Cavetown, Maryland

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Population in 2010: 1,473. Population change since 2000: -0.9%
Males: 617  (41.9%)
Females: 856  (58.1%)
Median resident age:  44.0 years
Maryland median age:  34.4 years

Zip codes: 21783.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $63,211 (it was $48,816 in 2000)
Cavetown:

$63,211
MD:

$71,122
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,489 (it was $19,790 in 2000)

Cavetown CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $216,544 (it was $126,100 in 2000)
Cavetown:

$216,544
MD:

$279,900
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $292,805; Detached houses: $297,351; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $259,248; Mobile homes: $195,877

Median gross rent in 2012: $685.

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Cavetown races chart
  • White alone - 1,378 (93.6%)
  • Hispanic - 41 (2.8%)
  • Black alone - 20 (1.4%)
  • Two or more races - 21 (1.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 7 (0.5%)
  • Asian alone - 6 (0.4%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Cavetown: 104.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (43.1%), Irish (17.8%), United States (11.8%), English (5.8%), Scottish (2.2%), French (1.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 730 feet

Land area: 1.93 square miles.

Population density: 764 people per square mile   (low).

Cavetown,MD real estate house value index trend

Cavetown, Maryland map

For population 25 years and over in Cavetown:

  • High school or higher: 92.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 0.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cavetown CDP:

  • Never married: 19.0%
  • Now married: 63.2%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

9 residents are foreign born

This place:  0.6%
Maryland:  14.3%



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Cavetown, Maryland as of February 26, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Cavetown to the number of sex offenders is 1,473 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,706 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,734 (0.7%)

Cavetown satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Frederick, MD (17.7 miles , pop. 52,767).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (57.1 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (132.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Smithsburg, MD (1.1 miles ), Pondsville, MD (1.3 miles) , Jugtown, MD (1.5 miles ), Chewsville, MD (1.5 miles ), Greensburg, MD (1.7 miles ), Mount Aetna, MD (1.8 miles ), Leitersburg, MD (1.9 miles ), Robinwood, MD (2.1 miles ).

Latitude: 39.65 N, Longitude: 77.59 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 301

Cavetown household income distribution Cavetown home values distribution

Property values in Cavetown, MD

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.0%
Maryland:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Registered nurses (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Customer service representatives (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Cavetown, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Cavetown-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 18.6 miles away from the Cavetown place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/16/1961, a category F3 tornado 28.3 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cavetown-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 194.9 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 95.1 miles away from Cavetown center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 231.0 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 143.4 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 96.3 miles away from Cavetown center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 341.8 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 Washington County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Cavetown:

  • FMC - ROBINWOOD (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; HAGERSTOWN, MD)
  • MERITUS MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; HAGERSTOWN, MD)
  • CUMBERLAND VALLEY SURGERY CENTER (Hospital, about 6 miles away; HAGERSTOWN, MD)
  • WASHINGTON COUNTY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; HAGERSTOWN, MD)
  • MERITUS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; HAGERSTOWN, MD)
  • FMC - HAGERSTOWN (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; HAGERSTOWN, MD)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-HAGERSTOWN (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; HAGERSTOWN, MD)

Amtrak stations near Cavetown:

  • 10 miles: HAGERSTOWN (GREYHOUND STA., 10527 SHARPSTOWN PK.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar.
  • 19 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 Cavetown:

  • Hagerstown Community College (about 5 miles; Hagerstown, MD; Full-time enrollment: 3,220)
  • Mount St Mary's University (about 14 miles; Emmitsburg, MD; FT enrollment: 2,313)
  • Frederick Community College (about 17 miles; Frederick, MD; FT enrollment: 3,798)
  • Shepherd University (about 19 miles; Shepherdstown, WV; FT enrollment: 3,745)
  • Gettysburg College (about 24 miles; Gettysburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,772)
  • American Public University System (about 29 miles; Charles Town, WV; FT enrollment: 43,829)
  • Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (about 29 miles; Shippensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 7,051)

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Church in Cavetown: Christ Reformed Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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Washington 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 100. This is worse than average.

City:

100
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.148. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.148
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 2.31. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.31
U.S.:

6.58

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 29.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 20.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.1 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 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.4
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 1.4%
(1.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Maryland:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  76.5%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.6%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Cavetown 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (48%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (38%)
  • Wood (9%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • No fuel used (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Cavetown CDP (based on Washington County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.74%
Here: 44.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Church of ChristAssemblies of God
Adherents18.2%18.1%14.5%5.2%4.2%
Congregations13.9%4.8%10.7%5.9%3.2%
NameChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)Church of the BrethrenSouthern Baptist ConventionOther
Adherents4.0%3.8%3.5%3.4%25.1%
Congregations4.8%2.7%5.9%5.3%42.8%
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: 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.
State:

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

1.04 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

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

2.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.2%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

28.8%
Maryland:

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

12.9%
State:

15.5%

5.39% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,542 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.39%
Maryland average:

