Boonsboro, Maryland

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Population in 2019: 3,655 (90% urban, 10% rural).
Population change since 2000: +30.4%
 
Males: 1,894  (51.8%)
Females: 1,761  (48.2%)
Median resident age:

40.7 years
Maryland median age:

39.0 years

Zip codes: 21713.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $73,628 (it was $40,476 in 2000)
Boonsboro:

$73,628
MD:

$86,738

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $35,410 (it was $19,430 in 2000)

Boonsboro town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $274,312 (it was $123,400 in 2000)
Boonsboro:

$274,312
MD:

$332,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $321,946; detached houses: $329,925; townhouses or other attached units: $267,989

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,299.

March 2019 cost of living index in Boonsboro: 137.7 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 9.2%
(8.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.5% for Black residents, 25.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Boonsboro, MD (2019)
    • 2,96182.9%White alone
    • 1965.5%Black alone
    • 1474.1%Two or more races
    • 1253.5%Hispanic
    • 782.2%Asian alone
    • 120.3%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Boonsboro, Maryland as of February 09, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Boonsboro is 499 to 1.


Crime rates in Boonsboro by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(60.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(33.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.9)
1
(28.8)
3
(87.0)
1
(28.9)
2
(56.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(27.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
7
(234.1)
7
(213.0)
7
(203.0)
8
(231.0)
3
(87.8)
7
(207.8)
3
(88.6)
4
(115.7)
6
(172.7)
12
(347.8)
14
(405.0)
5
(142.0)
5
(140.1)
5
(139.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
13
(434.8)
16
(486.9)
24
(696.1)
16
(462.0)
14
(409.7)
11
(326.6)
12
(354.4)
16
(462.8)
20
(575.7)
22
(637.7)
24
(694.2)
21
(596.4)
16
(448.3)
11
(305.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(133.8)
1
(30.4)
1
(29.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.3)
3
(89.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(57.9)
1
(28.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(87.0)
2
(57.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
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City-Data.com crime index51.255.144.434.724.940.720.445.766.267.261.945.227.727.5

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Boonsboro, MD

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 4 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.83
Maryland average:

2.74
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Ancestries: German (26.3%), American (16.3%), English (14.4%), African (8.6%), European (2.7%), Greek (2.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1831

Land area: 1.51 square miles.

Population density: 2,414 people per square mile   (low).

Boonsboro, Maryland map

84 residents are foreign born (1.1% Europe, 0.6% Africa).

This town:

2.3%
Maryland:

15.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,729 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,407 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Frederick, MD (13.7 miles , pop. 52,767).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (53.6 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (137.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Mapleville, MD (1.5 miles ),
Keedysville, MD (1.7 miles ),
San Mar, MD (1.7 miles ),
Eakles Mill, MD (1.8 miles),
Mount Lena, MD (1.9 miles ),
Breathedsville, MD (2.1 miles ),
Myersville, MD (2.2 miles ),
Mount Briar, MD (2.2 miles)

Latitude: 39.51 N, Longitude: 77.65 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 301

Distribution of median household income in Boonsboro, MD in 2019
Distribution of house value in Boonsboro, MD in 2019

Property values in Boonsboro, MD

Boonsboro satellite photo by USGS

Boonsboro tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $101,600
  • 1998: 13 buildings, average cost: $103,000
  • 1999: 15 buildings, average cost: $118,700
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $114,200
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $138,800
  • 2002: 26 buildings, average cost: $129,800
  • 2003: 61 buildings, average cost: $136,800
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $127,200
  • 2005: 142 buildings, average cost: $145,600
  • 2006: 25 buildings, average cost: $170,000
  • 2007: 13 buildings, average cost: $126,900
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 2014: 9 buildings, average cost: $264,400
  • 2015: 23 buildings, average cost: $264,000
  • 2016: 22 buildings, average cost: $263,600
  • 2017: 15 buildings, average cost: $266,000
  • 2018: 32 buildings, average cost: $266,600
  • 2019: 9 buildings, average cost: $257,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Boonsboro, MD residents
Average permit cost in Boonsboro, MD
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.8%
Maryland:

