Gaithersburg Montgomery County, Maryland

Gaithersburg: City in Maryland, United States

About

Gaithersburg is a city located in the county of Montgomery in the U.S. state of Maryland. Its population at the 2010 census was 59,933. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 67,741 inhabitants.

The city was created 220 years ago in 1801.

Gaithersburg Quick Facts

Population : 67,741 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Maryland (United States)
County : Montgomery County
Instagram username : gburgmd
Twitter username : gburgmd
Phone Area Codes : 301, 240
Altitude : 348 feet / 106, 509 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1802 (220 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone, UTC−04:00, UTC−05:00
Local time : 07:40:05 (20th May 2022)
Postal code : 20877
Population growth : 11.53% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Gaithersburg is located at 39°8'36"N 77°12'5"W (39.1434400, -77.2013700). It has 2 neighbors: Montgomery Village and Rockville.

Gaithersburg map

Gaithersburg has 2 neighbours.

  • Montgomery Village unincorporated community in Montgomery County, Maryland, United States
  • Rockville city in Montgomery County, Maryland, United States

Demographics

The population of Gaithersburg increased by 11.53% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 59,933 - census
2011 61,440 2.45% estimation process
2012 63,037 2.53% estimation process
2013 65,673 4.01% estimation process
2014 66,518 1.27% estimation process
2015 67,081 0.84% estimation process
2016 67,587 0.75% estimation process
2017 67,987 0.59% estimation process
2018 68,070 0.12% estimation process
2019 67,985 -0.13% estimation process
2020 67,741 -0.36% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 6,357
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 6,297
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 1.0%
April 1, 2020 Population : 6,308
April 1, 2010 Population : 6,309
People under 5 years old, percentage : 7.2%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 23.3%
People over 65 (%) : 15.1%
Female persons, % : 53.1%
White only, percent : 73.8%
Black or African American alone, percent : 19.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.1%
Asians alone % : 1.2%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.9%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 3.5%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 72.5%
2015-2019 Veterans : 337
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 2.1%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 56.2%

Gaithersburg zip code is 20877. County name: Montgomery, County fips: 24031

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 56.2%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $109,300
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,124
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $336
2015-2019 median gross rent : $630
2015-2019 Households : 1,992
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.53
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 90.3%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 3.3%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 80.4%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 79.2%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 84.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 23.4%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 9.2%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 12.6%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 45.6%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 44.2%
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 71,652
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 124,525
2012 total retail sales per capita : $19,521
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 22.8
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $38,654
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $17,268
Percentage of people living in poverty : 25.3%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 530
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 291
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 177
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 28
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 473
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 487
2010 population per square mile : 805.0
2010 land area in square miles : 7.84
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 80.9%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $188,700
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,481
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $699
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,305
2015-2019 Households : 1,733
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.89
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 82.0%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 10.9%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 98.1%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 92.1%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 93.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 39.8%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 7.0%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 8.5%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 72.7%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 66.4%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 2,444
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 1,236
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 7,743
2012 total retail sales per capita : $1,724
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 32.5
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $74,004
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $30,064
Percentage of people living in poverty : 4.2%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 380
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 195
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 117
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 41
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 334
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 56
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 320
2010 population per square mile : 1,693.4
2010 land area in square miles : 2.45

Best Things to Do in Gaithersburg

1 Seneca Creek State Park

Rating: 4.7 (1678)

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Seneca Creek State Park

2 Sky Zone Trampoline Park

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Sky Zone Trampoline Park

3 Bohrer Park

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4 City of Gaithersburg Water Park at Bohrer Park

Rating: 4.1 (648)

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City of Gaithersburg Water Park at Bohrer Park

5 iFLY Indoor Skydiving- Montgomery

Rating: 4.7 (491)

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Where ot Eat in Gaithersburg

1 Firebirds Wood Fired Grill

Rating: 4.3 (1858)

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Firebirds Wood Fired Grill

2 IHOP

Rating: 4.1 (1281)

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IHOP

3 Bowlmor Rockville

Rating: 4.1 (1063)

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Bowlmor Rockville

4 Buffalo Wild Wings

Rating: 3.8 (1045)

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Buffalo Wild Wings

5 Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen

Rating: 3.9 (925)

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Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen

Where to Stay in Gaithersburg

1 DoubleTree by Hilton Washington DC North/Gaithersburg

Rating: 3.9 (1213)

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2 Holiday Inn Gaithersburg, an IHG Hotel

Rating: 4 (968)

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Holiday Inn Gaithersburg, an IHG Hotel

3 Motel 6 Gaithersburg, DC - Washington

Rating: 3.4 (643)

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4 Homewood Suites by Hilton Gaithersburg/ Washington, DC North

