Mount Aetna, Maryland

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Population in 2010: 561. Population change since 2000: -33.1%
Males: 238  (42.6%)
Females: 323  (57.4%)
Median resident age:  49.4 years
Maryland median age:  38.2 years

Zip codes: 21742.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $114,266 (it was $48,523 in 2000)
Mount Aetna:

$114,266
MD:

$72,483

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $42,007 (it was $21,435 in 2000)

Mount Aetna CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $298,732 (it was $130,600 in 2000)
Mount Aetna:

$298,732
MD:

$280,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $298,386; Detached houses: $290,423

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,321.

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  • Races in Mount Aetna, MD (2010)

    Mount Aetna races chart
    • 49788.6%White alone
    • 213.7%Asian alone
    • 213.7%Hispanic
    • 152.7%Two or more races
    • 71.2%Black alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Mount Aetna: 114.5 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (44.3%), English (9.2%), French (4.0%), Polish (3.6%), Italian (3.4%), Irish (3.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 540 feet

Land area: 3.89 square miles.

Population density: 144 people per square mile   (very low).

Mount Aetna,MD real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Mount Aetna:

  • High school or higher: 98.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 48.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 32.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mount Aetna CDP:

  • Never married: 29.1%
  • Now married: 65.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.5%
  • Divorced: 2.1%

33 residents are foreign born (5.6% Africa, 4.7% Asia).

This place:

5.6%
Maryland:

14.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,688 (0.8%)

Mount Aetna satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Frederick, MD (16.0 miles , pop. 52,767).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (57.0 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (134.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Jugtown, MD (1.1 miles ), Bagtown, MD (1.2 miles ), Pondsville, MD (1.4 miles) , Beaver Creek, MD (1.4 miles ), Chewsville, MD (1.7 miles ), Cavetown, MD (1.8 miles ), Mount Lena, MD (1.8 miles ), Robinwood, MD (1.9 miles ).

Latitude: 39.60 N, Longitude: 77.61 W

Mount Aetna household income distribution Mount Aetna home values distribution

Property values in Mount Aetna, MD

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.4%
Maryland:

5.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Retail trade (31%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (29%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (17%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (21%)
  • Community and social service occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Mount Aetna: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Mount Aetna, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Mount Aetna-area historical tornado activity is near Maryland state average. It is 3% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/22/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.5 miles away from the Mount Aetna place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/16/1961, a category F3 tornado 31.3 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

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

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 196.1 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 97.5 miles away from Mount Aetna center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 231.9 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 140.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.8 miles away from Mount Aetna center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 344.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Washington County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Mount Aetna:

  • FMC - ROBINWOOD (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; HAGERSTOWN, MD)
  • MERITUS MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; HAGERSTOWN, MD)
  • FAHRNEY-KEEDY MEMORIAL HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; BOONSBORO, MD)
  • MERITUS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; HAGERSTOWN, MD)
  • WASHINGTON COUNTY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; HAGERSTOWN, MD)
  • CUMBERLAND VALLEY SURGERY CENTER (Hospital, about 5 miles away; HAGERSTOWN, MD)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-HAGERSTOWN (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; HAGERSTOWN, MD)

Amtrak stations near Mount Aetna:

  • 7 miles: HAGERSTOWN (GREYHOUND STA., 10527 SHARPSTOWN PK.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar.
  • 18 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mount Aetna:

  • Hagerstown Community College (about 4 miles; Hagerstown, MD; Full-time enrollment: 3,220)
  • Frederick Community College (about 15 miles; Frederick, MD; FT enrollment: 3,798)
  • Mount St Mary's University (about 15 miles; Emmitsburg, MD; FT enrollment: 2,313)
  • Shepherd University (about 16 miles; Shepherdstown, WV; FT enrollment: 3,745)
  • American Public University System (about 26 miles; Charles Town, WV; FT enrollment: 43,829)
  • Gettysburg College (about 26 miles; Gettysburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,772)
  • Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (about 32 miles; Shippensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 7,051)

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 75.6. This is about average.

