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Population (year 2000): 47,388. Estimated population in July 2005: 57,402 (+21.1% change)
Males: 23,106 (48.8%), Females: 24,282 (51.2%)

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Median resident age: 37.8 years
Median household income: $68,074 (year 2000)
Median house value: $198,700 (year 2000)

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Races in Rockville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (61.9%)
  • Hispanic (11.7%)
  • Black (9.1%)
  • Chinese (6.1%)
  • Other race (4.8%)
  • Two or more races (3.1%)
  • Asian Indian (2.1%)
  • Korean (2.0%)
  • Other Asian (1.5%)
  • Filipino (1.2%)
  • Japanese (1.2%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
  • Vietnamese (0.7%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (11.4%), Irish (11.0%), English (8.2%), United States (5.2%), Russian (4.2%), Italian (4.1%).Maryland

Elevation: 451 feet

Land area: 13.4 square miles

Rockville,

For population 25 years and over in Rockville

  • High school or higher: 89.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 52.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 28.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 30.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rockville city

  • Never married: 26.9%
  • Now married: 57.2%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

30.9% Foreign born (14.8% Asia, 9.3% Latin America, 4.9% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +2,075 (+4.6%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Hill, MD (4.7 miles Aspen pop. 50,228).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: DC Washington, (15.0 miles pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (151.5 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: MD (3.8 miles Redland, Bethesda, MD (3.8 miles North Grove, MD (4.3 miles Washington Hill, MD (4.7 miles Aspen MD (5.0 miles Potomac, Park, MD (5.1 miles Garrett MD (5.5 miles Rossmoor, Potomac, MD (6.0 miles North


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 102 buildings, average cost: $94,400
  • 1997: 129 buildings, average cost: $101,800
  • 1998: 157 buildings, average cost: $108,900
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 252 buildings, average cost: $169,900
  • 2001: 491 buildings, average cost: $108,000
  • 2002: 496 buildings, average cost: $221,000
  • 2003: 420 buildings, average cost: $122,600
  • 2004: 188 buildings, average cost: $161,600
  • 2005: 20 buildings, average cost: $255,500

Latitude: 39.08 N, Longitude: 77.15 W


Industries providing employment: Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (20.9%), Educational,health and social services (18.9%), Public administration (11.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +36,549 (+77.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,414 (22.7%)

Average climate in Rockville, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Rockville,

Rockville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Maryland state average. It is 36% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/5/1979, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.2 miles away from the Rockville 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 14.9 miles away from the city center injured 37 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Spike Jonze - film director, Churchill Odia - College basketball player (Xavier Musketeers), Isaiah Swann - College basketball player (Florida State Seminoles), Jason Forte - College basketball player (Brown Bears), Levi Watkins - College basketball player (N.C. State Wolfpack), Mohammed Diakite - College basketball player (St. John's Red Storm), Omari Isreal - College basketball player (Notre Dame Fighting Irish), Sebastian Hermenier - College basketball player (Binghamton Bearcats), Travis Lay - College basketball player (American Eagles).

Main business address for: ENTREMED INC (BIOLOGICAL PRODUCTS (NO DIAGNOSTIC SUBSTANCES)), AMERICAN INSURED MORTGAGE INVESTORS SERIES 85 L P (INVESTORS, NEC), HEALTHEXTRAS INC (INSURANCE AGENTS BROKERS & SERVICES), LORAL ORION INC (RADIO & TV BROADCASTING & COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT), VISUAL NETWORKS INC (SERVICES-PREPACKAGED SOFTWARE), US NEUROSURGICAL INC (SERVICES-SPECIALTY OUTPATIENT FACILITIES, NEC), HUMAN GENOME SCIENCES INC (IN VITRO & IN VIVO DIAGNOSTIC SUBSTANCES), SHERWOOD BRANDS INC (SUGAR & CONFECTIONERY PRODUCTS) and 5 other public companies.


