Potomac, MD
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-09
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Potomac, Maryland Info Snack

Population
46,256
Unemployment
4.0%
Poverty
3.8%
Median Home
$905,800
Median Income
$189,729
Median Rent
$2,024

Potomac SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
10
Affordability
8
Diversity
9
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
9.5
Commute
4

Potomac, MD Cost Of Living

198
Potomac's Overall Cost Of Living
2.0x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Potomac Maryland National Average
Overall 198 120 100
Services 116 111 100
Groceries 115 114 100
Health 85 84 100
Housing 394 151 100
Transportation 116 109 100
Utilities 111 108 100

Rankings for Potomac in Maryland

Map Of Potomac, MD

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Population over time in Potomac

Year Population % Change
2020 46,256 0.9%
2019 45,824 0.1%
2018 45,780 -0.2%
2017 45,882 -0.1%
2016 45,945 -1.1%
2015 46,475 1.8%
2014 45,631 0.6%
2013 45,360 1.1%
2012 44,868 0.2%
2011 44,785 -

Race / Ethnicity in Potomac

White
60.6% (28,048)
African American
5.1% (2,371)
American Indian
0.0% (2)
Asian
20.8% (9,636)
Hawaiian
0.1% (31)
Other
0.8% (352)
Two Or More
3.0% (1,371)
Hispanic
9.6% (4,445)
Race Potomac MD USA
White 60.6% 50.2% 60.1%
African American 5.1% 29.4% 12.2%
American Indian 0.0% 0.2% 0.6%
Asian 20.8% 6.3% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.8% 0.4% 0.3%
Two Or More 3.0% 3.3% 2.8%
Hispanic 9.6% 10.3% 18.2%

Gender in Potomac

Female
51.8% (23,958)
Male
48.2% (22,298)
Gender Potomac MD USA
Female 51.8% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 48.2% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Potomac for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (925)
9-12th Grade
1.0% (462)
High School / GED
5.0% (2,312)
Some College
7.0% (3,237)
Associate's Degree
3.0% (1,387)
Bachelor's Degree
30.0% (13,876)
Master's Degree
26.0% (12,026)
Professional Degree
15.0% (6,938)
Doctorate Degree
11.0% (5,088)
Education Potomac MD USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 3.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 1.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 5.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 7.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 3.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 30.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 26.0% 13.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 15.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 11.0% 3.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Potomac, Maryland

Less than $10,000
3.0% (140,795)
$10,000 to $14,999
0.8% (38,138)
$15,000 to $24,999
1.8% (83,444)
$25,000 to $34,999
2.5% (114,127)
$35,000 to $49,999
3.6% (166,603)
$50,000 to $74,999
8.0% (369,050)
$75,000 to $99,999
5.9% (272,414)
$100,000 to $149,999
13.0% (601,032)
$150,000 to $199,999
13.5% (622,539)
$200,000 or more
47.9% (2,217,454)
Income Potomac MD USA
Less than $10,000 3.0% 4.6% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 0.8% 2.6% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 1.8% 5.6% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 2.5% 6.1% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 3.6% 9.3% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 8.0% 15.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 5.9% 13.0% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 13.0% 19.3% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 13.5% 10.8% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 47.9% 13.4% 8.3%

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