6.6%
Population change in the 1990s: +253 (+9.9%).
Most common industries in Boonsboro, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (10.4%)
  • Health care (8.5%)
  • Construction (7.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Social assistance (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.0%)
  • Public administration (10.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.6%)
  • Machinery (5.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.2%)
  • Public administration (10.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.5%)
  • Social assistance (7.7%)
  • Educational services (6.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.8%)
Most common occupations in Boonsboro, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Child care workers (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.6%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.8%)
  • Child care workers (7.5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)

Average climate in Boonsboro, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Boonsboro, Maryland environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 65.3. This is about average.

City:

65.3
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.6
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Boonsboro-area historical tornado activity is near Maryland state average. It is 3% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/22/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 25.3 miles away from the Boonsboro town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 7/19/1996, a category F3 tornado 36.0 miles away from the town center injured 3 people and caused $5 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Boonsboro-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Maryland state average. It is 55% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 111.6 miles away from the city 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) earthquake occurred 199.0 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 102.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 109.3 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 122.4 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 133.6 miles away from Boonsboro center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Washington County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Boonsboro:

  • FAHRNEY-KEEDY MEMORIAL HOME (8507 MAPLEVILLE ROAD)
  • REEDERS MEMORIAL HOME (141 SOUTH MAIN STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Boonsboro:

  • MERITUS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; HAGERSTOWN, MD)
  • FMC - ROBINWOOD (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; HAGERSTOWN, MD)
  • MERITUS MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; HAGERSTOWN, MD)
  • RAVENWOOD NURSING CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; HAGERSTOWN, MD)
  • CLEARVIEW NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; HAGERSTOWN, MD)
  • WASHINGTON COUNTY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; HAGERSTOWN, MD)
  • CUMBERLAND VALLEY SURGERY CENTER (Hospital, about 10 miles away; HAGERSTOWN, MD)

Amtrak stations near Boonsboro:

  • 6 miles: HAGERSTOWN (GREYHOUND STA., 10527 SHARPSTOWN PK.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar.
  • 14 miles: HARPERS FERRY (POTOMAC ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, public transit connection.
  • 15 miles: FREDERICK (GREYHOUND STA., 27 E. ALL SAINTS ST.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Boonsboro:

  • Hagerstown Community College (about 9 miles; Hagerstown, MD; Full-time enrollment: 3,220)
  • Shepherd University (about 10 miles; Shepherdstown, WV; FT enrollment: 3,745)
  • Frederick Community College (about 14 miles; Frederick, MD; FT enrollment: 3,798)
  • American Public University System (about 19 miles; Charles Town, WV; FT enrollment: 43,829)
  • Mount St Mary's University (about 21 miles; Emmitsburg, MD; FT enrollment: 2,313)
  • Gettysburg College (about 32 miles; Gettysburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,772)
  • McDaniel College (about 36 miles; Westminster, MD; FT enrollment: 2,558)

Public high school in Boonsboro:

Private high school in Boonsboro:

  • BOONSBORO CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 18, Location: 7605 OLD NATIONAL PIKE, Grades: PK-11)

Public elementary/middle schools in Boonsboro:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Boonsboro: First Hose Company of Boonsboro Company 6 (A), Boonsboro Town Hall (B), Boonsboro Museum of History (C), Boonsboro Free Library (D), Boonsboro Police Department (E), First Hose Company of Boonsboro Company 6 (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Boonsboro include: Christ United Church of Christ (A), Mount Nebo United Methodist Church (B), Saint James Catholic Church (C), Trinity Church of God (D), Trinity Lutheran Church (E), Trinity Reformed United Church of Christ (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Park in Boonsboro: Shafer Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Allfirst Bank (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 19 North Main Street).

