Finzel, Maryland

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Population in 2010: 547.
Males: 287  (52.6%)
Females: 260  (47.4%)
Median resident age:

41.3 years
Maryland median age:

39.0 years
Estimated median household income in 2019: $53,816
Finzel:

$53,816
MD:

$86,738

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $31,491

Finzel CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $183,678
Finzel:

$183,678
MD:

$332,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $171,346; detached houses: $172,430

Median gross rent in 2019: $642.

March 2019 cost of living index in Finzel: 91.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 16.3%

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Ancestries: German (61.8%), Irish (9.6%), European (5.5%), American (5.3%), Welsh (2.6%), Scottish (2.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 2530 feet

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,381 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,418 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (74.2 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (202.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Zihlman, MD (1.9 miles ),
Mount Savage, MD (1.9 miles ),
Frostburg, MD (2.1 miles ),
Grahamtown, MD (2.2 miles ),
Eckhart Mines, MD (2.2 miles ),
Wellersburg, PA (2.3 miles),
Barrelville, MD (2.4 miles),
Midlothian, MD (2.4 miles )

Latitude: 39.71 N, Longitude: 78.95 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 301

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

5.4%
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 3.6 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 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.78
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.502. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.502
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 33.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.6 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 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.81
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Finzel-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 8.5 miles away from the Finzel 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 1.7 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused $4 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Finzel-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 136.2 miles away from Finzel 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 144.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 174.8 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 133.1 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 252.7 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 159.8 miles away from Finzel 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 Garrett County (12) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Snowstorms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Finzel:

  • FROSTBURG HOSPITAL ECF (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; FROSTBURG, MD)
  • WEST MD HEALTH SYST FROSTBURG NRSG AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; FROSTBURG, MD)
  • PRODIGY DIALYSIS, LLC - MEYERSDALE (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; MEYERSDALE, PA)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-MEYERSDALE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MEYERSDALE, PA)
  • MEYERSDALE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 8 miles away; MYERSDALE, PA)
  • HOSPICE MEM HOSP AND MED CNTR CUMBERLAND (Hospital, about 10 miles away; CUMBERLAND, MD)
  • SACRED HEART HOSPITAL ECU (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CUMBERLAND, MD)

Amtrak station near Finzel:

  • 11 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 Finzel:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Finzel:

  • Frostburg State University (about 5 miles; Frostburg, MD; Full-time enrollment: 4,944)
  • Allegany College of Maryland (about 13 miles; Cumberland, MD; FT enrollment: 2,407)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown (about 39 miles; Johnstown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,815)
  • Westmoreland County Community College (about 49 miles; Youngwood, PA; FT enrollment: 4,669)
  • Seton Hill University (about 53 miles; Greensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,167)
  • Wyo Tech-Blairsville (about 53 miles; Blairsville, PA; FT enrollment: 2,602)
  • West Virginia University (about 54 miles; Morgantown, WV; FT enrollment: 27,429)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Eastern Garrett County Volunteer Fire and Rescue (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Finzel: Emmanuel Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Finzel Cemetery (1), Emmanuel Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Garrett 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:

2.6 people
Maryland:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

76.2%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.2%
Whole state:

6.4%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Finzel:

Marital status in Finzel, MD
  • Never married: 15.8%
  • Now married: 70.1%
  • Separated: 5.1%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 4.3%

For population 25 years and over in Finzel:

  • High school or higher: 95.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.6%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.5
Maryland average:

12.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Finzel, MD (based on Garrett County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,01556
Mainline Protestant4,02536
Catholic7712
Other2042
None19,082-
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: 5
Garrett County:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Garrett County:

1.01 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Garrett County:

6.07 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
Here:

8.77 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

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

10.6%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Garrett County:

25.5%
Maryland:

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

12.4%
Maryland:

15.5%

4.11% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($52,449 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.11%
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 Allegany County, MD  0.75% ($39,942 average AGI)
from Preston County, WV  0.28% ($30,688)


3.71% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,881 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.71%
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 Allegany County, MD  0.65% ($44,338 average AGI)
to Preston County, WV  0.26% ($32,533)

Strongest AM radio stations in Finzel:

  • 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.)
  • WLYE (850 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WYSN (1330 AM; 5 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Finzel:

  • WFRB-FM (105.3 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WROG (102.9 FM; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: TSCHUDY RADIO, INC)
  • WKGO (106.1 FM; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WFWM (91.9 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WLIC (97.1 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INC.)
  • WAIJ (90.3 FM; GRANTSVILLE, MD; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INC.)
  • WWPN (101.1 FM; WESTERNPORT, MD; Owner: ERNEST F. SANTMYIRE)
  • WQZS (93.3 FM; MEYERSDALE, PA; Owner: ROGER WAHL)
  • WCBC-FM (107.1 FM; KEYSER, WV; Owner: PROSPERITAS BROADCASTING SYSTEM, L P)
  • WDZN (100.1 FM; ROMNEY, WV; Owner: CHARTER EQUITIES, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WOGG (94.9 FM; OLIVER, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WVPM (90.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WSKE (104.3 FM; EVERETT, PA; Owner: NEW MILLENNIUM COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • W242AD (96.3 FM; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WVSB (104.1 FM; ROMNEY, WV; Owner: WEST VA. SCHS. FOR DEAF AND BLIND)
  • WQWV (103.7 FM; FISHER, WV; Owner: MCGUIRE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WTRM (91.3 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: TIMBER RIDGE MINISTRIES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Finzel:

  • WGPT (Channel 36; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • W43BP (Channel 43; CRESAPTOWN, MD; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Finzel fatal accident list:

Sep 16, 2015 08:26 PM, Us-40al, Lat: 39.680608, Lon: -78.963217, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Nov 23, 2013 11:03 PM, Us-40al, Lat: 39.680406, Lon: -78.963067, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Aug 19, 2012 04:27 AM, Cr-198, Lat: 39.691847, Lon: -78.963083, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
May 23, 2003 01:49 PM, I-68, Lat: 39.680999, Lon: -78.968112, Vehicles: 45, Persons: 85, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 72ft / 22.3mTotal length
  • $100,000Total costs
  • 43,101Total average daily traffic
  • 193Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Little Savage Mountain Sr 546 (Lat: 39.695639 Lon: -78.953917), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30 m, Overall height: 40 m, Call Sign: KGA910,
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.0600 MHz, 39.0800 MHz, 39.1000 MHz, 39.1400 MHz, 39.2400 MHz, 39.2600 MHz, 39.3000 MHz, 39.3200 MHz, 39.3400 MHz, 39.3800 MHz... (+11 more), Grant Date: 05/15/2012, Expiration Date: 07/31/2022, Registrant: Maryland State Police, 7755 Washington Boulevard, Jessup, MD 20794, Phone: (410) 799-3466, Fax: (410) 799-3853, Email:
  • Us Rt 48 Big Savage Mountain (Lat: 39.661194 Lon: -78.960306), Call Sign: WNUT984,
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.1000 MHz, 39.2400 MHz, 39.6200 MHz, Grant Date: 08/29/2015, Expiration Date: 11/14/2025, Registrant: Maryland Dept. Of State Police, 7755 Washington Blvd, Jessup, MD 20794, Phone: (410) 799-3466, Fax: (410) 799-3853, Email:
  • Us Rt 40 At Big Savage Mountain (Lat: 39.673972 Lon: -78.962528), Type: Pole, Structure height: 34 m, Call Sign: WPMU741,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.950 MHz, 462.975 MHz, 463.000 MHz, 463.025 MHz, 463.050 MHz, 463.075 MHz, 463.100 MHz, 463.125 MHz, 463.150 MHz, 463.175 MHz, Grant Date: 10/22/2013, Expiration Date: 01/12/2024, Certifier: Thomas H Miller, Registrant: State Of Maryland, Miemss, 653 West Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, Phone: (410) 706-3668, Fax: (410) 706-8528, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • STATION, Us Rt 40 At Big Savage Mtn (Lat: 39.673972 Lon: -78.962500), Overall height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: WNTM695,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6775.00 MHz, 6585.00 MHz, Grant Date: 12/13/2011, Expiration Date: 02/25/2022, Registrant: State Of Maryland, Miemss, 653 West Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, Phone: (410) 706-3668, Fax: (410) 706-8528, Email:

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Finzel, MD
  • 30.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 22.4%Electricity
  • 21.1%Coal or coke
  • 13.1%Wood
  • 5.1%Utility gas
  • 4.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Finzel, MD
  • 82.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 17.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Finzel compared to Maryland state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below 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 above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Finzel on our top lists:

  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 500+"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
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