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Population (year 2000): 11,893. Estimated population in July 2005: 14,466 (+21.6% change)
Males: 5,696 (47.9%), Females: 6,197 (52.1%)

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Median resident age: 30.7 years
Median household income: $38,171 (year 2000)
Median house value: $106,100 (year 2000)

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Races in Elkton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (84.2%)
  • Black (9.6%)
  • Hispanic (3.0%)
  • Two or more races (2.2%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Other race (0.8%)

Ancestries: Irish (20.8%), German (17.4%), English (9.8%), United States (9.4%), Italian (8.3%), Polish (3.5%).

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Elevation: 30 feet

Land area: 8.0 square miles

Elkton,

For population 25 years and over in Elkton

  • High school or higher: 77.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Elkton town

  • Never married: 25.4%
  • Now married: 50.7%
  • Separated: 5.1%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

2.1% Foreign born (1.0% Europe, 0.6% Asia, 0.5% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +3,285 (+38.2%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: DE Wilmington, (21.1 miles pop. 72,664).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: PA Philadelphia, (53.9 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: DE (5.8 miles Glasgow, City, MD Chesapeake (5.8 miles DE Newark, (6.7 miles East, MD (8.0 miles North DE (8.5 miles Brookside, DE (9.7 miles Bear, MD (10.7 miles Charlestown, Star, DE (12.1 miles North


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 80 buildings, average cost: $96,000
  • 1997: 106 buildings, average cost: $43,700
  • 1998: 169 buildings, average cost: $57,900
  • 1999: 65 buildings, average cost: $55,900
  • 2000: 86 buildings, average cost: $53,300
  • 2001: 176 buildings, average cost: $62,300
  • 2002: 210 buildings, average cost: $58,300
  • 2003: 212 buildings, average cost: $80,600
  • 2004: 165 buildings, average cost: $84,300
  • 2005: 120 buildings, average cost: $95,100

Latitude: 39.61 N, Longitude: 75.83 W

Area codes: 443, 410


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (16.7%), Manufacturing (16.5%), Retail trade (14.7%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,323 (+19.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,512 (27.4%)


 

Crime in Elkton by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002
Murders 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 7 2 8 7
    per 100,000 58.9 16.8 67.3 58.9
Robberies 12 23 11 23
    per 100,000 100.9 193.4 92.5 193.4
Assaults 70 83 105 91
    per 100,000 588.6 697.9 882.9 765.2
Burglaries 134 108 119 127
    per 100,000 1126.7 908.1 1000.6 1067.9
Thefts 595 626 759 625
    per 100,000 5002.9 5263.6 6381.9 5255.2
Auto thefts 38 60 70 65
    per 100,000 319.5 504.5 588.6 546.5
476.1 518.8 603.6 563.3


Average climate in Elkton, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Elkton,

Elkton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Maryland state average. It is 32% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1994, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.9 miles away from the Elkton city center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/28/1961, a category 3 tornado 18.1 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.


Hospital/medical center in Elkton:
  • UNION HOSPITAL-CECIL COUNTY (106 BOW STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Elkton:
  • SOUTHERN CHESTER COUNTY MED CENTER (about 15 miles; WEST GROVE, PA)
  • ROCKFORD CENTER (about 17 miles; NEWARK, DE)
  • ALFRED I DUPONT INSTITUTE (about 17 miles; WILMINGTON, DE)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Elkton:
  • NEW CASTLE COUNTY (about 17 miles; WILMINGTON, DE; ID: ILG)
  • DOVER AFB (about 43 miles; DOVER, DE; ID: DOV)
  • PHILADELPHIA INTL (about 45 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; ID: PHL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Elkton:
  • RAINTREE (about 4 miles; ELKTON, MD; ID: 1C4)
  • CECIL COUNTY (about 5 miles; ELKTON, MD; ID: 58M)
  • SUMMIT (about 10 miles; MIDDLETOWN, DE; ID: EVY)

