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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
$328,838

Last six months

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Avg Monthly Rent
$1,163

Based on 1Bd, 1 Bath

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Demographics

Population
5,106
Population Change Since 2000
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Population Change Since 1990
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Population Density
25,801
Median Annual Household Income
$57,155
Change in Avg Income Since 2000
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Change in Avg Income Since 1990
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Households with Children
15.0%
Avg Residents per Home
2.0
Median Age
36
Married
28%
Single
54%
Divorced
11%

Real Estate

Owner-Occupied Homes
23%
Renter-Occupied Homes
67%
Vacant Homes
10%
Median Years in Residence
2.2
Annual Residential Turnover
32%
Median Age of Homes (Years)
40

Transportation

Average Commute Time
25.0 min
Distance to Nearest Airport (Mile)
2.1
Drive/Carpool
71%
Public Transit
24%
Walk/Bike/Other
4%
Work at Home
1%

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Religion events from around the Washington area

Middle Eastern Food Festival, backpack blessing, cathedral choir audition, concerts, Labor Day supper.

Casino hostess banned from contact with ex-clients

A federal judge has ruled that one unlucky hostess accused of stealing a list of high-rolling clients from a Maryland casino where she used to work and using it to recruit business to another casino cannot contact the gamblers until further notice.

Fire destroys house on estate of late author

Authorities say two boys have been charged with setting a fire that destroyed an unoccupied house on the estate of the late novelist Tom Clancy.

Nearly 70 years ago, AT&T announced it would stick phones in cars. Bad idea.

In 1945 AT&T had a cockamamie idea: Stick telephones in cars. Some people questioned the notion.

PM Update: Storms possible this weekend as heat and humidity return; Mining for Arctic data in old satellite films

PM Update: Storms possible this weekend as heat and humidity return; Mining for Arctic data in old satellite films

It's going to get muggy this weekend, and a chance of thunderstorms kicks up on Sunday, lasting into Labor Day.

DC transit police chief urges vigilance

Metro Transit Police are urging officers to be vigilant to threats from jihadist terrorism.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 4 Day' game

The winning numbers in Friday afternoon's drawing of the Virginia Lottery's "Pick 4 Day" game were:

Winning numbers drawn in 'Cash 5 Day' game

The winning numbers in Friday afternoon's drawing of the Virginia Lottery's "Cash 5 Day" game were:

Jail won't hold immigrants without probable cause

Gov. Martin O'Malley has directed a state-run jail in Baltimore to comply with federal requests to hold immigrants beyond their release date only if there is probable cause that a crime has been committed, a decision praised by the American Civil Liberties and Casa de Maryland on Friday.

Hashtag activism brings Ferguson to White House

Hashtag activism brings Ferguson to White House

On Thursday afternoon, a group of about 100 people showed up in front of The White House to demand action from President Obama and the Department of Justice regarding the accountability of police. But a bike ride with the police shows there are other ways to mend fences.

Inmate in Md. charged with hiring man to kill 2

Howard County police say an inmate at the detention center tried to hire someone to kill his girlfriend's former boyfriend and the former boyfriend's mother.

DC Lottery

These Dist. of Columbia lotteries were drawn Friday:

DE Lottery

These Delaware lotteries were drawn Friday:

Winning numbers drawn in 'Play 3 Day' game

The winning numbers in Friday afternoon's drawing of the Delaware Lottery's "Play 3 Day" game were:

Winning numbers drawn in 'DC 5 Midday' game

The winning numbers in Friday afternoon's drawing of the Dist. of Columbia Lottery's "DC 5 Midday" game were:

Winning numbers drawn in 'Play 4 Day' game

The winning numbers in Friday afternoon's drawing of the Delaware Lottery's "Play 4 Day" game were:

Winning numbers drawn in 'DC 3 Midday' game

The winning numbers in Friday afternoon's drawing of the Dist. of Columbia Lottery's "DC 3 Midday" game were:

Winning numbers drawn in 'DC 4 Midday' game

The winning numbers in Friday afternoon's drawing of the Dist. of Columbia Lottery's "DC 4 Midday" game were:

VA Lottery

These Virginia lotteries were drawn Friday:

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Day' game

The winning numbers in Friday afternoon's drawing of the Virginia Lottery's "Pick 3 Day" game were:

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