Fort Washington, Maryland

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Population in 2010: 23,717. Population change since 2000: -0.5%
Males: 11,622  (49.0%)
Females: 12,095  (51.0%)
Median resident age:  44.3 years
Maryland median age:  34.4 years

Zip codes: 20744.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $107,911 (it was $81,177 in 2000)
Fort Washington:

$107,911
MD:

$71,122
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $41,696 (it was $30,871 in 2000)

Fort Washington CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $324,974 (it was $171,400 in 2000)
Fort Washington:

$324,974
MD:

$279,900
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $455,724; Detached houses: $464,913; Townhouses or other attached units: $446,221; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $227,060; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $105,232; Mobile homes: $628,039; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $365,405

Median gross rent in 2012: $2,001.

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Fort Washington races chart
  • Black alone - 17,327 (68.6%)
  • White alone - 3,002 (11.9%)
  • Asian alone - 2,317 (9.2%)
  • Hispanic - 1,493 (5.9%)
  • Two or more races - 1,160 (4.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 121 (0.5%)
  • Other race alone - 32 (0.1%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Fort Washington: 130.6 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Subsaharan African (4.5%), Irish (3.4%), German (3.1%), English (2.5%), Italian (1.9%), United States (1.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 176 feet

Land area: 13.6 square miles.

Population density: 1,747 people per square mile   (low).

Fort Washington,MD real estate house value index trend

Fort Washington, Maryland map

For population 25 years and over in Fort Washington:

  • High school or higher: 93.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 40.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 39.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fort Washington CDP:

  • Never married: 30.4%
  • Now married: 52.2%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

3,459 residents are foreign born (7.1% Asia).

This place:  13.7%
Maryland:  14.3%



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists there were 60 registered sex offenders living in Fort Washington, Maryland as of March 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Fort Washington to the number of sex offenders is 395 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $4,368 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $3,863 (1.1%)

Fort Washington satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Alexandria, VA (6.0 miles , pop. 128,283).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (11.8 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (132.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Friendly, MD (1.4 miles ), Fort Hunt, VA (1.6 miles ), National Harbor, MD (1.8 miles ), Hybla Valley, VA (1.9 miles ), Oxon Hill, MD (2.1 miles ), Oxon Hill-Glassmanor, MD (2.1 miles ), Groveton, VA (2.2 miles ), Huntington, VA (2.2 miles ).

Latitude: 38.74 N, Longitude: 77.01 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -8,026 (-31.8%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 1,577 (11.8%)

Fort Washington household income distribution Fort Washington home values distribution

Property values in Fort Washington, MD

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.6%
Maryland:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (19%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (14%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Computer specialists (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Business operations specialists (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

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

Average climate in Fort Washington, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Fort Washington-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Maryland state average. It is 7% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.2 miles away from the Fort Washington place center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

On 9/5/1979, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.5 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fort Washington-area historical earthquake activity is near Maryland state average. It is 85% 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 93.6 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 121.4 miles away from Fort Washington 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 261.1 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 121.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 295.2 miles away from Fort Washington 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 89.4 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 County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fort Washington topographic map

Birthplace of: Jarrett Jack - NBA player (Portland Trail Blazers, born: Oct 28, 1983), Jeff Kinney (writer) - Children's writer, Joe Haden - College football player, Lamar Butler - Basketball player, Leon Joe - 2005 NFL player (Chicago Bears, born: Oct 26, 1981), Mechelle Lewis - Athletics competitor, Waine Bacon - 2005 NFL player (Indianapolis Colts, born: Apr 11, 1979), Byron Westbrook - Football player, Calvin Tiggle - Player of and football, Charles E. Hart - General.

