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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 very bikeable.

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

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

Columbia Heights is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

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Columbia Heights Metro

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Pho 14

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: Dupont Circle, U-Street and Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown.

Columbia Heights Washington D.C. Apartments for Rent

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Rental info for Columbia Uptown in the Columbia Heights area
from $1,608
1 bed
Walk Score 93
Rental info for The Asbury in the Columbia Heights area
from $1,477
Studio
Walk Score 99
Rental info for Park Meridian in the Columbia Heights area
$1,590
Studio
Walk Score 95
Rental info for Allegro in the Columbia Heights area
from $1,746
Studio
Walk Score 97
Rental info for Richman Towers in the Columbia Heights area
from $1,424
Studio
Walk Score 99
Rental info for Cromwell Apartments in the Columbia Heights area
from $1,200
Studio
Walk Score 95
Rental info for 14W Apartments in the Columbia Heights area
from $2,025
Studio
Walk Score 99
Rental info for Park Marconi in the Columbia Heights area
$1,656
Studio
Walk Score 99

Columbia Heights Neighborhood Ranking

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

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Name

Walk Score

Transit Score

Bike Score

Population

6 Foggy Bottom - GWU - West End 95 90 90 16,281
7 Adams Morgan 95 82 90 15,639
8 Columbia Heights 94 82 88 35,322
9 H Street-NoMa 93 82 91 8,315
10 Mount Pleasant 90 80 79 10,443

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 305 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.

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The Coupe

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Le Caprice DC Café Bakery

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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 6 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.

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Columbia Heights has about 25 car shares from RelayRides, Zipcar and Hertz On Demand.

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

Columbia Heights is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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Bike sharing is available from Capital Bikeshare.

Crime in Columbia Heights

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Columbia Heights has more personal crime and more property crime per person than the Washington D.C. average.

Columbia Heights Crime Rate

Compared to all Washington D.C. neighborhoods.

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Columbia Heights Water Park

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Rowhouses on Kenyon St Nw

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DC USA

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Tubman Elementary School

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Shrine Of The Sacred Heart Columbia Heights DC

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Meridian Hill Park

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

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Meridian Hill Park

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

Meridian Hill Park

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Harvard Loft

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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