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

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade C
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade A+
  5. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade C+
  8. Weather
    grade B
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A minus
  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 15,080. 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
15,080

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$653,032
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,953
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Dense Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    67%
  • Own
    33%
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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
$102,564
National
$75,149
Families with Children
9%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    42%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    29%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    14%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    9%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    national  11%

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