Hampstead, Maryland

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Population in 2022: 6,342 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +25.3%
Males: 2,783  (43.9%)
Females: 3,559  (56.1%)
Median resident age:

41.2 years
Maryland median age:

39.7 years

Zip codes: 21074.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $82,184 (it was $56,655 in 2000)
Hampstead:

$82,184
MD:

$94,991

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $46,134 (it was $22,730 in 2000)

Hampstead town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $319,789 (it was $125,800 in 2000)
Hampstead:

$319,789
MD:

$398,100

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $320,373; detached houses: $352,014; townhouses or other attached units: $311,208; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $264,012

Median gross rent in 2022: $1,046.

March 2022 cost of living index in Hampstead: 104.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 6.6%
(6.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.9% for Black residents, 32.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Hampstead, MD (2022)
    • 5,37784.6%White alone
    • 2463.9%Asian alone
    • 1923.0%Black alone
    • 1893.0%Two or more races
    • 1602.5%Other race alone
    • 1252.0%Hispanic

Races in Hampstead detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Hampstead, Maryland as of June 21, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Hampstead is 802 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Hampstead by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.6)
2
(31.6)
1
(15.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.8)
2
(31.3)
1
(15.6)
1
(15.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.5)
1
(15.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
7
(127.2)
4
(63.3)
3
(47.0)
2
(31.3)
3
(47.3)
4
(62.9)
9
(141.3)
2
(31.4)
4
(62.9)
3
(47.1)
7
(109.4)
2
(31.2)
9
(139.8)
9
(141.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
10
(181.8)
13
(205.6)
13
(203.7)
12
(187.7)
14
(221.0)
15
(235.8)
8
(125.6)
3
(47.1)
8
(125.8)
5
(78.6)
12
(187.6)
4
(62.4)
4
(62.1)
2
(31.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
85
(1,545)
92
(1,455)
66
(1,034)
60
(938.5)
60
(947.0)
49
(770.4)
61
(957.5)
43
(675.6)
44
(691.7)
41
(644.2)
19
(297.0)
21
(327.6)
20
(310.7)
50
(788.4)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(36.4)
3
(47.4)
2
(31.3)
1
(15.6)
1
(15.8)
2
(31.4)
2
(31.4)
2
(31.4)
6
(94.3)
2
(31.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(31.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(18.2)
2
(31.6)
2
(31.3)
2
(31.3)
2
(31.6)
2
(31.4)
4
(62.8)
1
(15.7)
1
(15.7)
2
(31.4)
2
(31.3)
1
(15.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(31.5)
City-Data.com crime index102.9138.176.975.494.175.077.939.156.647.946.937.449.469.4

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Hampstead, MD

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 8 (7 officers - 6 male; 1 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.09
Maryland average:

2.47
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Ancestries: American (32.1%), Irish (15.5%), English (10.4%), German (7.7%), Italian (3.5%), European (2.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1888

Elevation: 914 feet

Land area: 2.68 square miles.

Population density: 2,365 people per square mile   (low).

Hampstead, Maryland map

159 residents are foreign born (2.0% Asia, 0.3% Europe).

This town:

2.5%
Maryland:

15.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $2,780 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $4,027 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Towson, MD (19.8 miles , pop. 51,793).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (24.4 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (94.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Manchester, MD (2.0 miles ),
Westminster, MD (2.9 miles ),
Big Spring, MD (3.2 miles),
Reisterstown, MD (3.3 miles ),
New Freedom borough, PA (3.5 miles ),
Railroad borough, PA (3.6 miles ),
District 2, Uniontown, MD (3.6 miles ),
Owings Mills, MD (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 39.61 N, Longitude: 76.85 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,075 (-16.9%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 797 (21.7%)

Area codes: 443, 410

Distribution of median household income in Hampstead, MD in 2022
Distribution of house value in Hampstead, MD in 2022

Property values in Hampstead, MD

Hampstead satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

1.6%
Maryland:

2.0%
Historical population in Hampstead, MD
Historical housing units in Hampstead, MD

