Dunkirk, Maryland

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Population in 2010: 2,520. Population change since 2000: +6.6%
Males: 1,272  (50.5%)
Females: 1,248  (49.5%)
Median resident age:  43.9 years
Maryland median age:  34.4 years

Zip codes: 20754.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $144,080 (it was $100,868 in 2000)
Dunkirk:

$144,080
MD:

$72,483

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $46,450 (it was $31,923 in 2000)

Dunkirk CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $456,816 (it was $230,500 in 2000)
Dunkirk:

$456,816
MD:

$280,200
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  • Races in Dunkirk, MD (2010)

    Dunkirk races chart
    • 2,18686.7%White alone
    • 1495.9%Black alone
    • 672.7%Two or more races
    • 652.6%Hispanic
    • 451.8%Asian alone
    • 60.2%American Indian alone
    • 20.08%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Dunkirk: 121.1 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (26.0%), Irish (21.7%), English (17.2%), Italian (8.6%), United States (7.4%), Swiss (2.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 152 feet

Land area: 6.78 square miles.

Population density: 372 people per square mile   (very low).

Dunkirk,MD real estate house value index trend

Dunkirk, Maryland map

For population 25 years and over in Dunkirk:

  • High school or higher: 94.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.3%
  • Unemployed: 1.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 42.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dunkirk CDP:

  • Never married: 18.6%
  • Now married: 72.1%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 3.5%
  • Divorced: 4.5%

23 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.0%
Maryland:

14.2%

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

Dunkirk CDP:  0.8% ($1,913)
Maryland:  1.2% ($1,782)
Dunkirk satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bowie, MD (17.8 miles , pop. 50,269).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (23.1 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (120.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Owings, MD (1.9 miles ), Croom, MD (2.4 miles ), Baden, MD (2.6 miles ), North Beach, MD (2.7 miles ), Chesapeake Beach, MD (2.7 miles ), Huntingtown, MD (2.7 miles ), Marlton, MD (2.7 miles ), Cedarville, MD (2.8 miles ).

Latitude: 38.71 N, Longitude: 76.67 W

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.6%
Maryland:

5.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (17%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Public administration (19%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (2%)
  • Accommodation and food services (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Computer specialists (7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Plant and system operators (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (16%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (13%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (3%)

Work and jobs in Dunkirk: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Dunkirk, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Dunkirk, Maryland average temperatures Dunkirk, Maryland average precipitation Dunkirk, Maryland humidity Dunkirk, Maryland wind speed Dunkirk, Maryland snowfall Dunkirk, Maryland sunshine Dunkirk, Maryland clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Dunkirk-area historical tornado activity is near Maryland state average. It is 1% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.6 miles away from the Dunkirk place center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

On 9/24/2001, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 22.4 miles away from the place center killed 2 people and injured 55 people and caused $101 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dunkirk-area historical earthquake activity is near Maryland state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 116.8 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 102.8 miles away from Dunkirk 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 275.2 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 117.1 miles away from the city center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 101.0 miles away from Dunkirk center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 310.2 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 Calvert County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Floods: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dunkirk topographic map

Birthplace of: Brett Cecil - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Dunkirk:

  • BRADFORD OAKS CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; CLINTON, MD)
  • CALVERT COUNTY NURSING CTR. (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; PRINCE FREDERICK, MD)
  • CALVERT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; PRINCE FREDERICK, MD)
  • CALVERT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL TRANSITIONAL CARE UNIT (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; PRINCE FREDERICK, MD)
  • DAVITA - LAKESIDE (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; CLINTON, MD)
  • SO MD HOME HEALTH SRVCS, INC (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; CLINTON, MD)
  • SOUTHERN MARYLAND HOSPITAL CENTER (Hospital, about 12 miles away; CLINTON, MD)

Amtrak station near Dunkirk:

  • 20 miles: NEW CARROLLTON (4300 GARDEN CITY DR.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dunkirk:

  • Prince George's Community College (about 15 miles; Largo, MD; Full-time enrollment: 8,537)
  • Strayer University-Maryland (about 16 miles; Suitland, MD; FT enrollment: 2,748)
  • United States Naval Academy (about 22 miles; Annapolis, MD; FT enrollment: 5,681)
  • College of Southern Maryland (about 22 miles; La Plata, MD; FT enrollment: 5,775)
  • Bowie State University (about 22 miles; Bowie, MD; FT enrollment: 4,517)
  • Catholic University of America (about 24 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 5,365)
  • Strayer University-Global Region (about 24 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 2,613)

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Notable locations in Dunkirk: Ferry Landing (A), Apple Greene Business Park 99 (B), Dunkirk Town Center (C), Calvert County Station 5 Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Dunkirk Market Place Shopping Center (1), Country Village Plaza Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Dunkirk: Smithville United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Smiths Purchase Cemetery (1), Southern Memorial Gardens (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Covenant Creek (A), Hall Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Dunkirk: Dunkirk District Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Calvert 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 2013 was 91.1. This is worse than average.

