Montgomery County, MD

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2019 Population
1.05M
0.179% 1-year decline
US Senator
Ben Cardin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Chris Van Hollen
Democratic Party
2019 Median Age
39.7
1.28% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
6.83%
0.932% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$110,389
2.03% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$496,900
1.62% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
564,801
1.38% 1-year decline

About

In 2019, Montgomery County, MD had a population of 1.05M people with a median age of 39.7 and a median household income of $110,389. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Montgomery County, MD declined from 1.05M to 1.05M, a −0.179% decrease and its median household income grew from $108,188 to $110,389, a 2.03% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Montgomery County, MD are White (Non-Hispanic) (42.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (18.6%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (14.8%), Other (Hispanic) (9.69%), and White (Hispanic) (8.45%). 41.7% of the households in Montgomery County, MD speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 85.2% of the residents in Montgomery County, MD are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Montgomery County, MD are Montgomery College (3,066 degrees awarded in 2019), Washington Adventist University (264 degrees), and Columbia Institute (110 degrees).

In 2019, the median property value in Montgomery County, MD was $496,900, and the homeownership rate was 64.8%. Most people in Montgomery County, MD drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 32.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Montgomery County, MD was 2 cars per household.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Maryland, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Maryland (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Start Year
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−5.78%
Year-over-year decline
Employment change between November 2019 and November 2020

As of November 2020, there are 145M people employed in Maryland. This represents a −5.78% decrease in employment when compared to November 2019.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Maryland.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Maryland across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Diversity

Montgomery County, MD is home to a population of 1.05M people, from which 85.2% are citizens. As of 2019, 68.4% of Montgomery County, MD residents were born outside of the country (718k people).

In 2019, there were 2.29 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (448k people) in Montgomery County, MD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 196k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 156k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Montgomery County, MD are Spanish (171,403 speakers), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (36,501 speakers), and French (Incl. Cajun) (26,780 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Montgomery County, MD
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    448k ± 1.09k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    196k ± 2.81k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    156k ± 2.62k
20.1%
Hispanic Population
211k people

In 2019, there were 2.29 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (448k people) in Montgomery County, MD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 196k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 156k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

20.1% of the people in Montgomery County, MD are hispanic (211k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Montgomery County, MD as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    171,403 speakers (17.4%)
  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    36,501 speakers (3.7%)
  3. French (Incl. Cajun)
    26,780 speakers (2.72%)

41.7% of Montgomery County, MD citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 22%.

In 2019, the most common non-English language spoken in Montgomery County, MD was Spanish. 17.4% of the overall population of Montgomery County, MD are native Spanish speakers. 3.7% speak Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) and 2.72% speak French (Incl. Cajun), the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

68.4%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
718k people
31.9%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
336k people

As of 2019, 68.4% of Montgomery County, MD residents (718k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Montgomery County, MD was 31.9%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

33
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.6
47
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 0.8

In 2019, the median age of all people in Montgomery County, MD was 39.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 33, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 47. But people in Montgomery County, MD are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Montgomery County, MD residents was 39.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. El Salvador
    119,690 ± 8,409 people
  2. India
    67,289 ± 6,333 people
  3. Guatemala
    43,589 ± 5,107 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Maryland was El Salvador, the natal country of 119,690 Maryland residents, followed by India with 67,289 and Guatemala with 43,589.

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Citizenship

85.2%
2019 Citizenship
85.9%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 85.2% of Montgomery County, MD residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Montgomery County, MD was 85.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    10,178 ± 1,417
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    9,728 ± 1,669
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    5,023 ± 998

Montgomery County, MD has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.05 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Montgomery County, MD is $110,389. In 2019, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Montgomery County, MD was Census Tract 7006.08 with a value of $250,001, followed by Census Tract 7047 and Census Tract 7052, with respective values of $250,001 and $250,001.

Males in Maryland have an average income that is 1.23 times higher than the average income of females, which is $67,109. The income inequality in Maryland (measured using the Gini index) is 0.459, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Montgomery County, MD employs 565k people. The largest industries in Montgomery County, MD are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (99,318 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (67,784 people), and Public Administration (63,815 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($102,481), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($101,710), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($98,678).

