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Population (year 2000): 23,044
Males: 11,394 (49.4%), Females: 11,650 (50.6%)

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Median resident age: 36.2 years
Median household income: $109,173 (year 2000)
Median house value: $304,400 (year 2000)

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Races in North Potomac:

  • White Non-Hispanic (62.0%)
  • Chinese (14.5%)
  • Asian Indian (5.4%)
  • Korean (4.8%)
  • Black (4.2%)
  • Hispanic (3.9%)
  • Two or more races (2.3%)
  • Other Asian (1.4%)
  • Other race (1.1%)
  • Vietnamese (0.8%)

Ancestries: German (9.5%), Irish (8.5%), English (7.2%), Russian (5.6%), United States (5.2%), Italian (4.7%).

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Elevation: 257 feet

Land area: 6.5 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in North Potomac

  • High school or higher: 96.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 75.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 38.5%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 32.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in North Potomac CDP

  • Never married: 21.7%
  • Now married: 70.9%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 2.5%
  • Divorced: 4.2%

29.1% Foreign born (21.8% Asia, 3.0% Latin America, 3.0% Europe).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MD (2.5 miles Gaithersburg, pop. 52,613).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: DC Washington, (19.8 miles pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (156.5 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: MD (2.5 miles Gaithersburg, MD (2.8 miles Travilah, MD (3.2 miles Darnestown, Grove, MD (5.0 miles Washington MD (5.9 miles Germantown, MD Rockville, (6.0 miles MD (6.1 miles Redland, MD (6.1 miles Potomac,

Latitude: 39.10 N, Longitude: 77.23 W


Industries providing employment: Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (24.3%), Educational,health and social services (17.9%), Public administration (11.8%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -9,363 (-40.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,040 (8.8%)

Average climate in North Potomac, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

North Potomac-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Maryland state average. It is 35% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/5/1979, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.2 miles away from the North Potomac city center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/1/1973, a category 3 tornado 16.3 miles away from the city center injured 37 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near North Potomac:
  • KESSLER ADVENTIST REHABILITATION (about 5 miles; ROCKVILLE, MD)
  • POTOMAC RIDGE BEHAVIORAL HEALTH C (about 5 miles; ROCKVILLE, MD)
  • SHADY GROVE ADVENTIST HOSP (about 5 miles; ROCKVILLE, MD)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to North Potomac:
  • WASHINGTON DULLES INTERNATIONAL (about 19 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; ID: IAD)
  • RONALD REAGAN WASHINGTON NATIONAL (about 22 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; ID: DCA)
  • ANDREWS AFB (about 33 miles; CAMP SPRINGS, MD; ID: ADW)
Other public-use airports nearest to North Potomac:
  • MONTGOMERY COUNTY AIRPARK (about 8 miles; GAITHERSBURG, MD; ID: GAI)
  • DAVIS (about 12 miles; LAYTONSVILLE, MD; ID: W50)
  • LEESBURG EXECUTIVE (about 22 miles; LEESBURG, VA; ID: JYO)

Amtrak stations near North Potomac:
  • 7 miles: ROCKVILLE (HUNGERFORD DR. & PARK ST.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 18 miles: DULLES INTERNATIONAL AP'T (HERNDON, DULLES INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT) - Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to North Potomac:
  • MONTGOMERY COLLEGE (about 5 miles; ROCKVILLE, MD; Full-time enrollment: 11,829)
  • AMERICAN UNIVERSITY (about 15 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 8,859)
  • MARYMOUNT UNIVERSITY (about 16 miles; ARLINGTON, VA; FT enrollment: 2,479)
  • UNIVERSITY OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA (about 17 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 3,223)
  • NORTHERN VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 19 miles; ANNANDALE, VA; FT enrollment: 19,406)
  • GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY (about 19 miles; FAIRFAX, VA; FT enrollment: 16,564)
  • GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 19 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 16,045)

Notable locations in North Potomac: Key West Research Center Industrial Park (A), Dicovery Industrial Park (B), Rockville Fire Station Company 31 (C), Quince Orchard Library (D). their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Travilah Square Shopping Center (1). its location on the map

Churches in North Potomac include: Poplar Grove Baptist Church (A), Pleasant View Church (B). their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Rich Branch (A). its location on the map

Parks in North Potomac include: Aberdeen Park (1), Big Pines Park (2). their locations on the map


North Potomac compared to Maryland state average:
  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in North Potomac:
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WTNT (570 AM; 5 kW; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCTN (950 AM; 3 kW; POTOMAC-CABIN JOHN, MD; Owner: SEVEN LOCKS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMAL (630 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WABS (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in North Potomac:
  • WARW (94.7 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WIHT (99.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WASH (97.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWDC-FM (101.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WRQX (107.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WHUR-FM (96.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WJFK-FM (106.7 FM; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WKYS (93.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WJZW (105.9 FM; WOODBRIDGE, VA; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WMZQ-FM (98.7 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WGTS (91.9 FM; TAKOMA PARK, MD; Owner: COLUMBIA UNION COLLEGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WETA (90.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WGMS-FM (103.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WAVA (105.1 FM; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WAMU (88.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE EXEC. COMM. OF THE BD. OF TRUSTEES OF AMERICAN UNIV.)
  • WMMJ (102.3 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCSP-FM (90.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NATIONAL CABLE SATELLITE CORPORATION)
  • WBIG-FM (100.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPFW (89.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WFRE (99.9 FM; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around North Potomac:
  • WETA-TV (Channel 26; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE GREATER WASHINGTON ED TELECOMM. ASSOC)
  • WTTG (Channel 5; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WDCA (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WJLA-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ACC LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUSA (Channel 9; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE DETROIT NEWS, INC.)
  • WHUT-TV (Channel 32; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WRC-TV (Channel 4; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WRC-TV), INC.)
  • WBDC-TV (Channel 50; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNVC (Channel 56; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFPT (Channel 62; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • W28BY (Channel 63; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFORMATION SUPER STATION, L.L.C.)
  • WZDC-LP (Channel 64; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ONDA CAPITAL, INC.)
  • WMDO-CA (Channel 30; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WBAL-TV (Channel 11; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WBAL HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WMAR-TV (Channel 2; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBFF (Channel 45; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CHESAPEAKE TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WNUV (Channel 54; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE (WNUV-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUTB (Channel 24; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WPXW (Channel 66; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: PAXSON WASHINGTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WJZ-TV (Channel 13; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • W52AS (Channel 52; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WKRP-LP (Channel 42; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA, LLC)
  • W42BE (Channel 42; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: FAIRFAX LOW POWER CO.)

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Source: City-Data.com


 

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