City:

91.1
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.341. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.341
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 11.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.7
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.981. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.981
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 26.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 14.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.8
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.8
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 0.00215. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00215
U.S.:

0.01376
Average household size:
This place:  3.0 people
Maryland:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  85.0%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.6%
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: 0.4% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

0.2%
Whole state:

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

0.2%
Whole state:

4.2%

Dunkirk, Maryland environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Dunkirk (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: Town Center @ Giant Branch at 10790 Town Center Boulevard, branch established on 2009/05/01. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Bank of America, National Association: Dunkirk Town Center Branch at 2995 Plaza Drive, branch established on 2006/01/25. 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
  • Community Bank of Tri-County: Dunkirk Branch at 10321 Southern Maryland Boulevard, branch established on 1903/01/01. Info updated 2008/07/16: Bank assets: $980.4 mil, Deposits: $826.4 mil, headquarters in Waldorf, MD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Tri-County Financial Corporation
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Dunkirk Branch at 10264 Southern Maryland Boulevard, branch established on 1993/08/16. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Capital One, National Association: Dunkirk Branch at 10840 Town Center Blvd, branch established on 2009/07/30. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation
  • Prince George's Federal Savings Bank: Lyons Creek Branch at 2807 Chesapeake Beach Road West, branch established on 1998/07/09. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $100.8 mil, Deposits: $88.5 mil, headquarters in Upper Marlboro, MD, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • SunTrust Bank: Dunkirk Branch at 10500 Southern Maryland Boulevard, branch established on 1987/11/19. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Dunkirk Branch at 10090 Southern Maryland Boulevard, branch established on 1976/11/05. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Maryland average:

12.7

Dunkirk travel time to work - commute Dunkirk mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Dunkirk CDP (based on Calvert County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic39,2455
Mainline Protestant7,98832
Evangelical Protestant6,77931
Other1,0763
Black Protestant-2
None33,649-
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: 13
Calvert County:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Calvert County:

0.79 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Calvert County:

2.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 43
Here:

4.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.2%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Calvert County:

26.1%
Maryland:

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

10.8%
State:

15.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

50.9%
Maryland:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Dunkirk:

48.7%
Maryland:

47.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.5
Maryland:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

17.2%
Maryland:

20.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

17.2%
State:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.5
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.8%
Maryland:

34.1%

General health condition:
Here:

54.7%
Maryland:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Dunkirk:

84.1%
Maryland:

80.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Dunkirk, MD Residents

5.60% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($55,778 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.60%
Maryland average:

6.59%

0.13% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,005 average AGI)
Calvert County:

0.13%
Maryland average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Anne Arundel County, MD  0.79% ($60,338 average AGI)
from Prince George's County, MD  0.79% ($60,509)
from St. Mary's County, MD  0.74% ($49,051)


5.92% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($51,643 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.92%
Maryland average:

6.66%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($740 average AGI)
Calvert County:

0.07%
Maryland average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to St. Mary's County, MD  0.86% ($48,643 average AGI)
to Anne Arundel County, MD  0.83% ($57,283)
to Prince George's County, MD  0.53% ($42,078)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dunkirk:

  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WKDL (730 AM; 8 kW; ALEXANDRIA, VA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALEXANDRIA LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dunkirk:

  • WBZS-FM (92.7 FM; PRINCE FREDERICK, MD; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF PRINCE FREDERICK LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WWZZ (104.1 FM; WALDORF, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WPGC-FM (95.5 FM; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MARYLAND)
  • WHFS (99.1 FM; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WRQX (107.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WHUR-FM (96.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WFSI (107.9 FM; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WASH (97.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKYS (93.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WBIG-FM (100.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWMX (106.5 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WCSP-FM (90.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NATIONAL CABLE SATELLITE CORPORATION)
  • WJFK-FM (106.7 FM; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WETA (90.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WGTS (91.9 FM; TAKOMA PARK, MD; Owner: COLUMBIA UNION COLLEGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJZW (105.9 FM; WOODBRIDGE, VA; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WAVA (105.1 FM; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Dunkirk:

  • WIAV-LP (Channel 58; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • WMPT (Channel 22; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WJLA-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ACC LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUSA (Channel 9; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE DETROIT NEWS, INC.)
  • WTTG (Channel 5; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WBDC-TV (Channel 50; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHUT-TV (Channel 32; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WETA-TV (Channel 26; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE GREATER WASHINGTON ED TELECOMM. ASSOC)
  • 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)
  • WNUV (Channel 54; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE (WNUV-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WDCA (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WRC-TV (Channel 4; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WRC-TV), INC.)
  • W61BY (Channel 61; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: ANNAPOLIS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W63BP (Channel 63; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: ANNAPOLIS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WUTB (Channel 24; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WJZ-TV (Channel 13; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WNVC (Channel 56; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W28BY (Channel 63; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFORMATION SUPER STATION, L.L.C.)
  • WZDC-LP (Channel 64; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ONDA CAPITAL, INC.)
Dunkirk fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Dunkirk fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • 853Total average daily traffic
  • 42Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,050Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Dunkirk)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 10250 Kirksville Lane (Lat: 38.717222 Lon: -76.660000), Call Sign: WPYX861
    Assigned Frequencies: 468.762 MHz, 468.837 MHz, 469.137 MHz, 469.462 MHz, 469.637 MHz, 469.662 MHz, 469.887 MHz, 457.512 MHz, 457.537 MHz, 457.562 MHz, 457.587 MHz, 457.612 MHzGrant Date: 11/25/2003, Expiration Date: 11/25/2013, Cancellation Date: 01/25/2014, Certifier: Margaret KellyRegistrant: Hm Electronics, Inc., 14110 Stowe Drive, Poway, CA 92064, Phone: (858) 535-6015, Fax: (858) 452-7207, Email:
  • Lat: 38.758583 Lon: -76.647556, Call Sign: WQSE600
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.712 MHz, 452.137 MHz, 452.187 MHz, 452.287 MHz, 464.525 MHzGrant Date: 09/10/2013, Expiration Date: 09/10/2023, Certifier: Karen Sheilds KeenRegistrant: Kingfisher Communications LLC, 626 South 8th Street, Amelia Island, FL 32034, Phone: (904) 432-8971, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • Town Center Blvd (Lat: 38.726222 Lon: -76.654389), Structure height: 121.9 m, Call Sign: WPNL525
    Assigned Frequencies: 6586.25 MHzGrant Date: 03/04/1998, Expiration Date: 03/04/2003, Cancellation Date: 06/08/2003Registrant: Phone: (603) 352-4864
  • Dunkirk, Route 4 And Ward Road (006630) (Lat: 38.726083 Lon: -76.654306), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Call Sign: WPXT264
    Assigned Frequencies: 6586.25 MHzGrant Date: 05/16/2013, Expiration Date: 06/05/2023, Certifier: Robert C BradyRegistrant: Calvert County Department Of Public Safety, 175 Main Street, Prince Frederick, MD 20678, Phone: (410) 535-3491, Fax: (410) 414-3782, Email:
  • DUNKIRK, Route 4 And Ward Road (006630) (Lat: 38.726083 Lon: -76.654306), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 122.2 m, Call Sign: WQEP431
    Assigned Frequencies: 10875.0 MHzGrant Date: 01/23/2016, Expiration Date: 03/16/2026, Certifier: Michael WalshRegistrant: Enoch Pratt Free Library, 400 Cathedral St, Baltimore, MD 21201, Phone: (410) 396-8391, Fax: (410) 396-7333, Email:
  • WDC4701, Route 4 And Ward Road (006630) (Lat: 38.726083 Lon: -76.654306), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 122.2 m, Call Sign: WQIW488, Licensee ID: L01728370
    Assigned Frequencies: 10795.0 MHzGrant Date: 06/03/2008, Expiration Date: 06/03/2018, 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:
  • WDC4725, 1125 Jewell Rd (Lat: 38.756389 Lon: -76.625278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WQIY750, Licensee ID: L01728370
    Assigned Frequencies: 10835.0 MHzGrant Date: 06/23/2008, Expiration Date: 06/23/2018, 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:
  • WA54XC707, 10755 Town Center Blvd (006630) (Lat: 38.726083 Lon: -76.654306), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 122.2 m, Call Sign: WQPV436
    Assigned Frequencies: 10895.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHzGrant Date: 08/23/2012, Expiration Date: 08/23/2022, Cancellation Date: 02/18/2014, Certifier: Kyle B EntzRegistrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Dunkirk)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: RAYTHEON AIRCRAFT COMPANY 400A (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 10, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Turbo-fan
    N-Number: 157WH , Serial Number: RK-157
    Registrant (Corporation): Pat Air LLC, 3140 W Ward Rd Ste 201, Dunkirk, MD 20754
  • Aircraft: JOHNSON EDWARD M RV-6A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 219EJ , Serial Number: 22586, Year manufactured: 2001, Airworthiness Date: 12/01/2001
    Registrant (Individual): Edward M Johnson, 3608 King Dr, Dunkirk, MD 20754
  • Aircraft: MAULE M-5-235C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4464Y , Serial Number: 7267C, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 09/29/1983
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Michael H Buckingham, 12021 Palisades Dr, Dunkirk, MD 20754, Other Owners: Thelma E Buckingham
  • Aircraft: REPUBLIC RC-3 (Category: Amphibian, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 87 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6432K , Serial Number: 682, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 07/30/1968
    Registrant (Individual): Leslie K Vipond, 2031 Mccracken Dr Rural Route 1, Dunkirk, MD 20754
  • Aircraft: BEECH C23 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 116 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6708N , Serial Number: M-2243, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 12/07/1979
    Registrant (Individual): Stephen M Bobby, 6405 Meadowlark Dr, Dunkirk, MD 20754
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 74587 , Serial Number: 1898, Year manufactured: 1961, Airworthiness Date: 09/26/1961
    Registrant (Individual): Pending Registration, 11607 Rivershore Dr, Dunkirk, MD 20754

