Silver Spring (Montgomery County, MD) Change Neighborhood

Homes on Gist Avenue in Silver Spring, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

Homes on Gist Avenue in Silver Spring, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

Homes on Clement Road, Silver Spring, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

Homes on Clement Road, Silver Spring, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

The Blair Apartment Complex on Blair Mill Road in Silver Spring, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

The Blair Apartment Complex on Blair Mill Road in Silver Spring, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

A new apartment building on East West Highway, Silver Spring, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

A new apartment building on East West Highway, Silver Spring, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

The Discovery Communications building in downtown Silver Spring, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

The Discovery Communications building in downtown Silver Spring, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

Avg Home Sold Price
$466,087

Last six months

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Avg Monthly Rent
$1,162

Based on 1Bd, 1 Bath

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Demographics

Population
72,616
Population Change Since 2000
5%
Population Change Since 1990
17%
Population Density
9,138
Median Annual Household Income
$69,284
Change in Avg Income Since 2000
39%
Change in Avg Income Since 1990
85%
Households with Children
29.0%
Avg Residents per Home
2.5
Median Age
40
Married
44%
Single
39%
Divorced
9%

Real Estate

Owner-Occupied Homes
39%
Renter-Occupied Homes
54%
Vacant Homes
6%
Median Years in Residence
2.8
Annual Residential Turnover
21%
Median Age of Homes (Years)
42

Transportation

Average Commute Time
31.3 min
Distance to Nearest Airport (Mile)
11.0
Drive/Carpool
69%
Public Transit
25%
Walk/Bike/Other
3%
Work at Home
3%

Data Provided by Onboard Informatics. Neighborhood Site Index

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