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-- Demographic Economic Characteristics & Patterns
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Gaithersburg MD General Demographic-Economic-Geographic Characteristics -- scroll section
|Population, 2013 estimate ||65,690||5,928,814|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base ||59,893||5,773,623|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013 ||9.7%||2.7%|
|Population, 2010 ||59,933||5,773,552|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2010 ||8.3%||6.3%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2010 ||24.2%||23.4%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2010 ||9.5%||12.3%|
|Female persons, percent, 2010 ||51.4%||51.6% |
|White alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||50.8%||58.2%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||16.3%||29.4%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.5%||0.4%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||16.9%||5.5%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.1%||0.1%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2010 ||4.8%||2.9%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 (b) ||24.2%||8.2%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 ||40.0%||54.7% |
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-2013 ||84.2%||86.7%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013 ||39.1%||14.0%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013 ||46.7%||16.7%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||88.4%||88.7%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||50.7%||36.8%|
|Veterans, 2009-2013 ||2,805||427,068|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013 ||31.2||32.0|
|Housing units, 2010 ||23,337||2,378,814|
|Homeownership rate, 2009-2013 ||58.1%||67.6%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-2013 ||46.2%||25.5%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013 ||$360,000||$292,700|
|Households, 2009-2013 ||22,486||2,146,240|
|Persons per household, 2009-2013 ||2.73||2.65|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013 ||$39,604||$36,354|
|Median household income, 2009-2013 ||$79,457||$73,538|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-2013 ||9.9%||9.8%|
|Total number of firms, 2007 ||7,775||528,112|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||S||19.3%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||S||0.6%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||14.8%||6.8%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||0.1%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||11.5%||4.9%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||32.0%||32.6% |
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) ||559,477||41,456,097|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) ||499,111||51,276,797|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) ||2,068,364||75,664,186|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007 ||$35,463||$13,429|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) ||265,860||10,758,428|
|Land area in square miles, 2010 ||10.20||9,707.24|
|Persons per square mile, 2010 ||5,875.2||594.8|
|FIPS Code ||31175||24|
|Counties ||Montgomery County|
|(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.|
|(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.|
|FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data|
|NA: Not available|
|D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information|
|X: Not applicable|
|S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards|
|Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown|
|F: Fewer than 100 firms|
|Source: ProximityOne; Census Bureau; BLS|
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