Silver Spring, Maryland Population 2022

81,773
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Silver Spring is a city located in Montgomery County Maryland. Silver Spring has a 2020 population of 81,773. Silver Spring is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 14.44% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 71,452 in 2010.

The average household income in Silver Spring is $109,348 with a poverty rate of 9.22%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,682 per month, and the median house value is $526,300. The median age in Silver Spring is 34.5 years, 33.7 years for males, and 35.3 years for females.

Silver Spring Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Silver Springwas:

  • White: 40.32%
  • Black or African American: 28.84%
  • Other race: 17.98%
  • Asian: 7.13%
  • Two or more races: 5.42%
  • Native American: 0.26%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.04%
The current population of Silver Spring, Maryland is 81,773 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 81,773.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 71,452.

Silver Spring, Maryland Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White32,68940.32%
Black or African American23,38328.84%
American Indian and Alaska Native2140.26%
Asian5,7777.13%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander300.04%
Some Other Race14,57917.98%
Two or More Races4,3975.42%
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Silver Spring Population by Race

Silver Spring Population Pyramid 2022

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Silver Spring Median Age

34.6


Total

33.9


Male

35.3


Female

Silver Spring Adults

There are 62,810 adults, (8,740 of whom are seniors) in Silver Spring.

Silver Spring Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

16.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Silver Spring Sex Ratio

Female

41,243

50.87%

Male

39,826

49.13%

Silver Spring Population by Age

Silver Spring Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Silver Spring Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married55.7%44.3%
Female38.2%61.8%
All36.9%63.1%
Male29.4%70.6%
Non Family20.5%79.5%

36.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Silver Spring Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All32,1142.5136.9
Married13,0053.3455.7
Male1,8313.6929.4
Female2,9933.6338.2
Non Family14,2851.3820.5

3.29

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

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Silver Spring Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,8318.62%
9th to 12th Grade2,7744.95%
High School Graduate7,84814.00%
Some College5,87210.47%
Associates Degree2,3544.20%
Bachelors Degree14,12225.19%
Graduate Degree18,26632.58%
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Silver Spring Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Silver Spring Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White21,60721,42618,183
2+ Races2,4212,1201,566
Asian4,2773,4882,457
Black16,77415,6458,007
Hispanic11,9996,5822,719
Other Race7,6323,335777
Native American1727716
Islander30

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 99.16%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 84.15%.

Silver Spring Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$52,707$55,720$50,187
Less Than 9th Grade$27,048$32,003$20,866
High School Graduate$26,157$28,939$22,808
Some College$39,126$41,888$37,066
Bachelors Degree$57,444$61,506$55,754
Graduate Degree$88,701$94,095$82,889

$52,707

Average Earnings

$55,720

Average Male

$50,187

Average Female

Silver Spring Earnings by Educational Attainment

Silver Spring Language by Age

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Silver Spring Language

56.36% of Silver Spring residents speak only English, while 43.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 23.40% of the population.

Silver Spring Language

Silver Spring Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander3030100.00%
Multiple4,39777117.53%
Hispanic20,7113,32516.05%
Black23,3232,37110.17%
Asian5,7775639.75%
White27,8678042.89%
Other2,563NaN%

9.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.96%

Male Poverty Rate

10.43%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Silver Spring

The race most likely to be in poverty in Silver Spring is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Silver Spring is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.49%.

Silver Spring Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.48%
High School10.60%
Some College7.08%
Bachelors or Greater3.65%

Silver Spring Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.24%
Male Unemployed23.70%
Female Employed4.26%
Female Unemployed20.79%

Silver Spring Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Silver Spring Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$88,274$115,953
Families$105,907$136,134
Married Families$130,213-
Non Families$67,944$86,825
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Income by Household Type

Silver Spring Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.8%

Male Marriage Rate

41.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Silver Spring Married by Age and Sex

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Silver Spring Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Silver Spring Marital Status by Race

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Silver Spring Marital Status

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2,124

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War715
First Gulf War572
Vietnam564
Korea78
World War II33

Silver Spring Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34320
35 to 54452
55 to 64547
65 to 74498
75+307

Silver Spring Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2664.67%
Black6803.63%
Asian140.28%
Other Race790.88%
2+ Races853.23%
Hispanic1601.16%

Silver Spring Veterans by Race

Silver Spring Veterans by Education

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1.99%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Silver Spring Veterans by Education

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78.8%

Labor Force Participation

74.6%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Silver Spring Employment by Age

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Silver Spring Employment by Race

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Silver Spring Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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20.59%

Born in Silver Spring

65.25%

Native Born

34.75%

Foreign Born

20.13%

Non Citizen

14.62%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

65.25% of Silver Spring residents were born in the United States, with 20.59% having been born in Maryland. 20.13% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Silver Spring Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201071,4520.00%
201172,9421,4902.09%
201274,4761,5342.10%
201375,3869101.22%
201475,7483620.48%
201577,4601,7122.26%
201678,0385780.75%
201779,4831,4451.85%
201879,7502670.34%
201981,7732,0232.54%
202081,7730.00%
202181,7730.00%
202281,7730.00%

Silver Spring Population by Year