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“Justitia Omnibus,” or “Justice for All,” is the motto of our nation’s capital, Washington, D.C. D.C. stands for District of Columbia, a district set aside between Maryland and Virginia specifically to house the capital of the United States of America. While we all know that Washington, D.C. is famous for its political monuments such as the Washington Monument, the White House and the Lincoln Memorial, our country’s capital city has many more claims to fame. The Smithsonian Institution, the National Mall, the National Symphony Orchestra and Ford’s Theatre are just a few of the city’s more popular cultural venues.

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Washington Demographics & Crime Rate

With a population of 647,484, Washington D.C. is a relatively large city. It’s a fairly prosperous city as well, with a median household income for its residents of $70,848 per year. In addition to being a prosperous community, Washington, D.C. is a well-educated one as well. 23.3 percent of its population has obtained at least a bachelor’s degree, while an impressive 31.3 percent possesses a graduate or professional degree. If you’d like to become a member of this thriving community, MoveWise is ready to make it happen. Use the “Request Your Free Moving Quote” tool on the right, and you’ll receive up to 6 quotes from some of the best moving companies in Washington, D.C. sent right to your inbox.

City Population


Total US Pop 2016: 321,418,820



National Avg 2016: 8.3%

Median Income


National Avg 2015: $53,889

Violent Crime Rate


National Avg 2016: 3.83%


2016 Census Data


2016 Census Data


2016 Census Data

Washington Real Estate Pricing & Taxes

Because it’s home to such a luxurious community, real estate in Washington, D.C. is on the higher side, with the median home value being $475,800. Renters are also looking at a median rate of $1,327 per month. On the upside, the city has a very low sales tax of 5.75 percent. If you think that moving to Washington, D.C. is the right choice for you, let MoveWise help you find an experienced Washington, D.C. moving company to help you through the moving process. Simply enter your information into the moving quotes request form on the right to start receiving free quotes for moving companies in Washington, D.C.

Home Price


National Avg 2015: $178,600

Apartment Rent


National Avg 2015: $928

Sales Tax "State-Local"


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State Property Tax


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