Whaleyville, Maryland

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Population in 2010: 149. Population change since 2000: +20.2%
Males: 79  (53.3%)
Females: 70  (46.7%)
Median resident age:  45.1 years
Maryland median age:  34.4 years

Zip code: 21872

Estimated median household income in 2012: $82,890 (it was $35,250 in 2000)
Whaleyville:

$82,890
MD:

$71,122
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $35,960 (it was $17,440 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $250,891 (it was $52,500 in 2000)
Whaleyville:

$250,891
MD:

$279,900
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $253,729; Detached houses: $253,729
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  • White alone - 138 (92.6%)
  • Black alone - 8 (5.4%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (1.3%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.7%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Whaleyville: 90.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (18.7%), Lithuanian (14.4%), English (12.4%), Polish (7.7%), Irish (6.2%), French (4.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 32 feet

Land area: 0.96 square miles.

Population density: 155 people per square mile   (very low).

Whaleyville, Maryland map

For population 25 years and over in Whaleyville:

  • High school or higher: 88.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 18.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Whaleyville CDP:

  • Never married: 35.8%
  • Now married: 38.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 14.4%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

21 residents are foreign born

This place:  15.1%
Maryland:  14.3%



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Whaleyville, Maryland as of July 06, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Whaleyville to the number of sex offenders is 149 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,250 (0.5%)

Whaleyville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Vineland, NJ (76.5 miles , pop. 56,271).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (94.9 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (111.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Willards, MD (1.6 miles ), Pittsville, MD (2.4 miles ), Selbyville, DE (2.4 miles ), Powellville, MD (2.5 miles) , Berlin, MD (2.6 miles ), Bishopville, MD (2.6 miles ), Ocean Pines, MD (2.8 miles ), Frankford, DE (3.0 miles ).

Latitude: 38.40 N, Longitude: 75.30 W

Whaleyville household income distribution Whaleyville home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.2%
Maryland:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (33%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (24%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (22%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (31%)
  • Public administration (25%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (22%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)

Average climate in Whaleyville, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Whaleyville-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Maryland state average. It is 66% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 28.3 miles away from the Whaleyville place center caused $150,000 in damages.

On 8/12/1955, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 15.6 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Whaleyville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Maryland state average. It is 87% 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 139.4 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 152.5 miles away from Whaleyville 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 138.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 273.2 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 344.6 miles away from Whaleyville center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 387.6 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 Worcester County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

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

Birthplace of: Dale Wimbrow - Poet, Thomas B. McCabe - Federal Reserve chairman.

Hospitals and medical centers near Whaleyville:

  • ATLANTIC GENERAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; BERLIN, MD)
  • ATLANTIC GENERAL HOSP COMP CARE UNIT (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; BERLIN, MD)
  • BERLIN NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; BERLIN, MD)
  • DAVITA - BERLIN DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; BERLIN, MD)
  • ATLANTIC SHORES REHABILITATION AND HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; MILLSBORO, DE)
  • HEALTHSOUTH CHESAPEAKE REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 14 miles away; SALISBURY, MD)
  • COASTAL HOSPICE INC (Hospital, about 14 miles away; SALISBURY, MD)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Whaleyville:

  • Wor-Wic Community College (about 11 miles; Salisbury, MD; Full-time enrollment: 2,256)
  • Salisbury University (about 17 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 8,375)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Owens (about 22 miles; Georgetown, DE; FT enrollment: 3,159)
  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore (about 25 miles; Princess Anne, MD; FT enrollment: 3,902)
  • Delaware State University (about 57 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 4,087)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry (about 58 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 2,239)
  • Cumberland County College (about 74 miles; Vineland, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,898)

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Churches in Whaleyville include: Whaleyville United Methodist Church (A), Ukrainian Orthodox Trinity Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Longridge Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Whaleyville: Whaleyville Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Worcester County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 79.8. This is about average.

City:

79.8
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 31.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 12.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.7
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.33. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.33
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 0.00401. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00401
U.S.:

0.01468
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 0.0%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.7 people
Maryland:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  67.9%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.9%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Whaleyville compared to Maryland state average:

  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (78%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (22%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Whaleyville CDP (based on Worcester County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.21%
Here: 51.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionEpiscopal ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents32.3%32.0%12.6%7.9%3.0%
Congregations6.0%47.0%9.6%6.0%7.2%
NameGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of AmericaAssemblies of GodEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Other
Adherents2.9%2.5%2.2%1.4%3.2%
Congregations1.2%2.4%1.2%3.6%15.7%
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: 19
Worcester County:

3.86 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

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

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 19
Worcester County:

3.86 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Worcester County:

5.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

30.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Worcester County:

26.5%
Maryland:

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

15.7%
State:

15.5%

6.93% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($53,889 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.93%
Maryland average:

6.59%

0.20% of residents moved from foreign countries ($456 average AGI)
Worcester County:

0.20%
Maryland average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Wicomico County, MD  1.38% ($58,037 average AGI)
from Sussex County, DE  0.46% ($30,570)
from Baltimore County, MD  0.41% ($57,909)


6.87% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,822 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.87%
Maryland average:

6.66%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($260 average AGI)
Worcester County:

0.06%
Maryland average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Wicomico County, MD  1.55% ($32,754 average AGI)
to Sussex County, DE  0.60% ($36,023)
to Baltimore County, MD  0.38% ($37,829)

Strongest AM radio stations in Whaleyville:

  • WTGM (960 AM; 10 kW; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJWL (900 AM; 11 kW; GEORGETOWN, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WJDY (1470 AM; 5 kW; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WKHZ (1590 AM; 1 kW; OCEAN CITY, MD; Owner: RADIO BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Whaleyville:

  • WQHQ (104.7 FM; OCEAN CITY-SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOCQ (103.9 FM; BERLIN, MD; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WQJZ (97.1 FM; OCEAN PINES, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZEB (101.7 FM; OCEAN VIEW, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WZBH (93.5 FM; GEORGETOWN, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WRXS (106.9 FM; OCEAN CITY, MD; Owner: ATLANTIC RADIO BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WLBW (92.1 FM; FENWICK ISLAND, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOCM (98.1 FM; SELBYVILLE, DE; Owner: IRIE RADIO, INC.)
  • WWFG (99.9 FM; OCEAN CITY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOSC (95.9 FM; BETHANY BEACH, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSDL (90.7 FM; OCEAN CITY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WJNE (103.5 FM; BETHANY BEACH, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WLVW-FM (105.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSCL (89.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WICO-FM (97.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKDB (95.3 FM; LAUREL, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WESM (91.3 FM; PRINCESS ANNE, MD; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, EASTERN SHORE)
  • WSBY-FM (98.9 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOLC (102.5 FM; PRINCESS ANNE, MD; Owner: MARANATHA, INC.)
  • WXMD (92.5 FM; POCOMOKE CITY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Whaleyville:

  • WRAV-LP (Channel 8; OCEAN CITY, MD; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • WBOC-TV (Channel 16; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: WBOC, INC.)
  • WMDT (Channel 47; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCAST SERVICE GENERAL PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPB (Channel 28; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • W38BN (Channel 38; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY EDUCATIONAL B/CTING FOUND.)
  • WDPB (Channel 64; SEAFORD, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WBLP-LP (Channel 22; OCEAN CITY, MD; Owner: OCEAN 22 BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • WLWP-LP (Channel 4; MILLSBORO, ETC., DE; Owner: OCEAN 4 BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • WEWE-LP (Channel 24; SUSSEX COUNTY, DE; Owner: OCEAN 60 BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 12924 Tull Road (Lat: 38.431417 Lon: -75.265472), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 60 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: KNKQ436
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/30/2005, Expiration Date: 10/01/2015, Certifier: David C Jatlow
    Registrant: 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
  • 11210 Bell Rd (Lat: 38.382778 Lon: -75.316111), Type: 106.1, Overall height: 96 m
    Registrant: 4106410001
  • 11210 Bell Rd (Lat: 38.382778 Lon: -75.315833), Type: 106.1, Overall height: 96 m
    Registrant: 6103264000, , 224 MAUGERS MILL RD
  • 12210 Bell Rd (Lat: 38.382778 Lon: -75.315833), Type: 106.1, Overall height: 96 m
    Registrant: 6103264000, , 224 MAUGERS MILL RD

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: WW3DX, Previous Call Sign: KA3ZGL, Licensee ID: L00140075
    Grant Date: 10/15/1997, Expiration Date: 10/15/2007, Cancellation Date: 11/04/1999
    Registrant: Dominic V Ross, 8837 Whaleyville Rd, Whaleyville, MD 21872
  • Call Sign: W3DVR, Previous Call Sign: WW3DX, Licensee ID: L00140075
    Grant Date: 08/08/2009, Expiration Date: 11/04/2019, Certifier: Dominic V Ross
    Registrant: Dominic V Ross, 8837 Whaleyville Rd, Whaleyville, MD 21872
  • Call Sign: KB3TPR, Licensee ID: L01529428
    Grant Date: 11/12/2009, Expiration Date: 11/12/2019, Certifier: Christopher S Doherty
    Registrant: Christopher S Doherty, 11939 Blueberry Rd, Whaleyville, MD 21872

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