Bloomington, Maryland

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Population in 2010: 305.
Males: 156  (51.3%)
Females: 149  (48.7%)
Median resident age:  50.6 years
Maryland median age:  38.3 years

Zip codes: 21523, 21561.

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Estimated median household income in 2015: $46,222
Bloomington:

$46,222
MD:

$75,847

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $25,777

Bloomington CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $172,732
Bloomington:

$172,732
MD:

$299,800

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $80,397; Detached houses: $79,744

Median gross rent in 2015: $680.

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  • Races in Bloomington, MD (2010)

    Bloomington races chart
    • 29998.0%White alone
    • 41.3%Hispanic
    • 20.7%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Bloomington: 92.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (36.9%), British (16.2%), Scottish (11.7%), Irish (5.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1049 feet

Bloomington,MD real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Bloomington:

  • High school or higher: 83.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%

For population 15 years and over in Bloomington CDP:

  • Never married: 31.6%
  • Now married: 57.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 3.8%



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Bloomington, Maryland as of October 16, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Bloomington to the number of sex offenders is 305 to 1.


Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (82.0 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (211.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Luke, MD (0.9 miles) , Piedmont, WV (1.1 miles ), Westernport, MD (1.3 miles ), Franklin, MD (1.4 miles ), Barton, MD (2.1 miles ), Keyser, WV (2.4 miles ), Moscow, MD (2.4 miles ), McCoole, MD (2.4 miles ).

Latitude: 39.48 N, Longitude: 79.07 W

Bloomington household income distribution Bloomington home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.3%
Maryland:

5.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (33%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (24%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (15%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Retail trade (32%)
  • Finance and insurance (26%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Public administration (19%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (30%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (24%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (17%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Material moving occupations (32%)
  • Management occupations (26%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (19%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)

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

Tornado activity:

Bloomington-area historical tornado activity is below Maryland state average. It is 50% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.5 miles away from the Bloomington place center injured 5 people and caused $6 million in damages.

On 5/19/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.5 miles away from the place center killed one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bloomington-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above 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 155.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 183.3 miles away from Bloomington 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 276.8 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 145.4 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 171.4 miles away from Bloomington 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 192.9 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 Garrett County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Bloomington:

  • MORAN MANOR NSG HM (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WESTERNPORT, MD)
  • CORNELL STREET GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 6 miles away; KEYSER, WV)
  • HEARTLAND OF KEYSER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; KEYSER, WV)
  • NORTHERN WEST VIRGINIA HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; KEYSER, WV)
  • HOSPICE OF POTOMAC VALLEY HOSP (Hospital, about 6 miles away; KEYSER, WV)
  • EGLE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; LONACONING, MD)
  • FROSTBURG HOSPITAL ECF (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; FROSTBURG, MD)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bloomington:

  • Frostburg State University (about 14 miles; Frostburg, MD; Full-time enrollment: 4,944)
  • Allegany College of Maryland (about 22 miles; Cumberland, MD; FT enrollment: 2,407)
  • West Virginia University (about 49 miles; Morgantown, WV; FT enrollment: 27,429)
  • Lord Fairfax Community College (about 53 miles; Middletown, VA; FT enrollment: 4,144)
  • Shenandoah University (about 54 miles; Winchester, VA; FT enrollment: 3,010)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown (about 56 miles; Johnstown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,815)
  • Fairmont State University (about 59 miles; Fairmont, WV; FT enrollment: 3,714)

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Notable location: Bloomington Volunteer Fire Company (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Bloomington: Bloomington United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Garrett 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 69.6. This is about average.

City:

69.6
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.157. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.157
U.S.:

0.293

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.878. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.878
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 34.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.37. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.37
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 3.0%
(3.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Maryland:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  78.5%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.1%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Maryland average:

12.6

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Bloomington CDP (based on Garrett County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,01556
Mainline Protestant4,02536
Catholic7712
Other2042
None19,082-
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: 5
Garrett County:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

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

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Garrett County:

1.01 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Garrett County:

6.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
Here:

8.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.6%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Garrett County:

25.5%
Maryland:

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

12.4%
State:

15.5%

3.70% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($47,122 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.70%
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 Allegany County, MD  0.50% ($40,214 average AGI)
from Preston County, WV  0.37% ($21,317)
from Somerset County, PA  0.16% ($25,889)


4.01% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,348 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.01%
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 Allegany County, MD  0.62% ($53,899 average AGI)
to Preston County, WV  0.26% ($25,586)
to Monongalia County, WV  0.23% ($49,769)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bloomington:

  • WFRB (560 AM; 5 kW; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WKLP (1390 AM; 1 kW; KEYSER, WV; Owner: STARCAST SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WCBC (1270 AM; 5 kW; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: CUMBERLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVSC (990 AM; 10 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLYE (850 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WZSK (1040 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EVERETT, PA; Owner: NEW MILLENNIUM COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • WSVA (550 AM; 10 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bloomington:

  • 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.)
  • WQZK-FM (94.1 FM; KEYSER, WV; Owner: STARCAST SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WLIC (97.1 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INC.)
  • WDZN (100.1 FM; ROMNEY, WV; Owner: CHARTER EQUITIES, INC.)
  • WCBC-FM (107.1 FM; KEYSER, WV; Owner: PROSPERITAS BROADCASTING SYSTEM, L P)
  • WFRB-FM (105.3 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • W242AD (96.3 FM; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKHJ (104.5 FM; MOUNTAIN LAKE PARK, MD; Owner: SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS, INC.)
  • WQZS (93.3 FM; MEYERSDALE, PA; Owner: ROGER WAHL)
  • WAIJ (90.3 FM; GRANTSVILLE, MD; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INC.)
  • WQWV (103.7 FM; FISHER, WV; Owner: MCGUIRE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WVSB (104.1 FM; ROMNEY, WV; Owner: WEST VA. SCHS. FOR DEAF AND BLIND)
  • WVPM (90.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WWHC (92.3 FM; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: OAKLAND MEDIA GROUP, INC)
  • WKMM (96.7 FM; KINGWOOD, WV; Owner: MARPAT CORPORATION)
  • WTRM (91.3 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: TIMBER RIDGE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WOGG (94.9 FM; OLIVER, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Bloomington:

  • WGPT (Channel 36; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • W43BP (Channel 43; CRESAPTOWN, MD; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W48AA (Channel 48; KEYSER, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)

Bloomington fatal accident list:

Oct 29, 2006 04:12 PM, Sr-135, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 17, 1992 09:45 PM, 135, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 10, 1979 05:45 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 11, 1978 09:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 24, 1977 09:30 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 5m16ftTotal length
  • 44,740Total average daily traffic
  • 3,578Total average daily truck traffic
  • 26,118Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • On Franklin Hill Mountain 1.6 Mi W Of Md Rt 36 (Lat: 39.495361 Lon: -79.061139), Call Sign: KNEZ441
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.565 MHzGrant Date: 06/25/2013, Expiration Date: 02/23/2023Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KA3END, Licensee ID: L01340330, Grant Date: 11/09/2007, Expiration Date: 01/15/2017, Certifier: William D Pattison Iii, Registrant: William D Pattison Iii, Rt 135 Savage River Rd, Bloomington, MD 21523

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
  • Hazardous Condition: 2

Bloomington compared to Maryland state average:

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