Long Beach, Maryland

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Population in 2010: 1,821.
Males: 869  (47.8%)
Females: 952  (52.2%)
Median resident age:

44.7 years
Maryland median age:

38.7 years
Estimated median household income in 2017: $100,590
Long Beach:

$100,590
MD:

$80,776

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $43,534

Long Beach CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $355,400
Long Beach:

$355,400
MD:

$312,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $315,687; detached houses: $316,169

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,500.

March 2019 cost of living index in Long Beach: 164.2 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 2.3%
(0.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.2% for Black residents, 14.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Long Beach, MD (2010)
    • 1,57386.4%White alone
    • 1236.8%Black alone
    • 543.0%Two or more races
    • 532.9%Hispanic
    • 120.7%Asian alone
    • 50.3%American Indian alone
    • 10.05%Other race alone

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

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Ancestries: German (21.9%), American (10.9%), Irish (10.6%), Italian (8.0%), English (3.9%), Hungarian (3.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 40 feet

59 residents are foreign born (2.0% Europe, 0.4% Latin America).

This place:

3.1%
Maryland:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,696 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,787 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bowie, MD (37.9 miles , pop. 50,269).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (42.9 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (127.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Calvert Beach-Long Beach, MD (0.7 miles ),
Calvert Beach, MD (0.8 miles ),
St. Leonard, MD (1.4 miles ),
Broomes Island, MD (2.2 miles ),
Lusby, MD (2.8 miles ),
Chesapeake Ranch Estates-Drum Point, MD (2.9 miles ),
Chesapeake Ranch Estates, MD (2.9 miles ),
Solomons, MD (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 38.46 N, Longitude: 76.47 W

Distribution of median household income in Long Beach, MD in 2017
Distribution of house value in Long Beach, MD in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.4%
Maryland:

3.9%
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI CO SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 66.4. This is about average.

City:

66.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2017 was 0.147. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.147
U.S.:

0.267
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.368. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.368
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.94. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.94
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Long Beach-area historical tornado activity is near Maryland state average. It is 15% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 2.1 miles away from the Long Beach place 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 9.6 miles away from the place center caused $150,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Long Beach-area historical earthquake activity is near Maryland state average. It is 86% 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 98.8 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) earthquake occurred 131.3 miles away from Long Beach 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 295.3 miles away from Long Beach 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 131.4 miles away from Long Beach 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 100.0 miles away from the city center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 93.0 miles away from Long Beach 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 Calvert County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Winter Storms: 5, Snowstorms: 3, Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Long Beach:

  • SOLOMONS NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; SOLOMONS, MD)
  • ASBURY SOLOMONS (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; SOLOMONS, MD)
  • IDF - CALVERT CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; PRINCE FREDERICK, MD)
  • RENAL CAREPARTNERS - PRINCE FREDERICK (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; PRINCE FREDERICK, MD)
  • CALVERT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; PRINCE FREDERICK, MD)
  • CALVERT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL TRANSITIONAL CARE UNIT (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; PRINCE FREDERICK, MD)
  • CALVERT COUNTY NURSING CTR. (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; PRINCE FREDERICK, MD)

Operable nuclear power plants near Long Beach:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Long Beach:

  • College of Southern Maryland (about 31 miles; La Plata, MD; Full-time enrollment: 5,775)
  • Strayer University-Maryland (about 36 miles; Suitland, MD; FT enrollment: 2,748)
  • Prince George's Community College (about 36 miles; Largo, MD; FT enrollment: 8,537)
  • United States Naval Academy (about 36 miles; Annapolis, MD; FT enrollment: 5,681)
  • Anne Arundel Community College (about 41 miles; Arnold, MD; FT enrollment: 10,501)
  • Bowie State University (about 42 miles; Bowie, MD; FT enrollment: 4,517)
  • Strayer University-Global Region (about 44 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 2,613)

Points of interest:

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Lakes: Duncans Pond (A), Todds Pond (B), Richardsons Pond (C), Flag Ponds (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Long Beach include: Flag Ponds Nature Park (1), Flag Ponds Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Calvert County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.8 people
Maryland:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

76.4%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.0%
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: 0.3% of all households
4 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
2 people in in-patient hospice facilities in 2010

For population 15 years and over in Long Beach:

Marital status in Long Beach, MD
  • Never married: 32.7%
  • Now married: 51.0%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

For population 25 years and over in Long Beach:

  • High school or higher: 94.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 37.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Maryland average:

12.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Long Beach, MD (based on Calvert County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic39,2455
Mainline Protestant7,98832
Evangelical Protestant6,77931
Other1,0763
Black Protestant-2
None33,649-
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: 13
This county:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
This county:

0.79 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Calvert County:

2.16 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 43
Calvert County:

4.88 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

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

8.2%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Calvert County:

26.1%
State:

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

10.8%
State:

15.5%

6.40% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($74,587 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.40%
Maryland average:

6.88%

0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,220 average AGI)
Calvert County:

0.11%
Maryland average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Anne Arundel County, MD  0.88% ($80,125 average AGI)
from St. Mary's County, MD  0.83% ($58,120)
from Prince George's County, MD  0.74% ($62,896)


6.41% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($70,340 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.41%
Maryland average:

7.35%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($658 average AGI)
Calvert County:

0.06%
Maryland average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Anne Arundel County, MD  0.86% ($77,697 average AGI)
to St. Mary's County, MD  0.85% ($55,805)
to Prince George's County, MD  0.38% ($46,434)

Strongest AM radio stations in Long Beach:

  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WPTX (1690 AM; 10 kW; LEXINGTON PARK, MD; Owner: SOMAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Long Beach:

  • WKIK-FM (102.9 FM; CALIFORNIA, MD; Owner: SOMAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBZS-FM (92.7 FM; PRINCE FREDERICK, MD; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF PRINCE FREDERICK LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WMDM-FM (97.7 FM; LEXINGTON PARK, MD; Owner: SOMAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWZZ (104.1 FM; WALDORF, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WSMD-FM (98.3 FM; MECHANICSVILLE, MD; Owner: SOMAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCEM-FM (106.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MD; Owner: MTS BROADCASTING L.C.)
  • WINX-FM (94.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MD; Owner: CWA BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Long Beach:

  • WIAV-LP (Channel 58; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • WMDT (Channel 47; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCAST SERVICE GENERAL PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMPT (Channel 22; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • W52AX (Channel 52; LEONARDTOWN, MD; Owner: SATELLITE VIDEO BROADCASTING)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3ft / 1.2mTotal length
  • 26,941Total average daily traffic
  • 2,155Total average daily truck traffic
  • 29,655Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Long Beach, MD
  • 74.5%Electricity
  • 15.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Long Beach, MD
  • 43.1%Utility gas
  • 32.8%Electricity
  • 24.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Long Beach compared to Maryland state average:

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