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The La Plata High School marching band leads the school's  homecoming parade. Staff Photo by Mark Gail

The La Plata High School marching band leads the school's homecoming parade. Staff Photo by Mark Gail

The food court at St. Charles Towne Center shopping mall in Waldorf, Md. Staff Photo by James A. Parcell

The food court at St. Charles Towne Center shopping mall in Waldorf, Md. Staff Photo by James A. Parcell

Local residents attend the Big Brothers Big Sisters annual  Taste of Southern Maryland at Regency Stadium in Waldorf, Md.  Photo by James A. Parcell/For The Washington Post

Local residents attend the Big Brothers Big Sisters annual Taste of Southern Maryland at Regency Stadium in Waldorf, Md. Photo by James A. Parcell/For The Washington Post

Avg Home Sold Price
$317,763

Last six months

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Avg Monthly Rent
$1,281

Based on 1Bd, 1 Bath

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Demographics

Population
6,067
Population Change Since 2000
27%
Population Change Since 1990
55%
Population Density
179
Median Annual Household Income
$114,817
Change in Avg Income Since 2000
39%
Change in Avg Income Since 1990
142%
Households with Children
33.0%
Avg Residents per Home
2.9
Median Age
35
Married
69%
Single
21%
Divorced
8%

Real Estate

Owner-Occupied Homes
90%
Renter-Occupied Homes
5%
Vacant Homes
5%
Median Years in Residence
3.8
Annual Residential Turnover
10%
Median Age of Homes (Years)
17

Transportation

Average Commute Time
45.4 min
Distance to Nearest Airport (Mile)
26.0
Drive/Carpool
91%
Public Transit
3%
Walk/Bike/Other
1%
Work at Home
5%

Data Provided by Onboard Informatics. Neighborhood Site Index

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Memorial spanning 3 days set for Marion Barry

Marion Barry will be remembered with three days of events befitting a man described by the District of Columbia's current mayor as the "most iconic figure" in the city's history, officials said Wednesday.

D.C. area updates: One more round of snow and mix in storm's closing phase

D.C. area updates: One more round of snow and mix in storm's closing phase

Snow is making a move into D.C.'s north and west suburbs but may have a tough time penetrating into the I-95 corridor, where accumulation prospects are very iffy.

NM ex-school chief gets battery charge dropped

A sexual battery charge against a former New Mexico Military Institute athletic director has been dropped.

Southern Maryland deaths

Obituaries reported by funeral homes in Charles County.

Coyote, hit by car in Arlington, is first in area since 2012

Coyote, hit by car in Arlington, is first in area since 2012

Most Arlingtonians who think they have seen a coyote have actually spotted a fox, expert said.

Southern Maryland volunteer opportunities

Nonprofit organizations seeks short- and long-term help in Calvert, Charles and St. Mary's counties

Southern Maryland crime report

Reports from the Maryland State Police and the Calvert, Charles and St. Mary's counties sheriff's offices.

Va. women's prison health care lawsuit settled

A proposed settlement has been reached in a federal lawsuit that claimed medical care at a Virginia women's prison is so shoddy that it violates the U.S. Constitution's ban on cruel and unusual punishment.

Fairfax County community calendar, Nov. 28-Dec. 4, 2014

Holiday homes tour, art and craft shows, holiday parade, bingo, library book sales, support groups and more.

Anne Arundel County and Howard County crime report

Listings of incidents reported recently by police in Anne Arundel and Howard counties and Annapolis.

Southern Maryland community calendar, Nov. 27-Dec. 4, 2014

A holiday bazaar, "Babes in Toyland" musical, learning Kwanzaa traditions, and a "Shop La Plata" promotion.

Herring continues to pay off campaign debt

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring is still paying off campaign debt related to last year's recount effort, while his political spending after nearly a year in office outpaces those of other possible 2017 gubernatorial candidates.

Snow hampers holiday travel in Maryland

A snowfall of up to 7 inches across central and western Maryland is making travel difficult on the day before Thanksgiving.

Why we celebrate Thanksgiving every year. It isn't what you think.

Why we celebrate Thanksgiving every year. It isn't what you think.

You will be surprised to learn who turned Thanksgiving into the holiday we celebrate today.

East Coast updates: Winter storm brings heavy rain, snow on the eve of Thanksgiving

East Coast updates: Winter storm brings heavy rain, snow on the eve of Thanksgiving

This storm is packing rain and heavy snow, though it will clear out of the Mid-Atlantic by Wednesday night.

Fraternities at California school suspended after waving of dildos during march against sexual assault

Fraternities at California school suspended after waving of dildos during march against sexual assault

This time it is a California public university.

22-year-old wins approval to open N.Y. charter school — but he quits when credentials questioned (update)

22-year-old wins approval to open N.Y. charter school — but he quits when credentials questioned (update)

Did the New York Board of Regents check out his background?

Winning numbers drawn in 'DC 4 Midday' game

The winning numbers in Wednesday afternoon's drawing of the Dist. of Columbia Lottery's "DC 4 Midday" game were:

Winning numbers drawn in 'Play 4 Day' game

The winning numbers in Wednesday afternoon's drawing of the Delaware Lottery's "Play 4 Day" game were:

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 4 Day' game

The winning numbers in Wednesday afternoon's drawing of the Virginia Lottery's "Pick 4 Day" game were:

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