20794 (Howard County, MD) Change Neighborhood

Spectators cheer for racing pigs at the annual Howard County Fair.  Staff Photo by Marvin Joseph

Spectators cheer for racing pigs at the annual Howard County Fair. Staff Photo by Marvin Joseph

Strolling in downtown Ellicott City, Md. Credit: El Tiempo Latino

Strolling in downtown Ellicott City, Md. Credit: El Tiempo Latino

Sir Richard Branson waves to fans at the Virgin Mobile FreeFest concert at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia in August 2009. Photo by Bob Riha, Jr./Virgin Mobile USA via Getty Images

Sir Richard Branson waves to fans at the Virgin Mobile FreeFest concert at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia in August 2009. Photo by Bob Riha, Jr./Virgin Mobile USA via Getty Images

Avg Home Sold Price
$322,882

Last six months

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Avg Monthly Rent
$993

Based on 1Bd, 1 Bath

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Demographics

Population
15,945
Population Change Since 2000
7%
Population Change Since 1990
30%
Population Density
1,485
Median Annual Household Income
$80,729
Change in Avg Income Since 2000
35%
Change in Avg Income Since 1990
88%
Households with Children
43.0%
Avg Residents per Home
2.7
Median Age
37
Married
38%
Single
21%
Divorced
8%

Real Estate

Owner-Occupied Homes
68%
Renter-Occupied Homes
26%
Vacant Homes
5%
Median Years in Residence
3.3
Annual Residential Turnover
15%
Median Age of Homes (Years)
17

Transportation

Average Commute Time
23.9 min
Distance to Nearest Airport (Mile)
7.0
Drive/Carpool
93%
Public Transit
3%
Walk/Bike/Other
2%
Work at Home
2%

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Baltimore County police shoot, kill man with knife at store

Two Baltimore County police officers shot and killed a man who refused to drop a knife at a convenience store early Saturday, police said.

Navy abandons 'Global force for good' to broaden appeal

The Navy is taking a new approach to its recruiting commercials: Appealing to people who are already in uniform, have long since left the military and those who never will join.

2nd mistrial declared in ex-FBI agent's murder trial

A second mistrial has been declared in the case of a former FBI agent charged in the shooting death of his wife.

TN Lottery

These Tennessee lotteries were drawn Saturday:

At Hopkins, science gets social

What are students to do if they're interested in both science and the humanities?

Virginia doctor checks drivers at truck stop

The massive truck stops just off I-81 here offer diesel, hot coffee and "the best dang BBQ in Virginia." There's something else, too: a small-town doctor who performs medical exams and drug tests for long-haul drivers, an innovative effort to keep his beloved family practice afloat.

After cancer diagnosis, Va. man returns to making canes

After cancer diagnosis, Va. man returns to making canes

Although he's 72 years old, Bill McDonald is still raising Cain, walking canes that is.

Crisis intervention training expanded to Loudoun jail

Nearly three years after the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office established a Crisis Intervention Team aimed at promoting positive and safe encounters between law enforcement officers and people experiencing a mental health crisis, the program has trained scores of deputies who police Loudoun's neighborhoods.

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The winning numbers in Friday morning's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Daily 4 Morning" game were:

D.C. area forecast: Mostly sunny and cold today, wintry mix approaches by Sunday afternoon

D.C. area forecast: Mostly sunny and cold today, wintry mix approaches by Sunday afternoon

Sunshine won't do much to counter the chill. Today's high: 33 degrees.

Virginia man jailed for interstate tax fraud scheme

A Virginia man faces felony charges in Louisiana for allegedly stealing thousands in illegally obtained state income tax refunds.

VA Lottery

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WV Lottery

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MD Lottery

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Winning numbers drawn in 'Mega Millions' game

The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the "Mega Millions" game were:

DE Lottery

These Delaware lotteries were drawn Friday:

DC Lottery

These Dist. of Columbia lotteries were drawn Friday:

Winning numbers drawn in 'Cash 5 Night' game

The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Virginia Lottery's "Cash 5 Night" game were:

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Night' game

The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Virginia Lottery's "Pick 3 Night" game were:

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