Potomac employment information

Income per capita$85,577$36,670$28,555
Median household income$181,385$74,149$53,482
Median income owner occupied$197,788$93,724$68,142
Median income renter occupied$77,679$45,116$33,219
Median earnings male$112,815$45,763$36,116
Median earnings female$51,916$35,135$25,692
Unemployment rate2.5%5.5%5.8%
Poverty level3.5%10.0%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Potomac is 200% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Potomac is 239% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Potomac is 57% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Potomac is 78% lower than the national average.

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Potomac median earnings by income bracket

Potomac employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry4.3%1.7%
Manufacturing sector4.0%0.0%
Financial & insurance services8.3%4.6%
Wholesale & retail services7.6%5.8%
Public administration11.7%13.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.0%0.6%
Education, health & social services15.6%29.4%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Chevy Chase, MD2,907$250,001367%
Chevy Chase Village, MD1,974$250,001367%
Chevy Chase Section Five, MD736$250,001367%
Martin's Additions, MD977$246,875362%
Somerset, MD1,148$241,964352%
Potomac, MD46,475$181,385239%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
St. Louis Park, MN46,466$65,15122%
Cedar Hill, TX46,414$67,91327%
Bonita Springs, FL46,384$53,5300%
Ceres, CA46,570$46,13214%
Bel Air South, MD46,614$89,05367%
Potomac, MD46,475$181,385239%
Source: The Potomac, MD employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.