Deal Island, Maryland

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Population in 2010: 471. Population change since 2000: -18.5%
Males: 231  (49.2%)
Females: 240  (50.8%)
Median resident age:  59.2 years
Maryland median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 21821.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $35,286 (it was $33,490 in 2000)
Deal Island:

$35,286
MD:

$78,945

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $29,585 (it was $13,936 in 2000)

Deal Island CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $120,794 (it was $79,800 in 2000)
Deal Island:

$120,794
MD:

$306,900

Median gross rent in 2016: $895.

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  • Races in Deal Island, MD (2010)

    Deal Island races chart
    • 44093.4%White alone
    • 224.7%Black alone
    • 40.8%Other race alone
    • 30.6%American Indian alone
    • 20.4%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Deal Island: 92.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (28.3%), English (24.4%), Irish (8.8%), German (6.3%), Ukrainian (4.9%), French (3.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 6 feet

Land area: 3.25 square miles.

Population density: 145 people per square mile   (very low).

Deal Island,MD real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Deal Island:

  • High school or higher: 92.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 40.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Deal Island CDP:

  • Never married: 14.7%
  • Now married: 63.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 13.7%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

5 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.1%
Maryland:

14.7%



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Deal Island, Maryland as of January 23, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Deal Island to the number of sex offenders is 112 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,493 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,150 (1.0%)

Deal Island satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bowie, MD (70.8 miles , pop. 50,269).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (78.1 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (134.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Chance, MD (1.3 miles ), Dames Quarter, MD (1.6 miles) , Frenchtown-Rumbly, MD (2.6 miles) , Waterview, MD (2.6 miles) , Nanticoke Acres, MD (2.7 miles) , Nanticoke, MD (2.9 miles ), Fairmount, MD (3.1 miles ), Jesterville, MD (3.1 miles) .

Latitude: 38.15 N, Longitude: 75.95 W

Area code: 410

Deal Island household income distribution Deal Island home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.0%
Maryland:

5.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (38%)
  • Construction (23%)
  • Public administration (23%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Public administration (44%)
  • Retail trade (31%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (42%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (18%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (44%)
  • Material moving occupations (31%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)

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

Average climate in Deal Island, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Deal Island-area historical tornado activity is below Maryland state average. It is 47% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.1 miles away from the Deal Island place center caused $150,000 in damages.

On 4/28/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 37.6 miles away from the place center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Deal Island-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 113.9 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 150.5 miles away from Deal Island 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 330.3 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 150.3 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 119.2 miles away from Deal Island center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 111.1 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).
Deal Island topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Deal Island:

  • EDWARD MCCREADY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; CRISFIELD, MD)
  • ALICE BYRD TAWES NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CRISFIELD, MD)
  • FMC - PRINCESS ANNE (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; PRINCESS ANNE, MD)
  • SOMERSET CNTY HLTH DEPT (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; PRINCESS ANNE, MD)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Deal Island:

  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore (about 15 miles; Princess Anne, MD; Full-time enrollment: 3,902)
  • Salisbury University (about 23 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 8,375)
  • Wor-Wic Community College (about 29 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 2,256)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Owens (about 48 miles; Georgetown, DE; FT enrollment: 3,159)
  • United States Naval Academy (about 65 miles; Annapolis, MD; FT enrollment: 5,681)
  • College of Southern Maryland (about 65 miles; La Plata, MD; FT enrollment: 5,775)
  • Anne Arundel Community College (about 70 miles; Arnold, MD; FT enrollment: 10,501)

Public elementary/middle school in Deal Island:

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Notable locations in Deal Island: Deal Island-chance Volunteer Fire Department Station 4 (A), Deal Island Branch Library (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Deal Island include: Joshua Thomas Chapel (A), Saint Johns United Methodist Church (B), Saint Pauls Church (C), Wesley Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Swamps: Deal Island Marsh (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Somerset 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 2001 was 16.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

