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Mount Vernon Square is a neighborhood in Washington, D.C., District of Columbia with a population of 16,516. Mount Vernon Square is in District of Columbia County and is one of the best places to live in District of Columbia. Living in Mount Vernon Square offers residents a dense urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Mount Vernon Square there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Mount Vernon Square and residents tend to be liberal.

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About Mount Vernon Square...
Population
16,516

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$547,701
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,919
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    76%
  • Own
    24%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    97.1
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    6.9
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    159.6
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    173.5
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    4,191
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    138.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$102,290
National
$62,843
Families with Children
9%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    44%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    26%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    10%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    12%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    national  12%

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