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Population in 2010: 149. Population change since 2000: +27.4%
Males: 67  (45.0%)
Females: 82  (55.0%)

Median resident age:  46.5 years
Maryland median age:  34.4 years

Zip code: 21829

Estimated median household income in 2012: $32,882 (it was $27,750 in 2000)
Girdletree:

$32,882
MD:

$71,122
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,202

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $152,481 (it was $176,800 in 2000)
Girdletree:

$152,481
MD:

$279,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $163,194; Detached houses: $163,194

Median gross rent in 2012: $634.

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  • White alone - 111 (74.5%)
  • Black alone - 24 (16.1%)
  • Hispanic - 13 (8.7%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.7%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Girdletree: 98.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (24.0%), German (19.4%), Irish (10.4%), English (4.5%), Scottish (4.5%), French (2.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 35 feet

Land area: 0.67 square miles.

Population density: 223 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Girdletree:

  • High school or higher: 83.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Girdletree CDP:

  • Never married: 46.2%
  • Now married: 33.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 20.1%
  • Divorced: 0.0%



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Girdletree, Maryland as of September 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Girdletree to the number of sex offenders is 75 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $896 (0.5%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Hampton, VA (90.2 miles , pop. 146,437).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Virginia Beach, VA (95.0 miles , pop. 425,257).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (132.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Stockton, MD (1.7 miles) , Snow Hill, MD (2.4 miles ), Greenbackville, VA (2.4 miles) , Captains Cove, VA (2.6 miles ), Pocomoke City, MD (3.0 miles ), Horntown, VA (3.1 miles ), West Pocomoke, MD (3.3 miles ), New Church, VA (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 38.09 N, Longitude: 75.40 W

Girdletree household income distribution Girdletree home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.6%
Maryland:

7.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (49%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (15%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Educational services (40%)
  • Construction (33%)
  • Accommodation and food services (27%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)


Average climate in Girdletree, Maryland

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Tornado activity:

Girdletree-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Maryland state average. It is 56% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 28.9 miles away from the Girdletree place center caused $150,000 in damages.

On 4/28/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 65.4 miles away from the place center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Girdletree-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Maryland state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 98.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Worcester County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 2, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Girdletree:

  • SNOW HILL NURSING AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; SNOW HILL, MD)
  • HARTLEY HALL NURSING AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; POCOMOKE CITY, MD)

Political contributions by individuals in Girdletree, MD

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Girdletree:

  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore (about 19 miles; Princess Anne, MD; Full-time enrollment: 3,829)
  • Salisbury University (about 21 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 7,211)
  • Delaware Technical and Community College-Owens (about 42 miles; Georgetown, DE; FT enrollment: 2,382)
  • Delaware State University (about 76 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 3,113)
  • United States Naval Academy (about 86 miles; Annapolis, MD; FT enrollment: 4,552)
  • Anne Arundel Community College (about 90 miles; Arnold, MD; FT enrollment: 5,957)
  • Hampton University (about 91 miles; Hampton, VA; FT enrollment: 4,789)

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Worcester County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2001 was 12.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

12.7
U.S.:

24.5


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.9%
(18.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.2 people
Maryland:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  62.7%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.5%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Girdletree, MD

Girdletree compared to Maryland state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Girdletree travel time to work - commute


Girdletree mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (57%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (29%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Wood (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Girdletree CDP (based on Worcester County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.21%
Here51.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionEpiscopal ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents32.3%32.0%12.6%7.9%3.0%
Congregations6.0%47.0%9.6%6.0%7.2%
NameGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of AmericaAssemblies of GodEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Other
Adherents2.9%2.5%2.2%1.4%3.2%
Congregations1.2%2.4%1.2%3.6%15.7%
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: 19
This county:

3.86 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Worcester County:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 19
Worcester County:

3.86 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
This county:

5.28 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 151
Worcester County:

30.65 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

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

9.1%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.5%
Maryland:

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

15.7%
State:

15.5%

10.52% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($49,826 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.52%
Maryland average:

7.95%

2.47% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,612 average AGI)
Worcester County:

2.47%
Maryland average:

0.25%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Wicomico County, MD  1.30% ($66,164 average AGI)
from Baltimore County, MD  0.69% ($60,689)
from Anne Arundel County, MD  0.53% ($69,895)


7.84% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($40,488 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.84%
Maryland average:

8.13%

0.14% of residents moved to foreign countries ($269 average AGI)
Worcester County:

0.14%
Maryland average:

0.13%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Wicomico County, MD  1.98% ($33,495 average AGI)
to Sussex County, DE  0.77% ($38,099)
to Baltimore County, MD  0.37% ($46,846)

Strongest AM radio stations in Girdletree:

  • WDMV (540 AM; 1 kW; POCOMOKE CITY, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTGM (960 AM; 10 kW; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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)
  • WJDY (1470 AM; 5 kW; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • 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.)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WESR (1330 AM; 5 kW; ONLEY-ONANCOCK, VA; Owner: EASTERN SHORE RADIO, INC.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Girdletree:

  • WKHW (106.5 FM; POCOMOKE CITY, MD; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WOLC (102.5 FM; PRINCESS ANNE, MD; Owner: MARANATHA, INC.)
  • WXMD (92.5 FM; POCOMOKE CITY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WESM (91.3 FM; PRINCESS ANNE, MD; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, EASTERN SHORE)
  • WQHQ (104.7 FM; OCEAN CITY-SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRXS (106.9 FM; OCEAN CITY, MD; Owner: ATLANTIC RADIO BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WSBY-FM (98.9 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLBW (92.1 FM; FENWICK ISLAND, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOCM (98.1 FM; SELBYVILLE, DE; Owner: IRIE RADIO, INC.)
  • WWFG (99.9 FM; OCEAN CITY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOCQ (103.9 FM; BERLIN, MD; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WBEY (96.9 FM; CRISFIELD, MD; Owner: BAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVES (99.3 FM; ACCOMAC, VA; Owner: CHINCOTEAGUE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZEB (101.7 FM; OCEAN VIEW, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WLVW-FM (105.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQJZ (97.1 FM; OCEAN PINES, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WICO-FM (97.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZBH (93.5 FM; GEORGETOWN, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)

TV broadcast stations around Girdletree:

  • WBOC-TV (Channel 16; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: WBOC, INC.)
  • WMDT (Channel 47; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCAST SERVICE GENERAL PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPB (Channel 28; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • W38BN (Channel 38; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY EDUCATIONAL B/CTING FOUND.)
  • WPMC-CA (Channel 36; MAPPSVILLE, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WRAV-LP (Channel 8; OCEAN CITY, MD; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)

Girdletree fatal accident list:

Mar 26, 2008 09:03 PM, Sr-12, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: 2
Jul 25, 1982 01:45 AM, Md0012, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1



FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Only Rd Approx 1/3 Mi W Of Rt 12 (Lat: 38.092889 Lon: -75.395194), Call Sign: KWG400
    Assigned Frequencies: 31.3200 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/05/2012, Expiration Date: 06/22/2022, Certifier: Billy Pirkle
    Registrant: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP, 1111 Pennsylvania Ave Nw, Washington, DC 20004-2541, Phone: (202) 739-3000, Fax: (202) 739-3001, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • STATION, Klej Grange Rd (Lat: 38.087611 Lon: -75.464361), Overall height: 76.2 m, Call Sign: WNTT609
    Assigned Frequencies: 2184.80 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/20/1998, Expiration Date: 12/06/2008, Cancellation Date: 09/05/2007
    Registrant: Miemss Communications, 653 W. Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, Phone: (410) 706-3668, Fax: (410) 706-8528, Email:


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7

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