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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  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+
Southwest Employment Area is a neighborhood in Washington, D.C., District of Columbia with a population of 3,020. Southwest Employment Area is in District of Columbia County and is one of the best places to live in District of Columbia. Living in Southwest Employment Area offers residents an urban feel and most residents own their homes. In Southwest Employment Area there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Southwest Employment Area and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Southwest Employment Area are above average.
About Southwest Employment Area...
Population
3,020

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$411,867
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,622
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    47%
  • Own
    53%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    67
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    100
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    0
    500
  • Theft
    2,845
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    167
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$105,025
National
$55,322
Children
7%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    44%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    35%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    13%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    3%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    13%
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