Gaithersburg employment information

Income per capita$39,846$36,670$28,555
Median household income$78,441$74,149$53,482
Median income owner occupied$115,614$93,724$68,142
Median income renter occupied$57,229$45,116$33,219
Median earnings male$48,016$45,763$36,116
Median earnings female$35,268$35,135$25,692
Unemployment rate4.8%5.5%5.8%
Poverty level9.6%10.0%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Gaithersburg is 40% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Gaithersburg is 47% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Gaithersburg is 17% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Gaithersburg is 38% lower than the national average.

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Gaithersburg median earnings by income bracket

Gaithersburg employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry12.1%0.8%
Manufacturing sector4.9%0.3%
Financial & insurance services4.6%4.9%
Wholesale & retail services10.1%8.6%
Public administration8.7%8.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.7%0.9%
Education, health & social services11.5%30.1%

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Somerset, MD1,148$241,964352%
Gaithersburg, MD63,491$78,44147%

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Rockville, MD63,402$98,53084%
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Kissimmee, FL63,392$35,45234%
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Gaithersburg, MD63,491$78,44147%
Source: The Gaithersburg, MD employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.