Charlestown, Maryland

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Population in 2017: 1,192 (95% urban, 5% rural).
Population change since 2000: +17.0%
 
Males: 671  (56.3%)
Females: 521  (43.7%)
Median resident age:

45.3 years
Maryland median age:

38.7 years

Zip codes: 21901, 21914.

Charlestown Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $74,991 (it was $50,563 in 2000)
Charlestown:

$74,991
MD:

$80,776

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $33,091 (it was $20,959 in 2000)

Charlestown town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $202,441 (it was $112,400 in 2000)
Charlestown:

$202,441
MD:

$312,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $292,631; detached houses: $314,669; townhouses or other attached units: $124,800; in 2-unit structures: $313,915; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $205,535; in 5-or-more-unit structures: over $1,000,000; mobile homes: $56,444

Median gross rent in 2017: $993.

March 2019 cost of living index in Charlestown: 98.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 19.8%
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  • Races in Charlestown, MD (2010)
    • 1,09792.7%White alone
    • 433.6%Black alone
    • 302.5%Hispanic
    • 100.8%Two or more races
    • 20.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.08%Asian alone

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

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Ancestries: German (22.0%), American (16.2%), English (8.3%), Irish (7.6%), Hungarian (4.3%), Italian (3.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1786

Land area: 0.91 square miles.

Population density: 1,316 people per square mile   (low).

Charlestown, Maryland map

33 residents are foreign born (2.1% Europe, 0.3% North America).

This town:

2.6%
Maryland:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,539 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,216 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greater Newark, DE (14.4 miles , pop. 67,114).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (38.9 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (53.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

North East, MD (1.6 miles ),
Perryville, MD (2.2 miles ),
Havre de Grace, MD (2.6 miles ),
Port Deposit, MD (2.6 miles ),
Elkton, MD (2.9 miles ),
Chesapeake City, MD (3.1 miles ),
Rising Sun, MD (3.1 miles ),
Aberdeen, MD (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 39.58 N, Longitude: 75.98 W

Distribution of median household income in Charlestown, MD in 2017
Distribution of house value in Charlestown, MD in 2017
Charlestown satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 19 buildings, average cost: $63,300
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $62,700
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $76,500
  • 2000: 13 buildings, average cost: $84,000
  • 2001: 11 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $85,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Charlestown, MD residents
Average permit cost in Charlestown, MD
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.5%
Maryland:

3.9%
Population change in the 1990s: +325 (+46.8%).
Most common industries in Charlestown, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (10.2%)
  • Health care (10.2%)
  • Construction (9.5%)
  • Truck transportation (5.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.4%)
  • Social assistance (5.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.7%)
  • Public administration (12.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (8.2%)
  • Truck transportation (7.5%)
  • Educational services (4.6%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.3%)
  • Warehousing & storage (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (22.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.9%)
  • Social assistance (9.4%)
  • Public administration (6.9%)
  • U. S. Postal service (5.4%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Charlestown, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.8%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.5%)
  • Registered nurses (3.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (10.0%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.6%)
  • Construction laborers (4.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Registered nurses (8.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.0%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.0%)

Average climate in Charlestown, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Charlestown, Maryland environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 84.2. This is about average.

City:

84.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2014 was 0.237. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.237
U.S.:

0.267
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.182. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.182
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.87. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.87
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 0.00749. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00749
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Charlestown-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Maryland state average. It is 15% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1994, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.0 miles away from the Charlestown town center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/28/1961, a category F3 tornado 22.7 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Charlestown-area historical earthquake activity is near Maryland state average. It is 86% 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 52.2 miles away from Charlestown 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 51.9 miles away from Charlestown 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 267.3 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 314.2 miles away from Charlestown 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 172.5 miles away from Charlestown center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 306.1 miles away from Charlestown 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 Cecil County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Snowstorms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Floods: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Charlestown topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Charlestown:

  • CITIZENS CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; HAVRE DE GRACE, MD)
  • BREVIN NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; HAVRE DE GRACE, MD)
  • TRANSITIONAL CARE UNIT AT HARTFORD MEMORIAL HOSPIT (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; HAVRE DE GRACE, MD)
  • LAURELWOOD CARE CENTER AT ELKTON (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ELKTON, MD)
  • FMC - ELKTON (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; ELKTON, MD)
  • UNION HOSPITAL OF CECIL COUNTY Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; ELKTON, MD)
  • DEVINE HAVEN CONV HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; ELKTON, MD)

Amtrak stations near Charlestown:

  • 11 miles: ABERDEEN (S. PHILADELPHIA & BELAIR AVE.) . Services: free short-term parking, intercity bus service.
  • 14 miles: NEWARK (429 S. COLLEGE AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Charlestown:

