Broomes Island, Maryland

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Population in 2010: 405.
Males: 231  (57.1%)
Females: 174  (42.9%)
Median resident age:

47.7 years
Maryland median age:

39.7 years

Zip codes: 20615.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $120,097
Broomes Island:

$120,097
MD:

$94,991

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $50,134

Broomes Island CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $438,900
Broomes Island:

$438,900
MD:

$398,100

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $568,233; detached houses: $568,342
March 2022 cost of living index in Broomes Island: 132.0 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 3.1%

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According to our research of Maryland and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Broomes Island, Maryland as of July 13, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Broomes Island is 460 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (41.5%), Irish (13.1%), Polish (8.5%), English (8.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 10 feet

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $3,749 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $5,347 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bowie, MD (39.3 miles , pop. 50,269).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (42.6 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (132.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

St. Leonard, MD (2.1 miles ),
Calvert Beach-Long Beach, MD (2.2 miles ),
Calvert Beach, MD (2.2 miles ),
Long Beach, MD (2.2 miles ),
Solomons, MD (2.7 miles ),
Lusby, MD (2.7 miles ),
California, MD (2.9 miles ),
Chesapeake Ranch Estates-Drum Point, MD (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 38.42 N, Longitude: 76.54 W

Distribution of median household income in Broomes Island, MD in 2022
Distribution of house value in Broomes Island, MD in 2022
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

1.7%
Maryland:

2.0%
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI CO SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2023 was 76.6. This is about average.

City:

76.6
U.S.:

72.6
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2017 was 0.147. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.147
U.S.:

0.251
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2022 was 0.229. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.229
U.S.:

1.515
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2023 was 36.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2022 was 6.98. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.98
U.S.:

8.11

Tornado activity:

Broomes Island-area historical tornado activity is near Maryland state average. It is 13% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.9 miles away from the Broomes Island place center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

On 4/28/2002, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.2 miles away from the place center caused $150,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Broomes Island-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Maryland state average. It is 60% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 83.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 83.9 miles away from Broomes Island center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 93.7 miles away from Broomes Island center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 95.7 miles away from Broomes Island 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 135.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/24/2011 at 00:04:36, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 ML) earthquake occurred 84.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Calvert County (20) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
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, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Broomes Island:

  • ASBURY SOLOMONS (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; SOLOMONS, MD)
  • SOLOMONS NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; SOLOMONS, MD)
  • IDF - CALVERT CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; PRINCE FREDERICK, MD)
  • RENAL CAREPARTNERS - PRINCE FREDERICK (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; PRINCE FREDERICK, MD)
  • ST. MARY'S NURSING CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; LEONARDTOWN, MD)
  • MEDSTAR SAINT MARY'S HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; LEONARDTOWN, MD)
  • CALVERT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; PRINCE FREDERICK, MD)

Operable nuclear power plants near Broomes Island:

  • 8 miles: Calvert Cliffs 1 and 2 in Lusby, MD.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Broomes Island:

  • College of Southern Maryland (about 28 miles; La Plata, MD; Full-time enrollment: 5,775)
  • Strayer University-Maryland (about 35 miles; Suitland, MD; FT enrollment: 2,748)
  • Prince George's Community College (about 36 miles; Largo, MD; FT enrollment: 8,537)
  • United States Naval Academy (about 40 miles; Annapolis, MD; FT enrollment: 5,681)
  • Strayer University-Global Region (about 43 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 2,613)
  • George Washington University (about 43 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 18,928)
  • Bowie State University (about 44 miles; Bowie, MD; FT enrollment: 4,517)

Points of interest:

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Church in Broomes Island: Wesleyan Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

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

2.6 people
Maryland:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

73.1%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.1%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.9% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Broomes Island:

Marital status in Broomes Island, MD
  • Never married: 33.8%
  • Now married: 53.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

For population 25 years and over in Broomes Island:

  • High school or higher: 94.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.3%
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.9
Maryland average:

12.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Broomes Island, MD (based on Calvert County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic39,2455
Mainline Protestant7,98832
Evangelical Protestant6,77931
Other1,0763
Black Protestant-2
None33,649-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 13
This county:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Here:

0.79 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Here:

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:
This county:

26.1%
State:

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

10.8%
Maryland:

15.5%

7.84% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($80,515 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.84%
Maryland average:

7.42%

0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,116 average AGI)
Calvert County:

0.10%
Maryland average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2020 and 2021:
from Anne Arundel County, MD  1.17% ($89,934 average AGI)
from Prince George's County, MD  1.07% ($76,769)
from St. Mary's County, MD  1.00% ($63,315)


7.12% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($84,490 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.12%
Maryland average:

7.91%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($853 average AGI)
Calvert County:

0.05%
Maryland average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to St. Mary's County, MD  1.03% ($68,845 average AGI)
to Anne Arundel County, MD  0.91% ($89,641)
to Prince George's County, MD  0.44% ($62,677)

Strongest AM radio stations in Broomes Island:

  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WPTX (1690 AM; 10 kW; LEXINGTON PARK, MD; Owner: SOMAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKDL (730 AM; 8 kW; ALEXANDRIA, VA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALEXANDRIA LICENSEE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Broomes Island:

  • WKIK-FM (102.9 FM; CALIFORNIA, MD; Owner: SOMAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMDM-FM (97.7 FM; LEXINGTON PARK, MD; Owner: SOMAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSMD-FM (98.3 FM; MECHANICSVILLE, MD; Owner: SOMAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBZS-FM (92.7 FM; PRINCE FREDERICK, MD; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF PRINCE FREDERICK LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WWZZ (104.1 FM; WALDORF, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WGRQ (95.9 FM; COLONIAL BEACH, VA; Owner: TELEMEDIA BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Broomes Island:

  • WIAV-LP (Channel 58; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • W52AX (Channel 52; LEONARDTOWN, MD; Owner: SATELLITE VIDEO BROADCASTING)
  • WMPT (Channel 22; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WMDT (Channel 47; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCAST SERVICE GENERAL PARTNERSHIP)

Broomes Island fatal accident list:

May 3, 2010 06:19 PM, Sr-264, Lat: 38.419350, Lon: -76.544419, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KA3ZYQ, Licensee ID: L00483006, Grant Date: 04/26/2022, Expiration Date: 06/09/2032, Certifier: Andrew D Buck, Registrant: Andrew D Buck, 4149 School Road, Broomes Island, MD 20615

  • Call Sign: KE6YCO, Licensee ID: L01054151, Grant Date: 08/02/2016, Expiration Date: 08/02/2026, Registrant: Shawn A Godin, 8570 Patuxent Ave, Broomes Island, MD 20615

  • Call Sign: N3VKW, Licensee ID: L00754704, Grant Date: 03/18/2015, Expiration Date: 05/18/2025, Cancellation Date: 10/14/2015, Certifier: Richard J Terlisner, Registrant: Richard J Terlisner, 9390 River View Rd, Broomes Island, MD 20615-3013

  • Call Sign: AE3DT, Previous Call Sign: N3VKW, Licensee ID: L00754704, Grant Date: 10/14/2015, Expiration Date: 10/14/2025, Certifier: Richard J Terlisner, Registrant: Richard J Terlisner, 9390 River View Rd, Broomes Island, MD 20615-3013


Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Broomes Island, MD
  • 70.8%Electricity
  • 19.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.7%Wood
  • 4.7%Solar energy


Broomes Island compared to Maryland state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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