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Charles County, Maryland (MD)


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County population in 2012: 150,592 (70% urban, 30% rural); it was 120,546 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 34,658
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,659
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 32,567
Renter-occupied apartments: 10,897 (it was 9,101 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

32%

Land area: 461 sq. mi.
Water area: 182.2 sq. mi.
Population density: 323 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Charles County: 132.1 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: .

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 66%
  • Government: 29%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 4%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Median resident age:  37.0 years
Maryland median age:  38.0 years

Males: 70,810  (40.2%)
Females: 75,741  (59.8%)

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Charles County,MD real estate house value trend



Average household size:
Charles County:

2.0 people
Maryland:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2009: $89,115 ($62,199 in 1999)
This county:

$89115
Maryland:

$69272

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $1,145 (lower quartile is $673, upper quartile is $1,646)
This county:

$1145
State:

$941


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $337,900 (it was $153,500 in 2000)
Charles County:

$337,900
Maryland:

$318,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $262,100 - $433,700

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $338,618
Here:

$338,618
State:

$429,019

Townhouses or other attached units: $217,606
Here:

$217,606
State:

$253,007

In 2-unit structures: $170,333
Here:

$170,333
State:

$238,355

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $107,543
Here:

$107,543
State:

$262,276

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $184,904
Here:

$184,904
State:

$264,630

Mobile homes: $101,263
Here:

$101,263
State:

$45,619

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $1,843
Here:

$1,843
State:

$147,374
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $2,238
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $575

Institutionalized population: 987

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


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


Charles County, MD map from a distance

Health of residents in Charles County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2009:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.6. This is about average.
74.7% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
44.6% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
98.3% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
75.2% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is more than average.
Average weight of males is 202 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 164 pounds. This is more than average.


Single-family new house construction building permits:

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


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



Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $2,873 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $2,449 (0.8%)


Charles County household income distribution in 2009 Charles County home values distribution


Charles County contract rent distribution in 2009

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 4.9%
(3.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 7.0% for Black residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 4.9%
Charles County:

4.9%
Maryland:

9.1%
(3.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 7.0% for Black residents)

Median age of residents in 2010: 37 years old
(Males: 36 years old, Females: 38 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42 years old, Black residents: 34 years old, American Indian residents: 41 years old, Asian residents: 36 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26 years old, Other race residents: 27 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 Charles 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: St. Charles, Waldorf, District 8, Bryantown, Bennsville, La Plata, Bryans Road, Indian Head, Hughesville, Cobb Island, Potomac Heights.

Charles County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

2005 air pollution in Charles County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.104 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.089 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Near U.S. average.


Local government website: www.govt.co.charles.md.us

Click to draw/clear Charles County borders

Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Charles County: Poseys Wharf (A), Aqua-Land Marina (B), Port Tobacco Marina (C), Banks O'Dee (D), Bowlings Alley (E), Burnt Store (F), Middleton's Cedar Hill Farm (G), Timbuktu Arabian Horse Farm (H), La Plata North Industrial Park (I), Dyson Bridge (J), Brim Farm (K), Gallant Green (L), Goose Bay Marina (M), Grinders Wharf (N), Habre De Venture (O), Harris Lot (P), Mattawoman Wastewater Treatment Plant (Q), Issue (R), Woodland Point (S), Marshall Hall (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Tower Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Charles County include: Alexandria Church (A), Chicamuxen Church (B), Durham Church (C), Emory Chapel (D), Holy Ghost Church (E), Metropolitan Church (F), Mount Carmel Monastery (G), Oak Grove Church (H), Old Christ Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Johns Cemetery (1), Park Hill Cemetery (2), Shiloh Cemetery (3), Zion Cemetery (4), Trinity Cemetery (5), Alexandria Cemetery (6), Saint Peters Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs and swamps: Gilbert Run Reservoir Site Number 1 (A), Jameson Reservoir (B), Wheatley Reservoir (C), Bishopville Pond (D), Smoots Pond (E), Gilbert Run Lake (F), Gilbert Pond (G), Trinity Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Port Tobacco Creek (A), Beaverdam Creek (B), Bowling Creek (C), Bowling Gut (D), Bowman Creek (E), Budds Creek (F), Bunker Hill Branch (G), Burgess Creek (H), Burroughs Run (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Charles County include: Piscataway Park (1), Laurel Springs Regional Park (2), Southern Park (3), Robert Stethem Memorial Complex (4), Smallwood State Park (5), Myrtle Grove Wildlife Management Area (6), Gilbert Run Regional Park (7), Thomas Stone National Historic Site (8), Western Regional Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beach: Wicomico Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Neighboring counties: Calvert County , Prince George's County , St. Mary's County , Fairfax County, Virginia .

