Columbia Heights (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
$310,778

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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Polly Donaldson picked by Bowser to lead D.C. housing department

Polly Donaldson picked by Bowser to lead D.C. housing department

Mayor-elect Muriel Bowser taps affordable housing developer to lead Department of Housing and Community Development.

Former Va. store owner charged in food stamp scheme

The former owner of a Norfolk convenience store has been charged with the unlawful use of food stamp benefits.

Police: 1 dead after shooting inside Md. warehouse

Prince George's County police are investigating a fatal shooting inside a warehouse in Marlow Heights.

Va. man sentenced for church break-in, ice cream theft

A Virginia man who admitted stealing vanilla ice cream during a church break-in has been sentenced to two years and one month in prison.

Wilmington police investigating fatal shooting

Wilmington police are investigating a fatal shooting that claimed the life of a 43-year-old man.

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These Tennessee lotteries were drawn Saturday:

Va. Beach eatery serves lunch with side of patriotism

Va. Beach eatery serves lunch with side of patriotism

The smell of barbecue hits while you're still outside, inducing an almost Pavlovian smack of the lips.

Old Santa Claus doll blinking for new generation in Va.

Old Santa Claus doll blinking for new generation in Va.

Once upon a time, back in the dark ages of the mid-20th century - back when families gathered around their four-channel black-and-white television sets each night, back when children pored through Sears catalog "wish books" daydreaming of toys they wanted from Santa, back when Christmas was a holiday that came after Halloween and Thanksgiving - Blinkey came into being.

TVA backs off controversial tree-cutting policy

The nation's largest public utility is backing off an aggressive tree-cutting policy that led to a lawsuit in federal court.

Atlantic Plumbing redefines DC neighborhood

What was once referred to as "the grossest wall in the city" will soon become one of the District's sleekest.

Students encouraged to apply to college, while in class

On an ordinary day, Lourdes Hernandez and her District of Columbia classmates in Advanced Placement English literature would have devoted these 85 minutes to analyzing "Wuthering Heights."

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The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Nebraska Lottery's "Pick 3" game were:

D.C. area forecast: A quiet weekend ahead of a turbulent Christmas week

D.C. area forecast: A quiet weekend ahead of a turbulent Christmas week

More sun expected tomorrow before a stormier pattern sets in for several days.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Millionaires Club' game

The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the "Millionaires Club" game were:

MD Lottery

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DC Lottery

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These West Virginia lotteries were drawn Friday:

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DE Lottery

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Winning numbers drawn in 'Mega Millions' game

The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the "Mega Millions" game were:

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