Rising Sun, Maryland

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Population in 2014: 2,877 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +69.0%
Males: 1,409  (49.0%)
Females: 1,468  (51.0%)
Median resident age:  35.2 years
Maryland median age:  38.2 years

Zip codes: 21911.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $49,197 (it was $41,089 in 2000)
Rising Sun:

$49,197
MD:

$72,483

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $26,608 (it was $17,835 in 2000)

Rising Sun town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $225,796 (it was $116,600 in 2000)
Rising Sun:

$225,796
MD:

$280,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $257,858; Detached houses: $278,668; Townhouses or other attached units: $234,110; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $145,911; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $236,843; Mobile homes: $64,124

Median gross rent in 2013: $812.

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  • Races in Rising Sun, MD (2010)

    Rising Sun races chart
    • 2,62394.3%White alone
    • 722.6%Hispanic
    • 361.3%Two or more races
    • 170.6%Black alone
    • 170.6%Asian alone
    • 130.5%American Indian alone
    • 20.07%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.04%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Rising Sun: 102.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (23.7%), Irish (18.8%), English (10.4%), Polish (7.3%), United States (4.3%), Italian (3.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1860

Land area: 0.93 square miles.

Population density: 3,088 people per square mile   (average).

Rising Sun,MD real estate house value index trend

Rising Sun, Maryland map

For population 25 years and over in Rising Sun:

  • High school or higher: 86.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rising Sun town:

  • Never married: 25.7%
  • Now married: 50.6%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 10.4%
  • Divorced: 12.6%

98 residents are foreign born (1.2% Latin America).

This town:

3.4%
Maryland:

14.2%



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Rising Sun, Maryland as of September 24, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Rising Sun to the number of sex offenders is 2,870 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,601 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,451 (1.3%)

Rising Sun satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greater Newark, DE (17.1 miles , pop. 67,114).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (40.1 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (53.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Little Britain, PA (2.5 miles ), Port Deposit, MD (2.5 miles ), Oxford borough, PA (2.7 miles ), Wakefield, PA (2.8 miles ), Darlington, MD (2.9 miles ), Perryville, MD (3.0 miles ), North East, MD (3.1 miles ), Charlestown, MD (3.1 miles ).

Latitude: 39.70 N, Longitude: 76.06 W

Area code: 410

Rising Sun household income distribution Rising Sun home values distribution

Crime rates in Rising Sun by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Murders 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 010000000
per 100,000 0.056.40.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 001000100
per 100,000 0.00.056.10.00.00.055.00.00.0
Assaults 322135233
per 100,000 171.0112.8112.255.9167.6274.6110.1165.3163.5
Burglaries 75720131812810
per 100,000 399.1282.0392.81,117.9726.3988.5660.4440.8545.0
Thefts 655751615765595978
per 100,000 3,705.83,214.92,862.03,409.73,184.43,569.53,247.13,250.74,250.7
Auto thefts 210222700
per 100,000 114.056.40.0111.8111.7109.8385.30.00.0
Arson 350100310
per 100,000 171.0282.00.055.90.00.0165.155.10.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 304.3) 228.5229.5188.7244.4229.7286.9255.5201.9250.7

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Crime rate in Rising Sun detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.43
Maryland average:

2.66
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.6%
Maryland:

5.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +379 (+28.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Retail trade (26%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (19%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Rising Sun, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Rising Sun-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Maryland state average. It is 19% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1994, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.2 miles away from the Rising Sun town center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/28/1961, a category F3 tornado 26.3 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Rising Sun-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 43.6 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 43.5 miles away from Rising Sun 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 259.1 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 307.3 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 176.7 miles away from Rising Sun center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 298.0 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 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: 3, Floods: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Rising Sun topographic map

Birthplace of: Eddie Adams (racing driver) - Stock car driver.

