Montgomery County

Adjacent to Washington, D.C. and home to thriving communities like Bethesda and Silver Spring, Montgomery County is Maryland’s largest and most affluent county. The County has seven distinct regions, each with its own personality and flair.

 

Demographics | Housing | Schools | Transportation | Attractions | Taxes

 

Demographics

 Land Area  507 Square Miles
 Population  1,051,892
 Median Age  39.6

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Housing

 Number of Households  384,015
 Average Household Income  $142,831
 Average Home Sold Price  $544,407
 Average Detached Home Sold Price  $671,949
 


Schools

 School Enrollment  161,470
 Graduation Rate  89.5%
 Average SAT Score  1167
 Cost Invested Per Pupil  $16,281
 


Transportation

Bordering Washington, D.C. and located just across the Potomac River from Fairfax County, Montgomery County is conveniently located with easy access to Arlington via car or rail.
 

Attractions

Strathmore | Cabin John Regional Park | Rockville Town Square | Clara Barton National Historic Park | National Museum of Health & Medicine | The C&O Canal National Historic Park | Montgomery County Parks and Recreation

 

Taxes

 State Income Tax (MD)  5.00%
 Real Property Tax Rate  $1.1000 per $100 Assessed Value
 Vehicle Tax  $1.8075 per $100 Assessed Value
 Sales Tax  6.0%