Chewsville, Maryland

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Population in 2010: 238. Population change since 2000: -18.8%
Males: 63  (26.7%)
Females: 175  (73.3%)
Median resident age:  54.0 years
Maryland median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 21783.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $41,443 (it was $28,482 in 2000)
Chewsville:

$41,443
MD:

$78,945

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $32,525 (it was $12,617 in 2000)

Chewsville CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $168,458 (it was $111,900 in 2000)
Chewsville:

$168,458
MD:

$306,900

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $172,819; Detached houses: $176,101

Median gross rent in 2016: $821.

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  • Races in Chewsville, MD (2010)

    Chewsville races chart
    • 22494.1%White alone
    • 62.5%Hispanic
    • 31.3%Asian alone
    • 31.3%Two or more races
    • 10.4%Black alone
    • 10.4%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Chewsville: 104.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (61.5%), Canadian (23.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 636 feet

Land area: 0.83 square miles.

Population density: 286 people per square mile   (very low).

Chewsville,MD real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Chewsville:

  • High school or higher: 92.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Chewsville CDP:

  • Never married: 13.2%
  • Now married: 60.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 26.3%

10 residents are foreign born (3.4% Europe).

This place:

3.4%
Maryland:

9.8%



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Chewsville, Maryland as of March 24, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Chewsville to the number of sex offenders is 121 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,017 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $3,160 (1.2%)

Chewsville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Frederick, MD (18.9 miles , pop. 52,767).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (59.1 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (134.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Robinwood, MD (1.4 miles ), Cavetown, MD (1.5 miles ), Pondsville, MD (1.7 miles) , Mount Aetna, MD (1.7 miles ), Jugtown, MD (1.7 miles ), Smithsburg, MD (1.8 miles ), Leitersburg, MD (1.9 miles ), District 22, Hagerstown, MD (2.0 miles ).

Latitude: 39.64 N, Longitude: 77.64 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 301

Chewsville household income distribution Chewsville home values distribution

Property values in Chewsville, MD

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.4%
Maryland:

5.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (46%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (31%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Educational services (56%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (46%)
  • Production occupations (31%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (35%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (23%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)

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

Average climate in Chewsville, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Chewsville-area historical tornado activity is near Maryland state average. It is 5% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/22/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.9 miles away from the Chewsville place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/16/1961, a category F3 tornado 28.8 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Chewsville-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 193.3 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 97.1 miles away from Chewsville center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 229.3 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 143.0 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 98.4 miles away from Chewsville center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 343.0 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 (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Snowstorms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Chewsville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Chewsville:

  • FMC - ROBINWOOD (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; HAGERSTOWN, MD)
  • MERITUS MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; HAGERSTOWN, MD)
  • CUMBERLAND VALLEY SURGERY CENTER (Hospital, about 4 miles away; HAGERSTOWN, MD)
  • WASHINGTON COUNTY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; HAGERSTOWN, MD)
  • MERITUS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; HAGERSTOWN, MD)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-HAGERSTOWN (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; HAGERSTOWN, MD)
  • FMC - HAGERSTOWN (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; HAGERSTOWN, MD)

Amtrak stations near Chewsville:

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

  • Hagerstown Community College (about 2 miles; Hagerstown, MD; Full-time enrollment: 3,220)
  • Mount St Mary's University (about 16 miles; Emmitsburg, MD; FT enrollment: 2,313)
  • Shepherd University (about 18 miles; Shepherdstown, WV; FT enrollment: 3,745)
  • Frederick Community College (about 18 miles; Frederick, MD; FT enrollment: 3,798)
  • Gettysburg College (about 26 miles; Gettysburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,772)
  • American Public University System (about 28 miles; Charles Town, WV; FT enrollment: 43,829)
  • Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (about 30 miles; Shippensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 7,051)

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Church in Chewsville: Bethel United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

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 2013 was 79.5. This is about average.

City:

79.5
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 32.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 20.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.6
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.77. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.77
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 5.0%
(5.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Maryland:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  69.4%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  10.2%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.8
Maryland average:

12.6

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

Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant21,941117
Mainline Protestant21,83779
Catholic9,3508
Other2,24411
Orthodox1632
Black Protestant972
None91,798-
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: 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 Chewsville:

  • WARK (1490 AM; 1 kW; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: MANNING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WJEJ (1240 AM; 1 kW; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: HAGERSTOWN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WHAG (1410 AM; 1 kW; HALFWAY, MD; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • 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)
  • 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)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chewsville:

  • WAYZ-FM (104.7 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: HJV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WETH (89.1 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • 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.)
  • W219BE (91.7 FM; WAYNESBORO, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BIBLE INSTITUTE, NDBA)
  • WWVZ (103.9 FM; BRADDOCK HEIGHTS, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WEEO-FM (103.7 FM; MCCONNELLSBURG, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WCRH (90.5 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, MD; Owner: CEDAR RIDGE CHILDREN'S HOME & SCHOOL, INC)
  • WQCM (94.3 FM; GREENCASTLE, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WKMZ (95.9 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, MD; Owner: PRETTYMAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDLD (96.7 FM; HALFWAY, MD; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WLTF (97.5 FM; MARTINSBURG, WV; Owner: PRETTYMAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSRT (92.1 FM; MERCERSBURG, PA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WAFY (103.1 FM; MIDDLETOWN, MD; Owner: FREDERICK BROADCASTING LLC)
  • W228BA (93.5 FM; LEESBURG, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WIKZ (95.1 FM; CHAMBERSBURG, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WINC-FM (92.5 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: MID ATLANTIC NETWORK, INC.)
  • WWMD (101.5 FM; WAYNESBORO, PA; Owner: HJV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTRM (91.3 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: TIMBER RIDGE MINISTRIES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Chewsville:

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

Chewsville fatal accident list:

May 4, 2008 09:13 PM, Sr-64, Lat: 39.64291, Lon: -77.62708, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Mar 10, 1985 03:20 AM, Md0064, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 2
Feb 10, 1984 06:16 PM, Md0062, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Feb 10, 1979 01:15 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunken persons involved: 1
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
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$231,7201$254,0305$182,300
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$130,960
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$02$199,320
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$02$179,705
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0112.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$187,940
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2007 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0112.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (52%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (27%)
  • Utility gas (11%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)

Chewsville compared to Maryland state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below 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 significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.

Chewsville on our top lists:

  • #14 on the list of "Top 100 cities with biggest houses"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of college students"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
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