  • University of Delaware (about 14 miles; Newark, DE; Full-time enrollment: 20,078)
  • Lincoln University of Pennsylvania (about 17 miles; Lincoln University, PA; FT enrollment: 2,042)
  • Harford Community College (about 17 miles; Bel Air, MD; FT enrollment: 4,530)
  • Wilmington University (about 23 miles; New Castle, DE; FT enrollment: 10,072)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington (about 26 miles; Wilmington, DE; FT enrollment: 4,972)
  • The Community College of Baltimore County (about 32 miles; Baltimore, MD; FT enrollment: 15,217)
  • West Chester University of Pennsylvania (about 33 miles; West Chester, PA; FT enrollment: 14,492)

Public elementary/middle school in Charlestown:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Charlestown: Charlestown Town Hall (A), Charlestown Fire Company Incorporated (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Charlestown: Saint Johns Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Charlestown include: Charlestown Athletic Complex (1), Charlestown Historic District (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cecil County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

TOWN OF CHARLESTOWN (Population served: 1,019, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-06-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-06-2014)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-06-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-11-2008), St Compliance achieved (DEC-15-2008)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.6 people
Maryland:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

71.4%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

7.9%
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: 0.2% of all households
4 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

For population 15 years and over in Charlestown:

Marital status in Charlestown, MD
  • Never married: 25.9%
  • Now married: 47.3%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 18.3%

For population 25 years and over in Charlestown:

  • High school or higher: 89.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Maryland average:

12.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Charlestown, MD (based on Cecil County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant11,92247
Catholic9,4408
Mainline Protestant8,87341
Black Protestant7846
Other4652
None69,624-
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: 20
Cecil County:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
Cecil County:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 33
Cecil County:

3.32 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 47
Cecil County:

4.73 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.2%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Cecil County:

27.8%
Maryland:

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

18.0%
Maryland:

15.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

62.1%
Maryland:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

65.0%
State:

47.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

27.5
Maryland:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

13.7%
Maryland:

20.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Maryland:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

29.8%
Maryland:

34.1%

General health condition:
Charlestown:

69.1%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

82.8%
State:

80.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Charlestown, MD Residents
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 and Unallocable 2$5,635$33,8100$0
Other Government Administration 2$7,758$46,5480$0
Financial Administration 1$4,505$54,0600$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 5$17,898$42,9550$0

Charlestown government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $246,000 ($206.38)
    Water Utilities: $222,000 ($186.24)
    Sewerage: $198,000 ($166.11)
    Regular Highways: $130,000 ($109.06)
    Solid Waste Management: $85,000 ($71.31)
    Parks and Recreation: $66,000 ($55.37)
    Police Protection: $65,000 ($54.53)
    General Public Buildings: $49,000 ($41.11)
    Central Staff Services: $40,000 ($33.56)
    Financial Administration: $16,000 ($13.42)
    Local Fire Protection: $11,000 ($9.23)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000 ($3.36)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $54,000 ($45.30)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $101,000 ($84.73)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $305,000 ($255.87)

Charlestown government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $275,000 ($230.70)
    Sewerage: $135,000 ($113.26)
    Parks and Recreation: $14,000 ($11.74)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $85,000 ($71.31)
    Other: $42,000 ($35.23)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $74,000 ($62.08)
    Rents: $27,000 ($22.65)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($2.52)
    Donations From Private Sources: $3,000 ($2.52)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $155,000 ($130.03)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $110,000 ($92.28)
    Highways: $21,000 ($17.62)
  • Tax - Property: $379,000 ($317.95)
    Public Utility License: $13,000 ($10.91)
    Amusements Sales: $1,000 ($0.84)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000 ($0.84)

Charlestown government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,596,000 ($1338.93)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,391,000 ($1166.95)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $913,000 ($765.94)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $708,000 ($593.96)

Charlestown government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $582,000 ($488.26)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,051,000 ($881.71)

6.16% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($53,148 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.16%
Maryland average:

6.88%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from New Castle County, DE  1.50% ($46,593 average AGI)
from Harford County, MD  1.02% ($50,208)
from Chester County, PA  0.34% ($53,832)


6.38% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($54,243 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.38%
Maryland average:

7.35%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($457 average AGI)
Cecil County:

0.06%
Maryland average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to New Castle County, DE  1.54% ($45,164 average AGI)
to Harford County, MD  0.93% ($52,076)
to Chester County, PA  0.24% ($64,352)

Strongest AM radio stations in Charlestown:

  • WJSS (1330 AM; 5 kW; HAVRE DE GRACE, MD; Owner: PEOPLES BROADCAST NETWORK, LLC)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Charlestown:

  • WXCY (103.7 FM; HAVRE DE GRACE, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOEL-FM (89.9 FM; ELKTON, MD; Owner: MARANATHA BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WDAC (94.5 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: WDAC RADIO COMPANY)
  • WLIF (101.9 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WLIF, INC.)
  • WWMX (106.5 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WARM-FM (103.3 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WROZ (101.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSOX (96.1 FM; RED LION, PA; Owner: LANCASTER-YORK BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WIYY (97.9 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WIOV-FM (105.1 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WSMJ (104.3 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSTW (93.7 FM; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHFC (91.1 FM; BEL AIR, MD; Owner: HARFORD COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WJBR-FM (99.5 FM; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WVUD (91.3 FM; NEWARK, DE; Owner: UNIVERSITYOF DELAWARE)

