Crisfield, Maryland

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Population in 2017: 2,602 (96% urban, 4% rural).
Population change since 2000: -4.4%
 
Males: 1,167  (44.9%)
Females: 1,435  (55.1%)
Median resident age:

39.8 years
Maryland median age:

38.7 years

Zip codes: 21817.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $27,470 (it was $17,979 in 2000)
Crisfield:

$27,470
MD:

$80,776

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,325 (it was $12,387 in 2000)

Crisfield city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $146,110 (it was $67,000 in 2000)
Crisfield:

$146,110
MD:

$312,500

Median gross rent in 2017: $569.

March 2019 cost of living index in Crisfield: 92.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 41.0%
(29.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 49.4% for Black residents, 83.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 80.7% for other race residents, 34.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Crisfield, MD (2010)
    • 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



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists, there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Crisfield, Maryland as of July 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Crisfield is 224 to 1.


Crime rates in Crisfield by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(73.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(35.7)
2
(71.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(36.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(38.2)
1
(38.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(105.7)
6
(213.1)
4
(142.7)
3
(107.1)
2
(72.7)
3
(109.7)
2
(72.7)
4
(146.2)
4
(150.6)
1
(37.2)
1
(37.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
7
(246.7)
16
(568.2)
7
(249.6)
12
(428.6)
9
(327.2)
13
(475.5)
10
(363.4)
7
(255.8)
7
(263.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(75.2)
4
(151.4)
1
(38.2)
6
(231.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
32
(1,128)
26
(923.3)
22
(784.6)
13
(464.3)
13
(472.6)
12
(438.9)
10
(363.4)
7
(255.8)
3
(113.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(37.6)
1
(37.9)
4
(152.9)
2
(77.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
135
(4,759)
150
(5,327)
119
(4,244)
79
(2,821)
63
(2,290)
65
(2,377)
38
(1,381)
31
(1,133)
38
(1,431)
14
(520.6)
11
(413.7)
16
(605.6)
13
(496.9)
5
(193.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(176.2)
4
(142.0)
6
(214.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(109.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(35.2)
1
(35.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(36.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(37.7)
0
(0.0)
3
(112.8)
4
(151.4)
2
(76.5)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)364.5466.6363.1320.4220.6253.8204.2304.5163.032.045.557.268.890.5

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City-data.com crime index in Crisfield, MD

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 14 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.25
Maryland average:

2.68
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Ancestries: American (16.4%), German (4.3%), English (3.6%), Italian (3.3%), Irish (2.2%), Pennsylvania German (1.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1872

Elevation: 4 feet

Land area: 1.63 square miles.

Population density: 1,600 people per square mile   (low).

Crisfield, Maryland map

143 residents are foreign born (4.1% Latin America, 0.6% Asia).

This city:

5.3%
Maryland:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,636 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,491 (1.6%)

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)

Latitude: 37.98 N, Longitude: 75.85 W

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

Area codes: 410, 443

Distribution of median household income in Crisfield, MD in 2017
Distribution of house value in Crisfield, MD in 2017
Crisfield satellite photo by USGS

Crisfield tourist attractions:

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
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $177,500
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $181,600
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $194,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Crisfield, MD residents
Average permit cost in Crisfield, MD
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.5%
Maryland:

3.9%
Historical population in Crisfield, MD
Historical housing units in Crisfield, MD
Most common industries in Crisfield, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (14.6%)
  • Public administration (13.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.3%)
  • Construction (6.6%)
  • Educational services (6.6%)
  • Food (6.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.3%)
  • Public administration (12.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.0%)
  • Food (7.0%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (24.2%)
  • Public administration (14.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.6%)
  • Educational services (8.3%)
  • Social assistance (6.5%)
  • Food (5.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Crisfield, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9.7%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (9.5%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (8.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Carpenters (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (17.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.1%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.9%)

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 Crisfield 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 Crisfield 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 Crisfield 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 (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Crisfield topographic map

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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Points of interest:

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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).

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).

