Heat Alert: Heat Emergency Has Been Declared This Weekend!

Montgomery County has issued a Heat Emergency Alert beginning 12 p.m Saturday, 6/22 through 8 p.m Sunday, 6/23, 2024. Residents should prepare for heat index values to reach 105 degrees during the afternoon hours. To beat the heat, head to one of the open City Facilities!

Important Notice: Ongoing Water Leak in the 7600 block of Maple Avenue - WSSC is Scheduledfor Repairs either Tues, July 2 or Wed, July 3 - The Repair Will Shut Off Water for a Portion of the Day.

WSSC is scheduling repairs so it can provide more notice to impacted residents and avoid doing the work when the forecast calls for very hot days next week. The repair work will be done at night to reduce impacts.

Library Renovations: Update: June 5, 2024 - Summer Construction Timetable

The scheduling of demolition and construction timelines are pending weather.

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Takoma Park boasts an ideal location, charming environment, and progressive outlook. Home to distinct commercial areas supporting independent businesses of all stripes, we are a community that fosters creative ventures and expanding opportunities. In Takoma Park, there is something for everyone.

Who’s Here Now

More than 700 businesses call Takoma Park home, with an exceptional number of independent, non-profit, and locally-owned establishments serving the community.

Access & Location

A walkable community anchored by two transit hubs, Takoma Park is well served by all modes of transportation connecting to the Washington Metropolitan area. Takoma Park is only 6 miles from the US Capitol Building, 4 miles from the FDA Campus in White Oak, and 3 miles from the University of Maryland, College Park.

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Our Community

Residents and customers love Takoma Park for its eclectic variety of independent, international, and alternative offerings. Takoma Park is a welcoming community, known for its civic engagement, tree-lined streets, cultural amenities, and inclusive events.

Takoma Park’s Residents

General Demographics

  • Population – 17,307
  • Median Household Income – $78,106
  • Median Home Value – $475,000
  • Median Age – 38.1
  • Residents Aged 18 and Older – 77.2%


  • Residents With High School Diploma or Higher – 89.6%
  • Residents With Bachelor’s Degree or Higher – 52.8%


  • Residents Commuting to Work by Public Transportation – 29.7%
  • Residents Commuting to Work by Bicycle – 2.5%
  • Residents Who Work at Home – 7.5%

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