Secretary, Maryland

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Secretary, Maryland

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High Points

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

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Affordability of Property Taxes
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Top 3% trophy Secretary Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Secretary, Maryland

Comparing Secretary 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
Well-Paid Single Women 8 3
Racial Diversity 7 3
Male Share of the Population 7 8
Well-Paid Single Men 7 4
Age of the Population 6 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 3
Female Share of the Population 4 3
Senior Citizens 3 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 8
Average Household Size 7 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 6 3
Median Family Income 5 3
People Above Poverty 5 4
College Educated Adults 4 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 8 4
Working at Home 7 7
Walking and Biking to Work 6 4
Short Commute Times 3 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 10
Housing Recently Built 9 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 10
People Living Alone 4 5
Affordability of Rents 3 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1

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Secretary Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 50 miles SE of Bowie, Maryland (center to center)
Nearest Large City 60 miles SE of Baltimore, Maryland
County Dorchester
P.O. Box Zip Codes 21664
Phone Area Codes 410
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.609
Longitude -75.947

Secretary Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7.1 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 45 F
Apr Temp 45 to 68 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 49 to 71 F
Annual Precip 45.2 inches
Distance 14.7 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 44 F
Apr Temp 46 to 66 F
Jul Temp 69 to 88 F
Oct Temp 50 to 70 F
Annual Precip 45.8 inches
Station DENTON 2 E
Distance 20.6 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
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Secretary Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 503 100%
Male 246 48.9%
Female 257 51.1%
Under 18 118 23.5%
18+ 385 76.5%
65+ 63 12.5%
Median Age 38.3
Average Family Size 2.92
White 489 97.2%
African-American 3 0.6%
Asian 4 0.8%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.2%
Other 5 1%
Mixed Race 1 0.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 20 4%

Estimated Secretary Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 501
Growth -2
Growth % -0.4%

Secretary 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
US/American 48.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.7%
English 11.9%
Irish 8.8%
German 5.1%
Hungarian 2.3%
Czech 1.4%
Scotch-Irish 1.1%
Dutch 0.8%
Italian 0.6%
Polish 0.6%
British 0.6%
Lithuanian 0.6%
Welsh 0.6%
Scottish 0.6%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Secretary 503 $40,441
Cambridge 10,911 $32,118
East New Market 167 $56,429
Federalsburg 2,620 $32,059
Hurlock 1,874 $40,435
Preston 566 $53,365
Trappe 1,146 $42,188
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