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What Renters Like and Dislike

What Renters Like and Dislike About Silver Spring

This building and additional buildings are historic buildings built in the late eighteen hundreds and has historical significance. It is beautiful and close to grocery stores, an antique village, highways and many parks. Backs on Rock Creek Park.

I can to local stores (Giant, CVS, etc.), to the local Metro station, and downtown. There is a wide variety of restaurants downtown.

I really like the people living in this neighborhood. They are generally quiet, kind, helpful and liberal-minded. There are several good restaurants not too far away, and a wonderful park at the bottom of our street. The park is closed for bicycling on weekends.

Everything is conveniently located. It is well supported by public transport. There is plenty of police presence in the area.

I live in the center of the city, so the neighborhood is busy, and of course there are pedestrian streets, movie theaters, and food courts that I prefer

Something's I do like about my neighborhood is the ability to just simply cross the street to go to a restaurant or a market

Who Lives Here

Silver Spring Demographics

Education

High School

31%

Associate's

17%

Bachelor's

25%

Master's

21%

Doctorate

6%

Family Size

2 people

37%

3 people

25%

4 people

22%

5 people

9%

6+ people

7%

Household Income

0-50k

30%

50-100k

29%

100-150k

18%

150-200k

10%

200k+

13%

Age

0-10

14%

10-20

10%

20-45

43%

45-65

22%

65+

10%

Affordability

How expensive is it in Silver Spring?

Percentage: 3/53/5

Renters gave this area a 3 out of 5 for affordability

Rent Trends

Studio1 Bed2 Beds3 Beds
Feb '24$1743$1977$2301$2695
Jan '24$1654$1945$2270$2730
Dec '23$1729$1942$2265$2517
Nov '23$1777$1966$2237$2493
Oct '23$1635$1961$2235$2567
Sep '23$1628$1965$2242$2622
Aug '23$1770$1955$2240$2645
Jul '23$1775$1977$2250$2600
Jun '23$1574$1964$2256$2570
May '23$1602$1945$2261$2505
Apr '23$1560$1942$2261$2433
Mar '23$1513$1942$2261$2516
Feb '23$1557$1942$2261$2520

*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Getting Around Silver Spring

Silver Spring Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

10%

15-30 Mins

25%

30-40 Mins

24%

40-60 Mins

26%

60+ Mins

15%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 6363

Walk Score®

Walkable

No

Say 12 of 22 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 12 of 22 renters

Percentage: 5757

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 14 of 22 renters

Percentage: 6969

Transit Score®

They Are Located Near Public Transportation

Yes

Say 18 of 22 renters

Need A Car

Yes

Say 12 of 22 renters

What Renters Are Saying

Silver Spring Features

Area Has Litter

No

Say 20 of 22 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 18 of 22 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 18 of 22 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 17 of 22 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 15 of 22 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 14 of 22 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 14 of 22 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 14 of 22 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 13 of 22 renters

Nearby Parks

Yes

Say 13 of 22 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 12 of 22 renters

Quiet Area

Yes

Say 11 of 22 renters

Tree Lined Streets

Yes

Say 11 of 22 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

No

Say 12 of 22 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 13 of 22 renters

Well Lit

No

Say 13 of 22 renters

Maintained Yards

No

Say 14 of 22 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 16 of 22 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 19 of 22 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 20 of 22 renters

Silver Spring Education

Schools

Percentage: 3/53/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in Silver Spring

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What You Need to Know

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All About

Living in Silver Spring, MD

Did you know? In 1840, Elizabeth Blair, daughter of one of the city founders, discovered a natural spring filled with mica chips, which imparted a silvery hue. The town was named in honor of this colorful water feature.

Geographic orientation: Montgomery County, Maryland

Landmarks: Silver Spring Arts and Entertainment District, AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center, The Fillmore, National Museum of Health and Medicine

Why You'll Love This Area: Silver Spring offers a family-friendly, walkable downtown, excellent restaurants and stores and a vibrant mix of arts and entertainment.

