Pomfret, Maryland

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Population in 2010: 517.
Males: 283  (54.9%)
Females: 234  (45.1%)
Median resident age:  28.8 years
Maryland median age:  38.3 years
Estimated median household income in 2015: $88,700
Pomfret:

$88,700
MD:

$75,847

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $35,991

Pomfret CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $287,900
Pomfret:

$287,900
MD:

$299,800

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $240,839; Detached houses: $239,397
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  • Races in Pomfret, MD (2010)

    Pomfret races chart
    • 26050.3%Black alone
    • 18636.0%White alone
    • 438.3%American Indian alone
    • 193.7%Two or more races
    • 61.2%Hispanic
    • 30.6%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Pomfret: 104.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: European (15.5%), German (11.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 193 feet

For population 25 years and over in Pomfret:

  • High school or higher: 96.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%

For population 15 years and over in Pomfret CDP:

  • Never married: 40.7%
  • Now married: 45.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.2%
  • Divorced: 11.9%



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Pomfret, Maryland as of June 28, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Pomfret to the number of sex offenders is 517 to 1.


Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Alexandria, VA (16.7 miles , pop. 128,283).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (23.3 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (140.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Bennsville, MD (1.9 miles ), La Plata, MD (2.1 miles ), Bryans Road, MD (2.1 miles ), Port Tobacco Village, MD (2.1 miles) , Potomac Heights, MD (2.4 miles ), St. Charles, MD (2.6 miles ), Accokeek, MD (2.6 miles ), Indian Head, MD (2.6 miles ).

Latitude: 38.58 N, Longitude: 77.03 W

Pomfret household income distribution Pomfret home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.9%
Maryland:

5.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (37%)
  • Information (18%)
  • Wholesale trade (15%)
  • Utilities (11%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Public administration (28%)
  • Other services, except public administration (25%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (37%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (21%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (59%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (19%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

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

Tornado activity:

Pomfret-area historical tornado activity is near Maryland state average. It is 4% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.3 miles away from the Pomfret place center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

On 9/5/1979, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.3 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pomfret-area historical earthquake activity is near Maryland state average. It is 85% 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 83.3 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 132.3 miles away from Pomfret 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 269.0 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 132.8 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 80.2 miles away from Pomfret center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 302.4 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 Charles County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Winter Storms: 6, Snowstorms: 4, Storms: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Pomfret:

  • LAPLATA CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; LAPLATA, MD)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MD CHARLES REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; LA PLATA, MD)
  • WALDORF CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; WALDORF, MD)
  • WALDORF SURGICAL CTR AKA MED AND SUR CLINI (Hospital, about 8 miles away; WALDORF, MD)
  • FMC - WALDORF (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; WALDORF, MD)
  • BMA - FORT WASHINGTON (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; FORT WASHINGTON, MD)
  • FORT WASHINGTON HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; FORT WASHINGTON, MD)

Amtrak stations near Pomfret:

  • 13 miles: WOODBRIDGE (1040 EXPRESS WAY) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 14 miles: LORTON (AUTO-TRAIN) (LORTON, 8006 LORTON RD.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 15 miles: QUANTICO (QUNATICO, RAILROAD AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pomfret:

  • College of Southern Maryland (about 2 miles; La Plata, MD; Full-time enrollment: 5,775)
  • Strayer University-Maryland (about 19 miles; Suitland, MD; FT enrollment: 2,748)
  • Northern Virginia Community College (about 21 miles; Annandale, VA; FT enrollment: 35,721)
  • Medtech Institute (about 22 miles; Falls Church, VA; FT enrollment: 2,900)
  • Strayer University-Virginia (about 22 miles; Arlington, VA; FT enrollment: 7,005)
  • George Washington University (about 23 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 18,928)
  • Strayer University-Global Region (about 23 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 2,613)

Public high schools in Pomfret:

Public elementary/middle school in Pomfret:

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Charles 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 89.9. This is worse than average.

City:

89.9
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.334. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.334
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 11.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.8
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.861. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.861
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 26.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 12.4. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.4
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 11.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.0
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 0.00215. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00215
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 20.4%
(35.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.6% for Black residents, 8.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.7 people
Maryland:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  74.1%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.2%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.2
Maryland average:

12.6

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Pomfret CDP (based on Charles County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic26,14612
Evangelical Protestant18,32372
Mainline Protestant6,59328
Other1,5127
Black Protestant1,4899
Orthodox1001
None92,388-
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: 22
Charles County:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
Charles County:

1.14 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Charles County:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 67
Here:

4.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.2%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Charles County:

31.9%
Maryland:

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

13.0%
State:

15.5%

7.33% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($50,041 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.33%
Maryland average:

