Cottage City, Maryland

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Population in 2014: 1,363 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +20.0%
 
Males: 662  (48.6%)
Females: 701  (51.4%)
Median resident age:  40.5 years
Maryland median age:  38.3 years

Zip codes: 20722.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $50,379 (it was $38,594 in 2000)
Cottage City:

$50,379
MD:

$75,847

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $28,104 (it was $17,166 in 2000)

Cottage City town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $187,665 (it was $105,000 in 2000)
Cottage City:

$187,665
MD:

$299,800

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $280,774; Detached houses: $305,281; Townhouses or other attached units: $221,197; In 2-unit structures: $254,281; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $199,040; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $144,704; Mobile homes: $85,959; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $17,359

Median gross rent in 2015: $479.

  • Races in Cottage City, MD (2010)

    Cottage City races chart
    • 57644.1%Black alone
    • 44934.4%Hispanic
    • 15011.5%White alone
    • 906.9%Asian alone
    • 272.1%Two or more races
    • 100.8%American Indian alone
    • 30.2%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Cottage City: 129.8 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Portuguese (3.9%), African (3.5%), Irish (2.2%), Ghanaian (1.9%), German (1.6%), Jamaican (1.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1924

Elevation: 35 feet

Land area: 0.25 square miles.

Population density: 5,535 people per square mile   (average).

Cottage City,MD real estate house value index trend

Cottage City, Maryland map

For population 25 years and over in Cottage City:

  • High school or higher: 74.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cottage City town:

  • Never married: 34.8%
  • Now married: 37.7%
  • Separated: 6.0%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

370 residents are foreign born (25.0% Latin America).

This town:

31.6%
Maryland:

14.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $2,553 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $3,195 (1.9%)

Cottage City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Washington, DC (3.7 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (121.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Highland, MD (0.5 miles ), Colmar Manor, MD (0.5 miles ), Brentwood, MD (0.7 miles ), North Brentwood, MD (0.7 miles ), Mount Rainier, MD (0.9 miles ), Bladensburg, MD (1.1 miles ), Edmonston, MD (1.2 miles ), Hyattsville, MD (1.2 miles ).

Latitude: 38.94 N, Longitude: 76.95 W

Cottage City household income distribution Cottage City home values distribution

Property values in Cottage City, MD


Crime rates in Cottage City by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Murders 000020000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0168.90.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000100000011001
per 100,000 0.00.00.085.10.00.00.00.00.00.075.975.20.00.072.6
Robberies 350039325015001
per 100,000 260.2427.40.00.0253.4763.4257.3175.6446.40.075.9376.20.00.072.6
Assaults 880116225742420
per 100,000 693.8683.80.085.184.5508.9171.5175.6446.4610.3303.7150.5298.7148.30.0
Burglaries 527859392191010845
per 100,000 433.7170.9596.3680.9422.3763.4257.3790.21,875.0784.7759.3752.4597.5296.5363.1
Theft 381118222624324145392423162331
per 100,000 3,295.8940.21,533.21,872.32,195.92,035.62,744.43,599.64,017.93,400.21,822.31,730.61,194.91,705.02,251.3
Auto thefts 91313917151418612712596
per 100,000 780.61,111.11,107.3766.01,435.81,272.31,200.71,580.3535.71,046.2531.5902.9373.4667.2435.7
Arson 000000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 286.7) 459.5419.9199.5268.9663.0567.4335.3413.5558.0396.7312.8397.3179.2172.0230.2

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Cottage City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.90
Maryland average:

2.89
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.1%
Maryland:

5.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -142 (-11.1%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (21%)
  • Other services, except public administration (14%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (14%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (26%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (18%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (10%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (5%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (4%)

Work and jobs in Cottage City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Cottage City, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Cottage City-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Maryland state average. It is 11% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/24/2001, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.6 miles away from the Cottage City town center killed 2 people and injured 55 people and caused $101 million in damages.

