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Population in 2012: 2,870 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +68.6%
Males: 1,390  (48.4%)
Females: 1,480  (51.6%)

Median resident age:  32.6 years
Maryland median age:  34.4 years

Zip codes: 21911.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $40,443 (it was $41,089 in 2000)
Rising Sun:

$40,443
MD:

$71,122
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,640

Rising Sun town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $222,930 (it was $116,600 in 2000)
Rising Sun:

$222,930
MD:

$279,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $287,093; Detached houses: $312,530; Townhouses or other attached units: $188,294; In 2-unit structures: $249,687; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $166,458; Mobile homes: $97,100

Median gross rent in 2012: $745.

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  • White alone - 2,623 (94.3%)
  • Hispanic - 72 (2.6%)
  • Two or more races - 36 (1.3%)
  • Black alone - 17 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 17 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 13 (0.5%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.07%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.04%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Rising Sun: 103.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (24.1%), Irish (18.5%), English (8.9%), Polish (8.0%), United States (3.6%), French (3.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1860

Land area: 0.93 square miles.

Population density: 3,080 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Rising Sun:

  • High school or higher: 85.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.3%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rising Sun town:

  • Never married: 26.2%
  • Now married: 52.6%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

93 residents are foreign born

This town:  3.3%
Maryland:  14.3%



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists there were 21 registered sex offenders living in Rising Sun, Maryland as of December 19, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Rising Sun to the number of sex offenders is 137 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,564 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,484 (1.1%)

Rising Sun satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lancaster, PA (26.8 miles , pop. 56,348).

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

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Crime rates in Rising Sun by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Murders 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0010000000
per 100,000 0.00.056.40.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 0001000100
per 100,000 0.00.00.056.10.00.00.055.00.00.0
Assaults 0322135233
per 100,000 0.0171.0112.8112.255.9167.6274.6110.1165.3163.5
Burglaries 1075720131812810
per 100,000 579.0399.1282.0392.81117.9726.3988.5660.4440.8545.0
Thefts 57655751615765595978
per 100,000 3300.53705.83214.92862.03409.73184.43569.53247.13250.74250.7
Auto thefts 4210222700
per 100,000 231.6114.056.40.0111.8111.7109.8385.30.00.0
Arson 0350100310
per 100,000 0.0171.0282.00.055.90.00.0165.155.10.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 307.0) 198.9228.5229.5188.7244.4229.7286.9255.5201.9250.7

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

Crime rate in Rising Sun detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.77
Maryland average:

2.45

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.2%
Maryland:

7.0%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +379 (+28.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Retail trade (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Rising Sun-area historical tornado activity is above Maryland state average. It is 76% 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 significantly above Maryland state average. It is 76% 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 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 80.6 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 32.5 miles away from Rising Sun 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).
Rising Sun topographic map

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


Hospitals/medical centers in Rising Sun:

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

Other hospitals/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Rising Sun, MD

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: 2,441)
  • Harford Community College (about 16 miles; Bel Air, MD; FT enrollment: 2,973)
  • University of Delaware (about 17 miles; Newark, DE; FT enrollment: 18,469)
  • Delaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington (about 22 miles; Newark, DE; FT enrollment: 3,290)
  • Wilmington University (about 24 miles; New Castle, DE; FT enrollment: 4,279)
  • Millersville University of Pennsylvania (about 26 miles; Millersville, PA; FT enrollment: 6,966)
  • Franklin and Marshall College (about 29 miles; Lancaster, PA; FT enrollment: 2,127)

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
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AQI  SO2 Ozone  PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 36.3. This is about average.
City:

36.3
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 28.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

28.1
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.9
U.S.:

9.6
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 0.00462. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00462
U.S.:

0.05221

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

TOWN OF RISING SUN (Population served: 1900, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-1998 and NOV-09-1998, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-30-1998), St Compliance achieved (NOV-09-1998)
CHESAPEAKE ESTATES M.H.P. (Address: 1449 EBENEEZER CHURCH RD , Population served: 159, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-25-2000), St Compliance achieved (MAY-25-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-25-2000), St Public Notif received (JUL-19-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-01-1997 and MAR-08-2001, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-20-2001), St Compliance achieved (MAR-08-2001)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-1996 and NOV-12-1997, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-20-1997), St Compliance achieved (NOV-12-1997)
TIMBER GROVE M.H.P. (Population served: 102, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and AUG-09-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-01-2003), St Compliance achieved (AUG-09-2003)

