Oldtown, Maryland

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Population in 2010: 86.
Males: 47  (55.7%)
Females: 39  (44.3%)
Median resident age:

33.5 years
Maryland median age:

38.7 years

Zip code: 21555

Estimated median household income in 2017: $42,019
Oldtown:

$42,019
MD:

$80,776

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,389

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $120,400
Oldtown:

$120,400
MD:

$312,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $125,309; detached houses: $124,147

Median gross rent in 2017: $954.

March 2019 cost of living index in Oldtown: 92.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 0.0%
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According to our research of Maryland and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Oldtown, Maryland as of September 21, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Oldtown is 19 to 1.


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Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 601 feet

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Frederick, MD (64.1 miles , pop. 52,767).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (95.5 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (187.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Green Spring, WV (0.9 miles ),
District 2, Oldtown, MD (2.0 miles ),
Spring Gap, MD (2.4 miles),
Springfield, WV (2.8 miles ),
Paw Paw, WV (2.9 miles ),
Fort Ashby, WV (3.0 miles ),
Wiley Ford, WV (3.2 miles ),
Cumberland, MD (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 39.54 N, Longitude: 78.61 W

Distribution of median household income in Oldtown, MD in 2017
Distribution of house value in Oldtown, MD in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.5%
Maryland:

3.9%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 59.2. This is better than average.

City:

59.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.126. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.126
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.78. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.78
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.87. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.87
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 33.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.81. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.81
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Oldtown-area historical tornado activity is below Maryland state average. It is 39% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.2 miles away from the Oldtown 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 23.1 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused $4 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Oldtown-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 164.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 195.5 miles away from Oldtown 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 147.0 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 140.5 miles away from Oldtown 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 301.5 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 148.4 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 Oldtown:

  • WESTERN MARYLAND HEALTH SYSTEM HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; CUMBERLAND, MD)
  • WESTERN MARYLAND REGIONAL DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; CUMBERLAND, MD)
  • WESTERN MARYLAND REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; CUMBERLAND, MD)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-CUMBERLAND (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CUMBERLAND, MD)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL CENTER OF CUMBERLAND (Hospital, about 11 miles away; CUMBERLAND, MD)
  • SACRED HEART HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; CUMBERLAND, MD)
  • JOSEPH P BRANDENBURG CENTER (Hospital, about 11 miles away; CUMBERLAND, MD)

Amtrak station near Oldtown:

  • 11 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oldtown:

  • Allegany College of Maryland (about 10 miles; Cumberland, MD; Full-time enrollment: 2,407)
  • Frostburg State University (about 19 miles; Frostburg, MD; FT enrollment: 4,944)
  • Shenandoah University (about 36 miles; Winchester, VA; FT enrollment: 3,010)
  • Lord Fairfax Community College (about 40 miles; Middletown, VA; FT enrollment: 4,144)
  • Shepherd University (about 44 miles; Shepherdstown, WV; FT enrollment: 3,745)
  • American Public University System (about 44 miles; Charles Town, WV; FT enrollment: 43,829)
  • Hagerstown Community College (about 51 miles; Hagerstown, MD; FT enrollment: 3,220)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Oldtown: Oldtown-Battie Mixon Picnic Area (A), Oldtown Volunteer Fire Department Incorporated (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Oldtown: Oldtown Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Veterans of Foreign Wars Burial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Allegany 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 place:

2.4 people
Maryland:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

66.7%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.6%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 5.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Oldtown:

Marital status in Oldtown, MD
  • Never married: 60.4%
  • Now married: 31.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

For population 25 years and over in Oldtown:

  • High school or higher: 85.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.3%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.1
Maryland average:

12.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Oldtown, MD (based on Allegany County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

7.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Allegany County:

12.5%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.9%
State:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Allegany County:

13.0%
Maryland:

15.5%

3.60% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,384 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.60%
Maryland average:

6.88%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Mineral County, WV  0.50% ($31,585 average AGI)
from Garrett County, MD  0.30% ($44,338)
from Washington County, MD  0.17% ($32,512)


3.98% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,242 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.98%
Maryland average:

7.35%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Mineral County, WV  0.65% ($38,646 average AGI)
to Garrett County, MD  0.35% ($39,942)
to Washington County, MD  0.17% ($28,610)

Strongest AM radio stations in Oldtown:

  • WCBC (1270 AM; 5 kW; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: CUMBERLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFRB (560 AM; 5 kW; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WNTR (1230 AM; 1 kW; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: TSCHUDY RADIO, INC)
  • WZSK (1040 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EVERETT, PA; Owner: NEW MILLENNIUM COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WTBO (1450 AM; 1 kW; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WVSC (990 AM; 10 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WLYE (850 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oldtown:

