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People

Total Population 2,218
Male Share of the Population 41.1%
Female Share of the Population 58.9%
Senior Citizens 23.6%
Employed Population 16+ 860
Age of the Population 47

Families

% of people married 36.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $49,517
% Above Poverty Level 81.5%
% Below Poverty Level 18.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.2%
% Using Public Transportation 3.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 43.7%
Median Gross Rent $801
Median House Value $155,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.8%
US/American 0%
English 10.6%
Irish 18.8%

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

Williamsport Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 25 miles NW of Frederick, Maryland (center to center)
Nearest Large City 65 miles NW of Washington, District of Columbia
County Washington
Standard Zip Codes 21795
Phone Area Codes 301
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.6
Longitude -77.82

Williamsport 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 HAGERSTOWN
Distance 5.8 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 39.4 inches
Station KEARNEYSVILLE
Distance 15.4 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 16.4 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Boonsboro 3,456 $76,635
Clear Spring 378 $56,250
Funkstown 863 $69,327
Hagerstown 40,210 $47,421
Keedysville 1,185 $99,643
Sharpsburg 811 $54,837

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

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Williamsport High Schools

WILLIAMSPORT HIGH
5 S CLIFTON DR
301-766-8423
Serves 860 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.6

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Historic Williamsport

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Potomac River at Williamsport between 1900 and 1906

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Potomac River at Williamsport between 1900 and 1906

Up the Potomac ca. 1892

Chesapeake and Ohio Canal c1903.

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