Brookview, Maryland

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Population in 2014: 59 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.2%
 
Males: 29  (50.0%)
Females: 30  (50.0%)
Median resident age:  53.4 years
Maryland median age:  38.3 years

Zip code: 21659

Estimated median household income in 2015: $57,228 (it was $51,719 in 2000)
Brookview:

$57,228
MD:

$75,847

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $27,019 (it was $14,288 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $187,257 (it was $45,800 in 2000)
Brookview:

$187,257
MD:

$299,800

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $163,280; Detached houses: $161,953
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    • 4981.7%White alone
    • 711.7%Hispanic
    • 46.7%Black alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Brookview: 93.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (64.3%), English (21.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1953

Elevation: 30 feet

Land area: 0.04 square miles.

Population density: 1,450 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Brookview:

  • High school or higher: 93.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Brookview town:

  • Never married: 30.1%
  • Now married: 54.0%
  • Separated: 5.0%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 5.5%

3 residents are foreign born (4.6% Asia).

This town:

4.6%
Maryland:

9.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Brookview town:  1.1% ($485)
Maryland:  1.2% ($1,782)

Brookview satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bowie, MD (57.8 miles , pop. 50,269).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (67.2 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (104.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Eldorado, MD (0.9 miles) , Galestown, MD (2.1 miles) , Sharptown, MD (2.2 miles ), District 10, Sharptown, MD (2.2 miles ), Hurlock, MD (2.3 miles ), Vienna, MD (2.5 miles ), East New Market, MD (2.7 miles) , Federalsburg, MD (2.8 miles ).

Latitude: 38.58 N, Longitude: 75.80 W

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

6.5%
Maryland:

5.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +1 (+1.6%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (33%)
  • Educational services (33%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Retail trade (25%)
  • Accommodation and food services (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Education, training, and library occupations (33%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (33%)
  • Transportation occupations (33%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Sales and related occupations (25%)
  • Production occupations (25%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (17%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (17%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)

Average climate in Brookview, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Brookview-area historical tornado activity is below Maryland state average. It is 40% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.6 miles away from the Brookview town center caused $150,000 in damages.

On 4/28/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 38.7 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Brookview-area historical earthquake activity is near Maryland state average. It is 87% 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 122.0 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 133.6 miles away from Brookview 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 121.7 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 316.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 379.5 miles away from Brookview center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 297.2 miles away from the city 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 Dorchester County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Snowstorms: 2, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Brookview topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Brookview:

  • NANTICOKE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; SEAFORD, DE)
  • LOFLAND PARK CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; SEAFORD, DE)
  • METHODIST MANOR HOUSE (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; SEAFORD, DE)
  • SEAFORD CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; SEAFORD, DE)
  • DELMAR NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; DELMAR, DE)
  • EASTERN SHORE HOSPITAL CENTER (Hospital, about 15 miles away; CAMBRIDGE, MD)
  • CAMBRIDGE DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; CAMBRIDGE, MD)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brookview:

  • Salisbury University (about 19 miles; Salisbury, MD; Full-time enrollment: 8,375)
  • Wor-Wic Community College (about 22 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 2,256)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Owens (about 23 miles; Georgetown, DE; FT enrollment: 3,159)
  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore (about 26 miles; Princess Anne, MD; FT enrollment: 3,902)
  • Delaware State University (about 45 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 4,087)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry (about 45 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 2,239)
  • United States Naval Academy (about 47 miles; Annapolis, MD; FT enrollment: 5,681)

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Church in Brookview: Evangelical Church of God (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Dorchester County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 79.2. This is about average.

City:

79.2
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.147. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.147
U.S.:

0.293

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.681. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.681
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 30.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 12.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.7
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.89. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.89
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 0.00401. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00401
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 16.7%
(17.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Maryland:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  65.2%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  13.0%
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:

7.3
Maryland average:

12.6

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Brookview town (based on Dorchester County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant6,16047
Evangelical Protestant3,46031
Catholic1,2173
Black Protestant7203
Other3392
None20,722-
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: 7
Dorchester County:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Dorchester County:

1.26 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Dorchester County:

5.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.5%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Dorchester County:

31.5%
Maryland:

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

15.0%
State:

15.5%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$43
Totals for Government 0$0 2$43

5.38% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,644 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.38%
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 Talbot County, MD  1.07% ($29,851 average AGI)
from Caroline County, MD  0.71% ($29,618)
from Wicomico County, MD  0.45% ($22,696)


5.69% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,863 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.69%
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 Talbot County, MD  0.86% ($35,102 average AGI)
to Caroline County, MD  0.70% ($27,239)
to Wicomico County, MD  0.64% ($29,988)

Strongest AM radio stations in Brookview:

  • WTGM (960 AM; 10 kW; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJWL (900 AM; 11 kW; GEORGETOWN, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • 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)
  • WJDY (1470 AM; 5 kW; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Brookview:

  • WAAI (100.9 FM; HURLOCK, MD; Owner: MTS BROADCASTING, L.C.)
  • WSCL (89.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WTDK (107.1 FM; FEDERALSBURG, MD; Owner: MTS BROADCASTING, L.C.)
  • WGBG (98.5 FM; SEAFORD, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WKDB (95.3 FM; LAUREL, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WINX-FM (94.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MD; Owner: CWA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLVW-FM (105.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCEM-FM (106.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MD; Owner: MTS BROADCASTING L.C.)
  • WICO-FM (97.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQHQ (104.7 FM; OCEAN CITY-SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WESM (91.3 FM; PRINCESS ANNE, MD; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, EASTERN SHORE)
  • WZBH (93.5 FM; GEORGETOWN, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WSBY-FM (98.9 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W204AY (88.7 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WXMD (92.5 FM; POCOMOKE CITY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDIH (90.3 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY EDUCATIONAL B/C FOUNDATION)
  • WCEI-FM (96.7 FM; EASTON, MD; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Brookview:

  • WMDT (Channel 47; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCAST SERVICE GENERAL PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBOC-TV (Channel 16; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: WBOC, INC.)
  • WDPB (Channel 64; SEAFORD, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • W38BN (Channel 38; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY EDUCATIONAL B/CTING FOUND.)
  • WCPB (Channel 28; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (59%)
  • Electricity (35%)

Brookview 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.
  • Median age 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.
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