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Demographics

People

Total Population213
Male Share of the Population52.6%
Female Share of the Population47.4%
Senior Citizens26.3%
Employed Population 16+124
Age of the Population52

Families

% of people married40.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher53.8%
Median Earnings25+$63,438
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,250

Wealth

Median Family Income$78,438
% Above Poverty Level85.4%
% Below Poverty Level14.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time39 minutes
% Working from Home10.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work19.3%
% Using Public Transportation8.1%

Housing

People Living Alone56.2%
Median Gross Rent$0
Median House Value$316,700

Ancestry

Irish38.5%
German34.3%
English22.5%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)8.5%
Italian4.7%
Polish1.9%
French Except Basque1.9%
Welsh1.9%
African1.9%
Russian1.9%
Norwegian1.9%
Greek1.4%
Arab1.4%
Scottish0.9%
Dutch0.9%
Danishn0.5%
Canadian0.5%
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Harpers Ferry Almanac

CategoryValue
County Jefferson County
Standard Zip Codes25425
Phone Area Codes304
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude39.32
Approximate Longitude-77.74

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)

StationKEARNEYSVILLE
Distance8.7 miles
Jan Temp20 to 39 F
Apr Temp39 to 64 F
Jul Temp62 to 86 F
Oct Temp39 to 66 F
Annual Precip40.4 inches
StationMARTINSBURG RGNL AP
Distance14 miles
Jan Temp23 to 41 F
Apr Temp42 to 66 F
Jul Temp65 to 88 F
Oct Temp43 to 68 F
Annual Precip39.3 inches
StationLINCOLN
Distance16.9 miles
Jan Temp21 to 42 F
Apr Temp39 to 65 F
Jul Temp63 to 87 F
Oct Temp42 to 69 F
Annual Precip43.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Hedgesville322$75,250
Martinsburg17,613$44,800
Shepherdstown1,578$101,500

Harpers Ferry Public Libraries

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

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Harpers Ferry Public Schools

Blue Ridge Elementary School
18866 Charles Town Road
ZIP: 25425
(304) 725-2995
Primary
Total Enrollment 302
Blue Ridge Primary
175 Lowery Lane
ZIP: 25425
(304) 724-3307
Primary
Total Enrollment 204
C. W. Shipley Elementary School
Route 3 Box 270
ZIP: 25425
(304) 725-4395
Primary
Total Enrollment 370
Harpers Ferry Middle School
1710 West Washington Street
ZIP: 25425
(304) 535-6357
Middle
Total Enrollment 494
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