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Gaithersburg, MD (Maryland) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $397,300 (it was $154,900 in 2000)
Gaithersburg:

$397,300
Maryland:

$332,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $291,100 - $574,400

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $562,478
Here:

$562,478
State:

$437,771

Townhouses or other attached units: $330,440
Here:

$330,440
State:

$269,747

In 2-unit structures: $344,661
Here:

$344,661
State:

$230,954

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $235,622
Here:

$235,622
State:

$223,665

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $236,101
Here:

$236,101
State:

$264,568

Gaithersburg,MD index of house prices

Total population: 66,816 (Urban population: 52,780, Rural population: 0)

Houses: 27,451 (25,589 occupied: 13,434 owner occupied, 12,155 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

48%
State:

33%

Housing density: 2,722 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $737,938.

Median contract rent in 2019: $1,654 (lower quartile is $1,370, upper quartile is over $2,000)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2019: $2,856


Median gross rent in Gaithersburg, MD in 2019: $1,788

Housing units in Gaithersburg with a mortgage: 9,665 (487 second mortgage, 1,306 home equity loan, 89 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,769

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $140,469

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $100,107

Median monthly housing costs: $1,792

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Gaithersburg, Maryland Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1986

Median year apartment built: 1991

Household type by relationship:

Households: 67,982
  • Male householders: 12,967 (2,061 living alone), Female householders: 12,622 (4,439 living alone)
  • 12,790 spouses (12,730 opposite-sex spouses), 1,069 unmarried partners, (942 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 20,785 children (19,419 natural, 710 adopted, 656 stepchildren), 516 grandchildren, 559 brothers or sisters, 1,451 parents, 0 foster children, 419 other relatives, 4,453 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 351

Size of family households: 7,164 2-persons, 4,019 3-persons, 3,578 4-persons, 1,181 5-persons, 831 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 6,500 1-person, 1,787 2-persons, 384 3-persons, 145 4-persons.

10,986 married couples with children.
3,376 single-parent households (199 men, 3,177 women).

50.9% of residents of Gaithersburg speak English at home.
22.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (51% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 22% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
10.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (69% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
13.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (61% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
2.7% of residents speak other language at home (80% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 2% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 25,196 (37.1%)
(41.2% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.9
State:

7.3

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

4.0
State:

4.3

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Gaithersburg, Maryland
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Gaithersburg, Maryland
  • 0no bedroom
  • 7401 bedroom
  • 1,7672 bedrooms
  • 5,9633 bedrooms
  • 3,4934 bedrooms
  • 1,4715+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gaithersburg, Maryland
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gaithersburg, Maryland
  • 600no bedroom
  • 3,9721 bedroom
  • 4,7452 bedrooms
  • 2,4533 bedrooms
  • 3364 bedrooms
  • 495+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Gaithersburg in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Gaithersburg in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 61no vehicle
  • 4,8081 vehicle
  • 5,9582 vehicles
  • 1,4353 vehicles
  • 1,0644 vehicles
  • 1085+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Gaithersburg in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Gaithersburg in renter-occupied apartments
  • 908no vehicle
  • 6,6511 vehicle
  • 3,5672 vehicles
  • 8283 vehicles
  • 1564 vehicles
  • 455+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Gaithersburg, Maryland
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Gaithersburg, Maryland
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 8863 rooms
  • 1,1144 rooms
  • 1,7585 rooms
  • 1,9506 rooms
  • 2,4987 rooms
  • 1,3408 rooms
  • 3,8889+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gaithersburg, Maryland
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gaithersburg, Maryland
  • 6001 room
  • 9252 rooms
  • 3,0523 rooms
  • 3,1414 rooms
  • 2,2775 rooms
  • 6636 rooms
  • 9177 rooms
  • 2928 rooms
  • 2889+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2019 house/condo value by year built
Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
Owners and renters by unit type in Gaithersburg, MD
  • Gaithersburg, MD household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Gaithersburg, MD in 2019
  • 579Less than $10,000
  • 1,346$10,000 to $19,999
  • 994$20,000 to $29,999
  • 1,460$30,000 to $39,999
  • 2,114$40,000 to $49,999
  • 1,161$50,000 to $59,999
  • 2,138$60,000 to $74,999
  • 2,285$75,000 to $99,999
  • 4,002$100,000 to $124,999
  • 2,387$125,000 to $149,999
  • 2,637$150,000 to $199,999
  • 4,486$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2019 in Gaithersburg, MD

