Bethesda, MD Livability Score

Bethesda, MD is Exceptionally Livable
  • • Bethesda is ranked #6 in Maryland
  • • Bethesda is ranked #90 in the USA
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Stable Housing Market
  • Low Crime Rates
  • High Income per Capita
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The Locals

StatisticBethesdaMarylandNational
Population (2013)59,5915,928,814317,297,938
Population density (sq mi)4,49861190
Median age42.737.937.2
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)64%55%56%
Have children (under 18yrs)49%46%45%
Caucasian85%59%74%
African American3%29%13%
Asian9%6%5%
Speak English74%83%79%
Speak Spanish7%7%13%
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Neighborhoods in & around Bethesda, MD

NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Woodmont, Arlington905.7
Riverwood, Arlington905.5
Dover Crystal, Arlington895.4
Waycroft-Woodlawn, Arlington896.9
Dominion Hills, Arlington897.8
Maywood, Arlington896
Arlington-East Falls, Arlington887.5
Tara-Leeway Heights, Arlington886.9
NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Lyon Village, Arlington886.5
Cherrydale, Arlington886.2
Donaldson Run, Arlington885.6
Old Town, Alexandria8813.1
Potomac Yard-Potomac Greens, Alexandria8811.2
Rock Spring, Arlington885.7
Gulf Branch, Arlington885.2
North Ridge-Rosemont, Alexandria8811
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Cities near Bethesda, MD

CityScoreMiles
Somerset, MD901.3
Chevy Chase Village, MD891.2
Chevy Chase View, MD892.6
McLean, VA895.7
Chevy Chase Section Five, MD891
Chevy Chase, MD881.2
Falls Church, VA878.2
CityScoreMiles
Chevy Chase Section Three, MD871.2
Martin's Additions, MD871.4
Garrett Park, MD873.7
Brookmont, MD873.2
Tysons Corner, VA878.6
Mantua, VA8712.7
Arlington, VA877.3
Fairfax Station, VA8717.7
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