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  1. Public Schools
    A-
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    C
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    C
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    A
Woodley Park is a neighborhood in Washington, D.C., District of Columbia with a population of 6,928. Woodley Park is one of the best places to live in District of Columbia. Living in Woodley Park offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Woodley Park there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Woodley Park and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Woodley Park are highly rated.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$938,232
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,880
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    66%
  • Own
    34%
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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
    15.4
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    77.2
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    185.3
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,270.3
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    108.1
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$122,432
National
$55,322
Children
11%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    62%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    28%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    7%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    2%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    1%
    13%
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Woodley Park Reviews

5
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I wish that the foot traffic and car traffic was smoother. However, all in all good neighborhood highly accessible. I live near the Smithsonian Zoo so it's nice that it's right there and free!
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Woodley Park is a lovely neighborhood during all times of the year with the small exception of one or two spring weeks when it is flooded with out of town tourists on their spring breaks flocking to the National Zoo. All other times of year Woodley Park is a lovely district north west residential neighborhood, with some very good restaurants such as Open City and Bar Cevita on busy Connecticut Avenue which breaks up the pretty, sleepy townhouse streets with traffic and restaurants. Woodley Park has its own metro station which is also very nice, and lots of trees. The neighborhood public schools are all very good; Oyster-Adams Bilingual is and exceptional elementary and middle school, and Woodrow Wilson High School is very good as well.
Woodley Park is a great neighborhood with access to Rock Creek Park, the metro, and lots of decent eateries. It lacks in diversity and the red line is not always functioning.