Eden, Maryland

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Population in 2010: 823. Population change since 2000: +3.8%
Males: 445  (54.1%)
Females: 378  (45.9%)
Median resident age:  42.7 years
Maryland median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 21822.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $27,951 (it was $34,408 in 2000)
Eden:

$27,951
MD:

$78,945

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $19,035 (it was $13,716 in 2000)

Eden CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $89,195 (it was $37,500 in 2000)
Eden:

$89,195
MD:

$306,900

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $137,327; Detached houses: $181,811; Mobile homes: $111,281

Median gross rent in 2016: $565.

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  • Races in Eden, MD (2010)

    Eden races chart
    • 48659.1%White alone
    • 27933.9%Black alone
    • 232.8%Two or more races
    • 232.8%Hispanic
    • 60.7%American Indian alone
    • 60.7%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Eden: 91.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (6.7%), Irish (5.3%), English (2.3%), German (1.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 31 feet

Land area: 5.60 square miles.

Population density: 147 people per square mile   (very low).

Eden,MD real estate house value index trend

Eden, Maryland map

For population 25 years and over in Eden:

  • High school or higher: 55.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.1%
  • Unemployed: 11.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Eden CDP:

  • Never married: 25.9%
  • Now married: 26.0%
  • Separated: 14.3%
  • Widowed: 17.1%
  • Divorced: 16.6%

48 residents are foreign born (2.0% Asia).

This place:

6.3%
Maryland:

14.7%



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Eden, Maryland as of November 17, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Eden to the number of sex offenders is 128 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,549 (1.3%)

Eden satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bowie, MD (75.7 miles , pop. 50,269).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (85.7 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (122.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Allen, MD (1.4 miles ), Fruitland, MD (1.9 miles ), Princess Anne, MD (2.4 miles ), Salisbury, MD (2.6 miles ), Whitehaven, MD (2.8 miles) , Mount Vernon, MD (2.8 miles ), Quantico, MD (2.9 miles) , Hebron, MD (3.1 miles ).

Latitude: 38.28 N, Longitude: 75.65 W

Eden household income distribution Eden home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.0%
Maryland:

5.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (21%)
  • Other services, except public administration (19%)
  • Wholesale trade (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (28%)
  • Material moving occupations (22%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (4%)
  • Sales and related occupations (3%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (21%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Eden, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Eden-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Maryland state average. It is 57% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.4 miles away from the Eden place center caused $150,000 in damages.

On 4/28/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 48.0 miles away from the place center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Eden-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Maryland state average. It is 87% 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 143.4 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 131.8 miles away from Eden 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 143.0 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 335.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 293.5 miles away from Eden 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 136.7 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 Somerset County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Eden topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Eden:

  • FMC - PRINCESS ANNE (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; PRINCESS ANNE, MD)
  • FMC - SALISBURY (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; SALISBURY, MD)
  • SOMERSET CNTY HLTH DEPT (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; PRINCESS ANNE, MD)
  • ANCHORAGE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; SALISBURY, MD)
  • RIVERWALK MANOR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; SALISBURY, MD)
  • PENINSULA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; SALISBURY, MD)
  • PENINSULA HOME CARE, LLC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; SALISBURY, MD)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Eden:

  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore (about 6 miles; Princess Anne, MD; Full-time enrollment: 3,902)
  • Salisbury University (about 6 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 8,375)
  • Wor-Wic Community College (about 11 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 2,256)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Owens (about 32 miles; Georgetown, DE; FT enrollment: 3,159)
  • Delaware State University (about 64 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 4,087)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry (about 64 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 2,239)
  • United States Naval Academy (about 67 miles; Annapolis, MD; FT enrollment: 5,681)

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Church in Eden: Flower Hill Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Barkley Branch (A), Passerdyke Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Somerset 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
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Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2001 was 16.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

16.6
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 12.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.7
U.S.:

20.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 20.2%
(23.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 60.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Maryland:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  67.6%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  10.0%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.6
Maryland average:

12.6

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Eden CDP (based on Somerset County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,75737
Evangelical Protestant1,71015
Black Protestant2872
Catholic851
Other531
None20,578-
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: 4
Somerset County:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Somerset County:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

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

3.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

3.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.6%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Somerset County:

35.4%
Maryland:

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

17.4%
State:

15.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.4%
Maryland:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Eden:

40.8%
Maryland:

47.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.8
Maryland:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Eden:

23.4%
Maryland:

20.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Eden:

11.9%
Maryland:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
Maryland:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

37.3%
Maryland:

34.1%

General health condition:
Eden:

51.1%
Maryland:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Eden:

78.5%
Maryland:

80.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Eden, MD Residents

5.79% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,366 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.79%
Maryland average:

