Visit Takoma Park - Best of Takoma Park

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.

Wikipedia

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!

Get, set and plan a journey with this amazing travel planner for Takoma Park that shall leave you with plenty of memories at the end of your trip.

Are you looking for a Takoma Park travel itinerary? Create an itinerary within minutes, on your own!

Takoma Park Itineraries

View all Trips to Takoma Park

Facts and Stats for Takoma Park*

  • Pollution Statistics in Takoma Park

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

    • Air Pollution 33.13 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 47.73 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 47.06 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 36.43 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 30.56 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25.74 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 22.44 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 22.79 (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 51.79 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 56.63 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 59.94 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 63.25 (High)
    • Car Stealing 51.2 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 62.35 (High)
    • Attacks 53.4 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 61.75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 63.39 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 38.25 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 54.63 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 43.07 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 59.76 (Moderate)
  • Living in Takoma Park - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Takoma Park is 167.58 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 42.33 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 81.62 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 38.99 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 41.71 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 89.32 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 70.37 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 5.13 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 129.93 (Very High)
    • 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 0.11 USD
    • International Movie per seat 14 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 37.27 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 81.43 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 49.84 USD

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

Try Takoma Park Trip Planner
* Some of the data on this page is powered by Numbeo