Friendship Heights Village, Maryland

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Population in 2010: 4,698.
Males: 1,979  (42.1%)
Females: 2,719  (57.9%)
Median resident age:

49.2 years
Maryland median age:

38.7 years
Estimated median household income in 2017: $103,235
Friendship Heights Village:

$103,235
MD:

$80,776

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $51,083

Friendship Heights Village CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $477,800
Friendship Heights Village:

$477,800
MD:

$312,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $439,862; detached houses: $385,105; townhouses or other attached units: $386,023; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $392,613

Median gross rent in 2017: $2,154.

March 2019 cost of living index in Friendship Heights Village: 184.7 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 5.2%
(5.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.5% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Friendship Heights Village, MD (2010)
    • 3,31870.6%White alone
    • 55511.8%Asian alone
    • 4178.9%Hispanic
    • 2525.4%Black alone
    • 1382.9%Two or more races
    • 90.2%Other race alone
    • 50.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 40.09%American Indian alone

Races in Friendship Heights Village detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Ancestries: Moroccan (6.0%), Irish (6.0%), Russian (5.7%), German (5.4%), Lebanese (4.9%), Iranian (4.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

1,663 residents are foreign born (8.8% Europe, 6.3% Latin America, 5.4% Africa).

This place:

34.1%
Maryland:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,970 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,862 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bethesda, MD (1.9 miles , pop. 55,277).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (5.4 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (126.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Friendship Village, MD (0.2 miles ),
Somerset, MD (0.6 miles ),
Chevy Chase Village, MD (0.9 miles ),
Chevy Chase, MD (1.1 miles ),
Chevy Chase Section Three, MD (1.2 miles ),
Martin's Additions, MD (1.3 miles ),
Chevy Chase Section Five, MD (1.3 miles ),
Bethesda, MD (1.4 miles )

Latitude: 38.96 N, Longitude: 77.09 W

Distribution of median household income in Friendship Heights Village, MD in 2017
Distribution of house value in Friendship Heights Village, MD in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.2%
Maryland:

3.9%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 87.8. This is about average.

City:

87.8
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.279. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.279
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.6
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.710. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.710
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 16.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.55. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.55
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 0.00212. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00212
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Friendship Heights Village-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Maryland state average. It is 11% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.0 miles away from the Friendship Heights Village place center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

On 9/24/2001, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.3 miles away from the place center killed 2 people and injured 55 people and caused $101 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Friendship Heights Village-area historical earthquake activity is near Maryland state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 109.9 miles away from Friendship Heights Village center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 104.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 247.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 110.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 281.8 miles away from Friendship Heights Village center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 99.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Montgomery County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Snowstorms: 4, Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Friendship Heights Village:

  • METROPOLITAN MEDICAL PARTNERS LLC (Hospital, about 1 miles away; CHEVY CHASE, MD)
  • LISNER LOUISE DICKSON HURTHOME (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • INGLESIDE AT ROCK CREEK (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • COMMUNITY HOSPICE OF WASHINGTON DC (Hospital, about 2 miles away; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • THE WASHINGTON HOME (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • MEDSTAR HEALTH VNA (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • CAPITAL HOSPICE (Hospital, about 2 miles away; WASHINGTON, DC)

Amtrak stations near Friendship Heights Village:

  • 7 miles: WASHINGTON (50 MASSACHUSETTS AVE. N.E.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities and snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 9 miles: ROCKVILLE (HUNGERFORD DR. & PARK ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 11 miles: ALEXANDRIA (110 CALLAHAN DR.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Friendship Heights Village:

  • American University (about 2 miles; Washington, DC; Full-time enrollment: 9,850)
  • University of the District of Columbia (about 2 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 3,675)
  • Georgetown University (about 4 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 12,535)
  • Marymount University (about 5 miles; Arlington, VA; FT enrollment: 3,361)
  • Howard University (about 5 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 7,838)
  • George Washington University (about 6 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 18,928)
  • Strayer University-Virginia (about 6 miles; Arlington, VA; FT enrollment: 7,005)

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Montgomery County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:

1.6 people
Maryland:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

31.6%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.9%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Friendship Heights Village:

Marital status in Friendship Heights Village, MD
  • Never married: 32.7%
  • Now married: 44.2%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 12.5%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

For population 25 years and over in Friendship Heights Village:

  • High school or higher: 98.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 84.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 52.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.1
Maryland average:

