Reasons to move to Washington, D.C.

There are a lot of benefits of moving to Washington, D.C.! It has historical value, an excellent economy, plenty education options, good opportunities for jobs, and a relatively reasonable cost of living. So why not pack up, arrange a house move with BMS Moving & Storage and head to Washington, D.C.?

Here’s why you should consider moving to Washington D.C.


Besides having a pletherau of options for education from grade schools right to university. D.C. also benefits from from a hight teaching to student ratio in comparison to the national average at 13:1. D.C. also has several of the highest ranked public schools and colleges in terms of average grades in the United States, making it the perfect choice to live in longterm.

Lots of jobs

Many people imagine that jobs in D.C. are limited to politics or other goverment authorities, such as working in federal budines for health like the FDA or Customs and Border Protection. But there are other industries such as aerospace, energy and information technology, to name a few, that have an abudance of highly paid opportunities.

Lots of things to do

With D.C.’s beautiful parks and green, including Hillwood Gardens and the National Arboretum, there is lots to do. You can go hiking in the  Rock Creek Park, or hit the bike trails in Fort Circle Park.

And if you’d rather have fun indoors, there are world class attractions in Washington, D.C. that can’t be missed, such as the National Museum of American History, or taking in fine art performances at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Perming Arts.

As well as day time and evening activities, Washington, D.C. also has one of the most vibrant night life scenes in the country, which you’ll find on U Street, the culture epicentre of African American music and culture in the city.

Cheaper than New York City

In terms of cost of living, Washington D.C.’s rentals, utilities and house prices are lower than those in NYC.

To give you an idea, at the time of this writing, the average two-bedroom apartment in NYC is approximately $3,392, compared to Washington, D.C. $2,321.

On the not so positive side

Here are a few things to be aware of, though, when considering moving to Nevada.

Lots of traffic

Traffic at commuting times can be extremely heavy so it’s best to commute by train.

High crime rate

The crime rate depends, of course, on where exactly youlive, but overall, Nevada has a higher crime rate than most other US cities if you’re planning on raising a family. One more reason to have a system in place for secure payment for goods and services.

I hope this has been helpful for you to make your decision about moving to Washington D.C.