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Princess Anne

Princess Anne, Maryland

  •   State: 
    Maryland
      County: 
    Somerset County
      City: 
    Princess Anne
      County FIPS: 
    24039
      Coordinates: 
    38°12′35″N 75°41′42″W
      Area total: 
    1.69 sq mi (4.37 km²)
      Area land: 
    1.67 sq mi (4.33 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.02 sq mi (0.04 km²)
      Elevation: 
    18 ft (5 m)
      Established: 
    1733; Incorporated 1867
  •   Latitude: 
    38,207
      Longitude: 
    -75,707
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Salisbury, MD-DE
      Timezone: 
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      ZIP codes: 
    21853
      GMAP: 

    Princess Anne, Somerset County, Maryland, United States

  •   Population: 
    3,446
      Population density: 
    2,063.47 residents per square mile of area (796.76/km²)
      Household income: 
    $25,642
      Households: 
    1,147
      Unemployment rate: 
    9.60%
  •   Sales taxes: 
    6.00%
      Income taxes: 
    7.90%

Princess Anne is a town in Somerset County, Maryland, that also serves as its county seat. Its population was 3,290 at the 2010 census. It is notable as the location of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore and the Teackle Mansion. The town was named for Princess Anne of Great Britain, daughter of King George II. In 1933, a black man named George Armwood was accused of assaulting an elderly white woman. He was removed from the Princess Anne jail by a white mob, dragged around town behind a truck, and eventually hanged. Princess Anne is located at 38°12N 75°42W (38.204, 75.695). According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.69 square miles (4.38 km²), of which 1.67 sq miles (4.33 km²) is land and 0.02sq miles (0.05 sq km) is water. The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. The Blizzard of 2018, for example, produced 10-15 inches of snow, temperatures in teens, and winds gusting over 40 miles per hour. Tropical storms occasionally impact the region during summer and fall, but they are often broken up by cold fronts from the north offering several days of mild temperatures and lower humidity. Winters are relatively mild compared to areas to the north and northwest, but cold spells send temperatures well below freezing.

History

The town at the head of the Manokin River was named for Princess Anne of Great Britain, daughter of King George II. Established in 1733, it serves as the county seat for Somerset County, the southernmost county in Maryland. In 1933, a black man named George Armwood was accused of assaulting an elderly white woman. He was removed from the Princess Anne jail by a white mob, dragged around town behind a truck, and eventually hanged. After his death, the rope that formed the noose was cut up and distributed as a souvenir. About 150 acres (0.6 km²) of the old town, with about 300 structures, is entered on the National Register of Historic Places as the PrincessAnne Historic District. In addition, the Adams Farm, Beckford, Beverly, Catalpa Farm, Glebe House, Harrington, Manokin Historic District, Mankin Presbyterian Church, Mt. Zion Memorial Church, Dr. William B. Pritchard House, Teackle Mansion, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Waddy House, Waterloo, and White Hall are listed on theNational Register of historic Places. The town's trade was augmented by the southward extension of the Eastern Shore Railroad on Maryland's Eastern Shore. At that time, the Manoker River was navigable as far as the bridge at Princess Anne. In the mid-18th century, the town became a market center based on the river trade and development of tobacco plantations in the area. It has the ignoble distinction of being the site of the last lynching in Maryland history.

Geography

Princess Anne is located at 38°12N 75°42W (38.204, 75.695). According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.69 square miles (4.38 km²) The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. Princess Anne has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps. The Blizzard of 2018, for example, produced 10-15 inches of snow, temperatures in teens, and winds gusting over 40 miles per hour. Tropical storms occasionally impact the region during summer and fall. The town is located on the shore of the Atlantic Ocean, and is located near the tip of Cape Hatteras, in the Outer Hebrides, on the East Coast of North Carolina. It has a population of 1,788. The city has a ZIP code of 7054, and the population of Princess Anne is 1,816. It is located in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-designated Superior Defense Area (SADC-2), which is one of the largest military installations in the country. The SADC area has a topography that is dominated by mountains, valleys, and ridges. It also has an area of water, with 1.67 square miles of land, of which 1.33 km² is land and 0.02 sq miles (0.05km²) is water.

