|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Gaithersburg is 69,101. Gaithersburg, Maryland is the 545th largest city in the US.
Gaithersburg is located entirely in Montgomery County.
The peak population of Gaithersburg was in 2020, when its population was 69,522. In 2020, Gaithersburg was the 542nd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 545th largest city in the US. Gaithersburg is currently 0.6% smaller than it was in 2020.
Gaithersburg has grown 30.7% since the 2000. Gaithersburg, Maryland is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 65% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
Gaithersburg has a population density of 5,875.2 people per square mile.
|539||Walnut Creek, California||69,695||7.8%|
|541||Passaic, New Jersey||69,633||2.5%|
|542||Yuba City, California||69,536||36.0%|
|543||Eau Claire, Wisconsin||69,441||11.7%|
|544||Bayonne, New Jersey||69,211||11.9%|
|547||East Orange, New Jersey||68,903||-1.2%|
|548||St. Cloud, Minnesota||68,818||15.1%|
|549||Union City, California||68,681||1.7%|
|551||San Marcos, Texas||68,580||88.3%|
The total voting age population of Gaithersburg, Maryland, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 39,226. The voting age population is 46.3% male and 53.7% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 11.5% of the residents of Gaithersburg are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Gaithersburg are 48.8% White, 18.9% Asian, 17.8% Black, 9.3% Other, 4.8% Two or more races and 0.4% American Indian. Additionally, 25.0% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Gaithersburg, 9.5% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 13.4%. On a per-household basis, 6.5% of families are below the poverty line in Gaithersburg.
Among those aged 16 and older, 73.7% of Gaithersburg residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 88.1% of Gaithersburg residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 54.0% have a bachelor's degree and 27.0% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Gaithersburg residents aged 5 and older, 48.8% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 22.8% of residents speak Spanish at home, 9.8% speak an Indo-European language, and 13.6% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Gaithersburg is 5.5%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Gaithersburg, 18.4% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Gaithersburg is $89,763.
In Gaithersburg, 51.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 48.8% of housing units in Gaithersburg.
Of all the housing units in Gaithersburg, 1.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Gaithersburg, 24.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 6,400 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Gaithersburg is $1,740.
In Gaithersburg, 89.1% of households have an active broadband internet connection.