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Population (year 2000): 20,091
Males: 9,752 (48.5%), Females: 10,339 (51.5%)

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Median resident age: 34.7 years
Median household income: $75,046 (year 2000)
Median house value: $185,500 (year 2000)

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Races in Crofton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (88.5%)
  • Black (5.1%)
  • Hispanic (2.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Other race (0.6%)
  • Asian Indian (0.5%)

Ancestries: Irish (23.3%), German (17.9%), English (13.6%), Italian (10.9%), United States (6.4%), Polish (6.3%).

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Land area: 5.0 square miles

Crofton,

For population 25 years and over in Crofton

  • High school or higher: 96.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 51.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 35.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Crofton CDP

  • Never married: 20.9%
  • Now married: 61.8%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

4.5% Foreign born (1.7% Asia, 1.1% Latin America, 1.1% Europe).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MD (5.3 miles Bowie, pop. 50,269).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MD Baltimore, (21.1 miles pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (125.8 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: MD (4.5 miles Odenton, MD (5.3 miles Bowie, MD (5.8 miles Crownsville, MD Arden-on-the-Severn, (7.6 miles Meade, MD (7.8 miles Fort MD (7.8 miles Riva, Harbor, MD (7.9 miles Herald MD (8.4 miles Woodmore,

Latitude: 39.01 N, Longitude: 76.68 W

Area codes: 410, 443


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (17.0%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (15.2%), Public administration (14.4%), Retail trade (11.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -7,258 (-36.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,294 (11.4%)

Average climate in Crofton, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Crofton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Maryland state average. It is 30% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1961, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.9 miles away from the Crofton city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/28/2002, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 38.6 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.


Birthplace of: Kyle Beckerman - Major League Soccer player (Colorado, born: Apr 23, 1982).


Hospitals/medical centers near Crofton:
  • CROWNSVILLE HOSPITAL CENTER (about 7 miles; CROWNSVILLE, MD)
  • NORTH ARUNDEL HOSP (about 12 miles; GLEN BURNIE, MD)
  • DOCTOR'S COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 13 miles; LANHAM, MD)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Crofton:
  • BALTIMORE-WASHINGTON INTL (about 11 miles; BALTIMORE, MD; ID: BWI)
  • ANDREWS AFB (about 20 miles; CAMP SPRINGS, MD; ID: ADW)
  • RONALD REAGAN WASHINGTON NATIONAL (about 27 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; ID: DCA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Crofton:
  • TIPTON (about 7 miles; FORT MEADE(ODENTON), MD; ID: FME)
  • FREEWAY (about 8 miles; MITCHELLVILLE, MD; ID: W00)
  • LEE (about 10 miles; ANNAPOLIS, MD; ID: ANP)

Amtrak stations near Crofton:
  • 13 miles: BWI AIRPORT RAIL STATION (BALTIMORE, AMTRAK WAY). 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, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 14 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.

College/University in Crofton:
  • CHAMPION INSTITUTE OF REAL ESTATE (Location: 1667 CROFTON CTR; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Crofton:
  • BOWIE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 5 miles; BOWIE, MD; Full-time enrollment: 3,323)
  • PRINCE GEORGES COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 12 miles; LARGO, MD; FT enrollment: 5,764)
  • ANNE ARUNDEL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 13 miles; ARNOLD, MD; FT enrollment: 6,467)
  • UNITED STATES NAVAL ACADEMY (about 15 miles; ANNAPOLIS, MD; FT enrollment: 4,172)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND-BALTIMORE COUNTY (about 18 miles; BALTIMORE, MD; FT enrollment: 9,095)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND-COLLEGE PARK (about 19 miles; COLLEGE PARK, MD; FT enrollment: 29,298)
  • THE COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF BALTIMORE COUNTY (about 19 miles; CATONSVILLE, MD; FT enrollment: 10,141)
Public primary/middle schools in Crofton:
  • CROFTON MIDDLE (Students: 989; Location: 2301 DAVIDSONVILLE RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • CROFTON ELEMENTARY (Students: 744; Location: 1405 DUKE OF KENT ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • CROFTON WOODS ELEMENTARY (Students: 583; Location: 1750 URBY DR; Grades: KG - 05)
  • CROFTON MEADOWS ELEMENTARY (Students: 494; Location: 2020 TILGHMAN DR; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle school in Crofton:
  • CREATIVE GARDEN NURSERY SCHOOL (Students: 183; Location: 1560 CROFTON PKWY; Grades: PK - KG)

Notable locations in Crofton: Golden Triangle Golf Course (A), Crofton Industrial Park (B), Crofton Country Club (C), Route Three Centre (D), Crofton Branch Library (E).

Shopping Centers: Crofton Station Shopping Center (1), Crofton Centre Shopping Center (2), Hopkins Place Shopping Center (3).

Churches in Crofton include: Saint Pauls Church (A), Wilson Memorial United Methodist Church (B), First Baptist Church (C), Prince of Peace Presbyterian Church (D).

Lake: Walking Fish Pond (A).

Park in Crofton: Crofton Park (1).


Crofton compared to Maryland state average:
  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below 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 significantly above state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Crofton:
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNAV (1430 AM; 5 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: SAJAK BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WILC (900 AM; 2 kW; LAUREL, MD; Owner: ILC CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Crofton:
  • WFSI (107.9 FM; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WWMX (106.5 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WPOC (93.1 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WIYY (97.9 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WRBS (95.1 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: PETER & JOHN RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WPGC-FM (95.5 FM; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MARYLAND)
  • WLIF (101.9 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WLIF, INC.)
  • WWDC-FM (101.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WHFS (99.1 FM; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WBIG-FM (100.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WERQ-FM (92.3 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WZBA (100.7 FM; WESTMINSTER, MD; Owner: SHAMROCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WARW (94.7 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWZZ (104.1 FM; WALDORF, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WKYS (93.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBZS-FM (92.7 FM; PRINCE FREDERICK, MD; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF PRINCE FREDERICK LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WIHT (99.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Crofton:
  • 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)
  • WNUV (Channel 54; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE (WNUV-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUTB (Channel 24; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W63BP (Channel 63; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: ANNAPOLIS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WJZ-TV (Channel 13; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • W61BY (Channel 61; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: ANNAPOLIS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WBDC-TV (Channel 50; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, 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)
  • WETA-TV (Channel 26; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE GREATER WASHINGTON ED TELECOMM. ASSOC)
  • WIAV-LP (Channel 58; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • WDCA (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WRC-TV (Channel 4; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WRC-TV), INC.)
  • WZDC-LP (Channel 64; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ONDA CAPITAL, INC.)
  • W28BY (Channel 63; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFORMATION SUPER STATION, L.L.C.)

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