Montgomery County PA Information


Montgomery County Subdivisions

Montgomery County PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 832,043
Daytime Population: Workers 501,869
Daytime Population: Residents 392,644
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 894,513
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.08
Population in Households 810,311
Population in Familes 666,661
Population in Group Qrtrs 21,732
Population Density2 1,723
Diversity Index3 44


Median Household Income $86,472
Average Household Income $118,534
Per Capita Income $45,689


Total Housing Units 334,614 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 226,578 (67.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 90,669 (27.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 17,367 ( 5.2%)
Median Home Value $318,466
Average Home Value $372,564


Total Households 317,247
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 213,816
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.55% 0.53%
Households 0.42% 0.46%
Families 0.32% 0.39%
Median Household Income   1.97%
Per Capita Income   2.2%


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, 2017 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 Density # 3 97th
Diversity Index # 9 88th
Median Household Income # 2 99th
Per Capita Income # 2 99th

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