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Area: 0.184 square miles

Population: 565

Population density:
Fernwood:

3,065 people per square mile
Bethesda:

4,764 people per square mile
  • Races in 2017
    • 36362.5%White
    • 7412.7%Hispanic or Latino
    • 549.3%Black
    • 417.1%Two or more races
    • 325.5%Asian
    • 132.2%Some other race
    • 40.7%American Indian
Age and Sex of Residents in Fernwood in Bethesda, MD
Median household income in 2016:
Fernwood:

$119,675
Bethesda:

$146,664

  • Distribution of median household income

  • Distribution of median household income
  • 4Less than $10,000
  • 12$10,000 to $19,999
  • 9$20,000 to $29,999
  • 14$30,000 to $39,999
  • 19$40,000 to $49,999
  • 7$50,000 to $59,999
  • 16$60,000 to $74,999
  • 24$75,000 to $99,999
  • 31$100,000 to $124,999
  • 27$125,000 to $149,999
  • 28$150,000 to $199,999
  • 54$200,000 or more
  • Distribution of owner-occupied house/condo value

  • Distribution of owner-occupied house/condo value
  • 11Less than $50,000
  • 11$50,000 to $99,999
  • 1$100,000 to $149,999
  • 12$200,000 to $249,999
  • 2$300,000 to $399,999
  • 13$400,000 to $499,999
  • 93$500,000 to $749,999
  • 31$750,000 to $999,999
  • 35$1,000,000 or more
  • Distribution of rent paid by renters

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters
  • 4$800 to $899
  • 4$1,000 to $1,249
  • 11$1,250 to $1,499
  • 17$1,500 to $1,999
  • 42$2,000 or more
Median rent in 2016:
Fernwood:

$2,712
Bethesda:

$1,865

Zip codes: 20817.

Males:

266
Females:

298
Median age:
Males:
This neighborhood:

40.7 years
Whole city:

43.0 years
Females:
This neighborhood:

42.0 years
Whole city:

43.8 years

Average household size:
Fernwood:

12.5 people
Bethesda:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
Fernwood:

53.3%
Bethesda:

45.6%
Percentage of married-couple families (among all households):
Here:

61.1%
Bethesda:

55.9%

Percentage of married-couple families with children (among all households):
Fernwood:

29.3%
Bethesda:

36.4%

Percentage of single-mother households (among all households):
Fernwood:

1.9%
Bethesda:

2.5%

Percentage of never married males 15 years old and over:
Fernwood:

18.0%
Bethesda:

12.2%

Percentage of never married females 15 years old and over:
Fernwood:

10.1%
place:

14.5%

Percentage of people that speak English not well or not at all:
Fernwood:

2.6%
Bethesda:

2.1%

Percentage of people born in this state:
Here:

16.7%
Bethesda:

13.5%

Percentage of people born in another U.S. state:
Fernwood:

46.5%
Bethesda:

61.1%

Percentage of native residents but born outside the U.S.:
Here:

4.4%
place:

2.5%

Percentage of foreign born residents:
Here:

32.3%
Bethesda:

22.9%

Educational Attainment in 2017
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Fernwood
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Fernwood
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 03 rooms
  • 44 rooms
  • 65 rooms
  • 76 rooms
  • 347 rooms
  • 368 rooms
  • 579+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fernwood
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fernwood
  • 01 room
  • 62 rooms
  • 363 rooms
  • 204 rooms
  • 75 rooms
  • 36 rooms
  • 117 rooms
  • 128 rooms
  • 149+ rooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Fernwood
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Fernwood
  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 42 bedrooms
  • 463 bedrooms
  • 654 bedrooms
  • 295+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fernwood
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fernwood
  • 0no bedroom
  • 401 bedroom
  • 132 bedrooms
  • 153 bedrooms
  • 194 bedrooms
  • 95+ bedrooms
Average number of cars or other vehicles available in houses/condos:
This neighborhood:

1.9
Bethesda:

1.9

Average number of cars or other vehicles available in apartments:
Here:

2.3
place:

1.2

Percentage of units with a mortgage:
Fernwood:

79.8%
Bethesda:

67.2%


Housing prices:

  • Average estimated value of detached houses in 2016 (75.0% of all units):
    Fernwood:

    $678,875
    Maryland:

    $417,946

  • Average estimated value of townhouses or other attached units in 2016 (23.5% of all units):
    This neighborhood:

    $438,903
    Maryland:

    $249,949

Year house built in Fernwood
  • Year house built in Fernwood
  • 22014 or later
  • 42010 to 2013
  • 422000 to 2009
  • 111990 to 1999
  • 131980 to 1989
  • 421970 to 1979
  • 1151960 to 1969
  • 191950 to 1959
  • 51940 to 1949
  • 31939 or earlier
Owners and renters by unit type
  • Travel time to work (commute)

  • Travel time to work (commute)
  • 8Less than 5 minutes
  • 165 to 9 minutes
  • 2210 to 14 minutes
  • 4915 to 19 minutes
  • 2120 to 24 minutes
  • 2525 to 29 minutes
  • 4030 to 34 minutes
  • 935 to 39 minutes
  • 1140 to 44 minutes
  • 2445 to 59 minutes
  • 1560 to 89 minutes
  • 390 or more minutes
  • Means of transportation to work

  • Means of transportation to work
  • 65.6%201Drove a car alone
  • 3.9%12Carpooled
  • 1.6%5Bus or trolley bus
  • 9.8%30Subway or elevated
  • 1.0%3Bicycle
  • 2.3%7Walked
  • 4.6%14Other means
  • 10.8%33Worked at home
  • Time leaving home to go to work

  • Time leaving home to go to work
  • 212:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.
  • 15:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.
  • 45:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.
  • 106:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.
  • 136:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.
  • 607:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.
  • 417:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.
  • 318:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.
  • 468:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.
  • 309:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.
  • 1110:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.
  • 311:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.
  • 212:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.
  • 44:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.

Occupations of males:

  • Percentage of males in management occupations (except farmers):
    Here:

    23.4%
    place:

    21.8%

  • Percentage of males in business and financial operations occupations:
    Here:

    2.8%
    place:

    9.8%

  • Percentage of males in computer and mathematical occupations:
    Here:

    15.4%
    place:

    7.0%

  • Percentage of males in architecture and engineering occupations:
    Here:

    3.5%
    place:

    3.1%

  • Percentage of males in life, physical, and social science occupations:
    Here:

    8.9%
    place:

    7.6%

  • Percentage of males in education, training, and library occupations:
    Here:

    7.3%
    place:

    4.5%

  • Percentage of males in arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations:
    Here:

    7.5%
    place:

    4.7%

  • Percentage of males in healthcare practitioners and technical occupations:
    Here:

    2.6%
    place:

    6.7%

  • Percentage of males in service occupations:
    Here:

    6.5%
    place:

    6.0%

  • Percentage of males in sales and office occupations:
    Here:

    13.5%
    place:

    11.3%

  • Percentage of males in production occupations:
    Here:

    2.1%
    place:

    1.6%

  • Percentage of males in transportation occupations:
    Here:

    3.2%
    place:

    1.1%


Occupations of females:

  • Percentage of females in management occupations (except farmers):
    Here:

    26.0%
    place:

    16.1%

  • Percentage of females in business and financial operations occupations:
    Here:

    12.3%
    place:

    11.4%

  • Percentage of females in computer and mathematical occupations:
    Here:

    1.1%
    place:

    3.0%

  • Percentage of females in community and social services occupations:
    Here:

    4.6%
    place:

    1.3%

  • Percentage of females in education, training, and library occupations:
    Here:

    10.8%
    place:

    12.4%

  • Percentage of females in arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations:
    Here:

    18.7%
    place:

    6.2%

  • Percentage of females in healthcare practitioners and technical occupations:
    Here:

    3.3%
    place:

    7.2%

  • Percentage of females in service occupations:
    Here:

    7.4%
    place:

    9.8%

  • Percentage of females in sales and office occupations:
    Here:

    13.8%
    place:

    15.3%


Percentage of people 16-64 in Armed Forces:
Fernwood:

0.7%
Bethesda:

1.5%


Education in this neighborhood (subdivision or community):

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in K-12 schools:
    Fernwood:

    22.5%
    Bethesda:

    18.0%

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in undergraduate colleges:
    Fernwood:

    5.4%
    Bethesda:

    3.8%

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in grad. or professional schools:
    Fernwood:

    4.3%
    Bethesda:

    2.6%

  • Percentage of students K-12 enrolled in private schools:
    Fernwood:

    32.8%
    Bethesda:

    32.4%

Percentage of population below poverty level:
Fernwood:

1.8%
Bethesda:

2.7%

Median year owner moved in (as recorded in 2017):
Fernwood:

2002
Bethesda:

2000

Median year renter moved in (as recorded in 2017):
Fernwood:

2010
Bethesda:

2012

Percentage of married-couple families with both working:
Fernwood:

76.3%
Bethesda:

69.7%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 63.9%Utility gas
  • 23.8%Electricity
  • 6.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.2%No fuel used
  • 2.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Roads and streets:

Greyswood Rd

Length: 0.55 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 6600 to 6899

Democracy Blvd

Length: 0.46 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 6600 to 6799

Surreywood Ln

Length: 0.42 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 6700 to 6799

Fernwood Rd

Length: 0.36 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 9810 to 10199

Inglemere Dr

Length: 0.36 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 9800 to 9999

Derbyshire Ln

Length: 0.33 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 9900 to 9999

Buttermere Ln

Length: 0.27 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE
Address range: 6700 to 6899

Lone Oak Dr

Length: 0.15 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 6600 to 6699

Harrogate Rd

Length: 0.13 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 9900 to 9999

Derbyshire Ct

Length: 0.06 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 99
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