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Montgomery County, Maryland Facts

Facts
State Maryland
Land area 491.3 square miles
Population Density 1,978.2 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 1,016,677
Population change 4.6%
Under 5 years of age 6.5%
Under 18 23.6%
65 and over 13.3%
Females 51.8%
White 62.6
Hispanic or Latino of any race 18.3
Asian 14.9%
Two or more races 3.1%
Black or African American 18.6%
Native American 0.7%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 91%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 57.1%
Veterans 48,402
Households and Housing
Households 360,563
Persons per household 2.7
Living in the same house for one year or more 85.8%
Median household income $98,221
The per capita income $49,038
Live below the poverty line. 6.7%
housing units 382,241
Multi-unit structures 33%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $446,300
Residents owning their homes. 67.3%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 115,471
Women-owned firms 32.4%
Asian-owned firms 12.1%
Hispanic-owned firms 10%
Black-owned firms 12.4%
Native American-owned firms 0.7%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0.1%
Retail sales $13,255,784
Retail sales per capita $14,080
Manufacturers shipments $3,264,117
Merchant wholesaler sales $7,426,648