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Polly Sue's Vintage clothing on Laurel Avenue, Takoma Park, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

Polly Sue's Vintage clothing on Laurel Avenue, Takoma Park, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

Homes near Laurel Avenue in historic Takoma Park, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

Homes near Laurel Avenue in historic Takoma Park, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

Maple Avenue in historic Takoma Park, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

Maple Avenue in historic Takoma Park, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

Shops along Laurel Avenue in historic Takoma Park, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

Shops along Laurel Avenue in historic Takoma Park, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

Amano on Carroll Avenue, Takoma Park, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

Amano on Carroll Avenue, Takoma Park, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

Homes on Sherman Avenue, Takoma Park, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post.

Homes on Sherman Avenue, Takoma Park, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post.

Avg Home Sold Price
$315,200

Last six months

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Avg Monthly Rent
$1,207

Based on 1Bd, 1 Bath

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Demographics

Population
17,102
Population Change Since 2000
-1%
Population Change Since 1990
0%
Population Density
8,171
Median Annual Household Income
$70,282
Change in Avg Income Since 2000
45%
Change in Avg Income Since 1990
82%
Households with Children
32.0%
Avg Residents per Home
2.5
Median Age
37
Married
46%
Single
38%
Divorced
10%

Real Estate

Owner-Occupied Homes
52%
Renter-Occupied Homes
40%
Vacant Homes
8%
Median Years in Residence
3.1
Annual Residential Turnover
19%
Median Age of Homes (Years)
49

Transportation

Average Commute Time
30.9 min
Distance to Nearest Airport (Mile)
9.0
Drive/Carpool
65%
Public Transit
25%
Walk/Bike/Other
6%
Work at Home
4%

Data Provided by Onboard Informatics. Neighborhood Site Index

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BC-LOT--Lottery State-by-State,1st Add

The winning numbers in Sunday afternoon's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily 3 Midday" game were:

Boat ramp near Sharpsburg, Md., closing for days

The National Park Service says it's cutting off vehicle access to a Potomac River boat ramp near Sharpsburg for more than a week to replace a bridge over the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal.

Westminster livestock auction slowly resumes sales

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Change of plea hearing set in Va. child porn case

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Eastern Mennonite renovating science center

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Trees to serve as entrance gateway to Chesapeake

Nearly 40 trees have been planted along a road to serve as an entrance gateway for Chesapeake.

VA Lottery

These Virginia lotteries were drawn Sunday:

Winning numbers drawn in 'Cash 5 Night' game

The winning numbers in Sunday evening's drawing of the Virginia Lottery's "Cash 5 Night" game were:

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 4 Night' game

The winning numbers in Sunday evening's drawing of the Virginia Lottery's "Pick 4 Night" game were:

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Night' game

The winning numbers in Sunday evening's drawing of the Virginia Lottery's "Pick 3 Night" game were:

MD Lottery

These Maryland lotteries were drawn Sunday:

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Evening' game

The winning numbers in Sunday evening's drawing of the Maryland Lottery's "Pick 3 Evening" game were:

Winning numbers drawn in '5 Card Cash' game

The winning numbers in Sunday evening's drawing of the Maryland Lottery's "5 Card Cash" game were:

Winning numbers drawn in 'Bonus Match 5' game

The winning numbers in Sunday evening's drawing of the Maryland Lottery's "Bonus Match 5" game were:

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 4 Evening' game

The winning numbers in Sunday evening's drawing of the Maryland Lottery's "Pick 4 Evening" game were:

DC Lottery

These Dist. of Columbia lotteries were drawn Sunday:

Winning numbers drawn in 'DC 3 Evening' game

The winning numbers in Sunday evening's drawing of the Dist. of Columbia Lottery's "DC 3 Evening" game were:

Winning numbers drawn in 'DC 5 Evening' game

The winning numbers in Sunday evening's drawing of the Dist. of Columbia Lottery's "DC 5 Evening" game were:

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