Hospitals/medical centers in Rockville:
  • KESSLER ADVENTIST REHABILITATION (9909 MEDICAL CENTER DRIVE)
  • POTOMAC RIDGE BEHAVIORAL HEALTH C (14901 BROSCHART ROAD)
  • SHADY GROVE ADVENTIST HOSP (9901 MEDICAL CTR DR)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Rockville:
  • RONALD REAGAN WASHINGTON NATIONAL (about 18 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; ID: DCA)
  • WASHINGTON DULLES INTERNATIONAL (about 24 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; ID: IAD)
  • ANDREWS AFB (about 28 miles; CAMP SPRINGS, MD; ID: ADW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Rockville:
  • MONTGOMERY COUNTY AIRPARK (about 6 miles; GAITHERSBURG, MD; ID: GAI)
  • DAVIS (about 11 miles; LAYTONSVILLE, MD; ID: W50)
  • COLLEGE PARK (about 18 miles; COLLEGE PARK, MD; ID: CGS)

Amtrak station:
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.
Local government website:
Colleges/Universities in Rockville:
  • MONTGOMERY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 11,829; Location: 900 Hungerford Drive; Public; Website: www.montgomerycollege.org)
  • OMEGA STUDIOS SCHOOL OF APPLIED RECDG ARTS AND SCI (Location: 5609 FISHERS LN; Private, for-profit; Website: www.omegastudios.com)
  • MARYLAND SCHOOL OF REAL ESTATE (Location: 822B ROCKVILLE PKE; Private, for-profit)
  • MARYLAND ACADEMY OF DRAMATIC ARTS AND THEATRE (Location: 12600 PARKLAND DR; Private, not-for-profit)
  • COMPUTER INSTITUTE (Location: 1335 ROCKVILLE PIKE STE 300; Private, for-profit)
  • BERLITZ LANGUAGE CENTERS (Location: 11300 ROCKVILLE PIKE STE 911; Private, for-profit)
  • CARLSON TRAVEL ACADEMY (Location: 1803 RESEARCH BLVD STE 200A; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Rockville:
  • AMERICAN UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; Full-time enrollment: 8,859)
  • UNIVERSITY OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA (about 12 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 3,223)
  • MARYMOUNT UNIVERSITY (about 13 miles; ARLINGTON, VA; FT enrollment: 2,479)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND-UNIVERSITY COLLEGE (about 14 miles; Adelphi, MD; FT enrollment: 8,434)
  • GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 15 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 16,045)
  • CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF AMERICA (about 15 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 4,472)
  • GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY (about 17 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 11,674)
Public high schools in Rockville:
  • THOMAS S. WOOTTON HIGH (Students: 2,245; Location: 2100 WOOTTON PKWY; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • COL. ZADOK MAGRUDER HIGH (Students: 2,184; Location: 5939 MUNCASTER MILL RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • RICHARD MONTGOMERY HIGH (Students: 1,843; Location: 250 RICHARD MONTGOMERY DR; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • ROCK TERRACE SCHOOL (Students: 145; Location: 390 MARTINS LN; Grades: 07 - 12)
Private high schools in Rockville:
  • CHARLES E. SMITH JEWISH DAY SC (Students: 1,273; Location: 1901 E. JEFFERSON ST; Grades: KG - 12)
  • HEBREW ACADEMY (Students: 710; Location: 13300 ARCTIC AVE; Grades: PK - 12)
  • MONTROSE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 359; Location: 5100 RANDOLPH ROAD; Grades: 1 - 12)
  • THE RIDGE SCHOOL (Students: 128; Location: 14901 BROSCHART ROAD; Grades: 6 - 12)
  • THE FROST SCHOOL (Students: 60; Location: 4915 ASPEN HILL RD; Grades: 2 - 12)
  • LODGE SCHOOL (Students: 41; Location: 500 WEST MONTGOMERY AVE; Grades: 6 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Rockville:
  • PARKLAND MIDDLE (Students: 1,190; Location: 4610 W FRANKFORT DR; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • ROBERT FROST MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,188; Location: 9201 SCOTT DR; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • HERBERT HOOVER MIDDLE (Students: 1,088; Location: 8810 POST OAK RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • JULIUS WEST MIDDLE (Students: 1,082; Location: 651 GREAT FALLS RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • EARLE B. WOOD MIDDLE (Students: 1,026; Location: 14615 BAUER DR; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • REDLAND MIDDLE (Students: 944; Location: 6505 MUNCASTER MILL RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • TILDEN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 737; Location: 11211 OLD GEORGETOWN RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MONTGOMERY VILLAGE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 727; Location: 6300 TILDEN LA; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • BEALL ELEMENTARY (Students: 667; Location: 451 BEALL AVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • MARYVALE ELEMENTARY (Students: 663; Location: 1000 FIRST ST; Grades: PK - 05)
Biggest private primary/middle schools in Rockville:
  • ST JUDES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 547; Location: 4820 WALBRIDGE STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST ELIZABETH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 467; Location: 917 MONTROSE ROAD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • GREEN ACRES SCHOOL (Students: 320; Location: 11701 DANVILLE DRIVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST MARYS ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 297; Location: 600 VEIRS MILL ROAD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • GANON GIL PRESCHOOL (Students: 224; Location: 6125 MONTROSE ROAD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • CHILDRENS LEARNING CTR INC THE (Students: 207; Location: 4511 BESTOR DR; Grades: PK - 4)
  • CHRIST EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 200; Location: 109 S WASHINGTON STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • IVYMOUNT SCHOOL (Students: 197; Location: 11614 SEVEN LOCKS ROAD; Grades: UG - UG)
  • NORBECK MONTESSORI CENTER (Students: 120; Location: 4500 MUNCASTER MILL RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • EXECUTIVE CHILD DEVELOP CENTER (Students: 96; Location: 6006 EXECUTIVE BOULEVARD; Grades: PK - 1)
Library in Rockville:
  • MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES (Operating income: $35,143,100; Location: 99 MARYLAND AVENUE; 2,580,534 books; 144,083 audio materials; 101,360 video materials; 4,816 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Rockville: 270 Industrial Park (A), Washington National Pike Industrial Park (B), Montrose Office Center (C), Danac Technical Industrial Park (D), Woodmont Country Club (E), Red Gate Golf Course (F), Redgate Industrial Park (G), Research Office Center (H), Research West Industrial Park (I), Congressional Shopping Plaza (J), Rockville Civic Center (K), Rockville Metro Station (L), Shady Grove Complex Industrial Center (M), Lakewood Country Club (N), Tower Oakes Industrial Park (O), Twinbrook Metro Station (P), Administration Headquarters Police Station (Q), Rockville Senior Center (R), Rockville Regional Library (S), Rockville Railroad Station (T).

