Indian Head, Maryland

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Population in 2017: 3,807 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +11.3%
 
Males: 1,868  (49.1%)
Females: 1,939  (50.9%)
Median resident age:

30.3 years
Maryland median age:

38.7 years

Zip codes: 20640.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $67,271 (it was $42,702 in 2000)
Indian Head:

$67,271
MD:

$80,776

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $31,078 (it was $18,778 in 2000)

Indian Head town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $236,791 (it was $114,300 in 2000)
Indian Head:

$236,791
MD:

$312,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $216,066; detached houses: $234,700; townhouses or other attached units: $208,195

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,561.

March 2019 cost of living index in Indian Head: 164.6 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.1%
(6.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.2% for Black residents, 4.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Indian Head, MD (2017)
    • 2,16254.9%Black alone
    • 1,10228.0%White alone
    • 3087.8%Hispanic
    • 2436.2%Two or more races
    • 872.2%Asian alone
    • 631.6%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists, there were 17 registered sex offenders living in Indian Head, Maryland as of May 25, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Indian Head is 230 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (4.0%), English (3.9%), Irish (3.3%), African (2.3%), German (2.3%), Nigerian (2.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1920

Elevation: 40 feet

Land area: 1.23 square miles.

Population density: 3,107 people per square mile   (average).

Indian Head, Maryland map

261 residents are foreign born (3.8% Latin America, 0.7% Africa).

This town:

6.5%
Maryland:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,702 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,575 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dale City, VA (10.6 miles , pop. 55,971).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (23.2 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (144.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Potomac Heights, MD (1.2 miles ),
Bryans Road, MD (2.1 miles ),
Mason Neck, VA (2.1 miles ),
Marumsco, VA (2.5 miles ),
Woodbridge, VA (2.5 miles ),
Neabsco, VA (2.6 miles ),
Pomfret, MD (2.6 miles ),
Occoquan, VA (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 38.60 N, Longitude: 77.16 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -873 (-21.8%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 14 (0.7%)

Area codes: 240, 301

Distribution of median household income in Indian Head, MD in 2017
Distribution of house value in Indian Head, MD in 2017

Property values in Indian Head, MD

Indian Head satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $110,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 2003: 19 buildings, average cost: $108,400
  • 2004: 60 buildings, average cost: $155,000
  • 2005: 24 buildings, average cost: $244,500
  • 2006: 10 buildings, average cost: $165,000
  • 2007: 15 buildings, average cost: $153,300
  • 2008: 11 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2009: 20 buildings, average cost: $275,000
  • 2010: 19 buildings, average cost: $275,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $260,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Indian Head, MD residents
Average permit cost in Indian Head, MD
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
Maryland:

3.9%
Historical population in Indian Head, MD
Historical housing units in Indian Head, MD
Most common industries in Indian Head, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (17.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.9%)
  • Health care (7.3%)
  • Educational services (7.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.1%)
  • Construction (5.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (12.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.4%)
  • Construction (8.5%)
  • Utilities (7.2%)
  • Educational services (5.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Public administration (22.8%)
  • Health care (12.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.5%)
  • Educational services (8.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.1%)
  • Social assistance (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Indian Head, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Computer specialists (7.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
  • Engineers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Computer specialists (7.9%)
  • Engineers (5.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (12.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (12.3%)
  • Computer specialists (6.5%)
  • Child care workers (4.9%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (4.6%)
  • Cashiers (4.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.4%)

Average climate in Indian Head, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Indian Head, Maryland average temperatures Indian Head, Maryland average precipitation Indian Head, Maryland humidity Indian Head, Maryland wind speed Indian Head, Maryland snowfall Indian Head, Maryland sunshine Indian Head, Maryland clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 84.0. This is about average.

City:

84.0
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.326. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.326
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 12.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.6
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.624. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.624
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 16.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.14. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.14
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 0.00212. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00212
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Indian Head-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Maryland state average. It is 5% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.5 miles away from the Indian Head town center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

On 1/26/1978, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.3 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 10 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Indian Head-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 80.9 miles away from Indian Head 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 133.9 miles away from Indian Head 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 263.5 miles away from Indian Head 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 134.4 miles away from the city 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 76.6 miles away from Indian Head center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 296.6 miles away from Indian Head 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 Charles County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Winter Storms: 6, Snowstorms: 4, Storms: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Indian Head topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Indian Head:

  • ENVOY OF WOODBRIDGE, LLC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WOODBRIDGE, VA)
  • SENTARA NORTHERN VIRGINIA MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; WOODBRIDGE, VA)
  • BELVOIR WOODS HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; FORT BELVOIR, VA)
  • CDC - WOODBRIDGE (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; WOODBRIDGE, VA)
  • BESTCARE HOME CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; WOODBRIDGE, VA)
  • FMC - POTOMAC MILLS (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; WOODBRIDGE, VA)
  • WESTMINSTER AT LAKE RIDGE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; LAKE RIDGE, VA)

