District 4, Creagerstown, Maryland

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Population in July 2007: 1,440.
Males: 700  (48.6%)
Females: 740  (51.4%)
Median resident age:  41.4 years
Maryland median age:  36.0 years

Zip code: 21778

Estimated median household income in 2013: $72,183 (it was $51,607 in 2000)
District 4, Creagerstown:

$72,183
MD:

$72,483

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $31,787 (it was $21,491 in 2000)

District 4, Creagerstown income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $320,805 (it was $169,900 in 2000)
District 4, Creagerstown:

$320,805
MD:

$280,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $312,997; Detached houses: $342,757; Townhouses or other attached units: $222,728; In 2-unit structures: $221,432; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $111,321; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $162,979; Mobile homes: $71,025
  • Races in District 4, Creagerstown, MD (2000)

    District 4, Creagerstown races chart
    • 1,23197.9%White alone
    • 131.0%Two or more races
    • 60.5%Asian alone
    • 60.5%Hispanic
    • 20.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in District 4, Creagerstown: 119.5 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 19.4 square miles.

Population density: 74 people per square mile   (very low).

District 4, Creagerstown, Maryland map

For population 25 years and over in District 4, Creagerstown:

  • High school or higher: 86.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in District 4, Creagerstown:

  • Never married: 24.9%
  • Now married: 57.5%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

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

District 4, Creagerstown:  0.7% ($1,246)
Maryland:  1.2% ($1,782)
District 4, Creagerstown satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Frederick, MD (11.7 miles , pop. 52,767).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (43.8 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (120.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Thurmont, MD (2.0 miles ), Woodsboro, MD (2.0 miles ), District 20, Lewistown, MD (2.4 miles ), Walkersville, MD (2.7 miles ), Middleburg, MD (2.7 miles) , Emmitsburg, MD (2.9 miles ), Discovery-Spring Garden, MD (2.9 miles ), Libertytown, MD (3.0 miles ).

Latitude: 39.59 N, Longitude: 77.35 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 301

District 4, Creagerstown household income distribution District 4, Creagerstown home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.4%
Maryland:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (27%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • U. S. Postal service (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Health care (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Printing and related support activities (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Construction laborers (8%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Life and physical scientists (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

Work and jobs in District 4, Creagerstown: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in District 4, Creagerstown, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

District 4, Creagerstown-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Maryland state average. It is 6% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/22/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.5 miles away from the District 4, Creagerstown city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 7/19/1996, a category F3 tornado 20.7 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused $5 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

District 4, Creagerstown-area historical earthquake activity is near Maryland state average. It is 85% 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 207.2 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 86.6 miles away from District 4, Creagerstown 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 141.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 243.7 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 87.7 miles away from District 4, Creagerstown center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 339.5 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 Frederick County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Hospitals and medical centers near District 4, Creagerstown:

  • GLADE VALLEY CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WALKERSVILLE, MD)
  • ST. VINCENT CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; EMMITSBURG, MD)
  • ST JOSEPH'S MINISTRIES (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; EMMITSBURG, MD)
  • HOMEWOOD AT CRUMLAND FARMS (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; FREDERICK, MD)
  • FREEDOM HOME DIALYSIS, LLC (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; FREDERICK, MD)
  • DAVITA - FREDERICK (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; FREDERICK, MD)
  • NORTHAMPTON MANOR (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; FREDERICK, MD)

Amtrak station near District 4, Creagerstown:

  • 13 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to District 4, Creagerstown:

  • Mount St Mary's University (about 7 miles; Emmitsburg, MD; Full-time enrollment: 2,313)
  • Frederick Community College (about 11 miles; Frederick, MD; FT enrollment: 3,798)
  • Hagerstown Community College (about 18 miles; Hagerstown, MD; FT enrollment: 3,220)
  • Gettysburg College (about 19 miles; Gettysburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,772)
  • McDaniel College (about 19 miles; Westminster, MD; FT enrollment: 2,558)
  • Carroll Community College (about 20 miles; Westminster, MD; FT enrollment: 2,682)
  • Shepherd University (about 27 miles; Shepherdstown, WV; FT enrollment: 3,745)

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Notable location: Frederick County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Station 13 Rocky Ridge Volunteer Fire Company (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in District 4, Creagerstown include: Saint Johns Evangelical Lutheran Church (A), Saint Johns Reformed Church (B), Union Bethel Church (C), Monocacy Church of the Brethren (D), Mount Tabor United Church of Christ (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Mount Tabor Cemetery (1), Monocacy Cemetery (2), Union Bethel Cemetery (3), Saint Johns Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Beaver Branch (A), Sandy Run (B), Little Hunting Creek (C), Big Hunting Creek (D), Creagers Ranch (E), Owens Creek (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in District 4, Creagerstown include: Loys Station Park (1), Creagerstown Park (2), Rocky Ridge 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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 103. This is worse than average.

