Colesville, Maryland

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Population in 2010: 14,647.
Population change since 2000: -26.1%
Males: 7,255  (49.5%)
Females: 7,392  (50.5%)
Median resident age:

46.6 years
Maryland median age:

38.7 years

Zip codes: 20904.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $132,301 (it was $91,696 in 2000)
Colesville:

$132,301
MD:

$80,776

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $50,021 (it was $34,942 in 2000)

Colesville CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $557,433 (it was $245,700 in 2000)
Colesville:

$557,433
MD:

$312,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $488,208; detached houses: $501,151; townhouses or other attached units: $331,754

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,288.

March 2019 cost of living index in Colesville: 179.0 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 4.2%
(3.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.5% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Colesville, MD (2010)
    • 5,59838.2%White alone
    • 4,06027.7%Black alone
    • 2,34916.0%Asian alone
    • 2,17614.9%Hispanic
    • 3782.6%Two or more races
    • 680.5%Other race alone
    • 170.1%American Indian alone
    • 10.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Colesville detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Ancestries: Ethiopian (6.6%), German (3.4%), Irish (3.0%), American (2.7%), African (2.5%), Italian (2.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 440 feet

Land area: 9.24 square miles.

Population density: 1,586 people per square mile   (low).

Colesville, Maryland map

4,528 residents are foreign born (19.0% Asia, 7.7% Latin America, 7.2% Africa).

This place:

30.8%
Maryland:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,342 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,899 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wheaton-Glenmont, MD (3.5 miles , pop. 57,694).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (11.5 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (117.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Cloverly, MD (1.5 miles ),
Layhill, MD (1.5 miles ),
White Oak, MD (1.6 miles ),
Spencerville, MD (1.7 miles ),
Glenmont, MD (1.7 miles ),
Fairland, MD (1.7 miles ),
Kemp Mill, MD (1.8 miles ),
Wheaton-Glenmont, MD (1.9 miles )

Latitude: 39.08 N, Longitude: 77.00 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -5,604 (-38.2%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 596 (8.3%)

Distribution of median household income in Colesville, MD in 2017
Distribution of house value in Colesville, MD in 2017

Property values in Colesville, MD

Colesville satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.2%
Maryland:

3.9%
Historical population in Colesville, MD
Historical housing units in Colesville, MD
Most common industries in Colesville, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (13.3%)
  • Public administration (13.2%)
  • Educational services (12.3%)
  • Health care (9.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.0%)
  • Construction (4.9%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (15.2%)
  • Public administration (13.5%)
  • Construction (8.4%)
  • Educational services (7.6%)
  • Health care (6.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (17.4%)
  • Public administration (12.9%)
  • Health care (12.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (11.4%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (5.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.7%)
  • Social assistance (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Colesville, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.2%)
  • Computer specialists (5.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Accountants and auditors (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (2.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.6%)
  • Computer specialists (6.5%)
  • Engineers (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Top executives (3.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.2%)
  • Computer specialists (4.7%)
  • Registered nurses (4.3%)
  • Accountants and auditors (4.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)

Average climate in Colesville, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Colesville, Maryland environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 92.2. This is worse than average.

City:

92.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.244. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.244
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.5
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.421. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.421
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 16.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.10. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.10
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 0.00212. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00212
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Colesville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Maryland state average. It is 13% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/24/2001, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.4 miles away from the Colesville place center killed 2 people and injured 55 people and caused $101 million in damages.

On 9/5/1979, a category F3 tornado 15.4 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Colesville-area historical earthquake activity is near Maryland state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 100.6 miles away from Colesville center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 244.6 miles away from Colesville center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 114.2 miles away from Colesville center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 101.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 280.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 364.1 miles away from Colesville center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Montgomery County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Snowstorms: 4, Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colesville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Colesville:

  • SPRINGBROOK DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; SILVER SPRING, MD)
  • SPRINGBROOK CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; SILVER SPRING, MD)
  • FAIRLAND CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; SILVER SPRING, MD)
  • EASTERN NEURO REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 2 miles away; SILVER SPRING, MD)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES -SILVER SPRING (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; SILVER SPRING, MD)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF BURTONSVILLE (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; SILVER SPRING, MD)
  • BEL PRE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; SILVER SPRING, MD)

Amtrak stations near Colesville:

  • 8 miles: ROCKVILLE (HUNGERFORD DR. & PARK ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 12 miles: NEW CARROLLTON (4300 GARDEN CITY DR.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: WASHINGTON (50 MASSACHUSETTS AVE. N.E.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities and snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Colesville:

  • University of Maryland-University College (about 7 miles; Adelphi, MD; Full-time enrollment: 25,040)
  • University of Maryland-College Park (about 8 miles; College Park, MD; FT enrollment: 32,734)
  • Montgomery College (about 9 miles; Rockville, MD; FT enrollment: 17,999)
  • Catholic University of America (about 10 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 5,365)
  • University of the District of Columbia (about 10 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 3,675)
  • American University (about 11 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 9,850)
  • Howard University (about 12 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 7,838)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Colesville: Heyser Farms (A), Northwest Park Golf Course (B), Trolly Car Museum (C), Hillandale Fire Station Company 24 (D), Muslim Community Center (E), Hillandale Volunteer Fire Department Station 24 (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Colesville Center Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Colesville include: Korean Baptist Church (A), Church of the Transfiguration (B), Colesville Baptist Church (C), Colesville United Methodist Church (D), Colesville United Presbyterian Church (E), First Alliance Church (F), Heritage Christian Church (G), Cambodian Buddhist Temple (H), Chinmaya Mission Washington Regional Center (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Bonifant Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Buckhorn Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Colesville include: Stonegate Park (1), Sherwood Forest Park (2), Peach Wood Park (3), Meadowood Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Philip E. Thomas - Banker and railroad executive.

Montgomery County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:

3.0 people
Maryland:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

78.5%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

2.8%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Colesville in 2010:

  • 83 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 41 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 18 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 9 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 4 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Colesville in 2000:

  • 40 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 19 people in religious group quarters
  • 8 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 2 people in homes for the physically handicapped

Banks with branches in Colesville (2011 data):

  • Sandy Spring Bank: Colesville Branch at 13300 New Hampshire Avenue, branch established on 1963/11/01. Info updated 2007/07/17: Bank assets: $3,709.4 mil, Deposits: $2,664.0 mil, headquarters in Olney, MD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 43 total offices, Holding Company: Sandy Spring Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Colesville:

Marital status in Colesville, MD
  • Never married: 26.8%
  • Now married: 57.6%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 7.5%

For population 25 years and over in Colesville:

  • High school or higher: 92.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 50.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 28.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.7
Maryland average:

12.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Colesville
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Colesville, MD (based on Montgomery County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic122,56939
Evangelical Protestant104,377319
Mainline Protestant73,637186
Other70,946153
Orthodox9,88914
Black Protestant3,18922
None587,170-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 203
Montgomery County:

2.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Montgomery County:

0.02 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 94
Montgomery County:

1.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 134
Here:

1.42 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 556
Montgomery County:

5.91 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Montgomery County:

6.7%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

18.8%
Maryland:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

19.9%
State:

15.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

53.0%
State:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Colesville:

49.5%
State:

47.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.2
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.9%
Maryland:

20.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

14.0%
Maryland:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Colesville:

6.8
Maryland:

6.8

Overweight people:
Colesville:

33.4%
Maryland:

34.1%

General health condition:
This city:

56.9%
Maryland:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Colesville:

79.7%
Maryland:

80.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Colesville, MD Residents

6.24% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($77,283 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.24%
Maryland average:

6.88%

0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,842 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

0.11%
Maryland average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Prince George's County, MD  1.04% ($45,199 average AGI)
from District of Columbia, DC  0.73% ($112,324)
from Fairfax County, VA  0.29% ($78,625)


7.28% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($87,043 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.28%
Maryland average:

7.35%

0.16% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,904 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

0.16%
Maryland average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Prince George's County, MD  1.00% ($45,435 average AGI)
to District of Columbia, DC  0.72% ($92,766)
to Frederick County, MD  0.44% ($72,920)

Businesses in Colesville, MD

  • GNC: 1
  • Giant: 1
  • UPS: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Colesville:

  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WACA (1540 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WHEATON, MD; Owner: AC ACQUISITION, LLC)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WWRC (1260 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMAL (630 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WTNT (570 AM; 5 kW; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Colesville:

  • WWDC-FM (101.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WASH (97.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WRQX (107.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WHUR-FM (96.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WARW (94.7 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WIHT (99.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCSP-FM (90.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NATIONAL CABLE SATELLITE CORPORATION)
  • WBIG-FM (100.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKYS (93.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WGMS-FM (103.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WAMU (88.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE EXEC. COMM. OF THE BD. OF TRUSTEES OF AMERICAN UNIV.)
  • WMMJ (102.3 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WGTS (91.9 FM; TAKOMA PARK, MD; Owner: COLUMBIA UNION COLLEGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WETA (90.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WPFW (89.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WPOC (93.1 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWMX (106.5 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJFK-FM (106.7 FM; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WAVA (105.1 FM; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WPGC-FM (95.5 FM; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MARYLAND)

TV broadcast stations around Colesville:

  • WBDC-TV (Channel 50; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTTG (Channel 5; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WJLA-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ACC LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUSA (Channel 9; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE DETROIT NEWS, INC.)
  • WETA-TV (Channel 26; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE GREATER WASHINGTON ED TELECOMM. ASSOC)
  • WDCA (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WHUT-TV (Channel 32; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WRC-TV (Channel 4; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WRC-TV), INC.)
  • WZDC-LP (Channel 64; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ONDA CAPITAL, INC.)
  • W28BY (Channel 63; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFORMATION SUPER STATION, L.L.C.)
  • WUTB (Channel 24; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WBAL-TV (Channel 11; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WBAL HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WMAR-TV (Channel 2; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBFF (Channel 45; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CHESAPEAKE TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNUV (Channel 54; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE (WNUV-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WMPT (Channel 22; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WNVC (Channel 56; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WJZ-TV (Channel 13; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WMDO-CA (Channel 30; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WKRP-LP (Channel 42; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA, LLC)
  • WFPT (Channel 62; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WIAV-LP (Channel 58; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • WPXW (Channel 66; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: PAXSON WASHINGTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • W63BP (Channel 63; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: ANNAPOLIS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Colesville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 1,125ft / 343mTotal length
  • $26,000Total costs
  • 328,005Total average daily traffic
  • 17,959Total average daily truck traffic
  • 416,208Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Colesville, MD - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 11990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 82010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Colesville, MD

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Beltsville And Fairland Rds (Lat: 39.117056 Lon: -76.977472), Call Sign: KHM74,
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.400 MHz, 458.950 MHz, Grant Date: 02/14/1996, Expiration Date: 02/06/2001, Cancellation Date: 04/08/2001, Registrant: County Of Montgomery, 100 Maryland Ave, Rockville, MD 20850, Phone: (301) 279-1819
  • HAMPSHIRE GREENS, 15916 New Hampshire Ave (Lat: 39.120556 Lon: -76.991667), Type: Tank, Structure height: 44.2 m, Overall height: 51.2 m, Call Sign: KUO833,
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.7400 MHz, 47.7200 MHz, 48.5400 MHz, Grant Date: 09/17/2013, Expiration Date: 12/12/2023, Registrant: Wssc, 14501 Sweitzer Lane, Lk-061, Laurel, MD 20707, Phone: (301) 206-7183, Fax: (301) 206-7199, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • HAMPSHIRE GREENS, 15916 New Hampshire Ave. (Lat: 39.120556 Lon: -76.991667), Type: Tank, Structure height: 44.2 m, Overall height: 48.2 m, Call Sign: WNEX553,
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.418 MHz, 928.418 MHz, 952.406 MHz, 928.406 MHz, Grant Date: 09/07/2012, Expiration Date: 11/06/2022, Registrant: Wssc, 14501 Sweitzer Lane, Lk-061, Laurel, MD 20707, Phone: (301) 206-7183, Fax: (301) 206-7199, Email:
  • 7WAN004A, 49 Randolph Road (Lat: 39.076250 Lon: -77.003167), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQQE848, Licensee ID: L00127664,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11095.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, Grant Date: 11/20/2012, Expiration Date: 11/20/2022, Cancellation Date: 05/01/2014, Certifier: Dan Menser, Registrant: T-Mobile License LLC, 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KA3WQB, Grant Date: 11/20/1990, Expiration Date: 11/20/2000, Cancellation Date: 11/21/2002, Registrant: Hong Shu Chen, 15404 Langside St, Colesville, MD 20905
  • Call Sign: W3ZW, Grant Date: 11/30/1998, Expiration Date: 11/30/2008, Cancellation Date: 12/04/2000, Registrant: Edwin R Rathbun Jr, 212 Mowbray Rd, Colesville, MD 20904-1221
  • Call Sign: K3XIT, Previous Call Sign: WB3GZT, Licensee ID: L01197612, Grant Date: 09/24/2011, Expiration Date: 09/24/2021, Certifier: William D Wurzel, Registrant: William D Wurzel, 12710 Springtree Dr, Colesville, MD 20904

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED93$357,95497$325,408604$298,33529$156,12618$260,4921$189,430
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$316,0085$341,42063$338,0125$109,7664$337,3500$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED13$338,80210$331,280172$366,56717$121,72310$265,6240$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$297,65717$285,609157$353,5726$245,5629$283,1110$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$04$285,01344$346,7131$379,5104$309,0550$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 7014.07 , 7014.15, 7015.03, 7015.06, 7015.07

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED14$355,7915$391,732
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$348,3285$361,464
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$398,3904$430,003
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$359,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 7014.07 , 7014.15, 7015.03, 7015.06, 7015.07

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Colesville, MD
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Colesville, MD - Value

2004 - 2016 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2016 the average number of fire incidents per year is 8. The highest number of fires - 36 took place in 2015, and the least - 0 in 2005. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Colesville, MD When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (55.4%), and Outside Fires (22.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Colesville, MD
    • 5655.4%Structure Fires
    • 2322.8%Outside Fires
    • 2221.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Colesville, MD
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Colesville, MD
  • 70.3%Utility gas
  • 21.2%Electricity
  • 5.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Colesville, MD
  • 71.6%Electricity
  • 26.3%Utility gas
  • 2.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Colesville compared to Maryland state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Colesville on our top lists:

  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage population decrease from 2000 (population 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: other services, except public administration (population 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 100 cities with declining populations from 2000 to 2014 (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Ethiopia (population 500+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking subway or elevated to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Vietnam (population 500+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least people driving a car to work alone (population 5,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 100 cities with biggest houses (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Eastern Africa (population 500+)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Jordan (population 500+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 100 most racially diverse cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
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