Ridgely, Maryland

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Population in 2014: 1,616 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +19.5%
Males: 754  (46.7%)
Females: 862  (53.3%)
Median resident age:  36.9 years
Maryland median age:  38.2 years

Zip codes: 21660.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $56,059 (it was $35,750 in 2000)
Ridgely:

$56,059
MD:

$72,483

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $24,132 (it was $15,581 in 2000)

Ridgely town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $183,322 (it was $87,700 in 2000)
Ridgely:

$183,322
MD:

$280,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $241,165; Detached houses: $255,198; Townhouses or other attached units: $176,818; Mobile homes: $73,115

Median gross rent in 2013: $599.

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  • Races in Ridgely, MD (2010)

    Ridgely races chart
    • 1,22074.4%White alone
    • 26516.2%Black alone
    • 975.9%Hispanic
    • 402.4%Two or more races
    • 100.6%American Indian alone
    • 30.2%Asian alone
    • 40.2%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Ridgely: 92.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (14.7%), Irish (13.7%), English (12.5%), United States (10.5%), Italian (3.3%), Polish (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1896

Elevation: 70 feet

Land area: 1.07 square miles.

Population density: 1,517 people per square mile   (low).

Ridgely,MD real estate house value index trend

Ridgely, Maryland map

For population 25 years and over in Ridgely:

  • High school or higher: 77.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.3%
  • Unemployed: 8.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ridgely town:

  • Never married: 28.8%
  • Now married: 52.4%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

69 residents are foreign born (3.6% Latin America, 0.5% Asia).

This town:

4.2%
Maryland:

14.2%



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Ridgely, Maryland as of September 30, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Ridgely to the number of sex offenders is 808 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,270 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,661 (1.0%)

Ridgely satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dundalk, MD (40.1 miles , pop. 62,306).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (46.7 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (82.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Hillsboro, MD (1.9 miles) , Queen Anne, MD (2.0 miles) , West Denton, MD (2.1 miles) , Greensboro, MD (2.2 miles ), Denton, MD (2.3 miles ), Four Corners, MD (2.5 miles ), Cordova, MD (2.7 miles ), Williston, MD (2.8 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $51,500
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $56,400
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $65,000
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $60,500
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $184,400
  • 2005: 52 buildings, average cost: $212,300
  • 2006: 15 buildings, average cost: $196,300
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $187,500
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $91,700
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $161,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 38.94 N, Longitude: 75.88 W

Area code: 410

Ridgely household income distribution Ridgely home values distribution

Crime rates in Ridgely by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 30011001000N/AN/A
per 100,000 215.40.00.074.073.60.00.065.10.00.00.0N/AN/A
Robberies 0101102313221
per 100,000 0.074.10.074.073.60.0130.3195.364.5181.3121.2124.462.2
Assaults 187871254254013786
per 100,000 1,292.2518.5589.1517.8883.7336.7260.61,627.62,580.6785.5424.2497.5373.1
Burglaries 14101210852031372317106
per 100,000 1,005.0740.7883.7739.6589.1336.71,302.92,018.22,387.11,389.71,030.3621.9373.1
Thefts 28685150383735558680603629
per 100,000 2,010.15,037.03,755.53,698.22,798.22,491.62,280.13,580.75,548.44,833.83,636.42,238.81,803.5
Auto thefts 0853052230310
per 100,000 0.0592.6368.2221.90.0336.7130.3130.2193.50.0181.862.20.0
Arson 2100001213012
per 100,000 143.674.10.00.00.00.065.1130.264.5181.30.062.2124.4
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 605.3444.1374.0418.8427.7226.4295.7761.0978.4522.6367.8286.1199.4

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Ridgely detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.11
Maryland average:

2.66
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.1%
Maryland:

5.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +338 (+33.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Community and social service occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Ridgely, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Ridgely-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Maryland state average. It is 19% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 46.3 miles away from the Ridgely town center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

On 5/18/1995, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 6.9 miles away from the town center .

