Thurmont, Maryland

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Population in 2019: 6,895 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +23.4%
 
Males: 3,283  (47.6%)
Females: 3,612  (52.4%)
Median resident age:

40.5 years
Maryland median age:

39.0 years

Zip codes: 21788.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $82,877 (it was $49,530 in 2000)
Thurmont:

$82,877
MD:

$86,738

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $39,465 (it was $20,474 in 2000)

Thurmont town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $257,531 (it was $136,500 in 2000)
Thurmont:

$257,531
MD:

$332,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $291,669; detached houses: $320,857; townhouses or other attached units: $163,453; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $273,459; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $180,067

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,137.

March 2019 cost of living index in Thurmont: 169.9 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 6.3%
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  • Races in Thurmont, MD (2019)
    • 6,31192.1%White alone
    • 1802.6%Hispanic
    • 1231.8%Two or more races
    • 610.9%Black alone
    • 320.5%Asian alone
    • 70.1%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists, there were 30 registered sex offenders living in Thurmont, Maryland as of June 13, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Thurmont is 218 to 1.


Crime rates in Thurmont by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.4)
2
(32.4)
1
(16.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(46.1)
1
(15.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(29.8)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(33.0)
1
(16.4)
1
(16.4)
1
(16.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.1)
1
(15.8)
2
(31.2)
1
(15.5)
3
(46.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(44.7)
2
(29.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
8
(132.2)
15
(246.2)
9
(147.9)
7
(115.1)
3
(48.6)
8
(128.5)
6
(94.9)
9
(140.5)
2
(30.9)
3
(46.1)
5
(76.8)
8
(121.5)
3
(44.7)
13
(190.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
19
(313.9)
6
(98.5)
15
(246.5)
15
(246.6)
36
(582.6)
35
(562.0)
15
(237.3)
30
(468.4)
16
(247.6)
9
(138.4)
9
(138.3)
4
(60.8)
6
(89.4)
5
(73.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
47
(776.5)
40
(656.6)
80
(1,315)
55
(904.3)
70
(1,133)
60
(963.4)
35
(553.8)
52
(811.9)
60
(928.4)
68
(1,046)
55
(845.2)
48
(729.0)
33
(491.7)
37
(542.2)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(82.6)
9
(147.7)
3
(49.3)
5
(82.2)
2
(32.4)
1
(16.1)
1
(15.8)
1
(15.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.4)
4
(61.5)
1
(15.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(33.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.4)
0
(0.0)
4
(64.7)
1
(16.1)
1
(15.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index96.099.1108.3101.1124.3122.563.8104.065.3112.776.158.972.173.7

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Thurmont, MD

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 14 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.61
Maryland average:

2.74
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Thurmont, MD City Guides:

Ancestries: German (27.9%), American (24.0%), Italian (8.7%), Irish (6.3%), European (5.8%), English (2.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1894

Elevation: 523 feet

Land area: 2.97 square miles.

Population density: 2,322 people per square mile   (low).

Thurmont, Maryland map

106 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.5%
Maryland:

15.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,143 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,715 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Frederick, MD (13.8 miles , pop. 52,767).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (47.7 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (123.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

District 4, Creagerstown, MD (2.0 miles ),
Sabillasville, MD (2.4 miles ),
District 20, Lewistown, MD (2.6 miles ),
Emmitsburg, MD (2.7 miles ),
Fort Ritchie, MD (2.7 miles ),
Blue Ridge Summit, PA (2.8 miles ),
Highfield-Cascade, MD (2.8 miles ),
Woodsboro, MD (2.8 miles )

Latitude: 39.62 N, Longitude: 77.41 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -175 (-2.6%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 610 (17.3%)

Area code: 301

Distribution of median household income in Thurmont, MD in 2019
Distribution of house value in Thurmont, MD in 2019

Property values in Thurmont, MD

Thurmont satellite photo by USGS

Thurmont tourist attractions:

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.4%
Maryland:

6.6%
Historical population in Thurmont, MD
Historical housing units in Thurmont, MD

Population change in the 1990s: +2,120 (+61.1%).
Most common industries in Thurmont, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (13.1%)
  • Health care (9.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.0%)
  • Educational services (7.6%)
  • Public administration (7.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (22.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.1%)
  • Public administration (7.9%)
  • Educational services (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Health care (4.3%)
  • Printing & related support activities (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (13.1%)
  • Educational services (10.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.2%)
  • Public administration (7.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.8%)
  • Printing & related support activities (5.2%)
Most common occupations in Thurmont, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.0%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Top executives (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Computer specialists (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (7.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (4.3%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)

Average climate in Thurmont, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Thurmont, Maryland environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 74.0. This is about average.

