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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
$203,408

Last six months

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Avg Monthly Rent
$1,260

Based on 1Bd, 1 Bath

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Demographics

Population
13,006
Population Change Since 2000
13%
Population Change Since 1990
159%
Population Density
2,180
Median Annual Household Income
$67,294
Change in Avg Income Since 2000
19%
Change in Avg Income Since 1990
611664%
Households with Children
47.0%
Avg Residents per Home
3.0
Median Age
32
Married
65%
Single
25%
Divorced
11%

Real Estate

Owner-Occupied Homes
76%
Renter-Occupied Homes
13%
Vacant Homes
11%
Median Years in Residence
3.9
Annual Residential Turnover
13%
Median Age of Homes (Years)
9

Transportation

Average Commute Time
31.5 min
Distance to Nearest Airport (Mile)
48.0
Drive/Carpool
96%
Public Transit
1%
Walk/Bike/Other
1%
Work at Home
2%

Data Provided by Onboard Informatics. Neighborhood Site Index

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