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People

Total Population 5,221
Male Share of the Population 39.9%
Female Share of the Population 60.1%
Senior Citizens 26.8%
Employed Population 16+ 1,893
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 24.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 34.7%
Median Earnings25+ $30,551
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $4,973
Median Earnings With High School Degree $21,071

Wealth

Median Family Income $54,201
% Above Poverty Level 72.8%
% Below Poverty Level 27.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 15 minutes
% Working from Home 6.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 18.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 53.1%
Median Gross Rent $786
Median House Value $206,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 30%
US/American 0%
English 16.7%
Irish 11.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2014, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Chestertown Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 24 miles E of Dundalk, Maryland (center to center)
Nearest Large City 29 miles E of Baltimore, Maryland
County Kent
Standard Zip Codes 21620
Company Zip Codes 21690
Phone Area Codes 410
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.208
Longitude -76.066

Chestertown Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station CHESTERTOWN
Distance 0.5 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 42 F
Apr Temp 43 to 65 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 46 to 68 F
Annual Precip 44.8 inches
Station MILLINGTON 1 SE
Distance 11.5 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 42 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 44.7 inches
Station DENTON 2 E
Distance 26.7 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 44 F
Apr Temp 42 to 67 F
Jul Temp 65 to 89 F
Oct Temp 45 to 70 F
Annual Precip 43.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Betterton 337 $46,563
Centreville 4,451 $103,894
Church Hill 952 $67,500
Millington 658 $73,906
Rock Hall 1,377 $68,571
Sudlersville 411 $80,750

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2014, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Chestertown Public Libraries

Library
Kent County Public Library
408 HIGH STREET
Chestertown, Maryland
(410) 778-3636
Library Web Site

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Chestertown Hospitals

CHESTER RIVER HOSPITAL CENTER
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
100 BROWN ST
(410) 778-3300
Emergency Service: Yes

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