Best Neighborhoods In Washington, DC For Families

Moving to a large city like Washington is hard enough, but the stress is multiplied when you are moving with your entire family. We’re here to help you narrow down your search by showing you the best neighborhoods in Washington for families for 2021. The algorithm we used to formulate the rankings includes: median age, families with kids under 18, local amenities (grocery stores, restaurants, coffee shops, etc.), school test scores/graduation rates, housing affordability and crime rates.

Population 18,855
  • Amenities: A+
  • Education: A+
  • Housing: F
  • Crime: A+
Median age: 41 Families w/ kids: 52%
Population 3,598
  • Amenities: A+
  • Education: A+
  • Housing: F
  • Crime: A-
Median age: 41 Families w/ kids: 50%
Population 2,252
  • Amenities: A+
  • Education: A+
  • Housing: F
  • Crime: C
Median age: 38 Families w/ kids: 51%
Population 912
  • Amenities: A+
  • Education: A+
  • Housing: F
  • Crime: C
Median age: 35 Families w/ kids: 47%
Population 9,436
  • Amenities: A+
  • Education: A+
  • Housing: F
  • Crime: A+
Median age: 46 Families w/ kids: 58%
Population 12,937
  • Amenities: A+
  • Education: A+
  • Housing: F
  • Crime: A+
Median age: 39 Families w/ kids: 45%
Population 3,065
  • Amenities: A+
  • Education: A+
  • Housing: F
  • Crime: F
Median age: 42 Families w/ kids: 53%
Population 18,506
  • Amenities: A+
  • Education: C+
  • Housing: F
  • Crime: B
Median age: 41 Families w/ kids: 46%
Population 12,696
  • Amenities: A+
  • Education: F
  • Housing: F
  • Crime: B-
Median age: 36 Families w/ kids: 48%
Population 11,732
  • Amenities: A+
  • Education: B
  • Housing: F
  • Crime: A-
Median age: 39 Families w/ kids: 37%