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Kitzmiller, Maryland
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Location of Kitzmiller shown in Maryland
Location of Kitzmiller shown in Maryland
Country United States
State Maryland
County Garrett
Area
 • Total 0.25 sq mi (0.65 km2)
 • Land 0.22 sq mi (0.58 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.07 km2)
Elevation
1,604 ft (489 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 300
 • Density 1,351.35/sq mi (520.84/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
21538
Area code(s) 301, 240
FIPS code 24-44450
GNIS feature ID 0590608
Website https://www.kitzmillermd.org

Kitzmiller is a town in Garrett County, Maryland, United States. The population was 321 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Kitzmiller is located at 39°23′22″N 79°11′0″W / 39.38944°N 79.18333°W / 39.38944; -79.18333 (39.389309, -79.183424).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.25 square miles (0.65 km2), of which 0.22 square miles (0.57 km2) is land and 0.03 square miles (0.08 km2) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 865
1920 1,044 20.7%
1930 827 −20.8%
1940 870 5.2%
1950 652 −25.1%
1960 535 −17.9%
1970 443 −17.2%
1980 387 −12.6%
1990 275 −28.9%
2000 302 9.8%
2010 321 6.3%
2020 300 −6.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 321 people, 126 households, and 91 families living in the town. The population density was 1,459.1 inhabitants per square mile (563.4/km2). There were 158 housing units at an average density of 718.2 per square mile (277.3/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 99.1% White, 0.3% Native American, and 0.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.3% of the population.

There were 126 households, of which 34.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.1% were married couples living together, 11.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 27.8% were non-families. 23.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 14.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 2.97.

The median age in the town was 40.4 years. 22.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.9% were from 25 to 44; 26% were from 45 to 64; and 17.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 48.3% male and 51.7% female.

Transportation

2021-08-07 15 39 06 View north along Maryland State Route 38 (Kitzmiller Road) at Main Street in Kitzmiller, Garrett County, Maryland
MD 38 northbound in Kitzmiller

The main method of transportation to and from Kitzmiller today is by road. Maryland Route 38 is the only state highway serving the town, connecting northward to Maryland Route 135 near Altamont and southward across the North Branch Potomac River to West Virginia Route 42 in Blaine.

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