Derwood, Maryland

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Population in 2010: 2,381.
Males: 1,066  (44.8%)
Females: 1,315  (55.2%)
Median resident age:

51.7 years
Maryland median age:

39.0 years

Zip codes: 20855.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $110,389
Derwood:

$110,389
MD:

$86,738

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $54,814

Derwood CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $496,900
Derwood:

$496,900
MD:

$332,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $548,777; detached houses: $609,122; townhouses or other attached units: $390,941

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,173.

March 2019 cost of living index in Derwood: 173.3 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 15.6%
(15.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 19.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Derwood, MD (2019)
    • 90447.5%White alone
    • 53328.0%Asian alone
    • 24112.7%Hispanic
    • 1015.3%Two or more races
    • 512.7%Other race alone
    • 231.2%Black alone
    • 100.5%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists, there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Derwood, Maryland as of October 20, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Derwood is 186 to 1.


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Ancestries: Iranian (6.7%), Irish (4.2%), Russian (4.2%), Brazilian (2.4%), Italian (1.9%), American (1.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 470 feet

900 residents are foreign born (10.2% Latin America, 9.8% Europe).

This place:

47.3%
Maryland:

15.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $5,301 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $5,560 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gaithersburg, MD (3.6 miles , pop. 52,613).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (16.2 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (123.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Redland, MD (1.2 miles ),
Washington Grove, MD (1.3 miles ),
Rockville, MD (1.6 miles ),
Gaithersburg, MD (1.9 miles ),
North Potomac, MD (2.0 miles ),
Montgomery Village, MD (2.1 miles ),
Aspen Hill, MD (2.2 miles ),
Rossmoor, MD (2.2 miles )

Latitude: 39.12 N, Longitude: 77.16 W

Distribution of median household income in Derwood, MD in 2019
Distribution of house value in Derwood, MD in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.5%
Maryland:

6.6%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 85.9. This is about average.

City:

85.9
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.272. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.272
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.6
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.557. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.557
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 16.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.62. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.62
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 0.00212. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00212
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Derwood-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Maryland state average. It is 13% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/5/1979, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.0 miles away from the Derwood place center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 9/24/2001, a category F3 tornado 16.2 miles away from the place center killed 2 people and injured 55 people and caused $101 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Derwood-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Maryland state average. It is 57% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 93.5 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 103.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 91.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 236.8 miles away from Derwood center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 105.9 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 113.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Montgomery County (19) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Snowstorms: 4, Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Derwood:

  • INGLESIDE AT KING FARM (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; ROCKVILLE, MD)
  • HEALTHSOUTH MONTGOMERY SURGERY CNTR (Hospital, about 1 miles away; ROCKVILLE, MD)
  • BMA - ROCKVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 1 miles away; ROCKVILLE, MD)
  • MONTGOMERY HOSPICE SOCIETY (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; ROCKVILLE, MD)
  • ADVANCED DIALYSIS CENTER - ROCKVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; ROCKVILLE, MD)
  • COLLINGSWOOD NSG. AND REHAB. CEN (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; ROCKVILLE, MD)
  • SHADY GROVE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; ROCKVILLE, MD)

Amtrak stations near Derwood:

  • 3 miles: ROCKVILLE (HUNGERFORD DR. & PARK ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 18 miles: WASHINGTON (50 MASSACHUSETTS AVE. N.E.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities and snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 20 miles: DULLES INTERNATIONAL AP'T (HERNDON, DULLES INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Derwood:

  • Montgomery College (about 2 miles; Rockville, MD; Full-time enrollment: 17,999)
  • American University (about 13 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 9,850)
  • University of the District of Columbia (about 14 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 3,675)
  • University of Maryland-University College (about 15 miles; Adelphi, MD; FT enrollment: 25,040)
  • Marymount University (about 15 miles; Arlington, VA; FT enrollment: 3,361)
  • University of Maryland-College Park (about 15 miles; College Park, MD; FT enrollment: 32,734)
  • Georgetown University (about 16 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 12,535)

Public elementary/middle school in Derwood:

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Church in Derwood: Derwood Bible Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Four Seasons (15730 Crabbs Branch Way).

