Union Bridge, Maryland

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

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Top 10% Union Bridge Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Union Bridge, Maryland

Comparing Union Bridge 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 9 8
Male Share of the Population 7 9
Racial Diversity 7 3
Well-Paid Single Men 4 2
Senior Citizens 4 6
Age of the Population 4 5
Female Share of the Population 4 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 8 7
Portion of People Married 6 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 6 4
People Above Poverty 4 3
Median Family Income 4 2
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 9
Working at Home 7 7
Short Commute Times 2 5
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 7
Affordability of Rents 3 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 4
People Living Alone 3 3
Housing Recently Built 1 1

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Union Bridge Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 16 miles NE of Frederick, Maryland (center to center)
Nearest Large City 35 miles NW of Baltimore, Maryland
County Carroll
Standard Zip Codes 21791
Phone Area Codes 410
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.568
Longitude -77.177

Union Bridge Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.2 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 40 F
Apr Temp 38 to 65 F
Jul Temp 62 to 87 F
Oct Temp 41 to 67 F
Annual Precip 42.3 inches
Distance 10.3 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
Distance 16.3 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 39 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 41 to 67 F
Annual Precip 42.9 inches
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Union Bridge Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 989 100%
Male 486 49.1%
Female 503 50.9%
Under 18 286 28.9%
18+ 703 71.1%
65+ 130 13.1%
Median Age 35.9
Average Family Size 3.11
White 918 92.8%
African-American 55 5.6%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.4%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 11 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 5 0.5%

Estimated Union Bridge Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,085
Growth 96
Growth % 9.7%

Union Bridge 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 38.3%
US/American 16.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 9%
English 8.2%
Irish 8.2%
Italian 3.3%
Dutch 2.2%
Greek 2%
Polish 1.8%
Welsh 1.7%
French (except Basque) 1.5%
African 1.3%
Ukrainian 1.3%
Russian 1.2%
Scotch-Irish 0.7%
Lithuanian 0.7%
Hungarian 0.5%
Swedish 0.3%
Danish 0.3%
Austrian 0.3%
European 0.3%
Jamaican 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Linwood (21791)

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)
Union Bridge 989 $37,500
Emmitsburg 2,290 $46,328
New Windsor 1,303 $55,972
Taneytown 5,128 $49,615
Walkersville 5,192 $69,476
Westminster 16,731 $50,879
Woodsboro 846 $62,500
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Union Bridge High Schools (2004)

Serves 1,193 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.5

Union Bridge Colleges

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