Cleveland Park

A bucolic neighborhood that allows residents a respite from city life.

Welcome to Cleveland Park

A charming and quaint reprieve from city life filled with lush greenery
A few steps outside of the city, Cleveland park is filled with tree-lined streets and historic homes. Brimming with green space, Cleveland Park is a bucolic neighborhood that allows residents a respite from city life. Over the years, this neighborhood has fostered a tight-knit community and a relaxing, slow-paced lifestyle. Many of the spacious homes are granted extra privacy by way of larger lots and bountiful trees obscuring them from view.
Named for President Grover Cleveland—who built a summer home on Connecticut Avenue—Cleveland Park boasts numerous beautiful historic homes and estates. After the invention of the streetcar, Cleveland Park underwent a significant boom in residential and commercial growth, which has helped pave the way for the neighborhood it is today.
Many homes in the area still exhibit the early 20th-century styles. With home listings on the higher end, many Cleveland Park residents are renters. The neighborhood's median rent is just over $1,800, while the median home value is $743,500.

What to Love

  • Luscious green spaces offer an oasis from city life while maintaining a lively feel.
  • Historic buildings and tree-lined streets date back to the 1920s.
  • Local shopping and dining along with easy access to all the D.C. area have to offer.

People & Lifestyle

A haven for nature lovers, Cleveland Park residents take great pride in their neighborhood's naturally beautiful landscape. Dense trees and greenery offer a peaceful and serene environment, and an involved neighborhood association keeps the area in tip-top shape.
Cleveland Park is ideal for city folk looking to come home to a quieter neighborhood while maintaining easy access to the rest of the city. Young professionals and young families find Cleveland Park to be a great place to settle down. The easy commute by both metro and car also makes Cleveland Park an excellent choice for Washington workers.

Dining, Shopping & Entertainment

Residents have the luxury of close and accessible local shopping and eateries, as well as easy access to the rest of D.C.'s incredible dining scene.
Neighborhood staple Medium Rare is the go-to for premium-cut steaks and hand-cut fries. They are also popular with the Sunday brunch crowd! For Italian-style deli goods and authentic selections, you'll probably frequent Vace, while Indique is better for anyone who prefers bold Indian flavors. Spices serve excellent Asian cuisine and sushi, and Streets Market is where locals flock for groceries.

Things to Do

Most things to do in Cleveland Park revolve around taking advantage of the lush landscape. Check out the Rosedale Conservancy. Dating back to 1740, the conservancy is the optimal spot to walk through the gorgeous grounds, home to several historic homes and various types of flora.
If you're looking for something more adventurous, head to the Klingle Valley Trail to bike, hike, or stroll through Rock Creek Park. The Tregaron Conservancy is a historic woodland garden with 13 acres of trails and meadows.


Cleveland Park is home to several excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include:
  • John Eaton Elementary, PK-5, specializes in diverse, 21st-century education.
  • Washington International School, PK-12, is a highly-rated private school.
  • National Child Research Center, Pre-K, uniquely enriching and nurturing environment.

Overview for Cleveland Park, DC

9,198 people live in Cleveland Park, where the median age is 39.5 and the average individual income is $105,215.6. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

39.5 years

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Demographics and Employment Data for Cleveland Park, DC

Cleveland Park has 4,937 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Cleveland Park do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 9,198 people call Cleveland Park home. The population density is 8,700.09 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


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Median Age

42.88 / 57.12%

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  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree

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0 to 14 Minutes
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30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Cleveland Park, DC

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The following schools are within or nearby Cleveland 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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Washington International School
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