ADAMS MORGAN

ADAMS MORGAN

More than just nightlife – the neighborhood offers gorgeous architecture, a lively dining scene, and eclectic shops.

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Welcome to Adams Morgan

Multicultural melting pot and high-energy entertainment.
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Adams Morgan, a neighborhood on the hill adjacent to Dupont Circle, was built on diversity in the 1950s when residents rallied for the desegregation of its two elementary schools, John Quincy Adams and Thomas P. Morgan. Since then, it’s become known for its cultural diversity and as a welcoming place for all residents. While the neighborhood’s main strip developed into the raucous center of DC’s nightlife, it’s recently shown some signs of evolving.

 
 

WHAT TO EXPECT

Wild evenings and daytime diversions.

 
Bar-hopping and dancing until dawn are favorite pastimes on 18th Street, which can show signs of its partying lifestyle on the morning after.
 

Nightclubs, bars and inexpensive ethnic eateries dominate the commercial strip.
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Still there’s a wide variety of eclectic shops and places to be discovered by those with a curious nature.
 
 

THE LIFESTYLE

Laid back and libertine.
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Adams Morgan embraces progressive attitudes and is decidedly non-judgmental and unpretentious.
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Residents tend to be socially conscious and politically involved, but also not to take themselves too seriously.
 
Enjoying your evenings and easing into your mornings make up the daily rhythms here.
 

WHAT NOT TO EXPECT

Personal space, tranquil nights and abundant fine dining.
 
The neighborhood can feel crowded even on weekdays, and parking is a constant struggle.
 
The nightly buzz of bars and clubs and the sometimes rowdy behavior outside of them can wear on the less adventurous.
 

Adams Morgan’s abundant eateries don’t lean toward fine dining, but there have been notable newcomers on 18th Street and on Columbia Road.
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THE MARKET

Mid-range to expensive, with a variety of housing options.

 

Adams Morgan’s attractive rowhouses and pre-war apartment buildings and newer loft apartments have grown in value as the neighborhood has evolved. There are still some affordable apartment options in many larger buildings and condos.

 
 

YOU’LL FALL IN LOVE WITH

The unpretentious attitude, diversity and endless distractions.

 
Adams Morgan has always been a refuge for those who don’t care to fit in to the more conservative side of Washington life.
 
Those who want a full urban experience but appreciate eye-catching architecture and a proximity to green space will feel at home here. Trying new foods, listening to new music and making new friends keeps this neighborhood constantly humming.
 

Overview for ADAMS MORGAN, DC

9,189 people live in ADAMS MORGAN, where the median age is 38 and the average individual income is $106,404. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

9,189

Total Population

38 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$106,404

Average individual Income

Around ADAMS MORGAN, DC

There's plenty to do around ADAMS MORGAN, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

95
Walker's Paradise
Walking Score
81
Very Bikeable
Bike Score
79
Excellent Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Bold Fork Books, St Charles Early Childhood Education Center, and We Rep Fitness.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Shopping 0.6 miles 13 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.97 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.11 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.19 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.43 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.07 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for ADAMS MORGAN, DC

ADAMS MORGAN has 5,348 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in ADAMS MORGAN do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 9,189 people call ADAMS MORGAN home. The population density is 46,951.858 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

9,189

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

38

Median Age

47.06 / 52.94%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
5,348

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$106,404

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in ADAMS MORGAN, DC

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The following schools are within or nearby ADAMS MORGAN. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
H.D. Cooke Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Marie Reed Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5

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