For population 25 years and over in Church Creek:
For population 15 years and over in Church Creek town:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,219 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bowie, MD (45.0 miles , pop. 50,269).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (54.3 miles , pop. 572,059).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (116.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Cambridge, MD (2.4 miles ), Algonquin, MD (2.5 miles ), District 13, Bucktown, MD (2.7 miles ), Trappe, MD (3.4 miles ), Oxford, MD (3.5 miles ), Secretary, MD (3.6 miles ), East New Market, MD (3.7 miles) , Tilghman Island, MD (4.1 miles ).
Latitude: 38.51 N, Longitude: 76.15 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 410
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -26 (-23.4%).
Average climate in Church Creek, Maryland
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Church Creek-area historical tornado activity is near Maryland state average. It is 7% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/28/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.8 miles away from the Church Creek town 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 9.8 miles away from the town center caused $150,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Church Creek-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Maryland state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 77.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Dorchester County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Operable nuclear power plants near Church Creek:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Church Creek:
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Public elementary/middle school in Church Creek:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 12.6%
(5.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 88.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Church Creek compared to Maryland state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Church Creek (based on Dorchester County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 41.52%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 7
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
Adult diabetes rate:
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Church Creek government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
Church Creek government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):
Church Creek government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
6.27% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($39,481 average adjusted gross income)
0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($265 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.58% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($39,926 average adjusted gross income)
0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($234 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Church Creek, Maryland:See more detailed statistics of Church Creek fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total costs: $3,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,265
Total average daily truck traffic: 37
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 3,200
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:6
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:3
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: