Eckhart Mines, Maryland

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Population in 2010: 932.
Males: 564  (60.6%)
Females: 368  (39.4%)
Median resident age:

37.4 years
Maryland median age:

39.0 years
Estimated median household income in 2019: $48,867
Eckhart Mines:

$48,867
MD:

$86,738

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $23,095

Eckhart Mines CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $124,800
Eckhart Mines:

$124,800
MD:

$332,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $138,555; detached houses: $137,863

Median gross rent in 2019: $931.

March 2019 cost of living index in Eckhart Mines: 86.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 2.3%

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Ancestries: American (31.8%), German (31.3%), Scottish (13.3%), English (8.2%), French (7.7%), Welsh (7.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1720 feet

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (79.0 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (200.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Clarysville, MD (0.9 miles),
Grahamtown, MD (1.2 miles ),
Zihlman, MD (1.2 miles ),
Frostburg, MD (1.3 miles ),
Vale Summit, MD (1.5 miles),
Shaft, MD (1.8 miles ),
Midlothian, MD (1.8 miles ),
Mount Savage, MD (1.8 miles )

Latitude: 39.65 N, Longitude: 78.90 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 301

Distribution of median household income in Eckhart Mines, MD in 2019
Distribution of house value in Eckhart Mines, MD in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.6%
Maryland:

6.6%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 59.2. This is better than average.

City:

59.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.126. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.126
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.78. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.78
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.992. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.992
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 33.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.81. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.81
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Eckhart Mines-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 3.9 miles away from the Eckhart Mines place center injured 5 people and caused $6 million in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.6 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused $4 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Eckhart Mines-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Maryland state average. It is 50% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 131.2 miles away from the city 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) earthquake occurred 149.6 miles away from Eckhart Mines center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 179.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 128.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 250.2 miles away from Eckhart Mines center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 136.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Allegany County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Snowstorms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Eckhart Mines:

  • FROSTBURG HOSPITAL ECF (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; FROSTBURG, MD)
  • WEST MD HEALTH SYST FROSTBURG NRSG AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; FROSTBURG, MD)
  • 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)
  • MID-ATLANTIC OF CUMBERLAND, LLC (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; CUMBERLAND, MD)
  • SACRED HEART HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; CUMBERLAND, MD)
  • EGLE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; LONACONING, MD)

Amtrak station near Eckhart Mines:

  • 8 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 Eckhart Mines:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Eckhart Mines:

  • Frostburg State University (about 2 miles; Frostburg, MD; Full-time enrollment: 4,944)
  • Allegany College of Maryland (about 9 miles; Cumberland, MD; FT enrollment: 2,407)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown (about 43 miles; Johnstown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,815)
  • Shenandoah University (about 52 miles; Winchester, VA; FT enrollment: 3,010)
  • Westmoreland County Community College (about 54 miles; Youngwood, PA; FT enrollment: 4,669)
  • Lord Fairfax Community College (about 55 miles; Middletown, VA; FT enrollment: 4,144)
  • West Virginia University (about 57 miles; Morgantown, WV; FT enrollment: 27,429)

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Church in Eckhart Mines: Eckhart United Methodist Church (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
Average household size:
This place:

2.4 people
Maryland:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

68.4%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.6%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Eckhart Mines:

Marital status in Eckhart Mines, MD
  • Never married: 30.3%
  • Now married: 52.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 11.8%
  • Divorced: 5.4%

For population 25 years and over in Eckhart Mines:

  • High school or higher: 96.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.5
Maryland average:

12.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Eckhart Mines, MD (based on Allegany County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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.
State:

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

0.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

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

7.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.5%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Allegany County:

28.9%
Maryland:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Allegany County:

13.0%
Maryland:

15.5%

3.60% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,384 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.60%
Maryland average:

6.88%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Mineral County, WV  0.50% ($31,585 average AGI)
from Garrett County, MD  0.30% ($44,338)
from Washington County, MD  0.17% ($32,512)


3.98% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,242 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.98%
Maryland average:

7.35%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Mineral County, WV  0.65% ($38,646 average AGI)
to Garrett County, MD  0.35% ($39,942)
to Washington County, MD  0.17% ($28,610)

Strongest AM radio stations in Eckhart Mines:

  • 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)
  • WVSC (990 AM; 10 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WLYE (850 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WZSK (1040 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EVERETT, PA; Owner: NEW MILLENNIUM COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • WYSN (1330 AM; 5 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Eckhart Mines:

  • 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)
  • WFRB-FM (105.3 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WCBC-FM (107.1 FM; KEYSER, WV; Owner: PROSPERITAS BROADCASTING SYSTEM, L P)
  • WWPN (101.1 FM; WESTERNPORT, MD; Owner: ERNEST F. SANTMYIRE)
  • WDZN (100.1 FM; ROMNEY, WV; Owner: CHARTER EQUITIES, INC.)
  • WAIJ (90.3 FM; GRANTSVILLE, MD; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INC.)
  • WQZS (93.3 FM; MEYERSDALE, PA; Owner: ROGER WAHL)
  • WQZK-FM (94.1 FM; KEYSER, WV; Owner: STARCAST SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WBVE (107.5 FM; BEDFORD, PA; Owner: CESSNA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAYC (100.9 FM; BEDFORD, PA; Owner: CESSNA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVSB (104.1 FM; ROMNEY, WV; Owner: WEST VA. SCHS. FOR DEAF AND BLIND)
  • WTRM (91.3 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: TIMBER RIDGE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WQWV (103.7 FM; FISHER, WV; Owner: MCGUIRE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • W242AD (96.3 FM; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WVPM (90.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WOGG (94.9 FM; OLIVER, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKHJ (104.5 FM; MOUNTAIN LAKE PARK, MD; Owner: SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Eckhart Mines:

  • W43BP (Channel 43; CRESAPTOWN, MD; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WGPT (Channel 36; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3ft / 0.8mTotal length
  • 11,591Total average daily traffic
  • 927Total average daily truck traffic
  • 12,984Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Eckhart Mines, MD
  • 73.2%Utility gas
  • 26.8%Electricity


Eckhart Mines compared to Maryland state average:

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

Eckhart Mines on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Oceania (population 500+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Australia and New Zealand Subregion (population 500+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Australian and New Zealand Subregion (population 500+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
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