Earthquake activity:

Ridgely-area historical earthquake activity is near Maryland state average. It is 86% 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 96.2 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 144.4 miles away from Ridgely 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 95.8 miles away from the city 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 296.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 355.5 miles away from Ridgely center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 333.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Caroline County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ridgely topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Ridgely:

  • CAROLINE CNTY HLTH DEPT (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; DENTON, MD)
  • WESLEYAN HEALTH CARE CNTR (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; DENTON, MD)
  • CAROLINE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; DENTON, MD)
  • ENVOY OF DENTON (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; DENTON, MD)
  • CORSICA HILLS CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; CENTREVILLE, MD)
  • DAVITA - EASTON (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; EASTON, MD)

airports located in Ridgely:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ridgely:

  • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry (about 25 miles; Dover, DE; Full-time enrollment: 2,239)
  • Delaware State University (about 25 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 4,087)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Owens (about 31 miles; Georgetown, DE; FT enrollment: 3,159)
  • United States Naval Academy (about 33 miles; Annapolis, MD; FT enrollment: 5,681)
  • Anne Arundel Community College (about 35 miles; Arnold, MD; FT enrollment: 10,501)
  • All-State Career-Baltimore (about 42 miles; Baltimore, MD; FT enrollment: 2,287)
  • The Community College of Baltimore County (about 43 miles; Baltimore, MD; FT enrollment: 15,217)

Public high school in Ridgely:

Public elementary/middle school in Ridgely:

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Notable locations in Ridgely: Ridgely Branch Library (A), Ridgely Town Hall (B), Ridgely Volunteer Fire Department (C), Ridgely Police Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Ridgely: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Ridgely: Martin Sutton Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 74.4. This is about average.

City:

74.4
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 30.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.16. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.16
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 0.00409. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00409
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.1%
(5.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 43.0% for Black residents, 25.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 62.5% for other race residents, 42.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
Maryland:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  68.2%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.8%
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: 0.3% of all households

Ridgely, Maryland environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Ridgely (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: Ridgely Branch at 510 Central Avenue, branch established on 1931/08/04. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Provident State Bank, Inc.: Ridgely Branch at 1 West Belle Street, branch established on 1998/03/16. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $256.4 mil, Deposits: $213.8 mil, headquarters in Preston, MD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Psb Holding Corp.
  • The Queenstown Bank of Maryland: Ridgely Branch at 204a East 6th Street, branch established on 2009/03/17. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $447.8 mil, Deposits: $401.4 mil, headquarters in Queenstown, MD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Queenstown Bancorp Of Maryland, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.3
Maryland average:

12.6

Ridgely travel time to work - commute Ridgely mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Ridgely town (based on Caroline County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,65230
Mainline Protestant3,42225
Catholic2,5853
Black Protestant1,4537
Other17-
None21,937-
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: 7
Caroline County:

2.13 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Caroline County:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Caroline County:

5.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

3.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.3%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Caroline County:

30.0%
Maryland:

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

17.0%
State:

15.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.4%
Maryland:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.5%
Maryland:

47.3%

Average BMI:
Ridgely:

29.1
Maryland:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.8%
State:

20.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Ridgely:

11.8%
Maryland:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Maryland:

6.8

Overweight people:
Ridgely:

34.1%
Maryland:

34.1%

General health condition:
This city:

54.7%
Maryland:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.8%
State:

80.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ridgely, MD Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$12,912$51,6480$0
Other Government Administration 3$14,114$56,4560$0
Police Protection - Officers 5$15,651$37,5620$0
Sewerage 3$10,122$40,4880$0
Totals for Government 14$52,799$45,2560$0

Ridgely government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $186,000 ($115.10)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $265,000 ($163.99)
    Police Protection: $228,000 ($141.09)
    Regular Highways: $190,000 ($117.57)
    Water Utilities: $186,000 ($115.10)
    Financial Administration: $107,000 ($66.21)
    Solid Waste Management: $81,000 ($50.12)
    General Public Buildings: $38,000 ($23.51)
    Parks & Recreation: $17,000 ($10.52)
    Central Staff Services: $16,000 ($9.90)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $12,000 ($7.43)
    Fire Protection: $7,000 ($4.33)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($2.48)
    Health Services - Other: $1,000 ($0.62)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $29,000 ($17.95)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $38,000 ($23.51)
    General - Other: $16,000 ($9.90)
    Parks & Recreation: $7,000 ($4.33)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $360,000 ($222.77)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $14,000 ($8.66)

Ridgely government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $196,000 ($121.29)
    Solid Waste Management: $59,000 ($36.51)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($4.33)
    All Other: $1,000 ($0.62)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $25,000 ($15.47)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $66,000 ($40.84)
    All Other: $10,000 ($6.19)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $26,000 ($16.09)
    General Revenue, NEC: $14,000 ($8.66)
    Interest Earnings: $13,000 ($8.04)
    Property Sale Other: $6,000 ($3.71)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $137,000 ($84.78)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $71,000 ($43.94)
  • Tax - Property: $319,000 ($197.40)
    NEC: $19,000 ($11.76)

