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  1. Public Schools
    A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    NG
  9. Cost of Living
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B
Long Branch is a suburb of Washington, D.C. with a population of 8,010. Long Branch is in Fairfax County and is one of the best places to live in Virginia. Living in Long Branch offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Long Branch there are a lot of parks. Many retirees live in Long Branch and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Long Branch are highly rated.
About Long Branch...
Population
8,010

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$602,200
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,000
National
$949
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    19%
  • Own
    81%
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Long Branch 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
    14%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    21%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    35%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    29%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    14%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    17%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    13%

Working in Long Branch

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$145,213
National
$55,322
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Long Branch Reviews

3 reviews
Great experience overall. Very nice place to live. Only criticism is that nightlife is virtually inexistent.
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There could be better entertainment-movie theater.
There has not been a crime committed.