Takoma Park Historic District (Takoma Park, MD) Change Neighborhood

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
$669,204

Last six months

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Avg Monthly Rent
$1,430

Based on 1Bd, 1 Bath

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Demographics

Population
4,360
Population Change Since 2000
--
Population Change Since 1990
--
Population Density
6,673
Median Annual Household Income
$85,832
Change in Avg Income Since 2000
--
Change in Avg Income Since 1990
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Households with Children
33.0%
Avg Residents per Home
3.0
Median Age
41
Married
53%
Single
29%
Divorced
10%

Real Estate

Owner-Occupied Homes
58%
Renter-Occupied Homes
35%
Vacant Homes
7%
Median Years in Residence
4.2
Annual Residential Turnover
16%
Median Age of Homes (Years)
61

Transportation

Average Commute Time
31.2 min
Distance to Nearest Airport (Mile)
8.3
Drive/Carpool
58%
Public Transit
29%
Walk/Bike/Other
6%
Work at Home
7%

Data Provided by Onboard Informatics. Neighborhood Site Index

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