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Silver Spring, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Silver Spring Census Designated Place had a population of 77,804 as of July 1, 2017. Silver Spring ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maryland. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Silver Spring is located at latitude 39.0024 and longitude -77.0208 in Montgomery County. The formal boundaries for the Silver Spring Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Montgomery County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 341 feet.

The Silver Spring Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390301) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Silver Spring Census Designated Place is located within District 13, a minor civil division (MCD) of Montgomery County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Silver Spring population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Silver Spring: Silver Springs Station.


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Silver Spring, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 77,804
Daytime Population: Workers 33,654
Daytime Population: Residents 31,922
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 65,576
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.84
Population in Households 77,427
Population in Familes 54,068
Population in Group Qrtrs 377
Population Density2 9,857
Diversity Index3 85
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $71,563
Average Household Income $99,723
Per Capita Income $40,249

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 33,009 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,468 (34.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 19,810 (60.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,731 ( 5.2%)
Median Home Value $458,723
Average Home Value $488,556
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 31,278
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 16,728
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.18% 1.1%
Households 1.24% 1.11%
Families 0.89% 0.89%
Median Household Income   2.37%
Per Capita Income   2.74%

Silver Spring, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Silver Spring to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 4 99th
Population Density # 6 99th
Diversity Index # 20 96th
Median Household Income # 235 55th
Per Capita Income # 155 70th

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