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A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  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

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$807,273
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,830
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    68%
  • Own
    32%

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    15
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    77
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    185
    500
  • Theft
    2,270
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    108
    284

Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$112,777
National
$55,322
Children
10%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    61%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    29%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    7%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    2%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    13%
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Woodley Park Reviews

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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.
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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.
It is a safe and clean neighborhood and short ride to downtown or walk to Dupont or Adams Morgan. It is easy to hang out outdoors and there are lots of families.