Woodley Park

38.9280° N, 77.0579° W

Calling Woodley Park Home

Nestled in the heart of Washington D.C., Woodley Park is a beloved neighborhood that beckons residents with its timeless appeal. The tranquility of this leafy enclave is balanced by its proximity to the city's amenities. Residents cherish the neighborhood's picturesque streets, friendly community, and the delightful Woodley Park Zoo. With a strong sense of community, excellent schools, and convenient access to public transportation, Woodley Park offers a lifestyle that combines suburban serenity with urban convenience.



Woodley Park boasts a rich history dating back to the late 19th century when it was developed as a streetcar suburb. The neighborhood's name is derived from the elegant Woodley mansion, once owned by President Calvin Coolidge. The history is still palpable in the grand architecture and charming streetscapes, making Woodley Park a living testament to the past.



The architectural charm of Woodley Park is evident in its stately rowhouses, elegant pre-war apartment buildings, and beautiful tree-lined streets. The neighborhood's architectural diversity reflects its evolution over the years, providing a timeless backdrop for residents and visitors alike.


Neighborhood Amenities

Woodley Park boasts an array of amenities, including local parks and iconic landmarks. The Smithsonian National Zoo, a beloved neighborhood treasure, is home to exotic animals and beautifully landscaped grounds. Rock Creek Park, a sprawling urban oasis, offers hiking trails and a retreat into nature's beauty. 


Public Transportation

Residents of Woodley Park enjoy excellent access to public transportation. The Woodley Park-Zoo/Adams Morgan Metro station, serviced by the Red Line, provides a direct link to downtown D.C. and other parts of the city. Additionally, numerous bus routes crisscross the neighborhood, offering convenient transit options.



Overview for Woodley Park, DC

6,923 people live in Woodley Park, where the median age is 37.4 and the average individual income is $107,531.34. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

37.4 years

Median Age


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Demographics and Employment Data for Woodley Park, DC

Woodley Park has 3,619 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Woodley Park do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 6,923 people call Woodley Park home. The population density is 11,782.76 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


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


Median Age

46.24 / 53.76%

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  • Less Than 9th Grade
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Schools in Woodley Park, DC

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The following schools are within or nearby Woodley Park. 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.
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Aidan Montessori School
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