Dunn Loring has one of the best accesses to mass transit options and to the DC Beltway in the entire Metropolitan DC Corridor. There is a local MTA station at Dunn Loring that runs straight to downtown DC, along with other destinations. It is located between Route 66 and the Capital Beltway, just 14 miles from downtown Washington DC. It is also close to Dulles Airport. For that reason many people who have business in and around the Capital Beltway call Dunn Loring their home.
This means that Dunn Loring is home to some of the most affluent people in the nation. In fact, over 90% of adult citizens that inhabit Dunn Loring have a 4 year college degree or better. Inhabitants make more money each and every year than citizens that live in over 85% of the rest of the nation. The average household of 4 in Dunn Loring makes over $200,000 in income per year. While it is a very affluent community, it is also known for the many neat and trim apartment complexes that dot the landscape. The average apartment rental is just over $1600 per month in the community, but with stellar schools, a low crime rate, and such easy access to nearby DC, that seems like quite a bargain to have a home in Dunn Loring.