Silver Spring, MD Population

By | June 18, 2019

Population: 76,540
Males: 36,964 (48.3%), Females: 39,576 (51.7%)

Montgomery County

Zip codes: 20901, 20902, 20903, 20904, 20905, 20906, 20910.

Median resident age: 34.2 years
Median household income: $51,653
Median house value: $187,300

Races in Silver Spring:

  • White Non-Hispanic (38.7%)
  • Black (28.1%)
  • Hispanic (22.2%)
  • Other race (11.6%)
  • Two or more races (5.0%)
  • Vietnamese (2.6%)
  • Asian Indian (1.8%)
  • Other Asian (1.4%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)
  • Chinese (1.1%)
  • Filipino (0.7%)
  • Korean (0.5%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (8.5%), Irish (8.4%), Subsaharan African (7.9%), English (6.5%), West Indian (3.7%), Italian (3.1%).

Elevation: 340 feet

Land area: 9.4 square miles

Map of Silver Spring, MD

Population

For population 25 years and over in Silver Spring

  • High school or higher: 81.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 48.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 24.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 33.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Silver Spring CDP

  • Never married: 34.9%
  • Now married: 48.2%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

35.2% Foreign born (18.6% Latin America, 7.2% Asia, 6.8% Africa).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Silver Spring:

  • EASTERN NEURO REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (2105 FAIRLAND ROAD)
  • HOLY CROSS HOSPITAL (1500 FOREST GLEN ROAD)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Silver Spring:

  • WASHINGTON ADVENTIST HOSP (about 2 miles; TAKOMA PARK, MD)
  • CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL NMC (about 5 miles; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • NATIONAL REHAB HOSP (about 5 miles; WASHINGTON, DC)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Silver Spring:

  • RONALD REAGAN WASHINGTON NATIONAL (about 11 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; Abbreviation: DCA)
  • ANDREWS AFB (about 18 miles; CAMP SPRINGS, MD; Abbreviation: ADW)
  • BALTIMORE-WASHINGTON INTL (about 27 miles; BALTIMORE, MD; Abbreviation: BWI)

Other public-use airports nearest to Silver Spring:

  • COLLEGE PARK (about 8 miles; COLLEGE PARK, MD; Abbreviation: CGS)
  • SOUTH CAPITOL STREET (about 10 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; Abbreviation: 09W)
  • MONTGOMERY COUNTY AIRPARK (about 15 miles; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Abbreviation: GAI)

Amtrak stations near Silver Spring:

  • 8 miles: WASHINGTON (50 MASSACHUSETTS AVE. N.E.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities and snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 11 miles: ROCKVILLE (HUNGERFORD DR. & PARK ST.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 12 miles: NEW CARROLLTON (4300 GARDEN CITY DR.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Silver Spring:

  • NATIONAL LABOR COLL OF G MEANY CTR OF LABOR STUD (Full-time enrollment: 581; Location: 10000 NEW HAMPSHIRE AVE; Private, not-for-profit)
  • MARYLAND COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN (Full-time enrollment: 85; Location: 10500 GEORGIA AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.mcadmd.org)
  • MONTGOMERY BEAUTY SCHOOL (Full-time enrollment: 62; Location: 8736 ARLISS ST; Private, for-profit)
  • YESHIVA COLLEGE OF THE NATIONS CAPITAL (Full-time enrollment: 48; Location: 1216 ARCOLA AVE; Private, not-for-profit)
  • ASPEN BEAUTY ACADEMY (Location: 13639 GEORGIA AVE; Private, for-profit)
  • INTERNATIONAL FABRICARE INSTITUTE (Location: 12251 TECH RD MONTGOMERY IND PK; Private, not-for-profit)
  • AMERICARE SCHOOL OF ALLIED HEALTH (Location: 1310 APPLE AVE STE 200; Private, for-profit)
  • INSTITUTE FOR ADVANCED MONTESSORI STUDIES (Location: 13500 LAYHILL RD; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.barrie.org)
  • MARYLAND SCHOOL OF DOG GROOMING INCORPORATED (Location: 8025 13TH ST; Private, for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Silver Spring:

  • UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND-UNIVERSITY COLLEGE (about 4 miles; Adelphi, MD; Full-time enrollment: 8,434)
  • CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF AMERICA (about 6 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; Full-time enrollment: 4,472)
  • UNIVERSITY OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA (about 6 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; Full-time enrollment: 3,223)
  • AMERICAN UNIVERSITY (about 7 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; Full-time enrollment: 8,859)
  • GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 8 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; Full-time enrollment: 16,045)
  • GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY (about 8 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; Full-time enrollment: 11,674)
  • HOWARD UNIVERSITY (about 8 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; Full-time enrollment: 9,297)

