Gaithersburg Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Gaithersburg Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
67,985

Age

Under 5 Years:
6.7%
5 - 17:
16.2%
18 - 24:
9.4%
25 - 34:
15.1%
35 - 54:
29.6%
55 - 64:
11.4%
Over 65 Years:
11.5%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
5.0%
5.0%
High School Graduates
88.1%
88.1%
College Graduated
54.0%
54.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Gaithersburg
$44,737
$44,737
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Gaithersburg
$89,763
$89,763
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
9.5%

Employment Industries in Gaithersburg

 
Professional, scientific, and technical services
17.9%
17.9%
Healthcare
10.9%
10.9%
Public Service
9.6%
9.6%
Retail
8.3%
8.3%
Accommodation
7.7%
7.7%
Education
7.5%
7.5%
Other
6.7%
6.7%
Administration
6.6%
6.6%
Construction
6.5%
6.5%
Manufacturing
4.4%
4.4%
Finance
3.5%
3.5%
Information Technology
2.4%
2.4%
Transportation
2.4%
2.4%
Real estate
2.2%
2.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
34.4%
34.4%
Black Or African American
17.4%
17.4%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.3%
0.3%
Asian
18.9%
18.9%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
Other Race / Two or More Races
3.9%
3.9%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
25.0%
25.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
5.7%
5.7%
Irish
5.5%
5.5%
English
4.9%
4.9%
Italian
3.4%
3.4%
African
3.1%
3.1%
European
1.6%
1.6%
Polish
1.6%
1.6%
Iranian
1.5%
1.5%
Russian
1.4%
1.4%
Scottish
1.2%
1.2%
French
1.1%
1.1%
Other Subsaharan African
1.1%
1.1%
Eastern European
0.8%
0.8%
Nigerian
0.8%
0.8%
Brazilian
0.8%
0.8%
British
0.8%
0.8%
Ukrainian
0.7%
0.7%
Jamaican
0.7%
0.7%
Ethiopian
0.6%
0.6%
Turkish
0.6%
0.6%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
51.2%
51.2%
Spanish
22.8%
22.8%
Chinese
5.6%
5.6%
Langs. of India
3.1%
3.1%
French
2.9%
2.9%
African languages
2.7%
2.7%
Korean
2.4%
2.4%
Other Asian languages
1.9%
1.9%
Vietnamese
1.0%
1.0%
Tagalog
0.8%
0.8%
Persian
0.7%
0.7%
Arabic
0.5%
0.5%
Portuguese
0.5%
0.5%
Polish
0.5%
0.5%
German/Yiddish
0.4%
0.4%
Urdu
0.4%
0.4%
Russian
0.4%
0.4%
Slavic languages
0.4%
0.4%
French Creole
0.3%
0.3%
Pacific Island languages
0.3%
0.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Gaithersburg Residents:
38.1%