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  1. Public Schools
    A-
  2. Crime & Safety
    B
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
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  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
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  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
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Foggy Bottom is a neighborhood in Washington, D.C., District of Columbia with a population of 11,072. Foggy Bottom is one of the best places to live in District of Columbia. Living in Foggy Bottom offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Foggy Bottom there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Foggy Bottom and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Foggy Bottom are highly rated.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$199,185
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,552
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    68%
  • Own
    32%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    41.9
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    33.5
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    58.7
    500.1
  • Theft
    654.2
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    58.7
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$69,649
National
$55,322
Children
1%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    63%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    24%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    6%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    4%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    13%
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Foggy Bottom is a wonderful place to go to school! It has a metro stop, it's not far from shopping at Georgetown/M street, it's extremely close to DC landmarks like the Lincoln Memorial, and its a cute neighborhood overall.
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Foggy Bottom is a hotbed of politics, culture, and celebrity sightings. Walking into the local whole foods don't be surprised if you run into former Sec. of State John Kerry, Michelle Obama, or even Chance the Rapper who stopped by this fall to purchase a pumpkin while on tour. At any of the restaurants you may be seated next to Anderson Cooper or Kelly Anne Conway. Foggy Bottom is one of the most exciting places in the country to live, especially if you are a young college student.
Due to the university and federal buildings in Foggy Bottom, the area is diverse in most all demographics.