Burkittsville, Maryland

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Population in 2013: 152 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -11.1%
 
Males: 65  (43.2%)
Females: 87  (56.8%)
Median resident age:  53.2 years
Maryland median age:  38.2 years

Zip code: 21718

Estimated median household income in 2013: $71,208 (it was $50,313 in 2000)
Burkittsville:

$71,208
MD:

$72,483

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $42,742 (it was $24,919 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $297,068 (it was $163,900 in 2000)
Burkittsville:

$297,068
MD:

$280,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $312,997; Detached houses: $342,757; Townhouses or other attached units: $222,728; In 2-unit structures: $221,432; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $111,321; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $162,979; Mobile homes: $71,025

Median gross rent in 2013: $856.

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    • 14898.0%White alone
    • 21.3%Hispanic
    • 10.7%Asian alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Burkittsville: 107.5 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (26.5%), Irish (20.6%), English (12.6%), United States (7.1%), Polish (6.7%), Italian (2.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1894

Elevation: 580 feet

Land area: 0.41 square miles.

Population density: 370 people per square mile   (very low).

Burkittsville, Maryland map

For population 25 years and over in Burkittsville:

  • High school or higher: 87.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 49.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Burkittsville town:

  • Never married: 19.2%
  • Now married: 57.6%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 15.8%

2 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.2%
Maryland:

14.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,098 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,212 (0.9%)

Burkittsville satellite photo by USGS

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

Burkittsville household income distribution Burkittsville home values distribution

Property values in Burkittsville, MD

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.4%
Maryland:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -22 (-11.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (12%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Educational services (34%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Finance and insurance (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (26%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (7%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (30%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (28%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Legal occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (4%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)

Average climate in Burkittsville, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Burkittsville-area historical tornado activity is near Maryland state average. It is 0% smaller 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 near Maryland state average. It is 84% 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 205.7 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 106.5 miles away from Burkittsville 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 125.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 240.6 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 107.6 miles away from Burkittsville center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 358.2 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 Frederick County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Burkittsville topographic map

Hospitals and 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)
  • CANTERBURY CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; SHEPHERDSTOWN, WV)
  • CITIZENS NSG HOME OF FREDERICK (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; FREDERICK, MD)
  • FAHRNEY-KEEDY MEMORIAL HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; BOONSBORO, MD)
  • COLLEGE VIEW CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; FREDERICK, 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: 3,745)
  • Frederick Community College (about 12 miles; Frederick, MD; FT enrollment: 3,798)
  • American Public University System (about 15 miles; Charles Town, WV; FT enrollment: 43,829)
  • Hagerstown Community College (about 17 miles; Hagerstown, MD; FT enrollment: 3,220)
  • Mount St Mary's University (about 25 miles; Emmitsburg, MD; FT enrollment: 2,313)
  • Montgomery College (about 33 miles; Rockville, MD; FT enrollment: 17,999)
  • Shenandoah University (about 33 miles; Winchester, VA; FT enrollment: 3,010)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 86.6. This is about average.

City:

86.6
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 29.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/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.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 11.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.4
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 10.2%
(10.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
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 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.3
Maryland average:

12.6

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (55%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (31%)
  • Wood (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic36,92312
Mainline Protestant34,107110
Evangelical Protestant21,401113
Other3,90119
Black Protestant9315
Orthodox5452
None135,577-
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: 37
Frederick County:

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.
State:

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
Frederick County:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.8%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Frederick County:

26.4%
Maryland:

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

17.5%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$200
Totals for Government 0$0 1$200

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

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $9,000 ($59.21)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($39.47)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($39.47)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($26.32)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000 ($26.32)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($26.32)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($6.58)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $11,000 ($72.37)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($52.63)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $18,000 ($118.42)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($6.58)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $20,000 ($131.58)
  • Tax - Property: $11,000 ($72.37)
    NEC: $1,000 ($6.58)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $119,000 ($782.89)

6.38% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($56,024 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.38%
Maryland average:

6.59%

0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,240 average AGI)
Frederick County:

0.11%
Maryland average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Montgomery County, MD  1.53% ($66,681 average AGI)
from Washington County, MD  0.52% ($45,063)
from Carroll County, MD  0.30% ($55,350)


6.09% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($51,568 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.09%
Maryland average:

6.66%

0.13% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,117 average AGI)
Frederick County:

0.13%
Maryland average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Montgomery County, MD  0.98% ($51,375 average AGI)
to Washington County, MD  0.83% ($42,546)
to Carroll County, MD  0.22% ($43,525)

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
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 12m39ftTotal length
  • 3,987Total average daily traffic
  • 371Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,523Total future (year 2011) average daily traffic

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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