Crisfield, Maryland

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Population in 2014: 2,671 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.9%
 
Males: 1,304  (48.8%)
Females: 1,367  (51.2%)
Median resident age:  39.3 years
Maryland median age:  38.2 years

Zip codes: 21817.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $29,370 (it was $17,979 in 2000)
Crisfield:

$29,370
MD:

$72,483

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,579 (it was $12,387 in 2000)

Crisfield city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $109,036 (it was $67,000 in 2000)
Crisfield:

$109,036
MD:

$280,200

Median gross rent in 2013: $400.

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  • Races in Crisfield, MD (2010)

    Crisfield races chart
    • 1,55657.1%White alone
    • 98636.2%Black alone
    • 1003.7%Hispanic
    • 552.0%Two or more races
    • 150.6%American Indian alone
    • 140.5%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Crisfield: 91.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (18.4%), Irish (12.0%), English (6.5%), German (5.8%), Welsh (1.6%), Scottish (1.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1872

Elevation: 4 feet

Land area: 1.63 square miles.

Population density: 1,643 people per square mile   (low).

Crisfield,MD real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Crisfield:

  • High school or higher: 80.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 12.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Crisfield city:

  • Never married: 39.6%
  • Now married: 34.6%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 11.1%
  • Divorced: 13.2%

23 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.8%
Maryland:

14.2%



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Crisfield, Maryland as of May 24, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Crisfield to the number of sex offenders is 382 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,484 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,475 (1.6%)

Crisfield satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Hampton, VA (71.3 miles , pop. 146,437).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Norfolk, VA (79.2 miles , pop. 234,403).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (144.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Frenchtown-Rumbly, MD (2.6 miles) , Saxis, VA (2.8 miles ), Fairmount, MD (2.9 miles ), Smith Island, MD (3.1 miles ), Sanford, VA (3.3 miles ), Deal Island, MD (3.6 miles ), Tangier, VA (3.7 miles ), Dames Quarter, MD (3.7 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $58,200
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $53,500
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $75,200
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $63,400
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $49,600
  • 2002: 9 buildings, average cost: $82,900
  • 2003: 11 buildings, average cost: $53,600
  • 2004: 11 buildings, average cost: $58,900
  • 2005: 12 buildings, average cost: $58,900
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $245,100
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $50,400
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $240,700
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $133,500
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $86,800
  • 2014: 7 buildings, average cost: $114,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 37.98 N, Longitude: 75.85 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Seafood Capital of the World

Area codes: 410, 443

Crisfield household income distribution Crisfield home values distribution

Crime rates in Crisfield by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000000200
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.073.10.00.0
Rapes 32000120010N/AN/A
per 100,000 106.971.00.00.00.035.771.40.00.036.30.0N/AN/A
Robberies 1253643232441
per 100,000 35.671.0178.3105.7213.1142.7107.172.7109.772.7146.2150.637.2
Assaults 23141271671291310770
per 100,000 819.7497.0427.8246.7568.2249.6428.6327.2475.5363.4255.8263.60.0
Burglaries 26283832262213131210730
per 100,000 926.6994.01,354.71,128.0923.3784.6464.3472.6438.9363.4255.8113.00.0
Thefts 9411613613515011979636538313814
per 100,000 3,350.04,117.94,848.54,758.55,326.74,243.92,821.42,290.12,377.51,380.81,133.01,430.7520.6
Auto thefts 54105460300000
per 100,000 178.2142.0356.5176.2142.0214.00.0109.10.00.00.00.00.0
Arson 0121100010010
per 100,000 0.035.571.335.235.50.00.00.036.60.00.037.70.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 490.6438.7473.1377.8483.7376.4332.1228.7263.1211.7315.6169.033.2

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Crime rate in Crisfield detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 14 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.09
Maryland average:

2.66

Crisfield tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.0%
Maryland:

5.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -592 (-17.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Wholesale trade (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Material moving occupations (21%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (28%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Crisfield, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Crisfield-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Maryland state average. It is 54% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 25.4 miles away from the Crisfield city center caused $150,000 in damages.

On 4/28/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 49.2 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Crisfield-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Maryland state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 115.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 162.6 miles away from Crisfield 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 342.3 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 162.3 miles away from the 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 122.2 miles away from Crisfield center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 113.9 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 Somerset County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Crisfield topographic map

Birthplace of: Curley Byrd - Baseball player and coach, William Wilson Quinn - Recipient of the Purple Heart medal, J. Millard Tawes - governor, Andre Collins - College basketball player (Loyola MD Greyhounds).

Hospitals and medical centers in Crisfield:

  • EDWARD MCCREADY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 201 HALL HIGHWAY)
  • ALICE BYRD TAWES NURSING HOME (201 HALL HIGHWAY)

Airports and heliports located in Crisfield:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Crisfield:

  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore (about 19 miles; Princess Anne, MD; Full-time enrollment: 3,902)
  • Salisbury University (about 29 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 8,375)
  • Wor-Wic Community College (about 34 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 2,256)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Owens (about 55 miles; Georgetown, DE; FT enrollment: 3,159)
  • College of William and Mary (about 69 miles; Williamsburg, VA; FT enrollment: 7,617)
  • Thomas Nelson Community College (about 71 miles; Hampton, VA; FT enrollment: 7,056)
  • Hampton University (about 72 miles; Hampton, VA; FT enrollment: 4,494)

Public high school in Crisfield:

Private high school in Crisfield:

  • CRISFIELD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 13, Location: 134 MARYLAND AVE, Grades: 3-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Crisfield:

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Notable locations in Crisfield: Lower Somerset Ambulance and Rescue Squad Station (A), Alice Byrd Tawes Nursing Home (B), Crisfield Police Department (C), Crisfield Fire Department Station 2 (D), Lilyan Stratton Corbin Public Library (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Crisfield include: Church of God (A), Enon Baptist Church of Deliverance (B), First Baptist Church (C), Holiness Christian Church (D), Immanuel United Methodist Church (E), Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church (F), Saint Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church (G), Shiloh Memorial Methodist Episcopal Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: West Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Crisfield: Crisfield Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Chrisfield Heritage Foundation Inc (Museums; 25 Asbury Av), Tawes J Millard Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Somers Cover Marina), Somerset County - Tourism Offices (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 3 Ninth Street), Croaker Boat Rentals (Tours & Charters; 26471 Asbury Ave).

Hotels: Somers Cove Motel (868 Norris Harbor Dr.), Paddlewheel Motel (701 West Main Street), Pines Motel (North Somerset Avenue).

Somerset County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 40.4%
(26.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 63.9% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 75.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Maryland:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  59.9%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.0%
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: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Crisfield in 2010:

  • 66 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 5 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 3 people in group homes intended for adults
17 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
16 people in nursing homes in 2000

Crisfield, Maryland environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Crisfield (2011 data):

  • Hebron Savings Bank: Crisfield Branch at 57 Richardson Avenue, branch established on 2007/07/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $480.1 mil, Deposits: $389.2 mil, headquarters in Hebron, MD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Hsb Bancorp, Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Crisfield Branch at 257 North Somerset Avenue, branch established on 1988/05/23. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Potomac Street Branch at 101 Potomac Street, branch established on 1898/01/01. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.9
Maryland average:

12.6

Crisfield travel time to work - commute Crisfield mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Crisfield city (based on Somerset County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,75737
Evangelical Protestant1,71015
Black Protestant2872
Catholic851
Other531
None20,578-
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: 4
Somerset County:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Somerset County:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

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

3.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

3.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.6%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Somerset County:

35.4%
Maryland:

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

17.4%
State:

15.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.8%
State:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Crisfield:

44.1%
Maryland:

47.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

30.2
Maryland:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

18.0%
Maryland:

20.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

15.2%
Maryland:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Crisfield:

6.6
Maryland:

6.8

Overweight people:
Crisfield:

36.1%
State:

34.1%

General health condition:
Crisfield:

52.2%
Maryland:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Crisfield:

83.8%
Maryland:

80.5%

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Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$7,614$45,6841$340
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$3,018
Police Protection - Officers 12$46,941$46,9410$0
Police - Other 3$6,533$26,1320$0
Streets and Highways 5$12,660$30,3842$1,423
Airports 1$1,994$23,9282$888
Sewerage 5$10,666$25,5980$0
Water Supply 5$11,095$26,6280$0
Other and Unallocable 3$6,140$24,5603$1,233
Totals for Government 36$103,643$34,54814$6,902

