North Bethesda, MD

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2022 Population
49,763
1.84% 1-year decline
US Senator
Ben Cardin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Chris Van Hollen
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
40.2
1.52% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
5.58%
16% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$131,142
9.05% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$714,500
19.9% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, North Bethesda, MD had a population of 49.8k people with a median age of 40.2 and a median household income of $131,142. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of North Bethesda, MD declined from 50,695 to 49,763, a −1.84% decrease and its median household income grew from $120,261 to $131,142, a 9.05% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in North Bethesda, MD are White (Non-Hispanic) (52.4%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (15.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (10.6%), White (Hispanic) (5.94%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (5.5%).

None of the households in North Bethesda, MD reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

86.4% of the residents in North Bethesda, MD are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in North Bethesda, MD are Hair Expressions Academy (94 degrees awarded in 2022) and Omega Studios' School of Applied Recording Arts & Sciences (17 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in North Bethesda, MD was $714,500, and the homeownership rate was 49.2%.

Most people in North Bethesda, MD drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 30.2 minutes. The average car ownership in North Bethesda, MD was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

North Bethesda, MD is home to a population of 49.8k people, from which 86.4% are citizens. As of 2022, 31.2% of North Bethesda, MD residents were born outside of the country (15.5k people).

In 2022, there were 3.31 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (26.1k people) in North Bethesda, MD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.89k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 5.26k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

86.4%
2022 Citizenship
85.9%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 86.4% of North Bethesda, MD residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in North Bethesda, MD was 85.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in North Bethesda, MD
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    26.1k ± 1.32k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    7.89k ± 1.07k
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    5.26k ± 949
15.6%
Hispanic Population
7.77k people

In 2022, there were 3.31 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (26.1k people) in North Bethesda, MD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.89k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 5.26k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

15.6% of the people in North Bethesda, MD are hispanic (7.77k people).

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Foreign-Born Population

31.2%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
15.5k people
31.3%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
15.9k people

As of 2022, 31.2% of North Bethesda, MD residents (15.5k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in North Bethesda, MD was 31.3%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    678 ± 202
  2. Vietnam
    233 ± 75
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    200 ± 103

North Bethesda, MD has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 2.91 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of North Bethesda, MD employs 27.6k people. The largest industries in North Bethesda, MD are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (6,874 people), Public Administration (3,436 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (2,990 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($137,782), Public Administration ($121,164), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($119,201).

Occupations

27.6k
2022 Value
± 1,401
−3.36%
1 Year decline
± 7.45%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in North Bethesda, MD declined at a rate of −3.36%, from 28.6k employees to 27.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in North Bethesda, MD, are Management Occupations (4,306 people), Business & Financial Operations Occupations (3,151 people), and Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (2,336 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of North Bethesda, MD.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

27.6k
2022 Value
± 1,401
−3.36%
1 Year decline
± 7.45%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in North Bethesda, MD declined at a rate of −3.36%, from 28.6k employees to 27.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in North Bethesda, MD, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (6,874 people), Public Administration (3,436 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (2,990 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of North Bethesda, MD, though some of these residents may live in North Bethesda, MD and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$100,182
Median earning men ± $10,107
$75,395
Median earning women ± $8,632

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($131,094), Public Administration ($122,454), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($119,738).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($120,408), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($116,793), and Construction ($94,926).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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0.617%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 2.69M people employed in Maryland. This represents a 0.617% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 13.9%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Maryland.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Maryland went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 65.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (32.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.1%).

Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen are the senators currently representing the state of Maryland. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Maryland is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Maryland

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Ben Cardin
Senator from Maryland1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
Chris Van Hollen
Senator from Maryland3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017

Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen are the senators currently representing Maryland.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Maryland over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Maryland

Maryland is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Maryland have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in North Bethesda, MD awarded 111 degrees. The student population of North Bethesda, MD in 2022 is skewed towards men, with 83 male students and 41 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in North Bethesda, MD are Black or African American (51 and 45.9%), followed by White (37 and 33.3%), Hispanic or Latino (20 and 18%), and Unknown (3 and 2.7%).

The largest universities in North Bethesda, MD by number of degrees awarded are Hair Expressions Academy (94 and 84.7%) and Omega Studios' School of Applied Recording Arts & Sciences (17 and 15.3%).

The most popular majors in North Bethesda, MD are Aesthetician & Skin Care Specialist (60 and 54.1%), Other Cosmetology & Related Personal Grooming Arts (34 and 30.6%), and Recording Arts Technology (17 and 15.3%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.12% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.05% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.2M), Bachelors Degree (1.04M), and Some college (961k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in North Bethesda, MD was $714,500 in 2022, which is 2.53 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $596,100 to $714,500, a 19.9% increase. The homeownership rate in North Bethesda, MD is 49.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in North Bethesda, MD have an average commute time of 30.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in North Bethesda, MD is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in North Bethesda, MD is $131,142. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in North Bethesda, MD was Census Tract 7045.01 with a value of $222,841, followed by Census Tract 7012.01 and Census Tract 7012.14, with respective values of $131,150 and $114,483.

Property

$714,500
Median Property Value 2022
±$31,501
$10,685
Median Property Taxes
±$697

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In North Bethesda, MD the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in North Bethesda, MD compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

49.2%
Homeownership
2022
66.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 49.2% of the housing units in North Bethesda, MD were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 49.2%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 7045.01
  2. Census Tract 7012.01
  3. Census Tract 7012.14

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in North Bethesda, MD was Census Tract 7045.01 with a value of $222,841, followed by Census Tract 7012.01 and Census Tract 7012.14, with respective values of $131,150 and $114,483.

The following map shows all of the places in North Bethesda, MD colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$131,142
Median Household Income
± $7,438
21.7k
Number of Households
± 1,158

In 2022, the median household income of the 21.7k households in North Bethesda, MD grew to $131,142 from the previous year's value of $120,261.

The following chart displays the households in North Bethesda, MD distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for North Bethesda, MD is from Maryland.
0.454
2022 Wage GINI in Maryland
0.456
2021 Wage GINI in Maryland

In 2022, the income inequality in Maryland was 0.454 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.498% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Maryland was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Maryland in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (49%)
  2. Worked At Home (28.8%)
  3. Public Transit (13.1%)

In 2022, 49% of workers in North Bethesda, MD drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (28.8%) and those who used public transit to get to work (13.1%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

30.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in North Bethesda, MD have a longer commute time (30.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.94% of the workforce in North Bethesda, MD have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Poverty & Diversity

5.58% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in North Bethesda, MD (2.72k out of 48.8k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in North Bethesda, MD is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

95.8% of the population of North Bethesda, MD has health coverage, with 61.6% on employee plans, 7.5% on Medicaid, 10.7% on Medicare, 14.6% on non-group plans, and 1.38% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Montgomery County, MD see 716 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.968% decrease from the previous year (723 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 800 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 282 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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716 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Montgomery County, MD

Primary care physicians in Montgomery County, MD see an average of 716 patients per year. This represents a 0.968% decrease from the previous year (723 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 20.4% under 18 years, 21.9% between 18 and 34 years, 41.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.3% were men and 51.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.17%
Uninsured
61.6%
Employer Coverage
7.5%
Medicaid
10.7%
Medicare
14.6%
Non-Group
1.38%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in North Bethesda, MD declined by 23.1% from 5.42% to 4.17%.

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