Mountain Lake Park, Maryland

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High Points

Mountain Lake Park strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Maryland):

Category Trophy
Short Commute Times
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Top 2% trophy Mountain Lake Park Short Commute Times
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Comparative Profile of Mountain Lake Park, Maryland

Comparing Mountain Lake Park to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Maryland (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 9 8
Senior Citizens 8 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 5
Age of the Population 7 8
Racial Diversity 3 1
Well-Paid Single Men 3 1
Male Share of the Population 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 5 4
Portion of People Married 4 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 9 6
People in Middle Class or Better 4 2
Median Family Income 4 2
People Above Poverty 3 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 9 10
Working at Home 9 8
Public Transportation Use 8 3
Walking and Biking to Work 5 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 7
Housing Recently Built 9 8
Affordability of Rents 9 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 9
People Living Alone 7 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 8

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Mountain Lake Park Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 79 miles SE of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Garrett
Standard Zip Codes 21550
Phone Area Codes 301
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.398
Longitude -79.381

Mountain Lake Park Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station OAKLAND 1 SE
Distance 1 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 36 F
Apr Temp 35 to 60 F
Jul Temp 57 to 79 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 47.5 inches
Distance 9.7 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 34 F
Apr Temp 37 to 58 F
Jul Temp 59 to 77 F
Oct Temp 41 to 60 F
Annual Precip 55.8 inches
Distance 15.6 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
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Mountain Lake Park Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,248 100%
Male 1,036 46.1%
Female 1,212 53.9%
Under 18 616 27.4%
18+ 1,632 72.6%
65+ 426 19%
Median Age 38.9
Average Family Size 3.02
White 2,230 99.2%
African-American 8 0.4%
Asian 1 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.1%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 4 0.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 17 0.8%

Estimated Mountain Lake Park Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,164
Growth -84
Growth % -3.7%

Mountain Lake Park Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 26.2%
English 19.4%
US/American 18.6%
Irish 9.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.3%
Dutch 3.8%
Italian 3.6%
Scotch-Irish 3.1%
French (except Basque) 2.7%
Scottish 1.4%
Swiss 1.2%
Polish 1%
Swedish 0.6%
Canadian 0.3%
Norwegian 0.3%
Bulgarian 0.3%
Welsh 0.3%
Scandinavian 0.3%
Hungarian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Mountain Lake Park, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Crellin (21550)
Hutton (21550)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Mountain Lake Park 2,248 $37,105
Accident 353 $40,556
Deer Park 405 $30,000
Friendsville 539 $28,750
Kitzmiller 302 $29,167
Oakland 1,930 $38,750
Westernport 2,104 $31,714
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