Airports located in Indian Head:

See details about airports located in Indian Head, MD

Amtrak stations near Indian Head:

  • 7 miles: WOODBRIDGE (1040 EXPRESS WAY) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 9 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.
  • 10 miles: QUANTICO (QUNATICO, RAILROAD AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Indian Head:

  • College of Southern Maryland (about 9 miles; La Plata, MD; Full-time enrollment: 5,775)
  • Northern Virginia Community College (about 17 miles; Annandale, VA; FT enrollment: 35,721)
  • George Mason University (about 19 miles; Fairfax, VA; FT enrollment: 26,002)
  • Medtech Institute (about 19 miles; Falls Church, VA; FT enrollment: 2,900)
  • Strayer University-Maryland (about 21 miles; Suitland, MD; FT enrollment: 2,748)
  • Strayer University-Virginia (about 21 miles; Arlington, VA; FT enrollment: 7,005)
  • Stratford University (about 21 miles; Fairfax, VA; FT enrollment: 2,570)

Public high school in Indian Head:

Public elementary/middle schools in Indian Head:

Private elementary/middle school in Indian Head:

  • POTOMAC HEIGHTS CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 76, Location: 37A GLYMONT RD, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Indian Head

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Indian Head: Indian Head Wastewater Treatment Plant (A), Indian Head Town Hall (B), Indian Head Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad Incorporated (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Indian Head Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Indian Head include: Greater Spiritual Fellowship Community Church (A), Saint Marys Church (B), Indian Head Baptist Church (C), Indian Head Church of the Nazarene (D), Indian Head United Methodist Church (E), Saint James Episcopal Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Harrison Cut (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Indian Head: Diffenbach Court Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Gio's Power Sports (Arcades & Amusements; 4305 Hawthorne Road).

Hotels: Indian Head Inn (4640 Strauss Avenue), Indian Head Inn Motel (4640 Strauss Avenue).

Charles 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 Indian Head and their reported violations in the past:

TOWN OF INDIAN HEAD (Address: 4195 INDIAN HEAD HWY , Population served: 4,100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-22-2010), St Public Notif requested (FEB-10-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-10-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-22-2010), St Public Notif requested (FEB-10-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-10-2011)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-14-2008)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
NAVAL SUPPORT FACILITY, INDIAN HEAD (Address: 3972 WARD ROAD/SUITE 101 , Population served: 3,321, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
POTOMAC HEIGHTS (Address: 200 CEDAR LANE , Population served: 1,800, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-07-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUN-12-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-07-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUN-12-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-26-2012)
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
NAVAL SUPPORT FACILITY, STUMP NECK ANNEX (Address: 3972 WARD ROAD, SUITE 101 , Population served: 495, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
JENKINS LANE (Address: 3222 JENKINS LANE , Population served: 110, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-07-2013)
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In DEC-29-2010, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (JUN-08-2011)
  • 10 routine major monitoring violations
GREEN MEADOWS WATER COMPANY (Address: 6345 GREEN MEADOWS CT , Population served: 68, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from JUL-13-2012 to MAR-19-2013)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
LAUREL WATER SUPPLY (Address: 6315 INDIAN HEAD HIGHWAY , Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Other (APR-02-2013), St Public Notif requested (APR-08-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-08-2013), St Public Notif received (APR-16-2013), St Compliance achieved (APR-16-2013)
STAR OF THE SEA DAYCARE (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-23-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-23-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-05-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-09-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-08-2012), St Public Notif requested (FEB-08-2012), St Public Notif received (FEB-13-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-20-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (2 times from FEB-08-2012 to FEB-08-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from FEB-08-2012 to FEB-08-2012), St Public Notif received (FEB-13-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-20-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-16-2011), St Public Notif requested (NOV-16-2011), St Public Notif received (NOV-17-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-20-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:

2.8 people
Maryland:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

71.5%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

8.0%
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: 0.2% of all households

Banks with branches in Indian Head (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: Indian Head Branch at 1 North Prospect Avenue, branch established on 1988/10/11. 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

For population 15 years and over in Indian Head:

Marital status in Indian Head, MD
  • Never married: 35.5%
  • Now married: 45.6%
  • Separated: 4.5%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

For population 25 years and over in Indian Head:

  • High school or higher: 93.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 49.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
Maryland average:

12.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Indian Head
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Indian Head, MD (based on Charles County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic26,14612
Evangelical Protestant18,32372
Mainline Protestant6,59328
Other1,5127
Black Protestant1,4899
Orthodox1001
None92,388-
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: 22
This county:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Charles County:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
Charles County:

1.14 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
This county:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 67
Charles County:

4.78 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Charles County:

9.2%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

31.9%
Maryland:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.0%
Maryland:

15.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.3%
Maryland:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

48.0%
Maryland:

47.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.5
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.8%
Maryland:

20.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.8%
Maryland:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
Maryland:

6.8

Overweight people:
Indian Head:

36.2%
Maryland:

34.1%

General health condition:
This city:

56.6%
Maryland:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Indian Head:

82.0%
Maryland:

80.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Indian Head, MD Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Solid Waste Management 9$27,194$36,2590$0
Other Government Administration 3$11,759$47,0363$667
Financial Administration 2$9,172$55,0320$0
Parks and Recreation 1$5,182$62,1840$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 15$53,307$42,6463$667

Indian Head government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $2,047,000 ($537.69)
    Solid Waste Management: $398,000 ($104.54)
    Parks and Recreation: $264,000 ($69.35)
    Central Staff Services: $258,000 ($67.77)
    General - Other: $138,000 ($36.25)
    Financial Administration: $129,000 ($33.88)
    Regular Highways: $129,000 ($33.88)
    General Public Buildings: $113,000 ($29.68)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $62,000 ($16.29)
    Local Fire Protection: $37,000 ($9.72)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $15,000 ($3.94)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $21,000 ($5.52)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $30,000 ($7.88)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $795,000 ($208.83)

Indian Head government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,128,000 ($296.30)
    Solid Waste Management: $484,000 ($127.13)
    Other: $27,000 ($7.09)
    Parks and Recreation: $17,000 ($4.47)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $11,000 ($2.89)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $277,000 ($72.76)
    Housing and Community Development: $14,000 ($3.68)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $89,000 ($23.38)
    Interest Earnings: $17,000 ($4.47)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $50,000 ($13.13)
    Other: $19,000 ($4.99)
  • Tax - Property: $863,000 ($226.69)
    Public Utility License: $40,000 ($10.51)
    Other License: $8,000 ($2.10)
    Amusements Sales: $4,000 ($1.05)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $4,000 ($1.05)

Indian Head government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,615,000 ($686.89)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,362,000 ($620.44)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $253,000 ($66.46)

Indian Head government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,028,000 ($532.70)

8.07% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($55,391 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.07%
Maryland average:

6.88%

0.16% of residents moved from foreign countries ($958 average AGI)
Charles County:

0.16%
Maryland average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Prince George's County, MD  3.25% ($58,831 average AGI)
from St. Mary's County, MD  0.47% ($52,262)
from District of Columbia, DC  0.32% ($53,319)


7.41% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($60,180 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.41%
Maryland average:

7.35%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($701 average AGI)
Charles County:

0.08%
Maryland average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Prince George's County, MD  1.73% ($50,912 average AGI)
to St. Mary's County, MD  0.70% ($51,937)
to Anne Arundel County, MD  0.30% ($65,150)
Businesses in Indian Head, MD
NameCountNameCount
CVS1Subway1
Starbucks1Super 81

Strongest AM radio stations in Indian Head:

  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WKDL (730 AM; 8 kW; ALEXANDRIA, VA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALEXANDRIA LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WPWC (1480 AM; 5 kW; DUMFRIES-TRIANGLE, VA; Owner: JMK COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WABS (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Indian Head:

  • WWZZ (104.1 FM; WALDORF, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WJFK-FM (106.7 FM; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WJZW (105.9 FM; WOODBRIDGE, VA; Owner: WMAL, 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.)
  • WASH (97.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMZQ-FM (98.7 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WGTS (91.9 FM; TAKOMA PARK, MD; Owner: COLUMBIA UNION COLLEGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WARW (94.7 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKYS (93.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WIHT (99.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WAVA (105.1 FM; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WWDC-FM (101.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPGC-FM (95.5 FM; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MARYLAND)
  • WPER (89.9 FM; CULPEPER, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO INC.)
  • WBQB (101.5 FM; FREDERICKSBURG, VA; Owner: MID ATLANTIC NETWORK, INC.)
  • WHFS (99.1 FM; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBIG-FM (100.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WGMS-FM (103.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Indian Head:

  • WIAV-LP (Channel 58; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • WNVT (Channel 53; GOLDVEIN, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNVC (Channel 56; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WPXW (Channel 66; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: PAXSON WASHINGTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WETA-TV (Channel 26; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE GREATER WASHINGTON ED TELECOMM. ASSOC)
  • WHUT-TV (Channel 32; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WDCA (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WBDC-TV (Channel 50; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRC-TV (Channel 4; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WRC-TV), INC.)
  • WMPT (Channel 22; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • W28BY (Channel 63; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFORMATION SUPER STATION, L.L.C.)
  • WZDC-LP (Channel 64; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ONDA CAPITAL, INC.)
  • W42BE (Channel 42; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: FAIRFAX LOW POWER CO.)
  • WMDO-CA (Channel 30; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
Indian Head fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Indian Head fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

