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Calvert County, Maryland (MD)

County population in 2016: 91,251 (61% urban, 39% rural); it was 74,563 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 21,775
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,095
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 21,676
Renter-occupied apartments: 5,003 (it was 3,771 in 2000)
% of renters here:

15%
State:

32%

Land area: 215 sq. mi.

Water area: 129.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 424 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Calvert County: 131.9 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (26.5%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (16.2%), Educational, health and social services (15.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 63%
  • Government: 9%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 27%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Calvert County, Maryland:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (78.3%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (12.3%)
  • Two or more races (4.1%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (3.6%)
  • Asian alone (1.5%)
Median resident age:  40.6 years
Maryland median age:  38.5 years
Males: 45,190  (49.5%)
Females: 46,061  (50.5%)
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Calvert County,MD real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Calvert County:

2.0 people
Maryland:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $98,732 ($65,945 in 1999)

This county:

$98,732
Maryland:

$78,945

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $1,194 (lower quartile is $739, upper quartile is $1,712)
This county:

$1194
State:

$1160


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $356,400 (it was $170,800 in 2000)
Calvert:

$356,400
Maryland:

$306,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $263,200 - $470,500

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $391,941
Here:

$391,941
State:

$417,946

Townhouses or other attached units: $309,888
Here:

$309,888
State:

$249,949

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $815,375
Here:

$815,375
State:

$218,381

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $321,483
Here:

$321,483
State:

$258,956

Mobile homes: $255,545
Here:

$255,545
State:

$73,685
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $2,028
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $625

Institutionalized population: 549

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 11
  • Robberies: 20
  • Assaults: 121
  • Burglaries: 253
  • Thefts: 899
  • Auto thefts: 65

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 8
  • Robberies: 10
  • Assaults: 120
  • Burglaries: 211
  • Thefts: 677
  • Auto thefts: 62
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Health of residents in Calvert County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.6. This is about average.
78.3% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
47.0% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
98.0% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
75.8% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 201 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 161 pounds. This is about average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 906 buildings, average cost: $118,400
  • 2001: 886 buildings, average cost: $146,700
  • 2002: 855 buildings, average cost: $147,500
  • 2003: 791 buildings, average cost: $152,300
  • 2004: 525 buildings, average cost: $172,900
  • 2005: 488 buildings, average cost: $184,400
  • 2006: 305 buildings, average cost: $165,200
  • 2007: 333 buildings, average cost: $164,600
  • 2008: 252 buildings, average cost: $173,700
  • 2009: 260 buildings, average cost: $179,500
  • 2010: 220 buildings, average cost: $175,400
  • 2011: 223 buildings, average cost: $261,700
  • 2012: 276 buildings, average cost: $199,700
  • 2013: 221 buildings, average cost: $202,500
  • 2014: 213 buildings, average cost: $212,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $3,214 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $3,672 (1.0%)

Calvert County household income distribution in 2009 Calvert County home values distribution Calvert County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 4.9%
Calvert County:

4.9%
Maryland:

9.7%
(4.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.7% for Black residents, 6.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 72.2% for American Indian residents, 6.7% for other race residents, 7.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 40.6 years old
(Males: 39.2 years old, Females: 42.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42.3 years old, Black residents: 39.3 years old, American Indian residents: 53.6 years old, Asian residents: 27.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 38.5 years old, Other race residents: 18.9 years old)

Area name: Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Calvert County is $1080 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $1225 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1580 a month.

Cities in this county include: Chesapeake Ranch Estates-Drum Point, Chesapeake Ranch Estates, Chesapeake Beach, Drum Point, Calvert Beach-Long Beach, Huntingtown, Dunkirk, North Beach, Long Beach, Lusby.

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

2012 air pollution in Calvert County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.036 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Dubois County, Indiana , Gunnison County, Colorado , Fairfax County, Virginia , Sacramento County, California , Marion County, Kansas , Page County, Virginia .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.6%
Maryland:

5.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 3,148
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 94.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 30.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,973 (63.9% naturalized citizens)

Calvert County:

3.3%
Whole state:

15.3%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 607
  • 2000 to 2009: 451
  • 1990 to 1999: 397
  • 1980 to 1989: 298
  • 1970 to 1979: 290
  • Before 1970: 564
Note: State values scaled to Calvert County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 39.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 39.4%

Calvert County marital status for males Calvert County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 29,180
  • One, attached: 4,079
  • Two: 272
  • 3 or 4: 317
  • 5 to 9: 73
  • 10 to 19: 428
  • 20 to 49: 85
  • 50 or more: 555
  • Mobile homes: 84

Housing units in Calvert County with a mortgage: 21,151 (675 second mortgage, 1,429 home equity loan, 49 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,208

Here:

80.8% with mortgage
State:

