Brookland (Washington, DC) Change Neighborhood

Cardinal Hall at Catholic University of America, Brookland neighborhood, Washington. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post.

Cardinal Hall at Catholic University of America, Brookland neighborhood, Washington. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post.

People enjoy a game of tennis at Taft Recreation Center, Brookland neighborhood, Washington. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post.

People enjoy a game of tennis at Taft Recreation Center, Brookland neighborhood, Washington. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post.

Apartments on Varnum Street, Brookland neighborhood, Washington. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post.

Apartments on Varnum Street, Brookland neighborhood, Washington. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post.

Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Brookland neighborhood, Washington. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post.

Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Brookland neighborhood, Washington. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post.

Colonel Brooks' Tavern in Brookland neighborhood, Washington. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post.

Colonel Brooks' Tavern in Brookland neighborhood, Washington. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post.

Restaurants on 12th Street, Brookland neighborhood, Washington. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post.

Restaurants on 12th Street, Brookland neighborhood, Washington. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post.

Avg Home Sold Price
$488,772

Last six months

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Avg Monthly Rent
$1,325

Based on 1Bd, 1 Bath

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Demographics

Population
8,332
Population Change Since 2000
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Population Change Since 1990
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Population Density
7,549
Median Annual Household Income
$58,397
Change in Avg Income Since 2000
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Change in Avg Income Since 1990
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Households with Children
25.0%
Avg Residents per Home
3.0
Median Age
41
Married
33%
Single
45%
Divorced
11%

Real Estate

Owner-Occupied Homes
61%
Renter-Occupied Homes
29%
Vacant Homes
10%
Median Years in Residence
4.9
Annual Residential Turnover
12%
Median Age of Homes (Years)
60

Transportation

Average Commute Time
28.9 min
Distance to Nearest Airport (Mile)
5.3
Drive/Carpool
62%
Public Transit
33%
Walk/Bike/Other
3%
Work at Home
2%

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