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The La Plata High School marching band leads the school's  homecoming parade. Staff Photo by Mark Gail

The La Plata High School marching band leads the school's homecoming parade. Staff Photo by Mark Gail

The food court at St. Charles Towne Center shopping mall in Waldorf, Md. Staff Photo by James A. Parcell

The food court at St. Charles Towne Center shopping mall in Waldorf, Md. Staff Photo by James A. Parcell

Local residents attend the Big Brothers Big Sisters annual  Taste of Southern Maryland at Regency Stadium in Waldorf, Md.  Photo by James A. Parcell/For The Washington Post

Local residents attend the Big Brothers Big Sisters annual Taste of Southern Maryland at Regency Stadium in Waldorf, Md. Photo by James A. Parcell/For The Washington Post

Avg Home Sold Price
$274,418

Last six months

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Avg Monthly Rent
$1,213

Based on 1Bd, 1 Bath

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Demographics

Population
2,247
Population Change Since 2000
24%
Population Change Since 1990
51%
Population Density
200
Median Annual Household Income
$118,451
Change in Avg Income Since 2000
38%
Change in Avg Income Since 1990
107%
Households with Children
29.0%
Avg Residents per Home
3.0
Median Age
34
Married
71%
Single
22%
Divorced
6%

Real Estate

Owner-Occupied Homes
91%
Renter-Occupied Homes
5%
Vacant Homes
4%
Median Years in Residence
3.9
Annual Residential Turnover
11%
Median Age of Homes (Years)
19

Transportation

Average Commute Time
46.6 min
Distance to Nearest Airport (Mile)
26.0
Drive/Carpool
94%
Public Transit
3%
Walk/Bike/Other
1%
Work at Home
3%

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Ceremony to mark anniversary of Navy Yard shooting

Survivors and families of those killed in the Washington Navy Yard shootings will gather for a ceremony of remembrance.

Roads less traveled

Roads less traveled

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Police to resume search for missing UVa student

Charlottesville police expect to resume the search for a University of Virginia student who has been missing since early Saturday.

Closed SW Va college plans yard sale

The now-closed Virginia Intermont College is planning a yard sale to get rid of a wide range of smaller items.

Water main break repairs close portion of King Street in Alexandria

A VA American Water spokeswoman said crews are working to repair a 100-year-old main that broke in the 4600 block of King Street at 3 a.m.

Charter school enrollments increased by 13 percent nationally

Charter school enrollments increased by 13 percent nationally

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How Common Core's recommended books fail children of color

How Common Core's recommended books fail children of color

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NFL owners are asked to force Redskins owner Dan Snyder to change team's name

Change the Mascot coalition argues that Snyder is "guilty of conduct detrimental" to football.

Buchanan couple killed in apparent murder-suicide

Buchanan County's sheriff says the fatal shootings of an Oakwood couple are believed to be a murder-suicide.

1 killed, 1 wounded in Baltimore County shooting

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Hundreds gathered to mark the one-year anniversary of the Navy Yard shooting

Navy officials read the names of the 12 people killed in rampage, and tolled a bell in their memory.

Downed wires suspend DC-Philly Amtrak service

Downed wires have suspended Amtrak service between Washington and Philadelphia, and are affecting riders of Maryland Area Regional Commuter trains.

Update: Delays on Metro's Red Line trains resolved

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Richmond police: 2 dead in apartment shooting

Richmond police say two people have been found dead inside an apartment.

Update: MARC and Amtrak trains suspended after freight train strikes pole

MARC and Amtrak trains in the Washington area are suspended Tuesday morning because a train struck a pole at 1:50 a.m.

D.C. area forecast: Super September weather for the rest of week

D.C. area forecast: Super September weather for the rest of week

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Future bleak for the Loudoun Hounds? Lawsuits say yes, owner Bob Farren says no.

Future bleak for the Loudoun Hounds? Lawsuits say yes, owner Bob Farren says no.

Offices are closed, lawsuits are flying, but Hounds owner says he can still pull off baseball in Ashburn.

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Initial appearance for Severance on murder charges

A former Alexandria resident with a history of erratic behavior is scheduled to make an initial appearance in a city courthouse on multiple murder charges.

Central Va. recorded only 1 unhealthy air day

It was a good summer for central Virginia, at least in terms of air pollution.

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