On 4/28/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.4 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cottage City-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 108.0 miles away from the city 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 106.7 miles away from Cottage City 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 253.6 miles away from the city 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 108.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 288.6 miles away from Cottage City center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 101.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Prince George's County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Cottage City:

  • UNIVERSAL DIALYSIS CENTER (3804 BLADENSBURG RD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Cottage City:

  • PRINCE GEORGES HOSPITAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; CHEVERLY, MD)
  • RAI - CHILLUM-HYATTSVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; HYATTSVILLE, MD)
  • C M S (Hospital, about 2 miles away; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • MADISON MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; HYATTSVILLE, MD)
  • T AND N NURSING CARE LLC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • SACRED HEART HOME INC (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; HYATTSVILLE, MD)
  • INTERNATIONAL DIALYSIS CENTER LLC (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; WASHINGTON, DC)

Amtrak stations near Cottage City:

  • 5 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.
  • 5 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.
  • 11 miles: ALEXANDRIA (110 CALLAHAN DR.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cottage City:

  • Catholic University of America (about 3 miles; Washington, DC; Full-time enrollment: 5,365)
  • University of Maryland-University College (about 4 miles; Adelphi, MD; FT enrollment: 25,040)
  • University of Maryland-College Park (about 4 miles; College Park, MD; FT enrollment: 32,734)
  • Howard University (about 4 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 7,838)
  • Strayer University-Global Region (about 5 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 2,613)
  • George Washington University (about 6 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 18,928)
  • University of the District of Columbia (about 7 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 3,675)

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Notable locations in Cottage City: Eastgate Industrial Center (A), Cottage City Police Department (B), Cottage City Town Hall (C), Cottage City Police Station (D), Cottage City Fire Station Company 2 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Cottage City: Emmanuel Church of Pentecost (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Prince George's County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 99.2. This is worse than average.

City:

99.2
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.351. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.351
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 11.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.6
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.11. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.11
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 25.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 13.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.8
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 11.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.0
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 0.00215. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00215
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 10.0%
(6.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.8% for Black residents, 7.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.6% for other race residents, 11.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.8 people
Maryland:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  56.3%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.7%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.9% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

16.4
Maryland average:

12.6

Cottage City travel time to work - commute Cottage City mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Cottage City town (based on Prince George's County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant179,374430
Catholic83,95935
Mainline Protestant51,153156
Black Protestant48,98466
Other28,74357
Orthodox1,2186
None469,989-
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: 140
Prince George's County:

1.70 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 132
Prince George's County:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 137
Prince George's County:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 267
Here:

3.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.5%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Prince George's County:

30.7%
Maryland:

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

16.7%
State:

15.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.3%
Maryland:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Cottage City:

44.7%
Maryland:

47.3%

Average BMI:
Cottage City:

29.4
Maryland:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.4%
Maryland:

20.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Cottage City:

13.6%
Maryland:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Maryland:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.3%
Maryland:

34.1%

General health condition:
This city:

53.0%
Maryland:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Cottage City:

80.9%
Maryland:

80.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Cottage City, MD Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$19,395$116,3700$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$750
Police Protection - Officers 3$44,054$176,2161$10,232
Police - Other 1$8,165$97,9800$0
Streets and Highways 2$17,739$106,4340$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$6,643
Totals for Government 8$89,353$134,0307$17,625

Cottage City government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $199,000 ($146.00)
    Regular Highways: $151,000 ($110.79)
    General - Other: $150,000 ($110.05)
    Solid Waste Management: $45,000 ($33.02)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $12,000 ($8.80)
    Financial Administration: $7,000 ($5.14)
    Housing & Community Development: $5,000 ($3.67)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($1.47)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $75,000 ($55.03)
    Police Protection: $30,000 ($22.01)
    General - Other: $22,000 ($16.14)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $246,000 ($180.48)

Cottage City government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $55,000 ($40.35)
    All Other: $3,000 ($2.20)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $204,000 ($149.67)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($2.93)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $73,000 ($53.56)
    Highways: $48,000 ($35.22)
    All Other: $23,000 ($16.87)
  • Tax - Property: $263,000 ($192.96)
    NEC: $14,000 ($10.27)