  • Distribution of house value in Gaithersburg, MD in 2019
  • 54Less than $10,000
  • 7$10,000 to $14,999
  • 29$20,000 to $24,999
  • 14$30,000 to $34,999
  • 15$40,000 to $49,999
  • 32$50,000 to $59,999
  • 25$70,000 to $79,999
  • 34$80,000 to $89,999
  • 123$90,000 to $99,999
  • 202$100,000 to $124,999
  • 297$125,000 to $149,999
  • 307$150,000 to $174,999
  • 189$175,000 to $199,999
  • 613$200,000 to $249,999
  • 1,417$250,000 to $299,999
  • 3,134$300,000 to $399,999
  • 2,503$400,000 to $499,999
  • 3,058$500,000 to $749,999
  • 833$750,000 to $999,999
  • 281$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 9$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 72$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in Gaithersburg, MD

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Gaithersburg, MD in 2019
  • 12Less than $100
  • 134$100 to $149
  • 60$200 to $249
  • 23$250 to $299
  • 19$300 to $349
  • 15$350 to $399
  • 74$400 to $449
  • 15$450 to $499
  • 59$500 to $549
  • 8$600 to $649
  • 66$700 to $749
  • 10$750 to $799
  • 208$800 to $899
  • 343$900 to $999
  • 1,127$1,000 to $1,249
  • 2,832$1,250 to $1,499
  • 4,563$1,500 to $1,999
  • 1,473$2,000 to $2,499
  • 765$2,500 to $2,999
  • 279$3,000 to $3,499
  • 133$3,500 or more
  • 253No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2019

Percentage of workers working in this county: 73.3%
Number of people working at home: 2,941 (7.9% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 713
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 2,056
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 3,856
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 3,832
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 3,520
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 2,388
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 4,795
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 857
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 2,802
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 4,555
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 3,778
  • 90 or more minutes: 1,119
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Gaithersburg

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 37,655 (77.5%)
  • Carpooled: 4,730 (9.7%)
  • Bus: 2,227 (4.6%)
  • Subway or elevated rail: 341 (0.7%)
  • Long-distance train or commuter rail: 48 (0.1%)
  • Light rail, streetcar or trolley: 4 (0.0%)
  • Taxi: 330 (0.7%)
  • Bicycle: 205 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 853 (1.8%)
  • Worked at home: 2,195 (4.5%)
Class of Workers in 2019
  • Unemployment by race in 2019
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.1%Males
  • 4.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 8.1%Males
  • 4.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 4.0%Males
  • 5.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 9.2%Males
  • 1.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 0.6%Males
  • 6.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 5.4%Males
  • 3.2%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Gaithersburg, Maryland
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Gaithersburg, Maryland
  • 8,4152010 or later
  • 7,6242000 to 2009
  • 5,2731990 to 1999
  • 5,3691980 to 1989
  • 2,3441970 to 1979
  • 968Before 1970
Ancestries in Gaithersburg, MD

First ancestries reported:

  • African: 1,969 (4.4%)
  • American: 1,305 (2.9%)
  • European: 893 (2.0%)
  • Irish: 857 (1.9%)
  • German: 852 (1.9%)
  • English: 811 (1.8%)
  • Italian: 625 (1.4%)
  • Brazilian: 504 (1.1%)
  • Nigerian: 481 (1.1%)
  • Russian: 462 (1.0%)
  • Eastern European: 451 (1.0%)
  • Iranian: 443 (1.0%)
  • Ethiopian: 431 (1.0%)
  • Jamaican: 428 (0.9%)
  • Turkish: 363 (0.8%)
  • Ukrainian: 284 (0.6%)
  • Polish: 213 (0.5%)
  • British: 195 (0.4%)
  • Scottish: 190 (0.4%)
  • Liberian: 185 (0.4%)
  • Egyptian: 161 (0.4%)
  • Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 151 (0.3%)
  • Greek: 144 (0.3%)
  • Armenian: 130 (0.3%)
  • Northern European: 120 (0.3%)
  • Guyanese: 110 (0.2%)
  • Norwegian: 109 (0.2%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 102 (0.2%)
  • Ghanaian: 101 (0.2%)
  • Sierra Leonean: 96 (0.2%)
  • French: 82 (0.2%)
  • Haitian: 73 (0.2%)
  • Afghan: 72 (0.2%)
  • Lebanese: 71 (0.2%)
  • Jordanian: 71 (0.2%)
  • Australian: 71 (0.2%)
  • Portuguese: 68 (0.2%)
  • Lithuanian: 67 (0.1%)
  • Swedish: 63 (0.1%)
  • British West Indian: 59 (0.1%)
  • Moroccan: 56 (0.1%)
  • Albanian: 41 (0.09%)
  • Austrian: 39 (0.09%)
  • Romanian: 34 (0.08%)
  • French Canadian: 33 (0.07%)
  • Hungarian: 30 (0.07%)
  • U.S. Virgin Islander: 30 (0.07%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 28 (0.06%)
  • West Indian: 28 (0.06%)
  • Serbian: 27 (0.06%)
  • South African: 27 (0.06%)
  • Dutch: 27 (0.06%)
  • Arab: 27 (0.06%)
  • Welsh: 27 (0.06%)
  • Canadian: 26 (0.06%)
  • Syrian: 25 (0.06%)
  • Latvian: 25 (0.06%)
  • Slovak: 23 (0.05%)
  • Israeli: 15 (0.03%)
  • Maltese: 14 (0.03%)
  • Scandinavian: 11 (0.02%)
  • Yugoslavian: 11 (0.02%)
  • Bulgarian: 10 (0.02%)
  • Czech: 9 (0.02%)
  • Danish: 7 (0.02%)
  • Finnish: 5 (0.01%)
  • Slavic: 4 (0.01%)

