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People

Total Population 959
Male Share of the Population 46.3%
Female Share of the Population 53.7%
Senior Citizens 12.5%
Employed Population 16+ 500
Age of the Population 34

Families

% of people married 47.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $57,639
% Above Poverty Level 83%
% Below Poverty Level 17%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 32 minutes
% Working from Home 2.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 15.7%
Median Gross Rent $845
Median House Value $144,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 21.7%
US/American 0%
English 24.1%
Irish 21.6%

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

Sharptown Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 63 miles SE of Bowie, Maryland (center to center)
Nearest Large City 71 miles SE of Baltimore, Maryland
County Wicomico
P.O. Box Zip Codes 21861
Phone Area Codes 410
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.542
Longitude -75.719

Sharptown 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 VIENNA
Distance 6.7 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 45 F
Apr Temp 44 to 67 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 47 to 70 F
Annual Precip 43 inches
Station SALISBURY
Distance 14.2 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 46 F
Apr Temp 45 to 67 F
Jul Temp 68 to 87 F
Oct Temp 48 to 70 F
Annual Precip 45.9 inches
Station GEORGETOWN 5 SW
Distance 15.9 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 44 F
Apr Temp 41 to 64 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 45.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Delmar 3,026 $60,846
Federalsburg 2,676 $40,893
Hebron 1,046 $56,111
Hurlock 1,958 $35,958
Mardela Springs 308 $66,250
Vienna 284 $56,250

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

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