District 7, Cresaptown/Bel Air, Maryland

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Population in July 2007: 6,661.
Males: 4,007  (60.2%)
Females: 2,654  (39.8%)
Median resident age:  37.9 years
Maryland median age:  36.0 years

Zip code: 21502

Estimated median household income in 2013: $53,120 (it was $40,762 in 2000)
District 7, Cresaptown/Bel Air:

$53,120
MD:

$72,483

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $23,850 (it was $20,060 in 2000)

District 7, Cresaptown/Bel Air income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $146,747 (it was $87,400 in 2000)
District 7, Cresaptown/Bel Air:

$146,747
MD:

$280,200
  • Races in District 7, Cresaptown/Bel Air, MD (2000)

    District 7, Cresaptown/Bel Air races chart
    • 5,53480.7%White alone
    • 1,22317.8%Black alone
    • 360.5%Asian alone
    • 330.5%Hispanic
    • 280.4%Two or more races
    • 20.03%American Indian alone
    • 20.03%Other race alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in District 7, Cresaptown/Bel Air: 89.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 16.9 square miles.

Population density: 395 people per square mile   (very low).

District 7, Cresaptown/Bel Air, Maryland map

For population 25 years and over in District 7, Cresaptown/Bel Air:

  • High school or higher: 78.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in District 7, Cresaptown/Bel Air:

  • Never married: 13.2%
  • Now married: 74.9%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 5.9%

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

District 7, Cresaptown/Bel Air:  1.0% ($906)
Maryland:  1.2% ($1,782)
District 7, Cresaptown/Bel Air satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Frederick, MD (77.0 miles , pop. 52,767).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (84.5 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (199.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Cresaptown-Bel Air, MD (0.9 miles ), Cresaptown, MD (1.2 miles ), Bier, MD (1.7 miles) , Potomac Park, MD (1.8 miles ), Rawlings, MD (1.9 miles ), Bowling Green, MD (2.0 miles ), Vale Summit, MD (2.0 miles) , Wiley Ford, WV (2.2 miles ).

Latitude: 39.58 N, Longitude: 78.85 W

District 7, Cresaptown/Bel Air household income distribution District 7, Cresaptown/Bel Air home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.2%
Maryland:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Transportation equipment (8%)
  • Health care (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Rail transportation (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Health care (23%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (5%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Engineers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)

Work and jobs in District 7, Cresaptown/Bel Air: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in District 7, Cresaptown/Bel Air, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

District 7, Cresaptown/Bel Air-area historical tornado activity is below Maryland state average. It is 44% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.8 miles away from the District 7, Cresaptown/Bel Air city center injured 5 people and caused $6 million in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.4 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused $4 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

District 7, Cresaptown/Bel Air-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 155.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 185.3 miles away from District 7, Cresaptown/Bel Air 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 157.9 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 146.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 290.2 miles away from District 7, Cresaptown/Bel Air center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 192.9 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 Allegany County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Floods: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near District 7, Cresaptown/Bel Air:

  • HOSPICE MEM HOSP AND MED CNTR CUMBERLAND (Hospital, about 6 miles away; CUMBERLAND, MD)
  • SACRED HEART HOSPITAL ECU (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; CUMBERLAND, MD)
  • SACRED HEART HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; CUMBERLAND, MD)
  • WESTERN MARYLAND HEALTH SYSTEM HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; CUMBERLAND, MD)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL CENTER OF CUMBERLAND (Hospital, about 7 miles away; CUMBERLAND, MD)
  • EGLE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; LONACONING, MD)
  • FROSTBURG HOSPITAL ECF (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; FROSTBURG, MD)

Amtrak station near District 7, Cresaptown/Bel Air:

  • 7 miles: CUMBERLAND (E. HARRISON ST. & QUEEN CITY DR.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.

Operable nuclear power plant near District 7, Cresaptown/Bel Air:

  • 19 miles: Three Mile Island 1 in Londonderry Twp., PA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to District 7, Cresaptown/Bel Air:

  • Frostburg State University (about 7 miles; Frostburg, MD; Full-time enrollment: 4,944)
  • Allegany College of Maryland (about 9 miles; Cumberland, MD; FT enrollment: 2,407)
  • Shenandoah University (about 47 miles; Winchester, VA; FT enrollment: 3,010)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown (about 48 miles; Johnstown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,815)
  • Lord Fairfax Community College (about 49 miles; Middletown, VA; FT enrollment: 4,144)
  • American Public University System (about 57 miles; Charles Town, WV; FT enrollment: 43,829)
  • Shepherd University (about 57 miles; Shepherdstown, WV; FT enrollment: 3,745)

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Notable locations in District 7, Cresaptown/Bel Air: McKenzie Tower (A), Cresaptown Volunteer Fire Department Incorporated (B), Rawlings Volunteer Fire Department (C), Fire and Rescue Institute University Of Maryland (D), Rawlings Volunteer Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in District 7, Cresaptown/Bel Air: Rawlings United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Lease Cemetery (1), Cecil Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Allegany 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 2012 was 88.9. This is about average.

