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Population in 2012: 6,351 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +13.7%
 

Males: 3,086  (48.6%)
Females: 3,265  (51.4%)

Median resident age:  39.5 years
Maryland median age:  34.4 years

Zip codes: 21788.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $67,401 (it was $49,530 in 2000)
Thurmont:

$67,401
MD:

$71,122
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $30,180

Thurmont town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $225,108 (it was $136,500 in 2000)
Thurmont:

$225,108
MD:

$279,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $292,796; Detached houses: $309,080; Townhouses or other attached units: $204,771; In 2-unit structures: $372,683; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $247,746; Mobile homes: $34,784

Median gross rent in 2012: $929.

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  • White alone - 5,690 (91.7%)
  • Hispanic - 195 (3.1%)
  • Black alone - 175 (2.8%)
  • Two or more races - 98 (1.6%)
  • Asian alone - 41 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.08%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Thurmont: 109.3 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (29.7%), Irish (12.5%), United States (9.5%), English (7.8%), Italian (4.5%), French (2.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1894

Elevation: 523 feet

Land area: 2.97 square miles.

Population density: 2,139 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Thurmont:

  • High school or higher: 92.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.6%
  • Unemployed: 8.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Thurmont town:

  • Never married: 25.4%
  • Now married: 58.3%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 8.8%

206 residents are foreign born (0.5% Europe).

This town:  3.3%
Maryland:  14.3%



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists there were 18 registered sex offenders living in Thurmont, Maryland as of December 17, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Thurmont to the number of sex offenders is 353 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,041 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,851 (1.2%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Frederick, MD (13.8 miles , pop. 52,767).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (47.7 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (123.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: District 4, Creagerstown, MD (2.0 miles) , Sabillasville, MD (2.4 miles ), District 20, Lewistown, MD (2.6 miles) , Emmitsburg, MD (2.7 miles ), Fort Ritchie, MD (2.7 miles ), Blue Ridge Summit, PA (2.8 miles ), Highfield-Cascade, MD (2.8 miles ), Woodsboro, MD (2.8 miles ).

Latitude: 39.62 N, Longitude: 77.41 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,021 (-16.5%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 513 (16.8%)

Area code: 301

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Crime rates in Thurmont 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 101110001210
per 100,000 17.60.017.116.816.60.00.00.016.432.416.10.0
Robberies 010152111011
per 100,000 0.017.40.016.882.833.016.416.416.40.016.115.8
Assaults 649142381597386
per 100,000 105.869.5153.8235.6380.7132.2246.2147.9115.148.6128.594.9
Burglaries 9152017131961515363515
per 100,000 158.7260.5341.8286.1215.2313.998.5246.5246.6582.6562.0237.3
Thefts 1067060665547408055706035
per 100,000 1869.21215.51025.51110.6910.4776.5656.61314.7904.31132.9963.4553.8
Auto thefts 385285935211
per 100,000 52.9138.985.533.7132.482.6147.749.382.232.416.115.8
Arson 113012010411
per 100,000 17.617.451.30.016.633.00.016.40.064.716.115.8
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 131.7101.9122.1139.4185.1100.8104.1113.7106.2130.5128.767.0

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

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 15 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.06
Maryland average:

2.45

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

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.9%
Maryland:

7.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +2,120 (+61.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Customer service representatives (3%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Thurmont-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Maryland state average. It is 54% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/22/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.0 miles away from the Thurmont town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 7/19/1996, a category F3 tornado 24.5 miles away from the town center injured 3 people and caused $5 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Thurmont-area historical earthquake activity is near Maryland state average. It is 91% 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 87.6 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 88.8 miles away from Thurmont center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 71.3 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 81.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Frederick County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Floods: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Thurmont topographic map

Birthplace of: Russell R. Waesche - Commandant of the Coast Guard.


Hospitals/medical centers near Thurmont:

  • ST. VINCENT CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; EMMITSBURG, MD)
  • ST JOSEPH'S MINISTRIES (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; EMMITSBURG, MD)
  • GLADE VALLEY CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; WALKERSVILLE, MD)

Political contributions by individuals in Thurmont, MD

Airports located in Thurmont:

Amtrak stations near Thurmont:

  • 15 miles: FREDERICK (GREYHOUND STA., 27 E. ALL SAINTS ST.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.
  • 18 miles: HAGERSTOWN (GREYHOUND STA., 10527 SHARPSTOWN PK.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Thurmont:

  • Frederick Community College (about 13 miles; Frederick, MD; Full-time enrollment: 2,359)
  • Gettysburg College (about 18 miles; Gettysburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,517)
  • Shepherd University (about 25 miles; Shepherdstown, WV; FT enrollment: 3,351)
  • Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (about 31 miles; Shippensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 6,920)
  • American Public University System (about 34 miles; Charles Town, WV; FT enrollment: 5,448)
  • Montgomery College (about 39 miles; Rockville, MD; FT enrollment: 10,379)
  • Howard Community College (about 40 miles; Columbia, MD; FT enrollment: 3,443)

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Public elementary/middle schools in Thurmont:

