Taneytown, Maryland

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Population in 2014: 6,752 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +31.7%
Males: 3,276  (48.5%)
Females: 3,476  (51.5%)
Median resident age:  36.7 years
Maryland median age:  38.2 years

Zip codes: 21787.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $69,829 (it was $42,820 in 2000)
Taneytown:

$69,829
MD:

$72,483

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $29,796 (it was $16,258 in 2000)

Taneytown city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $235,840 (it was $123,700 in 2000)
Taneytown:

$235,840
MD:

$280,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $336,691; Detached houses: $353,305; Townhouses or other attached units: $214,684; In 2-unit structures: $225,693; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $331,534; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $171,174; Mobile homes: $28,854

Median gross rent in 2013: $998.

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  • Races in Taneytown, MD (2013)

    Taneytown races chart
    • 5,80586.3%White alone
    • 3895.8%Black alone
    • 2133.2%Two or more races
    • 2023.0%Asian alone
    • 1211.8%Hispanic
    • 50.07%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Taneytown: 105.9 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (28.6%), Irish (16.2%), United States (10.7%), English (9.4%), Italian (2.9%), Dutch (2.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1836

Elevation: 524 feet

Land area: 2.88 square miles.

Population density: 2,345 people per square mile   (low).

Taneytown,MD real estate house value index trend

Taneytown, Maryland map

For population 25 years and over in Taneytown:

  • High school or higher: 89.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Taneytown city:

  • Never married: 25.4%
  • Now married: 56.6%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

238 residents are foreign born (1.3% Africa, 0.4% Europe).

This city:

3.5%
Maryland:

14.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,003 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,553 (1.3%)

Taneytown satellite photo by USGS

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

Property values in Taneytown, MD


Crime rates in Taneytown by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 01200100100N/AN/A
per 100,000 0.018.837.20.00.018.10.00.018.20.00.0N/AN/A
Robberies 0020111010103
per 100,000 0.00.037.20.018.318.118.30.018.20.014.70.044.5
Assaults 10824316252663
per 100,000 189.2150.637.273.254.918.1109.936.791.029.488.289.244.5
Burglaries 10911511916151215101217
per 100,000 189.2169.4204.391.5201.2162.7293.0275.0218.3220.8147.0178.3252.1
Thefts 64769098123109102978597916154
per 100,000 1,211.01,430.51,671.91,794.22,249.51,970.01,867.81,778.21,546.61,428.21,338.0906.4800.8
Auto thefts 4572441111003
per 100,000 75.794.1130.036.673.272.318.318.318.214.70.00.044.5
Arson 1102232213122
per 100,000 18.918.80.036.636.654.236.636.718.244.214.729.729.7
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 109.9126.8145.699.7131.5124.3129.2103.2121.682.989.469.378.6

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Taneytown detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 14 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.93
Maryland average:

2.66
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.1%
Maryland:

5.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,399 (+37.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (20%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Community and social service occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Taneytown: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Taneytown, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 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 211.6 miles away from Taneytown 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 the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 248.9 miles away from Taneytown 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 the city 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 (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical 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.

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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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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 86.0. This is about average.

City:

86.0
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.139. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.139
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 2.29. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.29
U.S.:

6.40

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 31.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.4
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 10.1%
(8.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.9% for Black residents, 67.5% 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
58 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

Taneytown, Maryland environmental map by EPA

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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 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.5
Maryland average:

12.6

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

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.
State:

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
Carroll County:

1.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.6%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Carroll County:

24.5%
Maryland:

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

13.8%
State:

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
Financial Administration 2$4,900$29,4001$1,178
Other Government Administration 12$23,563$23,5630$0
Police Protection - Officers 15$56,006$44,8052$928
Sewerage 4$12,920$38,7600$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,912$34,9440$0
Water Supply 4$11,264$33,7920$0
Other and Unallocable 4$16,992$50,9760$0
Totals for Government 42$128,557$36,7313$2,106

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

  • Construction - Police Protection: $250,000 ($37.03)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $557,000 ($82.49)
    Police Protection: $351,000 ($51.98)
    Solid Waste Management: $221,000 ($32.73)
    Sewerage: $206,000 ($30.51)
    Water Utilities: $137,000 ($20.29)
    Parks & Recreation: $136,000 ($20.14)
    Regular Highways: $135,000 ($19.99)
    Central Staff Services: $94,000 ($13.92)
    Financial Administration: $81,000 ($12.00)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $61,000 ($9.03)
    General Public Buildings: $35,000 ($5.18)
    Fire Protection: $20,000 ($2.96)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $53,000 ($7.85)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $66,000 ($9.77)
    General Public Building: $57,000 ($8.44)
    Parks & Recreation: $17,000 ($2.52)
    Police Protection: $14,000 ($2.07)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $590,000 ($87.38)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $129,000 ($19.11)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $513,000 ($75.98)
    All Other: $146,000 ($21.62)
    Parks & Recreation: $44,000 ($6.52)
    Parking Facilities: $7,000 ($1.04)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $5,000 ($0.74)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $275,000 ($40.73)
    All Other: $228,000 ($33.77)
    Highways: $5,000 ($0.74)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $581,000 ($86.05)
    Interest Earnings: $89,000 ($13.18)
    Rents: $65,000 ($9.63)
    General Revenue, NEC: $16,000 ($2.37)
    Property Sale Other: $3,000 ($0.44)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $278,000 ($41.17)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $259,000 ($38.36)
    All Other: $95,000 ($14.07)
  • Tax - Property: $878,000 ($130.04)
    NEC: $52,000 ($7.70)
    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 ($795.62)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,690,000 ($250.30)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $45,000 ($6.66)
    Water Utilities: $2,000 ($0.30)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,695,000 ($251.04)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $5,111,000 ($756.96)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $263,000 ($38.95)
    Other, NEC: $41,000 ($6.07)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,995,000 ($739.78)

4.29% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($54,067 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.29%
Maryland average:

6.59%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($498 average AGI)
Carroll County:

0.04%
Maryland average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Baltimore County, MD  1.01% ($55,352 average AGI)
from Howard County, MD  0.46% ($75,407)
from Frederick County, MD  0.31% ($43,525)


4.82% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($54,184 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.82%
Maryland average:

6.66%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($864 average AGI)
Carroll County:

0.05%
Maryland average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Baltimore County, MD  0.85% ($45,933 average AGI)
to Frederick County, MD  0.42% ($55,350)
to York County, PA  0.39% ($46,016)

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 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Taneytown fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • $825,000Total costs
  • 3,850Total average daily traffic
  • 192Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,950Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

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 MHzGrant Date: 01/14/2014, Expiration Date: 10/01/2023, 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 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 MHzGrant Date: 04/08/2003, Expiration Date: 05/02/2013, Cancellation Date: 07/06/2013Registrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 04/26/2003, Expiration Date: 06/04/2013, Cancellation Date: 08/10/2013Registrant: 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 MHzGrant 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
  • Lat: 39.653889 Lon: -77.182222, Call Sign: WQEM264
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.250 MHz, 467.250 MHzGrant Date: 12/22/2015, Expiration Date: 03/03/2026, 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:

2
  • Various Locations (Lat: 39.685083 Lon: -77.255250), Overall height: 2.4 m, Call Sign: WPOP295
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.306 MHzGrant Date: 08/07/2008, Expiration Date: 09/30/2018Registrant: 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, Certifier: Kyle B EntzRegistrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-260 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 130GH , Serial Number: 32-124, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 10/07/1965
    Registrant (Individual): Shawn T Hull, 3285 Bert Koontz Rd, Taneytown, MD 21787
  • Aircraft: LUSCOMBE 8F (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 86 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C90 SERIES (95 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1392B , Serial Number: 6019, Year manufactured: 1948, Airworthiness Date: 07/13/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Robert L Brunk, 12133 Taneytown Pike, Taneytown, MD 21787
  • Aircraft: LUSCOMBE 8E (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 86 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2548K , Serial Number: 5275, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 06/16/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Keith Frederick Bauer, 4270 Harney Rd, Taneytown, MD 21787
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-108 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4623Z , Serial Number: 22-8138, Year manufactured: 1961, Airworthiness Date: 02/09/1961
    Registrant (Individual): David W Kreit, 4270 Harney Rd, Taneytown, MD 21787
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-23-250 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4799P , Serial Number: 27-359, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 12/08/1960
    Registrant (Individual): David W Kreit, 5601 Rickell Rd, Taneytown, MD 21787
  • Aircraft: JONES & DUKE BABY ACE (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 82 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C75 SERIES (75 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6131U , Serial Number: 1, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 10/05/1979
    Registrant (Individual): Robert L Brunk, 12133 Taneytown Pike, Taneytown, MD 21787
  • Aircraft: BILLINGS ALAN VANS RV-4 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7028K , Serial Number: 4347, Year manufactured: 2009, Airworthiness Date: 04/10/2009
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Alan E Billings, 310 East Baltimore St, Taneytown, MD 21787, Other Owners: April S Billings

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

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)

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (60%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (19%)
  • Utility gas (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • Wood (2%)
Businesses in Taneytown, MD
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1H&R Block1
Baskin-Robbins1McDonald's1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1Subway1
Curves1U-Haul1
Dunkin Donuts1UPS1
Ford1

Taneytown compared to Maryland state average:

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