Silver Spring employment information

IndexSilver SpringMarylandNational
Income per capita$38,926$36,670$28,555
Median household income$72,289$74,149$53,482
Median income owner occupied$121,071$93,724$68,142
Median income renter occupied$54,582$45,116$33,219
Median earnings male$39,935$45,763$36,116
Median earnings female$39,057$35,135$25,692
Unemployment rate6.1%5.5%5.8%
Poverty level11.8%10.0%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Silver Spring is 36% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Silver Spring is 35% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Silver Spring is 5% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Silver Spring is 24% lower than the national average.

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Silver Spring median earnings by income bracket

Silver Spring employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry15.1%0.9%
Manufacturing sector2.7%0.1%
Financial & insurance services2.7%2.5%
Wholesale & retail services8.5%6.8%
Public administration12.3%11.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.5%0.8%
Education, health & social services13.4%30.0%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Chevy Chase, MD2,907$250,001367%
Chevy Chase Village, MD1,974$250,001367%
Chevy Chase Section Five, MD736$250,001367%
Martin's Additions, MD977$246,875362%
Somerset, MD1,148$241,964352%
Silver Spring, MD75,748$72,28935%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Alameda, CA75,763$76,43943%
Scranton, PA75,842$37,55130%
Arlington Heights, IL75,577$78,86547%
Kennewick, WA75,971$51,7393%
St. George, UT75,469$48,18810%
Silver Spring, MD75,748$72,28935%
Source: The Silver Spring, MD employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.