Rohrersville, Maryland

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Population in 2010: 175.
Population change since 2000: +2.9%
Males: 110  (63.2%)
Females: 65  (36.8%)
Median resident age:

32.5 years
Maryland median age:

39.0 years

Zip code: 21779

Estimated median household income in 2019: $89,886 (it was $61,607 in 2000)
Rohrersville:

$89,886
MD:

$86,738

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $52,565 (it was $13,323 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $276,029 (it was $137,500 in 2000)
Rohrersville:

$276,029
MD:

$332,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $158,522; detached houses: $156,980
March 2019 cost of living index in Rohrersville: 143.0 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 0.0%
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Ancestries: German (68.9%), Italian (31.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 624 feet

Land area: 0.83 square miles.

Population density: 210 people per square mile   (very low).

Rohrersville, Maryland map

14 residents are foreign born (8.2% Europe).

This place:

8.2%
Maryland:

9.8%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Rohrersville CDP:

0.9% ($1,250)
Maryland:

1.2% ($1,782)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Frederick, MD (13.0 miles , pop. 52,767).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (50.3 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (139.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Trego-Rohrersville Station, MD (0.9 miles),
Mount Briar, MD (1.1 miles),
Eakles Mill, MD (1.5 miles),
Gapland, MD (1.6 miles),
Burkittsville, MD (1.9 miles),
Brownsville, MD (2.0 miles),
Keedysville, MD (2.0 miles ),
Antietam, MD (2.1 miles)

Latitude: 39.44 N, Longitude: 77.66 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 301

Distribution of median household income in Rohrersville, MD in 2019
Distribution of house value in Rohrersville, MD in 2019

Property values in Rohrersville, MD

Rohrersville satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.8%
Maryland:

6.6%

Average climate in Rohrersville, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 67.0. This is about average.

City:

67.0
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.28. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.28
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Rohrersville-area historical tornado activity is near Maryland state average. It is 2% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/22/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 28.5 miles away from the Rohrersville place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 9/24/2001, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 50.5 miles away from the place center injured 2 people and caused $2 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Rohrersville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Maryland state average. It is 55% 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 106.7 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) earthquake occurred 202.1 miles away from the city center
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 106.1 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) earthquake occurred 104.4 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 117.5 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 128.7 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 Washington County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Floods: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Rohrersville:

  • REEDERS MEMORIAL HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; BOONSBORO, MD)
  • FAHRNEY-KEEDY MEMORIAL HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; BOONSBORO, MD)
  • CANTERBURY CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SHEPHERDSTOWN, WV)
  • VINDOBONA NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; BRADDOCK HEIGHTS, MD)
  • CLEARVIEW NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; HAGERSTOWN, MD)
  • CITIZENS NSG HOME OF FREDERICK (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; FREDERICK, MD)
  • GOLDEN LIVING CENTER - FREDERICK (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; FREDERICK, MD)

Amtrak stations near Rohrersville:

  • 9 miles: HARPERS FERRY (POTOMAC ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, public transit connection.
  • 10 miles: HAGERSTOWN (GREYHOUND STA., 10527 SHARPSTOWN PK.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar.
  • 14 miles: FREDERICK (GREYHOUND STA., 27 E. ALL SAINTS ST.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rohrersville:

  • Shepherd University (about 8 miles; Shepherdstown, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,745)
  • Frederick Community College (about 14 miles; Frederick, MD; FT enrollment: 3,798)
  • Hagerstown Community College (about 14 miles; Hagerstown, MD; FT enrollment: 3,220)
  • American Public University System (about 15 miles; Charles Town, WV; FT enrollment: 43,829)
  • Mount St Mary's University (about 24 miles; Emmitsburg, MD; FT enrollment: 2,313)
  • Shenandoah University (about 33 miles; Winchester, VA; FT enrollment: 3,010)
  • Gettysburg College (about 36 miles; Gettysburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,772)

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Church in Rohrersville: Bethel United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Rohersville Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Washington County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:

3.0 people
Maryland:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

79.3%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

8.6%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Rohrersville:

Marital status in Rohrersville, MD
  • Never married: 13.8%
  • Now married: 86.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

For population 25 years and over in Rohrersville:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 13.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.5
Maryland average:

12.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Rohrersville, MD (based on Washington County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant21,941117
Mainline Protestant21,83779
Catholic9,3508
Other2,24411
Orthodox1632
Black Protestant972
None91,798-
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: 25
Washington County:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

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

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 15
This county:

1.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 41
Here:

2.83 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 93
Washington County:

6.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.2%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.8%
Maryland:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.9%
Maryland:

15.5%

5.75% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,554 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.75%
Maryland average:

6.88%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($410 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.03%
Maryland average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Frederick County, MD  1.48% ($47,216 average AGI)
from Franklin County, PA  0.47% ($43,941)
from Montgomery County, MD  0.47% ($50,481)


5.75% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($50,544 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.75%
Maryland average:

7.35%

0.32% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,882 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.32%
Maryland average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Frederick County, MD  0.85% ($50,461 average AGI)
to Franklin County, PA  0.69% ($44,228)
to Berkeley County, WV  0.59% ($41,846)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rohrersville:

  • WTRI (1520 AM; daytime; 17 kW; BRUNSWICK, MD; Owner: JMK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WXTR (820 AM; 4 kW; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WFMD (930 AM; 5 kW; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMRE (1550 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTOWN, WV; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rohrersville:

  • WARX (106.9 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: MANNING BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WFRE (99.9 FM; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W219BX (91.7 FM; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CEDAR RIDGE CHILDREN'S HOME & SCHOOL, INC)
  • WWVZ (103.9 FM; BRADDOCK HEIGHTS, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WAFY (103.1 FM; MIDDLETOWN, MD; Owner: FREDERICK BROADCASTING LLC)
  • WAYZ-FM (104.7 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: HJV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WETH (89.1 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WLTF (97.5 FM; MARTINSBURG, WV; Owner: PRETTYMAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W228BA (93.5 FM; LEESBURG, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WCRH (90.5 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, MD; Owner: CEDAR RIDGE CHILDREN'S HOME & SCHOOL, INC)
  • WEEO-FM (103.7 FM; MCCONNELLSBURG, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • W219BE (91.7 FM; WAYNESBORO, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BIBLE INSTITUTE, NDBA)
  • WINC-FM (92.5 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: MID ATLANTIC NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKMZ (95.9 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, MD; Owner: PRETTYMAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTRM (91.3 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: TIMBER RIDGE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WXVA-FM (98.3 FM; CHARLES TOWN, WV; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQCM (94.3 FM; GREENCASTLE, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WSRT (92.1 FM; MERCERSBURG, PA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WDLD (96.7 FM; HALFWAY, MD; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WSHC (89.7 FM; SHEPHERDSTOWN, WV; Owner: SHEPHERD COLLEGE BOARD OF GOVERNORS)

TV broadcast stations around Rohrersville:

  • W42CK (Channel 42; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING)
  • WFPT (Channel 62; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • W52AS (Channel 52; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WHAG-TV (Channel 25; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: QUORUM OF MARYLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWPB (Channel 31; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WWPX (Channel 60; MARTINSBURG, WV; Owner: PAXSON WASHINGTON-60 LICENSE, INC.)

Rohrersville fatal accident list:

Jun 9, 2000 03:49 PM, Sr-67, Lat: 39.427822, Lon: -77.661195, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 10ft / 3.2mTotal length
  • 5,422Total average daily traffic
  • 433Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,862Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 19845 Victor Lane (98930) (Lat: 39.394667 Lon: -77.665194), Type: Pole, Structure height: 32 m, Overall height: 33.2 m, Call Sign: KNKA779, Licensee ID: L00128694
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, Grant Date: 10/30/2018, Expiration Date: 11/27/2028, Certifier: Michael P GogginRegistrant: New Cingular Wireless Pcs, LLC

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Michael E Hofe, 2926 Rohrersville Road (Lat: 39.396944 Lon: -77.656389), Type: 51.8, Overall height: 51.8 m, Registrant: Midwest Tower Partners, LLC, Mhofe@libertytowers.Net, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 420-7300
  • Michael E Hofe, 2926 Rohrersville Road (Lat: 39.396944 Lon: -77.656389), Type: 51.8, Overall height: 51.8 m, Registrant: Mhofe@myactv.Net, , Rohre-rsville, Phone: (301) 667-0001
  • Michael E Hofe, 2926 Rohrersville Road (Lat: 39.396944 Lon: -77.656389), Type: 51.8, Overall height: 51.8 m, Registrant: Mhofe@myactv.Net, , Rohre-rsville, Phone: (301) 667-0001
  • Michael E Hofe, 2926 Rohrersville Road (Lat: 39.396944 Lon: -77.656389), Type: 51.8, Overall height: 51.8 m, Registrant: Mhofe@myactv.Net, , Rohre-rsville, Phone: (301) 667-0001

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KD4ANE, Licensee ID: L00194357, Grant Date: 01/06/2004, Expiration Date: 03/01/2014, Cancellation Date: 03/02/2016, Registrant: Dennis L Potts, 3113 Valley View Ct, Rohrersville, MD 21779
  • Call Sign: KD4JEY, Grant Date: 03/06/1996, Expiration Date: 03/17/2002, Cancellation Date: 03/18/2004, Registrant: Elizabeth S Vahey, 20326 Bent Willow Rd, Rohrersville, MD 21779-1102
  • Call Sign: WB3DVY, Licensee ID: L00246770, Grant Date: 10/03/1996, Expiration Date: 10/03/2006, Cancellation Date: 06/17/2000, Registrant: Michael E Hofe, 20617 Bent Willow Rd, Rohrersville, MD 21779
  • Call Sign: KC3BWL, Licensee ID: L01835319, Grant Date: 01/13/2014, Expiration Date: 01/13/2024, Certifier: Martin P Garcia, Registrant: Martin P Garcia, 20320 Townsend Rd, Rohrersville, MD 21779
  • Call Sign: KC3CHD, Licensee ID: L01850485, Grant Date: 03/17/2014, Expiration Date: 03/17/2024, Cancellation Date: 11/01/2014, Certifier: Craig M Camp, Registrant: Craig M Camp, Rohrersville, MD 21779
  • Call Sign: KC3FWZ, Licensee ID: L01980383, Grant Date: 11/10/2015, Expiration Date: 11/10/2025, Certifier: Richard A Myers, Registrant: Richard A Myers, 3440 Kaetzel Rd, Rohrersville, MD 21779

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$217,550
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$341,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$257,400
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0115.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$108,780
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0115.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Rohrersville, MD
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Rohrersville, MD - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 17. The highest number of fire incidents - 44 took place in 2002, and the least - 4 in 2017. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Rohrersville, MD When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (45.3%), and Outside Fires (35.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Rohrersville, MD
    • 13145.3%Structure Fires
    • 10335.6%Outside Fires
    • 3110.7%Other
    • 248.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Rohrersville, MD
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Rohrersville, MD
  • 77.6%Electricity
  • 22.4%Wood


Rohrersville compared to Maryland state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
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