Chinatown

A Different Culture In The Capital City
Chinatown is a small yet lively neighborhood known for its traditional South Asian restaurants, Friendship Archway and its Chinese New Year Parades. It is hard to get bored in this neighborhood since it's always crowded and is home to The Capital One arena where the Washington Wizards and the Washington Capitals play.

Reviewers love this neighborhood since there's always something to do, no matter the time of day. Consequently, noise can be an issue but if you're looking to be in one of DC's most central and happening neighborhoods, Chinatown is the spot for you.
What Chinatown Residents
Think About Their Apartments
overall
8.8
value
8.0
amenities
8.5
social
8.0
management
8.0
safety
6.8
Median rents in Chinatown
Studio
$
1,957
1 Bedroom
$
2,300
2 Bedroom
$
3,400

Living in
Chinatown

Great restaurants And Bars
Lively
Safe
Loud
Noisy
Easy Accesibility
Walkable
Always Crowded
Chinatown — 8.2/10 Rating (based on 5 neighborhood reviews)
Chinatown is great because there is always something to do and lots of good bars and food nearby (and it's just a short walk to the Safeway). The area feels safe because there are always people around. That said, all the excitement means it can be loud and Verizon Center events can clog up public transportation. Biggest downside is the distance from campus.
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6
/10
Neighborhood Rating
Avalon at Gallery Place
The area is safe and easily accessible by bus and metro. You can access the Red, Blue/Orange and Yellow/Green within a few blocks of walking. The area is close to Chinatown but far enough away if you want a break from all the people and. There are great restaurants and bars that are great for both residents and those new to DC.
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10
/10
Neighborhood Rating
The Apartments at CityCenter
Very safe and lots of restaurants and bars. It is great for dinner and happy hour. Very close to the mall and all the monuments. Great for running and outdoor activities. Life night and day.
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9
/10
Neighborhood Rating
The Clara Barton at Penn Quarter
Penn Quarter is a great neighborhood because you are really at the center of the city. It is walking distance to the Capitol, White House, and monuments. You are in the heart of the museum district with access to several of DC's famous museums. The restaurants and bars are great and have a ton of variety.
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10
/10
Neighborhood Rating
The Apartments at City Center
I enjoy the fact that there are numerous places to eat and happy hour at in the neighborhood. My only complaint is that it doesnt necessarily have a "club" or "lounge spot".
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6
/10
Neighborhood Rating
The Cosmopolitan Condos
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Getting to Know
Chinatown

Neighborhood Boundaries
East to West Boundary: 14th St NW to 5th St NW
North to South Boundary: H St NW to Pennsylvania Ave NW
dining
Rasika
Shake Shack
Zaytinya
grocery
Safeway
About your Neighbors
Data from the 2013 American Community Survey
• Chinatown 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 Chinatown _____ own a car.

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

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

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

Best Apartments
in Chinatown


Studio $2,263
1 Bed $2,711
2 Beds $3,732

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Studio $1,700
1 Bed $2,100
2 Beds $2,640

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Studio $1,957
1 Bed $3,408
2 Beds $4,881

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Studio $2,160
1 Bed $2,420
2 Beds $3,450

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Studio $1,945
1 Bed $2,425

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1 Bed $2,350
2 Beds $3,200

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