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  1. Public Schools
    C-
  2. Crime & Safety
    C-
  3. Housing
    C-
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    C-
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    B+
River Terrace is a neighborhood in Washington, D.C., District of Columbia with a population of 2,123. River Terrace is in District of Columbia County. Living in River Terrace offers residents an urban feel and most residents own their homes. In River Terrace there are a lot of parks. Many retirees live in River Terrace and residents tend to be liberal.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$196,541
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,011
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    43%
  • Own
    57%
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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
    142
    283
  • Murder
    142
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    285
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    285
    500
  • Theft
    1,565
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    142
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$51,220
National
$55,322
Children
13%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    13%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    41%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    13%
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River Terrace Reviews

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I grew up in that area since i was young and one thing i would like to change is the killings and the older people sitting on corner.
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