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Old Town Apartments for Rent - Alexandria, VA

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What Renters Like and Dislike

What Renters Like and Dislike About Old Town Alexandria

We have a new wegmans and a few new restaurants within walking distance which I really love. I like having options

I have family near. It is affordable, and it is simple living. The countryside is beautiful with rolling landscapes, forests and nature. The Ohio River is close and the bluffs overlooking are fun.

The aesthetics being a historical district. proximity to activities and public transport. The local restaurants are plentiful, fun, and delicious.

I love the history here. I love the walk ability. I love the ability to be a regular at my favorite places.

I love how quiet it is and how the neighbors are friendly all the time there are no potholes and there are a lot of stores and parks that are walkable

I enjoy most the walkway by the river (river walk). Also the main street that leads to the river with a lot of restaurants, cafes and different shops. Every street has tree lane and I love it!

Who Lives Here

Old Town Alexandria Demographics

Education

High School

8%

Associate's

13%

Bachelor's

38%

Master's

33%

Doctorate

8%

Family Size

2 people

67%

3 people

21%

4 people

7%

5 people

5%

6+ people

1%

Household Income

0-50k

16%

50-100k

17%

100-150k

17%

150-200k

11%

200k+

40%

Age

0-10

8%

10-20

7%

20-45

31%

45-65

32%

65+

22%

Affordability

How expensive is it in Old Town Alexandria?

Percentage: 3/53/5

Renters gave this area a 3 out of 5 for affordability

Rent Trends

Studio1 Bed2 Beds3 Beds
Mar '24-$2395$2850-
Feb '24-$2395$2850-
Jan '24-$2150$2850-
Dec '23-$2100$2675-
Nov '23-$1700$2500-
Oct '23-$1700$3500-
Sep '23-$2200$3134-
Aug '23-$2395$2767-
Jul '23-$2450$2400-
Jun '23-$2450$5000-
May '23-$2450$2650-
Apr '23-$2450$2950-
Mar '23-$2450$2950-

*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Getting Around Old Town Alexandria

Old Town Alexandria Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

16%

15-30 Mins

29%

30-40 Mins

22%

40-60 Mins

22%

60+ Mins

12%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 8787

Walk Score®

Walkable

Yes

Say 4 of 6 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 5 of 6 renters

Percentage: 8282

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 5 of 6 renters

Percentage: 5151

Transit Score®

They Are Located Near Public Transportation

Yes

Say 4 of 6 renters

Need A Car

Yes

Say 5 of 6 renters

What Renters Are Saying

Old Town Alexandria Features

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 6 of 6 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 6 of 6 renters

Area Has Litter

No

Say 5 of 6 renters

Nearby Parks

Yes

Say 5 of 6 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 5 of 6 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 4 of 6 renters

Quiet Area

Yes

Say 4 of 6 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 4 of 6 renters

Well Lit

Yes

Say 4 of 6 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

Yes

Say 3 of 6 renters

Near Downtown

Yes

Say 3 of 6 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 3 of 6 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 3 of 6 renters

Nice Views

Yes

Say 3 of 6 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 3 of 6 renters

Maintained Yards

Yes

Say 3 of 6 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 4 of 6 renters

Tree Lined Streets

No

Say 4 of 6 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

No

Say 5 of 6 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 5 of 6 renters

Old Town Alexandria Education

Schools

Percentage: 4/54/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in Old Town Alexandria

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What You Need to Know

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All About

Living in Alexandria, VA

Did you know? One of the city's most famous former residents was George Washington, who purchased a lot on Cameron Street in 1763. His townhouse was torn down in 1855, and a reconstruction of his home now sits on the same lot.

Overview of Old Town

Old Town sits on one of the curves of the Potomac River, and it's a great spot for commuters because they can access D.C. using the Yellow and Blue Lines at the King Street Metro Station. The neighborhood has a historic charm and is filled with quaint shops and lively restaurants.

Best of Old Town

Check out some of Old Town's finest offerings.

Best place to hang out: Head to Mackie's Bar and Grill where you'll find juicy steaks, delicious hamburgers, and plenty of drink options. It serves high-end food while being a welcoming place to grab a bite with friends.

Best place to bring a date: Plan an evening at Bar PX. This bar is tastefully decorated and serves specialty cocktails in a sophisticated atmosphere.

Best place to take your parents: Go on a walking tour of Old Town and follow George Washington's footsteps. On Prince, Cameron and Fairfax Streets, you'll see historic townhouse, taverns and shops that were built in the late 1700s.

Best place to enjoy the sunshine: Spend a quiet afternoon at Waterfront Park on Prince Street. There's a boardwalk, a grassy area where four-legged friends like to run and a harbor. On a clear day, you can see the U.S. Capitol Building.

Top 5 Old Town Adventures

  1. Grab a meal where Washington Adams, and Jefferson once dined: Gadsby's Tavern and the adjacent City Hotel were once the place where the nation's leaders gathered together. You can take a tour of the building or have a meal in the dining room.
  2. Brush up on your history: The Lyceum museum is free and displays historical objects, some of which date back to 1749.
  3. See the sights from the water: The Potomac Riverboat Company takes people out on sightseeing cruises on the Potomac. You can book a private event or join one of the public tours.
  4. Ring in the New Year: New Year's Eve is a day-long party that ends with fireworks over the river at midnight. The whole town comes out to celebrate First Night Alexandria with live music throughout the district.
  5. Meet leading artists: The Torpedo Factory Art Center houses the largest collection in the United States of artist studios that are open to the public. You can view some innovative work, get inspired to do your own project or pick up a piece to display at home.