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  2. Crime & Safety
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  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    A
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    A+
  7. Jobs
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  8. Weather
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  9. Cost of Living
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Forest Glen is a suburb of Washington, D.C. with a population of 6,804. Forest Glen is in Montgomery County and is one of the best places to live in Maryland. Living in Forest Glen offers residents an urban feel and most residents own their homes. In Forest Glen there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Forest Glen and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Forest Glen are highly rated.
About Forest Glen...
Population
6,804

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$425,300
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,334
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    36%
  • Own
    64%
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Forest Glen Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

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
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Residents

Diversity
A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    3%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    16%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    29%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    31%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    19%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    14%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    13%

Working in Forest Glen

Jobs
A-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$102,415
National
$55,322
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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.