Population change in the 1990s: +2,385 (+89.2%).
Most common industries in Hampstead, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (10.3%)
  • Educational services (10.1%)
  • Public administration (9.7%)
  • Health care (7.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.1%)
  • Social assistance (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (20.1%)
  • Public administration (11.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.7%)
  • Educational services (4.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.3%)
  • Health care (3.8%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (15.7%)
  • Health care (12.0%)
  • Social assistance (9.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.9%)
  • Public administration (7.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
Most common occupations in Hampstead, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.2%)
  • Computer specialists (3.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Computer specialists (6.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.1%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Child care workers (6.2%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6.0%)
  • Accountants and auditors (4.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.1%)

Average climate in Hampstead, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Hampstead, Maryland environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2023 was 83.4. This is about average.

City:

83.4
U.S.:

72.6
Carbon Monoxide Level
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 14.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.1
U.S.:

5.1
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2022 was 32.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2023 was 8.11. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.11
U.S.:

8.11

Tornado activity:

Hampstead-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Maryland state average. It is 19% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/19/1996, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.3 miles away from the Hampstead town center injured 3 people and caused $5 million in damages.

On 4/5/1952, a category F3 tornado 14.8 miles away from the town center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hampstead-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Maryland state average. It is 59% 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 131.4 miles away from the city center
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 65.9 miles away from Hampstead 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) earthquake occurred 227.2 miles away from Hampstead 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 66.8 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) earthquake occurred 129.8 miles away from Hampstead center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 143.8 miles away from Hampstead 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 Carroll County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Floods: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hampstead topographic map

Main business address for: BANK JOS A CLOTHIERS INC /DE/ (RETAIL-APPAREL & ACCESSORY STORES).

Hospitals and medical centers near Hampstead:

  • LONGVIEW NSG. HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MANCHESTER, MD)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF WESTMINSTER (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; WESTMINSTER, MD)
  • LUTHERAN HOME CARE AND HOSPICE, INC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; WESTMINSTER, MD)
  • AMBULATORY CARE CTR RICHARD N DIXON (Hospital, about 8 miles away; WESTMINSTER, MD)
  • CARROLL HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; WESTMINSTER, MD)
  • THERAPY MANAGEMENT SVCS/DBA COMP REHAB (Hospital, about 9 miles away; WESTMINSTER, MD)
  • CARROLL HOSPITAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; WESTMINSTER, MD)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hampstead:

  • McDaniel College (about 9 miles; Westminster, MD; Full-time enrollment: 2,558)
  • Carroll Community College (about 10 miles; Westminster, MD; FT enrollment: 2,682)
  • Stevenson University (about 16 miles; Stevenson, MD; FT enrollment: 3,862)
  • Towson University (about 20 miles; Towson, MD; FT enrollment: 19,618)
  • Loyola University Maryland (about 22 miles; Baltimore, MD; FT enrollment: 5,215)
  • Baltimore City Community College (about 23 miles; Baltimore, MD; FT enrollment: 3,560)
  • Johns Hopkins University (about 24 miles; Baltimore, MD; FT enrollment: 20,568)

Public high school in Hampstead:

Private high school in Hampstead:

  • HANNAH MORE AT NORTH CARROLL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 7, Location: 1400 PANTHER DR, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Hampstead:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Hampstead: Hampstead North Business Center (A), Roberts Field Business Center (B), Oak Mont Green Golf Course (C), Carroll County Fire Department Hampstead Volunteer Company 2 (D), North Carroll Library (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hampstead include: Saint Johns United Methodist Church (A), Saint Mark Lutheran Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Tourist attractions: Hampstead Train Station (Museums; 4035 Gill Avenue), Wildlife Rescue Inc (Recreation Areas; 19406 Grave Run Road).

Hotel: Albanstown Inn (18720 Brick Store Road).

Birthplace of: Charlie Snell - Baseball player.

