District 3, Middletown, Maryland

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Population in July 2007: 9,350.
Males: 4,601  (49.2%)
Females: 4,749  (50.8%)
Median resident age:

38.5 years
Maryland median age:

36.0 years

Zip code: 21769

Estimated median household income in 2019: $123,522 (it was $71,925 in 2000)
District 3, Middletown:

$123,522
MD:

$86,738

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $49,222 (it was $27,662 in 2000)

District 3, Middletown income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $377,676 (it was $176,300 in 2000)
District 3, Middletown:

$377,676
MD:

$332,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $364,093; detached houses: $399,058; townhouses or other attached units: $270,462; in 2-unit structures: $259,327; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $318,727; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $179,566; mobile homes: $82,121; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $51,638
March 2019 cost of living index in District 3, Middletown: 196.9 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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  • Races in District 3, Middletown, MD (2000)
    • 7,89996.7%White alone
    • 921.1%Hispanic
    • 690.8%Black alone
    • 550.7%Two or more races
    • 400.5%Asian alone
    • 60.07%Other race alone
    • 50.06%American Indian alone
    • 20.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in District 3, Middletown detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 29.2 square miles.

Population density: 320 people per square mile   (very low).

District 3, Middletown, Maryland map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
District 3, Middletown:

1.0% ($1,735)
Maryland:

1.2% ($1,782)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Frederick, MD (6.8 miles , pop. 52,767).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (46.5 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (133.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Middletown, MD (0.5 miles ),
Braddock Heights, MD (1.7 miles ),
Edgemont, MD (1.8 miles ),
Myersville, MD (2.1 miles ),
Burkittsville, MD (2.4 miles),
Jefferson, MD (2.4 miles ),
Rohrersville, MD (2.5 miles),
Clover Hill, MD (2.5 miles )

Latitude: 39.44 N, Longitude: 77.55 W

Distribution of median household income in District 3, Middletown, MD in 2019
District 3, Middletown satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.4%
Maryland:

6.6%
Most common industries in District 3, Middletown, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (9.0%)
  • Educational services (8.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.8%)
  • Public administration (8.2%)
  • Health care (7.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.4%)
  • Public administration (11.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.1%)
  • Educational services (5.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (13.6%)
  • Educational services (13.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.5%)
  • Social assistance (7.2%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
Most common occupations in District 3, Middletown, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)
  • Computer specialists (3.9%)
  • Registered nurses (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.9%)
  • Computer specialists (5.8%)
  • Engineers (5.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.4%)
  • Registered nurses (6.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Child care workers (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)

Average climate in District 3, Middletown, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

District 3, Middletown, Maryland average temperatures District 3, Middletown, Maryland average precipitation District 3, Middletown, Maryland humidity District 3, Middletown, Maryland wind speed District 3, Middletown, Maryland snowfall District 3, Middletown, Maryland sunshine District 3, Middletown, Maryland clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 65.3. This is about average.

City:

65.3
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.7
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

District 3, Middletown-area historical tornado activity is near Maryland state average. It is 2% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/22/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 23.7 miles away from the District 3, Middletown city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 7/19/1996, a category F3 tornado 30.5 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused $5 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

District 3, Middletown-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Maryland state average. It is 55% 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 108.2 miles away from District 3, Middletown 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 206.2 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 100.9 miles away from District 3, Middletown center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 106.0 miles away from District 3, Middletown center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 119.3 miles away from District 3, Middletown center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 129.9 miles away from District 3, Middletown 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 Frederick County (21) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Hurricanes: 6, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Ice Storm: 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 District 3, Middletown:

  • VINDOBONA NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; BRADDOCK HEIGHTS, MD)
  • CITIZENS NSG HOME OF FREDERICK (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; FREDERICK, MD)
  • GOLDEN LIVING CENTER - FREDERICK (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; FREDERICK, MD)
  • REEDERS MEMORIAL HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; BOONSBORO, MD)
  • COLLEGE VIEW CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; FREDERICK, MD)
  • CATOCIN DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; FREDERICK, MD)
  • HOSPICE OF FREDERICK COUNTY (Hospital, about 8 miles away; FREDERICK, MD)

Amtrak stations near District 3, Middletown:

  • 8 miles: FREDERICK (GREYHOUND STA., 27 E. ALL SAINTS ST.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.
  • 13 miles: HARPERS FERRY (POTOMAC ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, public transit connection.
  • 14 miles: HAGERSTOWN (GREYHOUND STA., 10527 SHARPSTOWN PK.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to District 3, Middletown:

  • Frederick Community College (about 7 miles; Frederick, MD; Full-time enrollment: 3,798)
  • Shepherd University (about 14 miles; Shepherdstown, WV; FT enrollment: 3,745)
  • Hagerstown Community College (about 15 miles; Hagerstown, MD; FT enrollment: 3,220)
  • Mount St Mary's University (about 20 miles; Emmitsburg, MD; FT enrollment: 2,313)
  • American Public University System (about 20 miles; Charles Town, WV; FT enrollment: 43,829)
  • Carroll Community College (about 31 miles; Westminster, MD; FT enrollment: 2,682)
  • McDaniel College (about 31 miles; Westminster, MD; FT enrollment: 2,558)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in District 3, Middletown: Middletown Farm (A), Deerspring Dairy Farm (B), Wilmar Farms (C), Middletown Volunteer Fire Company 7 (D), Capitol Heights Vokunteer Fire Department (E), Middletown Branch Library (F), Middletown Library (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Town Center Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in District 3, Middletown include: Christ Reformed Church (A), Zion Lutheran Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Zion Cemetery (1), Mount Tabor Cemetery (2), Middletown Cemetery (3), Johnson Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Middletown Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Wiles Branch (A), Bolivar Branch (B), Middle Creek (C), Little Catoctin Creek (D), Hollow Road Creek (E), Frostown Branch (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in District 3, Middletown include: Reno Monument (1), Middletown Recreational Park (2), Middletown Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

2.8 people
Maryland:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

81.8%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.1%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This city:

2.0%
Whole state:

8.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This city:

1.2%
Whole state:

4.2%
4 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
3 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
4 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

For population 15 years and over in District 3, Middletown:

Marital status in District 3, Middletown, MD
  • Never married: 18.9%
  • Now married: 70.6%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 6.2%

For population 25 years and over in District 3, Middletown:

  • High school or higher: 91.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 36.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.1
Maryland average:

12.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for District 3, Middletown, MD (based on Frederick County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic36,92312
Mainline Protestant34,107110
Evangelical Protestant21,401113
Other3,90119
Black Protestant9315
Orthodox5452
None135,577-
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: 37
This county:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 21
Here:

0.94 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Frederick County:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 126
Frederick County:

5.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.8%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.4%
State:

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

17.5%
State:

15.5%

6.86% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($64,231 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.86%
Maryland average:

6.88%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($814 average AGI)
Frederick County:

0.08%
Maryland average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Montgomery County, MD  1.88% ($72,920 average AGI)
from Washington County, MD  0.49% ($50,461)
from Carroll County, MD  0.35% ($62,309)


6.65% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($67,375 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.65%
Maryland average:

7.35%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($987 average AGI)
Frederick County:

0.08%
Maryland average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Montgomery County, MD  0.88% ($59,342 average AGI)
to Washington County, MD  0.86% ($47,216)
to Carroll County, MD  0.33% ($61,994)

Strongest AM radio stations in District 3, Middletown:

  • WXTR (820 AM; 4 kW; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WFMD (930 AM; 5 kW; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTRI (1520 AM; daytime; 17 kW; BRUNSWICK, MD; Owner: JMK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, 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.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)

Strongest FM radio stations in District 3, Middletown:

  • WWVZ (103.9 FM; BRADDOCK HEIGHTS, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • W219BX (91.7 FM; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CEDAR RIDGE CHILDREN'S HOME & SCHOOL, INC)
  • WFRE (99.9 FM; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAFY (103.1 FM; MIDDLETOWN, MD; Owner: FREDERICK BROADCASTING LLC)
  • WARX (106.9 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: MANNING BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WAYZ-FM (104.7 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: HJV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WETH (89.1 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • W219BE (91.7 FM; WAYNESBORO, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BIBLE INSTITUTE, NDBA)
  • W228BA (93.5 FM; LEESBURG, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WLTF (97.5 FM; MARTINSBURG, WV; Owner: PRETTYMAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEEO-FM (103.7 FM; MCCONNELLSBURG, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WCRH (90.5 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, MD; Owner: CEDAR RIDGE CHILDREN'S HOME & SCHOOL, INC)
  • WINC-FM (92.5 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: MID ATLANTIC NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTRM (91.3 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: TIMBER RIDGE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WKMZ (95.9 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, MD; Owner: PRETTYMAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWMX (106.5 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WYCR (98.5 FM; YORK-HANOVER, PA; Owner: RADIO HANOVER, INC.)
  • WZBA (100.7 FM; WESTMINSTER, MD; Owner: SHAMROCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQCM (94.3 FM; GREENCASTLE, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WXVA-FM (98.3 FM; CHARLES TOWN, WV; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around District 3, Middletown:

  • W52AS (Channel 52; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFPT (Channel 62; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • W42CK (Channel 42; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING)
  • WBFF (Channel 45; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CHESAPEAKE TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNUV (Channel 54; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE (WNUV-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WHAG-TV (Channel 25; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: QUORUM OF MARYLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWPB (Channel 31; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in District 3, Middletown, MD
  • 65.5%Electricity
  • 24.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.4%Wood
  • 0.5%Coal or coke
  • 0.5%Utility gas
  • 0.2%Other fuel
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in District 3, Middletown, MD
  • 60.4%Electricity
  • 29.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.5%Wood
  • 4.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Other fuel
  • 0.9%Utility gas


District 3, Middletown compared to Maryland 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.
  • Renting 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.

District 3, Middletown on our top lists:

  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: motor vehicle and parts dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: social assistance (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: child care workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: mathematical science occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: radio, tv, and computer stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: life, physical, and social science technicians (population 5,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: life and physical scientists (population 5,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (population 5,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: broadcasting and telecommunications (population 5,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
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