Piney Point, Maryland

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Population in 2010: 864.
Males: 496  (57.5%)
Females: 368  (42.5%)
Median resident age:  49.8 years
Maryland median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 20674, 20690.

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Estimated median household income in 2016: $78,195
Piney Point:

$78,195
MD:

$78,945

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $34,694

Piney Point CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $307,900
Piney Point:

$307,900
MD:

$306,900

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $367,186; Detached houses: $356,092

Median gross rent in 2016: $2,125.

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  • Races in Piney Point, MD (2010)

    Piney Point races chart
    • 70982.1%White alone
    • 778.9%Black alone
    • 273.1%Asian alone
    • 242.8%Two or more races
    • 212.4%Hispanic
    • 40.5%American Indian alone
    • 20.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Piney Point detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Piney Point: 96.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (21.7%), Scottish (18.2%), German (13.0%), American (5.0%), Northern European (4.3%), Italian (2.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Piney Point,MD real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Piney Point:

  • High school or higher: 91.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.1%

For population 15 years and over in Piney Point CDP:

  • Never married: 27.6%
  • Now married: 54.4%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

45 residents are foreign born

This place:

5.5%
Maryland:

14.7%



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Piney Point, Maryland as of July 20, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Piney Point is 272 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $3,689 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,371 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Alexandria, VA (55.7 miles , pop. 128,283).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (60.0 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (147.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: St. George Island, MD (1.4 miles ), Spring Ridge, MD (2.9 miles ), Bayside, VA (2.9 miles) , Lexington Park, MD (2.9 miles ), California, MD (3.4 miles ), District 3, Leonardtown, MD (3.5 miles ), Leonardtown, MD (3.6 miles ), Drum Point, MD (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 38.14 N, Longitude: 76.51 W

Piney Point household income distribution Piney Point home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.8%
Maryland:

5.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Public administration (23%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (21%)
  • Construction (19%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Public administration (31%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (15%)
  • Wholesale trade (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (23%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (22%)
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (10%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (21%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (11%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (9%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (8%)

Work and jobs in Piney Point: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Tornado activity:

Piney Point-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Maryland state average. It is 21% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.4 miles away from the Piney Point place center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

On 11/2/1966, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.8 miles away from the place center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Piney Point-area historical earthquake activity is near Maryland state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 85.3 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) earthquake occurred 153.4 miles away from Piney Point 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 310.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 89.4 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 153.5 miles away from Piney Point center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 81.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Hospitals and medical centers near Piney Point:

  • CHESAPEAKE SHORES (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; LEXINGTON PARK, MD)
  • ST. MARY'S NURSING CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; LEONARDTOWN, MD)
  • MEDSTAR SAINT MARY'S HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; LEONARDTOWN, MD)
  • ASBURY SOLOMONS (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; SOLOMONS, MD)
  • SOLOMONS NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; SOLOMONS, MD)

Operable nuclear power plants near Piney Point:

  • 16 miles: Calvert Cliffs 1 and 2 in Lusby, MD.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Piney Point:

  • College of Southern Maryland (about 40 miles; La Plata, MD; Full-time enrollment: 5,775)
  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore (about 45 miles; Princess Anne, MD; FT enrollment: 3,902)
  • Salisbury University (about 51 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 8,375)
  • Strayer University-Maryland (about 53 miles; Suitland, MD; FT enrollment: 2,748)
  • University of Mary Washington (about 54 miles; Fredericksburg, VA; FT enrollment: 4,506)
  • Prince George's Community College (about 55 miles; Largo, MD; FT enrollment: 8,537)
  • Wor-Wic Community College (about 57 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 2,256)

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Notable locations in Piney Point: Piney Point Lighthouse (A), Lundeberg Seamanship School (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Piney Point: Saint Lukes Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Beach: Piney Point Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Piney Point Light House Potomac River Museum (44701 Lighthouse Road).

St. Mary's County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2003 was 22.8. This is significantly better than average.

City:

22.8
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 16.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 24.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.4
U.S.:

20.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 27.4%
(21.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 76.9% for Black residents, 44.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Maryland:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  64.2%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.9%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.3
Maryland average:

12.6

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Piney Point CDP (based on St. Mary's County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic24,01415
Evangelical Protestant7,51935
Mainline Protestant5,86221
Other1,2067
Black Protestant3773
None66,173-
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: 16
St. Mary's County:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 10
St. Mary's County:

1.00 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 28
St. Mary's County:

2.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 56
Here:

5.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
St. Mary's County:

28.9%
Maryland:

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

16.8%
State:

15.5%

7.25% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($54,955 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.25%
Maryland average:

6.59%

0.24% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,508 average AGI)
St. Mary's County:

0.24%
Maryland average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Charles County, MD  0.74% ($49,657 average AGI)
from Calvert County, MD  0.73% ($48,643)
from Prince George's County, MD  0.26% ($40,856)


6.33% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($52,072 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.33%
Maryland average:

6.66%

0.19% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,120 average AGI)
St. Mary's County:

0.19%
Maryland average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Charles County, MD  0.78% ($46,585 average AGI)
to Calvert County, MD  0.64% ($49,051)
to Prince George's County, MD  0.28% ($46,414)

