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About Gaithersburg

Gaithersburg is a neighborhood in the Washington Metro Area and in the Montgomery County. It has a population of 68,952 and a population density of 6,680, which is 99% above the national average. It has a median age of 36, which is 1 year below the Washington Metro median age and 3 years below the national average.


Gaithersburg has a median home value of $476,000, which is 14% below the Metro average.The average rent of $2,335 is 7% above the metro average rent and 11% above the national average rent. The average household income in Gaithersburg is $95,453 , which is 19% below the Metro average household income and 22% above the national average of household income.


The average school rating in Gaithersburg is 5. Gaithersburg also has a crime index 101 that is above the Metro average and above the National average.


$476,000Median Home Value
$554,922 Washington Metro Area
$2,335Median Rent
$2,178 Washington Metro Area
3 /10 - 9 /10
School Rating
86
Crime Index
100
National Crime Index
45 mins To Washington Metro Area
24 mins Average Travel Time To Work

Gaithersburg Zip Code

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Gaithersburg's population is made up of 49% married, 37% single, 8% divorced and 5% widowed. Baby Boomers make up the largest percentage of the population at 31%, while Millennials have the second largest segment at 29%. Homeowners make up 51% of the population in Gaithersburg.

68,952Population
6,373,829 Washington Metro Area
6,680Population Density
  • 48% Male
  • 52% Female
36 Median Age
37 Washington Metro Area
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The Per Capita income in Gaithersburg is $46,219. The Median Household Income is $95,453 and the Gaithersburg Unemployment Rate is 5%.

$46,219Income Per Capita
$59,366 Washington Metro Area
$95,453Median Household Income
$117,432 Washington Metro Area
6% Poverty Rate
8% Washington Metro Area
5% Unemployment Rate
4% Washington Metro Area
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Amenities in Gaithersburg
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$476,000Median Home Value
$554,922 Washington Metro Area
$2,335Median Rent
$2,178 Washington Metro Area
2Average Household Size
2 Washington Metro Area

Occupancy Type

Renters
49%
Home Owners
51%
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3 /10 - 9 /10
School Rating
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Top Schools in Gaithersburg

Montgomery County Public Schools School District
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4 Marquis Drive, Gaithersburg, MD, 20878
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Montgomery County Public Schools School District
8
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1800 Greenplace Terrace, Rockville, MD, 20850
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Montgomery County Public Schools School District
8
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4015 Rosemary Street, Chevy Chase, MD, 20815
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Montgomery County Public Schools School District
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100 Tschiffely Square Road, Gaithersburg, MD, 20878
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Montgomery County Public Schools School District
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15110 Jones Ln, Gaithersburg, MD, 20878
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K-5
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45 mins
Washington Metro Area
24 mins Average Travel Time To Work
Commute To
Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport
41 mins
9, MD
6 mins
College Park Rehabilitation Ctr
39 mins
Med Star Georgetown University Hosp
27 mins
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Gaithersburg crime index is 86 which is lower than the national average. Click here to see the Safest Places to Live in Gaithersburg.

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Crime Index
100
National Crime Index

Crime Index represents the risk of crime occurring in a area and is measured against national index of 100. If the Crime Index of an area is above 100 the crime in that area is relatively higher when compared to US. If the Crime Index of an area is below 100 the crime in that area is lower when compared to US.

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