Bethesda, Maryland 

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Population

64,296

+7.9% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

5.7%

Median Income

$145,288

Median Home Price

$1,051,300

Median Age

43.4

Comfort Index (Climate)

8.0 / 5.7

summer / winter

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Best Places to Live in Bethesda, Maryland

National center - Along the Potomac River between southern Maryland and northern Virginia, inland from Chesapeake Bay. September, May and June are the most pleasant months in Bethesda, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Bethesda, MD Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Uniquely attractive core
Arts and culture
Historic interest
Cons
Growth and sprawl
Cost of living
Summer heat


What Bert Has To Say About Washington-Arlington-Alexandria Metro Area

It would be an understatement to say that the nation’s capital is a unique place. The centrally located National Mall is an urban planning gem, with excellent open spaces, walking paths, and major monuments in a classic architectural style. Lining the mall is the Smithsonian museum complex, probably the best set of museums in the world in a single location. In reality, the whole mall setup is a museum in and of itself and a major destination for locals and visitors alike. Numerous government offices and first class hospitality venues surround the mall. To the northwest of the mall, but still within the city limits, lies the upscale residential and commercial enclave of Georgetown, home to Georgetown University, George Washington Hospital, and a variety of entertainment and nightlife amenities. But not all of the D.C. central city glitters; to the north and east in particular lies a considerable expanse of socioeconomically mixed neighborhoods and areas of urban decay.


QUICK FACTS

City: Bethesda
Zip Codes: 20817 20814 20816
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 26 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Bethesda is 5.7% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Bethesda jobs have increased by 0.8%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Bethesda's cost of living is 89.2% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Bethesda's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Montgomery county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 78.6% to 19.0%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Bethesda's population is 64,296 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 7.9%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 29.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Bethesda is Real Estate: $1,051,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 1.7%.

SCHOOLS
Bethesda public schools spend $16,548 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15 students per teacher in Bethesda. More Education



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Housing Market in Bethesda

It's a good time to buy in Bethesda. Home Appreciation is up 9.8% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Bethesda is $1,051,300.

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Reviews for Bethesda   11 Reviews
Bethesda expensive place to liove - 8/17/2015
Amenities are plentiful, but costs continue to rise as do local and state taxes. Overall not a friendly place to... Read More

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Great schools, good eating, nice blend of burbs an - 1/29/2008
Essentially an upscale suburb of Washington DC. Public transport is easy, there's plenty to do (though with none of the edginess of living closer in DC) and it's minutes... Read More

Real Cost of LIving in Bethesda - 8/26/2007
We are a couple with no children about to move to Bethesda and seem to only find data on cost of living index comparisons between Bethesda and other cities. We are... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN BETHESDA, MARYLAND
20817 20814 20816

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