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Potomac Yard

Welcome to Potomac Yard

Potomac Yard is full of good food, new development, and newly built homes. With crime rates much lower than national averages, it’s a remarkably safe area. Along with neighboring areas Crystal City and Pentagon City, Potomac Yard is poised to become a site of rapid development and economic growth as part of the “National Landing” area for Amazon’s HQ2.

Where to Eat in Potomac Yard

Looking for a place to eat? Try Souvlaki Festive Greek for delicious grilled pita wraps, rice bowls, and other Mediterranean fare. Rustico serves wood-fired pizza with over 30 beers on tap and a truly massive bottled beer list organized by flavor type. Try Hebir Exotic for tasty Ethiopian food or check out Hops Grill for craft beers and a variety of American food, from burgers to lobster tails.

Things to do in Potomac Yard

Potomac Yard Shopping Center is home to shops such as Target, Staples, Old Navy, TJ Maxx, Barnes & Noble, Petsmart, and many more.
Speaking of pets, Potomac Yard is home to Simpson Stadium Dog Park, a safe fenced-in area for your dog to run and socialize.
Near Target you’ll also find Potomac Yard Park with its playgrounds for toddlers and older children, and a splash park for cooling off on the hottest days of the year.
You can catch a movie at Potomac Yard’s Regal Cinemas or work out at Trident CrossFit.
Daingerfield Island park was the first permanent settlement of the city of Alexandria, and is now a marina where you can watch herons and kingfishers.


Potomac Yard is currently accessible via the blue and yellow D.C. Metro train lines from the Crystal City and Braddock Road stations. A Potomac Yard Station is in progress, and should open between Ronald Reagan National Airport Station and Braddock Road Station by 2021.
You can also get around via Lime or Bird scooters, though we recommend wearing a helmet and taking all safety precautions.


Potomac Yard is full of new development and newly built homes. Single family homes stay on the market for an average of 44 days with an average sales price of $945,238. Condos stay on the market for an average of 47 days and sell for an average of $491,273.
Potomac Greens is a community of 3- and 4-story townhouses within easy reach of the Potomac River waterfront.
Notch 8 is a luxury apartment building with units ranging from studios to 2-bedrooms. The amenities here include a swimming pool, outdoor living room with fire pit, and a fitness center with a personal trainer and group classes.


It’s safe, it’s full of great places to shop and eat, and there’s much more on the way for Potomac Yard as part of Amazon’s HQ2 location plans. Potomac Yard might just be your new favorite neighborhood!

Overview for Potomac Yard, VA

2,927 people live in Potomac Yard, where the median age is 37 and the average individual income is $96,668. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

37 years

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Around Potomac Yard, VA

There's plenty to do around Potomac Yard, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Very Bikeable
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Commonwealth Bee Company, Teddy's Fitness Boxing, and FIT4MOM DC.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 3.26 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.04 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.69 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.6 miles 27 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.62 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.7 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Potomac Yard, VA

Potomac Yard has 1,481 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Potomac Yard do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 2,927 people call Potomac Yard home. The population density is 11,835.4 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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54.42 / 45.58%

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