Mount Rainier, Maryland

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Population in 2019: 8,093 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -4.8%
 
Males: 3,881  (48.0%)
Females: 4,212  (52.0%)
Median resident age:

38.8 years
Maryland median age:

39.0 years

Zip codes: 20712.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $56,668 (it was $35,920 in 2000)
Mount Rainier:

$56,668
MD:

$86,738

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $32,109 (it was $17,558 in 2000)

Mount Rainier city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $391,151 (it was $112,700 in 2000)
Mount Rainier:

$391,151
MD:

$332,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $345,685; detached houses: $374,375; townhouses or other attached units: $270,021; in 2-unit structures: $178,325; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $227,306; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $164,654; mobile homes: $276,504

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,239.

March 2019 cost of living index in Mount Rainier: 171.2 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 9.0%
(7.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.0% for Black residents, 11.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 13.2% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Mount Rainier, MD (2019)
    • 3,42742.2%Black alone
    • 2,94636.3%Hispanic
    • 1,32516.3%White alone
    • 2092.6%Asian alone
    • 1682.1%Two or more races
    • 710.9%Other race alone
    • 410.5%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Mount Rainier, Maryland as of December 07, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Mount Rainier is 1,058 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Mount Rainier by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(22.8)
2
(23.1)
1
(11.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(24.5)
1
(12.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.3)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(34.2)
2
(23.1)
1
(11.8)
1
(12.0)
1
(11.8)
1
(12.3)
1
(12.1)
1
(12.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.7)
2
(23.4)
5
(61.0)
1
(12.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
109
(1,242)
64
(739.0)
81
(959.5)
69
(831.0)
58
(682.6)
37
(453.6)
39
(473.6)
35
(423.3)
26
(311.4)
30
(352.3)
24
(280.6)
19
(231.8)
19
(233.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
25
(284.9)
23
(265.6)
19
(225.1)
9
(108.4)
27
(317.8)
26
(318.7)
32
(388.6)
14
(169.3)
7
(83.8)
13
(152.7)
20
(233.9)
11
(134.2)
12
(147.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
67
(763.5)
68
(785.2)
79
(935.8)
57
(686.5)
58
(682.6)
52
(637.5)
62
(753.0)
64
(774.1)
41
(491.1)
61
(716.4)
54
(631.4)
15
(183.0)
24
(294.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
204
(2,325)
211
(2,436)
201
(2,381)
181
(2,180)
192
(2,260)
219
(2,685)
149
(1,810)
170
(2,056)
188
(2,252)
166
(1,950)
143
(1,672)
214
(2,610)
199
(2,444)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
164
(1,869)
129
(1,490)
120
(1,421)
74
(891.2)
64
(753.2)
71
(870.4)
66
(801.6)
46
(556.4)
70
(838.4)
56
(657.7)
40
(467.7)
41
(500.1)
32
(393.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(22.8)
0
(0.0)
3
(35.5)
2
(24.1)
2
(23.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index798.5611.1640.5487.2476.2480.3443.0351.5301.7326.4298.2302.4283.7

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Mount Rainier, MD

Crime rate in Mount Rainier detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 18 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.96
Maryland average:

2.74
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Ancestries: African (4.8%), Jamaican (2.9%), German (2.2%), Ethiopian (2.1%), Liberian (1.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1910

Elevation: 130 feet

Land area: 0.65 square miles.

Population density: 12,417 people per square mile   (very high).

Mount Rainier, Maryland map

2,717 residents are foreign born (24.4% Latin America, 7.0% Africa).

