Linganore, Maryland

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Population in 2010: 8,543.
Males: 4,239  (49.6%)
Females: 4,304  (50.4%)
Median resident age:

39.3 years
Maryland median age:

38.7 years

Zip codes: 21754, 21774.

Linganore Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $92,495
Linganore:

$92,495
MD:

$80,776

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $40,177

Linganore CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $334,100
Linganore:

$334,100
MD:

$312,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $338,762; detached houses: $370,811; townhouses or other attached units: $238,208; in 2-unit structures: $152,733; in 3-to-4-unit structures: over $1,000,000; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $193,036; mobile homes: $30,438

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,646.

March 2019 cost of living index in Linganore: 179.1 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 3.1%
(2.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 1.9% for Black residents, 13.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 83.6% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Linganore, MD (2010)
    • 7,56288.5%White alone
    • 3994.7%Hispanic
    • 2282.7%Black alone
    • 1702.0%Two or more races
    • 1641.9%Asian alone
    • 90.1%American Indian alone
    • 100.1%Other race alone
    • 10.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

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Ancestries: German (15.9%), American (14.8%), English (11.5%), Irish (10.4%), European (4.9%), Italian (2.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 418 feet

527 residents are foreign born (2.0% Europe, 1.3% Latin America).

This place:

5.4%
Maryland:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,876 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,766 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Frederick, MD (11.4 miles , pop. 52,767).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (32.9 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (116.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Libertytown, MD (1.9 miles ),
New Market, MD (2.3 miles ),
Mount Airy, MD (2.3 miles ),
Monrovia, MD (2.4 miles ),
Linganore-Bartonsville, MD (2.6 miles ),
Green Valley, MD (2.7 miles ),
Walkersville, MD (2.8 miles ),
Friendship, MD (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 39.44 N, Longitude: 77.21 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 301

Distribution of median household income in Linganore, MD in 2017
Distribution of house value in Linganore, MD in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.5%
Maryland:

3.9%
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 70.7. This is about average.

City:

70.7
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.62. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.62
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Linganore-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Maryland state average. It is 12% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/19/1996, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.9 miles away from the Linganore place center injured 3 people and caused $5 million in damages.

On 5/22/1983, a category F3 tornado 18.1 miles away from the place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Linganore-area historical earthquake activity is near Maryland state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 87.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 219.6 miles away from Linganore center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 133.6 miles away from the city 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 88.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 255.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 345.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

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

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Floods: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Storms: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Linganore:

  • PLEASANT VIEW NSG HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; MOUNT AIRY, MD)
  • LORIEN HEALTH SYSTEMS MT AIRY (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MOUNT AIRY, MD)
  • GLADE VALLEY CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; WALKERSVILLE, MD)
  • BRINTON WOODS NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SYKESVILLE, MD)
  • GOLDEN AGE GUEST HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SYKESVILLE, MD)
  • FREDERICK MEMORIAL HOSP HHA (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; FREDERICK, MD)
  • NORTHAMPTON MANOR (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; FREDERICK, MD)

Amtrak station near Linganore:

  • 12 miles: FREDERICK (GREYHOUND STA., 27 E. ALL SAINTS ST.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Linganore:

  • Frederick Community College (about 12 miles; Frederick, MD; Full-time enrollment: 3,798)
  • Carroll Community College (about 14 miles; Westminster, MD; FT enrollment: 2,682)
  • McDaniel College (about 15 miles; Westminster, MD; FT enrollment: 2,558)
  • Mount St Mary's University (about 19 miles; Emmitsburg, MD; FT enrollment: 2,313)
  • Howard Community College (about 24 miles; Columbia, MD; FT enrollment: 6,528)
  • Montgomery College (about 24 miles; Rockville, MD; FT enrollment: 17,999)
  • Stevenson University (about 28 miles; Stevenson, MD; FT enrollment: 3,862)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: West Winds Country Club and Golf Course (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Reservoirs: Lake Anita Louise (A), Lake Marian (B), Lake Linganore (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Frederick 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:

3.0 people
Maryland:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

84.7%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.5%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Linganore:

Marital status in Linganore, MD
  • Never married: 21.0%
  • Now married: 68.2%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 2.7%
  • Divorced: 6.8%

For population 25 years and over in Linganore:

  • High school or higher: 98.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 57.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 25.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 39.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Maryland average:

12.5

Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Linganore
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Linganore, MD (based on Frederick County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic36,92312
Mainline Protestant34,107110
Evangelical Protestant21,401113
Other3,90119
Black Protestant9315
Orthodox5452
None135,577-
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: 37
Frederick County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 21
Here:

0.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Frederick County:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 126
This county:

5.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Frederick County:

7.8%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.4%
Maryland:

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

17.5%
Maryland:

15.5%

6.86% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($64,231 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.86%
Maryland average:

6.88%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($814 average AGI)
Frederick County:

0.08%
Maryland average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Montgomery County, MD  1.88% ($72,920 average AGI)
from Washington County, MD  0.49% ($50,461)
from Carroll County, MD  0.35% ($62,309)


6.65% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($67,375 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.65%
Maryland average:

7.35%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($987 average AGI)
Frederick County:

0.08%
Maryland average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Montgomery County, MD  0.88% ($59,342 average AGI)
to Washington County, MD  0.86% ($47,216)
to Carroll County, MD  0.33% ($61,994)

Strongest AM radio stations in Linganore:

  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMD (930 AM; 5 kW; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXTR (820 AM; 4 kW; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WTRI (1520 AM; daytime; 17 kW; BRUNSWICK, MD; Owner: JMK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WCAO (600 AM; 5 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Linganore:

  • WFRE (99.9 FM; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W219BX (91.7 FM; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CEDAR RIDGE CHILDREN'S HOME & SCHOOL, INC)
  • WWVZ (103.9 FM; BRADDOCK HEIGHTS, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WAYZ-FM (104.7 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: HJV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WETH (89.1 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WARX (106.9 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: MANNING BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WAFY (103.1 FM; MIDDLETOWN, MD; Owner: FREDERICK BROADCASTING LLC)
  • WZBA (100.7 FM; WESTMINSTER, MD; Owner: SHAMROCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWMX (106.5 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WPOC (93.1 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • W219BE (91.7 FM; WAYNESBORO, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BIBLE INSTITUTE, NDBA)
  • WIYY (97.9 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WYCR (98.5 FM; YORK-HANOVER, PA; Owner: RADIO HANOVER, INC.)
  • WLIF (101.9 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WLIF, INC.)
  • WGTY (107.7 FM; GETTYSBURG, PA; Owner: TIMES AND NEWS PUBLISHING COMPANY)
  • WEEO-FM (103.7 FM; MCCONNELLSBURG, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • W228BA (93.5 FM; LEESBURG, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WWDC-FM (101.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WRQX (107.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WARW (94.7 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Linganore:

  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WFPT (Channel 62; FREDERICK, 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.)
  • WUTB (Channel 24; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W52AS (Channel 52; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WJZ-TV (Channel 13; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WTTG (Channel 5; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WJLA-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ACC LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUSA (Channel 9; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE DETROIT NEWS, INC.)
  • WETA-TV (Channel 26; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE GREATER WASHINGTON ED TELECOMM. ASSOC)
  • WDCA (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WBDC-TV (Channel 50; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHUT-TV (Channel 32; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WRC-TV (Channel 4; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WRC-TV), INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 46ft / 14.3mTotal length
  • 15,479Total average daily traffic
  • 1,123Total average daily truck traffic
  • 17,649Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Linganore, MD
  • 65.2%Electricity
  • 28.6%Utility gas
  • 3.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Other fuel
  • 0.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Linganore, MD
  • 88.6%Electricity
  • 7.6%Utility gas
  • 3.8%Wood


Linganore compared to Maryland state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Linganore on our top lists:

  • #90 on the list of "Top 100 cities with longest commuting times (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #80 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+)"
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