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)


Current college students: 6,299
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 85.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 20.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 3,470 (58% naturalized citizens)

Charles County:

2.9%
Whole state:

9.8%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population


Mean travel time to work (commute): 39.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 40.2%

Charles County marital status for males
Charles County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Charles County with a mortgage: 25,492 (3,234 second mortgage, 3,242 home equity loan, 82 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,211

Here:

85.8% with mortgage
State:

77.7% with mortgage



Religion statistics:

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.93%
Here39.9%
USA50.2%
Total adherents: 48,138
Total congregations: 76

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchMuslim EstimateEpiscopal Church
Adherents24,506 (50.9%)8,004 (16.6%)5,229 (10.9%)1,891 (3.9%)1,719 (3.6%)
Congregations12 (15.8%)17 (22.4%)14 (18.4%)1 (1.3%)6 (7.9%)
Name The Wesleyan ChurchLutheran ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)LDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents1,300 (2.7%)896 (1.9%)860 (1.8%)758 (1.6%)2,975 (6.2%)
Congregations1 (1.3%)2 (2.6%)1 (1.3%)2 (2.6%)20 (26.3%)
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Religions in Charles County - St. Charles, Waldorf, District 8, Bryantown, Bennsville, La Plata

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 22
This county:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Charles County:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
Charles County:

1.14 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
This county:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 67
Charles County:

4.78 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.2%
Maryland:

9.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Here:

31.9%
Maryland:

26.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Charles County:

13.0%
State:

15.5%


Agriculture in Charles County:

Average size of farms: 125 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $15,272
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $208.08
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 20.40%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 25.65%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $17,049
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 43.82%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.29%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $39,723
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.11%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 5.37
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 5.61%
Corn for grain: 5021 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 2972 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 10760 harvested acres
Vegetables: 335 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 40 acres

Tornado activity:

Charles County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is above Maryland state average. It is 2.1 times above overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 3 fatalities and 122 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/28/2002, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Charles County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Maryland state average. It is 93% 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 82.2 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 80.0 miles away from the county center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 74.3 miles away from the county center
On 9/22/2001 at 16:01:20, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, 2.5 LG, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 84.6 miles away from Charles County center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Charles County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Class of Workers


Most common industries in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (-0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (-0%)
  • Construction (-0%)
  • Food (-0%)
  • Beverage and tobacco products (-0%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (-0%)
  • Apparel (-0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (-0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (-0%)
  • Construction (-0%)
  • Food (-0%)
  • Beverage and tobacco products (-0%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (-0%)
  • Apparel (-0%)
Most common occupations in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Top executives (-0%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (-0%)
  • Financial managers (-0%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (-0%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (-0%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (-0%)
  • Business operations specialists (-0%)
  • Top executives (-0%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (-0%)
  • Financial managers (-0%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (-0%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (-0%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (-0%)
  • Business operations specialists (-0%)

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




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





Charles County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 47,794 (77%)
  • Carpooled: 9,820 (16%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1,369 (2%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 5 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 65 (0%)
  • Railroad: 9 (0%)
  • Taxi: 37 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 15 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 49 (0%)
  • Walked: 527 (1%)
  • Other means: 342 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,666 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


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

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


Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $68,156.

