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 DC 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:
- Barnaby Woods
- The Palisades
- Friendship Heights
- Chevy Chase
- Takoma Park
- Foxhall Village
- 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 where your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Washington.
How We Determined The Most Well To Do Neighborhoods In DC
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.
Detailed List Of The Richest Neighborhoods In Washington
|Rank||Neighborhood||Median Household Income|
|14||U Street Corridor||$97,116|
|22||Mount Vernon Square||$72,789|
|30||Fort Totten-Upper Northeast||$59,286|