2016 Best Neighborhoods for Families in Washington, D.C. 

Explore the best Washington, D.C. neighborhoods to raise a family based on public schools, crime rates, cost of living, and family-friendly amenities. Ranking based on data from the U.S. Census, BLS, CDC, and other data sources. Photo Credit: taedc/CC BY-SA

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  1. 1

    Barnaby Woods

    • Neighborhood in Washington, D.C.
    • 1 review
  2. 2

    McLean Gardens

    • Neighborhood in Washington, D.C.
    • 1 review
  3. 3

    Hawthorne

    • Neighborhood in Washington, D.C.
  4. 4

    Foxhall Village

    • Neighborhood in Washington, D.C.
  5. 5

    American University Park

    • Neighborhood in Washington, D.C.
    • 11 reviews
  6. 6

    Wesley Heights

    • Neighborhood in Washington, D.C.
  7. 7

    Burleith/Hillandale

    • Neighborhood in Washington, D.C.
    • 1 review
  8. 8

    Penn Quarter

    • Neighborhood in Washington, D.C.
  9. 9

    Crestwood

    • Neighborhood in Washington, D.C.
  10. 10

    Foxhall Crescents

    • Neighborhood in Washington, D.C.
    • 4 reviews
  11. 11

    Palisades

    • Neighborhood in Washington, D.C.
  12. 12

    Chevy Chase

    • Neighborhood in Washington, D.C.
    • 1 review
  13. 13

    Adams Morgan

    • Neighborhood in Washington, D.C.
    • 6 reviews
  14. 14

    Glover Park

    • Neighborhood in Washington, D.C.
    • 2 reviews
  15. 15

    Cathedral Heights

    • Neighborhood in Washington, D.C.
    • 25 reviews
  16. 16

    Stronghold

    • Neighborhood in Washington, D.C.
  17. 17

    Tenleytown

    • Neighborhood in Washington, D.C.
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    Van Ness

    • Neighborhood in Washington, D.C.
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    Downtown

    • Neighborhood in Washington, D.C.
  20. 20

    North Cleveland Park

    • Neighborhood in Washington, D.C.
    • 5 reviews
  21. 21

    Woodland-Normanstone

    • Neighborhood in Washington, D.C.
  22. 22

    Lanier Heights

    • Neighborhood in Washington, D.C.
    • 19 reviews
  23. 23

    West End

    • Neighborhood in Washington, D.C.
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    Friendship Heights

    • Neighborhood in Washington, D.C.
  25. 25

    Cleveland Park

    • Neighborhood in Washington, D.C.
    • 1 review