Hospitals and medical centers in Rising Sun:

  • CALVERT MANOR HEALTH CARE CENT (1881 TELEGRAPH ROAD)
  • CALVERT MANOR NRS HOME (1881 TELEGRAPH RD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Rising Sun:

  • OXFORD MANOR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; OXFORD, PA)
  • OXFORD HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; OXFORD, PA)
  • CITIZENS CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; HAVRE DE GRACE, MD)
  • BREVIN NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; HAVRE DE GRACE, MD)
  • TRANSITIONAL CARE UNIT AT HARTFORD MEMORIAL HOSPIT (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; HAVRE DE GRACE, MD)
  • JENNERSVILLE REGIONAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; WEST GROVE, PA)
  • JENNERSVILLE DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; WEST GROVE, PA)

airports located in Rising Sun:

Amtrak stations near Rising Sun:

  • 15 miles: ABERDEEN (S. PHILADELPHIA & BELAIR AVE.) . Services: free short-term parking, intercity bus service.
  • 17 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.
  • 20 miles: PARKESBURG (WEST 1ST & S. CULVERT STS.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking.

Operable nuclear power plants near Rising Sun:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rising Sun:

  • Lincoln University of Pennsylvania (about 11 miles; Lincoln University, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,042)
  • Harford Community College (about 16 miles; Bel Air, MD; FT enrollment: 4,530)
  • University of Delaware (about 17 miles; Newark, DE; FT enrollment: 20,078)
  • Wilmington University (about 26 miles; New Castle, DE; FT enrollment: 10,072)
  • Millersville University of Pennsylvania (about 26 miles; Millersville, PA; FT enrollment: 7,743)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington (about 28 miles; Wilmington, DE; FT enrollment: 4,972)
  • Franklin and Marshall College (about 28 miles; Lancaster, PA; FT enrollment: 2,585)

Public elementary/middle schools in Rising Sun:

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Notable locations in Rising Sun: Rising Sun Branch Cecil County Public Library (A), Rising Sun Town Hall (B), Rising Sun Police Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Rising Sun Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Rising Sun: Janes Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Rising Sun include: Diddie Richardson Park (1), Richardson Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Plumpton Park Zoo (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1416 Telegraph Road).

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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 112. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

112
U.S.:

75

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.544. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.544
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 30.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 13.2. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.2
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.00. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.00
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 0.00547. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00547
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.7%
(11.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 41.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Maryland:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  68.9%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.7%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Rising Sun, Maryland environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Rising Sun (2011 data):

  • Cecil Bank: Rising Sun Towne Centre Branch at 56 Rising Sun Towne Centre, branch established on 2003/05/05. Info updated 2008/07/14: Bank assets: $463.0 mil, Deposits: $339.9 mil, headquarters in Elkton, MD, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Cecil Bancorp, Inc.
  • National Penn Bank: Rising Sun Branch at Maple Heights Lane & Sthy 273, branch established on 2001/12/26. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $8,395.9 mil, Deposits: $5,879.6 mil, headquarters in Boyertown, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 131 total offices, Holding Company: National Penn Bancshares, Inc.
  • NBRS Financial: Nbrs Financial at 6 Pearl Street, branch established on 1880/07/01. Info updated 2010/06/01: Bank assets: $246.2 mil, Deposits: $226.8 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Rising Sun Bancorp
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Rising Sun Branch at 101 East Main Street, branch established on 1934/01/29. 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.1
Maryland average:

12.6

Rising Sun travel time to work - commute Rising Sun mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Rising Sun town (based on Cecil County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant11,92247
Catholic9,4408
Mainline Protestant8,87341
Black Protestant7846
Other4652
None69,624-
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: 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
Cecil County:

3.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.2%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Cecil County:

27.8%
Maryland:

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

18.0%
State:

15.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

44.6%
Maryland:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Rising Sun:

39.6%
Maryland:

47.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.0
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

24.7%
Maryland:

20.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Rising Sun:

12.0%
State:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Rising Sun:

6.8
Maryland:

6.8

Overweight people:
Rising Sun:

31.8%
Maryland:

34.1%

General health condition:
Here:

52.2%
Maryland:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Rising Sun:

77.0%
Maryland:

80.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Rising Sun, 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 1$2,785$33,4200$0
Other Government Administration 3$11,969$47,8760$0
Police Protection - Officers 6$25,961$51,9220$0
Police - Other 0$0 1$614
Streets and Highways 4$15,418$46,2540$0
Totals for Government 14$56,133$48,1141$614

Rising Sun government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Police Protection: $617,000 ($214.46)
    General Public Buildings: $617,000 ($214.46)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $288,000 ($100.10)
    Central Staff Services: $259,000 ($90.02)
    Sewerage: $139,000 ($48.31)
    Water Utilities: $115,000 ($39.97)
    Regular Highways: $104,000 ($36.15)
    Solid Waste Management: $68,000 ($23.64)
    Parks & Recreation: $11,000 ($3.82)
    General Public Buildings: $10,000 ($3.48)
    Financial Administration: $7,000 ($2.43)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $54,000 ($18.77)
    Police Protection: $53,000 ($18.42)
    Regular Highways: $25,000 ($8.69)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $403,000 ($140.08)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $16,000 ($5.56)

Rising Sun government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $184,000 ($63.96)
    Solid Waste Management: $79,000 ($27.46)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $12,000 ($4.17)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $137,000 ($47.62)
    All Other: $7,000 ($2.43)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $25,000 ($8.69)
    General Revenue, NEC: $13,000 ($4.52)
    Rents: $6,000 ($2.09)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $156,000 ($54.22)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $93,000 ($32.33)
    All Other: $60,000 ($20.86)
  • Tax - Property: $376,000 ($130.69)
    Other Selective Sales: $41,000 ($14.25)
    NEC: $7,000 ($2.43)

Rising Sun government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $336,000 ($116.79)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $1,398,000 ($485.92)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $1,394,000 ($484.53)
    Water Utilities: $309,000 ($107.40)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $27,000 ($9.38)
    Other, NEC: $4,000 ($1.39)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $680,000 ($236.36)

5.92% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($47,425 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.92%
Maryland average:

6.59%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($239 average AGI)
Cecil County:

0.04%
Maryland average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from New Castle County, DE  1.22% ($38,038 average AGI)
from Harford County, MD  1.03% ($45,538)
from Chester County, PA  0.27% ($44,630)


5.79% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,898 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.79%
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 New Castle County, DE  1.41% ($45,965 average AGI)
to Harford County, MD  0.90% ($40,180)
to Baltimore County, MD  0.28% ($43,126)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rising Sun:

  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJSS (1330 AM; 5 kW; HAVRE DE GRACE, MD; Owner: PEOPLES BROADCAST NETWORK, LLC)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rising Sun:

  • WXCY (103.7 FM; HAVRE DE GRACE, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDAC (94.5 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: WDAC RADIO COMPANY)
  • 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)
  • WIOV-FM (105.1 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WLIF (101.9 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WLIF, INC.)
  • WWMX (106.5 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WOEL-FM (89.9 FM; ELKTON, MD; Owner: MARANATHA BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WIYY (97.9 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WBMP (88.1 FM; WARWICK, PA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WHFC (91.1 FM; BEL AIR, MD; Owner: HARFORD COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WSMJ (104.3 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WJTL (90.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: CREATIVE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WSTW (93.7 FM; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJBR-FM (99.5 FM; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WVUD (91.3 FM; NEWARK, DE; Owner: UNIVERSITYOF DELAWARE)

TV broadcast stations around Rising Sun:

  • 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.)
  • WPMT (Channel 43; YORK, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WPHL-TV (Channel 17; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WJZ-TV (Channel 13; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WPPX (Channel 61; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PAXSON PHILADELPHIA LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPVI-TV (Channel 6; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLYH-TV (Channel 15; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WGAL (Channel 8; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: WGAL HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • Rising Sun, Maryland
  • Fatal accident count67
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents116
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:23
  • Fatalities76
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents181
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Maryland average
  • Fatal accident count268
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents389
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons66
  • Fatalities288
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents701
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents95
See more detailed statistics of Rising Sun fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • 1,845Total average daily traffic
  • 92Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,176Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3
  • 50 N Greenmount Road (25413) (Lat: 39.720722 Lon: -76.034500), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 46.9 m, Call Sign: KNKA353
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHzGrant Date: 09/01/2015, Expiration Date: 10/01/2025, Certifier: Carol L TackerRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:
  • 300 Biggs Highway (25381) (Lat: 39.690833 Lon: -76.056528), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 55.8 m, Overall height: 56.7 m, Call Sign: KNKA353
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHzGrant Date: 09/01/2015, Expiration Date: 10/01/2025, Certifier: Carol L TackerRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:
  • (Rising Sun) 300 Biggs Hwy. (Lat: 39.690833 Lon: -76.056944), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 58.5 m, Call Sign: KNKA282
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHzGrant Date: 04/14/2015, Expiration Date: 05/15/2025Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • FRANK W MULLER, Md Rt 273 At Sylmar Rd (Lat: 39.703333 Lon: -76.023722), Type: 109.1, Overall height: 103.6 m, Registrant: 4109965350, Fmuller@ccgov.Org, 129 EAST MAIN STREET, SUITE 6
  • 122 Queen St. (Lat: 39.696389 Lon: -76.062778), Type: 44.2, Overall height: 42.7 m, Registrant: 7242830925, Ehassler@agoc.Com, ONE ARMSTRONG PLACE

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Rising Sun, MD)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • RISING SUN, 300 Biggs Hwy, Rte 274 (Lat: 39.690944 Lon: -76.057000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 58.6 m, Call Sign: WQPX284
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHzGrant Date: 09/06/2012, Expiration Date: 09/06/2022, Certifier: Pamelia Y HoofRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • SUNSET GARDE, 300 Biggs Highway (Lat: 39.690833 Lon: -76.056528), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 55.8 m, Overall height: 56.7 m, Call Sign: WQRU542
    Assigned Frequencies: 11225.0 MHzGrant Date: 07/29/2013, Expiration Date: 07/29/2023, Certifier: John MondayRegistrant: At&t Mobility, 2200 N Greenville Ave., 1w, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 234-7003, Fax: (972) 301-6893, Email:
  • W NOTTINGHAM, 50 N Greenmount Road (Lat: 39.720722 Lon: -76.034500), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 45.4 m, Overall height: 48.2 m, Call Sign: WQRY311
    Assigned Frequencies: 10935.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHzGrant Date: 08/14/2013, Expiration Date: 08/14/2023, Certifier: John MondayRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 2200 N Greenville Ave., 1w, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 234-7003, Fax: (972) 301-6893, Email:
  • 1CE6876A, 50 Colonial Way (Lat: 39.694722 Lon: -76.057222), Type: Tank, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQUW798
    Assigned Frequencies: 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHzGrant Date: 11/04/2014, Expiration Date: 11/04/2024, Certifier: David WerblowRegistrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Near Ebeneezer Church Road (Lat: 39.634833 Lon: -76.013556), Call Sign: KNKO803, Licensee ID: L01422065
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.362 MHzGrant Date: 05/05/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Certifier: Shawn E EndsleyRegistrant: Spok, Inc., 3000 Technology Dr., Ste. 400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-0177, Fax: (888) 833-7112, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • 1374 Theodore Rd (Lat: 39.634833 Lon: -76.013556), Type: Tower, Overall height: 128 m, Call Sign: KGW406
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.800 MHz, 161.800 MHzGrant Date: 07/29/1996, Expiration Date: 07/29/2001, Cancellation Date: 10/29/2001Registrant: Ermanno Di Lorenzo, 121 Einstein Dr, Bear, DE 19701

