Silver Spring (Montgomery County, 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
$375,247

Last six months

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Avg Monthly Rent
$1,162

Based on 1Bd, 1 Bath

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Demographics

Population
72,616
Population Change Since 2000
5%
Population Change Since 1990
17%
Population Density
9,138
Median Annual Household Income
$69,284
Change in Avg Income Since 2000
39%
Change in Avg Income Since 1990
85%
Households with Children
29.0%
Avg Residents per Home
2.5
Median Age
40
Married
44%
Single
39%
Divorced
9%

Real Estate

Owner-Occupied Homes
39%
Renter-Occupied Homes
54%
Vacant Homes
6%
Median Years in Residence
2.8
Annual Residential Turnover
21%
Median Age of Homes (Years)
42

Transportation

Average Commute Time
31.3 min
Distance to Nearest Airport (Mile)
11.0
Drive/Carpool
69%
Public Transit
25%
Walk/Bike/Other
3%
Work at Home
3%

Data Provided by Onboard Informatics. Neighborhood Site Index

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Rep. Van Hollen says he will run for Mikulski's seat

Maryland Rep. Chris Van Hollen says he will run for the Senate seat that will be open when Sen. Barbara Mikulski retires.

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