Pittsville, Maryland

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Pittsville, Maryland

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 8% Pittsville Affordability of Property Taxes
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Pittsville Racial Diversity
Short Commute Times
(vs. State)
Top 19% Pittsville Short Commute Times

Comparative Profile of Pittsville, Maryland

Comparing Pittsville 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
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 9
Racial Diversity 9 6
Female Share of the Population 8 7
Well-Paid Single Women 7 3
Well-Paid Single Men 5 2
Male Share of the Population 4 4
Age of the Population 2 2
Senior Citizens 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 6 4
Portion of People Married 3 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 6 6
People in Middle Class or Better 5 3
Median Family Income 5 3
College Educated Adults 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 7 5
Working at Home 6 6
Public Transportation Use 6 2
Short Commute Times 5 9


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

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Pittsville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 78 miles S of Vineland, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 90 miles SE of Baltimore, Maryland
County Wicomico
Standard Zip Codes 21850
P.O. Box Zip Codes 21852
Phone Area Codes 410
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.395
Longitude -75.413

Pittsville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7.1 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 45 F
Apr Temp 43 to 66 F
Jul Temp 68 to 87 F
Oct Temp 46 to 69 F
Annual Precip 47 inches
Distance 9.4 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 46 F
Apr Temp 45 to 67 F
Jul Temp 68 to 87 F
Oct Temp 48 to 70 F
Annual Precip 45.9 inches
Station SNOW HILL 4 N
Distance 11.3 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 47 F
Apr Temp 43 to 68 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 46 to 71 F
Annual Precip 46.1 inches
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Pittsville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,182 100%
Male 555 47%
Female 627 53%
Under 18 317 26.8%
18+ 865 73.2%
65+ 106 9%
Median Age 32.2
Average Family Size 2.93
White 1,035 87.6%
African-American 78 6.6%
Asian 46 3.9%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 20 1.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 19 1.6%

Estimated Pittsville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,188
Growth 6
Growth % 0.5%

Pittsville 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
US/American 22.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 19.8%
German 14.9%
Irish 12.1%
English 10.1%
Italian 6.8%
Scottish 2.7%
Polish 1.8%
Scotch-Irish 1.6%
British 1.4%
Nigerian 1.2%
Dutch 0.8%
Slovak 0.7%
French (except Basque) 0.7%
Pennsylvania German 0.4%
Lithuanian 0.3%
Hungarian 0.3%
Barbadian 0.3%
New Zealander 0.3%
Russian 0.3%
Celtic 0.3%
French Canadian 0.3%
Belgian 0.3%
Brazilian 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Powellville (21852)

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)
Pittsville 1,182 $39,375
Berlin 3,491 $36,653
Delmar 1,859 $31,991
Fruitland 3,774 $36,181
Hebron 807 $40,694
Salisbury 23,743 $35,527
Willards 938 $32,625
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