Potomac Heights, Maryland Population 2024

1,166

Potomac Heights is a city located in Charles County Maryland. Potomac Heights has a 2024 population of 1,166. Potomac Heights is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -6.5% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,247 in 2020.

The average household income in Potomac Heights is $88,793 with a poverty rate of 4.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Potomac Heights is 52.7 years, 49.3 years for males, and 61.3 years for females.

Potomac Heights Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Potomac Heights was:

  • White: 88.08%
  • Black or African American: 6.35%
  • Asian: 2.49%
  • Two or more races: 2.4%
  • Other race: 0.69%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
1.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,086.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-6.5% (-81)
The current population of Potomac Heights, Maryland is 1,166 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,247.

Potomac Heights, Maryland Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,02788.08%
Black or African American746.35%
Asian292.49%
Two or more races282.4%
Other race80.69%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Potomac Heights Population by Race

Potomac Heights Population Pyramid 2024

Potomac Heights Median Age

52.7

Total

49.3

Male

61.3

Female

Potomac Heights Adults

There are 976 adults, (351 of whom are seniors) in Potomac Heights.

Potomac Heights Age Dependency

86.6

Age Dependency Ratio

56.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Potomac Heights Sex Ratio

Female70560.46%
Male46139.54%

Potomac Heights Population by Age

Potomac Heights Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6321.8479.420.6
Non Family3801.0668.731.3
Married2073.294.75.3
Female372.351000
Male821000
showing: 5 rows

2.98

Average Family Size

1.84

Average Household Size

79.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Potomac Heights Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Potomac Heights Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Potomac Heights Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 56.52%.

Potomac Heights Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$66,741

Average Earnings

$77,978

Average Male

$58,468

Average Female

Potomac Heights Earnings by Educational Attainment

Potomac Heights Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Potomac Heights Language

97.5% of Potomac Heights residents speak only English, while 2.5% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.5% of the population.

Potomac Heights Language

Potomac Heights Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,019504.91%
Other88100%
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4.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.69%

Male Poverty Rate

5.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Potomac Heights

The race most likely to be in poverty in Potomac Heights is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Potomac Heights is White, with 4.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was , and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.66%.

Potomac Heights Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.19%
Some College8.26%
High School
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Potomac Heights Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Employed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Potomac Heights Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Potomac Heights Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Potomac Heights Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

40.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.5%

Male Marriage Rate

34.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Potomac Heights Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Potomac Heights Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Potomac Heights Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Potomac Heights Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

55

Number of Veterans

55

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Potomac Heights Veterans by War

count

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Potomac Heights Veterans by Age

count

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Potomac Heights Veterans by Race

Potomac Heights Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

10.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Potomac Heights Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

46.6%

Labor Force Participation

44.6%

Employment Rate

2.9%

Unemployment Rate

Potomac Heights Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Potomac Heights Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Potomac Heights Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

48.63%

Born in Potomac Heights

96.66%

Native Born

3.34%

Foreign Born

1.37%

Non Citizen

1.97%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.66% of Potomac Heights residents were born in the United States, with 48.63% having been born in Maryland. 1.37% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Potomac Heights Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,166
20231,166
20221,166514.57%
20211,115-132-10.59%
20201,247-42-3.26%
20191,289998.32%
20181,190-22-1.82%
20171,212211.76%
20161,191-67-5.33%
20151,25813311.82%
20141,125-29-2.51%
20131,154787.25%
20121,076-12-1.1%
20111,088-29-2.6%
20101,117
showing: 15 rows

Potomac Heights Population by Year