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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
$382,178

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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Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 4 Day' game

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Repeal of A-F school grading scale advances in Va. Senate

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Va. gov hospitalized after complications from horse toss

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Clipper threatens snow on Wednesday, track and temperatures still up in the air

Clipper threatens snow on Wednesday, track and temperatures still up in the air

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Loudoun and Fauquier sports announcements

Players of all ages are sought for recreational and league teams and for clinics. Coaches are also sought.

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