Stockton, Maryland

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Population in 2010: 92.
Population change since 2000: -35.7%
Males: 38  (41.4%)
Females: 54  (58.6%)
Median resident age:

49.5 years
Maryland median age:

38.5 years

Zip code: 21864

Estimated median household income in 2016: $65,369 (it was $14,583 in 2000)
Stockton:

$65,369
MD:

$78,945

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $31,236 (it was $5,776 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $31,131 (it was $14,100 in 2000)
Stockton:

$31,131
MD:

$306,900

Mean prices in 2016: all housing units: $162,595; detached houses: $161,832
March 2019 cost of living index in Stockton: 86.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 13.4%
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  • Races in Stockton, MD (2010)
    • 6267.4%White alone
    • 2325.0%Black alone
    • 44.3%Hispanic
    • 22.2%Two or more races
    • 11.1%Asian alone



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Stockton, Maryland as of November 17, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Stockton is 128 to 1.


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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).

Stockton, Maryland map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Stockton CDP:

1.4% ($199)
Maryland:

1.2% ($1,782)

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

Distribution of median household income in Stockton, MD in 2016
Distribution of house value in Stockton, MD in 2016

Stockton satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

9.6%
Maryland:

3.9%

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 the city 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 Stockton 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 (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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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)

Points of interest:

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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
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

For population 15 years and over in Stockton:

Marital status in Stockton, MD
  • Never married: 53.1%
  • Now married: 36.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

For population 25 years and over in Stockton:

  • High school or higher: 74.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 51.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2016
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2016
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.2
Maryland average:

12.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Stockton, MD (based on Worcester County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

3.86 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Worcester County:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

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
This county:

5.28 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

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

30.65 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

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

9.1%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Worcester County:

26.5%
State:

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

15.7%
Maryland:

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

6.85% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($63,778 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.85%
Maryland average:

6.88%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Wicomico County, MD  1.38% ($59,146 average AGI)
from Baltimore County, MD  0.50% ($61,611)
from Sussex County, DE  0.45% ($31,317)


6.76% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,106 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.76%
Maryland average:

7.35%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Wicomico County, MD  1.36% ($26,650 average AGI)
to Sussex County, DE  0.69% ($49,025)
to Baltimore County, MD  0.30% ($46,043)

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, Lat: 38.053310, Lon: -75.410150, 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, Drunk persons involved: 1
Apr 2, 1977 05:45 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3ft / 1.0mTotal length
  • 85Total average daily traffic
  • 4Total average daily truck traffic
  • 104Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

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 MHz, Grant Date: 09/09/2009, Expiration Date: 10/01/2019Registrant: Cellco Partnership, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, 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 MHz, Grant Date: 09/01/2015, Expiration Date: 10/01/2025, Certifier: David C JatlowRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, 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 MHz, Grant Date: 05/23/2013, Expiration Date: 05/23/2023, Cancellation Date: 02/24/2015, Certifier: Steven A Regitz, Registrant: 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, Certificate Issue Date: 02/12/1999
    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, Certificate Issue Date: 07/12/2000
    Registrant (Individual): Tim A Fisher, 1033 Snow Hill Rd, Stockton, MD 21864

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
  • Hazardous Condition: 3
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Stockton, MD
  • 71.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 28.9%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Stockton, MD
  • 100.0%Wood


Stockton compared to Maryland state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above 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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