Leonardtown, Maryland

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Population in 2019: 3,824 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +101.7%
Males: 1,988  (52.0%)
Females: 1,836  (48.0%)
Median resident age:

37.6 years
Maryland median age:

39.0 years

Zip codes: 20650.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $77,224 (it was $35,563 in 2000)
Leonardtown:

$77,224
MD:

$86,738

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $35,529 (it was $16,614 in 2000)

Leonardtown town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $428,948 (it was $152,900 in 2000)
Leonardtown:

$428,948
MD:

$332,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $385,461; detached houses: $396,144; townhouses or other attached units: $276,764; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $163,142

Median gross rent in 2019: $920.

March 2019 cost of living index in Leonardtown: 81.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 7.4%
(3.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.0% for Black residents, 13.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Leonardtown, MD (2019)
    • 2,56568.1%White alone
    • 53814.3%Black alone
    • 3499.3%Asian alone
    • 1534.1%Two or more races
    • 1153.1%Hispanic
    • 30.08%American Indian alone
    • 30.08%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists, there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Leonardtown, Maryland as of October 20, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Leonardtown is 275 to 1.


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Ancestries: English (14.0%), American (8.7%), Irish (8.2%), British (5.9%), German (5.3%), Danish (3.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1858

Elevation: 87 feet

Land area: 3.10 square miles.

Population density: 1,232 people per square mile   (low).

Leonardtown, Maryland map

458 residents are foreign born (4.3% Europe).

This town:

12.1%
Maryland:

15.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $4,374 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,890 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Alexandria, VA (43.0 miles , pop. 128,283).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (47.3 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (142.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

District 3, Leonardtown, MD (1.1 miles ),
California, MD (2.8 miles ),
District 7, Milestown, MD (2.8 miles ),
Solomons, MD (3.1 miles ),
Broomes Island, MD (3.1 miles ),
Lexington Park, MD (3.2 miles ),
Rock Point, MD (3.3 miles),
Lusby, MD (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 38.30 N, Longitude: 76.64 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,885 (+102.5%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 435 (32.9%)

Area codes: 301, 240

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 12 buildings, average cost: $121,900
  • 1998: 12 buildings, average cost: $158,300
  • 1999: 12 buildings, average cost: $145,900
  • 2000: 12 buildings, average cost: $116,300
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $140,800
  • 2002: 14 buildings, average cost: $140,800
  • 2003: 14 buildings, average cost: $206,300
  • 2004: 61 buildings, average cost: $200,900
  • 2005: 53 buildings, average cost: $209,600
  • 2006: 23 buildings, average cost: $216,700
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $190,800
  • 2008: 37 buildings, average cost: $301,500
  • 2009: 46 buildings, average cost: $293,200
  • 2010: 53 buildings, average cost: $370,200
  • 2011: 44 buildings, average cost: $397,300
  • 2012: 164 buildings, average cost: $299,900
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $242,500
  • 2014: 49 buildings, average cost: $341,100
  • 2015: 46 buildings, average cost: $308,300
  • 2016: 28 buildings, average cost: $255,900
  • 2017: 32 buildings, average cost: $320,900
  • 2018: 51 buildings, average cost: $323,900
  • 2019: 57 buildings, average cost: $335,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Leonardtown, MD residents
Average permit cost in Leonardtown, MD
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.6%
Maryland:

6.6%
Population change in the 1990s: +197 (+11.6%).
Most common industries in Leonardtown, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (11.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.6%)
  • Construction (10.3%)
  • Health care (8.8%)
  • Educational services (7.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (18.5%)
  • Public administration (14.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.3%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (7.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.7%)
  • Truck transportation (4.0%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (13.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (12.4%)
  • Educational services (10.3%)
  • Public administration (8.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.5%)
Most common occupations in Leonardtown, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.6%)
  • Cashiers (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Computer specialists (4.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.3%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (4.0%)
  • Computer specialists (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Cashiers (7.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.9%)
  • Computer specialists (4.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.0%)

Average climate in Leonardtown, Maryland

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Leonardtown, Maryland environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 67.4. This is about average.

City:

67.4
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.1
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Leonardtown-area historical tornado activity is near Maryland state average. It is 13% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.8 miles away from the Leonardtown town center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

On 4/28/2002, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.3 miles away from the town center caused $150,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Leonardtown-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Maryland state average. It is 59% 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 75.5 miles away from Leonardtown center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 76.2 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 84.6 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 87.4 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) earthquake occurred 144.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/24/2011 at 00:04:36, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 ML) earthquake occurred 76.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)
Leonardtown topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Leonardtown:

  • HOSPICE OF ST MARYS INC (ROUTE 5 NORTH)
  • MEDSTAR SAINT MARY'S HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 25500 POINT LOOKOUT ROAD)
  • ST MARYS NURSING HOME (P O BOX 418)
  • ST. MARY'S NURSING CENTER INC (21585 PEABODY STREET)
  • BMA - LEONARDTOWN (40865 MERCHANTS LANE)

Airports and heliports located in Leonardtown:

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Operable nuclear power plants near Leonardtown:

  • 12 miles: Calvert Cliffs 1 and 2 in Lusby, MD.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Leonardtown:

  • College of Southern Maryland (about 28 miles; La Plata, MD; Full-time enrollment: 5,775)
  • Strayer University-Maryland (about 40 miles; Suitland, MD; FT enrollment: 2,748)
  • Prince George's Community College (about 43 miles; Largo, MD; FT enrollment: 8,537)
  • University of Mary Washington (about 46 miles; Fredericksburg, VA; FT enrollment: 4,506)
  • George Washington University (about 48 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 18,928)
  • Strayer University-Global Region (about 48 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 2,613)
  • Strayer University-Virginia (about 48 miles; Arlington, VA; FT enrollment: 7,005)

Public high school in Leonardtown:

Private high schools in Leonardtown:

  • ST MARY S RYKEN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 672, Location: 22600 CAMP CALVERT RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • LEONARD HALL JR NAVAL ACADEMY (Students: 45, Location: 41740 BALDRIDGE ST, Grades: 6-12)
  • MECHANICSVILLE MENNONITE SCHOOL (Students: 34, Location: PARSONS MILL RD, Grades: 1-10)

Public elementary/middle schools in Leonardtown:

Private elementary/middle schools in Leonardtown:

  • FATHER ANDREW WHITE SJ SCHOOL (Students: 267, Location: 22850 WASHINGTON ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • LOVEVILLE MENNONITE SCHOOL (Students: 44, Location: 40750 PARSONS MILL RD, Grades: 1-8)
  • PIN CUSHION MENNONITE SCHOOL (Students: 25, Location: 24983 PIN CUSHION RD, Grades: 1-8)
  • CLOVER HILL MENNONITE PAROCHIAL SCHOOL (Students: 17, Location: 28445 POINT LOOKOUT RD, Grades: 1-8)
See full list of schools located in Leonardtown

Library in Leonardtown:

  • ST. MARY'S COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $3,156,664; Location: 23250 HOLLYWOOD ROAD; 191,000 books; 110 e-books; 13,452 audio materials; 22,032 video materials; 25 state licensed databases; 32 other licensed databases; 932 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Chopticon H.S. in Morganza, MD., is located within 5 miles of Leonardtown, MD. St. Mary's College Of Maryland, St. Mary's City, MD., is located within 20 miles of Leonardtown.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Leonardtown: Greenbrier (A), Leonardtown Wastewater Treatment Plant (B), Saint Marys County Government Center (C), Saint Marys County Sheriff's Office (D), Leonardtown Volunteer Fire Department Company 1 (E), Saint Mary's County Library - Leonardtown Branch (F), Leonardtown Volunteer Rescue Squad (G), Valentine Hall (H), Saint Marys County Jail (I), Saint Marys County Courthouse (J), Leonardtown Town Hall (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Leonardtown Square Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Leonardtown include: Saint Aloysius Church (A), Saint Pauls United Methodist Church (B), Saint Peters Episcopal Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: New Saint Aloysius Cemetery (1), Saint Pauls Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Town Run (A), Nelson Run (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Leonardtown: Leonardtown Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: St Mary's County Historical Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 41680 Tudor Pl), St Mary's County - Recreation & Parks Department- Museums (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Saint Clements Island).

Hotel: Relax Inn (41655 Park Avenue).

Courts: St Mary's County - Courts- Circuit Court- Abrams Karen H Judge (Courthouse), St Mary's County - States Attorney's Office- Circuit Court Division (Courthouse), St Mary's County - States Attorney's Office- District Court Division (Carter Building), Maryland State - District Court- St Mary's County (Carter State Ofc).

