University Heights (Washington, DC) Change Neighborhood

Cardinal Hall at Catholic University of America, Brookland neighborhood, Washington. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post.

Cardinal Hall at Catholic University of America, Brookland neighborhood, Washington. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post.

People enjoy a game of tennis at Taft Recreation Center, Brookland neighborhood, Washington. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post.

People enjoy a game of tennis at Taft Recreation Center, Brookland neighborhood, Washington. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post.

Apartments on Varnum Street, Brookland neighborhood, Washington. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post.

Apartments on Varnum Street, Brookland neighborhood, Washington. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post.

Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Brookland neighborhood, Washington. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post.

Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Brookland neighborhood, Washington. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post.

Colonel Brooks' Tavern in Brookland neighborhood, Washington. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post.

Colonel Brooks' Tavern in Brookland neighborhood, Washington. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post.

Restaurants on 12th Street, Brookland neighborhood, Washington. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post.

Restaurants on 12th Street, Brookland neighborhood, Washington. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post.

Avg Home Sold Price
$266,894

Last six months

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Avg Monthly Rent
$1,175

Based on 1Bd, 1 Bath

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Demographics

Population
7,000
Population Change Since 2000
--
Population Change Since 1990
--
Population Density
5,787
Median Annual Household Income
$35,784
Change in Avg Income Since 2000
--
Change in Avg Income Since 1990
--
Households with Children
21.0%
Avg Residents per Home
2.0
Median Age
33
Married
23%
Single
51%
Divorced
11%

Real Estate

Owner-Occupied Homes
34%
Renter-Occupied Homes
56%
Vacant Homes
10%
Median Years in Residence
3.3
Annual Residential Turnover
16%
Median Age of Homes (Years)
49

Transportation

Average Commute Time
24.7 min
Distance to Nearest Airport (Mile)
5.6
Drive/Carpool
48%
Public Transit
29%
Walk/Bike/Other
19%
Work at Home
3%

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Late-winter storm could dump half a foot in Mid-Atlantic

The Mid-Atlantic region is getting a late-winter storm that could bring a half a foot of snow in some places.

Winter's last hurrah? Temperatures plummet again; more snow

Winter's last hurrah? Temperatures plummet again; more snow

Much of the South was forecast to see temperatures drop 30 to 45 degrees in a 24-hour period thanks to yet another arctic cold front.

Delays on Metro

There were delays on Metro's Green Line because of earlier train malfunction.

The view of the snowfall from planes, trains and automobiles

The view of the snowfall from planes, trains and automobiles

Snow begins to fall, sticking to roadways. The view from planes, trains and automobiles. Tips for being safe.

CBS sponsoring Vietnam exhibit at Newseum to honor Bob Simon

CBS will sponsor an upcoming exhibit about the Vietnam war at the Newseum in Washington to honor "60 Minutes" correspondent Bob Simon and his five decades of war reporting.

D.C. area forecast: Wintry mix changes to substantial snow, record cold likely to follow (UPDATES)

D.C. area forecast: Wintry mix changes to substantial snow, record cold likely to follow (UPDATES)

Up to 7 inches could fall in The District; substantially more in the suburbs.

D.C. loses its Capitol Hill sledding battle, for now

D.C. loses its Capitol Hill sledding battle, for now

Not even Harry Reid could help bring sledding to Capitol Hill during Thursday's snowstorm.

Lincoln carriage heading from South Bend to Washington, DC

A South Bend museum is loaning a carriage once belonging to President Abraham Lincoln to a museum in Washington, D.C.

Route 15 in Leesburg blocked because of crash

Part of Route 15 in Leesburg closed because of crash.

Old Dominion provost to step down, return to teaching

Old Dominion University Provost Carol Simpson plans to step down at the end of June and return to teaching and research.

Oyster cages missing in Chesapeake Bay due to weather

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is asking fishermen, boaters and coastal residents to be on the lookout for missing oyster cages.

Winter refuses to surrender as region braces for another snowy blast

Winter refuses to surrender as region braces for another snowy blast

A common refrain this winter: Federal offices shut, schools canceled, travel disrupted.

Richmond mayor to step down as Va. Democratic chairman

The chairman of the Democratic Party of Virginia plans to step down.

Portrait of frontiersman Crockett's widow heads to auction

A southwest Virginia auction house is auctioning off a portrait of the widow of folk hero frontiersman Davy Crockett.

Weather-related delays and closings for March 5

Weather-related delays and closings for March 5

Prince William County's schools are among those that will be closed on Thursday.

Winter storm disrupts mid-Atlantic transit service

Transit agencies are canceling and modifying service as a winter storm moves into the mid-Atlantic region.

Aging in place concept has been oversold, professor argues

Aging in place concept has been oversold, professor argues

Aging in place is promoted as a possibility for everyone -- but it's not a good idea for many older Americans, a University of Florida gerontology professor asserts.

Commuter trains canceled with bad weather expected

Commuter rail lines - VRE and MARC - canceled service for Thursday because of coming winter weather.

International exams show persistent achievement gaps between boys and girls

International exams show persistent achievement gaps between boys and girls

Boys are more likely to be low achievers than girls, especially in reading, but among the highest performing students, girls trail boys, especially in math.

BC-LOT--Lottery State-by-State,14th Add

The winning numbers in Wednesday morning's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Pick 3 Morning" game were:

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