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    NSF Indian Head, MD Local Information

    The town of Indian Head is the closest community to NSF Indian Head; they share a border. Indian Head has about 4,000 people, and is in Charles County, with a population of about 150,000 people. Other nearby communities include Waldorf (70,000), La Plata (10,000), Bryan's Road (8,000), and Bennsville (or Bensville, about 12,000), and Marbury (1,000). All of these communities should be within a half-hour commute of station, although Waldorf and nearby areas are subject to traffic congestion.

    Local Housing Rental Prices: The average apartment rent in the Indian Head and Charles County area ranges from $1200 to $1800 per month, with an average of about $1400 a month for a two bedroom apartment. This varies considerably around the area, and ramps up dramatically closer to Washington DC.

    Local Housing Purchase Prices:
    The average price for a house in Charles County is about $340,000, compared to about $320,000 for Maryland.

    Short Description of the Area: Charles County is a moderately populated area of central southern Maryland. The main population center is Waldorf, which is mainly a bedroom community for Washington DC.

    Climate and Weather: The area has a warm, humid climate, winter temperatures of the mid 40s to mid 20s and summer temperatures in the high 80s to high 60s. The area has generally temperate weather with occasional moderate storms (including rare, weak tornadoes, and rarer storms off the Atlantic). Summers are generally warm with periods of rain. Winters are mild with periods of rain; snow is rare near the coast.