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Southwest/Waterfront
  • Neighborhood in Washington, D.C.

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grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade C
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade C
  4. Nightlife
    grade A+
  5. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade B minus
  8. Weather
    grade B
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade A+

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Southwest/Waterfront is a neighborhood in Washington, D.C., District of Columbia with a population of 14,508. Southwest/Waterfront is in District of Columbia County and is one of the best places to live in District of Columbia. Living in Southwest/Waterfront offers residents a dense urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Southwest/Waterfront there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Southwest/Waterfront and residents tend to be liberal.

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About Southwest/Waterfront...
Population
14,508

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$537,480
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,602
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    63%
  • Own
    37%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    318
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    343.7
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    163.3
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    3,153.7
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    360.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$81,038
National
$62,843
Families with Children
9%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    37%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    33%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    12%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    10%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    national  12%

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