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

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$839,282
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,746
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    39%
  • Own
    61%
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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
    283
  • Murder
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500
  • Theft
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
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Residents

Diversity
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Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$148,404
National
$55,322
Children
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
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Old Town Reviews

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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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