Just minutes from the nation's capital, Silver Spring is a suburban city located in Montgomery County, Maryland. It is one of the fasting growing and most diverse communities in the U.S. The boundaries of Silver Spring cover a large geographic area extending from the borders of Washington, D.C. to the south, Prince George's County to the east and Howard County to the north. The area has a mix of old and new housing in a variety of price ranges and its central location makes it a good place to live and work.

There's a large concentration of apartments near Downtown Silver Spring, which is a vibrant pedestrian-friendly arts and entertainment district buzzing with activity. Major employers in the area include United Therapeutics, Discovery Communications, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and Radio One. Montgomery College's Takoma Park campus is located within walking distance from Downtown Silver Spring.

If you're looking to rent an apartment in Silver Spring, check out apartments in the following neighborhoods:

Downtown Silver Spring: Downtown Silver Spring is bordered by 16th Street and Eastern Avenue to the west, Spring Street and Cedar Street to the north, Grove and Fenton Streets to the east and King Street to the south. It is walkable and welcoming featuring wide-open plazas, colorful artwork, and a variety of shopping, dining and cultural attractions. The urban center has undergone dramatic improvements in recent years with the development of the shopping and entertainment district, the American Film Institute's renovation of the historic Silver Theatre, and the opening of the Fillmore Silver Spring music venue. Annual events include a summer concert series, the Silver Spring Jazz Festival, the Montgomery County Thanksgiving Parade, farmers and craft markets, children's programs and other festivals.

Transportation

Silver Spring is ideally situated to easily commute around the capital region. The Paul S. Sarbanes Transit Center, a multi-modal passenger transit facility opened next to the Metrorail station in Silver Spring in 2015. The new accessible station provides services for Metrobus, Ride-on Buses, Shuttle-UM, and MARC trains. Customer amenities include real-time bus departure information, public restrooms, water fountains, escalators, bike racks/lockers, and neighborhood map displays. Silver Spring is centrally located within an easy drive to the regional airports. Distances are as follows: Reagan National: 25 miles; Dulles International: 30 miles; Baltimore- Washington International: 32 miles.

Parks and Recreation

Rock Creek Park passes along the west side of Silver Spring, and offers hiking trails, picnic grounds, and bicycling. On weekends, the main road, Beach Drive, is mostly closed to motor vehicles. Sligo Creek Park flows through Silver Spring offering hiking trails, tennis courts, playgrounds and bicycling.

Neighborhoods Near Silver Spring

Neighborhoods near Silver Spring include Kemp Mill, Fenton Village, Takoma Park; Woodside, Montgomery Hills, Blair, Seven Oaks, Calverton, Capitol View Park, Cloverly, Colesville, Fairland, Forest Glen, Four Corners, Hillandale, Montgomery Hills, Rock Creek Forest, Rosemary Hills, Wheaton, White Oak, Woodmoor, and Aspen Hill.

Future Silver Spring Development

The State of Maryland established the Silver Spring Arts and Entertainment District in 2001 to help develop and promote tourism and business revitalization in the area. The area has grown tremendously since that time and new construction is ongoing. Plans for the Purple Line, a 16.2-mile Light Rail Transit line to connect Prince George's and Montgomery counties, are in development and would have a direct connection to the Metrorail Red Line in Silver Spring. The area is also the northern terminus of the Metropolitan Branch Trail, an 8-mile trail that will eventually extend to Union Station in D.C.

Neighborhood Corridors:

  • I-495
  • MD-29 Colesville Rd
  • MD-97 Georgia Ave

    Public Transportation Options:

  • Metro: Silver Spring and Forest Glen;
  • Commuter Rail: MARC Train, Regional
  • Buses: Metrobus, Ride On and VanGo. Intercity Bus: Greyhound.

    School District(s): Montgomery County Public Schools