Adelphi, Maryland

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Population in 2010: 15,086. Population change since 2000: +0.6%
Males: 7,921  (52.5%)
Females: 7,165  (47.5%)
Median resident age:  33.8 years
Maryland median age:  38.2 years

Zip codes: 20740, 20782, 20783, 20903.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $62,204 (it was $45,827 in 2000)
Adelphi:

$62,204
MD:

$72,483

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $28,704 (it was $20,952 in 2000)

Adelphi CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $229,337 (it was $147,500 in 2000)
Adelphi:

$229,337
MD:

$280,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $267,069; Detached houses: $293,036; Townhouses or other attached units: $209,608; In 2-unit structures: $231,026; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $145,656; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $122,450; Mobile homes: $54,659; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $412,067

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,358.

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  • Races in Adelphi, MD (2010)

    Adelphi races chart
    • 6,34542.1%Hispanic
    • 5,29135.1%Black alone
    • 1,98013.1%White alone
    • 1,1687.7%Asian alone
    • 2071.4%Two or more races
    • 530.4%Other race alone
    • 370.2%American Indian alone
    • 50.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Adelphi detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Adelphi: 133.5 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Subsaharan African (12.2%), West Indian (5.8%), United States (3.4%), Irish (3.3%), German (3.0%), Italian (2.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 174 feet

Land area: 2.96 square miles.

Population density: 5,098 people per square mile   (average).

Adelphi,MD real estate house value index trend

Adelphi, Maryland map

For population 25 years and over in Adelphi:

  • High school or higher: 73.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Adelphi CDP:

  • Never married: 41.2%
  • Now married: 40.9%
  • Separated: 4.7%
  • Widowed: 3.4%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

8,139 residents are foreign born (32.2% Latin America, 10.4% Africa, 7.3% Asia).

This place:

51.0%
Maryland:

14.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,246 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,725 (1.4%)

Adelphi satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Silver Spring, MD (2.9 miles , pop. 76,540).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (6.3 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (119.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Langley Park, MD (0.9 miles ), Hillandale, MD (1.4 miles ), Chillum, MD (1.4 miles ), College Park, MD (1.5 miles ), University Park, MD (1.5 miles ), Takoma Park, MD (1.5 miles ), Silver Spring, MD (1.7 miles ), Hyattsville, MD (1.7 miles ).

Latitude: 39.00 N, Longitude: 76.97 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -5,555 (-34.8%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 301 (3.5%)

Adelphi household income distribution Adelphi home values distribution

Property values in Adelphi, MD

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.1%
Maryland:

5.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (20%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (14%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (19%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Adelphi: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Adelphi, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Adelphi-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Maryland state average. It is 12% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/24/2001, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.7 miles away from the Adelphi place center killed 2 people and injured 55 people and caused $101 million in damages.

On 4/28/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 33.0 miles away from the place center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Adelphi-area historical earthquake activity is near Maryland state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 104.7 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 110.0 miles away from Adelphi center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 250.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 105.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 285.2 miles away from Adelphi center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 104.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Prince George's County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 4, Floods: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Adelphi topographic map

Birthplace of: Roy Hibbert - College basketball player (Georgetown Hoyas).

Hospitals and medical centers in Adelphi:

  • HEARTLAND HEALTH CARE CENTER - ADELPHI (1801 METZEROTT ROAD)
  • HILLHAVEN NURSING CENTER (3210 POWDER MILL ROAD)
  • ARA - ADELPHI (1801 METZEROTT RD)

Amtrak stations near Adelphi:

  • 7 miles: NEW CARROLLTON (4300 GARDEN CITY DR.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 8 miles: WASHINGTON (50 MASSACHUSETTS AVE. N.E.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities and snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 12 miles: ROCKVILLE (HUNGERFORD DR. & PARK ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/Universities in Adelphi:

  • University of Maryland-University College (Full-time enrollment: 25,040; Location: 3501 University Blvd East; Public; Website: www.umuc.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • University System of Maryland (Location: 3300 Metzerott Rd; Public; Website: www.usmd.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • University System of Maryland-Research Centers (Location: 3300 Metzerott Rd; Public; Website: www.usmd.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Adelphi:

  • University of Maryland-College Park (about 2 miles; College Park, MD; Full-time enrollment: 32,734)
  • Catholic University of America (about 5 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 5,365)
  • Howard University (about 6 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 7,838)
  • University of the District of Columbia (about 7 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 3,675)
  • Strayer University-Global Region (about 8 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 2,613)
  • American University (about 8 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 9,850)
  • George Washington University (about 9 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 18,928)

Public elementary/middle schools in Adelphi:

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Notable locations in Adelphi: Van Munching Hall (A), Mowatt Lane Substation (B), Mowatt Lane Parking Garage (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Adelphi Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Adelphi include: Hillandale Church (A), Adelphi Bible Church (B), Missionary Servants of the Most Holy Trinity (C), Saint Marks Church (D), University United Methodist Church (E), Holy Trinity Missionary Cenacle (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: George Washington Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Adelphi include: Adelphi Recreation Center (1), Adelphi Mill Recreation Center (2), University Hills Recreation Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Prince George's County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 99.2. This is worse than average.

City:

99.2
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.286. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.286
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 10.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.9
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.853. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.853
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 25.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 12.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.8
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 0.00215. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00215
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 14.5%
(12.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.3% for Black residents, 16.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 70.9% for American Indian residents, 14.3% for other race residents, 23.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.0 people
Maryland:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  62.8%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.8%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Adelphi in 2010:

  • 141 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 17 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 15 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Adelphi in 2000:

  • 190 people in nursing homes
  • 31 people in other group homes
  • 13 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Adelphi (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Adelphi Branch at 9111 Riggs Road, branch established on 1972/12/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • SunTrust Bank: Adelphi University Branch at 2520 University Boulevard East, branch established on 1964/04/30. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

18.7
Maryland average:

12.6

Adelphi travel time to work - commute Adelphi mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Adelphi CDP (based on Prince George's County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant179,374430
Catholic83,95935
Mainline Protestant51,153156
Black Protestant48,98466
Other28,74357
Orthodox1,2186
None469,989-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 140
Prince George's County:

1.70 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 132
Prince George's County:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 137
Prince George's County:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 267
Here:

3.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.5%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Prince George's County:

30.7%
Maryland:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.7%
State:

15.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Adelphi:

48.3%
State:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

47.6%
Maryland:

47.3%

Average BMI:
Adelphi:

28.4
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Adelphi:

19.6%
Maryland:

20.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Adelphi:

11.8%
Maryland:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Adelphi:

30.9%
Maryland:

34.1%

General health condition:
This city:

56.0%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

82.7%
Maryland:

80.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Adelphi, MD Residents

6.51% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,429 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.51%
Maryland average:

6.59%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($476 average AGI)
Prince George's County:

0.07%
Maryland average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from District of Columbia, DC  1.32% ($38,661 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, MD  1.13% ($38,901)
from Anne Arundel County, MD  0.44% ($46,955)


6.77% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,089 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.77%
Maryland average:

6.66%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($480 average AGI)
Prince George's County:

0.08%
Maryland average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Montgomery County, MD  1.15% ($38,277 average AGI)
to District of Columbia, DC  1.06% ($32,272)
to Anne Arundel County, MD  0.56% ($51,259)

Strongest AM radio stations in Adelphi:

  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WACA (1540 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WHEATON, MD; Owner: AC ACQUISITION, LLC)
  • WWRC (1260 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WMAL (630 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WPLC (1050 AM; 1 kW; SILVER SPRING, MD; Owner: METRO RADIO, INC.)
  • WTNT (570 AM; 5 kW; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Adelphi:

  • WBIG-FM (100.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWDC-FM (101.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCSP-FM (90.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NATIONAL CABLE SATELLITE CORPORATION)
  • WRQX (107.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WASH (97.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WHUR-FM (96.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WARW (94.7 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKYS (93.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WIHT (99.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WGMS-FM (103.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WAMU (88.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE EXEC. COMM. OF THE BD. OF TRUSTEES OF AMERICAN UNIV.)
  • WMMJ (102.3 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WPGC-FM (95.5 FM; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MARYLAND)
  • WPFW (89.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WHFS (99.1 FM; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGTS (91.9 FM; TAKOMA PARK, MD; Owner: COLUMBIA UNION COLLEGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WETA (90.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WAVA (105.1 FM; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WJFK-FM (106.7 FM; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WMZQ-FM (98.7 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Adelphi:

  • WBDC-TV (Channel 50; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJLA-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ACC LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUSA (Channel 9; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE DETROIT NEWS, INC.)
  • WTTG (Channel 5; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WZDC-LP (Channel 64; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ONDA CAPITAL, INC.)
  • WHUT-TV (Channel 32; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WETA-TV (Channel 26; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE GREATER WASHINGTON ED TELECOMM. ASSOC)
  • WDCA (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WRC-TV (Channel 4; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WRC-TV), INC.)
  • W28BY (Channel 63; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFORMATION SUPER STATION, L.L.C.)
  • WMDO-CA (Channel 30; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WMPT (Channel 22; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WNVC (Channel 56; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKRP-LP (Channel 42; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA, LLC)
  • WBAL-TV (Channel 11; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WBAL HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WMAR-TV (Channel 2; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBFF (Channel 45; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CHESAPEAKE TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNUV (Channel 54; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE (WNUV-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUTB (Channel 24; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WJZ-TV (Channel 13; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WIAV-LP (Channel 58; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • WPXW (Channel 66; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: PAXSON WASHINGTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • W63BP (Channel 63; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: ANNAPOLIS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W61BY (Channel 61; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: ANNAPOLIS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Adelphi fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 21m69ftTotal length
  • $694,000Total costs
  • 16,515Total average daily traffic
  • 1,588Total average daily truck traffic
  • 20,332Total future (year 22) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 1/2 Mi S Of The I495 & I95 Interchange (Lat: 39.017889 Lon: -76.952472), Type: Pole, Structure height: 5 m, Overall height: 9 m, Call Sign: WPLS956
    Assigned Frequencies: 1.64000 MHzGrant Date: 01/22/2003, Expiration Date: 01/21/2013, Cancellation Date: 03/23/2013, Certifier: Thomas M HeacockRegistrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Rd., Suite 134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510
  • 9147 Riggs Road (Lat: 39.004444 Lon: -76.970000), Call Sign: WPWC348
    Assigned Frequencies: 469.212 MHz, 469.037 MHz, 469.237 MHz, 469.062 MHz, 469.262 MHz, 469.087 MHz, 469.287 MHz, 469.112 MHz, 469.312 MHz, 469.137 MHz... (+21 more)Grant Date: 10/09/2002, Expiration Date: 10/09/2012, Cancellation Date: 12/15/2012, Certifier: Jack D JorgensonRegistrant: Panasonic Information Systems Company, 1707 N Randall Road, E1-D9, Elgin, IL 60123-7847, Phone: (847) 468-5318, Fax: (847) 468-5331, Email:
  • 2001 University Blvd E (Lat: 38.984111 Lon: -76.978056), Call Sign: WPXP354
    Assigned Frequencies: 31.2400 MHz, 33.1400 MHz, 33.1600 MHz, 33.4000 MHz, 35.0200 MHz, 35.1200 MHz, 35.8800 MHz, 35.9600 MHz, 151.655 MHz, 151.685 MHz... (+9 more)Grant Date: 05/14/2003, Expiration Date: 05/14/2013, Cancellation Date: 07/20/2013, Certifier: Remona BarbourRegistrant: Spectrum License Consultants, 8212 Ithaca Ave Ste 15, Lubbock, TX 79453, Phone: (806) 780-7800, Fax: (806) 780-7802, Email:
  • Lat: 38.989556 Lon: -76.958528, Call Sign: WPYW236
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.225 MHz, 461.750 MHz, 463.350 MHz, 464.225 MHz, 466.225 MHz, 466.750 MHz, 468.350 MHz, 469.225 MHzGrant Date: 11/13/2003, Expiration Date: 11/13/2013, Cancellation Date: 01/18/2014, Certifier: Bill BrogundRegistrant: Metro 2 Way, Brookeville, MD 20833, Phone: (202) 882-4420, Fax: (202) 722-4606
  • 9119 Riggs Road (Lat: 39.004167 Lon: -76.970556), Call Sign: WQBI921
    Assigned Frequencies: 30.8400 MHz, 154.540 MHz, 33.4000 MHz, 33.1600 MHz, 31.2400 MHz, 468.487 MHz, 468.762 MHz, 468.837 MHz, 469.462 MHz, 469.637 MHz... (+22 more)Grant Date: 10/16/2004, Expiration Date: 10/16/2014, Cancellation Date: 12/20/2014, Certifier: Beth CotnerRegistrant: Dolfen Consulting Group, 95 Willow Lane, Bristol, IL 60512-9711, Phone: (630) 553-5886, Fax: (630) 566-1755, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • ADELPHI, 8905 Riggs Rd (Lat: 39.001750 Lon: -76.971361), Overall height: 25.9 m, Call Sign: WPNH401
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHzGrant Date: 01/17/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 03/31/2010Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • DC-WSH5533A, 1811 Metzerott Road (Lat: 39.003111 Lon: -76.976389), Type: Bant, Structure height: 27.4 m, Overall height: 30.4 m, Call Sign: WQLG386
    Assigned Frequencies: 23025.0 MHz, 23025.0 MHz, 23025.0 MHz, 23025.0 MHz, 23025.0 MHz, 23025.0 MHz, 23025.0 MHz, 23175.0 MHz, 23175.0 MHz, 23175.0 MHz... (+4 more)Grant Date: 01/12/2010, Expiration Date: 01/12/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-WallaceRegistrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • ADELPHI HUB, 8905a Riggs Road (Lat: 39.001472 Lon: -76.971917), Overall height: 10.7 m, Call Sign: WLT714, Licensee ID: L00219539
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.80 MHzGrant Date: 03/13/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 05/15/2002, Certifier: Heather B GoldRegistrant: Intermedia Service LLC, 3625 Queen Palm Drive, Tampa, FL 33619, Phone: (813) 829-2400, Fax: (813) 663-2312

