For population 25 years and over in Clear Spring:
For population 15 years and over in Clear Spring town:
17 residents are foreign born (1.3% Asia, 0.5% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,000 (0.8%)
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: Charlton, MD (1.6 miles) , Indian Springs, MD (2.0 miles) , Pinesburg, MD (2.1 miles ), Big Pool, MD (2.3 miles) , Wilson-Conococheague, MD (2.3 miles ), Ernstville, MD (2.3 miles) , Pecktonville, MD (2.5 miles) , Kemps Mill, MD (2.6 miles) .
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 39.66 N, Longitude: 77.93 W
Area code: 301
Property values in Clear Spring, MD
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.
Medal of Honor Recipient born in Clear Spring: John W. Wagner.
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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 2012: 11.3%
(12.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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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:
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Religion statistics for Clear Spring town (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
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Clear Spring government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
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Clear Spring government finances - Cash and Securities 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 7 patent applications in 2008-2014.