For population 25 years and over in Stockton:
For population 15 years and over in Stockton CDP:
0 residents are foreign born
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) , Pocomoke City, MD (2.8 miles ), Snow Hill, MD (2.9 miles ), Chincoteague, VA (3.0 miles ), West Pocomoke, MD (3.2 miles ), Hallwood, VA (4.0 miles ), Newark, MD (4.0 miles ), Princess Anne, MD (4.3 miles ).
Latitude: 38.06 N, Longitude: 75.42 W
Average climate in Stockton, Maryland
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Stockton-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Maryland state average. It is 56% 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 .
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, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Stockton:
(lower is better)
Air Quality Index (AQI)
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.00516. This is significantly better than average. There were 16 monitors within city limits.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.197. This is significantly better than average. There were 32 monitors within city limits.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 15.3. This is significantly worse than average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 21.1. This is better than average. There were 34 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 23.3. This is about average. There were 36 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.5. This is about average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 0.0%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black 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)
Stockton compared to Maryland state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Stockton (based on Worcester County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.21%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 19
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 19
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Number of full-service restaurants: 151
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
10.52% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($49,826 average adjusted gross income)
2.47% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,612 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.84% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($40,488 average adjusted gross income)
0.14% of residents moved to foreign countries ($269 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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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 drivers: 1
Apr 2, 1977 05:45 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 2
Aug 22, 1976 10:40 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: