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People

Total Population 3,010
Male Share of the Population 47.4%
Female Share of the Population 52.6%
Senior Citizens 6.7%
Employed Population 16+ 1,472
Age of the Population 34

Families

% of people married 57.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 26.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $86,131
% Above Poverty Level 89.5%
% Below Poverty Level 10.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 36 minutes
% Working from Home 3.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.7%
% Using Public Transportation 0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 18.2%
Median Gross Rent $954
Median House Value $222,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.9%
US/American 0%
English 9.4%
Irish 16.2%

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

Smithsburg Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 18 miles NW of Frederick, Maryland (center to center)
Nearest Large City 56 miles NW of Baltimore, Maryland
County Washington
Standard Zip Codes 21783
Phone Area Codes 301
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.654
Longitude -77.573

Smithsburg 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 CATOCTIN MOUNTAIN PARK
Distance 4.8 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
Station EMMITSBURG 2 SE
Distance 14.7 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 FREDERICK POLICE BRKS
Distance 18.1 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Boonsboro 3,456 $76,635
Emmitsburg 2,951 $70,566
Funkstown 863 $69,327
Hagerstown 40,210 $47,421
Myersville 1,812 $126,250
Thurmont 6,392 $81,638

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

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Smithsburg High Schools

SMITHSBURG SR. HIGH
66 N MAIN ST
301-766-8337
Serves 833 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.5

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