Frostburg, Maryland

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Population in 2019: 8,505 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +8.0%
 
Males: 4,003  (47.1%)
Females: 4,502  (52.9%)
Median resident age:

24.5 years
Maryland median age:

39.0 years

Zip codes: 21532.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $45,466 (it was $21,215 in 2000)
Frostburg:

$45,466
MD:

$86,738

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $18,707 (it was $13,821 in 2000)

Frostburg city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $143,722 (it was $81,400 in 2000)
Frostburg:

$143,722
MD:

$332,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $185,960; detached houses: $187,262; townhouses or other attached units: $178,878; in 2-unit structures: $122,579; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $151,276; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $294,899; mobile homes: $108,638

Median gross rent in 2019: $691.

March 2019 cost of living index in Frostburg: 84.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 23.2%
(21.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 52.0% for Black residents, 15.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 92.3% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 12.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Frostburg, MD (2019)
    • 6,58376.3%White alone
    • 1,10612.8%Black alone
    • 3003.5%Hispanic
    • 2703.1%Two or more races
    • 2122.5%Asian alone
    • 350.4%Other race alone
    • 140.2%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists, there were 23 registered sex offenders living in Frostburg, Maryland as of October 22, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Frostburg is 383 to 1.


Crime rates in Frostburg by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.8)
1
(11.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(25.1)
3
(38.4)
1
(12.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(25.5)
4
(44.0)
1
(11.1)
3
(34.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
4
(50.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(39.1)
3
(38.3)
5
(55.0)
5
(55.3)
4
(45.8)
3
(34.8)
2
(23.2)
2
(23.3)
2
(23.2)
3
(34.9)
4
(47.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
20
(250.6)
12
(153.7)
12
(154.7)
12
(156.5)
12
(153.2)
4
(44.0)
8
(88.4)
12
(137.3)
11
(127.5)
7
(81.3)
15
(174.4)
8
(92.8)
16
(186.2)
10
(117.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
61
(764.4)
55
(704.3)
37
(476.9)
51
(665.0)
37
(472.5)
63
(693.3)
67
(740.4)
43
(492.0)
50
(579.6)
42
(488.0)
23
(267.4)
50
(579.9)
39
(454.0)
28
(329.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
140
(1,754)
146
(1,870)
169
(2,178)
133
(1,734)
193
(2,465)
147
(1,618)
173
(1,912)
170
(1,945)
139
(1,611)
126
(1,464)
131
(1,523)
120
(1,392)
94
(1,094)
114
(1,340)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
10
(125.3)
5
(64.0)
5
(64.4)
7
(91.3)
4
(51.1)
3
(33.0)
4
(44.2)
2
(22.9)
6
(69.6)
3
(34.9)
1
(11.6)
4
(46.4)
4
(46.6)
11
(129.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.8)
2
(25.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.8)
1
(11.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(34.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(23.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
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City-Data.com crime index218.9190.7166.9166.3223.9198.4174.9182.7146.5118.8122.4125.5127.0124.6

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Frostburg, MD

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 20 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.00
Maryland average:

2.74
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Ancestries: German (15.2%), Irish (8.6%), American (8.1%), English (6.3%), Scottish (4.1%), Italian (2.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1839

Elevation: 2075 feet

Land area: 3.06 square miles.

Population density: 2,783 people per square mile   (average).

Frostburg, Maryland map

269 residents are foreign born (0.5% Europe, 0.5% Africa).

This city:

3.2%
Maryland:

15.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,958 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,732 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (77.8 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (202.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Grahamtown, MD (0.8 miles ),
Zihlman, MD (1.1 miles ),
Eckhart Mines, MD (1.3 miles ),
Midlothian, MD (1.4 miles ),
Clarysville, MD (1.5 miles),
Shaft, MD (1.5 miles ),
Carlos, MD (1.6 miles),
Vale Summit, MD (1.7 miles)

Latitude: 39.65 N, Longitude: 78.93 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +30 (+0.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 960 (31.3%)

Area code: 301

Distribution of median household income in Frostburg, MD in 2019
Distribution of house value in Frostburg, MD in 2019
Frostburg satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $93,700
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $88,800
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $94,300
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $97,000
  • 2002: 9 buildings, average cost: $194,400
  • 2003: 20 buildings, average cost: $102,200
  • 2004: 9 buildings, average cost: $192,000
  • 2005: 11 buildings, average cost: $162,600
  • 2006: 22 buildings, average cost: $136,400
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $201,900
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $245,900
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $230,600
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $213,800
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $225,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $235,000
  • 2018: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2019: 6 buildings, average cost: $219,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Frostburg, MD residents
Average permit cost in Frostburg, MD
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.6%
Maryland:

