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Gaithersburg, MD: What you need to know

Unique neighborhoods and quiet open spaces are two of the attractive aspects of living in Gaithersburg, a city divided into east and west sections separated by Interstate 270. Shoppers have good choices like Lakeforest Mall, and top employers include IBM, Medimmune and Sodexo USA. The National Institute of Standards and Technology is headquartered in Gaithersburg, and large greenspaces like Bohrer Park are among the reasons why the community is ideal for raising a family.

 

Gaithersburg, MD City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 64,945
Median Age 35
Median Household Income $80,734
Median Home Price $366,000
Walkscore 48

Real Estate in Gaithersburg, MD

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Gaithersburg, MD Demographics

Median Population in Gaithersburg, MD

Median Age 34.9%
Age 18 Over 74.7%
Age 21 Over 71.9%
Age 62 Over 13.5%
Age 65 Over 11%

Race in Gaithersburg, MD

  Ethnicity White 50.4%
  Ethnicity Black 17.4%
  Ethnicity Asian 18%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 23%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.3%
  Ethnicity Other 9.3%

Population By Gender in Gaithersburg, MD

  Male 49.1%
  Female 50.9%

Language in Gaithersburg, MD

  English Only 53.4%
  English Other 46.6%

Economics in Gaithersburg, MD

  Median Household Income $80,734
  Median Home Price $366,000
  Homes Owned 45.5%
  Homes Rent 54.5%
  Median Property Rent $1,543

 
COMMUTE TIME: 32.5 MINUTES
in Gaithersburg, MD

Commute Types in Gaithersburg, MD

  Walked 2.1%
  Worked at Home 4.1%
  Public Transportation 14.2%
  Other Means 1%
  Drove Alone 67.9%
  Carpooled 10.7%

48/100
WALK SCORE
for Gaithersburg, MD

 
Total Employed Armed Forces: 206
In Gaithersburg, MD

 
5.7% CIVILIAN VETERANS
in Gaithersburg, MD