Although Congress Heights is known for being one of the poorest sections of Washington DC, it is actually very economically diverse.There are about 6,00 residents in Congress Heights DC. The name Congress Heights describes the great scenery of downtown Washington and the hills where Congress Heights is situated on.
Congress Heights is surrounded by St. Elizabeths Hospital, Shipley Terrace, Bellevue and the Bolling Air Force Base. Much of the real estate in Congress Heights Washington DCis garden apartments, but there are several single family homes as well.
There is a Congress Heights Metro Station for residents to use that connect to all over the district. The Martin Luther King parade in April is held every year is a popular event in the neighborhood. A tennis learning center has recently been developed as a great recreation and school tutoring center for children.
Congress Heights has an abundance of high quality public and private schools. Congress Heights is served by the District of Columbia Public Schools.