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 and Commutes | Amenities | Taxes

 

Demographics

Land Area: 507 square miles

Population: 1,033,657 people

Median Age: 39.3

Employment/Population: 51.2%*

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*Number of people who work in Montgomery as a % of the number of people who live in Montgomery

 

Housing

Number of Households: 374,146

Average Household Income: $134,701

Average Home Sold Price: $490,665

Average Detached Home: Sold Price $645,000

Montgomery County New Resident Page

Montgomery County Vehicle Registration

Montgomery County Regions Guide and Information

 

Schools

General School Information:

  • School Enrollment: 156,447
  • Graduation Rate: 85.7%
  • Average SAT Score: 1631
  • Cost Invested Per Pupil: $15,975

Montgomery County Public Schools Main Page

Montgomery County Public Schools Boundaries Map/ School Locator

Registering Your Student in MCP

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Child Care Resources

 

Transportation and Commutes

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

By Car:

  • Bethesda to 1812 North Moore: 31 minutes at 8:00 a.m.
  • Potomac to 1812 North Moore: 37 minutes at 8:00 a.m.
  • Chevy Chase to 1812 North Moore: 33 minutes at 8:00 a.m.

By Rail (Sampling of metro stations in Montgomery County):

  • Bethesda to Rosslyn: 40 minutes (transfer from RD to OR/SL/BL)
  • Shady Grove to Rosslyn: 54 minutes (transfer from RD to OR/SL/BL)
  • Silver Spring to Rosslyn: 40 minutes (transfer from RD to OR/SL/BL)
 

Key Commuter Links:

Car

  • Point-to-point Commute Times: Waze
  • Compare Commute Times to 1812 N. Moore Across Jurisdictions

Metro Rail 

  • Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) Trip Planner
  • Montgomery County has 11 Metro Stations

Capital Bikeshare

Bus Services

  • MCDOT  
  • Metrobus

Rail Service

  • MARC Train ​

Uber, Lyft and numerous taxi companies service the entire D.C. Metro region

 

Amenities

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

Maryland State Income Tax: 5.00%

Montgomery County Taxes 

  • Real Property Tax Rate: $1.100 per $100 Assessed Value
  • Vehicle Tax: $1.8075 Per $100 Assessed Value
  • Sales Tax: 6.0% State
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