For population 25 years and over in Rock Hall:
For population 15 years and over in Rock Hall town:
38 residents are foreign born (1.9% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,806 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dundalk, MD (16.7 miles , pop. 62,306).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (23.3 miles , pop. 651,154).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (83.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Chestertown, MD (3.3 miles ), District 4, Chestertown, MD (3.3 miles ), Queenstown, MD (3.3 miles ), Centreville, MD (3.4 miles ), Stevensville, MD (3.4 miles ), Kent Narrows, MD (3.4 miles ), Chester, MD (3.4 miles ), Kingstown, MD (3.4 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 39.14 N, Longitude: 76.24 W
Area code: 410
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Rock Hall detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -190 (-12.0%).
Work and jobs in Rock Hall: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Rock Hall, Maryland
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Rock Hall-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Maryland state average. It is 55% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/9/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.1 miles away from the Rock Hall town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 4/28/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 47.5 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Rock Hall-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Maryland state average. It is 90% 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 83.3 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 83.3 miles away from Rock Hall center
On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 47.2 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 69.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Kent 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, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Rock Hall:
Local government website: www.rockhallmd.com/gov
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rock Hall:
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Public elementary/middle schools in Rock Hall:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.91. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.6 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 12.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.3 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 24.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.3 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.6 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Rock Hall that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 9.4%
(7.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.8% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Rock Hall compared to Maryland state average:
Banks with branches in Rock Hall (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Rock Hall (based on Kent County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.21%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Number of full-service restaurants: 25
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.38% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($52,275 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.99% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($44,978 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Rock Hall fatal accident list:
Sep 8, 2007 02:51 AM, Sr-445, Sr-20, Lat: 39.066397, Lon: -76.223550, Vehicles: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: Inconsistent data
Sep 19, 1991 11:45 AM, 20, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
Sep 19, 1991 11:45 AM, 3, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: 1
Feb 10, 1988 09:00 PM, Md0020, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:3
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:2
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:5
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Rock Hall)
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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