Taneytown, Maryland

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Population in 2017: 6,789 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +32.4%
Males: 3,225  (47.5%)
Females: 3,564  (52.5%)
Median resident age:

41.8 years
Maryland median age:

38.5 years

Zip codes: 21787.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $68,896 (it was $42,820 in 2000)
Taneytown:

$68,896
MD:

$78,945

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $32,119 (it was $16,258 in 2000)

Taneytown city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $247,948 (it was $123,700 in 2000)
Taneytown:

$247,948
MD:

$306,900

Mean prices in 2016: all housing units: $353,851; detached houses: $377,150; townhouses or other attached units: $196,615; in 2-unit structures: $263,898; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $430,101; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $156,737; mobile homes: $33,503

Median gross rent in 2016: $954.

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 14.8%
(10.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.4% for Black residents, 37.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 68.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Taneytown, MD (2016)
    • 5,82985.5%White alone
    • 3425.0%Black alone
    • 2453.6%Two or more races
    • 2423.5%Hispanic
    • 530.8%Asian alone
    • 70.1%American Indian alone
    • 100.1%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists, there were 23 registered sex offenders living in Taneytown, Maryland as of August 19, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Taneytown is 296 to 1.


Crime rates in Taneytown by year

Type

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(18.8)
2
(37.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(37.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.3)
1
(18.1)
1
(18.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.7)
0
(0.0)
3
(44.5)
5
(74.0)
5
(74.1)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
8
(150.6)
2
(37.2)
4
(73.2)
3
(54.9)
1
(18.1)
6
(109.9)
2
(36.7)
5
(91.0)
2
(29.4)
6
(88.2)
6
(89.2)
3
(44.5)
6
(88.8)
7
(103.7)
1
(14.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
9
(169.4)
11
(204.3)
5
(91.5)
11
(201.2)
9
(162.7)
16
(293.0)
15
(275.0)
12
(218.3)
15
(220.8)
10
(147.0)
12
(178.3)
17
(252.1)
13
(192.4)
9
(133.4)
9
(133.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
76
(1,430)
90
(1,672)
98
(1,794)
123
(2,249)
109
(1,970)
102
(1,868)
97
(1,778)
85
(1,547)
97
(1,428)
91
(1,338)
61
(906.4)
54
(800.8)
49
(725.2)
50
(740.9)
67
(990.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(94.1)
7
(130.0)
2
(36.6)
4
(73.2)
4
(72.3)
1
(18.3)
1
(18.3)
1
(18.2)
1
(14.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(44.5)
1
(14.8)
3
(44.5)
1
(14.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(18.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(36.6)
2
(36.6)
3
(54.2)
2
(36.6)
2
(36.7)
1
(18.2)
3
(44.2)
1
(14.7)
2
(29.7)
2
(29.7)
0
(0.0)
5
(74.1)
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City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 280.6)126.8139.995.8126.4119.5124.299.2116.879.785.966.675.583.685.553.1

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City-data.com crime index in Taneytown, MD

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 15 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.07
Maryland average:

2.72
March 2016 cost of living index in Taneytown: 105.3 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (34.1%), German (14.8%), English (6.1%), African (3.8%), Irish (3.6%), Italian (3.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1836

Elevation: 524 feet

Land area: 2.88 square miles.

Population density: 2,358 people per square mile   (low).

Taneytown,MD real estate house value index trend

Taneytown, Maryland map

321 residents are foreign born (2.0% Europe, 1.0% Africa, 0.9% Latin America).

This city:

4.7%
Maryland:

14.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $3,047 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $3,373 (1.3%)

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 )
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Latitude: 39.66 N, Longitude: 77.17 W

Area codes: 443, 410

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

Property values in Taneytown, MD

Taneytown satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.2%
Maryland:

3.9%
Historical population in Taneytown, MD
Historical housing units in Taneytown, MD

Population change in the 1990s: +1,399 (+37.5%).
Most common industries in Taneytown, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (11.9%)
  • Health care (7.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Public administration (5.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
  • Machinery (4.7%)
  • Educational services (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (21.1%)
  • Public administration (7.3%)
  • Machinery (5.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (2.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (2.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (12.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.0%)
  • Educational services (6.4%)
  • Social assistance (5.0%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (4.9%)
  • Public administration (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Taneytown, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.9%)
  • Carpenters (4.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Cashiers (4.3%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (3.8%)
  • Child care workers (3.6%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (3.6%)

Average climate in Taneytown, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Taneytown, Maryland environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 74.0. This is about average.

