Takoma Park (Montgomery County, MD) Change Neighborhood

Polly Sue's Vintage clothing on Laurel Avenue, Takoma Park, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

Polly Sue's Vintage clothing on Laurel Avenue, Takoma Park, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

Homes near Laurel Avenue in historic Takoma Park, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

Homes near Laurel Avenue in historic Takoma Park, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

Maple Avenue in historic Takoma Park, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

Maple Avenue in historic Takoma Park, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

Shops along Laurel Avenue in historic Takoma Park, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

Shops along Laurel Avenue in historic Takoma Park, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

Amano on Carroll Avenue, Takoma Park, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

Amano on Carroll Avenue, Takoma Park, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

Homes on Sherman Avenue, Takoma Park, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post.

Homes on Sherman Avenue, Takoma Park, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post.

Avg Home Sold Price
$457,873

Last six months

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Avg Monthly Rent
$1,207

Based on 1Bd, 1 Bath

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Demographics

Population
17,102
Population Change Since 2000
-1%
Population Change Since 1990
0%
Population Density
8,171
Median Annual Household Income
$70,282
Change in Avg Income Since 2000
45%
Change in Avg Income Since 1990
82%
Households with Children
32.0%
Avg Residents per Home
2.5
Median Age
37
Married
46%
Single
38%
Divorced
10%

Real Estate

Owner-Occupied Homes
52%
Renter-Occupied Homes
40%
Vacant Homes
8%
Median Years in Residence
3.1
Annual Residential Turnover
19%
Median Age of Homes (Years)
49

Transportation

Average Commute Time
30.9 min
Distance to Nearest Airport (Mile)
9.0
Drive/Carpool
65%
Public Transit
25%
Walk/Bike/Other
6%
Work at Home
4%

Data Provided by Onboard Informatics. Neighborhood Site Index

Local DC MD VA Area News

6 hurt when car, ambulance collide in western Md.

Authorities in Hagerstown say six people have been taken to hospitals after a car collided with an ambulance in a downtown intersection.

December a booming month for DC, Va. bank robbers

The past two Decembers in the District of Columbia and northern Virginia, federal authorities have noticed an interesting crime trend.

Md. man digs into dad's letters from French girls

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There's no need to run from "Crack Mayor"

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Family mourns Md. man killed in trench collapse

The family of a Maryland man who died after being partially buried in a collapsed trench says their loved one was a happy, caring person who was full of life.

National's explosive growth threatens Dulles

Washington Dulles National Airport is in trouble.

North Capitol Street reopened after car fire in the District

Car fire closed part of North Capitol Street

DC man arrested in woman's kidnapping, rape

A District of Columbia man has been arrested in the kidnapping, robbery and rape of a woman in the early-morning hours of Thanksgiving.

D.C. area forecast: A brisk shopping day today, then warmer this weekend and Monday before next cold front

D.C. area forecast: A brisk shopping day today, then warmer this weekend and Monday before next cold front

WEATHER GANG | One more chilly day before temperatures climb back into a more comfortable zone.

Base: Soldier surrenders after barricading self

A soldier who had barricaded himself in a home at the Fort Eustis military base has reportedly surrendered overnight to authorities.

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The winning numbers in Thursday afternoon's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Win 4 Midday" game were:

Arena Stage hosts dinner, performance for veterans

Arena Stage is hosting a special Thanksgiving dinner for wounded warriors, active service members and their families.

Md. grants $400K to help Grantsville cheesemaker

Garrett County is getting another cheese manufacturing plant.

MD Lottery

These Maryland lotteries were drawn Thursday:

Bill Cosby's alma mater cuts ties with besieged entertainer

Bill Cosby's alma mater cuts ties with besieged entertainer

The University of Massachusetts at Amherst asks him to leave his position as honorary co-chair of its capital campaign -- and he agrees.

VA Lottery

These Virginia lotteries were drawn Thursday:

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 4 Night' game

The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the Virginia Lottery's "Pick 4 Night" game were:

Winning numbers drawn in 'MultiMatch' game

The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the Maryland Lottery's "MultiMatch" game were:

Winning numbers drawn in 'Cash 5 Night' game

The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the Virginia Lottery's "Cash 5 Night" game were:

Winning numbers drawn in 'Decades of Dollars' game

The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the "Decades of Dollars" game were:

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