Grantsville, Maryland

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Grantsville, Maryland

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 6% Grantsville Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 11% Grantsville Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Grantsville, Maryland

Comparing Grantsville 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 8 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 5
Age of the Population 5 7
Senior Citizens 5 7
Racial Diversity 3 1
Well-Paid Single Men 3 1
Male Share of the Population 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 2 4
Average Household Size 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 7 4
People in Middle Class or Better 3 2
Median Family Income 3 1
People Above Poverty 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 7 5
Public Transportation Use 6 2
Working at Home 5 5
Short Commute Times 4 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 8 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 5
People Living Alone 6 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 9
Housing Recently Built 4 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 5

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Grantsville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 68 miles SE of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Garrett
Standard Zip Codes 21536
Phone Area Codes 301
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.695
Longitude -79.151

Grantsville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 11.8 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 32 F
Apr Temp 35 to 57 F
Jul Temp 58 to 79 F
Oct Temp 39 to 59 F
Annual Precip 44.5 inches
Distance 12.4 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 33 F
Apr Temp 37 to 58 F
Jul Temp 60 to 80 F
Oct Temp 40 to 60 F
Annual Precip 39.5 inches
Station OAKLAND 1 SE
Distance 24.3 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 36 F
Apr Temp 35 to 60 F
Jul Temp 57 to 79 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 47.5 inches
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Grantsville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 619 100%
Male 287 46.4%
Female 332 53.6%
Under 18 151 24.4%
18+ 468 75.6%
65+ 89 14.4%
Median Age 36.8
Average Family Size 2.74
White 612 98.9%
African-American 3 0.5%
Asian 2 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 2 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.5%

Estimated Grantsville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 593
Growth -26
Growth % -4.2%

Grantsville 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 50.9%
US/American 13.6%
Irish 9.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.1%
Dutch 3.8%
English 3.1%
Scottish 2%
French (except Basque) 1.8%
British 1.8%
Italian 1.5%
Scotch-Irish 1.5%
Welsh 1.3%
Polish 0.8%
Acadian/Cajun 0.8%
Swiss 0.5%
Canadian 0.5%
French Canadian 0.5%
Danish 0.5%
Lithuanian 0.5%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Grantsville, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Jennings (21536)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Grantsville 619 $35,000
Accident 353 $40,556
Barton 478 $33,333
Friendsville 539 $28,750
Frostburg 7,873 $53,234
Lonaconing 1,205 $37,083
Midland 473 $37,500
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