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

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

TOWN OF HAMPSTEAD (Address: 1034 SOUTH CARROLL STREET , Population served: 6,400, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-10-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-10-2011), St Other (FEB-15-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAY-03-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-10-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-10-2011), St Other (FEB-15-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAY-03-2011)
JOSEPH A. BANK CLOTHIER (Population served: 275, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-22-2012), St Public Notif requested (AUG-22-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-29-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-10-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (4 times from MAR-21-2013 to MAR-26-2014)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-15-2010)
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between JAN-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-09-2009)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-11-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-14-2008)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
SHILOH STEPPING STONES (Population served: 54, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2014, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-15-2014)
UNITED COON CLUB HUNTERS ASSOCIATION (Address: 2855 COON CLUB ROAD , Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-12-2012), St Tech Assistance Visit (JUN-15-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-15-2012), St Tech Assistance Visit (2 times from OCT-19-2012 to OCT-19-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-01-2012)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUN-12-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-12-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-01-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-21-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUN-18-2010)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (SEP-21-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-21-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-31-2009)
CHARLES J. MILLER, LLC (Population served: 36, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-07-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUN-19-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-07-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUN-19-2013)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 10 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Hampstead that have no violations reported:

  • SOLO CUP (Address: 630 HANOVER PIKE , Population served: 140, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WESLEY UMC AND PLAYGROUP (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.6 people
Maryland:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

68.7%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.1%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Banks with branches in Hampstead (2011 data):

  • Farmers and Merchants Bank: Hampstead Branch at 735 Hanover Pike, branch established on 1990/04/23; Greenmount Branch at 2205 Hanover Pike, branch established on 1995/02/28. Info updated 2006/10/10: Bank assets: $253.9 mil, Deposits: $207.3 mil, headquarters in Upperco, MD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Hampstead Branch at 1200 North Main Street, branch established on 1900/06/15. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
  • New Windsor State Bank: North Carroll Branch at 2305 Hanover Pike, branch established on 2009/12/11. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $262.6 mil, Deposits: $239.2 mil, headquarters in New Windsor, MD, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: New Windsor Bancorp, Inc.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Hampstead Branch at 2325 Hanover Pike, branch established on 1986/12/22. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Hampstead Branch at 999 South Main Street, branch established on 1976/04/05. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Fraternity Federal Savings and Loan Association: 1631 N Main Street at 1631 N Main Street, branch established on 2009/09/28. Info updated 2012/04/04: Bank assets: $175.3 mil, Deposits: $128.3 mil, headquarters in Baltimore, MD, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 4 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Hampstead:

Marital status in Hampstead, MD
  • Never married: 28.5%
  • Now married: 49.0%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 16.3%

For population 25 years and over in Hampstead:

  • High school or higher: 97.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 41.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.7%
  • Unemployed: 1.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Maryland average:

12.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Hampstead
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hampstead, MD (based on Carroll County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic30,5514
Mainline Protestant24,90375
Evangelical Protestant13,76468
Other2,4729
Orthodox2262
None95,218-
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: 20
Carroll County:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Carroll County:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 17
This county:

1.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
This county:

1.84 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 95
Carroll County:

5.63 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

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

7.6%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

24.5%
Maryland:

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

13.8%
State:

15.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

58.1%
Maryland:

50.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

60.8%
Maryland:

47.6%

Average BMI:
Hampstead:

27.2
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.9%
State:

20.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Hampstead:

6.9%
Maryland:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
Maryland:

6.8

Overweight people:
Hampstead:

29.0%
State:

34.1%

General health condition:
Hampstead:

67.0%
Maryland:

56.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Hampstead:

84.9%
Maryland:

80.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hampstead, MD Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 10$60,590$72,7080$0
Water Supply 8$47,514$71,2711$3,100
Other Government Administration 4$23,440$70,3200$0
Police - Other 1$3,984$47,8080$0
Financial Administration 1$3,289$39,4680$0
Totals for Government 24$138,817$69,4091$3,100

Hampstead government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $931,000 ($146.80)
    Police Protection: $843,000 ($132.92)
    General - Other: $540,000 ($85.15)
    Regular Highways: $416,000 ($65.59)
    Solid Waste Management: $363,000 ($57.24)
    Financial Administration: $149,000 ($23.49)
    Parks and Recreation: $98,000 ($15.45)
    General Public Buildings: $34,000 ($5.36)
    Central Staff Services: $27,000 ($4.26)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $24,000 ($3.78)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $122,000 ($19.24)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $296,000 ($46.67)
    Regular Highways: $200,000 ($31.54)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,278,000 ($201.51)

