Sharpsburg, MD 21782 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 21782: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sharpsburg, MD 21782

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 74
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,362
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Washington County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.449, Longitude -77.755
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Sharpsburg, MD 21782 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,459
Daytime Population: Workers 513
Daytime Population: Residents 1,991
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,504
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.56
Population in Households 4,458
Population in Familes 3,821
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 144
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $65,587
Average Household Income $77,911
Per Capita Income $29,502


Total Housing Units 1,879 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,409 (75.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 279 (14.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 191 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $238,996
Average Home Value $289,443


Total Households 1,688
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 1,279
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.3% 0.36%
Households 0.29% 0.34%
Families 0.18% 0.25%
Median Household Income   1.54%
Per Capita Income   2.43%

Sharpsburg, MD 21782 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21782 to the other 456 ZIP Codes in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 246 46th
Population Density # 325 29th
Diversity Index # 416 9th
Median Household Income # 279 39th
Per Capita Income # 315 31st

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