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Population in 2012: 6,731 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +31.3%
Males: 3,198  (47.5%)
Females: 3,533  (52.5%)

Median resident age:  37.0 years
Maryland median age:  34.4 years

Zip codes: 21787.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $66,030 (it was $42,820 in 2000)
Taneytown:

$66,030
MD:

$71,122
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $29,100

Taneytown city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $249,322 (it was $123,700 in 2000)
Taneytown:

$249,322
MD:

$279,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $286,399; Detached houses: $311,319; Townhouses or other attached units: $196,056; In 2-unit structures: $248,637; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $194,434; Mobile homes: $467,296

Median gross rent in 2012: $874.

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  • White alone - 6,027 (89.6%)
  • Black alone - 294 (4.4%)
  • Hispanic - 180 (2.7%)
  • Two or more races - 168 (2.5%)
  • Asian alone - 48 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 9 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.01%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.01%)

Races in Taneytown detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Taneytown: 106.0 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (33.0%), Irish (13.9%), English (9.3%), United States (6.7%), French (4.0%), Italian (2.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1836

Elevation: 524 feet

Land area: 2.88 square miles.

Population density: 2,338 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Taneytown:

  • High school or higher: 90.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.3%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Taneytown city:

  • Never married: 23.4%
  • Now married: 56.8%
  • Separated: 4.9%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

260 residents are foreign born (1.1% Europe).

This city:  3.9%
Maryland:  14.3%



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists there were 21 registered sex offenders living in Taneytown, Maryland as of December 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Taneytown to the number of sex offenders is 321 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,147 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $3,612 (1.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Frederick, MD (20.8 miles , pop. 52,767).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (38.2 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (110.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: District 1, Taneytown, MD (0.7 miles) , District 2, Uniontown, MD (2.2 miles) , Middleburg, MD (2.2 miles) , Union Bridge, MD (2.5 miles ), Littlestown borough, PA (2.7 miles ), New Windsor, MD (2.9 miles ), Emmitsburg, MD (3.0 miles ), Westminster, MD (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 39.66 N, Longitude: 77.17 W

Area codes: 443, 410

Taneytown household income distribution Taneytown home values distribution

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Crime rates in Taneytown by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 101200100100
per 100,000 19.20.018.837.20.00.018.10.00.018.20.00.0
Robberies 100201110101
per 100,000 19.20.00.037.20.018.318.118.30.018.20.014.7
Assaults 5108243162526
per 100,000 96.1189.2150.637.273.254.918.1109.936.791.029.488.2
Burglaries 201091151191615121510
per 100,000 384.3189.2169.4204.391.5201.2162.7293.0275.0218.3220.8147.0
Thefts 816476909812310910297859791
per 100,000 1556.51211.01430.51671.91794.22249.51970.01867.81778.21546.61428.21338.0
Auto thefts 845724411110
per 100,000 153.775.794.1130.036.673.272.318.318.318.214.70.0
Arson 311022322131
per 100,000 57.618.918.80.036.636.654.236.636.718.244.214.7
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 147.6109.9126.8145.699.7131.5124.3129.2103.2121.682.989.4

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Crime rate in Taneytown detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 15 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.06
Maryland average:

2.45

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Taneytown, Maryland accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.2%
Maryland:

7.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,399 (+37.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (24%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Child care workers (4%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Taneytown-area historical tornado activity is above Maryland state average. It is 65% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/22/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.6 miles away from the Taneytown city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/5/1952, a category F3 tornado 14.2 miles away from the city center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Taneytown-area historical earthquake activity is above Maryland state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 76.0 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 77.1 miles away from Taneytown center
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 89.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 59.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/15/1991 at 07:16:07, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 82.2 miles away from Taneytown center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Carroll County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Birthplace of: Jacob Gartner Lauman - Union Army general, Sterling A. Galt - Army Medal of Honor recipient.