Birthplace of: William Thomas Hamilton - Politician, John Wilson (1910s pitcher) - Baseball pitcher.

Washington County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

BOONSBORO - KEEDYSVILLE (Address: 21 N. MAIN STREET , Population served: 3,895, Groundwater under infl of surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-29-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2009)
  • One regular monitoring violation
FAHRNEY-KEEDY HOME AND VILLAGE (Address: 8507 MAPLEVILLE ROAD , Population served: 250, Groundwater under infl of surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
CENTRAL PRECISION (Population served: 55, Groundwater under infl of surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (3 times from SEP-07-2006 to SEP-11-2008), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-20-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUN-22-2009)
  • 11 regular monitoring violations
SAN MAR CHILDRENS HOME (Population served: 51, Groundwater under infl of surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:

2.6 people
Maryland:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

71.1%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

7.1%
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: 0.3% of all households
126 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
16 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
146 people in nursing homes in 2000
14 people in other group homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Boonsboro (2011 data):

  • Middletown Valley Bank: Boonsboro Branch at 6721 Old National Pike, branch established on 2007/10/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $145.9 mil, Deposits: $127.3 mil, headquarters in Middletown, MD, positive income, 5 total offices
  • Susquehanna Bank: Boonsboro Branch at 231 North Main Street, branch established on 1998/10/05. Info updated 2012/02/28: Bank assets: $14,849.0 mil, Deposits: $10,294.4 mil, headquarters in Lititz, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 308 total offices, Holding Company: Susquehanna Bancshares, Inc.
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Boonsboro Branch at 7620 Old National Pike, branch established on 1980/03/28. 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
  • The Columbia Bank: Boonsboro Branch at 207 North Main Street, branch established on 1901/04/06. Info updated 2011/10/27: Bank assets: $1,999.5 mil, Deposits: $1,528.6 mil, headquarters in Columbia, MD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 40 total offices, Holding Company: Fulton Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Boonsboro:

Marital status in Boonsboro, MD
  • Never married: 24.8%
  • Now married: 55.8%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

For population 25 years and over in Boonsboro:

  • High school or higher: 92.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 42.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Maryland average:

12.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Boonsboro
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Boonsboro, MD (based on Washington County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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.
Maryland:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 15
This county:

1.04 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 41
This county:

2.83 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 93
Washington County:

6.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.2%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.8%
Maryland:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Washington County:

12.9%
State:

15.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Boonsboro:

51.3%
State:

50.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

49.6%
State:

47.6%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.6
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

24.2%
Maryland:

20.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Boonsboro:

9.7%
Maryland:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Boonsboro:

6.9
Maryland:

6.8

Overweight people:
Boonsboro:

35.2%
Maryland:

34.1%

General health condition:
Boonsboro:

56.3%
Maryland:

56.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Boonsboro:

77.5%
State:

80.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Boonsboro, MD Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 4$19,130$57,3900$0
Water Supply 3$9,022$36,0880$0
Sewerage 3$14,013$56,0520$0
Financial Administration 2$7,983$47,8980$0
Other Government Administration 2$10,827$64,9620$0
Totals for Government 14$60,975$52,2640$0

Boonsboro government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $1,501,000 ($410.67)
    Water Utilities: $729,000 ($199.45)
    Police Protection: $367,000 ($100.41)
    General - Other: $222,000 ($60.74)
    Regular Highways: $195,000 ($53.35)
    Solid Waste Management: $174,000 ($47.61)
    Central Staff Services: $132,000 ($36.11)
    General Public Buildings: $73,000 ($19.97)
    Local Fire Protection: $57,000 ($15.60)
    Parks and Recreation: $46,000 ($12.59)
    Financial Administration: $9,000 ($2.46)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $9,000 ($2.46)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $270,000 ($73.87)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $239,000 ($65.39)
    Regular Highways: $80,000 ($21.89)
    Police Protection: $65,000 ($17.78)
    General - Other: $26,000 ($7.11)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $941,000 ($257.46)

