Bethesda, MD 20814 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 20814: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Bethesda, MD 20814

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Montgomery County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.999, Longitude -77.104
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 2,086
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 14,733
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 8,523
    • Single Family Addresses: 6,210

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Bethesda, MD 20814 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 30,017
Daytime Population: Workers 117,925
Daytime Population: Residents 12,502
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 130,427
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 4.35
Population in Households 29,369
Population in Familes 19,831
Population in Group Qrtrs 648
Population Density2 5,809
Diversity Index3 49


Median Household Income $114,854
Average Household Income $168,468
Per Capita Income $79,490


Total Housing Units 15,052 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,290 (48.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,733 (44.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,029 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $747,886
Average Home Value $745,381


Total Households 14,023
Average Household Size 2.09
Family Households 6,807
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.28% 1.16%
Households 1.28% 1.16%
Families 0.88% 0.9%
Median Household Income   1.74%
Per Capita Income   1.99%

Bethesda, MD 20814 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 20814 to the other 456 ZIP Codes 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 # 83 82nd
Population Density # 34 93rd
Diversity Index # 146 68th
Median Household Income # 58 88th
Per Capita Income # 11 98th

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