Gaithersburg employment information

IndexGaithersburgMarylandNational
Income per capita$40,453$37,756$29,829
Median household income$83,724$76,067$55,322
Median income owner occupied$115,968$95,994$70,586
Median income renter occupied$61,574$47,333$35,192
Median earnings male$46,785$46,495$36,919
Median earnings female$37,599$35,612$26,250
Unemployment rate5.2%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level8.9%9.9%15.1%
The Gaithersburg, MD employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Gaithersburg is $40,453, which is 7% higher than than the Maryland average and 36% higher than than the national average. The median household income is $83,724, which is 10% higher than than the Maryland average and 51% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Gaithersburg is 5%, which is 11% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Gaithersburg is 9% which is 41% lower than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$55,810$83,724$167,448
City
$50,706$76,067$152,134
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Gaithersburg is 36% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Gaithersburg is 51% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Gaithersburg is 11% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Gaithersburg is 41% lower than the national average.

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Gaithersburg median earnings by income bracket

Gaithersburg employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry12.2%0.6%
Manufacturing sector5.8%0.3%
Financial & insurance services3.4%3.4%
Wholesale & retail services9.1%10.0%
Public administration8.4%9.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.2%0.9%
Education, health & social services11.5%27.4%
Other43.3%44.2%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
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Chevy Chase Village, MD2,030$250,001352%
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Martin's Additions, MD912$250,001352%
Somerset, MD1,215$250,001352%
Gaithersburg, MD66,104$83,72451%

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Gaithersburg, MD66,104$83,72451%
Source: The Gaithersburg, MD employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).