Jefferson, Maryland

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Population in 2010: 2,111.
Males: 1,107  (52.4%)
Females: 1,004  (47.6%)
Median resident age:

41.2 years
Maryland median age:

39.0 years
Estimated median household income in 2019: $103,516
Jefferson:

$103,516
MD:

$86,738

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $45,204

Jefferson CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $344,900
Jefferson:

$344,900
MD:

$332,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $360,456; detached houses: $366,584; townhouses or other attached units: $336,338; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $227,269

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,138.

March 2019 cost of living index in Jefferson: 173.0 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 5.9%
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  • Races in Jefferson, MD (2019)
    • 1,89184.3%White alone
    • 1356.0%Hispanic
    • 823.7%Black alone
    • 562.5%Asian alone
    • 482.1%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Jefferson, Maryland as of May 28, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Jefferson is 268 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (26.1%), American (15.6%), European (8.2%), Polish (4.0%), Italian (3.3%), English (2.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 583 feet

115 residents are foreign born (1.3% Latin America, 0.6% Africa).

This place:

5.0%
Maryland:

15.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,559 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $3,167 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Frederick, MD (7.4 miles , pop. 52,767).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (41.7 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (134.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Fairview, MD (1.8 miles),
Braddock Heights, MD (2.1 miles ),
Adamstown, MD (2.2 miles ),
Edgemont, MD (2.2 miles ),
District 1, Buckeystown, MD (2.2 miles ),
Rosemont, MD (2.3 miles ),
Ballenger Creek, MD (2.3 miles ),
Burkittsville, MD (2.3 miles)

Latitude: 39.36 N, Longitude: 77.53 W

Distribution of median household income in Jefferson, MD in 2019
Distribution of house value in Jefferson, MD in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.4%
Maryland:

6.6%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 54.4. This is better than average.

City:

54.4
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.08. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.08
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.7
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Jefferson-area historical tornado activity is near Maryland state average. It is 3% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/22/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 27.8 miles away from the Jefferson place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 9/5/1979, a category F3 tornado 28.7 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Jefferson-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Maryland state average. It is 55% 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 102.8 miles away from the city 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 210.8 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 103.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 100.7 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 114.0 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 124.4 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 Frederick County (21) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Hurricanes: 6, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Jefferson:

  • VINDOBONA NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; BRADDOCK HEIGHTS, MD)
  • GOLDEN LIVING CENTER - FREDERICK (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; FREDERICK, MD)
  • BUCKINGHAM'S CHOICE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; ADAMSTOWN, MD)
  • CITIZENS NSG HOME OF FREDERICK (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; FREDERICK, MD)
  • HOMEWOOD RETIREMENT CTR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; FREDERICK, MD)
  • HOSPICE OF FREDERICK COUNTY (Hospital, about 8 miles away; FREDERICK, MD)
  • CATOCIN DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; FREDERICK, MD)

Amtrak stations near Jefferson:

  • 8 miles: FREDERICK (GREYHOUND STA., 27 E. ALL SAINTS ST.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.
  • 12 miles: HARPERS FERRY (POTOMAC ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, public transit connection.
  • 18 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 Jefferson:

  • Frederick Community College (about 9 miles; Frederick, MD; Full-time enrollment: 3,798)
  • Shepherd University (about 16 miles; Shepherdstown, WV; FT enrollment: 3,745)
  • American Public University System (about 19 miles; Charles Town, WV; FT enrollment: 43,829)
  • Hagerstown Community College (about 20 miles; Hagerstown, MD; FT enrollment: 3,220)
  • Mount St Mary's University (about 25 miles; Emmitsburg, MD; FT enrollment: 2,313)
  • Montgomery College (about 28 miles; Rockville, MD; FT enrollment: 17,999)
  • Carroll Community College (about 32 miles; Westminster, MD; FT enrollment: 2,682)

Private high school in Jefferson:

  • THE JEFFERSON SCHOOL (Students: 78, Location: 2940 POINT OF ROCKS RD, Grades: UG-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Jefferson:

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Notable location: Jefferson Volunteer Fire and Rescue 20 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Jefferson include: Jefferson United Church of Christ (A), Jefferson United Methodist Church (B), Saint Paul Lutheran Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Jefferson Union Cemetery (1), Jefferson Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

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

THE JEFFERSON SCHOOL (Population served: 175, 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 (JUL-31-2013)
  • 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 (JUL-31-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (7 times from APR-06-2006 to JUN-10-2009), St Compliance achieved (NOV-05-2009)
  • 9 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
DANDELION - EDUCARE LEARNING CENTER (Population served: 65, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JAN-09-2006), St Public Notif requested (JAN-08-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-08-2007), St Compliance achieved (FEB-28-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-01-2005), St Compliance achieved (NOV-09-2005)
  • Public Education - In AUG-30-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-03-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-06-2009)
  • Initial, Follow-up, or Routine Source Water M/R - In JAN-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-03-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-30-2010), St Intentional no-action (JUL-30-2010)
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between JAN-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-03-2010), St Compliance achieved (APR-12-2010)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This place:

2.7 people
Maryland:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

77.5%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.4%
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: 0.3% of all households

Banks with branches in Jefferson (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: Jefferson Branch at 3901 Jefferson Pike, branch established on 1982/11/01. 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
  • Middletown Valley Bank: Jefferson Branch at 3848 Jefferson Pike, branch established on 1916/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $145.9 mil, Deposits: $127.3 mil, headquarters in Middletown, MD, positive income, 5 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Jefferson:

Marital status in Jefferson, MD
  • Never married: 25.5%
  • Now married: 60.4%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 7.6%

For population 25 years and over in Jefferson:

  • High school or higher: 96.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 43.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Maryland average:

12.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Jefferson, MD (based on Frederick County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic36,92312
Mainline Protestant34,107110
Evangelical Protestant21,401113
Other3,90119
Black Protestant9315
Orthodox5452
None135,577-
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: 37
This county:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

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

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 21
This county:

0.94 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Frederick County:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 126
This county:

5.62 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

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

7.8%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Frederick County:

26.4%
Maryland:

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

17.5%
Maryland:

15.5%

6.86% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($64,231 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.86%
Maryland average:

6.88%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($814 average AGI)
Frederick County:

0.08%
Maryland average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Montgomery County, MD  1.88% ($72,920 average AGI)
from Washington County, MD  0.49% ($50,461)
from Carroll County, MD  0.35% ($62,309)


6.65% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($67,375 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.65%
Maryland average:

7.35%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($987 average AGI)
Frederick County:

0.08%
Maryland average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Montgomery County, MD  0.88% ($59,342 average AGI)
to Washington County, MD  0.86% ($47,216)
to Carroll County, MD  0.33% ($61,994)

Strongest AM radio stations in Jefferson:

  • WTRI (1520 AM; daytime; 17 kW; BRUNSWICK, MD; Owner: JMK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WXTR (820 AM; 4 kW; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WFMD (930 AM; 5 kW; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAGE (1200 AM; 5 kW; LEESBURG, VA; Owner: RADIO WAGE, INC.)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Jefferson:

  • WAFY (103.1 FM; MIDDLETOWN, MD; Owner: FREDERICK BROADCASTING LLC)
  • WWVZ (103.9 FM; BRADDOCK HEIGHTS, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • W219BX (91.7 FM; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CEDAR RIDGE CHILDREN'S HOME & SCHOOL, INC)
  • WFRE (99.9 FM; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WARX (106.9 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: MANNING BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WAYZ-FM (104.7 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: HJV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WETH (89.1 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • W228BA (93.5 FM; LEESBURG, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WLTF (97.5 FM; MARTINSBURG, WV; Owner: PRETTYMAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WINC-FM (92.5 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: MID ATLANTIC NETWORK, INC.)
  • W219BE (91.7 FM; WAYNESBORO, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BIBLE INSTITUTE, NDBA)
  • WEEO-FM (103.7 FM; MCCONNELLSBURG, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WCRH (90.5 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, MD; Owner: CEDAR RIDGE CHILDREN'S HOME & SCHOOL, INC)
  • WTRM (91.3 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: TIMBER RIDGE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WWMX (106.5 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WARW (94.7 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWDC-FM (101.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WRQX (107.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WASH (97.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WIHT (99.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Jefferson:

  • W52AS (Channel 52; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFPT (Channel 62; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WBFF (Channel 45; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CHESAPEAKE TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNUV (Channel 54; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE (WNUV-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WETA-TV (Channel 26; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE GREATER WASHINGTON ED TELECOMM. ASSOC)
  • WUTB (Channel 24; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WDCA (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WHUT-TV (Channel 32; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • W42CK (Channel 42; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING)
Jefferson fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Jefferson fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 154ft / 46.5mTotal length
  • 152,834Total average daily traffic
  • 3,508Total average daily truck traffic
  • 55,519Total future (year 2011) average daily traffic
New bridges in Jefferson, MD - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 11920-1929
  • 11950-1959
  • 101960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Jefferson, MD

