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Population in 2012: 16,598 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +41.8%
Males: 7,705  (46.4%)
Females: 8,893  (53.6%)

Median resident age:  41.2 years
Maryland median age:  34.4 years

Zip codes: 21601.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $54,128 (it was $36,464 in 2000)
Easton:

$54,128
MD:

$71,122
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $30,679

Easton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $267,415 (it was $119,600 in 2000)
Easton:

$267,415
MD:

$279,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $374,135; Detached houses: $370,812; Townhouses or other attached units: $377,274; In 2-unit structures: $351,450; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $301,944; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $599,048

Median gross rent in 2012: $900.

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  • White alone - 11,222 (69.9%)
  • Black alone - 2,679 (16.7%)
  • Hispanic - 1,566 (9.8%)
  • Asian alone - 337 (2.1%)
  • Two or more races - 238 (1.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.01%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Easton: 85.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: Irish (15.3%), German (15.2%), English (11.8%), United States (6.8%), French (2.3%), Italian (2.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1790

Elevation: 38 feet

Land area: 10.3 square miles.

Population density: 1,613 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Easton:

  • High school or higher: 89.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.8%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Easton town:

  • Never married: 22.1%
  • Now married: 55.1%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

1,162 residents are foreign born (1.2% Europe).

This town:  7.2%
Maryland:  14.3%



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists there were 28 registered sex offenders living in Easton, Maryland as of November 28, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Easton to the number of sex offenders is 593 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,893 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,164 (0.7%)

Easton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bowie, MD (38.7 miles , pop. 50,269).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (47.3 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (98.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Trappe, MD (2.8 miles ), Oxford, MD (2.8 miles ), St. Michaels, MD (2.9 miles ), Cordova, MD (2.9 miles ), Choptank, MD (3.0 miles) , Preston, MD (3.1 miles ), Queen Anne, MD (3.5 miles) , Hillsboro, MD (3.5 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 95 buildings, average cost: $80,400
  • 1998: 125 buildings, average cost: $79,400
  • 1999: 102 buildings, average cost: $88,600
  • 2000: 169 buildings, average cost: $86,900
  • 2001: 196 buildings, average cost: $89,500
  • 2002: 199 buildings, average cost: $113,500
  • 2003: 324 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2004: 389 buildings, average cost: $123,500
  • 2005: 435 buildings, average cost: $123,500
  • 2006: 417 buildings, average cost: $123,500
  • 2007: 348 buildings, average cost: $123,500
  • 2008: 231 buildings, average cost: $123,500
  • 2009: 154 buildings, average cost: $123,500
  • 2010: 135 buildings, average cost: $123,500
  • 2011: 133 buildings, average cost: $123,500
  • 2012: 138 buildings, average cost: $123,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 38.77 N, Longitude: 76.07 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,707 (+35.6%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 4,307 (55.9%)

Area codes: 410, 443

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Crime rates in Easton by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0001020010000
per 100,000 0.00.00.08.10.015.50.00.06.80.00.00.00.0
Rapes 3487584383547
per 100,000 26.233.766.356.939.661.829.721.154.320.032.824.943.2
Robberies 1116117232224152422151813
per 100,000 96.1134.791.256.9182.3170.0178.0105.3162.9146.498.3111.880.2
Assaults 33263676756253567436383936
per 100,000 288.4218.8298.4618.2594.5479.0393.1393.0502.4239.5249.1242.3222.2
Burglaries 11582951049310591851051097411495
per 100,000 1004.9690.1787.4846.0737.2811.2674.9596.5712.8725.2485.2708.3586.3
Thefts 499500467469468490476507434473416417348
per 100,000 4360.44208.03870.73815.23709.93785.83530.13558.12946.43147.02727.52590.72147.9
Auto thefts 17761395101113513126
per 100,000 148.558.949.7105.871.338.674.277.288.333.385.274.637.0
Arson 9400720101220
per 100,000 78.633.70.00.055.515.50.07.00.06.713.112.40.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 351.6321.0341.8408.3396.9423.4338.1306.4368.1277.2246.6252.1225.0

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Easton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 63 (47 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.90
Maryland average:

2.45

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Easton, Maryland accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.8%
Maryland:

7.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +2,075 (+21.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Easton-area historical tornado activity is near Maryland state average. It is 19% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.7 miles away from the Easton 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 27.3 miles away from the town center caused $150,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Easton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Maryland state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 59.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.6 miles away from Easton center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Talbot County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Birthplace of: Matthew Deady - Politician, Harold Baines - Baseball player and coach, Charles Sidney Winder - Confederate Army general, Harry R. Hughes - governor, Jody Schulz - Football player, John Blake Rice - Politician, Richard F. Colburn - Politician, Robert Henry Goldsborough - Politician, Alex Yi - Major League Soccer player (FC Dallas, born: Mar 21, 1982), James Harry Covington - Politician.

Main business address for: SHORE BANCSHARES INC (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS).


Hospitals/medical centers in Easton:

  • ADVANCED DIALYSIS CENTER - EASTON (Dialysis Facility, 610 E DUTCHMANS LN)
  • DAVITA - EASTON (Dialysis Facility, 402 MARVEL COURT)
  • SHORE HOME CARE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 121 FEDERALSTREET)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MD SHORE MEDICAL CENTER AT EASTON (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 219 SOUTH WASHINGTON STREET)
  • THE PINES GENESIS ELDERCARE (Nursing Home, 610 DUTCHMAN'S LANE)
  • WILLIAM HILL MANOR HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, 501 DUTCHMAN'S LANE)

Political contributions by individuals in Easton, MD

Airports and heliports located in Easton:


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Local government website: town.eastonmd.com

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Easton:

  • United States Naval Academy (about 27 miles; Annapolis, MD; Full-time enrollment: 4,552)
  • Anne Arundel Community College (about 32 miles; Arnold, MD; FT enrollment: 5,957)
  • Delaware Technical and Community College-Owens (about 37 miles; Georgetown, DE; FT enrollment: 2,382)
  • Salisbury University (about 39 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 7,211)
  • Delaware State University (about 41 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 3,113)
  • Bowie State University (about 42 miles; Bowie, MD; FT enrollment: 4,111)
  • Prince George's Community College (about 42 miles; Largo, MD; FT enrollment: 4,405)

Public high school in Easton:

  • Easton High (Location: 723 Mecklenburg Ave; Grades: 9-12)

Private high schools in Easton:

  • SS PETER & PAUL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 214; Location: 900 HIGH ST; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • CHESAPEAKE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 205; Location: 1009 N WASHINGTON ST; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Easton:

Private elementary/middle schools in Easton:

  • SS PETER & PAUL ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 514; Location: 900 HIGH ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • COUNTRY SCHOOL (Students: 301; Location: 716 GOLDSBOROUGH ST; Grades: KG - 8)
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Library in Easton:

  • TALBOT COUNTY FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,411,906; Location: 100 W. DOVER ST.; 121,135 books; 124 e-books; 5,128 audio materials; 7,158 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 25 state licensed databases; 24 other licensed databases; 250 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Easton: Easton Club Golf Course (A), Easton Business Center (B), Mistletoe Hall (C), Easton Police Department (D), Talbot County Sheriff's Office (E), Easton Volunteer Fire Department (F), Childrens Home of the Eastern Shore (G), Easton City Hall (H), Historical Society of Talbot County Museum (I), Saint Marks Church Home for the Aged (J), Talbot County Courthouse (K), Talbot County Free Library (L), William Hill Manor Retirement Home (M), Easton Volunteer Fire Department Station 66 Substation (N), The Gardens at William Hill Manor Assisted Living Center (O), Heart Fields at Easton Assisted Living Center (P), Candle Light Cove Assisted Living Center (Q), Maryland State Police Barrack I - Easton (R). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Easton Plaza Shopping Center (1), Talbottown Shopping Center (2), Tred Avon Square Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Easton include: Little Round Top Church (A), Immanual Church (B), Asbury United Methodist Church (C), Calvary Methodist Protestant Church (D), Church of God (E), Church of the Brethren (F), Church of the Nazarene (G), First Baptist Church (H), First Church of Christ Scientist (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Richland Memorial Park (1), Third Haven Meeting Burial Ground (2), Doverbrook Cemetery (3), Spring Hill Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Papermill Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Easton include: Idlewild Park (1), Tots Park (2), Glebe Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Historical Society Of Talbot County (Museums; 25 Washington St S).

