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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
$246,032

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%

Data Provided by Onboard Informatics. Neighborhood Site Index

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Md. man arrested in arson that hurt firefighter

A Harford County man has been charged with attempted murder and arson in a fire that injured a firefighter on Christmas morning.

Va. officials raising awareness about human trafficking

Virginia officials are using a new campaign to raise awareness about human trafficking.

TN Lottery

These Tennessee lotteries were drawn Friday:

Va. agriculture grants sprout jobs, development

A Virginia grant program started in 2012 to support the agriculture and forestry industries is sprouting job growth and economic development across the state, particularly in rural areas.

Woman critical after Salisbury shooting

Wicomico County authorities say a woman is in critical condition after being shot in the head and that the shooter is in custody.

State budget cuts impacting local Virginia museums

State budget cuts are impacting two museums owned by the University of Mary Washington.

Hawaii's Big Island peaks achieve White Christmas (PHOTOS)

Hawaii's Big Island peaks achieve White Christmas (PHOTOS)

Snow eluded most major metropolitan areas of the Lower 48 on Christmas Day, but managed to blanket the peaks of our 50th state.

Ex-Baltimore officer files whistleblower lawsuit

A former Baltimore police detective who testified against two fellow officers in a suspect's beating has sued the department, his former supervisor and the police commissioner for at least $2.5 million, accusing them of retaliating against him for being a whistle-blower.

Mom: How I know my anxious daughter's kindergarten teacher is great

Mom: How I know my anxious daughter's kindergarten teacher is great

'My husband and I have become the targets of neighborhood envy when we say that Mrs. Brooks is our daughter's kindergarten teacher.'

Roanoke house to help transition former inmates

The hard part is over for Dorothy Owsley.

Baltimore police identify 2 homicide victims

Baltimore police have identified two recent homicide victims.

Outreach planned after 2 fatal fires in Md. county

Prince George's County fire officials plan to go door-to-door in the Capitol Heights and Bowie areas to make sure families have working smoke alarms and an escape plan in the event of a fire.

Candlelight vigil planned for slain Md. woman

A candlelight vigil is planned Friday night for a Frederick County woman found dying in her front yard.

Family gives breakfast 'thank you' to Md. officers

Students of society distinguish between individual actions and broad trends, but in a time of protest over perceived law enforcement practices, an act that occurred on Christmas Day in Prince George's County has drawn much favorable attention both for itself, and for its possible larger meaning.

Anne Arundel woodworkers build homemade toys

Scads of hacksaws, chisels, shavers, wrenches and screwdrivers dangle from the walls in Andy Borland's workshop. Bottles of glue teeter on the edge of counters.

Montgomery County police investigate fatal crash

Montgomery County police are investigating a fatal car crash.

D.C. area forecast: Sunshine and mild temperatures until clouds and rain chances return on Sunday

D.C. area forecast: Sunshine and mild temperatures until clouds and rain chances return on Sunday

Sunny skies are mild temps are expected to be with us until Sunday.

BC-LOT--Lottery State-by-State,9th Add

The winning numbers in Thursday afternoon's drawing of the Ohio Lottery's "Pick 3 Midday" game were:

US grant aims to boost western Md. economy

The city of Frostburg is getting some federal funds to help create a roadmap for economic growth in western Maryland.

Washington basks in a sunny, temperate Christmas Day

Thursday's high temperature of 61 was well below the record 72 degrees recorded in 1964.

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