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Solomons is in Calvert County, in the Washington-Arlington metro area.
The community was named for Isaac Solomon, landowner who built a cannery here.
The latitude of Solomons is 38.318N. The longitude is -76.454W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 0 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,536.
The island became less isolated with construction of the Gov. Thomas Johnson Bridge in 1977.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Solomons demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Calvert County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Washington area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 20629 ZIP code.
15% of Solomons residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Solomons ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Solomons was $33,049, compared with $21,587 nationally.
38% of Solomons residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Solomons, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,032. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,441.
Calvert County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Solomons political report.
The average commute time for Solomons workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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