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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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Highlights


  • Profile: National center
  • Time zone: Eastern Standard Time
  • Elevation: 26
  • Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
  • Schools: See Local Schools
  • City: Riverdale Park
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Quick Facts About Riverdale Park


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Riverdale Park is 4.70 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Riverdale Park jobs have Increased by 1.62 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Riverdale Park's cost of living is 13.30% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Riverdale Park's population is 7,305 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 47.25 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 31 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Riverdale Park is $243,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -12.88%.
    SCHOOLS
    Riverdale 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 Riverdale Park.

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  5/16/2007
Riverdale Park, MD

The Land That Time Forgot. Great mix of people from many parts of the world. Outstanding Mexican restaurants. Quiet. Cooled by mature trees in the Summer. Historic... (Read More)

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