These Are The 10 Richest Neighborhoods In Washington DC

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

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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:

  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
worst neighborhoods in Washington.

Or, for living around Washington, out the best Washington suburbs and the worst Washington suburbs.

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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.

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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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