Bethesda Real Estate Market Overview

Could Bethesda, MD be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about Bethesda. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near Bethesda such as Chevy... Chase and Potomac. When you’re ready, Trulia has 416 resale and new homes in Bethesda lined up for you, including 47 open houses, and 38 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$850,000

Median Sales Price

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$448

Price Per Sqft

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$3,600

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Bethesda show a 2% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a 5% rise in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Bethesda for Feb 19 to May 18 was $850,000 based on 154 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Bethesda was $448, an increase of 3% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Bethesda for Apr 20 to May 20 was $3,600.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in Bethesda can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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1,007

Counts of Theft

158

Counts of Assault

145

Counts of Arrest


Best Schools in Bethesda

There are 17 schools in Bethesda.

Elementary Schools
10

Bannockburn Elementary School

Public, K - 5

10

Wyngate Elementary School

Public, K - 5

10

Carderock Springs Elementary School

Public, K - 5

Middle Schools
10

Thomas W. Pyle Middle School

Public, 6 - 8

10

North Bethesda Middle School

Public, 6 - 8

10

Westland Middle School

Public, 6 - 8

High Schools
10

Walt Whitman High School

Public, 9 - 12

9

Walter Johnson High School

Public, 9 - 12

8

Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School

Public, 9 - 12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in Bethesda by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

Single residents
26%
Single residents
Home owners
84%
Home owners
Median age
44
Median age
Household income
$171,930
Median household income
College educated
86%
College educated

Commute

Most people in Bethesda commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
81% commute by car
1% commute by bike
15% commute by public transportation
2% commute by foot

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