Bethesda, MD
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Bethesda, Maryland Info Snack

Population
63,195
Unemployment
3.1%
Poverty
3.5%
Median Home
$911,000
Median Income
$164,142
Median Rent
$2,026

Bethesda SnackAbility

7.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
10
Affordability
7
Diversity
8
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9.5
Education
10
Commute
5

Bethesda, MD Cost Of Living

195
Bethesda's Overall Cost Of Living
1.9x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Bethesda Maryland National Average
Overall 195 121 100
Services 112 108 100
Groceries 122 119 100
Health 88 86 100
Housing 386 150 100
Transportation 114 108 100
Utilities 112 108 100

Rankings for Bethesda in Maryland

Map Of Bethesda, MD

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Population over time in Bethesda

Year Population % Change
2019 63,195 1.2%
2018 62,448 -1.1%
2017 63,168 0.9%
2016 62,608 0.8%
2015 62,102 0.1%
2014 62,024 1.7%
2013 60,995 2.4%
2012 59,591 1.6%
2011 58,661 0.2%
2010 58,537 -

Race / Ethnicity in Bethesda

White
74.2% (46,880)
African American
4.0% (2,546)
American Indian
0.1% (70)
Asian
9.8% (6,171)
Hawaiian
0.0% (5)
Other
0.3% (197)
Two Or More
2.8% (1,754)
Hispanic
8.8% (5,572)
Race Bethesda MD USA
White 74.2% 50.9% 60.7%
African American 4.0% 29.4% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 9.8% 6.2% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.8% 2.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 8.8% 10.1% 18.0%

Gender in Bethesda

Female
52.4% (33,140)
Male
47.6% (30,055)
Gender Bethesda MD USA
Female 52.4% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 47.6% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Bethesda for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (1,263)
9-12th Grade
1.0% (631)
High School / GED
4.0% (2,527)
Some College
5.0% (3,159)
Associate's Degree
2.0% (1,263)
Bachelor's Degree
30.0% (18,958)
Master's Degree
27.0% (17,062)
Professional Degree
17.0% (10,743)
Doctorate Degree
12.0% (7,583)
Education Bethesda MD USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 2.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 1.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 4.0% 25.0% 27.0%
Some College 5.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 2.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 30.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 27.0% 13.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 17.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 12.0% 3.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Bethesda, Maryland

Less than $10,000
2.2% (139,916)
$10,000 to $14,999
1.3% (84,390)
$15,000 to $24,999
2.1% (132,089)
$25,000 to $34,999
3.1% (193,486)
$35,000 to $49,999
4.0% (249,746)
$50,000 to $74,999
10.2% (646,259)
$75,000 to $99,999
8.4% (530,314)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.9% (944,194)
$150,000 to $199,999
12.2% (768,075)
$200,000 or more
41.6% (2,631,025)
Income Bethesda MD USA
Less than $10,000 2.2% 4.6% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 1.3% 2.7% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 2.1% 5.8% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 3.1% 6.4% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 4.0% 9.6% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 10.2% 15.3% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 8.4% 13.2% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.9% 19.0% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 12.2% 10.5% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 41.6% 12.7% 7.7%

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