Bagtown, Maryland

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Population in 2010: 333.
Males: 151  (45.4%)
Females: 182  (54.6%)
Median resident age:

47.8 years
Maryland median age:

39.0 years

Zip codes: 21740.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $59,140
Bagtown:

$59,140
MD:

$86,738

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $30,398

Bagtown CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $212,400
Bagtown:

$212,400
MD:

$332,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $242,797; detached houses: $258,983; townhouses or other attached units: $205,174; in 2-unit structures: $486,688; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $143,832; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $153,281; mobile homes: $34,939
March 2019 cost of living index in Bagtown: 133.3 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 4.8%

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Ancestries: German (26.8%), American (23.2%), Greek (18.5%), Irish (6.0%), Italian (5.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 686 feet

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Frederick, MD (14.8 miles , pop. 52,767).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (56.2 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (134.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Mount Aetna, MD (1.2 miles ),
Beaver Creek, MD (1.3 miles ),
Mount Lena, MD (1.4 miles ),
Jugtown, MD (1.5 miles ),
San Mar, MD (1.7 miles ),
Pondsville, MD (1.7 miles),
Mapleville, MD (1.9 miles ),
Chewsville, MD (2.1 miles )

Latitude: 39.58 N, Longitude: 77.61 W

Distribution of median household income in Bagtown, MD in 2019
Distribution of house value in Bagtown, MD in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.8%
Maryland:

6.6%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 65.3. This is about average.

City:

65.3
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.6
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Bagtown-area historical tornado activity is near Maryland state average. It is 3% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/22/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.9 miles away from the Bagtown place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/16/1961, a category F3 tornado 32.8 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bagtown-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Maryland state average. It is 55% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 117.0 miles away from the city 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) earthquake occurred 197.1 miles away from Bagtown center
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 98.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 114.7 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 127.8 miles away from Bagtown center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 232.9 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 Washington County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Floods: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Bagtown:

  • FAHRNEY-KEEDY MEMORIAL HOME (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; BOONSBORO, MD)
  • FMC - ROBINWOOD (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; HAGERSTOWN, MD)
  • MERITUS MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; HAGERSTOWN, MD)
  • MERITUS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; HAGERSTOWN, MD)
  • REEDERS MEMORIAL HOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; BOONSBORO, MD)
  • WASHINGTON COUNTY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; HAGERSTOWN, MD)
  • CUMBERLAND VALLEY SURGERY CENTER (Hospital, about 6 miles away; HAGERSTOWN, MD)

Amtrak stations near Bagtown:

  • 7 miles: HAGERSTOWN (GREYHOUND STA., 10527 SHARPSTOWN PK.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar.
  • 16 miles: FREDERICK (GREYHOUND STA., 27 E. ALL SAINTS ST.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.
  • 19 miles: HARPERS FERRY (POTOMAC ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bagtown:

  • Hagerstown Community College (about 5 miles; Hagerstown, MD; Full-time enrollment: 3,220)
  • Frederick Community College (about 14 miles; Frederick, MD; FT enrollment: 3,798)
  • Shepherd University (about 15 miles; Shepherdstown, WV; FT enrollment: 3,745)
  • Mount St Mary's University (about 16 miles; Emmitsburg, MD; FT enrollment: 2,313)
  • American Public University System (about 25 miles; Charles Town, WV; FT enrollment: 43,829)
  • Gettysburg College (about 27 miles; Gettysburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,772)
  • McDaniel College (about 33 miles; Westminster, MD; FT enrollment: 2,558)

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Churches in Bagtown include: Second Christian Church (A), Second Christian Church Graveyard (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Washington County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.7 people
Maryland:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

74.4%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.2%
Whole state:

6.4%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Bagtown:

Marital status in Bagtown, MD
  • Never married: 34.6%
  • Now married: 57.2%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 1.9%
  • Divorced: 2.8%

For population 25 years and over in Bagtown:

  • High school or higher: 97.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.1
Maryland average:

12.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bagtown, MD (based on Washington County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant21,941117
Mainline Protestant21,83779
Catholic9,3508
Other2,24411
Orthodox1632
Black Protestant972
None91,798-
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: 25
Washington County:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

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

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 15
Washington County:

1.04 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 41
Washington County:

2.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 93
Here:

6.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.2%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

28.8%
Maryland:

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

12.9%
State:

15.5%

5.75% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,554 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.75%
Maryland average:

6.88%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($410 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.03%
Maryland average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Frederick County, MD  1.48% ($47,216 average AGI)
from Franklin County, PA  0.47% ($43,941)
from Montgomery County, MD  0.47% ($50,481)


5.75% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($50,544 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.75%
Maryland average:

7.35%

0.32% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,882 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.32%
Maryland average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Frederick County, MD  0.85% ($50,461 average AGI)
to Franklin County, PA  0.69% ($44,228)
to Berkeley County, WV  0.59% ($41,846)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bagtown:

  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WTRI (1520 AM; daytime; 17 kW; BRUNSWICK, MD; Owner: JMK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFMD (930 AM; 5 kW; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXTR (820 AM; 4 kW; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WARK (1490 AM; 1 kW; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: MANNING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WHAG (1410 AM; 1 kW; HALFWAY, MD; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WJEJ (1240 AM; 1 kW; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: HAGERSTOWN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bagtown:

  • WARX (106.9 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: MANNING BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WFRE (99.9 FM; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAYZ-FM (104.7 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: HJV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WETH (89.1 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • W219BX (91.7 FM; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CEDAR RIDGE CHILDREN'S HOME & SCHOOL, INC)
  • WWVZ (103.9 FM; BRADDOCK HEIGHTS, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • W219BE (91.7 FM; WAYNESBORO, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BIBLE INSTITUTE, NDBA)
  • WAFY (103.1 FM; MIDDLETOWN, MD; Owner: FREDERICK BROADCASTING LLC)
  • WEEO-FM (103.7 FM; MCCONNELLSBURG, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WCRH (90.5 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, MD; Owner: CEDAR RIDGE CHILDREN'S HOME & SCHOOL, INC)
  • WKMZ (95.9 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, MD; Owner: PRETTYMAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLTF (97.5 FM; MARTINSBURG, WV; Owner: PRETTYMAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDLD (96.7 FM; HALFWAY, MD; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WQCM (94.3 FM; GREENCASTLE, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W228BA (93.5 FM; LEESBURG, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WSRT (92.1 FM; MERCERSBURG, PA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WINC-FM (92.5 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: MID ATLANTIC NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTRM (91.3 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: TIMBER RIDGE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WYCR (98.5 FM; YORK-HANOVER, PA; Owner: RADIO HANOVER, INC.)
  • WIKZ (95.1 FM; CHAMBERSBURG, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Bagtown:

  • W42CK (Channel 42; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING)
  • WHAG-TV (Channel 25; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: QUORUM OF MARYLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWPB (Channel 31; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WFPT (Channel 62; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • W52AS (Channel 52; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W51CY (Channel 51; CHAMBERSBURG, PA; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 66ft / 19.6mTotal length
  • 177,256Total average daily traffic
  • 14,136Total average daily truck traffic
  • 170,107Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bagtown, MD
  • 53.3%Electricity
  • 21.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 13.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.9%Wood
  • 5.9%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bagtown, MD
  • 100.0%Electricity


Bagtown compared to Maryland state average:

  • Median house value below 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 above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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