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Sharptown, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Town of Sharptown had a population of 664 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Sharptown is located at latitude 38.5383 and longitude -75.7192 in Wicomico County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Sharptown (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Wicomico County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 10 feet.

The Town of Sharptown (GNIS ID: 2391409) 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 Sharptown is located within District 10, Sharptown, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wicomico County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sharptown 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 Sharptown: Sharp Town, Sharpetown, Slabtown, Twifords Wharf.

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


Total Population 664
Population in Households 664
Population in Familes 546
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,612
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 253
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 177
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 292 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 197 (67.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 55 (18.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 39 (13.4%)
Median Home Value $150,521
Average Home Value $163,071


Median Household Income $42,351
Average Household Income $52,577
Per Capita Income $20,281
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.32% 0.21%
Households 0.13% 0.08%
Families 0.09% 0.11%
Median Household Income   0.29%
Per Capita Income   1.1%
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.

Sharptown, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sharptown 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 # 348 33rd
Population Density1 # 231 56th
Diversity Index2 # 376 28th
Median Household Income # 471 9th
Per Capita Income # 480 8th

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