Downtown Silver Spring (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
$306,928

Last six months

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Avg Monthly Rent
$1,343

Based on 1Bd, 1 Bath

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Demographics

Population
11,261
Population Change Since 2000
--
Population Change Since 1990
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Population Density
15,173
Median Annual Household Income
$50,849
Change in Avg Income Since 2000
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Change in Avg Income Since 1990
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Households with Children
14.0%
Avg Residents per Home
2.0
Median Age
37
Married
30%
Single
43%
Divorced
12%

Real Estate

Owner-Occupied Homes
15%
Renter-Occupied Homes
80%
Vacant Homes
4%
Median Years in Residence
2.1
Annual Residential Turnover
28%
Median Age of Homes (Years)
39

Transportation

Average Commute Time
31.6 min
Distance to Nearest Airport (Mile)
9.1
Drive/Carpool
51%
Public Transit
40%
Walk/Bike/Other
7%
Work at Home
3%

Data Provided by Onboard Informatics. Neighborhood Site Index

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Disease kills 7 wallabies at Virginia Zoo since Feb. 2014

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Delays on Metro lines

Earlier train malfunction causing problems on Green Line.

Investigators focus on cause of deadly Md. mansion fire

Investigators are back at the scene of a massive fire that reduced an Annapolis-area mansion to rubble.

Ronald Hawkins named provost of Liberty University

Liberty University has named Ronald Hawkins as provost.

Man missing after boat capsizes on James River

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Updates: Nor'easter brings heavy snow, blizzard conditions to New England, Long Island

Updates: Nor'easter brings heavy snow, blizzard conditions to New England, Long Island

As much as 18 inches has fallen on Long Island, though after unimpressive overnight snow, New York City itself will likely see totals on the low end of their forecasts.

Hundreds of flights canceled in Washington-Baltimore region

Travelers trying to fly in or out of the Washington-Baltimore region are in for another headache Tuesday because of winter weather.

Md. teen charged with shooting 2 friends after argument

Prince George's County Police have charged a 16-year-old boy with attempted murder after they say he shot two fellow classmates following an argument.

DC government agencies opening on time despite weather

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D.C. area forecast: Morning snow showers, blustery today; Sunshine returns Wednesday

D.C. area forecast: Morning snow showers, blustery today; Sunshine returns Wednesday

Be cautious on untreated paved areas and side roads on your commute until the temperature rises.

A 'fever dream' weekend: A 50-year trivia tradition so intense it consumes a campus

A 'fever dream' weekend: A 50-year trivia tradition so intense it consumes a campus

Teams of students and competitors as far away as Thailand compete in a long-running trivia contest at Lawrence University.

Snow creates problems with slick roads, flight delays, water main breaks, school closures

Crash on I-270 in Montgomery closes road there, water main breaks lead to other road closures. Snow causes train and airline delays.

Federal government to open on 2-hour delay due to storm

Federal agencies in the Washington area are expected to open on a two-hour delay because of a winter storm.

Snow-related closings and delays in the D.C. area for Tuesday, Jan. 27

Snow-related closings and delays in the D.C. area for Tuesday, Jan. 27

Which schools and governments have closed or delayed because of the weather?

College-educated Republican men most likely to work on vacation

College-educated Republican men most likely to work on vacation

A new RAND Corporation survey finds that Republicans, the college-educated and men are most likely to work on vacation

What you need to know about northeastern US snowstorm

What you need to know about northeastern US snowstorm

The busy Northeast corridor was in line for a winter wallop that was predicted to bring anywhere from a few inches to a couple of feet of snow from northern New Jersey to Maine. Here's what residents of the big cities in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic need to know about the storm:

Fairfax SWAT team raids high stakes Great Falls poker game, seizes cash, terrifies players

Fairfax SWAT team raids high stakes Great Falls poker game, seizes cash, terrifies players

Police continue to aggressively enforce anti-gambling laws, though charges against the players are set to be dismissed.

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