Shaw

Shaw is a cocktail of history, entertainment culture and of course, food. This neighborhood brings performing arts from the Howard Theatre and Ethiopian food in Little Ethiopia.It also nurtures a sense of gratefulness in the African-American Civil War Memorial.
What Shaw Residents
Think About Their Apartments
overall
7.5
value
7.5
amenities
7.6
social
7.0
management
7.4
safety
6.6
Median rents in Shaw
Studio
$
1920
1 Bedroom
$
2339
2 Bedroom
$
3380

Living in
Shaw

Trendiest
Great place
Convenient Commute
Walkable
Well Located
Great nightlife
Grocery stores closeby
Shaw — 5/10 Rating (based on 3 neighborhood reviews)
Shaw is the trendiest neighborhood in DC right now. All the latest bars and restaurants are popping up along 7th and 9th streets. That said, it's still a neighborhood in transition.
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8
/10
Neighborhood Rating
City Market At O Street
great so far. great location -- right by shaw metro station, giant grocery store, great restaurants & stores & nightlife. 5 minute walk to u street, and logan circle which is great.
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4
/10
Neighborhood Rating
Heritage at Shaw Station
great place to live. so many bars and new restuarants popping up. also close to sooo many ethiopian restaurants which is awesome. great coffee, right next to the metro which is super convenient. close to everything really! takes less than 10 minutes to get the 14th st. only a few blocks to U street, and 15 min walk to columbia heights/dupont!
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3
/10
Neighborhood Rating
Heritage at shaw station
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Getting to Know
Shaw

Neighborhood Boundaries
East to West Boundary: 10th St NW to New Jersey Ave NW
North to South Boundary: Florida Ave NW to M St NW
entertainment
Chaplin's
Long View Gallery
Mockingbird Hill
Right Proper Brewing Company
gyms / rec
Shaw Yoga
Solidcore
Westminster Playground
Xtend Barre DC
shopping
kate spade new york
Lettie Gooch Boutique
Maruka Gallery
Old City Farm & Guild
transit
G2 (bus)
G8 (bus)
G8 (bus)
Green/Yellow (metro)
grocery
7-Eleven
CVS Pharmacy
Giant Food
United Grocers Cash & Carry
dining
Calabash Tea & Tonic
Compass Coffee
SUNdeVICH
Uprising Muffin Company
About your Neighbors
Data from the 2013 American Community Survey
• Shaw contains the 5 digit ZIP code(s) of _____. ___% of residents are renters, and the rental vacancy rate is typically ____%, which is _____________ than the national average.

• ___% of units are in 20+ unit buildings, with ___% having being built in the past 10 years. 2BR+ properties make up roughly ___% of the market, with the balance in 1BR and studios.

• Most people in Shaw _____ own a car.

The median gross rent in Shaw is $_______. ____% of Shaw residents are 24-35, ___% are below 24, ___% are 36-50, and ___% are older than 50.

• Roughly ___% of Shaw residents are students (___% grad, ___% undergrad), and ___% are unemployed or retired. The median income in Shaw is $_______.

• Most units are heated by ______________, and ___% of ACS survey respondents said that they pay extra for one or more utilities.

Best Apartments
in Shaw


Studio $2,023
1 Bed $2,187
2 Beds $3,563

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1 Bed $2,148
2 Beds $3,298

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1 Bed $2,100
2 Beds $3,555

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1 Bed $2,250
2 Beds $3,200

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