Big Pool, Maryland

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Population in 2010: 82.
Males: 37  (46.0%)
Females: 45  (54.0%)
Median resident age:  32.2 years
Maryland median age:  38.5 years

Zip code: 21711

Estimated median household income in 2016: $54,250
Big Pool:

$54,250
MD:

$78,945

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $27,540

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $202,700
Big Pool:

$202,700
MD:

$306,900

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $243,721; Detached houses: $258,751; Townhouses or other attached units: $181,443; In 2-unit structures: $363,706; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $190,020; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $125,350; Mobile homes: $61,148
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    • 7996.3%White alone
    • 33.7%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Big Pool: 104.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (90.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 420 feet

For population 25 years and over in Big Pool:

  • High school or higher: 81.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%

For population 15 years and over in Big Pool CDP:

  • Never married: 24.5%
  • Now married: 61.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 14.3%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Frederick, MD (34.6 miles , pop. 52,767).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (72.8 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (154.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Ernstville, MD (0.9 miles) , Indian Springs, MD (1.3 miles) , Pecktonville, MD (1.9 miles) , Hedgesville, WV (2.2 miles ), Clear Spring, MD (2.3 miles ), Charlton, MD (2.5 miles) , Falling Waters, WV (2.8 miles ), Pinesburg, MD (2.9 miles ).

Latitude: 39.62 N, Longitude: 78.02 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 304

Big Pool household income distribution Big Pool home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.4%
Maryland:

5.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (53%)
  • Public administration (41%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (100%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (53%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (41%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)

Tornado activity:

Big Pool-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Maryland state average. It is 19% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 43.4 miles away from the Big Pool place center injured 5 people and caused $6 million in damages.

On 4/16/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 39.5 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Big Pool-area historical earthquake activity is near Maryland state average. It is 84% 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 179.8 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 115.7 miles away from Big Pool center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 214.4 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 141.0 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 117.1 miles away from Big Pool 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 333.6 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 Washington County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Snowstorms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Big Pool:

  • HEARTLAND OF MARTINSBURG (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; MARTINSBURG, WV)
  • BMA - MARTINSBURG (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; MARTINSBURG, WV)
  • WILLIAMSPORT NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; WILLIAMSPORT, MD)
  • PANHANDLE HOME HEALTH, INC. (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; MARTINSBURG, WV)
  • HOMEWOOD AT WILLIAMSPORT MD (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; WILLIAMSPORT, MD)
  • GABOYA PLACE GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 12 miles away; MARTINSBURG, WV)
  • SOUTHSIDE GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 13 miles away; MARTINSBURG, WV)

Amtrak stations near Big Pool:

  • 12 miles: MARTINSBURG (229 E. MARTIN ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 16 miles: HAGERSTOWN (GREYHOUND STA., 10527 SHARPSTOWN PK.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Big Pool:

  • Shepherd University (about 18 miles; Shepherdstown, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,745)
  • Hagerstown Community College (about 19 miles; Hagerstown, MD; FT enrollment: 3,220)
  • American Public University System (about 25 miles; Charles Town, WV; FT enrollment: 43,829)
  • Shenandoah University (about 33 miles; Winchester, VA; FT enrollment: 3,010)
  • Frederick Community College (about 35 miles; Frederick, MD; FT enrollment: 3,798)
  • Mount St Mary's University (about 36 miles; Emmitsburg, MD; FT enrollment: 2,313)
  • Allegany College of Maryland (about 39 miles; Cumberland, MD; FT enrollment: 2,407)

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Church in Big Pool: Saint Paul United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Washington 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 73.2. This is about average.

City:

73.2
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 29.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 20.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.6
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.56. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.56
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 0.0%
Average household size:
This place:  2.9 people
Maryland:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  78.6%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.6%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.0
Maryland average:

12.6

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Big Pool CDP (based on Washington County data)

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%

5.39% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,542 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.39%
Maryland average:

6.59%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($303 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.04%
Maryland average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Frederick County, MD  1.34% ($42,546 average AGI)
from Franklin County, PA  0.51% ($33,129)
from Berkeley County, WV  0.37% ($34,255)


5.26% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,148 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.26%
Maryland average:

6.66%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($301 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.03%
Maryland average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Frederick County, MD  0.85% ($45,063 average AGI)
to Franklin County, PA  0.63% ($40,017)
to Berkeley County, WV  0.62% ($38,745)

Strongest AM radio stations in Big Pool:

  • 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.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WZSK (1040 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EVERETT, PA; Owner: NEW MILLENNIUM COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WEPM (1340 AM; 1 kW; MARTINSBURG, WV; Owner: PRETTYMAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WRNR (740 AM; 1 kW; MARTINSBURG, WV; Owner: SHENANDOAH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Big Pool:

  • WCRH (90.5 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, MD; Owner: CEDAR RIDGE CHILDREN'S HOME & SCHOOL, INC)
  • WLTF (97.5 FM; MARTINSBURG, WV; Owner: PRETTYMAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEEO-FM (103.7 FM; MCCONNELLSBURG, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WAYZ-FM (104.7 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: HJV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WETH (89.1 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WDHC (93.5 FM; BERKELEY SPRINGS, WV; Owner: CAPPER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFRE (99.9 FM; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WARX (106.9 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: MANNING BROADCASTING INC.)
  • W219BX (91.7 FM; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CEDAR RIDGE CHILDREN'S HOME & SCHOOL, INC)
  • WTRM (91.3 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: TIMBER RIDGE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WSRT (92.1 FM; MERCERSBURG, PA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WBVE (107.5 FM; BEDFORD, PA; Owner: CESSNA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKMZ (95.9 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, MD; Owner: PRETTYMAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWVZ (103.9 FM; BRADDOCK HEIGHTS, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WAYC (100.9 FM; BEDFORD, PA; Owner: CESSNA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W228BA (93.5 FM; LEESBURG, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WSKE (104.3 FM; EVERETT, PA; Owner: NEW MILLENNIUM COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • WDZN (100.1 FM; ROMNEY, WV; Owner: CHARTER EQUITIES, INC.)
  • WINC-FM (92.5 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: MID ATLANTIC NETWORK, INC.)
  • W219BE (91.7 FM; WAYNESBORO, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BIBLE INSTITUTE, NDBA)

TV broadcast stations around Big Pool:

  • WWPB (Channel 31; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WHAG-TV (Channel 25; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: QUORUM OF MARYLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • W42CK (Channel 42; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING)
  • WWPX (Channel 60; MARTINSBURG, WV; Owner: PAXSON WASHINGTON-60 LICENSE, INC.)
  • W44AA (Channel 44; MARTINSBURG, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WJAL (Channel 68; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • Big Pool, Maryland
  • Fatal accident count8
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents9
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:4
  • Fatalities9
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents19
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Maryland average
  • Fatal accident count268
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents389
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons66
  • Fatalities288
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents701
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents95
See more detailed statistics of Big Pool fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Fort Frederick State Park Office (Lat: 39.616750 Lon: -78.000556), Call Sign: KQP649
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.325 MHzGrant Date: 04/29/2014, Expiration Date: 07/24/2024Registrant: Maryland Department Of Natural Resources, 580 Taylor Ave, E-3, Annapolis, MD 21401, Phone: (410) 260-8843, Fax: (410) 260-8878, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5
  • Service Call: 6
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Big Pool

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Big Pool, MD

Big Pool 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 below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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