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2022 Best Neighborhoods to Raise a Family in Washington, D.C.

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  1. #1 Best Neighborhoods to Raise a Family in Washington, D.C..

    Wesley Heights

    Neighborhood in Washington, D.C.,

    1 Niche users give it an average review of 5 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Wesley Heights is a premier neighborhood in Northwest DC. Filled with beautiful homes and tree lined streets, Wesley Heights is also one of the safest, and wealthiest, neighborhoods in DC..

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 1,011,

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  2. #2 Best Neighborhoods to Raise a Family in Washington, D.C..

    Barnaby Woods

    Neighborhood in Washington, D.C.,

    2 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says The neighborhood is very tranquil and family-friendly and which gives it a great atmosphere. Although it is not walking distance from the metro or many shops/restaurants, the commute to Bethesda and....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 1,646,

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  3. #3 Best Neighborhoods to Raise a Family in Washington, D.C..

    American University Park

    Neighborhood in Washington, D.C.,

    13 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Nearby Resident says AU Park is a beautiful neighborhood in Northwest DC, home to the prestigious American University. Their campus is fantastic for jogs, picnics, and even walking your dog. However, it is an extremely....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 5,169,

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  4. #4 Best Neighborhoods to Raise a Family in Washington, D.C..

    Hawthorne

    Neighborhood in Washington, D.C.,

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 296,

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  5. #5 Best Neighborhoods to Raise a Family in Washington, D.C..

    McLean Gardens

    Neighborhood in Washington, D.C.,

    2 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Nearby Resident says By far, one of the most beautiful and safest neighborhoods in all of DC. In an extremely wealthy area, surrounded by ambassadors and Congresspeople, McLean Gardens is an ideal place to live for....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 1,737,

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  6. #6 Best Neighborhoods to Raise a Family in Washington, D.C..

    Foxhall Crescents

    Neighborhood in Washington, D.C.,

    4 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Niche User says A great place to live but a little expensive.

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 1,349,

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  7. #7 Best Neighborhoods to Raise a Family in Washington, D.C..

    North Cleveland Park

    Neighborhood in Washington, D.C.,

    6 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Love it so happy here. People are so welcoming and so close to great public schools. So glad I came here!.

    Read 6 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 4,471,

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  8. #8 Best Neighborhoods to Raise a Family in Washington, D.C..

    Tenleytown

    Neighborhood in Washington, D.C.,

    9 Niche users give it an average review of 4.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Niche User says Tenleytown is a great place to live! It is close to the metro making it an easy access to downtown DC! Tenleytown has a great selection of dining and useful library! I've never had any issues with....

    Read 9 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 1,409,

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  9. #9 Best Neighborhoods to Raise a Family in Washington, D.C..

    Mount Pleasant

    Neighborhood in Washington, D.C.,

    16 Niche users give it an average review of 4.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Niche User says MtPleasant is just such a unique place in DC! It combines classic, refined and mind-soothing looks near Rock Creek park, with the energy and richness of a diverse population, with lively South....

    Read 16 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 10,676,

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  10. #10 Best Neighborhoods to Raise a Family in Washington, D.C..

    Chevy Chase

    Neighborhood in Washington, D.C.,

    13 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Overall, great place to live! The neighborhood is very quiet and peaceful and the people are very friendly. Very nice atmosphere with the greenery that surrounds the streets and sidewalks, and since....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 13,675,

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  11. #11 Best Neighborhoods to Raise a Family in Washington, D.C..

    Woodland-Normanstone

    Neighborhood in Washington, D.C.,

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 944,

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  12. #12 Best Neighborhoods to Raise a Family in Washington, D.C..

    Shepherd Park

    Neighborhood in Washington, D.C.,

    1 Niche users give it an average review of 5 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I like that it's not directly in the city, but it's easily accessible by car, bike or public transportation!.

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 2,950,

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  13. #13 Best Neighborhoods to Raise a Family in Washington, D.C..

    Cathedral Heights

    Neighborhood in Washington, D.C.,

    29 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Former Resident says Love this neighborhood. It is super safe and has a good amount of things to do. The best part about it is obviously the cathedral. I have spent many evenings on the front lawn - watching the sunset,....

