North Bethesda, MD

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2020 Population
49,719
0.307% 1-year decline
US Senator
Ben Cardin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Chris Van Hollen
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
39.5
0.754% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
6.69%
4% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$111,694
4.17% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$594,100
4.69% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, North Bethesda, MD had a population of 49.7k people with a median age of 39.5 and a median household income of $111,694. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of North Bethesda, MD declined from 49,872 to 49,719, a −0.307% decrease and its median household income grew from $107,220 to $111,694, a 4.17% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in North Bethesda, MD are White (Non-Hispanic) (55.8%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (14.9%), White (Hispanic) (11%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (9.34%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.8%).

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.

86.3% of the residents in North Bethesda, MD are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in North Bethesda, MD are Hair Expressions Academy (74 degrees awarded in 2020) and Omega Studios' School of Applied Recording Arts & Sciences (53 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in North Bethesda, MD was $594,100, and the homeownership rate was 48.5%.

Most people in North Bethesda, MD drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 32.5 minutes. The average car ownership in North Bethesda, MD was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

North Bethesda, MD is home to a population of 49.7k people, from which 86.3% are citizens. As of 2020, 30.5% of North Bethesda, MD residents were born outside of the country (15.2k people).

In 2018, there were 3.75 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (28k people) in North Bethesda, MD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.47k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 5.55k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

86.3%
2020 Citizenship
82.8%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 86.3% of North Bethesda, MD residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in North Bethesda, MD was 82.8%, 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)
    28k ± 1.07k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    7.47k ± 557
  3. White (Hispanic)
    5.55k ± 927
15.3%
Hispanic Population
7.71k people

In 2018, there were 3.75 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (28k people) in North Bethesda, MD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.47k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 5.55k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

15.3% of the people in North Bethesda, MD are hispanic (7.71k people).

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Foreign-Born Population

30.5%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
15.2k people
32.5%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
16.2k people

As of 2020, 30.5% of North Bethesda, MD residents (15.2k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in North Bethesda, MD was 32.5%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    749 ± 228
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    282 ± 131
  3. Vietnam
    265 ± 95

North Bethesda, MD has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 2.66 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of North Bethesda, MD employs 27.7k people. The largest industries in North Bethesda, MD are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (6,564 people), Public Administration (3,997 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (2,786 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($117,242), Finance & Insurance ($104,088), and Information ($103,333).

Occupations

27.7k
2020 Value
± 1,432
0.0903%
1 Year growth
± 6.75%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in North Bethesda, MD grew at a rate of 0.0903%, from 27.7k employees to 27.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in North Bethesda, MD, are Management Occupations (3,911 people), Business & Financial Operations Occupations (3,473 people), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations (2,338 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

27.7k
2020 Value
± 1,432
0.0903%
1 Year growth
± 6.75%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in North Bethesda, MD grew at a rate of 0.0903%, from 27.7k employees to 27.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in North Bethesda, MD, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (6,564 people), Public Administration (3,997 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (2,786 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

$83,401
Median earning men ± $11,600
$62,983
Median earning women ± $5,785

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Public Administration ($121,946), Information ($120,268), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($102,250).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($108,491), Manufacturing ($105,288), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($90,792).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Maryland. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Maryland to other states, or from other states to Maryland.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $29.2B
  2. $23.2B
  3. $20.6B

In 2020, the top outbound Maryland product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $29.2B, followed by Mixed freight ($23.2B) and Electronics ($20.6B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Maryland products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$217B
2020 Value in Maryland
$445B
Projected 2050 Value in Maryland
105% growth

In 2020, total outbound Maryland trade was $217B. This is expected to increase 105% to $445B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Maryland trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Maryland to other states, or from other states to Maryland.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $21.2B
  2. $18.1B
  3. $10.1B

In 2020, the top outbound Maryland domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Virginia with $21.2B, followed by Pennsylvania with $18.1B and New York and $10.1B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Maryland shares with each state (excluding itself).

