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  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    C
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    A-
Old Town is a neighborhood in Alexandria, Virginia with a population of 6,764. Old Town is in Alexandria City County and is one of the best places to live in Virginia. In Old Town, most residents own their homes. In Old Town there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Old Town and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Old Town are above average.
About Old Town...
Population
6,764

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$877,874
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,849
National
$949
Area Feel
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    42%
  • Own
    58%
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Crime & Safety

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

Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$137,317
National
$55,322
Families with Children
17%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    48%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    32%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    11%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    7%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    13%
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Old Town Reviews

1 review
I love it here, the only down side is after hours it becomes a little more dangerous to walk around. Also there seems to be a large theft issue in this area.
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