Rock Point, Maryland

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Population in 2010: 107.
Males: 63  (59.8%)
Females: 44  (40.2%)
Median resident age:

62.6 years
Maryland median age:

39.0 years
Estimated median household income in 2019: $103,932
Rock Point:

$103,932
MD:

$86,738

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $45,133

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $327,700
Rock Point:

$327,700
MD:

$332,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $470,017; detached houses: $468,238
March 2019 cost of living index in Rock Point: 133.8 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 8.2%

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  • Races in Rock Point, MD (2019)
    • 7284.7%White alone
    • 1112.9%Black alone
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Ancestries: Irish (44.9%), English (14.1%), French Canadian (12.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 15 feet

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,809 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dale City, VA (37.6 miles , pop. 55,971).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (45.3 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (150.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Cobb Island, MD (0.9 miles ),
District 7, Milestown, MD (1.8 miles ),
Colonial Beach, VA (2.7 miles ),
Potomac Mills, VA (3.1 miles ),
District 3, Leonardtown, MD (3.2 miles ),
Dahlgren Center, VA (3.3 miles ),
Leonardtown, MD (3.3 miles ),
Dahlgren, VA (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 38.27 N, Longitude: 76.84 W

Distribution of median household income in Rock Point, MD in 2019
Distribution of house value in Rock Point, MD in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.5%
Maryland:

6.6%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 67.4. This is about average.

City:

67.4
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.7
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Rock Point-area historical tornado activity is near Maryland state average. It is 7% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.4 miles away from the Rock Point place center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

On 11/2/1966, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 21.5 miles away from the place center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Rock Point-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Maryland state average. It is 58% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 64.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 65.3 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 74.8 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 76.8 miles away from Rock Point center
On 8/24/2011 at 00:04:36, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 ML) earthquake occurred 65.5 miles away from Rock Point center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 148.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Charles County (21) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Winter Storms: 6, Snowstorms: 4, Storms: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Rock Point:

  • WESTMORELAND REHABILITATION AND HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; COLONIAL BEACH, VA)
  • MEDSTAR SAINT MARY'S HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; LEONARDTOWN, MD)
  • ST. MARY'S NURSING CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; LEONARDTOWN, MD)
  • CHARLOTTE HALL VETERANS HOME (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; CHARLOTTE HALL, MD)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rock Point:

  • College of Southern Maryland (about 22 miles; La Plata, MD; Full-time enrollment: 5,775)
  • University of Mary Washington (about 35 miles; Fredericksburg, VA; FT enrollment: 4,506)
  • Strayer University-Maryland (about 39 miles; Suitland, MD; FT enrollment: 2,748)
  • Prince George's Community College (about 43 miles; Largo, MD; FT enrollment: 8,537)
  • Northern Virginia Community College (about 45 miles; Annandale, VA; FT enrollment: 35,721)
  • George Washington University (about 45 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 18,928)
  • Strayer University-Virginia (about 45 miles; Arlington, VA; FT enrollment: 7,005)

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Charles County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.4 people
Maryland:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

66.7%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

2.2%
Whole state:

6.4%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Rock Point:

Marital status in Rock Point, MD
  • Never married: 16.5%
  • Now married: 73.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

For population 25 years and over in Rock Point:

  • High school or higher: 75.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.3%
Educational Attainment in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.0
Maryland average:

12.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Rock Point, MD (based on Charles County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic26,14612
Evangelical Protestant18,32372
Mainline Protestant6,59328
Other1,5127
Black Protestant1,4899
Orthodox1001
None92,388-
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: 22
This county:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Charles County:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
Here:

1.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
This county:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 67
Here:

4.78 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Charles County:

9.2%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

31.9%
Maryland:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Charles County:

13.0%
State:

15.5%

8.07% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($55,391 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.07%
Maryland average:

6.88%

0.16% of residents moved from foreign countries ($958 average AGI)
Charles County:

0.16%
Maryland average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Prince George's County, MD  3.25% ($58,831 average AGI)
from St. Mary's County, MD  0.47% ($52,262)
from District of Columbia, DC  0.32% ($53,319)


7.41% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($60,180 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.41%
Maryland average:

7.35%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($701 average AGI)
Charles County:

0.08%
Maryland average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Prince George's County, MD  1.73% ($50,912 average AGI)
to St. Mary's County, MD  0.70% ($51,937)
to Anne Arundel County, MD  0.30% ($65,150)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rock Point:

  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WPTX (1690 AM; 10 kW; LEXINGTON PARK, MD; Owner: SOMAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WKDL (730 AM; 8 kW; ALEXANDRIA, VA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALEXANDRIA LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rock Point:

  • WGRQ (95.9 FM; COLONIAL BEACH, VA; Owner: TELEMEDIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSMD-FM (98.3 FM; MECHANICSVILLE, MD; Owner: SOMAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKIK-FM (102.9 FM; CALIFORNIA, MD; Owner: SOMAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWZZ (104.1 FM; WALDORF, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WMDM-FM (97.7 FM; LEXINGTON PARK, MD; Owner: SOMAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBZS-FM (92.7 FM; PRINCE FREDERICK, MD; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF PRINCE FREDERICK LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WRAR-FM (105.5 FM; TAPPAHANNOCK, VA; Owner: RAPPAHANNOCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBQB (101.5 FM; FREDERICKSBURG, VA; Owner: MID ATLANTIC NETWORK, INC.)
  • WNNT-FM (100.9 FM; WARSAW, VA; Owner: NORTHERN NECK & TIDEWATER COMMUNICATIONS, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Rock Point:

  • WIAV-LP (Channel 58; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • W52AX (Channel 52; LEONARDTOWN, MD; Owner: SATELLITE VIDEO BROADCASTING)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Rock Point, MD
  • 63.6%Electricity
  • 36.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Rock Point, MD
  • 100.0%Electricity


Rock Point compared to Maryland state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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