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Population in 2012: 656 (86% urban, 14% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.0%
 

Males: 355  (54.2%)
Females: 301  (45.8%)

Median resident age:  39.4 years
Maryland median age:  34.4 years

Zip codes: 21904.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $49,229 (it was $34,167 in 2000)
Port Deposit:

$49,229
MD:

$71,122
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $28,831

Port Deposit town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $205,919 (it was $79,700 in 2000)
Port Deposit:

$205,919
MD:

$279,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $294,959; Detached houses: $287,241; Townhouses or other attached units: $277,804; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $167,258; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $431,967; Mobile homes: $194,985

Median gross rent in 2012: $844.

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  • White alone - 559 (83.3%)
  • Two or more races - 36 (5.4%)
  • Hispanic - 28 (4.2%)
  • Black alone - 26 (3.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 11 (1.6%)
  • Asian alone - 11 (1.6%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Port Deposit: 101.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (21.9%), English (17.5%), German (14.5%), United States (5.6%), Dutch (2.7%), Italian (2.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1813

Elevation: 19 feet

Land area: 1.67 square miles.

Population density: 393 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Port Deposit:

  • High school or higher: 81.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Port Deposit town:

  • Never married: 38.4%
  • Now married: 34.4%
  • Separated: 7.2%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 15.7%

13 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.9%
Maryland:  14.3%



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Port Deposit, Maryland as of November 27, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Port Deposit to the number of sex offenders is 60 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,433 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,471 (0.8%)

Port Deposit satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wilmington, DE (30.7 miles , pop. 72,664).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (34.7 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (57.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Perryville, MD (1.8 miles ), Havre de Grace, MD (2.1 miles ), Darlington, MD (2.4 miles ), Rising Sun, MD (2.5 miles ), Charlestown, MD (2.6 miles ), Aberdeen, MD (2.8 miles ), North East, MD (2.9 miles ), Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD (3.1 miles ).

Latitude: 39.61 N, Longitude: 76.10 W

Area codes: 443, 410

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Crime rates in Port Deposit by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Murders 000001000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0142.20.00.00.0
Rapes 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 010000001
per 100,000 0.0147.30.00.00.00.00.00.0151.7
Assaults 322212001
per 100,000 431.0294.6295.0287.8142.0284.50.00.0151.7
Burglaries 422944168
per 100,000 574.7294.6295.01295.0568.2569.0142.0841.51214.0
Thefts 12235161791426
per 100,000 1724.1294.6442.5719.42272.72418.21278.41963.53945.4
Auto thefts 411002110
per 100,000 574.7147.3147.50.00.0284.5142.0140.30.0
Arson 921000002
per 100,000 1293.1294.6147.50.00.00.00.00.0303.5
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.5) 249.5152.2112.8182.9164.4517.574.9153.7329.4

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Crime rate in Port Deposit detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.55
Maryland average:

2.73

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.2%
Maryland:

7.0%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -150 (-18.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (21%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Construction laborers (11%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Port Deposit-area historical tornado activity is above Maryland state average. It is 75% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1994, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.9 miles away from the Port Deposit town center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/28/1961, a category F3 tornado 28.5 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Port Deposit-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Maryland state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 49.8 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 49.8 miles away from Port Deposit center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 86.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 32.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 37.9 miles away from Port Deposit center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cecil County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Birthplace of: John Creswell - Politician, Walter M. Baker - Politician.


