Rockville, MD (North Bethesda)








About Rockville, MD (North Bethesda)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

North Bethesda median real estate price is $573,668, which is more expensive than 82.2% of the neighborhoods in Maryland and 83.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in North Bethesda is currently $2,795, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 89.3% of the neighborhoods in Maryland.

North Bethesda is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Rockville, Maryland.

North Bethesda real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the North Bethesda neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

In North Bethesda, the current vacancy rate is 0.5%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 96.5% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in North Bethesda is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Rockville, the North Bethesda neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the North Bethesda neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the North Bethesda community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

In addition, the rate of college educated adults in the North Bethesda neighborhood is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 77.2% of adults here have received at least a 4-year bachelor's degree, compared to the average neighborhood in America, which has 32.1% of the adults with a bachelor's degree. The rate here is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Also, if you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the North Bethesda is an excellent choice for you to consider for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by NeighborhoodScout as among the top 9.0% of retiree-friendly neighborhoods in Maryland, combining peace and quiet, safety from crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking of or planning to retire in Maryland. In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

Executives, managers and professionals make up 74.4% of the workforce in the North Bethesda neighborhood which, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such high-level people than is found in 98.6% of the neighborhoods in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.

Furthermore, the government often provides some of the more stable jobs in the economy. From local, to state, to federal government workers, the government can also be a major employer. What NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed, is that the North Bethesda neighborhood in particular stands out when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who are employed by the government. At 13.4% of its workforce, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than 96.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

With a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.5%, the North Bethesda neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 96.5% of U.S. neighborhoods, a very elite group. Such a low vacancy rate may indicate very strong real estate demand in the neighborhood combined with some impediments to increasing supply, such as zoning or existing density of development, among other potential reasons.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the North Bethesda neighborhood, 21.8% of people ride the train to work each day. This is a very high percentage compared to most places. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this is a higher level of train ridership than in 96.3% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the North Bethesda neighborhood has more Brazilian and Iranian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Brazilian ancestry and 2.7% have Iranian ancestry.

North Bethesda is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Persian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.2% of the neighborhoods in America.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the North Bethesda neighborhood in Rockville are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 91.8% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the North Bethesda neighborhood, 74.4% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions, with 13.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (11.9%), and 10.5% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the North Bethesda neighborhood is English, spoken by 58.5% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Chinese, Arabic and Portuguese.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the North Bethesda neighborhood in Rockville, MD, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (14.7%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (12.4%), and residents who report Irish roots (9.9%), and some of the residents are also of Sub-Saharan African ancestry (8.9%), along with some English ancestry residents (6.7%), among others. In addition, 28.8% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in North Bethesda neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (30.3% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (62.9%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (21.8%) and 10.7% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Real Estate Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q4 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source
Crime Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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    Rockville
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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Source
School Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MD* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Ashburton Elementary School
6314 Lone Oak Dr
Bethesda, MD 20817
PK-05
Garrett Park Elementary School
4810 Oxford Street
Kensington, MD 20895
KG-05
Kensington Parkwood Elementary School
4710 Saul Rd
Kensington, MD 20895
KG-05
Luxmanor Elementary School
5701 Grosvenor Ln
Bethesda, MD 20814
PK-05
North Bethesda Middle School
8935 Bradmoor Dr
Bethesda, MD 20817
06-08
Tilden Middle School
11211 Old Georgetown Rd
Rockville, MD 20852
06-08
Walter Johnson High School
6400 Rock Spring Dr
Bethesda, MD 20814
09-12
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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS


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Better than of MD school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

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