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Community Demographics

in Potomac, Maryland

(Potomac is Located in Montgomery County)

Population in Potomac, Maryland

Population
46256

In terms of political views, the Potomac population skews Democratic. The top religion in Potomac is Protestant. The top age group is 45-64 per census data.

Household Types

Singles in Potomac 35.5%

Married Couples in Potomac 64.5%

Age Groups

18 to 24 year olds 6.3%

25 to 44 year olds 16.7%

45 to 64 year olds 30.3%

65+ year olds 22.1%

Other 24.6%

Race Diversity

The Race Diversity score in Potomac, Maryland is 54.1.Industry diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

Latino/Hispanics 9.6%

Whites 66.5%

Black or African Americans 5.8%

American Indian & Alaska Natives 0.0%

Asians 20.8%

Native Hawaiians & Other Pacific Islanders 0.1%

Multi 5.2%

Other 1.6%

The Religion

The primary religious affiliation in Potomac, Maryland is Protestant. The Religion Diversity score in Potomac, Maryland is 34.5Religion diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score..

Protestant 18.6%

Catholic 12.6%

Orthodox 1.0%

Other / Christian 0.0%

Mormon 1.3%

Jewish 3.1%

Muslim 1.3%

Buddhist 0.7%

Hindu 0.6%

Other / Non-Christian 0.4%

No Religion 60.4%

Industry and Occupation

The top industry present in Potomac, Maryland is Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services. 74.2 % of residents work in Management, business, science, and arts occupations, while only 1.3% work in Production, transportation, and material moving occupations. The Industry Diversity score in Potomac, Maryland is 54.1.Industry diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 0.4%

Construction 2.2%

Manufacturing 2.4%

Wholesale trade 1.0%

Retail trade 5.7%

Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 1.1%

Information 2.9%

Finance and insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 10.2%

Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 25.4%

Educational services, health care, and social assistance 22.3%

Arts, entertainment, recreation, and accommodation and food services 5.4%

Other services, except public administration 5.8%

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 15.3%

The Occupation Diversity score in Potomac, Maryland is 32.3.Occupation diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

Management, business, science, and arts occupations 74.2%

Service occupations 8.9%

Sales and office occupations 14.2%

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations 1.5%

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 1.3%

Average Educational level

92.0% of residents in Potomac, Maryland have earned a Bachelor’s degree or higher, compared to the U.S. average of 46.6%. 59.2% of residents in Potomac, Maryland hold STEM degrees (STEM = Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics). The Educational level Diversity score in Potomac, Maryland is 47.2.Educational diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

Less than high school graduate 2.7%

High school graduate (includes equivalency) 5.3%

Some college or associate's degree 9.8%

Bachelor's degree 29.6%

Graduate or professional degree 52.6%

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Cities Near Potomac, MD

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