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Silver Spring
  • Town in Maryland

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grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade unavailable
  3. Housing
    grade C
  4. Nightlife
    grade A
  5. Good for Families
    grade A+
  6. Diversity
    grade A+
  7. Jobs
    grade C+
  8. Weather
    grade B minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade B+

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Silver Spring is a town in Maryland with a population of 81,773. Silver Spring is in Montgomery County and is one of the best places to live in Maryland. Living in Silver Spring offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Silver Spring there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Silver Spring and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Silver Spring are highly rated.

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About Silver Spring...
Population
81,773

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$516,900
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,665
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    64%
  • Own
    36%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade unavailable
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    No data available  
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    No data available  
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    No data available  
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    No data available  
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    No data available  
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No data available  
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    20%
  • 35-44 years
    17%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    10%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    31%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    24%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    16%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    14%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    15%
    national  12%

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