City:

74.0
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.106. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.106
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.02. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.02
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.424. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.424
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.77. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.77
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Thurmont-area historical tornado activity is near Maryland state average. It is 4% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/22/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.0 miles away from the Thurmont town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 7/19/1996, a category F3 tornado 24.5 miles away from the town center injured 3 people and caused $5 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Thurmont-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Maryland state average. It is 56% 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 122.0 miles away from Thurmont 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 203.1 miles away from Thurmont 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 87.6 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 119.9 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 133.3 miles away from Thurmont center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 239.7 miles away from Thurmont 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 (21) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 5

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Thurmont:

  • ST. VINCENT CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; EMMITSBURG, MD)
  • ST JOSEPH'S MINISTRIES (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; EMMITSBURG, MD)
  • GLADE VALLEY CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; WALKERSVILLE, MD)
  • HOMEWOOD AT CRUMLAND FARMS (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; FREDERICK, MD)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE WAYNESBORO (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; WAYNESBORO, PA)
  • FREEDOM HOME DIALYSIS, LLC (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; FREDERICK, MD)
  • WAYNESBORO HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; WAYNESBORO, PA)

Airports located in Thurmont:

Amtrak stations near Thurmont:

  • 15 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.
  • 18 miles: HAGERSTOWN (GREYHOUND STA., 10527 SHARPSTOWN PK.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Thurmont:

  • Mount St Mary's University (about 5 miles; Emmitsburg, MD; Full-time enrollment: 2,313)
  • Frederick Community College (about 12 miles; Frederick, MD; FT enrollment: 3,798)
  • Hagerstown Community College (about 14 miles; Hagerstown, MD; FT enrollment: 3,220)
  • Gettysburg College (about 18 miles; Gettysburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,772)
  • McDaniel College (about 22 miles; Westminster, MD; FT enrollment: 2,558)
  • Carroll Community College (about 24 miles; Westminster, MD; FT enrollment: 2,682)
  • Shepherd University (about 25 miles; Shepherdstown, WV; FT enrollment: 3,745)

Public high school in Thurmont:

Public elementary/middle schools in Thurmont:

Private elementary/middle school in Thurmont:

  • PIONEER BAPTIST CHURCH SCHOOL (Students: 19, Location: 13802 LONG RD, Grades: KG-8)
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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Thurmont: Flanagan Orchards (A), Thurmont Industrial Park (B), Guardian Hose Company Number 10 (C), Thurmont Community Ambulance Service Number 30 (D), Thurmont Branch Library (E), Thurmont Town Hall (F), Thurmont Library (G), Frederick County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Station 30 Thurmont Community Ambulance Co (H), Frederick County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Station 10 Guardian Hose Company (I), Thurmont Police Department (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Mountain Gate Plaza Shopping Center (1), Thurmont Plaza Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Thurmont include: Weller United Methodist Church (A), Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church (B), Saint Johns Evangelical Lutheran Church (C), Thurmont United Methodist Church (D), Trinity United Church of Christ (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Parks in Thurmont include: East End Park (1), Thurmont Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Thurmont Historical Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 11 North Church Street), Frederick County - Libraries- Thurmont Branch (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 11 Water Street), Leo's Gameroom Treasures (Arcades & Amusements; 2 E Main St).

Hotels: Super 8 Motel (300 Tippin Drive), Super 8 Thurmont MD (300 Tippin Drive), Cozy Country Inn (103 Frederick Road).

Birthplace of: Russell R. Waesche - Commandant of the Coast Guard.

