Bladensburg, Maryland

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Population in 2014: 9,583 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +25.1%
 
Males: 4,498  (46.9%)
Females: 5,085  (53.1%)
Median resident age:  32.8 years
Maryland median age:  38.2 years

Zip codes: 20710, 20781, 20784.

Bladensburg Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2013: $41,559 (it was $34,966 in 2000)
Bladensburg:

$41,559
MD:

$72,483

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,912 (it was $17,046 in 2000)

Bladensburg town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $189,876 (it was $115,300 in 2000)
Bladensburg:

$189,876
MD:

$280,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $177,438; Detached houses: $198,729; Townhouses or other attached units: $190,857; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $90,549

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,121.

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  • Races in Bladensburg, MD (2010)

    Bladensburg races chart
    • 5,88564.3%Black alone
    • 2,46326.9%Hispanic
    • 4605.0%White alone
    • 1842.0%Asian alone
    • 1171.3%Two or more races
    • 180.2%American Indian alone
    • 190.2%Other race alone
    • 20.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Bladensburg: 134.1 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Bladensburg, MD City Guides:

Ancestries: Subsaharan African (10.7%), West Indian (4.1%), Irish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1854

Elevation: 45 feet

Land area: 0.99 square miles.

Population density: 9,715 people per square mile   (high).

Bladensburg,MD real estate house value index trend

Bladensburg, Maryland map

For population 25 years and over in Bladensburg:

  • High school or higher: 78.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bladensburg town:

  • Never married: 48.7%
  • Now married: 29.8%
  • Separated: 4.8%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

2,625 residents are foreign born (19.0% Latin America, 7.4% Africa).

This town:

27.9%
Maryland:

14.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,778 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,911 (2.6%)

Bladensburg satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Washington, DC (4.9 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (120.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Edmonston, MD (0.8 miles ), Colmar Manor, MD (1.0 miles ), Cottage City, MD (1.1 miles ), North Brentwood, MD (1.1 miles ), Highland, MD (1.1 miles ), East Riverdale, MD (1.2 miles ), Brentwood, MD (1.2 miles ), Cheverly, MD (1.2 miles ).

Latitude: 38.94 N, Longitude: 76.93 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,174 (-23.1%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 205 (4.3%)

Bladensburg household income distribution Bladensburg home values distribution

Property values in Bladensburg, MD


Crime rates in Bladensburg by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0212312112211
per 100,000 0.025.112.525.137.812.726.113.212.921.721.510.710.5
Rapes 0123221226324
per 100,000 0.012.625.137.625.225.513.026.525.965.032.221.342.1
Robberies 568061112606064484440474335
per 100,000 709.31,005.7764.21,403.5755.7764.4833.7635.2569.1433.1504.2458.4368.5
Assaults 31335362454335384651414945
per 100,000 392.7414.8664.0776.9566.8547.8455.9502.8594.9552.2439.8522.3473.8
Burglaries 9511591130969910610112310010610657
per 100,000 1,203.31,445.61,140.11,629.11,209.11,261.31,380.71,336.51,590.81,082.81,137.11,129.9600.1
Thefts 317446445385312314312262271234266230222
per 100,000 4,015.25,606.55,575.04,824.63,929.54,000.54,064.13,467.03,504.92,533.82,853.52,451.82,337.3
Auto thefts 290363253275198179166123127110977182
per 100,000 3,673.24,563.23,169.63,446.12,493.72,280.52,162.31,627.61,642.51,191.11,040.5756.8863.3
Arson 1010000000000
per 100,000 12.70.012.50.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 847.91160.0984.31266.1896.0833.1854.0716.3734.7621.2597.5529.2474.6

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Crime rate in Bladensburg detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 29 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.21
Maryland average:

2.66
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.1%
Maryland:

5.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -403 (-5.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (21%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Bladensburg, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Bladensburg-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Maryland state average. It is 11% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/24/2001, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.8 miles away from the Bladensburg town center killed 2 people and injured 55 people and caused $101 million in damages.

On 4/28/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.2 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bladensburg-area historical earthquake activity is near Maryland state average. It is 85% 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 107.2 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 107.6 miles away from Bladensburg 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 254.1 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 107.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 289.2 miles away from Bladensburg 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 102.8 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 Prince George's County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Birthplace of: William Wirt (Attorney General) - United Dtates Attorney General, Caleb Bailey - Soilder, John T. Flynn - Journalist, Micah Taul - Politician, Sean Brooks - College basketball player (Drexel Dragons), William Wirt - novelist.