Ridgely government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $353,000 ($218.44)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $590,000 ($365.10)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $581,000 ($359.53)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $308,000 ($190.59)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $45,000 ($27.85)
    Other, NEC: $9,000 ($5.57)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $20,000 ($12.38)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $379,000 ($234.53)

6.16% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,521 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.16%
Maryland average:

6.59%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Talbot County, MD  1.24% ($30,604 average AGI)
from Queen Anne's County, MD  0.79% ($30,926)
from Dorchester County, MD  0.73% ($27,239)


6.65% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,318 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.65%
Maryland average:

6.66%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Talbot County, MD  1.16% ($34,129 average AGI)
to Dorchester County, MD  0.74% ($29,618)
to Queen Anne's County, MD  0.66% ($42,513)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ridgely:

  • WKDI (840 AM; daytime; 1 kW; DENTON, MD; Owner: BAYSHORE COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJWL (900 AM; 11 kW; GEORGETOWN, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ridgely:

  • WTDK (107.1 FM; FEDERALSBURG, MD; Owner: MTS BROADCASTING, L.C.)
  • WSCL (89.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WAAI (100.9 FM; HURLOCK, MD; Owner: MTS BROADCASTING, L.C.)
  • WWMX (106.5 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WRNR-FM (103.1 FM; GRASONVILLE, MD; Owner: EMPIRE BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WCEI-FM (96.7 FM; EASTON, MD; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WAFL (97.7 FM; MILFORD, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WINX-FM (94.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MD; Owner: CWA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXPZ (101.3 FM; MILFORD, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRDX (94.7 FM; DOVER, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRTX (91.7 FM; DOVER, DE; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV OF THE C/WEALTH SYSTEM)

TV broadcast stations around Ridgely:

  • WMDT (Channel 47; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCAST SERVICE GENERAL PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBOC-TV (Channel 16; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: WBOC, INC.)
  • WDPB (Channel 64; SEAFORD, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WTSD-CA (Channel 14; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WBFF (Channel 45; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CHESAPEAKE TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WMPT (Channel 22; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WNUV (Channel 54; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE (WNUV-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • Ridgely, Maryland
  • Fatal accident count13
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents17
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:7
  • Fatalities13
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents29
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • 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 Ridgely fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Ridgely)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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  • First St 100 E Of Central Ave (Lat: 38.943167 Lon: -75.881611), Call Sign: KBZ282
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.7000 MHzGrant Date: 07/12/2000, Expiration Date: 09/21/2005, Cancellation Date: 01/07/2006Registrant: Caroline County Commissioners, 7n First St, Denton, MD 21629, Phone: (301) 634-2424
  • 502 Factory St (Lat: 38.944278 Lon: -75.899111), Call Sign: KBB708, Licensee ID: L00031248
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.535 MHzGrant Date: 04/28/1997, Expiration Date: 06/19/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/15/2002Registrant: Saulsbury Bros Inc, Ridgely, MD 21660, Phone: (410) 634-2141
  • Lat: 38.942222 Lon: -75.878944, Call Sign: WQWC993
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.412 MHz, 452.162 MHz, 451.687 MHz, 457.837 MHz, 457.412 MHz, 462.362 MHzGrant Date: 07/21/2015, Expiration Date: 07/21/2025, Certifier: Michael P SnyderRegistrant: Washington Radio Reports, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0668, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • Ridgely, 118 North Central Ave (Lat: 38.953056 Lon: -75.884194), Type: Building, Structure height: 9.1 m, Overall height: 10.7 m, Call Sign: WQHR799
    Assigned Frequencies: 17935.0 MHzGrant Date: 10/18/2007, Expiration Date: 10/18/2017, Certifier: Jim MccormickRegistrant: Radio Dynamics Corp, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:
  • PL54XC829, 402 W Railroad Street (Lat: 38.943028 Lon: -75.890556), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 51.8 m, Overall height: 53.6 m, Call Sign: WQQM888
    Assigned Frequencies: 11345.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHzGrant Date: 01/30/2013, Expiration Date: 01/30/2023, Certifier: Kyle B EntzRegistrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

