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People

Total Population 2,951
Male Share of the Population 49.2%
Female Share of the Population 50.8%
Senior Citizens 15.1%
Employed Population 16+ 1,341
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 46.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 25.2%
Median Earnings25+ $38,859
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $50,179
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,174

Wealth

Median Family Income $70,566
% Above Poverty Level 85.2%
% Below Poverty Level 14.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 30 minutes
% Working from Home 4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 28.4%
Median Gross Rent $802
Median House Value $228,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 19.9%
US/American 0%
English 13.1%
Irish 22.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Emmitsburg Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 20 miles N of Frederick, Maryland (center to center)
Nearest Large City 47 miles NW of Baltimore, Maryland
County Frederick
Standard Zip Codes 21727
Phone Area Codes 301
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.704
Longitude -77.327

Emmitsburg Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station EMMITSBURG 2 SE
Distance 2.1 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 39 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 45.3 inches
Station EISENHOWER NATL HIS SITE
Distance 8.3 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 39 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 41 to 67 F
Annual Precip 42.9 inches
Station CATOCTIN MOUNTAIN PARK
Distance 9.1 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Smithsburg 3,010 $86,131
Taneytown 6,740 $86,552
Thurmont 6,392 $81,638
Union Bridge 894 $61,750
Walkersville 5,965 $99,048
Woodsboro 1,168 $101,458

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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