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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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In 2020, universities in North Bethesda, MD awarded 127 degrees. The student population of North Bethesda, MD in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 89 male students and 96 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in North Bethesda, MD are Black or African American (50 and 39.4%), followed by White (41 and 32.3%), Hispanic or Latino (27 and 21.3%), and Two or More Races (4 and 3.15%).

The largest universities in North Bethesda, MD by number of degrees awarded are Hair Expressions Academy (74 and 58.3%) and Omega Studios' School of Applied Recording Arts & Sciences (53 and 41.7%).

The most popular majors in North Bethesda, MD are Recording Arts Technology (53 and 41.7%), Other Cosmetology & Related Personal Grooming Arts (50 and 39.4%), and Aesthetician & Skin Care Specialist (22 and 17.3%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.977% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.892% 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 2020 were High School or Equivalent (1.18M), Bachelors Degree (982k), and Some college (980k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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The median property value in North Bethesda, MD was $594,100 in 2020, which is 2.59 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $567,500 to $594,100, a 4.69% increase. The homeownership rate in North Bethesda, MD is 48.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in North Bethesda, MD have an average commute time of 32.5 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 $111,694. In 2020, the place with the highest median household income in North Bethesda, MD was Census Tract 7045.01 with a value of $182,500, followed by Census Tract 7012.14 and Census Tract 7012.15, with respective values of $119,722 and $102,368.

Property

$594,100
Median Property Value 2020
±$20,462
$10,283
Median Property Taxes
±$725

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

48.5%
Homeownership
2020
65.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 48.5% of the housing units in North Bethesda, MD were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 51.9%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 7045.01
  2. Census Tract 7012.14
  3. Census Tract 7012.15

In 2020, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in North Bethesda, MD was Census Tract 7045.01 with a value of $182,500, followed by Census Tract 7012.14 and Census Tract 7012.15, with respective values of $119,722 and $102,368.

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

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$111,694
Median Household Income
± $5,654
21.2k
Number of Households
± 1,120

In 2020, the median household income of the 21.2k households in North Bethesda, MD grew to $111,694 from the previous year's value of $107,220.

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.
0.457
2020 Wage GINI in Maryland
0.461
2019 Wage GINI in Maryland

In 2020, the income inequality in Maryland was 0.457 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.855% decline from 2019 to 2020, 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 2020
  1. Drove Alone (52.2%)
  2. Public Transit (19%)
  3. Worked At Home (17.5%)

In 2020, 52.2% of workers in North Bethesda, MD drove alone to work, followed by those who used public transit to get to work (19%) and those who worked at home (17.5%).

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

32.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in North Bethesda, MD have a longer commute time (32.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 2.5% 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

The following chart displays the households in North Bethesda, MD distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in North Bethesda, MD have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

6.69% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in North Bethesda, MD (3.27k out of 48.9k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 25 - 34, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 35 - 44.

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

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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94.5% of the population of North Bethesda, MD has health coverage, with 61.9% on employee plans, 7.68% on Medicaid, 10.7% on Medicare, 13% on non-group plans, and 1.16% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Maryland was $8,602 in 2014. This is a 4.27% increase from the previous year ($8,250).

Primary care physicians in Montgomery County, MD see 723 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.69% decrease from the previous year (743 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 805 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 304 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Maryland, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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

Primary care physicians in Montgomery County, MD see an average of 723 patients per year. This represents a 2.69% decrease from the previous year (743 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Montgomery County, MD in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Maryland across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 20.5% under 18 years, 22.5% between 18 and 34 years, 42% between 35 and 64 years, and 15% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47% were men and 53% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

5.54%
Uninsured
61.9%
Employer Coverage
7.68%
Medicaid
10.7%
Medicare
13%
Non-Group
1.16%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in North Bethesda, MD declined by 22.1% from 7.1% to 5.54%.

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