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  • Population
    6,949
  • Population Density
    28,255 people/sq.mi.
  • Size
    <1 sq.mi.
Clarendon/Courthouse is a neighborhood in Arlington with 6,949 residents. It has very high home values and very high rent costs. Its citizens generally have very high education levels and very high income levels.

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Nearby Neighborhoods

Niche Grade Name Population
4.33 Lyon Village 3,921
4.33 Lyon Park 5,577
4.33 Colonial Village 2,457
4.33 Radnor/Fort Myer Heights 9,117
4.33 Ashton Heights 5,610
4.33 Ballston/Virginia Square 11,513

Comparable Neighborhoods

Niche Grade Name Population
4.33 North Highland 4,091
4.33 Penrose 4,542
4.33 Buckingham 4,652
4.33 Columbia Heights 4,893
4.33 Waverly Hills 3,747

Top School Districts

Niche Grade Name Total Schools
4.33 Arlington County Public Schools 35

Top Public Schools

Niche Grade Name Type Grades Grade Level
4.33 Arlington Science Focus Elementary School Public, Magnet PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
4.33 Arlington Traditional Elementary School Public, Magnet PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
4.33 Washington Lee High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 Long Branch Elementary School Public PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
4.33 Taylor Elementary School Public PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
4.33 Yorktown High School Public 9-12 High
4.33 Swanson Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
4.33 Williamsburg Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
E.L. Haynes Public Charter School - Kansas Avenue Campus Public, Charter PK, K-9 Pre-K, Elementary
4.00 Claremont Immersion School Public, Magnet PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
4.00 Francis Scott Key Elementary School Public, Magnet PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
4.00 D.C. Preparatory Academy Public Charter School - Edgewood Middle Campus Public, Charter 4-8 Elementary, Middle
4.00 Two Rivers Public Charter Elementary School Public, Charter PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
4.00 Washington Latin Public Charter School - Middle School Public, Charter 5-8 Middle
4.00 Elsie Whitlow Stokes Communtiy Freedom Public Charter School Public, Charter PK, K-6 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
4.00 Jefferson Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
4.00 E.L. Haynes Public Charter School Public, Charter 3-8 Elementary, Middle
4.00 Washington Yu Ying Public Charter School Public, Charter PK, K-4 Pre-K, Elementary
4.00 Drew Model Elementary School Public, Magnet PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
4.00 D.C. Preparatory Academy Public Charter School - Edgewood Elementary Campus Public, Charter PK, K-3 Pre-K, Elementary
3.66 Capital City Lower Public Charter School Public, Charter PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
3.66 Achievement Preparatory Academy Public Charter School Public, Charter 4-8 Middle
YouthBuild Public Charter School Public, Charter 10-12 High
4.00 Seed Public Charter School Public, Charter 6-12 Middle, High
3.66 KIPP DC - Aim Public Charter School Academy Public Charter School Public, Charter 5-8 Middle

Top Private Schools

Niche Grade Name Type Grades Grade Level
4.33 Sidwell Friends School Private, Religious PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
4.33 Maret School Private K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
4.33 National Cathedral School Private, Religious, All-Girls 4-12 High
4.33 The Potomac School Private K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
National Christian Academy Private, Religious PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
4.33 Washington International School Private PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
4.00 St. Stephen's & St. Agnes School Private, Religious PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
4.00 Holton-Arms School Private, All-Girls 3-12 Elementary, High
4.00 St. Albans School Private, Boarding, Religious, All-Boys 4-12 Elementary, Middle, High
4.00 The Madeira School Private, Boarding, All-Girls 9-12 High
4.00 Episcopal High School Private, Boarding, Religious 9-12 High
4.00 Edmund Burke School Private 6-12 High
The Siena School Private, Special Education, All-Girls 4-12 High
4.00 Landon School Private, All-Boys 3-12 Elementary, Middle, High
4.00 Washington Waldorf School Private 1-12 Elementary, High
3.66 The Field School Private 7-12 High
3.66 St. Anselm's Abbey School Private, Religious, All-Boys 6-12 High
3.66 Georgetown Preparatory School Private, Boarding, Religious, All-Boys 9-12 High
Brookewood School Private, Religious, All-Girls 1-12 Elementary, High
3.66 Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart Private, Religious, All-Girls PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
3.66 British School of Washington Private PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
3.66 German School Washington, D.C. Private PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
3.66 St. John's College High School Private, Religious 9-12 High
Phillips School - Annandale Private, Special Education 2-12 Elementary, High
3.33 Gonzaga College High School Private, Religious, All-Boys 9-12 High

