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Capitol Heights -- named for its location near Washington, DC -- provides the perfect location: near DC, near the Capital Beltway, and minutes away from FedEx Field, home of the NFL's Washington Redskins. It is also close to the Anacostia River, the United States National Arboretum, and Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling. Nearby Fort Circle Park provides Capitol Heights residents with 10 miles of hiking trails -- it is also a popular concert venue and is home to Fort Dupont Ice Rink.
Capitol Heights is a terrific location for your DC-area apartment, only about seven miles southeast of downtown. Hop on the Metro at the Capitol Heights Metro Station for a fast, car-free commute. Despite being so close to the historic sites of DC, Capitol Heights was a rural area with no paved roads or streetlights. In 1910, the 200 residents in the area named their town "Capitol Heights," but it wasn't until 1980 and the arrival of the Metro Blue Line that the town began to grow.
As of August 2017, the average apartment rent in Capitol Heights, MD is $979 for a studio, $1,068 for one bedroom, $1,274 for two bedrooms, and $1,414 for three bedrooms. Apartment rent in Capitol Heights has increased by 3.0% in the past year.
Homes for Rent in Capitol Heights, MD
Maybe you’re tired of apartment living, maybe you want more space, or maybe you’ve just always dreamed of living in a house. Whatever it is, you’re looking for houses for rent in Capitol Heights to find your next home. A rental house is the perfect place to make your own, with plenty of space for your family to grow. With hundreds of thousands of active listings all across the country, Apartments.com can help you find the perfect MD house for rent near you. Click on any rental house listing to find out more about the neighborhood, house features, nearby transit, parking, and more. Take a look at photos, too, and start envisioning how you’ll make your new Capitol Heights rental house into a home. Let Apartments.com be your foundation while you search for your new rental home in Capitol Heights, MD.
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