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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    A-
  2. Crime & Safety
    C
  3. Housing
    C
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    C-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    A+
West End is a neighborhood in Washington, D.C., District of Columbia with a population of 6,123. West End is in District of Columbia County and is one of the best places to live in District of Columbia. Living in West End offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In West End there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in West End and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in West End are highly rated.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$538,945
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$2,222
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    62%
  • Own
    38%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    144
    283
  • Murder
    16
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    160
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    176
    500
  • Theft
    3,137
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    80
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$80,603
National
$55,322
Children
3%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    65%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    29%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    5%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    1%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    0%
    13%
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