Stockton, Maryland

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Population in 2010: 92. Population change since 2000: -35.7%
Males: 55  (60.0%)
Females: 37  (40.0%)
Median resident age:  37.0 years
Maryland median age:  38.2 years

Zip code: 21864

Estimated median household income in 2013: $20,492 (it was $14,583 in 2000)
Stockton:

$20,492
MD:

$72,483

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $8,399 (it was $5,776 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $29,334 (it was $14,100 in 2000)
Stockton:

$29,334
MD:

$280,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $268,020; Detached houses: $280,097; Townhouses or other attached units: $295,043; In 2-unit structures: $290,173; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $159,709; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $245,753; Mobile homes: $103,785
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  • Races in Stockton, MD (2010)

    Stockton races chart
    • 6267.4%White alone
    • 2325.0%Black alone
    • 44.3%Hispanic
    • 22.2%Two or more races
    • 11.1%Asian alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Stockton: 90.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 1.73 square miles.

Population density: 53 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Stockton:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 51.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Stockton CDP:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 100.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Stockton CDP:  1.4% ($199)
Maryland:  1.2% ($1,782)

Stockton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Hampton, VA (87.6 miles , pop. 146,437).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Virginia Beach, VA (92.2 miles , pop. 425,257).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (135.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Girdletree, MD (1.7 miles) , Greenbackville, VA (1.9 miles) , Captains Cove, VA (2.1 miles ), Horntown, VA (2.6 miles ), Pocomoke City, MD (2.8 miles ), Snow Hill, MD (2.9 miles ), New Church, VA (2.9 miles ), Chincoteague, VA (3.0 miles ).

Latitude: 38.06 N, Longitude: 75.42 W

Stockton household income distribution Stockton home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.9%
Maryland:

5.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (100%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (100%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)

Average climate in Stockton, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Stockton-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Maryland state average. It is 71% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 29.8 miles away from the Stockton place center caused $150,000 in damages.

On 10/2/1973, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 30.7 miles away from the place center .

Earthquake activity:

Stockton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Maryland state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 139.7 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) earthquake occurred 160.7 miles away from Stockton 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 160.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 285.0 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 355.5 miles away from Stockton center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 146.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Worcester County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Stockton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Stockton:

  • HARTLEY HALL NURSING AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; POCOMOKE CITY, MD)
  • SNOW HILL NURSING AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SNOW HILL, MD)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Stockton:

  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore (about 19 miles; Princess Anne, MD; Full-time enrollment: 3,902)
  • Wor-Wic Community College (about 23 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 2,256)
  • Salisbury University (about 23 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 8,375)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Owens (about 45 miles; Georgetown, DE; FT enrollment: 3,159)
  • Delaware State University (about 79 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 4,087)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry (about 80 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 2,239)
  • United States Naval Academy (about 87 miles; Annapolis, MD; FT enrollment: 5,681)

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Notable location: Worcester County Fire Department Stockton Station 200 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Stockton include: Saint Pauls Church (A), Episcopal Chapel of the Holy Cross (B), Wesley Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Wesley Cemetery (1), Church Street Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Worcester County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2001 was 16.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

16.6
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 12.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.7
U.S.:

20.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 0.0%
Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Maryland:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  67.5%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.0%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 2.5% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

0.0
Maryland average:

12.6

Stockton travel time to work - commute Stockton mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Stockton CDP (based on Worcester County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant9,43047
Catholic8,1206
Evangelical Protestant5,94637
Black Protestant7827
Other4432
Orthodox1852
None26,548-
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: 19
Worcester County:

3.86 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 19
Worcester County:

3.86 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Worcester County:

5.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 151
Here:

30.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.1%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Worcester County:

26.5%
Maryland:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.7%
State:

15.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Stockton:

46.4%
State:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.2%
Maryland:

47.3%

Average BMI:
Stockton:

30.2
Maryland:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

16.7%
Maryland:

20.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

21.1%
State:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Stockton:

6.8
Maryland:

6.8

Overweight people:
Stockton:

34.5%
State:

34.1%

General health condition:
Stockton:

50.3%
Maryland:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Stockton:

82.8%
Maryland:

80.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Stockton, MD Residents

6.93% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($53,889 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.93%
Maryland average:

6.59%

0.20% of residents moved from foreign countries ($456 average AGI)
Worcester County:

0.20%
Maryland average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Wicomico County, MD  1.38% ($58,037 average AGI)
from Sussex County, DE  0.46% ($30,570)
from Baltimore County, MD  0.41% ($57,909)


6.87% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,822 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.87%
Maryland average:

6.66%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($260 average AGI)
Worcester County:

0.06%
Maryland average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Wicomico County, MD  1.55% ($32,754 average AGI)
to Sussex County, DE  0.60% ($36,023)
to Baltimore County, MD  0.38% ($37,829)

