Bethesda, Maryland

Population 61,560

Bethesda is located in Montgomery County, MD. The population is 61,560, making Bethesda the 5th largest city in Montgomery County.

There are 17 public schools in Bethesda with an average Homefacts rating of A. The total crime rate for Bethesda is low , and there are 12 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Bethesda is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Bethesda property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Bethesda include Glen Echo, Somerset and Friendship Heights Village.

Bethesda Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Excellent
  • No High School Diploma: 1.6%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 15.1%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 83.3%

Crime Rate

22.11% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 96
  • Violent Crimes: 0
  • Robbery: 0
  • Burglary: 531
  • Property Crime: 1
  • Larceny Theft: 1

Registered Offenders

85.60% Lower than national avg.
  • 12 offenders in Bethesda
  • 1.95 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

764 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 0
  • Superfunds: 5
  • Tanks & Spills: 759


Moderate 3.9%
  • Maryland unemployment average: 4.4%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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There are 17 K-12 public schools in Bethesda, MD and 18 private schools. Homefacts rates Bethesda's schools as Excellent, with an overall A rating.
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18 Private Schools

Apple Montessori School

Bethesda Community School ,inc

Harbor School

Holton-arms School

Little Flower School

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Bethesda, MD

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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $1,839
  • 1 Bedroom: $1,869
  • 2 Bedrooms: $2,131
  • 3 Bedrooms: $2,697
  • 4 Bedrooms: $3,238

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Environmental Hazards

764 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (385/400)
    Bethesda, MD has 96.25% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Bethesda, MD is a red zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.44 Average
    Bethesda, MD is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 36.97°
  • February 39.93°
  • March 48.08°
  • April 58.8°
  • May 67.8°
  • June 77.13°
  • July 81.77°
  • August 79.8°
  • September 72.68°
  • October 60.78°
  • November 49.68°
  • December 41.05°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Bethesda, MD

Bethesda, MD has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Bethesda, MD has no risk of hurricanes.
Bethesda, MD has a high risk of hail storms.
Bethesda, MD has a very high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Bethesda, MD: $146,664


Unemployment in Bethesda is 3.9%. It is moderate in comparison to the state and national averages, 4.4% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 11.16%
White Collar - 88.84%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Larry Hogan
  • Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin
  • Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski

City Representatives

  • Chris Van Hollen

Neighborhood Info

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  • No Cemeteries found in Bethesda, MD

9 FCC Towers view all

1 Hospital view all

1 Police Station view all

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