Wages

Median Household Income

$110,389
2019 value
± $3,032
2.03%
1 Year Growth
± 3.69%

Households in Montgomery County, MD have a median annual income of $110,389, which is more than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $108,188 in 2018, which represents a 2.03% annual growth.

The following chart shows how the median household income in Montgomery County, MD compares to that of its neighboring and parent geographies.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$82,507
Average Male Salary in Maryland
± $1,722
$67,109
Average Female Salary in Maryland
± $1,315

In 2019, full-time male employees in Maryland made 1.23 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Maryland by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Maryland
  1. Asian
    $77,471 ± $4,418
  2. White
    $72,989 ± $1,494
  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    $68,482 ± $39,305

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Maryland workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.06 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Maryland.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Maryland by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Montgomery County, MD is from Maryland.
0.459
2019 Wage GINI in Maryland
0.461
2018 Wage GINI in Maryland

In 2019, the income inequality in Maryland was 0.459 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.518% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Maryland was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Maryland in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Maryland across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 7006.08
  2. Census Tract 7047
  3. Census Tract 7052

In 2019, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Montgomery County, MD was Census Tract 7006.08 with a value of $250,001, followed by Census Tract 7047 and Census Tract 7052, with respective values of $250,001 and $250,001.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Montgomery County, MD colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

6.83% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Montgomery County, MD (70.7k out of 1.03M people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 18 - 24.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    23,876 ± 1,180
  2. Hispanic
    22,468 ± 1,392
  3. Black
    20,449 ± 1,157

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Montgomery County, MD is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

565k
2019 Value
± 12,720
−1.38%
1 Year decline
± 3.22%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Montgomery County, MD declined at a rate of −1.38%, from 573k employees to 565k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Montgomery County, MD, are Management Occupations (74,448 people), Business & Financial Operations Occupations (48,350 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (42,817 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Montgomery County, MD.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Montgomery County, MD, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (74,448 people), Business & Financial Operations Occupations (48,350 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (42,817 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Montgomery County, MD has an unusually high number of residents working as Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (4.56 times higher than expected), Legal Occupations (2.81 times), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations (2.22 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Montgomery County, MD, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($146,148), Management Occupations ($103,845), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($101,941).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

565k
2019 Value
± 12,720
−1.38%
1 Year decline
± 3.22%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Montgomery County, MD declined at a rate of −1.38%, from 573k employees to 565k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Montgomery County, MD, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (99,318 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (67,784 people), and Public Administration (63,815 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Montgomery County, MD, though some of these residents may live in Montgomery County, MD and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Montgomery County, MD, by number of employees, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (99,318 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (67,784 people), and Public Administration (63,815 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Montgomery County, MD has an unusually high number of Public Administration (2.53 times higher than expected), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2.3 times), and Other Services, Except Public Administration (1.59 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Montgomery County, MD, by median earnings, are Public Administration ($102,481), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($101,710), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($98,678).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Maryland to other states, or from other states to Maryland.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $25.4B
  2. $20.9B
  3. $20.6B

In 2018, the top outbound Maryland product (by dollars) was Textiles/leather with $25.4B, followed by Mixed freight ($20.9B) and Motorized vehicles ($20.6B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Maryland products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$231B
2018 Value in Maryland
$419B
Projected 2045 Value in Maryland
81.8% growth

In 2018, total outbound Maryland trade was $231B. This is expected to increase 81.8% to $419B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Maryland trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Maryland to other states, or from other states to Maryland.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $24B
  2. $23.6B
  3. $9.87B

In 2018, the top outbound Maryland domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Virginia with $24B, followed by Pennsylvania with $23.6B and New York and $9.87B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Maryland shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Montgomery County, MD went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 74.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (19.4%), followed by Other (5.92%). The most partisan county was Prince George's County, MD with 88.1% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen are the senators currently representing the state of Maryland. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Maryland is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for Montgomery County, MD
74.7% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Maryland
  1. 88.1% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  2. 84.7% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  3. 76.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Maryland was Prince George's County, MD with 88.1% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

The following map shows the counties in Maryland colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Maryland

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Ben Cardin
Senator from Maryland1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
Chris Van Hollen
Senator from Maryland3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017

Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen are the senators currently representing Maryland.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Maryland over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Maryland

Maryland is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Maryland have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2019, universities in Montgomery County, MD awarded 3,731 degrees. The student population of Montgomery County, MD is skewed towards women, with 10,791 male students and 12,617 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Montgomery County, MD are Black or African American (975 and 29.6%), followed by White (899 and 27.3%), Hispanic or Latino (799 and 24.3%), and Asian (454 and 13.8%).

