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Population in 2012: 155 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.4%
 

Males: 64  (41.9%)
Females: 91  (58.1%)

Median resident age:  50.5 years
Maryland median age:  34.4 years

Zip code: 21718

Estimated median household income in 2012: $78,798 (it was $50,313 in 2000)
Burkittsville:

$78,798
MD:

$71,122
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $36,317

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $282,715 (it was $163,900 in 2000)
Burkittsville:

$282,715
MD:

$279,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $381,543; Detached houses: $383,145; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $312,668

Median gross rent in 2012: $950.

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  • White alone - 148 (98.0%)
  • Hispanic - 2 (1.3%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.7%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Burkittsville: 108.1 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (27.4%), German (26.9%), English (12.3%), Polish (5.7%), United States (5.2%), Italian (2.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1894

Elevation: 580 feet

Land area: 0.41 square miles.

Population density: 377 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Burkittsville:

  • High school or higher: 90.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Burkittsville town:

  • Never married: 17.2%
  • Now married: 62.5%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

2 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.4%
Maryland:  14.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,633 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $3,000 (0.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Frederick, MD (11.3 miles , pop. 52,767).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (46.7 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (138.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Brownsville, MD (1.4 miles) , Gapland, MD (1.4 miles) , Yarrowsburg, MD (1.8 miles) , Trego-Rohrersville Station, MD (1.9 miles) , Fairview, MD (1.9 miles) , Rohrersville, MD (1.9 miles) , Garretts Mill, MD (2.0 miles ), Rosemont, MD (2.1 miles ).

Latitude: 39.39 N, Longitude: 77.63 W

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.9%
Maryland:

7.0%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -22 (-11.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Educational services (37%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Finance and insurance (20%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (16%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (11%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Top executives (7%)
  • Motor vehicle operators except bus and truck drivers (7%)
  • Financial managers (4%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (16%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (11%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11%)
  • Business operations specialists (7%)
  • Media and communication equipment workers (7%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (5%)


Average climate in Burkittsville, Maryland

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Tornado activity:

Burkittsville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Maryland state average. It is 48% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/22/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 29.3 miles away from the Burkittsville town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 9/24/2001, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 47.7 miles away from the town center injured 2 people and caused $2 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Burkittsville-area historical earthquake activity is below Maryland state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 89.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/15/1991 at 07:16:07, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 96.5 miles away from Burkittsville center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Frederick County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Floods: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Burkittsville:

  • VINDOBONA NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; BRADDOCK HEIGHTS, MD)
  • REEDERS MEMORIAL HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; BOONSBORO, MD)
  • GOLDEN LIVING CENTER - FREDERICK (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; FREDERICK, MD)

Political contributions by individuals in Burkittsville, MD

Amtrak stations near Burkittsville:

  • 8 miles: HARPERS FERRY (POTOMAC ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, public transit connection.
  • 12 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.
  • 14 miles: HAGERSTOWN (GREYHOUND STA., 10527 SHARPSTOWN PK.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Burkittsville:

  • Shepherd University (about 10 miles; Shepherdstown, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,351)
  • Frederick Community College (about 13 miles; Frederick, MD; FT enrollment: 2,359)
  • American Public University System (about 15 miles; Charles Town, WV; FT enrollment: 5,448)
  • Montgomery College (about 32 miles; Rockville, MD; FT enrollment: 10,379)
  • Shenandoah University (about 33 miles; Winchester, VA; FT enrollment: 2,432)
  • Gettysburg College (about 38 miles; Gettysburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,517)
  • Howard Community College (about 42 miles; Columbia, MD; FT enrollment: 3,443)

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Churches in Burkittsville include: Evangelical Reformed Church (A), Saint Paul Lutheran Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 35.0. This is about average.
City:

35.0
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.7
U.S.:

9.6
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2004 was 20.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

20.6
U.S.:

22.9


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.1%

Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
Maryland:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  60.9%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.7%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.4% of all households

Burkittsville compared to Maryland state average:

  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Burkittsville travel time to work - commute


Burkittsville mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (44%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (43%)
  • Wood (9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Burkittsville town (based on Frederick County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 47.66%
Here47.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Church of Christ
Adherents37.8%16.5%15.3%4.6%4.0%
Congregations5.9%23.9%14.6%4.4%6.8%
NameChurch of the BrethrenEpiscopal ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)LDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents3.9%2.2%1.7%1.7%12.3%
Congregations4.9%3.9%2.0%2.4%31.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 37
Here:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

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

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 21
Frederick County:

0.94 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
This county:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 126
Frederick County:

5.62 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

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

7.8%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.4%
State:

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

17.5%
Maryland:

15.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 2$1,253
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$1,329
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,266
Water Supply 0$0 1$1,139
Totals for Government 0$0 9$4,987

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

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $9,000 ($58.06)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($38.71)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($38.71)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($25.81)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000 ($25.81)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($25.81)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($6.45)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $11,000 ($70.97)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($51.61)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $18,000 ($116.13)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($6.45)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $20,000 ($129.03)
  • Tax - Property: $11,000 ($70.97)
    NEC: $1,000 ($6.45)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $119,000 ($767.74)

8.49% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($53,996 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.49%
Maryland average:

7.95%

0.24% of residents moved from foreign countries ($794 average AGI)
Frederick County:

0.24%
Maryland average:

0.25%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Montgomery County, MD  3.01% ($59,976 average AGI)
from Washington County, MD  0.49% ($37,246)
from Carroll County, MD  0.33% ($44,577)


8.08% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($55,390 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.08%
Maryland average:

8.13%

0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($614 average AGI)
Frederick County:

0.12%
Maryland average:

0.13%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Washington County, MD  1.47% ($49,550 average AGI)
to Montgomery County, MD  0.86% ($55,104)
to Carroll County, MD  0.36% ($56,913)

Strongest AM radio stations in Burkittsville:

  • WTRI (1520 AM; daytime; 17 kW; BRUNSWICK, MD; Owner: JMK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WXTR (820 AM; 4 kW; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WFMD (930 AM; 5 kW; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMRE (1550 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTOWN, WV; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WAGE (1200 AM; 5 kW; LEESBURG, VA; Owner: RADIO WAGE, INC.)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Burkittsville:

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

TV broadcast stations around Burkittsville:

  • W52AS (Channel 52; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFPT (Channel 62; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • W42CK (Channel 42; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING)
  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WHAG-TV (Channel 25; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: QUORUM OF MARYLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWPB (Channel 31; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)

Burkittsville fatal accident list:

Oct 14, 2001 08:48 AM, Sr-17, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 8, 1978 11:10 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 7
Total length: 12 meters (39ft)
Total average daily traffic: 3,987
Total average daily truck traffic: 371
Total future (year 2011) average daily traffic: 8,523


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Gathland St Park 1 1/2 Mi Nw (Lat: 39.405389 Lon: -77.638889), Call Sign: KTS632
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.250 MHz, 151.310 MHz, 151.325 MHz, 151.355 MHz, 151.415 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/26/2003, Expiration Date: 12/14/2013
    Registrant: Maryland Department Of Natural Resources, 580 Taylor Ave, E-3, Annapolis, MD 21401, Phone: (410) 260-8843, Fax: (410) 260-8878, Email:
  • Gathland State Park Office 900 Arnoldstown Rd 1.5 Mi Nw (Lat: 39.405389 Lon: -77.638889), Call Sign: WJV24, Licensee ID: L00001771
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.145 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/25/2011, Expiration Date: 01/20/2022
    Registrant: State Of - Dnr Maryland, Tawes State Office Building, E-3, 580 Taylor Avenue, Annapolis, MD 21401-2397, Phone: (410) 260-8843, Fax: (410) 260-8878, Email:



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$268,360
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$186,760
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 7525.00

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 21
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Incident types - Burkittsville


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