Gaithersburg, Maryland Population 2022

67,730
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Gaithersburg is a city located in Montgomery County Maryland. Gaithersburg has a 2020 population of 67,730. Gaithersburg is currently declining at a rate of -0.13% annually but its population has increased by 12.54% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 60,185 in 2010.

The average household income in Gaithersburg is $118,318 with a poverty rate of 9.00%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,754 per month, and the median house value is $413,500. The median age in Gaithersburg is 36.5 years, 34.7 years for males, and 38.2 years for females.

Gaithersburg Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Gaithersburgwas:

  • White: 44.73%
  • Asian: 20.30%
  • Black or African American: 17.84%
  • Other race: 9.51%
  • Two or more races: 7.12%
  • Native American: 0.38%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.12%
The current population of Gaithersburg, Maryland is 67,730 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 67,730.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 60,185.

Gaithersburg, Maryland Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White30,36544.73%
Black or African American12,10917.84%
American Indian and Alaska Native2570.38%
Asian13,77620.30%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander810.12%
Some Other Race6,4559.51%
Two or More Races4,8357.12%
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Gaithersburg Population by Race

Gaithersburg Population Pyramid 2022

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Gaithersburg Median Age

37.6


Total

36


Male

39.5


Female

Gaithersburg Adults

There are 52,931 adults, (8,595 of whom are seniors) in Gaithersburg.

Gaithersburg Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

19.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Gaithersburg Sex Ratio

Female

34,932

51.46%

Male

32,946

48.54%

Gaithersburg Population by Age

Gaithersburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gaithersburg Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married58.4%41.6%
All50.6%49.4%
Female50.4%49.6%
Non Family40%60%
Male36.5%63.5%

50.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gaithersburg Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All24,7132.7350.6
Married12,4013.4358.4
Male7793.3636.5
Female3,3883.2950.4
Non Family8,1451.3840

3.28

Average Family Size

2.73

Average Household Size

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Gaithersburg Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,0246.47%
9th to 12th Grade2,1734.65%
High School Graduate7,46315.96%
Some College6,26213.39%
Associates Degree2,8146.02%
Bachelors Degree13,06727.94%
Graduate Degree11,97125.59%
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Gaithersburg Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gaithersburg Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian10,5829,9537,390
White17,26016,64211,694
2+ Races2,4682,2101,120
Black7,4566,8503,119
Hispanic10,4017,1042,295
Native American17312433
Other Race4,3072,805671
Islander7878

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 69.84%.

Gaithersburg Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$50,334$56,968$42,048
Less Than 9th Grade$27,091$31,902$20,500
High School Graduate$29,180$31,908$23,930
Some College$38,353$44,110$33,790
Bachelors Degree$63,387$82,513$53,803
Graduate Degree$93,728$102,257$84,071

$50,334

Average Earnings

$56,968

Average Male

$42,048

Average Female

Gaithersburg Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gaithersburg Language by Age

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Gaithersburg Language

49.67% of Gaithersburg residents speak only English, while 50.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 21.42% of the population.

Gaithersburg Language

Gaithersburg Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple4,83563713.17%
Black12,0131,49512.44%
Hispanic16,9601,88711.13%
Asian13,7661,1558.39%
White22,2751,0964.92%
Native257124.67%
Other1,006NaN%

9.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.25%

Male Poverty Rate

9.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gaithersburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gaithersburg is Multiple, with 13.17% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gaithersburg is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.14%.

Gaithersburg Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.46%
High School10.28%
Some College8.62%
Bachelors or Greater3.68%

Gaithersburg Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.22%
Male Unemployed24.13%
Female Employed5.12%
Female Unemployed21.62%

Gaithersburg Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gaithersburg Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$91,845$121,860
Families$104,817$135,325
Married Families$116,112-
Non Families$69,036$89,810
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Income by Household Type

Gaithersburg Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.8%

Male Marriage Rate

48.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Gaithersburg Married by Age and Sex

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Gaithersburg Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Gaithersburg Marital Status by Race

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Gaithersburg Marital Status

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2,033

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War643
First Gulf War442
Vietnam537
Korea113
World War II79

Gaithersburg Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34258
35 to 54622
55 to 64309
65 to 74399
75+445

Gaithersburg Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2895.34%
Black4404.98%
Native American52.51%
Asian1591.38%
Other Race571.12%
2+ Races832.94%
Hispanic2221.80%

Gaithersburg Veterans by Race

Gaithersburg Veterans by Education

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4.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gaithersburg Veterans by Education

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74%

Labor Force Participation

68.9%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Gaithersburg Employment by Age

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Gaithersburg Employment by Race

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Gaithersburg Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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26.01%

Born in Gaithersburg

60.91%

Native Born

39.09%

Foreign Born

20.66%

Non Citizen

18.42%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

60.91% of Gaithersburg residents were born in the United States, with 26.01% having been born in Maryland. 20.66% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Gaithersburg Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19005000.00%
19401,0005001.75%
19603,8472,8476.97%
19708,3444,4978.05%
198026,42418,08012.22%
199039,54213,1184.11%
200052,61313,0712.90%
201060,1857,5721.35%
201161,4401,2552.09%
201263,0371,5972.60%
201365,6732,6364.18%
201466,5188451.29%
201567,0815630.85%
201667,5875060.75%
201767,9874000.59%
201868,070830.12%
201967,985-85-0.12%
202067,900-85-0.13%
202167,815-85-0.13%
202267,730-85-0.13%

Gaithersburg Population by Year