6.59%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($303 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.04%
Maryland average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Frederick County, MD  1.34% ($42,546 average AGI)
from Franklin County, PA  0.51% ($33,129)
from Berkeley County, WV  0.37% ($34,255)


5.26% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,148 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.26%
Maryland average:

6.66%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($301 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.03%
Maryland average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Frederick County, MD  0.85% ($45,063 average AGI)
to Franklin County, PA  0.63% ($40,017)
to Berkeley County, WV  0.62% ($38,745)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cavetown:

  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WTRI (1520 AM; daytime; 17 kW; BRUNSWICK, MD; Owner: JMK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFMD (930 AM; 5 kW; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHGT (1380 AM; 1 kW; WAYNESBORO, PA)
  • WXTR (820 AM; 4 kW; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WARK (1490 AM; 1 kW; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: MANNING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJEJ (1240 AM; 1 kW; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: HAGERSTOWN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WHAG (1410 AM; 1 kW; HALFWAY, MD; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cavetown:

  • WAYZ-FM (104.7 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: HJV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WETH (89.1 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • W219BE (91.7 FM; WAYNESBORO, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BIBLE INSTITUTE, NDBA)
  • 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)
  • WARX (106.9 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: MANNING BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WWVZ (103.9 FM; BRADDOCK HEIGHTS, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WEEO-FM (103.7 FM; MCCONNELLSBURG, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WQCM (94.3 FM; GREENCASTLE, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WCRH (90.5 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, MD; Owner: CEDAR RIDGE CHILDREN'S HOME & SCHOOL, INC)
  • WAFY (103.1 FM; MIDDLETOWN, MD; Owner: FREDERICK BROADCASTING LLC)
  • WKMZ (95.9 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, MD; Owner: PRETTYMAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLTF (97.5 FM; MARTINSBURG, WV; Owner: PRETTYMAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSRT (92.1 FM; MERCERSBURG, PA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WDLD (96.7 FM; HALFWAY, MD; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W228BA (93.5 FM; LEESBURG, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WIKZ (95.1 FM; CHAMBERSBURG, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WWMD (101.5 FM; WAYNESBORO, PA; Owner: HJV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYCR (98.5 FM; YORK-HANOVER, PA; Owner: RADIO HANOVER, INC.)
  • WINC-FM (92.5 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: MID ATLANTIC NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Cavetown:

  • W42CK (Channel 42; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING)
  • W51CY (Channel 51; CHAMBERSBURG, PA; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHAG-TV (Channel 25; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: QUORUM OF MARYLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWPB (Channel 31; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WFPT (Channel 62; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • W52AS (Channel 52; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Cavetown fatal accident list:

Jan 8, 1987 08:13 AM, Md0064, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 29, 1979 00:20 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

7
  • Sean O'Malley, Cavetown (Lat: 39.638417 Lon: -77.594361), Type: 60.6, Overall height: 60.6 m
    Registrant: 6175857600, , 116 HUNTINGTON AVE, Phone: (Dep) art-ment
  • Sean O'Malley, Cavetown (Lat: 39.638417 Lon: -77.594361), Type: 60.6, Overall height: 60.6 m
    Registrant: 6175857600, , 116 HUNTINGTON AVE, Phone: (Dep) art-ment
  • Tim McDougall, Cavetown (Lat: 39.638417 Lon: -77.594361), Type: 32.9, Overall height: 32.9 m
    Registrant: 6175857600, , 116 HUNTINGTON AVE, Phone: (Dep) art-ment
  • Sean O'Malley, Cavetown (Lat: 39.638417 Lon: -77.594361), Type: 32.9, Overall height: 32.9 m
    Registrant: 6175857600, , 116 HUNTINGTON AVE, Phone: (Dep) art-ment
  • Sean O'Malley, Cavetown (Lat: 39.638417 Lon: -77.594361), Type: 32.9, Overall height: 32.9 m
    Registrant: 6175857600, , 116 HUNTINGTON AVE
  • Sean O'Malley, 11664 Mapleville Road (010290) (Lat: 39.638417 Lon: -77.594361), Type: 33.2, Overall height: 32.9 m
    Registrant: 6175857600, , 116 HUNTINGTON AVE, Phone: (Dep) art-ment
  • Sean O'Malley, 11664 Mapleville Road (010290) (Lat: 39.638417 Lon: -77.594361), Type: 33.2, Overall height: 32.9 m
    Registrant: 6175857600, , 116 HUNTINGTON AVE, Phone: (Dep) art-ment

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: W3BRZ, Licensee ID: L01175029
    Grant Date: 07/25/2006, Expiration Date: 08/14/2016
    Registrant: Jerry P Metz, Box 147, Cavetown, MD 21720

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20F (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9286V , Serial Number: 690080, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 08/01/1969
    Registrant (Individual): Richard T Santa, Po Box 111, Cavetown, MD 21720

Businesses in Cavetown, MD

  • Ace Hardware: 1
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