Sunset Terrace (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
$381,670

Last six months

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Avg Monthly Rent
$1,262

Based on 1Bd, 1 Bath

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Demographics

Population
2,712
Population Change Since 2000
--
Population Change Since 1990
--
Population Density
5,351
Median Annual Household Income
$89,750
Change in Avg Income Since 2000
--
Change in Avg Income Since 1990
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Households with Children
34.0%
Avg Residents per Home
3.0
Median Age
40
Married
55%
Single
28%
Divorced
11%

Real Estate

Owner-Occupied Homes
87%
Renter-Occupied Homes
9%
Vacant Homes
4%
Median Years in Residence
5.5
Annual Residential Turnover
11%
Median Age of Homes (Years)
49

Transportation

Average Commute Time
31.2 min
Distance to Nearest Airport (Mile)
11.2
Drive/Carpool
81%
Public Transit
16%
Walk/Bike/Other
1%
Work at Home
2%

Data Provided by Onboard Informatics. Neighborhood Site Index

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Virginia may ban releasing balloons into the atmosphere

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Missing Virginia teen found in Little Rock

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Female student, 19, arrested in stabbing of 2 at Md. college

Female student, 19, arrested in stabbing of 2 at Md. college

A female student at a western Maryland community college stabbed two fellow freshmen classmates during an argument inside the school's cafeteria, leaving one of the women seriously injured, authorities said Friday.

The wicked winds of winter and what drives them

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