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Montgomery County Demographic Data

 

Montgomery County, MD | Population

1,044,292

7%

2015 Population

17.3% of State

Population Growth for the Last 5 Years

State Growth 4%

 


Population Data by Ethnicity

The demographic data below is compiled from several sources using a specialized process developed by EMSI.  Sources include US Census Bureau annual estimates, birth and mortality rates from the US Health Department, and the American Community Survey.

 

Montgomery County Population Growth and Projections by Ethnicity

Population_Ethnicity_Montgomery

Race/Ethnicity 2015 Population 2025 Population Change % Change 2015 % of Cohort
White, Non-Hispanic 472,676 459,927 -12,749 -3% 45.26%
Black, Non-Hispanic 184,057 204,136 20,079 11% 17.63%
White, Hispanic 169,761 197,442 27,681 16% 16.26%
Asian, Non-Hispanic 158,677 180,410 21,733 14% 15.19%
Two or More Races, Non-Hispanic 27,250 31,211 3,961 15% 2.61%
Black, Hispanic 14,175 16,638 2,463 17% 1.36%
Two or More Races, Hispanic 6,874 8,493 1,619 24% 0.66%
American Indian or Alaskan Native, Hispanic 5,716 6,763 1,047 18% 0.55%
Asian, Hispanic 2,375 2,819 444 19% 0.23%
American Indian or Alaskan Native, Non-Hispanic 1,775 1,836 61 3% 0.17%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, Hispanic 512 578 66 13% 0.05%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, Non-Hispanic 444 433 -11 -2% 0.04%
Total 1,044,292 1,110,686 66,394 6% 100.00%



Population Data by Age

The demographic data below is compiled from several sources using a specialized process developed by EMSI.  Sources include US Census Bureau annual estimates, birth and mortality rates from the US Health Department, and the American Community Survey.

 

Montgomery County Population Growth and Projections by Age Group

Population_Age_Montgomery

Age Cohort 2015 Population 2025 Population Change % Change 2015 % of Cohort
Under 5 years 68,145 73,995 5,850 9% 6.53%
5 to 9 years 68,411 70,786 2,375 3% 6.55%
10 to 14 years 67,986 70,633 2,647 4% 6.51%
15 to 19 years 63,805 67,865 4,060 6% 6.11%
20 to 24 years 59,089 60,430 1,341 2% 5.66%
25 to 29 years 68,361 74,710 6,349 9% 6.55%
30 to 34 years 72,954 80,132 7,178 10% 6.99%
35 to 39 years 71,721 75,697 3,976 6% 6.87%
40 to 44 years 72,697 74,275 1,578 2% 6.96%
45 to 49 years 73,430 70,037 -3,393 -5% 7.03%
50 to 54 years 76,709 68,042 -8,667 -11% 7.35%
55 to 59 years 73,552 66,239 -7,313 -10% 7.04%
60 to 64 years 61,701 65,900 4,199 7% 5.91%
65 to 69 years 48,570 59,013 10,443 22% 4.65%
70 to 74 years 33,969 48,250 14,281 42% 3.25%
75 to 79 years 23,352 37,386 14,034 60% 2.24%
80 to 84 years 17,467 23,964 6,497 37% 1.67%
85 years and over 22,373 23,331 958 4% 2.14%
Total 1,044,292 1,110,686 66,394 6% 100.00%


Educational Attainment Data

Educational attainment data from the decennial census and the annual Current Population Statistics—both from the U.S. Census Bureau—are combined with EMSI demographics data to create past, current, and projected educational attainment data by gender, race, and ethnicity for all residents age 25 and up and indicate the highest level of education achieved.

 

Montgomery County Educational Attainment Growth and Projections (includes only population age 25+)

Education_Montgomery

Education Level 2015 Population 2025 Population 2015 % of Population 2015 State % Population
Less Than 9th Grade 38,346 41,775 5% 5%
9th Grade to 12th Grade 27,835 31,438 4% 7%
High School Diploma 107,479 119,115 15% 26%
Some College 107,682 116,716 15% 20%
Associate's Degree 37,364 39,947 5% 6%
Bachelor's Degree 183,024 190,241 26% 20%
Graduate Degree and Higher 215,127 227,745 30% 17%
Total 716,857 766,977 100% 100%


Education_Ethnicity_Montgomery

Race/Ethnicity 2015 Population 2025 Population 2015 Less Than High School 2015 High School Diploma 2015 College Degree
White, Non-Hispanic 352,030 347,297 9,006 84,553 258,471
Black, Non-Hispanic 119,899 135,734 10,145 54,620 55,134
American Indian or Alaskan Native, Non-Hispanic 1,187 1,213 155 607 425
Asian, Non-Hispanic 114,639 132,353 9,738 24,865 80,036
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, Non-Hispanic 332 340 7 114 210
Two or More Races, Non-Hispanic 11,071 12,812 1,277 3,911 5,883
White, Hispanic 102,102 119,173 31,112 40,332 30,658
Black, Hispanic 7,501 8,594 2,273 2,960 2,268
American Indian or Alaskan Native, Hispanic 3,411 3,779 1,044 1,348 1,019
Asian, Hispanic 1,162 1,254 353 459 351
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, Hispanic 283 296 87 112 84
Two or More Races, Hispanic 3,242 4,132 984 1,280 978
Total 716,857 766,977 66,180 215,161 435,516

 

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