Potomac, Maryland

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Potomac, Maryland
Census-designated place
Location o Potomac, Maryland
Location o Potomac, Maryland
Coordinates: 39°1′N 77°13′W / 39.017°N 77.217°W / 39.017; -77.217Coordinates: 39°1′N 77°13′W / 39.017°N 77.217°W / 39.017; -77.217
Kintra  Unitit States
State  Maryland
Coonty Montgomery
Aurie
 • Total 68.8 km2 (26.6 sq mi)
 • Laund 65.2 km2 (25.2 sq mi)
 • Watter 3.6 km2 (1.4 sq mi)
Elevation 110 m (361 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Tot 44,965
 • Density 653.56/km2 (1,784.33/sq mi)
Time zone Eastren (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Simmer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 20854, 20859
Aurie code(s) 301, 240
FIPS code 24-63300
GNIS featur ID 0591056

Potomac (Aboot this soondlisten ) is a census-designated place (CDP) in Montgomery Coonty, Maryland, Unitit States, namit for the nearbi Potomac River. In 2013, CNNMoney.com leetit Potomac as the maist affluent toun in aw the Unitit States based on median hoosehauld income.[1] Potomac is the seivent maist tap-eddicatit American smaw toun an aw accordin tae Forbes.[2] Bloomberg Businessweek labeled Potomac as the twinty-nint richest zip code in the Unitit States in 2011, statin that it haed the lairgest population o ony U.S. toun wi a median income o mair than $240,000.[3] In 2012, The Higley Elite 100 published a leet o heichest-income neebourheids bi mean hoosehauld income, which includit fower neebourheids in Potomac; ane o these neebourheids, "Carderock-The Palisades" wis rankit the heichest-income neebourheid in the Unitit States, follaed bi "Beverly Hills-North of Sunset" in Beverly Hills, CA, an "Swinks Mill-Dominion Reserve" o Mclean, VA.[4] Mair recently, twa Potomac neebourheids wur rankit amang the ten walthiest neebourheids in the kintra by CNBC in 2014.[5] Mony Potomac residents wirk in nearbi Washington, D.C.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "CNN/Money: Where the money makers live". 
  2. Jacqueline Detwiler (5 January 2009). "In Depth: America's Most Educated Small Towns". Forbes. 
  3. Joel Stonington, Venessa Wong. "America's Richest Zip Codes 2011". Businessweek.com. 
  4. PhD, Stephen R. Higley,. "The Higley Elite 100: Variance & Stability in the American Community Survey 2008-2012 | The Higley 1000". higley1000.com. Retrieved 2016-02-03. 
  5. "Surprise! These are the richest US neighborhoods". CNBC. Retrieved 2016-02-03. 

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Potomac travel guide frae Wikivoyage

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