Birthplace of: Pele Paelay - College basketball player (Coastal Carolina Chanticleers).

Montgomery County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.9 people
Maryland:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

82.2%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

1.9%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Banks with branches in Derwood (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Redland Road Branch at 17501 Redland Road, branch established on 1974/10/21. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Derwood:

Marital status in Derwood, MD
  • Never married: 17.6%
  • Now married: 68.2%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

For population 25 years and over in Derwood:

  • High school or higher: 92.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 70.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 41.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
Maryland average:

12.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Derwood
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Derwood, MD (based on Montgomery County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic122,56939
Evangelical Protestant104,377319
Mainline Protestant73,637186
Other70,946153
Orthodox9,88914
Black Protestant3,18922
None587,170-
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: 203
This county:

2.16 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

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

0.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 94
This county:

1.00 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 134
Montgomery County:

1.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 556
Montgomery County:

5.91 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

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

6.7%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

18.8%
Maryland:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

19.9%
Maryland:

15.5%

6.24% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($77,283 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.24%
Maryland average:

6.88%

0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,842 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

0.11%
Maryland average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Prince George's County, MD  1.04% ($45,199 average AGI)
from District of Columbia, DC  0.73% ($112,324)
from Fairfax County, VA  0.29% ($78,625)


7.28% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($87,043 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.28%
Maryland average:

7.35%

0.16% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,904 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

0.16%
Maryland average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Prince George's County, MD  1.00% ($45,435 average AGI)
to District of Columbia, DC  0.72% ($92,766)
to Frederick County, MD  0.44% ($72,920)
Businesses in Derwood, MD
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2McDonald's2
CVS1RadioShack1
Cricket Wireless1Subway1
FedEx1T-Mobile1
Giant1UPS2

Strongest AM radio stations in Derwood:

  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WLXE (1600 AM; 1 kW; ROCKVILLE, MD; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTNT (570 AM; 5 kW; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMAL (630 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WCTN (950 AM; 3 kW; POTOMAC-CABIN JOHN, MD; Owner: SEVEN LOCKS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWRC (1260 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Derwood:

  • WWDC-FM (101.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WARW (94.7 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WIHT (99.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WASH (97.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WRQX (107.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WHUR-FM (96.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WKYS (93.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCSP-FM (90.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NATIONAL CABLE SATELLITE CORPORATION)
  • WBIG-FM (100.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJFK-FM (106.7 FM; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WGMS-FM (103.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WAMU (88.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE EXEC. COMM. OF THE BD. OF TRUSTEES OF AMERICAN UNIV.)
  • WGTS (91.9 FM; TAKOMA PARK, MD; Owner: COLUMBIA UNION COLLEGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WETA (90.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WMMJ (102.3 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WJZW (105.9 FM; WOODBRIDGE, VA; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WMZQ-FM (98.7 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WAVA (105.1 FM; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WPFW (89.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WWMX (106.5 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Derwood:

  • WTTG (Channel 5; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WETA-TV (Channel 26; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE GREATER WASHINGTON ED TELECOMM. ASSOC)
  • WJLA-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ACC LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUSA (Channel 9; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE DETROIT NEWS, INC.)
  • WDCA (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WHUT-TV (Channel 32; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WBDC-TV (Channel 50; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRC-TV (Channel 4; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WRC-TV), INC.)
  • WNVC (Channel 56; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W28BY (Channel 63; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFORMATION SUPER STATION, L.L.C.)
  • WBAL-TV (Channel 11; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WBAL HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WMAR-TV (Channel 2; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBFF (Channel 45; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CHESAPEAKE TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WUTB (Channel 24; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNUV (Channel 54; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE (WNUV-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WZDC-LP (Channel 64; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ONDA CAPITAL, INC.)
  • WFPT (Channel 62; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WMDO-CA (Channel 30; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WJZ-TV (Channel 13; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WMPT (Channel 22; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WKRP-LP (Channel 42; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA, LLC)
  • WPXW (Channel 66; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: PAXSON WASHINGTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • W52AS (Channel 52; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W42BE (Channel 42; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: FAIRFAX LOW POWER CO.)
Derwood fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Derwood fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Derwood)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 17709 Lisa Dr (Lat: 39.152889 Lon: -77.138583), Structure height: 17 m, Call Sign: KVP791,
    Assigned Frequencies: 163.250 MHz, Grant Date: 09/30/1997, Expiration Date: 01/19/2003, Cancellation Date: 04/20/2003, Registrant: Georgetown University Hospital, 3800 Reservoir Rd Nw, Washington, DC 20007, Phone: (202) 687-1000
  • 7200 Munca Ster Mill Road (Lat: 39.145833 Lon: -77.145000), Call Sign: WQBG482,
    Assigned Frequencies: 30.8400 MHz, 154.540 MHz, 33.4000 MHz, 33.1600 MHz, 31.2400 MHz, 468.762 MHz, 468.837 MHz, 469.637 MHz, 469.662 MHz, 469.887 MHz... (+20 more), Grant Date: 09/30/2004, Expiration Date: 09/30/2014, Cancellation Date: 12/06/2014, Certifier: Beth Cotner, Registrant: Dolfen Consulting Group, 95 Willow Lane, Bristol, IL 60512-9711, Phone: (630) 553-5886, Fax: (630) 566-1755, Email:
  • 15801 Frederick Road (Lat: 39.114444 Lon: -77.164167), Call Sign: WQBG486,
    Assigned Frequencies: 30.8400 MHz, 154.540 MHz, 33.4000 MHz, 33.1600 MHz, 31.2400 MHz, 468.837 MHz, 469.462 MHz, 469.637 MHz, 469.662 MHz, 469.887 MHz... (+20 more), Grant Date: 09/30/2004, Expiration Date: 09/30/2014, Cancellation Date: 12/06/2014, Certifier: Beth Cotner, Registrant: Dolfen Consulting Group, 95 Willow Lane, Bristol, IL 60512-9711, Phone: (630) 553-5886, Fax: (630) 566-1755, Email:
  • McDonald\'s #1797, 15801 Frederick Rd (Lat: 39.114444 Lon: -77.164167), Call Sign: WQUT349,
    Assigned Frequencies: 31.2400 MHz, 33.1600 MHz, 33.4000 MHz, 35.0200 MHz, 154.540 MHz, 457.562 MHz, 457.587 MHz, 464.012 MHz, 464.037 MHz, 464.062 MHz... (+18 more), Grant Date: 10/04/2014, Expiration Date: 10/04/2024, Certifier: Laura Nicholson, Registrant: Dolfen Consulting Group, 95 Willow Lane, Bristol, IL 60512-9711, Phone: (630) 251-9161, Fax: (630) 566-1755, Email:
  • 16011 Chieftain Ave (Lat: 39.118750 Lon: -77.159361), Call Sign: WRCE269, Licensee ID: L02204415,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.005 MHz, Grant Date: 09/07/2018, Expiration Date: 09/07/2028, Certifier: Thomas B Kummer, Registrant: Derwood Bible Church, 16011 Chieftain Ave, Derwood, MD 20855, Phone: (301) 987-0831, Email:
  • Lat: 39.120333 Lon: -77.169722, Call Sign: WRFY818,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.662 MHz, 452.687 MHz, 456.712 MHz, 457.662 MHz, 457.687 MHz, Grant Date: 06/02/2020, Expiration Date: 06/02/2030, Certifier: Jim Delaney, Registrant: Bearcom, 4009 Distribution Drive, Bldg 200, Garland, TX 75041, Phone: (214) 765-7328, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • WDC0803, 16501 Shadygrove Rd (Lat: 39.126444 Lon: -77.170028), Type: Pole, Structure height: 44.8 m, Overall height: 47.5 m, Call Sign: WQFC517, Licensee ID: L01728370,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11685.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 23025.0 MHz, 23175.0 MHz, 22575.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, Grant Date: 06/14/2006, Expiration Date: 06/14/2016, Cancellation Date: 09/09/2013, Certifier: Joseph M Sandri Jr., Registrant: Fibertower Network Services, Corp., Debtor-In-Possession, 1875 Eye Street, Nw, 5th Floor, Room 505, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 223-1028, Email:
  • WDC0812, 17001 Overhill Road (Lat: 39.134722 Lon: -77.141861), Type: Pole, Structure height: 53.6 m, Call Sign: WQFC519, Licensee ID: L01728370,
    Assigned Frequencies: 21825.0 MHz, Grant Date: 06/14/2006, Expiration Date: 06/14/2016, Cancellation Date: 09/09/2013, Certifier: Joseph M Sandri Jr., Registrant: Fibertower Network Services, Corp., Debtor-In-Possession, 1875 Eye Street, Nw, 5th Floor, Room 505, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 223-1028, Email:
  • MD-WSH015A, 17001 Overhill Road (Lat: 39.134639 Lon: -77.141500), Type: Pole, Structure height: 40.2 m, Call Sign: WQGT617,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19520.0 MHz, 23075.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/12/2007, Expiration Date: 04/12/2017, Cancellation Date: 10/16/2008, Certifier: Nadja Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Clearwire Corporation, 815 Connecticut Avenue, Nw, Suite 610, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, Email:
  • Montgomery Village, 17001 Overhill Road (Lat: 39.134722 Lon: -77.141861), Type: Pole, Structure height: 53.6 m, Overall height: 53.9 m, Call Sign: WQIW696,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6315.84 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, Grant Date: 06/04/2008, Expiration Date: 06/04/2018, Cancellation Date: 12/04/2009, Certifier: William Chastain, Registrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:
  • DC-WSH5432A, Shady Grove Road Post Office (091518) (Lat: 39.126444 Lon: -77.170028), Type: Pole, Structure height: 44.8 m, Overall height: 47.5 m, Call Sign: WQLH463,
    Assigned Frequencies: 23025.0 MHz, 23325.0 MHz, 23275.0 MHz, 23475.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/10/2020, Expiration Date: 01/21/2030, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4840, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