Shopping Centers: Wintergreen Plaza Shopping Center (1), Woodley Gardens Park Shopping Center (2), Woodmont Station Shopping Center (3), Rockshire Shopping Center (4), College Plaza Shopping Center (5), North Congressional Plaza Shopping Center (6), Talbott Shopping Center (7).

Churches in Rockville include: Rockville Church of Christ (A), Rockville Free Methodist Church (B), Rockville United Church (C), Saint Elizabeths Catholic Church (D), Assembly of God Church (E), Saint Marys Church (F), Temple Beth Ami Synagogue (G), Unitarian of Rockville Church (H).

Cemeteries: Union Armory Cemetery (1), Saint Marys Cemetery (2).

Reservoir: Lake Needwood (A).

Parks in Rockville include: Lincoln Terrace Park (1), Calvin Park (2), Orchard Ridge Park (3), Anderson Park (4), Dawson Park (5), Dogwood Park (6), Silver Rock Park (7), Welsh Park (8), David Scul Park (9).

Post offices: Courthouse Station Post Office (A), Pike Station Post Office (B), Rockville Post Office (C).


Rockville compared to Maryland state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above 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 Rockville:
  • WLXE (1600 AM; 1 kW; ROCKVILLE, MD; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WMAL (630 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WCTN (950 AM; 3 kW; POTOMAC-CABIN JOHN, MD; Owner: SEVEN LOCKS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WWRC (1260 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Rockville:
  • WWDC-FM (101.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • 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.)
  • WRQX (107.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WHUR-FM (96.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WKYS (93.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WGMS-FM (103.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WCSP-FM (90.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NATIONAL CABLE SATELLITE CORPORATION)
  • WAMU (88.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE EXEC. COMM. OF THE BD. OF TRUSTEES OF AMERICAN UNIV.)
  • WGTS (91.9 FM; TAKOMA PARK, MD; Owner: COLUMBIA UNION COLLEGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMMJ (102.3 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WJFK-FM (106.7 FM; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WETA (90.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WBIG-FM (100.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WAVA (105.1 FM; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WMZQ-FM (98.7 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJZW (105.9 FM; WOODBRIDGE, VA; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WPFW (89.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WWMX (106.5 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Rockville:
  • 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)
  • WBDC-TV (Channel 50; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRC-TV (Channel 4; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WRC-TV), INC.)
  • W28BY (Channel 63; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFORMATION SUPER STATION, L.L.C.)
  • WNVC (Channel 56; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • WUTB (Channel 24; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNUV (Channel 54; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE (WNUV-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WFPT (Channel 62; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WKRP-LP (Channel 42; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA, LLC)
  • WJZ-TV (Channel 13; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WMPT (Channel 22; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WPXW (Channel 66; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: PAXSON WASHINGTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WIAV-LP (Channel 58; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • W42BE (Channel 42; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: FAIRFAX LOW POWER CO.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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