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The Walter Reed Army Medical Center on Georgia Avenue, Washington. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post.

The Walter Reed Army Medical Center on Georgia Avenue, Washington. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post.

The Shepherd Park Public Library on Georgia Avenue, Washington. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post.

The Shepherd Park Public Library on Georgia Avenue, Washington. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post.

A local favorite, Tropicana on Georgia Avenue, Washington. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post.

A local favorite, Tropicana on Georgia Avenue, Washington. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post.

A residential neighborhood in Shepherd Park, Washington. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post.

A residential neighborhood in Shepherd Park, Washington. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post.

A residential neighborhood in Shepherd Park, Washington. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post.

A residential neighborhood in Shepherd Park, Washington. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post.

Avg Home Sold Price
$269,204

Last six months

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Avg Monthly Rent
$1,288

Based on 1Bd, 1 Bath

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Demographics

Population
4,884
Population Change Since 2000
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Population Change Since 1990
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Population Density
9,686
Median Annual Household Income
$62,286
Change in Avg Income Since 2000
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Change in Avg Income Since 1990
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Households with Children
21.0%
Avg Residents per Home
2.0
Median Age
41
Married
32%
Single
44%
Divorced
13%

Real Estate

Owner-Occupied Homes
54%
Renter-Occupied Homes
39%
Vacant Homes
7%
Median Years in Residence
4.3
Annual Residential Turnover
14%
Median Age of Homes (Years)
58

Transportation

Average Commute Time
31.5 min
Distance to Nearest Airport (Mile)
8.2
Drive/Carpool
51%
Public Transit
40%
Walk/Bike/Other
5%
Work at Home
3%

Data Provided by Onboard Informatics. Neighborhood Site Index

Local DC MD VA Area News

Snow forces many Virginia schools to close

A winter storm dumped an inch or two of snow across much of central and eastern Virginia, forcing many schools to close.

1 of 4 boys who fell into icy Maryland pond dies

One of four boys who fell into an icy Maryland pond outside Baltimore over the weekend has died.

1 of 4 boys who fell through ice into Maryland pond dies; was in water more than an hour

1 of 4 boys who fell through ice into Maryland pond dies; was in water more than an hour.

Ronald Hawkins named provost of Liberty University

Liberty University has named Ronald Hawkins as provost.

Patricia Godbolt White, 1 of the Norfolk 17, dies at 72

Patricia Godbolt White, one of the first black students to enroll in Norfolk's public schools, has died. She was 72.

Trains sharing a track on Metro's Silver and Orange lines, delays for riders

Broken rail outside East Falls Church stop. Delays in both directions on Silver and Orange lines.

Mid-Atlantic dealt 'glancing blow,' avoids worst of storm

The Mid-Atlantic region avoided the brunt of a powerful winter storm that pounded parts of the Northeast.

Northeast residents digging out, moving on from snowstorm

Northeast residents digging out, moving on from snowstorm

Areas of the busy Northeast corridor were left to deal with a storm that packed a winter wallop of heavy snow and high winds for some and left others with more typical snow accumulations.

Richmond courthouse renamed for 1st black mayor, brother

Richmond officials are renaming the city's courthouse in honor of the first black mayor and his brother.

D.C. area forecast: Morning snow showers, blustery today; Sunshine returns Wednesday

D.C. area forecast: Morning snow showers, blustery today; Sunshine returns Wednesday

Up to two inches fell overnight and temps remain below freezing.

Snow creates problems with slick roads, flight delays, water main breaks, school closures

Crash on I-270 in Montgomery closes road there, water main breaks lead to other road closures. Snow causes train and airline delays.

Snow-related closings and delays in the D.C. area for Tuesday, Jan. 27

Snow-related closings and delays in the D.C. area for Tuesday, Jan. 27

Which schools and governments have closed or delayed because of the weather?

Sinkhole swallows car in DC area after water main break

A water main break caused a sinkhole in a suburban Washington, D.C. neighborhood, swallowing up a family's car just after they escaped.

Sinkhole swallows car in Bladensburg area

Sinkhole swallows car in Bladensburg area

Water main break causes car to be swallowed, no injuries

Disease kills 7 wallabies at Virginia Zoo since Feb. 2014

A parasite-borne disease has killed seven wallabies at the Virginia Zoo over the past 11 months.

Investigators focus on cause of deadly Md. mansion fire

Investigators are back at the scene of a massive fire that reduced an Annapolis-area mansion to rubble.

Man missing after boat capsizes on James River

Police say a 75-year-old man is missing after his boat capsized on the James River in Isle of Wight County.

Updates: Nor'easter brings heavy snow, blizzard conditions to New England, Long Island

Updates: Nor'easter brings heavy snow, blizzard conditions to New England, Long Island

As much as 18 inches has fallen on Long Island, though after unimpressive overnight snow, New York City itself will likely see totals on the low end of their forecasts.

Hundreds of flights canceled in Washington-Baltimore region

Travelers trying to fly in or out of the Washington-Baltimore region are in for another headache Tuesday because of winter weather.

Md. teen charged with shooting 2 friends after argument

Prince George's County Police have charged a 16-year-old boy with attempted murder after they say he shot two fellow classmates following an argument.

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