This city:

33.5%
Maryland:

15.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $4,895 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $4,638 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Washington, DC (3.3 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (121.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Brentwood, MD (0.7 miles ),
Highland, MD (0.7 miles ),
North Brentwood, MD (0.8 miles ),
Cottage City, MD (0.9 miles ),
Colmar Manor, MD (1.0 miles ),
Hyattsville, MD (1.1 miles ),
Edmonston, MD (1.3 miles ),
Bladensburg, MD (1.3 miles )

Latitude: 38.94 N, Longitude: 76.96 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,805 (-46.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 247 (5.3%)

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

Property values in Mount Rainier, MD

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

9.0%
Maryland:

6.6%
Historical population in Mount Rainier, MD
Historical housing units in Mount Rainier, MD

Population change in the 1990s: +418 (+5.2%).
Most common industries in Mount Rainier, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.4%)
  • Public administration (8.1%)
  • Educational services (7.3%)
  • Construction (6.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.8%)
  • Public administration (7.5%)
  • Health care (5.7%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (5.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.0%)
  • Educational services (10.0%)
  • Public administration (8.7%)
  • Social assistance (8.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.7%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (7.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.1%)
Most common occupations in Mount Rainier, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Construction laborers (3.5%)
  • Computer specialists (3.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.0%)
  • Construction laborers (6.8%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Computer specialists (4.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.0%)

Average climate in Mount Rainier, Maryland

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Mount Rainier, Maryland environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 92.2. This is worse than average.

City:

92.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.303. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.303
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 11.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.3
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.761. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.761
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 23.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 16.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.81. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.81
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 0.00212. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00212
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Mount Rainier-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Maryland state average. It is 11% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/24/2001, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.2 miles away from the Mount Rainier city center killed 2 people and injured 55 people and caused $101 million in damages.

On 4/28/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.5 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mount Rainier-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Maryland state average. It is 57% 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 88.7 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 108.0 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 87.7 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 101.6 miles away from Mount Rainier center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 106.7 miles away from Mount Rainier 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 252.9 miles away from Mount Rainier 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 Prince George's County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Mount Rainier:

  • RAI - CHILLUM-HYATTSVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 1 miles away; HYATTSVILLE, MD)
  • UNIVERSAL DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 1 miles away; COTTAGE CITY, MD)
  • US RENAL CARE - HYATTSVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; HYATTSVILLE, MD)
  • ST THOMAS MORE MEDICAL COMPLEX (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; HYATTSVILLE, MD)
  • T AND N NURSING CARE LLC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • SACRED HEART HOME INC (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; HYATTSVILLE, MD)
  • INTERNATIONAL DIALYSIS CENTER LLC (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; WASHINGTON, DC)

Amtrak stations near Mount Rainier:

  • 4 miles: WASHINGTON (50 MASSACHUSETTS AVE. N.E.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities and snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 6 miles: NEW CARROLLTON (4300 GARDEN CITY DR.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 11 miles: ALEXANDRIA (110 CALLAHAN DR.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

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

  • Catholic University of America (about 2 miles; Washington, DC; Full-time enrollment: 5,365)
  • University of Maryland-University College (about 4 miles; Adelphi, MD; FT enrollment: 25,040)
  • Howard University (about 4 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 7,838)
  • University of Maryland-College Park (about 4 miles; College Park, MD; FT enrollment: 32,734)
  • Strayer University-Global Region (about 5 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 2,613)
  • George Washington University (about 6 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 18,928)
  • University of the District of Columbia (about 6 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 3,675)

Public elementary/middle schools in Mount Rainier:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Mount Rainier: Mount Rainier Police Department (A), Mount Rainier Branch Library (B), Mount Rainier Police Station (C), Mount Rainier Fire Station Company 3 (D), Mount Rainier City Hall (E), Mount Ranier Branch Prince George's County Memorial Library (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Mount Rainier include: Mount Rainier Christian Church (A), Mount Rainier United Methodist Church (B), Saint James Catholic Church (C), Saint Johns Episcopal Church (D), Trinity Lutheran Church (E), First Baptist Church of Mount Rainier (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Mount Rainier include: Mount Rainier Neighborhood Park (1), Mount Rainier Historic District (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Arthur S. Moreau, Jr. - Navy admiral, Harry Chappas - Baseball player.