Hospitals and medical centers near Bladensburg:

  • PRINCE GEORGES HOSPITAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 1 miles away; CHEVERLY, MD)
  • GLADYS SPELLMAN SPEC. HOSP. (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; CHEVERLY, MD)
  • UNIVERSAL DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; COTTAGE CITY, MD)
  • MADISON MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; HYATTSVILLE, MD)
  • CRESCENT CITIES CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; RIVERDALE, MD)
  • SACRED HEART HOME INC (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; HYATTSVILLE, MD)
  • RAI - CHILLUM-HYATTSVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; HYATTSVILLE, MD)

Amtrak stations near Bladensburg:

  • 4 miles: NEW CARROLLTON (4300 GARDEN CITY DR.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 6 miles: WASHINGTON (50 MASSACHUSETTS AVE. N.E.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities and snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 12 miles: ALEXANDRIA (110 CALLAHAN DR.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bladensburg:

  • University of Maryland-College Park (about 4 miles; College Park, MD; Full-time enrollment: 32,734)
  • University of Maryland-University College (about 4 miles; Adelphi, MD; FT enrollment: 25,040)
  • Catholic University of America (about 4 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 5,365)
  • Howard University (about 6 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 7,838)
  • Strayer University-Global Region (about 7 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 2,613)
  • Prince George's Community College (about 7 miles; Largo, MD; FT enrollment: 8,537)
  • George Washington University (about 7 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 18,928)

Public high schools in Bladensburg:

Public elementary/middle schools in Bladensburg:

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Notable locations in Bladensburg: Peace Cross (A), Prince Georges County Fire / EMS Department Company 809 Bladensburg Volunteer Fire Department (B), Bladensburg Police Department (C), Bladensburg Branch Library (D), Bladensburg Town Hall (E), Bladensburg Police Station (F), Bladensburg Fire Station Company 9 (G), Bladensburg Branch Prince George's County Memorial Library (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Bladensburg Shopping Center (1), Bladen Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Bladensburg include: Saint Lukes Episcopal Church (A), Central Baptist Church (B), Decatur Heights Baptist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Evergreen Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Cammock Bus Repairs (Tours & Charters; 4800 Webster Street).

Prince George's 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 2013 was 99.2. This is worse than average.

City:

99.2
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.353. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.353
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 11.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.5
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.11. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.11
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 25.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 13.4. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.4
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.8
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 0.00215. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00215
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.2%
(0.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.6% for Black residents, 21.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.6% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Maryland:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  55.3%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.5%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
17 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
10 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

Bladensburg, Maryland environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Bladensburg (2011 data):

  • SunTrust Bank: Bladensburg Branch at 4805 Annapolis Road, branch established on 1946/07/01. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.5
Maryland average:

12.6

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Bladensburg town (based on Prince George's County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant179,374430
Catholic83,95935
Mainline Protestant51,153156
Black Protestant48,98466
Other28,74357
Orthodox1,2186
None469,989-
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: 140
Prince George's County:

1.70 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

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

0.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 132
Prince George's County:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 137
Prince George's County:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 267
Here:

3.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.5%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Prince George's County:

30.7%
Maryland:

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

16.7%
State:

15.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.0%
Maryland:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.9%
Maryland:

47.3%

Average BMI:
Bladensburg:

29.7
Maryland:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Bladensburg:

19.2%
Maryland:

20.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Bladensburg:

13.1%
Maryland:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.6
Maryland:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.2%
Maryland:

34.1%

General health condition:
Bladensburg:

53.7%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Bladensburg:

83.2%
Maryland:

80.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bladensburg, MD Residents
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
Financial Administration 2$11,570$69,4200$0
Other Government Administration 8$22,873$34,3100$0
Police Protection - Officers 18$92,078$61,3850$0
Police - Other 6$25,680$51,3600$0
Other and Unallocable 7$28,747$49,2810$0
Totals for Government 41$180,948$52,9600$0

