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Living in Columbia Heights Washington D.C.

Columbia Heights is the 8th most walkable neighborhood in Washington D.C. with 35,322 residents.

Columbia Heights has excellent public transportation and is a biker’s paradise.

Nearby neighborhoods: Howard University, U-Street, McMillan Reservoir, Mount Pleasant, Petworth, Adams Morgan and LeDroit Park - Bloomingdale.

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94 Walk Score of Columbia Heights, Washington D.C., DC

Columbia Heights is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

Photo of Harriet Tubman Elementary School In Washington DC in Columbia Heights, Washington D.C.

Harriet Tubman Elementary School In Washington DC

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Meridian Hill Park

Daily errands do not require a car in Columbia Heights Washington D.C..

Columbia Heights is the 8th most walkable neighborhood in Washington D.C. with a Walk Score of 94.

Find apartments in Washington D.C.'s most walkable neighborhoods: U-Street, Dupont Circle and Mount Vernon Square.

Columbia Heights Washington D.C. Apartments for Rent

Columbia Heights Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Columbia Heights to other Washington D.C. neighborhoods.

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Population

6 Adams Morgan 95 81 88 15,639
7 H Street-NoMa 95 80 95 8,315
8 Columbia Heights 94 82 90 35,322
9 Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown 93 100 92 7,570
10 LeDroit Park - Bloomingdale 89 77 80 8,739

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 322 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Columbia Heights.

People in Columbia Heights can walk to an average of 12 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

Photo of Wonderland Bar and Grill in Columbia Heights, Washington D.C.

Wonderland Bar and Grill

Photo of Pho 14 in Columbia Heights, Washington D.C.

Pho 14

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82 Transit Score of Columbia Heights, Washington D.C., DC

Columbia Heights has Excellent Transit

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

Public Transit Routes

Columbia Heights has excellent public transportation and about 5 bus and 2 subway lines passing through it.

Transit Time

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

90 Bike Score of Columbia Heights, Washington D.C., DC

Columbia Heights is a Biker’s Paradise

Daily errands can be accomplished on a bike.

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Columbia Heights Metro

Photo of The Coupe in Columbia Heights, Washington D.C.

The Coupe

Photo of Columbia Heights Water Park in Columbia Heights, Washington D.C.

Columbia Heights Water Park

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Rowhouses on Kenyon St Nw

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DC USA

Photo of Tubman Elementary School in Columbia Heights, Washington D.C.

Tubman Elementary School

thumbnail for Wonderland Bar and GrillThis neighborhood institution that often has DJs spinning old school hip hop features good food, beer, and a laid back atmosphere.

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Shrine Of The Sacred Heart Columbia Heights DC

Photo of Meridian Hill Park in Columbia Heights, Washington D.C.

Meridian Hill Park

Photo of Meridian Hill Park in Columbia Heights, Washington D.C.

Meridian Hill Park

Photo of Meridian Hill Park in Columbia Heights, Washington D.C.

Meridian Hill Park

thumbnail for Columbia Heights MetroThe Columbia Heights metro is one of the busiest on the green line.

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thumbnail for Pho 14Pho 14 is one of the most popular restaurants on this stretch of shops along Park Road in Columbia Heights.

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