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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: 31,213 (30,403 occupied: 10,529 owner occupied, 21,117 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

67%
State:

34%

Housing density: 3,313 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015: $464,906.

Median contract rent in 2015: $770 (lower quartile is $650, upper quartile is $912)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $756


Median gross rent in Silver Spring, MD in 2015: $803

Housing units in Silver Spring with a mortgage: 9,246 (1,020 second mortgage, 1,036 home equity loan, 51 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,467

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $148,732

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $75,271

Median monthly housing costs: $1,573


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Silver Spring, Maryland Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $504,800 (it was $183,300 in 2000)
Silver Spring:

$504,800
Maryland:

$299,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $351,900 - $653,400
Median year house/condo built: 1950

Median year apartment built: 1974

Household type by relationship:

Households: 76,031
  • In family households: 59,797 (11,986 male householders, 5,757 female householders)
    13,061 spouses, 20,424 children (18,988 natural, 711 adopted, 725 stepchildren), 883 grandchildren, 1,799 brothers or sisters, 829 parents, 2,317 other relatives, 2,741 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 16,234 (5,227 male householders (3,923 living alone)), 7,430 female householders (5,959 living alone)), 3,577 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 694 (197 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 6,626 2-persons, 4,062 3-persons, 3,689 4-persons, 1,798 5-persons, 813 6-persons, 755 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 9,882 1-person, 2,190 2-persons, 391 3-persons, 134 4-persons, 41 5-persons, 4 6-persons, 15 7-or-more-persons.

11,606 married couples with children.
4,047 single-parent households (803 men, 3,244 women).

58.6% of residents of Silver Spring speak English at home.
21.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (40% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 23% speak English not well, 13% don't speak English at all).
7.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (64% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
6.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (42% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 24% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
5.6% of residents speak other language at home (72% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 26,904 (35.1%)
(28.7% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

7.0
State:

6.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.4
State:

4.2

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 149no bedroom
  • 6131 bedroom
  • 2,2172 bedrooms
  • 6,6033 bedrooms
  • 2,9774 bedrooms
  • 7045+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Silver Spring population

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

  • 2,483no bedroom
  • 7,1391 bedroom
  • 5,4932 bedrooms
  • 1,6263 bedrooms
  • 3354 bedrooms
  • 645+ 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:

  • 606no vehicle
  • 4,6791 vehicle
  • 6,1142 vehicles
  • 1,4463 vehicles
  • 3334 vehicles
  • 855+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Silver Spring population

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

  • 4,096no vehicle
  • 9,0481 vehicle
  • 3,2982 vehicles
  • 5743 vehicles
  • 804 vehicles
  • 445+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Silver Spring population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 541 room
  • 2462 rooms
  • 5923 rooms
  • 6914 rooms
  • 1,3415 rooms
  • 2,4316 rooms
  • 2,7967 rooms
  • 2,5518 rooms
  • 2,5619+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Silver Spring population

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

  • 1,9491 room
  • 2,9712 rooms
  • 4,0893 rooms
  • 3,7074 rooms
  • 2,7505 rooms
  • 9416 rooms
  • 3247 rooms
  • 2208 rooms
  • 1899+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Silver Spring population

Year house built

Median 2015 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
  • 1,657Less than $10,000
  • 1,119$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,241$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1,512$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,623$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1,849$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1,995$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1,733$40,000 to $44,999
  • 1,720$45,000 to $49,999
  • 3,034$50,000 to $59,999
  • 3,401$60,000 to $74,999
  • 3,871$75,000 to $99,999
  • 2,163$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,429$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,314$150,000 to $199,999
  • 739$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Silver Spring, MD

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Silver Spring, MD
  • 67Less than $10,000
  • 2$10,000 to $14,999
  • 3$15,000 to $19,999
  • 3$20,000 to $24,999
  • 13$25,000 to $29,999
  • 4$35,000 to $39,999
  • 6$40,000 to $49,999
  • 54$50,000 to $59,999
  • 48$60,000 to $69,999
  • 21$80,000 to $89,999
  • 5$90,000 to $99,999
  • 73$100,000 to $124,999
  • 178$125,000 to $149,999
  • 189$150,000 to $174,999
  • 123$175,000 to $199,999
  • 645$200,000 to $249,999
  • 793$250,000 to $299,999
  • 1,873$300,000 to $399,999
  • 2,123$400,000 to $499,999
  • 4,075$500,000 to $749,999
  • 809$750,000 to $999,999
  • 99$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 47$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Silver Spring, MD

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Silver Spring, MD
  • 74Less than $100
  • 48$100 to $149
  • 54$150 to $199
  • 241$200 to $249
  • 38$250 to $299
  • 27$300 to $349
  • 125$350 to $399
  • 141$400 to $449
  • 82$500 to $549
  • 30$550 to $599
  • 54$600 to $649
  • 110$650 to $699
  • 173$700 to $749
  • 265$750 to $799
  • 363$800 to $899
  • 1,032$900 to $999
  • 3,790$1,000 to $1,249
  • 5,240$1,250 to $1,499
  • 5,659$1,500 to $1,999
  • 1,901$2,000 to $2,499
  • 285$2,500 to $2,999
  • 152$3,000 to $3,499
  • 39$3,500 or more
  • 423No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 8,1841995 to March 2000
  • 5,8511990 to 1994
  • 4,8211985 to 1989
  • 3,5711980 to 1984
  • 1,5871975 to 1979
  • 9701970 to 1974
  • 7191965 to 1969
  • 1,201Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Silver Spring population
Silver Spring commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 302
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,254
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 2,612
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 3,562
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 5,077
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 3,056
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 7,953
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 1,893
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 2,521
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 6,178
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 3,790
  • 90 or more minutes: 927
Silver Spring, MD Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 43.7%
Number of people working at home: 1,543 (3.8% of all workers)

