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North Potomac is in Montgomery County, in the Washington-Arlington metro area.
The latitude of North Potomac is 39.082N. The longitude is -77.265W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 259 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 23,044.
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9% of North Potomac residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the North Potomac ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in North Potomac was $37,573, compared with $21,587 nationally.
75% of North Potomac residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in North Potomac, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,146. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,973.
Newspapers in North Potomac include North Potomac Gazette
Montgomery County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our North Potomac political report.
The average commute time for North Potomac workers is 33 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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