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Notable locations in Thurmont: Flanagan Orchards (A), Thurmont Industrial Park (B), Guardian Hose Company Number 10 (C), Thurmont Community Ambulance Service Number 30 (D), Thurmont Branch Library (E), Thurmont Town Hall (F), Thurmont Library (G), Frederick County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Station 30 Thurmont Community Ambulance Co (H), Frederick County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Station 10 Guardian Hose Company (I), Thurmont Police Department (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Mountain Gate Plaza Shopping Center (1), Thurmont Plaza Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Thurmont include: Weller United Methodist Church (A), Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church (B), Saint Johns Evangelical Lutheran Church (C), Thurmont United Methodist Church (D), Trinity United Church of Christ (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Wellers Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Thurmont include: East End Park (1), Thurmont Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Thurmont Historical Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 11 North Church Street), Frederick County - Libraries- Thurmont Branch (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 11 Water Street), Leo's Gameroom Treasures (Arcades & Amusements; 2 E Main St).

Hotels: Super 8 Motel (300 Tippin Drive), Super 8 Thurmont MD (300 Tippin Drive), Cozy Country Inn (103 Frederick Road).

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 33.7. This is about average.
City:

33.7
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.2
U.S.:

9.6

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

TOWN OF THURMONT (Population served: 6100, Groundwater_under_infl_of_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-1999 and JUN-1999, Contaminant: Trichloroethylene. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-29-1999), St Public Notif requested (JUL-27-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-27-1999), St Public Notif received (AUG-24-1999)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In NOV-1996
  • Failure to Filter (SWTR) - Between AUG-01-1995 and MAR-11-1999. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (FEB-12-1998), St Compliance achieved (MAR-11-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 30 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.7%
(7.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 6.9% for Black residents, 22.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 25.4% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Maryland:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  72.3%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.3%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Thurmont, MD

Thurmont compared to Maryland state average:

Thurmont, Maryland environmental map by EPA

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


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Banks with branches in Thurmont (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Thurmont Drive-In Branch at 605 East Main Street, branch established on 1968/02/12; Thurmont Branch at 4 West Main Street, branch established on 1891/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Woodsboro Bank: Thurmont Branch at 143 Frederick Road, branch established on 1993/07/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $218.3 mil, Deposits: $183.8 mil, headquarters in Woodsboro, MD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Thurmont Branch at 16 East Main Street, branch established on 1975/09/22. 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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Thurmont, Maryland:

  • Super 8 Motel-thurmont, 300 Tippin Dr, Thurmont, MD 21788 , Phone: (301) 271-7888
  • Cozy Country Inn, 103 Frederick Rd, Thurmont, MD 21788 , Phone: (301) 271-4301
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Thurmont, Maryland

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Thurmont travel time to work - commute


Thurmont mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (66%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (15%)
  • Utility gas (9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • Wood (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Thurmont town (based on Frederick County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 47.66%
Here47.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Church of Christ
Adherents37.8%16.5%15.3%4.6%4.0%
Congregations5.9%23.9%14.6%4.4%6.8%
NameChurch of the BrethrenEpiscopal ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)LDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents3.9%2.2%1.7%1.7%12.3%
Congregations4.9%3.9%2.0%2.4%31.2%
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: 37
This county:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Frederick County:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 21
This county:

0.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Frederick County:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 126
Frederick County:

5.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.8%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.4%
Maryland:

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

17.5%
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 5$13,318$31,9630$0
Other Government Administration 2$10,399$62,3940$0
Police Protection - Officers 10$39,431$47,3170$0
Police - Other 2$3,455$20,7302$1,749
Streets and Highways 6$21,383$42,7660$0
Sewerage 4$16,197$48,5910$0
Water Supply 4$17,636$52,9080$0
Electric Power 4$18,832$56,4960$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$1,794
Totals for Government 37$140,651$45,6174$3,543

Thurmont government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $5,435,000 ($855.77)
    Sewerage: $891,000 ($140.29)
    Police Protection: $614,000 ($96.68)
    Water Utilities: $531,000 ($83.61)
    General - Other: $373,000 ($58.73)
    Solid Waste Management: $372,000 ($58.57)
    Regular Highways: $310,000 ($48.81)
    Financial Administration: $163,000 ($25.67)
    Central Staff Services: $95,000 ($14.96)
    Parks and Recreation: $85,000 ($13.38)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $28,000 ($4.41)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $13,000 ($2.05)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $450,000 ($70.85)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $70,000 ($11.02)
    General - Other: $63,000 ($9.92)
    Police Protection: $27,000 ($4.25)
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000 ($1.73)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($0.47)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,770,000 ($751.06)

Thurmont government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,015,000 ($159.82)
    Parking Facilities: $11,000 ($1.73)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $530,000 ($83.45)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $335,000 ($52.75)
    Interest Earnings: $138,000 ($21.73)
    Rents: $13,000 ($2.05)
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,000 ($0.47)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $5,280,000 ($831.37)
    Water Utilities: $774,000 ($121.87)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $390,000 ($61.41)
    All Other: $67,000 ($10.55)
  • Tax - Property: $1,144,000 ($180.13)
    Public Utility License: $37,000 ($5.83)
    Amusements Sales: $25,000 ($3.94)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $12,000 ($1.89)
    Other License: $4,000 ($0.63)