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  • Ridgely Airport (Lat: 38.966778 Lon: -75.866333), Type: Building, Overall height: 4 m, Call Sign: KGY4
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.800 MHzGrant Date: 02/03/2000, Expiration Date: 02/03/2005, Cancellation Date: 04/09/2005Registrant: Ridgely Airport Inc, 24030 Racetrack Rd, Ridgely, MD 21660
  • Ridgely Airpark (Lat: 38.967056 Lon: -75.871611), Type: Building, Overall height: 11 m, Call Sign: KSP7
    Assigned Frequencies: 120.225 MHzGrant Date: 03/20/2001, Expiration Date: 03/20/2006, Cancellation Date: 05/20/2006Registrant: Ridgely Airpark Inc, 24030 Racetrack Rd Ste 3, Ridgely, MD 21660
  • Ridgely Airpark (Lat: 38.968444 Lon: -75.869667), Type: Tower, Call Sign: WRLB3340
    Assigned Frequencies: 0.22651 MHzGrant Date: 06/28/2000, Expiration Date: 06/28/2005, Cancellation Date: 01/07/2006Registrant: Ridgely Airpark Inc, 24030 Racetrack Rd, Ridgely, MD 21660

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ridgely)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: MONARD JAMES THOMAS RAF 2000 GTX (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 107TM , Serial Number: H2-02-13-530, Year manufactured: 2004, Airworthiness Date: 10/10/2004
    Registrant (Individual): James T Monard, 24276 Race Track Rd, Ridgely, MD 21660
  • Aircraft: MOYES DRAGONFLY (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 914 (SERIES) (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 401HA , Serial Number: HAS001, Year manufactured: 1999, Airworthiness Date: 11/17/2007
    Registrant (Corporation): Highland Aerosports Inc, 24038 Race Track Rd, Ridgely, MD 21660
  • Aircraft: MOYES DRAGONFLY (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 914 (SERIES) (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 402HA , Serial Number: HAS002, Year manufactured: 2004, Airworthiness Date: 11/17/2007
    Registrant (Corporation): Highland Aerosports Inc, 24038 Race Track Rd, Ridgely, MD 21660
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150G (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 431D , Serial Number: 15066583, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 04/22/1967
    Registrant (Corporation): Life Systems Inc, 14693 Oakland Rd, Ridgely, MD 21660
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150K (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 6179G , Serial Number: 15071679, Airworthiness Date: 06/11/1970
    Registrant (Individual): Gregory A Stultz, 12915 Hog Lot Rd, Ridgely, MD 21660
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN AMERICAN AVN. CORP. AA-5B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 81354 , Serial Number: AA5B0506, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 05/14/1977
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas Norton Jr Mcknight, 14881 Oakland Rd, Ridgely, MD 21660
  • Aircraft: BEECH P35 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9735Y , Serial Number: D-7131, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 02/27/1963
    Registrant (Individual): Robert L Carmean, Po Box 993, Ridgely, MD 21660

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

TOWN OF RIDGELY (Address: 2 CENTRAL AVE. , Population served: 1,600, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2014, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-10-2013)
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from MAR-19-2013 to JUL-13-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-15-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-27-2009), St Public Notif requested (OCT-27-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-24-2010)
BENEDICTINE SCHOOL (Address: 14299 BENEDICTINE LANE , Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-04-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-04-2009), St Public Notif received (NOV-05-2009), St Compliance achieved (NOV-13-2009)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-04-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-04-2005), St Public Notif received (OCT-10-2005), St Compliance achieved (FEB-01-2006)
DOVE ESTATES (Serves DE, Population served: 111, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-24-2013), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-24-2013), St Public Notif received (NOV-13-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-09-2013)

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

  • TUCKAHOE STATE PARK (TOWER) (Address: 13070 CROUSE MILL RD , Population served: 110, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 28
  • Hazardous Condition: 10
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Ridgely

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ridgely, MD
Most common first names in Ridgely, MD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary15679.8 years
William14874.2 years
James9268.7 years
Charles9275.7 years
Dorothy7270.2 years
John6566.4 years
Thomas4866.1 years
Harry4473.7 years
Robert4470.7 years
Richard3667.7 years
Most common last names in Ridgely, MD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6479.5 years
Downes6070.5 years
Brown5273.6 years
Ebling4880.9 years
Walls4480.2 years
Towers4474.9 years
Thomas4475.4 years
Nichols4468.7 years
Jones4077.3 years
Eaton3677.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (58%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (25%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Businesses in Ridgely, MD

  • Subway: 1

Ridgely compared to Maryland state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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