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2022 Best Suburbs to Live in the Washington, D.C. Area

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  1. #2 Best Suburbs 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: 11,389,

  2. #7 Best Suburbs 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: 233,464,

  3. #12 Best Suburbs 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: 31,515,

  4. #19 Best Suburbs to Live 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,

  5. #20 Best Suburbs to Live in Washington, D.C. Area.

    Ashburn

    Suburb in Virginia,

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

    Featured Review: Former Resident says It was a wonderful town to live in! I lived in Ashburn from a very young age up until my teenage years. I had a lot of friends growing up and all my neighbors were very friendly. The town itself....

    Read 284 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 49,848,