East Bethesda

38.984653° N, 77.094711° W

Calling East Bethesda Home

Residents of East Bethesda enjoy one of the most urban accessible lifestyles in the area thanks to its close proximity to the Wisconsin Avenue Business Corridor, Woodmont Triangle and the more recently developed Bethesda Row. It also has the closest proximity of any neighborhood to the Bethesda Metro making public commuting to the District a breeze. The neighborhood also boasts one the largest citizens association in Montgomery County covering 1200 households and hosting an array of community events including a Labor Day Picnic and Halloween Parade. Neighborhood block parties are commonplace and residents gather at Lynbrook Park every year to watch the fireworks at the neighboring Columbia Country Club. While much of the housing stock has been turned over into larger newer construction homes by builders eager to satisfy the demand for larger, more modern homes, the neighborhood still contains smaller, utterly charming homes that date back to the 1930's.

 

History

East Bethesda is neighborhood whose geography has driven its destiny. As it name implies, this neighborhood sits on the eastern border of downtown Bethesda and as Bethesda has grown into one of the wealthiest and best educated cities in America, East Bethesda has also evolved into one of the area's most sought after neighborhoods. Its close proximity to some of the region's top medical and scientific research institutions, including NIH, Walter Reed Medical Center and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute makes the neighborhood a prime destination for practitioners in these fields.

 

Architecture

Some smaller bungalows, cape cods and colonials as well as a healthy amount of larger, newer construction homes built over the past 25 years at with significantly larger square footage (4,000-6,000 square feet)

 

Neighborhood Amenities

Lynbrook Park, Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School, Columbia Country Club, Capitol Crescent and Georgetown Branch Trail

 

Local Businesses

Downtown Bethesda Business District, Bethesda Row, Woodmont Triangle

 

Similar Maryland Neighborhoods to Explore

Battery Park, Bradmoor/Hillmead, Chevy Chase

 

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Overview for East Bethesda, MD

38,131 people live in East Bethesda, where the median age is 45.1 and the average individual income is $100,762. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

38,131

Total Population

45.1 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$100,762

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for East Bethesda, MD

East Bethesda has 13,425 households, with an average household size of 2.83. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in East Bethesda do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 38,131 people call East Bethesda home. The population density is 2,730.76 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

38,131

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

45.1

Median Age

47.36 / 52.64%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

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10-17 Years

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18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

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65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
13,425

Total Households

2.83

Average Household Size

$100,762

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Marital Status

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in East Bethesda, MD

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The following schools are within or nearby East Bethesda. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Ashburton Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Carderock Springs Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Seven Locks Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Apple Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 2nd
No rating available
Holton-Arms School
PRIVATE
3rd - 12th
No rating available
The Primary Day School
PRIVATE
PreK - 2nd
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Alef Bet Montessori School Inc.
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Bannockburn Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
St Bartholomews School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Burning Tree Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
North Bethesda Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Thomas W. Pyle Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Alef Bet Montessori School Inc.
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Potomac Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Bradley Hills Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5

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