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2022 Best Places to Raise a Family in the Washington, D.C. Area

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  1. #5 Best Places to Raise a Family in Washington, D.C. Area.

    South Riding

    Suburb in Virginia,

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

    Featured Review: Former Resident says We lived in South Riding for a time and if we ever moved back to the metro DC area we would choose South Riding again. Excellent pediatrician, close by to two hospitals and many other medical...Extremely diverse neighborhood, even within our little townhouse square, all neighbors were very friendly. The housing cost of this area is going up. We cannot afford the townhouse we sold a few....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 31,515,

  2. #16 Best Places to Raise a Family in Washington, D.C. Area.

    Chevy Chase View

    Suburb in Maryland,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says We moved 3 years ago to CCV and it was one of the best decisions we have ever done. We rented our house and got the opportunity to buy it later. It is a peaceful neighborhood where kids can walk/bike...The public schools in the area are great, we have Silver Creek MS very close for the middle school teens - school was built less than 5 years ago. BCC for HS and Chevy Chase Elementary. Everything is close, public transportation stops all over Cedar, making it easy to go to the Medical Center subway station. Safe, quiet, peaceful, full of nature. A great place to live..

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 1,017,

  3. #17 Best Places to Raise a Family in Washington, D.C. Area.

    Brambleton

    Suburb in Virginia,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I love living in Brambleton. It's a beautiful community decorated with landscape, but also has a modern hint to it. The houses range in vast building styles. There's a town center filled with coffee....

    Read 23 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 21,358,