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Van Ness is a neighborhood in Washington, D.C., District of Columbia with a population of 1,801. Van Ness is in District of Columbia County and is one of the best places to live in District of Columbia. Living in Van Ness offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Van Ness there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families live in Van Ness and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Van Ness are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$1,028,200
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,783
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    21%
  • Own
    79%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade A
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    0
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    71.2
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    0
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    640.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$240,074
National
$62,843
Families with Children
39%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    56%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    24%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    9%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    7%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    national  12%

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