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People

Total Population 231
Male Share of the Population 54.1%
Female Share of the Population 45.9%
Senior Citizens 23.4%
Employed Population 16+ 144
Age of the Population 56

Families

% of people married 46.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 60.4%
Median Earnings25+ $65,833
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $10,625

Wealth

Median Family Income $78,125
% Above Poverty Level 85.7%
% Below Poverty Level 14.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 34 minutes
% Working from Home 7.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 28.5%
% Using Public Transportation 7.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 48.9%
Median Gross Rent $1,542
Median House Value $294,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.1%
US/American 0%
English 29%
Irish 38.1%

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 270 $71,250
Martinsburg 17,508 $49,783
Shepherdstown 1,632 $69,141

Harpers Ferry Public Libraries

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