Hospital/medical center in Taneytown:

  • LORIEN TANEYTOWN, INC (Nursing Home, 100 ANTRIM BLVD)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Taneytown:

  • LITTLESTOWN DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; LITTLESTOWN, PA)
  • ST. VINCENT CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; EMMITSBURG, MD)
  • ST JOSEPH'S MINISTRIES (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; EMMITSBURG, MD)

Political contributions by individuals in Taneytown, MD

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Local government website: www.ci.taneytown.md.us

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Taneytown:

  • Gettysburg College (about 13 miles; Gettysburg, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,517)
  • Frederick Community College (about 20 miles; Frederick, MD; FT enrollment: 2,359)
  • York College Pennsylvania (about 30 miles; York, PA; FT enrollment: 4,643)
  • Stevenson University (about 30 miles; Stevenson, MD; FT enrollment: 2,679)
  • Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (about 34 miles; Shippensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 6,920)
  • Howard Community College (about 35 miles; Columbia, MD; FT enrollment: 3,443)
  • Towson University (about 36 miles; Towson, MD; FT enrollment: 16,542)

Public elementary/middle schools in Taneytown:

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Notable locations in Taneytown: Taneytown Industrial Development Area (A), Taneytown City Hall (B), Bethesda Police Department District 2 (C), Carroll County Public Library - Taneytown Branch (D), Carroll County Fire Department Station 5 Taneytown Volunteer Fire Company (E), Taneytown Police Department (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Taneytown Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Taneytown include: Grace United Church of Christ (A), Saint Josephs Roman Catholic Church (B), Taneytown Baptist Church (C), Taneytown Presbyterian Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Trinity Cemetery (1), Saint Joseph Cemetery (2), Grace Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Taneytown include: Roth Recreational Park (1), Taneytown Memorial Park (2), Taneytown Historic District (3), Roberts Mill Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Carroll County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 36.5. This is about average.
City:

36.5
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.0
U.S.:

9.6

Drinking water stations with addresses in Taneytown and their reported violations in the past:

CITY OF TANEYTOWN (Address: 17 EAST BALTIMORE STREET , Population served: 6200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 21 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 9.3%
(9.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.1% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Maryland:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  74.5%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.1%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Taneytown, MD

58 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

Taneytown compared to Maryland state average:

Taneytown, Maryland environmental map by EPA

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


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Banks with branches in Taneytown (2011 data):

  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Taneytown Branch at 4345 Old Taneytown Road, branch established on 1984/07/02. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • New Windsor State Bank: Taneytown Branch at 222 East Baltimore Street, branch established on 2005/10/31. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $262.6 mil, Deposits: $239.2 mil, headquarters in New Windsor, MD, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: New Windsor Bancorp, Inc.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Taneytown Branch at 459 East Baltimore Street, branch established on 2000/07/14. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Taneytown travel time to work - commute


Taneytown mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (63%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (19%)
  • Utility gas (9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Taneytown city (based on Carroll County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.19%
Here49.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaSouthern Baptist Convention Non-Charismatic Churches Independent
Adherents38.7%19.7%14.1%5.4%4.4%
Congregations2.9%30.0%15.7%6.4%1.4%
NameUnited Church of ChristPresbyterian Church in AmericaChurch of the BrethrenEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents4.0%2.5%2.0%1.6%7.5%
Congregations7.9%0.7%5.0%2.1%27.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 20
Carroll County:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

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

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 17
Carroll County:

1.01 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Here:

1.84 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 95
Here:

5.63 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

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

7.6%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Carroll County:

24.5%
State:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.8%
Maryland:

15.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$9,230$36,9200$0
Other Government Administration 4$15,311$45,9336$2,418
Police Protection - Officers 11$33,904$36,9860$0
Police - Other 0$0 3$3,530
Streets and Highways 2$5,948$35,6880$0
Sewerage 4$10,337$31,0110$0
Parks and Recreation 4$10,488$31,4640$0
Water Supply 2$8,544$51,2640$0
Other and Unallocable 39$99,706$30,6790$0
Totals for Government 69$193,468$33,6479$5,948

Taneytown government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Police Protection: $250,000 ($37.14)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $557,000 ($82.75)
    Police Protection: $351,000 ($52.15)
    Solid Waste Management: $221,000 ($32.83)
    Sewerage: $206,000 ($30.60)
    Water Utilities: $137,000 ($20.35)
    Parks & Recreation: $136,000 ($20.21)
    Regular Highways: $135,000 ($20.06)
    Central Staff Services: $94,000 ($13.97)
    Financial Administration: $81,000 ($12.03)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $61,000 ($9.06)
    General Public Buildings: $35,000 ($5.20)
    Fire Protection: $20,000 ($2.97)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $53,000 ($7.87)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $66,000 ($9.81)
    General Public Building: $57,000 ($8.47)
    Parks & Recreation: $17,000 ($2.53)
    Police Protection: $14,000 ($2.08)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $590,000 ($87.65)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $129,000 ($19.17)