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

  • CALVERT MANOR HEALTHCARE CENTER (Population served: 290, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.6%
(12.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 40.5% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Rising Sun, MD

Rising Sun compared to Maryland state average:

Rising Sun, Maryland environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income 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 above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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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 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Rising Sun travel time to work - commute


Rising Sun mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (50%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (33%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Solar energy (1%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Rising Sun 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
Financial Administration 3$10,625$42,5000$0
Police Protection - Officers 5$15,725$37,7400$0
Police - Other 0$0 1$1,700
Streets and Highways 4$12,750$38,2500$0
Totals for Government 12$39,100$39,1001$1,700

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

  • Construction - Police Protection: $617,000 ($214.98)
    General Public Buildings: $617,000 ($214.98)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $288,000 ($100.35)
    Central Staff Services: $259,000 ($90.24)
    Sewerage: $139,000 ($48.43)
    Water Utilities: $115,000 ($40.07)
    Regular Highways: $104,000 ($36.24)
    Solid Waste Management: $68,000 ($23.69)
    Parks & Recreation: $11,000 ($3.83)
    General Public Buildings: $10,000 ($3.48)
    Financial Administration: $7,000 ($2.44)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $54,000 ($18.82)
    Police Protection: $53,000 ($18.47)
    Regular Highways: $25,000 ($8.71)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $403,000 ($140.42)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $16,000 ($5.57)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $184,000 ($64.11)
    Solid Waste Management: $79,000 ($27.53)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $12,000 ($4.18)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $137,000 ($47.74)
    All Other: $7,000 ($2.44)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $25,000 ($8.71)
    General Revenue, NEC: $13,000 ($4.53)
    Rents: $6,000 ($2.09)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $156,000 ($54.36)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $93,000 ($32.40)
    All Other: $60,000 ($20.91)
  • Tax - Property: $376,000 ($131.01)
    Other Selective Sales: $41,000 ($14.29)
    NEC: $7,000 ($2.44)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $336,000 ($117.07)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $1,398,000 ($487.11)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $1,394,000 ($485.71)
    Water Utilities: $309,000 ($107.67)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $27,000 ($9.41)
    Other, NEC: $4,000 ($1.39)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $680,000 ($236.93)

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 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 count: 56
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 98
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 19
  • Fatalities: 63
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 147
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
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 Rising Sun fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here



FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2
  • 50 N Greenmount Road (Lat: 39.720694 Lon: -76.034500), Type: Pole, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 46.6 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/30/2005, Expiration Date: 10/01/2015, Certifier: Carol L Tacker
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (469) 229-7471, Fax: (469) 229-7297, Email:
  • 300 Biggs Hwy. (Lat: 39.690833 Lon: -76.056944), Type: Tower, 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/20/2005, Expiration Date: 05/15/2015
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, Licensingcompliance@verizonwireless.Com, 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:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/06/2012, Expiration Date: 09/06/2022, Certifier: Pamelia Y Hoof
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/05/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Certifier: Shawn E Endsley
    Registrant: Usa Mobility Wireless, Inc., 3000 Technology Dr. #400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-0000, 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/29/1996, Expiration Date: 07/29/2001, Cancellation Date: 10/29/2001
    Registrant: Ermanno Di Lorenzo, 121 Einstein Dr, Bear, DE 19701

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • 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: CESSNA 150J (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 60919 , Serial Number: 15070669, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 04/25/1969
    Registrant (Individual): Joanne L Jeschonnek, 3 Kirks Ct, 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: PIPER PA-32R-301 (Category: Land, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 707JS , Serial Number: 32R-8513014, Year manufactured: 1985, Airworthiness Date: 04/26/1985
    Registrant (Corporation): Armstrong Telephone Co, 122 South Queen Street, 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

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
Businesses in Rising Sun, MD
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1H&R Block1
Curves1McDonald's1
Domino's Pizza1U-Haul2
FedEx1UPS2
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  • Eric Allen Marshall (3)
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Total of 51 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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