21029 (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
$652,340

Last six months

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Avg Monthly Rent
$1,378

Based on 1Bd, 1 Bath

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Demographics

Population
10,430
Population Change Since 2000
29%
Population Change Since 1990
168%
Population Density
628
Median Annual Household Income
$165,093
Change in Avg Income Since 2000
39%
Change in Avg Income Since 1990
121%
Households with Children
57.0%
Avg Residents per Home
3.2
Median Age
33
Married
84%
Single
16%
Divorced
6%

Real Estate

Owner-Occupied Homes
91%
Renter-Occupied Homes
6%
Vacant Homes
3%
Median Years in Residence
4.0
Annual Residential Turnover
14%
Median Age of Homes (Years)
10

Transportation

Average Commute Time
30.3 min
Distance to Nearest Airport (Mile)
15.0
Drive/Carpool
89%
Public Transit
2%
Walk/Bike/Other
1%
Work at Home
8%

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Autumn arrives: The fall equinox explained in six images

Autumn arrives: The fall equinox explained in six images

Monday marks the end of astronomical summer in the northern hemisphere. At 10:29 p.m., the sun can be seen directly overhead on the equator.

Md. man charged with hitting woman with car

A western Maryland man has been arrested on charges of hitting a woman with his car.

Accused White House intruder to appear in court

Accused White House intruder to appear in court

Following an embarrassing security breach at the White House, one of the most closely protected buildings in the world, the Secret Service is said to be considering establishing new checkpoints to screen tourists in public areas near the presidential mansion.

Superfund site in Front Royal ready for reuse

A Superfund site in Front Royal is ready for redevelopment following a rehabilitation that took 25 years to complete.

Pilot volunteers to search for missing Md. kids

A Montgomery County pilot has taken a search for two missing children to the skies.

Site of 4 slayings in Petersburg demolished

A family has demolished a Petersburg house where four relatives were slain in April.

Alcohol sales up at Va. ABC stores, restaurants

Virginians bought more alcohol in the state's beverage control stores and restaurants as the state agency again saw a record sales in the last fiscal year.

Maryland man charged in father's death after fight

A Maryland man has been arrested on a murder charge in the death of his father during an argument.

Child injured in Lynchburg day care fire dies

A fire official says a child has died from injuries suffered in a fire at a day care in Lynchburg.

Prince George's man arrested in fatal DC stabbing

A Prince George's County man has been arrested in the stabbing death of a District of Columbia woman over the weekend.

Md. officer suspended after assault charge

A Prince George's County police officer has been suspended after he was charged with assault over the weekend.

5 cheetah cubs born at Metro Richmond Zoo

The Metro Richmond Zoo is celebrating the births of five cheetah cubs.

D.C. area forecast: A fantastic, nearly flawless first week of fall

D.C. area forecast: A fantastic, nearly flawless first week of fall

Fall kicks in at 10:29 p.m. tonight and the weather today and the rest of this week handsomely fits the newborn season.

Event to help transition to society from prison

Nearly 300 people are scheduled to attend Maryland's second biannual symposium to help people transition from the correctional system to society.

DC mayor to discuss infant mortality efforts in NY

District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray is heading to New York to talk about the District's efforts to reduce infant mortality.

Common Core calls for kids to read books that 'frustrate' them. Is that a good idea?

Common Core calls for kids to read books that 'frustrate' them. Is that a good idea?

Does the Common Core's approach to teaching reading to children make sense?

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Maryland Zoo closed to prepare new penguin exhibit

The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore is closed this week as it prepares for the grand opening of a major new exhibit focusing on African black-footed penguins and other renovated exhibits.

VDOT to hold public meeting on I-81 bridge project

The public has an opportunity to weigh in on the proposed replacement of two Interstate 81 bridges in Montgomery County.

James River shellfish harvesting closure lifted

A portion of the James River has reopened to harvesting shellfish.

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