Montgomery County PA Information


Montgomery County Subdivisions

Montgomery County PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 815,942
Population in Households 794,449
Population in Familes 654,014
Population in Group Qrtrs 21,493
Population Density1 1,689
Diversity Index2 42


Total Households 314,627
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 211,653
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 332,678 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 223,624 (67.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 91,003 (27.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 18,051 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $334,792
Average Home Value $390,769


Median Household Income $83,242
Average Household Income $112,482
Per Capita Income $43,542
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.38% 0.41%
Households 0.42% 0.43%
Families 0.24% 0.31%
Median Household Income   2.87%
Per Capita Income   2.59%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Montgomery County PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Montgomery County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 3 97th
Population Density1 # 3 97th
Diversity Index2 # 9 88th
Median Household Income # 2 99th
Per Capita Income # 2 99th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Pennsylvania Census Data Comparison Tool.