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Aspen Hill Planning Area

Montgomery County, MD. 2005 Census Update Survey


Planning Area # 27 SINGLE-
Population Density: 4,778 people/sq. mi. FAMILY TOWN- GARDEN HIGH- ALL
Est. Land Area: 13.2 sq. miles DETACHED HOUSE APT. RISE TYPES

Household Population 29,995 10,785 17,510 4,575 62,865


% Female 51.6% 52.8% 60.1% 57.6% 54.6%
Age Distribution:
% 0-4 Years Old 5.7% 7.3% 7.0% 2.0% 6.1%
% 5-17 Years Old 21.1% 15.1% 15.6% 4.7% 17.4%
P % 18-29 Years Old 8.1% 16.7% 17.7% 5.3% 12.0%
O % 30-44 Years Old 20.5% 23.6% 20.6% 6.3% 20.0%
P % 45-64 Years Old 29.2% 20.3% 23.0% 6.4% 24.3%
U % 65-74 Years Old 8.5% 12.0% 5.3% 18.6% 9.0%
L % Over 74 Years Old 6.8% 5.0% 10.8% 56.7% 11.3%
A Average Age (years) 39.0 37.8 38.0 67.9 40.6
T Race:
I % White 65.9% 52.7% 38.6% 72.9% 56.8%
O % Black 9.6% 36.1% 50.1% 11.1% 25.2%
N % Asian or Pacific Islander 16.3% 9.6% 2.0% 8.4% 10.7%
% Other 8.2% 1.6% 9.3% 7.6% 7.3%
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Hispanic or Latino and Race
1
% Hispanic or Latino 17.1% 16.2% 23.8% 8.0% 18.1%
% Not Hispanic White 57.0% 37.0% 29.1% 72.1% 46.9%
Language Spoken at Home
Persons 5 Years and Older 28,290 10,000 16,280 4,480 59,050
% Speak Language Other than English 38.4% 30.2% 34.6% 26.9% 35.2%
% Speak English less than "Very Well" 14.8% 11.4% 14.4% * 14.3%
Educational Attainment:
Persons 25 Years and Older 20,255 7,240 11,620 4,300 43,415
% Less than High School Diploma 17.7% 18.6% 11.1% 14.1% 15.9%
% High School Graduate 27.6% 18.7% 39.3% 40.3% 30.2%
% Associate or Trade School 7.4% 8.7% 13.2% 3.3% 8.6%
% Bachelor's Degree 23.2% 24.7% 17.8% 20.2% 21.9%
% Grad, Professional or Doctoral 24.1% 29.3% 18.6% 22.1% 23.5%
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Number of Employed Residents 15,425 6,185 9,205 950 31,765
2
% Females Who Are Employed 65.7% 72.7% 61.7% * 61.4%
Women with Children Under Age 6 2,190 975 1,700 * 4,960
2
L % Employed 78.7% * * * 75.4%
A Work Location:
B % Montgomery County 66.4% 52.3% 67.5% * 64.3%
O % Prince George's County 3.4% 12.0% 4.9% * 5.5%
R % Elsewhere in Maryland 7.0% 8.0% 0.5% * 5.4%
% Washington, D.C. 18.0% 21.0% 18.0% * 18.4%
% Virginia 5.2% 6.1% 9.1% * 6.2%
F % Outside MD-VA-DC 0.0% 0.6% * 0.1%
O Work Trip:
R % Driving 81.9% 83.9% 71.2% * 79.6%
C % Alone 76.1% 78.2% 67.7% * 74.6%
E % Carpool 5.8% 5.7% 3.5% * 5.0%
% Public Transit or Rail 12.0% 11.7% 24.1% * 14.8%
% Walk/Bicycle/Other 1.9% 1.3% 2.7% * 2.1%
% Work at Home 4.3% 3.1% 2.0% * 3.4%
Average Commuting Time to Work (minutes)
Overall 32.2 32.6 36.5 * 33.4
By Car 29.5 31.3 31.8 * 30.4
By Public Transit 51.0 44.1 54.3 * 51.4

* Insufficient data for reliable estimates.