City:

103
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.148. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.148
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 2.31. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.31
U.S.:

6.58

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 33.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.9
U.S.:

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

Percentage of family households:
This city:  74.3%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.1%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

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

6.4%
Whole state:

8.5%

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

3.1%
Whole state:

4.2%

District 4, Creagerstown compared to Maryland state average:

  • Median house value 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.
  • Renting percentage 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Maryland average:

12.7

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (40%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (26%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (22%)
  • Wood (10%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for District 4, Creagerstown (based on Frederick County data)

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
Frederick County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

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

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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.
State:

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

5.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.8%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Frederick County:

26.4%
Maryland:

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

17.5%
State:

15.5%

6.38% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($56,024 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.38%
Maryland average:

6.59%

0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,240 average AGI)
Frederick County:

0.11%
Maryland average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Montgomery County, MD  1.53% ($66,681 average AGI)
from Washington County, MD  0.52% ($45,063)
from Carroll County, MD  0.30% ($55,350)


6.09% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($51,568 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.09%
Maryland average:

6.66%

0.13% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,117 average AGI)
Frederick County:

0.13%
Maryland average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Montgomery County, MD  0.98% ($51,375 average AGI)
to Washington County, MD  0.83% ($42,546)
to Carroll County, MD  0.22% ($43,525)

Strongest AM radio stations in District 4, Creagerstown:

  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFMD (930 AM; 5 kW; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXTR (820 AM; 4 kW; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WTHU (1450 AM; 1 kW; THURMONT, MD; Owner: CHARLES R. WALMER)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTRI (1520 AM; daytime; 17 kW; BRUNSWICK, MD; Owner: JMK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in District 4, Creagerstown:

  • WFRE (99.9 FM; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAYZ-FM (104.7 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: HJV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WETH (89.1 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • W219BX (91.7 FM; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CEDAR RIDGE CHILDREN'S HOME & SCHOOL, INC)
  • WWVZ (103.9 FM; BRADDOCK HEIGHTS, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • W219BE (91.7 FM; WAYNESBORO, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BIBLE INSTITUTE, NDBA)
  • WARX (106.9 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: MANNING BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WAFY (103.1 FM; MIDDLETOWN, MD; Owner: FREDERICK BROADCASTING LLC)
  • WMTB-FM (89.9 FM; EMMITSBURG, MD; Owner: MOUNT SAINT MARY'S COLLEGE, INCORPORATED)
  • WEEO-FM (103.7 FM; MCCONNELLSBURG, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WYCR (98.5 FM; YORK-HANOVER, PA; Owner: RADIO HANOVER, INC.)
  • WGTY (107.7 FM; GETTYSBURG, PA; Owner: TIMES AND NEWS PUBLISHING COMPANY)
  • WWMX (106.5 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WZBA (100.7 FM; WESTMINSTER, MD; Owner: SHAMROCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCRH (90.5 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, MD; Owner: CEDAR RIDGE CHILDREN'S HOME & SCHOOL, INC)
  • WLTF (97.5 FM; MARTINSBURG, WV; Owner: PRETTYMAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZBT (91.1 FM; GETTYSBURG, PA; Owner: GETTYSBURG COLLEGE)
  • W228BA (93.5 FM; LEESBURG, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WROZ (101.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WARM-FM (103.3 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around District 4, Creagerstown:

  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • 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)
  • WFPT (Channel 62; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WNUV (Channel 54; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE (WNUV-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • W52AS (Channel 52; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WUTB (Channel 24; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WJZ-TV (Channel 13; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • W42CK (Channel 42; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING)
  • W51CY (Channel 51; CHAMBERSBURG, PA; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, INC.)
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