Algonquin, Maryland

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Population in 2010: 1,241. Population change since 2000: -8.8%
Males: 635  (51.2%)
Females: 606  (48.8%)
Median resident age:  49.8 years
Maryland median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 21613.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $74,330 (it was $56,250 in 2000)
Algonquin:

$74,330
MD:

$78,945

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $37,736 (it was $28,483 in 2000)

Algonquin CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $226,159 (it was $132,000 in 2000)
Algonquin:

$226,159
MD:

$306,900

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $217,859; Detached houses: $216,837

Median gross rent in 2016: $875.

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  • Races in Algonquin, MD (2010)

    Algonquin races chart
    • 1,17194.4%White alone
    • 282.3%Black alone
    • 201.6%Hispanic
    • 90.7%American Indian alone
    • 90.7%Two or more races
    • 40.3%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Algonquin: 82.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (29.3%), English (19.2%), Irish (10.6%), Greek (8.4%), German (6.8%), Jamaican (2.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 12 feet

Land area: 1.07 square miles.

Population density: 1,163 people per square mile   (low).

Algonquin,MD real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Algonquin:

  • High school or higher: 93.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Algonquin CDP:

  • Never married: 15.5%
  • Now married: 70.6%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 7.5%

59 residents are foreign born (2.7% Latin America, 0.6% Europe).

This place:

3.8%
Maryland:

14.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,249 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,158 (1.0%)

Algonquin satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bowie, MD (43.7 miles , pop. 50,269).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (54.4 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (110.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Cambridge, MD (1.3 miles ), Trappe, MD (2.4 miles ), Church Creek, MD (2.5 miles) , Oxford, MD (2.9 miles ), Secretary, MD (2.9 miles ), Madison, MD (2.9 miles ), District 13, Bucktown, MD (3.0 miles ), East New Market, MD (3.1 miles) .

Latitude: 38.58 N, Longitude: 76.10 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 410

Algonquin household income distribution Algonquin home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.5%
Maryland:

5.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Algonquin, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Algonquin-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Maryland state average. It is 27% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.0 miles away from the Algonquin place center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

On 4/28/2002, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.8 miles away from the place center caused $150,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Algonquin-area historical earthquake activity is near Maryland state average. It is 86% 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 120.8 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 120.1 miles away from Algonquin 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 303.7 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 120.6 miles away from the city 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 121.8 miles away from Algonquin center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 382.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Dorchester County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Snowstorms: 2, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Algonquin topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Algonquin:

  • GLASGOW NURSING HOME, INC (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; CAMBRIDGE, MD)
  • MALLARD BAY NUR AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; CAMBRIDGE, MD)
  • SIGNATURE HEALTHCARE AT MALLARD BAY (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; CAMBRIDGE, MD)
  • CHESAPEAKE WOODS CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; CAMBRIDGE, MD)
  • DORCHESTER CNTY HLTH DEPT HHA (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; CAMBRIDGE, MD)
  • CAMBRIDGE DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; CAMBRIDGE, MD)
  • DORCHESTER GENL HOSP (Hospital, about 2 miles away; CAMBRIDGE, MD)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Algonquin:

  • Salisbury University (about 32 miles; Salisbury, MD; Full-time enrollment: 8,375)
  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore (about 35 miles; Princess Anne, MD; FT enrollment: 3,902)
  • United States Naval Academy (about 35 miles; Annapolis, MD; FT enrollment: 5,681)
  • Wor-Wic Community College (about 36 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 2,256)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Owens (about 39 miles; Georgetown, DE; FT enrollment: 3,159)
  • Anne Arundel Community College (about 40 miles; Arnold, MD; FT enrollment: 10,501)
  • Prince George's Community College (about 45 miles; Largo, MD; FT enrollment: 8,537)

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Churches in Algonquin include: Saint Mary Refuge of Sinners Catholic Church (A), Church of the Nazarene (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Pinks Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Lodgecliffe Canal (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Dorchester County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 76.4. This is about average.

City:

76.4
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.147. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.147
U.S.:

0.293

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.681. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.681
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 31.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.25. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.25
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 11.0%
(9.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 63.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.2 people
Maryland:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  69.0%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.0%
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: 0.0% of all households
6 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Maryland average:

12.6

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

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Religion statistics for Algonquin CDP (based on Dorchester County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant6,16047
Evangelical Protestant3,46031
Catholic1,2173
Black Protestant7203
Other3392
None20,722-
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: 7
Dorchester County:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Dorchester County:

1.26 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Dorchester County:

5.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
Here:

8.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.5%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Dorchester County:

31.5%
Maryland:

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

15.0%
State:

15.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.3%
Maryland:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Algonquin:

41.7%
Maryland:

47.3%

Average BMI:
Algonquin:

29.0
Maryland:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

25.5%
Maryland:

20.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Algonquin:

12.4%
Maryland:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Algonquin:

7.0
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Algonquin:

34.4%
Maryland:

34.1%

General health condition:
Algonquin:

51.4%
Maryland:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

73.1%
State:

80.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Algonquin, MD Residents

5.38% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,644 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.38%
Maryland average:

6.59%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Talbot County, MD  1.07% ($29,851 average AGI)
from Caroline County, MD  0.71% ($29,618)
from Wicomico County, MD  0.45% ($22,696)


5.69% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,863 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.69%
Maryland average:

6.66%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Talbot County, MD  0.86% ($35,102 average AGI)
to Caroline County, MD  0.70% ($27,239)
to Wicomico County, MD  0.64% ($29,988)

Strongest AM radio stations in Algonquin:

  • WCEM (1240 AM; 1 kW; CAMBRIDGE, MD; Owner: MTS BROADCASTING, L.C.)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WTGM (960 AM; 10 kW; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WJWL (900 AM; 11 kW; GEORGETOWN, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Algonquin:

  • WCEM-FM (106.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MD; Owner: MTS BROADCASTING L.C.)
  • WINX-FM (94.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MD; Owner: CWA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAAI (100.9 FM; HURLOCK, MD; Owner: MTS BROADCASTING, L.C.)
  • WCEI-FM (96.7 FM; EASTON, MD; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WSCL (89.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBZS-FM (92.7 FM; PRINCE FREDERICK, MD; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF PRINCE FREDERICK LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTDK (107.1 FM; FEDERALSBURG, MD; Owner: MTS BROADCASTING, L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Algonquin:

  • WMDT (Channel 47; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCAST SERVICE GENERAL PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBOC-TV (Channel 16; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: WBOC, INC.)
  • WDPB (Channel 64; SEAFORD, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WMPT (Channel 22; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WCPB (Channel 28; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • W38BN (Channel 38; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY EDUCATIONAL B/CTING FOUND.)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (61%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (23%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Algonquin compared to Maryland state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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