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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Gaithersburg is 63,491, which is 20.68% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 11.16% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Gaithersburg population density is 6,137.83 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 474.59 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. There is no dominant race in Gaithersburg.The average Gaithersburg education level is higher than the state average and is higher than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 63,491. #9

Population Growth Since 2000, #118

Gaithersburg, MD
20.68%
Maryland
11.16%
U.S.
11.61%

Population Density, #33

Gaithersburg, MD
6,137.83 per square mile
Maryland
474.59 per square mile
U.S.
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:31,595 (49.76%, #402)
Black:10,359 (16.32%, #181)
Hispanic:15,331 (24.15%, #28)
Asian:11,868 (18.69%, #14)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):220 (0.35%, #97)
One Race, Other:6,374 (10.04%, see rank)
Two or More Races:3,075 (4.84%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:982 (6.41%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:270 (1.76%, see rank)
Cuban:76 (0.50%, see rank)
Central American:9,902 (64.59%, see rank)
South American:2,807 (18.31%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:2,525 (21.28%, see rank)
Chinese:4,587 (38.65%, see rank)
Filipino:1,281 (10.79%, see rank)
Japanese:67 (0.56%, see rank)
Korean:898 (7.57%, see rank)
Vietnamese:761 (6.41%, see rank)
Asian, Other:1,749 (14.74%, see rank)
 

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

58,179 (91.63%) out of the total population of 63,491 reported first ancestry.

 Gaithersburg, MD% of the Total PopulationMarylandU.S.
Arab5020.79%, see rank0.48%0.56%
Czech1390.22%, see rank0.38%0.47%
Danish1190.19%, see rank0.18%0.42%
Dutch3190.50%, see rank0.86%1.40%
English3,8436.05%, see rank7.82%8.02%
French1,3192.08%, see rank1.89%3.34%
German4,9947.87%, see rank14.69%15.03%
Greek2400.38%, see rank0.59%0.41%
Hungarian2880.45%, see rank0.41%0.46%
Irish4,2106.63%, see rank11.24%10.80%
Italian1,9533.08%, see rank5.21%5.52%
Norwegian2210.35%, see rank0.51%1.42%
Polish1,4622.30%, see rank3.31%3.01%
Portuguese940.15%, see rank0.18%0.44%
Russian1,5952.51%, see rank1.33%0.92%
Scotch-Irish2950.46%, see rank0.75%0.99%
Scottish7711.21%, see rank1.63%1.72%
Subsaharan African4,1446.53%, see rank3.62%0.95%
Swedish3930.62%, see rank0.58%1.27%
Swiss480.08%, see rank0.20%0.30%
Ukrainian2010.32%, see rank0.37%0.31%
American1,9713.10%, see rank5.14%7.12%
Welsh1490.23%, see rank0.63%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 30,996 (48.82%, see rank)
Females: 32,495 (51.18%, see rank)

Gaithersburg, MD
Male: 48.82%
Female: 51.18%
Maryland
Male: 48.43%
Female: 51.57%
U.S.
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Gaithersburg, MD
34.50 years old
Maryland
38.10 years old
U.S.
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Gaithersburg, MD
33.00 years old
Maryland
36.50 years old
U.S.
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Gaithersburg, MD
36.30 years old
Maryland
39.60 years old
U.S.
38.80 years old

 Gaithersburg, MD% of the Total PopulationMarylandU.S.
Under 5 years5,5348.72%, see rank6.24%6.36%
5 to 9 years4,7547.49%, see rank6.30%6.51%
10 to 14 years3,8826.11%, see rank6.41%6.59%
15 to 19 years2,9774.69%, see rank6.73%6.85%
20 to 24 years3,2705.15%, see rank6.84%7.13%
25 to 34 years12,16919.17%, see rank13.60%13.47%
35 to 44 years9,08314.31%, see rank13.23%12.96%
45 to 54 years8,53513.44%, see rank15.18%14.09%
55 to 64 years6,69510.54%, see rank12.50%12.29%
65 to 74 years3,6655.77%, see rank7.33%7.64%
75 to 84 1,6962.67%, see rank3.88%4.25%
85 years and over1,2311.94%, see rank1.77%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Gaithersburg, MDMarylandU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population43,074, 100%3,973,193209,056,129
Less Than High School5,151, 11.96%, see rank11.00%13.67%
High School Graduate6,407, 14.87%, see rank25.75%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree9,301, 21.59%, see rank25.96%29.09%
Bachelor Degree11,537, 26.78%, see rank20.28%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree10,678, 24.79%, see rank17.02%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#14.76, see rank14.0813.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Gaithersburg, MD MarylandU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten2,56866.20%33.80%64.27%35.73%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)6,65591.37%, see rank8.63%, see rank86.64%13.36%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)2,57590.45%, see rank9.55%, see rank86.03%13.97%90.60%9.40%
College3,41181.82%, see rank18.18%, see rank79.98%20.02%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School1,32852.48%, see rank47.52%, see rank59.21%40.79%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Gaithersburg, MDMarylandU.S.
Total Households22,818, 100%2,155,983116,211,092
Average Household Size2.76, see rank2.672.63
1 Person Households5,815, 25.48%, see rank26.95%27.57%
2 or More Person Households17,003, 74.52%, see rank73.05%72.43%
Family Households (Families)15,621, 68.46%, see rank67.07%66.22%
Average Family Size3.42, see rank3.353.32
Married-Couple Family11,111, 48.69%, see rank47.68%48.42%
Nonfamily Households7,197, 31.54%, see rank32.93%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Gaithersburg, MD%MarylandU.S.
15 Years and Over Total49,321see rank4,772,468252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over23,500100%, see rank2,282,784123,281,364
Never Married8,38635.69%, see rank37.18%35.77%
Married13,13955.91%, see rank52.02%52.04%
Widowed3151.34%, see rank2.51%2.57%
Divorced1,6607.06%, see rank8.29%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over25,821100%, see rank2,489,684129,692,771
Never Married7,64229.60%, see rank32.67%29.48%
Married13,26151.36%, see rank47.39%49.19%
Widowed1,9997.74%, see rank8.75%9.16%
Divorced2,91911.30%, see rank11.19%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Gaithersburg, MD%MarylandU.S.
Native37,96559.80%, see rank85.78%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence17,28827.23%, see rank47.61%58.73%
Born in Different State19,90831.36%, see rank36.82%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
7691.21%, see rank1.35%1.42%
Foreign Born25,52640.20%, see rank14.22%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship10,87317.13%, see rank6.75%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship14,65323.08%, see rank7.47%7.09%
Born In Europe1,8062.84%, see rank1.46%1.53%
Born In Asia10,02015.78%, see rank4.70%3.82%
Born In Africa3,0594.82%, see rank2.22%0.55%
Born In Oceania320.05%, see rank0.04%0.07%
Born In Latin America10,39016.36%, see rank5.64%6.83%
Born In Northern America2190.34%, see rank0.16%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Gaithersburg, MD%MarylandU.S.
English12,18453.40%, see rank82.42%79.39%
Spanish3,76616.50%, see rank6.41%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages2,70811.87%, see rank5.40%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages3,24914.24%, see rank3.81%3.36%
Other9113.99%, see rank1.96%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.


 
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