Potomac Heights, Maryland Population 2020

1,190

Potomac Heights is a city located in Maryland. Potomac Heights has a 2020 population of 1,190. Potomac Heights is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 6.54% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,117 in 2010. Potomac Heights reached it's highest population of 1,258 in 2015.

The average household income in Potomac Heights is $64,295 with a poverty rate of 15.29%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,091 per month, and the median house value is $78,800. The median age in Potomac Heights is 48.1 years, 49 years for males, and 43.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 63.7 males.

Potomac Heights Demographics

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

  • White: 92.77%
  • Black or African American: 3.36%
  • Two or more races: 2.52%
  • Other race: 0.76%
  • Asian: 0.59%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Potomac Heights, Maryland is 1,190, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,190.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,117.

Potomac Heights, Maryland Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,10492.77%
Black or African American403.36%
Two or More Races302.52%
Some Other Race90.76%
Asian70.59%

Potomac Heights Population Pyramid 2020

Potomac Heights Median Age

48.1


Total

49


Male

43.8


Female

Potomac Heights Adults

There are 989 adults, (212 of whom are seniors) in Potomac Heights.

Potomac Heights Age Dependency

53.2

Age Dependency Ratio

27.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Potomac Heights Sex Ratio

Female

727

61.09%

Male

463

38.91%

Potomac Heights Households and Families

Potomac Heights Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Potomac Heights Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female100%0%
Married92.7%7.3%
All85.4%14.6%
Non Family85.2%14.8%
Male0%100%

85.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5752.0785.4
Non Family3101.2585.2
Married1503.1392.7
Female882.81100
Male273.220

2.96

Average Family Size

2.07

Average Household Size

9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1.9%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Potomac Heights Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade90.96%
9th to 12th Grade282.97%
High School Graduate49252.23%
Some College21022.29%
Associates Degree9610.19%
Bachelors Degree687.22%
Graduate Degree394.14%

Potomac Heights Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White884857107
Black3121
Hispanic2020
Other Race99
Asian77

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 12.10%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,024$63,214$27,117
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$29,519$63,973$20,625
Some College$43,992$$34,545
Bachelors Degree$76,833$$
Graduate Degree$35,139$$36,250

$43,024

Average Earnings

$63,214

Average Male

$27,117

Average Female

Potomac Heights Language

Potomac Heights Language by Age

Potomac Heights Language

97.62% of Potomac Heights residents speak only English, while 2.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.38% of the population.

Potomac Heights Poverty

Potomac Heights Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,09316314.91%
Black401025.00%
Hispanic20945.00%
Other99100.00%

15.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.53%

Male Poverty Rate

17.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Potomac Heights

The race most likely to be in poverty in Potomac Heights is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Potomac Heights is White, with 14.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.53%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.03%
Some College20.26%
High School7.11%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed6.90%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Potomac Heights Income

Potomac Heights Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$55,313$64,295
Families$67,639$75,687
Married Families$90,833-
Non Families$45,714$53,914

Potomac Heights Marital Status

Potomac Heights Marital Status

Marriage Rates

35.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.4%

Male Marriage Rate

29.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Potomac Heights Married by Age and Sex

Potomac Heights 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 45-54.

Potomac Heights Marital Status by Race

Potomac Heights Veterans

75

Number of Veterans

66

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam36
First Gulf War13
Second Gulf War9
World War II
Korea
Age Group Veterans
55 to 6432
65 to 7425
75+9
18 to 349
35 to 54

$Potomac Heights Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Potomac Heights Employment Status

57%

Labor Force Participation

54.5%

Employment Rate

2.4%

Unemployment Rate

Potomac Heights Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

52.69%

Born in Maryland

99.24%

Native Born

0.76%

Foreign Born

0.76%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.24% of Potomac Heights residents were born in the United States, with 52.69% having been born in Maryland. 0.76% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,1900.00%
20191,1900.00%
20181,190-22-1.82%
20171,212211.76%
20161,191-67-5.33%
20151,25813311.82%
20141,125-29-2.51%
20131,154787.25%
20121,076-12-1.10%
20111,088-29-2.60%
20101,1170.00%