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West Springfield
  • Suburb in Virginia

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade unavailable
  3. Housing
    grade B+
  4. Nightlife
    grade B minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade A+
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade B minus
  8. Weather
    grade B minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade B

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West Springfield is a suburb of Washington, D.C. with a population of 23,372. West Springfield is in Fairfax County and is one of the best places to live in Virginia. Living in West Springfield offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In West Springfield there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in West Springfield and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in West Springfield are highly rated.

About

About West Springfield...
Population
23,372

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$592,500
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$2,465
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    19%
  • Own
    81%
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West Springfield Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade unavailable
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    No data available  
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    No data available  
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    No data available  
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    No data available  
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    No data available  
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No data available  
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    14%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    32%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    31%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    19%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    13%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    national  11%

Working in West Springfield

Jobs
grade B minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$154,497
National
$75,149

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