9.43% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($51,061 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.43%
Maryland average:

7.95%


0.25% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,328 average AGI)
Charles County:

0.25%
Maryland average:

0.25%

5.37% relocated from other counties in Maryland ($29,823 average AGI)
3.80% relocated from other states ($19,910 average AGI)
Charles County:

3.80%
Maryland average:

3.62%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Prince George's County, MD  3.93% ($52,855 average AGI)
from St. Mary's County, MD  0.42% ($50,357)
from Fairfax County, VA  0.41% ($63,444)
from District of Columbia, DC  0.36% ($50,379)
from Montgomery County, MD  0.27% ($55,803)
from Anne Arundel County, MD  0.25% ($56,778)
from Calvert County, MD  0.18% ($43,276)


8.95% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($49,910 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.95%
Maryland average:

8.13%


0.14% of residents moved to foreign countries ($762 average AGI)
Charles County:

0.14%
Maryland average:

0.13%

4.18% relocated to other counties in Maryland ($21,996 average AGI)
4.63% relocated to other states ($27,152 average AGI)
Charles County:

4.63%
Maryland average:

3.94%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Prince George's County, MD  1.61% ($39,995 average AGI)
to St. Mary's County, MD  1.11% ($50,137)
to Calvert County, MD  0.47% ($58,028)
to Anne Arundel County, MD  0.26% ($55,818)
to Fairfax County, VA  0.24% ($58,906)
to Montgomery County, MD  0.23% ($55,992)
to District of Columbia, DC  0.19% ($39,667)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.5

Births per 1000 population in Charles County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 5.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 6.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Charles County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.5

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Charles County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 11,245 (9,449 aged, 1,796 disabled)
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: 0.74
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 5597.650
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 77.32
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 25646.69

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1342.010
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 622.380
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 25.21

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 37.3
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 80.68

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 15.85
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 52.4. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

 

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 36.0
  • Other - 16.4

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 101.6. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

 

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 60.1
  • Other - 41.5

Household type by relationship:

Households: 145,146

Size of family households: 13,580 2-persons, 9,735 3-persons, 8,350 4-persons, 4,224 5-persons, 1,658 6-persons, 1,067 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 10,118 1-person, 1,974 2-persons, 307 3-persons, 115 4-persons, 61 5-persons, 12 6-persons, 13 7-or-more-persons.

94.9% of residents of Charles County speak English at home.
2.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (71% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (55% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (79% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $814,914,000 ($6001 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $274,418,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $382,184,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $89,146,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $4,379,000
Federal grants: $82,750,000
Federal procurement contracts: $94,454,000 ($72,475,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $162,000,000 ($129,634,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,104,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $464,677,000
Federal Government insurance: $69,965,000

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

Births: 9,668
Here:

70 per 1000 residents
State:

71 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 4,345
Here:

31 per 1000 residents
State:

41 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +410
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+19 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +12,691
Here:

+91 per 1000 residents
State:

+2 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Charles County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 7.48 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.2
State:

6.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.2

Year house built

Rooms in houses/apartments in Charles County, Maryland
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 145
  • 3 rooms: 606
  • 4 rooms: 984
  • 5 rooms: 3,660
  • 6 rooms: 6,217
  • 7 rooms: 6,345
  • 8 rooms: 6,567
  • 9+ rooms: 8,043
  • 1 room: 216
  • 2 rooms: 497
  • 3 rooms: 1,348
  • 4 rooms: 1,609
  • 5 rooms: 2,119
  • 6 rooms: 1,652
  • 7 rooms: 752
  • 8 rooms: 516
  • 9+ rooms: 392
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Charles County, Maryland
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 11
  • 1 bedroom: 570
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,493
  • 3 bedrooms: 15,723
  • 4 bedrooms: 11,165
  • 5+ bedrooms: 2,605
  • no bedroom: 246
  • 1 bedroom: 1,631
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,785
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,346
  • 4 bedrooms: 858
  • 5+ bedrooms: 235
Cars and other vehicles available in Charles County, Maryland in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 867
  • 1 vehicle: 6,526
  • 2 vehicles: 14,592
  • 3 vehicles: 7,234
  • 4 vehicles: 2,407
  • 5+ vehicles: 941
  • no vehicle: 1,108
  • 1 vehicle: 3,768
  • 2 vehicles: 3,144
  • 3 vehicles: 797
  • 4 vehicles: 192
  • 5+ vehicles: 92

57% of Charles County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 46% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 55% lived in Maryland.

