Accident Garrett County, Maryland

Accident: Town in Garrett County, Maryland, United States

About

Accident is a town located in the county of Garrett in the U.S. state of Maryland. Its population at the 2010 census was 325 and a population density of 254 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 311 inhabitants.

The town was created 236 years ago in 1785.

Accident Quick Facts

Population : 311 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Maryland (United States)
County : Garrett County
Postal code : 21520
Phone Area Codes : 301
Area : 1.28 km2
Altitude : 2,388 feet / 728 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1786 (236 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 15:38:03 (20th January 2022)
Density : 243 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -4.5% (2010-2020)
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Location of Accident on Maryland map.
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Geography

Accident is located at 39°37'43"N 79°19'11"W (39.6287000, -79.3197600).

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Demographics

According to census records, the population of Accident decreased by 4.5% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 325 - census
2011 325 0% estimation process
2012 322 -0.93% estimation process
2013 323 0.31% estimation process
2014 319 -1.25% estimation process
2015 318 -0.31% estimation process
2016 316 -0.63% estimation process
2017 316 0% estimation process
2018 314 -0.64% estimation process
2019 312 -0.64% estimation process
2020 311 -0.32% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 12,254
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 12,652
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -3.1%
April 1, 2020 Population : 12,625
April 1, 2010 Population : 12,649
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.6%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 24.0%
People over 65 (%) : 15.3%
Female persons, % : 53.4%
White only, percent : 91.4%
Black or African American alone, percent : 1.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.5%
Asians alone % : 0.6%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 4.4%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 5.5%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 88.2%
2015-2019 Veterans : 690
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 2.1%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 59.6%

Accident zip code is 21520. County name: Garrett, County fips: 24023

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 59.6%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $109,000
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,111
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $448
2015-2019 median gross rent : $792
2015-2019 Households : 5,028
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.34
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 83.6%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 2.4%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 85.7%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 70.9%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 91.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 22.6%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 11.6%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 9.3%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 65.1%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 57.4%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 26,793
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 83,708
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 244,942
2012 total retail sales per capita : $19,478
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 19.8
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $46,808
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $24,444
Percentage of people living in poverty : 13.9%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 809
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 391
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 255
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 44
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 703
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 85
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 656
2010 population per square mile : 1,356.4
2010 land area in square miles : 9.33

People born in Accident (1)

American politician Wendell R. Beitzel was born in Accident

Schools in Accident

College & universities near Accident, MD

Code Name City ZIP
162609 Garrett College McHenry (MD) 21541

Stations (11)

Amtrak & bus stations near Accident, MD

Code Name Address Type
GTV Grantsville, MD 3000 Chestnut Ridge Road BUS
FSB Frostburg, MD 101 Braddock Road BUS
Code: C U M Cumberland station East Harrison and Queen City Street RAIL
COV Connellsville station North Water Street and West Peach Street RAIL
CUA Cumberland, MD 12401 Willowbrook Road SE BUS

Post offices near Accident

Post Office Name City ZIP
Acciden Post Office Accident (MD) 21520

Other cities in Garrett County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Garrett County , MD.

City Name Population Title
Mountain Lake Park 2,065 Town of the United States
Oakland 1,873 Town in the west-central part of Garrett County, Maryland, United States
Grantsville 865 Town of the United States
Loch Lynn Heights 525 Town in Garrett County, Maryland, United States
Friendsville 477 Town in Garrett County, Maryland, United States
Kitzmiller 301 Town in Garrett County, Maryland, United States