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As far as distance goes, District Heights is less than 10 miles from the heart of DC. But the landscape couldn't be more different -- instead of monuments, there are trees. In place of politicians in suits, there are kids riding bicycles. District Heights is southeast of Washington, DC -- just follow Pennsylvania Avenue toward I-495.

Sports lovers will appreciate District Heights apartments for the proximity they'll enjoy to FedEx Field, which is only about three miles north. In addition to being the home field of the NFL's Washington Redskins, FedEx Field also hosts concerts and other events. District Heights residents enjoy easy access to nearby Joint Base Andrews, located just south of the city.


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As of August 2017, the average apartment rent in District Heights, MD is $1,100 for one bedroom, $1,234 for two bedrooms, and $1,535 for three bedrooms. Apartment rent in District Heights has increased by 2.0% in the past year.

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55 Walk Score® Somewhat Walkable
40 Transit Score® Some Transit
0 Bike Score® Somewhat Bikeable



When people go looking for something to eat in District Heights, they will find a wide range of restaurants available, meeting just about any style and taste. Like just about everywhere in Maryland, many people in District Heights are big fans of quality seafood. There is nothing quite like relaxing on a peaceful evening enjoying a perfectly grilled fish or delicious lobster, so there are several different seafood options within the city limits.

There are also numerous options for comfort food. Ribs and sub shops pop up throughout the city. There are several pizza place within the area, as well as plenty of locations to pick up the classic Southern favorite: fried chicken. In addition to these small business restaurants, several chains, including Pizza Hut, McDonald’s, Wendy’s, Arby’s, and the International House of Pancakes.

For locals who enjoy finding their own deli for getting some amazing sandwiches for lunch, there are several options as well. There is also an Italian grocery for those looking to make their own sandwiches at home.

Many of the most popular restaurants are on Marlboro Pike. This concentration of places to eat makes it easy for locals to get exactly what they are looking for.


Those living in District Heights will find many shopping options available to them, making it easy to find just what they were looking for. Those who enjoy shopping centers and having the chance to browse and shop in multiple stores, perhaps while grabbing something to eat as well, will appreciate the Penn Mar Shopping Center. This shopping center offers 387,028 square feet of shopping space. It was built in 1960 and underwent some redevelopment and renovations in 1998 and in 2009. It has numerous store anchors including Burlington Coat Factory, Shoppers Food Warehouse, Party City, Hancock fabrics, Petco, Stables, and more. The center strives to create a balance between stores that are major national chains as well as local, small businesses. This create a great shopping atmosphere and helps assure customers that they will be able to find what they are looking for.

In addition to this shopping center, there are also several other stores and chains in the area. This includes a Big Lots and a Target, which are both great for browsing and finding just about anything that one could be looking for. In nearby towns and neighborhoods, such as Forrestville and Habitol Heights, there are other store options including B.J.’s, JC Penney, and more. This variety of shopping options makes exploring District Heights exciting.


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