Hospitals/medical centers near Port Deposit:

  • BREVIN NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; HAVRE DE GRACE, MD)
  • CITIZENS CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; HAVRE DE GRACE, MD)
  • TRANSITIONAL CARE UNIT AT HARTFORD MEMORIAL HOSPIT (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; HAVRE DE GRACE, MD)

Political contributions by individuals in Port Deposit, MD

Amtrak stations near Port Deposit:

  • 8 miles: ABERDEEN (S. PHILADELPHIA & BELAIR AVE.) . Services: free short-term parking, intercity bus service.
  • 19 miles: NEWARK (429 S. COLLEGE AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Operable nuclear power plants near Port Deposit:

  • 15 miles: Peach Bottom 2 and 3 in Delta, PA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Port Deposit:

  • Harford Community College (about 11 miles; Bel Air, MD; Full-time enrollment: 2,973)
  • Lincoln University of Pennsylvania (about 17 miles; Lincoln University, PA; FT enrollment: 2,441)
  • University of Delaware (about 20 miles; Newark, DE; FT enrollment: 18,469)
  • Delaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington (about 25 miles; Newark, DE; FT enrollment: 3,290)
  • Wilmington University (about 26 miles; New Castle, DE; FT enrollment: 4,279)
  • The Community College of Baltimore County (about 28 miles; Baltimore, MD; FT enrollment: 8,558)
  • Millersville University of Pennsylvania (about 30 miles; Millersville, PA; FT enrollment: 6,966)

Private high school in Port Deposit:

  • LIGHTHOUSE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 247; Location: 7 PLEASANTVIEW CHURCH RD; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle school in Port Deposit:

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Notable locations in Port Deposit: Tomes Landing (A), Water Witch Fire Company Station 7 (B), Port Deposit Police Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Port Deposit include: Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (A), First Baptist Church (B), Port Deposit Presbyterian Church (C), Saint Teresa Catholic Church (D), Tome United Methodist Church (E), Pleasant View Baptist Church (F), Port Deposit First Baptist Church (G), Port Deposit Presbyterian Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Rock Run (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Port Deposit: Tome School for Boys Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Port Deposit Heriage Inc (Museums; 98 North Main Street).

 
Cecil 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
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AQI  SO2 Ozone  PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 35.4. This is about average.
City:

35.4
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 28.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

28.0
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.7
U.S.:

9.6
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 0.00462. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00462
U.S.:

0.05221

Drinking water stations with addresses in Port Deposit and their reported violations in the past:

PORT DEPOSIT (Address: 64 S MAIN STREET , Population served: 725, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2004 and MAR-2004, Contaminant: Carbon, Total-Organic. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2004)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 21 regular monitoring violations
BENJAMINS VILLAGE / HOMESTEAD M.H.P. (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • Public Education - Between JAN-01-1994 and OCT-06-1997, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (3 times from JUN-09-1995 to SEP-30-1996), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-30-1997), St Compliance achieved (OCT-06-1997)
  • OCCT Study Recommendation - Between JAN-1994 and OCT-1996, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (3 times from JUN-09-1995 to SEP-30-1996), St Compliance achieved (OCT-28-1996)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2005 and NOV-08-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-10-2005), St Compliance achieved (NOV-08-2005)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-2004 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from JUN-15-2005 to SEP-09-2005)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2004, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-13-2004), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and AUG-18-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-01-2003), St Compliance achieved (AUG-18-2003)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-1998 and MAR-01-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-30-1998), St Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2000)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
WOODLAWN M.H.P. - NEW (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-25-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-25-2000), St Compliance achieved (NOV-12-2000), St Public Notif received (NOV-21-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-01-2000 and MAY-05-2003, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-17-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-17-2003), St Compliance achieved (MAY-05-2003)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-01-1997 and APR-23-2003, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-20-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from FEB-20-2001 to AUG-13-2001), St Public Notif requested (NOV-20-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-20-2001), St Compliance achieved (APR-23-2003)
MAPLE HILL MOBILE ESTATES (Population served: 180, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • Public Education - Between JAN-01-1994 and OCT-09-1997, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from JUN-19-1995 to SEP-30-1996), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-30-1997), St Compliance achieved (OCT-09-1997)
  • OCCT Study Recommendation - Between JAN-1994 and OCT-1996, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from JUN-19-1995 to SEP-30-1996), St Compliance achieved (OCT-31-1996)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2004, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-13-2004), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2004)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-2002 and NOV-10-2004, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (5 times from JUN-12-2002 to JUN-09-2004), St Compliance achieved (NOV-10-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-24-2004)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JUL-01-2000 and OCT-15-2001, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-25-2001), St Compliance achieved (OCT-15-2001)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-1998 and MAR-03-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-30-1998), St Compliance achieved (MAR-03-2000)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
HENDERSON (Address: 473 CAMP MEETING ROUND RD , Population served: 154, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-1998 and OCT-12-1999, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (FEB-12-1999), St Public Notif requested (FEB-12-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-12-1999), St Compliance achieved (OCT-12-1999)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
WOODLAWN M.H.P. - OLD (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (MAR-02-2005), St Public Notif requested (MAR-02-2005), St Compliance achieved (APR-10-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-06-2005), St Public Notif received (MAR-01-2005), St Compliance achieved (APR-10-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-30-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-30-2003), St Public Notif received (JUL-30-2003), St Compliance achieved (JUL-30-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-01-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-01-2002), St Public Notif received (OCT-10-2002), St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2002)
  • OCCT Study Recommendation - Between JAN-01-2001 and JUL-19-2005, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-18-2001), St Compliance achieved (JUL-19-2005)
  • 3 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JUL-01-2003 and JUL-19-2005, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (3 times from DEC-10-2003 to NOV-24-2004), St Compliance achieved (JUL-19-2005)
  • Initial, Follow-up, or Routine SOWT M&R - Between JAN-01-2001 and JAN-22-2002, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-18-2001), St Compliance achieved (JAN-22-2002)
  • Initial Water Quality Parameter WQP M&R - Between JUL-1999 and DEC-1999, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (3 times from JUL-07-2000 to DEC-18-2001), St Compliance achieved (JUL-19-2005)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-1998 and JAN-08-1999, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-30-1998), St Compliance achieved (JAN-08-1999)
  • Initial, Follow-up, or Routine SOWT M&R - Between JAN-01-1996 and MAR-17-1997, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-27-1997), St Compliance achieved (MAR-17-1997)
  • One regular monitoring violation
OAK LANE M.H.P. (Population served: 55, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-2003 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (3 times from SEP-08-2004 to SEP-09-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2000 and MAR-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Formal NOV issued (NOV-29-2000), Fed Compliance achieved (MAR-29-2001)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and NOV-09-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Formal NOV issued (JAN-21-2000), Fed FAO issued (MAY-25-2000), Fed Compliance achieved (NOV-09-2000)
HARMAN SUBDIVISION (Address: 473 CAMP MEETING GROUND ROAD , Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-2004 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from JUN-15-2005 to SEP-09-2005)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-01-1997 and NOV-14-2001, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-20-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-20-2001), St Public Notif received (APR-02-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-13-2001), St Compliance achieved (NOV-14-2001)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-1996 and JUL-23-1997, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-20-1997), St Compliance achieved (JUL-23-1997)
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.9%
(18.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 61.5% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 38.9% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Maryland:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  57.7%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  12.5%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Port Deposit, MD

19 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
9 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse in 2000
6 people in other group homes in 2000

Port Deposit compared to Maryland state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Port Deposit travel time to work - commute


Port Deposit mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (58%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (33%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Port Deposit town (based on Cecil County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 30.64%
Here30.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionEpiscopal ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents35.2%26.8%16.9%5.5%4.2%
Congregations9.8%37.8%11.0%6.1%7.3%
NameChurch of the NazareneAssemblies of GodSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Other
Adherents1.8%1.7%1.6%1.3%5.0%
Congregations3.7%1.2%3.7%3.7%15.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 20
Cecil County:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
Cecil County:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 33
Here:

3.32 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 47
Here:

4.73 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

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

8.2%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Cecil County:

27.8%
State:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

18.0%
Maryland:

15.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 3$7,840$31,3601$454
Police Protection - Officers 2$7,428$44,5680$0
Totals for Government 5$15,268$36,6431$454

