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Farmer's market in the Cameron Station section of Alexandria. Staff Photo by James M. Thresher

Farmer's market in the Cameron Station section of Alexandria. Staff Photo by James M. Thresher

Landmark Mall in Alexandria, Va.  Staff Photo by Kevin Clark

Landmark Mall in Alexandria, Va. Staff Photo by Kevin Clark

Houses in Alexandria, Va. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

Houses in Alexandria, Va. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

Avg Home Sold Price
$498,607

Last six months

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Avg Monthly Rent
$1,529

Based on 1Bd, 1 Bath

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Demographics

Population
683
Population Change Since 2000
--
Population Change Since 1990
--
Population Density
948
Median Annual Household Income
$96,075
Change in Avg Income Since 2000
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Change in Avg Income Since 1990
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Households with Children
5.0%
Avg Residents per Home
2.0
Median Age
43
Married
28%
Single
45%
Divorced
20%

Real Estate

Owner-Occupied Homes
60%
Renter-Occupied Homes
25%
Vacant Homes
15%
Median Years in Residence
3.0
Annual Residential Turnover
25%
Median Age of Homes (Years)
32

Transportation

Average Commute Time
24.3 min
Distance to Nearest Airport (Mile)
0.9
Drive/Carpool
77%
Public Transit
15%
Walk/Bike/Other
3%
Work at Home
4%

Data Provided by Onboard Informatics. Neighborhood Site Index

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Maryland college to host its first wheelchair rugby match

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