Also See: Potomac, MD ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps
The Potomac CDP(1) had a population of 45,425 as of July 1, 2021.
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 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||45,425 (100%)|
|Population in Households||44,951 (99.0%)|
|Population in Families||40,529 (89.2%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||474 ( 1.0%)|
|Median Household Income||$200,001|
|Average Household Income||$276,197|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||20%|
|Per Capita Income||$98,589|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||16,974 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||14,114 (83.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||2,177 (12.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||683 ( 4.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$945,078|
|Average Home Value||$1,050,806|
|Housing Affordability Index3||117|
|Average Household Size||2.76|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.0%|
|Per Capita Income||1.48%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.28%|
The table below compares Potomac to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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||# 210||60th|
|Median Household Income||# 12||100th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 116||22nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 12||98th|
|Diversity Index||# 150||71st|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maryland Census Data Comparison Tool.