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People

Total Population 200
Male Share of the Population 53.5%
Female Share of the Population 46.5%
Senior Citizens 19%
Employed Population 16+ 125
Age of the Population 52

Families

% of people married 40.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 52.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $66,786
% Above Poverty Level 83%
% Below Poverty Level 17%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 35 minutes
% Working from Home 11.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 30.4%
% Using Public Transportation 5.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 52.6%
Median Gross Rent $1,591
Median House Value $308,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.5%
US/American 0%
English 26%
Irish 42%

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

Harpers Ferry Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 18 miles W of Frederick, Maryland (center to center)
Nearest Large City 49 miles NW of Washington, District of Columbia
County Jefferson
Standard Zip Codes 25425
Phone Area Codes 304
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.325
Longitude -77.739

Harpers Ferry 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 KEARNEYSVILLE
Distance 8.7 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 39 F
Apr Temp 39 to 64 F
Jul Temp 62 to 86 F
Oct Temp 39 to 66 F
Annual Precip 40.4 inches
Station MARTINSBURG RGNL AP
Distance 14 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 41 F
Apr Temp 42 to 66 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 43 to 68 F
Annual Precip 39.3 inches
Station LINCOLN
Distance 16.9 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 42 F
Apr Temp 39 to 65 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 69 F
Annual Precip 43.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Hedgesville 283 $49,844
Martinsburg 17,564 $45,016
Shepherdstown 1,587 $69,886

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

Harpers Ferry Public Libraries

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Bolivar-harpers Ferry Public Library
600 POLK STREET
Harpers Ferry, West Virginia
(304) 535-2301
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