Mount Airy, Maryland

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Population in 2017: 9,416 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +46.6%
Males: 4,453  (47.3%)
Females: 4,963  (52.7%)
Median resident age:

35.4 years
Maryland median age:

38.7 years

Zip codes: 21771.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $104,517 (it was $66,967 in 2000)
Mount Airy:

$104,517
MD:

$80,776

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $43,305 (it was $25,380 in 2000)

Mount Airy town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $334,020 (it was $162,000 in 2000)
Mount Airy:

$334,020
MD:

$312,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $357,163; detached houses: $371,124; townhouses or other attached units: $331,648

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,818.

March 2019 cost of living index in Mount Airy: 132.0 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 2.3%
(1.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Mount Airy, MD (2017)
    • 8,17385.8%White alone
    • 3163.3%Hispanic
    • 2342.5%Two or more races
    • 2242.4%Black alone
    • 2212.3%Asian alone
    • 961.0%American Indian alone
    • 330.3%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists, there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Mount Airy, Maryland as of May 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Mount Airy is 676 to 1.



Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 12 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.95
Maryland average:

2.68
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Ancestries: German (14.5%), American (12.5%), Irish (12.3%), English (10.1%), Polish (7.8%), European (5.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1894

Elevation: 764 feet

Land area: 3.83 square miles.

Population density: 2,460 people per square mile   (low).

Mount Airy, Maryland map

361 residents are foreign born (1.4% Latin America, 1.2% Asia).

This town:

3.8%
Maryland:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,767 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,321 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Frederick, MD (14.6 miles , pop. 52,767).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (29.2 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (115.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Green Valley, MD (2.3 miles ),
Linganore, MD (2.3 miles ),
Monrovia, MD (2.5 miles ),
New Market, MD (2.5 miles ),
Friendship, MD (2.6 miles ),
Damascus, MD (2.8 miles ),
Libertytown, MD (3.0 miles ),
Linganore-Bartonsville, MD (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 39.37 N, Longitude: 77.16 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -51 (-0.5%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 1,199 (24.3%)

Area codes: 301, 240

Distribution of median household income in Mount Airy, MD in 2017
Distribution of house value in Mount Airy, MD in 2017

Property values in Mount Airy, MD

Mount Airy satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 57 buildings, average cost: $97,000
  • 1998: 105 buildings, average cost: $102,800
  • 1999: 172 buildings, average cost: $102,300
  • 2000: 190 buildings, average cost: $98,500
  • 2001: 190 buildings, average cost: $96,800
  • 2002: 91 buildings, average cost: $97,500
  • 2003: 118 buildings, average cost: $112,500
  • 2004: 77 buildings, average cost: $134,500
  • 2005: 123 buildings, average cost: $187,000
  • 2006: 67 buildings, average cost: $183,600
  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $197,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Mount Airy, MD residents
Average permit cost in Mount Airy, MD
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.2%
Maryland:

3.9%
Historical population in Mount Airy, MD
Historical housing units in Mount Airy, MD

Population change in the 1990s: +2,501 (+63.7%).
Most common industries in Mount Airy, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.6%)
  • Public administration (8.6%)
  • Construction (7.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.2%)
  • Educational services (5.9%)
  • Health care (5.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (11.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.1%)
  • Public administration (6.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Public administration (11.2%)
  • Educational services (9.9%)
  • Health care (9.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.0%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Mount Airy, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Computer specialists (4.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Computer specialists (7.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.5%)
  • Accountants and auditors (4.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)

Average climate in Mount Airy, Maryland

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Mount Airy, Maryland environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 74.4. This is about average.

City:

74.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.269. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.269
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 15.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.2
U.S.:

5.6
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 32.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.94. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.94
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Mount Airy-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Maryland state average. It is 14% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/19/1996, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.8 miles away from the Mount Airy town center injured 3 people and caused $5 million in damages.

