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Statistics & Facts

The Maryland state capital is Annapolis.
The population of Rossmoor is approximately 8,026 (2007).
The approximate number of families is 5,347 (2000).
The amount of land area in Rossmoor is 2.851 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Rossmoor is 1.1 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Rossmoor to Washington DC is 13 miles.
The distance to the Maryland state capital is 33 miles. (as the crow flies)
Rossmoor is positioned 39.10 degrees north of the equator and 77.07 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Rossmoor elevation is 436 feet above sea level.
Rossmoor per capita income is $ 37,761 (2000).
Rossmoor median income is $ 58,970 (2007).
The Rossmoor median home price is $ 364,749 (2007).


in central Maryland about one mile from Aspen Hill and about 14 miles from Washington, D.C.. Other nearby communities include Olney, Wheaton-Glenmont, North Kensington, Colesville, Garrett Park, Brookeville and Kensington.
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History & History Related Items

Leisure World, located within Rossmoor, was developed by Ross Cortese before he died in October 1991. He had also previously created seven Leisure World communities in all parts of the country. The first two were in Orange County, California and the last here in Rossmoor.
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Rossmoor is mainly a community of retired persons and also includes the large development of Leisure World within its community area.
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Rossmoor City Government

Rossmoor is an unincorporated area of Montgomery County and is governed by the county. It is considered to be a Census Designated Place (CDP) by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Rossmoor Chamber

Montgomery County, Maryland Chamber of Commerce
51 Monroe Street, Suite 1800
Rockville, Maryland 20850
Phone: 301-739-0015

Rossmoor Organizations

Montgomery County, Maryland Chamber of Commerce
51 Monroe Street, Suite 1800
Rockville, Maryland 20850
Phone: 301-739-0015

Rossmoor Libraries

Montgomery County Library
21 Maryland Ave., Suite 310
Rockville, MD 20850
Phone: 240-777-0002

Rossmoor Schools

Montgomery County Public Schools
850 Hungerford Drive
Rockville, Maryland 20850 Rossmoor


The population of Rossmoor was:
1990 - 6,182
2000 - 7,569
2007 -

Number of Housing Units:
1990 - 4,339 2000 - 5,347

Median age:
2000 - 76.9 years

Median Household Income:
2000 - $ 45,945
2007 - $ 58,970

Median house value:
2000 - $ 146,400
2007 - $ 364,749

Rossmoor is located in the Eastern Time Zone and does participate in daylight savings time during a portion of the year.

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