Columbia Heights (Washington, DC) Change Neighborhood

Shopping at DC USA on 14th Street NW, Washington. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post.

Shopping at DC USA on 14th Street NW, Washington. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post.

Row homes at 13th Street and Park Road NW, Washington. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post.

Row homes at 13th Street and Park Road NW, Washington. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post.

The Wonderland Ballroom on Kenyon Street NW, Washington. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post.

The Wonderland Ballroom on Kenyon Street NW, Washington. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post.

Townhouses converted into condos on Harvard Street NW, Washington. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post.

Townhouses converted into condos on Harvard Street NW, Washington. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post.

Near the Columbia Heights Metro Station, Washington. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post.

Near the Columbia Heights Metro Station, Washington. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post.

Avg Home Sold Price
$485,401

Last six months

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Avg Monthly Rent
$1,149

Based on 1Bd, 1 Bath

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Demographics

Population
31,344
Population Change Since 2000
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Population Change Since 1990
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Population Density
47,771
Median Annual Household Income
$31,497
Change in Avg Income Since 2000
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Change in Avg Income Since 1990
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Households with Children
29.0%
Avg Residents per Home
3.0
Median Age
31
Married
23%
Single
58%
Divorced
8%

Real Estate

Owner-Occupied Homes
18%
Renter-Occupied Homes
66%
Vacant Homes
15%
Median Years in Residence
3.2
Annual Residential Turnover
15%
Median Age of Homes (Years)
54

Transportation

Average Commute Time
29.6 min
Distance to Nearest Airport (Mile)
4.6
Drive/Carpool
39%
Public Transit
46%
Walk/Bike/Other
12%
Work at Home
2%

Data Provided by Onboard Informatics. Neighborhood Site Index

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Another man vindicated

Another man vindicated

Kevin Martin is the fifth man to be vindicated after examination of faulty FBI evidence analysis.

In the Atlantic, Tropical Depression Two fighting a losing battle

In the Atlantic, Tropical Depression Two fighting a losing battle

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Hearing set on Maryland gun-control law

A hearing is scheduled in federal court on Maryland's gun-control law, which took effect last year.

Jeremiah Denton, admiral, senator, heroic POW, to be buried in Arlington on Tuesday

Jeremiah Denton, admiral, senator, heroic POW, to be buried in Arlington on Tuesday

Jeremiah Denton, retired admiral, former Senator and heroic POW, to be buried in Arlington Tuesday

Baltimore County, Md., police fatally shoot man

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Police investigate 2 bodies found at Evington home

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W.Va. inmate who escaped in May captured in Va.

A West Virginia inmate who escaped in May is back in custody following his capture in Virginia.

Md. parents allegedly locked up autistic twin sons

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Overturned tractor-trailer causes delays on I-95 in Howard County

Police said crews are working to clean up the crash, but as of 7 a.m. traffic was still backed up on the highway.

Free clinic in Wise County treats more than 2,500

More than 2,500 people received free medical care at an annual clinic in Wise County.

Falcon that hit Richmond building to lose eye

The Wildlife Center of Virginia says a young peregrine falcon that flew into a building in downtown Richmond will undergo surgery to remove its left eye.

Authorities identify body found in James River

Authorities have identified a body that was found in the James River near the Jamestown-Scotland Ferry.

Update: Delays on Metro's Yellow Line resolved

Metro said residual delays to Mount Vernon Square station on the line because of an earlier train malfunction were resolved.

Library honors Billy Joel with US pop music prize

The Library of Congress is honoring Billy Joel with its Gershwin Prize for Popular Song.

D.C. area forecast: Brief burst of summer heat and humidity before late week retreat

D.C. area forecast: Brief burst of summer heat and humidity before late week retreat

Summer heat and humidity gently returns today and Wednesday with highs edging up to the upper 80s and 90s

Educator: The many reasons 'I am ashamed to be part of the system'

Educator: The many reasons 'I am ashamed to be part of the system'

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Funds available in Va. to address military impacts

Funding is available for Virginia localities to address issues related to encroachment of military or security installations.

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