Columbia Heights West (Arlington County, VA) Change Neighborhood

People and pets socialize at Madison Community Center dog park in Arlington County, Va. Staff Photo by Carol Guzy

People and pets socialize at Madison Community Center dog park in Arlington County, Va. Staff Photo by Carol Guzy

Flyover of historic planes above the U.S. Air Force Memorial in Arlington County, Va. Staff Photo by Tracy A. Woodward

Flyover of historic planes above the U.S. Air Force Memorial in Arlington County, Va. Staff Photo by Tracy A. Woodward

Tuckahoe Elementary School kindergartners run through the mist created by a stream of water from an Arlington County, Va., fire truck.  Staff Photo by Gerald Martineau

Tuckahoe Elementary School kindergartners run through the mist created by a stream of water from an Arlington County, Va., fire truck. Staff Photo by Gerald Martineau

Preparing for Memorial Day at Arlington National Cemetery.  Staff Photo by Linda Davidson

Preparing for Memorial Day at Arlington National Cemetery. Staff Photo by Linda Davidson

Avg Home Sold Price
$224,081

Last six months

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Avg Monthly Rent
$1,648

Based on 1Bd, 1 Bath

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Demographics

Population
6,389
Population Change Since 2000
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Population Change Since 1990
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Population Density
24,075
Median Annual Household Income
$54,059
Change in Avg Income Since 2000
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Change in Avg Income Since 1990
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Households with Children
45.0%
Avg Residents per Home
3.0
Median Age
33
Married
37%
Single
41%
Divorced
8%

Real Estate

Owner-Occupied Homes
36%
Renter-Occupied Homes
52%
Vacant Homes
12%
Median Years in Residence
2.0
Annual Residential Turnover
32%
Median Age of Homes (Years)
39

Transportation

Average Commute Time
30.6 min
Distance to Nearest Airport (Mile)
3.9
Drive/Carpool
75%
Public Transit
18%
Walk/Bike/Other
6%
Work at Home
1%

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UVa abduction suspect in court on separate case

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