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

El Salvador
Gaithersburg:

12.4% (3,261)
Maryland:

12.2% (111,093)

India
Gaithersburg:

11.1% (2,933)
Maryland:

6.8% (62,055)

China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
Gaithersburg:

9.1% (2,389)
Maryland:

4.8% (44,132)

Guatemala
Gaithersburg:

5.6% (1,468)
Maryland:

4.1% (37,103)

Korea
Gaithersburg:

4.6% (1,225)
Maryland:

3.7% (34,129)

Peru
Gaithersburg:

4.5% (1,174)
Maryland:

1.9% (17,481)

Honduras
Gaithersburg:

3.5% (927)
Maryland:

2.5% (22,710)

Other Western Africa
Gaithersburg:

3.0% (780)
Maryland:

1.4% (12,662)

Mexico
Gaithersburg:

2.9% (767)
Maryland:

4.1% (37,175)

Colombia
Gaithersburg:

2.7% (718)
Maryland:

1.2% (11,087)

Vietnam
Gaithersburg:

2.3% (603)
Maryland:

2.2% (19,705)

Philippines
Gaithersburg:

2.2% (589)
Maryland:

4.0% (36,496)

Iran
Gaithersburg:

2.1% (562)
Maryland:

1.3% (11,594)

Brazil
Gaithersburg:

2.0% (539)
Maryland:

1.0% (9,312)

Taiwan
Gaithersburg:

1.9% (506)
Maryland:

1.0% (9,292)

Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire)
Gaithersburg:

1.7% (448)
Maryland:

0.2% (1,754)

Nigeria
Gaithersburg:

1.5% (398)
Maryland:

4.1% (37,464)

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

  • This state: 16,067
  • Other state: 23,696
  • Northeast: 7,746
  • Midwest: 3,706
  • South: 9,201
  • West: 3,043

78.6% of Gaithersburg residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 41.3% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 31.3% lived in Maryland.


Gaithersburg:

78.6%
State average:

86.4%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 430
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 447
  • 5th and 6th grade: 741
  • 7th and 8th grade: 350
  • 9th grade: 204
  • 10th grade: 286
  • 11th grade: 4
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 385
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,807
  • Less than 1 year of college: 271
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,521
  • Associate degree: 1,030
  • Bachelor's degree: 5,932
  • Master's degree: 4,441
  • Professional school degree: 1,427
  • Doctorate degree: 1,075
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 78
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 374
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 906
  • 9th grade: 27
  • 10th grade: 88
  • 11th grade: 129
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 807
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,953
  • Less than 1 year of college: 594
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 2,908
  • Associate degree: 2,603
  • Bachelor's degree: 8,434
  • Master's degree: 3,733
  • Professional school degree: 1,023
  • Doctorate degree: 1,434
Educational Attainment for Females
Gaithersburg marital status for males
Gaithersburg marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,643
  • One, attached: 8,067
  • Two: 271
  • 3 or 4: 765
  • 5 to 9: 2,476
  • 10 to 19: 4,367
  • 20 to 49: 1,222
  • 50 or more: 4,640

Median worth of mobile homes: $187,762

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2019: 1.3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2019: 1.5%

House/condo owner moved in on average 11 years ago

Renter moved in on average 1 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Gaithersburg
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Gaithersburg, MD
  • 58.3%Utility gas
  • 37.6%Electricity
  • 2.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Wood
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Gaithersburg, MD
  • 50.5%Electricity
  • 46.3%Utility gas
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Wood
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Solar energy

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 747
Here:

10.9%
Maryland:

13.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 159
Here:

5.6%
Maryland:

14.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 356
Here:

15.8%
Maryland:

18.4%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability