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Population in 2012: 2,672 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.9%
 

Males: 1,261  (47.2%)
Females: 1,411  (52.8%)

Median resident age:  38.4 years
Maryland median age:  34.4 years

Zip codes: 21817.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $37,347 (it was $17,979 in 2000)
Crisfield:

$37,347
MD:

$71,122
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,925

Crisfield city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $118,790 (it was $67,000 in 2000)
Crisfield:

$118,790
MD:

$279,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $194,726; Detached houses: $198,426; Townhouses or other attached units: $169,875; In 2-unit structures: $99,380

Median gross rent in 2012: $467.

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  • White alone - 1,556 (57.1%)
  • Black alone - 986 (36.2%)
  • Hispanic - 100 (3.7%)
  • Two or more races - 55 (2.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 15 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 14 (0.5%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Crisfield: 93.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (16.4%), Irish (10.4%), English (9.5%), German (6.2%), Subsaharan African (2.3%), Scottish (1.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1872

Elevation: 4 feet

Land area: 1.63 square miles.

Population density: 1,644 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Crisfield:

  • High school or higher: 82.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.7%
  • Unemployed: 10.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Crisfield city:

  • Never married: 36.5%
  • Now married: 37.0%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 12.4%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

63 residents are foreign born (0.6% Asia).

This city:  2.3%
Maryland:  14.3%



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Crisfield, Maryland as of December 19, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Crisfield to the number of sex offenders is 334 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,458 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,392 (1.1%)

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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
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $133,500
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 37.98 N, Longitude: 75.85 W

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

Area codes: 410, 443

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Crime rates in Crisfield by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000002
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.073.1
Rapes 132000120010
per 100,000 36.2106.971.00.00.00.035.771.40.00.036.30.0
Robberies 012536432324
per 100,000 0.035.671.0178.3105.7213.1142.7107.172.7109.772.7146.2
Assaults 19231412716712913107
per 100,000 687.7819.7497.0427.8246.7568.2249.6428.6327.2475.5363.4255.8
Burglaries 17262838322622131312107
per 100,000 615.3926.6994.01354.71128.0923.3784.6464.3472.6438.9363.4255.8
Thefts 71941161361351501197963653831
per 100,000 2569.73350.04117.94848.54758.55326.74243.92821.42290.12377.51380.81133.0
Auto thefts 8541054603000
per 100,000 289.5178.2142.0356.5176.2142.0214.00.0109.10.00.00.0
Arson 101211000100
per 100,000 36.20.035.571.335.235.50.00.00.036.60.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 347.8490.6438.7473.1377.8483.7376.4332.1228.7263.2211.7315.6

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

Crime rate in Crisfield detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 14 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.02
Maryland average:

2.45

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Crisfield, Maryland accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.4%
Maryland:

7.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -592 (-17.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Information (9%)
  • Educational services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (17%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Crisfield-area historical tornado activity is below Maryland state average. It is 31% 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.

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, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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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/medical centers in Crisfield:

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

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Airports and heliports located in Crisfield:


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Local government website: www.crisfield.net/cityhall.cfm

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Crisfield:

  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore (about 18 miles; Princess Anne, MD; Full-time enrollment: 3,829)
  • Salisbury University (about 29 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 7,211)
  • Delaware Technical and Community College-Owens (about 56 miles; Georgetown, DE; FT enrollment: 2,382)
  • College of William and Mary (about 69 miles; Williamsburg, VA; FT enrollment: 7,397)
  • Thomas Nelson Community College (about 71 miles; Hampton, VA; FT enrollment: 3,554)
  • Hampton University (about 72 miles; Hampton, VA; FT enrollment: 4,789)
  • Christopher Newport University (about 73 miles; Newport News, VA; FT enrollment: 4,722)

Public high school in Crisfield:

Private high school in Crisfield:

  • CRISFIELD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 25; Location: 334 MARYLAND AVE; Grades: 1 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools 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

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

  • CITY OF CRISFIELD (Address: P.O. BOX 270, 319 W. MAIN ST., Population served: 4780, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 30.3%
(19.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 54.1% for Black residents, 43.1% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Crisfield, MD

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 compared to Maryland state average:

Crisfield, Maryland environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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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

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Crisfield travel time to work - commute


Crisfield mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (56%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (19%)
  • Utility gas (11%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 29.62%
Here29.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Episcopal ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents59.8%12.6%10.9%2.8%2.6%
Congregations67.2%8.6%3.4%5.2%3.4%
NameMennonite Church USAAssemblies of God The Wesleyan ChurchChurch of the BrethrenOther
Adherents2.4%2.2%2.0%1.3%3.2%
Congregations1.7%1.7%1.7%1.7%5.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Somerset County:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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

3.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.6%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Somerset County:

35.4%
State:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.4%
State:

15.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$6,177$37,0621$788
Other Government Administration 0$0 10$10,603
Police Protection - Officers 11$38,754$42,2770$0
Police - Other 3$6,932$27,7280$0
Streets and Highways 8$16,771$25,1570$0
Airports 1$1,809$21,7081$611
Water Supply 8$20,161$30,2420$0
Totals for Government 33$90,604$32,94712$12,002

