Silver Spring, MD 

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+7.8% since 2000

Unemployment Rate


Cost of Living

138.5 / 100

Median Home Price


Median Income


Comfort Index (Climate)

7.8 / 5.8

summer / winter

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Silver Spring, MD

Silver Spring, Maryland lies in Montgomery County and provides locals and visitors alike with a host of attractions such as the AFI Silver Theatre & Cultural Center or Discovery Communications Headquarters. National center - Along the Potomac River between southern Maryland and northern Virginia, inland from Chesapeake Bay.
State: Maryland
County: Montgomery County
Metro Area: Washington-Arlington-Alexandria Metro Area
City: Silver Spring
Zip Codes: 20910 20901 20903
Cost of Living: 38.5% higher
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 26 ft above sea level
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Uniquely attractive core
Arts and culture
Historic interest
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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.


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

Compared to the rest of the country, Silver Spring's cost of living is 38.5% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Silver Spring's Cost of Living

September, May and June are the most pleasant months in Silver Spring, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

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

Silver Spring's population is 82,472 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 13.5%. Learn More...

Average Commute time is 34.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

The median home cost in Silver Spring is . Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 2.4%.

Silver Spring 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 Silver Spring. More Education

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Housing Market in Silver Spring

It's a good time to buy in Silver Spring. Home Appreciation is up 2.4% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Silver Spring is .

Reviews for Silver Spring   18 Reviews
Why We Left Silver Spring MD for Wilmington NC - 12/31/2018
Growing up in Silver Spring, my family and I have been residents for the better part of 25 years. Although some of the development has been great (Discovery Channel, new... Read More

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Parent's comments - after our first year - 8/18/2017
What a delightful school! The first time we drove up to the school, our first impression was of the charming shaded playground with wooden structures and surrounding... Read More

Parent's comments - after our first year - 8/18/2017
What a delightful school! The first time we drove up to the school, our first impression was of the charming shaded playground with wooden structures and surrounding... Read More

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