Alexandria West (Alexandria, VA) Change Neighborhood

 We photograph the development around the Federal Court House in Alexandria to illustrate Markon's story about businesses and residents concern over the possibility of Guantanimo Bay terrorist suspects being tried at the courthouse and the ensuing security needs and disruption of the area.  Photo shows the Carlyle Towers on the left, the courthouse in the middle, and an office bldg. on the right and metro tracks below.

We photograph the development around the Federal Court House in Alexandria to illustrate Markon's story about businesses and residents concern over the possibility of Guantanimo Bay terrorist suspects being tried at the courthouse and the ensuing security needs and disruption of the area. Photo shows the Carlyle Towers on the left, the courthouse in the middle, and an office bldg. on the right and metro tracks below.

Ellen Thrash recommends a variety of linen dresses to her customer, Pamela Hollins, at her store, Ellen's Boutique at Landmark Mall in Alexandria, VA.

Ellen Thrash recommends a variety of linen dresses to her customer, Pamela Hollins, at her store, Ellen's Boutique at Landmark Mall in Alexandria, VA.

Avg Home Sold Price
$278,772

Last six months

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Avg Monthly Rent
$1,339

Based on 1Bd, 1 Bath

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Demographics

Population
29,416
Population Change Since 2000
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Population Change Since 1990
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Population Density
16,146
Median Annual Household Income
$63,575
Change in Avg Income Since 2000
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Change in Avg Income Since 1990
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Households with Children
22.0%
Avg Residents per Home
3.0
Median Age
37
Married
34%
Single
43%
Divorced
13%

Real Estate

Owner-Occupied Homes
31%
Renter-Occupied Homes
54%
Vacant Homes
15%
Median Years in Residence
1.9
Annual Residential Turnover
33%
Median Age of Homes (Years)
27

Transportation

Average Commute Time
28.6 min
Distance to Nearest Airport (Mile)
3.5
Drive/Carpool
80%
Public Transit
14%
Walk/Bike/Other
3%
Work at Home
3%

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D.C. area forecast: Wintry pattern persists with two weather-makers to watch

D.C. area forecast: Wintry pattern persists with two weather-makers to watch

We're locked into a wintry pattern, with no sign we'll break out of it anytime soon. That may or may not mean some more accumulating snow on the way.

Mom: Common Core wants kids to develop reading skills at the same pace. My daughters didn't.

Mom: Common Core wants kids to develop reading skills at the same pace. My daughters didn't.

'Forcing phonics-based reading on kindergartners as a standard they must all meet to be on the path toward college and career readiness is counterproductive because it's developmentally inappropriate for many 5-year-olds. '

Snow-related closings and delays in the D.C. area for Wednesday, Jan. 28

Snow-related closings and delays in the D.C. area for Wednesday, Jan. 28

Which schools and governments have closed or delayed because of the weather?

MD--Mid-Atlantic Daybook

BC-MD--Mid-Atlantic Daybook

Howard County officials to discuss farming

Howard County officials will be talking about the future of farming in the county.

Metro work to impact red and orange lines on Saturday

Metro says travelers on the red and orange lines will wait a little longer for trains when traveling on Saturday.

BC-LOT--Lottery State-by-State,10th Add

The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the Oklahoma Lottery's "Cash 5" game were:

Smithsonian exhibits documents, early recordings from Bell

The National Museum of American History is hosting a series of programs this year about American innovation, and the first exhibit is focused on early sound recording.

Comment sought on proposed power line in Loudoun County

Regulators are seeking public comment on a Dominion Virginia Power plan to build a new high-voltage transmission line and substation in Loudoun County.

Population growth in Va. slows to 1 percent _ U.Va. center

Virginia is amid its slowest growth rate in decades.

WV Lottery

These West Virginia lotteries were drawn Tuesday:

VA Lottery

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MD Lottery

These Maryland lotteries were drawn Tuesday:

TN Lottery

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DC Lottery

These Dist. of Columbia lotteries were drawn Tuesday:

Winning numbers drawn in 'Mega Millions' game

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

House panel kills minimum wage proposal

A Republican-led House committee has killed a proposal to raise Virginia's minimum wage.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Cash 5 Night' game

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

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 4 Night' game

The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the Virginia Lottery's "Pick 4 Night" game were:

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