BLOOMINGDALE

BLOOMINGDALE

Bloomingdale packs a wealth of chic restaurants, cool nightlife spots, and Crispus Attucks Park.

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Bloomingdale

Rich history in a vibrantly modern neighborhood.
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Today’s Bloomingdale was originally a community of large estates and orchid farms, with its urban character developing through development in the late 1880s. Attractive Romanesque Victorian houses still remain from Bloomingdale’s early development, giving the neighborhood a charming long-lived character.
 
Since 2000, Bloomingdale has emerged as one of DC’s most revitalized neighborhoods, thanks to its central location and the hip businesses that have found a new home amongst the iconic rowhomes Bloomingdale is known for. Nowadays, Bloomingdale is a lively community that has attracted an eclectic mix of urban professionals, helping to position it as one of DC’s most exciting hubs.
 

THE NEIGHBORS

A vibrant and diverse neighborhood, a favorite among educated urban professionals.

 
Bloomingdale has long been one of DC’s most diverse urban neighborhoods. This diversity has made it an attractive place among urban professionals in recent years. Statistics show average household incomes have risen sharply since 2000, while the percentage of residents with a college degree has more than doubled.
 

WHAT TO EXPECT

A thriving international dining scene.

 
The local culinary scene is centered on Rhode Island Avenue and First Street NW. Among the large assortment of high-quality international restaurants, the upscale Italian restaurant Red Hen is considered one of DC’s finest eateries.
 
Bacio’s Pizzeria is another much-loved local dining option. Grassroots Gourmet and Metropolitan Baking Company both offer outstanding pastries, sweets, and baked goods. The neighborhood is also home to fantastic Thai and Mexican restaurants, along numerous others offering authentic international cuisine.
 

THE LIFESTYLE

Dynamic urban neighborhood with beautiful iconic structure.

 
Bloomingdale is a dynamic urban neighborhood with a thrilling and ever-changing cultural life. Its outstanding dining and nightlife options pull in visitors from across the city, while its beautiful architecture helps to make this a charming place to live.
 

WHAT NOT TO EXPECT

A dull night out.

 
Bloomingdale’s nightlife is full of character, exemplified by the immensely talented octogenarian musician Granny, who pulls a large crowd with dazzling performances every Sunday night at Showtime.
Boundary Stone is another local favorite, with a large whiskey selection, excellent food, and open mic nights every Monday.
 

THE MARKET

Iconic turreted rowhouses and a handful of modern apartment developments.

 
Bloomingdale is famous for its brightly-colored rowhouses with distinctive turreted roofs. Many of the homes on Bloomingdale’s north side retain carriage houses, some of which have been converted into separate properties.
 
There are also some apartment buildings nestled in among the iconic Victorian homes, including the Parker Flats at Gage School, a converted 1904-built schoolhouse comprised of modern condominium units.
 

YOU’LL FALL IN LOVE WITH

Blissful hidden green spaces.

 
Hidden behind Bloomingdale’s iconic rowhouses, Crispus Attucks Park stretches to over an acre in size. The park’s open fields and tree-shaded reading nooks make for the perfect place to while away a sunny afternoon.
 
LeDroit Park is also a short distance away, offering a children’s play area.
 

Overview for BLOOMINGDALE, DC

6,248 people live in BLOOMINGDALE, where the median age is 35 and the average individual income is $88,565. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

6,248

Total Population

35 years

Median Age

High

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

$88,565

Average individual Income

Around BLOOMINGDALE, DC

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

90
Very Walkable
Walking Score
76
Very Bikeable
Bike Score
72
Excellent Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including 5-12 Dessert Boutique & Lounge, The Freshmobile, and Capitol Kettle Corn.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 1.01 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.61 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 1.7 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.26 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.02 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.85 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for BLOOMINGDALE, DC

BLOOMINGDALE has 2,819 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in BLOOMINGDALE do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 6,248 people call BLOOMINGDALE home. The population density is 32,659.64 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

6,248

Total Population

High

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

35

Median Age

49.68 / 50.32%

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
2,819

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$88,565

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

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