Silver Spring mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 22,771 (56%)
  • Carpooled: 5,508 (14%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 3,917 (10%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 60 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 5,399 (13%)
  • Railroad: 83 (0%)
  • Taxi: 86 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 22 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 144 (0%)
  • Walked: 1,015 (2%)
  • Other means: 120 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 1,543 (4%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 32,612
 Subsaharan African:: 5,915
 Irish: 4,578
 German: 3,819
 English: 3,209
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 2,599
 African: 2,050
 United States or American: 1,785
 Italian: 1,744
 Ethiopian: 1,645
 Polish: 1,299
 Russian: 1,216
 Jamaican: 1,071
 European: 1,003
 Nigerian: 843
 Scottish: 820
 Haitian: 766
 French (except Basque): 586
 Eastern European: 571
 Other Subsaharan African: 481
 Scotch-Irish: 475
 Arab:: 432
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 425
 Greek: 359
 British: 347
 Norwegian: 318
 Swedish: 304
 Guyanese: 286
 Ukrainian: 285
 Dutch: 234
 Turkish: 217
 French Canadian: 208
 Austrian: 192
 Danish: 182
 Welsh: 176
 Hungarian: 170
 Ghanian: 162
 West Indian: 155
 Sierra Leonean: 152
 Liberian: 151
 Lithuanian: 150
 Kenyan: 133
 Swiss: 126
 Northern European: 126
 Other Arab: 113
 Brazilian: 110
 Moroccan: 110
 Armenian: 108
 Iranian: 95
 Romanian: 91
 Senegalese: 89
 Portuguese: 89
 Sudanese: 85
 Czech: 85
 Canadian: 82
 Yugoslavian: 79
 Belgian: 77
 Slovak: 75
 British West Indian: 68
 Barbadian: 61
 Egyptian: 61
 Lebanese: 59
 Scandinavian: 57
 Czechoslovakian: 57
 Croatian: 57
 Latvian: 54
 Albanian: 49
 Israeli: 44
 Cape Verdean: 43
 Arab/Arabic: 38
 Finnish: 37
 U.S. Virgin Islander: 29
 Somalian: 26
 Icelander: 25
 Ugandan: 24
 Celtic: 24
 Serbian: 21
 Slavic: 21
 Syrian: 20
 Carpatho Rusyn: 19
 Zairian: 17
 Bermudan: 17
 Slovene: 16
 Afghan: 14
 South African: 14
 Jordanian: 12
 Iraqi: 12
 Estonian: 11
 German Russian: 7
 Palestinian: 7
 Alsatian: 7
 Other West Indian: 7
 Bulgarian: 7
 Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac: 6
 New Zealander: 5

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

  • 22%El Salvador
  • 6%Ethiopia
  • 5%Vietnam
  • 4%Other Western Africa
  • 4%Guatemala
  • 3%India
  • 3%Mexico

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

  • This state: 12,429
  • Northeast: 10,599
  • Midwest: 4,652
  • South: 18,349
  • West: 2,519

53% of Silver Spring residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 45% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 24% lived in Maryland.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 746
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 427
  • 5th and 6th grade: 764
  • 7th and 8th grade: 576
  • 9th grade: 579
  • 10th grade: 393
  • 11th grade: 298
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 893
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 3,057
  • Less than 1 year of college: 992
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 3,087
  • Associate degree: 868
  • Bachelor's degree: 5,749
  • Master's degree: 3,079
  • Professional school degree: 1,639
  • Doctorate degree: 1,402

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 768
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 321
  • 5th and 6th grade: 825
  • 7th and 8th grade: 616
  • 9th grade: 560
  • 10th grade: 347
  • 11th grade: 367
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 945
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 4,148
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,325
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 2,956
  • Associate degree: 1,045
  • Bachelor's degree: 6,999
  • Master's degree: 4,214
  • Professional school degree: 1,475
  • Doctorate degree: 756

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 2.1%Males
  • 2.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 4.3%Males
  • 5.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 8.7%Males
  • 3.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 3.7%Males
  • 7.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 3.8%Males
  • 10.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 6.3%Males
  • 4.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 5.3%Males
  • 7.8%Females
Silver Spring marital status for males
Silver Spring marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 12,632
  • One, attached: 1,533
  • Two: 219
  • 3 or 4: 1,291
  • 5 to 9: 2,995
  • 10 to 19: 2,708
  • 20 to 49: 1,060
  • 50 or more: 8,745
  • Mobile homes: 30

Median worth of mobile homes: $637,751

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 13 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Silver Spring:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 85.4%Utility gas
  • 10.1%Electricity
  • 3.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 61.0%Utility gas
  • 30.1%Electricity
  • 5.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Other fuel
  • 1.0%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,150
Here:

14.1%
Maryland:

14.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 459
Here:

13.0%
Maryland:

13.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,021
Here:

25.3%
Maryland:

21.7%

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)