12.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Friendship Heights Village
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Friendship Heights Village, MD (based on Montgomery County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic122,56939
Evangelical Protestant104,377319
Mainline Protestant73,637186
Other70,946153
Orthodox9,88914
Black Protestant3,18922
None587,170-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 203
Here:

2.16 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.02 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 94
This county:

1.00 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 134
Montgomery County:

1.42 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 556
Montgomery County:

5.91 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

6.7%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

18.8%
Maryland:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

19.9%
State:

15.5%

6.24% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($77,283 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.24%
Maryland average:

6.88%

0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,842 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

0.11%
Maryland average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Prince George's County, MD  1.04% ($45,199 average AGI)
from District of Columbia, DC  0.73% ($112,324)
from Fairfax County, VA  0.29% ($78,625)


7.28% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($87,043 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.28%
Maryland average:

7.35%

0.16% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,904 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

0.16%
Maryland average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Prince George's County, MD  1.00% ($45,435 average AGI)
to District of Columbia, DC  0.72% ($92,766)
to Frederick County, MD  0.44% ($72,920)

Strongest AM radio stations in Friendship Heights Village:

  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WWRC (1260 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMAL (630 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WABS (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WTNT (570 AM; 5 kW; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WACA (1540 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WHEATON, MD; Owner: AC ACQUISITION, LLC)
  • WZHF (1390 AM; 5 kW; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFAX (1220 AM; 5 kW; FALLS CHURCH, VA; Owner: NEWCOMB BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Friendship Heights Village:

  • WASH (97.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WARW (94.7 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WIHT (99.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WRQX (107.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WHUR-FM (96.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WKYS (93.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WGMS-FM (103.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WAMU (88.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE EXEC. COMM. OF THE BD. OF TRUSTEES OF AMERICAN UNIV.)
  • WMMJ (102.3 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WPFW (89.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WWDC-FM (101.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCSP-FM (90.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NATIONAL CABLE SATELLITE CORPORATION)
  • WBIG-FM (100.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WGTS (91.9 FM; TAKOMA PARK, MD; Owner: COLUMBIA UNION COLLEGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WETA (90.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WAVA (105.1 FM; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WJFK-FM (106.7 FM; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WMZQ-FM (98.7 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJZW (105.9 FM; WOODBRIDGE, VA; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WPGC-FM (95.5 FM; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MARYLAND)

TV broadcast stations around Friendship Heights Village:

  • WTTG (Channel 5; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WETA-TV (Channel 26; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE GREATER WASHINGTON ED TELECOMM. ASSOC)
  • WDCA (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WJLA-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ACC LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUSA (Channel 9; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE DETROIT NEWS, INC.)
  • WHUT-TV (Channel 32; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WRC-TV (Channel 4; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WRC-TV), INC.)
  • W28BY (Channel 63; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFORMATION SUPER STATION, L.L.C.)
  • WBDC-TV (Channel 50; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMDO-CA (Channel 30; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WKRP-LP (Channel 42; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA, LLC)
  • WZDC-LP (Channel 64; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ONDA CAPITAL, INC.)
  • WNVC (Channel 56; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMPT (Channel 22; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WBAL-TV (Channel 11; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WBAL HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WMAR-TV (Channel 2; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBFF (Channel 45; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CHESAPEAKE TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNUV (Channel 54; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE (WNUV-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUTB (Channel 24; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WPXW (Channel 66; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: PAXSON WASHINGTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WIAV-LP (Channel 58; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WJZ-TV (Channel 13; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • W42BE (Channel 42; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: FAIRFAX LOW POWER CO.)
  • WNVT (Channel 53; GOLDVEIN, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Friendship Heights Village, MD
  • 46.3%Utility gas
  • 44.1%Electricity
  • 6.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.1%No fuel used
  • 1.5%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Friendship Heights Village, MD
  • 44.0%Utility gas
  • 42.2%Electricity
  • 6.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.2%No fuel used
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Friendship Heights Village compared to Maryland state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

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  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Iran (population 500+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Argentina (population 500+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Northern Africa (population 500+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of family households, population 1,000+"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Europe (population 500+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Western Europe (population 500+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 100 cities with smallest houses"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people having Doctorate degrees (population 500+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people having Master's or Doctorate degrees (population 500+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 100 best educated cities (highest percentage of bachelor degree holding residents)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people having professional degrees (population 500+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Japan (population 500+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
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