For population 25 years and over in Clear Spring:
For population 15 years and over in Clear Spring town:
21 residents are foreign born (4.5% Latin America, 1.2% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,327 (0.9%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Frederick, MD (31.5 miles , pop. 52,767).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (71.1 miles , pop. 572,059).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (149.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Wilson-Conococheague, MD (2.3 miles ), Williamsport, MD (2.7 miles ), Hedgesville, WV (2.8 miles ), Halfway, MD (3.0 miles ), Maugansville, MD (3.2 miles ), District 3, Hagerstown, MD (3.3 miles ), District 25, Hagerstown, MD (3.3 miles ), Hagerstown, MD (3.4 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 39.66 N, Longitude: 77.93 W
Area code: 301
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -447 (-49.6%).
Work and jobs in Clear Spring: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Clear Spring, Maryland
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Clear Spring-area historical tornado activity is near Maryland state average. It is 24% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/2/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 47.9 miles away from the Clear Spring town center injured 5 people and caused $6 million in damages.
On 4/16/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 34.9 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Clear Spring-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Maryland state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/15/1991 at 07:16:07, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 79.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.3 miles away from Clear Spring center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Washington County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: John Thomson Mason, Jr. - Politician, Lewis P. Firey - Politician.
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Private high school in Clear Spring:
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Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.8 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2004 was 20.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 11.4%
(12.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Clear Spring compared to Maryland state average:
Banks with branches in Clear Spring (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
1996 2000 2004 2008 2012
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2012 Presidential Elections Results
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Religion statistics for Clear Spring (based on Washington County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.74%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 25
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 15
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 41
Number of full-service restaurants: 93
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Clear Spring government finances in 2002(per resident):
7.23% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($43,964 average adjusted gross income)
0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($414 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.19% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($42,417 average adjusted gross income)
0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($190 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Clear Spring, Maryland:See more detailed statistics of Clear Spring fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 9
Total length: 12 meters (39ft)
Total costs: $1,170,000
Total average daily traffic: 4,418
Total average daily truck traffic: 216
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 7,610
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:3
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Clear Spring, MD)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Clear Spring)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in Clear Spring, MD
Total of 6 patent applications in 2008-2014.