Boonsboro government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,041,000 ($284.82)
    Solid Waste Management: $103,000 ($28.18)
    Other: $35,000 ($9.58)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $8,000 ($2.19)
    General Local Government Support: $4,000 ($1.09)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $26,000 ($7.11)
    General Revenue - Other: $20,000 ($5.47)
    Rents: $10,000 ($2.74)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $759,000 ($207.66)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $270,000 ($73.87)
    Highways: $117,000 ($32.01)
  • Tax - Property: $1,087,000 ($297.40)
    Individual Income: $352,000 ($96.31)
    Other Selective Sales: $30,000 ($8.21)
    Public Utility License: $22,000 ($6.02)
    Amusements Sales: $16,000 ($4.38)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $5,000 ($1.37)

Boonsboro government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,039,000 ($2473.05)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,557,000 ($2341.18)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $595,000 ($162.79)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $114,000 ($31.19)

Boonsboro government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,019,000 ($825.99)

5.75% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,554 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.75%
Maryland average:

6.88%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($410 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.03%
Maryland average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Frederick County, MD  1.48% ($47,216 average AGI)
from Franklin County, PA  0.47% ($43,941)
from Montgomery County, MD  0.47% ($50,481)


5.75% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($50,544 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.75%
Maryland average:

7.35%

0.32% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,882 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.32%
Maryland average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Frederick County, MD  0.85% ($50,461 average AGI)
to Franklin County, PA  0.69% ($44,228)
to Berkeley County, WV  0.59% ($41,846)

Businesses in Boonsboro, MD

  • H&R Block: 1
  • Lane Furniture: 1
  • Subway: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Boonsboro:

  • WTRI (1520 AM; daytime; 17 kW; BRUNSWICK, MD; Owner: JMK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WXTR (820 AM; 4 kW; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WFMD (930 AM; 5 kW; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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.)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHAG (1410 AM; 1 kW; HALFWAY, MD; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WARK (1490 AM; 1 kW; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: MANNING BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Boonsboro:

  • WARX (106.9 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: MANNING BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WFRE (99.9 FM; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W219BX (91.7 FM; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CEDAR RIDGE CHILDREN'S HOME & SCHOOL, INC)
  • WWVZ (103.9 FM; BRADDOCK HEIGHTS, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WAYZ-FM (104.7 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: HJV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WETH (89.1 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WAFY (103.1 FM; MIDDLETOWN, MD; Owner: FREDERICK BROADCASTING LLC)
  • W219BE (91.7 FM; WAYNESBORO, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BIBLE INSTITUTE, NDBA)
  • WCRH (90.5 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, MD; Owner: CEDAR RIDGE CHILDREN'S HOME & SCHOOL, INC)
  • WLTF (97.5 FM; MARTINSBURG, WV; Owner: PRETTYMAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKMZ (95.9 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, MD; Owner: PRETTYMAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEEO-FM (103.7 FM; MCCONNELLSBURG, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • W228BA (93.5 FM; LEESBURG, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WINC-FM (92.5 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: MID ATLANTIC NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDLD (96.7 FM; HALFWAY, MD; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WTRM (91.3 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: TIMBER RIDGE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WQCM (94.3 FM; GREENCASTLE, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WSRT (92.1 FM; MERCERSBURG, PA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WXVA-FM (98.3 FM; CHARLES TOWN, WV; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WIKZ (95.1 FM; CHAMBERSBURG, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Boonsboro:

  • W42CK (Channel 42; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING)
  • WHAG-TV (Channel 25; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: QUORUM OF MARYLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFPT (Channel 62; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WWPB (Channel 31; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • W52AS (Channel 52; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
Boonsboro fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Boonsboro fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 66ft / 19.8mTotal length
  • $2,088,000Total costs
  • 33,635Total average daily traffic
  • 2,559Total average daily truck traffic
  • 40,843Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic
New bridges in Boonsboro, MD - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 1Before 1900
  • 21900-1909
  • 21920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 41950-1959
  • 11980-1989
  • 31990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Boonsboro, MD

