Washington, DC Livability Score

Washington, DC is Extremely Livable
  • • Washington is ranked #1 in District of Columbia
  • • Washington is ranked #6880 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)605,759605,759309,138,711
Population density (sq mi)9,9089,90890
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
  • December 19, 2014
Washington, DC - Great For Young ProfessionalsI love Washington DC. It is the city I spent the first few years of my life in before moving to Salt Lake City, Utah with my family. I was lucky enough that my parents took me back to Washington DC a bunch of times so that I could becomeRead full review
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  • 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

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  • 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, Arlington893.2
Riverwood, Arlington893.4
Dover Crystal, Arlington883.6
Waycroft-Woodlawn, Arlington884.8
Dominion Hills, Arlington885.9
Maywood, Arlington883.5
Arlington-East Falls, Arlington886.7
Tara-Leeway Heights, Arlington875.4
NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Lyon Village, Arlington873.3
Cherrydale, Arlington873.9
Donaldson Run, Arlington874.4
Rock Spring, Arlington875.6
Gulf Branch, Arlington874.5
Arlington Ridge, Arlington874
Rivercrest, Arlington874.5
Lyon Park, Arlington873.5
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Cities near Washington, DC

CityScoreMiles
Somerset, MD895.2
Chevy Chase View, MD888.2
Chevy Chase Village, MD876.4
McLean, VA877.8
Chevy Chase Section Five, MD875.7
Garrett Park, MD869.5
Chevy Chase, MD866.4
Bethesda, MD856.2
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Brookmont, MD855.1
Mantua, VA8512.5
Chevy Chase Section Three, MD855.3
Kensington, MD858.5
Occoquan, VA8519.6
Martin's Additions, MD855.2
Fairfax Station, VA8517.2
Floris, VA8520.4
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