Port Deposit government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $227,000 ($346.04)
    Financial Administration: $190,000 ($289.63)
    Regular Highways: $119,000 ($181.40)
    Water Utilities: $102,000 ($155.49)
    Sewerage: $102,000 ($155.49)
    General - Other: $49,000 ($74.70)
    Solid Waste Management: $46,000 ($70.12)
    General Public Buildings: $24,000 ($36.59)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $15,000 ($22.87)
    Parks & Recreation: $10,000 ($15.24)
    Fire Protection: $10,000 ($15.24)
    Housing & Community Development: $7,000 ($10.67)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($3.05)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $14,000 ($21.34)
    Regular Highways: $14,000 ($21.34)
    General Public Building: $11,000 ($16.77)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $390,000 ($594.51)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($1.52)

Port Deposit government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $88,000 ($134.15)
    Solid Waste Management: $48,000 ($73.17)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($6.10)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $58,000 ($88.41)
    All Other: $4,000 ($6.10)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $23,000 ($35.06)
    Rents: $18,000 ($27.44)
    Interest Earnings: $9,000 ($13.72)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $90,000 ($137.20)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $102,000 ($155.49)
    Highways: $46,000 ($70.12)
    Housing & Community Development: $7,000 ($10.67)
  • Tax - Property: $222,000 ($338.41)
    Other Selective Sales: $11,000 ($16.77)
    NEC: $3,000 ($4.57)

Port Deposit government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $16,000 ($24.39)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $3,000 ($4.57)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $16,000 ($24.39)
    Other, NEC: $3,000 ($4.57)

Port Deposit government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $286,000 ($435.98)

7.70% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($49,515 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.70%
Maryland average:

7.95%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($288 average AGI)
Cecil County:

0.07%
Maryland average:

0.25%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from New Castle County, DE  1.88% ($47,882 average AGI)
from Harford County, MD  1.61% ($49,988)
from Baltimore County, MD  0.46% ($53,445)


6.61% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($44,048 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.61%
Maryland average:

8.13%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($236 average AGI)
Cecil County:

0.05%
Maryland average:

0.13%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to New Castle County, DE  1.68% ($43,432 average AGI)
to Harford County, MD  0.77% ($39,465)
to Chester County, PA  0.31% ($52,239)

Strongest AM radio stations in Port Deposit:

  • WJSS (1330 AM; 5 kW; HAVRE DE GRACE, MD; Owner: PEOPLES BROADCAST NETWORK, LLC)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Port Deposit:

  • WXCY (103.7 FM; HAVRE DE GRACE, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDAC (94.5 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: WDAC RADIO COMPANY)
  • WLIF (101.9 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WLIF, INC.)
  • WWMX (106.5 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WHFC (91.1 FM; BEL AIR, MD; Owner: HARFORD COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WARM-FM (103.3 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WROZ (101.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSOX (96.1 FM; RED LION, PA; Owner: LANCASTER-YORK BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WOEL-FM (89.9 FM; ELKTON, MD; Owner: MARANATHA BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WIYY (97.9 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WIOV-FM (105.1 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WSMJ (104.3 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WZBA (100.7 FM; WESTMINSTER, MD; Owner: SHAMROCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPOC (93.1 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WXYV (105.7 FM; CATONSVILLE, MD; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Port Deposit:

  • WTSD-CA (Channel 14; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WBAL-TV (Channel 11; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WBAL HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WMAR-TV (Channel 2; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBFF (Channel 45; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CHESAPEAKE TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNUV (Channel 54; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE (WNUV-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WJZ-TV (Channel 13; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WPMT (Channel 43; YORK, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WUTB (Channel 24; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
Port Deposit, Maryland:
  • Fatal accident count: 20
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 32
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 7
  • Fatalities: 21
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 47
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Maryland average:
  • Fatal accident count: 266
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 385
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 64
  • Fatalities: 286
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 689
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 93
See more detailed statistics of Port Deposit fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 7 meters (23ft)
Total costs: $242,000
Total average daily traffic: 86,042
Total average daily truck traffic: 14,512
Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic: 121,553