73.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Calvert County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic39,2455
Mainline Protestant7,98832
Evangelical Protestant6,77931
Other1,0763
Black Protestant-2
None33,649-
Calvert County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 13
Calvert County:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
This county:

0.79 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Calvert County:

2.16 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 43
This county:

4.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Calvert County:

8.2%
Maryland:

9.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Calvert County:

26.1%
State:

26.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.8%
State:

15.5%

Agriculture in Calvert County:

Average size of farms: 94 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $10,105
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $209.43
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 17.77%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 12.54%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $12,509
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 45.11%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $30,516
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.34%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 5.23
Corn for grain: 5253 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 1756 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 4191 harvested acres
Vegetables: 262 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 54 acres

Earthquake activity:

Calvert County-area historical earthquake activity is near Maryland state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 98.7 miles away from Calvert County center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 128.7 miles away from the county 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 291.2 miles away from the county 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 128.9 miles away from the county center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 99.2 miles away from Calvert County center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 92.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Maryland Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 22, 2016 to January 23, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4261: March 04, 2016, FEMA Id: 4261, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Maryland Hurricane Sandy, Incident Period: October 26, 2012 to November 08, 2012, Emergency Declared EM-3349: October 28, 2012, FEMA Id: 3349, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Maryland Hurricane Sandy, Incident Period: October 26, 2012 to November 04, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4091: November 20, 2012, FEMA Id: 4091, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Maryland Severe Storms and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: June 29, 2012 to July 08, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4075: August 02, 2012, FEMA Id: 4075, Natural disaster type: Storm, Wind
  • Maryland Hurricane Irene, Incident Period: August 26, 2011 to September 05, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3335: August 27, 2011, FEMA Id: 3335, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Maryland Hurricane Irene, Incident Period: August 24, 2011 to September 05, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4034: September 16, 2011, FEMA Id: 4034, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Maryland Severe Winter Storms and Snowstorms, Incident Period: February 05, 2010 to February 11, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1910: May 06, 2010, FEMA Id: 1910, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Maryland Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3251: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3251, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Maryland Hurricane Isabel, Incident Period: September 18, 2003 to September 29, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1492: September 19, 2003, FEMA Id: 1492, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Maryland Snowstorm, Incident Period: February 14, 2003 to February 23, 2003, Emergency Declared EM-3179: March 14, 2003, FEMA Id: 3179, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm
  • 9 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Calvert County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Winter Storms: 5, Snowstorms: 3, Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Philippines (7%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (6%)
  • Germany (6%)
  • El Salvador (5%)
  • India (5%)
  • Nepal (5%)
  • Peru (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Calvert County (%):

  • Irish (10%)
  • English (10%)
  • American (10%)
  • German (9%)
  • Italian (6%)
  • European (3%)
  • Polish (2%)

Calvert County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 19,517 (80.7%)
  • Carpooled: 1,766 (7.3%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 163 (0.7%)
  • Subway or elevated: 7 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 203 (0.8%)
  • Walked: 297 (1.2%)
  • Worked at home: 2,343 (9.7%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Calvert County, Maryland in 2000:

  • 323 people in nursing homes
  • 136 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 43 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 41 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 21 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 9 people in religious group quarters
  • 6 people in other group homes
  • 2 people in other nonhousehold living situations

People in group quarters in Calvert County, Maryland in 2010:

  • 277 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 261 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 45 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 42 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 10 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 7 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 7 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $82,416.

5.60% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($55,778 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.60%
Maryland average:

6.59%


0.13% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,005 average AGI)
Calvert County:

0.13%
Maryland average:

0.09%

3.25% relocated from other counties in Maryland ($32,744 average AGI)
2.22% relocated from other states ($22,029 average AGI)
Calvert County:

2.22%
Maryland average:

3.25%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Anne Arundel County, MD  0.79% ($60,338 average AGI)
from Prince George's County, MD  0.79% ($60,509)
from St. Mary's County, MD  0.74% ($49,051)
from Charles County, MD  0.41% ($57,086)
from Montgomery County, MD  0.12% ($67,195)
from Baltimore County, MD  0.10% ($59,794)
from Fairfax County, VA  0.09% ($93,313)


5.92% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($51,643 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.92%
Maryland average:

6.66%


0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($740 average AGI)
Calvert County:

0.07%
Maryland average:

0.11%

3.28% relocated to other counties in Maryland ($27,070 average AGI)
2.58% relocated to other states ($23,833 average AGI)
Calvert County:

2.58%
Maryland average:

3.30%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to St. Mary's County, MD  0.86% ($48,643 average AGI)
to Anne Arundel County, MD  0.83% ($57,283)
to Prince George's County, MD  0.53% ($42,078)
to Charles County, MD  0.36% ($51,221)
to Montgomery County, MD  0.15% ($53,294)
to Baltimore County, MD  0.14% ($37,959)
to Baltimore city, MD  0.12% ($29,150)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.3

