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  1. #1 Best Places to Live in Washington, D.C. Area.

    Radnor/Fort Myer Heights

    Neighborhood in Arlington, VA,

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

    Featured Review: Former Resident says After living in midtown Manhattan for ten years, we lived in the Belvedere Condominium for five years on Oak Street. If you are making $175K + this is a decent place to live, but not a lot to do at....

    Read 2 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 11,927,

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  2. #2 Best Places to Live in Washington, D.C. Area.

    Bluemont

    Neighborhood in Arlington, VA,

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

    Featured Review: Former Resident says I lived in Bluemont between 1985 and 2007. I walked to Ballston Metro station and rode in to DC for work. I liked being nearby to parks, a swim club and local stores. When we moved in, we had....

    Read 3 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 7,641,

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  3. #3 Best Places to Live in Washington, D.C. Area.

    Colonial Village

    Neighborhood in Arlington, VA,

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 3,071,

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  4. #4 Best Places to Live in Washington, D.C. Area.

    North Potomac

    Suburb in Maryland,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Neighbor’s are supportive of each other! We have a HMO. That gets things done! Great area to walk! Lived here 20 years, it’s a very great area to walk!.

    Read 79 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 24,146,

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  5. #5 Best Places to Live in Washington, D.C. Area.

    Ballston/Virginia Square

    Neighborhood in Arlington, VA,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Probably the best area within the Rosslyn to Ballston city corridor if you are a professional in your 30s (you might feel "old" at Courthouse). You will see some seniors as well, and more kids in....

    Read 9 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 13,929,

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  6. #6 Best Places to Live in Washington, D.C. Area.

    Cascades

    Suburb in Virginia,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I have lived here all my life. Granted, that is not a very long time in the grand scheme of things. However, I do not believe I would have wanted to live anywhere else. This town is so welcoming. The....

    Read 14 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 12,132,

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  7. #7 Best Places to Live in Washington, D.C. Area.

    South Kensington

    Suburb in Maryland,

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 8,494,

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  8. #8 Best Places to Live in Washington, D.C. Area.

    North Bethesda

    Suburb in Maryland,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I think This is a beautiful community…safe friendly, professional and very close to DC, Rock Creek Park, Bethesda and Pike and Rose, Potomac. I love the people, singles, young families, and....

    Read 45 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 49,719,

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  9. #9 Best Places to Live in Washington, D.C. Area.

    Clarendon/Courthouse

    Neighborhood in Arlington, VA,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says It's a very quick trip to Ballston or Washington DC which is convenient for commuting. Many restaurants and stores are walking distance..

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 9,877,

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  10. #10 Best Places to Live in Washington, D.C. Area.

    Stone Ridge

    Suburb in Virginia,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I Have lived in Stone Ridge for the past 3 years and it's a great place to raise a family and live without worry. There is a lot of growth and progress and many professionals that love living in the...Stone Ridge safety is amazing and very happy to live here!.

    Read 21 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 15,034,

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  11. #11 Best Places to Live in Washington, D.C. Area.

    Arlington Forest

    Neighborhood in Arlington, VA,

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 2,811,

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  12. #12 Best Places to Live in Washington, D.C. Area.

    North Rosslyn

    Neighborhood in Arlington, VA,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Absolutely love living here! It’s the best mix of DC/ Arlington living with a newly rising restaurant scene, solid quality of life, a short walk from Georgetown and running trails on the Potomac.....

    Read 7 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 3,135,

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  13. #13 Best Places to Live in Washington, D.C. Area.

    Potomac

    Suburb in Maryland,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Potomac is a small village within the greater confines of Montgomery County Maryland. The village center has everything you need for daily life - grocery stores, drug stores, Starbucks, specialty....

    Read 78 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 46,256,

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  14. #14 Best Places to Live in Washington, D.C. Area.

    North Highland

    Neighborhood in Arlington, VA,

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 4,423,

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  15. #15 Best Places to Live in Washington, D.C. Area.

    Arlington

    City in Virginia,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Arlington is great for college students! Lots of restaurants and places to shop. It is so close to Washington D.C. that it is easy to find internships, jobs, and other opportunities. You can take the....

    Read 247 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 236,434,

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  16. #16 Best Places to Live in Washington, D.C. Area.

    Bethesda

    Town in Maryland,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Bethesda is the walker's paradise as advertised. Everything you could need is within walking distance, including Metro access!.

    Read 128 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 65,092,

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  17. #17 Best Places to Live in Washington, D.C. Area.

    Chevy Chase

    Suburb in Maryland,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says It's just a nice, relaxed area with friendly people and a lot of beautiful plant life. It's also right next to Bethesda, so if there's anything you can't find in Chevy Chase, just head on over to....

    Read 28 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 9,801,

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  18. #18 Best Places to Live in Washington, D.C. Area.

    Waycroft/Woodlawn

    Neighborhood in Arlington, VA,

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 1,575,

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  19. #19 Best Places to Live in Washington, D.C. Area.

    Travilah

    Suburb in Maryland,

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

    Featured Review: Nearby Resident says Travilah is the classic American suburban neighborhood. The town is surrounded by some of the best learning centers in America, from John Hopkins University, which is down the street, from a....

    Read 11 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 11,239,

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  20. #20 Best Places to Live in Washington, D.C. Area.

    Broadlands

    Suburb in Virginia,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Community, landscaping are beautiful ,good public schools , have nice entertainment area , overall environment is really good for a family friendly atmosphere!.

    Read 20 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 14,146,

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  21. #21 Best Places to Live in Washington, D.C. Area.

    Claremont

    Neighborhood in Arlington, VA,

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 2,489,

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  22. #22 Best Places to Live 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....

    Read 72 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 32,526,

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  23. #23 Best Places to Live in Washington, D.C. Area.

    Dominion Hills

    Neighborhood in Arlington, VA,

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

    Featured Review: Niche User says The only crime I am really aware of that is visible in the area is adolescent pranks and vandalism, which only happens rarely.

    Read 1 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 2,036,

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  24. #24 Best Places to Live in Washington, D.C. Area.

    Woodmont

    Neighborhood in Arlington, VA,

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

    Featured Review: Niche User says Arlington is a great area but it does have that snobby "typical nova" attitude about it..

    Read 1 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 977,

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  25. #25 Best Places to Live in Washington, D.C. Area.

    Franklin Farm

    Suburb in Virginia,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Franklin Farm is an amazing place to raise a family. Our children are constantly outside playing with other neighborhood children. There are lots of community events include ice cream socials, an....

    Read 22 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 18,845,

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