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Population in 2012: 10,274 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.9%
 

Males: 4,923  (47.9%)
Females: 5,351  (52.1%)

Median resident age:  40.3 years
Maryland median age:  34.4 years

Zip codes: 21014.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $59,883 (it was $44,135 in 2000)
Bel Air:

$59,883
MD:

$71,122
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $31,821

Bel Air town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $244,651 (it was $121,200 in 2000)
Bel Air:

$244,651
MD:

$279,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $268,259; Detached houses: $325,682; Townhouses or other attached units: $239,259; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $195,673; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $185,499

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,167.

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  • White alone - 8,868 (87.6%)
  • Black alone - 432 (4.3%)
  • Hispanic - 439 (4.3%)
  • Asian alone - 181 (1.8%)
  • Two or more races - 173 (1.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 14 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 8 (0.08%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 5 (0.05%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Bel Air: 106.8 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (21.2%), Irish (17.2%), English (13.3%), Italian (9.5%), Polish (6.1%), United States (4.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1874

Elevation: 385 feet

Land area: 2.81 square miles.

Population density: 3,653 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Bel Air:

  • High school or higher: 91.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 36.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bel Air town:

  • Never married: 28.3%
  • Now married: 50.2%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

337 residents are foreign born (1.9% Asia, 0.8% Europe, 0.3% North America).

This town:  3.3%
Maryland:  14.3%



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists there were 32 registered sex offenders living in Bel Air, Maryland as of December 19, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Bel Air to the number of sex offenders is 321 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,090 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $3,375 (1.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Towson, MD (17.1 miles , pop. 51,793).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (21.4 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (71.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Bel Air North, MD (1.1 miles ), Bel Air South, MD (1.7 miles ), Pleasant Hills, MD (2.1 miles ), Fallston, MD (2.2 miles ), Riverside, MD (2.6 miles ), Kingsville, MD (2.6 miles ), Edgewood, MD (2.8 miles ), Jarrettsville, MD (2.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 16 buildings, average cost: $110,800
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $111,300
  • 1999: 20 buildings, average cost: $112,900
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $111,300
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $116,300
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $187,500
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $168,300
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $280,300
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $190,000
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $187,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2010: 14 buildings, average cost: $90,700
  • 2011: 26 buildings, average cost: $104,200
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $150,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 39.54 N, Longitude: 76.35 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +11,372 (+111.8%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 1,467 (30.2%)

Area codes: 443, 410

Bel Air household income distribution Bel Air home values distribution

Property values in Bel Air, MD


 

Crime rates in Bel Air by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000001000101
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.010.00.00.00.010.10.09.7
Rapes 004110423001
per 100,000 0.00.038.410.010.00.039.720.230.50.00.09.7
Robberies 1714272612191427111174
per 100,000 166.2134.8259.3259.0120.5189.2139.0272.9112.0111.268.538.9
Assaults 785352605454694349334334
per 100,000 762.5510.2499.4597.8542.3537.8684.9434.7498.8333.5420.9330.6
Burglaries 855254355460494542343227
per 100,000 830.9500.6518.6348.7542.3597.6486.4454.9427.5343.6313.2262.5
Thefts 446461435450458384326465406407339331
per 100,000 4359.74437.84177.54483.44599.83824.33236.14700.84132.74113.63318.33218.3
Auto thefts 243329242330212391268
per 100,000 234.6317.7278.5239.1231.0298.8208.5232.591.6121.358.777.8
Arson 612105242122342
per 100,000 58.7115.596.049.820.139.819.9121.320.430.339.219.4
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 411.7345.2393.9388.5356.7365.7354.5384.3327.0289.1239.7234.4

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Bel Air detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 43 (30 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.92
Maryland average:

2.45

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.2%
Maryland:

7.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +991 (+10.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Engineers (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Bel Air-area historical tornado activity is above Maryland state average. It is 77% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 25.7 miles away from the Bel Air town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/19/1996, a category F3 tornado 32.3 miles away from the town center injured 3 people and caused $5 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bel Air-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Maryland state average. It is 81% 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 57.3 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 57.6 miles away from Bel Air center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 99.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 45.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 42.5 miles away from Bel Air center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Harford County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Birthplace of: Jim Kehoe - Distance runner, Laura Bryna - Country singer, Chris Clunie - College basketball player (Davidson Wildcats).


Hospitals/medical centers in Bel Air:

  • DAVITA - BELAIR (Dialysis Facility, 2225 OLD EMMORTON RD STE 100)
  • HARFORD HHA/HOSPICE (Hospital, 52 EAST BROADWAY)
  • HARFORD SURGERY PAVILION (Hospital, 520 UPPER CHESAPEAKE DR)
  • UPPER CHESAPEAKE MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Other, 500 UPPER CHESAPEAKE DRIVE)
  • BEL AIR HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 410 EAST MCPHAIL ROAD)
  • LORIEN NSG AND REHAB CTR BELAIR (Nursing Home, 1909 EMORTON ROAD)

Political contributions by individuals in Bel Air, MD

Heliports located in Bel Air:

Amtrak station near Bel Air:

  • 11 miles: ABERDEEN (S. PHILADELPHIA & BELAIR AVE.) . Services: free short-term parking, intercity bus service.

Operable nuclear power plants near Bel Air:

  • 14 miles: Peach Bottom 2 and 3 in Delta, PA.

Local government website: www.belair.bel-air.md.us

Colleges/Universities in Bel Air:

  • Harford Community College (Full-time enrollment: 2,973; Location: 401 Thomas Run Rd; Public; Website: www.harford.edu)
  • International Beauty School-Bel Air (FT enrollment: 15; Location: 227 Archer St; Private, for-profit; Website: ibs-belair.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Bel Air:

  • The Community College of Baltimore County (about 15 miles; Baltimore, MD; Full-time enrollment: 8,558)
  • Towson University (about 17 miles; Towson, MD; FT enrollment: 16,542)
  • Morgan State University (about 19 miles; Baltimore, MD; FT enrollment: 6,101)
  • Loyola University Maryland (about 20 miles; Baltimore, MD; FT enrollment: 4,413)
  • Johns Hopkins University (about 21 miles; Baltimore, MD; FT enrollment: 12,509)
  • Stevenson University (about 21 miles; Stevenson, MD; FT enrollment: 2,679)
  • University of Baltimore (about 22 miles; Baltimore, MD; FT enrollment: 3,287)

Public high school in Bel Air:

Private high schools in Bel Air:

  • JOHN CARROLL SCHOOL (Students: 872; Location: 703 E CHURCHVILLE RD; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • THE ARROW CENTER FOR EDUCATION-FAIR MEADOWS (Students: 36; Location: 2416 CRESWELL RD; Grades: 7 - 12)
  • EMMORTON BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 25; Location: 106 PLUMTREE RD; Grades: KG - 12)
  • JAMES RUN CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 14; Location: 603 VALE RD; Grades: 9 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Bel Air:

Private elementary/middle schools in Bel Air:

  • ST MARGARET SCHOOL (Students: 878; Location: 205 N HICKORY AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • HARFORD DAY SCHOOL (Students: 342; Location: 715 MOORES MILL RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • BEL FOREST CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 113; Location: 603 VALE RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • HARFORD LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 95; Location: 1515 EMMORTON RD; Grades: 6 - 11)
  • AWAKENING CHILD MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 51; Location: 2529 CONOWINGO RD; Grades: PK - KG)
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Notable locations in Bel Air: Victorian Estate Assisted Living Center (A), Harford County Sheriff's Office (B), Harford County Jail (C), Harford County Courthouse (D), Bel Air Branch Harford County Library (E), Bel Air Armory (F), Bel Air Police Department (G), Bel Air Volunteer Fire Company Incorporated Bel Air Station (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Tollgate Mall Shopping Center (1), Bel Air Plaza Shopping Center (2), Bel Air Town Shopping Center (3), Harford Mall Business Center (4), Harford Mall Shopping Center (5), Main Street Shopping Center (6), McPhail Crossing Shopping Center (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Bel Air include: Ames Church (A), Calvary Church (B), Emmanuel Church (C), Way of Life Community Church (D), Chabad of Harford County (E), Bel Air United Methodist Church (F), Calvary Baptist Church (G), First Presbyterian Church (H), New Hope Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Pinto Utilities Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Bel Air include: Shamrock Park (1), Aquila Scott Park (2), Bel Air Park (3), Homestead Park (4), Majors Choice Park (5), Plum Tree Park (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Hays House Museum (324 Kenmore Avenue) (1), Harford County - Libraries- Tdd-For (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1221A Brass Mill Road) (2), Boardwalk Fun (Amusement & Theme Parks; Harford Mall) (3), AAA Travel (Tours & Charters; 520 Baltimore Pike) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Country Inn-Suites Bel Air Eas (1435 Handlir Drive) (1), SpringHill Suites Edgewood/Aberdeen (1420 Handlir Drive) (2), Country Inn & Suites (1435 Handlir Drive) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Harford County - Circuit Court (Courthouse) (1), Harford County - Circuit Court- Clerk's Office- Courthouse Bel Air (Courthouse) (2), Harford County - Court Reporters- Courthouse Bel Air- Circuit Court (220 South Main Street) (3), Maryland State Government - Courts- Harford County- District Court- Commissi (1030 Rock Spring Road) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Harford County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5 SO2

