Income/capita 71%
Household income 116%
Unemployment 21%
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Income per capita$50,966$37,756$29,829
Median household income$119,609$76,067$55,322
Median income owner occupied$153,239$95,994$70,586
Median income renter occupied$40,263$47,333$35,192
Median earnings male$72,859$46,495$36,919
Median earnings female$40,456$35,612$26,250
Unemployment rate3.7%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level4.1%9.9%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Ashton-Sandy Spring is 71% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Ashton-Sandy Spring is 116% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Ashton-Sandy Spring is 21% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Ashton-Sandy Spring is 73% lower than the national average

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      Ashton-Sandy Spring employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.9%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector4.3%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services4.5%3.6%
      Wholesale & retail services14.0%8.1%
      Public administration16.8%16.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.7%1.2%
      Education, health & social services9.0%34.5%

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      Chevy Chase town, MD2,948$250,001351.9%
      Ashton-Sandy Spring, MD6,024$119,609116.2%

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      Ashton-Sandy Spring, MD6,024$119,609116.2%
      Source: The Ashton-Sandy Spring, MD employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).