Boonsboro, Maryland

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Boonsboro, Maryland

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Comparative Profile of Boonsboro, Maryland

Comparing Boonsboro to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Maryland (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 9 9
Well-Paid Single Women 8 5
Senior Citizens 8 9
Age of the Population 7 8
Well-Paid Single Men 7 4
Racial Diversity 5 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 2
Male Share of the Population 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 6 4
Portion of People Married 5 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 8 7
Median Family Income 8 5
People Above Poverty 7 6
College Educated Adults 6 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 9
Walking and Biking to Work 7 4
Public Transportation Use 5 2
Short Commute Times 1 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 5
Housing Recently Built 6 7
People Living Alone 5 5
Affordability of Rents 4 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 2

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Boonsboro Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 14 miles NW of Frederick, Maryland (center to center)
Nearest Large City 54 miles NW of Washington, District of Columbia
County Washington
Standard Zip Codes 21713
Phone Area Codes 301
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.506
Longitude -77.652

Boonsboro Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.8 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 39.4 inches
Distance 13.3 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 42 F
Apr Temp 44 to 67 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 47 to 68 F
Annual Precip 40.6 inches
Distance 13.4 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 37 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 82 F
Oct Temp 45 to 64 F
Annual Precip 49.1 inches
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Boonsboro Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,803 100%
Male 1,290 46%
Female 1,513 54%
Under 18 715 25.5%
18+ 2,088 74.5%
65+ 557 19.9%
Median Age 39.7
Average Family Size 3.04
White 2,748 98%
African-American 21 0.7%
Asian 5 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.1%
Other 4 0.1%
Mixed Race 21 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 21 0.7%

Estimated Boonsboro Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,982
Growth 179
Growth % 6.4%

Boonsboro Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 36.6%
US/American 17.6%
Irish 12.9%
English 8.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.9%
Welsh 2.6%
Polish 2.3%
Dutch 1.2%
French (except Basque) 1.2%
British 1.2%
Greek 1.1%
Russian 1%
European 0.9%
Scottish 0.9%
Scotch-Irish 0.9%
Swedish 0.7%
Portuguese 0.5%
Hungarian 0.5%
Canadian 0.4%
Czech 0.4%
Danish 0.4%
Slovak 0.4%
Lithuanian 0.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
Iranian 0.2%
Italian 0.2%
Haitian 0.2%
Pennsylvania German 0.2%
Swiss 0.2%
Austrian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Boonsboro 2,803 $48,155
Burkittsville 171 $53,125
Funkstown 983 $45,197
Keedysville 482 $61,607
Middletown 2,668 $80,115
Myersville 1,382 $75,768
Sharpsburg 691 $52,875
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Boonsboro High Schools (2004)

Serves 931 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.6

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