Palisades

Bordered by Kent and Spring Valley, the Palisades has always been a popular community for buyers.

Welcome to Palisades

The benefits of living in the Palisades with its charming streets and multitude of parks
 
Sitting on the outskirts of Georgetown and bordered by Kent and Spring Valley, the Palisades has always been a popular community for buyers wishing to take advantage of the activities along the C&O Canal and Potomac River as well as providing an easy commute to downtown Washington DC, and access to two major airports. Whether one works in DC, or Northern Virginia, the benefits of living in the Palisades with its charming streets and multitude of parks has long been a destination for many Washingtonians.

Overview for Palisades, DC

34,422 people live in Palisades, where the median age is 39.8 and the average individual income is $108,742. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

34,422

Total Population

39.8 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$108,742

Average individual Income

Around Palisades, DC

There's plenty to do around Palisades, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

71
Very Walkable
Walking Score
52
Bikeable
Bike Score
44
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Spiritual Food CSA, The Dance Academy of Virginia, and Brand Name Fitness.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $$ 3.39 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.59 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.75 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.89 miles 13 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.03 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.02 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Palisades, DC

Palisades has 14,092 households, with an average household size of 2.19. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Palisades do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 34,422 people call Palisades home. The population density is 7,767.94 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

34,422

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

39.8

Median Age

46.28 / 53.72%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
14,092

Total Households

2.19

Average Household Size

$108,742

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Palisades, DC

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Primary Schools ()
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Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Palisades. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Key Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Annunciation Catholic School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Mann Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Beauvoir The National Cathedral Elementary School
PRIVATE
PreK - 3rd
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Janney Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
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