Top Colleges

Niche Grade Name
4.33 Georgetown University
4.00 University of Maryland - College Park
3.66 George Washington University
3.66 American University
3.33 Corcoran College of Art & Design
3.33 George Mason University
3.00 Gallaudet University
3.00 Marymount University
2.66 Howard University
2.66 Catholic University of America
2.66 Washington Adventist University
2.66 Capitol College
2.33 University of Maryland - University College
2.33 Trinity Washington University
1.66 Bowie State University
1.66 University of the District of Columbia
Northern Virginia Community College
Montgomery College
Prince George's Community College
Howard Community College
College of Southern Maryland
Medtech Institute - Falls Church
Strayer University - Virginia
The Art Institute of Washington, a branch of The Art Institute of Atlanta
University of Management & Technology

Around Clarendon/Courthouse

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Demographics

Racial Diversity

Clarendon/Courthouse United States Buckingham Columbia Heights North Highland Penrose Waverly Hills
White 64.93% 64.16% 39.81% 42.14% 59.79% 48.33% 65.59%
Asian 12.61% 4.67% 9.89% 15.71% 11.92% 10.61% 5.83%
Hispanic 10.85% 16.05% 38.49% 15.91% 20.26% 15.40% 14.27%
African American 8.19% 12.21% 7.68% 16.00% 5.55% 19.30% 4.70%
Multiracial 2.67% 1.85% 1.16% 6.94% 1.39% 4.98% 7.57%
Other 0.61% 0.21% 2.57% 3.07% 0.82% 0.65% 2.00%
Native American 0.10% 0.66% 0.36% 0.20% 0.01% 0.70% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.15% 0% 0% 0.22% 0% 0%

Age

Clarendon/Courthouse United States Buckingham Columbia Heights North Highland Penrose Waverly Hills
9 years and under 7% 13% 5% 6% 9% 7% 17%
10 to 17 years 1% 11% 7% 6% 4% 5% 5%
18 to 24 years 7% 10% 11% 16% 10% 9% 7%
25 to 34 years 53% 13% 32% 32% 40% 32% 22%
35 to 44 years 15% 14% 12% 19% 11% 16% 17%
45 to 54 years 8% 15% 13% 8% 13% 15% 13%
55 to 64 years 5% 12% 6% 6% 7% 8% 11%
65 and over 3% 13% 13% 7% 7% 8% 8%

Education Levels

Clarendon/Courthouse United States Buckingham Columbia Heights North Highland Penrose Waverly Hills
Less than a high school diploma 3% 15% 32% 5% 8% 12% 3%
High school diploma or equivalent 4% 29% 14% 10% 5% 10% 8%
Some college or associate degree 7% 29% 17% 19% 12% 21% 20%
Bachelor's degree 38% 18% 21% 38% 33% 35% 29%
Master's degree or higher 48% 10% 16% 28% 42% 22% 40%

Gender

Clarendon/Courthouse United States Buckingham Columbia Heights North Highland Penrose Waverly Hills
Male 52.3% 49.2% 49.3% 52.2% 51.1% 51.3% 41.3%
Female 47.7% 50.8% 50.7% 47.8% 48.9% 48.7% 58.7%

Housing

Rent vs. Own

Clarendon/Courthouse United States Buckingham Columbia Heights North Highland Penrose Waverly Hills
Rent 70.5% 33.9% 74.8% 76.2% 63.6% 70.1% 43.9%
Own 29.5% 66.1% 25.2% 23.8% 36.4% 29.9% 56.1%