District 21, Hagerstown, Maryland

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Population in July 2007: 7,291.
Males: 3,401  (46.7%)
Females: 3,890  (53.3%)
Median resident age:  40.0 years
Maryland median age:  36.0 years

Zip code: 21742

Estimated median household income in 2012: $60,800 (it was $46,448 in 2000)
District 21, Hagerstown:

$60,800
MD:

$71,122
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $32,653 (it was $25,858 in 2000)

District 21, Hagerstown income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $181,718 (it was $110,000 in 2000)
District 21, Hagerstown:

$181,718
MD:

$279,900
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $257,693; Detached houses: $266,923; Townhouses or other attached units: $224,923; In 2-unit structures: $366,118; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $161,290; Mobile homes: $97,539
District 21, Hagerstown races chart
  • White alone - 6,048 (91.0%)
  • Black alone - 323 (4.9%)
  • Asian alone - 103 (1.6%)
  • Two or more races - 78 (1.2%)
  • Hispanic - 64 (1.0%)
  • Other race alone - 14 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 8 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 5 (0.08%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in District 21, Hagerstown: 202.6 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 1.74 square miles.

Population density: 4,193 people per square mile   (average).

District 21, Hagerstown, Maryland map

For population 25 years and over in District 21, Hagerstown:

  • High school or higher: 90.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.7%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in District 21, Hagerstown:

  • Never married: 22.3%
  • Now married: 58.8%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

District 21, Hagerstown:  1.4% ($1,487)
Maryland:  1.2% ($1,782)
District 21, Hagerstown satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Frederick, MD (22.3 miles , pop. 52,767).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (63.2 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (138.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: District 22, Hagerstown, MD (1.0 miles ), District 25, Hagerstown, MD (1.0 miles ), Hagerstown, MD (1.1 miles ), Fountainhead-Orchard Hills, MD (1.3 miles ), Paramount-Long Meadow, MD (1.4 miles ), District 3, Hagerstown, MD (1.4 miles ), District 17, Hagerstown, MD (1.5 miles ), Maugansville, MD (1.7 miles ).

Latitude: 39.66 N, Longitude: 77.71 W

District 21, Hagerstown household income distribution District 21, Hagerstown home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.0%
Maryland:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (11%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)
  • Transportation equipment (4%)
  • Health care (18%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Computer specialists (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Customer service representatives (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)

Work and jobs in District 21, Hagerstown: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in District 21, Hagerstown, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

District 21, Hagerstown-area historical tornado activity is near Maryland state average. It is 8% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/22/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 24.7 miles away from the District 21, Hagerstown city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/16/1961, a category F3 tornado 28.9 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

District 21, Hagerstown-area historical earthquake activity is near Maryland state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 189.6 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 100.1 miles away from District 21, Hagerstown center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 225.5 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 143.7 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 101.4 miles away from District 21, Hagerstown center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 344.0 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 Washington County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Hospitals and medical centers near District 21, Hagerstown:

  • COFFMAN NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; HAGERSTOWN, MD)
  • HOSPICE OF WASHINGTON CNTY INC (Hospital, about 1 miles away; HAGERSTOWN, MD)
  • WESTERN MARYLAND CENTER (Hospital, about 1 miles away; HAGERSTOWN, MD)
  • WESTERN MD HOSPITAL CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; HAGERSTOWN, MD)
  • FMC - HAGERSTOWN (Dialysis Facility, about 1 miles away; HAGERSTOWN, MD)
  • POTOMAC CENTER (Hospital, about 2 miles away; HAGERSTOWN, MD)
  • WASHINGTON COUNTY HOSP. ECF (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; HAGERSTOWN, MD)

Amtrak stations near District 21, Hagerstown:

  • 7 miles: HAGERSTOWN (GREYHOUND STA., 10527 SHARPSTOWN PK.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar.
  • 20 miles: MARTINSBURG (229 E. MARTIN ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to District 21, Hagerstown:

  • Hagerstown Community College (about 3 miles; Hagerstown, MD; Full-time enrollment: 3,220)
  • Shepherd University (about 17 miles; Shepherdstown, WV; FT enrollment: 3,745)
  • Mount St Mary's University (about 20 miles; Emmitsburg, MD; FT enrollment: 2,313)
  • Frederick Community College (about 22 miles; Frederick, MD; FT enrollment: 3,798)
  • American Public University System (about 27 miles; Charles Town, WV; FT enrollment: 43,829)
  • Gettysburg College (about 29 miles; Gettysburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,772)
  • Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (about 30 miles; Shippensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 7,051)

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Shopping Center: Long Meadow Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in District 21, Hagerstown: First Christian Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in District 21, Hagerstown: Oak Hill Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Washington County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 86.6. This is about average.

