D.C. November 10, 2016
Here Are The 9 Safest And Most Peaceful Places To Live In Washington DC
There are some dangerous and unsafe parts of Washington DC that you might not want to go after dark. There are also many safe and beautiful neighborhoods here as well. Ni. For the sake of locations, since many of these neighborhoods were very close, we condensed niche’s original list to these nine safest places to live in Washington DC. che.com ranked the safest neighborhoods in Washington DC based on crime rates and statistics
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:
1. Foxhall Village
Just west of Georgetown, Foxhole village is a cozy residential neighborhood. Beautiful Tudor homes and well kept lawn give the entire neighborhood a feeling of remote peacefulness. It also has the lowest crime rate for robbery, assault and murder than any other DC neighborhood.
Hawthorne borders Montgomery County and is a quiet entirely residential area made up of charming Ranch-style homes. There are no violent crimes - assault, murder or robbery - reported in Hawthorne.
Running along the Potomac River and the edge of Georgetown University, Palisades is a quiet community that is mostly residential. Its residents refer to it as “a small town in a big city.”
4. Van Ness
Van Ness is sometimes known as Forest Hills and is a suburban neighborhood in northwest DC. Boasting low crime rates and luxurious housing, Van Ness is a popular area for families. It’s also home to several embassies, giving the area an international feel.
5. Woodland Normanstone
Next to Woodley Park and Massachusetts Heights, Woodland Normanstone has a much different feel than the rest of the city. It offers nature and beautiful houses, including many embassies. Woodland Normanstone had 25 assaults, no murder and no robberies in 2015.
6. Foggy Bottom
One of the oldest neighborhoods, Foggy Bottom. Close to the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and the Watergate complex, Foggy Bottom is a popular area for young professionals. The median household income is $61,126 and median rent is $1,622, making it one of the more affordable neighborhoods on our list.
7. Cathedral Heights
A small neighborhood of single family homes and duplexes, Cathedral Heights is a just north of Glover Park. There is an array of restaurants and shops in the area, along with close proximity to many parks. Cathedral Heights has an international crowd, including many diplomats and there were few violent crimes reported in 2015.
8. Glover Park
Just north of Georgetown, Glover Park has a mix of apartment buildings and row houses. There is a growing bar and restaurant scene in the area and it has one of the lowest crime rates in the district.
9. Cleveland Park
Large leafy green trees and historic homes make up this beautiful neighborhood. Residents of Cleveland Park are known to live there for years and sometimes, their entire lives, because they have everything they need. There are two close Metros, plenty of nightlife and peaceful parks in Cleveland Park.
DC is home to many different and diverse neighborhoods that are worth visiting and exploring,
including the 7 most beautiful neighborhoods in the district.