Rockville, MD

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2022 Population
67,142
0.07% 1-year growth
US Senator
Ben Cardin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Chris Van Hollen
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
38.8
1.02% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
8.29%
18.7% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$122,470
5.55% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$623,800
12.4% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
35,964
0.446% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Rockville, MD had a population of 67.1k people with a median age of 38.8 and a median household income of $122,470. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Rockville, MD grew from 67,095 to 67,142, a 0.07% increase and its median household income grew from $116,031 to $122,470, a 5.55% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Rockville, MD are White (Non-Hispanic) (45%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (22.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (9.71%), Other (Hispanic) (8.26%), and White (Hispanic) (4.51%).

None of the households in Rockville, MD reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

83.1% of the residents in Rockville, MD are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Rockville, MD are Montgomery College (2,980 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Rockville, MD was $623,800, and the homeownership rate was 54.6%.

Most people in Rockville, MD drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 31.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Rockville, MD was 2 cars per household.

About the photo: Courthouse Square, in Rockville, MD with the historic Red Brick Courthouse (1891, Frank E. Davis) in the background.

Population & Diversity

Rockville, MD is home to a population of 67.1k people, from which 83.1% are citizens. As of 2022, 34.1% of Rockville, MD residents were born outside of the country (22.9k people).

In 2022, there were 2.03 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (30.2k people) in Rockville, MD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 14.9k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 6.52k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

83.1%
2022 Citizenship
84.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 83.1% of Rockville, MD residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Rockville, MD was 84.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Rockville, MD
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    30.2k ± 1.33k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    14.9k ± 1.14k
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    6.52k ± 942
17.5%
Hispanic Population
11.8k people

In 2022, there were 2.03 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (30.2k people) in Rockville, MD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 14.9k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 6.52k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

17.5% of the people in Rockville, MD are hispanic (11.8k people).

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

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. El Salvador
    115,960 ± 8,281 people
  2. India
    61,668 ± 6,066 people
  3. Nigeria
    45,887 ± 5,240 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Maryland was El Salvador, the natal country of 115,960 Maryland residents, followed by India with 61,668 and Nigeria with 45,887.

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Foreign-Born Population

34.1%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
22.9k people
33.5%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
22.5k people

As of 2022, 34.1% of Rockville, MD residents (22.9k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Rockville, MD was 33.5%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    855 ± 264
  2. Vietnam
    686 ± 289
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    187 ± 83

Rockville, MD has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.25 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Rockville, MD employs 36k people. The largest industries in Rockville, MD are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (7,562 people), Public Administration (4,565 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (4,140 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($125,500), Finance & Insurance ($118,068), and Public Administration ($115,584).

Males in Maryland have an average income that is 1.24 times higher than the average income of females, which is $77,266. The income inequality in Maryland (measured using the Gini index) is 0.454, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

36k
2022 Value
± 1,524
−0.446%
1 Year decline
± 6.03%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Rockville, MD declined at a rate of −0.446%, from 36.1k employees to 36k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Rockville, MD, are Management Occupations (4,292 people), Computer & Mathematical Occupations (3,886 people), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (3,619 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Rockville, MD.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

36k
2022 Value
± 1,524
−0.446%
1 Year decline
± 6.03%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Rockville, MD declined at a rate of −0.446%, from 36.1k employees to 36k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Rockville, MD, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (7,562 people), Public Administration (4,565 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (4,140 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Rockville, MD, though some of these residents may live in Rockville, MD and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$84,394
Median earning men ± $5,689
$61,135
Median earning women ± $4,635

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($125,375), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($117,181), and Public Administration ($115,497).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($115,739), Construction ($100,917), and Manufacturing ($100,131).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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0.617%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 2.69M people employed in Maryland. This represents a 0.617% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 13.9%.

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

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Maryland went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 65.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (32.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.1%).

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.

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 2022, universities in Rockville, MD awarded 2,980 degrees. The student population of Rockville, MD in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 7,931 male students and 9,206 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Rockville, MD are Black or African American (750 and 27.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (672 and 25%), White (663 and 24.7%), and Asian (467 and 17.4%).

The largest universities in Rockville, MD by number of degrees awarded are Montgomery College (2,980 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Rockville, MD are Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (869 and 29.2%), General Business (430 and 14.4%), and Liberal Arts & Sciences (262 and 8.79%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 17,137 students enrolled in Rockville, MD, 46.3% men and 53.7% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Hispanic or Latino with 4,807 records, of which 56.8% were women and 43.2% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 865 degrees awarded
  2. 430 degrees awarded
  3. 262 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Rockville, MD was Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities with 865 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
2,980 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Montgomery College with 2,980 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 1,261 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Rockville, MD, which is 0.734 times less than the 1,719 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Black or African American students. These 750 degrees mean that there were 1.12 times more degrees awarded to Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 672 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($8,070) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($2,184) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,792) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.12% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.05% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.2M), Bachelors Degree (1.04M), and Some college (961k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Rockville, MD was $623,800 in 2022, which is 2.21 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $554,800 to $623,800, a 12.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Rockville, MD is 54.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Rockville, MD have an average commute time of 31.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Rockville, MD is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Rockville, MD is $122,470. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Rockville, MD was Census Tract 7012.10 with a value of $250,001, followed by Census Tract 7012.05 and Census Tract 7012.20, with respective values of $248,100 and $235,285.

Property

$623,800
Median Property Value 2022
±$14,317
$14,487
Median Property Taxes
±$831

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Rockville, MD the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Rockville, MD compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

54.6%
Homeownership
2022
70.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 54.6% of the housing units in Rockville, MD were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 55.2%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 7012.10
  2. Census Tract 7012.05
  3. Census Tract 7012.20

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Rockville, MD was Census Tract 7012.10 with a value of $250,001, followed by Census Tract 7012.05 and Census Tract 7012.20, with respective values of $248,100 and $235,285.

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

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Household Income

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$122,470
Median Household Income
± $6,675
26.5k
Number of Households
± 1,207

In 2022, the median household income of the 26.5k households in Rockville, MD grew to $122,470 from the previous year's value of $116,031.

The following chart displays the households in Rockville, 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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Rockville, MD is from Maryland.
0.454
2022 Wage GINI in Maryland
0.456
2021 Wage GINI in Maryland

In 2022, the income inequality in Maryland was 0.454 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.498% decline from 2021 to 2022, 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.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (49.6%)
  2. Worked At Home (26.3%)
  3. Public Transit (13.1%)

In 2022, 49.6% of workers in Rockville, MD drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (26.3%) and those who used public transit to get to work (13.1%).

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Commute Time

31.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Rockville, MD have a longer commute time (31.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.95% of the workforce in Rockville, MD have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Poverty & Diversity

8.29% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Rockville, MD (5.51k out of 66.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 75+, followed by Males 25 - 34 and then Females 18 - 24.

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

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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Health

94.5% of the population of Rockville, MD has health coverage, with 58.8% on employee plans, 10.8% on Medicaid, 10.6% on Medicare, 13.1% on non-group plans, and 1.18% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Montgomery County, MD see 716 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.968% decrease from the previous year (723 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 800 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 282 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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

Primary care physicians in Montgomery County, MD see an average of 716 patients per year. This represents a 0.968% decrease from the previous year (723 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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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21.8% under 18 years, 22.1% between 18 and 34 years, 38.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.1% were men and 51.9% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.49%
Uninsured
58.8%
Employer Coverage
10.8%
Medicaid
10.6%
Medicare
13.1%
Non-Group
1.18%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Rockville, MD grew by 6.79% from 5.14% to 5.49%.

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