Mount Savage, Maryland

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Population in 2010: 873.
Males: 432  (49.5%)
Females: 441  (50.5%)
Median resident age:  39.9 years
Maryland median age:  38.5 years
Estimated median household income in 2016: $45,606
Mount Savage:

$45,606
MD:

$78,945

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $21,920

Mount Savage CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $115,400
Mount Savage:

$115,400
MD:

$306,900

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $116,398; Detached houses: $119,743

Median gross rent in 2016: $395.

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  • Races in Mount Savage, MD (2010)

    Mount Savage races chart
    • 83996.1%White alone
    • 141.6%Two or more races
    • 141.6%Hispanic
    • 50.6%Black alone
    • 10.1%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Mount Savage: 91.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (31.2%), Irish (15.3%), American (14.0%), European (9.9%), English (7.3%), Scottish (3.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1178 feet

For population 25 years and over in Mount Savage:

  • High school or higher: 92.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mount Savage CDP:

  • Never married: 32.1%
  • Now married: 52.9%
  • Separated: 4.9%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 3.3%

10 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.3%
Maryland:

14.7%



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Mount Savage, Maryland as of July 23, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Mount Savage is 205 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $759 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $672 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (77.7 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (199.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Barrelville, MD (1.4 miles) , Zihlman, MD (1.6 miles ), Wellersburg, PA (1.7 miles) , Eckhart Mines, MD (1.8 miles ), Clarysville, MD (1.9 miles) , Finzel, MD (1.9 miles ), Frostburg, MD (2.0 miles ), Grahamtown, MD (2.0 miles ).

Latitude: 39.70 N, Longitude: 78.88 W

Area code: 301

Mount Savage household income distribution Mount Savage home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.1%
Maryland:

5.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Finance and insurance (17%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (18%)
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (30%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (12%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)

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

Tornado activity:

Mount Savage-area historical tornado activity is below Maryland state average. It is 43% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.3 miles away from the Mount Savage place center injured 5 people and caused $6 million in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.3 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused $4 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mount Savage-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 147.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 178.0 miles away from Mount Savage 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 156.9 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 155.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 291.2 miles away from Mount Savage center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 185.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Allegany County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Snowstorms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Mount Savage:

  • FROSTBURG HOSPITAL ECF (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; FROSTBURG, MD)
  • WEST MD HEALTH SYST FROSTBURG NRSG AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; FROSTBURG, MD)
  • HOSPICE MEM HOSP AND MED CNTR CUMBERLAND (Hospital, about 6 miles away; CUMBERLAND, MD)
  • SACRED HEART HOSPITAL ECU (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; CUMBERLAND, MD)
  • MID-ATLANTIC OF CUMBERLAND, LLC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CUMBERLAND, MD)
  • SACRED HEART HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; CUMBERLAND, MD)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL CENTER OF CUMBERLAND (Hospital, about 8 miles away; CUMBERLAND, MD)

Amtrak station near Mount Savage:

  • 8 miles: CUMBERLAND (E. HARRISON ST. & QUEEN CITY DR.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.

Operable nuclear power plant near Mount Savage:

  • 13 miles: Three Mile Island 1 in Londonderry Twp., PA.

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

  • Frostburg State University (about 5 miles; Frostburg, MD; Full-time enrollment: 4,944)
  • Allegany College of Maryland (about 9 miles; Cumberland, MD; FT enrollment: 2,407)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown (about 40 miles; Johnstown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,815)
  • Westmoreland County Community College (about 53 miles; Youngwood, PA; FT enrollment: 4,669)
  • Shenandoah University (about 54 miles; Winchester, VA; FT enrollment: 3,010)
  • Wyo Tech-Blairsville (about 56 miles; Blairsville, PA; FT enrollment: 2,602)
  • Seton Hill University (about 56 miles; Greensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,167)

Public elementary/middle school in Mount Savage:

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Notable location: Mount Savage Volunteer Fire Company 1 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Mount Savage: Mount Savage Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Castle- The (Mount Savage Road).

Allegany County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 69.6. This is about average.

City:

69.6
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.157. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.157
U.S.:

0.293

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.878. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.878
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 34.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.37. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.37
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 5.8%
(4.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Maryland:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  69.8%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.0%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.9% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.1
Maryland average:

12.6

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Mount Savage CDP (based on Allegany County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant13,96466
Evangelical Protestant11,01574
Catholic8,83810
Other1,2007
Black Protestant2892
None39,781-
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: 19
Allegany County:

2.62 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Allegany County:

0.69 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Allegany County:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 52
Here:

7.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.5%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Allegany County:

28.9%
Maryland:

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

13.0%
State:

15.5%

3.16% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,039 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.16%
Maryland average:

6.59%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Mineral County, WV  0.47% ($28,387 average AGI)
from Garrett County, MD  0.27% ($53,899)
from Washington County, MD  0.16% ($23,390)


3.84% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,743 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.84%
Maryland average:

6.66%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Mineral County, WV  0.58% ($34,899 average AGI)
to Garrett County, MD  0.22% ($40,214)
to Washington County, MD  0.15% ($30,289)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mount Savage:

  • WFRB (560 AM; 5 kW; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WCBC (1270 AM; 5 kW; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: CUMBERLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVSC (990 AM; 10 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WNTR (1230 AM; 1 kW; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: TSCHUDY RADIO, INC)
  • WTBO (1450 AM; 1 kW; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WLYE (850 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WZSK (1040 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EVERETT, PA; Owner: NEW MILLENNIUM COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WYSN (1330 AM; 5 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mount Savage:

  • WFRB-FM (105.3 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WROG (102.9 FM; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: TSCHUDY RADIO, INC)
  • WKGO (106.1 FM; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WLIC (97.1 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INC.)
  • WFWM (91.9 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WWPN (101.1 FM; WESTERNPORT, MD; Owner: ERNEST F. SANTMYIRE)
  • WCBC-FM (107.1 FM; KEYSER, WV; Owner: PROSPERITAS BROADCASTING SYSTEM, L P)
  • WDZN (100.1 FM; ROMNEY, WV; Owner: CHARTER EQUITIES, INC.)
  • WQZS (93.3 FM; MEYERSDALE, PA; Owner: ROGER WAHL)
  • WAIJ (90.3 FM; GRANTSVILLE, MD; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INC.)
  • WQZK-FM (94.1 FM; KEYSER, WV; Owner: STARCAST SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WBVE (107.5 FM; BEDFORD, PA; Owner: CESSNA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAYC (100.9 FM; BEDFORD, PA; Owner: CESSNA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVSB (104.1 FM; ROMNEY, WV; Owner: WEST VA. SCHS. FOR DEAF AND BLIND)
  • WSKE (104.3 FM; EVERETT, PA; Owner: NEW MILLENNIUM COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • WTRM (91.3 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: TIMBER RIDGE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WVPM (90.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WOGG (94.9 FM; OLIVER, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQWV (103.7 FM; FISHER, WV; Owner: MCGUIRE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WEEO-FM (103.7 FM; MCCONNELLSBURG, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)

TV broadcast stations around Mount Savage:

  • W43BP (Channel 43; CRESAPTOWN, MD; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WGPT (Channel 36; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • Mount Savage, Maryland
  • Fatal accident count10
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents14
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:6
  • Fatalities11
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents18
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Maryland average
  • Fatal accident count268
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents389
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons66
  • Fatalities288
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents701
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents95
See more detailed statistics of Mount Savage fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 4m13ftTotal length
  • $116,000Total costs
  • 2,430Total average daily traffic
  • 103Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,957Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • RICHARD DEVORE, 1400 Block Of Bald Knob Road (Lat: 39.716167 Lon: -78.883556), Type: 106.1, Overall height: 106.1 m, Registrant: 3018769155, , 11400 PPG ROAD
  • RICHARD DEVORE, 1400 Block Of Bald Knob Road (Lat: 39.716167 Lon: -78.883556), Type: 106.1, Overall height: 106.1 m, Registrant: 3018769155, , 11400 PPG ROAD

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • MT SAVAGE, 1400 Block Of Bald Knob Road (Lat: 39.716167 Lon: -78.883556), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 106.1 m, Call Sign: WQXB565
    Assigned Frequencies: 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHzGrant Date: 01/21/2016, Expiration Date: 01/21/2026, Certifier: Beth ThomasRegistrant: Allconet2, 701 Kelly Road, Cumberland, MD 21502, Phone: (301) 777-2438, Email:
  • Mount Savage, 1400 Block Of Bald Knob Road (Lat: 39.716167 Lon: -78.883556), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 106.1 m, Call Sign: WQXD496
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHzGrant Date: 02/04/2016, Expiration Date: 02/04/2026, Certifier: Richard D BergRegistrant: State Of Maryland, Miemss, 653 West Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, Phone: (410) 706-3668, Fax: (410) 706-8528, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: K3MWI, Licensee ID: L00231382, Grant Date: 05/26/2015, Expiration Date: 05/26/2025, Certifier: William E Pfister, Registrant: William E Pfister, Mount Savage, MD 21545
  • Call Sign: WA3III, Grant Date: 05/29/1997, Expiration Date: 05/29/2007, Cancellation Date: 05/30/2009, Registrant: Lewis E Carder, Box 498, Mount Savage, MD 21545

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2533G , Serial Number: 51833, Year manufactured: 1959, Airworthiness Date: 02/12/1959
    Registrant (Corporation): Fly High Aviation LLC, Po Box 381, Mount Savage, MD 21545
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3996D , Serial Number: 34696
    Registrant (Corporation): Fly High Aviation LLC, Po Box 381, Mount Savage, MD 21545
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5153D , Serial Number: 51253, Year manufactured: 1958, Airworthiness Date: 06/02/1958
    Registrant (Corporation): Fly High Aviation LLC, Po Box 381, Mount Savage, MD 21545

Mount Savage compared to Maryland state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Mount Savage on our top lists:

  • #53 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest houses"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
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