Birthplace of: Benedict Joseph Fenwick - Catholic bishop, John F. Slade III - Politician, Alfred Gough - Screenwriter, Jeanne Dorsey Mandel - 2nd wife of Maryland Governor Marvin Mandel, Jay Anthony Franke - Actor, John Dorsey (American football) - Football player, John F. Wood, Jr. - Politician.

St. Mary's County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

TOWN OF LEONARDTOWN (Population served: 2,930, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-05-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-10-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-10-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-08-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-10-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-10-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-08-2011)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
CHRISTMAS TREE FARM TRAILER PARK (Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2014, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-10-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-10-2007), St Compliance achieved (OCT-23-2007)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 12 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.4 people
Maryland:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

57.5%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.7%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

People in group quarters in Leonardtown in 2010:

  • 251 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 156 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 13 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 2 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Leonardtown in 2000:

  • 207 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 198 people in nursing homes
  • 139 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 15 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 5 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 5 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 4 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Leonardtown (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: Leonardtown Main Office at 41614 Park Avenue, branch established on 1963/11/02; Breton Branch at 25895 Point Lookout Road, branch established on 1983/12/27. 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
  • Bank of America, National Association: Leonardtown Branch at 22700 Washington Street, branch established on 1912/09/06. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Community Bank of Tri-County: Leonardtown Branch at 25395 Pt Lookout Road, branch established on 1950/01/01. Info updated 2008/07/16: Bank assets: $980.4 mil, Deposits: $826.4 mil, headquarters in Waldorf, MD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Tri-County Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Leonardtown:

Marital status in Leonardtown, MD
  • Never married: 24.5%
  • Now married: 47.8%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 12.9%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

For population 25 years and over in Leonardtown:

  • High school or higher: 87.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 37.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 21.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.6
Maryland average:

12.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Leonardtown
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Religion statistics for Leonardtown, MD (based on St. Mary's County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic24,01415
Evangelical Protestant7,51935
Mainline Protestant5,86221
Other1,2067
Black Protestant3773
None66,173-
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: 16
St. Mary's County:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

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

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

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

1.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 28
This county:

2.79 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 56
St. Mary's County:

5.59 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

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

8.4%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
St. Mary's County:

28.9%
Maryland:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
St. Mary's County:

16.8%
State:

15.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Leonardtown:

51.6%
State:

50.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Leonardtown:

46.7%
State:

47.6%

Average BMI:
Leonardtown:

28.5
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

17.3%
Maryland:

20.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Leonardtown:

12.8%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Leonardtown:

6.9
Maryland:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.8%
Maryland:

34.1%

General health condition:
Leonardtown:

54.8%
State:

56.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.3%
Maryland:

80.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Leonardtown, MD Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 5$27,420$65,8080$0
Other Government Administration 4$22,107$66,3217$3,479
Streets and Highways 1$6,774$81,2880$0
Other and Unallocable 1$6,855$82,2601$531
Financial Administration 1$5,157$61,8841$5,635
Totals for Government 12$68,313$68,3139$9,645

Leonardtown government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $125,000 ($32.69)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $777,000 ($203.19)
    Solid Waste Management: $695,000 ($181.75)
    General - Other: $682,000 ($178.35)
    Water Utilities: $332,000 ($86.82)
    Regular Highways: $250,000 ($65.38)
    Parks and Recreation: $219,000 ($57.27)
    Central Staff Services: $102,000 ($26.67)
    Financial Administration: $68,000 ($17.78)
    Police Protection: $67,000 ($17.52)
    General Public Buildings: $31,000 ($8.11)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,000 ($2.09)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000 ($0.52)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $373,000 ($97.54)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $81,000 ($21.18)
    Parks and Recreation: $35,000 ($9.15)
    General - Other: $14,000 ($3.66)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,134,000 ($296.55)

Leonardtown government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $931,000 ($243.46)
    Solid Waste Management: $666,000 ($174.16)
    Other: $2,000 ($0.52)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($0.52)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,531,000 ($661.87)
    Interest Earnings: $123,000 ($32.17)
    Donations From Private Sources: $9,000 ($2.35)
    Sale of Property: $5,000 ($1.31)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $487,000 ($127.35)
  • State Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $1,268,000 ($331.59)
    Other: $202,000 ($52.82)
    Highways: $123,000 ($32.17)
  • Tax - Property: $605,000 ($158.21)
    Individual Income: $526,000 ($137.55)
    Other License: $30,000 ($7.85)
    Public Utility License: $28,000 ($7.32)
    Other Selective Sales: $25,000 ($6.54)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $14,000 ($3.66)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $12,000 ($3.14)
    Amusements Sales: $1,000 ($0.26)