Births per 1000 population in Calvert County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 6.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 6.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 6.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Calvert County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.4

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Calvert County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 3.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Calvert County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Calvert County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 9,576 (8,311 aged, 1,265 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,490 (6%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Calvert County, Maryland in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (692)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (660)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (533)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (469)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (426)
  • Unspecified dementia (269)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (260)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (224)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (196)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (195)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.16
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 9,043
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 136
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 36,350

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,206
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 668
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 18

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 32
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 50

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 13
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 99.1. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 46.9
  • Other - 52.1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 91,251
  • In family households: 82,337 (14,168 male householders, 11,936 female householders)
    19,945 spouses, 27,984 children (26,996 natural, 122 adopted, 866 stepchildren), 2,709 grandchildren, 353 brothers or sisters, 1,024 parents, 825 other relatives, 3,393 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 8,284 (3,024 male householders (2,433 living alone)), 3,306 female householders (2,987 living alone)), 1,954 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 630

Size of family households: 10,430 2-persons, 6,506 3-persons, 5,325 4-persons, 2,112 5-persons, 953 6-persons, 778 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,420 1-person, 690 2-persons, 147 3-persons, 73 7-or-more-persons.

13,761 married couples with children.
4,690 single-parent households (2,224 men, 2,466 women).

93.8% of residents of Calvert speak English at home.
2.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (72% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (68% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 3% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (66% speak English very well, 32% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (82% speak English very well, 18% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $355,016,000 ($4,105 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $43,712,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $222,032,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $53,479,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $6,375,000
Federal grants: $41,620,000
Federal procurement contracts: $14,324,000 ($3,934,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $17,187,000 ($3,312,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $3,725,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $149,092,000
Federal Government insurance: $119,077,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 5,368
Here:

61 per 1000 residents
State:

71 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,714
Here:

31 per 1000 residents
State:

41 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +267
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+19 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +10,556
Here:

+120 per 1000 residents
State:

+2 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Calvert County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.30 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.4
State:

7.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.7
State:

4.4

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 550
  • 2010 to 2013: 1,430
  • 2000 to 2009: 8,316
  • 1990 to 1999: 9,143
  • 1980 to 1989: 6,230
  • 1970 to 1979: 5,421
  • 1960 to 1969: 968
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,302
  • 1940 to 1949: 741
  • 1939 or earlier: 972
Note: State values scaled to Calvert population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Calvert County, Maryland
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Calvert County population
  • 1 room: 86
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 139
  • 4 rooms: 602
  • 5 rooms: 3,624
  • 6 rooms: 4,867
  • 7 rooms: 4,341
  • 8 rooms: 4,001
  • 9+ rooms: 8,699
  • 1 room: 215
  • 2 rooms: 297
  • 3 rooms: 303
  • 4 rooms: 696
  • 5 rooms: 1,295
  • 6 rooms: 1,204
  • 7 rooms: 268
  • 8 rooms: 743
  • 9+ rooms: 1,054
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Calvert County, Maryland
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Calvert County population
  • no bedroom: 86
  • 1 bedroom: 66
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,092
  • 3 bedrooms: 11,540
  • 4 bedrooms: 8,686
  • 5+ bedrooms: 3,889
  • no bedroom: 242
  • 1 bedroom: 580
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,365
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,774
  • 4 bedrooms: 535
  • 5+ bedrooms: 579
Cars and other vehicles available in Calvert County, Maryland in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Calvert County population
  • no vehicle: 476
  • 1 vehicle: 3,599
  • 2 vehicles: 9,733
  • 3 vehicles: 7,175
  • 4 vehicles: 3,076
  • 5+ vehicles: 2,300
  • no vehicle: 706
  • 1 vehicle: 2,285
  • 2 vehicles: 1,891
  • 3 vehicles: 797
  • 4 vehicles: 350
  • 5+ vehicles: 46

89% of Calvert County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 62% lived in Maryland.

