These Are The 10 Richest Neighborhoods In Washington


We used science and data to determine which Washington neighborhoods have the richest people.

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Richest Neighborhoods In Washington

Welcome to the land of the 1%. Where you’ll find lawyers, and doctors, and business executives. And while they probably aren’t made of ticky tacky, they are definitely made of money.

These are the wealthiest neighborhoods that Washington has to offer. Where houses go for over 4.53x the national median and household incomes are 3.57x the national median.

But where exactly in Washington do the richest of the rich people live? That would be Barnaby Woods where the median income is a cool $130,959. Here’s a look at the top 10 richest neighborhoods in Washington out of 34:

  1. Barnaby Woods
  2. Au-Tenleytown
  3. The Palisades
  4. Berkley
  5. Friendship Heights
  6. Georgetown
  7. Chevy Chase
  8. Takoma Park
  9. Foxhall Village
  10. Woodley Park

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $1,453,422. And that my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank acount for a long, long time — if we ever get that lucky.

Continue on to find wher your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Washington.
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    How We Determined The Most Well To Do Neighborhoods In Washington

    Every city has it’s best neighborhoods — where everyone wants to live — and the worst neighborhoods — where no one wants to live.

    And then you have the wealthiest neighborhoods, where no one can afford to live.

    And by no one, we really mean you because there’s always someone richer than you.

    How do you quantify richer than you? We looked at one simple criteria:

    Which neighborhoods have the highest median income?

    We ranked every neighborhood in Washington by median income from highest to lowest. The neighborhood with the highest median income, Barnaby Woods, was named the richest neighborhood in Washington.

    The poorest neighborhood? That would be Deanwood.

    Now a look at how all the neighborhoods in Washington ranked.

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    Detailed List Of The Richest Neighborhoods In Washington

    Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income
    1 Barnaby Woods $178,423
    2 Au-Tenleytown $174,378
    3 The Palisades $167,287
    4 Berkley $162,601
    5 Friendship Heights $149,695
    6 Georgetown $132,491
    7 Chevy Chase $131,857
    8 Takoma Park $124,418
    9 Foxhall Village $120,774
    10 Woodley Park $111,498
    11 Glover Park $108,740
    12 Cleveland Park $106,089
    13 Kalorama $105,695
    14 U Street Corridor $97,116
    15 Dupont Circle $95,300
    16 Mount Pleasant $91,400
    17 Logan Circle $90,834
    18 Adams Morgan $90,099
    19 Downtown $87,574
    20 Capitol Hill $85,932
    21 Ledroit Park $74,243
    22 Mount Vernon Square $72,789
    23 South West $72,148
    24 Petworth $71,542
    25 Shaw $71,170
    26 Brightwood $67,620
    27 Foggy Bottom $65,532
    28 Catholic University-Brookland $60,108
    29 Columbia Heights $59,516
    30 Fort Totten-Upper Northeast $59,286
    31 Stadium-Armory $55,048
    32 Brentwood $44,896
    33 Anacostia $37,900
    34 Deanwood $35,686

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