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Montgomery County, Maryland (MD)


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County population in 2012: 1,004,709 (98% urban, 2% rural); it was 873,341 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 195,734
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 45,731
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 223,008
Renter-occupied apartments: 115,621 (it was 101,557 in 2000)
% of renters here:

31%
State:

32%

Land area: 496 sq. mi.
Water area: 11.6 sq. mi.
Population density: 1998 people per square mile 
 
 (very high).

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Montgomery County: 118.9 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (34.4%), Educational,health and social services (16.4%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (10.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 57%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 39%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Montgomery County, Maryland:


Median resident age:  38.0 years
Maryland median age:  38.0 years

Males: 466,402  (43.1%)
Females: 505,375  (56.9%)

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Montgomery County,MD real estate house value trend



Average household size:
Montgomery County:

2.0 people
Maryland:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2009: $94,419 ($71,551 in 1999)
This county:

$94419
Maryland:

$69272

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $1,316 (lower quartile is $1,039, upper quartile is $1,713)
This county:

$1316
State:

$941


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $459,900 (it was $210,600 in 2000)
Montgomery County:

$459,900
Maryland:

$318,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $325,100 - $693,200

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $694,021
Here:

$694,021
State:

$429,019

Townhouses or other attached units: $341,736
Here:

$341,736
State:

$253,007

In 2-unit structures: $184,261
Here:

$184,261
State:

$238,355

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $323,314
Here:

$323,314
State:

$262,276

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $309,556
Here:

$309,556
State:

$264,630

Mobile homes: $440,612
Here:

$440,612
State:

$45,619

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $49,683
Here:

$49,683
State:

$147,374
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $2,547
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $744

Institutionalized population: 5,864

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Montgomery County, MD map from a distance

Health of residents in Montgomery County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2009:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.8. This is significantly better than average.
83.4% of residents exercised in the past month. This is more than average.
36.2% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is less than average.
90.1% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
81.6% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is more than average.
Average weight of males is 187 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 153 pounds. This is about average.
11.6% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is less than average.


Single-family new house construction building permits:

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $3,884 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $3,946 (0.8%)


Montgomery County household income distribution in 2009 Montgomery County home values distribution


Montgomery County contract rent distribution in 2009

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 6.8%
(3.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.3% for Black residents, 12.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.5% for other race residents, 13.2% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 6.8%
Montgomery County:

6.8%
Maryland:

9.1%
(3.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.3% for Black residents, 12.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.5% for other race residents, 13.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2010: 38 years old
(Males: 37 years old, Females: 39 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43 years old, Black residents: 34 years old, American Indian residents: 31 years old, Asian residents: 38 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 29 years old, Other race residents: 28 years old)

Area name: Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Montgomery County is $1080 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $1225 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1580 a month.

Cities in this county include: Silver Spring, Wheaton-Glenmont, Germantown, Bethesda, Gaithersburg, Aspen Hill, Wheaton, Rockville, Potomac, North Bethesda.

Montgomery County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

2005 air pollution in Montgomery County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.100 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.083 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 13.6 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 32 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.


Local government website: www.co.mo.md.us/government/welcome.html

Click to draw/clear Montgomery County borders

Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Montgomery County: Barnesville Station (A), Camp Bennett (B), Laytonsville Turf Farm (C), Summit Hall Turf Farm (D), Park Overlook Farm (E), Two Sisters Farm (F), Potomac Riverside Farm (G), Rock Hill Orchard (H), O'Keefe Orchard (I), Lewis Orchards (J), Homestead Farm (K), Butlers Orchard (L), Hampshire Greens Golf Course (M), Rattlewood Golf Course (N), Blue Mash Golf Course (O), Washingtonian Industrial Park (P), Whites Ferry (Q), Montgomery County Golf Course (R), Laytonville Golf Course (S), Oaks Landfill (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Route 124 Plaza Shopping Center (1), Shady Grove Shopping Center (2), Shady Grove Plaza Shopping Center (3), Midway Center Shopping Center (4), Walnut Hills Shopping Center (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Montgomery County include: Dawsonville Mennonite Church (A), Germantown Baptist Church (B), Mount Carmel Church (C), Montgomery Community Church (D), United Warren Methodist Church (E), Saint Rose of Lima Church (F), Saint Lukes Lutheran Church (G), Central Baptist Church (H), Church of the Nazarene (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Paul Community Cemetery (1), Saint Lukes Episcopal Cemetery (2), Asbury United Methodist Cemetery (3), Boyds Presbyterian Cemetery (4), Saint Marks Cemetery (5), Monocacy Cemetery (6), Neelsville Presbyterian Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Little Seneca Lake (A), Lake Needwood (B), Clopper Lake (C), Potomac Valley Country Club Lake (D), Tridelphia Reservoir (E), Walton Pond (F), Triadelphia Reservoir (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Nursery Run (A), Broad Run (B), Bucklodge Branch (C), Chisel Branch (D), Hawlings River (E), Dark Branch (F), Magruder Branch (G), Scott Branch (H), Long Draught Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Montgomery County include: McKee-Beshers Wildlife Management Area (1), Dry Seneca Creek Stream Valley Park (2), Rachel Carson Conservation Park (3), North Germantown Special Park (4), Muncaster Manor Park (5), Mount Zion Park (6), Lower Magruder Branch Park (7), Laytonsville Park (8), Hawlings River Regional Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Neighboring counties: District of Columbia, District of Columbia , Arlington County, Virginia , Frederick County , Howard County , Prince George's County , Fairfax County, Virginia , Loudoun County, Virginia .

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)


Current college students: 57,291
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 90.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 54.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 232,996 (43% naturalized citizens)

Montgomery County:

26.7%
Whole state:

9.8%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population


Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 58.7%

Montgomery County marital status for males
Montgomery County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Montgomery County with a mortgage: 158,344 (19,754 second mortgage, 20,386 home equity loan, 721 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 33,207

Here:

82.7% with mortgage
State:

77.7% with mortgage



Religion statistics:

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.66%
Here52.7%
USA50.2%
Total adherents: 459,923
Total congregations: 546

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionMuslim Estimate
Adherents185,136 (40.3%)83,800 (18.2%)33,129 (7.2%)29,328 (6.4%)18,426 (4.0%)
Congregations37 (6.8%)36 (6.6%)61 (11.2%)64 (11.7%)8 (1.5%)
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEpiscopal ChurchSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents14,919 (3.2%)14,714 (3.2%)12,210 (2.7%)9,815 (2.1%)58,446 (12.7%)
Congregations30 (5.5%)25 (4.6%)30 (5.5%)27 (4.9%)228 (41.8%)
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Religions in Montgomery County - Silver Spring, Wheaton-Glenmont, Germantown, Bethesda, Gaithersburg

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 203
This county:

2.16 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Montgomery County:

0.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 94
Montgomery County:

1.00 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 134
This county:

1.42 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 556
Montgomery County:

5.91 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

6.7%
Maryland:

9.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Here:

18.8%
Maryland:

26.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Montgomery County:

19.9%
State:

15.5%


Agriculture in Montgomery County:

Average size of farms: 130 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $72,156
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $820.62
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 63.95%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 12.96%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $85,520
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 58.82%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 3.20%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $64,128
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 86.14%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 10.42
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 19.76%
Corn for grain: 11121 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 4717 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 13794 harvested acres
Vegetables: 986 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 278 acres

Tornado activity:

Montgomery County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is near Maryland state average. It is 1.5 times above overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one injury recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 10/18/1990, a category 1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Montgomery County-area historical earthquake activity is above Maryland state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 91.8 miles away from the county center
On 9/22/2001 at 16:01:20, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, 2.5 LG, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 99.9 miles away from the county center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 87.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Montgomery County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Snowstorms: 3, Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers


Most common industries in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (20%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Health care (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (16%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (5%)
Most common occupations in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Computer specialists (8%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Lawyers (3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3%)
  • Life and physical scientists (3%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Computer specialists (3%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):




Most common first ancestries reported in Montgomery County (%):





Montgomery County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 313,935 (69%)
  • Carpooled: 49,802 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 18,413 (4%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 252 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 36,454 (8%)
  • Railroad: 1,763 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 27 (0%)
  • Taxi: 619 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 258 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 1,231 (0%)
  • Walked: 8,806 (2%)
  • Other means: 1,835 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 21,936 (5%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Montgomery County, Maryland in 2000:

People in group quarters in Montgomery County, Maryland in 2010:


Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $94,667.

7.68% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($54,595 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.68%
Maryland average:

7.95%


0.44% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,481 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

0.44%
Maryland average:

0.25%

2.27% relocated from other counties in Maryland ($13,497 average AGI)
4.97% relocated from other states ($39,616 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

4.97%
Maryland average:

3.62%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Prince George's County, MD  1.31% ($37,903 average AGI)
from District of Columbia, DC  0.81% ($69,713)
from Fairfax County, VA  0.37% ($66,045)
from Frederick County, MD  0.21% ($55,104)
from Arlington County, VA  0.20% ($71,257)
from Howard County, MD  0.19% ($67,273)
from Baltimore County, MD  0.14% ($49,913)


8.63% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($63,916 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.63%
Maryland average:

8.13%


0.24% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,609 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

0.24%
Maryland average:

0.13%

3.31% relocated to other counties in Maryland ($20,035 average AGI)
5.08% relocated to other states ($42,272 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

