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Pros

-Uniquely attractive core
-Arts and culture
-Historic interest

Cons

-Growth and sprawl
-Cost of living
-Summer heat


What Bert Has To Say About Washington-Arlington-Alexandria Metro Area


It would be an understatement to say that the nation’s capital is a unique place. The centrally located National Mall is an urban planning gem, with excellent open spaces, walking paths, and major monuments in a classic architectural style. Lining the mall is the Smithsonian museum complex, probably the best set of museums in the world in a single location. In reality, the whole mall setup is a museum in and of itself and a major destination for locals and visitors alike. Numerous government offices and first class hospitality venues surround the mall. To the northwest of the mall, but still within the city limits, lies the upscale residential and commercial enclave of Georgetown, home to Georgetown University, George Washington Hospital, and a variety of entertainment and nightlife amenities. But not all of the D.C. central city glitters; to the north and east in particular lies a considerable expanse of socioeconomically mixed neighborhoods and areas of urban decay.

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National center - Along the Potomac River between southern Maryland and northern Virginia, inland from Chesapeake Bay See Local Real Estate
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City: College Park
Zip Codes: 20740, 20742, ... 2 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 26 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About College Park


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in College Park is 6.70 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. College Park jobs have Increased by 1.62 percent. Learn more...
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, College Park's cost of living is 22.00% Higher than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare College Park's Cost of Living
    POPULATION
    College Park's population is 32,301 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 47.31 percent. Learn more...
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 34 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in College Park is $294,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -12.76%. Check out the homes in the area.
    SCHOOLS
    College Park public schools spend $16,054 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15 students per teacher in College Park. Learn more...

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It's a good time to buy in College Park. Home Appreciation is up 3.6% in the last 12 months. Browse College Park Real Estate.
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  2/20/2016
Housing in College Park, MD

There are a lot of options for students who want to live near campus. Closer to campus is definitely the most expensive area, around 800-1200 per month. There are a lot... (Read More)

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