West End

Welcome to West End

 
This unique DC neighborhood is what some would call a hidden gem. Surrounded by Rock Creek Park, K Street, and Dupont Circle, The West End captures the best of what DC has to offer. High-end hotels flood the area with elegance while workout studios give the neighborhood a more local feel. The recent additions of The Ritz Residences, 22 West, The Columbia, 2501 M St., and Westlight have taken The West End to another level of luxury. While this area has its fair share of quiet and beautiful side streets, it also exudes the vibrancy of Washington DC’s downtown scene.
 
The West End also offers some of the city’s most significant restaurants including Marcels, Nobu, Rasika, Ris, and Blue Duck Tavern.  However, prior to all of this new development, The West End was pretty desolate. In 1972 the DC planning office created a new plan called “New Town for The West End,” which was designed to revamp a “declining part of the city.” Since then, The West End commands the highest average per square foot sales in the City, with new products selling north of $1,200 per sq. foot.
 
Public Transit: This neighborhood is easily accessible by metro at the Foggy Bottom or DuPont Circle stops. Also, use Metrobus or the Circulator to reach this popular destination.
 

STATS (by niche)

  • Population: 6,123
  • Homeowners: 38%
  • Age 25-34: 33%
  • Median Income: $80,603
  • Master Degree +: 65%
  • Public Schools: 15

“In my decision to move to the West End, the really special thing that Matt McCormick did for me was listening! He really understood, from the very beginning of the process, what would be the right part of the city and style of living for me. He followed up and got me excited about getting myself further downtown where the action is. And he was so right! I love living in the West End where there’s always something to do nearby. We are at the intersection of three of Washington’s best-maintained and comfortably residential urban neighborhoods — Georgetown, Foggy Bottom, and Dupont Circle. It is an established area with great shopping and walkability at the same time we have easy access to the newly developing areas in DC without being embroiled in the chaos of all that.” – Sally
 
 

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Overview for West End, DC

5,658 people live in West End, where the median age is 35.4 and the average individual income is $111,214.8. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

5,658

Total Population

35.4 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$111,214.8

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for West End, DC

West End has 3,633 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in West End do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 5,658 people call West End home. The population density is 22,477.42 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

5,658

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

35.4

Median Age

52.16 / 47.84%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
3,633

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$111,214.8

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in West End, DC

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The following schools are within or nearby West End. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
School Without Walls at Francis-Stevens
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
4/5

Around West End, DC

There's plenty to do around West End, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

96
Walker's Paradise
Walking Score
95
Biker's Paradise
Bike Score
93
Rider's Paradise
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Ozfeka Catering, Ballstonian, and Burger Bomb.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 3.29 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.5 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.2 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.39 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 1.17 miles 15 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.39 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

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