Overview

Introduction to Easton, Maryland

Located in Talbot county, Easton, Maryland, is 39 miles E of Bowie, Maryland (center to center) and 46 miles SE of Baltimore, Maryland.

Easton History

The present-day territory of Easton grew when the first courthouse for Talbot county was established in the area in 1711. Later, the town was renamed Talbot Town. In 1788, the area was organized and renamed Easton. As of now, Easton holds a seat on Talbot county.

Easton and nearby Attractions

  • The Bullitt House
  • Historical Society of Talbot county
  • Academy Art Museum
  • Christ Church
  • Historic Avalon Theatre

Things To Do In Easton

The Historical Society of Talbot County is located in Easton. The city is home to many 17th and 18th century houses and the federal-style gardens. The Bullitt House, built in 1801 by Thomas James Bulltit is located here, as are the Academy Art Museum and Historic Avalon Theatre and The Christ Church. In addition, local celebrations such as the Talbot County Fair and the Waterfowl Festival are held yearly.

Easton Transportation

The closest airport to the city is the Baltimore-Washington International Airport.

Easton Higher Education

Higher education is available at Salisbury State University, Anne Arundel Community College, and University of Maryland-Eastern Shore.

Demographics

People

Total Population16,551
Male Share of the Population46.7%
Female Share of the Population53.3%
Senior Citizens23%
Employed Population 16+7,872
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married49.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher36.8%
Median Earnings25+$40,863
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$31,375
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,806

Wealth

Median Family Income$64,500
% Above Poverty Level88.8%
% Below Poverty Level11.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time28 minutes
% Working from Home3.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.3%
% Using Public Transportation2.1%

Housing

People Living Alone31.6%
Median Gross Rent$1,095
Median House Value$275,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)30.9%
German18.3%
Irish15.6%
English13.2%
Italian5.6%
Scottish3%
Polish2.7%
French Except Basque1.9%
Norwegian1.2%
Swedish1.1%
Czech1%
Canadian0.9%
Welsh0.9%
West Indian0.9%
Russian0.6%
Dutch0.6%
Serbian0.6%
Haitian0.5%
African0.4%
Greek0.4%
Barbadian0.4%
Lithuanian0.4%
Romanian0.3%
Danishn0.3%
Swiss0.3%
Brazilian0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Ukrainian0.1%
Icelander0.1%
Arab0.1%
Syrian0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Finnish0.1%
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Easton Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyTalbot County
Standard Zip Codes21601
Phone Area Codes4,10,443
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude38.77
Approximate Longitude-76.06

Easton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationROYAL OAK 2 SSW
Distance7 miles
Jan Temp28 to 44 F
Apr Temp46 to 66 F
Jul Temp69 to 88 F
Oct Temp50 to 70 F
Annual Precip45.8 inches
StationCAMBRIDGE WATER TRMT PLT
Distance14.4 miles
Jan Temp27 to 45 F
Apr Temp45 to 68 F
Jul Temp68 to 89 F
Oct Temp49 to 71 F
Annual Precip45.2 inches
StationDENTON 2 E
Distance16.7 miles
Jan Temp25 to 44 F
Apr Temp42 to 67 F
Jul Temp65 to 89 F
Oct Temp45 to 70 F
Annual Precip43.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Hillsboro130$67,250
Oxford586$128,125
Preston847$91,250
Queen Anne253$90,833
St. Michaels1,057$86,250
Trappe1,210$70,563

Easton Public Libraries

Talbot County Free Library
100 W. DOVER ST.
Easton, Maryland
(410) 822-1626

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Easton Hospitals

Memorial Hospital At Easton
(Non-profit)
219 S Washington St
(410) 822-1000

Easton Public Schools

Easton Elementary
307 Glenwood Ave
ZIP: 21601
(410) 822-0686
Primary
Total Enrollment 1115
Easton High
723 Mecklenburg Ave
ZIP: 21601
(410) 822-4180
High
Total Enrollment 1076
Easton Middle
201 Peachblossom Rd
ZIP: 21601
(410) 822-2910
Middle
Total Enrollment 823

Easton Private Schools

Chesapeake Christian School
1009 N Washington St
ZIP: 21601
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 128
Ss Peter & Paul Elementary School
900 High St
ZIP: 21601
Elementary
Total Enrollment 386
Ss Peter & Paul High School
900 High St
ZIP: 21601
Secondary
Total Enrollment 214
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