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The weekly outdoor bazaar in Bethesda, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

The weekly outdoor bazaar in Bethesda, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

Modern homes near Wilson Lane, Bethesda, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post.

Modern homes near Wilson Lane, Bethesda, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post.

Colonial-style houses in Bethesda, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

Colonial-style houses in Bethesda, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

High-rise apartments in downtown Bethesda, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

High-rise apartments in downtown Bethesda, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

People gather outside the Barnes and Nobles in downtown Bethesda, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

People gather outside the Barnes and Nobles in downtown Bethesda, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

The new Apple Store on Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

The new Apple Store on Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

Avg Home Sold Price
$1,150,000

Last six months

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Avg Monthly Rent
$1,615

Based on 1Bd, 1 Bath

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Demographics

Population
61,511
Population Change Since 2000
8%
Population Change Since 1990
16%
Population Density
4,610
Median Annual Household Income
$131,683
Change in Avg Income Since 2000
33%
Change in Avg Income Since 1990
90%
Households with Children
31.0%
Avg Residents per Home
2.3
Median Age
37
Married
63%
Single
28%
Divorced
8%

Real Estate

Owner-Occupied Homes
64%
Renter-Occupied Homes
29%
Vacant Homes
7%
Median Years in Residence
4.0
Annual Residential Turnover
17%
Median Age of Homes (Years)
41

Transportation

Average Commute Time
28.3 min
Distance to Nearest Airport (Mile)
10.0
Drive/Carpool
70%
Public Transit
15%
Walk/Bike/Other
7%
Work at Home
8%

Data Provided by Onboard Informatics. Neighborhood Site Index

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3 stepsons charged in Md. man's slaying

Maryland State Police say an 11-year-old boy is among three people charged with first-degree murder in the February slaying of their stepfather in Port Deposit.

Washington Flyer plan for Silver Line opening day

Washington Flyer plan for Silver Line opening day

Washington Flyer transitions to Silver Line Express and moves service to Silver Line Saturday July 26

Tanker overturns, spills gas on I-95 in Virginia

Virginia state police say a tanker truck has overturned and spilled gasoline on Interstate 95 in Chesterfield County.

Guest list for Silver Line opening includes a who's who of NoVa politics

Guest list for Silver Line opening includes a who's who of NoVa politics

Dozens of VIPs including the U.S Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx are expected to attend opening ceremonies for the Silver Line.

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Bethesda, Rockville make list of 'Top 10 Snobbiest Small Cities in America'

Bethesda, Rockville make list of 'Top 10 Snobbiest Small Cities in America'

Montgomery County communities' wealth, education push them onto America's "snooty little cities" list

Meg Ryan sightings in Va. as star directs film

Meg Ryan is in central Virginia for her directorial debut.

House Republican suggests giving DC back to Md.

A House Republican who chairs a subcommittee overseeing the District of Columbia is suggesting giving most of the District back to Maryland and "possibly" getting rid of the local government.

Who is living in the Washington region's low-income units? Sometimes, the middle-class.

A shortage of housing for the middle-class has led to increased competition for low-income units.

D.C. gets Trumped once again

D.C. gets Trumped once again

Some D.C. politicos just can't get close enough to Donald Trump.

State rests in Md. road rage fatal shooting

The defense is presenting its case in the first-degree murder trial of a New Jersey detective who acknowledges shooting a Maryland man after a bout of road rage last year.

Tornado touches down at campground in Cape Charles, Virginia

Tornado touches down at campground in Cape Charles, Virginia

A tornado ripped through a campground near Cape Charles, Virginia just before 9 a.m. this morning overturning campers and causing injuries.

Judge halts Md. highway work in Rockville

A Montgomery County judge is ordering the State Highway Administration to halt work on a sound barrier along Interstate 270 in Rockville.

Police: 3 Va. kids home alone when burglars enter

Police in Norfolk are investigating why three children were home alone when two men broke into the residence, sent the children into a back room and stole items before fleeing.

Questions surround DC gun arrest of poultry exec

There are questions this morning about the arrest of a South Carolina pork-and-poultry executive who allegedly tried to enter a congressional office building in Washington with a handgun in his bag.

Bodies of woman, child found in Norfolk home

Police in Norfolk are investigating the deaths of a woman and a young girl.

US announces Va. refunds under Affordable Care Act

Nearly $9 million in refunds from insurance companies are headed to 104,000 consumers in Virginia.

D.C. area forecast: Clouds, showers subdue heat today and head south tomorrow

D.C. area forecast: Clouds, showers subdue heat today and head south tomorrow

While we won't see much sun today, the milder temperatures are a reasonable trade-off.

The problem with how we talk about poverty and kids

The problem with how we talk about poverty and kids

Using the word 'poverty' to describe different students' living conditions is too general to be helpful.

122-year-old Baltimore school becomes housing

Officials in Baltimore have turned a school building that is more than 100 years old into housing.

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