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
$420,841

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

Local DC MD VA Area News

2nd rabid cat euthanized after Md. camper attacked

Health officials say a second cat tested positive for rabies and was euthanized following an attack on a camper in Maryland's Eastern Shore.

Summer 2014 was record warmest on Earth, says NOAA

Summer 2014 was record warmest on Earth, says NOAA

It was the warmest summer on Earth since records began in 1880, according to a report by NOAA. The month of August was the warmest such month on record, as well.

Airport hosts Dulles Day on Saturday

Airport hosts Dulles Day on Saturday

The annual event will include a display of vintage planes, a classic car show and airport tours aboard the airport's famous mobile lounges.

More videos show missing Va. student, male walking

More videos show missing Va. student, male walking

Police said Thursday they are seeking to talk to a male who was seen by a witness with a University of Virginia student the night she disappeared.

Strong rip currents kill 2 men in Ocean City

Strong rip currents believed to be caused by Hurricane Edouard have killed two men in Ocean City, Maryland.

D.C.'s meh-yoral election: Bowser, Catania, Schwartz? Meh.

D.C.'s meh-yoral election: Bowser, Catania, Schwartz? Meh.

The choices for D.C. mayor are not inspiring voters. But maybe they don't need to.

TN Lottery

These Tennessee lotteries were drawn Thursday:

No Medicaid action expected in special session

There will be plenty of talking but probably little action Thursday when Virginia state lawmakers reconvene to discuss whether the state's Medicaid program should expand.

D.C. community calendar, Sept. 18-25, 2014

Georgetown music on the lawn, Pilates on the square, chocolate temptations, koto music, gargoyles.

It's a beautiful morning in Washington, D.C.: Check out the sunrise views

It's a beautiful morning in Washington, D.C.: Check out the sunrise views

While we missed the recent sun-washed skies of recent days, the introduction of considerable cloud cover this morning added lovely texture and color

$2.8M grant awarded to study bridge over Potomac

The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded $2.8 million to study the long-term replacement of the Long Bridge over the Potomac River.

NASA says rocket launch from Wallops postponed

A scheduled rocket launch for the Department of Defense this weekend at NASA's Wallops Island Flight Facility has been postponed.

Officer asks dog killing charges be reconsidered

Attorneys for a Baltimore police officer accused of slitting a dog's throat after it bit a pregnant woman have asked prosecutors to reconsider pursuing the case.

Long Bridge project gets $2.8 million from federal government

The century-old bridge is the only direct rail connection between the District and Virginia.

Md. teacher wins $1M on 'Wheel of Fortune'

A Silver Spring teacher has become the third contestant to win more than $1 million on "Wheel of Fortune."

Update: Accident cleared on I-70 in Frederick, traffic delays continue

The accident involved a car and a motorcycle and briefly closed all lanes on I-70.

Baltimore mayor denounces officer's actions

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is criticizing an officer after surveillance video surfaced showing him repeatedly punching a man.

US judge in W.Va. delays gay-marriage ruling

A federal judge in West Virginia has delayed ruling on a lawsuit challenging the state's same-sex marriage ban.

DC mom held in 3-year-old son's beating death

A judge has ordered that a D.C. mother charged in the beating death of her 3-year-old son remain jailed.

Update: Reston's Ayrton Climo, out of a coma, is headed home from Canada

Update: Reston's Ayrton Climo, out of a coma, is headed home from Canada

Badly injured in a kart-racing crash, his insurance company finally agrees to transport him back to the U.S.

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