Woodsboro, Maryland

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Woodsboro, Maryland

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Woodsboro Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Woodsboro People in Middle Class or Better
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Woodsboro College Educated Adults
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Woodsboro Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Woodsboro, Maryland

Comparing Woodsboro 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
Male Share of the Population 6 7
Racial Diversity 5 2
Female Share of the Population 5 4
Age of the Population 4 5
Well-Paid Single Men 2 1
Senior Citizens 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 10 10


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 10 9
College Educated Adults 10 8
Median Family Income 10 8

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 8
Walking and Biking to Work 6 4
Public Transportation Use 6 3
Short Commute Times 1 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 3
Affordability of Rents 2 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1
People Living Alone 1 1

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Woodsboro Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 9 miles NE of Frederick, Maryland (center to center)
Nearest Large City 40 miles W of Baltimore, Maryland
County Frederick
Standard Zip Codes 21798
Phone Area Codes 301
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.533
Longitude -77.315

Woodsboro Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.1 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 10.2 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
Distance 12.1 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
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Woodsboro Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 846 100%
Male 411 48.6%
Female 435 51.4%
Under 18 299 35.3%
18+ 547 64.7%
65+ 75 8.9%
Median Age 35.6
Average Family Size 3.37
White 833 98.5%
African-American 2 0.2%
Asian 5 0.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 2 0.2%
Mixed Race 4 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 8 0.9%

Estimated Woodsboro Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 912
Growth 66
Growth % 7.8%

Woodsboro 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 33.7%
Irish 13.7%
English 12.5%
Italian 9.3%
US/American 7.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.6%
Polish 3.5%
Welsh 1.8%
Scotch-Irish 1.5%
French (except Basque) 1.4%
Basque 1.2%
Scandinavian 1.2%
Ukrainian 1.1%
British 1.1%
Hungarian 1.1%
Dutch 0.8%
Scottish 0.8%
Swedish 0.6%
Norwegian 0.5%
Canadian 0.5%
Russian 0.3%
Australian 0.3%
European 0.3%
Slovak 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Woodsboro 846 $62,500
Frederick 52,767 $56,778
New Market 427 $67,292
New Windsor 1,303 $55,972
Thurmont 5,588 $56,138
Union Bridge 989 $37,500
Walkersville 5,192 $69,476
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