Hospitals and medical centers in Fort Washington:

  • FORT WASHINGTON HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 11711 LIVINGSTON ROAD)
  • BMA - FORT WASHINGTON (12780 OLD FORT RD)
  • FMC - FORT FOOTE (8507 OXON HILL RD)
  • AMERICARE IN HOME NURSING (10905 FORT WASHINGTON ROAD SUITE 213)
  • FORT WASHINGTON HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (12021 LIVINGSTON ROAD)

Heliports located in Fort Washington:

Amtrak stations near Fort Washington:

  • 6 miles: ALEXANDRIA (110 CALLAHAN DR.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 11 miles: WASHINGTON (50 MASSACHUSETTS AVE. N.E.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities and snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 12 miles: LORTON (AUTO-TRAIN) (LORTON, 8006 LORTON RD.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fort Washington:

  • Strayer University-Maryland (about 8 miles; Suitland, MD; Full-time enrollment: 2,748)
  • George Washington University (about 11 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 18,928)
  • Strayer University-Virginia (about 11 miles; Arlington, VA; FT enrollment: 7,005)
  • Strayer University-Global Region (about 12 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 2,613)
  • Georgetown University (about 12 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 12,535)
  • Howard University (about 13 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 7,838)
  • Medtech Institute (about 13 miles; Falls Church, VA; FT enrollment: 2,900)

Public high school in Fort Washington:

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Fort Washington:

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Notable locations in Fort Washington: Cherry Hill Farm And Orchard (A), South Potomac Commerce Center (B), National Harbor (C), Tantallon Country Club (D), Tantallon Marina (E), Prince Georges Yacht Club (F), Fort Washington Marina (G), Prince Georges County Fire Department Station 847 Allentown Road Volunteer Fire Department 2 (H), Notley Hall (I), Silesia Fire Station Company 47 (J), Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Potomac Shopping Center (1), Olde Forte Village Shopping Center (2), Fort Washington Shopping Center (3), Forest Plaza Shopping Center (4), Livingston Square Shopping Center (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Fort Washington include: Fort Foote Baptist Church (A), Fort Washington United Methodist Church (B), Christ Missionary Baptist Church (C), Riverside Baptist Church (D), Fort Washington Church (E), Grace Church (F), Saint Johns Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Lyles Family Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Parks in Fort Washington include: Riverview Recreation Center (1), Potomac River Waterfront Park (2), Betty Blume Park (3), National Capital Parks-East (4), Potomac Vista Recreation Area (5), Tantallon North Neighborhood Park (6), Potomac Landing Park (7), Tantallon Park (8), Franklin Square Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Capital Caricaturez (Arcades & Amusements; 14099 Wilton Oaks Dr) (1), D & M Enterprises (Tours & Charters; 710 Gleneagles Drive) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotel: Tri-com Travel (1912 Border Drive) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

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 2012 was 111. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

111
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.266. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.266
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 13.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.3
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.600. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.600
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 27.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 13.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.9
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.84. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.84
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.00225. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00225
U.S.:

0.01468
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 4.4%
(8.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.4% for Black residents, 0.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.9 people
Maryland:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  77.7%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.3%
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: 0.5% of all households

People in group quarters in Fort Washington in 2010:

  • 145 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 10 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 10 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 9 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 2 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Fort Washington in 2000:

  • 143 people in nursing homes
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Fort Washington compared to Maryland state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with branches in Fort Washington (2011 data):

  • Capital One, National Association: Olde Forte Village Center Branch at 980 East Swan Creek Road, branch established on 1993/12/06. 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
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Fort Washington Branch at 9412 Livingston Road, branch established on 1993/11/04. 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
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Fort Washington Branch at 11807 Livingston Road, branch established on 1982/03/18. 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
  • Old Line Bank: Fort Washington Branch at 12740 Old Fort Road, branch established on 1973/07/30. Info updated 2011/04/12: Bank assets: $803.6 mil, Deposits: $691.2 mil, headquarters in Bowie, MD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: Old Line Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Fort Washington travel time to work - commute Fort Washington mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (47%)
  • Electricity (44%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Neighborhoods in Fort Washington:

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Religion statistics for Fort Washington CDP (based on Prince George's County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 30.66%
Here: 30.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionJewishAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents32.1%10.4%9.5%8.4%5.3%
Congregations8.1%9.5%19.7%2.0%6.6%
NameMuslim EstimateChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Episcopal ChurchSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchOther
Adherents5.0%4.1%2.7%2.5%19.9%
Congregations1.6%3.2%5.4%3.2%40.7%
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: 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%

Strongest AM radio stations in Fort Washington:

  • WKDL (730 AM; 8 kW; ALEXANDRIA, VA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALEXANDRIA LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WABS (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WFAX (1220 AM; 5 kW; FALLS CHURCH, VA; Owner: NEWCOMB BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fort Washington:

  • WWZZ (104.1 FM; WALDORF, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WPGC-FM (95.5 FM; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MARYLAND)
  • WHFS (99.1 FM; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WRQX (107.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WHUR-FM (96.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • 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.)
  • WASH (97.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJFK-FM (106.7 FM; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WKYS (93.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WARW (94.7 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WAVA (105.1 FM; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WIHT (99.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJZW (105.9 FM; WOODBRIDGE, VA; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WMZQ-FM (98.7 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBIG-FM (100.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWDC-FM (101.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WGMS-FM (103.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WCSP-FM (90.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NATIONAL CABLE SATELLITE CORPORATION)
  • WAMU (88.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE EXEC. COMM. OF THE BD. OF TRUSTEES OF AMERICAN UNIV.)

TV broadcast stations around Fort Washington:

  • WIAV-LP (Channel 58; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WHUT-TV (Channel 32; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WBDC-TV (Channel 50; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WETA-TV (Channel 26; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE GREATER WASHINGTON ED TELECOMM. ASSOC)
  • WRC-TV (Channel 4; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WRC-TV), INC.)
  • WDCA (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNVC (Channel 56; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W28BY (Channel 63; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFORMATION SUPER STATION, L.L.C.)
  • WMPT (Channel 22; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WPXW (Channel 66; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: PAXSON WASHINGTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WZDC-LP (Channel 64; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ONDA CAPITAL, INC.)
  • WMDO-CA (Channel 30; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WNVT (Channel 53; GOLDVEIN, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBFF (Channel 45; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CHESAPEAKE TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNUV (Channel 54; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE (WNUV-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUTB (Channel 24; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WKRP-LP (Channel 42; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA, LLC)
  • W42BE (Channel 42; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: FAIRFAX LOW POWER CO.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Fort Washington)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Lat: 38.793083 Lon: -76.951500, Call Sign: WPIJ845
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.375 MHz, 463.375 MHz, 464.375 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/05/2005, Expiration Date: 09/15/2015, Certifier: John H Agnew
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Rd #134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (202) 722-4606, Email:
  • 9598 Livingston Rd (Lat: 38.758250 Lon: -76.996833), Call Sign: WPXP392
    Assigned Frequencies: 31.2400 MHz, 33.1400 MHz, 33.1600 MHz, 33.4000 MHz, 35.0200 MHz, 35.1200 MHz, 35.8800 MHz, 35.9600 MHz, 151.655 MHz, 151.685 MHz... (+9 more)
    Grant Date: 05/14/2003, Expiration Date: 05/14/2013, Certifier: Remona Barbour
    Registrant: Spectrum License Consultants, 8212 Ithaca Ave Ste 15, Lubbock, TX 79453, Phone: (806) 780-7800, Fax: (806) 780-7802, Email:
  • 996 E Swan Creek (Lat: 38.725278 Lon: -76.990278), Call Sign: WQBG488
    Assigned Frequencies: 30.8400 MHz, 154.540 MHz, 33.4000 MHz, 33.1600 MHz, 31.2400 MHz, 468.487 MHz, 468.762 MHz, 468.837 MHz, 469.462 MHz, 469.637 MHz... (+22 more)
    Grant Date: 09/30/2004, Expiration Date: 09/30/2014, Certifier: Beth Cotner
    Registrant: Dolfen Consulting Group, 95 Willow Lane, Bristol, IL 60512-9711, Phone: (630) 553-5886, Fax: (630) 566-1755, Email:
  • 9596 Livingston Road (Lat: 38.740556 Lon: -76.997222), Call Sign: WQEK668
    Assigned Frequencies: 30.8400 MHz, 154.540 MHz, 33.4000 MHz, 33.1600 MHz, 31.2400 MHz, 468.487 MHz, 468.837 MHz, 469.462 MHz, 469.637 MHz, 469.662 MHz... (+18 more)
    Grant Date: 02/22/2006, Expiration Date: 02/22/2016, Certifier: Marcella Hammond
    Registrant: Dolfen Consulting Group, 95 Willow Lane, Bristol, IL 60512-9711, Phone: (630) 553-5886, Fax: (630) 566-1755, Email:
  • Lat: 38.795278 Lon: -76.960278, Call Sign: WQES598
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.987 MHz, 464.325 MHz, 464.825 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/04/2006, Expiration Date: 04/04/2016, Certifier: Roland Lucian
    Registrant: Metrotalk, Inc., 4246 Kenilworth Ave., Bladensburg, MD 20710, Phone: (301) 209-8364, Fax: (301) 779-4329, Email:
  • 11108 Fort Washington Road (Lat: 38.741278 Lon: -76.996083), Type: Tower, Structure height: 100.5 m, Overall height: 106.4 m, Call Sign: WQIS399, Licensee ID: L00001771
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.175 MHz, 154.085 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/30/2008, Expiration Date: 04/30/2018, Certifier: George E Ryan Ii
    Registrant: State Of Dnr Maryland, 580 Taylor Ave, E-3, Annapolis, MD 21401, Phone: (410) 260-8843, Fax: (410) 260-8878, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