Hampstead government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $49,000 ($7.73)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,000 ($0.47)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $245,000 ($38.63)
    Interest Earnings: $28,000 ($4.42)
    Sale of Property: $4,000 ($0.63)
    Rents: $2,000 ($0.32)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,023,000 ($161.31)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $171,000 ($26.96)
    Other: $152,000 ($23.97)
  • Tax - Property: $1,334,000 ($210.34)
    Individual Income: $854,000 ($134.66)
    Public Utility License: $46,000 ($7.25)
    Amusements Sales: $37,000 ($5.83)
    Other License: $11,000 ($1.73)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $6,000 ($0.95)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $3,000 ($0.47)

Hampstead government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,617,000 ($570.32)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,229,000 ($509.15)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $614,000 ($96.81)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $227,000 ($35.79)

Hampstead government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,059,000 ($324.66)

6.27% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($82,015 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.27%
Maryland average:

7.91%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($566 average AGI)
Carroll County:

0.03%
Maryland average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to Baltimore County, MD  0.85% ($62,236 average AGI)
to Frederick County, MD  0.64% ($78,747)
to York County, PA  0.51% ($64,480)
Businesses in Hampstead, MD
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1McDonald's1
Advance Auto Parts1Papa John's Pizza1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
CVS1Quiznos1
Curves1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1T-Mobile1
Dunkin Donuts1Taco Bell1
FedEx2True Value1
GameStop1U-Haul2
H&R Block1UPS2
JoS. A. Bank1Walmart1
KFC1Wendy's1
MasterBrand Cabinets2

Strongest AM radio stations in Hampstead:

  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCAO (600 AM; 5 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WHVR (1280 AM; 5 kW; HANOVER, PA)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJFK (1300 AM; 5 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WLIF-AM, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hampstead:

  • WZBA (100.7 FM; WESTMINSTER, MD; Owner: SHAMROCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWMX (106.5 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WYCR (98.5 FM; YORK-HANOVER, PA; Owner: RADIO HANOVER, INC.)
  • WGTY (107.7 FM; GETTYSBURG, PA; Owner: TIMES AND NEWS PUBLISHING COMPANY)
  • WLIF (101.9 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WLIF, INC.)
  • WIYY (97.9 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WPOC (93.1 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSOX (96.1 FM; RED LION, PA; Owner: LANCASTER-YORK BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WROZ (101.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WARM-FM (103.3 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WAYZ-FM (104.7 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: HJV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBJC (91.5 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE CITY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WETH (89.1 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WQSR (102.7 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY OF CHESAPEAKE LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WFRE (99.9 FM; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WERQ-FM (92.3 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • W219BX (91.7 FM; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CEDAR RIDGE CHILDREN'S HOME & SCHOOL, INC)
  • WHBO (92.7 FM; STARVIEW, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQXA-FM (105.7 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWVZ (103.9 FM; BRADDOCK HEIGHTS, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Hampstead:

  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WBAL-TV (Channel 11; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WBAL HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WMAR-TV (Channel 2; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBFF (Channel 45; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CHESAPEAKE TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNUV (Channel 54; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE (WNUV-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WJZ-TV (Channel 13; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WUTB (Channel 24; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WPMT (Channel 43; YORK, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WGAL (Channel 8; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: WGAL HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WGCB-TV (Channel 49; RED LION, PA; Owner: RED LION BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • W23AY (Channel 23; YORK, PA; Owner: WIRELESS CABLE TV OF PA, INC.)
Hampstead fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
See more detailed statistics of Hampstead fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 31Number of bridges
  • 138ft / 41.8mTotal length
  • $323,000Total costs
  • 82,450Total average daily traffic
  • 5,316Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Hampstead, MD - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 21920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 41960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 102000-2009
  • 32010-2019
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Hampstead, MD

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Hampstead)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 1552 N Main St (Lat: 39.616389 Lon: -76.860278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 219.8 m, Overall height: 220.7 m, Call Sign: WNSK754,
    Assigned Frequencies: 856.862 MHz, Grant Date: 06/01/2023, Expiration Date: 06/17/2033, Certifier: Albert J Slack, Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:

  • 334 Lees Mill Rd (Lat: 39.565944 Lon: -76.855250), Call Sign: KZT663, Licensee ID: L00049002,
    Assigned Frequencies: 31.6400 MHz, Grant Date: 03/22/2001, Expiration Date: 03/07/2011, Cancellation Date: 05/07/2011, Registrant: Lippy Brothers Inc, 334 Lees Mill Rd, Hampstead, MD 21074, Phone: (301) 374-9708

  • Lat: 39.612722 Lon: -76.854139, Call Sign: WPVA895,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.325 MHz, 464.762 MHz, Grant Date: 06/10/2002, Expiration Date: 06/10/2012, Cancellation Date: 08/11/2012, Certifier: Gary Beck Mr., Registrant: Mills\' Communications Inc, 210 Pennsylvania Ave, Westminster, MD 21157, Phone: (410) 876-8600, Fax: (410) 857-1225

  • Lat: 39.646389 Lon: -76.828889, Call Sign: WPXL539,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.325 MHz, 452.150 MHz, 452.225 MHz, 463.575 MHz, 463.725 MHz, Grant Date: 04/29/2003, Expiration Date: 04/29/2013, Cancellation Date: 06/29/2013, Certifier: Jim Masimore, Registrant: North Carroll Comm, 219 Greenwood Ave, Westminster, MD 21157, Phone: (410) 876-1188

  • Lat: 39.612722 Lon: -76.854139, Call Sign: WQPB341,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.337 MHz, 467.337 MHz, Grant Date: 02/10/2022, Expiration Date: 03/27/2032, Certifier: Evan Fogarty, Registrant: Mills\' Communications Inc., 700 M Corporate Center Ct, Westminster, MD 21157, Phone: (410) 876-8600, Fax: (410) 857-1225, Email:

  • PLANT, 626 Hanover Pike (Lat: 39.593583 Lon: -76.847000), Call Sign: WQWY388,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.187 MHz, 451.362 MHz, 452.712 MHz, 452.087 MHz, 452.487 MHz, 456.187 MHz, 456.362 MHz, 457.712 MHz, 457.087 MHz, 457.487 MHz, Grant Date: 12/24/2015, Expiration Date: 12/24/2025, Certifier: Jonathan Manger, Registrant: Mills\' Communications, Inc., 210 Pennsylvania Ave., Westminster, MD 21157-4343, Phone: (410) 876-8600, Fax: (410) 857-1225, Email:


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

87 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hampstead)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Hampstead)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED10$224,1647$209,55748$216,4742$125,3252$205,3000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$04$217,6281$35,3000$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$358,7401$72,29011$232,7291$52,1900$01$27,870
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$195,76010$223,0320$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$03$192,5470$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 5081.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$300,4701$277,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$283,920
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 5081.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Hampstead, MD
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Hampstead, MD - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 56. The highest number of fires - 81 took place in 2005, and the least - 34 in 2012. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Hampstead, MD When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (51.0%), and Outside Fires (31.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Hampstead, MD
    • 48251.0%Structure Fires
    • 29831.5%Outside Fires
    • 848.9%Other
    • 828.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hampstead, MD
Most common first names in Hampstead, MD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William9072.7 years
George7074.3 years
John6774.8 years
Charles6775.1 years
Mary6081.5 years
Robert5074.1 years
Helen4079.4 years
Margaret3780.2 years
James3773.1 years
Ruth3379.2 years
Most common last names in Hampstead, MD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Martin3979.5 years
Miller3480.0 years
Rill3279.2 years
Smith2575.4 years
Snyder2281.7 years
Ruby2176.7 years
Harris1973.0 years
Myers1676.2 years
Armacost1680.8 years
Reed1478.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hampstead, MD
  • 53.4%Electricity
  • 40.4%Utility gas
  • 3.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hampstead, MD
  • 67.1%Electricity
  • 14.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 9.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.8%Utility gas


Hampstead 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.

Hampstead on our top lists:

  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: management occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Western Asia (population 500+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
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