Strongest AM radio stations in Stockton:

  • WDMV (540 AM; 1 kW; POCOMOKE CITY, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTGM (960 AM; 10 kW; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WJWL (900 AM; 11 kW; GEORGETOWN, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WJDY (1470 AM; 5 kW; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WESR (1330 AM; 5 kW; ONLEY-ONANCOCK, VA; Owner: EASTERN SHORE RADIO, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Stockton:

  • WKHW (106.5 FM; POCOMOKE CITY, MD; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WOLC (102.5 FM; PRINCESS ANNE, MD; Owner: MARANATHA, INC.)
  • WXMD (92.5 FM; POCOMOKE CITY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WESM (91.3 FM; PRINCESS ANNE, MD; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, EASTERN SHORE)
  • WQHQ (104.7 FM; OCEAN CITY-SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVES (99.3 FM; ACCOMAC, VA; Owner: CHINCOTEAGUE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBEY (96.9 FM; CRISFIELD, MD; Owner: BAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRXS (106.9 FM; OCEAN CITY, MD; Owner: ATLANTIC RADIO BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WSBY-FM (98.9 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLBW (92.1 FM; FENWICK ISLAND, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOCM (98.1 FM; SELBYVILLE, DE; Owner: IRIE RADIO, INC.)
  • WWFG (99.9 FM; OCEAN CITY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLVW-FM (105.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOCQ (103.9 FM; BERLIN, MD; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WICO-FM (97.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQJZ (97.1 FM; OCEAN PINES, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Stockton:

  • WBOC-TV (Channel 16; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: WBOC, INC.)
  • WMDT (Channel 47; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCAST SERVICE GENERAL PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPMC-CA (Channel 36; MAPPSVILLE, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WCPB (Channel 28; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • W38BN (Channel 38; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY EDUCATIONAL B/CTING FOUND.)

Stockton fatal accident list:

May 15, 2005 12:50 AM, Sr-12, Sr-366, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jun 24, 1988 09:35 PM, Md0012, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Mar 20, 1983 11:05 PM, Md0366, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 2, 1978 10:35 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Apr 2, 1977 05:45 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 2

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2
  • (Atc Stockton) Snow Hill & Mack Lane (Lat: 38.033417 Lon: -75.419917), Type: Pole, Structure height: 59.7 m, Call Sign: KNKN737
    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 MHzGrant Date: 09/09/2009, Expiration Date: 10/01/2019Registrant: Verizon Wireless, Licensingcompliance@verizonwireless.Com, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • 809 Stockton Road (98532) (Lat: 38.033417 Lon: -75.419917), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 58.5 m, Overall height: 59.7 m, Call Sign: KNKQ436
    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 MHzGrant Date: 09/01/2015, Expiration Date: 10/01/2025, Certifier: David C JatlowRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • STOCKTON, Snow Hill & Mack Ln (Lat: 38.033417 Lon: -75.419917), Type: Pole, Structure height: 59.7 m, Call Sign: WQRI937
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHzGrant Date: 05/23/2013, Expiration Date: 05/23/2023, Cancellation Date: 02/24/2015, Certifier: Steven A RegitzRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: K3CJN, Licensee ID: L00173033, Grant Date: 01/06/2010, Expiration Date: 02/13/2020, Certifier: Richard G Pherigo, Registrant: Richard G Pherigo, 5923 George Island Landing Rd, Stockton, MD 21864
  • Call Sign: N3LNF, Grant Date: 01/28/1992, Expiration Date: 01/28/2002, Cancellation Date: 01/29/2004, Registrant: George T Smith Jr, 1439 Snow Hill Rd, Stockton, MD 21864
  • Call Sign: N3VXG, Licensee ID: L01048905, Grant Date: 06/23/2015, Expiration Date: 08/09/2025, Registrant: Alan L Heller, Stockton, MD 21864
  • Call Sign: KC3AZU, Licensee ID: L01802963, Grant Date: 07/23/2013, Expiration Date: 07/23/2023, Certifier: Dustin T Mariner, Registrant: Dustin T Mariner, 5545 Stockton Rd, Stockton, MD 21864

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: STANLEY ROBERT M HATZ CB1 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3884Y , Serial Number: 188, Airworthiness Date: 05/17/1985
    Registrant (Individual): Randall M Stanley, 2227 Bird Hill Rd, Stockton, MD 21864
  • 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: 8874N , Serial Number: 28-25737, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 03/31/1969
    Registrant (Individual): Tim A Fisher, 1033 Snow Hill Rd, Stockton, MD 21864

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
  • Hazardous Condition: 3

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (63%)
  • Wood (23%)
  • Electricity (14%)

Stockton compared to Maryland state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage 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.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There is 1 pilot and 1 other airmen in this city.
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