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Living in Southwest Waterfront Washington D.C.

Southwest Waterfront is the 60th most walkable neighborhood in Washington D.C. with 11,396 residents.

Southwest Waterfront has excellent public transportation and is very bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: Navy Yard, Judiciary Square, Swampoodle, Barry Farm, Penn Quarter, Capitol Hill and Chinatown.

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Walk Score of Southwest Waterfront, Washington D.C., DC

Southwest Waterfront is Somewhat Walkable

Some errands can be accomplished on foot.

Photo of Red Anchor Sculpture in Southwest Waterfront, Washington D.C.

Red Anchor Sculpture

Photo of Washington Marina in Southwest Waterfront, Washington D.C.

Washington Marina

Some errands can be accomplished on foot in Southwest Waterfront Washington D.C..

Southwest Waterfront is the 60th most walkable neighborhood in Washington D.C. with a Walk Score of 69.

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

Southwest Waterfront Washington D.C. Apartments for Rent

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Rental info for The View at Waterfront in the Southwest Waterfront area
from $1,600
Studio
Walk Score 66
Rental info for Capitol Park Plaza in the Southwest Waterfront area
from $1,129
Studio
Walk Score 68
Rental info for Channel Square Apartments & Townhomes in the Southwest Waterfront area
from $1,275
Rental info for Capitol Park Towers in the Southwest Waterfront area
from $1,000
Studio
Walk Score 74

Southwest Waterfront Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Southwest Waterfront to other Washington D.C. neighborhoods.

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Population

58 Glover Park 69 56 55 7,134
59 Forest Hills 69 62 47 6,990
60 Southwest Waterfront 69 77 77 11,396
61 Brightwood 68 66 55 11,397
62 Wesley Heights 68 51 51 4,763

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 83 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Southwest Waterfront.

People in Southwest Waterfront can walk to an average of 3 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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thumbnail for Southwest Heritage Trail SignThis sign gives the historical significance of the Southwest Waterfront.

Adam Johnson
on Southwest Heritage Trail Sign

Transit Score of Southwest Waterfront, Washington D.C., DC

Southwest Waterfront has Excellent Transit

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

Public Transit Routes

Southwest Waterfront has excellent public transportation and about 5 bus and 1 subway lines passing through it.

Transit Time

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

icon for car shares in Southwest Waterfront

Southwest Waterfront has about 10 car shares from RelayRides and Zipcar.

Bike Score of Southwest Waterfront, Washington D.C., DC

Southwest Waterfront is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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icon for bike shares in Southwest Waterfront

Bike sharing is available from Capital Bikeshare.

Crime in Southwest Waterfront

Southwest Waterfront has less violent crime and less property crime per person than the Washington D.C. average.

Southwest Waterfront Crime Rate

Compared to all Washington D.C. neighborhoods.

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Photo of Southwest Heritage Trail Sign in Southwest Waterfront, Washington D.C.

Southwest Heritage Trail Sign

Photo of Southwest Heritage Trail Sign in Southwest Waterfront, Washington D.C.

Southwest Heritage Trail Sign

Photo of St. Augustine's Episcopal Church in Southwest Waterfront, Washington D.C.

St. Augustine's Episcopal Church

Photo of Lobsterman Statue in Southwest Waterfront, Washington D.C.

Lobsterman Statue

Photo of Captain White Seafood in Southwest Waterfront, Washington D.C.

Captain White Seafood

Photo of Capital Bikeshare: 7th & Water St SW / SW Waterfront in Southwest Waterfront, Washington D.C.

Capital Bikeshare: 7th & Water St SW / SW Waterfront

thumbnail for Captain White SeafoodThis defining experience in the Maine Avenue Fish Market cannot be missed by tourist or local alike. A mixture of crabs, freshly shucked oysters, and mackerel the size of a person are a sight to behold!

Adam Johnson
on Captain White Seafood

Photo of Channel Inn Hotel - 129042 in Southwest Waterfront, Washington D.C.

Channel Inn Hotel - 129042

Photo of WATERFRONT METRO STATION in Southwest Waterfront, Washington D.C.

WATERFRONT METRO STATION

Photo of Red Anchor Sculpture in Southwest Waterfront, Washington D.C.

Red Anchor Sculpture

Photo of Washington Marina in Southwest Waterfront, Washington D.C.

Washington Marina

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Photo of Houseboats in Washington Marina in Southwest Waterfront, Washington D.C.

Houseboats in Washington Marina

Photo of Safeway in Southwest Waterfront, Washington D.C.

Safeway

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