6.59%

0.18% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,150 average AGI)
Charles County:

0.18%
Maryland average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Prince George's County, MD  2.54% ($49,686 average AGI)
from St. Mary's County, MD  0.54% ($46,585)
from District of Columbia, DC  0.28% ($51,622)


6.73% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($51,355 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.73%
Maryland average:

6.66%

0.13% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,173 average AGI)
Charles County:

0.13%
Maryland average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Prince George's County, MD  1.72% ($45,990 average AGI)
to St. Mary's County, MD  0.52% ($49,657)
to Calvert County, MD  0.24% ($57,086)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pomfret:

  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WKDL (730 AM; 8 kW; ALEXANDRIA, VA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALEXANDRIA LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKIK (1560 AM; daytime; 1 kW; LA PLATA, MD)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WPWC (1480 AM; 5 kW; DUMFRIES-TRIANGLE, VA; Owner: JMK COMMUNICATIONS, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pomfret:

  • WWZZ (104.1 FM; WALDORF, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WJFK-FM (106.7 FM; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF WASHINGTON, DC)
  • 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.)
  • WJZW (105.9 FM; WOODBRIDGE, VA; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WETA (90.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WPGC-FM (95.5 FM; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MARYLAND)
  • WKYS (93.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WARW (94.7 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGTS (91.9 FM; TAKOMA PARK, MD; Owner: COLUMBIA UNION COLLEGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIHT (99.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMZQ-FM (98.7 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WHFS (99.1 FM; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGRQ (95.9 FM; COLONIAL BEACH, VA; Owner: TELEMEDIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWDC-FM (101.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WAVA (105.1 FM; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WBZS-FM (92.7 FM; PRINCE FREDERICK, MD; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF PRINCE FREDERICK LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WSMD-FM (98.3 FM; MECHANICSVILLE, MD; Owner: SOMAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBIG-FM (100.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Pomfret:

  • WIAV-LP (Channel 58; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ASIAVISION, 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.)
  • WNVT (Channel 53; GOLDVEIN, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNVC (Channel 56; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WETA-TV (Channel 26; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE GREATER WASHINGTON ED TELECOMM. ASSOC)
  • WHUT-TV (Channel 32; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WBDC-TV (Channel 50; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDCA (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WRC-TV (Channel 4; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WRC-TV), INC.)
  • WPXW (Channel 66; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: PAXSON WASHINGTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WMPT (Channel 22; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • W28BY (Channel 63; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFORMATION SUPER STATION, L.L.C.)
  • WZDC-LP (Channel 64; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ONDA CAPITAL, INC.)
  • Pomfret, Maryland
  • Fatal accident count16
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents18
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:9
  • Fatalities18
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents33
  • 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 Pomfret fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Mark N Fisher, 4500 Bonds Place (Lat: 38.586972 Lon: -76.995500), Type: 48.9, Overall height: 48.7 m, Registrant: 3018023159, Towers@erols.Com, 8915 SHERBROOK COURT
  • Mark N Fsiher, 4500 Bonds Place (Lat: 38.586972 Lon: -76.995500), Type: 48.9, Overall height: 48.7 m, Registrant: 3018023159, Towers@erols.Com, 8915 SHERBROOK COURT

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Mcdonough High School (Lat: 38.554833 Lon: -77.034139), Call Sign: WYC866, Licensee ID: L00019921
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.5400 MHzGrant Date: 10/23/2013, Expiration Date: 01/03/2024Registrant: County Of Charles, 5980 Radio Station Rd., La Plata, MD 20646, Phone: (301) 932-6610, Email:
  • Lat: 38.555972 Lon: -77.035556, Call Sign: WQVV845
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.997 MHz, 152.990 MHz, 159.615 MHz, 152.952 MHz, 153.005 MHzGrant Date: 05/22/2015, Expiration Date: 05/22/2025, Certifier: Larry BuddRegistrant: Procom Corporation, 8260 Patuxent Range Road, Jessup, MD 20794, Phone: (301) 497-9080, Fax: (301) 497-9082, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Pomfret)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1
  • BAULSIR MICHAEL L, 4340 Guinevere Ln, Pomfret, MD 20675
    Certificate: 01-2155 (Individual), Certificate Issue Date: 12/27/2001, Expiration Date: 12/26/2002

Drinking water stations with addresses in Pomfret that have no violations reported:

  • OAK HILL ESTATES (Address: C/O 4431 BELLEWOOD DRIVE , Population served: 180, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6
  • Hazardous Condition: 3

Pomfret compared to Maryland state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Pomfret on our top lists:

  • #75 on the list of "Top 100 low-educated but high-earning cities"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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