1 Those of Hispanic origin may be of any race.
2
Ages 16 and older and employed full- or part-time.
Source: 2005 Census Update Survey; Research & Technology Center, Montgomery County Planning Dept., M-NCPPC June 2006.
Aspen Hill Planning Area (continued)
2005 Census Update Survey

SINGLE-
FAMILY TOWN- GARDEN HIGH- ALL
DETACHED HOUSE APT. RISE TYPES
Households by Structure Type 10,075 4,175 7,715 3,135 25,100
% Total Households by Structure Type 40.1% 16.6% 30.7% 12.5% 100.0%
Average Household Size 2.99 2.58 2.27 1.46 2.51
Tenure:
% Rental 4.4% 3.0% 62.7% 31.3% 25.4%
Average Monthly Costs:
Homeowner $1,496 $1,340 $878 $797 $1,276
Renter * * $973 * $967
Residence in April 2000:
% in Same Home 76.4% 62.1% 43.1% 53.6% 61.0%
% Elsewhere in County 17.0% 28.8% 27.4% 26.7% 23.4%
% Elsewhere in Maryland 2.5% 3.6% 10.3% 4.8% 5.4%
% D.C or Northern Virginia 1.3% 1.0% 1.7% 3.9% 1.7%
% Outside Metro Area 2.8% 4.5% 17.5% 11.0% 8.6%
Median Years in Same Home 13 8 4 5 7
Average Age of Household Head 54.9 51.3 51.0 73.8 55.4
H % Households with Foreign Born Head
O or Spouse 35.9% 32.0% 36.2% 30.0% 34.6%
U % Households Speaking Spanish 15.1% 7.5% 16.7% 7.7% 13.3%
S Households by Type:
I % Family Households 83.2% 71.1% 56.5% 40.9% 67.6%
N % Married-Couple 68.7% 50.1% 35.3% 33.1% 50.8%
G % Single-Parent 11.7% 20.1% 17.7% 7.0% 14.4%
% Nonfamily Households 16.8% 28.9% 43.5% 59.1% 32.4%
% Householder Living Alone 15.7% 26.5% 38.9% 58.5% 30.0%
Persons in Households:
% 1 Person 15.7% 26.5% 38.9% 58.5% 30.0%
% 2 Persons 31.3% 32.9% 28.8% 36.9% 31.5%
% 3 Persons 18.1% 17.1% 13.4% 4.6% 14.8%
% 4 Persons 15.9% 10.6% 11.0% 11.5%
% 5+ Persons 19.0% 12.8% 8.0% 12.2%
Average Number of Cars 2.2 1.7 1.2 1.1 1.7
% of Households with Computers 89.3% 85.9% 73.4% 53.2% 79.5%
% of these visiting M-NCPPC website 30.8% 29.2% 26.2% 5.5% 27.1%

2004 Household Income Distribution:


% Under $15,000 2.2% 3.5% 15.3% 9.2% 7.5%
% $15,000 to $29,999 6.9% 6.0% 25.1% 29.3% 15.3%
I % $30,000 to $49,999 14.2% 15.2% 23.6% 22.1% 18.3%
N % $50,000 to $69,999 17.1% 24.1% 19.5% 19.8% 19.3%
C % $70,000 to $99,999 15.7% 24.4% 10.7% 10.2% 14.9%
O % $100,000 to 149,999 26.8% 23.3% 4.9% 7.2% 16.9%
M % $150,000 to 199,999 10.6% 3.0% 0.9% 1.4% 5.1%
E % $200,000+ 6.5% 0.5% 0.8% 2.8%
2004 Median Household Income $88,880 $75,420 $36,955 $40,215 $59,925
% of Households Spending More Than
30% of Income on Housing Costs:
% Homeowners 17.8% 25.3% 25.7% 18.6% 21.0%
% Renters * * * * 50.4%

* Insufficient data for reliable estimates.


Source: 2005 Census Update Survey; Research & Technology Center, Montgomery County Planning Dept., M-NCPPC June 2006.