Highfield-Cascade, Maryland

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Population in 2010: 1,112. Population change since 2000: -2.5%
Males: 541  (48.7%)
Females: 571  (51.3%)
Median resident age:  43.1 years
Maryland median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 21719.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $55,658 (it was $35,833 in 2000)
Highfield-Cascade:

$55,658
MD:

$78,945

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $25,685 (it was $18,969 in 2000)

Highfield-Cascade CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $183,541 (it was $90,000 in 2000)
Highfield-Cascade:

$183,541
MD:

$306,900

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $213,056; Detached houses: $232,616; Mobile homes: $66,295

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,069.

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  • Races in Highfield-Cascade, MD (2010)

    Highfield-Cascade races chart
    • 1,04794.2%White alone
    • 222.0%Black alone
    • 171.5%Two or more races
    • 161.4%Hispanic
    • 50.4%American Indian alone
    • 30.3%Asian alone
    • 10.09%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.09%Other race alone

Races in Highfield-Cascade detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Highfield-Cascade: 106.5 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (19.9%), Irish (17.0%), Scotch-Irish (9.1%), English (7.3%), American (5.0%), Swedish (3.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 1.70 square miles.

Population density: 653 people per square mile   (low).

Highfield-Cascade,MD real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Highfield-Cascade:

  • High school or higher: 92.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Highfield-Cascade CDP:

  • Never married: 24.6%
  • Now married: 54.6%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

27 residents are foreign born (1.4% Europe, 1.4% Latin America).

This place:

3.0%
Maryland:

14.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,548 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,196 (0.9%)

Highfield-Cascade satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Frederick, MD (20.4 miles , pop. 52,767).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (54.5 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (126.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Pen Mar, PA (0.9 miles ), Fort Ritchie, MD (0.9 miles ), Blue Ridge Summit, PA (1.1 miles ), Rouzerville, PA (1.4 miles ), Sabillasville, MD (1.5 miles ), Wayne Heights, PA (1.9 miles ), Ringgold, MD (2.0 miles) , Greensburg, MD (2.1 miles ).

Latitude: 39.72 N, Longitude: 77.49 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 717

Highfield-Cascade household income distribution Highfield-Cascade home values distribution

Property values in Highfield-Cascade, MD

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.4%
Maryland:

5.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (21%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Finance and insurance (20%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Information (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Material moving occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (20%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (11%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (4%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)

Work and jobs in Highfield-Cascade: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Highfield-Cascade, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Highfield-Cascade-area historical tornado activity is near Maryland state average. It is 1% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/22/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.9 miles away from the Highfield-Cascade place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/16/1961, a category F3 tornado 23.1 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Highfield-Cascade-area historical earthquake activity is near Maryland state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 195.8 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 87.9 miles away from Highfield-Cascade center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 232.5 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 149.0 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 89.2 miles away from Highfield-Cascade center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 334.9 miles away from the city 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 Washington County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Snowstorms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Highfield-Cascade topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Highfield-Cascade:

  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE WAYNESBORO (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; WAYNESBORO, PA)
  • WAYNESBORO HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; WAYNESBORO, PA)
  • QUINCY RETIREMENT COMMUNITY (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WAYNESBORO, PA)
  • ST. VINCENT CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; EMMITSBURG, MD)
  • ST JOSEPH'S MINISTRIES (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; EMMITSBURG, MD)
  • AVALON MANOR (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; HAGERSTOWN, MD)
  • NMS HEALTHCARE OF HAGERSTOWN, LLC (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; HAGERSTOWN, MD)

Amtrak station near Highfield-Cascade:

  • 17 miles: HAGERSTOWN (GREYHOUND STA., 10527 SHARPSTOWN PK.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Highfield-Cascade:

  • Mount St Mary's University (about 8 miles; Emmitsburg, MD; Full-time enrollment: 2,313)
  • Hagerstown Community College (about 12 miles; Hagerstown, MD; FT enrollment: 3,220)
  • Gettysburg College (about 16 miles; Gettysburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,772)
  • Frederick Community College (about 19 miles; Frederick, MD; FT enrollment: 3,798)
  • Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (about 24 miles; Shippensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 7,051)
  • Shepherd University (about 26 miles; Shepherdstown, WV; FT enrollment: 3,745)
  • McDaniel College (about 28 miles; Westminster, MD; FT enrollment: 2,558)

Public elementary/middle school in Highfield-Cascade:

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Notable location: Camp Louise (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Highfield-Cascade: Saint Stephens United Church of Christ (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Highfield-Cascade: Pen Mar Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Washington County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 87.7. This is about average.

