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20816 BETHESDA MD
Bethesda is a census-designated place in southern Montgomery County, Maryland, just northwest of the United States capital of Washington, D.C. It takes its name from a local church, the Bethesda Meeting House (1820, rebuilt 1849), which in turn took its name from Jerusalem’s Pool of Bethesda.The National Institutes of Health main campus and the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center are in Bethesda, as are a number of corporate and government headquarters.
Bethesda is one of the most affluent and highly educated communities in the United States. In 2014 it placed first in Forbes list of America’s most educated small town and first on CNN Money.com’s list of top-earning American towns in 2012. In April 2009, Forbes ranked Bethesda second on its list of “America’s Most Livable Cities. In October 2009, based on education, income, health, and fitness, Total Beauty ranked Bethesda first on its list of the U.S.’s “Top 10 Hottest-Guy Cities.
POPULATION:Estimated zip code population in 2011: 15,240
Zip code population in 2010: 16,208
Zip code population in 2000: 15,231
INCOME:The income per capita is $91,816, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $167,112.