SILVER SPRING IS KNOWN for itsrich diversity of dining, shopping,entertainment and recreation, aswell as for tranquil neighborhoodsfilled with brick colonials andpedestrian-friendly streets. You’llfind longtime residents, recentimmigrants, young families andsingle professionals. A mix ofethnic and racial diversity, theunincorporated suburb hasneighborhoods such as WoodsidePark near downtown Silver Spring,where the median home sales pricewas about $821,000 in 2017,and Connecticut Avenue Estates,farther out, with an average salesprice of more than $329,000. Witha boom in residential options andthe opening of its transit centerplus new shops and restaurants,the downtown area is the place tobe on weekends. There’s likely tobe something going on, whetherit’s a farmers market or a musicalperformance at Veterans Plaza orfamilies enjoying splashing in thelarge fountain on Ellsworth Drive.
High school graduate or
higher (percent of persons age 25+)
Bachelor’s degree orhigher (percent of persons age 25+)
Median value of owner-
occupied housing units
Mean travel time to work
(workers age 16+)
34. 2 minutes
Source: U.S. Census Bureau
A colorful fountain is a populargathering place in downtown SilverSpring.
The Silver Spring
The Silver Spring Jazz Festival is an annual
fall event, which has been headlined by top
musicians including Aaron Neville, Wynton
Marsalis, Sérgio Mendes, the Preservation
Hall Band and Branford Marsalis.
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