47 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Indian Head)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • Lackey High School Rt 224 (Lat: 38.579833 Lon: -77.127472), Call Sign: KTK800, Licensee ID: L00019921,
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.5400 MHz, Grant Date: 08/09/2011, Expiration Date: 10/15/2021, Registrant: County Of Charles, Charles County Courthouse, La Plata, MD 20646, Phone: (301) 932-6610
  • General Smallwood Middle School Rt 210 (Lat: 38.602889 Lon: -77.134417), Call Sign: KTL424,
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.5400 MHz, Grant Date: 10/13/2011, Expiration Date: 01/09/2022, Registrant: Charles County Public Schools, 5980 Radio Station Rd., La Plata, MD 20646, Phone: (301) 934-7440, Fax: (301) 753-1670, Email:
  • Matthew Henson Middle School Rt 1 Box 122 (Lat: 38.614000 Lon: -77.076639), Call Sign: KTL425, Licensee ID: L00019921,
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.5400 MHz, Grant Date: 08/09/2011, Expiration Date: 10/15/2021, Registrant: County Of Charles, Charles County Courthouse, La Plata, MD 20646, Phone: (301) 932-6610
  • J C Parks Elementary School Rt 1 Box 113m (Lat: 38.615389 Lon: -77.074139), Call Sign: KTL426,
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.5400 MHz, Grant Date: 10/13/2011, Expiration Date: 01/09/2022, Registrant: Charles County Public Schools, 5980 Radio Station Rd., La Plata, MD 20646, Phone: (301) 934-7440, Fax: (301) 753-1670, Email:
  • Fire House Strauss Ave & Raymond Ave (Lat: 38.582056 Lon: -77.158306), Call Sign: WNMG244, Licensee ID: L00032358,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.085 MHz, 158.775 MHz, Grant Date: 07/16/2013, Expiration Date: 07/26/2023, Cancellation Date: 03/31/2016, Registrant: Charles County, Md, 10425 Audie Lane, La Plata, MD 20646, Phone: (301) 609-3550, Fax: (301) 609-3557, Email:
  • Fire House Glymont Rd (Lat: 38.604000 Lon: -77.135250), Call Sign: WNMG925, Licensee ID: L00032358,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.085 MHz, 158.775 MHz, Grant Date: 07/16/2013, Expiration Date: 07/27/2023, Cancellation Date: 03/31/2016, Registrant: Charles County, Md, 10425 Audie Lane, La Plata, MD 20646, Phone: (301) 609-3550, Fax: (301) 609-3557, Email:
  • INDIAN HEAD, Indian Head Naval Base (Lat: 38.589389 Lon: -77.173111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 106.7 m, Overall height: 112.8 m, Call Sign: WPYX349,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.085 MHz, Grant Date: 08/24/2013, Expiration Date: 11/20/2023, Certifier: Tony W Rose, Registrant: New Wave Licensing Services Inc., 517 Sachs Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0910, Fax: (717) 334-4739, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5 (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:

37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Indian Head)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6635J , Serial Number: 28-5102, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 08/20/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 05/19/2005
    Registrant (LLC): Indian Head Flying Club LLC, Maryland Airport / 3900 Livingston Road, Indian Head, MD 20640

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
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED23$203,4485$119,47240$228,0013$67,9034$171,248
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$197,5150$08$229,6300$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$248,5552$92,68024$163,7345$63,1302$151,635
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$322,3052$231,00518$207,9640$03$122,347
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$129,8404$252,8000$01$395,940

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8502.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$146,3551$227,560
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$128,4600$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8502.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Indian Head, MD
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Indian Head, 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 fire incidents per year is 105. The highest number of reported fires - 149 took place in 2015, and the least - 44 in 2011. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Indian Head, MD When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (67.9%), and Outside Fires (24.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Indian Head, MD
    • 1,21567.9%Structure Fires
    • 43324.2%Outside Fires
    • 895.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 522.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Indian Head, MD
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Indian Head, MD
  • 54.5%Electricity
  • 30.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.3%Utility gas
  • 4.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.7%No fuel used
  • 1.1%Wood
  • 0.3%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Indian Head, MD
  • 80.3%Electricity
  • 11.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.2%Utility gas
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Indian Head compared to Maryland state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
There are 3 pilots and 12 other airmen in this city.
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