55 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Derwood)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-31T (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 8, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 162 mph), Engine: U/A CANADA PT6A-27-28 (680 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 151GG, N151GG, N-151GG, Serial Number: 31T-8020024, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 12/28/1979, Certificate Issue Date: 06/20/2017
    Registrant (LLC): Cavu Aviation LLC, 7101 Grinnell Dr, Derwood, MD 20855
  • 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: 6487U, N6487U, N-6487U, Serial Number: 2234, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 09/06/1962, Certificate Issue Date: 12/01/2010
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Gay F Scheifele, 17105 Barnstable Dr, Derwood, MD 20855, Other Owners: Mark D Scheifele
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 92595, N92595, N-92595, Serial Number: 17261591, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 04/09/1973, Certificate Issue Date: 09/06/1997
    Registrant (Individual): Michael E Moosher, 7624 Wheat Fall Ct, Derwood, MD 20855

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 14. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 41 took place in 2006, and the least - 0 in 2008. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Derwood, MD When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (43.6%), and Structure Fires (33.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Derwood, MD
    • 8543.6%Outside Fires
    • 6533.3%Structure Fires
    • 4221.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 31.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Derwood, MD
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Derwood, MD
  • 97.4%Utility gas
  • 2.6%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Derwood, MD
  • 86.3%Utility gas
  • 13.7%Electricity


Derwood compared to Maryland state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Derwood on our top lists:

  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Pakistan (population 500+)"
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  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Ghana (population 500+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Australia (population 500+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Brazil (population 500+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Middle Africa (population 500+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Taiwan (population 500+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in France (population 500+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Australia and New Zealand Subregion (population 500+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Eastern Africa (population 500+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Africa (population 500+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
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