Amtrak station near Elkton:
  • 7 miles: NEWARK (429 S. COLLEGE AVE.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Local government website:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elkton:
  • DELAWARE TECHNICAL & COMM COLL-STANTON-WILMINGTON (about 8 miles; NEWARK, DE; Full-time enrollment: 3,817)
  • UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE (about 17 miles; NEWARK, DE; FT enrollment: 17,786)
  • WILMINGTON COLLEGE (about 17 miles; NEW CASTLE, DE; FT enrollment: 3,087)
  • WEST CHESTER UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 28 miles; WEST CHESTER, PA; FT enrollment: 10,419)
  • HARFORD COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 34 miles; BEL AIR, MD; FT enrollment: 2,646)
  • IMMACULATA COLLEGE (about 35 miles; IMMACULATA, PA; FT enrollment: 2,042)
  • WIDENER UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 36 miles; CHESTER, PA; FT enrollment: 3,646)
Public high school in Elkton:
  • ELKTON HIGH (Students: 1,039; Location: 110 JAMES ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Elkton:
  • THOMSON ESTATES ELEMENTARY (Students: 683; Location: 203 E THOMSON DR; Grades: PK - 05)
  • ELKTON MIDDLE (Students: 636; Location: 615 NORTH ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • CHERRY HILL MIDDLE (Students: 536; Location: 2535 SINGERLY RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • HOLLY HALL ELEMENTARY (Students: 531; Location: 233 WHITE HALL RD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • CECIL MANOR ELEMENTARY (Students: 524; Location: 971 ELK MILLS RD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • ELK NECK ELEMENTARY (Students: 479; Location: 41 RACINE SCHOOL RD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • GILPIN MANOR ELEMENTARY (Students: 463; Location: 203 NEWARK AVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • LEEDS ELEMENTARY (Students: 426; Location: 615 DEAVER RD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • KENMORE ELEMENTARY (Students: 326; Location: 2475 SINGERLY RD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • THE PROVIDENCE SCHOOL (Location: 3035 SINGERLY RD; Grades: 01 - 12)
Private primary/middle schools in Elkton:
  • IMMACULATE CONCEPTION SCHOOL (Students: 271; Location: 452 BOW STREET; Grades: KG - 8)
  • CHILDREN'S HOUR THE (Students: 98; Location: 156 W MAIN ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • CORNERSTONE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 93; Location: 290 WHITEHALL RD; Grades: PK - 3)
  • KIDDIE ACADEMY OF ELKTON (Students: 15; Location: 100 KIDDIE LANE; Grades: KG - KG)
Library in Elkton:
  • CECIL COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,704,727; Location: 301 NEWARK AVENUE; 217,554 books; 6,202 audio materials; 4,610 video materials; 201 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Elkton: Upper Chesapeake Corporate Center (A), Elkton Striped Bass Hatchery (B), Holly Hall (C), Cecil County Courthouse (D), Cecil County Public Library (E), Elkton Town Hall (F).

Shopping Centers: Village at Elkton Shopping Center (1), Big Elk Mall Shopping Center (2), Crossroads Shopping Center (3), Northside Plaza Shopping Center (4), Elk Towne Center Shopping Center (5).

Churches in Elkton include: Gospel Tabernacle (A), Trinity Episcopal Church (B), Wrights African Methodist Episcopal Church (C), Church of God (D), Elkton Presbyterian Church (E), Elkton United Methodist Church (F), Immaculate Conception Convent (G), Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church (H).

Cemeteries: Gilpin Cemetery (1), Elkton Cemetery (2).

Reservoir: Cow Pond (A).

Creeks: Little Elk Creek (A), Big Elk Creek (B), Mill Creek (C).

Parks in Elkton include: East Meadow Park (1), Hatchery Park (2), West Meadow Park (3), Eder Park (4), Marina Park (5), Hollingsworth Park (6).

Post office: (A).  


Elkton compared to Maryland state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Elkton:
  • WXHL (1550 AM; 1 kW; ELKTON, MD; Owner: PRIORITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WJSS (1330 AM; 5 kW; HAVRE DE GRACE, MD; Owner: PEOPLES BROADCAST NETWORK, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Elkton:
  • WOEL-FM (89.9 FM; ELKTON, MD; Owner: MARANATHA BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WXCY (103.7 FM; HAVRE DE GRACE, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVUD (91.3 FM; NEWARK, DE; Owner: UNIVERSITYOF DELAWARE)
  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WDAC (94.5 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: WDAC RADIO COMPANY)
  • WSTW (93.7 FM; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJBR-FM (99.5 FM; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WMHS (88.1 FM; PIKE CREEK, DE; Owner: RED CLAY CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL DISTRICT)

TV broadcast stations around Elkton:
  • WTSD-CA (Channel 14; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WPHL-TV (Channel 17; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WPPX (Channel 61; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PAXSON PHILADELPHIA LICENSE, INC.)

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Source: City-Data.com


 

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