Frederick 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 Thurmont and their reported violations in the past:

TOWN OF THURMONT (Population served: 6,200, Groundwater under infl of surface water):
Past health violations:
  • Public Education - In NOV-30-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-08-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-03-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-28-2010)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-11-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-08-2010), St Public Notif requested (MAR-03-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-03-2010)
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
CROWS NEST LODGE AND CAMPGROUND (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
BECKLEYS CAMPING CENTER (Address: 11109 ANGLEBERGER ROAD , Population served: 45, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • OCCT/SOWT Study/Recommendation - In JUL-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-10-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUL-10-2012)
  • Public Education - In MAR-03-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-10-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-01-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-26-2010)
  • Initial, Follow-up, or Routine Source Water M/R - In JUL-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-23-2010)
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between JUL-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2010)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.6 people
Maryland:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

72.3%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.3%
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: 0.1% of all households

Banks with branches in Thurmont (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Thurmont Drive-In Branch at 605 East Main Street, branch established on 1968/02/12; Thurmont Branch at 4 West Main Street, branch established on 1891/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Woodsboro Bank: Thurmont Branch at 143 Frederick Road, branch established on 1993/07/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $218.3 mil, Deposits: $183.8 mil, headquarters in Woodsboro, MD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Thurmont Branch at 16 East Main Street, branch established on 1975/09/22. 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

For population 15 years and over in Thurmont:

Marital status in Thurmont, MD
  • Never married: 22.2%
  • Now married: 58.6%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

For population 25 years and over in Thurmont:

  • High school or higher: 91.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.8%
  • Unemployed: 1.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
Maryland average:

12.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Thurmont
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Thurmont, 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.
Maryland:

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

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

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

0.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

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

5.62 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.8%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.4%
State:

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

17.5%
Maryland:

15.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

53.9%
State:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

52.9%
Maryland:

47.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.3
Maryland:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.3%
State:

20.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.2%
Maryland:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Maryland:

6.8

Overweight people:
Thurmont:

32.6%
Maryland:

34.1%

General health condition:
Here:

61.7%
Maryland:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.7%
Maryland:

80.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Thurmont, MD Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 13$62,359$57,5620$0
Financial Administration 6$21,089$42,1782$3,029
Sewerage 4$23,808$71,4240$0
Streets and Highways 4$20,562$61,6860$0
Other Government Administration 4$18,405$55,2155$3,667
Electric Power 4$16,930$50,7900$0
Water Supply 3$14,543$58,1720$0
Police - Other 2$5,538$33,2283$4,105
Totals for Government 40$183,234$54,97010$10,801

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

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $6,035,000 ($875.27)
    Sewerage: $1,668,000 ($241.91)
    Police Protection: $1,062,000 ($154.02)
    General - Other: $830,000 ($120.38)
    Water Utilities: $731,000 ($106.02)
    Regular Highways: $464,000 ($67.30)
    Financial Administration: $226,000 ($32.78)
    Solid Waste Management: $145,000 ($21.03)
    Parks and Recreation: $134,000 ($19.43)
    Central Staff Services: $126,000 ($18.27)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $15,000 ($2.18)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $468,000 ($67.88)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,100,000 ($159.54)
    Parks and Recreation: $362,000 ($52.50)
    Police Protection: $115,000 ($16.68)
    General - Other: $40,000 ($5.80)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,213,000 ($320.96)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,621,000 ($235.10)
    Other: $64,000 ($9.28)
    Parking Facilities: $9,000 ($1.31)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $4,000 ($0.58)
    General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($0.15)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $52,000 ($7.54)
    Rents: $45,000 ($6.53)
    General Revenue - Other: $18,000 ($2.61)
    Sale of Property: $8,000 ($1.16)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($1.02)
    Fines and Forfeits: $5,000 ($0.73)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $6,208,000 ($900.36)
    Water Utilities: $971,000 ($140.83)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $216,000 ($31.33)
    Other: $186,000 ($26.98)
    Sewerage: $30,000 ($4.35)
  • Tax - Property: $1,606,000 ($232.92)
    Individual Income: $732,000 ($106.16)
    Public Utility License: $61,000 ($8.85)
    Amusements License: $14,000 ($2.03)
    Other Selective Sales: $12,000 ($1.74)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $12,000 ($1.74)
    Other License: $4,000 ($0.58)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,701,000 ($1697.03)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,990,000 ($1593.91)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,179,000 ($170.99)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $468,000 ($67.88)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,016,000 ($1162.58)

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)
Businesses in Thurmont, MD
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2McDonald's1
Ace Hardware1Pizza Hut1
Blockbuster1Quiznos1
Burger King1Subway1
CVS1Super 81
Chevrolet1Taco Bell1
Goodwill2U-Haul1
H&R Block1Wendy's1
KFC1

