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Glen Echo is a town in Montgomery County, in the Washington-Arlington metro area.

The latitude of Glen Echo is 38.968N. The longitude is -77.142W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 135 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 248.


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Median household income
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$122,409
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Glen Echo demographic reports
Glen Echo is on the Potomac River
Founded as a religious retreat for DC residents. Later a summer resort and site of an amusement park.
Well-known residents have included:
· Clara Barton, founder of the American Red Cross
Nearby parks & recreation: Glen Echo Park
Historic sites and museums: Clara Barton National Historic Site

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8% of Glen Echo residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Glen Echo ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Glen Echo was $56,728, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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84% of Glen Echo residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Glen Echo, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,063.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,946.


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Montgomery County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Glen Echo political report.

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The average commute time for Glen Echo workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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