16.6
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 12.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.7
U.S.:

20.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 21.4%
(18.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 57.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Maryland:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  67.5%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.9%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.1
Maryland average:

12.6

Deal Island travel time to work - commute Deal Island mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Deal Island CDP (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:

49.3%
Maryland:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Deal Island:

44.1%
Maryland:

47.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.4
Maryland:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

15.2%
Maryland:

20.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Deal Island:

14.1%
State:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.6
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Deal Island:

35.8%
Maryland:

34.1%

General health condition:
Here:

51.1%
Maryland:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

81.2%
Maryland:

80.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Deal Island, MD Residents

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 Deal Island:

  • 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)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WJDY (1470 AM; 5 kW; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTX (1690 AM; 10 kW; LEXINGTON PARK, MD; Owner: SOMAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Deal Island:

  • WBEY (96.9 FM; CRISFIELD, MD; Owner: BAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WESM (91.3 FM; PRINCESS ANNE, MD; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, EASTERN SHORE)
  • WXMD (92.5 FM; POCOMOKE CITY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOLC (102.5 FM; PRINCESS ANNE, MD; Owner: MARANATHA, INC.)
  • WSBY-FM (98.9 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKHW (106.5 FM; POCOMOKE CITY, MD; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WAAI (100.9 FM; HURLOCK, MD; Owner: MTS BROADCASTING, L.C.)
  • WLVW-FM (105.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WICO-FM (97.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Deal Island:

  • WMDT (Channel 47; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCAST SERVICE GENERAL PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBOC-TV (Channel 16; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: WBOC, INC.)
  • WCPB (Channel 28; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • W38BN (Channel 38; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY EDUCATIONAL B/CTING FOUND.)

Deal Island fatal accident list:

Aug 23, 1977 10:20 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • DEAL ISLAND, 10385 Ralph Abbott Road (Lat: 38.168111 Lon: -75.947778), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 45.5 m, Overall height: 46 m, Call Sign: WQVA856, Licensee ID: L00001771
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.315 MHzGrant Date: 12/10/2014, Expiration Date: 12/10/2024, Certifier: George E Ryan IiRegistrant: Maryland Department Of Natural Resources, 580 Taylor Ave, E-3, Annapolis, MD 21401, Phone: (410) 260-8843

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2
  • 9968 Deal Island Road (Lat: 38.162111 Lon: -75.949972), Type: Pole, Structure height: 7.2 m, Overall height: 19.2 m, Call Sign: WPYG664, Licensee ID: L00635454
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.800 MHz, 156.900 MHz, 156.500 MHzGrant Date: 08/07/2003, Expiration Date: 08/07/2013, Cancellation Date: 10/12/2013, Certifier: Michael MandulakRegistrant: Bay Towing Recovery & Salvage, Inc. D/B/A Towboatu.S. Deal Island
  • 10385 Ralph Abbott Road (Lat: 38.181000 Lon: -75.947778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 42.6 m, Overall height: 43.2 m, Call Sign: WQPD711
    Assigned Frequencies: 9480.00 MHzGrant Date: 04/17/2012, Expiration Date: 04/17/2022, Certifier: George E Ryan IiRegistrant: Maryland Department Of Natural Resources, 580 Taylor Ave, E-3, Annapolis, MD 21401, Phone: (410) 260-8843, Fax: (410) 260-8878, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: K2AHP, Licensee ID: L00893061, Grant Date: 06/02/2007, Expiration Date: 06/26/2017, Certifier: Carmine J Dematteo, Registrant: Carmine J Dematteo, Deal Island, MD 21821
  • Call Sign: N2DND, Licensee ID: L01250536, Grant Date: 06/02/2007, Expiration Date: 06/26/2017, Registrant: Patricia A Wilder, Deal Island, MD 21821

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (39%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (32%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (21%)
  • Wood (7%)

Deal Island compared to Maryland state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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