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

  • Construction - General: $4,000 ($1.50)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $612,000 ($229.04)
    General - Other: $274,000 ($102.54)
    Sewerage: $269,000 ($100.67)
    Regular Highways: $227,000 ($84.96)
    Water Utilities: $204,000 ($76.35)
    Central Staff Services: $156,000 ($58.38)
    Housing & Community Development: $106,000 ($39.67)
    Solid Waste Management: $91,000 ($34.06)
    Air Transportation: $48,000 ($17.96)
    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 ($5.61)
    Health Services - Other: $10,000 ($3.74)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($1.87)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $120,000 ($44.91)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $81,000 ($30.31)
    General Public Building: $60,000 ($22.46)
    Regular Highways: $16,000 ($5.99)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $952,000 ($356.29)
  • 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 ($218.19)
    Solid Waste Management: $45,000 ($16.84)
    All Other: $30,000 ($11.23)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $100,000 ($37.43)
    All Other: $20,000 ($7.49)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $110,000 ($41.17)
    Housing & Community Development: $24,000 ($8.98)
  • Miscellaneous - Property Sale Other: $226,000 ($84.58)
    Rents: $215,000 ($80.46)
    Special Assessments: $30,000 ($11.23)
    Interest Earnings: $25,000 ($9.36)
    General Revenue, NEC: $16,000 ($5.99)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $326,000 ($122.01)
    Liquor Stores: $0 ($0.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $338,000 ($126.50)
    Highways: $243,000 ($90.94)
  • Tax - Property: $531,000 ($198.73)
    NEC: $20,000 ($7.49)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $173,000 ($64.75)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,952,000 ($1104.79)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $267,000 ($99.93)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $2,758,000 ($1032.19)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $165,000 ($61.75)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $461,000 ($172.53)
    Water Utilities: $8,000 ($2.99)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $908,000 ($339.82)

7.16% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,727 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.16%
Maryland average:

7.95%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Wicomico County, MD  2.70% ($31,423 average AGI)
from Worcester County, MD  0.85% ($33,317)
from Accomack County, VA  0.28% ($34,476)


6.70% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,338 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.70%
Maryland average:

8.13%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Wicomico County, MD  2.84% ($30,218 average AGI)
to Worcester County, MD  0.58% ($40,767)
to Sussex County, DE  0.24% ($33,444)

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)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Crisfield, Maryland:
  • Fatal accident count: 11
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 15
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 12
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 31
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Maryland average:
  • Fatal accident count: 266
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 385
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 64
  • Fatalities: 286
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 689
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 93

See more detailed statistics of Crisfield fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

16 (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 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/13/1999, Expiration Date: 07/24/2004, Cancellation Date: 09/26/2004
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/14/2003, Expiration Date: 01/19/2014
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/02/2005, Expiration Date: 09/19/2015
    Registrant: Maryland Department Of Natural Resources, 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, Licensee ID: L00001771
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.1000 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/03/2011, Expiration Date: 07/30/2021
    Registrant: State Of Maryland, 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/26/2012, Expiration Date: 09/22/2022
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/27/2004, Expiration Date: 06/09/2014
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/06/2006, Expiration Date: 01/09/2016, Certifier: Signature On File
    Registrant: County Of Somerset, 11916 N Somerset Ave, Princess Anne, MD 21853, Phone: (410) 651-0707, Fax: (410) 651-3350

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Various Locations (Lat: 37.842611 Lon: -75.793806), Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPNA558
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.281 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/22/2012, Expiration Date: 03/10/2022
    Registrant: Itron, Inc., 2401 N. State Street, Waseca, MN 56093, Phone: (507) 781-4346, Fax: (507) 781-4400, Email:
  • CRISFIELD, 61 Richardson Ave. (Lat: 37.988167 Lon: -75.846861), Type: Tower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Overall height: 38.7 m, Call Sign: KGO34
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/15/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: William H Johnson
    Registrant: Verizon Maryland LLC, Shawmut Ave And Nash, 02 Floor, New Bedford, MA 02746, Phone: (617) 733-1049, Fax: (202) 719-7049, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 61 Richardson Avenue (Lat: 37.988167 Lon: -75.846861), Call Sign: KGC602
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.630 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/10/2008, Expiration Date: 07/01/2018, Certifier: John Adiletta
    Registrant: Hall, Estill, Hardwick, Gable, Golden & Nelson, P.C., 1120 20th Street, N.W., Suite 700 North, Washington, DC 22314, Phone: (202) 973-1210, Fax: (202) 973-1212, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

3
  • 7th St (Lat: 37.982056 Lon: -75.852444), Type: Building, Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: KVL920
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/11/1996, Expiration Date: 10/30/2001, Cancellation Date: 03/31/2002
    Registrant: Somers Cove Marina, 7th St, Crisfield, MD 21817
  • Crisfield Somerset County Airport (Lat: 39.016778 Lon: -75.833000), Call Sign: WKS2, Licensee ID: L00533159
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/06/2002, Expiration Date: 07/09/2007, Cancellation Date: 09/08/2007
    Registrant: City Of Crisfield, 319 Main St, Crisfield, MD 21817-0270
  • Crisfield Mun. Airport- 4784 Jacksonville Rd. (Lat: 39.016778 Lon: -75.833000), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WQIA739
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/11/2007, Expiration Date: 12/11/2017, Certifier: Calvin R Dize
    Registrant: City Of Crisfield, 319 Main St., Crisfield, MD 21817, Phone: (410) 968-1333, Fax: (410) 968-2167, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: ERCOUPE 415-C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C75 SERIES (75 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1QT , Serial Number: 2656, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 06/30/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Michael G Lawson, 3146 Calvary Rd, Crisfield, MD 21817
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3747K , Serial Number: 28-23718, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 09/14/1967
    Registrant (Individual): Arnold B Ajello, 309 Myrtle St, Crisfield, MD 21817
  • 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: MAGRINI WILLIAM J SAVANNAH (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX SEE BOMBADIER (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 740WM , Serial Number: 03-01-51-187, Year manufactured: 2004, Airworthiness Date: 03/20/2004
    Registrant (Individual): Vincent J Jordan, 4974 Thomas Long Rd, Crisfield, MD 21817


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

Businesses in Crisfield, MD

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

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