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 33.8. This is about average.
City:

33.8
U.S.:

32.0
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 12.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

12.2
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 24.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

24.9
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

17.7
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.3
U.S.:

9.6
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.91. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.91
U.S.:

2.43

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bel Air and their reported violations in the past:

MARYLAND AMERICAN WATER CO (Address: 260 GATEWAY DR SUITE 4A , Population served: 13200, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between OCT-16-1994 and OCT-15-1997, Contaminant: Fluoride. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-17-1994), St Public Notif requested (OCT-17-1994), St Public Notif received (OCT-17-1994), St Public Notif requested (OCT-20-1994), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-20-1994), St Public Notif received (OCT-20-1994), St Compliance achieved (OCT-20-1994)
FAIR MEADOWS (Address: 2410 CRESWELL ROAD , Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-17-2005), St Public Notif requested (AUG-01-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-01-2005), St Public Notif received (AUG-05-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - In JUL-01-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-10-2005)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-2005 and JUL-13-2005, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-03-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUL-13-2005)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-2001 and DEC-26-2001, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-30-2001), St Compliance achieved (DEC-26-2001)
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bel Air that have no violations reported:

  • YOUR SMILE (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 7.0%
(7.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.3% for Black residents, 13.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
Maryland:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  57.2%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.3%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Bel Air, MD

People in group quarters in Bel Air in 2010:

  • 142 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 30 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 21 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 13 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 11 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 5 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Bel Air in 2000:

  • 358 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 147 people in nursing homes
  • 47 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 15 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Bel Air compared to Maryland state average:

Bel Air, Maryland environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.


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Banks with most branches in Bel Air (2011 data):

  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Bel Air Main Branch, Plumtree, Fountain Green Branch, Bel Air Plaza Branch, Bel Air Drive-In Branch. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
  • Bank of America, National Association: Bel Air Main Branch, Forest Hill Branch, Tollgate Road Branch. 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
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Bel Air Main Branch, Festival Branch, Bel Air Downtown Branch. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Harford Bank: Hickory Branch, Bel Air Branch, Marketplace Drive Branch. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $282.8 mil, Deposits: $226.2 mil, headquarters in Aberdeen, MD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Bel Air South Branch at 130 South Bond Street, branch established on 1914/03/13; Bel Air North Branch at 140 North Main Street, branch established on 1978/02/14. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Baltimore County Savings Bank: 517 Belair Plaza Branch at 517 Bel Air Rd, branch established on 1986/06/30; North Fountain Green Road at 2128 N. Fountain Green Rd, branch established on 2000/04/17. Info updated 2011/10/06: Bank assets: $639.0 mil, Deposits: $563.0 mil, headquarters in Nottingham, MD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 17 total offices, Holding Company: Bcsb Bancorp, Inc.
  • First Mariner Bank: Hickory Branch at 1403 Conwingo Drive, branch established on 2007/07/16; Bel Air Branch at 12 A Bel Air South Parkway, branch established on 1995/06/22. Info updated 2006/10/11: Bank assets: $1,179.4 mil, Deposits: $1,014.8 mil, headquarters in Baltimore, MD, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices, Holding Company: First Mariner Bancorp
  • Madison Square Federal Savings Bank: Bel Air Branch at 126 North Main Street, branch established on 2008/06/30. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $152.2 mil, Deposits: $139.1 mil, headquarters in Baltimore, MD, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 4 total offices
  • Rosedale Federal Savings and Loan Association: 1009 Churchville Road Branch at 1009 Churchville Road, branch established on 1908/01/01. Info updated 2012/02/06: Bank assets: $785.1 mil, Deposits: $623.1 mil, headquarters in Baltimore, MD, positive income, 9 total offices
  • 11 other banks with 11 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Bel Air, Maryland:

  • Country Inn & Suites, 1435 Handlir Dr, Bel Air, MD 21015 , Phone: (410) 297-9444, Fax: (410) 297-8866
  • Extended Stay Hotels, 1361 James Way, Bel Air, MD 21015 , Phone: (410) 273-0194
  • Candlewood Suites Bel Air, 4216 Philadelphia Rd, Bel Air, MD 21015 , Phone: (410) 914-3060, Fax: (410) 914-3070
  • Homewood Suites By Hilton - Aberdeen/Bel Air, 4170 Philadelphia Rd, Bel Air, MD 21015 , Phone: (410) 297-8585, Fax: (410) 297-8586
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Bel Air, Maryland

