Northwood Forest (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
$373,500

Last six months

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Avg Monthly Rent
$1,360

Based on 1Bd, 1 Bath

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Demographics

Population
2,039
Population Change Since 2000
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Population Change Since 1990
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Population Density
4,833
Median Annual Household Income
$87,473
Change in Avg Income Since 2000
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Change in Avg Income Since 1990
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Households with Children
38.0%
Avg Residents per Home
3.0
Median Age
40
Married
61%
Single
28%
Divorced
5%

Real Estate

Owner-Occupied Homes
85%
Renter-Occupied Homes
11%
Vacant Homes
4%
Median Years in Residence
7.2
Annual Residential Turnover
10%
Median Age of Homes (Years)
39

Transportation

Average Commute Time
32.3 min
Distance to Nearest Airport (Mile)
12.3
Drive/Carpool
78%
Public Transit
17%
Walk/Bike/Other
2%
Work at Home
4%

Data Provided by Onboard Informatics. Neighborhood Site Index

Local DC MD VA Area News

Missing Virginia woman's parents fear 'foul play'

Missing Virginia woman's parents fear 'foul play'

The parents of a missing University of Virginia student say they fear she is the victim of "foul play."

Md. has new tools aiding immigrant youth

Maryland officials have announced three initiatives aimed at helping families who are sponsoring unaccompanied immigrant youth who have fled violence in Central America.

PM Update: Maybe a shower Thursday, otherwise pleasant;

PM Update: Maybe a shower Thursday, otherwise pleasant; "Overcoming Extreme Weather," tomorrow at noon

Another day of highs in the 70s with no weather worries. A weak front headed this way could bring a few rain drops.

Southern Maryland crime report

Reports from the Maryland State Police and the Calvert, Charles and St. Mary's counties sheriff's offices.

Anne Arundel County and Howard County crime report

A listing of incidents reported recently by police in Anne Arundel and Howard counties and Annapolis.

Southern Maryland volunteer opportunities

Organizations seeks short- and long-term help in Calvert, Charles and St. Mary's counties.

Southern Maryland community calendar, Sept. 18-25, 2014

Events include a lighthouse cruise, an Autumnfest, a quilt show, a fish fry, a canoe trip and an astronomy meeting.

Fairfax County community calendar, Sept. 18-25, 2014

Concerts, craft fairs, support groups, author talk, benefit fun runs, bingo, farmers markets and more.

Quick highlights from Wednesday's MWAA board meeting

A quick recap of Wednesday's Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Board of Directors' meeting via Twitter.

Weather Underground takes shot at AccuWeather's 45-day forecast

Weather Underground takes shot at AccuWeather's 45-day forecast

A recent Facebook post shows Weather Underground isn't above bashing its competition.

CDC confirms respiratory illness in Va.

Virginia is the latest state to detect a respiratory illness caused by an uncommon virus similar to the germ that causes the common cold.

2 charged with in shooting that killed man

Baltimore County Police have arrested two men in a shooting in Catonsville in which one man was killed and another man was injured.

Maryland issues call for artists on Purple Line project

Artists can submit proposals for specific stations or locations

More students are illegally downloading college textbooks for free

More students are illegally downloading college textbooks for free

Students upload them (also illegally) to help others save money.

Alexandria and Arlington crime report

Among incidents reported by police in Alexandria and Arlington.

Arlington and Alexandria volunteer opportunities

Carpenter's Shelter, Ten Thousand Villages, Greenbrier Learning Center and Reading Connection.

Marine from Virginia killed in Afghanistan

A 28-year-old Marine from Virginia was killed while conducting combat operations in Afghanistan, the Defense Department said Wednesday.

Alexandria and Arlington home sales

Residential real estate transactions in Arlington County and Alexandria.

Former Raven donates kidney to brother, ex-Steeler

On the field their teams may be rivals, but off the field, brothers Ma'ake (May-ah-kay) and Chris Kemoeatu (Kee-mo-ee-ah-tu)_one a former Baltimore Raven, the other an ex-Pittsburgh Steeler- are closer than close, sharing a lifelong love of football, an alma mater and now, a pair of kidneys.

DC proposes concealed-carry licensing program

District of Columbia residents will be able to get licenses to carry concealed handguns outside the home, but only after they show a reason they need such a permit and complete an extensive gun-safety training course, officials said Wednesday.

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