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Population (year 2000): 34,252
Males: 16,449 (48.0%), Females: 17,803 (52.0%)

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Median resident age: 31.7 years
Median household income: $41,307 (year 2000)
Median house value: $136,800 (year 2000)

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Races in Chillum:

  • Black (62.7%)
  • Hispanic (23.7%)
  • Other race (14.5%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (7.9%)
  • Two or more races (5.1%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)
  • Asian Indian (1.1%)
  • Filipino (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Subsaharan African (12.3%), West Indian (8.4%), United States (2.4%), German (1.4%), Irish (1.2%), English (1.2%).

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Elevation: 155 feet

Land area: 4.0 square miles

Chillum,

For population 25 years and over in Chillum

  • High school or higher: 75.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 7.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 35.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Chillum CDP

  • Never married: 37.7%
  • Now married: 42.3%
  • Separated: 4.7%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

38.0% Foreign born (23.6% Latin America, 11.1% Africa).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Spring, MD Silver (3.7 miles pop. 76,540).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: DC Washington, (4.4 miles pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (144.8 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Park, MD (1.8 miles Langley Park, MD (1.8 miles Takoma MD (2.1 miles Hyattsville, Rainier, MD (2.1 miles Mount MD (2.2 miles Adelphi, MD (2.4 miles Brentwood, Park, MD (2.5 miles University Brentwood, MD (2.5 miles North

Latitude: 38.97 N, Longitude: 76.98 W


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (25.4%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (11.4%), Retail trade (10.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -11,168 (-32.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 641 (4.1%)

Average climate in Chillum, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Chillum-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Maryland state average. It is 34% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/24/2001, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.6 miles away from the Chillum city center killed 2 people and injured 55 people and caused $101 million in damages.

On 4/28/2002, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.1 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Chillum:
  • WASHINGTON ADVENTIST HOSP (about 2 miles; TAKOMA PARK, MD)
  • PROVIDENCE HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL NMC (about 5 miles; WASHINGTON, DC)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Chillum:
  • RONALD REAGAN WASHINGTON NATIONAL (about 9 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; ID: DCA)
  • ANDREWS AFB (about 14 miles; CAMP SPRINGS, MD; ID: ADW)
  • BALTIMORE-WASHINGTON INTL (about 26 miles; BALTIMORE, MD; ID: BWI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Chillum:
  • COLLEGE PARK (about 5 miles; COLLEGE PARK, MD; ID: CGS)
  • SOUTH CAPITOL STREET (about 8 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; ID: 09W)
  • SUBURBAN (about 14 miles; LAUREL, MD; ID: W18)

Amtrak stations near Chillum:
  • 6 miles: WASHINGTON (50 MASSACHUSETTS AVE. N.E.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities and snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 8 miles: NEW CARROLLTON (4300 GARDEN CITY DR.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: ALEXANDRIA (110 CALLAHAN DR.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chillum:
  • UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND-UNIVERSITY COLLEGE (about 2 miles; Adelphi, MD; Full-time enrollment: 8,434)
  • CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF AMERICA (about 3 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 4,472)
  • GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY (about 6 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 11,674)
  • HOWARD UNIVERSITY (about 6 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 9,297)
  • UNIVERSITY OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA (about 7 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 3,223)
  • GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 7 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 16,045)
  • AMERICAN UNIVERSITY (about 8 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 8,859)

Notable locations in Chillum: Prince George's Plaza Metro Station (A), Prince Georges Plaza (B).

Shopping Centers: Riggs Plaza Shopping Center (1), Riggs Sargent Shopping Center (2), Hechinger Plaza Shopping Center (3), Takoma Park Plaza Shopping Center (4), Tick Tock Plaza Shopping Center (5).

Churches in Chillum include: Ager Road United Methodist Church (A), Saint Cecilia Chapel (B).

Creek: Sligo Creek (A).

Park in Chillum: Lane Manor Recreation Center (1).


Chillum compared to Maryland state average:
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Chillum:
  • 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)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WACA (1540 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WHEATON, MD; Owner: AC ACQUISITION, LLC)
  • WWRC (1260 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WMAL (630 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WABS (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WPLC (1050 AM; 1 kW; SILVER SPRING, MD; Owner: METRO RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chillum:
  • WBIG-FM (100.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCSP-FM (90.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NATIONAL CABLE SATELLITE CORPORATION)
  • WWDC-FM (101.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WRQX (107.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WHUR-FM (96.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WASH (97.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKYS (93.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WARW (94.7 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WIHT (99.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WGMS-FM (103.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WPGC-FM (95.5 FM; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MARYLAND)
  • WAMU (88.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE EXEC. COMM. OF THE BD. OF TRUSTEES OF AMERICAN UNIV.)
  • WMMJ (102.3 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHFS (99.1 FM; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPFW (89.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WETA (90.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WGTS (91.9 FM; TAKOMA PARK, MD; Owner: COLUMBIA UNION COLLEGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAVA (105.1 FM; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WJFK-FM (106.7 FM; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WMZQ-FM (98.7 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Chillum:
  • WBDC-TV (Channel 50; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WZDC-LP (Channel 64; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ONDA CAPITAL, INC.)
  • WJLA-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ACC LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUSA (Channel 9; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE DETROIT NEWS, INC.)
  • WTTG (Channel 5; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WHUT-TV (Channel 32; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WRC-TV (Channel 4; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WRC-TV), INC.)
  • WETA-TV (Channel 26; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE GREATER WASHINGTON ED TELECOMM. ASSOC)
  • WDCA (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W28BY (Channel 63; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFORMATION SUPER STATION, L.L.C.)
  • WMDO-CA (Channel 30; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WKRP-LP (Channel 42; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA, LLC)
  • WNVC (Channel 56; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMPT (Channel 22; ANNAPOLIS, 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)
  • WUTB (Channel 24; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNUV (Channel 54; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE (WNUV-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WIAV-LP (Channel 58; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WJZ-TV (Channel 13; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WPXW (Channel 66; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: PAXSON WASHINGTON LICENSE, INC.)

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