Mount Lena, Maryland

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Population in 2010: 515.
Population change since 2000: +2.8%
Males: 245  (47.7%)
Females: 270  (52.3%)
Median resident age:

35.5 years
Maryland median age:

39.0 years

Zip codes: 21713.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $61,055 (it was $41,932 in 2000)
Mount Lena:

$61,055
MD:

$86,738

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $30,985 (it was $20,844 in 2000)

Mount Lena CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $200,280 (it was $116,000 in 2000)
Mount Lena:

$200,280
MD:

$332,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $254,479; detached houses: $252,004

Median gross rent in 2019: $785.

March 2019 cost of living index in Mount Lena: 134.6 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 17.5%
(18.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)

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  • Races in Mount Lena, MD (2019)
    • 38083.9%White alone
    • 408.8%Two or more races
    • 163.5%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 81.8%Hispanic

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Ancestries: Pennsylvania German (41.4%), English (23.0%), German (23.0%), Danish (12.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 600 feet

Land area: 1.24 square miles.

Population density: 414 people per square mile   (low).

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20 residents are foreign born (2.6% Europe, 1.8% Latin America).

This place:

4.4%
Maryland:

15.2%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Mount Lena CDP:

0.9% ($1,059)
Maryland:

1.2% ($1,782)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Frederick, MD (14.1 miles , pop. 52,767).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (55.2 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (135.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

San Mar, MD (1.1 miles ),
Mapleville, MD (1.3 miles ),
Bagtown, MD (1.4 miles ),
Beaver Creek, MD (1.5 miles ),
Mount Aetna, MD (1.8 miles ),
Boonsboro, MD (1.9 miles ),
Jugtown, MD (2.0 miles ),
Myersville, MD (2.2 miles )

Latitude: 39.56 N, Longitude: 77.62 W

Distribution of median household income in Mount Lena, MD in 2019
Distribution of house value in Mount Lena, MD in 2019

Property values in Mount Lena, MD

Mount Lena satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.8%
Maryland:

6.6%

Average climate in Mount Lena, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 65.3. This is about average.

City:

65.3
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.6
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Mount Lena-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 22.2 miles away from the Mount Lena place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/16/1961, a category F3 tornado 34.5 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mount Lena-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Maryland state average. It is 55% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 115.2 miles away from Mount Lena center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 197.8 miles away from Mount Lena 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 99.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 112.9 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 126.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 233.5 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 (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Floods: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Mount Lena:

  • FAHRNEY-KEEDY MEMORIAL HOME (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; BOONSBORO, MD)
  • REEDERS MEMORIAL HOME (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; BOONSBORO, MD)
  • FMC - ROBINWOOD (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; HAGERSTOWN, MD)
  • MERITUS MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; HAGERSTOWN, MD)
  • MERITUS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; HAGERSTOWN, MD)
  • RAVENWOOD NURSING CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; HAGERSTOWN, MD)
  • WASHINGTON COUNTY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; HAGERSTOWN, MD)

Amtrak stations near Mount Lena:

  • 6 miles: HAGERSTOWN (GREYHOUND STA., 10527 SHARPSTOWN PK.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar.
  • 16 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.
  • 18 miles: HARPERS FERRY (POTOMAC ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, public transit connection.

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

  • Hagerstown Community College (about 6 miles; Hagerstown, MD; Full-time enrollment: 3,220)
  • Shepherd University (about 13 miles; Shepherdstown, WV; FT enrollment: 3,745)
  • Frederick Community College (about 14 miles; Frederick, MD; FT enrollment: 3,798)
  • Mount St Mary's University (about 17 miles; Emmitsburg, MD; FT enrollment: 2,313)
  • American Public University System (about 23 miles; Charles Town, WV; FT enrollment: 43,829)
  • Gettysburg College (about 29 miles; Gettysburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,772)
  • McDaniel College (about 34 miles; Westminster, MD; FT enrollment: 2,558)

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Churches in Mount Lena include: Mount Lena United Brethren Church (A), Mount Lena United Methodist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Mount Lena Graveyard (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Washington 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:

2.5 people
Maryland:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

73.8%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.9%
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: 0.5% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Mount Lena:

Marital status in Mount Lena, MD
  • Never married: 18.7%
  • Now married: 45.7%
  • Separated: 12.3%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

For population 25 years and over in Mount Lena:

  • High school or higher: 93.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.4
Maryland average:

12.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Mount Lena, MD (based on Washington County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Washington County:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

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
Here:

2.83 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

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

6.43 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

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

10.2%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.8%
Maryland:

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

12.9%
Maryland:

15.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.5%
Maryland:

50.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.0%
Maryland:

47.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.0
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.8%
State:

20.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Mount Lena:

7.8%
Maryland:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Maryland:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

28.6%
Maryland:

34.1%

General health condition:
Mount Lena:

58.5%
Maryland:

56.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Mount Lena:

74.7%
Maryland:

80.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Mount Lena, MD Residents

5.75% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,554 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.75%
Maryland average:

6.88%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($410 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.03%
Maryland average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Frederick County, MD  1.48% ($47,216 average AGI)
from Franklin County, PA  0.47% ($43,941)
from Montgomery County, MD  0.47% ($50,481)


5.75% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($50,544 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.75%
Maryland average:

7.35%

0.32% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,882 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.32%
Maryland average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Frederick County, MD  0.85% ($50,461 average AGI)
to Franklin County, PA  0.69% ($44,228)
to Berkeley County, WV  0.59% ($41,846)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mount Lena:

  • WTRI (1520 AM; daytime; 17 kW; BRUNSWICK, MD; Owner: JMK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, 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.)
  • WARK (1490 AM; 1 kW; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: MANNING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WHAG (1410 AM; 1 kW; HALFWAY, MD; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • 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 Mount Lena:

  • WARX (106.9 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: MANNING BROADCASTING INC.)
  • 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)
  • WAYZ-FM (104.7 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: HJV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WETH (89.1 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WWVZ (103.9 FM; BRADDOCK HEIGHTS, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • W219BE (91.7 FM; WAYNESBORO, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BIBLE INSTITUTE, NDBA)
  • WAFY (103.1 FM; MIDDLETOWN, MD; Owner: FREDERICK BROADCASTING LLC)
  • WCRH (90.5 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, MD; Owner: CEDAR RIDGE CHILDREN'S HOME & SCHOOL, INC)
  • WEEO-FM (103.7 FM; MCCONNELLSBURG, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WKMZ (95.9 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, MD; Owner: PRETTYMAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLTF (97.5 FM; MARTINSBURG, WV; Owner: PRETTYMAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDLD (96.7 FM; HALFWAY, MD; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WQCM (94.3 FM; GREENCASTLE, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W228BA (93.5 FM; LEESBURG, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WSRT (92.1 FM; MERCERSBURG, PA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WINC-FM (92.5 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: MID ATLANTIC NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTRM (91.3 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: TIMBER RIDGE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WYCR (98.5 FM; YORK-HANOVER, PA; Owner: RADIO HANOVER, INC.)
  • WIKZ (95.1 FM; CHAMBERSBURG, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Mount Lena:

  • 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)
  • WFPT (Channel 62; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • W52AS (Channel 52; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W51CY (Channel 51; CHAMBERSBURG, PA; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, INC.)

Mount Lena fatal accident list:

Oct 29, 2019 02:26 PM, Us-40, Cr-522, Lat: 39.549581, Lon: -77.611300, Vehicles: 4, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 3
Jan 21, 2011 11:41 PM, Us-40, Lat: 39.559856, Lon: -77.625886, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Apr 17, 2006 01:50 PM, I-70, Lat: 39.544893, Lon: -77.608162, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
May 7, 2006 03:31 PM, Us-40, Co-314, Lat: 39.559470, Lon: -77.625220, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 2
Jul 27, 2002 03:15 PM, I-70, Lat: 39.544893, Lon: -77.608162, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 1, 2001 02:30 AM, I-70, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 24, 1999 01:10 PM, I-70, Lat: 39.544893, Lon: -77.608162, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 69ft / 20.9mTotal length
  • $84,000Total costs
  • 187,744Total average daily traffic
  • 15,018Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Greenbrier State Pk 1 Mi S (Lat: 39.540389 Lon: -77.613611), Call Sign: WBU31,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.145 MHz, Grant Date: 06/17/2014, Expiration Date: 09/12/2024, Registrant: Maryland Department Of Natural Resources, 580 Taylor Ave, E-3, Annapolis, MD 21401, Phone: (410) 260-8843, Fax: (410) 260-8878, 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
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$192,7601$244,9305$238,528
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$02$279,110
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$332,730
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$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 2005
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$215,460
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2005 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0113.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Mount Lena, MD
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Mount Lena, MD - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Mount Lena, MD
  • 46.3%Electricity
  • 20.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 17.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 16.3%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Mount Lena, MD
  • 100.0%Electricity


Mount Lena compared to Maryland state average:

  • Median house value below 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 significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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