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Living in Capitol Hill Washington D.C.

Capitol Hill is the 20th most walkable neighborhood in Washington D.C. with 28,891 residents.

Capitol Hill has excellent public transportation and is a biker’s paradise.

Nearby neighborhoods: Navy Yard, Near Northeast, NoMa, Swampoodle, Barney Circle, Trinidad and Gallaudet.

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Walk Score of Capitol Hill, Washington D.C., DC

Capitol Hill is Very Walkable

Most errands can be accomplished on foot.

Photo of Eastern Market in Capitol Hill, Washington D.C.

Eastern Market

Photo of U.S. Capitol in Capitol Hill, Washington D.C.

U.S. Capitol

Most errands can be accomplished on foot in Capitol Hill Washington D.C..

Capitol Hill is the 20th most walkable neighborhood in Washington D.C. with a Walk Score of 89.

Find apartments in Washington D.C.'s most walkable neighborhoods: Dupont Circle, Chinatown and U Street Corridor.

Capitol Hill Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Capitol Hill to other Washington D.C. neighborhoods.

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Name

Walk Score

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Population

18 Ledroit Park 90 78 82 2,064
19 Kalorama 89 81 82 2,536
20 Capitol Hill 89 78 93 28,891
21 Mount Pleasant 88 80 78 10,411
22 Truxton Circle 87 82 86 3,064

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 270 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Capitol Hill.

People in Capitol Hill can walk to an average of 7 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

Photo of Pete's Diner in Capitol Hill, Washington D.C.

Pete's Diner

Photo of Tunnicliff's Tavern in Capitol Hill, Washington D.C.

Tunnicliff's Tavern

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thumbnail for Garfield ParkA lovely place to sit under the cherries

John Allread
on Garfield Park

Transit Score of Capitol Hill, Washington D.C., DC

Capitol Hill has Excellent Transit

Transit is convenient for most trips. Find Capitol Hill Washington D.C. apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Capitol Hill has excellent public transportation and about 26 bus and 3 subway lines passing through it.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Capitol Hill on public transit.

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Capitol Hill has about 19 car shares from RelayRides, Zipcar and Hertz On Demand.

Bike Score of Capitol Hill, Washington D.C., DC

Capitol Hill is a Biker’s Paradise

Daily errands can be accomplished on a bike.

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Bike sharing is available from Capital Bikeshare.

Crime in Capitol Hill

Capitol Hill has less violent crime and more property crime per person than the Washington D.C. average.

Capitol Hill Crime Rate

Compared to all Washington D.C. neighborhoods.

How do you feel walking in Capitol Hill Washington D.C.?

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Photo of Garfield Park in Capitol Hill, Washington D.C.

Garfield Park

Photo of Folger Shakespeare Library in Capitol Hill, Washington D.C.

Folger Shakespeare Library

Photo of Garfield Monument in Capitol Hill, Washington D.C.

Garfield Monument

Photo of Providence Park (X Park) in Capitol Hill, Washington D.C.

Providence Park (X Park)

Photo of The U.S. Capitol Grounds in Capitol Hill, Washington D.C.

The U.S. Capitol Grounds

Photo of The U.S. Capitol Grounds in Capitol Hill, Washington D.C.

The U.S. Capitol Grounds

thumbnail for Eastern MarketOn Saturdays and Sundays, the street outside the market is closed for vending of produce and crafts.

John Allread
on Eastern Market

Photo of Pennsylvania Avenue & 3rd Street in Capitol Hill, Washington D.C.

Pennsylvania Avenue & 3rd Street

Photo of Eastern Market in Capitol Hill, Washington D.C.

Eastern Market

Photo of Marion Park in Capitol Hill, Washington D.C.

Marion Park

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Lincoln Park

Capitol Hill is Talking About...

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Photo of Emancipation Monument in Capitol Hill, Washington D.C.

Emancipation Monument

Photo of Triangle Park at Eastern Market in Capitol Hill, Washington D.C.

Triangle Park at Eastern Market

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Nooshi

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