Port Tobacco Village, Maryland

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Population in 2012: 13 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -13.3%
Males: (39.9%)
Females: (60.1%)
Median resident age:  64.5 years
Maryland median age:  34.4 years

Zip code: 20677

Estimated median household income in 2012: $134,478 (it was $100,992 in 2000)
Port Tobacco Village:

$134,478
MD:

$71,122
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $26,112 (it was $43,017 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $447,004 (it was $450,000 in 2000)
Port Tobacco Village:

$447,004
MD:

$279,900
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $443,939; Detached houses: $443,939
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  • White alone - 11 (84.6%)
  • Black alone - 1 (7.7%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (7.7%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Port Tobacco Village: 107.9 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (41.3%), Swiss (12.8%), Scottish (8.3%), German (7.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 0.16 square miles.

Population density: 81 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Port Tobacco Village:

  • High school or higher: 56.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Port Tobacco Village town:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 86.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 13.1%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $4,167 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $3,250 (1.0%)

Port Tobacco Village satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dale City, VA (19.8 miles , pop. 55,971).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (27.8 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (143.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: La Plata, MD (1.7 miles ), Pomfret, MD (2.1 miles ), Bennsville, MD (2.8 miles ), St. Charles, MD (2.9 miles ), Potomac Heights, MD (2.9 miles ), Bryans Road, MD (3.0 miles ), Indian Head, MD (3.1 miles ), Bryantown, MD (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 38.51 N, Longitude: 77.02 W

Port Tobacco Village household income distribution Port Tobacco Village home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.9%
Maryland:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -23 (-60.5%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (64%)
  • Public administration (36%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (68%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (32%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)

Average climate in Port Tobacco Village, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Port Tobacco Village-area historical tornado activity is near Maryland state average. It is 3% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.1 miles away from the Port Tobacco Village town center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

On 1/26/1978, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.2 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 10 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Port Tobacco Village-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 80.0 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 136.3 miles away from Port Tobacco Village 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 272.8 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 136.7 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 77.5 miles away from Port Tobacco Village center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 72.0 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 (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Port Tobacco Village topographic map

Birthplace of: John Hanson - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers near Port Tobacco Village:

  • LAPLATA CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; LAPLATA, MD)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MD CHARLES REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; LA PLATA, MD)
  • WALDORF CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WALDORF, MD)
  • WALDORF SURGICAL CTR AKA MED AND SUR CLINI (Hospital, about 10 miles away; WALDORF, MD)
  • FMC - WALDORF (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; WALDORF, MD)
  • CHESAPEAKE POTOMAC HHA (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; HUGHESVILLE, MD)
  • CHARLOTTE HALL VETERANS HOME (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; CHARLOTTE HALL, MD)

Amtrak stations near Port Tobacco Village:

  • 15 miles: QUANTICO (QUNATICO, RAILROAD AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 16 miles: WOODBRIDGE (1040 EXPRESS WAY) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 18 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Port Tobacco Village:

  • College of Southern Maryland (about 4 miles; La Plata, MD; Full-time enrollment: 5,775)
  • Strayer University-Maryland (about 23 miles; Suitland, MD; FT enrollment: 2,748)
  • Northern Virginia Community College (about 26 miles; Annandale, VA; FT enrollment: 35,721)
  • Medtech Institute (about 27 miles; Falls Church, VA; FT enrollment: 2,900)
  • Strayer University-Virginia (about 27 miles; Arlington, VA; FT enrollment: 7,005)
  • George Washington University (about 27 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 18,928)
  • George Mason University (about 28 miles; Fairfax, VA; FT enrollment: 26,002)

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Notable location: Charles County Museum (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Port Tobacco Village: Port Tobacco Courthouse Historic Site (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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 2012 was 98.0. This is worse than average.

City:

98.0
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.266. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.266
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 13.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.3
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.600. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.600
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 32.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 13.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.9
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.84. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.84
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.00225. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00225
U.S.:

0.01468
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 0.0%
Average household size:
This town:  1.9 people
Maryland:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  71.4%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  0.0%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Port Tobacco Village compared to Maryland state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above 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.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Port Tobacco Village travel time to work - commute Port Tobacco Village mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (81%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (17%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Port Tobacco Village town (based on Charles County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.93%
Here: 39.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchMuslim EstimateEpiscopal Church
Adherents50.9%16.6%10.9%3.9%3.6%
Congregations15.8%22.4%18.4%1.3%7.9%
Name The Wesleyan ChurchLutheran ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)LDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents2.7%1.9%1.8%1.6%6.2%
Congregations1.3%2.6%1.3%2.6%26.3%
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: 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%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll

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

  • Current Operations - General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($153.85)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($153.85)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($76.92)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($76.92)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($76.92)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,000 ($307.69)

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

  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $24,000 ($1846.15)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($384.62)
  • Tax - Property: $1,000 ($76.92)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $179,000 ($13769.23)

9.43% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($51,061 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.43%
Maryland average:

7.95%

0.25% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,328 average AGI)
Charles County:

0.25%
Maryland average:

0.25%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Prince George's County, MD  3.93% ($52,855 average AGI)
from St. Mary's County, MD  0.42% ($50,357)
from Fairfax County, VA  0.41% ($63,444)


8.95% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($49,910 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.95%
Maryland average:

8.13%

0.14% of residents moved to foreign countries ($762 average AGI)
Charles County:

0.14%
Maryland average:

0.13%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Prince George's County, MD  1.61% ($39,995 average AGI)
to St. Mary's County, MD  1.11% ($50,137)
to Calvert County, MD  0.47% ($58,028)

Strongest AM radio stations in Port Tobacco Village:

  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WKIK (1560 AM; daytime; 1 kW; LA PLATA, MD)
  • 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.)
  • WKDL (730 AM; 8 kW; ALEXANDRIA, VA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALEXANDRIA LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • 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 Port Tobacco Village:

  • WWZZ (104.1 FM; WALDORF, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WGRQ (95.9 FM; COLONIAL BEACH, VA; Owner: TELEMEDIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSMD-FM (98.3 FM; MECHANICSVILLE, MD; Owner: SOMAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WARW (94.7 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKYS (93.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WETA (90.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WIHT (99.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBZS-FM (92.7 FM; PRINCE FREDERICK, MD; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF PRINCE FREDERICK LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPGC-FM (95.5 FM; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MARYLAND)
  • WGTS (91.9 FM; TAKOMA PARK, MD; Owner: COLUMBIA UNION COLLEGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBQB (101.5 FM; FREDERICKSBURG, VA; Owner: MID ATLANTIC NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMZQ-FM (98.7 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWDC-FM (101.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WHFS (99.1 FM; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WAVA (105.1 FM; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Port Tobacco Village:

  • 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)
  • WETA-TV (Channel 26; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE GREATER WASHINGTON ED TELECOMM. ASSOC)
  • WNVC (Channel 56; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WMPT (Channel 22; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WPXW (Channel 66; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: PAXSON WASHINGTON LICENSE, INC.)
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