Gaithersburg Information

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General Gaithersburg Information

State: Maryland

County: Montgomery County

Close cities: Derwood, MD, Washington Grove, MD, Germantown, MD, Darnestown, MD, Laytonsville, MD, Rockville, MD, Redland, MD, Boyds, MD, Travilah, MD, Montgomery Village, MD, North Potomac, MD

Gaithersburg Population (census data)
Total 57,670 (+9.4% since 2000)
Male 28,112 (48.7%)
Female 29,558 (51.3%)

Population Density: 5,718 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 119.1 (US Avg is 100)

Gaithersburg Elevation: 508 feet above sea level

Land Area: 10.1 square miles

Median Household Income: $76,854

Zip Codes: 20877, 20882, 20885, 20879, 20898, 20883, 20899, 20878, and 20884.

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Gaithersburg Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (49.1%)
  • Hispanic (19.8%)
  • Black (14.6%)
  • Other race (8.6%)
  • Chinese (4.5%)
  • Two or more races (4.4%)
  • Asian Indian (3.8%)
  • Korean (1.7%)
  • Other Asian (1.5%)
  • Vietnamese (1.2%)
  • Filipino (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (10.3%)
  • Irish (9.4%)
  • English (6.8%)
  • United States (4.4%)
  • Italian (4.4%)
  • Subsaharan African (3.0%)
Foriegn Born: 18,084 people (31.4%)
  • Latin America (55.0%)
  • Asia (45.0%)

Gaithersburg School Information

High Schools
Gaithersburg High (314 S Frederick Avenue, Gaithersburg, MD, 20877 - Montgomery County Public Schools District)
Gaithersburg High School AOF (314 South Fredrick Avenue, Gaithersburg, MD, 20877 - Montgomery County Public Schools District)
Gaithersburg High School AOIT (314 South Fredrick Avenue, Gaithersburg, MD, 20877 - Montgomery County Public Schools District)
Quince Orchard High (15800 Quince Orchard Road, Gaithersburg, MD, 20878 - Montgomery County Public Schools District)
Watkins Mill High (10301 Apple Ridge Road, Gaithersburg, MD, 20879 - Montgomery County Public Schools District)
Watkins Mill High School AOF (10301 Apple Ridge Road, Gaithersburg, MD, 20879 - Montgomery County Public Schools District)
Middle Schools
Forest Oak Middle (651 Saybrooke Oaks Boulevard, Gaithersburg, MD, 20877 - Montgomery County Public Schools District)
Gaithersburg Middle (2 Teachers Way, Gaithersburg, MD, 20877 - Montgomery County Public Schools District)
Lakelands Park Middle (1200 Main Street, Gaithersburg, MD, 20878 - Montgomery County Public Schools District)
Montgomery Village Middle School (19300 Watkins Mill Road, Gaithersburg, MD, 20879 - Montgomery County Public Schools District)
Ridgeview Middle (16600 Raven Rock Drive, Gaithersburg, MD, 20878 - Montgomery County Public Schools District)
Shady Grove Middle (8100 Midcounty Highway, Gaithersburg, MD, 20877 - Montgomery County Public Schools District)
Elementary Schools
Brown Station Elementary (851 Quince Orchard Boulevard, Gaithersburg, MD, 20878 - Montgomery County Public Schools District)
Darnestown Elementary (15030 Turkey Foot Road, Gaithersburg, MD, 20878 - Montgomery County Public Schools District)
Diamond Elementary (4 Marquis Drive, Gaithersburg, MD, 20878 - Montgomery County Public Schools District)
Dufief Elementary (15001 Dufief Drive, Gaithersburg, MD, 20878 - Montgomery County Public Schools District)
Fields Road Elementary (1 School Drive, Gaithersburg, MD, 20878 - Montgomery County Public Schools District)
Flower Hill Elementary (18425 Flower Hill Way, Gaithersburg, MD, 20879 - Montgomery County Public Schools District)
Gaithersburg Elementary (35 N Summit Avenue, Gaithersburg, MD, 20877 - Montgomery County Public Schools District)
Goshen Elementary (8701 Warfield Road, Gaithersburg, MD, 20882 - Montgomery County Public Schools District)
Jones Lane Elementary (15110 Jones Lane, Gaithersburg, MD, 20878 - Montgomery County Public Schools District)
Judith A. Resnik Elementary (7301 Hadley Farms Drive, Gaithersburg, MD, 20879 - Montgomery County Public Schools District)
Laytonsville Elementary (21401 Laytonsville Road, Gaithersburg, MD, 20882 - Montgomery County Public Schools District)
Rachel Carson Elementary (100 Tschiffely Square Road, Gaithersburg, MD, 20878 - Montgomery County Public Schools District)
Rosemont Elementary (16400 Alden Avenue, Gaithersburg, MD, 20877 - Montgomery County Public Schools District)
South Lake Elementary (18201 Contour Road, Gaithersburg, MD, 20877 - Montgomery County Public Schools District)
Stedwick Elementary (10631 Stedwick Road, Gaithersburg, MD, 20879 - Montgomery County Public Schools District)
Stone Mill Elementary (14323 Stonebridge View Drive, Gaithersburg, MD, 20878 - Montgomery County Public Schools District)
Strawberry Knoll Elementary (18820 Strawberry Knoll Road, Gaithersburg, MD, 20879 - Montgomery County Public Schools District)
Summit Hall Elementary (101 W Deer Park Road, Gaithersburg, MD, 20877 - Montgomery County Public Schools District)
Thurgood Marshall Elementary (12260 McDonald Chapel Drive, Gaithersburg, MD, 20876 - Montgomery County Public Schools District)
Travilah Elementary (13801 Dufief Mill Road, Gaithersburg, MD, 20878 - Montgomery County Public Schools District)
Washington Grove Elementary (8712 Oakmont Street, Gaithersburg, MD, 20877 - Montgomery County Public Schools District)
Watkins Mill Elementary (19001 Watkins Mill Road, Gaithersburg, MD, 20879 - Montgomery County Public Schools District)
Whetstone Elementary (19201 Thomas Farm Road, Gaithersburg, MD, 20879 - Montgomery County Public Schools District)
Woodfield Elementary (24200 Woodfield Road, Gaithersburg, MD, 20879 - Montgomery County Public Schools District)

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