Cottage City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $167,000 ($122.52)

6.51% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,429 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.51%
Maryland average:

6.59%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($476 average AGI)
Prince George's County:

0.07%
Maryland average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from District of Columbia, DC  1.32% ($38,661 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, MD  1.13% ($38,901)
from Anne Arundel County, MD  0.44% ($46,955)


6.77% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,089 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.77%
Maryland average:

6.66%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($480 average AGI)
Prince George's County:

0.08%
Maryland average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Montgomery County, MD  1.15% ($38,277 average AGI)
to District of Columbia, DC  1.06% ($32,272)
to Anne Arundel County, MD  0.56% ($51,259)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cottage City:

  • 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.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WWRC (1260 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WACA (1540 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WHEATON, MD; Owner: AC ACQUISITION, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WABS (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WMAL (630 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WOL (1450 AM; 1 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cottage City:

  • WBIG-FM (100.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCSP-FM (90.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NATIONAL CABLE SATELLITE CORPORATION)
  • WRQX (107.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WHUR-FM (96.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WPGC-FM (95.5 FM; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MARYLAND)
  • WASH (97.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWDC-FM (101.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKYS (93.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHFS (99.1 FM; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WARW (94.7 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WIHT (99.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • 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)
  • WETA (90.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WPFW (89.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WGTS (91.9 FM; TAKOMA PARK, MD; Owner: COLUMBIA UNION COLLEGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAVA (105.1 FM; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WJFK-FM (106.7 FM; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WMZQ-FM (98.7 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Cottage City:

  • WBDC-TV (Channel 50; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJLA-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ACC LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUSA (Channel 9; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE DETROIT NEWS, INC.)
  • WTTG (Channel 5; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WHUT-TV (Channel 32; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WZDC-LP (Channel 64; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ONDA CAPITAL, INC.)
  • WRC-TV (Channel 4; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WRC-TV), INC.)
  • WETA-TV (Channel 26; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE GREATER WASHINGTON ED TELECOMM. ASSOC)
  • WDCA (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W28BY (Channel 63; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFORMATION SUPER STATION, L.L.C.)
  • WMDO-CA (Channel 30; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WMPT (Channel 22; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WKRP-LP (Channel 42; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA, LLC)
  • WNVC (Channel 56; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WUTB (Channel 24; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WIAV-LP (Channel 58; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • WJZ-TV (Channel 13; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WPXW (Channel 66; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: PAXSON WASHINGTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • W63BP (Channel 63; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: ANNAPOLIS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W61BY (Channel 61; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: ANNAPOLIS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Cottage City fatal accident list:

May 9, 2013 07:35 PM, Us-1al, 38th Street, Lat: 38.93492, Lon: -76.95091, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
Sep 19, 2012 10:44 PM, Cr-3642, Lat: 38.97601, Lon: -76.92125, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
May 21, 2011 01:49 AM, Us-1al, Lat: 38.93513, Lon: -76.95046, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 5, 2009 00:29 AM, Us-1al, Lat: 38.93226, Lon: -76.95553, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Feb 3, 2006 05:58 AM, Us-1, Mu-410, Lat: 38.93648, Lon: -76.94739, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Feb 2, 1983 07:40 AM, Us0001 Al, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Dec 4, 1982 00:51 AM, Us0001al, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 8, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 4m13ftTotal length
  • 10,461Total average daily traffic
  • 627Total average daily truck traffic
  • 10,932Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KA3WXU, Licensee ID: L00289785, Grant Date: 09/10/2012, Expiration Date: 12/31/2021, Certifier: James L Frazier, Registrant: James L Frazier, 3713 43rd Ave, Cottage City, MD 20722

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$144,3881$126,3807$208,5370$01$77,970
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$02$277,3500$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$130,8501$113,4706$205,9231$42,4601$191,690
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$129,3600$02$203,9801$23,5900$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$235,6350$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8044.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$135,3200$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$250,040
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$169,590
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8044.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (58%)
  • Electricity (40%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Cottage City compared to Maryland state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.

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