For population 25 years and over in Secretary:
For population 15 years and over in Secretary town:
37 residents are foreign born (0.7% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,409 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bowie, MD (49.4 miles , pop. 50,269).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (60.2 miles , pop. 651,154).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (105.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: East New Market, MD (1.3 miles) , Choptank, MD (2.2 miles) , Hurlock, MD (2.2 miles ), Trappe, MD (2.6 miles ), Preston, MD (2.7 miles ), Cambridge, MD (2.7 miles ), Algonquin, MD (2.9 miles ), Brookview, MD (2.9 miles) .
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 38.61 N, Longitude: 75.95 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 410
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -17 (-3.3%).
Work and jobs in Secretary: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Secretary, Maryland
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Secretary-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Maryland state average. It is 0% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/28/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 31.1 miles away from the Secretary town center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.
On 4/28/2002, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.3 miles away from the town center caused $150,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Secretary-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Maryland state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 66.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Dorchester County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Secretary:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Secretary:
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Public elementary/middle school in Secretary:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.58. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.3 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Secretary and their reported violations in the past:TOWN OF SECRETARY (Population served: 535, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.2%
(5.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 49.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
2 people in religious group quarters in 2000
Secretary compared to Maryland state average:
Banks with branches in Secretary (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Secretary town (based on Dorchester County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 41.52%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 7
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Secretary government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
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Secretary government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):
Secretary government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
6.27% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($39,481 average adjusted gross income)
0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($265 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.58% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($39,926 average adjusted gross income)
0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($234 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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TV broadcast stations around Secretary:
Secretary fatal accident list:
Oct 7, 2005 00:01 AM, Sr-16, Co-198, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Aug 14, 1982 00:20 AM, Md0014, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 4, Drunken drivers: 1
May 30, 1979 08:08 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 25, 1978 08:05 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Aug 27, 1977 09:00 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 18 meters (59ft)
Total average daily traffic: 450
Total average daily truck traffic: 22
Total future (year 2011) average daily traffic: 1,000
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Secretary, MD