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Silver Spring, MD (Maryland) Houses and Residents

Silver Spring,MD index of house prices

Total population: 71,452 (All urban)

Houses: 36,527 (34,994 occupied: 11,685 owner occupied, 23,309 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

67%
State:

34%

Housing density: 3,877 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $635,380.

Median contract rent in 2016: $770 (lower quartile is $650, upper quartile is $1,824)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $2,215


Median gross rent in Silver Spring, MD in 2016: $803

Housing units in Silver Spring with a mortgage: 9,353 (626 second mortgage, 1,497 home equity loan, 53 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,332

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $151,311

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $104,583

Median monthly housing costs: $1,592


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Silver Spring, Maryland Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $502,800 (it was $183,300 in 2000)
Silver Spring:

$502,800
Maryland:

$306,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $340,700 - $684,000
Median year house/condo built: 1954

Median year apartment built: 1967

Household type by relationship:

Households: 85,988
  • In family households: 63,683 (10,286 male householders, 8,316 female householders)
    13,673 spouses, 22,808 children (21,843 natural, 434 adopted, 531 stepchildren), 1,411 grandchildren, 1,318 brothers or sisters, 1,447 parents, 2,864 other relatives, 1,560 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 21,978 (6,887 male householders (5,255 living alone)), 9,505 female householders (7,910 living alone)), 5,586 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 327

Size of family households: 7,197 2-persons, 4,273 3-persons, 3,987 4-persons, 2,130 5-persons, 729 6-persons, 286 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 13,165 1-person, 2,299 2-persons, 671 3-persons, 110 4-persons, 147 5-persons.

13,358 married couples with children.
4,589 single-parent households (2,391 men, 2,198 women).

52.9% of residents of Silver Spring speak English at home.
25.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (50% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 12% don't speak English at all).
7.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (74% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
4.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (55% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
9.5% of residents speak other language at home (63% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 28,880 (33.6%)
(40.1% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

7.5
State:

7.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.2
State:

4.4

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Silver Spring, Maryland:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 1,0741 bedroom
  • 1,1822 bedrooms
  • 4,7773 bedrooms
  • 3,4934 bedrooms
  • 1,1595+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Silver Spring population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Silver Spring, Maryland:

  • 3,333no bedroom
  • 10,0981 bedroom
  • 6,9772 bedrooms
  • 2,5713 bedrooms
  • 3304 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Silver Spring population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Silver Spring in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 409no vehicle
  • 4,4331 vehicle
  • 4,7892 vehicles
  • 1,4153 vehicles
  • 6394 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Silver Spring population

Cars and other vehicles available in Silver Spring in renter-occupied apartments

  • 6,560no vehicle
  • 12,2341 vehicle
  • 4,0912 vehicles
  • 3143 vehicles
  • 1104 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Silver Spring population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Silver Spring, Maryland:

  • 01 room
  • 5612 rooms
  • 5663 rooms
  • 4494 rooms
  • 5685 rooms
  • 1,5146 rooms
  • 2,2127 rooms
  • 2,3828 rooms
  • 3,4339+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Silver Spring population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Silver Spring, Maryland:

  • 3,1671 room
  • 2,7592 rooms
  • 7,6803 rooms
  • 5,7284 rooms
  • 2,1815 rooms
  • 8806 rooms
  • 3797 rooms
  • 5358 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Silver Spring population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Silver Spring, MD household income distribution

  • Silver Spring, MD household income distribution
  • 1,732Less than $10,000
  • 1,298$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,357$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1,410$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,208$25,000 to $29,999
  • 879$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1,226$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1,013$40,000 to $44,999
  • 1,074$45,000 to $49,999
  • 2,031$50,000 to $59,999
  • 3,540$60,000 to $74,999
  • 4,208$75,000 to $99,999
  • 3,400$100,000 to $124,999
  • 3,284$125,000 to $149,999
  • 3,220$150,000 to $199,999
  • 4,114$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Silver Spring, MD

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Silver Spring, MD
  • 68Less than $10,000
  • 15$10,000 to $14,999
  • 10$15,000 to $19,999
  • 11$20,000 to $24,999
  • 13$25,000 to $29,999
  • 5$35,000 to $39,999
  • 7$40,000 to $49,999
  • 21$50,000 to $59,999
  • 7$60,000 to $69,999
  • 40$80,000 to $89,999
  • 15$90,000 to $99,999
  • 33$100,000 to $124,999
  • 172$125,000 to $149,999
  • 153$150,000 to $174,999
  • 117$175,000 to $199,999
  • 633$200,000 to $249,999
  • 878$250,000 to $299,999
  • 1,663$300,000 to $399,999
  • 2,060$400,000 to $499,999
  • 3,878$500,000 to $749,999
  • 1,107$750,000 to $999,999
  • 129$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 13$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 20$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Silver Spring, MD

