Lancaster (Waldorf, MD) Change Neighborhood

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
$161,271

Last six months

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Avg Monthly Rent
$1,052

Based on 1Bd, 1 Bath

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Demographics

Population
4,570
Population Change Since 2000
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Population Change Since 1990
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Population Density
7,619
Median Annual Household Income
$66,307
Change in Avg Income Since 2000
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Change in Avg Income Since 1990
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Households with Children
47.0%
Avg Residents per Home
3.0
Median Age
27
Married
51%
Single
36%
Divorced
16%

Real Estate

Owner-Occupied Homes
57%
Renter-Occupied Homes
34%
Vacant Homes
9%
Median Years in Residence
3.0
Annual Residential Turnover
25%
Median Age of Homes (Years)
12

Transportation

Average Commute Time
34.3 min
Distance to Nearest Airport (Mile)
16.0
Drive/Carpool
91%
Public Transit
3%
Walk/Bike/Other
3%
Work at Home
2%

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Prince William County news in brief

Three schools receive grant for community learning centers, managed deer hunts scheduled.

Prince William County volunteer opportunities

Language and literacy tutoring, animal care, parenting classes, transportation for cancer patients.

Prince William County community calendar, Aug. 28-Sept. 3, 2014

Manassas Civil War Weekend, theater auditions, kids book group, wetland tour and other events.

Toddler dies in northern Va. pool incident

Prince William County police say they're investigating the apparently accidental drowning of a 20-month-old girl in a family swimming pool in Woodbridge.

Prince William County crime report

A listing of incidents reported by police in Prince William County, Manassas and Manassas Park.

Prince William and Stafford counties home sales

Residential real estate transactions listed for Prince William and Stafford counties.

Man, 18, dies in water in Ocean City, Md.

Ocean City officials say an 18-year-old man is dead from apparent drowning in the Atlantic Ocean.

TN Lottery

These Tennessee lotteries were drawn Wednesday:

Report: Military jet crashes in Virginia

There were reports that the plane was an F-15 fighter jet but police said they couldn't confirm until they reached the crash site.

Why is an airplane safe from lighting strikes?

At first glance you might think that this flies in the face of the basic safety rule: when thunder roars go indoors.

Boy, 15, dies after stabbing in Dundalk, Md.

Baltimore County police say a 15-year-old boy is dead and another boy of the same age will be charged as an adult in his stabbing.

DC police chief likes her military equipment

The District of Columbia police chief is urging President Barack Obama not to cancel a program enabling local law enforcement agencies to buy surplus military equipment at big discounts.

Update: D.C. police reopen portion of Albermarle Street NW after suspicious package investigation

The 4000 to 4200 block of Albermarle Street NW has reopened.

Purple Line suit seeks to protect rare creatures

A trail group in Bethesda, Maryland, is suing the U.S. Transportation Department, alleging a planned light-rail route through some Washington suburbs would harm two rare, shrimplike creatures.

Update: Delays resolved on Metro's Orange, Silver and Blue lines

Delays on the Orange, Silver and Blue lines because of an earlier train malfunction at Smithsonian station have been cleared.

Judge OKs sale of 3 James River Coal mines

A bankruptcy judge has approved the sale of three James River Coal Co. mining complexes to a subsidiary of Kentucky-based Blackhawk Mining LLC.

Buckingham man sentenced in girlfriend's slaying

A Buckingham County man has been sentenced to 22 years in prison after pleading guilty to killing his girlfriend.

Danville building damaged by explosion coming down

An apartment building in Danville damaged by an explosion and fire will be demolished.

Mountaintop winery in Roanoke Valley up for sale

A mountaintop winery in the Roanoke Valley has been put up for sale.

Public funding gives Hogan lead in campaign cash

Republican gubernatorial nominee Larry Hogan has more than three times as much campaign cash on hand than his Democratic rival, Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown - but it's an edge that's almost certain to evaporate.

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