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED13$453,6359$347,746120$316,4256$131,7031$213,4500$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$341,3507$304,0240$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$543,4304$245,99526$326,2632$190,9051$129,8903$59,693
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$337,2502$324,94521$383,6983$156,1672$228,8850$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$272,4000$04$339,2701$194,2000$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8601.01 , 8601.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$408,1205$438,020
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$253,395
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$223,2401$155,900
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8601.01 , 8601.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Drinking water stations with addresses in Dunkirk and their reported violations in the past:

THE PROVINCES (Population served: 3,991, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-27-2011)
BEL AIR - PINTO DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM (Population served: 2,614, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-13-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-13-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-02-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-31-2013)
GREENRIDGE SUBDIVISION (Population served: 2,271, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-06-2011)
MONTAGUE WATER CO. (Serves NJ, Population served: 2,124, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2008), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-27-2009)
  • 63 regular monitoring violations
HIGHLAND ESTATES DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM (Population served: 105, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
MS. BEVS PLACE (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-07-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-07-2013)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
SUNDERLAND COMMERCIAL CENTER (Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-10-2009)
TWIN SHIELDS GOLF CLUB (Address: 2425 ROARTY ROAD , Population served: 68, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-10-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-10-2005), St Tech Assistance Visit (JUN-10-2005), St Compliance achieved (JAN-19-2006)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Dunkirk that have no violations reported:

  • LAKESIDE VISTA (Population served: 219, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WAWA #573 (Address: 3150 W. WARD RD STE. 401 , Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 201
  • Hazardous Condition: 36
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Dunkirk

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Dunkirk, MD
Most common first names in Dunkirk, MD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary2976.9 years
John2773.7 years
William2576.0 years
James2272.9 years
Margaret1776.8 years
Robert1563.1 years
Charles1469.5 years
Joseph1276.2 years
George1275.1 years
Thomas1273.4 years
Most common last names in Dunkirk, MD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1973.7 years
Jones1379.0 years
Whittington1175.3 years
Brown977.0 years
Howes978.8 years
Taylor876.2 years
Ford877.5 years
Moreland780.1 years
Wallace671.0 years
Hawkins672.5 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (60%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (34%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (2%)
Businesses in Dunkirk, MD
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2McDonald's1
AT&T1RadioShack1
Advance Auto Parts1SAS Shoes1
Arby's1Safeway1
AutoZone1Starbucks2
CVS1Subway1
Domino's Pizza1T-Mobile1
FedEx2U-Haul1
GameStop1UPS2
Giant1Vons1
H&R Block1Walmart1

Dunkirk compared to Maryland state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above 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 significantly 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.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Dunkirk on our top lists:

  • #11 on the list of "Top 100 low-educated but high-earning cities"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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