Silver Spring, MD
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

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

Population
81,773
Unemployment
5.7%
Poverty
10.6%
Median Home
$516,900
Median Income
$83,782
Median Rent
$1,665

Silver Spring SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
4
Diversity
10
Safety
N/A
Amenities
10
Education
8
Commute
3

Silver Spring, MD Cost Of Living

146
Silver Spring's Overall Cost Of Living
1.5x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Silver Spring Maryland National Average
Overall 146 121 100
Services 112 108 100
Groceries 122 119 100
Health 88 86 100
Housing 225 150 100
Transportation 114 108 100
Utilities 112 108 100

Rankings for Silver Spring in Maryland

Map Of Silver Spring, MD

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Population over time in Silver Spring

Year Population % Change
2019 81,773 2.5%
2018 79,750 0.3%
2017 79,483 1.9%
2016 78,038 0.7%
2015 77,460 2.3%
2014 75,748 0.5%
2013 75,386 1.2%
2012 74,476 2.1%
2011 72,942 4.1%
2010 70,049 -

Race / Ethnicity in Silver Spring

White
33.3% (27,208)
African American
28.0% (22,867)
American Indian
0.1% (121)
Asian
7.1% (5,819)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.4% (296)
Two Or More
3.2% (2,580)
Hispanic
28.0% (22,882)
Race Silver Spring MD USA
White 33.3% 50.9% 60.7%
African American 28.0% 29.4% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 7.1% 6.2% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.4% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.2% 2.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 28.0% 10.1% 18.0%

Gender in Silver Spring

Female
50.9% (41,653)
Male
49.1% (40,120)
Gender Silver Spring MD USA
Female 50.9% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 49.1% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Silver Spring for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
9.0% (7,359)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (4,906)
High School / GED
14.0% (11,448)
Some College
11.0% (8,995)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (4,088)
Bachelor's Degree
24.0% (19,625)
Master's Degree
20.0% (16,354)
Professional Degree
6.0% (4,906)
Doctorate Degree
5.0% (4,088)
Education Silver Spring MD USA
< 9th Grade 9.0% 2.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 14.0% 25.0% 27.0%
Some College 11.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 24.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 20.0% 13.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 6.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 5.0% 3.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Silver Spring, Maryland

Less than $10,000
4.6% (376,401)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.4% (199,377)
$15,000 to $24,999
5.2% (425,218)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.3% (599,416)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.1% (822,688)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.6% (1,278,481)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.0% (1,061,890)
$100,000 to $149,999
18.2% (1,490,705)
$150,000 to $199,999
10.3% (841,187)
$200,000 or more
13.2% (1,081,930)
Income Silver Spring MD USA
Less than $10,000 4.6% 4.6% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.4% 2.7% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 5.2% 5.8% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.3% 6.4% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.1% 9.6% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.6% 15.3% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.0% 13.2% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 18.2% 19.0% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 10.3% 10.5% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 13.2% 12.7% 7.7%

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