Chesapeake Ranch Estates-Drum Point, Maryland

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Population in July 2007: 13,485.
Males: 6,740  (50.0%)
Females: 6,745  (50.0%)
Median resident age:  31.8 years
Maryland median age:  36.0 years

Zip codes: 20657.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $81,282 (it was $56,904 in 2000)
Chesapeake Ranch Estates-Drum Point:

$81,282
MD:

$72,483

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $31,179 (it was $21,428 in 2000)

Chesapeake Ranch Estates-Drum Point CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $250,506 (it was $126,400 in 2000)
Chesapeake Ranch Estates-Drum Point:

$250,506
MD:

$280,200
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  • Races in Chesapeake Ranch Estates-Drum Point, MD (2000)

    Chesapeake Ranch Estates-Drum Point races chart
    • 9,68884.2%White alone
    • 1,20310.5%Black alone
    • 2802.4%Hispanic
    • 1741.5%Two or more races
    • 960.8%Asian alone
    • 410.4%American Indian alone
    • 150.1%Other race alone
    • 60.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Chesapeake Ranch Estates-Drum Point detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Chesapeake Ranch Estates-Drum Point: 139.3 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (19.2%), Irish (16.4%), English (12.6%), United States (7.9%), Italian (6.5%), Scotch-Irish (2.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 6.04 square miles.

Population density: 2,233 people per square mile   (low).

Chesapeake Ranch Estates-Drum Point,MD real estate house value index trend

Chesapeake Ranch Estates-Drum Point, Maryland map

For population 25 years and over in Chesapeake Ranch Estates-Drum Point:

  • High school or higher: 88.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 43.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Chesapeake Ranch Estates-Drum Point CDP:

  • Never married: 22.5%
  • Now married: 61.2%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 3.3%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

221 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.9%
Maryland:

14.2%

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

Chesapeake Ranch Estates-Drum Point CDP:  1.1% ($1,331)
Maryland:  1.2% ($1,782)
Chesapeake Ranch Estates-Drum Point satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bowie, MD (46.0 miles , pop. 50,269).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (50.5 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (132.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Chesapeake Ranch Estates, MD (0.5 miles ), Lusby, MD (1.0 miles ), Drum Point, MD (1.3 miles ), Solomons, MD (1.6 miles ), California, MD (2.3 miles ), Lexington Park, MD (2.6 miles ), Long Beach, MD (2.9 miles ), Broomes Island, MD (2.9 miles ).

Latitude: 38.35 N, Longitude: 76.42 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -5,274 (-45.8%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 182 (3.3%)

Chesapeake Ranch Estates-Drum Point household income distribution Chesapeake Ranch Estates-Drum Point home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.5%
Maryland:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (17%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Utilities (12%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Health care (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Engineers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Child care workers (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Cashiers (3%)

Work and jobs in Chesapeake Ranch Estates-Drum Point: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Chesapeake Ranch Estates-Drum Point, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Chesapeake Ranch Estates-Drum Point-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Maryland state average. It is 20% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.0 miles away from the Chesapeake Ranch Estates-Drum Point place center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

On 4/28/2002, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.1 miles away from the place center caused $150,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Chesapeake Ranch Estates-Drum Point-area historical earthquake activity is near Maryland state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 96.6 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) earthquake occurred 138.5 miles away from Chesapeake Ranch Estates-Drum Point 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 302.8 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 138.5 miles away from the city center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 99.0 miles away from Chesapeake Ranch Estates-Drum Point center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 91.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Calvert County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Floods: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Chesapeake Ranch Estates-Drum Point:

  • SOLOMONS NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; SOLOMONS, MD)
  • ASBURY SOLOMONS (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; SOLOMONS, MD)
  • CHESAPEAKE SHORES (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; LEXINGTON PARK, MD)
  • ST. MARY'S NURSING CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; LEONARDTOWN, MD)
  • MEDSTAR SAINT MARY'S HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; LEONARDTOWN, MD)

Operable nuclear power plants near Chesapeake Ranch Estates-Drum Point:

  • 1 miles: Calvert Cliffs 1 and 2 in Lusby, MD.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chesapeake Ranch Estates-Drum Point:

  • College of Southern Maryland (about 36 miles; La Plata, MD; Full-time enrollment: 5,775)
  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore (about 41 miles; Princess Anne, MD; FT enrollment: 3,902)
  • Strayer University-Maryland (about 43 miles; Suitland, MD; FT enrollment: 2,748)
  • Prince George's Community College (about 44 miles; Largo, MD; FT enrollment: 8,537)
  • United States Naval Academy (about 44 miles; Annapolis, MD; FT enrollment: 5,681)
  • Salisbury University (about 45 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 8,375)
  • Anne Arundel Community College (about 49 miles; Arnold, MD; FT enrollment: 10,501)

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Notable locations in Chesapeake Ranch Estates-Drum Point: Ship Point Research Park (A), Chesapeake Ranch Estates Campground (B), Brick Landing (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Lake Vista (A), Chesapeake Ranch Club Lake (B), Lake Lariat (C), Lake Charming (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Brown Creek (A), Burrell Branch (B), Coles Creek (C), Cleve Branch (D), Parker Moore Creek (E), Fishing Creek (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Calvert 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 107. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

107
U.S.:

74

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 32.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.97. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.97
U.S.:

9.14
Average household size:
This place:  3.0 people
Maryland:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  78.7%
Whole state:  69.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.1%
Whole state:  5.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

4.8%
Whole state:

8.5%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

2.1%
Whole state:

4.2%

Chesapeake Ranch Estates-Drum Point compared to Maryland state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Maryland average:

12.7

Chesapeake Ranch Estates-Drum Point travel time to work - commute Chesapeake Ranch Estates-Drum Point mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (86%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Wood (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Chesapeake Ranch Estates-Drum Point CDP (based on Calvert County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic39,2455
Mainline Protestant7,98832
Evangelical Protestant6,77931
Other1,0763
Black Protestant-2
None33,649-
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: 13
Calvert County:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Calvert County:

0.79 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

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

2.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 43
Here:

4.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.2%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Calvert County:

26.1%
Maryland:

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

10.8%
State:

15.5%

5.60% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($55,778 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.60%
Maryland average:

6.59%

0.13% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,005 average AGI)
Calvert County:

0.13%
Maryland average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Anne Arundel County, MD  0.79% ($60,338 average AGI)
from Prince George's County, MD  0.79% ($60,509)
from St. Mary's County, MD  0.74% ($49,051)


5.92% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($51,643 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.92%
Maryland average:

6.66%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($740 average AGI)
Calvert County:

0.07%
Maryland average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to St. Mary's County, MD  0.86% ($48,643 average AGI)
to Anne Arundel County, MD  0.83% ($57,283)
to Prince George's County, MD  0.53% ($42,078)

Strongest AM radio stations in Chesapeake Ranch Estates-Drum Point:

  • WPTX (1690 AM; 10 kW; LEXINGTON PARK, MD; Owner: SOMAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chesapeake Ranch Estates-Drum Point:

  • WMDM-FM (97.7 FM; LEXINGTON PARK, MD; Owner: SOMAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKIK-FM (102.9 FM; CALIFORNIA, MD; Owner: SOMAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBZS-FM (92.7 FM; PRINCE FREDERICK, MD; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF PRINCE FREDERICK LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WWZZ (104.1 FM; WALDORF, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WSMD-FM (98.3 FM; MECHANICSVILLE, MD; Owner: SOMAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCEM-FM (106.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MD; Owner: MTS BROADCASTING L.C.)
  • W201CG (88.1 FM; LEXINGTON PARK, MD; Owner: GRACE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH)

TV broadcast stations around Chesapeake Ranch Estates-Drum Point:

  • WIAV-LP (Channel 58; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • WMDT (Channel 47; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCAST SERVICE GENERAL PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBOC-TV (Channel 16; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: WBOC, INC.)
  • W52AX (Channel 52; LEONARDTOWN, MD; Owner: SATELLITE VIDEO BROADCASTING)
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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED107$220,33233$214,957292$225,82717$81,71421$212,4721$115,660
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$161,1600$018$232,8573$73,5231$255,9600$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED11$205,0554$249,165102$235,06713$83,22910$236,6211$331,170
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN10$202,9351$298,94060$237,7584$123,3986$251,6420$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$129,1401$62,57020$232,9874$122,1353$176,5400$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8610.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$204,1406$298,093
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$151,0504$300,990
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$154,8400$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$135,8800$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8610.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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