liv score
639
How We Calculate Our Data
Civics 75
Demographics 56
Economy 53
Education 59
Health 58
Housing 53
Infrastructure 62

#29. Bethesda, MD

Just northwest of Washington, D.C. is the bedroom community of Bethesda, ranked among the wealthiest and highly educated cities in America. Housed in the city are Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and the National Institutes of Health main campus, and Bethesda’s downtown is designated as an Arts and Entertainment District by the state of Maryland. More than 80 percent of adult residents have at least a bachelor’s degree.

Here are more reasons Bethesda is a Top 100 Best Place to Live.

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