Rockville, a town in Maryland, has a population of approximately 66,000. At an average age of just over 39, the city's population ranks around the middle compared to other municipalities in Maryland, which has an average age of 38. Most residents own their homes in Rockville, and 43% of residents rent. With an average rent of $1,737/month, exceeding the state average by $390 per month, relatively high rent costs could be a factor in the higher levels of ownership.
If you're looking for career options, Rockville has a surplus. The five most common industries are scientific, public administration, healthcare, education, and entertainment. Together, these industries account for 34% of the labor force in the city. Meanwhile, looking at job function, 10% of the city's population works in management, making it the top career path in the city. With an average annual income of about $113K, Rockville workers bring in about $20,000 more than the average Maryland resident. Rockville's average income also compares favorably to the national average of $73,345. Rockville has a large number of residents older than 25 with advanced degrees compared to the national average (7%), as 21% have earned a Master's or a Doctorate. Furthermore, 19% have a Bachelor's degree, which also outpaces the national average.
Rockville has an average commute time of about 35 minutes. Driving a car or truck is the prevailing mode of getting to work, chosen by 39% of workers, while public transit is used by only 10% of the population. Walking isn't a common method of commuting to work.