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
$413,289

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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D.C. area forecast: Muggy summer weather into Friday with storm chances; Cooler weekend

D.C. area forecast: Muggy summer weather into Friday with storm chances; Cooler weekend

Looks like our mini-heat spell is on for a couple of more days before the marines come to the rescue; the marine layer that is.

Nationals vs. D-Backs weather forecast: Summer heat and humidity, and a storm chance

Nationals vs. D-Backs weather forecast: Summer heat and humidity, and a storm chance

The storms could well hold off until after the game but since I will actually be there we are probably doomed.

Maryland State Fair to receive award

The Maryland State Fair will receive the 2014 William Donald Schaefer Helping People Award.

Push in western Md. for later school-year start

State Comptroller Peter Franchot is bringing his campaign for post-Labor Day school openings to western Maryland.

Former Va. governor to address marriage at trial

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell will answer questions about the state of his marriage when his public corruption trial resumes in federal court in Richmond.

A shocking statistic about the quality of education research

A research study about research studies comes up with a cautionary finding.

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D.C. community calendar, Aug. 21-28, 2014

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Ex-priest serving embezzlement sentence dies

A former Roman Catholic priest convicted of embezzling from two rural parishes has died in prison.

NAACP to hold rally on Missouri police shooting

The Anne Arundel County branch of the NAACP is holding a rally to protest the deaths of Missouri's Michael Brown and Maryland's Kendall Green.

Ex-bookkeeper admits stealing from client

A former bookkeeper at a Roanoke accounting firm has admitted to stealing money from a client.

Solar panels to power Va. college radio station

Solar panels will soon be installed that will power Emory & Henry College's radio station.

Board denies commutation for child molester

Delaware's Board of Pardons has a denied a commutation request from a child molester who also has been named a person of interest in the 1975 disappearance of two sisters in Maryland.

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Winning numbers drawn in 'Powerball' game

The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the "Powerball" game were:

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