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Boonsboro)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • 5 Saint Paul St (Lat: 39.516778 Lon: -77.649722), Structure height: 12 m, Call Sign: KGH441, Licensee ID: L00026037,
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.8000 MHz, 33.8400 MHz, 33.8600 MHz, Grant Date: 01/03/2015, Expiration Date: 03/12/2025, Registrant: County Of Washington, 33 W Washington St, Hagerstown, MD 21740, Phone: (301) 791-6227
  • Rt 40a 1 Mi Nw (Lat: 39.524278 Lon: -77.661667), Call Sign: WNBX299,
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.8000 MHz, 33.8400 MHz, 33.8600 MHz, Grant Date: 01/03/2015, Expiration Date: 02/06/2025, Registrant: Washington County Communications Maintenance, 35 W. Washngton St Suite 104, Hagerstown, MD 21740, Phone: (240) 313-2070, Fax: (240) 313-2071, Email:
  • Int Of Alt Rt 40 And Rt 67 (Lat: 39.496778 Lon: -77.644722), Structure height: 23 m, Call Sign: WNRE316,
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.1000 MHz, 47.2600 MHz, 47.3200 MHz, Grant Date: 04/06/2021, Expiration Date: 07/03/2031, Registrant: Maryland State Highway Administration, 5901 Baltimore National Pike, Catonsville, MD 21228, Phone: (410) 455-8330, Fax: (410) 744-4716, Email:
  • Washington Monument State Pk 3 Mi E (Lat: 39.499278 Lon: -77.623611), Call Sign: KRU980,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.325 MHz, Grant Date: 06/17/2014, Expiration Date: 09/12/2024, Registrant: Maryland Department Of Natural Resources, 580 Taylor Ave, E-3, Annapolis, MD 21401, Phone: (410) 260-8843, Fax: (410) 260-8878, Email:
  • Washington Monument State Park 3 Mi E (Lat: 39.499278 Lon: -77.623611), Call Sign: WRE95,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.145 MHz, Grant Date: 03/20/2013, Expiration Date: 06/14/2023, Registrant: Maryland Department Of Natural Resources, 580 Taylor Ave, E-3, Annapolis, MD 21401, Phone: (410) 260-8843, Fax: (410) 260-8878, Email:
  • Lat: 39.519389 Lon: -77.743278, Call Sign: WQPA653,
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.737 MHz, 466.875 MHz, 468.425 MHz, 457.350 MHz, 468.350 MHz, Grant Date: 03/21/2012, Expiration Date: 03/21/2022, Certifier: Ethan Weber, Registrant: Radio Licensing Service, Milwaukie, OR 97222, Phone: (503) 659-1240, Fax: (503) 659-4723, Email:
  • Lat: 39.503250 Lon: -77.650889, Call Sign: WQQL293,
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.187 MHz, 467.762 MHz, Grant Date: 01/17/2013, Expiration Date: 01/17/2023, Certifier: Kim Crigger, Registrant: Mills Communications Inc., 210 Pennsylvania Ave., Westminster, MD 21157, Phone: (410) 876-8600, Fax: (410) 857-1225