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,518,000 ($158.41)
    Regular Highways: $758,000 ($79.10)
    Financial Administration: $155,000 ($16.17)
    Central Staff Services: $120,000 ($12.52)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $107,000 ($11.17)
    General - Other: $82,000 ($8.56)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,000 ($1.04)
    Housing & Community Development: $2,000 ($0.21)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($0.10)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,000 ($0.52)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $35,000 ($3.65)
    General - Other: $23,000 ($2.40)
    Police Protection: $7,000 ($0.73)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,601,000 ($167.07)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $72,000 ($7.51)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $154,000 ($16.07)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $350,000 ($36.52)
    All Other: $23,000 ($2.40)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $144,000 ($15.03)
    Interest Earnings: $45,000 ($4.70)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $187,000 ($19.51)
    All Other: $162,000 ($16.90)
    Housing & Community Development: $100,000 ($10.44)
  • Tax - Property: $1,637,000 ($170.82)
    NEC: $117,000 ($12.21)
    Other Selective Sales: $26,000 ($2.71)

Bladensburg government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $100,000 ($10.44)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $77,000 ($8.04)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $23,000 ($2.40)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,990,000 ($207.66)

6.51% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,429 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.51%
Maryland average:

6.59%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($476 average AGI)
Prince George's County:

0.07%
Maryland average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from District of Columbia, DC  1.32% ($38,661 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, MD  1.13% ($38,901)
from Anne Arundel County, MD  0.44% ($46,955)


6.77% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,089 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.77%
Maryland average:

6.66%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($480 average AGI)
Prince George's County:

0.08%
Maryland average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Montgomery County, MD  1.15% ($38,277 average AGI)
to District of Columbia, DC  1.06% ($32,272)
to Anne Arundel County, MD  0.56% ($51,259)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bladensburg:

  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WWRC (1260 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WACA (1540 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WHEATON, MD; Owner: AC ACQUISITION, LLC)
  • WMAL (630 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WABS (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bladensburg:

  • WBIG-FM (100.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCSP-FM (90.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NATIONAL CABLE SATELLITE CORPORATION)
  • WPGC-FM (95.5 FM; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MARYLAND)
  • WHFS (99.1 FM; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WRQX (107.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WHUR-FM (96.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WWDC-FM (101.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WASH (97.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKYS (93.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WARW (94.7 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WIHT (99.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WGMS-FM (103.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WAMU (88.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE EXEC. COMM. OF THE BD. OF TRUSTEES OF AMERICAN UNIV.)
  • WMMJ (102.3 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WETA (90.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WGTS (91.9 FM; TAKOMA PARK, MD; Owner: COLUMBIA UNION COLLEGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPFW (89.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WAVA (105.1 FM; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WJFK-FM (106.7 FM; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WMZQ-FM (98.7 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Bladensburg:

  • WBDC-TV (Channel 50; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJLA-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ACC LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUSA (Channel 9; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE DETROIT NEWS, INC.)
  • WTTG (Channel 5; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WHUT-TV (Channel 32; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WZDC-LP (Channel 64; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ONDA CAPITAL, INC.)
  • WRC-TV (Channel 4; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WRC-TV), INC.)
  • WETA-TV (Channel 26; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE GREATER WASHINGTON ED TELECOMM. ASSOC)
  • WDCA (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W28BY (Channel 63; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFORMATION SUPER STATION, L.L.C.)
  • WMPT (Channel 22; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WMDO-CA (Channel 30; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WNVC (Channel 56; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKRP-LP (Channel 42; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WUTB (Channel 24; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WIAV-LP (Channel 58; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • WJZ-TV (Channel 13; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WPXW (Channel 66; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: PAXSON WASHINGTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • W63BP (Channel 63; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: ANNAPOLIS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W61BY (Channel 61; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: ANNAPOLIS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
Bladensburg fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Bladensburg fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 3m10ftTotal length
  • $736,000Total costs
  • 2,129Total average daily traffic
  • 37Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,415Total future (year 27) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • CAROL P WATSON, 4213 Edmonston Avenue (953b) (Lat: 38.941111 Lon: -76.932222), Type: 21.3, Overall height: 18.3 m, Registrant: 3012149259, Vtable01@sprintspectrum.Com, 6905 ROCKLEDGE DRIVE, SUITE 300
  • SIGNATURE ON FILE, 4213 Edmonston Avenue (953b) (Lat: 38.941111 Lon: -76.932222), Type: 21.3, Overall height: 18.3 m, Registrant: 3012149259, Vtable01@sprintspectrum.Com, 6905 ROCKLEDGE DRIVE, SUITE 300
  • Valerie H Moore, 4213 Edmonston Avenue (953b) (Lat: 38.941111 Lon: -76.932222), Type: 21.3, Overall height: 18.3 m, Registrant: 3012149259, Vtable01@sprintspectrum.Com, 6905 ROCKLEDGE DRIVE, SUITE 300