92 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fort Washington)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

22 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Fort Washington)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 5 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED177$292,78962$321,571403$269,37034$86,50234$261,451
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED10$286,91034$335,72154$285,0488$79,66311$323,639
APPLICATIONS DENIED41$274,29235$271,188296$304,14623$83,27529$233,886
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN37$275,02619$364,499168$303,7368$147,31812$263,267
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS6$303,1356$216,43751$307,5700$08$236,528
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8013.06 , 8013.07, 8013.08, 8013.09, 8014.03, 8014.04

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 5 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED8$288,0202$383,6101$338,820
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED12$359,5914$305,2933$292,340
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$145,0003$304,0100$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$295,3251$224,3601$164,760
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8013.06 , 8013.07, 8013.08, 8013.09, 8014.03, 8014.04

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Most common first names in Fort Washington, MD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary13377.9 years
James12769.4 years
John12671.8 years
William11671.3 years
Robert8568.9 years
Charles7270.2 years
Joseph6769.9 years
George6174.2 years
Helen4680.2 years
Margaret4178.6 years
Most common last names in Fort Washington, MD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6671.5 years
Johnson6571.4 years
Jones5166.5 years
Williams5171.0 years
Brown5073.3 years
Davis3775.4 years
Taylor3574.8 years
Jackson2975.2 years
Thomas2669.2 years
Miller2572.0 years
Businesses in Fort Washington, MD
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven3McDonald's2
Advance Auto Parts1Papa John's Pizza1
Blockbuster1Pizza Hut1
CVS2Safeway1
Chevrolet1Starbucks1
Cricket Wireless1Subway1
Curves1Taco Bell1
Domino's Pizza1True Value1
DressBarn2U-Haul1
FedEx4UPS2
GNC1Vons1
Giant1World Gym1
KFC1YMCA1
Lane Furniture1

Fort Washington on our top lists:

  • #51 on the list of "Top 100 cities with longest commuting times (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 100 cities with biggest houses (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #57 (20744) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest charity contributions deductions as a percentage of AGI in 2004 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #83 (20744) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Sudanese first ancestries"
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  • Alex E. Moser (2)
  • Gayle Louise Williams (1)
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  • Tyrone W. Taylor (1)
  • Darren Caison (1)

Total of 36 patent applications in 2008-2015.



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