Barton, Maryland

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Population in 2013: 443 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.3%
 
Males: 238  (53.8%)
Females: 205  (46.2%)
Median resident age:  33.2 years
Maryland median age:  38.2 years

Zip codes: 21521.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $48,980 (it was $30,104 in 2000)
Barton:

$48,980
MD:

$72,483

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,327 (it was $14,453 in 2000)

Barton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $94,897 (it was $57,300 in 2000)
Barton:

$94,897
MD:

$280,200

Median gross rent in 2013: $414.

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  • Races in Barton, MD (2013)

    Barton races chart
    • 48795.5%White alone
    • 102.0%Hispanic
    • 51.0%American Indian alone
    • 30.6%Two or more races
    • 20.4%Black alone
    • 20.4%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Barton: 83.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Latest news from Barton, MD collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: German (28.6%), Irish (24.4%), English (9.9%), United States (9.2%), Scottish (9.0%), French (4.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1919

Elevation: 1251 feet

Land area: 0.22 square miles.

Population density: 1,974 people per square mile   (low).

Barton,MD real estate house value index trend

Barton, Maryland map

For population 25 years and over in Barton:

  • High school or higher: 96.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Barton town:

  • Never married: 25.8%
  • Now married: 59.4%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 3.3%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

4 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.8%
Maryland:

14.2%



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Barton, Maryland as of August 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Barton to the number of sex offenders is 445 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $946 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $793 (1.0%)

Barton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (80.9 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (208.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Moscow, MD (1.0 miles ), Nikep, MD (1.3 miles) , Detmold, MD (1.5 miles) , Franklin, MD (1.7 miles ), Lonaconing, MD (1.7 miles ), Westernport, MD (1.8 miles ), Piedmont, WV (2.0 miles ), Luke, MD (2.1 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $20,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $100,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 39.53 N, Longitude: 79.02 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 301

Barton household income distribution Barton home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.2%
Maryland:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +35 (+7.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Other services, except public administration (21%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (21%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (4%)
  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (19%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (11%)
  • Community and social service occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Barton, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Barton-area historical tornado activity is below Maryland state average. It is 48% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.1 miles away from the Barton town center injured 5 people and caused $6 million in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.9 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused $4 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Barton-area historical earthquake activity is near Maryland state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 153.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 182.1 miles away from Barton center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 280.7 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 147.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 167.4 miles away from Barton center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 191.2 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 Allegany County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Floods: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Barton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Barton:

  • MORAN MANOR NSG HM (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; WESTERNPORT, MD)
  • EGLE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; LONACONING, MD)
  • HOSPICE OF POTOMAC VALLEY HOSP (Hospital, about 7 miles away; KEYSER, WV)
  • NORTHERN WEST VIRGINIA HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; KEYSER, WV)
  • CORNELL STREET GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 8 miles away; KEYSER, WV)
  • HEARTLAND OF KEYSER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; KEYSER, WV)
  • FROSTBURG HOSPITAL ECF (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; FROSTBURG, MD)

Amtrak station near Barton:

  • 17 miles: CUMBERLAND (E. HARRISON ST. & QUEEN CITY DR.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Barton:

  • Frostburg State University (about 10 miles; Frostburg, MD; Full-time enrollment: 4,944)
  • Allegany College of Maryland (about 18 miles; Cumberland, MD; FT enrollment: 2,407)
  • West Virginia University (about 51 miles; Morgantown, WV; FT enrollment: 27,429)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown (about 52 miles; Johnstown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,815)
  • Shenandoah University (about 53 miles; Winchester, VA; FT enrollment: 3,010)
  • Lord Fairfax Community College (about 53 miles; Middletown, VA; FT enrollment: 4,144)
  • Westmoreland County Community College (about 57 miles; Youngwood, PA; FT enrollment: 4,669)

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Notable location: Barton Hose Company 1 Incorporated (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Allegany 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 2012 was 88.9. This is about average.

City:

88.9
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.165. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.165
U.S.:

0.303

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.02. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.02
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 36.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.52. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.52
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 10.5%
(10.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Maryland:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  67.7%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.2%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Barton compared to Maryland state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.2
Maryland average:

12.6

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (48%)
  • Electricity (23%)
  • Coal or coke (11%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (2%)

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 Barton town (based on Allegany County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant13,96466
Evangelical Protestant11,01574
Catholic8,83810
Other1,2007
Black Protestant2892
None39,781-
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: 19
Allegany County:

2.62 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Allegany County:

0.69 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Allegany County:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 52
Here:

7.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.5%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Allegany County:

28.9%
Maryland:

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

13.0%
State:

15.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$2,404
Streets and Highways 1$3,520$42,2400$0
Totals for Government 1$3,520$42,2405$2,404

Barton government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Financial Administration: $2,000 ($4.51)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $42,000 ($94.81)
    Financial Administration: $19,000 ($42.89)
    Parks & Recreation: $14,000 ($31.60)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($6.77)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($4.51)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($2.26)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($2.26)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $6,000 ($13.54)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $40,000 ($90.29)

Barton government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,000 ($2.26)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $17,000 ($38.37)
    Interest Earnings: $9,000 ($20.32)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $41,000 ($92.55)
  • Tax - Property: $22,000 ($49.66)
    Public Utilities: $7,000 ($15.80)
    NEC: $2,000 ($4.51)

Barton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $276,000 ($623.02)

3.16% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,039 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.16%
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 Mineral County, WV  0.47% ($28,387 average AGI)
from Garrett County, MD  0.27% ($53,899)
from Washington County, MD  0.16% ($23,390)


3.84% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,743 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.84%
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 Mineral County, WV  0.58% ($34,899 average AGI)
to Garrett County, MD  0.22% ($40,214)
to Washington County, MD  0.15% ($30,289)

Strongest AM radio stations in Barton:

  • WFRB (560 AM; 5 kW; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WCBC (1270 AM; 5 kW; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: CUMBERLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKLP (1390 AM; 1 kW; KEYSER, WV; Owner: STARCAST SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WVSC (990 AM; 10 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLYE (850 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WZSK (1040 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EVERETT, PA; Owner: NEW MILLENNIUM COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WYSN (1330 AM; 5 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Barton:

  • WWPN (101.1 FM; WESTERNPORT, MD; Owner: ERNEST F. SANTMYIRE)
  • WFWM (91.9 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WROG (102.9 FM; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: TSCHUDY RADIO, INC)
  • WKGO (106.1 FM; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WLIC (97.1 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INC.)
  • WCBC-FM (107.1 FM; KEYSER, WV; Owner: PROSPERITAS BROADCASTING SYSTEM, L P)
  • WQZK-FM (94.1 FM; KEYSER, WV; Owner: STARCAST SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WFRB-FM (105.3 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WDZN (100.1 FM; ROMNEY, WV; Owner: CHARTER EQUITIES, INC.)
  • WAIJ (90.3 FM; GRANTSVILLE, MD; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INC.)
  • WQZS (93.3 FM; MEYERSDALE, PA; Owner: ROGER WAHL)
  • W242AD (96.3 FM; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKHJ (104.5 FM; MOUNTAIN LAKE PARK, MD; Owner: SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS, INC.)
  • WVSB (104.1 FM; ROMNEY, WV; Owner: WEST VA. SCHS. FOR DEAF AND BLIND)
  • WQWV (103.7 FM; FISHER, WV; Owner: MCGUIRE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WVPM (90.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WTRM (91.3 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: TIMBER RIDGE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WOGG (94.9 FM; OLIVER, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBVE (107.5 FM; BEDFORD, PA; Owner: CESSNA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKMM (96.7 FM; KINGWOOD, WV; Owner: MARPAT CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Barton:

  • WGPT (Channel 36; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • W43BP (Channel 43; CRESAPTOWN, MD; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Barton fatal accident list:

Feb 20, 2008 10:59 AM, Co-26, Lat: 39.53539, Lon: -79.01936, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 17, 2001 07:25 AM, Sr-36, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Oct 6, 1991 06:31 PM, 28, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Aug 17, 1991 04:50 PM, 26, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 31, 1976 10:25 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Oct 13, 1976 06:25 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 5m16ftTotal length
  • $797,000Total costs
  • 202Total average daily traffic
  • 4Total average daily truck traffic
  • 250Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • High Rock Forest Fire Tower (Lat: 39.544528 Lon: -79.096417), Call Sign: WNGL424
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.450 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/14/2011, Expiration Date: 08/07/2021
    Registrant: Maryland Department Of Natural Resources, 580 Taylor Ave, E-3, Annapolis, MD 21401, Phone: (410) 260-8843, Fax: (410) 260-8878, Email:
  • Jackson Mountain Rd 3 Mi S Lonoconing (Lat: 39.529250 Lon: -78.974472), Structure height: 18 m, Call Sign: KUW769
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.650 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/26/2001, Expiration Date: 11/06/2011, Cancellation Date: 09/25/2002
    Registrant: Nisource, 1600 Dublin Road, Columbus, OH 43216-2318, Phone: (614) 481-1370, Fax: (614) 481-1455, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KA8RGW
    Grant Date: 10/05/1993, Expiration Date: 10/05/2003, Cancellation Date: 10/06/2005
    Registrant: George H Fuller, Hcr 1 Box 167, Barton, MD 21521
  • Call Sign: KC3L
    Grant Date: 03/29/1988, Expiration Date: 03/29/1998, Cancellation Date: 03/30/2000
    Registrant: Charles W Andrews, Barton, MD 21521

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2005
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$39,190
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2005 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0021.00

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
  • Hazardous Condition: 7
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Barton

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Barton, MD
Most common first names in Barton, MD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2774.0 years
Mary2181.3 years
William1973.9 years
John1774.1 years
Harry1373.7 years
Robert1270.8 years
Joseph1176.5 years
Charles1181.3 years
Thomas871.3 years
George776.6 years
Most common last names in Barton, MD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Clark2675.6 years
Broadwater2472.3 years
Kyle1874.2 years
Miller1577.3 years
Metz1579.8 years
Warnick1379.0 years
Russell1375.3 years
Preston1279.1 years
Fazenbaker1074.7 years
Green1079.9 years
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