Montgomery County, MD Demographics

The total population of Montgomery County is estimated to be 1.06 million with 515,682 males (48.79%) and 541,228 females (51.21%). There are 25,546 more females than males in Montgomery County.
The median household income in Montgomery County was $126,840 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 141(0.11%) from $126,699 in 2020. This income is 170.01% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Montgomery County sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $145,276. Overall, the median household income for the county of Montgomery County stands at $118,323.
In Montgomery County, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $68,527 for males and $47,781 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $96,942 for males and $80,063 for females.
In Montgomery County, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 5 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, White households have the highest median household income at $144,828, while Some Other Race households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $76,935.
In 2022, the population of Montgomery County was 1,052,521, a 0.32% decrease year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Montgomery County's population was 1,055,924, a decline of 0.46% compared to a population of 1,060,825 in 2020.
The median age in Montgomery County, MD is 39.6, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 19.24% were under the age of 15, 17.65% aged 15 to 29, 47.49% aged 30 to 64, 13.55% aged 65 to 84, and 2.06% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Montgomery County population: 48.85% are White, 18.40% are Black or African American, 0.36% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 15.19% are Asian, 0.03% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 9.90% are some other race and 7.27% are multiracial.