Also See: Potomac, MD ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps
The Potomac Census Designated Place had a population of 45,957 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Potomac is located at latitude 39.0182 and longitude -77.2086 in Montgomery County. The formal boundaries for the Potomac Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 25.13 sq. miles and a water area of 1.45 sq. miles. Montgomery County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 361 feet.
The Potomac Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389701) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Potomac: Offutts Cross Road, Offutt's Crossroads, Section Eight.
|Total Population||45,957 (100%)|
|Population in Households||45,483 (99.0%)|
|Population in Families||41,051 (89.3%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||474 ( 1.0%)|
|Median Household Income||$200,001|
|Average Household Income||$270,382|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||19%|
|Per Capita Income||$96,240|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||17,008 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||14,032 (82.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||2,418 (14.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||558 ( 3.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$913,429|
|Average Home Value||$1,020,293|
|Housing Affordability Index3||122|
|Average Household Size||2.76|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.0%|
|Per Capita Income||0.96%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.03%|
The table below compares Potomac to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 20||96th|
|Population Density||# 208||60th|
|Median Household Income||# 4||99th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 106||20th|
|Per Capita Income||# 9||98th|
|Diversity Index||# 142||73rd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maryland Census Data Comparison Tool.