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Bladensburg, MD)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • WDC0969, 4213 Edmonston Rd (Lat: 38.941333 Lon: -76.932667), Type: Pole, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQJK704, Licensee ID: L01728370
    Assigned Frequencies: 11185.0 MHz, 11185.0 MHzGrant Date: 10/15/2008, Expiration Date: 10/15/2018, Cancellation Date: 09/09/2013, Certifier: Joseph M Sandri Jr.Registrant: Fibertower Network Services, Corp., Debtor-In-Possession, 1875 Eye Street, Nw, 5th Floor, Room 505, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 223-1028, Email:
  • DC-WSH5530A, 4213 Edmonston Rd (Lat: 38.941111 Lon: -76.932306), Type: Pole, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQLF635
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz, 23025.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 23175.0 MHzGrant Date: 01/07/2010, Expiration Date: 01/07/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-WallaceRegistrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • DC-WSH5495A, 6011 Emerson St. (Lat: 38.948806 Lon: -76.910806), Type: Bant, Structure height: 26.2 m, Overall height: 29.2 m, Call Sign: WQLH290
    Assigned Frequencies: 21825.0 MHzGrant Date: 01/20/2010, Expiration Date: 01/20/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-WallaceRegistrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • Bladensburg Police, 4910 Tilden Rd (Lat: 38.942278 Lon: -76.932750), Type: Tower, Structure height: 16 m, Call Sign: WQMD936
    Assigned Frequencies: 21945.0 MHzGrant Date: 07/12/2010, Expiration Date: 07/12/2020, Certifier: Charles L OwensRegistrant: Teltronic, Inc., 7051 Muirkirk Meadows Drive, Suite E, Beltsville, MD 20705, Phone: (301) 575-3950, Fax: (301) 575-3949, Email:
  • 7WAS048A, 5999 Emerson Street (Lat: 38.947389 Lon: -76.912194), Type: Bant, Structure height: 33.5 m, Overall height: 33.8 m, Call Sign: WQQD400, Licensee ID: L00127664
    Assigned Frequencies: 21425.0 MHz, 21425.0 MHz, 21425.0 MHz, 21425.0 MHz, 21425.0 MHz, 21425.0 MHz, 21425.0 MHz, 21425.0 MHzGrant Date: 11/06/2012, Expiration Date: 11/06/2022, Cancellation Date: 05/01/2014, Certifier: Dan MenserRegistrant: T-Mobile License LLC, 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bladensburg)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED14$168,3093$145,42331$175,9041$5,0406$133,843
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$72,2900$06$189,0871$3,3600$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$139,8932$114,16024$198,8352$25,3600$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$127,6751$25,50014$179,4262$63,0451$25,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$05$200,2881$16,8100$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8040.01 , 8040.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$121,885
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$114,390
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$115,723
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$187,173
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8040.01 , 8040.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Bladensburg, MD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William4872.2 years
Mary4781.2 years
James4164.3 years
John3971.3 years
Joseph2970.3 years
Robert2467.1 years
George2471.3 years
Charles2464.6 years
Helen2273.9 years
Margaret1979.3 years
Most common last names in Bladensburg, MD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1976.9 years
Davis1765.8 years
Johnson1667.7 years
Brown1671.9 years
Williams1368.7 years
Harris1269.8 years
Jones863.4 years
Thomas868.0 years
Wilson771.6 years
King772.7 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (61%)
  • Electricity (38%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
Businesses in Bladensburg, MD
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Cricket Wireless2
Advance Auto Parts1MasterBrand Cabinets1
AutoZone1Papa John's Pizza1
Blockbuster1

Bladensburg compared to Maryland state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

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  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 100 cities with smallest houses (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Africa (population 500+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of renters (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of robberies per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in El Salvador (population 500+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Western Africa (population 500+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Ghana (population 500+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest positive percentage difference between never married females and males (15+ years) (with at least 1,000 females never married)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Guyana (population 500+)"
  • #36 (20784) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Subsaharan African first ancestries"
  • #42 (20710) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest 2012 average taxable interest for individuals (pop 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
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