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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    A-
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    A
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    B
Shepherd Park is a neighborhood in Washington, D.C., District of Columbia with a population of 2,522. Shepherd Park is in District of Columbia County and is one of the best places to live in District of Columbia. Living in Shepherd Park offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Shepherd Park there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and retirees live in Shepherd Park and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Shepherd Park are highly rated.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$767,556
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,043
National
$949
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    7%
  • Own
    93%
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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
    240.7
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    361
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    280.8
    500.1
  • Theft
    3,289.2
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    160.4
    284

Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$183,460
National
$55,322
Families with Children
39%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    62%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    21%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    11%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    3%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    13%
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I like that it's not directly in the city, but it's easily accessible by car, bike or public transportation!
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