Schools

Public high schools in Silver Spring:

  • MONTGOMERY BLAIR HIGH (Students: 3,293; Location: 51 UNIVERSITY BLVD E; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • SPRINGBROOK HIGH (Students: 2,004; Location: 201 VALLEYBROOK DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • JAMES HUBERT BLAKE HIGH (Students: 1,831; Location: 300 NORWOOD RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • JOHN F. KENNEDY HIGH (Students: 1,572; Location: 1901 RANDOLPH RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • WHEATON HIGH (Students: 1,532; Location: 12601 DALEWOOD DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • ROCKVILLE HIGH (Students: 1,180; Location: 919 UNIVERSITY BLVD W; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • MONTGOMERY COUNTY EVENING HIGH (Students: 115; Location: 12518 GREENLY ST; Grades: 11 – 12)
  • THOMAS EDISON HIGH SCHOOL OF TECHNOLOGY (Location: 12501 DALEWOOD DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • MCKENNEY HILLS ALTERNATIVE CENTER (Location: 2600 HAYDEN DR; Grades: 09 – 12)

Private high schools in Silver Spring:

  • THE BARRIE DAY SCHOOL (Students: 508; Location: 13500 LAYHILL RD PO BOX 6158; Grades: PK – 12)
  • WASHINGTON CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 357; Location: 1820 FRANWALL AVENUE; Grades: PK – 12)
  • SPENCERVILLE ADVENTIST ACADEMY (Students: 243; Location: 15930 GOOD HOPE ROAD; Grades: KG – 12)
  • YESHIVA OF GREATER WASHINGTON (Students: 170; Location: 1910 UNIVERSITY BLVD WEST; Grades: 7 – 12; Girls only)
  • THE CHELSEA SCHOOL (Students: 114; Location: 711 PERSHING DRIVE; Grades: 5 – 12)
  • PATHWAYS SCHOOL NORTHWOOD CAM (Students: 21; Location: 1200 UNIVERSITY BLVD W; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • THE PATHWAYS SCHOOL-EDGEWOOD (Students: 19; Location: 801 UNIVERSITY BLVD.; Grades: 9 – 12)

Biggest public primary/middle schools in Silver Spring:

  • TAKOMA PARK MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 984; Location: 7611 PINEY BRANCH RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • WHITE OAK MIDDLE (Students: 936; Location: 12201 NEW HAMPSHIRE AVE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • FRANCIS SCOTT KEY MIDDLE (Students: 919; Location: 910 SCHINDLER DR; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • EASTERN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 900; Location: 300 UNIVERSITY BLVD EAST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • SILVER SPRING INTERNATIONAL MIDDLE (Students: 876; Location: 313 WAYNE AVE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • BRIGGS CHANEY MIDDLE (Students: 802; Location: 1901 RAINBOW DR; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • HIGHLAND ELEMENTARY (Students: 741; Location: 3100 MEDWAY ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • OAKLAND TERRACE ELEMENTARY (Students: 720; Location: 2720 PLYERS MILL RD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • VIERS MILL ELEMENTARY (Students: 697; Location: 11711 JOSEPH MILL RD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • GALWAY ELEMENTARY (Students: 686; Location: 12612 GALWAY DR; Grades: PK – 05)

Biggest private primary/middle schools in Silver Spring:

  • ST. ANDREW APOSTLE SCHOOL (Students: 560; Location: 11602 KEMP MILL ROAD; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST BERNADETTE’S ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 485; Location: 80 UNIVERSITY BLVD E; Grades: KG – 8)
  • FORCEY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 460; Location: 2130 EAST RANDOLPH ROAD; Grades: PK – 6)
  • ST CAMILLUS SCHOOL (Students: 380; Location: 1500 ST CAMILLUS DR; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST SCHOOL (Students: 354; Location: 10201 WOODLAND DRIVE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST MICHAELS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 314; Location: 824 WAYNE AVENUE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • GRACE EPISCOPAL DAY SCHOOL (Students: 270; Location: 9115 GEORGIA AVE; Grades: PK – 6)
  • ST JOHN THE BAPTIST (Students: 267; Location: 12319 NEW HAMPSHIRE AVE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • QUALITY TIME EARLY LEARNING CE (Students: 254; Location: 8101 GEORGIA AVENUE; Grades: PK – 1)
  • TORAH SCH OF GREATER WASHINGTO (Students: 214; Location: P O BOX 2613; Grades: KG – 6)