Situated between Bethesda and Gaithersburg, Rockville represents the heart of Metropolitan Washington’s I-270 corridor. The incorporated city is the third largest in the state of Maryland and 61,000 residents make the suburb their home.
Over the past 15 years, Rockville has seen enormous growth with the reinvigoration of its Rockville Town Center, which boasts a grassy central square and a mix of Victorian and contemporary architecture. The family friendly commercial area, located near the county seat of Montgomery County, is now home to dozens of new restaurants and shops. In addition, Rockville has built an arts reputation with its summer concert series in its town square and the continued growth of the Strathmore Arts Center.
The average home price is Rockville stands at $283,000 and its pleasant neighborhoods exude a family friendly vibe. Most of the residents of Rockville work closer to DC or within the group of businesses and government agencies that keep their offices along I-270. Public transportation has long been a strong point of the city with its five metro stations and bus system, making it easy for residents to get to work.
Educationally, Rockville benefits from its connection to the Montgomery County School System. In fact, public high schools Richard Montgomery, Wootton and Walter Johnson consistently rank within the top 100 schools in the country.