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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.
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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.
53% of Rockville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Rockville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $909. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,554.
Libraries in Rockville include Aspen Hill Community Branch, Rockville Regional Branch, Twinbrook Community Branch ... View libraries
Montgomery County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Rockville political report.
Rockville restaurants taking online reservations include Amada Amante, Timpano Chophouse and Martini Bar - Rockville, Tower Oaks Lodge ... View restaurants
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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