Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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Income per capita$54,611$37,756$29,829
Median household income$111,797$76,067$55,322
Median income owner occupied$145,898$95,994$70,586
Median income renter occupied$82,206$47,333$35,192
Median earnings male$71,670$46,495$36,919
Median earnings female$48,631$35,612$26,250
Unemployment rate2.7%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level6.0%9.9%15.1%

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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Rockville is 83% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Rockville is 102% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Rockville is 42% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Rockville is 60% lower than the national average

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      $74,523 $111,797 $223,594
      $50,706 $76,067 $152,134
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Rockville median earnings by income bracket

      Rockville employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.3%9.3%
      Manufacturing sector3.5%3.5%
      Financial & insurance services4.3%4.3%
      Wholesale & retail services8.0%8.0%
      Public administration13.2%13.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.7%3.7%
      Education, health & social services12.4%12.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Chevy Chase Section Five, MD757$250,001351.9%
      Chevy Chase Section Three, MD900$250,001351.9%
      Somerset, MD952$250,001351.9%
      Chevy Chase town, MD2,948$250,001351.9%
      Chevy Chase View, MD1,151$250,001351.9%
      Rockville, MD68,155$111,797102.1%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Yorba Linda, CA68,103$133,088140.6%
      Union City, NJ68,073$49,45710.6%
      Poinciana, FL68,280$49,62810.3%
      Bossier City, LA68,286$48,38512.5%
      Palo Alto, CA67,973$174,003214.5%
      Rockville, MD68,155$111,797102.1%
      Source: The Rockville, MD employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).