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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    C
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    A+
Penn Quarter is a neighborhood in Washington, D.C., District of Columbia with a population of 2,769. Penn Quarter is in District of Columbia County and is one of the best places to live in District of Columbia. Living in Penn Quarter offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Penn Quarter there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Penn Quarter and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Penn Quarter are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$525,341
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$2,350
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    66%
  • Own
    34%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    324
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    647
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    216
    500
  • Theft
    8,234
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    396
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$131,175
National
$55,322
Children
5%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    55%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    28%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    4%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    5%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    13%
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