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

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University Heights is a neighborhood in Washington, D.C., District of Columbia with a population of 9,602. University Heights is in District of Columbia County. Living in University Heights offers residents an urban suburban mix 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.

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About University Heights...
Population
9,602

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$437,784
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,488
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
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
    105.2
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    140.3
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    140.3
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,402.7
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    128.6
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$63,059
National
$62,843
Families with Children
23%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    23%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    20%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    20%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    24%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
    national  12%

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