City:

75.6
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 31.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 20.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.6
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.77. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.77
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 0.3%
(16.7% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.7 people
Maryland:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  82.2%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  2.0%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.0% of all households
9 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010
14 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Maryland average:

12.6

Mount Aetna travel time to work - commute Mount Aetna mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Mount Aetna CDP (based on Washington County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant21,941117
Mainline Protestant21,83779
Catholic9,3508
Other2,24411
Orthodox1632
Black Protestant972
None91,798-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 25
Washington County:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

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

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.04 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

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

2.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.2%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

28.8%
Maryland:

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

12.9%
State:

15.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Mount Aetna:

51.2%
Maryland:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Mount Aetna:

50.2%
State:

47.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.8
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Mount Aetna:

23.5%
State:

20.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Mount Aetna:

7.7%
State:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Mount Aetna:

6.8
Maryland:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

38.4%
Maryland:

34.1%

General health condition:
Mount Aetna:

58.5%
Maryland:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Mount Aetna:

79.8%
Maryland:

80.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Mount Aetna, MD Residents

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

Here:

5.39%
Maryland average:

6.59%

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

0.04%
Maryland average:

0.09%

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


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

Here:

5.26%
Maryland average:

6.66%

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

0.03%
Maryland average:

0.11%

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

Strongest AM radio stations in Mount Aetna:

  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WTRI (1520 AM; daytime; 17 kW; BRUNSWICK, MD; Owner: JMK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WARK (1490 AM; 1 kW; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: MANNING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFMD (930 AM; 5 kW; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXTR (820 AM; 4 kW; FREDERICK, MD; 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)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WHAG (1410 AM; 1 kW; HALFWAY, MD; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WJEJ (1240 AM; 1 kW; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: HAGERSTOWN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mount Aetna:

  • WAYZ-FM (104.7 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: HJV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WETH (89.1 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WFRE (99.9 FM; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WARX (106.9 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: MANNING BROADCASTING INC.)
  • W219BX (91.7 FM; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CEDAR RIDGE CHILDREN'S HOME & SCHOOL, INC)
  • WWVZ (103.9 FM; BRADDOCK HEIGHTS, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • 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)
  • WAFY (103.1 FM; MIDDLETOWN, MD; Owner: FREDERICK BROADCASTING LLC)
  • WKMZ (95.9 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, MD; Owner: PRETTYMAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQCM (94.3 FM; GREENCASTLE, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WLTF (97.5 FM; MARTINSBURG, WV; Owner: PRETTYMAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDLD (96.7 FM; HALFWAY, MD; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WSRT (92.1 FM; MERCERSBURG, PA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • W228BA (93.5 FM; LEESBURG, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WINC-FM (92.5 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: MID ATLANTIC NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTRM (91.3 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: TIMBER RIDGE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WIKZ (95.1 FM; CHAMBERSBURG, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WYCR (98.5 FM; YORK-HANOVER, PA; Owner: RADIO HANOVER, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Mount Aetna:

  • W42CK (Channel 42; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING)
  • WHAG-TV (Channel 25; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: QUORUM OF MARYLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWPB (Channel 31; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • W51CY (Channel 51; CHAMBERSBURG, PA; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFPT (Channel 62; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • W52AS (Channel 52; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Cor Mount Aetna & Mount Lena Rds (Lat: 39.596778 Lon: -77.666389), Call Sign: KXM965, Licensee ID: L00026037
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.8000 MHz, 33.8400 MHz, 33.8600 MHzGrant Date: 06/24/2014, Expiration Date: 09/19/2024Registrant: County Of Washington, 35 W. Washington St, Hagerstown, MD 21742, Phone: (240) 313-2070, Fax: (240) 313-2071, Email:

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 ORIGINATED3$197,6803$251,18716$229,3311$85,8201$122,460
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$239,6000$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$07$245,3471$61,0701$82,060
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$04$255,9230$01$98,190
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0113.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$220,810
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0113.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (60%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (17%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16%)
  • Wood (6%)

Mount Aetna compared to Maryland state average:

  • Median household income above 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 significantly 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Mount Aetna on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Eastern Africa (population 500+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Eastern Africa (population 500+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Africa (population 500+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
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