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People

Total Population 811
Male Share of the Population 54%
Female Share of the Population 46%
Senior Citizens 14.9%
Employed Population 16+ 429
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 50.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $54,837
% Above Poverty Level 96.5%
% Below Poverty Level 3.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 37 minutes
% Working from Home 6.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.8%
% Using Public Transportation 1.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 30.2%
Median Gross Rent $925
Median House Value $171,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 21.5%
US/American 0%
English 12.1%
Irish 21.8%

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

Sharpsburg Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 18 miles W of Frederick, Maryland (center to center)
Nearest Large City 55 miles NW of Washington, District of Columbia
County Washington
Standard Zip Codes 21782
Phone Area Codes 301
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.457
Longitude -77.749

Sharpsburg 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 8.8 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 13.1 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 FREDERICK POLICE BRKS
Distance 17.1 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Boonsboro 3,456 $76,635
Burkittsville 150 $89,375
Funkstown 863 $69,327
Keedysville 1,185 $99,643
Myersville 1,812 $126,250
Williamsport 2,218 $49,517

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

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