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Adelphi)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: STEMME GMBH & CO S10-VT (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 914 (SERIES) (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 1DL , Serial Number: 11-031, Year manufactured: 1999, Airworthiness Date: 06/19/2008
    Registrant (Government): Army Research Lab, Attn: Rdrl Se S Andrew Ladas / 2800 Powder Mill Rd, Adelphi, MD 20783
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6332W , Serial Number: 28-20389, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 09/30/1964
    Registrant (Individual): Reginald A Freeman, 10426 Tullymore Dr, Adelphi, MD 20783

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED80$211,60632$211,546140$243,21611$116,44314$167,551
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$159,1373$223,56019$209,0631$14,9001$294,130
APPLICATIONS DENIED22$207,0229$167,782103$237,76714$86,90118$152,166
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN16$234,0609$208,26461$215,9240$07$219,880
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS7$141,8373$218,51720$198,3902$182,5003$105,410
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8058.01 , 8059.01, 8059.04, 8059.05, 8064.00, 8073.05

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$198,4971$419,030
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$112,6600$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$174,5670$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$216,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$136,290
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8058.01 , 8059.01, 8059.04, 8059.05, 8064.00, 8073.05

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
  • Hazardous Condition: 2

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (71%)
  • Electricity (29%)
Businesses in Adelphi, MD
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Popeyes1
KFC1Rite Aid2
Nike1Starbucks1

Adelphi compared to Maryland state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.

Adelphi on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Middle Africa (population 500+)"
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  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Western Africa (population 500+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Administrative and support and waste management services (population 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Nigeria (population 500+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Western Africa (population 500+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Other services, except public administration (population 5,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Western Asia (population 500+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Guyana (population 500+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of foreign-born residents"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Dominican Republic (population 500+)"
  • #94 (20903) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Subsaharan African first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
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