For population 25 years and over in Church Creek:
For population 15 years and over in Church Creek town:
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,500 (0.7%)
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
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).
Hospitals/medical centers near Church Creek:
Operable nuclear power plants near Church Creek:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Church Creek:
See full list of schools located in Church Creek
Public elementary/middle school in Church Creek:
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:
Percentage of family households:
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 town (based on Dorchester County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 41.52%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
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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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
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: