Mountain Lake Park, Maryland

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Mountain Lake Park, Maryland
Town
Location of Mountain Lake Park, Maryland
Location of Mountain Lake Park, Maryland
Coordinates: 39°24′2″N 79°22′54″W / 39.40056°N 79.38167°W / 39.40056; -79.38167Coordinates: 39°24′2″N 79°22′54″W / 39.40056°N 79.38167°W / 39.40056; -79.38167
Country United States
State Maryland
County Garrett
Government
 • Mayor Leo Martin (Libertarian)[1]
Area[2]
 • Total 2.01 sq mi (5.21 km2)
 • Land 1.94 sq mi (5.02 km2)
 • Water 0.07 sq mi (0.18 km2)
Elevation 2,454 ft (748 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 2,092
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 2,135
 • Density 1,078.4/sq mi (416.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 21550
Area code(s) 301
FIPS code 24-53800
GNIS feature ID 0590854
Website [1]

Mountain Lake Park is a town in Garrett County, Maryland, in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the town population was 2,092.

History[edit]

Mountain Lake Park Historic District was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.[5] Creedmore was listed in 1984.[5]

Geography[edit]

Mountain Lake Park is located at 39°24′2″N 79°22′54″W / 39.40056°N 79.38167°W / 39.40056; -79.38167 (39.400550, -79.381773).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.01 square miles (5.21 km2), of which 1.94 square miles (5.02 km2) is land and 0.07 square miles (0.18 km2) is water.[2]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 2,092 people, 873 households, and 531 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,078.4 inhabitants per square mile (416.4/km2). There were 954 housing units at an average density of 491.8 per square mile (189.9/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.8% White, 0.4% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.3% Asian, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.6% of the population.

There were 873 households of which 30.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.3% were married couples living together, 14.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 39.2% were non-families. 32.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.27 and the average family size was 2.86.

The median age in the town was 44.4 years. 22.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.4% were from 25 to 44; 29.2% were from 45 to 64; and 20.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 44.9% male and 55.1% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 2,248 people, 867 households, and 578 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,485.3 people per square mile (574.8/km²). There were 948 housing units at an average density of 626.4 per square mile (242.4/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.20% White, 0.36% African American, 0.09% Native American, 0.04% Asian, 0.13% Pacific Islander, and 0.18% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.76% of the population.

There were 867 households out of which 35.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.5% were married couples living together, 14.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.3% were non-families. 30.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 3.02.

In the town the population was spread out with 27.4% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 25.1% from 25 to 44, 20.5% from 45 to 64, and 19.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 85.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 79.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $27,917, and the median income for a family was $37,105. Males had a median income of $29,219 versus $23,348 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,589. About 16.2% of families and 17.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.2% of those under age 18 and 15.2% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Leo Martin". Libertarian Party. Retrieved 2014-09-09. 
  2. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-01-25. 
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-01-25. 
  4. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-06-26. 
  5. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15. 
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  7. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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