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Eileen Stewart guides her daughter Amelia around the Wheaton Regional Park Ice Rink.  Staff Photo by Bill O'Leary

Eileen Stewart guides her daughter Amelia around the Wheaton Regional Park Ice Rink. Staff Photo by Bill O'Leary

The miniature train station at Wheaton Regional Park in Wheaton, Md. Credit: Montgomery Parks

The miniature train station at Wheaton Regional Park in Wheaton, Md. Credit: Montgomery Parks

Food and entertainment are the attractions in downtown Wheaton, Md., during the Taste of Wheaton festival. CREDIT: Courtesy of Wheaton Urban District

Food and entertainment are the attractions in downtown Wheaton, Md., during the Taste of Wheaton festival. CREDIT: Courtesy of Wheaton Urban District

Dogs get to take a season-ending splash around Montgomery County's Wheaton/Glenmont Pool in Wheaton, Md. CREDIT: Courtesy of the Montgomery County Department of Recreation

Dogs get to take a season-ending splash around Montgomery County's Wheaton/Glenmont Pool in Wheaton, Md. CREDIT: Courtesy of the Montgomery County Department of Recreation

Avg Home Sold Price
$360,702

Last six months

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Avg Monthly Rent
$1,202

Based on 1Bd, 1 Bath

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Demographics

Population
1,136
Population Change Since 2000
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Population Change Since 1990
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Population Density
5,953
Median Annual Household Income
$74,488
Change in Avg Income Since 2000
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Change in Avg Income Since 1990
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Households with Children
30.0%
Avg Residents per Home
2.0
Median Age
39
Married
51%
Single
33%
Divorced
7%

Real Estate

Owner-Occupied Homes
76%
Renter-Occupied Homes
20%
Vacant Homes
4%
Median Years in Residence
5.5
Annual Residential Turnover
14%
Median Age of Homes (Years)
37

Transportation

Average Commute Time
29.4 min
Distance to Nearest Airport (Mile)
12.0
Drive/Carpool
81%
Public Transit
12%
Walk/Bike/Other
2%
Work at Home
6%

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