6.6%
Historical population in Frostburg, MD
Historical housing units in Frostburg, MD
Most common industries in Frostburg, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (32.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.2%)
  • Public administration (6.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.6%)
  • Health care (5.3%)
  • Construction (3.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (24.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.9%)
  • Public administration (7.6%)
  • Construction (5.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.3%)
  • Health care (3.8%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (39.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.9%)
  • Health care (6.8%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (2.8%)
Most common occupations in Frostburg, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Postsecondary teachers (7.9%)
  • Cashiers (5.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Postsecondary teachers (8.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (8.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.8%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Computer specialists (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (8.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (7.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.2%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)

Average climate in Frostburg, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Frostburg, Maryland environmental map by EPA

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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 5.7 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 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.78
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.841. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.841
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 33.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.7 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 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.81
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Frostburg-area historical tornado activity is below Maryland state average. It is 45% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.5 miles away from the Frostburg city center injured 5 people and caused $6 million in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.7 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused $4 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Frostburg-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 132.0 miles away from Frostburg 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 148.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 178.5 miles away from Frostburg 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 129.0 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 249.5 miles away from Frostburg center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 137.5 miles away from Frostburg 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).
Frostburg topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Frostburg:

  • FROSTBURG HOSPITAL ECF (48 TARN TERRACE)
  • FROSTBURG VILLAGE (ONE KAYLOR CIRCLE RT36 & RT40)
  • WEST MD HEALTH SYST FROSTBURG NRSG AND REHAB CTR (48 TARN TERRACE)

Amtrak station near Frostburg:

  • 10 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 Frostburg:

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

College/University in Frostburg:

  • Frostburg State University (Full-time enrollment: 4,944; Location: 101 Braddock Road; Public; Website: www.frostburg.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Frostburg:

  • Allegany College of Maryland (about 11 miles; Cumberland, MD; Full-time enrollment: 2,407)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown (about 43 miles; Johnstown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,815)
  • Westmoreland County Community College (about 53 miles; Youngwood, PA; FT enrollment: 4,669)
  • Shenandoah University (about 54 miles; Winchester, VA; FT enrollment: 3,010)
  • West Virginia University (about 55 miles; Morgantown, WV; FT enrollment: 27,429)
  • Lord Fairfax Community College (about 56 miles; Middletown, VA; FT enrollment: 4,144)
  • Seton Hill University (about 57 miles; Greensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,167)

Public high school in Frostburg:

Private high school in Frostburg:

  • SALEM SCHOOL (Students: 26, Location: 2756 LOWER NEW GERMANY RD, Grades: 3-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Frostburg:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Frostburg: Arboretum (A), Bobcat Stadium (B), Maplehurst Country Club (C), Frostburg Industrial Park (D), Frostburg University Police Department (E), Frostburg City Police Department (F), Frostburg Fire Department Station 1 (G), Frostburg Area Ambulance Service (H), Lane University Center (I), Harold J. Cordts Physical Education Center (J), Guild Center (K), Fuller House (L), Framptom Hall (M), Fine Arts Building (N), Edgewood Commons (O), Tawes Hall (P), Tawes Annex (Q), Sand Spring (R), Performing Arts Center (S), Compton Science Center (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Frostburg Shopping Village Shopping Center (1), Frostburg Plaza Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Frostburg include: Assembly of God Church (A), Dickerson African Methodist Episcopal Church (B), First Congregational Church (C), First English Baptist Church (D), First Presbyterian Church of Frostburg (E), Frostburg Church of the Brethren (F), Frostburg Church of the Nazarene (G), Frostburg Seventh Day Adventist Church (H), Frostburg United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Allegany Cemetery (1), Percy Cemetery (2), Mount Pleasant Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Frostburg include: Mount Pleasant Playground (1), Lions Park (2), Frostburg Recreational Complex (3), Frostburg Historic District (4), Frostburg Community Park (5), East End Playground (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Thrasher Carriage & Sleigh Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 19 Depot Terrace).

Hotels: Savage River Lodge (1600 Mount Aetna Road), Days Inn & Suites (Route 36), Gladstone Restaurant & Lounge (11 West Main Street), Frostburg Inn (147 East Main Street), Hampton Inn Frostburg (11200 New Georges Creek Road).

Birthplace of: Charles J. Colgan - Politician, Jack Fisher - Baseball player, James Glenn Beall - Politician and Army soldier, John J. Hafer - Politician.

