Gaithersburg, Maryland Population 2018

Gaithersburg, Maryland's estimated population is 68,710 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Gaithersburg, Maryland is the 3rd largest city in Maryland based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 6689.79 people/mi² (2582.93 people/km²), with a household density of 944.72 people/km² (2446.82 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 34.8 years, 33.5 years for males, and 36.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.6 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 25,131 households in the city, with an average size of 2.75 people per household. The vacancy rate was 5.1%, with a median rent of $1586/month. The median house has 5.5 rooms, and has a value of $369,900.

The median income for households in Gaithersburg, Maryland is $83,724, while the mean household income is $108,809. The per capita income is $40,453, and 6.7% of families and 8.9% of individuals are below the federal poverty line. 11.8% of those under 18 are in poverty, and 6.9% of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201768,7105520.81%
201668,1586991.04%
201567,4596250.94%
201466,8349401.43%
201365,8942,7464.35%
201263,1481,6112.62%
201161,5371,3542.25%
201060,1837,57014.39%
200052,61313,07133.06%
199039,54213,11849.64%
198026,42418,080216.68%
19708,3444,497116.90%
19603,8472,847284.70%
19401,000500100.00%
19005000.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White33,607
Asian12,133
Black or African American11,393
Some Other Race6,197
Two or More Races2,622
American Indian and Alaska Native144
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander8

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Gaithersburg Md Population Pyramid 2018

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Gaithersburg Md Median Age

34.8


Total

33.5


Male

36.7


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 51,945 adults in Gaithersburg Md.

Gaithersburg Md Age Dependency

55.2

Age Dependency Ratio

17.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Gaithersburg Md Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
5.5
Houses Without Mortgage
2,457
Houses With Mortgage
10,140
Vacancy Rate
5.1
Median Rent
1,586
Median Home Value
369,900
Renter-Occupied Units
11,251
Owner-Occupied Units
12,597
Total Housing Units
25,131

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Gaithersburg Md for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 5.2% and the labor force participation rate is 73.5%.

Gaithersburg Md Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size
2.75
Average Family Size
3.3
Total Households
23848
Married Couple Households
11750
Male Householder (no wife) Families
1282
Female Householder (no husband) Families
3132
Non Family Households
7684
Total Families
16164
Households With Own Children
8440
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
5.8
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.3

Gaithersburg Md Income Distribution

Indicator Value
Under $10,000
856
$10,000 to $14,999
565
$15,000 to $24,999
1,209
$25,000 to $34,999
1,614
$35,000 to $49,999
2,321
$50,000 to $74,999
3,984
$75,000 to $99,999
3,282
$100,000 to $149,999
4,786
$150,000 to $199,999
2,315
Over $200,000
2,916

Gaithersburg Md Household Income

Income

Median

Mean

Gaithersburg Md

Maryland

$83,724

$76,067

$108,809

$100,071

Under 10k10k - 15k15k - 25k25k - 35k35k - 50k50k - 75k75k - 100k100k - 150k150k - 200kOver 200k00.050.10.150.2

Gaithersburg Md Education Data

Gaithersburg Md Educational Attainment (over 25)

Indicator Value Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade
3,3937.63%
9th to 12th Grade
2,2475.06%
High School Graduate
6,22714.01%
Some College
6,25714.08%
Associates Degree
2,3105.20%
Bachelors Degree
11,98626.97%
Graduate Degree
12,02527.06%