Columbia Heights (Washington, DC) Change Neighborhood

Shopping at DC USA on 14th Street NW, Washington. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post.

Shopping at DC USA on 14th Street NW, Washington. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post.

Row homes at 13th Street and Park Road NW, Washington. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post.

Row homes at 13th Street and Park Road NW, Washington. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post.

The Wonderland Ballroom on Kenyon Street NW, Washington. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post.

The Wonderland Ballroom on Kenyon Street NW, Washington. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post.

Townhouses converted into condos on Harvard Street NW, Washington. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post.

Townhouses converted into condos on Harvard Street NW, Washington. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post.

Near the Columbia Heights Metro Station, Washington. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post.

Near the Columbia Heights Metro Station, Washington. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post.

Avg Home Sold Price
$525,752

Last six months

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Avg Monthly Rent
$1,149

Based on 1Bd, 1 Bath

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Demographics

Population
31,344
Population Change Since 2000
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Population Change Since 1990
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Population Density
47,771
Median Annual Household Income
$31,497
Change in Avg Income Since 2000
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Change in Avg Income Since 1990
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Households with Children
29.0%
Avg Residents per Home
3.0
Median Age
31
Married
23%
Single
58%
Divorced
8%

Real Estate

Owner-Occupied Homes
18%
Renter-Occupied Homes
66%
Vacant Homes
15%
Median Years in Residence
3.2
Annual Residential Turnover
15%
Median Age of Homes (Years)
54

Transportation

Average Commute Time
29.6 min
Distance to Nearest Airport (Mile)
4.6
Drive/Carpool
39%
Public Transit
46%
Walk/Bike/Other
12%
Work at Home
2%

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