August 19, 2021 | Michael Hernández

Census Data: Gaithersburg Now the 3rd Most Populous City in Maryland

The City of Gaithersburg is now the third largest city in Maryland with a population increase of 59,933 in 2010 to 69,657 in 2020, or 16%, according to recently released 2020 Census data. On August 12, the US Census Bureau released redistricting data to the states and the public through its website at a virtual […]

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May 13, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

County Population Continues to Diversify but Changes Aren’t Uniformly Distributed

Between July 2010 and July 2019, Montgomery County’s population grew 7.7%, according to a presentation Thursday morning by the Montgomery County planners, who created the Montgomery County QuickStats 2019 report. The population has grown up about 76,000 in the past 10 years. The racial breakdown of Montgomery County’s 1,050,688 residents is 42.6% white, 20.1% Hispanic, […]

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April 27, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

County Planning Board Reviews Study Aimed at Helping Minority-Owned Businesses

In Silver Spring, Wheaton and the Takoma-Langley Crossroads, there are 279 diverse retailers, creating 1,400 jobs and approximately $138 million in revenue. The Montgomery County Planning Department, which is part of the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, just released a study to determine how the county can strengthen these minority-owned businesses. In each of […]

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