MD

National Population : 333,590,059
Maryland State Population : 6,218,886

About Bethesda, MD

Bethesda, MD is located in Montgomery County in the state of Maryland.

The total City Population for Bethesda is about 62,448 with about 1,818 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 118,536.

The Average Home Value is $894,450.00, which is roughly 65% higher than the Average Home Value of $315,602.00 for the state of Maryland, and roughly 79% higher than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $168,243.50, which is roughly 48% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $86,793.00 for the state of Maryland, and roughly 66% higher than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Bethesda is about 3.4%.

Maryland is ranked #16 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 62.03 out of 100.

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Voting

Montgomery County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 75.88% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 78.61%
Republican: 18.96%
Other: 1.05%
Libertarian: 0.8%
Green: 0.58%


Nearby Locations

Chevy Chase, MD (1.86 mi.)
Martins Add, MD (1.86 mi.)
Westlake, MD (2.26 mi.)
Glen Echo, MD (2.33 mi.)
Kensington, MD (2.43 mi.)
Rockville, MD (3.39 mi.)
N Bethesda, MD (3.39 mi.)
Cabin John, MD (3.40 mi.)
Wheaton, MD (3.93 mi.)
Washington, DC (7.94 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 20814, 20815, 20816, 20817
Latitude : 38.984212
Longitude : -77.079106
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 316 ft.
Area Code(s) : 240, 301

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.39
Male Population Estimate : 43.25%
Female Population Estimate : 48.85%
Median Age : 43.6
Male Median Age : 42.3
Female Median Age : 44.7

White Population Estimate : 78.85%
Black Population Estimate : 4.22%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 6.45%
Asian Population Estimate : 9.80%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.14%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.42%
Other Population Estimate : 1.52%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Bethesda specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Montgomery County: About 2 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Montgomery County: About 173 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Montgomery County is about 45% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 40% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.