6.59%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Wicomico County, MD  2.11% ($28,077 average AGI)
from Worcester County, MD  0.57% ($26,119)
from Accomack County, VA  0.34% ($28,840)


7.12% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,021 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.12%
Maryland average:

6.66%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Wicomico County, MD  2.53% ($26,333 average AGI)
to Worcester County, MD  0.83% ($28,823)
to Sussex County, DE  0.21% ($27,688)

Strongest AM radio stations in Eden:

  • WTGM (960 AM; 10 kW; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJDY (1470 AM; 5 kW; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WICO (1320 AM; 1 kW; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WJWL (900 AM; 11 kW; GEORGETOWN, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDMV (540 AM; 1 kW; POCOMOKE CITY, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Eden:

  • WSBY-FM (98.9 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WESM (91.3 FM; PRINCESS ANNE, MD; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, EASTERN SHORE)
  • W206AY (89.1 FM; FRUITLAND, MD; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WICO-FM (97.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXMD (92.5 FM; POCOMOKE CITY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLVW-FM (105.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOLC (102.5 FM; PRINCESS ANNE, MD; Owner: MARANATHA, INC.)
  • W204AY (88.7 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WQHQ (104.7 FM; OCEAN CITY-SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDIH (90.3 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY EDUCATIONAL B/C FOUNDATION)
  • WKHW (106.5 FM; POCOMOKE CITY, MD; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WSCL (89.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WAAI (100.9 FM; HURLOCK, MD; Owner: MTS BROADCASTING, L.C.)
  • WBEY (96.9 FM; CRISFIELD, MD; Owner: BAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WZBH (93.5 FM; GEORGETOWN, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WKDB (95.3 FM; LAUREL, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WOCQ (103.9 FM; BERLIN, MD; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WZEB (101.7 FM; OCEAN VIEW, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WRXS (106.9 FM; OCEAN CITY, MD; Owner: ATLANTIC RADIO BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WLBW (92.1 FM; FENWICK ISLAND, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Eden:

  • WCPB (Channel 28; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WBOC-TV (Channel 16; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: WBOC, INC.)
  • WMDT (Channel 47; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCAST SERVICE GENERAL PARTNERSHIP)
  • W38BN (Channel 38; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY EDUCATIONAL B/CTING FOUND.)
  • WDPB (Channel 64; SEAFORD, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)

Eden fatal accident list:

May 25, 1991 12:22 AM, 13, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jul 19, 1988 06:15 AM, Us0013, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • 12Total average daily traffic
  • 20Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Eden)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • E Side Old Eden Rd (Lat: 38.300111 Lon: -75.627694), Overall height: 100 m, Call Sign: WMV415
    Assigned Frequencies: 950.000 MHzGrant Date: 01/25/1995, Expiration Date: 08/01/2022Registrant: Phone: (410) 742-5191
  • EDEN, 14641 Merser Rd (Lat: 38.282639 Lon: -75.651306), Type: Pole, Structure height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WQQK471
    Assigned Frequencies: 10715.0 MHz, 6093.45 MHzGrant Date: 01/14/2013, Expiration Date: 01/14/2023, Certifier: Charles ClearyRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Off Rt 13, 8 Mi West Of Eden Allen Rd (Lat: 38.280944 Lon: -75.654639), Overall height: 140.2 m, Call Sign: KNKM900
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.887 MHzGrant Date: 05/11/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 01/13/2005, Certifier: Paul H KuziaRegistrant: Venable, LLP, 575 7th Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 344-4000, Fax: (202) 344-8300, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Eden)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: EHINGER WILLIAM QUICKSILVER MX II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 4532V , Serial Number: 1570
    Registrant (Individual): William Ehinger, 26444 Jacksons Wharf Rd, Eden, MD 21822
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 07/01/1981, Exported to: United Kingdom
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7890V , Serial Number: 2852, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 10/19/1964
    Registrant (Co-Owned): John D Haffner, 5170 Cooper Rd, Eden, MD 21822, Other Owners: Patricia G Haffner

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 12
  • Hazardous Condition: 3
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Eden

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Eden, MD
Most common first names in Eden, MD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1977.0 years
William1769.4 years
Robert1375.2 years
Mary1173.4 years
James972.2 years
Helen878.4 years
Charles775.0 years
George671.7 years
Albert669.5 years
David566.8 years
Most common last names in Eden, MD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Polk2478.1 years
Banks1566.5 years
Jones1279.4 years
Bounds979.0 years
Pusey882.4 years
Smith878.5 years
Dennis778.9 years
Barkley768.0 years
Brown666.8 years
White680.3 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (47%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (36%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (17%)

Eden compared to Maryland state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value 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 below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There are 6 pilots and 9 other airmen in this city.
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