On 9/24/2001, a category F3 tornado 20.1 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 55 people and caused $101 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mount Airy-area historical earthquake activity is near Maryland state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 88.8 miles away from Mount Airy 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 224.8 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 130.1 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 89.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 260.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 348.4 miles away from Mount Airy 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 Carroll County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Floods: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mount Airy topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Mount Airy:

  • LORIEN HEALTH SYSTEMS MT AIRY (705 MIDWAY AVENUE)
  • PLEASANT VIEW NSG HOME (4101 OLD NATIONAL PIKE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Mount Airy:

  • BRINTON WOODS NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; SYKESVILLE, MD)
  • GOLDEN AGE GUEST HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; SYKESVILLE, MD)
  • COPPER RIDGE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SYKESVILLE, MD)
  • SPRINGFIELD HOSPITAL CENTER (Hospital, about 12 miles away; SYKESVILLE, MD)
  • GLADE VALLEY CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; WALKERSVILLE, MD)
  • FREDERICK MEMORIAL HOSP HHA (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; FREDERICK, MD)
  • NORTHAMPTON MANOR (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; FREDERICK, MD)

Airports located in Mount Airy:

Amtrak station near Mount Airy:

  • 14 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 Airy:

  • Carroll Community College (about 14 miles; Westminster, MD; Full-time enrollment: 2,682)
  • Frederick Community College (about 15 miles; Frederick, MD; FT enrollment: 3,798)
  • McDaniel College (about 17 miles; Westminster, MD; FT enrollment: 2,558)
  • Howard Community College (about 19 miles; Columbia, MD; FT enrollment: 6,528)
  • Montgomery College (about 20 miles; Rockville, MD; FT enrollment: 17,999)
  • Mount St Mary's University (about 24 miles; Emmitsburg, MD; FT enrollment: 2,313)
  • Stevenson University (about 25 miles; Stevenson, MD; FT enrollment: 3,862)

Private high schools in Mount Airy:

  • MOUNT AIRY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 373, Location: 16700 OLD FREDERICK RD, Grades: KG-12)
  • HOPEWELL MENNONITE SCHOOL (Students: 26, Location: 14910 HARRISVILLE RD, Grades: 1-10)
  • CORNERSTONE ACADEMY (Students: 9, Location: 17455 OLD FREDERICK RD, Grades: 7-11)

Public elementary/middle schools in Mount Airy:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Mount Airy: Twin Arch Business Park (A), Mount Airy Wastewater Treatment Plant (B), Mount Airy Industrial Park (C), Twin Arch Industrial Park (D), Ridgeside Business Center (E), Carroll County Fire Department Station 1 Mount Airy Volunteer Fire Company (F), Carroll County Public Library - Mount Airy Branch (G), Mount Airy Police Department (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Twin Arch Shopping Center (1), Mount Airy Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Mount Airy include: Mount Airy Methodist Church (A), Saint James Episcopal Church (B), Pine Grove Presbyterian Church (C), Ridgeville United Methodist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Pine Grove Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Mount Airy include: Mount Airy Carnival Grounds (1), Watkins Park (2), Prospect Avenue Park (3), Mount Airy Historic District (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Berrywine Plantations-Linganore Wine Cellars (Tours & Charters; 13601 Glissans Mill Road).

Hotel: Budget Inn Motel (4500 Baltimore National P).

