Bethesda, MD : What you need to know

More than 1,200 trees grace the streets of Bethesda, a community whose downtown is designated an Arts & Entertainment District by the state of Maryland. Bethesda is a bedroom community of Washington, D.C. and considered one of the wealthiest and highly educated cities in America, with a median family income of about $175,000. Major employers include Walter Reed National Military Medical Center along with a number of corporate and government headquarters.

 

Bethesda, MD City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 62102
Latest Population Increase 94.44
Median age 43.2
Median Household Income $144772
Median Home Price $840500
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Bethesda, MD Demographics

Population By Gender

  Population Men 46.8%
  Population Women 53.2%

 
TOTAL MILITARY : 1.3
In Bethesda

 
662% CIVILIAN VETERANS
In Bethesda

Median Population

Median age 43.2
Age 18 Over 77
Age 21 Over 74.7
Age 62 Over 21.9
Age 65 Over 17.9

Race

  Ethnicity White 82.4%
  Ethnicity Black 2.8%
  Ethnicity Asian 10.6%
  Ethnicity Hawaiian 0.1%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 7.7%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.1%
  Ethnicity Other 0.6%

Economics

  Median Household Income 144772
  Median Home Price 840500
  Homes Owned 32.2
  Homes Rent 67.8
  Median Property Rent 1892

Language

  English Only 74.4
  English Other 25.6
  English Poor 1600000

 
COMMUTE TIME : 29.2 MINUTES
in Bethesda

 
CLOSEST AIRPORT
within 60 miles of Bethesda

Commute Types

  Walked 6.8
  Worked at Home 9.5
  Public Transportation 16.2
  Other Means 3
  Drove Alone 58.2
  Carpooled 6.3

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