Rock Creek 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
$744,329

Last six months

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Avg Monthly Rent
$1,373

Based on 1Bd, 1 Bath

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Demographics

Population
2,131
Population Change Since 2000
--
Population Change Since 1990
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Population Density
4,498
Median Annual Household Income
$128,787
Change in Avg Income Since 2000
--
Change in Avg Income Since 1990
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Households with Children
38.0%
Avg Residents per Home
3.0
Median Age
41
Married
64%
Single
27%
Divorced
6%

Real Estate

Owner-Occupied Homes
77%
Renter-Occupied Homes
19%
Vacant Homes
3%
Median Years in Residence
5.0
Annual Residential Turnover
15%
Median Age of Homes (Years)
44

Transportation

Average Commute Time
30.0 min
Distance to Nearest Airport (Mile)
9.3
Drive/Carpool
83%
Public Transit
10%
Walk/Bike/Other
3%
Work at Home
6%

Data Provided by Onboard Informatics. Neighborhood Site Index

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Minor accidents throughout Mid-Atlantic during winter storm

A handful of accidents have been reported in the Mid-Atlantic region during a winter storm.

3 Va. men plead guilty to bear hunting charges

Three men have been fined after pleading guilty in Nelson County to misdemeanor bear hunting charges.

Winter refuses to surrender as region braces for another snowy blast

Winter refuses to surrender as region braces for another snowy blast

A common refrain begins again: Federal offices shut; schools cancelled; travel disrupted; minor crashes occur.

Middle-finger photo in Michigan State newspaper sparks a protest

Middle-finger photo in Michigan State newspaper sparks a protest

Michigan State's student newspaper sets off a bird-flip flap when a photo offends many black students.

Winter storm warning: Snow, heavy at times, throughout the day (LIVE UPDATES)

Winter storm warning: Snow, heavy at times, throughout the day (LIVE UPDATES)

Snow accumulations of 4-7 inches are likely from downtown and to the south and east, and 5-10 inches north and west of downtown. Difficult travel is expected.

Hundreds of flights canceled at DC, Baltimore airports

Hundreds of flights have been canceled at the three major airports in the Washington-Baltimore region as a winter storm hits the area.

D.C. area forecast: Wintry mix changes to substantial snow, record cold likely to follow (UPDATES)

D.C. area forecast: Wintry mix changes to substantial snow, record cold likely to follow (UPDATES)

Up to 7 inches could fall in The District; substantially more in the suburbs.

Maryland General Assembly open despite winter storm

Despite a winter storm in the mid-Atlantic region, the Maryland General Assembly is open.

Va. AG: School boards can ban discrimination against gays

Virginia's attorney general says local school boards can include sexual orientation and gender identity in their anti-discrimination policies.

2 Smithsonian museums open despite winter weather in DC

The Smithsonian says the National Air and Space Museum and the National Museum of American History will be open despite the snow in the Washington region.

The view of the snowfall from planes, trains, automobiles and sidewalks

The view of the snowfall from planes, trains, automobiles and sidewalks

Snow begins to fall, sticking to roadways. Here are some pictures, and tips for being safe.

Roads turning messy as snow hits D.C. region, minor crashes reported

Roads turning messy as snow hits D.C. region, minor crashes reported

The crash occurred along Route 15 and Montresor Road in Leesburg.

Lincoln carriage heading from South Bend to Washington, DC

A South Bend museum is lending a carriage once belonging to President Abraham Lincoln to a museum in Washington, D.C.

Infant smiles at rescuers after being thrown 25 feet from a car crash

Infant smiles at rescuers after being thrown 25 feet from a car crash

"Then they said her eyes opened and she started smiling," a relative said of 7-month-old Madison.

Winter's last hurrah? Temperatures plummet again; more snow

Winter's last hurrah? Temperatures plummet again; more snow

Much of the South was forecast to see temperatures drop 30 to 45 degrees in a 24-hour period thanks to yet another arctic cold front.

Are colleges gaming their applicants?

Are colleges gaming their applicants?

'Why are colleges extending application deadlines, dropping once-required essays and sending reams of snail mail and social media encouragement to students they may have no intention of admitting? Why are many of these same colleges then boasting about the number of kids they are turning down?'

Buses are running on limited service as snow begins to fall in the D.C. region

Buses are running on limited service as snow begins to fall in the D.C. region

Most local bus systems have suspended service or are operating on limited service Thursday because of the weather conditions.

Late-winter storm could dump half a foot in Mid-Atlantic

The Mid-Atlantic region is getting a late-winter storm that could bring a half a foot of snow in some places.

Delays on Metro

There were delays on Metro's Green Line because of earlier train malfunction.

CBS sponsoring Vietnam exhibit at Newseum to honor Bob Simon

CBS will sponsor an upcoming exhibit about the Vietnam war at the Newseum in Washington to honor "60 Minutes" correspondent Bob Simon and his five decades of war reporting.

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