Crisfield government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $4,000 ($1.50)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $612,000 ($229.13)
    General - Other: $274,000 ($102.58)
    Sewerage: $269,000 ($100.71)
    Regular Highways: $227,000 ($84.99)
    Water Utilities: $204,000 ($76.38)
    Central Staff Services: $156,000 ($58.41)
    Housing & Community Development: $106,000 ($39.69)
    Solid Waste Management: $91,000 ($34.07)
    Air Transportation: $48,000 ($17.97)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $21,000 ($7.86)
    Fire Protection: $20,000 ($7.49)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $19,000 ($7.11)
    General Public Buildings: $15,000 ($5.62)
    Health Services - Other: $10,000 ($3.74)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($1.87)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $120,000 ($44.93)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $81,000 ($30.33)
    General Public Building: $60,000 ($22.46)
    Regular Highways: $16,000 ($5.99)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $952,000 ($356.42)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $9,000 ($3.37)

Crisfield government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $37,000 ($13.85)
  • Charges - Sewerage: $583,000 ($218.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $45,000 ($16.85)
    All Other: $30,000 ($11.23)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $100,000 ($37.44)
    All Other: $20,000 ($7.49)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $110,000 ($41.18)
    Housing & Community Development: $24,000 ($8.99)
  • Miscellaneous - Property Sale Other: $226,000 ($84.61)
    Rents: $215,000 ($80.49)
    Special Assessments: $30,000 ($11.23)
    Interest Earnings: $25,000 ($9.36)
    General Revenue, NEC: $16,000 ($5.99)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $326,000 ($122.05)
    Liquor Stores: $0 ($0.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $338,000 ($126.54)
    Highways: $243,000 ($90.98)
  • Tax - Property: $531,000 ($198.80)
    NEC: $20,000 ($7.49)

Crisfield government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $173,000 ($64.77)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,952,000 ($1105.20)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $267,000 ($99.96)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $2,758,000 ($1032.57)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $165,000 ($61.77)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $461,000 ($172.59)
    Water Utilities: $8,000 ($3.00)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $908,000 ($339.95)

5.79% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,366 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.79%
Maryland average:

6.59%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Wicomico County, MD  2.11% ($28,077 average AGI)
from Worcester County, MD  0.57% ($26,119)
from Accomack County, VA  0.34% ($28,840)


7.12% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,021 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.12%
Maryland average:

6.66%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Wicomico County, MD  2.53% ($26,333 average AGI)
to Worcester County, MD  0.83% ($28,823)
to Sussex County, DE  0.21% ($27,688)

Strongest AM radio stations in Crisfield:

  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WTGM (960 AM; 10 kW; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WESR (1330 AM; 5 kW; ONLEY-ONANCOCK, VA; Owner: EASTERN SHORE RADIO, INC.)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDMV (540 AM; 1 kW; POCOMOKE CITY, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WRJR (670 AM; 20 kW; CLAREMONT, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE-PORTSMOUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Crisfield:

  • WBEY (96.9 FM; CRISFIELD, MD; Owner: BAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOLC (102.5 FM; PRINCESS ANNE, MD; Owner: MARANATHA, INC.)
  • WXMD (92.5 FM; POCOMOKE CITY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WESM (91.3 FM; PRINCESS ANNE, MD; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, EASTERN SHORE)
  • WVES (99.3 FM; ACCOMAC, VA; Owner: CHINCOTEAGUE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKHW (106.5 FM; POCOMOKE CITY, MD; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WKHI (107.5 FM; FRUITLAND, MD; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WESR-FM (103.3 FM; ONLEY-ONANCOCK, VA; Owner: EASTERN SHORE RADIO, INC.)
  • WSBY-FM (98.9 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Crisfield:

  • WMDT (Channel 47; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCAST SERVICE GENERAL PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBOC-TV (Channel 16; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: WBOC, INC.)
  • WPMC-CA (Channel 36; MAPPSVILLE, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WCPB (Channel 28; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
Crisfield fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Crisfield fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Crisfield)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • Maryland Ave & Mill Ln (Lat: 37.969556 Lon: -75.841333), Call Sign: KNJZ479
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.1800 MHzGrant Date: 08/13/1999, Expiration Date: 07/24/2004, Cancellation Date: 09/26/2004Registrant: Lower Somerset Cty Ambul & Rescue Squad, Maryland Ave & Mill Ln, Crisfield, MD 21817, Phone: (301) 968-0707
  • Janes Island State Park (Lat: 38.016778 Lon: -75.844667), Call Sign: KQP643
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.250 MHz, 151.310 MHz, 151.325 MHz, 151.355 MHz, 151.415 MHzGrant Date: 10/22/2013, Expiration Date: 01/19/2024Registrant: Maryland Department Of Natural Resources, 580 Taylor Ave, E-3, Annapolis, MD 21401, Phone: (410) 260-8843, Fax: (410) 260-8878, Email:
  • Janes Island State Park (Lat: 38.016778 Lon: -75.844667), Call Sign: WAM20
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.145 MHzGrant Date: 06/23/2015, Expiration Date: 09/19/2025Registrant: State Ofmaryland, Dnr, 580 Taylor Ave, E-3, Annapolis, MD 21401, Phone: (410) 260-8843, Fax: (410) 260-8878, Email:
  • 319a Main St (Lat: 37.902083 Lon: -75.849667), Call Sign: KNFS843
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.1000 MHzGrant Date: 05/03/2011, Expiration Date: 07/30/2021Registrant: Maryland Department Of State Police, 7755 Washington Blvd, Jessup, MD 20794, Phone: (410) 799-3466, Fax: (410) 799-3853, Email:
  • Somers Cove Marina Charter Fishing Ctr (Lat: 37.975389 Lon: -75.857167), Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WPAP399
    Assigned Frequencies: 37.3600 MHzGrant Date: 06/26/2012, Expiration Date: 09/22/2022Registrant: Maryland Department Of Natural Resources, 580 Taylor Ave, E-3, Annapolis, MD 21401, Phone: (410) 260-8843, Fax: (410) 260-8878, Email:
  • Edward Mccready Hospital 1923 Hall Hwy (Lat: 37.996778 Lon: -75.852167), Call Sign: KNJN809
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.950 MHz, 462.975 MHz, 463.000 MHz, 463.025 MHz, 463.050 MHz, 463.075 MHz, 463.100 MHz, 463.125 MHz, 463.150 MHz, 463.175 MHzGrant Date: 03/22/2014, Expiration Date: 06/09/2024Registrant: State Of Maryland, Miemss, 653 West Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, Phone: (410) 706-3668, Fax: (410) 706-8528, Email:
  • Lower Somerset Ambulance & Rescue 26344 Mill Ln (Lat: 37.969444 Lon: -75.841389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 18 m, Overall height: 21 m, Call Sign: WPRS253, Licensee ID: L00042880
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.2400 MHzGrant Date: 10/29/2015, Expiration Date: 01/09/2026, Certifier: Signature On FileRegistrant: County Of Somerset, 11916 N Somerset Ave, Princess Anne, MD 21853, Phone: (410) 651-0707, Fax: (410) 651-3350

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Crisfield)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CGS AVIATION HAWK (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: 2 Cycle
    N-Number: 384RR , Serial Number: SSC 893 TRI 503
    Registrant (Individual): Roger Ralph Jr Riggin, 120 N Somerset Ave, Crisfield, MD 21817
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3968N , Serial Number: 680009, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 01/26/1968
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Simon J Shea, 103 Williams St Unit 613, Crisfield, MD 21817, Other Owners: Catherine A Shea
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4783L , Serial Number: 28-4118, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 06/14/1967
    Registrant (Individual): Arnold B Ajello, 21 Hammock Pointe, Crisfield, MD 21817

Drinking water stations with addresses in Crisfield that have no violations reported:

  • CITY OF CRISFIELD (Population served: 2,976, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 39
  • Hazardous Condition: 14
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Crisfield

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Crisfield, MD
Most common first names in Crisfield, MD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William9274.7 years
John8875.4 years
Mary8280.3 years
James6970.0 years
George6476.7 years
Charles5577.4 years
Robert4869.8 years
Edna3080.9 years
Edward3074.8 years
Dorothy2975.0 years
Most common last names in Crisfield, MD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Sterling18677.3 years
Ward10776.4 years
Tyler7877.4 years
Evans6874.1 years
Nelson6278.8 years
Landon5077.6 years
Dize4377.8 years
Somers4179.5 years
Tawes4077.9 years
Riggin3979.9 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (61%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (11%)
  • Utility gas (7%)
  • Other fuel (4%)
  • Wood (2%)

Businesses in Crisfield, MD

  • H&R Block: 1
  • McDonald's: 1
  • Subway: 1

Crisfield compared to Maryland state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There are 3 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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