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  1. Public Schools
    C-
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    D+
  4. Nightlife
    A
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    A+
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    C-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    A
University Heights is a neighborhood in Washington, D.C., District of Columbia with a population of 9,213. University Heights is in District of Columbia County. Living in University Heights offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In University Heights there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in University Heights and residents tend to be liberal.
About University Heights...
Population
9,213

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$374,280
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,334
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    65%
  • Own
    35%
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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
    105
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    140
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    140
    500
  • Theft
    1,403
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    129
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$52,597
National
$55,322
Children
16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    25%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    21%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    23%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    14%
    13%
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  • B
    Brightwood Park
    • Neighborhood in Washington, D.C.
    • 17 reviews
  • B
    Edgewood
    • Neighborhood in Washington, D.C.
    • 2 reviews
  • B+
    Petworth
    • Neighborhood in Washington, D.C.
    • 12 reviews
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