Charles County:

56.6%
State average:

57.4%


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


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $136,400


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Charles County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (45.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (31.1%)
  • Utility gas (17.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4.0%)
  • Wood (2.1%)
  • Electricity (63.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (17.4%)
  • Utility gas (13.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.4%)
  • Wood (2.1%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 2,493
Here:

15.2%
Maryland:

14.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 664
Here:

8.5%
Maryland:

13.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 755
Here:

14.7%
Maryland:

21.7%

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 (Noninst.)


Expenditure Revenue Debt

Charles County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:


Charles County government finances - Revenue in 2006:


Charles County government finances - Debt in 2006:


Charles County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:


Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:



Charles County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1991
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Charles County Fatal accident statistics for 1992 - 2009
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 24 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 ORIGINATED1,316$284,009302$244,2583,981$258,163220$103,2273$2,333,333170$209,5475$61,800
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED46$304,71720$256,300367$268,55626$40,6150$015$206,4671$63,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED195$289,00569$185,8701,636$285,557201$59,4730$084$200,41720$56,800
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN220$292,89156$229,7321,163$280,06252$119,9621$374,00052$205,0965$169,200
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS29$238,5869$191,222291$273,23712$107,7500$020$295,1001$23,000
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 22 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED37$281,05444$315,0230$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED20$340,35027$320,7781$322,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$166,00011$327,5450$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$271,0009$273,6670$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$149,0003$415,0000$0
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Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value


Most common first names in Charles County, MD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary47176.8 years
James36470.5 years
John35171.1 years
William33472.4 years
Joseph24271.3 years
Robert22070.2 years
Charles19869.0 years
George17371.8 years
Margaret15577.9 years
Dorothy15376.0 years
Most common last names in Charles County, MD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson12672.0 years
Thompson10970.7 years
Brown10170.4 years
Smith9173.3 years
Proctor7866.0 years
Jones7773.5 years
Thomas7274.9 years
Davis6074.1 years
Williams6067.0 years
Jenkins5873.8 years
Businesses in Charles County, MD
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven6Macy's1
AT&T2Marriott1
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets7
Aeropostale1McDonald's5
American Eagle Outfitters1Men's Wearhouse1
Applebee's2Motherhood Maternity2
Arby's1New York & Co1
AutoZone1Nike13
Avenue1Office Depot1
Baskin-Robbins1Old Navy1
Bath & Body Works2Olive Garden1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Outback1
Best Western1Outback Steakhouse1
Blockbuster2Pac Sun1
Burger King3Panda Express1
CVS6Panera Bread1
Casual Male XL1Papa John's Pizza2
Charlotte Russe1Payless2
Chick-Fil-A3Penske1
Chico's1Pier 1 Imports1
Chipotle1Pizza Hut3
Cinnabon 1Popeyes2
Clarion1Quiznos1
Cold Stone Creamery1RadioShack3
Cracker Barrel1Red Lobster1
Curves1Red Robin1
Dairy Queen2Rite Aid2
Deb1Ruby Tuesday1
Decora Cabinetry2Safeway3
Domino's Pizza2Sears2
DressBarn1Sephora1
Dunkin Donuts1Sleep Inn1
Express1Spencer Gifts1
Famous Footwear2Sprint Nextel1
FedEx12Starbucks7
Finish Line1Subway7
Foot Locker1Super 82
Forever 211T-Mobile5
GNC2T.G.I. Driday's1
GameStop4T.J.Maxx1
H&M1Taco Bell2
H&R Block2Target2
Hollister Co.1Torrid1
Hot Topic1Toys"R"Us2
IHOP1True Value2
JCPenney1U-Haul5
JoS. A. Bank1UPS11
Jones New York1Value City Furniture1
KFC2Vans1
Kincaid1Verizon Wireless1
Kohl's1Victoria's Secret1
Kroger1Vons3
Lane Bryant1Walgreens3
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
LensCrafters1Wendy's2
Little Caesars Pizza1Wet Seal2
Long John Silver's1World Gym2
Lowe's1
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