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Population (year 2000): 20,973
Males: 9,844 (46.9%), Females: 11,129 (53.1%)

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Median resident age: 34.1 years
Median household income: $54,276 (year 2000)
Median house value: $204,700 (year 2000)

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Races in White Oak:

  • Black (37.1%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (35.9%)
  • Hispanic (13.0%)
  • Other race (6.5%)
  • Two or more races (4.2%)
  • Korean (3.1%)
  • Asian Indian (2.4%)
  • Vietnamese (2.3%)
  • Chinese (1.9%)
  • Other Asian (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Subsaharan African (11.3%), German (6.5%), Irish (5.3%), English (5.0%), West Indian (3.6%), United States (3.3%).

New! Oak, Maryland forum

Elevation: 390 feet

Land area: 5.0 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in White Oak

  • High school or higher: 87.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 46.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 23.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 35.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in White Oak CDP

  • Never married: 33.4%
  • Now married: 48.3%
  • Separated: 4.1%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

34.8% Foreign born (11.4% Latin America, 11.0% Asia, 9.7% Africa).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Spring, MD Silver (3.4 miles pop. 76,540).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: DC Washington, (9.1 miles pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (142.9 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: MD (1.9 miles Hillandale, Mill, MD (2.6 miles Kemp MD (2.8 miles Colesville, MD (3.2 miles Calverton, Park, MD (3.4 miles Langley Spring, MD Silver (3.4 miles MD (3.5 miles Adelphi, MD (3.8 miles Fairland,

Latitude: 39.04 N, Longitude: 76.99 W


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (23.0%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (16.1%), Retail trade (10.7%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -6,635 (-31.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 613 (5.7%)

Average climate in White Oak, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

White Oak-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Maryland state average. It is 36% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/24/2001, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.8 miles away from the White Oak 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 36.5 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near White Oak:
  • EASTERN NEURO REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (about 2 miles; SILVER SPRING, MD)
  • WASHINGTON ADVENTIST HOSP (about 5 miles; TAKOMA PARK, MD)
  • HOLY CROSS HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; SILVER SPRING, MD)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to White Oak:
  • RONALD REAGAN WASHINGTON NATIONAL (about 14 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; ID: DCA)
  • ANDREWS AFB (about 19 miles; CAMP SPRINGS, MD; ID: ADW)
  • BALTIMORE-WASHINGTON INTL (about 24 miles; BALTIMORE, MD; ID: BWI)
Other public-use airports nearest to White Oak:
  • COLLEGE PARK (about 8 miles; COLLEGE PARK, MD; ID: CGS)
  • SUBURBAN (about 12 miles; LAUREL, MD; ID: W18)
  • SOUTH CAPITOL STREET (about 13 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; ID: 09W)

Amtrak stations near White Oak:
  • 11 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.
  • 11 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.
  • 12 miles: ROCKVILLE (HUNGERFORD DR. & PARK ST.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to White Oak:
  • UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND-UNIVERSITY COLLEGE (about 4 miles; Adelphi, MD; Full-time enrollment: 8,434)
  • CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF AMERICA (about 8 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 4,472)
  • UNIVERSITY OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA (about 9 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 3,223)
  • AMERICAN UNIVERSITY (about 10 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 8,859)
  • GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 11,674)
  • HOWARD UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 9,297)
  • GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 16,045)

Notable locations in White Oak: Silver Spring Industrial Park (A), White Oak Library (B).

Shopping Center: White Oak Shopping Center (1).

Churches in White Oak include: Saint John the Baptist Church (A), Saint Stephen Lutheran Church (B), Shaare Tefila Congregation (C), Unitarian Universalist Church of Silver Spring (D).

Park in White Oak: Martin Luther King Recreational Park (1).


White Oak compared to Maryland state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in White Oak:
  • 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.)
  • WACA (1540 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WHEATON, MD; Owner: AC ACQUISITION, LLC)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WWRC (1260 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WPLC (1050 AM; 1 kW; SILVER SPRING, MD; Owner: METRO RADIO, INC.)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WMAL (630 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTNT (570 AM; 5 kW; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in White Oak:
  • WWDC-FM (101.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBIG-FM (100.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCSP-FM (90.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NATIONAL CABLE SATELLITE CORPORATION)
  • WASH (97.1 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)
  • WARW (94.7 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WIHT (99.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKYS (93.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WGMS-FM (103.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • 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)
  • WPFW (89.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WGTS (91.9 FM; TAKOMA PARK, MD; Owner: COLUMBIA UNION COLLEGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WETA (90.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WPGC-FM (95.5 FM; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MARYLAND)
  • WAVA (105.1 FM; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WHFS (99.1 FM; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WJFK-FM (106.7 FM; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WPOC (93.1 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around White Oak:
  • WBDC-TV (Channel 50; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, 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.)
  • WHUT-TV (Channel 32; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WETA-TV (Channel 26; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE GREATER WASHINGTON ED TELECOMM. ASSOC)
  • WDCA (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WZDC-LP (Channel 64; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ONDA CAPITAL, INC.)
  • WRC-TV (Channel 4; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WRC-TV), INC.)
  • W28BY (Channel 63; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFORMATION SUPER STATION, L.L.C.)
  • WMDO-CA (Channel 30; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WUTB (Channel 24; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WNVC (Channel 56; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMPT (Channel 22; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WKRP-LP (Channel 42; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA, LLC)
  • WJZ-TV (Channel 13; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WIAV-LP (Channel 58; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • WPXW (Channel 66; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: PAXSON WASHINGTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFPT (Channel 62; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)

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