City:

86.6
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 29.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 20.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 11.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.4
U.S.:

9.1
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Maryland:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  59.8%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.3%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This city:

6.3%
Whole state:

8.5%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This city:

2.7%
Whole state:

4.2%

People in group quarters in District 21, Hagerstown in 2010:

  • 109 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 15 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 9 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in District 21, Hagerstown in 2000:

  • 57 people in nursing homes
  • 22 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

District 21, Hagerstown compared to Maryland 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 above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (51%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (31%)
  • Electricity (17%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for District 21, Hagerstown (based on Washington County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.74%
Here: 44.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Church of ChristAssemblies of God
Adherents18.2%18.1%14.5%5.2%4.2%
Congregations13.9%4.8%10.7%5.9%3.2%
NameChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)Church of the BrethrenSouthern Baptist ConventionOther
Adherents4.0%3.8%3.5%3.4%25.1%
Congregations4.8%2.7%5.9%5.3%42.8%
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: 25
Washington County:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

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

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 15
Washington County:

1.04 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 41
Washington County:

2.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 93
Here:

6.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.2%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

28.8%
Maryland:

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

12.9%
State:

15.5%

5.39% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,542 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.39%
Maryland average:

6.59%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($303 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.04%
Maryland average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Frederick County, MD  1.34% ($42,546 average AGI)
from Franklin County, PA  0.51% ($33,129)
from Berkeley County, WV  0.37% ($34,255)


5.26% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,148 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.26%
Maryland average:

6.66%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($301 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.03%
Maryland average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Frederick County, MD  0.85% ($45,063 average AGI)
to Franklin County, PA  0.63% ($40,017)
to Berkeley County, WV  0.62% ($38,745)

Strongest AM radio stations in District 21, Hagerstown:

  • WJEJ (1240 AM; 1 kW; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: HAGERSTOWN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WARK (1490 AM; 1 kW; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: MANNING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHAG (1410 AM; 1 kW; HALFWAY, MD; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WTRI (1520 AM; daytime; 17 kW; BRUNSWICK, MD; Owner: JMK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMD (930 AM; 5 kW; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHGT (1380 AM; 1 kW; WAYNESBORO, PA)
  • WXTR (820 AM; 4 kW; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in District 21, Hagerstown:

  • WAYZ-FM (104.7 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: HJV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WETH (89.1 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WDLD (96.7 FM; HALFWAY, MD; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WKMZ (95.9 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, MD; Owner: PRETTYMAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFRE (99.9 FM; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WARX (106.9 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: MANNING BROADCASTING INC.)
  • W228AB (93.5 FM; PARAMOUNT, ETC., MD; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • W219BX (91.7 FM; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CEDAR RIDGE CHILDREN'S HOME & SCHOOL, INC)
  • WCRH (90.5 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, MD; Owner: CEDAR RIDGE CHILDREN'S HOME & SCHOOL, INC)
  • W219BE (91.7 FM; WAYNESBORO, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BIBLE INSTITUTE, NDBA)
  • WEEO-FM (103.7 FM; MCCONNELLSBURG, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WQCM (94.3 FM; GREENCASTLE, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WWVZ (103.9 FM; BRADDOCK HEIGHTS, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WSRT (92.1 FM; MERCERSBURG, PA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WLTF (97.5 FM; MARTINSBURG, WV; Owner: PRETTYMAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAFY (103.1 FM; MIDDLETOWN, MD; Owner: FREDERICK BROADCASTING LLC)
  • WIKZ (95.1 FM; CHAMBERSBURG, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W228BA (93.5 FM; LEESBURG, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WTRM (91.3 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: TIMBER RIDGE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WINC-FM (92.5 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: MID ATLANTIC NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around District 21, Hagerstown:

  • W42CK (Channel 42; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING)
  • WHAG-TV (Channel 25; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: QUORUM OF MARYLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWPB (Channel 31; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WJAL (Channel 68; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • W51CY (Channel 51; CHAMBERSBURG, PA; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, INC.)
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