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Ranked No. 7 Most Culturally Diverse City in America in 2020,

Ranked No. 7 Most Culturally Diverse City in America in 2020," according to WalletHub.

Ranked No. 20 on Money.com's “Best Places to Live in America,

Ranked No. 20 on Money.com's “Best Places to Live in America," 2022

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Rockville Resident

Rockville Resident

With residents from over 164 points outside of the US, in the center of the Washington DC region, Rockville is one of the most diverse, inventive, and growing cities in the nation. Rockville has implemented inclusive programs that support the surrounding community. 

The Region

The Region

You get more in Rockville.

  • Affordable Housing near a Major Metropolitan City
  • Accessible to Major Parks and Recreation with an Extensive Local Parks & Trails System
  • Easy Access to Regional Mountains, Lakes, Bay, and Coastal Activities
  • Close Proximity to Washington, D.C.’s Major Attractions
  • Nationally-Recognized Public and Secondary Education 

Location & Infrastructure

Location & Infrastructure

Centrally located in the Mid-Atlantic to the greater Washington, D.C. community.

  • Hub with Amtrak, Metro & MARC Trains, Bus System
  • 3 Metro Stops Within Rockville: Twinbrook, Rockville, and Shady Grove
  • Easy Access to Major Highways like I-495, I-270, ICC, 355, and Veirs Mill
  • Easy Accessibility to 3 International Airports and Ports
  • 20 Minutes from Washington, D.C. 

Quality of Life

Quality of Life

Rockville gives you a small city feel with big city aspirations. In Rockville, you can count on amenities that make it one of the “Best Places to Live in America.” 

  • #7 Most Culturally Diverse City in America”
  • Walkable and Bikeable City
  • 65 Parks in Rockville with Hiking Trails, Wildlife Sanctuaries, Public Art, Play Spaces & More
  • Destination for the Arts with Galleries and Performing Arts Venues
  • Beverage District on MoCo’s “Tastemaker Trail” - Three Breweries and a Distillery
  • Commitment to the health, welfare, safety and equality of its lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community with a perfect score. 
  • The city of Rockville received a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index scorecard for three years running. 



Helpful Resources

Centrally located in the Mid-Atlantic, Rockville Economic Development, Inc. connects you to other businesses, agencies and the greater Washington, D.C. community.

  • The City of Rockville provides itself on providing protection to the residents and businesses of Rockville. View public safety statistics about Rockville.
  • The Department of Community Planning and Development Service provide regular updates about major development applications that are under review and recently approved in the City of Rockville.
  • The City of Rockville is a much sought after location to live and work near Washington, D.C. Rockville offers affordable residential housing near a major metropolitan city.