District living is the best living!
According to the 2022-2023 U.S. News Best Places to Live ranking, Washington, D.C. ranked in the top 20 U.S. metro areas to live at No. 19.
The culture, the history, the arts, and the views — it’s not hard to see why!
U.S. News concluded these rankings by analyzing 150 metro areas in the U.S., determining their ranks based on quality of life, the job market, the value of living in each area, and the level of desire of people who want to live there.
“To the rest of the country, Washington, D.C., is the nation’s capital – and that’s it,” U.S. News wrote, adding, “But those who live in the district are quick to point out that there’s much more to their area than government.”
Citing the city’s numerous cultural attractions, sports teams, “blossoming” restaurant scene, nightlife, and close proximity to a variety of outdoor ranges for hiking and biking, D.C. has an endless number of things to do.
However, despite the hot job market, it was quick to note that D.C. also has a high cost of living and home sales that are “significantly higher than the national median.”
But if you fully utilize the “extensive public transit system … restaurants, performance venues, museums, public parks and other cultural sites,” as well as immerse yourself in your neighborhood’s distinct ambiance, D.C. living may just be for you!