Connecticut Avenue Park (Silver Spring, MD) Change Neighborhood

Homes on Gist Avenue in Silver Spring, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

Homes on Gist Avenue in Silver Spring, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

Homes on Clement Road, Silver Spring, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

Homes on Clement Road, Silver Spring, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

The Blair Apartment Complex on Blair Mill Road in Silver Spring, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

The Blair Apartment Complex on Blair Mill Road in Silver Spring, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

A new apartment building on East West Highway, Silver Spring, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

A new apartment building on East West Highway, Silver Spring, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

The Discovery Communications building in downtown Silver Spring, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

The Discovery Communications building in downtown Silver Spring, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

Avg Home Sold Price
$308,888

Last six months

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Avg Monthly Rent
$1,479

Based on 1Bd, 1 Bath

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Demographics

Population
2,279
Population Change Since 2000
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Population Change Since 1990
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Population Density
6,873
Median Annual Household Income
$70,880
Change in Avg Income Since 2000
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Change in Avg Income Since 1990
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Households with Children
36.0%
Avg Residents per Home
3.0
Median Age
41
Married
54%
Single
28%
Divorced
9%

Real Estate

Owner-Occupied Homes
88%
Renter-Occupied Homes
9%
Vacant Homes
4%
Median Years in Residence
5.9
Annual Residential Turnover
11%
Median Age of Homes (Years)
43

Transportation

Average Commute Time
27.1 min
Distance to Nearest Airport (Mile)
14.3
Drive/Carpool
81%
Public Transit
12%
Walk/Bike/Other
4%
Work at Home
3%

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Assisted-living complex in Silver Spring to close

Springhouse of Silver Spring property up for sale; home for older residents to close in June

School bus driver arrested for drunken driving in Maryland

Maryland State Police say they arrested a school bus driver on drunken driving charges while she was on her way to pick up children for a field trip.

Va. college punishes women's lacrosse team for hazing

Roanoke College says its women's lacrosse team will forfeit five upcoming games for a hazing incident.

School bus driver arrested for drunken driving in Md.

Maryland State Police say they arrested a bus driver for drunken driving while she was on her way to pick up children for a field trip.

Maryland Senate president apologizes for Hitler comment

Maryland Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller apologized Friday to anyone he may have offended for referring to Adolf Hitler while disputing comments by the state's governor about the number of tax increases passed in recent years.

Md. man sentenced to 18 months in jail for poaching rockfish

A Maryland man has been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison for illegally harvesting hundreds of thousands of pounds of rockfish from the Chesapeake Bay.

PM Update: Chilly, partly cloudy Saturday; Wintry mix possible Sunday

PM Update: Chilly, partly cloudy Saturday; Wintry mix possible Sunday

Sleet, freezing rain, and regular rain are all possibilities on Sunday. Impacts will depend heavily on when the precipitation starts.

Jewish archivist honored for using new technology to revive old films

The National Center for Jewish Film restored "American Matchmaker," which will be screened Sunday.

Va. doctor faces additional sexual battery charges

A doctor previously charged with sexually assaulting a male patient at his practice is facing more charges after additional patients told police they too were abused.

One college president: on campus rape, leadership and a new film

One college president: on campus rape, leadership and a new film

The president of Trinity Washington University, quoted in a documentary on campus sexual assault, responds.

Sober reception for lowered drinking age for service members

As a retired Air Force veteran and manager of a Maryland watering hole, 51-year-old Sherman Lacy can understand the sentiment behind a bill to lower the drinking age to 18 for active duty service members.

Md. jail supervisor gets 20 months for contraband scandal

A jail supervisor and national guardsman has been sentenced to 20 months in federal prison for his role in a widespread contraband smuggling conspiracy in a Baltimore jail.

10 questions: How well do you know D.C. marijuana laws?

10 questions: How well do you know D.C. marijuana laws?

D.C. legalized possession of marijuana, but the new law isn't that simple. How well can you play by the new rules?

Lots of smoke, but no one hurt, in Crystal City

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Leonard Nimoy to BU arts students: Be persistent. And 'don't create any more reality TV shows.'

Leonard Nimoy to BU arts students: Be persistent. And 'don't create any more reality TV shows.'

In a 2012 commencement speech to arts students at Boston University, Nimoy talked about advice he got from JFK and other life lessons.

Religion events from around the Washington area

Lenten meals, concerts programs, Christian and Muslim summit, Purim services, Bishop Fulton Sheen film

Snow causes gridlock and pileup on Texas highways

Snow causes gridlock and pileup on Texas highways

Combined with cold and untreated roads, the storm has made travel more than just a hassle across the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area.

Yes, Scott Walker really did link terrorists with protesting teachers and other unionists

Yes, Scott Walker really did link terrorists with protesting teachers and other unionists

He says he didn't, but see what he said and decide for yourself.

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