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 (Population served: 2,976, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Crisfield:

Marital status in Crisfield, MD
  • Never married: 40.2%
  • Now married: 37.0%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 11.3%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

For population 25 years and over in Crisfield:

  • High school or higher: 76.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
  • Unemployed: 12.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.1
Maryland average:

12.5

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

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Religion statistics for Crisfield, MD (based on Somerset County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This 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.
State:

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
Somerset County:

3.44 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

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%

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%

More about Health and Nutrition of Crisfield, MD Residents
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
Police Protection - Officers 12$46,941$46,9410$0
Sewerage 5$10,666$25,5980$0
Water Supply 5$11,095$26,6280$0
Streets and Highways 5$12,660$30,3842$1,423
Police - Other 3$6,533$26,1320$0
Other and Unallocable 3$6,140$24,5603$1,233
Financial Administration 2$7,614$45,6841$340
Airports 1$1,994$23,9282$888
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$3,018
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 36$103,643$34,54814$6,902

Crisfield government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $1,258,000 ($483.47)
    Police Protection: $843,000 ($323.98)
    General - Other: $642,000 ($246.73)
    Water Utilities: $530,000 ($203.69)
    Regular Highways: $276,000 ($106.07)
    Local Fire Protection: $223,000 ($85.70)
    Parks and Recreation: $167,000 ($64.18)
    Financial Administration: $143,000 ($54.96)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $76,000 ($29.21)
    Air Transportation: $65,000 ($24.98)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $52,000 ($19.98)
    Housing and Community Development: $51,000 ($19.60)
    Central Staff Services: $21,000 ($8.07)
    General Public Buildings: $18,000 ($6.92)
    Health - Other: $3,000 ($1.15)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $76,000 ($29.21)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $166,000 ($63.80)
    Parks and Recreation: $138,000 ($53.04)
    Police Protection: $59,000 ($22.67)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,520,000 ($584.17)

Crisfield government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $929,000 ($357.03)
    Solid Waste Management: $93,000 ($35.74)
    Other: $75,000 ($28.82)
    Air Transportation: $60,000 ($23.06)
    Parking Facilities: $5,000 ($1.92)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $150,000 ($57.65)
    General Local Government Support: $80,000 ($30.75)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $178,000 ($68.41)
    Sale of Property: $65,000 ($24.98)
    Rents: $35,000 ($13.45)
    Fines and Forfeits: $15,000 ($5.76)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($2.69)
    Donations From Private Sources: $7,000 ($2.69)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $450,000 ($172.94)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $917,000 ($352.42)
    Other: $435,000 ($167.18)
    Highways: $51,000 ($19.60)
    General Local Government Support: $20,000 ($7.69)
  • Tax - Property: $1,344,000 ($516.53)
    Other: $59,000 ($22.67)
    Public Utility License: $30,000 ($11.53)
    Other License: $6,000 ($2.31)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $5,000 ($1.92)

Crisfield government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,405,000 ($1308.61)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,380,000 ($1299.00)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $193,000 ($74.17)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $168,000 ($64.57)

Crisfield government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $493,000 ($189.47)

6.46% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($33,632 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.46%
Maryland average:

6.88%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Wicomico County, MD  2.57% ($31,346 average AGI)
from Worcester County, MD  0.63% ($26,500)
from Sussex County, DE  0.36% ($25,769)


6.55% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($34,160 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.55%
Maryland average:

7.35%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Wicomico County, MD  3.26% ($33,435 average AGI)
to Worcester County, MD  0.42% ($29,935)

Businesses in Crisfield, MD

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

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 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Crisfield fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 20ft / 6.1mTotal length
  • $465,000Total costs
  • 2,338Total average daily traffic
  • 150Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,062Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast 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, 151.355 MHz, 151.415 MHz, 151.325 MHz, Grant Date: 10/22/2013, Expiration Date: 01/19/2024, 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: 06/23/2015, Expiration Date: 09/19/2025, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 05/03/2011, Expiration Date: 07/30/2021, Registrant: 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 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: 03/22/2014, Expiration Date: 06/09/2024, 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: 10/29/2015, Expiration Date: 01/09/2026, 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:

9 (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: MOONEY M20J (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 201NM , Serial Number: 24-0275, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 08/10/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 10/12/2016
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Simon J Shea, 103 Williams St Unit 613, Crisfield, MD 21817, Other Owners: Catherine Ann 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, Certificate Issue Date: 03/23/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Arnold B Ajello, 21 Hammock Pointe, 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, Certificate Issue Date: 12/28/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Roger Ralph Jr Riggin, 120 N Somerset Ave, Crisfield, MD 21817
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 01/18/2018

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 33. The highest number of fires - 61 took place in 2010, and the least - 15 in 2018. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Crisfield, MD When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (57.0%), and Outside Fires (32.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Crisfield, MD
    • 32457.0%Structure Fires
    • 18632.7%Outside Fires
    • 346.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 244.2%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Crisfield, MD
  • 42.0%Electricity
  • 31.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 17.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.6%Other fuel
  • 2.4%Wood
  • 2.0%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Crisfield, MD
  • 67.8%Electricity
  • 15.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 14.4%Utility gas
  • 2.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.8%Wood


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 above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 3 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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