Bethesda, MD is located adjacent to Washington, D.C. and is an urban core of Montgomery County, MD. Bethesda is one of the most affluent and highly educated communities in the United States. It is a vibrant town, and a destination for shopping, dining and artistic and cultural events.
Bethesda Demographics (from the U.S. Census)
2017 Population: 63,200
2017 Households: 25,273
Median Age: 43.4
Owner Occupied Housing Unit Rate: 67.3%
Median Household Income: $154,559
2017 Population 25+ Education Attainment – Bachelor’s Degree: 83.7%
According to the Montgomery County Department of Parks & Planning Web site, Bethesda has a downtown workforce that exceeds 43,000.
The Bethesda Metro station, located in the heart of the downtown, handles more than 15,000 passengers on the average weekday. During weekends, more than 10,000 passengers pass through the station. The number of passengers exiting the Bethesda Metro station exceeds the number entering the station on both weekdays and weekends.