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A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    A
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    A
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    A+
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    B+

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$416,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,360
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    38%
  • Own
    62%

Forest Glen Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    283
  • Murder
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500
  • Theft
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$102,319
National
$55,322
Children
20%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    30%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    29%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    17%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    15%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    13%
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Forest Glen Reviews

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The Silver Spring-Wheaton area is a wonderful are to be in. Not only does it make way for its residents to be independent by providing accessible and affordable transportation with metro, it also provides safe and crime-free neighborhoods.

Also there are nearby schools, parks, hospitals and malls that help to make the community worth living in.
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It is quiet, safe and CLOSE to everything.
Businesses are average and do not provide amazing service, some more than others.