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Port Deposit)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Perryville Aei At Port Deposit Near Rr Mp Pd 4.05 (Lat: 39.598889 Lon: -76.109389), Type: Pole, Structure height: 3 m, Call Sign: WPIG899
    Assigned Frequencies: 911.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/14/2005, Expiration Date: 09/13/2015, Certifier: Jerry R Celio
    Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree Street, Ne, Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • MOBILES L2, Lat: 39.599278 Lon: -76.108833, Call Sign: WPLW759
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.560 MHz, 161.070 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/03/2013, Expiration Date: 03/25/2023, Certifier: Jerry R Celio
    Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 99 Spring Street Sw, Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30303, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:
  • MOBILES L1, Lat: 39.599472 Lon: -76.109639, Call Sign: WQKX706, Licensee ID: L00008014
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.055 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/20/2009, Expiration Date: 10/20/2019, Certifier: Jerry R Celio
    Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree St, Ne Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • ATC CHES HOUSE, Approx 0.2 Miles Ne From John F Kennedy Memorial Hwy (Lat: 39.610889 Lon: -76.010611), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 42.6 m, Overall height: 45.4 m, Call Sign: WQQV731
    Assigned Frequencies: 19315.0 MHz, 19525.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/12/2013, Expiration Date: 03/12/2023, Certifier: Sean Mirsky
    Registrant: World Class Wireless, LLC, 600 W. Chicago, Suite 610, Chicago, IL 60654, Phone: (312) 772-5051, Email:
  • THEODORE, 1375 Theodore Road (Lat: 39.639639 Lon: -76.016028), Type: Mast, Structure height: 55.2 m, Overall height: 56.4 m, Call Sign: WLK631
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 10618.7 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/28/2010, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: Carol L Tacker
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Port Deposit)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: BURKHART GROB GROB G115C (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 115MW , Serial Number: 82037/C, Year manufactured: 1994, Airworthiness Date: 03/17/1995
    Registrant (Individual): Peter A Iii Barretta, 447 Bainbridge Rd, Port Deposit, MD 21904
  • Aircraft: CESSNA R172K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 76 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-360 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 124WL , Serial Number: R1723082, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 02/02/1979
    Registrant (Corporation): Cecil Veterinary Clinic Inc, 43 Gutman Ln, Port Deposit, MD 21904
  • Aircraft: QUICKSILVER MX II SPRINT (Category: Sea, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582 (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 36DR , Serial Number: 0644, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 11/30/2007
    Registrant (Individual): David M Read, Po Box 35, Port Deposit, MD 21904
  • Aircraft: CESSNA R172K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 76 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 758PZ , Serial Number: R1723264, Airworthiness Date: 09/27/1979
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Walter E Iii Buck, 372 Mount Ararat Farm Road, Port Deposit, MD 21904, Other Owners: Gabrielle Brown Buck
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20F (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9723M , Serial Number: 670283, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 01/28/1967
    Registrant (Individual): Timothy P Kahoe, 487 Bainbridge Rd, Port Deposit, MD 21904



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$290,4452$187,97012$227,2252$78,1651$220,2500$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$02$171,8250$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$05$245,0101$24,6300$01$51,040
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$04$263,7980$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$281,9900$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0312.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$185,870
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0312.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 73
  • Hazardous Condition: 22
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Port Deposit


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Port Deposit, MD

Most common first names in Port Deposit, MD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4269.0 years
Mary3977.0 years
Robert3168.5 years
William2973.9 years
James2769.3 years
Charles2274.1 years
Margaret1881.7 years
Elizabeth1675.1 years
Ruth1580.7 years
Helen1574.4 years
Most common last names in Port Deposit, MD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jackson1878.1 years
Jones1568.8 years
Brown1264.7 years
Smith1175.3 years
Burlin1169.0 years
Clark1079.4 years
Bennett970.1 years
Griffin973.2 years
Williams874.2 years
Boddy874.4 years
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