Friendship Heights

Calling Friendship Heights Home

Friendship Heights, a cherished neighborhood in Washington D.C. that lies just inside the District's border with Maryland, captures the hearts of its residents with its unique blend of urban convenience and suburban tranquility. The neighborhood's central location, excellent schools, and proximity to shopping and dining destinations make it a prime choice for families and professionals. With tree-lined streets, top-notch amenities, and accessible public transportation, Friendship Heights is a place residents proudly call home. Moreover, Friendship Heights is in the midst of several significant commercial revitalization projects, including the redevelopment of Mazza Gallerie, that will completely reinvigorate its urban core.

 

History

Friendship Heights boasts a rich history rooted in its transformation from rural farmland to a bustling suburb in the early 20th century. Named after a prominent estate, the neighborhood evolved into a desirable residential and commercial area. Over the years, it has embraced change while preserving its historic character. 

 

Architecture

The architectural charm of Friendship Heights is evident in its mix of historic homes, mid-century apartment buildings, and modern condominiums. The neighborhood's varied architectural styles provide an inviting backdrop to its streets, reflecting its development over the decades.

 

Public Transportation

Residents of Friendship Heights enjoy excellent access to public transportation. The Friendship Heights Metro station, served by the Red Line, provides a convenient link to downtown D.C. and the greater metropolitan area. Additionally, multiple bus routes traverse the neighborhood, ensuring seamless transit options for residents.

 

Overview for Friendship Heights, DC

7,065 people live in Friendship Heights, where the median age is 42.6 and the average individual income is $97,010.72. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

7,065

Total Population

42.6 years

Median Age

High

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

$97,010.72

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Friendship Heights, DC

Friendship Heights has 2,847 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Friendship Heights do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 7,065 people call Friendship Heights home. The population density is 7,990.25 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

7,065

Total Population

High

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

42.6

Median Age

44.53 / 55.47%

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
2,847

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$97,010.72

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

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

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