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Forest Hills
  • Neighborhood in Washington, D.C.

Report Card

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

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Forest Hills is a neighborhood in Washington, D.C., District of Columbia with a population of 7,880. Forest Hills is in District of Columbia County and is one of the best places to live in District of Columbia. Living in Forest Hills offers residents a dense urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Forest Hills there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Forest Hills and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Forest Hills are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$1,125,153
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$2,171
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Dense Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    73%
  • Own
    27%
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Forest Hills Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade unavailable
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    25.8
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    17.2
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    34.5
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    654.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    51.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$107,907
National
$75,149
Families with Children
11%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    56%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    32%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    8%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    3%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    1%
    national  11%

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