Elkridge (Howard County, MD) Change Neighborhood

Spectators cheer for racing pigs at the annual Howard County Fair.  Staff Photo by Marvin Joseph

Spectators cheer for racing pigs at the annual Howard County Fair. Staff Photo by Marvin Joseph

Strolling in downtown Ellicott City, Md. Credit: El Tiempo Latino

Strolling in downtown Ellicott City, Md. Credit: El Tiempo Latino

Sir Richard Branson waves to fans at the Virgin Mobile FreeFest concert at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia in August 2009. Photo by Bob Riha, Jr./Virgin Mobile USA via Getty Images

Sir Richard Branson waves to fans at the Virgin Mobile FreeFest concert at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia in August 2009. Photo by Bob Riha, Jr./Virgin Mobile USA via Getty Images

Avg Home Sold Price
$311,659

Last six months

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Avg Monthly Rent
$1,030

Based on 1Bd, 1 Bath

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Demographics

Population
16,366
Population Change Since 2000
44%
Population Change Since 1990
109%
Population Density
1,949
Median Annual Household Income
$81,380
Change in Avg Income Since 2000
39%
Change in Avg Income Since 1990
94%
Households with Children
41.0%
Avg Residents per Home
2.7
Median Age
40
Married
56%
Single
28%
Divorced
11%

Real Estate

Owner-Occupied Homes
74%
Renter-Occupied Homes
21%
Vacant Homes
5%
Median Years in Residence
2.9
Annual Residential Turnover
14%
Median Age of Homes (Years)
14

Transportation

Average Commute Time
20.8 min
Distance to Nearest Airport (Mile)
5.0
Drive/Carpool
95%
Public Transit
1%
Walk/Bike/Other
2%
Work at Home
2%

Data Provided by Onboard Informatics. Neighborhood Site Index

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Union appeals Rice's indefinite suspension by NFL

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Va. man sentenced in February police chase

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Traffic snarled near White House after temporary street closure for suspicious package

D.C. police said a keg closed streets in the 700 block of 15th Street Northwest.

Waterspouts wow Florida onlookers

Waterspouts wow Florida onlookers

Large waterspouts were seen along the northern Gulf Coast on Tuesday, and a tornado warning was issued on Monday night as a water spout approached Pensacola Beach.

95 Express Lanes testing toll equipment

95 Express Lanes testing toll equipment

Marked vehicles will check the tolling system, but the express lanes are not yet operational.

Md. coach to be sentenced in girl's sex abuse

A private coach and tutor who pleaded guilty to sexually abusing a 14-year-old girl is set to be sentenced in Montgomery County court.

Historic Maryland theater wants more funding

A historic theater in western Maryland wants another $50,000 for a seat-replacement project.

MWAA board slated to meet Wednesday

The Board of Directors will get an update on Silver Line construction from the new executive director of the rail project, Charles Stark.

Metro looks ahead to the possible FBI relocation to Greenbelt

Metro looks ahead to the possible FBI relocation to Greenbelt

The agency plans a public hearing to lay out its plans for redeveloping the Greenbelt Metro station should the FBI relocate there.

2 MARC stations remain closed over downed lines

Two Maryland Area Regional Commuter train stations remain closed Wednesday because of downed power lines.

Md. county launches campaign on pedestrian crashes

Montgomery County officials are launching a new campaign aimed at cutting down on pedestrian crashes involving distracted teens.

Muriel Bowser, David Catania do battle with radio ads

Muriel Bowser, David Catania do battle with radio ads

"Democrat Muriel Bowser" hits the airwaves Wednesday, more than a week after rival David Catania.

A boy, his dog and atheism: Gene Weingarten talks about his new children's book

Post columnist Gene Weingarten talks about his new children's book about atheism, "Me & Dog"

Georgetown student dies of apparent meningitis

A Georgetown University student has died after contracting what's suspected to be meningitis.

Va. man dies in paragliding accident

Virginia State Police say a man has died in a paragliding accident south of Chesapeake.

Montgomery County teenager missing since Friday

Montgomery County police detectives are asking for the public's help to find an 18-year-old woman missing since Friday.

D.C. area forecast: Keeping the nice days coming

D.C. area forecast: Keeping the nice days coming

Today starts a four week stretch featuring average highs in the 70s. That might help explain our current weather predicament.

Metro: some to wait longer for weekend trains

Metro says riders on some lines will wait longer for trains this weekend and that only the silver line is unaffected.

National HIV awareness campaign to launch in DC

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is launching a new HIV awareness campaign at a public hospital in southeast Washington.

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