5.08%
Maryland average:

3.94%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Prince George's County, MD  1.24% ($37,929 average AGI)
to Frederick County, MD  0.72% ($59,976)
to District of Columbia, DC  0.68% ($63,918)
to Howard County, MD  0.35% ($70,146)
to Fairfax County, VA  0.35% ($70,211)
to Anne Arundel County, MD  0.24% ($60,206)
to Arlington County, VA  0.18% ($59,777)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.9

Births per 1000 population in Montgomery County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 6.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 5.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Montgomery County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.3

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Montgomery County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 102,284 (95,011 aged, 7,273 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 0.65
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 10279.27
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 170.230
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 31191.29

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1463.590
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 618.6
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 12.18

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 90.62
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 94.65

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 14.45
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1
Fitness & recreation sports centers per 100,000 population in 2005: 4336.476

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 30.4. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

 

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 14.9
  • Cut/Pierce - 6.6
  • Other - 8.9

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 59.9. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

 

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 20.4
  • Suffocation - 16.8
  • Poisoning - 10.2
  • Fall - 6.7
  • Other - 5.8

Household type by relationship:

Households: 962,877

Size of family households: 91,027 2-persons, 57,159 3-persons, 53,461 4-persons, 24,896 5-persons, 10,234 6-persons, 8,121 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 89,264 1-person, 17,667 2-persons, 3,057 3-persons, 1,267 4-persons, 539 5-persons, 217 6-persons, 177 7-or-more-persons.

68.4% of residents of Montgomery County speak English at home.
11.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (51% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
9.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (71% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
8.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (51% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
2.7% of residents speak other language at home (76% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $15,294,395,000 ($16594 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,661,203,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $2,248,486,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $746,746,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $10,809,000
Federal grants: $1,236,471,000
Federal procurement contracts: $7,510,566,000 ($1,917,702,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,541,317,000 ($467,512,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,953,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $558,562,000
Federal Government insurance: $191,077,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 70,527
Here:

76 per 1000 residents
State:

71 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 28,966
Here:

31 per 1000 residents
State:

41 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +51,170
Here:

+55 per 1000 residents
State:

+19 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -38,228
Here -41 per 1000 residents
State +2 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Montgomery County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 380.22 millions of gallons per day (0% from ground, 100% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.6
State:

6.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.9
State:

4.2

Year house built

Rooms in houses/apartments in Montgomery County, Maryland
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 512
  • 2 rooms: 2,288
  • 3 rooms: 9,058
  • 4 rooms: 10,319
  • 5 rooms: 20,858
  • 6 rooms: 29,585
  • 7 rooms: 34,808
  • 8 rooms: 41,084
  • 9+ rooms: 74,496
  • 1 room: 6,743
  • 2 rooms: 14,297
  • 3 rooms: 20,235
  • 4 rooms: 21,462
  • 5 rooms: 17,172
  • 6 rooms: 8,907
  • 7 rooms: 5,227
  • 8 rooms: 3,880
  • 9+ rooms: 3,634
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Montgomery County, Maryland
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 1,511
  • 1 bedroom: 8,194
  • 2 bedrooms: 27,754
  • 3 bedrooms: 79,592
  • 4 bedrooms: 77,258
  • 5+ bedrooms: 28,699
  • no bedroom: 8,362
  • 1 bedroom: 34,542
  • 2 bedrooms: 33,886
  • 3 bedrooms: 17,176
  • 4 bedrooms: 6,110
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,481
Cars and other vehicles available in Montgomery County, Maryland in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 6,252
  • 1 vehicle: 61,406
  • 2 vehicles: 107,834
  • 3 vehicles: 35,644
  • 4 vehicles: 9,071
  • 5+ vehicles: 2,801
  • no vehicle: 18,061
  • 1 vehicle: 49,914
  • 2 vehicles: 26,918
  • 3 vehicles: 5,035
  • 4 vehicles: 1,073
  • 5+ vehicles: 556

57% of Montgomery County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 57% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 25% lived in Maryland.