Taneytown government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $513,000 ($76.21)
    All Other: $146,000 ($21.69)
    Parks & Recreation: $44,000 ($6.54)
    Parking Facilities: $7,000 ($1.04)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $5,000 ($0.74)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $275,000 ($40.86)
    All Other: $228,000 ($33.87)
    Highways: $5,000 ($0.74)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $581,000 ($86.32)
    Interest Earnings: $89,000 ($13.22)
    Rents: $65,000 ($9.66)
    General Revenue, NEC: $16,000 ($2.38)
    Property Sale Other: $3,000 ($0.45)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $278,000 ($41.30)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $259,000 ($38.48)
    All Other: $95,000 ($14.11)
  • Tax - Property: $878,000 ($130.44)
    NEC: $52,000 ($7.73)
    Other Selective Sales: $6,000 ($0.89)

Taneytown government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $5,372,000 ($798.10)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,690,000 ($251.08)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $45,000 ($6.69)
    Water Utilities: $2,000 ($0.30)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,695,000 ($251.82)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $5,111,000 ($759.32)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $263,000 ($39.07)
    Other, NEC: $41,000 ($6.09)

Taneytown government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,995,000 ($742.09)

6.45% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($59,002 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.45%
Maryland average:

7.95%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($407 average AGI)
Carroll County:

0.04%
Maryland average:

0.25%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Baltimore County, MD  1.64% ($56,223 average AGI)
from Howard County, MD  0.86% ($70,648)
from Frederick County, MD  0.49% ($56,913)


6.28% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($51,954 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.28%
Maryland average:

8.13%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($637 average AGI)
Carroll County:

0.06%
Maryland average:

0.13%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Baltimore County, MD  1.15% ($45,372 average AGI)
to York County, PA  0.73% ($51,920)
to Adams County, PA  0.47% ($51,769)

Strongest AM radio stations in Taneytown:

  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHVR (1280 AM; 5 kW; HANOVER, PA)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WCAO (600 AM; 5 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTRI (1520 AM; daytime; 17 kW; BRUNSWICK, MD; Owner: JMK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WFMD (930 AM; 5 kW; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Taneytown:

  • WAYZ-FM (104.7 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: HJV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WETH (89.1 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • 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)
  • WYCR (98.5 FM; YORK-HANOVER, PA; Owner: RADIO HANOVER, INC.)
  • WGTY (107.7 FM; GETTYSBURG, PA; Owner: TIMES AND NEWS PUBLISHING COMPANY)
  • W219BE (91.7 FM; WAYNESBORO, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BIBLE INSTITUTE, NDBA)
  • WWVZ (103.9 FM; BRADDOCK HEIGHTS, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WZBT (91.1 FM; GETTYSBURG, PA; Owner: GETTYSBURG COLLEGE)
  • WZBA (100.7 FM; WESTMINSTER, MD; Owner: SHAMROCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WARX (106.9 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: MANNING BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WWMX (106.5 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WROZ (101.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WARM-FM (103.3 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WEEO-FM (103.7 FM; MCCONNELLSBURG, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WSOX (96.1 FM; RED LION, PA; Owner: LANCASTER-YORK BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WHBO (92.7 FM; STARVIEW, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WIYY (97.9 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WPOC (93.1 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLIF (101.9 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WLIF, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Taneytown:

  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WBAL-TV (Channel 11; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WBAL HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WMAR-TV (Channel 2; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBFF (Channel 45; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CHESAPEAKE TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNUV (Channel 54; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE (WNUV-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WJZ-TV (Channel 13; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WUTB (Channel 24; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WPMT (Channel 43; YORK, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WFPT (Channel 62; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WGAL (Channel 8; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: WGAL HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W52AS (Channel 52; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Taneytown, Maryland:
  • Fatal accident count: 35
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 55
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 15
  • Fatalities: 37
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 95
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Maryland average:
  • Fatal accident count: 266
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 385
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 64
  • Fatalities: 286
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 689
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 93

