, Howard University Hospital, and the Washington Hospital Center.

Major neighborhoods in Northwest, DC are Van Ness, Cleveland Park, Woodley Park, Adams Morgan, Chinatown/Mount Vernon Square, Foggy Bottom, Georgetown, and Dupont Circle.

Northwest DC has many 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom, and 3+ bedroom apartments available for rent. The neighborhoods of Van Ness, Cleveland Park, and Woodley Park offer a combination of urban and suburban living. Woodley Park is adjacent to the National Zoo, which attracts many tourists each year. Cleveland Park is also the site of the famous Uptown Theater. The theater is the biggest movie screen in the District and offers about 840 stadium seating with 300 balcony seating and a huge curved screen.

The Georgetown area of NW, DC attracts a lot of people with its shopping, entertainment and dining. The area has an old time charm with its bustling brick-lined streets, and historic buildings. The residential areas are made up of beautiful row houses and cobblestone streets.

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