Bethesda Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Bethesda, MD

General Bethesda Information

State: Maryland

County: Montgomery County

Close cities: North Chevy Chase, MD, Chevy Chase Village, MD, Cabin John, MD, Somerset, MD, Chevy Chase, MD, Martin's Additions, MD, Brookmont, MD, Friendship Village, MD, Glen Echo, MD

Bethesda Population (census data)
Total 58,621
Male 27,381 (46.7%)
Female 31,240 (53.3%)

Population Density: 4,460 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 131.9 (US Avg is 100)

Bethesda Elevation: 303 feet above sea level

Land Area: 13.1 square miles

Median Household Income: $127,196

Zip Codes: 20889, 20824, 20811, 20813, 20814, 20827, 20816, 20894, 20810, 20892, 20817, 20815, and 20825.

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Bethesda Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (81.8%)
  • Hispanic (5.4%)
  • Black (2.7%)
  • Chinese (2.4%)
  • Two or more races (2.1%)
  • Asian Indian (1.8%)
  • Other race (1.2%)
  • Korean (1.1%)
  • Japanese (0.8%)
  • Other Asian (0.8%)
  • Filipino (0.7%)
Ancestry Information:
  • Irish (13.8%)
  • English (13.1%)
  • German (13.0%)
  • Russian (6.1%)
  • Italian (5.8%)
  • Polish (4.7%)
Foriegn Born: 11,830 people (20.2%)
  • Asia (39.7%)
  • Europe (38.1%)
  • Latin America (22.2%)

Bethesda School Information

High Schools
Bethesda-Chevy Chase High (4301 East-West Highway, Bethesda, MD, 20814 - Montgomery County Public Schools District)
Walt Whitman High (7100 Whittier Boulevard, Bethesda, MD, 20817 - Montgomery County Public Schools District)
Walter Johnson High (6400 Rock Spring Drive, Bethesda, MD, 20814 - Montgomery County Public Schools District)
Middle Schools
North Bethesda Middle (8935 Bradmoor Drive, Bethesda, MD, 20817 - Montgomery County Public Schools District)
Thomas W. Pyle Middle School (6311 Wilson Lane, Bethesda, MD, 20817 - Montgomery County Public Schools District)
Westland Middle (5511 Massachusetts Avenue, Bethesda, MD, 20816 - Montgomery County Public Schools District)
Elementary Schools
Ashburton Elementary (6314 Lone Oak Drive, Bethesda, MD, 20817 - Montgomery County Public Schools District)
Bannockburn Elementary (6520 Dalroy Lane, Bethesda, MD, 20817 - Montgomery County Public Schools District)
Bethesda Elementary (7600 Arlington Road, Bethesda, MD, 20814 - Montgomery County Public Schools District)
Bradley Hills Elementary (8701 Hartsdale Avenue, Bethesda, MD, 20817 - Montgomery County Public Schools District)
Burning Tree Elementary (7900 Beech Tree Road, Bethesda, MD, 20817 - Montgomery County Public Schools District)
Carderock Springs Elementary (7401 Persimmon Tree Lane, Bethesda, MD, 20817 - Montgomery County Public Schools District)
Kemp Mill Elementary (5701 Grosvenor Lane, Bethesda, MD, 20014 - Montgomery County Public Schools District)
Seven Locks Elementary (9500 Seven Locks Road, Bethesda, MD, 20817 - Montgomery County Public Schools District)
Westbrook Elementary (5110 Allan Terrace, Bethesda, MD, 20816 - Montgomery County Public Schools District)
Wood Acres Elementary (5800 Cromwell Drive, Bethesda, MD, 20816 - Montgomery County Public Schools District)
Wyngate Elementary (9300 Wadsworth Drive, Bethesda, MD, 20817 - Montgomery County Public Schools District)

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