Montgomery County:

56.6%
State average:

57.4%


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $170,300


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Montgomery County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (63.8%)
  • Electricity (27.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.8%)
  • Utility gas (53.0%)
  • Electricity (40.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.3%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 18,039
Here:

17.5%
Maryland:

14.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 8,249
Here:

17.0%
Maryland:

13.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 7,953
Here:

21.0%
Maryland:

21.7%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


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Montgomery County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1991
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Montgomery County Fatal accident statistics for 1992 - 2009
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Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 177 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4,202$310,4446,139$378,09030,059$342,507920$203,83524$17,340,0421,214$247,2698$234,750
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED237$290,932414$382,4522,295$336,645158$132,3730$0153$232,6931$540,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED514$285,813647$373,0347,449$358,454436$139,7343$85,667543$250,1923$256,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN579$298,472940$381,4985,888$349,764205$220,9903$4,226,667350$259,1060$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS93$283,849188$324,1491,791$320,98274$179,3380$0133$264,1500$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 165 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED660$334,368320$358,3886$198,333
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED210$344,600178$370,0064$246,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED85$355,212103$347,1170$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN55$351,74547$334,1911$187,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS25$303,9609$393,8890$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value


Most common first names in Montgomery County, MD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary3,32081.3 years
John2,91875.2 years
William2,60775.9 years
Robert1,97773.2 years
James1,96272.9 years
Helen1,71382.0 years
Margaret1,64881.3 years
Charles1,51475.7 years
Joseph1,48477.1 years
George1,42977.2 years
Most common last names in Montgomery County, MD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith95877.2 years
Johnson63676.6 years
Brown59477.5 years
Miller57678.7 years
Williams48975.3 years
Jones46777.1 years
Davis42276.9 years
Lee33976.6 years
Thompson33977.0 years
Taylor31276.1 years
Businesses in Montgomery County, MD
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven59J.Crew1
ALDO2JCPenney2
AMF Bowling1JoS. A. Bank5
AT&T16Jones New York15
Abercrombie & Fitch1Journeys3
Abercrombie Kids1Just Tires1
Ace Hardware4KFC10
Aeropostale3Kmart2
American Eagle Outfitters3Kohl's2
Ann Taylor5Kroger1
Apple Store2LA Fitness6
Applebee's2La-Z-Boy1
Arby's3Lane Bryant3
AutoZone2Lane Furniture6
Avenue1LensCrafters5
BMW1Little Caesars Pizza3
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill6Lowe's2
Bakers2Macy's4
Bally Total Fitness3Marriott13
Banana Republic3Marshalls4
Baskin-Robbins12MasterBrand Cabinets64
Bath & Body Works6McDonald's42
Bebe1Men's Wearhouse6
Bed Bath & Beyond3Motel 61
Ben & Jerry's2Motherhood Maternity4
Bentleymotors.Com1New Balance14
Best Western1New York & Co3
Blockbuster5Nike66
Brooks Brothers1Nordstrom2
Brookstone2Office Depot4
Budget Car Rental5Old Country Buffet2
Buffalo Wild Wings1Old Navy3
Burger King10Olive Garden1
Buybuy BABY1Outback3
CVS39Outback Steakhouse3
Cache2Pac Sun2
CarMax1Panda Express3
Caribou Coffee4Panera Bread8
Casual Male XL1Papa John's Pizza6
Catherines1Payless11
Charlotte Russe2Penske6
Chick-Fil-A5PetSmart5
Chico's6Pier 1 Imports2
Chipotle14Pizza Hut16
Chuck E. Cheese's3Popeyes8
Cinnabon 1Qdoba Mexican Grill3
Clarks1Quality2
Cold Stone Creamery5Quiznos14
Coldwater Creek1RadioShack21
Comfort Inn2Red Lobster3
Comfort Suites1Red Robin2
Costco1Red Roof Inn1
Crate & Barrel1Rite Aid9
Cricket Wireless21Ruby Tuesday4
Curves8SAS Shoes3
DHL21Safeway19
Dairy Queen4Saks Fifth Avenue1
Days Inn1Sam's Club1
Deb1Sears9
Decora Cabinetry24Sephora2
Dennys2Sleep Inn1
Domino's Pizza6Soma Intimates2
DressBarn6Spencer Gifts1
Dunkin Donuts18Sprint Nextel12
Econo Lodge1Staples8
Ethan Allen1Starbucks54
Express3Subway44
Extended Stay America2T-Mobile18
Extended Stay Deluxe1T.G.I. Driday's2
Famous Footwear2T.J.Maxx3
Fashion Bug1Taco Bell10
FedEx171Talbots3
Finish Line3Target4
Firestone Complete Auto Care1The Cheesecake Factory1
Foot Locker4The Limited2
Forever 213The Room Place2
GNC16Torrid1
GameStop13Toys"R"Us4
Gap3Trader Joe's4
Goodwill2Travelodge1
Gymboree4True Value7
H&M2U-Haul11
H&R Block22UPS163
Haagen-Dazs2Vans6
Havertys Furniture1Verizon Wireless11
Holiday Inn4Victoria's Secret4
Hollister Co.3Vons18
Home Depot4Walgreens2
Homestead Studio Suites2Walmart1
Hot Topic3Wendy's11
Hyatt2Wet Seal1
IHOP6Whole Foods Market5
J. Jill1YMCA3
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