Prince George's County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Maryland:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

51.9%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.4%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households
15 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
9 people in religious group quarters in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Mount Rainier:

Marital status in Mount Rainier, MD
  • Never married: 45.4%
  • Now married: 39.8%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 3.3%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

For population 25 years and over in Mount Rainier:

  • High school or higher: 77.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

17.6
Maryland average:

12.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Mount Rainier
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Mount Rainier, MD (based on Prince George's County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant179,374430
Catholic83,95935
Mainline Protestant51,153156
Black Protestant48,98466
Other28,74357
Orthodox1,2186
None469,989-
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: 140
Here:

1.70 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Prince George's County:

0.02 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 132
Prince George's County:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 137
This county:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 267
Here:

3.24 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Prince George's County:

10.5%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.7%
State:

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

16.7%
State:

15.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Mount Rainier:

47.4%
Maryland:

50.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Mount Rainier:

47.0%
Maryland:

47.6%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.2
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Mount Rainier:

19.4%
Maryland:

20.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.4%
Maryland:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.6
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.5%
Maryland:

34.1%

General health condition:
Here:

55.3%
Maryland:

56.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Mount Rainier:

83.9%
Maryland:

80.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Mount Rainier, 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
Police Protection - Officers 18$105,578$70,3850$0
Solid Waste Management 9$37,620$50,1600$0
Police - Other 4$15,432$46,2960$0
Other and Unallocable 3$12,563$50,2520$0
Other Government Administration 3$21,392$85,5686$4,166
Financial Administration 2$13,211$79,2660$0
Welfare 1$3,795$45,5400$0
Totals for Government 40$209,591$62,8776$4,166

Mount Rainier government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,677,000 ($330.78)
    Regular Highways: $1,299,000 ($160.51)
    Central Staff Services: $751,000 ($92.80)
    Housing and Community Development: $624,000 ($77.10)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $274,000 ($33.86)
    General - Other: $267,000 ($32.99)
    Solid Waste Management: $100,000 ($12.36)
    Parking Facilities: $98,000 ($12.11)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $66,000 ($8.16)
    Transit Utilities: $65,000 ($8.03)
    General Public Buildings: $42,000 ($5.19)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $112,000 ($13.84)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $43,000 ($5.31)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($0.12)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,062,000 ($378.35)

Mount Rainier government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parking Facilities: $33,000 ($4.08)
    Other: $14,000 ($1.73)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($0.74)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $576,000 ($71.17)
    Other: $9,000 ($1.11)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $27,000 ($3.34)
    Housing and Community Development: $3,000 ($0.37)
    Highways: $1,000 ($0.12)
    Other: $1,000 ($0.12)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $606,000 ($74.88)
    General Revenue - Other: $62,000 ($7.66)
    Rents: $32,000 ($3.95)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($0.49)
    Sale of Property: $1,000 ($0.12)
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $5,000 ($0.62)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $284,000 ($35.09)
    Highways: $105,000 ($12.97)
  • Tax - Property: $4,374,000 ($540.47)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $378,000 ($46.71)
    Public Utility License: $232,000 ($28.67)
    Other License: $13,000 ($1.61)
    Amusements Sales: $4,000 ($0.49)

Mount Rainier government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,379,000 ($293.96)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,119,000 ($261.83)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $260,000 ($32.13)

Mount Rainier government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,520,000 ($558.51)

6.59% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,232 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.59%
Maryland average:

6.88%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($530 average AGI)
Prince George's County:

0.07%
Maryland average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from District of Columbia, DC  1.27% ($43,734 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, MD  1.13% ($45,435)
from Anne Arundel County, MD  0.41% ($53,612)


7.36% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($49,475 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.36%
Maryland average:

7.35%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($427 average AGI)
Prince George's County:

0.06%
Maryland average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Montgomery County, MD  1.15% ($45,199 average AGI)
to District of Columbia, DC  0.97% ($36,643)
to Anne Arundel County, MD  0.66% ($61,705)
Businesses in Mount Rainier, MD
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven3Penske1
Advance Auto Parts1U-Haul1

Strongest AM radio stations in Mount Rainier:

  • 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.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WWRC (1260 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WACA (1540 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WHEATON, MD; Owner: AC ACQUISITION, LLC)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WABS (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WMAL (630 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WOL (1450 AM; 1 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mount Rainier:

  • WBIG-FM (100.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCSP-FM (90.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NATIONAL CABLE SATELLITE CORPORATION)
  • WRQX (107.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WHUR-FM (96.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WASH (97.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWDC-FM (101.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKYS (93.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WARW (94.7 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPGC-FM (95.5 FM; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MARYLAND)
  • WIHT (99.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WHFS (99.1 FM; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGMS-FM (103.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WAMU (88.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE EXEC. COMM. OF THE BD. OF TRUSTEES OF AMERICAN UNIV.)
  • WMMJ (102.3 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WPFW (89.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WETA (90.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WGTS (91.9 FM; TAKOMA PARK, MD; Owner: COLUMBIA UNION COLLEGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAVA (105.1 FM; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WJFK-FM (106.7 FM; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WMZQ-FM (98.7 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Mount Rainier:

  • WBDC-TV (Channel 50; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJLA-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ACC LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUSA (Channel 9; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE DETROIT NEWS, INC.)
  • WTTG (Channel 5; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WZDC-LP (Channel 64; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ONDA CAPITAL, INC.)
  • WHUT-TV (Channel 32; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WRC-TV (Channel 4; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WRC-TV), INC.)
  • WETA-TV (Channel 26; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE GREATER WASHINGTON ED TELECOMM. ASSOC)
  • WDCA (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W28BY (Channel 63; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFORMATION SUPER STATION, L.L.C.)
  • WMDO-CA (Channel 30; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WKRP-LP (Channel 42; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA, LLC)
  • WNVC (Channel 56; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMPT (Channel 22; ANNAPOLIS, 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.)
  • WIAV-LP (Channel 58; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • WJZ-TV (Channel 13; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WPXW (Channel 66; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: PAXSON WASHINGTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • W63BP (Channel 63; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: ANNAPOLIS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNVT (Channel 53; GOLDVEIN, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
Mount Rainier fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Mount Rainier fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 16ft / 5.4mTotal length
  • 9,124Total average daily traffic
  • 454Total average daily truck traffic
  • 13,570Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED22$225,4557$188,14353$206,1122$170,0001$9,358,8000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$100,0003$148,33310$167,3050$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$03$182,33343$212,2414$142,8780$03$70,943
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$246,6004$226,00028$196,2391$161,6500$03$207,667
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$08$215,7501$45,0000$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8047.00 , 8048.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$230,4351$220,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$325,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8047.00 , 8048.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Mount Rainier, MD
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Mount Rainier, MD - Value
Most common first names in Mount Rainier, MD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James3367.6 years
William3171.4 years
Mary3178.3 years
John2574.6 years
Charles2069.8 years
Robert1571.3 years
Helen1478.5 years
George1469.1 years
Thomas1376.7 years
Mildred1277.7 years
Most common last names in Mount Rainier, MD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams1678.8 years
Smith1373.2 years
Brown1264.7 years
Carter873.2 years
White874.7 years
Thompson871.6 years
Jones761.6 years
Howard779.7 years
Davis757.3 years
Bell680.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Mount Rainier, MD
  • 88.2%Utility gas
  • 8.4%Electricity
  • 2.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Mount Rainier, MD
  • 63.6%Electricity
  • 35.3%Utility gas
  • 1.1%Other fuel


Mount Rainier compared to Maryland state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.

Mount Rainier on our top lists:

  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people walking to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking subway or elevated to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in El Salvador (population 500+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least people driving a car to work alone (population 5,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of workers working at home, population 5,000+"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest housing density (population 2,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest house values disparities (population 5,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Ethiopia (population 500+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of robberies per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: construction (population 5,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of renters (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Eastern Africa (population 500+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: construction and extraction occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Western Africa (population 500+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Middle Africa (population 500+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of auto thefts per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 100 cities with smallest houses (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: other services, except public administration (population 5,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Africa (population 500+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Trinidad and Tobago (population 500+)"
  • #89 (20712) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Subsaharan African first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
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