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Children visit the Chesapeake Beach Railway Museum in Chesapeake Beach, Md. This railroad parlor car was built in 1889.  Photo by James A. Parcell/For The Washington Post

Children visit the Chesapeake Beach Railway Museum in Chesapeake Beach, Md. This railroad parlor car was built in 1889. Photo by James A. Parcell/For The Washington Post

At the Drum Point lighthouse, an icon of the Chesapeake Bay in Solomons, Md. Staff Photo by Mark Gail

At the Drum Point lighthouse, an icon of the Chesapeake Bay in Solomons, Md. Staff Photo by Mark Gail

Children play along the dock at Zahniser's Yacht Club in Solomons, Md. Staff Photo by Christy Goodman

Children play along the dock at Zahniser's Yacht Club in Solomons, Md. Staff Photo by Christy Goodman

2009 U.S. Vintage Model Yacht Group National Regatta sponsored by the Calvert Marine Museum in Solomons, Md..  The annual event features races with Skipjacks, Schooners and Vintage-class models. Photo by James A. Parcell/For The Washington Post

2009 U.S. Vintage Model Yacht Group National Regatta sponsored by the Calvert Marine Museum in Solomons, Md.. The annual event features races with Skipjacks, Schooners and Vintage-class models. Photo by James A. Parcell/For The Washington Post

Avg Home Sold Price
$303,007

Last six months

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Avg Monthly Rent
$1,280

Based on 1Bd, 1 Bath

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Demographics

Population
5,946
Population Change Since 2000
42%
Population Change Since 1990
96%
Population Density
2,133
Median Annual Household Income
$93,135
Change in Avg Income Since 2000
44%
Change in Avg Income Since 1990
95%
Households with Children
37.0%
Avg Residents per Home
2.7
Median Age
39
Married
65%
Single
26%
Divorced
10%

Real Estate

Owner-Occupied Homes
81%
Renter-Occupied Homes
11%
Vacant Homes
8%
Median Years in Residence
3.9
Annual Residential Turnover
14%
Median Age of Homes (Years)
15

Transportation

Average Commute Time
44.0 min
Distance to Nearest Airport (Mile)
29.0
Drive/Carpool
93%
Public Transit
2%
Walk/Bike/Other
1%
Work at Home
4%

Data Provided by Onboard Informatics. Neighborhood Site Index

Local DC MD VA Area News

6 hurt when car, ambulance collide in western Md.

Authorities in Hagerstown say six people have been taken to hospitals after a car collided with an ambulance in a downtown intersection.

December a booming month for DC, Va. bank robbers

The past two Decembers in the District of Columbia and northern Virginia, federal authorities have noticed an interesting crime trend.

Md. man digs into dad's letters from French girls

It has been almost 65 years since Clara Bisker reread a Christmas card she received in December 1948. It had been tucked away in her desk since it was sent to her and her husband, Gordon, by two French girls.

There's no need to run from "Crack Mayor"

Let's be clear about something: nationally, Marion Barry is known as the mayor from D.C. who was caught on camera smoking crack with a prostitute

Family mourns Md. man killed in trench collapse

The family of a Maryland man who died after being partially buried in a collapsed trench says their loved one was a happy, caring person who was full of life.

National's explosive growth threatens Dulles

Washington Dulles National Airport is in trouble.

North Capitol Street reopened after car fire in the District

Car fire closed part of North Capitol Street

DC man arrested in woman's kidnapping, rape

A District of Columbia man has been arrested in the kidnapping, robbery and rape of a woman in the early-morning hours of Thanksgiving.

D.C. area forecast: A brisk shopping day today, then warmer this weekend and Monday before next cold front

D.C. area forecast: A brisk shopping day today, then warmer this weekend and Monday before next cold front

WEATHER GANG | One more chilly day before temperatures climb back into a more comfortable zone.

Base: Soldier surrenders after barricading self

A soldier who had barricaded himself in a home at the Fort Eustis military base has reportedly surrendered overnight to authorities.

BC-LOT--Lottery State-by-State,9th Add

The winning numbers in Thursday afternoon's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Win 4 Midday" game were:

Arena Stage hosts dinner, performance for veterans

Arena Stage is hosting a special Thanksgiving dinner for wounded warriors, active service members and their families.

Md. grants $400K to help Grantsville cheesemaker

Garrett County is getting another cheese manufacturing plant.

MD Lottery

These Maryland lotteries were drawn Thursday:

Bill Cosby's alma mater cuts ties with besieged entertainer

Bill Cosby's alma mater cuts ties with besieged entertainer

The University of Massachusetts at Amherst asks him to leave his position as honorary co-chair of its capital campaign -- and he agrees.

VA Lottery

These Virginia lotteries were drawn Thursday:

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 4 Night' game

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

Winning numbers drawn in 'MultiMatch' game

The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the Maryland Lottery's "MultiMatch" game were:

Winning numbers drawn in 'Cash 5 Night' game

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

Winning numbers drawn in 'Decades of Dollars' game

The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the "Decades of Dollars" game were:

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