Sharptown, Maryland

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Sharptown, Maryland

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 6% Sharptown Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Sharptown, Maryland

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 6 5
Portion of People Married 6 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 8 5
People Above Poverty 7 6
Median Family Income 7 4
College Educated Adults 6 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 7 7
Walking and Biking to Work 6 4
Public Transportation Use 5 1
Short Commute Times 3 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 8
People Living Alone 5 5
Affordability of Rents 2 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 2
Housing Recently Built 1 1

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Sharptown Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 63 miles SE of Bowie, Maryland (center to center)
Nearest Large City 71 miles SE of Baltimore, Maryland
County Wicomico
P.O. Box Zip Codes 21861
Phone Area Codes 410
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.542
Longitude -75.719

Sharptown Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station VIENNA
Distance 6.7 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 45 F
Apr Temp 44 to 67 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 47 to 70 F
Annual Precip 43 inches
Distance 14.2 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
Distance 15.9 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 44 F
Apr Temp 41 to 64 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 45.3 inches
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Sharptown Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 649 100%
Male 304 46.8%
Female 345 53.2%
Under 18 164 25.3%
18+ 485 74.7%
65+ 107 16.5%
Median Age 37.9
Average Family Size 3
White 616 94.9%
African-American 24 3.7%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 8 1.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.3%

Estimated Sharptown Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 621
Growth -28
Growth % -4.3%

Sharptown 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
English 26.2%
German 19.3%
US/American 17.3%
Italian 10.4%
Irish 7.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.2%
Polish 3%
French (except Basque) 1.7%
Dutch 1.5%
Greek 1%
French Canadian 1%
Ukrainian 1%
Scotch-Irish 0.7%
Scottish 0.5%
Czech 0.5%
Swiss 0.5%
Canadian 0.5%
Welsh 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Sharptown 649 $44,500
Delmar 1,859 $31,991
Federalsburg 2,620 $32,059
Hebron 807 $40,694
Hurlock 1,874 $40,435
Mardela Springs 364 $46,250
Vienna 280 $46,250
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