Bethesda, an unincorporated census-designated place in Montgomery County, Maryland, is heavily invested in art, culture, and education. Northwest of Washington D.C., the community of Bethesda is home to a population of 60,858 residents.
Bethesda is also home to the main campus of the National Institute of Health and the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. Furthermore, the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences also calls Bethesda home. The area is a hub for biotechnology and research, as well as government facilities.
Public school students in Bethesda have the honor of receiving their education through the highly-acclaimed Montgomery County Public Schools which earned rank as the best school system in America for its fifth consecutive year. Within the public school system in Bethesda, there are ten elementary, three middle, and three high schools. Furthermore, private schools, of which there are 19, outnumber public schools. There are also multiple higher education facilities in and around Bethesda, contributing to its title as one of Forbes “America’s Most Educated Small Towns” in 2015.
Time Magazine listed Bethesda one of the top-earning towns with a highly educated work force. Residents enjoy median household incomes of around $144,018 which support median home values of around $877,839.
Public transportation throughout Bethesda is provided by WMATA’s Metrobus, the “Ride On” bus service of Montgomery County, and the Bethesda Circulator, a free loop bus service throughout downtown Bethesda.
Bethesda receives approximately 43 inches of rain each year and fifteen inches of snow. Summer high temperatures reach around 88 degrees, and 25 degrees is winter’s average low.
Residents of Bethesda enjoy a wide variety of entertainment, recreation, and educational opportunities throughout the year. There are museums, art galleries, specialty programs to foster early childhood development, shops, spas, golf courses, parks and trails, playgrounds, and so much more.
When you know what you want, what you deserve, and you’re not afraid to chase your dreams, you might just find yourself nestling into the brilliant opportunities in Bethesda.
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