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  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    C+
  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
    A+
Chinatown is a neighborhood in Washington, D.C., District of Columbia with a population of 3,124. Chinatown is in District of Columbia County and is one of the best places to live in District of Columbia. Living in Chinatown offers residents a dense urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Chinatown there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Chinatown and residents tend to be liberal.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$524,349
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$2,373
National
$949
Area Feel
Dense Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    76%
  • Own
    24%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    406.1
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    423.8
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    70.6
    500.1
  • Theft
    8,264.2
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    141.3
    284

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$117,446
National
$55,322
Families with Children
4%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    47%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    32%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    8%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    6%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    13%
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