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Overview
Population:5,582,170
Pop. Change:16%
State: District of Columbia
Metro Area:Washington-Arlington-Alexandria Metro Area
County:District of Columbia
City:Washington
Zip Code:20011, 20019, ... 86 more
Real Estate:For Sale
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Washington's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Interesting Facts about the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia Metro Area

As of 2012, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria Metro Area's population is 5,582,170 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 16.42 percent.

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The median home cost in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria Metro Area is $310,500. Home appreciation the last year has been 2.60 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria Metro Area's cost of living is 38.80% Higher than the U.S. average.

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Washington-Arlington-Alexandria Metro Area public schools spend $6,900 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $5,691. There are about 14 students per teacher in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria Metro Area.

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The unemployment rate in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria Metro Area is 5.40 percent(U.S. avg. is 8.60%). Recent job growth is Positive. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria Metro Area jobs have Increased by 1.08 percent.


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Average Commute time is 37 minutes. The National Average is 28 minutes.

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Washington-Arlington-Alexandria Metro Area's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes


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