Trappe, Maryland

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Trappe, Maryland

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 4% trophy Trappe Affordability of Property Taxes
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Trappe Racial Diversity
Short Commute Times
(vs. State)
Top 13% Trappe Short Commute Times

Comparative Profile of Trappe, Maryland

Comparing Trappe 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 10 8
Female Share of the Population 6 5
Male Share of the Population 5 6
Well-Paid Single Men 3 1
Age of the Population 2 4
Senior Citizens 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 8
Portion of People Married 7 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 8 5
People in Middle Class or Better 7 4
People Above Poverty 6 5
Median Family Income 6 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 7 9
Working at Home 5 5
Walking and Biking to Work 5 3
Public Transportation Use 4 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 8 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 7
Affordability of Rents 2 5
People Living Alone 1 1

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Trappe Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 43 miles SE of Bowie, Maryland (center to center)
Nearest Large City 54 miles SE of Baltimore, Maryland
County Talbot
Standard Zip Codes 21673
Phone Area Codes 410
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.658
Longitude -76.058

Trappe Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6.4 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 45 F
Apr Temp 45 to 68 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 49 to 71 F
Annual Precip 45.2 inches
Station DENTON 2 E
Distance 20.9 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 44 F
Apr Temp 42 to 67 F
Jul Temp 65 to 89 F
Oct Temp 45 to 70 F
Annual Precip 43.2 inches
Distance 31.5 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 44 F
Apr Temp 46 to 65 F
Jul Temp 70 to 86 F
Oct Temp 50 to 68 F
Annual Precip 43.6 inches
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Trappe Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,146 100%
Male 549 47.9%
Female 597 52.1%
Under 18 330 28.8%
18+ 816 71.2%
65+ 115 10%
Median Age 33.9
Average Family Size 2.95
White 829 72.3%
African-American 268 23.4%
Asian 8 0.7%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.4%
Other 12 1%
Mixed Race 24 2.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 30 2.6%

Estimated Trappe Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,137
Growth -9
Growth % -0.8%

Trappe 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
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 35.9%
English 13.4%
German 12.7%
US/American 10.2%
Irish 8.4%
Scottish 3%
European 2.6%
French (except Basque) 1.8%
Polish 1.4%
Scotch-Irish 1.4%
Egyptian 1.3%
Italian 1.3%
Hungarian 0.9%
Jamaican 0.8%
Celtic 0.6%
Slavic 0.5%
French Canadian 0.5%
African 0.5%
British 0.5%
Danish 0.4%
Czech 0.4%
Swedish 0.4%
Norwegian 0.3%
Dutch 0.3%
Welsh 0.3%
Jordanian 0.3%
Syrian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Trappe 1,146 $42,188
Cambridge 10,911 $32,118
East New Market 167 $56,429
Easton 11,708 $48,825
Hurlock 1,874 $40,435
Oxford 771 $71,071
Secretary 503 $40,441
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