Allegany County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

WILDWATER INN (Address: 14452 NATIONAL PIKE , Population served: 33, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-24-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-30-2011), St Tech Assistance Visit (3 times from SEP-08-2011 to OCT-13-2011), St Compliance achieved (DEC-19-2011)
MASON DIXON CAMPGROUND (Serves PA, Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations

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

  • CITY OF FROSTBURG (Population served: 11,000, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.1 people
Maryland:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

42.8%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.7%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Frostburg in 2010:

  • 1,951 people in college/university student housing
  • 235 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 24 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
1,475 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000
210 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Frostburg (2011 data):

  • Susquehanna Bank: Frostburg Plaza Branch at 10721 New Georges Creek Road Sw, branch established on 1973/08/21. Info updated 2012/02/28: Bank assets: $14,849.0 mil, Deposits: $10,294.4 mil, headquarters in Lititz, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 308 total offices, Holding Company: Susquehanna Bancshares, Inc.
  • First United Bank & Trust: Frostburg Branch at Route 36, branch established on 1987/04/17. Info updated 2010/09/21: Bank assets: $1,383.1 mil, Deposits: $1,034.0 mil, headquarters in Oakland, MD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 28 total offices, Holding Company: First United Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: East Main Branch at 300 East Main Street, branch established on 1981/05/18. 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
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Frostburg Branch at 10600 New Georges Creek Road Sw, branch established on 1928/01/01. 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

For population 15 years and over in Frostburg:

Marital status in Frostburg, MD
  • Never married: 58.7%
  • Now married: 22.0%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

For population 25 years and over in Frostburg:

  • High school or higher: 92.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.7%
  • Unemployed: 24.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.2
Maryland average:

12.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Frostburg
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Frostburg, 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.
Maryland:

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

0.69 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

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
Allegany County:

7.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

12.5%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.9%
State:

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

13.0%
State:

15.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

50.2%
Maryland:

50.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Frostburg:

47.5%
Maryland:

47.6%

Average BMI:
Frostburg:

28.1
Maryland:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.8%
Maryland:

20.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Frostburg:

15.9%
Maryland:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Frostburg:

6.8
Maryland:

6.8

Overweight people:
Frostburg:

29.5%
Maryland:

34.1%

General health condition:
Here:

58.4%
Maryland:

56.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Frostburg:

78.9%
Maryland:

80.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Frostburg, MD Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 16$69,188$51,8910$0
Other and Unallocable 7$26,222$44,9520$0
Streets and Highways 6$14,056$28,1120$0
Water Supply 6$15,044$30,0880$0
Police - Other 4$8,857$26,5711$266
Financial Administration 4$13,507$40,5210$0
Parks and Recreation 4$11,007$33,0210$0
Solid Waste Management 3$6,289$25,1560$0
Sewerage 3$7,573$30,2920$0
Other Government Administration 1$6,386$76,6320$0
Totals for Government 54$178,128$39,5841$266

Frostburg government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $2,253,000 ($264.90)
    Regular Highways: $2,094,000 ($246.21)
    Water Utilities: $1,974,000 ($232.10)
    Police Protection: $1,055,000 ($124.04)
    General - Other: $986,000 ($115.93)
    Housing and Community Development: $426,000 ($50.09)
    Solid Waste Management: $367,000 ($43.15)
    Parks and Recreation: $350,000 ($41.15)
    Financial Administration: $265,000 ($31.16)
    Local Fire Protection: $255,000 ($29.98)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $93,000 ($10.93)
    General Public Buildings: $46,000 ($5.41)
    Central Staff Services: $35,000 ($4.12)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $26,000 ($3.06)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $339,000 ($39.86)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $195,000 ($22.93)
    Parks and Recreation: $176,000 ($20.69)
    Police Protection: $27,000 ($3.17)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,170,000 ($255.14)

Frostburg government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,172,000 ($255.38)
    Solid Waste Management: $356,000 ($41.86)
    Parks and Recreation: $113,000 ($13.29)
    Parking Facilities: $23,000 ($2.70)
    Other: $21,000 ($2.47)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,412,000 ($166.02)
    Housing and Community Development: $99,000 ($11.64)
    Other: $9,000 ($1.06)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $36,000 ($4.23)
    Housing and Community Development: $14,000 ($1.65)
    General Local Government Support: $7,000 ($0.82)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $265,000 ($31.16)
    Rents: $84,000 ($9.88)
    Fines and Forfeits: $41,000 ($4.82)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.12)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,110,000 ($248.09)
  • State Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $662,000 ($77.84)
    Other: $297,000 ($34.92)
    Highways: $268,000 ($31.51)
    Housing and Community Development: $207,000 ($24.34)
  • Tax - Property: $2,517,000 ($295.94)
    Individual Income: $469,000 ($55.14)
    Other Selective Sales: $135,000 ($15.87)
    Public Utility License: $102,000 ($11.99)
    Other License: $78,000 ($9.17)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $12,000 ($1.41)
    Amusements Sales: $10,000 ($1.18)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $10,000 ($1.18)