Calvert County:

88.7%
State average:

86.4%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 47,044
  • Other state: 39,854
  • Northeast: 8,332
  • Midwest: 4,286
  • South: 23,392
  • West: 3,844

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Calvert County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (71.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (13.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7.3%)
  • Wood (3.3%)
  • Utility gas (3.3%)
  • Other fuel (0.7%)
  • Solar energy (0.4%)
  • No fuel used (0.3%)
  • Electricity (78.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8.3%)
  • Utility gas (8.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.7%)
  • Wood (0.9%)
  • No fuel used (0.8%)
  • Other fuel (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,095
Here:

10.4%
Maryland:

12.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 1,199
Here:

18.2%
Maryland:

13.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 569
Here:

13.3%
Maryland:

17.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Calvert County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $5,381,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,789,000
    General - Other: $2,262,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,916,000
    Local Fire Protection: $869,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $24,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $169,676,000
    General - Other: $28,732,000
    Solid Waste Management: $12,175,000
    Police Protection: $7,886,000
    Parks and Recreation: $7,439,000
    Regular Highways: $5,728,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,672,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,948,000
    Sewerage: $3,649,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,197,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,154,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,119,000
    Financial Administration: $3,074,000
    Libraries: $2,767,000
    Local Fire Protection: $2,262,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,092,000
    Water Utilities: $1,877,000
    Housing and Community Development: $988,000
    Corrections - Other: $963,000
    Transit Utilities: $724,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $682,000
    Health - Other: $622,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,616,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,021,000
    General - Other: $694,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $2,385,000
    Public Welfare: $63,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $12,181,000
    Police Protection: $370,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $294,000
    Regular Highways: $220,000
    General Public Building: $177,000
    Financial Administration: $145,000
    Local Fire Protection: $124,000
    Central Staff Services: $63,000
    General - Other: $61,000
    Health - Other: $45,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $28,000
    Corrections - Other: $20,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $13,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $153,070,000

Calvert County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $12,414,000
    All Other: $8,493,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $5,597,000
    Sewerage: $3,105,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $2,115,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,734,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $1,362,000
    Regular Highways: $83,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,130,000
    Public Welfare: $1,068,000
    Education: $890,000
    Transit Utilities: $120,000
    Housing and Community Development: $57,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,734,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $5,459,000
    Interest Earnings: $4,305,000
    Rents: $1,354,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,172,000
    Transit Utilities: $144,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $79,889,000
    All Other: $12,314,000
    Highways: $5,683,000
    Public Welfare: $1,666,000
    General Local Government Support: $386,000
    Transit Utilities: $182,000
    Health and Hospitals: $32,000
    Housing and Community Development: $31,000
  • Tax - Property: $86,051,000
    Individual Income: $55,639,000
    NEC: $15,624,000
    Other Selective Sales: $814,000

Calvert County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $104,378,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $99,759,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $50,225,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $46,648,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,454,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,835,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,577,000

Calvert County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,348,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $113,012,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $46,648,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 726
  • Number of aged recipients: 92
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 634
  • Number of recipients under 18: 58
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 491
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 177
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 251
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 349
Calvert County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Calvert County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 17 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED602$299,663358$279,2933,272$273,336158$150,4301$2,000,000200$235,6152$345,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED12$316,33321$344,667245$290,60428$84,1790$017$275,6470$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED67$264,86655$300,5271,015$301,332101$104,6630$075$253,40015$116,667
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN57$265,21144$330,750693$301,69037$154,5411$1,500,00052$278,4812$427,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS14$248,1438$229,250139$295,41714$145,8570$016$222,0630$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 17 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED31$324,35557$329,3333$287,333
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED15$367,13327$348,9260$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED13$316,46226$375,7310$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$368,2505$379,2000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$347,0000$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Calvert County, MD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John30773.9 years
Mary30079.0 years
William29973.9 years
James25471.4 years
Robert17570.6 years
Charles15972.3 years
George14675.6 years
Joseph14274.3 years
Thomas12974.0 years
Margaret12179.0 years
Most common last names in Calvert County, MD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones14073.1 years
Bowen13777.1 years
Smith12674.2 years
Johnson8774.3 years
Brown7175.2 years
King6878.4 years
Gross6470.7 years
Thomas5871.3 years
Gray5077.5 years
Brooks4873.2 years
Businesses in Calvert County, MD
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven8Office Depot1
AT&T2Outback1
Ace Hardware2Outback Steakhouse1
Advance Auto Parts2Panera Bread1
Applebee's1Papa John's Pizza4
Arby's2Payless1
AutoZone2Penske1
Baskin-Robbins1Pizza Hut2
Blockbuster2Quiznos1
CVS2RadioShack2
Chevrolet1Rite Aid1
Comfort Inn1Ruby Tuesday1
Curves1SAS Shoes1
DHL1Safeway2
Domino's Pizza4Sears1
Dunkin Donuts1Starbucks5
Fashion Bug1Subway5
FedEx9Super 81
Ford1T-Mobile2
GNC1Taco Bell2
GameStop2The Room Place1
Giant3Toyota1
H&R Block3True Value1
Hilton1U-Haul5
Holiday Inn2UPS9
IHOP1Verizon Wireless1
KFC2Vons2
Kmart1Walgreens2
Marriott1Walmart2
MasterBrand Cabinets4Wendy's1
McDonald's4World Gym2
Nike4

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