Fort Washington (Prince George's County, MD) Change Neighborhood

Fort Washington, used in the War of 1812. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/ For The Washington Post.

Fort Washington, used in the War of 1812. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/ For The Washington Post.

Fort Washington Marina, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/ For The Washington Post.

Fort Washington Marina, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/ For The Washington Post.

Ebenezer African Methodist Episcopal Church, Fort Washington, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/ For The Washington Post.

Ebenezer African Methodist Episcopal Church, Fort Washington, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/ For The Washington Post.

The National Golf Club at Tantallon, in Fort Washington, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/ For The Washington Post.

The National Golf Club at Tantallon, in Fort Washington, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/ For The Washington Post.

Homes in Tantallon neighborhood of Fort Washington, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/ For The Washington Post.

Homes in Tantallon neighborhood of Fort Washington, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/ For The Washington Post.

Homes on the River on Hatton Point Road, Fort Washington, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/ For The Washington Post.

Homes on the River on Hatton Point Road, Fort Washington, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/ For The Washington Post.

Avg Home Sold Price
$259,491

Last six months

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Avg Monthly Rent
$1,219

Based on 1Bd, 1 Bath

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Demographics

Population
24,012
Population Change Since 2000
7%
Population Change Since 1990
15%
Population Density
1,730
Median Annual Household Income
$111,686
Change in Avg Income Since 2000
26%
Change in Avg Income Since 1990
66%
Households with Children
37.0%
Avg Residents per Home
2.9
Median Age
33
Married
62%
Single
29%
Divorced
9%

Real Estate

Owner-Occupied Homes
85%
Renter-Occupied Homes
8%
Vacant Homes
7%
Median Years in Residence
5.5
Annual Residential Turnover
11%
Median Age of Homes (Years)
23

Transportation

Average Commute Time
38.8 min
Distance to Nearest Airport (Mile)
8.0
Drive/Carpool
89%
Public Transit
5%
Walk/Bike/Other
1%
Work at Home
4%

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