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Silver Spring, MD
  • 28Less than $100
  • 43$100 to $149
  • 37$150 to $199
  • 229$200 to $249
  • 10$250 to $299
  • 145$300 to $349
  • 497$350 to $399
  • 27$400 to $449
  • 26$500 to $549
  • 56$550 to $599
  • 74$600 to $649
  • 108$650 to $699
  • 207$700 to $749
  • 93$750 to $799
  • 150$800 to $899
  • 525$900 to $999
  • 4,177$1,000 to $1,249
  • 4,996$1,250 to $1,499
  • 6,259$1,500 to $1,999
  • 1,965$2,000 to $2,499
  • 445$2,500 to $2,999
  • 137$3,000 to $3,499
  • 25$3,500 or more
  • 458No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 6,4332010 or later
  • 12,3792000 to 2009
  • 6,0821990 to 1999
  • 8,3921980 to 1989
  • 2,5571970 to 1979
  • 1,920Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Silver Spring population
Silver Spring commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 149
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 2,005
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 3,168
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 4,166
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 4,705
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 2,216
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 8,641
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 2,712
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 4,664
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 7,426
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 7,009
  • 90 or more minutes: 1,361
Silver Spring, MD Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 46.3%
Number of people working at home: 1,976 (3.9% of all workers)

Silver Spring mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 27,008 (64%)
  • Carpooled: 3,564 (8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 3,382 (8%)
  • Subway or elevated: 3,032 (7%)
  • Railroad: 790 (2%)
  • Taxi: 186 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 264 (1%)
  • Walked: 2,283 (5%)
  • Worked at home: 1,976 (5%)

First ancestries reported:

 Ethiopian: 4,214
 African: 2,046
 American: 1,028
 Irish: 952
 German: 892
 English: 862
 Haitian: 832
 Italian: 633
 Eastern European: 593
 European: 563
 Jamaican: 433
 Russian: 428
 Egyptian: 305
 Polish: 273
 Ghanaian: 236
 Nigerian: 223
 French Canadian: 180
 Scottish: 174
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 172
 Brazilian: 136
 Swedish: 124
 Scotch-Irish: 115
 Greek: 109
 French (except Basque): 107
 Northern European: 98
 British: 97
 West Indian: 97
 Iranian: 91
 Sierra Leonean: 88
 Liberian: 78
 Ukrainian: 77
 Norwegian: 77
 Arab: 70
 Israeli: 68
 Kenyan: 67
 Romanian: 67
 Danish: 62
 Slavic: 60
 Armenian: 55
 Slovak: 52
 Guyanese: 48
 Welsh: 46
 Czech: 45
 Dutch: 45
 Syrian: 45
 Sudanese: 43
 Austrian: 42
 Portuguese: 40
 Hungarian: 39
 Scandinavian: 34
 Iraqi: 27
 Turkish: 26
 Bahamian: 26
 Yugoslavian: 26
 Canadian: 23
 South African: 23
 Lithuanian: 20
 Czechoslovakian: 19
 Palestinian: 18
 Pennsylvania German: 16
 Slovene: 15
 Swiss: 10
 Cajun: 9
 Cape Verdean: 9
 Albanian: 8
 Australian: 7
 British West Indian: 7
 Macedonian: 5
 Bulgarian: 4
 Croatian: 4
 Finnish: 2
 Zimbabwean: 1

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 22%El Salvador
  • 14%Ethiopia
  • 6%Guatemala
  • 4%Mexico
  • 4%Honduras
  • 4%Nicaragua
  • 3%Vietnam

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 17,373
  • Other state: 38,257
  • Northeast: 10,809
  • Midwest: 4,517
  • South: 19,444
  • West: 3,487

81% of Silver Spring residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 26% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 52% lived in Maryland.

Silver Spring:

81.2%
State average:

86.4%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 587
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 1,540
  • 5th and 6th grade: 1,163
  • 7th and 8th grade: 111
  • 9th grade: 195
  • 10th grade: 259
  • 11th grade: 273
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 632
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 3,680
  • Less than 1 year of college: 904
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 2,026
  • Associate degree: 1,567
  • Bachelor's degree: 6,124
  • Master's degree: 5,886
  • Professional school degree: 1,944
  • Doctorate degree: 2,109

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 1,002
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 354
  • 7th and 8th grade: 184
  • 9th grade: 399
  • 10th grade: 142
  • 11th grade: 232
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 358
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 4,470
  • Less than 1 year of college: 650
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 3,737
  • Associate degree: 1,180
  • Bachelor's degree: 7,611
  • Master's degree: 6,522
  • Professional school degree: 2,306
  • Doctorate degree: 1,127

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 0.4%Males
  • 0.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 9.2%Males
  • 9.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 8.8%Males
  • 2.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 6.7%Males
  • 8.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 5.4%Males
  • 11.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 4.8%Males
  • 9.5%Females
Silver Spring marital status for males
Silver Spring marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 9,769
  • One, attached: 1,776
  • Two: 438
  • 3 or 4: 1,131
  • 5 to 9: 3,685
  • 10 to 19: 2,590
  • 20 to 49: 2,218
  • 50 or more: 14,920

Median worth of mobile homes: $447,829

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.4%

House/condo owner moved in on average 12 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Silver Spring:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Silver Spring
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (77.0%)
  • Electricity (18.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.5%)
  • Other fuel (0.4%)
  • No fuel used (0.4%)
  • Solar energy (0.2%)
  • Wood (0.2%)
  • Electricity (51.5%)
  • Utility gas (43.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.5%)
  • No fuel used (1.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.2%)
  • Other fuel (0.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 600
Here:

7.1%
Maryland:

12.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 433
Here:

16.2%
Maryland:

13.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 593
Here:

15.9%
Maryland:

17.4%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)