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Silver Spring, MD: What you need to know

A significant rejuvenation has occurred throughout Silver Spring in recent years, with the addition of major office, residential and retail developments. The median income for families is more than $100,000, and many residents work in Washington, D.C. only 20 minutes away. Silver Spring has a downtown area that hosts a number of entertainment and ethnic festivals, and outdoor recreation options include several spacious parks. For academic choices, the city hosts campuses of Montgomery College and Howard University.

Silver Spring, MD City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 77,460
Median Age 34
Median Household Income $72,887
Median Home Price $454,200
Walkscore 59

Real Estate in Silver Spring, MD

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Silver Spring, MD Demographics

Median Population in Silver Spring, MD

Median Age 34.3%
Age 18 Over 78%
Age 21 Over 75%
Age 62 Over 11.8%
Age 65 Over 8.8%

Race in Silver Spring, MD

  Ethnicity White 42.5%
  Ethnicity Black 26%
  Ethnicity Asian 8.2%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 28.8%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.3%
  Ethnicity Other 19%

Population By Gender in Silver Spring, MD

  Male 48.6%
  Female 51.4%

Language in Silver Spring, MD

  English Only 53.8%
  English Other 46.2%

Economics in Silver Spring, MD

  Median Household Income $72,887
  Median Home Price $454,200
  Homes Owned 63%
  Homes Rent 37%
  Median Property Rent $1,474

 
COMMUTE TIME: 34.3 MINUTES
in Silver Spring, MD

Commute Types in Silver Spring, MD

  Walked 3.2%
  Worked at Home 4.4%
  Public Transportation 29.1%
  Other Means 1.7%
  Drove Alone 51.6%
  Carpooled 10.1%

59/100
WALK SCORE
for Silver Spring, MD

 
Total Employed Armed Forces: 218
In Silver Spring, MD

 
4.5% CIVILIAN VETERANS
in Silver Spring, MD