North Bethesda, Maryland Population 2020

50,262

North Bethesda is a city located in Maryland. North Bethesda has a 2020 population of 50,262. North Bethesda is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 14.68% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 43,828 in 2010. North Bethesda reached it's highest population of 50,262 in 2018.

The average household income in North Bethesda is $142,558 with a poverty rate of 6.79%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,890 per month, and the median house value is $562,400. The median age in North Bethesda is 39.1 years, 38.4 years for males, and 39.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 87.8 males.

North Bethesda Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of North Bethesda was:

  • White: 66.81%
  • Asian: 14.93%
  • Black or African American: 9.69%
  • Two or more races: 4.30%
  • Other race: 3.94%
  • Native American: 0.31%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%
The current population of North Bethesda, Maryland is 50,262, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 50,262.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 43,828.

North Bethesda, Maryland Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White33,58066.81%
Asian7,50214.93%
Black or African American4,8689.69%
Two or More Races2,1624.30%
Some Other Race1,9783.94%
American Indian and Alaska Native1580.31%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander140.03%

North Bethesda Population Pyramid 2020

North Bethesda Median Age

39.1


Total

38.4


Male

39.6


Female

North Bethesda Adults

There are 40,267 adults, (8,222 of whom are seniors) in North Bethesda.

North Bethesda Age Dependency

56.8

Age Dependency Ratio

25.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.2

Child Dependency Ratio

North Bethesda Sex Ratio

Female

26,765

53.25%

Male

23,497

46.75%

North Bethesda Households and Families

North Bethesda Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

North Bethesda Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married61.9%38.1%
All51.8%48.2%
Female45.3%54.7%
Non Family43.4%56.6%
Male43.3%56.7%

51.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All21,2782.3151.8
Non Family9,6631.2643.4
Married9,4713.1561.9
Female1,6963.2645.3
Male4483.3943.3

3.08

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

4.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

North Bethesda Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0422.82%
9th to 12th Grade9962.70%
High School Graduate3,2418.78%
Some College3,94510.68%
Associates Degree1,4874.03%
Bachelors Degree11,80131.96%
Graduate Degree14,41339.03%

North Bethesda Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White21,85621,39716,802
Asian5,9585,6994,703
Hispanic4,9413,8692,132
Black3,2513,0481,960
Other Race1,262843419
Multiple Races934876657
Native American155145
Islander141414

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$69,247$82,473$60,071
Less Than High School$22,199$26,462$16,882
High School Grad$27,953$34,841$22,997
Some College$40,989$47,857$35,128
Bachelors Degree$69,187$78,640$58,947
Graduate Degree$98,583$116,861$82,000

$69,247

Average Earnings

$82,473

Average Male

$60,071

Average Female

North Bethesda Language

North Bethesda Language by Age

North Bethesda Language

59.36% of North Bethesda residents speak only English, while 40.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 13.76% of the population.

North Bethesda Poverty

North Bethesda Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White27,6441,4465.23%
Hispanic7,4576739.03%
Asian7,4645267.05%
Black4,59349410.76%
Other1,97137018.77%
Multiple2,1481717.96%

6.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.08%

Male Poverty Rate

8.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in North Bethesda

The race most likely to be in poverty in North Bethesda is Other, with 18.77% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in North Bethesda is White, with 5.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.32%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.29%
High School11.82%
Some College9.07%
Bachelors or Greater3.24%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed38.65%
Female Unemployed10.11%
Female Employed5.85%
Male Employed1.32%

North Bethesda Income

North Bethesda Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$105,130$142,558
Families$133,823$171,212
Married Families$151,290-
Non Families$75,169$105,527

North Bethesda Marital Status

North Bethesda Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.2%

Male Marriage Rate

45.5%

Female Marriage Rate

North Bethesda Married by Age and Sex

North Bethesda Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

North Bethesda Marital Status by Race

North Bethesda Veterans

1,971

Number of Veterans

1,673

Male Veterans

298

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War796
First Gulf War436
Vietnam414
Korea244
World War II142
Age Group Veterans
75+595
35 to 54449
18 to 34402
65 to 74308
55 to 64217
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,6756.19%
Asian1592.53%
Hispanic1322.39%
Black661.72%
2 or More373.39%
Other342.26%

$North Bethesda Veterans by Education

4.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.34%

Veteran Disability Rate

North Bethesda Employment Status

70.9%

Labor Force Participation

67.5%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

North Bethesda Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

18.96%

Born in Maryland

67.38%

Native Born

32.62%

Foreign Born

18.13%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

67.38% of North Bethesda residents were born in the United States, with 18.96% having been born in Maryland. 18.13% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202050,2620.00%
201950,2620.00%
201850,2622060.41%
201750,056850.17%
201649,9711,1532.36%
201548,8182,0804.45%
201446,7382,0264.53%
201344,7121,8184.24%
201242,8941,9244.70%
201140,970-2,858-6.52%
201043,8280.00%