7.0% Poverty Rate in Montgomery County, Maryland

Poverty Rate in Montgomery County, Maryland

How does the Poverty Rate in Montgomery County, Maryland compare to other counties in Maryland?

Maryland County Poverty Rate Comparison

What is the poverty rate for residents of Montgomery County, Maryland born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born?

6.2%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Montgomery County, Maryland who were born citizens of the United States is 6.2%.

8.7%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Montgomery County, Maryland who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 8.7%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Montgomery County, Maryland born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

Foreign-born residents of Montgomery County, Maryland have a higher poverty rate than those who were born US citizens.

Of the 693,102 residents of Montgomery County, Maryland who were born citizens of the United States, 42,690 (6.2%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 29,395 (8.7%) of 338,006 residents of Montgomery County, Maryland who were born citizens of a country other than the US reported income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Poverty Rate in Montgomery County, Maryland

The Poverty Rate in Montgomery County is 7.0%.
Montgomery County is in Maryland.
Maryland Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Ashton-Sandy Spring 2.1%

5,868

Aspen Hill 10.4%

51,853

Bethesda 2.8%

62,346

Brookmont 1.9%

3,585

Burtonsville 3.0%

10,428

Cabin John 3.7%

2,115

Chevy Chase 0.9%

2,960

Chevy Chase Village 1.3%

1,984

Clarksburg 5.7%

22,082

Cloverly 6.0%

15,264

Colesville 5.7%

14,535

Damascus 4.1%

15,386

Darnestown 0.5%

6,526

Derwood 14.9%

1,984

Fairland 8.3%

23,938

Forest Glen 6.8%

6,666

Four Corners 6.1%

8,361

Friendship Heights Village 6.0%

5,051

Gaithersburg 9.5%

66,926

Garrett Park 6.4%

1,013

Germantown 7.2%

91,410

Glenmont 11.0%

16,906

Kemp Mill 4.8%

13,225

Kensington 3.6%

2,171

Layhill 4.1%

4,896

Leisure World 7.3%

9,267

Montgomery Village 11.1%

33,522

North Bethesda 6.9%

49,134

North Kensington 5.8%

9,687

North Potomac 3.0%

24,235

Olney 3.1%

35,657

Poolesville 1.6%

5,150

Potomac 3.3%

45,481

Redland 5.8%

17,221

Rockville 7.2%

65,820

Silver Spring 11.0%

79,255

Somerset 3.4%

1,113

South Kensington 2.6%

8,557

Spencerville 9.5%

2,330

Takoma Park 8.0%

17,211

Travilah 2.6%

12,204

Wheaton 10.4%

49,831

White Oak 10.7%

19,448

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2018 Maryland Poverty Line

Household Size Poverty Level
1 $12,140
2 $16,460
3 $20,780
4 $25,100
5 $29,420
6 $33,740
Per Additional +$4,320

The poverty line for Maryland in 2018 is based on the federal guidelines, which begins at $12,140 for a single person, adding $4,320 for each additional person.

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