Hotels: Comfort Inn (8523 Ocean Gateway), Econo Lodge Intown (8175 Ocean Gtwy), Comfort Inn Easton (8523 Ocean Gateway), Easton-Days Inn (7018 Ocean Gateway Us Route 50 & Bypass 322), J.S. Mcdaniel House B&B (14 North Aurora Street), The Tidewater Inn and Conference Center (101 East Dover Street), Service Today (29434 Dover Rd).

Courts: Maryland State Government - Courts- District Court Of Maryland- Caroline County-De (207 South Third Street), Maryland State Government - Courts- District Court Of Maryland- Queen Anne's County-Centrev (120 Broadway), Maryland State Government - Courts- District Court Of Maryland- Talbot County-Easton- Clerk's Of (108 West Dover Street), Maryland State Government - Courts- District Court Of Maryland- Talbot County-Easton- Commissi (108 West Dover Street).

 
Talbot County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

EASTON (Population served: 12300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-30-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-09-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-30-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-09-2005)
SWANN HAVEN MOBILE HOME PARK (Address: 29587 MATTHEWSTOWN ROAD , Population served: 44, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2005 and JUN-20-2006, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-10-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUN-20-2006)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and JUN-03-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-01-2003), St Compliance achieved (JUN-03-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2002 and SEP-09-2002, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-09-2002)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2000 and JAN-2002, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Formal NOV issued (NOV-29-2000), Fed FAO issued (MAR-09-2001), Fed Compliance achieved (JAN-30-2002)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and JAN-30-2002, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Formal NOV issued (JAN-24-2000), Fed FAO issued (JUN-06-2000), Fed Compliance achieved (JAN-30-2002)
  • 21 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
  • One other older monitoring violation

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

  • TALBOT MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 168, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WESTLANDS (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 7.0%
(4.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.3% for Black residents, 7.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 92.0% for American Indian residents, 62.7% for other race residents, 24.4% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Maryland:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  60.8%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.6%
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: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Easton, MD

People in group quarters in Easton in 2010:

  • 242 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 101 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 24 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 3 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 2 people in in-patient hospice facilities

People in group quarters in Easton in 2000:

  • 330 people in nursing homes
  • 106 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 42 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 26 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 7 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 6 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Easton compared to Maryland state average:

Easton, Maryland environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median age above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.


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Banks with most branches in Easton (2011 data):

  • The Talbot Bank of Easton, Maryland: The Talbot Bank Of Easton, Maryland, Tred Avon Square Branch, Elliott Road Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $707.4 mil, Deposits: $626.9 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Shore Bancshares, Inc.
  • Easton Bank & Trust: William Hill Manor Branch, Glebe Road Branch, at 501 Idlewild Avenue. Info updated 2010/09/21: Bank assets: $154.2 mil, Deposits: $133.6 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Easton Bancorp, Inc.
  • Capital One, National Association: Easton Branch at Marlboro Ave, branch established on 2008/06/19; Easton Branch at 8171 Elliott Road, branch established on 2002/06/20. 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
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Elliott Road Branch at 8223 Elliott Rd Suite 37, branch established on 1982/12/15; Marlboro Branch at 104 Marlboro Road, branch established on 1986/06/16. 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: Eastern Bay Street Drive-In at 101 Bay Street, branch established on 1961/08/02; Easton Branch at 36 North Washington Street, branch established on 1962/05/07. 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
  • SunTrust Bank: Easton Branch at 30 North Harrison Street, branch established on 1879/01/01. 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.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Easton Branch at 100 Marlboro Avenue Ste 1, branch established on 1998/02/06. 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
  • The Queenstown Bank of Maryland: Easton Branch at 274 North Washington Street, branch established on 2000/06/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $447.8 mil, Deposits: $401.4 mil, headquarters in Queenstown, MD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Queenstown Bancorp Of Maryland, Inc.
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Glebe Road Branch at 223 Glebe Road, branch established on 1986/06/30. 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
  • 2 other banks with 2 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Easton, Maryland:

  • Comfort Inn, 8523 Ocean Gtwy, Easton, MD 21601 , Phone: (410) 820-8333
  • Days Inn, 7018 Ocean Gtwy, Easton, MD 21601 , Phone: (410) 822-4600
  • The Tidewater Inn, 101 E Dover St, Easton, MD 21601 , Phone: (410) 822-1300
  • Holiday Inn Express, 8561 Ocean Gtwy, Easton, MD 21601 , Phone: (410) 819-6500, Fax: (410) 819-6505
  • Econo Lodge, 8175 Ocean Gtwy, Easton, MD 21601 , Phone: (410) 820-5555
  • Hampton Inn Easton, MD, 8058 Ocean Gtwy, Easton, MD 21601 , Phone: (410) 822-2200, Fax: (410) 822-9872
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Easton, Maryland

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Easton travel time to work - commute


Easton mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (50%)
  • Utility gas (38%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Easton town (based on Talbot County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 47.42%
Here47.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEpiscopal ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents33.1%25.2%15.1%5.1%4.8%
Congregations6.5%39.1%15.2%8.7%2.2%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in America The Wesleyan ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Church of the BrethrenOther
Adherents3.3%3.0%2.5%2.5%5.4%
Congregations4.3%4.3%2.2%4.3%13.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 15
Here:

4.15 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Talbot County:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
This county:

3.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 47
Talbot County:

13.01 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

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

9.4%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

23.4%
State:

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

17.5%
Maryland:

15.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$17,974$71,8961$465
Other Government Administration 12$63,543$63,5437$8,059
Judicial and Legal 1$1,718$20,6160$0
Police Protection - Officers 12$73,377$73,3770$0
Police - Other 1$3,537$42,4441$1,274
Streets and Highways 3$16,326$65,3041$1,255
Welfare 1$6,111$73,3321$1,541
Solid Waste Management 4$11,884$35,6520$0
Sewerage 5$20,134$48,3220$0
Parks and Recreation 13$61,320$56,60340$28,821
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1$4,865$58,3801$548
Natural Resources 1$2,539$30,4681$131
Water Supply 8$25,886$38,8290$0
Electric Power 41$179,624$52,5730$0
Gas Supply 7$36,228$62,1050$0
Other and Unallocable 67$297,269$53,2421$1,760
Totals for Government 180$822,335$54,82254$43,854

Easton government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $46,028,000 ($2773.11)
    General - Other: $9,165,000 ($552.17)
    Police Protection: $4,980,000 ($300.04)
    Gas Utilities: $3,113,000 ($187.55)
    Sewerage: $2,825,000 ($170.20)
    Water Utilities: $2,604,000 ($156.89)
    Regular Highways: $1,648,000 ($99.29)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,279,000 ($77.06)
    Central Staff Services: $579,000 ($34.88)
    Financial Administration: $472,000 ($28.44)
    Local Fire Protection: $404,000 ($24.34)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $308,000 ($18.56)
    Parks and Recreation: $264,000 ($15.91)
    Housing and Community Development: $121,000 ($7.29)
    General Public Buildings: $70,000 ($4.22)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $39,000 ($2.35)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $824,000 ($49.64)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,253,000 ($316.48)

Easton government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $10,945,000 ($659.42)
    Sewerage: $1,277,000 ($76.94)
    Solid Waste Management: $549,000 ($33.08)
    Parking Facilities: $96,000 ($5.78)
    Regular Highways: $87,000 ($5.24)
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000 ($0.60)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $536,000 ($32.29)
    All Other: $44,000 ($2.65)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $997,000 ($60.07)
    All Other: $256,000 ($15.42)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $15,672,000 ($944.21)
    Interest Earnings: $444,000 ($26.75)
    Fines and Forfeits: $86,000 ($5.18)
    Rents: $29,000 ($1.75)
    Donations From Private Sources: $16,000 ($0.96)
    Sale of Property: $1,000 ($0.06)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $33,328,000 ($2007.95)
    Gas Utilities: $6,808,000 ($410.17)
    Water Utilities: $1,915,000 ($115.38)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $912,000 ($54.95)
    All Other: $340,000 ($20.48)
    Housing and Community Development: $209,000 ($12.59)
  • Tax - Property: $6,360,000 ($383.18)
    NEC: $500,000 ($30.12)
    Other License: $407,000 ($24.52)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $66,000 ($3.98)
    Amusements Sales: $7,000 ($0.42)
    Amusements License: $2,000 ($0.12)