Frostburg government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,483,000 ($997.41)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,739,000 ($909.94)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $745,000 ($87.60)

Frostburg government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,235,000 ($615.52)

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)
Businesses in Frostburg, MD
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1McDonald's1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Chick-Fil-A1Rite Aid1
Days Inn1Subway1
FedEx1U-Haul1
GNC1UPS1
Hilton1

Strongest AM radio stations in Frostburg:

  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Frostburg:

  • 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.)
  • WLIC (97.1 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INC.)
  • WFWM (91.9 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WWPN (101.1 FM; WESTERNPORT, MD; Owner: ERNEST F. SANTMYIRE)
  • WCBC-FM (107.1 FM; KEYSER, WV; Owner: PROSPERITAS BROADCASTING SYSTEM, L P)
  • 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)
  • W242AD (96.3 FM; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WVPM (90.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WQWV (103.7 FM; FISHER, WV; Owner: MCGUIRE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WOGG (94.9 FM; OLIVER, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WTRM (91.3 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: TIMBER RIDGE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WKHJ (104.5 FM; MOUNTAIN LAKE PARK, MD; Owner: SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Frostburg:

  • W43BP (Channel 43; CRESAPTOWN, MD; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WGPT (Channel 36; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
Frostburg fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Frostburg fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 43ft / 13.3mTotal length
  • $7,000Total costs
  • 66,068Total average daily traffic
  • 3,094Total average daily truck traffic
  • 57,412Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Frostburg)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

84 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Frostburg, MD)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

21 (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 Amateur Radio Licenses:

46 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Frostburg)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: BELLANCA 17-30 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 142 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 425BB, N425BB, N-425BB, Serial Number: 30099, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 05/09/2000, Certificate Issue Date: 07/08/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Neil M Porter, 17219 Mount Savage Rd Nw, Frostburg, MD 21532

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 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 ORIGINATED4$123,24510$131,30624$114,0183$48,6675$90,938
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$02$132,8900$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$60,8608$123,6002$27,9852$74,615
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$07$133,4500$01$53,890
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$165,1900$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0017.00 , 0018.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$136,020
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$51,870
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0017.00 , 0018.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Frostburg, MD
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Frostburg, MD - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 112. The highest number of fires - 188 took place in 2016, and the least - 31 in 2006. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Frostburg, MD When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (68.2%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (15.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Frostburg, MD
    • 1,30068.2%Structure Fires
    • 29415.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 26213.7%Outside Fires
    • 512.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Frostburg, MD

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Frostburg, Maryland:

  • Quality Inn & Suites, 11100 New Georges Creek Rd, Frostburg, Maryland 21532 , Phone: (301) 689-2050
  • Hampton Inn Frostburg, 11200 New George's Creek Rd, Frostburg, Maryland 21532 , Phone: (301) 689-1998, Fax: (301) 689-2920
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Frostburg, Maryland
Most common first names in Frostburg, MD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary19579.9 years
John17974.4 years
William16974.5 years
James15874.1 years
Margaret10580.5 years
George10475.9 years
Charles9074.0 years
Joseph8874.5 years
Robert7970.1 years
Anna7580.5 years
Most common last names in Frostburg, MD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Mckenzie8476.4 years
Miller7877.9 years
Smith5177.7 years
Thomas4576.6 years
Wilson3576.5 years
Davis3581.3 years
Lewis3477.4 years
Crowe3375.8 years
Skidmore2977.2 years
Williams2875.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Frostburg, MD
  • 68.8%Utility gas
  • 19.6%Electricity
  • 6.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.0%No fuel used
  • 1.3%Wood
  • 1.2%Coal or coke
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Frostburg, MD
  • 50.9%Electricity
  • 44.8%Utility gas
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Coal or coke
  • 1.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.0%Other fuel


Frostburg compared to Maryland state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.

Frostburg on our top lists:

  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: personal care and service occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of college students (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: educational services (population 5,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: accommodation and food services (population 5,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities where the highest percentage of males (15+ years) which never married (with at least 1,000 males in this group)"
  • #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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