Based solely on jurisdiction, Bethesda currently tops the area for most expensive rent. Apartment search site RentCafe said the average apartment rent, considering all sizes, is $2,466 a month in Bethesda.
The second-most expensive market for apartment rents is currently College Park, at an average $2,298 a month.
Rents in North Bethesda have increased the fastest in the D.C. metro area, up 8.1% from a year ago, to an average $2,239.
The District and Arlington County are virtually tied for average apartment rent, at $2,233 and $2,236 respectively. Rents in D.C. and Arlington County are both up 4.3% in the last year.
The average rent in Alexandria is currently $1,746, up 2.8% from a year ago.https://wtop.com/business-finance/2020/02/most-expensive-washington-area-rent-bethesda/