These Are The 10 Richest Neighborhoods In Washington, DC For 2018


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 has to offer. Where houses go for over 4.77x the national median and household incomes are 3.26x 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 for 2018:

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

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $1,459,240. And that my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank account for a long, long time — if we ever get that lucky.

Continue on to find where your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Washington.

For more Washington reading, check out the best neighborhoods in Washington and the worst neighborhoods in Washington.

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

How We Determined The Most Well To Do Neighborhoods In Washington For 2018

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 criterion:

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 For 2018

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income
1 Barnaby Woods $179,210
2 Au-Tenleytown $175,213
3 The Palisades $161,776
4 Berkley $160,093
5 Takoma Park $139,977
6 Georgetown $138,516
7 Chevy Chase $128,985
8 Friendship Heights $127,658
9 Woodley Park $125,072
10 Kalorama $122,740
11 Glover Park $118,556
12 Cleveland Park $114,072
13 Foxhall Village $105,833
14 U Street Corridor $105,616
15 Logan Circle $97,738
16 Mount Pleasant $97,471
17 Dupont Circle $95,580
18 Capitol Hill $94,105
19 Adams Morgan $94,042
20 Downtown $91,559
21 Petworth $85,678
22 Ledroit Park $84,403
23 Mount Vernon Square $81,294
24 Shaw $79,725
25 Brightwood $74,288
26 South West $74,074
27 Columbia Heights $71,515
28 Foggy Bottom $67,353
29 Catholic University-Brookland $65,144
30 Fort Totten-Upper Northeast $63,623
31 Stadium-Armory $60,146
32 Brentwood $49,237
33 Anacostia $39,289
34 Deanwood $38,948

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