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Best Places To Live Near Shaw, Washington, DC

  • Shaw, Washington, DC
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 13,782
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score89
  • Occoquan, VA
  • 20.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 947
  • Neabsco, VA
  • 25 miles away (City)
  • Population: 17,038
  • Living in Neabsco, Virginia is truly all that I've dreamed about. Growing up in a small town in North Carolina, I always felt out of place living so far south. Not only was I not into things that my…[read more]
  • Westover Village, Arlington, VA
  • 6.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,179
  • Merrifield, VA
  • 12.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 17,000
  • Merrifield, VA is one of those places you just don't find any more. Breathtaking, unspoiled nature and scenery, wonderful people everywhere you go, great schools, easy-to-find housing, a healthy job…[read more]
  • Fair Oaks, VA
  • 18.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 33,478
  • Fair Oaks is a town with lots of quaint attractions that you'll find interesting if you love if you and your friends are history buffs. One of the main sites in the city is Shaker Village of Pleasant…[read more]
  • Kingstowne, VA
  • 12.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 15,779
  • I live in Kingstowne, Virginia and I can say that this area is very pleasant. My family and I initially chose Kingstown, because we needed to be closer to Washington, D.C. for an easy to commute to my…[read more]
  • North Ridge-Rosemont, Alexandria, VA
  • 6.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 12,333
  • Williamsburg, Arlington, VA
  • 7.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,968
  • Aurora Highlands, Arlington, VA
  • 4.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 11,584
  • Lake Barcroft, VA
  • 8.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,851
  • Friendship Heights Village, MD
  • 5.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,730
  • Yorktown, Arlington, VA
  • 6.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,417
  • Ballston-Virginia Square, Arlington, VA
  • 5.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 12,604
  • Rock Spring, Arlington, VA
  • 6.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,223
  • Kensington, MD
  • 8.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,111
  • I've lived here for almost my life! One of my favorite places here the Antique Row! I love this place! You can find lots of good places like the Mormon Temple during Christmas time, the shopping center…[read more]
  • Upper Marlboro, MD
  • 15.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 694
  • Chevy Chase town, MD
  • 6.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,948
  • Lake Ridge, VA
  • 22.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 44,685
  • The thing I love most about living in Lake Ridge is the beautiful scenic environment. I really enjoy sitting by water at the Occoquan reservoir and watching the birds. Virginia is so wonderful during the…[read more]
  • Waycroft-Woodlawn, Arlington, VA
  • 6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,549
  • McLean, VA
  • 9.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 48,867
  • I found as a kid and when I brought my family back as an adult, McLean. Virginia is the ideal city to live and experience. Being one of the model cities within Northern Virginia's Fairfax County,…[read more]
  • Lyon Park, Arlington, VA
  • 4.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 5,521
  • Newington, VA
  • 15.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 13,583
  • As I have grown to learn more in my elderly years, the term home is where the heart is rings more true now than ever. If ever I have loved a city with all of my heart, Newington would be that city. A…[read more]
  • Potomac Yard-Potomac Greens, Alexandria, VA
  • 6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,750
  • Taylor Run, Alexandria, VA
  • 7.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 6,851
  • Idylwood, VA
  • 10.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 18,921
  • I experienced great hometown life while living in Idlywood Virginia. The quaint town is off of Interstate 66 in Fairfax County. The Idlywood area provides prestigious schools with above-par academic…[read more]
  • Cherrydale, Arlington, VA
  • 5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,398
  • I am very grateful to be an employee of Cherrydale Health and rehabilitation Center. Almost 3 years ago, when I had my interview, an nurse that was a part of the recruiting team told me " I like this…[read more]
  • Woodbridge, VA
  • 21.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,436
  • I'll keep this short and sweet. I've lived in Woodbridge for 25 years and I can honestly say that this is one of the best places that I know of to live and to raise a family. Being just a hop, skip, and…[read more]
  • Burke Centre, VA
  • 17.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 18,130
  • If you can get past the Northern Virginia traffic, then I assure you that you will enjoy what our suburbs have to offer. Here we have a place called Burke Centre, and I promise you I never heard of it…[read more]
  • Kings Park West, VA
  • 16.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 13,925
  • I've visited the city of Kings Park West, Virginia and love its simplicity. The residents are very ethnically diverse in this city. This state is well known for being a pretty city. With the cost of…[read more]
  • Springdale, MD
  • 9.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,878
  • Cascades, VA
  • 22 miles away (City)
  • Population: 12,205
  • It's experienced beautiful parks while living in Cascades Virginia. The beautiful natural scenery of this small town is captivating. Cascades has lots of friendly people that create a close-knit…[read more]
  • Woodlawn CDP (Carroll County), VA
  • 13.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,247
  • Reston, VA
  • 17.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 60,070
  • When I visited Reston from nearby Falls Church, Virginia, I felt that I was in an idyllic city. Its streets are safe to walk around in and are very, very clean. Visiting Restons' restaurants is a gourmet…[read more]
  • Arlington Ridge, Arlington, VA
  • 4.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 5,493
  • Newington Forest, VA
  • 16.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 12,262
  • Newington Forest is a fascinating city in Fairfax County. It offers a residential and commercial layout. The town holds about 12,000 residents at the average age of 37. The unemployment is down 3.20%…[read more]
  • Franconia, VA
  • 12.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 19,935
  • I experienced a great lifestyle while living in Franconia Virginia. The city is located in Fairfax County Virginia. Franconia is close to Alexandria and just north of Fort Belvoir, a US Army facility.…[read more]
  • Radnor-Ft Myer Heights, Arlington, VA
  • 3.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 10,224
  • Colonial Village, Arlington, VA
  • 3.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,644
  • Chevy Chase Village, MD
  • 5.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,030
  • Oakton, VA
  • 15.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 36,748
  • I've been in Oakton going on five years, and it is a fantastic choice. It's close enough to Mclean and Washington that there are a lot of opportunities for education and business available, especially if…[read more]
  • Alcova Heights, Arlington, VA
  • 5.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,027
  • Arlington, VA
  • 5.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 226,092
  • First off, a $100k+ salary here is the same as a $40k salary in an average US city. This is one of the few places where someone with a graduate degree from an ivy league school needs to work a 2nd or 3rd…[read more]
  • Huntington, VA
  • 8.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 13,032
  • Living in Huntington has been an overall fantastic experience. Not only is this place perfect to raise a family, its perfect for single individuals who are looking for a small town to get comfortable in.…[read more]
  • Lyon Village, Arlington, VA
  • 4.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,541
  • Arlington-East Falls, Arlington, VA
  • 7.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 5,637
  • Fairlington-Shirlington, Arlington, VA
  • 6.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 9,718
  • West Springfield, VA
  • 14.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 23,028
  • Living in West Springfield might be expensive, but the city has a lot to offer and the price tag is justified. Due to its close proximity to Washington DC, there are a lot of opportunities for work in…[read more]
  • Madison Manor, Arlington, VA
  • 7.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,579
  • Chevy Chase, MD
  • 6.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,618
  • Hayfield, VA
  • 12.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,453

Listed above are the best places to live in Shaw, Washington, DC for 2020. The list of best places is compiled using the AreaVibes Livability Score which is calculated from a score out of 100 and based on various categories. These categories include: amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. Displayed first is the matching location - Shaw, Washington, DC, followed by the best places to live near Shaw, Washington, DC, sorted by Livability Score.

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