Strongest AM radio stations in Thurmont:

  • WTHU (1450 AM; 1 kW; THURMONT, MD; Owner: CHARLES R. WALMER)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFMD (930 AM; 5 kW; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXTR (820 AM; 4 kW; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WTRI (1520 AM; daytime; 17 kW; BRUNSWICK, MD; Owner: JMK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Thurmont:

  • WAYZ-FM (104.7 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: HJV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WETH (89.1 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • 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)
  • W219BE (91.7 FM; WAYNESBORO, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BIBLE INSTITUTE, NDBA)
  • WWVZ (103.9 FM; BRADDOCK HEIGHTS, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WARX (106.9 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: MANNING BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WMTB-FM (89.9 FM; EMMITSBURG, MD; Owner: MOUNT SAINT MARY'S COLLEGE, INCORPORATED)
  • WAFY (103.1 FM; MIDDLETOWN, MD; Owner: FREDERICK BROADCASTING LLC)
  • WEEO-FM (103.7 FM; MCCONNELLSBURG, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WYCR (98.5 FM; YORK-HANOVER, PA; Owner: RADIO HANOVER, INC.)
  • WCRH (90.5 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, MD; Owner: CEDAR RIDGE CHILDREN'S HOME & SCHOOL, INC)
  • WGTY (107.7 FM; GETTYSBURG, PA; Owner: TIMES AND NEWS PUBLISHING COMPANY)
  • WQCM (94.3 FM; GREENCASTLE, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WLTF (97.5 FM; MARTINSBURG, WV; Owner: PRETTYMAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZBT (91.1 FM; GETTYSBURG, PA; Owner: GETTYSBURG COLLEGE)
  • WWMX (106.5 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • W228BA (93.5 FM; LEESBURG, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WZBA (100.7 FM; WESTMINSTER, MD; Owner: SHAMROCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WROZ (101.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Thurmont:

  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WBFF (Channel 45; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CHESAPEAKE TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNUV (Channel 54; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE (WNUV-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • W51CY (Channel 51; CHAMBERSBURG, PA; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFPT (Channel 62; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • W52AS (Channel 52; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WUTB (Channel 24; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W42CK (Channel 42; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING)
Thurmont fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Thurmont fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 53Number of bridges
  • 272ft / 83.2mTotal length
  • $1,656,000Total costs
  • 391,195Total average daily traffic
  • 28,159Total average daily truck traffic
  • 494,586Total future (year 2011) average daily traffic
New bridges in Thurmont, MD - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 5Before 1900
  • 11900-1909
  • 21910-1919
  • 41920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 61950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 111970-1979
  • 161980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Thurmont, MD
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED11$204,1166$198,70854$194,7713$126,8072$144,615
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$04$251,5201$4,5900$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$70,15026$239,3541$84,9902$142,320
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$319,9800$013$213,6612$64,4801$101,440
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$04$178,5400$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 7530.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$202,080
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$100,640
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 7530.00

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

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 91. The highest number of fires - 154 took place in 2016, and the least - 27 in 2002. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Thurmont, MD When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (58.3%), and Outside Fires (28.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Thurmont, MD
    • 89958.3%Structure Fires
    • 43728.3%Outside Fires
    • 1409.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 674.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Thurmont, MD
Most common first names in Thurmont, MD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary9479.2 years
Charles8274.7 years
John6972.8 years
William5574.0 years
Robert4271.0 years
George3977.0 years
James3571.1 years
Margaret3175.2 years
Joseph3072.1 years
Ruth3078.0 years
Most common last names in Thurmont, MD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller6074.1 years
Smith5877.1 years
Martin3676.8 years
Eyler3472.4 years
Rice2680.5 years
Brown2273.3 years
Lewis2078.8 years
Green1978.1 years
Stull1877.8 years
Long1779.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Thurmont, MD
  • 62.7%Electricity
  • 18.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 9.4%Utility gas
  • 4.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.7%Wood
  • 1.6%Other fuel
  • 0.6%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Thurmont, MD
  • 66.2%Electricity
  • 15.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 13.7%Utility gas
  • 4.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Thurmont 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.

Thurmont on our top lists:

  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index decrease from 2011 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: education, training, and library occupations (population 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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