Eagle Harbor, Maryland

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Population in 2014: 66 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +20.0%
 
Males: 31  (48.0%)
Females: 35  (52.0%)
Median resident age:  45.8 years
Maryland median age:  38.5 years

Zip code: 20608

Estimated median household income in 2016: $84,191 (it was $58,750 in 2000)
Eagle Harbor:

$84,191
MD:

$78,945

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $29,810 (it was $16,255 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $258,761 (it was $120,300 in 2000)
Eagle Harbor:

$258,761
MD:

$306,900

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $179,174; Detached houses: $177,419
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    • 5892.1%Black alone
    • 57.9%White alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Eagle Harbor: 107.4 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (16.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1929

Elevation: 15 feet

Land area: 0.12 square miles.

Population density: 570 people per square mile   (low).

Eagle Harbor, Maryland map

For population 25 years and over in Eagle Harbor:

  • High school or higher: 70.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Eagle Harbor town:

  • Never married: 57.8%
  • Now married: 37.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 5.0%

1 residents are foreign born (4.0% Europe).

This town:

4.0%
Maryland:

14.7%

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

Eagle Harbor town:  1.4% ($1,650)
Maryland:  1.2% ($1,782)

Eagle Harbor satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Alexandria, VA (27.0 miles , pop. 128,283).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (29.8 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (128.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Aquasco, MD (1.6 miles ), Benedict, MD (2.0 miles ), Huntingtown, MD (2.3 miles ), Golden Beach, MD (2.3 miles ), Prince Frederick, MD (2.3 miles ), Hughesville, MD (2.4 miles ), Charlotte Hall, MD (2.8 miles ), Baden, MD (2.8 miles ).

Latitude: 38.57 N, Longitude: 76.69 W

Eagle Harbor household income distribution Eagle Harbor home values distribution

Property values in Eagle Harbor, MD

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.1%
Maryland:

5.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +17 (+44.7%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (50%)
  • Educational services (50%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Accommodation and food services (40%)
  • Other services, except public administration (40%)
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (50%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (50%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (40%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (40%)
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)

Average climate in Eagle Harbor, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Eagle Harbor-area historical tornado activity is near Maryland state average. It is 5% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.8 miles away from the Eagle Harbor town center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

On 4/28/2002, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 23.3 miles away from the town center caused $150,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Eagle Harbor-area historical earthquake activity is near Maryland state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 94.7 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) earthquake occurred 126.8 miles away from Eagle Harbor 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 281.9 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 127.1 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 94.0 miles away from Eagle Harbor center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 87.7 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 Prince George's County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Snowstorms: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Eagle Harbor topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Eagle Harbor:

  • CALVERT COUNTY NURSING CTR. (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; PRINCE FREDERICK, MD)
  • CALVERT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; PRINCE FREDERICK, MD)
  • CALVERT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL TRANSITIONAL CARE UNIT (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; PRINCE FREDERICK, MD)
  • RENAL CAREPARTNERS - PRINCE FREDERICK (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; PRINCE FREDERICK, MD)
  • IDF - CALVERT CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; PRINCE FREDERICK, MD)
  • CHESAPEAKE POTOMAC HHA (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; HUGHESVILLE, MD)
  • CHARLOTTE HALL VETERANS HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; CHARLOTTE HALL, MD)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Eagle Harbor:

  • College of Southern Maryland (about 18 miles; La Plata, MD; Full-time enrollment: 5,775)
  • Strayer University-Maryland (about 22 miles; Suitland, MD; FT enrollment: 2,748)
  • Prince George's Community College (about 24 miles; Largo, MD; FT enrollment: 8,537)
  • Strayer University-Global Region (about 30 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 2,613)
  • George Washington University (about 31 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 18,928)
  • Howard University (about 31 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 7,838)
  • Catholic University of America (about 31 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 5,365)

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Prince George's 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 2013 was 73.3. This is about average.

City:

73.3
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 14.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.6
U.S.:

6.4

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 32.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 19.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.0
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.71. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.71
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 12.0%
(15.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.0% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.9 people
Maryland:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  72.7%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.1%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Maryland average:

12.6

Eagle Harbor travel time to work - commute Eagle Harbor mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Eagle Harbor town (based on Prince George's County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant179,374430
Catholic83,95935
Mainline Protestant51,153156
Black Protestant48,98466
Other28,74357
Orthodox1,2186
None469,989-
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: 140
Prince George's County:

1.70 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

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

0.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 132
Prince George's County:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 137
Prince George's County:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 267
Here:

3.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.5%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Prince George's County:

30.7%
Maryland:

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

16.7%
State:

15.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.4%
Maryland:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Eagle Harbor:

40.0%
Maryland:

47.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

30.3
Maryland:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.0%
Maryland:

20.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Eagle Harbor:

18.4%
Maryland:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Eagle Harbor:

6.6
Maryland:

6.8

Overweight people:
Eagle Harbor:

37.8%
Maryland:

34.1%

General health condition:
This city:

46.9%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.8%
Maryland:

80.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Eagle Harbor, MD Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$11,400
Totals for Government 0$0 6$11,400

Eagle Harbor government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $9,000 ($136.36)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($60.61)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($45.45)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($30.30)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000 ($30.30)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($30.30)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $13,000 ($196.97)

Eagle Harbor government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $2,000 ($30.30)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $4,000 ($60.61)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $3,000 ($45.45)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $21,000 ($318.18)
  • Tax - Property: $11,000 ($166.67)

Eagle Harbor government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $97,000 ($1469.70)

6.51% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,429 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.51%
Maryland average:

6.59%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($476 average AGI)
Prince George's County:

0.07%
Maryland average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from District of Columbia, DC  1.32% ($38,661 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, MD  1.13% ($38,901)
from Anne Arundel County, MD  0.44% ($46,955)


6.77% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,089 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.77%
Maryland average:

6.66%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($480 average AGI)
Prince George's County:

0.08%
Maryland average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Montgomery County, MD  1.15% ($38,277 average AGI)
to District of Columbia, DC  1.06% ($32,272)
to Anne Arundel County, MD  0.56% ($51,259)

Strongest AM radio stations in Eagle Harbor:

  • 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)
  • WKDL (730 AM; 8 kW; ALEXANDRIA, VA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALEXANDRIA LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WPTX (1690 AM; 10 kW; LEXINGTON PARK, MD; Owner: SOMAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Eagle Harbor:

  • 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)
  • WSMD-FM (98.3 FM; MECHANICSVILLE, MD; Owner: SOMAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKIK-FM (102.9 FM; CALIFORNIA, MD; Owner: SOMAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPGC-FM (95.5 FM; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MARYLAND)
  • WRQX (107.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WHUR-FM (96.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WHFS (99.1 FM; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WASH (97.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WARW (94.7 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKYS (93.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WIHT (99.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWDC-FM (101.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJFK-FM (106.7 FM; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WGRQ (95.9 FM; COLONIAL BEACH, VA; Owner: TELEMEDIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBIG-FM (100.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • 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.)
  • WMDM-FM (97.7 FM; LEXINGTON PARK, MD; Owner: SOMAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJZW (105.9 FM; WOODBRIDGE, VA; Owner: WMAL, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Eagle Harbor:

  • 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.)
  • WETA-TV (Channel 26; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE GREATER WASHINGTON ED TELECOMM. ASSOC)
  • WHUT-TV (Channel 32; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WDCA (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WRC-TV (Channel 4; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WRC-TV), INC.)
  • W52AX (Channel 52; LEONARDTOWN, MD; Owner: SATELLITE VIDEO BROADCASTING)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (67%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (22%)

Eagle Harbor compared to Maryland state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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