Takoma Park Tourism, Maryland

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Takoma Park is a city in Montgomery County, Maryland. It is a suburb of Washington, D.C., and part of the Washington metropolitan area. Founded in 1883 and incorporated in 1890, Takoma Park, informally called "Azalea City," is a Tree City USA and a nuclear-free zone. A planned commuter suburb, it is situated along the Metropolitan Branch of the historic Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, just northeast of Washington, D.C., and it borders the neighborhood of Takoma, Washington, D.C. It is governed by an elected mayor and six elected councilmembers, who form the city council, and an appointed city manager, under a council-manager style of government. The city's population was 16,715 at the 2010 national census. Since 2013, residents of Takoma Park can vote in municipal elections when they turn sixteen. It was the first city in the United States to extend voting rights to 16- and 17-year-olds in city elections. Since then, the City of Hyattsville has done the same.

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A place in United States, Takoma Park is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. A gripping city on its own right, Washington D. C. also deserves a visit. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Washington D. C. for its bountiful attractions like Washington Monument, United States Capitol, Lincoln Memorial on your trip to Takoma Park. To explore Takoma Park, set aside 1 to 2 number of your days. You'll be coming back for more!

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Facts and Stats for Takoma Park*

  • Pollution Statistics in Takoma Park

    Know the pollution level of Takoma Park before you plan your visit.

    • Water Pollution 33.33 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 33.33 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 33.33 (Low)
  • Takoma Park: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Takoma Park for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Takoma Park.

    • Burglary and Theft 45 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 40 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 45 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 35 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 45 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 50 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 40 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 80 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 55 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 45 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 45 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 45 (Moderate)
  • Living in Takoma Park - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 57.5 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 14.94 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 33 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 72.22 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 2.46 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Takoma Park

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Takoma Park

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 14.7 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 32.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 64.17 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 39 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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