Popular Annual Fiscal Report – FY18

Montgomery County recently released its Popular Annual Fiscal Report (PAFR) for FY18.  Its 16 pages are full of facts about the county’s fiscal resources and expenditures. Miscellaneous data include–

—  Population: 1.057 million

—  Median Household income:   $103,178

—  Top employer:  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services  (Of the top ten employers, 4 are Federal agencies, 2 are local government, 2 are not-for-profit health services providers and two are publicly listed private businesses)

—  Average Housing Value: $460,100

—  Home ownership: 65.6%

—  Bachelor’s Degree or Higher: 58.3%, (U.S. rate: 32%)




1 Comment

  1. Gordie on January 9, 2019 at 4:23 pm

    Plus, one of the most telling indicator is that commercial property tax assessments are stagnant, pg 234, and over the last ten years the top ten commercial property tax payers (pg 239) have remained the same: seven shopping malls, the gas, electric, and telephone utilities. No growing competitive businesses in the lot.

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