See more detailed statistics of Taneytown fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total costs: $200,000
Total average daily traffic: 3,850
Total average daily truck traffic: 192
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 6,950


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • CAROL P WATSON, 3607 Bullfrog Rd (R039a) (Lat: 39.678639 Lon: -77.224972), Type: 21.3, Overall height: 19.8 m
    Registrant: 3012149259, Vtable01@sprintspectrum.Com, 6905 ROCKLEDGE DRIVE, SUITE 300
  • Valerie H Moore, 3607 Bullfrog Rd (R039a) (Lat: 39.678639 Lon: -77.224972), Type: 21.3, Overall height: 19.8 m
    Registrant: 2016844292, Vmoore01@sprintspectrum.Com, 1 INTERNATIONAL BLVD., SUITE 800
  • Valerie H Moore, 3607 Bullfrog Rd (R039a) (Lat: 39.678639 Lon: -77.224972), Type: 21.3, Overall height: 19.8 m
    Registrant: 2016844292, Vmoore01@sprintspectrum.Com, 1 INTERNATIONAL BLVD., SUITE 800

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 3431 Old Taneytown Rd (Lat: 39.625111 Lon: -77.135806), Call Sign: KLN282
    Assigned Frequencies: 31.2400 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/08/2003, Expiration Date: 05/02/2013
    Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • Teeter Rd 1 Mi N Of Md Rt 194 5 Mi N (Lat: 39.701500 Lon: -77.149694), Call Sign: KVE785, Licensee ID: L00026859
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.975 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/26/2003, Expiration Date: 06/04/2013
    Registrant: Stuart C Peterson, 4607 Teeter Rd, Taneytown, MD 21787, Phone: (410) 756-6872
  • Lat: 39.653889 Lon: -77.182222, Call Sign: WPZR506
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.250 MHz, 467.250 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/26/2004, Expiration Date: 02/26/2014, Certifier: Shawn Brannon Mr.
    Registrant: Mills\' Communications Inc, 210 Pennsylvania Ave, Westminster, MD 21157, Phone: (410) 876-8600, Fax: (410) 857-1225
  • Lat: 39.653889 Lon: -77.182222, Call Sign: WQEM264
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.250 MHz, 467.250 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/03/2006, Expiration Date: 03/03/2016, Certifier: Shawn Brannon Mr.
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Suite E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Various Locations (Lat: 39.685083 Lon: -77.255250), Overall height: 2.4 m, Call Sign: WPOP295
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.306 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/07/2008, Expiration Date: 09/30/2018
    Registrant: City Of Taneytown, 17 E. Baltimore Street, Taneytown, MD 21787, Phone: (410) 751-1100, Fax: (410) 751-1608, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Taneytown)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Taneytown)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$215,2033$156,86022$190,7681$62,1601$120,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$02$188,0400$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$09$203,6901$34,5300$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$05$207,3580$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$237,9500$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 5010.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$171,4601$317,410
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$194,840
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 5010.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 75
  • Hazardous Condition: 33
  • Service Call: 7
  • Good Intent Call: 4

Incident types - Taneytown


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Taneytown, MD

Most common first names in Taneytown, MD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Charles5576.9 years
Mary5277.8 years
John4872.5 years
William4374.3 years
George3276.5 years
Ruth2983.1 years
Robert2867.8 years
James2767.1 years
Margaret2680.9 years
Helen2278.8 years
Most common last names in Taneytown, MD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3079.9 years
Baumgardner2380.4 years
Baker2176.0 years
Miller2074.6 years
Hahn1778.2 years
Myers1770.8 years
Wantz1781.3 years
Ohler1576.3 years
Haines1477.2 years
Hess1480.8 years
Businesses in Taneytown, MD
NameCountNameCount
Baskin-Robbins1McDonald's1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Curves1Subway1
Dunkin Donuts1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • John J. Morber (4)
  • Jay L. Wantz (2)
  • John Morber (2)
  • Greg Derosier (1)
  • L. Jay Wantz (1)
  • Eric W. Brown (1)
  • Maria I. Kenyon (1)
  • Rich Riddle (1)

Total of 13 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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