Rockville, MD Profile: Facts & Data

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Rockville, Maryland - Basic Facts

The City of Rockville had a population of 65,998 as of July 1, 2018. Rockville ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maryland. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Rockville is located at latitude 39.0837 and longitude -77.1556 in Montgomery County. The formal boundaries for the City of Rockville (see map below) encompass a land area of 13.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Montgomery County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 456 feet.

The City of Rockville (GNIS ID: 2390645) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Rockville is located within District 4, a minor civil division (MCD) of Montgomery County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rockville: Hungerfords, Hungerfords Tavern, Hungerford's Tavern, Montgomery Court House, Montgomery Courthouse, Owen's Ordinary, Williamsburg, Williamsburgh.

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Rockville, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 65,998
Population in Households 64,978
Population in Familes 51,661
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,020
Population Density2 4,867
Diversity Index3 75
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $104,106
Average Household Income $136,562
Per Capita Income $53,796

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 26,925 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14,086 (52.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 11,530 (42.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,309 ( 4.9%)
Median Home Value $485,703
Average Home Value $546,494
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 25,616
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 16,579
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.9% 0.95%
Households 0.94% 1.01%
Families 0.78% 0.8%
Median Household Income   1.98%
Per Capita Income   2.78%

Rockville, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rockville to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 11 98th
Population Density # 61 88th
Diversity Index # 47 91st
Median Household Income # 110 79th
Per Capita Income # 51 90th

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