Bethesda, MD Livability Score

Bethesda, MD is Exceptionally Livable
  • • Bethesda is ranked #4 in Maryland
  • • Bethesda is ranked #230 in the USA
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Stable Housing Market
  • Low Crime Rates
  • High Graduation Rates
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The Locals

StatisticBethesdaMarylandNational
Population (2013)60,8585,928,814316,128,839
Population (2000)55,3005,296,486281,421,906
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)61%58%58%
Have children (under 18yrs)46%50%48%
Caucasian86%69%83%
African American3%24%8%
Asian8%3%2%
Speak English77%89%88%
Speak Spanish6%4%7%
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Neighborhoods in & around Bethesda, MD

NeighborhoodMilesNeighborhoodMiles
Friendship Heights, Washington2.6Olde Glebe, Arlington4.7
Chevy Chase, Washington3.1Berkley, Washington4.7
Barnaby Woods, Washington3.4Bellevue Forest, Arlington4.7
Au-Tenleytown, Washington3.6Glover Park, Washington4.8
Takoma Park, Washington4.1The Palisades, Washington4.9
Chain Bridge Forest, Arlington4.1Woodley Park, Washington5
Cleveland Park, Washington4.3Petworth, Washington5.1
Brightwood, Washington4.5Mount Pleasant, Washington5.3
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Cities near Bethesda, MD

CityMilesCityMiles
Bethesda, MD0Kensington, MD3.6
Somerset, MD1.6North Bethesda, MD3.6
Chevy Chase, MD1.6Forest Glen, MD4.3
Friendship Village, MD2North Kensington, MD4.5
Chevy Chase Village, MD2.1Potomac, MD4.7
Brookmont, MD2.1McLean, VA5.1
Cabin John, MD2.6Silver Spring, MD5.2
South Kensington, MD3Wheaton-Glenmont, MD5.6
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