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Palisades 43rd Annual July 4th Parade along MacArthur Blvd.  The Patriotic Pirates made their way along MacArthur.  At right is Nadir Rehman of Georgetown and at other end of banner is Katherine Nuss of Arlington.

Palisades 43rd Annual July 4th Parade along MacArthur Blvd. The Patriotic Pirates made their way along MacArthur. At right is Nadir Rehman of Georgetown and at other end of banner is Katherine Nuss of Arlington.

The first day of fall is spectacular in the region.  Pictured, a cyclist pedals past the horse corral in Rock Creek park.

The first day of fall is spectacular in the region. Pictured, a cyclist pedals past the horse corral in Rock Creek park.

In front of the Martin Luther King Jr. Library, Washington.

In front of the Martin Luther King Jr. Library, Washington.

The Crestwood and 16th Street Heights neighborhoods feature a wide variety of home styles.

The Crestwood and 16th Street Heights neighborhoods feature a wide variety of home styles.

Avg Home Sold Price
$361,106

Last six months

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Avg Monthly Rent
$1,086

Based on 1Bd, 1 Bath

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Demographics

Population
6,792
Population Change Since 2000
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Population Change Since 1990
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Population Density
15,247
Median Annual Household Income
$25,635
Change in Avg Income Since 2000
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Change in Avg Income Since 1990
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Households with Children
24.0%
Avg Residents per Home
2.0
Median Age
25
Married
10%
Single
89%
Divorced
8%

Real Estate

Owner-Occupied Homes
28%
Renter-Occupied Homes
52%
Vacant Homes
20%
Median Years in Residence
2.7
Annual Residential Turnover
19%
Median Age of Homes (Years)
61

Transportation

Average Commute Time
22.5 min
Distance to Nearest Airport (Mile)
4.5
Drive/Carpool
33%
Public Transit
38%
Walk/Bike/Other
28%
Work at Home
2%

Data Provided by Onboard Informatics. Neighborhood Site Index

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Family upset about death of Md. inmate 1 week after release

The family of a man found dead under a bridge a week after he was released from jail on Maryland's Eastern Shore is blaming the detention facility for contributing to his death.

Attempt to repeal abortion ultrasound law fails in Senate

A Republican-controlled state Senate committee has defeated an attempt to repeal a 2012 law requiring a woman seeking an abortion to undergo an ultrasound procedure first.

Alexandria to eliminate 'add value' option aboard buses

Alexandria to eliminate 'add value' option aboard buses

Bus riders will still be able to add value to their SmarTrip at Metro stations and other locations in Alexandria.

Virginia Senate panel OKs marijuana derivatives for epilepsy

A proposal to legalize two derivatives of the marijuana plant for treating epilepsy has cleared its first hurdle in the General Assembly.

Iciness possible for afternoon commute, especially north and west of Beltway

Iciness possible for afternoon commute, especially north and west of Beltway

The combination of the precipitation rush hour timing and cold ground could make for hazardous conditions in our colder areas.

US court in Virginia hears 2 Somali pirates' appeals

A federal appeals court in Virginia heard arguments in the case of two Somali pirates convicted in the shooting deaths of four Americans aboard a yacht.

Legislative Black Caucus criticizes Hogan's budget plan

Members of the Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland are criticizing Gov. Larry Hogan's budget proposal for cuts to education and health care.

TN Lottery

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Hogan's acting transportation chief has 'open mind' about Purple Line

Pete Rahn tells state senators he hopes to make recommendation to governor in next 90 days.

Teacher: I see the difference in educational privilege every day. I live it. I am disgusted by it.

Teacher: I see the difference in educational privilege every day. I live it. I am disgusted by it.

'Almost every day, I slip food to one of my students. Both of his parents are in prison. Or, one of his parents is in prison and the other is dead. We can't quite get the full story from him....Where there is money, there is education. Where there isn't money, there is excessive testing, lack of curricular options, and struggle.'

Maryland man to be sentenced in NY student's hit-and-run

A Maryland man is set to be sentenced in a hit-and-run crash that killed a University of Maryland student from New York.

Time to walk the walk: Weather Service must hasten effort to communicate forecast uncertainty

Time to walk the walk: Weather Service must hasten effort to communicate forecast uncertainty

The National Weather Service has been frustratingly slow in taking on the communication of forecast uncertainty as a standard practice.

Plan to lessen state oversight of Dominion wins backing

A bill that would weaken state oversight of Dominion Virginia Power's rates has won approval from a Senate panel.

Illness sickens more than 100 Hampden-Sydney students

An illness has sickened more than 100 students at Hampden-Sydney College this week.

U-Va. sorority sister: We've been reduced to objects of sexual pleasure

U-Va. sorority sister: We've been reduced to objects of sexual pleasure

After national sorority leaders told members at the University of Virginia to avoid bid night parties Saturday, a student wrote this essay.

How job licensing increases the cost of college

How job licensing increases the cost of college

Job licensing fees have lined state coffers, but are they also a barrier to employment and a source of rising college costs?

Temperature inversion turns Grand Canyon into a beautiful sea of fog

Temperature inversion turns Grand Canyon into a beautiful sea of fog

For the second time this winter, the relatively rare and beautiful phenomenon has graced the Grand Canyon.

Snowboarding Va. boy critically hurt after crashing into car

A 6-year-old northern Virginia boy is in critical condition after he slid into a passing car while snowboarding on a steep neighborhood driveway.

No hard alcohol, no pledging: Dartmouth plans major cultural reforms

No hard alcohol, no pledging: Dartmouth plans major cultural reforms

Ivy League school in New Hampshire moves to internal residential communities, works to rein in drinking, hazing, other 'extreme behavior'.

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