Sharpsburg, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Sharpsburg, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Town of Sharpsburg had a population of 746 as of July 1, 2016. Sharpsburg ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maryland. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Sharpsburg is located at latitude 39.4575 and longitude -77.7493 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Sharpsburg (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Washington County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 417 feet.

The Town of Sharpsburg (GNIS ID: 2391408) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Sharpsburg is located within District 1, Sharpsburg, a minor civil division (MCD) of Washington County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sharpsburg population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Sharpsburg: Sharpsburgh.


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Sharpsburg, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 746
Population in Households 746
Population in Familes 640
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 3,132
Diversity Index2 17
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 301
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 228
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 340 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 245 (72.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 56 (16.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 39 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $206,383
Average Home Value $242,683
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $63,527
Average Household Income $69,626
Per Capita Income $26,374
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.91% 0.71%
Households 0.88% 0.72%
Families 2.79% 0.61%
Median Household Income   3.83%
Per Capita Income   1.94%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Sharpsburg, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sharpsburg to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 334 36th
Population Density1 # 117 78th
Diversity Index2 # 413 20th
Median Household Income # 286 45th
Per Capita Income # 361 31st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maryland Census Data Comparison Tool.