Southwest (Washington, DC) Change Neighborhood

The Marina at Southwest Waterfront, Washington. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/ For The Washington Post.

The Marina at Southwest Waterfront, Washington. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/ For The Washington Post.

Construction at Waterfront Station in Southwest Washington. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/ For The Washington Post.

Construction at Waterfront Station in Southwest Washington. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/ For The Washington Post.

New townhouses at 9th and G Streets SW, Washington. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/ For The Washington Post.

New townhouses at 9th and G Streets SW, Washington. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/ For The Washington Post.

Mid-rise apartment buildings at 7th and G Streets SW, Washington. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/ For The Washington Post.

Mid-rise apartment buildings at 7th and G Streets SW, Washington. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/ For The Washington Post.

Town homes along G Street SW near 5th Street, Washington. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/ For The Washington Post.

Town homes along G Street SW near 5th Street, Washington. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/ For The Washington Post.

Avg Home Sold Price
$355,336

Last six months

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Avg Monthly Rent
$1,102

Based on 1Bd, 1 Bath

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Demographics

Population
14,174
Population Change Since 2000
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Population Change Since 1990
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Population Density
8,700
Median Annual Household Income
$40,360
Change in Avg Income Since 2000
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Change in Avg Income Since 1990
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Households with Children
17.0%
Avg Residents per Home
2.0
Median Age
38
Married
18%
Single
52%
Divorced
14%

Real Estate

Owner-Occupied Homes
30%
Renter-Occupied Homes
59%
Vacant Homes
11%
Median Years in Residence
2.8
Annual Residential Turnover
16%
Median Age of Homes (Years)
38

Transportation

Average Commute Time
24.8 min
Distance to Nearest Airport (Mile)
1.1
Drive/Carpool
36%
Public Transit
45%
Walk/Bike/Other
17%
Work at Home
1%

Data Provided by Onboard Informatics. Neighborhood Site Index

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