    Read 29 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 9,650,

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  14. #14 Best Neighborhoods to Raise a Family in Washington, D.C..

    Glover Park

    Neighborhood in Washington, D.C.,

    9 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says A fantastic close-in suburb of Washington, DC. (Though technically in the city itself). Easy commutes into the city on Wisconsin Ave (bike, car or bus). Great local elementary school, super friendly...Downside, too many families - the schools are overcrowded..

    Read 9 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 8,097,

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  15. #15 Best Neighborhoods to Raise a Family in Washington, D.C..

    Burleith/Hillandale

    Neighborhood in Washington, D.C.,

    1 Niche users give it an average review of 5 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Safe, clean neighborhood. Close to Glober park restaurants & amenities (Town Hall, Surfside, Madfox, Whole Foods, Ace Handware, Safeway, FedEx, etc). Friendly, well-established neighbors. One would....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 1,693,

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  16. #16 Best Neighborhoods to Raise a Family in Washington, D.C..

    Foxhall Village

    Neighborhood in Washington, D.C.,

    3 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Absolutely love Foxhall. The best kept secret in DC! Trails, parks, and walking distance to palisades and Georgetown. Easy to get downtown with whitehurst. And the friendliest people in all of DC!.

    Read 3 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 2,261,

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  17. #17 Best Neighborhoods to Raise a Family in Washington, D.C..

    Cleveland Park

    Neighborhood in Washington, D.C.,

    2 Niche users give it an average review of 5 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I love the feel of the neighborhood, many of the sidewalks are redbrick and there are three green spaces within half a mile to my house one being the National Cathedral. There are trails nearby that....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 7,553,

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  18. #18 Best Neighborhoods to Raise a Family in Washington, D.C..

    Friendship Heights

    Neighborhood in Washington, D.C.,

    5 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I have lived in the Friendship Heights neighborhood my entire life. I went to elementary, middle, and high school here! I have really enjoyed growing up here. There are sidewalks and a great....

    Read 5 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 2,900,

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  19. #19 Best Neighborhoods to Raise a Family in Washington, D.C..

    Palisades

    Neighborhood in Washington, D.C.,

    1 Niche users give it an average review of 5 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Great schools, great restaurants, and great people. Palisades has really good schools that definitely prepare students for future endeavors. Palisades has great restaurants like Black Salt as well as....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 3,061,

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  20. #20 Best Neighborhoods to Raise a Family in Washington, D.C..

    Forest Hills

    Neighborhood in Washington, D.C.,

    6 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I moved to the Forest Hills neighborhood roughly two years ago and it has been one of the best decisions my family has ever made. The move has allowed us to connect with much more affluent crowd and....

    Read 6 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 6,259,

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  21. #21 Best Neighborhoods to Raise a Family in Washington, D.C..

    Georgetown

    Neighborhood in Washington, D.C.,

    23 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Visitor says I personally love going to Georgetown, it is one one of my favorite places in Washington DC and some relatives live there! While it is an expensive area, it is extremely safe and there are plenty of....

    Read 23 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 11,601,

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  22. #22 Best Neighborhoods to Raise a Family in Washington, D.C..

    Woodley Park

    Neighborhood in Washington, D.C.,

    8 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Woodley Park has all the amenities of an urban setting such as restaurants, CVS, market for food, but it also has the zoo and great trails in Rock Creek Park. Some streets are beautifully lined with....

    Read 8 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 4,728,

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  23. #23 Best Neighborhoods to Raise a Family in Washington, D.C..

    Crestwood

    Neighborhood in Washington, D.C.,

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 1,275,

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  24. #24 Best Neighborhoods to Raise a Family in Washington, D.C..

    Spring Valley

    Neighborhood in Washington, D.C.,

    10 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Nearby Resident says Another incredibly beautiful neighborhood in Northwest Washington! Extremely safe area with beautiful trees and amazing neighbors..

    Read 10 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 4,959,

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  25. #25 Best Neighborhoods to Raise a Family in Washington, D.C..

    Lanier Heights

    Neighborhood in Washington, D.C.,

    19 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Niche User says Very fun area with plenty to do, see, and eat. Always new places popping up which makes visiting the same area a fun new experience..

    Read 19 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 4,317,

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