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Rising Sun)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150H (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 22594 , Serial Number: 15068388, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 04/05/1968
    Registrant (Individual): Kenneth Kilks, Po Box 1009, Rising Sun, MD 21911
  • Aircraft: PORTER PIETENPOL (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 46822 , Serial Number: 76-4, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 05/09/1990
    Registrant (Individual): Kenneth M Dilks, 97 W Kanawha Dr, Rising Sun, MD 21911
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6396W , Serial Number: 28-20462, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 11/02/1964
    Registrant (Individual): Raymond P Madron, 304 Montgomery Rd, Rising Sun, MD 21911
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172L (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7716G , Serial Number: 17259416, Year manufactured: 1971, Airworthiness Date: 02/05/1976
    Registrant (Corporation): M & E Aviation LLC, 505 Pearl St, Rising Sun, MD 21911

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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$320,5801$159,4409$203,7501$56,6301$82,800
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$147,4300$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$03$275,0470$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$02$222,3100$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0313.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$175,5501$164,880
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2007 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0313.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

TOWN OF RISING SUN (Population served: 2,200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-13-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-04-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-24-2014), St Public Notif requested (FEB-20-2014), St Public Notif received (APR-15-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-24-2014), St Public Notif requested (FEB-20-2014), St Public Notif received (APR-15-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-09-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-10-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-14-2011)
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
  • 2 other older monitoring violations
CALVERT MANOR HEALTHCARE CENTER (Population served: 290, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from SEP-07-2006 to SEP-10-2007), St Compliance achieved (DEC-12-2007)
CHESAPEAKE ESTATES MOBILE HOME PARK (Address: 1449 EBENEEZER CHURCH RD , Population served: 159, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from JUL-13-2012 to MAR-19-2013)
GREENHURST DAYCARE AND EARLY LEARNING (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • OCCT/SOWT Study/Recommendation - In JUL-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from MAR-19-2013 to JUL-03-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-17-2011), St Public Notif requested (AUG-17-2011), St Compliance achieved (OCT-31-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-17-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from AUG-17-2011 to AUG-17-2011), St Public Notif requested (AUG-17-2011), St Compliance achieved (OCT-31-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-28-2011), St Public Notif requested (2 times from JUL-28-2011 to AUG-17-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from AUG-17-2011 to AUG-17-2011), St Public Notif requested (AUG-17-2011), St Compliance achieved (OCT-31-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In APR-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from NOV-30-2012 to JUL-03-2014)
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In APR-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from NOV-04-2011 to JUL-03-2014)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-20-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-26-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-01-2011)
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 79
  • Hazardous Condition: 24
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Rising Sun

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Rising Sun, MD
Most common first names in Rising Sun, MD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William5673.8 years
James4471.0 years
John4173.9 years
Mary4182.5 years
Robert3870.8 years
Charles3076.1 years
George2776.5 years
Helen2379.6 years
Paul1972.3 years
Anna1784.3 years
Most common last names in Rising Sun, MD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson2476.8 years
Smith1974.5 years
Miller1680.7 years
Brown1583.5 years
Jones1473.5 years
Wilson1480.8 years
Reynolds1367.1 years
Pierce1272.1 years
Carter1074.3 years
Cameron1081.8 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (51%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (33%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Solar energy (1%)
Businesses in Rising Sun, MD
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1H&R Block1
Curves1Martin's1
Domino's Pizza1McDonald's1
FedEx1U-Haul2
Ford1UPS2

Rising Sun compared to Maryland state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population 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.

Rising Sun on our top lists:

  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Indonesia (population 500+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
There are 9 pilots and 11 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Kenneth Andrew Hughes (7)
  • Samuel J. Markkula (6)
  • Matthew James Campbell (5)
  • Robert C. Baruch (4)
  • Kristi L. Kiick (4)
  • Eric Allen Marshall (3)
  • Mark R. Poetzl (2)
  • David Lee Warnick (2)
  • Joseph K. Weidner, Jr. (2)
  • Kristi Lynn Kiick (2)

Total of 60 patent applications in 2008-2016.