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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Montgomery County is 1,005,087, which is 15.09% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 11.16% and is higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Montgomery County population density is 1,982.63 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. The most prevalent race in Montgomery County is white, which represent 56.24% of the total population. The average Montgomery County 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: 1,005,087. #1

Population Growth Since 2000, #9

Montgomery County

Population Density, #2

Montgomery County
1,982.63 per square mile
474.59 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:565,216 (56.24%, #20)
Black:174,915 (17.40%, #9)
Hispanic:180,397 (17.95%, #1)
Asian:143,645 (14.29%, #2)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):3,145 (0.31%, #7)
One Race, Other:77,094 (7.67%, see rank)
Two or More Races:41,072 (4.09%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:17,597 (9.75%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:7,287 (4.04%, see rank)
Cuban:4,404 (2.44%, see rank)
Central American:92,933 (51.52%, see rank)
South American:42,174 (23.38%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:34,088 (23.73%, see rank)
Chinese:43,197 (30.07%, see rank)
Filipino:13,806 (9.61%, see rank)
Japanese:3,487 (2.43%, see rank)
Korean:16,145 (11.24%, see rank)
Vietnamese:13,744 (9.57%, see rank)
Asian, Other:19,178 (13.35%, see rank)

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

Population by First Ancestry

915,608 (91.10%) out of the total population of 1,005,087 reported first ancestry.

 Montgomery County% of the Total PopulationMarylandU.S.
Arab10,3651.03%, see rank0.48%0.56%
Czech4,0420.40%, see rank0.38%0.47%
Danish2,4290.24%, see rank0.18%0.42%
Dutch7,5520.75%, see rank0.86%1.40%
English67,6516.73%, see rank7.82%8.02%
French20,0842.00%, see rank1.89%3.34%
German96,7819.63%, see rank14.69%15.03%
Greek8,4360.84%, see rank0.59%0.41%
Hungarian6,1510.61%, see rank0.41%0.46%
Irish87,4138.70%, see rank11.24%10.80%
Italian44,1844.40%, see rank5.21%5.52%
Norwegian6,0130.60%, see rank0.51%1.42%
Polish30,1163.00%, see rank3.31%3.01%
Portuguese3,4880.35%, see rank0.18%0.44%
Russian30,2413.01%, see rank1.33%0.92%
Scotch-Irish7,4900.75%, see rank0.75%0.99%
Scottish17,6651.76%, see rank1.63%1.72%
Subsaharan African55,3315.51%, see rank3.62%0.95%
Swedish7,6860.76%, see rank0.58%1.27%
Swiss2,3680.24%, see rank0.20%0.30%
Ukrainian6,1430.61%, see rank0.37%0.31%
American37,1903.70%, see rank5.14%7.12%
Welsh5,5160.55%, see rank0.63%0.57%

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

Population by Gender

Male: 483,505 (48.11%, see rank)
Females: 521,582 (51.89%, see rank)

Montgomery County
Male: 48.11%
Female: 51.89%
Male: 48.43%
Female: 51.57%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

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

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Montgomery County
38.50 years old
38.10 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Montgomery County
36.90 years old
36.50 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Montgomery County
40.00 years old
39.60 years old
38.80 years old

 Montgomery County% of the Total PopulationMarylandU.S.
Under 5 years65,6856.54%, see rank6.24%6.36%
5 to 9 years64,9236.46%, see rank6.30%6.51%
10 to 14 years67,1666.68%, see rank6.41%6.59%
15 to 19 years62,4916.22%, see rank6.73%6.85%
20 to 24 years55,1515.49%, see rank6.84%7.13%
25 to 34 years137,75013.71%, see rank13.60%13.47%
35 to 44 years142,38614.17%, see rank13.23%12.96%
45 to 54 years152,43215.17%, see rank15.18%14.09%
55 to 64 years126,83712.62%, see rank12.50%12.29%
65 to 74 years70,7067.03%, see rank7.33%7.64%
75 to 84 38,3043.81%, see rank3.88%4.25%
85 years and over21,2562.11%, see rank1.77%1.85%

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

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Montgomery CountyMarylandU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population689,671, 100%3,973,193209,056,129
Less Than High School59,901, 8.69%, see rank11.00%13.67%
High School Graduate98,168, 14.23%, see rank25.75%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree135,752, 19.68%, see rank25.96%29.09%
Bachelor Degree182,674, 26.49%, see rank20.28%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree213,176, 30.91%, see rank17.02%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#15.27, 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

 Montgomery County MarylandU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten33,01053.08%46.92%64.27%35.73%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)103,34684.85%, see rank15.15%, see rank86.64%13.36%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)56,64283.03%, see rank16.97%, see rank86.03%13.97%90.60%9.40%
College56,18878.57%, see rank21.43%, see rank79.98%20.02%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School23,32552.44%, see rank47.56%, see rank59.21%40.79%58.86%41.14%

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

Household and Family

 Montgomery CountyMarylandU.S.
Total Households362,608, 100%2,155,983116,211,092
Average Household Size2.75, see rank2.672.63
1 Person Households91,421, 25.21%, see rank26.95%27.57%
2 or More Person Households271,187, 74.79%, see rank73.05%72.43%
Family Households (Families)250,726, 69.15%, see rank67.07%66.22%
Average Family Size3.40, see rank3.353.32
Married-Couple Family193,813, 53.45%, see rank47.68%48.42%
Nonfamily Households111,882, 30.85%, see rank32.93%33.78%

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

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Montgomery County%MarylandU.S.
15 Years and Over Total807,313see rank4,772,468252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over382,872100%, see rank2,282,784123,281,364
Never Married129,62833.86%, see rank37.18%35.77%
Married222,87058.21%, see rank52.02%52.04%
Widowed7,3471.92%, see rank2.51%2.57%
Divorced23,0276.01%, see rank8.29%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over424,441100%, see rank2,489,684129,692,771
Never Married126,15229.72%, see rank32.67%29.48%
Married223,45152.65%, see rank47.39%49.19%
Widowed32,6317.69%, see rank8.75%9.16%
Divorced42,2079.94%, see rank11.19%12.16%

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

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Montgomery County%MarylandU.S.
Native679,16067.57%, see rank85.78%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence248,61724.74%, see rank47.61%58.73%
Born in Different State413,59141.15%, see rank36.82%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
16,9521.69%, see rank1.35%1.42%
Foreign Born325,92732.43%, see rank14.22%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship163,68216.29%, see rank6.75%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship162,24516.14%, see rank7.47%7.09%
Born In Europe32,3983.22%, see rank1.46%1.53%
Born In Asia119,23911.86%, see rank4.70%3.82%
Born In Africa51,2085.09%, see rank2.22%0.55%
Born In Oceania9770.10%, see rank0.04%0.07%
Born In Latin America118,91011.83%, see rank5.64%6.83%
Born In Northern America3,1950.32%, see rank0.16%0.26%

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

Language Spoken at Home

 Montgomery County%MarylandU.S.
English222,24761.29%, see rank82.42%79.39%
Spanish46,99912.96%, see rank6.41%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages42,50011.72%, see rank5.40%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages34,8769.62%, see rank3.81%3.36%
Other15,9864.41%, see rank1.96%0.99%

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

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