City:

87.7
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.139. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.139
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 2.29. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.29
U.S.:

6.40

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 34.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.4
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 6.3%
(2.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 57.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Maryland:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  69.3%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  9.3%
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: 0.5% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.5
Maryland average:

12.6

Highfield-Cascade travel time to work - commute Highfield-Cascade mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Highfield-Cascade CDP (based on Washington County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant21,941117
Mainline Protestant21,83779
Catholic9,3508
Other2,24411
Orthodox1632
Black Protestant972
None91,798-
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: 25
Washington County:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 15
Washington County:

1.04 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 41
Washington County:

2.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 93
Here:

6.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.2%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

28.8%
Maryland:

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

12.9%
State:

15.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

62.6%
State:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Highfield-Cascade:

66.7%
Maryland:

47.3%

Average BMI:
Highfield-Cascade:

27.0
Maryland:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Highfield-Cascade:

16.1%
Maryland:

20.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

4.8%
Maryland:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Highfield-Cascade:

7.1
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Highfield-Cascade:

31.7%
Maryland:

34.1%

General health condition:
Highfield-Cascade:

69.8%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

84.7%
State:

80.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Highfield-Cascade, MD Residents

5.39% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,542 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.39%
Maryland average:

6.59%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($303 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.04%
Maryland average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Frederick County, MD  1.34% ($42,546 average AGI)
from Franklin County, PA  0.51% ($33,129)
from Berkeley County, WV  0.37% ($34,255)


5.26% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,148 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.26%
Maryland average:

6.66%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($301 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.03%
Maryland average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Frederick County, MD  0.85% ($45,063 average AGI)
to Franklin County, PA  0.63% ($40,017)
to Berkeley County, WV  0.62% ($38,745)

Strongest AM radio stations in Highfield-Cascade:

  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHGT (1380 AM; 1 kW; WAYNESBORO, PA)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTRI (1520 AM; daytime; 17 kW; BRUNSWICK, MD; Owner: JMK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBG (1590 AM; 5 kW; CHAMBERSBURG, PA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WFMD (930 AM; 5 kW; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXTR (820 AM; 4 kW; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Highfield-Cascade:

  • W219BE (91.7 FM; WAYNESBORO, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BIBLE INSTITUTE, NDBA)
  • WAYZ-FM (104.7 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: HJV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WETH (89.1 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WFRE (99.9 FM; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W219BX (91.7 FM; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CEDAR RIDGE CHILDREN'S HOME & SCHOOL, INC)
  • WARX (106.9 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: MANNING BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WWVZ (103.9 FM; BRADDOCK HEIGHTS, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WEEO-FM (103.7 FM; MCCONNELLSBURG, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WQCM (94.3 FM; GREENCASTLE, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WWMD (101.5 FM; WAYNESBORO, PA; Owner: HJV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCRH (90.5 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, MD; Owner: CEDAR RIDGE CHILDREN'S HOME & SCHOOL, INC)
  • WSRT (92.1 FM; MERCERSBURG, PA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WMTB-FM (89.9 FM; EMMITSBURG, MD; Owner: MOUNT SAINT MARY'S COLLEGE, INCORPORATED)
  • WYCR (98.5 FM; YORK-HANOVER, PA; Owner: RADIO HANOVER, INC.)
  • WAFY (103.1 FM; MIDDLETOWN, MD; Owner: FREDERICK BROADCASTING LLC)
  • WIKZ (95.1 FM; CHAMBERSBURG, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WZBT (91.1 FM; GETTYSBURG, PA; Owner: GETTYSBURG COLLEGE)
  • WGTY (107.7 FM; GETTYSBURG, PA; Owner: TIMES AND NEWS PUBLISHING COMPANY)
  • WLTF (97.5 FM; MARTINSBURG, WV; Owner: PRETTYMAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXMJ (99.5 FM; MOUNT UNION, PA; Owner: MEGAHERTZ LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Highfield-Cascade:

  • W51CY (Channel 51; CHAMBERSBURG, PA; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • W42CK (Channel 42; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING)
  • WHAG-TV (Channel 25; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: QUORUM OF MARYLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWPB (Channel 31; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WFPT (Channel 62; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$151,7551$188,7106$181,8031$7,510
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$155,3600$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$02$97,0600$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$02$214,2550$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$106,0800$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0101.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$131,620
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0101.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (49%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (24%)
  • Wood (16%)
  • Utility gas (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)

Highfield-Cascade compared to Maryland 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 below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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