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People

Total Population 1,088
Male Share of the Population 50.6%
Female Share of the Population 49.4%
Senior Citizens 24%
Employed Population 16+ 462
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 45.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $53,906
% Above Poverty Level 82%
% Below Poverty Level 18%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 7.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 32.7%
Median Gross Rent $490
Median House Value $80,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.3%
US/American 0%
English 11.1%
Irish 11.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Lonaconing Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 81 miles SE of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Allegany
Metro Area Cumberland
Standard Zip Codes 21539
Phone Area Codes 301
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.565
Longitude -78.98

Lonaconing 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 FROSTBURG 2
Distance 7.4 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 32 F
Apr Temp 35 to 57 F
Jul Temp 58 to 79 F
Oct Temp 39 to 59 F
Annual Precip 44.5 inches
Station SAVAGE RIVER DAM
Distance 8.8 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 33 F
Apr Temp 37 to 58 F
Jul Temp 60 to 80 F
Oct Temp 40 to 60 F
Annual Precip 39.5 inches
Station ROMNEY 1 SW
Distance 19.7 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 38 F
Apr Temp 38 to 65 F
Jul Temp 61 to 87 F
Oct Temp 40 to 67 F
Annual Precip 35.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Barton 532 $51,875
Cumberland 20,449 $44,863
Frostburg 8,759 $79,821
Grantsville 819 $47,321
Midland 651 $62,813
Westernport 2,059 $62,500

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Lonaconing High Schools

WESTMAR HIGH
16915 LOWER GEORGE'S CREEK RD
301-463-5751
Serves 373 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12

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