Pomfret, Maryland

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Population in 2010: 517.
Males: 262  (50.8%)
Females: 255  (49.2%)
Median resident age:

41.3 years
Maryland median age:

39.0 years
Estimated median household income in 2019: $103,932
Pomfret:

$103,932
MD:

$86,738

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $45,133

Pomfret CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $327,700
Pomfret:

$327,700
MD:

$332,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $424,448; detached houses: $422,842
March 2019 cost of living index in Pomfret: 133.8 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 6.0%
(6.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.6% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Pomfret, MD (2019)
    • 15730.1%Two or more races
    • 15629.9%Black alone
    • 14427.6%White alone
    • 397.5%American Indian alone
    • 295.6%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Pomfret, Maryland as of January 17, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Pomfret is 631 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (15.6%), German (14.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 193 feet

29 residents are foreign born

This place:

5.5%
Maryland:

15.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,325 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $3,546 (1.1%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Pomfret, MD in 2019
Distribution of house value in Pomfret, MD in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.5%
Maryland:

6.6%
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 85.9. This is about average.

City:

85.9
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.324. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.324
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 12.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.2
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.644. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.644
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.6
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 11.7 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 8.16. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.16
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 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00212
U.S.:

0.00984

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 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 67.5 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 67.0 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 80.4 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG) 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 8/24/2011 at 00:04:36, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 ML) earthquake occurred 68.0 miles away from Pomfret center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Charles County (21) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
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, Other: 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:

See full list of schools located 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

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)
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

For population 15 years and over in Pomfret:

Marital status in Pomfret, MD
  • Never married: 28.9%
  • Now married: 50.4%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

For population 25 years and over in Pomfret:

  • High school or higher: 91.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.5
Maryland average:

12.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Pomfret, MD (based on Charles County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Charles County:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

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
Charles County:

4.78 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.2%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

31.9%
State:

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

13.0%
Maryland:

15.5%

8.07% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($55,391 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.07%
Maryland average:

6.88%

0.16% of residents moved from foreign countries ($958 average AGI)
Charles County:

0.16%
Maryland average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Prince George's County, MD  3.25% ($58,831 average AGI)
from St. Mary's County, MD  0.47% ($52,262)
from District of Columbia, DC  0.32% ($53,319)


7.41% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($60,180 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.41%
Maryland average:

7.35%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($701 average AGI)
Charles County:

0.08%
Maryland average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Prince George's County, MD  1.73% ($50,912 average AGI)
to St. Mary's County, MD  0.70% ($51,937)
to Anne Arundel County, MD  0.30% ($65,150)

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 count17
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents19
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:9
  • Fatalities19
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents34
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Maryland average
  • Fatal accident count8759
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents12908
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons3259
  • Fatalities9646
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents22031
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents425
See more detailed statistics of Pomfret fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 13ft / 3.9mTotal length
  • $98,000Total costs
  • 36,704Total average daily traffic
  • 2,936Total average daily truck traffic
  • 48,123Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic

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: Telecom Capital Group, LLC, Towers@erols.Com, , Owing-s, Phone: (301) 802-3159
  • Mark N Fsiher, 4500 Bonds Place (Lat: 38.586972 Lon: -76.995500), Type: 48.9, Overall height: 48.7 m, Registrant: Telecom Capital Group, LLC, Towers@erols.Com, , Owing-s, Phone: (301) 802-3159

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Mcdonough High School (Lat: 38.554833 Lon: -77.034139), Call Sign: WYC866, Licensee ID: L00019921,
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.5400 MHz, Grant Date: 10/23/2013, Expiration Date: 01/03/2024, Registrant: County Of Charles, 5980 Radio Station Rd., La Plata, MD 20646, Phone: (301) 932-6610, Email:
  • Lat: 38.569278 Lon: -77.029500, Call Sign: WQBT370,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.3200 MHz, Grant Date: 12/02/2014, Expiration Date: 12/09/2024, Certifier: Laurence Budd, Registrant: Primex Wireless, Inc., 965 Wells Street, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (800) 537-0464

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (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

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 11. The highest number of reported fires - 29 took place in 2015, and the least - 1 in 2007. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Pomfret, MD When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (64.8%), and Outside Fires (25.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Pomfret, MD
    • 11664.8%Structure Fires
    • 4525.1%Outside Fires
    • 116.1%Other
    • 73.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Pomfret, MD
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Pomfret, MD
  • 42.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 30.5%Electricity
  • 17.3%Utility gas
  • 6.1%Wood
  • 4.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Pomfret compared to Maryland state average:

  • Unemployed 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.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher 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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