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Suburb; home to many government and private health agencies

Rockville is a city in Montgomery County, in the Washington-Arlington metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after nearby Rock Creek.

The latitude of Rockville is 39.083N. The longitude is -77.153W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 449 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 55,213.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$68,074
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Rockville demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Montgomery Court House
· Hungerford's
· Williamsburg
Public transportation: Ride-On Montgomery County Transit (See the transit and travel sections below.)

Filming location for:
· 1999 movie, "The Blair Witch Project"
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Caribou Coffee, Panera Bread, Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Rockville Music Festival and Hard Times Chili Cook-off - Sept. 29, 2007
Dates often change. Check Rockville web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Cabin John Regional Park, Meadowside Nature Center, Rock Creek Regional Park
Rockville attractions: Gardens at Glenview Mansion
Historic sites and museums: Stonestreet Museum, Weiner Judaic Museum, Beall-Dawson House
Colleges and universities: Montgomery College of Rockville
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 104

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Rockville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Montgomery County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Washington area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 20852 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

11% of Rockville residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Rockville ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Rockville was $30,518, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

53% of Rockville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Rockville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $909.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,554.


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Libraries in Rockville include Aspen Hill Community Branch, Rockville Regional Branch, Twinbrook Community Branch ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Rockville include Montgomery County Sentinel, Rockville Gazette

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Politics

Montgomery County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Rockville political report.

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Rockville restaurants taking online reservations include Amada Amante, Timpano Chophouse and Martini Bar - Rockville, Tower Oaks Lodge ... View restaurants

Traffic

The average commute time for Rockville workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 7 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Rockville between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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