Silver Spring, MD, is a vibrant city just outside of Washington, DC, known for its rich history, amazing restaurants, and nightlife options. There’s plenty to do and see in the area, whether you spend time outside at Sligo Creek Park or Rock Creek Trail, or attend a show at The Fillmore or the AFI Silver Theater. The median home sale price is $545,000, while the average rent in Silver Spring is $2,030.
There are many historic, colorful, and charming neighborhoods that make the city of Silver Spring what it is today. And with all the neighborhoods Silver Spring has to offer, you may be curious which area you should rent or buy a home in. Well, we’ve got you covered. Here’s 8 popular Silver Spring neighborhoods you may just want to call home (listed alphabetically).
1. Clifton Park Village
Clifton Park Village is a residential neighborhood comprised of homes and apartments, bordered by the Northwest Branch Anacostia River.
Median Sale Price: $375,000
Homes for sale in Clifton Park Village | Apartments for rent in Clifton Park Village
2. Downtown Silver Spring
Downtown Silver Spring is the heart of the city, where you’ll find the majority of the city’s restaurants, shops, and entertainment. There are plenty of hidden gems and old favorites like The Fillmore Silver Spring, Silver Spring Black Box Theatre, and Veterans Plaza.
Median Sale Price: $330,000
Homes for sale in Downtown Silver Spring | Apartments for rent in Downtown Silver Spring
3. East Silver Spring
The area of East Silver Spring encompasses a large portion of Silver Spring and includes many sub-neighborhoods. You’ll find a lot of amazing local restaurants, shopping options, and parks like Nolte Local Park. There are also many historic streets with lush trees and historical homes.
Median Sale Price: $580,000
Homes for sale in East Silver Spring | Apartments for rent in East Silver Spring
4. Montgomery Knolls
Montgomery Knolls is another residential neighborhood located just north of Clifton Park Village. While the area is residential, you’re not far from nearby shopping areas.
Median Sale Price: $462,000
Homes for sale in Montgomery Knolls | Apartments for rent in Montgomery Knolls
5. New Hampshire Estates
The New Hampshire Estates neighborhood is also a residential neighborhood just south of Clifton Park Village. You’ll mainly find homes in the area.
Median Sale Price: $367,000
Homes for sale in New Hampshire Estates | Apartments for rent in New Hampshire Estates
6. North Hills-Sligo Park
North Hills-Sligo Park is a residential area bordered by Sligo Creek to the south. The area is mostly homes, but the Sligo Creek Golf Course is located along the western side of the neighborhood.
Median Sale Price: $675,000
Homes for sale in North Hills-Sligo Park | Homes for sale in North Hills-Sligo Park
7. Sligo Park Hills
The Sligo Park Hills neighborhood is a great blend of quaint parks, local eateries, and residential areas. You can find parks like Sligo Avenue Neighborhood Park and Houston-Sligo Creek Park.
Median Sale Price: $640,000
Homes for sale in Sligo Park Hills | Apartments for rent in Sligo Park Hills
8. Woodside Park
Just north of Downtown Silver Spring is Woodside Park, where you’ll find a few parks like Fairview Road Urban Park and Woodside Urban Park. The rest of the neighborhood is mainly housing and residential streets. Woodside is the most walkable neighborhood in Silver Spring with a Walk Score of 78. The Transit Score is good at 74 and the Bike Score is 68.
Median Sale Price: $1,069,000
Homes for sale in Woodside Park | Apartments for rent in Woodside Park
Methodology: All neighborhoods must be listed as a “neighborhood” on Redfin.com. Median home sale price data from the Redfin Data Center during February 2023. Walk Score, Bike Score, and Transit Score from Walkscore.com during February 2023.
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