21,853 Apartments for Rent near Washington, DC

  1. 1 Hr. Ago
    Good Value

    Agora

    800 New Jersey Ave SE, Washington, DC 20003
    $1,945 - $5,470 | Studio - 3 Beds
    | Call Now (833) 287-6893
  2. 2 Hrs. Ago
    Price Drop. $4113 Off

    1331

    1331 Maryland Ave SW, Washington, DC 20024
    $2,727 - $12,360 | Studio - 3 Beds
    | Call Now (844) 550-2723
  3. 1 Hr. Ago
    Rent Special

    Blackbird

    1401 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Washington, DC 20003
    $1,740 - $4,030 | Studio - 3 Beds
    | Call Now (443) 681-1245
  4. 1 Day Ago
    Price Drop. $611 Off

    AVA NoMa

    55 M St NE, Washington, DC 20002
    $1,891 - $4,130 | Studio - 3 Beds
    | Call Now (844) 732-4301
  5. 1 Hr. Ago
    Price Drop. $1372 Off

    Aubrey

    1788 N Pierce St, Arlington, VA 22209
    $2,250 - $7,850 | 1 - 3 Beds
    | Call Now (540) 356-3631
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Living & Renting in Washington

Washington at a Glance
Average Rent
$2153
School Rating:
8/10
Transit Score
70
Bike Score
79

Washington, DC Apartments for Rent

As the capital of the United States, Washington DC is packed with landmarks, museums, and government buildings. Of course, Washington DC’s biggest employer is the federal government while other common fields are law, economics, and political science. However, with a thriving nightlife and several universities, history and politics certainly aren’t the only thing that makes this cosmopolitan city so special. Although Washington DC consistently ranks as one of the most expensive places to live in the country and has a high cost of living, some areas have some more affordable options. Neighborhoods in northeast Washington like Brookland, Edgewood, and Parkview have some budget-friendly gems while Adams Morgan has surprisingly lower rates despite its proximity to downtown. You’ll also be able to save money on gas since the city is very bike-friendly and has a bus and rail service.

Why Washington?

  • Washington is home to several colleges and universities including Howard University, Georgetown University, and George Washington University
  • Washington has a robust dining scene, with award-winning restaurants serving up cuisine from across the globe
  • Washington is packed with landmarks and museums including the Smithsonian
  • The city has over 70 miles of bike lanes and trails, making it every bicycle-friendly

Getting Around in Washington

    With a Transit Score of 70, Washington has excellent transit. You will have access to transit is convenient for most trips.
    Washington is very walkable with a 87 WalkScore, most errands can be accomplished on foot.
    Washington is very bikeable with a 79 BikeScore, biking is convenient for most trips.

Education in Washington

    Washington has 3 colleges nearby, including The Catholic University of America, Howard University and American University.

Renting in Washington

Average size and rates

  • Studio 516 Sq Ft $1,670 / mo
  • 1 Bed 685 Sq Ft $2,153 / mo
  • 2 Beds 1,026 Sq Ft $2,788 / mo
  • 3 Beds 940 Sq Ft $2,026 / mo
  • 4 Beds 1,371 Sq Ft $2,400 / mo
  • 5 Beds 1,533 Sq Ft $3,806 / mo

Nearby Cities Average Rents

for a 1 bedroom apartment

  • Washington $2426 / mo
  • Mount Rainier $1559 / mo
  • Takoma Park $1346 / mo
  • Fairmount Heights $1211 / mo
  • Silver Spring $1830 / mo
  • Arlington $2324 / mo
  • Hyattsville $1648 / mo

Frequently asked questions about renting in Washington, DC

How transit friendly is Washington, DC?

Washington, DC has a transit score of 70.

What middle schools are near Washington, DC?

The top middle schools in Washington, DC are

  • Deal Middle School
  • Hardy Middle School

What high schools are near Washington, DC?

The top high schools in Washington, DC are

  • School Without Walls High School
  • Benjamin Banneker High School
  • McKinley Technology High School
  • Wilson High School
  • Duke Ellington School of the Arts

What colleges and universities are near Washington, DC?

The top colleges and universities in Washington, DC are

  • The Catholic University of America
  • Howard University
  • American University
  • Georgetown University
  • Gallaudet University

What are the average rent costs in Washington, DC?

The average rent in Washington, DC is $2153.

What are the average rent costs of a studio apartment in Washington, DC?

The average rent for a studio apartment in Washington, DC is $1670.

What are the average rent costs of a one bedroom apartment in Washington, DC?

The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Washington, DC is $2153.

What are the average rent costs of a two bedroom apartment in Washington, DC?

The average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment in Washington, DC is $2788.

What are the average rent costs of a three bedroom apartment in Washington, DC?

The average rent for a 3 bedroom apartment in Washington, DC is $2026.

What are the average rent costs of a four bedroom apartment in Washington, DC?

The average rent for a 4 bedroom apartment in Washington, DC is $2400.

21,853 Apartments for Rent near Washington, DC

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