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TThe Gaithersburg Miniature Golf Course and Water Park, Gaithersburg, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

TThe Gaithersburg Miniature Golf Course and Water Park, Gaithersburg, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

Condos in Kentlands, Gaithersburg, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

Condos in Kentlands, Gaithersburg, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

A Friday evening at Kentlands, Gaithersburg, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

A Friday evening at Kentlands, Gaithersburg, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

The train station in Gaithersburg, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

The train station in Gaithersburg, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

Historic downtown Gaithersburg, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

Historic downtown Gaithersburg, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

Townhouses on Ivy Oak Court, Gaithersburg, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

Townhouses on Ivy Oak Court, Gaithersburg, Md. Photo by Jeffrey Porter/For The Washington Post

Avg Home Sold Price
$380,520

Last six months

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Avg Monthly Rent
$1,169

Based on 1Bd, 1 Bath

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Demographics

Population
63,445
Population Change Since 2000
20%
Population Change Since 1990
56%
Population Density
5,057
Median Annual Household Income
$84,405
Change in Avg Income Since 2000
41%
Change in Avg Income Since 1990
93%
Households with Children
34.0%
Avg Residents per Home
2.7
Median Age
39
Married
55%
Single
31%
Divorced
8%

Real Estate

Owner-Occupied Homes
54%
Renter-Occupied Homes
40%
Vacant Homes
6%
Median Years in Residence
2.9
Annual Residential Turnover
23%
Median Age of Homes (Years)
19

Transportation

Average Commute Time
29.2 min
Distance to Nearest Airport (Mile)
18.0
Drive/Carpool
82%
Public Transit
12%
Walk/Bike/Other
3%
Work at Home
3%

Data Provided by Onboard Informatics. Neighborhood Site Index

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