Mount Vernon (Alexandria, VA) Change Neighborhood

Inside the Fairfax Government Center, looking down from the fifth floor to lower levels.  Staff Photo by Tracy A. Woodward

Inside the Fairfax Government Center, looking down from the fifth floor to lower levels. Staff Photo by Tracy A. Woodward

Townhouses on  Gunther Court in Centreville, Va. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/ For The Washington Post.

Townhouses on Gunther Court in Centreville, Va. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/ For The Washington Post.

Twin Lakes Golf Course, Clifton, Va. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

Twin Lakes Golf Course, Clifton, Va. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

One of the many horse farms in Clifton, Va. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

One of the many horse farms in Clifton, Va. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

Homes on Ellsworth Avenue, Great Falls, Va. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/ For The Washington Post.

Homes on Ellsworth Avenue, Great Falls, Va. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/ For The Washington Post.

Avg Home Sold Price
$602,500

Last six months

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Avg Monthly Rent
$1,332

Based on 1Bd, 1 Bath

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Demographics

Population
85,560
Population Change Since 2000
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Population Change Since 1990
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Population Density
3,785
Median Annual Household Income
$83,052
Change in Avg Income Since 2000
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Change in Avg Income Since 1990
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Households with Children
29.0%
Avg Residents per Home
3.0
Median Age
40
Married
53%
Single
32%
Divorced
10%

Real Estate

Owner-Occupied Homes
57%
Renter-Occupied Homes
35%
Vacant Homes
8%
Median Years in Residence
4.2
Annual Residential Turnover
23%
Median Age of Homes (Years)
31

Transportation

Average Commute Time
31.6 min
Distance to Nearest Airport (Mile)
4.0
Drive/Carpool
82%
Public Transit
13%
Walk/Bike/Other
2%
Work at Home
4%

Data Provided by Onboard Informatics. Neighborhood Site Index

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