City:

74.0
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.106. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.106
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.02. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.02
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.424. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.424
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.77. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.77
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Taneytown-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Maryland state average. It is 11% 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 near Maryland state average. It is 85% 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 Taneytown 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 211.6 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 the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 148.6 miles away from Taneytown center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 248.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 330.9 miles away from Taneytown center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Carroll County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Floods: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Taneytown topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Taneytown:

  • LORIEN TANEYTOWN, INC (100 ANTRIM BLVD)

Other hospitals and 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)
  • THERAPY MANAGEMENT SVCS/DBA COMP REHAB (Hospital, about 11 miles away; WESTMINSTER, MD)
  • LUTHERAN HOME CARE AND HOSPICE, INC (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; WESTMINSTER, MD)
  • CARROLL HOSPITAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; WESTMINSTER, MD)
  • CARROLL HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; WESTMINSTER, MD)

Airports located in Taneytown:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Taneytown:

  • Mount St Mary's University (about 10 miles; Emmitsburg, MD; Full-time enrollment: 2,313)
  • McDaniel College (about 11 miles; Westminster, MD; FT enrollment: 2,558)
  • Gettysburg College (about 13 miles; Gettysburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,772)
  • Carroll Community College (about 13 miles; Westminster, MD; FT enrollment: 2,682)
  • Frederick Community College (about 20 miles; Frederick, MD; FT enrollment: 3,798)
  • Hagerstown Community College (about 27 miles; Hagerstown, MD; FT enrollment: 3,220)
  • Stevenson University (about 30 miles; Stevenson, MD; FT enrollment: 3,862)

Public elementary/middle schools in Taneytown:

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Points of interest:

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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

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

Carroll County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

CITY OF TANEYTOWN (Address: 17 EAST BALTIMORE STREET , Population served: 6,750, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-02-2009), St Public Notif received (OCT-21-2009), St Public Notif requested (NOV-02-2009), St Compliance achieved (NOV-10-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-30-2009), St Public Notif received (OCT-21-2009), St Public Notif requested (NOV-02-2009), St Compliance achieved (NOV-10-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
VILLAGE STORE (Address: 2120 N. FEESER RD , Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - In JAN-2012, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-13-2012), St Tech Assistance Visit (APR-03-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-17-2012), St Tech Assistance Visit (JUL-17-2012)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-12-2011), St Public Notif received (JAN-19-2011), St Tech Assistance Visit (2 times from JAN-20-2011 to MAY-05-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUL-17-2012)
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
58 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

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

For population 15 years and over in Taneytown:

Marital status in Taneytown, MD
  • Never married: 28.1%
  • Now married: 50.6%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

For population 25 years and over in Taneytown:

  • High school or higher: 85.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2016
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2016
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
Maryland average:

12.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2016
Means of transportation to work in 2016 - Taneytown
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Taneytown, MD (based on Carroll County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic30,5514
Mainline Protestant24,90375
Evangelical Protestant13,76468
Other2,4729
Orthodox2262
None95,218-
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: 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.
State:

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
Carroll County:

5.63 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.6%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Carroll County:

24.5%
Maryland:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Carroll County:

13.8%
Maryland:

15.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Taneytown:

52.0%
State:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Taneytown:

50.9%
State:

47.3%

Average BMI:
Taneytown:

28.4
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.7%
Maryland:

20.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Taneytown:

8.8%
State:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Maryland:

6.8

Overweight people:
Taneytown:

33.0%
Maryland:

34.1%

General health condition:
Taneytown:

60.2%
Maryland:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Taneytown:

81.4%
State:

80.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Taneytown, MD Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 15$56,006$44,8052$928
Other Government Administration 12$23,563$23,5630$0
Sewerage 4$12,920$38,7600$0
Water Supply 4$11,264$33,7920$0
Other and Unallocable 4$16,992$50,9760$0
Financial Administration 2$4,900$29,4001$1,178
Parks and Recreation 1$2,912$34,9440$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 42$128,557$36,7313$2,106

Taneytown government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $696,000 ($102.52)
    Police Protection: $47,000 ($6.92)
    Parks and Recreation: $26,000 ($3.83)
    General - Other: $8,000 ($1.18)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,236,000 ($182.06)
    Sewerage: $1,188,000 ($174.99)
    Regular Highways: $825,000 ($121.52)
    Water Utilities: $791,000 ($116.51)
    General - Other: $282,000 ($41.54)
    Central Staff Services: $238,000 ($35.06)
    Parks and Recreation: $185,000 ($27.25)
    Financial Administration: $162,000 ($23.86)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $218,000 ($32.11)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,626,000 ($239.51)

Taneytown government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,274,000 ($187.66)
    Other: $30,000 ($4.42)
    Parking Facilities: $4,000 ($0.59)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $8,000 ($1.18)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $404,000 ($59.51)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $513,000 ($75.56)
    Interest Earnings: $60,000 ($8.84)
    Fines and Forfeits: $26,000 ($3.83)
    Sale of Property: $7,000 ($1.03)
    Rents: $1,000 ($0.15)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $671,000 ($98.84)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $118,000 ($17.38)
    Other: $58,000 ($8.54)
    Housing and Community Development: $20,000 ($2.95)
  • Tax - Property: $2,097,000 ($308.88)
    Public Utility License: $60,000 ($8.84)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $10,000 ($1.47)
    Amusements Sales: $7,000 ($1.03)
    Other License: $7,000 ($1.03)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000 ($0.29)

Taneytown government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,661,000 ($2601.41)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,720,000 ($2462.81)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,935,000 ($874.21)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,994,000 ($735.60)

Taneytown government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,377,000 ($1528.50)

5.46% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($66,694 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.46%
Maryland average:

6.88%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($563 average AGI)
Carroll County:

0.03%
Maryland average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Baltimore County, MD  1.27% ($67,312 average AGI)
from Howard County, MD  0.69% ($77,822)
from Frederick County, MD  0.47% ($61,994)


5.72% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($68,791 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.72%
Maryland average:

7.35%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($630 average AGI)
Carroll County:

0.03%
Maryland average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Baltimore County, MD  0.90% ($58,597 average AGI)
to Frederick County, MD  0.51% ($62,309)
to York County, PA  0.46% ($54,716)
Businesses in Taneytown, MD
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1H&R Block1
Baskin-Robbins1McDonald's1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1Subway1
Curves1U-Haul1
Dunkin Donuts1UPS1
Ford1

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)
Taneytown fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Taneytown fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 35Number of bridges
  • 240ft / 73.0mTotal length
  • $2,636,000Total costs
  • 82,881Total average daily traffic
  • 6,830Total average daily truck traffic
  • 108,141Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic
New bridges in Taneytown, MD - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 51910-1919
  • 21920-1929
  • 31930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 61970-1979
  • 81980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Taneytown, MD

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 19 Pumphouse Road (27504) (Lat: 39.663083 Lon: -77.177389), Type: Tank, Structure height: 47.2 m, Overall height: 50.6 m, Call Sign: KNKA242
    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: 01/14/2014, Expiration Date: 10/01/2023, 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 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: Apc Realty And Equipment Co., LLC, Vtable01@sprintspectrum.Com, , Bethe-sda, Phone: (301) 214-9259
  • Valerie H Moore, 3607 Bullfrog Rd (R039a) (Lat: 39.678639 Lon: -77.224972), Type: 21.3, Overall height: 19.8 m, Registrant: Apc Realty And Equipment Co., LLC, Vmoore01@sprintspectrum.Com, , Mahwa-h, Phone: (201) 684-4292
  • Valerie H Moore, 3607 Bullfrog Rd (R039a) (Lat: 39.678639 Lon: -77.224972), Type: 21.3, Overall height: 19.8 m, Registrant: Apc Realty And Equipment Co., LLC, Vmoore01@sprintspectrum.Com, , Mahwa-h, Phone: (201) 684-4292

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 17 E Baltimore St (Lat: 39.659278 Lon: -77.175806), Call Sign: WRL637,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.865 MHz, Grant Date: 06/24/1999, Expiration Date: 09/08/2004, Cancellation Date: 11/13/2004, Registrant: North Carroll Communications, 219 Greenwood Avenue, Westminster, MD 21157, Phone: (410) 876-1188, Fax: (410) 876-1209, Email:
  • 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, Cancellation Date: 07/06/2013, 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, Cancellation Date: 08/10/2013, 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: 04/01/2014, Expiration Date: 02/26/2024, Certifier: Shawn Brannon Mr., Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • 5151 Allendale Lane (Lat: 39.653889 Lon: -77.182222), Call Sign: WQEM264,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.250 MHz, 467.250 MHz, 462.000 MHz, 461.550 MHz, 463.400 MHz, 452.500 MHz, Grant Date: 12/22/2015, Expiration Date: 03/03/2026, Certifier: Shawn Brannon Mr., Registrant: Mills Communications, 210 Pennsylvania Ave, Westminster, MD 21157, Phone: (410) 876-8600, Fax: (410) 857-1225, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Various Locations (Lat: 39.685083 Lon: -77.255250), Overall height: 2.4 m, Call Sign: WPOP295,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.306 MHz, Grant Date: 07/27/2018, Expiration Date: 09/30/2028, Registrant: City Of Taneytown, 17 E. Baltimore Street, Taneytown, MD 21787, Phone: (410) 751-1100, Fax: (410) 751-1608, Email:
  • WA33XC039, Pumphouse Road (Lat: 39.663083 Lon: -77.177417), Type: Tank, Structure height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: WQWJ626,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11345.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz... (+4 more), Grant Date: 09/15/2015, Expiration Date: 09/15/2025, Cancellation Date: 04/06/2017, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • WA33XC039, Pumphouse Rd (Lat: 39.663083 Lon: -77.177417), Type: Tank, Structure height: 48.8 m, Overall height: 51.8 m, Call Sign: WRAD762,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11345.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz... (+4 more), Grant Date: 10/19/2017, Expiration Date: 10/19/2027, Cancellation Date: 03/18/2019, Certifier: Kyle Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

35 (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 in Taneytown, MD
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Taneytown, MD - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 75
  • Hazardous Condition: 33
  • Service Call: 7
  • Good Intent Call: 4
Fire incident types in Taneytown, MD

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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Taneytown, MD
  • 59.6%Electricity
  • 17.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 15.0%Utility gas
  • 7.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.9%No fuel used
  • 1.2%Wood
  • 1.1%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Taneytown, MD
  • 76.3%Electricity
  • 35.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Taneytown compared to Maryland state average:

  • 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.
  • House age below state average.

Taneytown on our top lists:

  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Africa, n.e.c. (population 500+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: community and social service occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of auto thefts per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
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