  • WDZN (100.1 FM; ROMNEY, WV; Owner: CHARTER EQUITIES, INC.)
  • WROG (102.9 FM; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: TSCHUDY RADIO, INC)
  • WFWM (91.9 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKGO (106.1 FM; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WLIC (97.1 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INC.)
  • WCBC-FM (107.1 FM; KEYSER, WV; Owner: PROSPERITAS BROADCASTING SYSTEM, L P)
  • WWPN (101.1 FM; WESTERNPORT, MD; Owner: ERNEST F. SANTMYIRE)
  • WVSB (104.1 FM; ROMNEY, WV; Owner: WEST VA. SCHS. FOR DEAF AND BLIND)
  • WTRM (91.3 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: TIMBER RIDGE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WFRB-FM (105.3 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • 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.)
  • WLTF (97.5 FM; MARTINSBURG, WV; Owner: PRETTYMAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEEO-FM (103.7 FM; MCCONNELLSBURG, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WQWV (103.7 FM; FISHER, WV; Owner: MCGUIRE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WSKE (104.3 FM; EVERETT, PA; Owner: NEW MILLENNIUM COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • WQZS (93.3 FM; MEYERSDALE, PA; Owner: ROGER WAHL)
  • WCRH (90.5 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, MD; Owner: CEDAR RIDGE CHILDREN'S HOME & SCHOOL, INC)
  • WINC-FM (92.5 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: MID ATLANTIC NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Oldtown:

  • W41AO (Channel 41; HAMPSHIRE, ETC., WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • Oldtown, Maryland
  • Fatal accident count19
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents29
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:9
  • Fatalities23
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents44
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Maryland average
  • Fatal accident count8441
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents12691
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons3129
  • Fatalities9287
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents21296
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents924
See more detailed statistics of Oldtown fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 23ft / 7.1mTotal length
  • $180,000Total costs
  • 3,758Total average daily traffic
  • 246Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,546Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Christina M Lessels, 12501 Rocky Road Ln, (Lat: 39.619694 Lon: -78.618194), Type: 106.0, Structure height: 24001 m, Overall height: 100.6 m, Registrant: State Of Maryland - Department Of Information Technology, Christina.Lessels@maryland.Gov, , Balti-more, Phone: (443) 540-1788
  • Christina Lessels, 12501 Rocky Road Ln, (Lat: 39.619694 Lon: -78.618194), Type: 106.0, Structure height: 24001 m, Overall height: 100.6 m, Registrant: State Of Maryland - Department Of Information Technology, Christina.Lessels@maryland.Gov, , Balti-more, Phone: (443) 540-1788
  • Justin Ellingwood, 12501 Rocky Road Ln, (Lat: 39.619694 Lon: -78.618194), Type: 106.0, Structure height: 24001 m, Overall height: 100.6 m, Registrant: State Of Maryland - Department Of Information Technology, Christina.Lessels@maryland.Gov, , Balti-more, Phone: (443) 540-1788

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 39.590778 Lon: -78.734889, Call Sign: WQCP411,
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.612 MHz, 453.612 MHz, Grant Date: 05/26/2015, Expiration Date: 04/21/2025, Certifier: Donald Irons, Registrant: Compros Inc, 400 Highland Ave, Altoona, PA 16602, Phone: (814) 946-8100, Fax: (814) 942-7064, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • 7HCH286A, 18700 Bear Hill Rd Se (Lat: 39.543361 Lon: -78.605694), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WQXP920,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, Grant Date: 05/04/2016, Expiration Date: 05/04/2026, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:
  • Warrior Mtn New, 12501 Rocky Road Ln, (Lat: 39.619694 Lon: -78.618194), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 100.6 m, Overall height: 106 m, Call Sign: WQZR489,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, Grant Date: 07/14/2017, Expiration Date: 07/14/2027, Certifier: Richard D Berg, Registrant: 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:

6
  • Call Sign: N3CGX, Grant Date: 09/27/1988, Expiration Date: 09/27/1998, Cancellation Date: 09/28/2000, Registrant: Earl W Beeler, Box 140 Millrun Rd, Oldtown, MD 21555
  • Call Sign: N3CXN, Licensee ID: L01299915, Grant Date: 06/28/2017, Expiration Date: 09/25/2027, Certifier: Mary L Kennedy, Registrant: Mary L Kennedy, 14700 Walnut Ridge Rd Se, Oldtown, MD 21555-1840
  • Call Sign: N3GWI, Licensee ID: L01434631, Grant Date: 07/25/2018, Expiration Date: 10/19/2028, Certifier: William C Shaffer, Registrant: William C Shaffer, 15201 Old Oldtown Rd Se, Oldtown, MD 21555
  • Call Sign: KB3GPC, Licensee ID: L00355781, Grant Date: 05/10/2001, Expiration Date: 05/10/2011, Cancellation Date: 05/11/2013, Certifier: Ronald L Gambill, Registrant: Ronald L Gambill, 14900 Cresap Mill Rd Se, Oldtown, MD 21555
  • Call Sign: KC3HEM, Licensee ID: L02027545, Grant Date: 05/19/2016, Expiration Date: 05/19/2026, Certifier: James W Guy, Registrant: James W Guy, 18110 Old Town Cemetary Rd, Oldtown, MD 21555
  • Call Sign: KC3HEN, Licensee ID: L02027546, Grant Date: 05/19/2016, Expiration Date: 05/19/2026, Certifier: Louis H Maier, Registrant: Louis H Maier, 11801 Scarlett Ohara Ln, Oldtown, MD 21555

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 16. The highest number of fire incidents - 29 took place in 2010, and the least - 0 in 2007. The data has a constant trend.
    Fire incident types in Oldtown, MD When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (47.5%), and Structure Fires (44.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Oldtown, MD
    • 12147.5%Outside Fires
    • 11444.7%Structure Fires
    • 207.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Oldtown, MD
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Oldtown, MD
  • 51.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 27.0%Electricity
  • 21.6%Wood


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