Strongest AM radio stations in Piney Point:

  • WPTX (1690 AM; 10 kW; LEXINGTON PARK, MD; Owner: SOMAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WRJR (670 AM; 20 kW; CLAREMONT, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE-PORTSMOUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Piney Point:

  • WMDM-FM (97.7 FM; LEXINGTON PARK, MD; Owner: SOMAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKIK-FM (102.9 FM; CALIFORNIA, MD; Owner: SOMAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNNT-FM (100.9 FM; WARSAW, VA; Owner: NORTHERN NECK & TIDEWATER COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WWZZ (104.1 FM; WALDORF, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WGRQ (95.9 FM; COLONIAL BEACH, VA; Owner: TELEMEDIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRAR-FM (105.5 FM; TAPPAHANNOCK, VA; Owner: RAPPAHANNOCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSMD-FM (98.3 FM; MECHANICSVILLE, MD; Owner: SOMAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNDJ (104.9 FM; WHITE STONE, VA; Owner: WINDMILL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Piney Point:

  • WIAV-LP (Channel 58; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • W52AX (Channel 52; LEONARDTOWN, MD; Owner: SATELLITE VIDEO BROADCASTING)

Piney Point fatal accident list:

Oct 5, 1991 01:44 AM, 249, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Sep 19, 1986 03:50 AM, Md0249, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunken persons involved: 1
Aug 26, 1979 12:30 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Arthur Cohen, Intersection Of Springer Road And Piney Point Rd. (Lat: 38.174167 Lon: -76.524722), Type: 152.1, Overall height: 152.1 m, Registrant: 7039982765, Ehoehn@weta.Com, 2775 S. QUINCY STREET
  • William M Byrnes, Intersection Of Springer Road And Piney Point Rd. (Lat: 38.174167 Lon: -76.524722), Type: 152.1, Overall height: 152.1 m, Registrant: 7039982765, Ehoehn@weta.Com, 2775 S. QUINCY STREET
  • MANISH DUREJA, 17750 Piney Point Road (Lat: 38.154722 Lon: -76.517528), Type: 50.0, Structure height: 24037 m, Overall height: 48.8 m, Registrant: 4435328889, Manny@telecomcapital.Com, 6150 SHERIDAN POINT ROAD
  • MANISH K DUREJA, 17750 Piney Point Road (Lat: 38.154722 Lon: -76.517528), Type: 50.0, Structure height: 24037 m, Overall height: 48.8 m, Registrant: 4435328889, Manny@telecomcapital.Com, 6150 SHERIDAN POINT ROAD
  • MANISH DUREJA, 17750 Piney Point Road (Lat: 38.154722 Lon: -76.517528), Type: 50.0, Structure height: 24037 m, Overall height: 48.8 m, Registrant: 4435328889, Manny@telecomcapital.Com, 6150 SHERIDAN POINT ROAD

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2
  • 44701 Lighthouse Rd (Lat: 38.135139 Lon: -76.529111), Type: Building, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: KGW301
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.425 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.500 MHz, 156.675 MHz, 156.800 MHzGrant Date: 07/31/2001, Expiration Date: 10/03/2011, Cancellation Date: 12/03/2011Registrant: S.T Mary\'s County Department Of Emergency Communications, 23090 Leonard Hall Dr, Leonardtown, MD 20650, Phone: (301) 475-8016, Fax: (301) 475-4512, Email:
  • Md Rte 249 (Lat: 38.141806 Lon: -76.530222), Type: Tower, Call Sign: WHW264, Licensee ID: L00023310
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 156.975 MHzGrant Date: 04/08/1998, Expiration Date: 04/06/2003, Cancellation Date: 07/06/2003Registrant: Steuart Petroleum Company, Md Rte 249, Piney Point, MD 20674

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: N3WZS, Licensee ID: L01219555, Grant Date: 12/05/2006, Expiration Date: 12/05/2016, Registrant: Mark R Jones, 45395 Locust St, Piney Point, MD 20674
  • Call Sign: KB3PQI, Licensee ID: L01315890, Grant Date: 08/20/2007, Expiration Date: 08/20/2017, Certifier: Dimitrios G Sotiropoulos, Registrant: Dimitrios G Sotiropoulos, 45441 A St Georges Ave, Piney Point, MD 20674
  • Call Sign: KB3UMF, Licensee ID: L01567550, Grant Date: 05/07/2010, Expiration Date: 05/07/2020, Certifier: Harry C Marotto Jr, Registrant: Harry C Marotto Jr, 17337 Goddards Lane, Piney Point, MD 20674-3024

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: TRAMPENAU HOWARD F KR-2 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: VOLKSWAGEN CONVERSION (36 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1055A , Serial Number: HFT-2, Year manufactured: 1984, Airworthiness Date: 07/11/1985
    Registrant (Individual): William K Mcfarland, 16060 Camp Merryelande Rd, Piney Point, MD 20674
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 26633 , Serial Number: 1975, Year manufactured: 1940
    Registrant (Individual): William K Mcfarland, 16060 Camp Merryelande Rd, Piney Point, MD 20674

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Piney Point compared to Maryland 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 significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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