Demographics

As of the census of 2010, there were 3,290 people, 1,276 households, and 652 families living in the town. There were 1,500 housing units at an average density of 898.2 per square mile (346.8/km²) The racial makeup of the town was 68.4% African American, 27.1% White, 0.2% Native American, 1.4%. Asian, 0,6% from other races, and 2.4. from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.9% of the population. The median income for a household in theTown was $20,066, and the median income. for a family was $26,351. The per capita income for the town is $10,944. About 30.1%. of families and 39.8% of those under age 18 and 21.0%. of those age 65 or over were living below the poverty line, including 53.8%. of people under the age of 18. The town is located in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ National Defense Training Area. It is located on the Army’s 7th Army District, which is responsible for the training of the Army National Guard, Air Force, and Marine Corps. and Army Reserve. It was the site of the World War II Battle of the Bulge, which took place in World War I and II. It has a population of 2,313.

Colleges and universities

University of Maryland Eastern Shore is a private college in Maryland. The school is located on the Eastern Shore of the Chesapeake Bay. It is one of the largest private colleges in the United States. It has more than 1,000 students. It was founded in 1872 and was named after the town of Eastern Shore, Maryland. It also has a sister college in D.C. called Maryland Eastern Shore. It's also known as Eastern University of Maryland, or E U D M A S, and has a satellite campus in D.C., called E U.S. Eastern Seal Point. It was founded by George W. Bush in the 1940s and is now known as University of Mary Eastern Shore. It opened in 1871 and has been there ever since. The College of Marylands is one of Maryland's largest private universities. Its students are known for their hard work, especially on the searches and curriculum and in academic academics. The college is also known for its innovative programs, such as the Bureau of Curricular Academics and the College of Social Intelligence. Its curricular program is known for its initiative to reduce student suspension at-risk behavior.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Princess Anne, Somerset County, Maryland = 90.5. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 67. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 99. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Princess Anne = 4.5 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO (www.who.int/news-room/questions-and-answers/item/radiation-the-ultraviolet-(uv)-index) and is uniform worldwide.

Employed

The most recent city population of 3,446 individuals with a median age of 31.8 age the population grows by 13.49% in Princess Anne, Somerset County, Maryland population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 2,063.47 residents per square mile of area (796.76/km²). There are average 2.27 people per household in the 1,147 households with an average household income of $25,642 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 9.60% of the available work force and has dropped -3.18% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 24.04%. The number of physicians in Princess Anne per 100,000 population = 92.2.

Weather

The annual rainfall in Princess Anne = 43.8 inches and the annual snowfall = 6 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 96. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 208. 88 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 26.1 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 42, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Princess Anne, Somerset County, Maryland which are owned by the occupant = 27.68%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 30 years with median home cost = $141,270 and home appreciation of -5.76%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $8.22 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.

Study

The local school district spends $6,529 per student. There are 13.3 students for each teacher in the school, 735 students for each Librarian and 327 students for each Counselor. 3.76% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 9.46% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 6.95% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Princess Anne's population in Somerset County, Maryland of 1,518 residents in 1900 has increased 2,27-fold to 3,446 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 53.16% female residents and 46.84% male residents live in Princess Anne, Somerset County, Maryland.

    As of 2020 in Princess Anne, Somerset County, Maryland are married and the remaining 66.31% are single population.

  • 21.5 minutes is the average time that residents in Princess Anne require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    70.84% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 23.12% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 1.11% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 0.46% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Princess Anne, Somerset County, Maryland, 27.68% are owner-occupied homes, another 60.43% are rented apartments, and the remaining 11.89% are vacant.

  • The 28.82% of the population in Princess Anne, Somerset County, Maryland who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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