Leonardtown government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,339,000 ($2442.21)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,403,000 ($2197.44)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $936,000 ($244.77)

Leonardtown government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,810,000 ($2303.87)

7.06% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($56,575 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.06%
Maryland average:

6.88%

0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,227 average AGI)
St. Mary's County:

0.14%
Maryland average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Charles County, MD  1.03% ($51,937 average AGI)
from Calvert County, MD  0.72% ($55,805)
from Prince George's County, MD  0.38% ($46,098)


7.00% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($66,436 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.00%
Maryland average:

7.35%

0.15% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,403 average AGI)
St. Mary's County:

0.15%
Maryland average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Calvert County, MD  0.70% ($58,120 average AGI)
to Charles County, MD  0.69% ($52,262)
to Prince George's County, MD  0.29% ($44,667)
Businesses in Leonardtown, MD
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1Pizza Hut1
AutoZone1RadioShack1
CVS1Rite Aid1
Chevrolet1Subway1
FedEx1Taco Bell1
Ford1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
KFC1UPS1
MasterBrand Cabinets1Wendy's1
McDonald's1World Gym1
Papa John's Pizza1

Strongest AM radio stations in Leonardtown:

  • WPTX (1690 AM; 10 kW; LEXINGTON PARK, MD; Owner: SOMAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Leonardtown:

  • WMDM-FM (97.7 FM; LEXINGTON PARK, MD; Owner: SOMAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKIK-FM (102.9 FM; CALIFORNIA, MD; Owner: SOMAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSMD-FM (98.3 FM; MECHANICSVILLE, MD; Owner: SOMAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWZZ (104.1 FM; WALDORF, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WGRQ (95.9 FM; COLONIAL BEACH, VA; Owner: TELEMEDIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBZS-FM (92.7 FM; PRINCE FREDERICK, MD; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF PRINCE FREDERICK LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNNT-FM (100.9 FM; WARSAW, VA; Owner: NORTHERN NECK & TIDEWATER COMMUNICATIONS, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Leonardtown:

  • W52AX (Channel 52; LEONARDTOWN, MD; Owner: SATELLITE VIDEO BROADCASTING)
  • WIAV-LP (Channel 58; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • Leonardtown, Maryland
  • Fatal accident count45
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents62
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:17
  • Fatalities50
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents127
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents3
  • Maryland average
  • Fatal accident count14992
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents22714
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons5499
  • Fatalities16474
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents38192
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1494
See more detailed statistics of Leonardtown fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 43ft / 13.0mTotal length
  • $407,000Total costs
  • 117,173Total average daily traffic
  • 7,381Total average daily truck traffic
  • 151,287Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Leonardtown)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 79 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Leonardtown, MD)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
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: 102 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Leonardtown)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 35 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Leonardtown)

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 74. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 117 took place in 2004, and the least - 24 in 2012. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Leonardtown, MD When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (58.2%), and Outside Fires (27.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Leonardtown, MD
    • 72758.2%Structure Fires
    • 34027.2%Outside Fires
    • 14611.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 373.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Leonardtown, MD
Most common first names in Leonardtown, MD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary14280.7 years
James9669.7 years
John9072.1 years
Joseph8870.9 years
William8373.6 years
Charles5370.2 years
George4374.3 years
Robert4369.0 years
Thomas4274.6 years
Margaret3481.6 years
Most common last names in Leonardtown, MD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Mattingly4275.2 years
Abell3277.7 years
Johnson2775.9 years
Norris2475.3 years
Russell2279.5 years
Smith2081.0 years
Hayden1679.2 years
Wilson1672.8 years
Graves1570.1 years
Davis1476.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Leonardtown, MD
  • 42.6%Electricity
  • 35.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.1%Utility gas
  • 2.8%Wood
  • 1.4%Other fuel
  • 0.6%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Leonardtown, MD
  • 71.5%Electricity
  • 16.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.2%Utility gas
  • 3.1%Other fuel


Leonardtown compared to Maryland state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Leonardtown on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other noninstitutional group quarters (population 1,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) (population 1,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in nursing homes (population 1,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse (population 1,000+)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the physically handicapped (population 1,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
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