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  1. Public Schools
    grade C
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C minus
  3. Housing
    grade D minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade B+
  5. Good for Families
    grade C
  6. Diversity
    grade B
  7. Jobs
    grade C
  8. Weather
    grade B
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade C
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade A minus

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Fairlawn is a neighborhood in Washington, D.C., District of Columbia with a population of 9,418. Fairlawn is in District of Columbia County. Living in Fairlawn offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Fairlawn there are a lot of parks. Many families live in Fairlawn and residents tend to be liberal.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$270,218
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,105
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    67%
  • Own
    33%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    693.1
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    51.3
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    693.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    359.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,477.2
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    628.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$36,661
National
$62,843
Families with Children
15%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    13%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    37%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    national  12%

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