Find Therapists and Counselors in Gaithersburg, MD

Find a Therapist in Gaithersburg, MD

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About Gaithersburg

Gaithersburg is a city in Montgomery County, Maryland. It covers 10 square miles. The settlement was first known as Log Town, then Forest Oak. The name changed to Gaithersburg when the town was incorporated in 1878. 

Gaithersburg has 68,000 inhabitants. It is one of the largest cities in Maryland. From 2010 to 2016 the population increased by 13%. Around 77% of people in Gaithersburg are American citizens, compared to 93% of people nationwide.

The ethnic composition of Gaithersburg is 37% white, 25% Hispanic, 18% Asian, and 17% black. Forty percent of residents are foreign-born. Over 48% of residents speak a foreign language at home. The city is home to 12,200 Spanish speakers and 3,600 Chinese speakers.

People in Gaithersburg take home an average annual wage of $40,500. The median household income is $83,700. Fifty-three percent of families own their home. Nearly 9% of Gaithersburg residents live below the poverty line. 

Mental Health in Gaithersburg

A government report estimated 144,000 people in Montgomery County experienced mental health concerns in 2014. Of these individuals, 33,000 had serious concerns that were disabling. An estimated 70,000 residents had substance abuse issues. 

In the city of Gaithersburg, people who are homeless are at increased risk for mental health concerns. One division of the city’s Community and Public Relations Department is dedicated entirely to addressing homelessness. Homeless Services oversees advocacy and outreach programs for homeless residents. The division also offers transitional housing for homeless individuals recovering from substance abuse.

References:

  1. Gaithersburg, MD. (n.d.). Data USA. Retrieved from https://datausa.io/profile/geo/gaithersburg-md
  2. Homeless services. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.gaithersburgmd.gov/services/community-services/homeless-services
  3. Office of Legislative Oversight report 2015-13: Behavioral health in Montgomery County. (2015, October 8). Retrieved from http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/council/Resources/Files/agenda/cm/2015/151008/20151008_HHS1.pdf
  4. Profile & history. (n.d.) Retrieved from http://www.gaithersburgmd.gov/about-gaithersburg/profile-and-history
  5. QuickFacts: Gaithersburg city, Maryland. (n.d.). United States Census Bureau. Retrieved from https://www.census.gov/quickfacts/fact/table/gaithersburgcitymaryland/PST045216