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How Much Does it Cost to Move Locally in Washington, DC?

Moving in Washington DC

Washington, DC, the capital of the U.S., has lots of great educational attractions, and it’s easy to get quality seafood in the area. There are a number of parks and recreational centers, and of course, if you’re a political junkie, you’ll get all the local coverage you need when you want to know what’s going on in the White House. If you’re an avid reader, you’ve likely been to the Library of Congress while living in the area, which is the largest library in the world. Washington, DC is also home to Boeing, the largest aircraft maker in the world. If you love looking at the city at night, you’ve likely seen the fascinating bridges in DC that span across the Anacostia River.

Local Moving Prices

Moving in Washington, DC can be challenging, even if you already live in the area. This is primarily because any move takes careful planning in order to go smoothly. At Unpakt, we’ve put together a list of moving and storage costs that can help you organize your budget:

Average Cost of Moving Within Washington, DC
Studio (217cf) $388.00
Studio Alcove (275cf) $388.00
1 Bedroom, Small (353cf) $404.39
1 Bedroom, Large (473cf) $506.08
2 Bedroom (708cf) $681.55
3 Bedroom (1106cf) $1041.96
4 Bedroom (1517cf) $1354.54

[Data from January 2017]

Storage Services

Just in case your new home won’t be ready in time for you to move in, we’ve also put together average storage service for 1 month from the movers. Be sure to take this cost into consideration when making a budget for your move.

1 Month Storage Rate
Studio (217cf) $64.95
Studio Alcove (275cf) $82.50
1 Bedroom, Small (353cf) $105.81
1 Bedroom, Large (473cf) $141.87
2 Bedroom (708cf) $212.52
3 Bedroom (1106cf) $331.83
4 Bedroom (1517cf) $454.98

[Data from January 2017]

When you’re ready to explore your new side of town, you can visit attractions like the National Museum of Natural History, where you can take in the natural beauty of the DC area, as well as learn about fascinating aspects of nature around the country. The area is also home to the National Air and Space Museum, which features exhibits that showcase the wonders of the universe.

Be sure to continue visiting the Unpakt website for more information on DC movers. Happy moving!

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