Silver Spring Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

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

Silver Spring Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
75,398

Age

Under 5 Years:
8.0%
5 - 17:
14.4%
18 - 24:
8.9%
25 - 34:
19.7%
35 - 54:
27.7%
55 - 64:
10.9%
Over 65 Years:
10.4%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
4.7%
4.7%
High School Graduates
85.0%
85.0%
College Graduated
54.9%
54.9%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Silver Spring
$43,920
$43,920
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Silver Spring
$83,782
$83,782
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
10.6%

Employment Industries in Silver Spring

 
Professional, scientific, and technical services
14.5%
14.5%
Public Service
11.2%
11.2%
Healthcare
10.6%
10.6%
Education
10.4%
10.4%
Other
9.6%
9.6%
Construction
8.0%
8.0%
Accommodation
7.7%
7.7%
Retail
6.7%
6.7%
Administration
4.2%
4.2%
Finance
3.2%
3.2%
Transportation
3.1%
3.1%
Arts
2.6%
2.6%
Information Technology
2.5%
2.5%
Real estate
2.3%
2.3%
Manufacturing
2.1%
2.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
33.3%
33.3%
Black Or African American
28.0%
28.0%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.1%
0.1%
Asian
7.1%
7.1%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
Other Race / Two or More Races
3.5%
3.5%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
28.0%
28.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Irish
6.9%
6.9%
German
6.7%
6.7%
Ethiopian
6.1%
6.1%
English
5.5%
5.5%
African
3.8%
3.8%
Italian
3.2%
3.2%
Polish
2.3%
2.3%
Other Subsaharan African
1.8%
1.8%
European
1.6%
1.6%
Russian
1.6%
1.6%
Scottish
1.5%
1.5%
Eastern European
1.3%
1.3%
French
1.1%
1.1%
Jamaican
0.9%
0.9%
Dutch
0.8%
0.8%
British
0.8%
0.8%
Scots-Irish
0.6%
0.6%
Haitian
0.6%
0.6%
Swedish
0.6%
0.6%
Ukrainian
0.5%
0.5%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
54.8%
54.8%
Spanish
24.7%
24.7%
African languages
9.5%
9.5%
French
3.5%
3.5%
Vietnamese
1.2%
1.2%
French Creole
1.0%
1.0%
Langs. of India
0.9%
0.9%
Chinese
0.8%
0.8%
Tagalog
0.7%
0.7%
Other Asian languages
0.5%
0.5%
German/Yiddish
0.4%
0.4%
Russian
0.4%
0.4%
Korean
0.3%
0.3%
Scandinavian languages
0.3%
0.3%
Other Indo-European
0.3%
0.3%
Slavic languages
0.2%
0.2%
Native American languages
0.2%
0.2%
Arabic
0.2%
0.2%
Urdu
0.2%
0.2%
Persian
0.2%
0.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Silver Spring Residents:
36.5%