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What You’ll Love About Washington, D.C.


The Amenities

World-class international dining, upscale shopping, fantastic museums, and national monuments...what's not to love?

The Employment

Washington, D.C. is home to a strong local economy and a rather low unemployment rate of about 6.6%.

The History

Fall in love with the rich historic and cultural attractions spread throughout Washington, D.C.


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Discover Art, Culture, and Excitement in Washington, D.C.

The United States Capital is many things. It's a hub for government and international business, brimming with American history, and home to some of the most interesting museums in the country. Did we mention that it's also a phenomenal place to live? A state-of-the-art public transportation system makes it easier then ever to get where you need to go in D.C., whether you're commuting to school, work, or fun. The National Mall is full of museums that never get old, no matter how many times you walk through them. Arts and culture are a major highlight of D.C., where you can catch a play, a nationally renowned artist, or an awe-inspiring musical performance any night of the week.

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Spotlights of Washington, D.C.


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Parks & Rec

D.C. has a fantastic parks and recreation department that maintains a large number of public parks, gardens, and recreational areas throughout the city. In fact, no matter where you live in D.C. it's guaranteed you're within 2 miles of a local recreation center. Head over to Rock Creek Park for a boiling brook, horseback riding, and the Smithsonian National Zoo.

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Local Attractions

It's no secret that D.C. has some of the most exciting museums and cultural attractions in the country. Did you know that many of them are free? Head over to the National Mall for 19 museums and art galleries, many of which are free of charge. You'll also discover an array of breathtaking national monuments, gardens, and exciting "pop-up" activities and events.

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Employment

Washington, D.C. has a relatively low unemployment rate of about 6.6% and is a hub for government and international business. Top employers in the area include Medstar Health, Marriott International, INOVA Health, Booz Allen Hamilton, and the University of Maryland.

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Education

The area offers a number of renowned public schools served by the exemplary District of Columbia Public School District. This district serves nearly 49,000 students and employs more than 4,000 teachers. It operates 115 different schools throughout the district and boasts a 69% graduation rate.

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Shopping & Dining

Discover a wide array of shopping in Washington. D.C. From upscale fashion boutiques to major retailers and outlets, this area is a dream for shopping enthusiasts because there's always somewhere new to try. Check out a number of exciting vintage stores, antique shops, designer-name outlets, and so much more in the D.C. area.

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Community Events

Every day is a party when you live in D.C. Parades, city-wide holiday celebrations, cultural festivals, and more are held regularly throughout the year. Some local favorites include the National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade, Passport DC (which celebrates the area's diplomatic community), Family Days at the Air & Space Museum, and the H Street Festival.


Washington, D.C. Attractions


Washington, D.C. at a Glance

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Quick Facts

Population (2010): 681,170
Median Home Price (2013): $506,100
Median Household Income: $72,935

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Travel & Commute

Baltimore: 1 hour 5 min
Arlington: 18 min
Public Transit: Washington Metro Orange Line
Airport: Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Dulles International Airport
Major Highways: I-395


Washington, D.C. Real Estate

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