Funkstown, Maryland

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Funkstown, Maryland

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High Points

Funkstown strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Maryland):

Category Trophy
Short Commute Times
(vs. State)
Top 8% Funkstown Short Commute Times
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 10% Funkstown Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 13% Funkstown Affordability of Rents
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Funkstown Well-Paid Single Women
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Funkstown Public Transportation Use
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Funkstown Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Funkstown, Maryland

Comparing Funkstown 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
Well-Paid Single Women 9 6
Well-Paid Single Men 9 6
Male Share of the Population 8 9
Age of the Population 7 8
Senior Citizens 5 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 3
Racial Diversity 4 1
Female Share of the Population 4 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 2 5
Average Household Size 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 7 5
Median Family Income 7 4
People Above Poverty 6 5
College Educated Adults 3 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 5
Short Commute Times 8 10
Walking and Biking to Work 5 3
Working at Home 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 8
People Living Alone 9 9
Affordability of Rents 5 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 7
Housing Recently Built 2 2

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Funkstown Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 20 miles NW of Frederick, Maryland (center to center)
Nearest Large City 61 miles NW of Washington, District of Columbia
County Washington
P.O. Box Zip Codes 21734
Phone Area Codes 301
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.608
Longitude -77.704

Funkstown Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 3.2 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 12.1 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
Distance 19.7 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
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Funkstown Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 983 100%
Male 484 49.2%
Female 499 50.8%
Under 18 195 19.8%
18+ 788 80.2%
65+ 149 15.2%
Median Age 39.3
Average Family Size 2.81
White 961 97.8%
African-American 6 0.6%
Asian 3 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 7 0.7%
Mixed Race 1 0.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 7 0.7%

Estimated Funkstown Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 960
Growth -23
Growth % -2.3%

Funkstown 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 41.5%
US/American 16.1%
Irish 12.3%
English 11.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.1%
French (except Basque) 3%
Italian 2.6%
Hungarian 1.8%
Welsh 1.1%
Slovene 1.1%
Scottish 1%
Dutch 0.8%
African 0.6%
Scotch-Irish 0.6%
French Canadian 0.5%
Polish 0.3%
Norwegian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Funkstown 983 $45,197
Boonsboro 2,803 $48,155
Clear Spring 455 $38,750
Hagerstown 36,687 $38,149
Keedysville 482 $61,607
Smithsburg 2,146 $58,958
Williamsport 1,868 $41,115
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