City:

88.9
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.165. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.165
U.S.:

0.303

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.02. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.02
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 36.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.52. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.52
U.S.:

9.14
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Maryland:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  68.8%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.9%
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: 0.2% of all households

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

6.9%
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 7, Cresaptown/Bel Air in 2010:

  • 1,426 people in state prisons
  • 137 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 3 people in group homes intended for adults
1,626 people in state prisons in 2000
2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

District 7, Cresaptown/Bel Air compared to Maryland state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below 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.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students 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:

14.0
Maryland average:

12.7

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (47%)
  • Electricity (33%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (13%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Coal or coke (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for District 7, Cresaptown/Bel Air (based on Allegany County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant13,96466
Evangelical Protestant11,01574
Catholic8,83810
Other1,2007
Black Protestant2892
None39,781-
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: 19
Allegany County:

2.62 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Allegany County:

0.69 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Allegany County:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 52
Here:

7.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.5%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Allegany County:

28.9%
Maryland:

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

13.0%
State:

15.5%

3.16% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,039 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.16%
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 Mineral County, WV  0.47% ($28,387 average AGI)
from Garrett County, MD  0.27% ($53,899)
from Washington County, MD  0.16% ($23,390)


3.84% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,743 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.84%
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 Mineral County, WV  0.58% ($34,899 average AGI)
to Garrett County, MD  0.22% ($40,214)
to Washington County, MD  0.15% ($30,289)

Strongest AM radio stations in District 7, Cresaptown/Bel Air:

  • WFRB (560 AM; 5 kW; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WCBC (1270 AM; 5 kW; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: CUMBERLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNTR (1230 AM; 1 kW; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: TSCHUDY RADIO, INC)
  • WTBO (1450 AM; 1 kW; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WVSC (990 AM; 10 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WLYE (850 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WZSK (1040 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EVERETT, PA; Owner: NEW MILLENNIUM COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKLP (1390 AM; 1 kW; KEYSER, WV; Owner: STARCAST SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in District 7, Cresaptown/Bel Air:

  • WROG (102.9 FM; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: TSCHUDY RADIO, INC)
  • WKGO (106.1 FM; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WLIC (97.1 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INC.)
  • WFWM (91.9 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WCBC-FM (107.1 FM; KEYSER, WV; Owner: PROSPERITAS BROADCASTING SYSTEM, L P)
  • WDZN (100.1 FM; ROMNEY, WV; Owner: CHARTER EQUITIES, INC.)
  • WWPN (101.1 FM; WESTERNPORT, MD; Owner: ERNEST F. SANTMYIRE)
  • WFRB-FM (105.3 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WQZK-FM (94.1 FM; KEYSER, WV; Owner: STARCAST SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WVSB (104.1 FM; ROMNEY, WV; Owner: WEST VA. SCHS. FOR DEAF AND BLIND)
  • WQZS (93.3 FM; MEYERSDALE, PA; Owner: ROGER WAHL)
  • WAIJ (90.3 FM; GRANTSVILLE, MD; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INC.)
  • WBVE (107.5 FM; BEDFORD, PA; Owner: CESSNA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTRM (91.3 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: TIMBER RIDGE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WAYC (100.9 FM; BEDFORD, PA; Owner: CESSNA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQWV (103.7 FM; FISHER, WV; Owner: MCGUIRE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • W242AD (96.3 FM; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKHJ (104.5 FM; MOUNTAIN LAKE PARK, MD; Owner: SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS, INC.)
  • WVPM (90.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WEEO-FM (103.7 FM; MCCONNELLSBURG, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)

TV broadcast stations around District 7, Cresaptown/Bel Air:

  • W43BP (Channel 43; CRESAPTOWN, MD; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WGPT (Channel 36; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)

District 7, Cresaptown/Bel Air on our top lists:

  • #81 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of males (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
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