Rating: 4.4 (551)

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5 Hampton Inn & Suites Washington DC North/Gaithersburg

Rating: 4.5 (547)

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Other Places in Gaithersburg

1 Gaithersburg City Hall

Rating: 4.1 (14)

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Gaithersburg City Hall

2 Adventist HealthCare

Rating: 4.3 (10)

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Adventist HealthCare

3 Pope Farm Nursery

Rating: 4.7 (3)

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Pope Farm Nursery

4 Laytonsville Town Hall

Rating: 4 (1)

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5 Montgomery Executive Center

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People born in Gaithersburg (31)

People born in Gaithersburg, including actor from the United States Judah Friedlander, actress Kimberly J. Brown, businessman and professional wrestler Shane McMahon, .

List

  • Hank Fraley (American football player) he was born in 21/09/1977
  • Brandon Victor Dixon (American actor and producer) he was born in 23/09/1981
  • Devika Parikh (American actress) she was born in 03/11/1966
  • Eddie Stubbs (American radio personality) he was born in 25/11/1961
  • Emmanuel Crescimbeni (Olympic swimmer) he was born in 25/06/1990
  • Guy Prather (American football player (1958-2016)) he was born in 28/03/1958
  • Jennifer Celotta (American television producer and writer) she was born in 11/11/1971
  • John Papuchis (American football coach) he was born in 23/04/1978
  • Jon Soltz (American political pundit)
  • Kevin Thompson (American football quarterback) he was born in 27/07/1977
  • Matt Holt (American musician (1977-2017)) he was born in 28/05/1977
  • Paul Rabil (American lacrosse player) he was born in 14/12/1985
  • Richard Thompson (Illustrator and cartoonist) he was born in 08/10/1957
  • Sidney A. Katz (American politician) he was born in 24/03/1950
  • Stefon Diggs (American football player) he was born in 29/11/1993
  • Tony Greene (American football player) he was born in 29/08/1949
  • Colin Anderson (American football player) he was born in 21/11/1989
  • Jason Ankrah (American football player) he was born in 26/02/1991

Schools in Gaithersburg

College & universities near Gaithersburg, MD

Code Name City ZIP
163426 Montgomery College Rockville (MD) 20850
447971 Hair Expressions Academy Rockville (MD) 20852
455026 Omega Studios' School of Applied Recording Arts & Sciences Rockville (MD) 20852
480693 Columbia Institute Silver Spring (MD) 20906-4503
434937 Yeshiva College of the Nations Capital Silver Spring (MD) 20902

Stations (23)

Amtrak & bus stations near Gaithersburg, MD

Code Name Address Type
RKV Rockville station 251 Hungerford Drive at Park Rd. RAIL
WAS Washington Union Station 50 Massachusetts Ave NE RAIL
FRR Frederick Airport, MD 1341 Hughes Ford Road BUS
FRC Frederick, MD 100 South East Street RAIL
NCR New Carrollton station 4300 Garden City Drive RAIL

Post offices near Gaithersburg

Post Office Name City ZIP
Gaithersburg Post Office Gaithersburg (MD) 20877
Diamond Farm Post Office Gaithersburg (MD) 20878
Washington Grov Post Office Washington Grove (MD) 20880
Suburban Window Scv Post Office Gaithersburg (MD) 20898
Montgomery Villag Post Office Montgomery Village (MD) 20886

Other cities in Montgomery County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Montgomery County , MD. (more)

City Name Population Title
Redland 147,010 Unincorporated area in Montgomery County, Maryland, United States
Germantown 86,395 Census-designated place in Montgomery County, Maryland, United States
Silver Spring 71,452 Community in Montgomery County, Maryland, United States
Rockville 69,512 City in Montgomery County, Maryland, United States
Bethesda 62,448 Unincorporated community in Montgomery County, Maryland, United States
Aspen Hill 48,759 Census-designated place in Montgomery County, Maryland, United States
Potomac 44,965 Census-designated place in Montgomery County, Maryland, United States
North Bethesda 43,828 Unincorporated area in Montgomery County, Maryland, United States
Olney 33,844 Unincorporated area of Montgomery County, Maryland, United States of America
Montgomery Village 32,032 Unincorporated community in Montgomery County, Maryland, United States
North Potomac 24,410 Census-designated place in Montgomery County, Maryland, United States
Fairland 23,681 Town in Oklahoma, United States
White Oak 19,020 Unincorporated area in Montgomery County, Maryland, United States
Takoma Park 17,696 City in Maryland, United States
Cloverly 15,126 Community in Montgomery County, Maryland, United States
Colesville 14,647 Unincorporated area in Montgomery County, Maryland, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Gaithersburg distances to largest Maryland cities