While overall rent prices in the nation have leveled off, living in Washington, D.C. continues to be pretty costly. In their latest report, Apartment List ranks the District as the fourth most expensive city in the nation to rent in. Topping Apartment List's report is San Francisco with the highest rents, followed by New York and New Jersey.
For a one-bedroom apartment in the District, the median monthly rent is $2,170, while for a two-bedroom, it costs a monthly median of $3,000. Currently, the median monthly price for a one-bedroom in the U.S. is $1,140. For a two-bedroom, it's $1,300.
Take a look at the full report here.
• May 2016 National Apartment List Rent Report [Apartment List]
• May 2015 National Rental Price Monitor [Apartment List]