Easton government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,786,000 ($1131.82)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,815,000 ($1013.07)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,971,000 ($118.75)

Easton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,686,000 ($764.31)

8.08% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($82,455 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.08%
Maryland average:

7.95%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($268 average AGI)
Talbot County:

0.07%
Maryland average:

0.25%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Caroline County, MD  1.08% ($41,121 average AGI)
from Anne Arundel County, MD  0.77% ($77,634)
from Queen Anne's County, MD  0.70% ($48,265)


6.91% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($60,193 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.91%
Maryland average:

8.13%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Caroline County, MD  1.22% ($39,817 average AGI)
to Dorchester County, MD  0.66% ($35,474)
to Queen Anne's County, MD  0.47% ($35,471)

Strongest AM radio stations in Easton:

  • WEMD (1460 AM; 1 kW; EASTON, MD; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, 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.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTGM (960 AM; 10 kW; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Easton:

  • WCEI-FM (96.7 FM; EASTON, MD; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WINX-FM (94.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MD; Owner: CWA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAAI (100.9 FM; HURLOCK, MD; Owner: MTS BROADCASTING, L.C.)
  • WCEM-FM (106.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MD; Owner: MTS BROADCASTING L.C.)
  • WTDK (107.1 FM; FEDERALSBURG, MD; Owner: MTS BROADCASTING, L.C.)
  • WRNR-FM (103.1 FM; GRASONVILLE, MD; Owner: EMPIRE BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WSCL (89.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBZS-FM (92.7 FM; PRINCE FREDERICK, MD; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF PRINCE FREDERICK LICENSEE, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Easton:

  • WMDT (Channel 47; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCAST SERVICE GENERAL PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBOC-TV (Channel 16; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: WBOC, INC.)
  • WMPT (Channel 22; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WDPB (Channel 64; SEAFORD, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WBFF (Channel 45; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CHESAPEAKE TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W61BY (Channel 61; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: ANNAPOLIS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W63BP (Channel 63; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: ANNAPOLIS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Easton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 30 meters (98ft)
Total average daily traffic: 23,044
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,459
Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic: 27,734

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Easton)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 57 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Easton, MD)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 87 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Easton)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Easton)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 66 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 19
  • Hazardous Condition: 6

Incident types - Easton


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Easton, MD

Most common first names in Easton, MD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William52075.2 years
Mary44481.0 years
John41275.3 years
James37075.0 years
Charles28275.8 years
George24275.3 years
Margaret23881.0 years
Robert23472.8 years
Helen21679.3 years
Dorothy19678.6 years
Most common last names in Easton, MD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith19676.9 years
Wilson10072.3 years
Thomas9875.1 years
Johnson9274.2 years
Harrison8878.2 years
Williams8278.2 years
Davis8278.3 years
Jones8076.7 years
Miller7881.2 years
Brown7674.5 years
Businesses in Easton, MD
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2MasterBrand Cabinets18
Applebee's1McDonald's3
Arby's1Nike5
Ashley Furniture1Panera Bread1
AutoZone1Papa John's Pizza1
Baskin-Robbins1Penske1
Blockbuster1PetSmart1
Burger King1Pier 1 Imports1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Chick-Fil-A1Popeyes1
Chico's1Quiznos1
Comfort Inn1RadioShack1
Curves1Rite Aid1
Dairy Queen1Ruby Tuesday1
Days Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
Decora Cabinetry8Safeway1
Dennys1Sears1
Domino's Pizza1Staples1
Dunkin Donuts1Starbucks2
Econo Lodge1Subway2
Famous Footwear1T-Mobile2
FedEx7Taco Bell1
GNC1Talbots1
GameStop1Target1
Goodwill3U-Haul1
H&R Block2UPS7
Hardee's1Vans1
Holiday Inn1Vons1
JCPenney1Walgreens1
JoS. A. Bank1Walmart1
KFC1Wendy's1
Lowe's1YMCA1
Browse common businesses in Easton, MD

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  • David Lain (5)
  • Jim Krahn (4)
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  • Matthew O'Connell (3)
  • Mark Oliphant (3)
  • Vincent M. Kelly (3)
  • David Scott Ackerson (2)

Total of 69 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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