Potomac, a town in Maryland, has a population of approximately 46,000. Retirees should fit right in, as they account for 22% of the population compared to 14% nationally, while young professionals are less well-represented. At an average age of just over 43, the city's residents skew older than most cities in Maryland. Renters tend to be in the minority in the city, and 88% of residents own their homes. With an average rent of $1,634 per month, exceeding the state average by $287 per month, relatively high rent costs could be a contributing factor in the higher levels of ownership.
Potomac residents have an average commute of about 37 minutes. Many residents (37%) drive to work, while public transportation is used by only 4% of the city. Walking isn't a common method of commuting to work.
There are three primary industries in Potomac: scientific, healthcare, and public administration. Together, these industries account for 25% of the city's labor force. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many of the city's residents work in management, as 12% of the city's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any career path. Potomac workers earn an average annual income of about $161K, more than the average Maryland resident. The city's average income also compares favorably to the national average of $73,345. Potomac has a high number of residents older than 25 who have advanced degrees compared to the national average (7%), as 25% have earned a Master's or a Doctoral degree. Additionally, 21% have a Bachelor's degree, which also outpaces the national average.
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