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    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    C
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B+
Huntington is a suburb of Washington, D.C. with a population of 12,992. Huntington is in Fairfax County and is one of the best places to live in Virginia. Living in Huntington offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Huntington there are a lot of parks. Many young professionals live in Huntington and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Huntington are above average.
About Huntington...
Population
12,992

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$370,800
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,726
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    58%
  • Own
    42%
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Huntington 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
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    4%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    29%
  • 35-44 years
    16%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    11%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    34%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    30%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    18%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    11%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    13%

Working in Huntington

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$92,856
National
$55,322
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Huntington Reviews

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It’s acrually really safe, great neighbors, kids everywhere and drivers listen to the signs, there are stores that you can simple walk to and get daily needs and wants, they have a laundry mat which is convenient. Many food places which is easy to get too.
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Great area with huge diversity along with a metro station which makes it easier to explore the remaining beauties found within the DMV
Pet friendly, family friendly, Alexandria is a great place to live.