The largest universities in Montgomery County, MD by number of degrees awarded are Montgomery College (3,066 and 82.2%), Washington Adventist University (264 and 7.08%), and Columbia Institute (110 and 2.95%).

The most popular majors in Montgomery County, MD are Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (1,008 and 27%), General Business (432 and 11.6%), and Liberal Arts & Sciences (286 and 7.67%).

The median tuition costs in Montgomery County, MD are $16,600 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 285 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 1,003 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 432 degree-majorss awarded

In 2018, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Montgomery County, MD was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 285 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Montgomery County, MD according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 3,066 degrees awarded
  2. 264 degrees awarded
  3. 110 degrees awarded
$N/A
Median In-State Public
$16,600
Median Private

In 2019, the Montgomery County, MD institution with the largest number of graduating students was Montgomery College with 3,066 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

1,662
Degrees Awarded to Men
2,069
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 1,662 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Montgomery County, MD, which is 0.803 times less than the 2,069 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 institutions in Montgomery County, MD by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    975 degrees awarded
  2. White
    899 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    799 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Montgomery County, MD was Black or African American students. These 975 degrees mean that there were 1.08 times more degrees awarded to Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 899 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Montgomery County, MD was $496,900 in 2019, which is 2.07 times larger than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $489,000 to $496,900, a 1.62% increase. The homeownership rate in Montgomery County, MD is 64.8%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in Montgomery County, MD have an average commute time of 32.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Montgomery County, MD is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$496,900
2019 Median
± $9,130
$489,000
2018 Median
± $6,558

In 2019, the median property value in Montgomery County, MD grew to to $496,900 from the previous year's value of $489,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Montgomery County, MD compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Montgomery County, MD the largest share of households have a property value in the $500k - $750k range.

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Household Income

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$110,389
Median Household Income
± $3,032
369k
Number of Households
± 9,102

In 2019, the median household income of the 369k households in Montgomery County, MD grew to $110,389 from the previous year's value of $108,188.

The following chart displays the households in Montgomery County, MD distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Montgomery County, MD distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Montgomery County, MD the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

64.8%
2019 Homeownership
65.1%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 64.8% of the housing units in Montgomery County, MD were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 65.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Montgomery County, MD compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

32.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Montgomery County, MD have a longer commute time (32.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26 minutes). Additionally, 3.47% of the workforce in Montgomery County, MD have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (64.7%)
  2. Public Transit (14.5%)
  3. Carpooled (9.76%)

In 2019, 64.7% of workers in Montgomery County, MD drove alone to work, followed by those who used public transit to get to work (14.5%) and those who carpooled to work (9.76%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Montgomery County, MD distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Montgomery County, MD have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Health

92.5% of the population of Montgomery County, MD has health coverage, with 55.4% on employee plans, 12.7% on Medicaid, 10.7% on Medicare, 12.5% on non-group plans, and 1.16% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Maryland was $8,602 in 2014. This is a 4.27% increase from the previous year ($8,250).

Primary care physicians in Montgomery County, MD see 723 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.69% decrease from the previous year (743 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 805 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 304 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Dorchester County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (18.9%). Additionally, Somerset County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (41.9%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

723 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Montgomery County, MD

Primary care physicians in Montgomery County, MD see an average of 723 patients per year. This represents a 2.69% decrease from the previous year (743 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Montgomery County, MD in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$8,602
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Maryland
$4,343
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$7,677
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$12,000
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Maryland (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.27%, from $8,250 to $8,602.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

7.51%
Uninsured
55.4%
Employer Coverage
12.7%
Medicaid
10.7%
Medicare
12.5%
Non-Group
1.16%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Montgomery County, MD grew by 9.21% from 6.88% to 7.51%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Montgomery County, MD changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 18.9% prevalence
  2. 15.9% prevalence
  3. 14.5% prevalence

Dorchester County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Maryland, at 18.9%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Maryland by county over multiple years.

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