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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    B-
  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 3,039. 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 a dense 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
$530,337
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$2,464
National
$949
Area Feel
Dense Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    68%
  • Own
    32%
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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
    323.6
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    647.2
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    215.8
    500.1
  • Theft
    8,234.5
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    395.5
    284

Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$133,564
National
$55,322
Families with Children
7%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    54%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    25%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    5%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    6%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    13%
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