Thurmont government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,655,000 ($1205.32)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,292,000 ($1148.17)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $363,000 ($57.16)

8.49% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($53,996 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.49%
Maryland average:

7.95%

0.24% of residents moved from foreign countries ($794 average AGI)
Frederick County:

0.24%
Maryland average:

0.25%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Montgomery County, MD  3.01% ($59,976 average AGI)
from Washington County, MD  0.49% ($37,246)
from Carroll County, MD  0.33% ($44,577)


8.08% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($55,390 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.08%
Maryland average:

8.13%

0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($614 average AGI)
Frederick County:

0.12%
Maryland average:

0.13%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Washington County, MD  1.47% ($49,550 average AGI)
to Montgomery County, MD  0.86% ($55,104)
to Carroll County, MD  0.36% ($56,913)

Strongest AM radio stations in Thurmont:

  • WTHU (1450 AM; 1 kW; THURMONT, MD; Owner: CHARLES R. WALMER)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFMD (930 AM; 5 kW; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXTR (820 AM; 4 kW; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WTRI (1520 AM; daytime; 17 kW; BRUNSWICK, MD; Owner: JMK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Thurmont:

  • 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)
  • W219BE (91.7 FM; WAYNESBORO, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BIBLE INSTITUTE, NDBA)
  • WWVZ (103.9 FM; BRADDOCK HEIGHTS, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WARX (106.9 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: MANNING BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WMTB-FM (89.9 FM; EMMITSBURG, MD; Owner: MOUNT SAINT MARY'S COLLEGE, INCORPORATED)
  • WAFY (103.1 FM; MIDDLETOWN, MD; Owner: FREDERICK BROADCASTING LLC)
  • WEEO-FM (103.7 FM; MCCONNELLSBURG, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WYCR (98.5 FM; YORK-HANOVER, PA; Owner: RADIO HANOVER, INC.)
  • WCRH (90.5 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, MD; Owner: CEDAR RIDGE CHILDREN'S HOME & SCHOOL, INC)
  • WGTY (107.7 FM; GETTYSBURG, PA; Owner: TIMES AND NEWS PUBLISHING COMPANY)
  • WQCM (94.3 FM; GREENCASTLE, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WLTF (97.5 FM; MARTINSBURG, WV; Owner: PRETTYMAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZBT (91.1 FM; GETTYSBURG, PA; Owner: GETTYSBURG COLLEGE)
  • WWMX (106.5 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • W228BA (93.5 FM; LEESBURG, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WZBA (100.7 FM; WESTMINSTER, MD; Owner: SHAMROCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WROZ (101.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Thurmont:

  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WBFF (Channel 45; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CHESAPEAKE TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNUV (Channel 54; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE (WNUV-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • W51CY (Channel 51; CHAMBERSBURG, PA; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFPT (Channel 62; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • W52AS (Channel 52; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WUTB (Channel 24; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W42CK (Channel 42; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING)

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

Thurmont, Maryland:
  • Fatal accident count: 71
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 113
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 39
  • Fatalities: 83
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 206
  • 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 Thurmont fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 13
Total length: 18 meters (59ft)
Total costs: $66,000
Total average daily traffic: 15,646
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,243
Total future (year 2011) average daily traffic: 26,648

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • Before 1900: 2
  • 1900-1909: 0
  • 1910-1919: 1
  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 4
  • 1980-1989: 2
  • 1990-1999: 1
  • 2000-2009: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Thurmont, MD



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
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 ORIGINATED11$204,1166$198,70854$194,7713$126,8072$144,615
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$04$251,5201$4,5900$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$70,15026$239,3541$84,9902$142,320
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$319,9800$013$213,6612$64,4801$101,440
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$04$178,5400$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 7530.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$202,080
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$100,640
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 7530.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 109
  • Hazardous Condition: 57
  • Service Call: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 4

Incident types - Thurmont


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

Most common first names in Thurmont, MD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary9479.2 years
Charles8274.7 years
John6972.8 years
William5574.0 years
Robert4271.0 years
George3977.0 years
James3571.1 years
Margaret3175.2 years
Joseph3072.1 years
Ruth3078.0 years
Most common last names in Thurmont, MD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller6074.1 years
Smith5877.1 years
Martin3676.8 years
Eyler3472.4 years
Rice2680.5 years
Brown2273.3 years
Lewis2078.8 years
Green1978.1 years
Stull1877.8 years
Long1779.4 years
Businesses in Thurmont, MD
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2McDonald's1
Ace Hardware1Pizza Hut1
Blockbuster1Quiznos1
Burger King1Subway1
CVS1Super 81
Goodwill2Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
KFC1Wendy's1
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State forum archive:

Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • James Wiggins (8)
  • Kevin Felichko (5)
  • Benedict J. Nardi (4)
  • Joseph E. Saavedra (4)
  • Joel Duane Herman (3)
  • Timothy A. Mccollum (3)
  • Andrea R. Stossel (2)
  • Gary Ritchie (2)
  • David M. Firor (1)
  • Robert Patrick (1)

Total of 36 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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