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Bel Air travel time to work - commute


Bel Air mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (52%)
  • Electricity (41%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

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Religion statistics for Bel Air town (based on Harford County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.94%
Here49.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents59.7%11.6%6.0%5.9%3.5%
Congregations9.4%23.9%10.9%5.1%8.0%
NameEpiscopal ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristLutheran ChurchAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents2.3%2.2%1.5%1.3%6.0%
Congregations6.5%2.9%1.4%5.1%26.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 35
Harford County:

1.46 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 31
Harford County:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 57
Here:

2.38 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 106
Here:

4.43 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Harford County:

8.9%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Harford County:

27.3%
State:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.5%
Maryland:

15.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$12,310$49,2401$1,705
Other Government Administration 11$58,813$64,1606$3,573
Police Protection - Officers 31$146,458$56,6930$0
Police - Other 11$34,166$37,2721$1,233
Streets and Highways 10$32,831$39,3971$2,048
Solid Waste Management 10$34,297$41,1560$0
Sewerage 2$9,239$55,4340$0
Other and Unallocable 12$56,596$56,5960$0
Totals for Government 90$384,710$51,2959$8,559

Bel Air government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $370,000 ($36.01)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,134,000 ($207.71)
    General - Other: $1,314,000 ($127.90)
    Sewerage: $1,024,000 ($99.67)
    Central Staff Services: $673,000 ($65.51)
    Regular Highways: $665,000 ($64.73)
    Solid Waste Management: $618,000 ($60.15)
    Water Utilities: $470,000 ($45.75)
    Parking Facilities: $292,000 ($28.42)
    General Public Buildings: $243,000 ($23.65)
    Financial Administration: $237,000 ($23.07)
    Parks & Recreation: $169,000 ($16.45)
    Fire Protection: $124,000 ($12.07)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $29,000 ($2.82)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $382,000 ($37.18)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $167,000 ($16.25)
    Solid Waste Management: $112,000 ($10.90)
    Police Protection: $60,000 ($5.84)
    Financial Administration: $31,000 ($3.02)
    Parks & Recreation: $6,000 ($0.58)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,684,000 ($358.58)

Bel Air government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,331,000 ($129.55)
    Parking Facilities: $771,000 ($75.04)
    Regular Highways: $146,000 ($14.21)
    All Other: $51,000 ($4.96)
    Parks & Recreation: $10,000 ($0.97)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,022,000 ($99.47)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $362,000 ($35.23)
    Interest Earnings: $104,000 ($10.12)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $590,000 ($57.43)
    All Other: $305,000 ($29.69)
    Housing & Community Development: $64,000 ($6.23)
  • Tax - Property: $3,840,000 ($373.76)
    NEC: $253,000 ($24.63)
    Other Selective Sales: $95,000 ($9.25)

Bel Air government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $6,521,000 ($634.71)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $214,000 ($20.83)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $6,140,000 ($597.63)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $594,000 ($57.82)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,673,000 ($162.84)

7.27% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($51,594 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.27%
Maryland average:

7.95%

0.19% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,096 average AGI)
Harford County:

0.19%
Maryland average:

0.25%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Baltimore County, MD  2.45% ($53,729 average AGI)
from Baltimore city, MD  0.76% ($42,811)
from Anne Arundel County, MD  0.34% ($59,232)


6.86% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($54,032 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.86%
Maryland average:

8.13%

0.13% of residents moved to foreign countries ($732 average AGI)
Harford County:

0.13%
Maryland average:

0.13%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Baltimore County, MD  1.63% ($59,001 average AGI)
to Cecil County, MD  0.62% ($49,988)
to York County, PA  0.46% ($54,998)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bel Air:

  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJSS (1330 AM; 5 kW; HAVRE DE GRACE, MD; Owner: PEOPLES BROADCAST NETWORK, LLC)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WNST (1570 AM; 5 kW; TOWSON, MD)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WCAO (600 AM; 5 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bel Air:

  • WHFC (91.1 FM; BEL AIR, MD; Owner: HARFORD COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WLIF (101.9 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WLIF, INC.)
  • WSMJ (104.3 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWMX (106.5 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WXCY (103.7 FM; HAVRE DE GRACE, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WIYY (97.9 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WZBA (100.7 FM; WESTMINSTER, MD; Owner: SHAMROCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSOX (96.1 FM; RED LION, PA; Owner: LANCASTER-YORK BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WARM-FM (103.3 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WDAC (94.5 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: WDAC RADIO COMPANY)
  • WROZ (101.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPOC (93.1 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WXYV (105.7 FM; CATONSVILLE, MD; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WERQ-FM (92.3 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBJC (91.5 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE CITY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WYCR (98.5 FM; YORK-HANOVER, PA; Owner: RADIO HANOVER, INC.)
  • WYPR (88.1 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WYPR LICENSE HOLDING LLC)
  • WQSR (102.7 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY OF CHESAPEAKE LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WGTY (107.7 FM; GETTYSBURG, PA; Owner: TIMES AND NEWS PUBLISHING COMPANY)
  • WRBS (95.1 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: PETER & JOHN RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Bel Air:

  • 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.)
  • WJZ-TV (Channel 13; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WUTB (Channel 24; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WTSD-CA (Channel 14; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WPMT (Channel 43; YORK, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WMPT (Channel 22; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WGAL (Channel 8; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: WGAL HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMJF-LP (Channel 16; TOWSON, MD; Owner: TOWSON UNIVERSITY)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Bel Air fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 7
Total length: 26 meters (85ft)
Total costs: $1,986,000
Total average daily traffic: 205,696
Total average daily truck traffic: 11,904
Total future (year 2020) average daily traffic: 195,909

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Bel Air)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 50 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Bel Air, MD)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 174 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bel Air)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Bel Air)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 36 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED57$231,35252$200,105271$210,01215$97,93519$183,6630$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$229,2282$129,82526$180,2420$01$176,4200$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$226,4786$200,50262$219,0102$144,4203$185,1800$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN9$253,9179$213,82156$221,1481$14,7404$224,1300$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$14,9708$241,5781$30,3501$124,3701$14,970

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 3035.00 , 3038.00, 3039.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED10$266,2476$313,837
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$435,3501$228,760
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$217,7201$337,510
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$227,580
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$63,0800$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 3035.00 , 3038.00, 3039.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 253
  • Hazardous Condition: 227
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 17

Incident types - Bel Air


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bel Air, MD

Most common first names in Bel Air, MD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John26975.4 years
William26875.2 years
Mary26580.5 years
James18673.7 years
Robert17071.4 years
Charles16575.7 years
Margaret14881.8 years
Helen13982.3 years
Joseph13877.8 years
Dorothy12079.6 years
Most common last names in Bel Air, MD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8678.2 years
Miller5576.8 years
Johnson5174.6 years
Brown4074.3 years
Jones4075.7 years
Taylor3973.3 years
Williams3476.6 years
Wilson3378.8 years
Thomas3073.1 years
Anderson2979.6 years
Businesses in Bel Air, MD
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven5MasterBrand Cabinets2
AT&T2McDonald's4
Aeropostale1Men's Wearhouse2
American Eagle Outfitters1Motherhood Maternity1
Applebee's1New Balance1
Arby's1New York & Co1
BMW1Nike6
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill1Office Depot1
Baskin-Robbins1Old Navy1
Bath & Body Works1Outback1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Outback Steakhouse1
Blockbuster1Pac Sun1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Panera Bread1
Burger King2Papa John's Pizza1
Charlotte Russe1Payless2
Chipotle1Penske1
Chuck E. Cheese's1PetSmart1
Cold Stone Creamery1Pier 1 Imports1
Cracker Barrel1Pizza Hut2
Cricket Wireless1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Curves1Quiznos1
DHL1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Red Robin1
Deb1Rite Aid3
Domino's Pizza2Ruby Tuesday2
DressBarn2Safeway1
Dunkin Donuts2Sears1
Extended Stay America1Spencer Gifts1
FedEx8Sprint Nextel2
Finish Line1Staples1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Starbucks4
GNC4Subway4
GameStop2T-Mobile2
H&R Block2T.G.I. Driday's1
Holiday Inn1T.J.Maxx1
Hollister Co.1Taco Bell1
Home Depot1Talbots1
Hot Topic1Target1
JoS. A. Bank1The Room Place1
Jones New York1Toys"R"Us1
Journeys1True Value1
KFC1U-Haul1
Kohl's1UPS13
Kroger1Vans1
La-Z-Boy1Verizon Wireless1
Lane Bryant1Victoria's Secret1
Little Caesars Pizza1Vons1
Macy's1Waffle House1
Marriott1Walgreens2
Marshalls1Wendy's2
Browse common businesses in Bel Air, MD

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