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Population in 2012: 124 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +45.9%
Males: 70  (56.9%)
Females: 54  (43.1%)

Median resident age:  47.8 years
Maryland median age:  34.4 years

Zip code: 21622

Estimated median household income in 2012: $29,838 (it was $25,750 in 2000)
Church Creek:

$29,838
MD:

$71,122
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,648

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $220,321 (it was $96,700 in 2000)
Church Creek:

$220,321
MD:

$279,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $275,059; Detached houses: $267,546; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $350,191
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  • White alone - 111 (88.8%)
  • Hispanic - 6 (4.8%)
  • Black alone - 5 (4.0%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (2.4%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Church Creek: 95.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (27.5%), English (14.1%), Polish (6.7%), Irish (6.0%), German (2.7%), Scotch-Irish (2.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1867

Elevation: 3 feet

Land area: 0.31 square miles.

Population density: 396 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Church Creek:

  • High school or higher: 95.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 10.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Church Creek town:

  • Never married: 10.6%
  • Now married: 58.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 21.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,500 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $886 (0.3%)

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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: Madison, MD (1.9 miles ), Cambridge, MD (2.4 miles ), Algonquin, MD (2.5 miles ), District 13, Bucktown, MD (2.7 miles) , Taylors Island, MD (2.9 miles) , Trappe, MD (3.4 miles ), Oxford, MD (3.5 miles ), Fishing Creek, MD (3.6 miles) .

Latitude: 38.51 N, Longitude: 76.15 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 410

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.0%
Maryland:

7.0%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -26 (-23.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (31%)
  • Construction (23%)
  • Public administration (19%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (15%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Public administration (26%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (9%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)


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Tornado activity:

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).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Church Creek:

  • EASTERN SHORE HOSPITAL CENTER (Hospital, about 6 miles away; CAMBRIDGE, MD)
  • CHESAPEAKE WOODS CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; CAMBRIDGE, MD)
  • MALLARD BAY NUR AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; CAMBRIDGE, MD)

Political contributions by individuals in Church Creek, MD

Operable nuclear power plants near Church Creek:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Church Creek:

  • Salisbury University (about 32 miles; Salisbury, MD; Full-time enrollment: 7,211)
  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore (about 32 miles; Princess Anne, MD; FT enrollment: 3,829)
  • United States Naval Academy (about 38 miles; Annapolis, MD; FT enrollment: 4,552)
  • Anne Arundel Community College (about 43 miles; Arnold, MD; FT enrollment: 5,957)
  • Delaware Technical and Community College-Owens (about 43 miles; Georgetown, DE; FT enrollment: 2,382)
  • Prince George's Community College (about 45 miles; Largo, MD; FT enrollment: 4,405)
  • College of Southern Maryland (about 47 miles; La Plata, MD; FT enrollment: 3,595)

Public elementary/middle school in Church Creek:

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Notable location: Church Creek Volunteer Fire Company Station 46 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Church Creek include: Northern Church (A), White Haven Church (B), Wesley Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Eastern Shore Outfitters (2810 Hooper Island Rd.).

 
Dorchester County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 24.8%
(6.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 94.7% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.1 people
Maryland:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  62.7%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  1.7%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Church Creek compared to Maryland state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Church Creek travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (61%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (30%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Wood (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Church Creek town (based on Dorchester County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 41.52%
Here41.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionEpiscopal ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents54.5%11.4%9.4%5.0%4.8%
Congregations56.5%4.7%3.5%7.1%3.5%
Name The Wesleyan ChurchChristian and Missionary AllianceUnited Church of ChristChurch of God of ProphecyOther
Adherents3.2%2.4%1.6%1.3%6.5%
Congregations4.7%2.4%1.2%3.5%12.9%
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: 7
This county:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Dorchester County:

1.26 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

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

5.97 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
Dorchester County:

8.16 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

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

11.5%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

31.5%
Maryland:

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

15.0%
State:

15.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll

Church Creek government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($48.39)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($16.13)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($16.13)
    Health Services - Other: $1,000 ($8.06)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($8.06)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $7,000 ($56.45)

Church Creek government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $13,000 ($104.84)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($8.06)
  • Tax - Property: $7,000 ($56.45)

Church Creek government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $44,000 ($354.84)

6.27% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($39,481 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.27%
Maryland average:

7.95%

0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($265 average AGI)
Dorchester County:

0.10%
Maryland average:

0.25%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Caroline County, MD  0.92% ($28,655 average AGI)
from Talbot County, MD  0.77% ($35,474)
from Anne Arundel County, MD  0.59% ($45,597)


5.58% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($39,926 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.58%
Maryland average:

8.13%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($234 average AGI)
Dorchester County:

0.08%
Maryland average:

0.13%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Caroline County, MD  0.79% ($27,708 average AGI)
to Wicomico County, MD  0.76% ($31,935)
to Talbot County, MD  0.68% ($40,181)

Strongest AM radio stations in Church Creek:

  • 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)
  • WCEM (1240 AM; 1 kW; CAMBRIDGE, MD; Owner: MTS BROADCASTING, L.C.)
  • 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.)
  • WTGM (960 AM; 10 kW; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WPTX (1690 AM; 10 kW; LEXINGTON PARK, MD; Owner: SOMAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Church Creek:

  • WCEM-FM (106.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MD; Owner: MTS BROADCASTING L.C.)
  • WINX-FM (94.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MD; Owner: CWA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAAI (100.9 FM; HURLOCK, MD; Owner: MTS BROADCASTING, L.C.)
  • WBZS-FM (92.7 FM; PRINCE FREDERICK, MD; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF PRINCE FREDERICK LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WSCL (89.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WCEI-FM (96.7 FM; EASTON, MD; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WKIK-FM (102.9 FM; CALIFORNIA, MD; Owner: SOMAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Church Creek:

  • WMDT (Channel 47; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCAST SERVICE GENERAL PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBOC-TV (Channel 16; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: WBOC, INC.)
  • WDPB (Channel 64; SEAFORD, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WMPT (Channel 22; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WIAV-LP (Channel 58; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • WCPB (Channel 28; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • W38BN (Channel 38; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY EDUCATIONAL B/CTING FOUND.)
Church Creek, Maryland:
  • Fatal accident count: 10
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 14
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 12
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 29
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Maryland average:
  • Fatal accident count: 266
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 385
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 64
  • Fatalities: 286
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 689
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 93
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
  • Tim McDougall, 3506 Golden Hill Road (Lat: 38.395889 Lon: -76.192167), Type: 60.6, Overall height: 60.6 m
    Registrant: 6175857600, , 116 HUNTINGTON AVE, Phone: (Dep) art-ment
  • Sean O'Malley, 3506 Golden Hill Road (Lat: 38.395889 Lon: -76.192167), Type: 60.6, Overall height: 60.6 m
    Registrant: 6175857600, , 116 HUNTINGTON AVE, Phone: (Dep) art-ment
  • Sean O'Malley, 3506 Golden Hill Road (Lat: 38.395889 Lon: -76.192167), Type: 60.6, Overall height: 60.6 m
    Registrant: 6175857600, , 116 HUNTINGTON AVE
  • Richard J Byrne, 2025 Old Field Road (Lat: 38.490917 Lon: -76.135556), Type: 59.4, Overall height: 58.5 m
    Registrant: 4256435000, Fcc@wacorp.Net, 1200 112 TH AVE NE, SUITE C-191
  • Richard J Byrne, 2025 Old Field Road (Lat: 38.490917 Lon: -76.135556), Type: 59.4, Overall height: 58.5 m
    Registrant: 4256435000, Fcc@wacorp.Net, 1200 112 TH AVE NE, SUITE C-191
  • Edward G Roach, 2025 Old Field Road (Lat: 38.490917 Lon: -76.135556), Type: 59.4, Overall height: 58.5 m
    Registrant: 9196535734, Shart@towerco.Com, 112 TOWERVIEW COURT

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Church Creek Forest Fire Tower (Lat: 38.474278 Lon: -76.142722), Call Sign: KGA543, Licensee ID: L00001771
    Assigned Frequencies: 31.3400 MHz, 31.4600 MHz, 151.460 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/01/2004, Expiration Date: 09/12/2014
    Registrant: State Of - Dnr Maryland, Tawes State Office Building, D-4, 580 Taylor Avenue, Annapolis, MD 21401-2397, Phone: (410) 260-8734, Fax: (410) 260-8404, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: N3MCN, Licensee ID: L00463203
    Grant Date: 05/29/2012, Expiration Date: 05/05/2022, Certifier: Dwaine S Molock
    Registrant: Dwaine S Molock, 3247 Blackwater Rd, Church Creek, MD 21622-1310
  • Call Sign: N7PO, Previous Call Sign: AB7TR, Licensee ID: L01229775
    Grant Date: 05/15/2007, Expiration Date: 05/20/2017
    Registrant: David B Howell, Church Creek, MD 21622-0044
  • Call Sign: KE7NII, Licensee ID: L01280578
    Grant Date: 05/22/2007, Expiration Date: 05/22/2017, Certifier: Bret R Thompson
    Registrant: Bret R Thompson, 3415 Golden Hill Rd, Church Creek, MD 21622

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PILATUS AIRCRAFT LTD PC-12/45 (Category: Land, Seats: 12, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W PT6A SER (750 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 538BH , Serial Number: 626, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 04/20/2005
    Registrant (Corporation): Mallard Haven Iv LLC, 3607 Meekins Neck Rd, Church Creek, MD 21622


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

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