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Jefferson)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Mar Lu Ridge (Lat: 39.318722 Lon: -77.530278), Type: Pole, Structure height: -3 m, Overall height: 23 m, Call Sign: WPMU739,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.950 MHz, 462.975 MHz, 463.000 MHz, 463.025 MHz, 463.050 MHz, 463.075 MHz, 463.100 MHz, 463.125 MHz, 463.150 MHz, 463.175 MHz, Grant Date: 10/22/2013, Expiration Date: 01/12/2024, Certifier: Thomas H Miller, Registrant: State Of Maryland, Miemss, 653 West Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, Phone: (410) 706-3668, Fax: (410) 706-8528, Email:
  • 2538 Jefferson Pike (Lat: 39.355917 Lon: -77.583917), Call Sign: WPTP723,
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.812 MHz, Grant Date: 11/16/2001, Expiration Date: 11/16/2011, Cancellation Date: 01/21/2012, Certifier: Elaine Angleberger, Registrant: Mills\' Communications Inc, 210 Pennsylvania Ave, Westminster, MD 21157, Phone: (410) 876-8600, Fax: (410) 857-1225
  • MARLU RIDGE, 3200 Marlu Ridge Road (Lat: 39.318889 Lon: -77.530278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 60.3 m, Call Sign: WQKP998,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.842 MHz, Grant Date: 05/14/2019, Expiration Date: 08/07/2029, Certifier: George E Ryan Ii, Registrant: Maryland Department Of Natural Resources, 580 Taylor Ave, E-3, Annapolis, MD 21401, Phone: (410) 260-8865, Email:
  • MAR LU RIDGE, Mar Lu Ridge (Lat: 39.318722 Lon: -77.530278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 42.7 m, Overall height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WQOA650,
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.4000 MHz, Grant Date: 05/03/2021, Expiration Date: 07/27/2031, Certifier: Gary D Davis Jr, Registrant: Maryland Dept. Of State Police, 7755 Washington Blvd, Jessup, MD 20794, Phone: (410) 799-3466, Fax: (410) 799-3853, Email:
  • 3200 Marulu Ridge Road (Lat: 39.318889 Lon: -77.530278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 60.9 m, Call Sign: WQPF829, Licensee ID: L00001771,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.137 MHz, 453.212 MHz, 154.452 MHz, 453.462 MHz, 155.752 MHz, 453.712 MHz, 158.737 MHz, 453.862 MHz, 159.472 MHz, Grant Date: 05/04/2012, Expiration Date: 05/04/2022, Certifier: George E Ryan Ii, Registrant: State Of Maryland, 580 Taylor Ave, E-3, Annapolis, MD 21401, Phone: (410) 260-8843
  • MARLU RIDGE, 3200 Marlu Ridge Road (Lat: 39.318889 Lon: -77.530278), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 60.3 m, Call Sign: WQPY541, Licensee ID: L00001771,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.842 MHz, Grant Date: 09/19/2012, Expiration Date: 09/19/2022, Certifier: George E Ryan Ii, Registrant: State Of Maryland, Dnr, 580 Taylor Ave, E-3, Annapolis, MD 21401, Phone: (410) 260-8843

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1
  • HAMM GEORGE W, Po Box 423, Jefferson, MD 21755
    Certificate: 03-1993 (Individual), Certificate Issue Date: 11/25/2003, Expiration Date: 11/24/2004

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3P (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: LENAPPE LM5 (95 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 20280, N20280, N-20280, Serial Number: 4058, Year manufactured: 1939, Airworthiness Date: 05/07/1971, Certificate Issue Date: 04/01/1998
    Registrant (Individual): Ingrid E Zimmer-Galler, 4432 Teen Barnes Rd, Jefferson, MD 21755
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32RT-300 (Category: Land, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 36546, N36546, N-36546, Serial Number: 32R-7885193, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 06/15/1978, Certificate Issue Date: 12/29/2014
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Robert J Swanson, 3333 Brockton Dr, Jefferson, MD 21755, Other Owners: Christina A Swanson

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 39. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 62 took place in 2014, and the least - 20 in 2015. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Jefferson, MD When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (56.2%), and Outside Fires (22.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Jefferson, MD
    • 35356.2%Structure Fires
    • 14022.3%Outside Fires
    • 9114.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 447.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Jefferson, MD
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Jefferson, MD
  • 66.1%Utility gas
  • 30.3%Electricity
  • 2.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Jefferson, MD
  • 76.5%Electricity
  • 12.2%Utility gas
  • 11.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Jefferson compared to Maryland state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Jefferson on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Australian and New Zealand Subregion (population 500+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Australia and New Zealand Subregion (population 500+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Oceania (population 500+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Northern Europe (population 500+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
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  • Michael Beeler (35)
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  • Adil Aliyevich Aliev (5)
  • Timothy D. Veenstra (5)
  • John M. Peltier (2)
  • Mark P. Easterday (2)
  • Philip Brohawn (1)
  • Michael W. Smith (1)
  • Bradley S. Kresge (1)
  • Michael T. O'Neil (1)

Total of 64 patent applications in 2008-2022.