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • STATION, Lambs Knoll Mtn 4.5 Mi S Of (Lat: 39.448417 Lon: -77.626917), Overall height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WNEX862,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2185.60 MHz, Grant Date: 12/16/1997, Expiration Date: 02/08/2008, Cancellation Date: 01/30/2007, Registrant: Washington County Communications, 35 W Washington St Suite 104, Hagerstown, MD 21740, Phone: (240) 313-2070, Email:
  • Lambs Knoll, Lambs Knoll Mtn. 1.5 Mi S. Of Reno Monument Road (Lat: 39.448028 Lon: -77.626167), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WPTM669,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6555.00 MHz, 6825.00 MHz, 6795.00 MHz, 6805.00 MHz, 6745.00 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, Grant Date: 08/03/2011, Expiration Date: 10/31/2021, Certifier: Thomas H Miller, Registrant: State Of Maryland, Miemss, 653 West Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, Phone: (410) 706-3668, Fax: (410) 706-8528, Email:
  • South Mountain, 21842 National Pike, Boonsboro, Md (Lat: 39.540556 Lon: -77.606944), Type: Pole, Structure height: 75.6 m, Overall height: 76.8 m, Call Sign: WQLK365,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11665.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11665.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11665.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz... (+58 more), Grant Date: 02/04/2020, Expiration Date: 02/22/2030, Certifier: Scott Stambaugh, Registrant: Micronet Communications, Inc., 812 Lexington Dr, Plano, TX 75075, Phone: (972) 422-7200, Email:
  • South Mountain, 21842 National Pike (Lat: 39.540556 Lon: -77.606944), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.7 m, Overall height: 78.2 m, Call Sign: WQPF337,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17815.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/30/2012, Expiration Date: 04/30/2022, Cancellation Date: 03/19/2021, Certifier: Ann E Flowers, Registrant: Shentel, 500 Shentel Way, Edinburg, VA 22824, Phone: (540) 984-5286, Fax: (540) 984-8192, Email:
  • WA08SH137, 9006 Old National Pike (Lat: 39.562333 Lon: -77.689722), Type: Silo, Structure height: 14.6 m, Call Sign: WQRE449,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10835.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/25/2013, Expiration Date: 04/25/2023, Cancellation Date: 03/19/2021, Certifier: Greg Todd, Registrant: Shentel, 500 Shentel Way, Edinburg, VA 22824, Phone: (540) 984-5286, Fax: (540) 984-8192, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Boonsboro)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150J (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 14CW, N14CW, N-14CW, Serial Number: 15070656, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 05/01/1969, Certificate Issue Date: 09/23/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Gregory C Thornwall, 6012 Moser Rd, Boonsboro, MD 21713
  • Aircraft: BEECH A36 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 138 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1694W, N1694W, N-1694W, Serial Number: E-363, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 09/27/1972, Certificate Issue Date: 10/04/2017
    Registrant (Individual): James S Sr Klauber, 9008 Cynthia Ct, Boonsboro, MD 21713
  • Aircraft: INFINITY POWER PARACHUTES LLC COMMANDER 582 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582SER (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 5602E, N5602E, N-5602E, Serial Number: IPP6-335, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 01/19/2008, Certificate Issue Date: 10/07/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Robert S Gahs, 7107 Gilardi Rd, Boonsboro, MD 21713
  • Aircraft: LARDAS NICHOLAS D RENEGADE SPIRIT (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 416RS, N416RS, N-416RS, Serial Number: 0136, Year manufactured: 1995, Airworthiness Date: 09/05/1995, Certificate Issue Date: 12/09/1994
    Registrant (Individual): Richard L Crane, 311 South Main Street, Boonsboro, MD 21713
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 01/19/2018

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$161,7251$233,69012$215,3411$109,330
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$245,1000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$04$261,7801$38,570
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$03$227,3070$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$144,1400$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0114.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$348,470
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0114.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Boonsboro, MD
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Boonsboro, MD - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 76. The highest number of fire incidents - 130 took place in 2006, and the least - 46 in 2009. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Boonsboro, MD When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (55.6%), and Outside Fires (29.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Boonsboro, MD
    • 71455.6%Structure Fires
    • 37729.3%Outside Fires
    • 15512.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 393.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Boonsboro, MD
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Boonsboro, MD
  • 48.3%Electricity
  • 23.4%Utility gas
  • 12.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 12.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.1%Wood
  • 1.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Boonsboro, MD
  • 75.6%Electricity
  • 10.3%Utility gas
  • 9.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Boonsboro compared to Maryland state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • 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.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Boonsboro on our top lists:

  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Bangladesh (population 500+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
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