Dupont Circle

The Circle is actually the entire area around lower Connecticut Avenue, surrounded by Foggy Bottom to the south, and Adams Morgan/Washington Heights to the north. Dupont Circle is a busy office and luxury shopping area, as well as an urban cultural center populated by young people, artists, and musicians. The streets and avenues that radiate from Dupont Circle offer many types of accommodations at various prices, from older high-rises to smaller apartment buildings and basement apartments or private rooms in homes. Dupont Circle is within walking distance of the university, is a main thoroughfare for metro buses, and is located on the Red Line of the Metrorail.

Average Commute Time: 10 minutes by bus and Metro; about 15-20 minutes walk

Average Rent for Studio: $2,320

Average Rent for 1 Bedroom: $2,449