Demographics

People

Total Population1,605
Male Share of the Population50.3%
Female Share of the Population49.7%
Senior Citizens8.2%
Employed Population 16+719
Age of the Population21

Families

% of people married9.3%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher23.5%
Median Earnings25+$34,250
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$0

Wealth

Median Family Income$114,018
% Above Poverty Level83.6%
% Below Poverty Level16.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home1.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work29.5%
% Using Public Transportation1.4%

Housing

People Living Alone58.7%
Median Gross Rent$769
Median House Value$334,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)26.1%
German18.6%
Italian8.3%
Irish7.6%
English7.4%
Scottish3.5%
Polish3.1%
French Except Basque1.9%
Hungarian1.3%
Swedish1.3%
Dutch1%
West Indian0.9%
Slovak0.8%
Welsh0.8%
Ukrainian0.5%
Brazilian0.5%
Maltese0.4%
Norwegian0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Russian0.2%
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Shepherdstown Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyJefferson County
Standard Zip Codes25443
Phone Area Codes304
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude39.43
Approximate Longitude-77.8

Shepherdstown 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
Distance5.3 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
Distance9.8 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
StationFREDERICK POLICE BRKS
Distance19.9 miles
Jan Temp25 to 42 F
Apr Temp44 to 67 F
Jul Temp67 to 89 F
Oct Temp47 to 68 F
Annual Precip40.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Harpers Ferry283$113,618
Hedgesville299$76,250
Martinsburg17,497$47,328

Shepherdstown Public Libraries

Shepherdstown Public Library
100 EAST GERMAN STREET
Shepherdstown, West Virginia
(304) 876-2783

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Shepherdstown Public Schools

Shepherdstown Elementary School
662 South Church Street
ZIP: 25443
(304) 876-6270
Primary
Total Enrollment 419
Shepherdstown Middle School
54 Minden Ave
ZIP: 25443
(304) 876-6120
Middle
Total Enrollment 351
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