Washington, D.C. Median price per foot, 2012:
$132 Percent change since 2011:
This neighborhood along the shores of the Anacostia river is staging an economic comeback — not so much for what it is doing but because the District of Columbia is itself undergoing a strong revival fueled by federal government spending and jobs. And homes are cheap. Trulia reports that the median sales price is $170,000 in this historic neighborhood.
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