Washington, DC Livability Score

Washington, DC is Extremely Livable
  • • Washington is ranked #1 in District of Columbia
  • • Washington is ranked #9752 in the USA
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Stable Housing Market
  • High Graduation Rates
  • High Income per Capita
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The Locals

StatisticWashingtonDistrict of ColumbiaNational
Population (2013)605,759646,449317,297,938
Median Age33.933.937.2
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)32%32%56%
Have children (under 18yrs)41%41%45%
Caucasian40%40%74%
African American51%51%13%
Asian4%4%5%
Speak English85%85%79%
Speak Spanish7%7%13%
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  • AreaVibes Contributor reviewed Washington
  • November 24, 2011
Washington D.C. - Represent!I have lived in Washington D.C. since my freshman year at university and I have loved every minute of it! D.C. can be an expensive city, but it is full of history and good times. Stick to Georgetown if you want to see the creme de la cremeRead full review
Great metro system and new bike lanes makes a great pedestrian cityI love the metro system! its fast, comfortable and runs till 3am on weekends. The new public bikes system is the same as the one in Montreal and works great and will only get better as they add stations. Very impressed with the bike lanesRead full review

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  • Astro77 posted a question in Washington
  • February 13, 2011
SmithsonianCould you suggest an itinerary for a 3 day visit to theSee full question
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Neighborhoods in & around Washington, DC

NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Woodmont, Arlington913.2
Riverwood, Arlington903.4
Dover Crystal, Arlington903.6
Waycroft-Woodlawn, Arlington894.8
Dominion Hills, Arlington895.9
Maywood, Arlington893.5
Tara-Leeway Heights, Arlington895.4
Lyon Village, Arlington893.3
NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Potomac Yard-Potomac Greens, Alexandria895.6
Donaldson Run, Arlington894.4
Cherrydale, Arlington893.9
Old Town, Alexandria897.5
Arlington-East Falls, Arlington896.7
Gulf Branch, Arlington894.5
Arlington Ridge, Arlington894
Lyon Park, Arlington893.5
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Cities near Washington, DC

CityScoreMiles
Somerset, MD915.2
Chevy Chase Village, MD906.4
Chevy Chase, MD906.4
Chevy Chase View, MD908.2
McLean, VA897.8
Chevy Chase Section Five, MD895.7
Chevy Chase, MD886.4
Bethesda, MD886.2
CityScoreMiles
Falls Church, VA887.4
Chevy Chase Section Three, MD885.3
Garrett Park, MD889.5
Martin's Additions, MD885.2
Tysons Corner, VA8810.5
Floris, VA8720.4
Arlington, VA874.2
University Park, MD876.7
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