TV broadcast stations around Charlestown:

  • WTSD-CA (Channel 14; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WBAL-TV (Channel 11; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WBAL HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WMAR-TV (Channel 2; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBFF (Channel 45; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CHESAPEAKE TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNUV (Channel 54; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE (WNUV-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WJZ-TV (Channel 13; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WPHL-TV (Channel 17; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)

Charlestown fatal accident list:

May 27, 2001 01:02 AM, Sr-07, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Aug 17, 1983 04:17 AM, Co0363, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 82ft / 24.6mTotal length
  • $257,000Total costs
  • 97,673Total average daily traffic
  • 10,332Total average daily truck traffic
  • 129,779Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic
New bridges in Charlestown, MD - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 11910-1919
  • 11950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 12000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Charlestown, MD

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • MOB, Lat: 39.582306 Lon: -75.971778, Call Sign: WRCN301,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.337 MHz, 451.437 MHz, Grant Date: 11/16/2018, Expiration Date: 11/16/2028, Certifier: James Cadle, Registrant: Bearcom Operating LLC, Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (800) 458-9887, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • CHARLESTOWN, 481 Frederick St. (Lat: 39.577250 Lon: -75.981694), Type: Tank, Structure height: 52.7 m, Call Sign: WQJD444,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10622.5 MHz, Grant Date: 07/31/2008, Expiration Date: 07/31/2018, Cancellation Date: 02/21/2014, Certifier: Pamelia Y Hoof, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: N3AJJ, Licensee ID: L00956885, Grant Date: 11/18/2014, Expiration Date: 12/28/2024, Certifier: Norman W Doss, Registrant: Norman W Doss, 212 Cecil St, Charlestown, MD 21914
  • Call Sign: N3DUY, Licensee ID: L01043512, Grant Date: 09/19/2015, Expiration Date: 11/24/2025, Registrant: Dennis E Taylor, 4 Water St, Charlestown, MD 21914
  • Call Sign: N3PQR, Grant Date: 06/29/1993, Expiration Date: 06/29/2003, Cancellation Date: 06/30/2005, Registrant: William L Shreve, 405 Caroline St, Charlestown, MD 21914
  • Call Sign: WA3PXK, Licensee ID: L00450446, Grant Date: 02/02/2012, Expiration Date: 04/14/2022, Certifier: Walter C Heath, Registrant: Walter C Heath, 13 Ne Ave, Charlestown, MD 21914-0161
  • Call Sign: KB3GAF, Licensee ID: L00317978, Grant Date: 01/25/2001, Expiration Date: 01/25/2011, Cancellation Date: 12/29/2009, Certifier: Dereck P Groff, Registrant: Dereck P Groff, Charlestown, MD 21914
  • Call Sign: W3RDH, Previous Call Sign: KB3GAF, Licensee ID: L00317978, Grant Date: 12/29/2009, Expiration Date: 12/29/2019, Certifier: Dereck P Groff, Registrant: Dereck P Groff, Charlestown, MD 21914
  • Call Sign: W3CBR, Previous Call Sign: KB3SNF, Licensee ID: L01478024, Grant Date: 09/28/2012, Expiration Date: 09/28/2022, Certifier: Edward B Neyman, Registrant: Edward B Neyman, 701 Ogle St, Charlestown, MD 21914

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
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$243,2001$210,53010$217,5571$70,2801$176,750
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$126,6600$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$04$219,9101$68,5500$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$03$177,4630$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$105,9000$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0309.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$141,660
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0309.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Charlestown, MD
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Charlestown, 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 15. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 32 took place in 2009, and the least - 4 in 2002. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Charlestown, MD When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (65.5%), and Outside Fires (19.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Charlestown, MD
    • 16365.5%Structure Fires
    • 4919.7%Outside Fires
    • 208.0%Other
    • 176.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Charlestown, MD
Most common first names in Charlestown, MD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1070.0 years
John1069.6 years
Mary1078.7 years
Charles973.7 years
Dorothy673.8 years
Robert676.5 years
Margaret571.8 years
Richard574.6 years
Thomas571.4 years
Walter574.8 years
Most common last names in Charlestown, MD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Murphy1272.9 years
Patchell779.9 years
Lewis666.2 years
Brown468.8 years
Graham485.5 years
Mccall476.0 years
King474.5 years
Richardson470.8 years
Henry387.0 years
Laye383.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Charlestown, MD
  • 45.3%Electricity
  • 22.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 20.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.7%Other fuel
  • 3.4%Utility gas
  • 2.9%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Charlestown, MD
  • 42.6%Electricity
  • 35.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 22.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Charlestown 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 above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
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