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0.29% growth
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4.73% growth
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-1.09% decline
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4.1% growth

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The economy of Montgomery County, PA employs 423,298 people. The economy of Montgomery County, PA is specialized in Management of Companies & Enterprises; Finance & Insurance; and Professional, Scientific, Tech Services, which employ respectively 1.86; 1.55; and 1.53 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Montgomery County, PA are Healthcare & Social Assistance (62,833), Professional, Scientific, Tech Services (48,394), and Manufacturing (46,430), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($79,323), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($71,953), and Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($69,682).

Median household income in Montgomery County, PA is $83,254. Males in Montgomery County, PA have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $47,579. The income inequality of Montgomery County, PA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.474 which is lower than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Montgomery County, PA. In Montgomery County, PA the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 144 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $9,589. Philadelphia County, PA has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Pennsylvania.


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Montgomery County, PA is home to a population of 819,264 people, from which 95.2% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Montgomery County, PA is composed of 625,712 White residents (76.4%), 71,932 Black residents (8.78%), 62,502 Asian residents (7.63%), 39,792 Hispanic residents (4.86%), and 16,288 Two+ residents (1.99%). The most common foreign languages in Montgomery County, PA are Spanish (25,950 speakers), Korean (10,408 speakers), and Chinese (9,888 speakers), but compared to other places, Montgomery County, PA has a relative high number of Korean (10,408 speakers), Gujarati (3,352 speakers), and Italian (5,087 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Montgomery County, PA awarded 8,421 degrees. The student population of Montgomery County, PA is skewed towards females, with 2,535 male students and 5,886 female students. Most students in Montgomery County, PA are White (5,198 and 61.7%), followed by Black or African American (1,312 and 15.6%), Unknown (570 and 6.77%), and Asian (504 and 5.99%). The largest universities in Montgomery County, PA by number of graduates are Montgomery County Community College (1,483 and 17.6%), Arcadia University (1,093 and 13%), and Gwynedd Mercy University (797 and 9.5%). The most popular majors in Montgomery County, PA are Registered Nursing (295 and 3.5%), General Biological Sciences (224 and 2.66%), and General Psychology (214 and 2.54%). The median tuition costs in Montgomery County, PA are $38,900 for private four year colleges, and $13,012 and $20,324 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Montgomery County, PA is $299,700, which is 1.54 times larger than the national average of $194,500. Between 2014 and 2015 the median property value increased from $287,900 to $299,700, a 4.1% increase. The homeownership rate of Montgomery County, PA is 72.5%, which is higher than the national average of 63%. People in Montgomery County, PA have an average commute time of 27.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Montgomery County, PA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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