Carroll 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 Mount Airy and their reported violations in the past:

TOWN OF MOUNT AIRY (Population served: 8,631, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 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 (FEB-28-2011)
  • 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 (FEB-28-2011)
PHEASANT RIDGE ESTATES (Address: 7848 EAST HILL ROAD , Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-05-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-05-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-05-2013), St Compliance achieved (NOV-06-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2003, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (3 times from SEP-08-2004 to SEP-09-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-21-2005)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
PRECIOUS MINDS LEARNING CENTER (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-17-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-17-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-19-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-14-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUL-26-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-19-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-16-2009), St Public Notif requested (JUL-27-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2009)
  • Public Education - In NOV-30-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-05-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-2014, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-15-2014)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-13-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-28-2013), St Intentional no-action (FEB-28-2013)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between OCT-2007 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from OCT-27-2008 to FEB-09-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-12-2010)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
LITTLE TRAVELERS DAY CARE & LEARNING CTR (Population served: 57, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • OCCT/SOWT Study/Recommendation - In JUL-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from APR-20-2009 to FEB-10-2011), St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2011)
  • Public Education - In MAR-03-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-20-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUL-09-2010)
WEST FALLS CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY CHURCH (Address: 5330 BUFFALO RD , Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-12-2008), St Tech Assistance Visit (MAR-14-2008), St Public Notif received (MAR-14-2008), St Compliance achieved (APR-29-2008)
VANESSAS CORNER PUB (NEW YORK JP) (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-13-2012), St Tech Assistance Visit (JUL-16-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-16-2012), St Tech Assistance Visit (2 times from JUL-19-2012 to JUL-25-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-01-2012)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Mount Airy that have no violations reported:

  • MOUNT AIRY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Address: 16700 OLD FREDERICK ROAD , Population served: 435, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • OAK TERRACE MOBILE HOME PARK (Address: 13114 MANOR DRIVE , Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

3.0 people
Maryland:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

79.0%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.3%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
60 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
4 people in homes for the physically handicapped in 2000

Banks with most branches in Mount Airy (2011 data):

  • New Windsor State Bank: Twin Arch Branch at 1001 Twin Arch Road, branch established on 2003/09/08. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $262.6 mil, Deposits: $239.2 mil, headquarters in New Windsor, MD, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: New Windsor Bancorp, Inc.
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Mount Airy Branch at 1001 Twin Arch Road, branch established on 1997/12/15. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
  • Damascus Community Bank: Mount Airy Branch at 201 E. Ridgeville Blvd, branch established on 2009/02/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $242.1 mil, Deposits: $216.8 mil, headquarters in Damascus, MD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices
  • Bank of America, National Association: Main & Ridgegeville Branch at 1 East Ridgeville Blvd, branch established on 1964/06/01. 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
  • SunTrust Bank: Mount Airy Safeway Branch at 337 E Ridgeville Blvd, branch established on 2002/01/16. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Susquehanna Bank: Mount Airy Branch at 530 E. Ridgeville Boulevard, branch established on 2002/09/25. Info updated 2012/02/28: Bank assets: $14,849.0 mil, Deposits: $10,294.4 mil, headquarters in Lititz, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 308 total offices, Holding Company: Susquehanna Bancshares, Inc.
  • Capital One, National Association: 402 East Ridgeville Blvd. Branch at 402 East Ridgeville Boulevard, branch established on 2002/12/13. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Mount Airy Md Branch at 443 East Ridgeville Boulevard, branch established on 1971/12/01. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Sandy Spring Bank: Mt. Airy Branch at 425 East Ridgeville Blvd, branch established on 2005/03/07. Info updated 2007/07/17: Bank assets: $3,709.4 mil, Deposits: $2,664.0 mil, headquarters in Olney, MD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 43 total offices, Holding Company: Sandy Spring Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Mount Airy:

Marital status in Mount Airy, MD
  • Never married: 25.7%
  • Now married: 60.0%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

For population 25 years and over in Mount Airy:

  • High school or higher: 94.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 42.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.7%
  • Unemployed: 1.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.6
Maryland average:

12.5

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Mount Airy, MD (based on Carroll County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic30,5514
Mainline Protestant24,90375
Evangelical Protestant13,76468
Other2,4729
Orthodox2262
None95,218-
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: 20
Carroll County:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

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

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 17
Carroll County:

1.01 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

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

1.84 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 95
This county:

5.63 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.6%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Carroll County:

24.5%
Maryland:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.8%
Maryland:

15.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Mount Airy:

47.7%
Maryland:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Mount Airy:

44.9%
Maryland:

47.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.4
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Mount Airy:

22.6%
State:

20.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

8.7%
Maryland:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Maryland:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

32.7%
Maryland:

34.1%

General health condition:
This city:

56.3%
Maryland:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.4%
Maryland:

80.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Mount Airy, 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
Other Government Administration 9$42,370$56,4930$0
Water Supply 5$22,276$53,4620$0
Financial Administration 2$7,381$44,2860$0
Streets and Highways 2$9,581$57,4860$0
Parks and Recreation 2$12,826$76,9560$0
Sewerage 2$15,078$90,4680$0
Other and Unallocable 1$5,653$67,8367$3,062
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 23$115,165$60,0867$3,062

Mount Airy government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $2,097,000 ($222.71)
    Police Protection: $900,000 ($95.58)
    Sewerage: $770,000 ($81.78)
    Regular Highways: $659,000 ($69.99)
    General - Other: $509,000 ($54.06)
    Financial Administration: $468,000 ($49.70)
    Solid Waste Management: $408,000 ($43.33)
    Central Staff Services: $335,000 ($35.58)
    Parks and Recreation: $229,000 ($24.32)
    Local Fire Protection: $174,000 ($18.48)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $65,000 ($6.90)
    General Public Buildings: $61,000 ($6.48)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $12,000 ($1.27)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $243,000 ($25.81)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $584,000 ($62.02)
    Parks and Recreation: $298,000 ($31.65)
    General Public Building: $61,000 ($6.48)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,416,000 ($150.38)

Mount Airy government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,041,000 ($110.56)
    Other: $115,000 ($12.21)
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000 ($0.96)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $49,000 ($5.20)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $693,000 ($73.60)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $342,000 ($36.32)
    Interest Earnings: $71,000 ($7.54)
    Fines and Forfeits: $14,000 ($1.49)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,178,000 ($125.11)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $342,000 ($36.32)
    Other: $121,000 ($12.85)
    Sewerage: $36,000 ($3.82)
  • Tax - Property: $1,874,000 ($199.02)
    Individual Income: $1,558,000 ($165.46)
    Public Utility License: $112,000 ($11.89)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $27,000 ($2.87)
    Amusements Sales: $15,000 ($1.59)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $5,000 ($0.53)

Mount Airy government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,493,000 ($689.57)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,068,000 ($644.44)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $940,000 ($99.83)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $515,000 ($54.69)

Mount Airy government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,480,000 ($1537.81)

5.46% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($66,694 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.46%
Maryland average:

6.88%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($563 average AGI)
Carroll County:

0.03%
Maryland average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Baltimore County, MD  1.27% ($67,312 average AGI)
from Howard County, MD  0.69% ($77,822)
from Frederick County, MD  0.47% ($61,994)


5.72% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($68,791 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.72%
Maryland average:

7.35%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($630 average AGI)
Carroll County:

0.03%
Maryland average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Baltimore County, MD  0.90% ($58,597 average AGI)
to Frederick County, MD  0.51% ($62,309)
to York County, PA  0.46% ($54,716)
Businesses in Mount Airy, MD
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Ace Hardware1Penske1
Arby's1Pizza Hut1
Baskin-Robbins1Quiznos1
Burger King1RadioShack1
CVS1Rite Aid1
Chipotle1Safeway1
Curves1Starbucks2
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
Dunkin Donuts1T-Mobile2
FedEx3Taco Bell1
GameStop1U-Haul2
H&R Block1UPS2
Jones New York1Vons1
KFC1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Mount Airy:

  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WFMD (930 AM; 5 kW; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WTRI (1520 AM; daytime; 17 kW; BRUNSWICK, MD; Owner: JMK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WXTR (820 AM; 4 kW; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WCAO (600 AM; 5 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mount Airy:

  • WFRE (99.9 FM; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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)
  • WAYZ-FM (104.7 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: HJV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZBA (100.7 FM; WESTMINSTER, MD; Owner: SHAMROCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWMX (106.5 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WETH (89.1 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WPOC (93.1 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WIYY (97.9 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WARX (106.9 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: MANNING BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WAFY (103.1 FM; MIDDLETOWN, MD; Owner: FREDERICK BROADCASTING LLC)
  • WWDC-FM (101.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WLIF (101.9 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WLIF, INC.)
  • WARW (94.7 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WASH (97.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WRQX (107.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WHUR-FM (96.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WIHT (99.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • W219BE (91.7 FM; WAYNESBORO, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BIBLE INSTITUTE, NDBA)
  • WYCR (98.5 FM; YORK-HANOVER, PA; Owner: RADIO HANOVER, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Mount Airy:

  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WFPT (Channel 62; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WBAL-TV (Channel 11; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WBAL HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WMAR-TV (Channel 2; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBFF (Channel 45; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CHESAPEAKE TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNUV (Channel 54; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE (WNUV-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUTB (Channel 24; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WJZ-TV (Channel 13; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • W52AS (Channel 52; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WTTG (Channel 5; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WJLA-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ACC LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUSA (Channel 9; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE DETROIT NEWS, INC.)
  • WETA-TV (Channel 26; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE GREATER WASHINGTON ED TELECOMM. ASSOC)
  • WDCA (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WBDC-TV (Channel 50; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHUT-TV (Channel 32; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WMPT (Channel 22; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WRC-TV (Channel 4; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WRC-TV), INC.)
  • WNVC (Channel 56; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
Mount Airy fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Mount Airy fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 26Number of bridges
  • 259ft / 78.9mTotal length
  • $295,000Total costs
  • 547,145Total average daily traffic
  • 33,697Total average daily truck traffic
  • 174,860Total future (year 2015) average daily traffic
New bridges in Mount Airy, MD - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 11930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 181970-1979
  • 31980-1989
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Mount Airy, MD
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Mount Airy)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 46 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Mount Airy, MD)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 12 (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 Amateur Radio Licenses: 253 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Mount Airy)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Mount Airy)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 23 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
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 ORIGINATED8$324,8837$328,13770$289,2003$134,0401$252,860
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$519,1305$291,7820$01$166,390
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$015$289,8811$79,7701$131,180
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$171,69014$343,7061$115,1401$391,370
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$03$259,3030$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 5130.00

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 ORIGINATED1$247,7201$425,180
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$317,830
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 5130.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Mount Airy, MD
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Mount Airy, MD - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 46. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 114 took place in 2018, and the least - 3 in 2003. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Mount Airy, MD When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (65.8%), and Outside Fires (19.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Mount Airy, MD
    • 51065.8%Structure Fires
    • 15119.5%Outside Fires
    • 658.4%Other
    • 496.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Mount Airy, MD
Most common first names in Mount Airy, MD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary12480.3 years
John9975.7 years
William9074.6 years
Charles8175.1 years
James7873.0 years
Robert7770.4 years
George6375.5 years
Ruth4583.0 years
Helen4481.1 years
Margaret4076.9 years
Most common last names in Mount Airy, MD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4471.0 years
Brown4078.1 years
Jones3176.4 years
Dorsey2673.1 years
Watkins2283.2 years
Johnson2178.1 years
Mullinix2081.4 years
Myers2075.0 years
Pickett2079.6 years
Thompson1970.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Mount Airy, MD
  • 48.4%Utility gas
  • 40.7%Electricity
  • 7.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%Wood
  • 0.4%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Mount Airy, MD
  • 64.6%Electricity
  • 19.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 16.4%Utility gas


Mount Airy compared to Maryland state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
There are 57 pilots and 20 other airmen in this city.
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