Sharptown, Maryland

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Population in 2019: 658 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +1.4%
 
Males: 255  (38.8%)
Females: 403  (61.2%)
Median resident age:

43.9 years
Maryland median age:

39.0 years

Zip codes: 21861.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $62,858 (it was $40,200 in 2000)
Sharptown:

$62,858
MD:

$86,738

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $34,735 (it was $15,190 in 2000)

Sharptown town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $171,559 (it was $72,700 in 2000)
Sharptown:

$171,559
MD:

$332,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $186,943; detached houses: $185,124

Median gross rent in 2019: $862.

March 2019 cost of living index in Sharptown: 91.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 5.1%
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  • Races in Sharptown, MD (2019)
    • 65394.4%White alone
    • 142.0%Two or more races
    • 60.9%Black alone
    • 50.7%Hispanic

Races in Sharptown detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Ancestries: American (29.8%), English (18.0%), German (10.8%), Irish (9.2%), Italian (5.4%), Dutch (4.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1874

Elevation: 15 feet

Land area: 0.41 square miles.

Population density: 1,603 people per square mile   (low).

Sharptown, Maryland map

1 resident is foreign born

This town:

0.1%
Maryland:

15.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,580 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,100 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bowie, MD (62.6 miles , pop. 50,269).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (71.8 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (105.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

District 10, Sharptown, MD (0.7 miles ),
Galestown, MD (1.3 miles),
Brookview, MD (2.2 miles),
Eldorado, MD (2.2 miles),
Bethel, DE (2.4 miles),
Mardela Springs, MD (2.4 miles ),
Vienna, MD (2.6 miles ),
Laurel, DE (2.8 miles )

Latitude: 38.54 N, Longitude: 75.72 W

Area codes: 443, 410

Distribution of median household income in Sharptown, MD in 2019
Distribution of house value in Sharptown, MD in 2019
Sharptown satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $70,700
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $94,100
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $290,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $947,300
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $184,400
  • 2018: 4 buildings, average cost: $43,800
  • 2019: 4 buildings, average cost: $103,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Sharptown, MD residents
Average permit cost in Sharptown, MD
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.9%
Maryland:

6.6%
Most common industries in Sharptown, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (9.2%)
  • Health care (9.2%)
  • Chemicals (6.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.9%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.3%)
  • Chemicals (11.6%)
  • Repair & maintenance (8.7%)
  • Public administration (7.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.4%)
  • Truck transportation (6.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.9%)
  • Educational services (10.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.6%)
  • Health & personal care, except drug, stores (4.5%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (3.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Sharptown, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (12.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (11.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.4%)
  • Other construction workers and helpers (6.4%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Health technologists and technicians (11.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.1%)
  • Cashiers (9.1%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)

Average climate in Sharptown, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Sharptown, Maryland average temperatures Sharptown, Maryland average precipitation Sharptown, Maryland humidity Sharptown, Maryland wind speed Sharptown, Maryland snowfall Sharptown, Maryland sunshine Sharptown, Maryland clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 71.5. This is about average.

City:

71.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2017 was 0.147. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.147
U.S.:

0.267
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.368. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.368
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.10. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.10
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 0.00401. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00401
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Sharptown-area historical tornado activity is below Maryland state average. It is 44% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.3 miles away from the Sharptown town center caused $150,000 in damages.

On 4/28/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 42.5 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sharptown-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Maryland state average. It is 64% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 128.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 124.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 128.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/2017 at 21:47:31, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MW, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 48.0 miles away from Sharptown center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 136.0 miles away from Sharptown center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 139.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wicomico County (11) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sharptown topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Sharptown:

  • NANTICOKE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; SEAFORD, DE)
  • LOFLAND PARK CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SEAFORD, DE)
  • METHODIST MANOR HOUSE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SEAFORD, DE)
  • DELMAR NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; DELMAR, DE)
  • SEAFORD CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; SEAFORD, DE)
  • DEERS HEAD CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; SALISBURY, MD)
  • ANCHORAGE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; SALISBURY, MD)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sharptown:

  • Salisbury University (about 15 miles; Salisbury, MD; Full-time enrollment: 8,375)
  • Wor-Wic Community College (about 17 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 2,256)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Owens (about 21 miles; Georgetown, DE; FT enrollment: 3,159)
  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore (about 23 miles; Princess Anne, MD; FT enrollment: 3,902)
  • Delaware State University (about 46 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 4,087)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry (about 47 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 2,239)
  • United States Naval Academy (about 52 miles; Annapolis, MD; FT enrollment: 5,681)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Sharptown Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Sharptown include: Asbury United Methodist Church (A), Mount Vernon Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Sharptown: Cherry Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Sharptown Historical Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 408 Main Street).

Wicomico County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Sharptown and their reported violations in the past:

TOWN OF SHARPTOWN (Population served: 625, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (MAY-16-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUL-18-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (MAY-16-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUL-18-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (MAY-16-2011), St Public Notif requested (JAN-28-2013), St Public Notif received (FEB-21-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUL-18-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (MAY-16-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUL-18-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (MAY-16-2011), St Public Notif requested (AUG-14-2012), St Public Notif received (SEP-13-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-18-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (MAY-16-2011), St Public Notif requested (MAY-14-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-18-2013)
  • 10 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-16-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-02-2009)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - In APR-01-2008, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (MAY-19-2008), Fed Compliance achieved (JUN-25-2008)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.6 people
Maryland:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

70.1%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

7.6%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.8% of all households

Banks with branches in Sharptown (2011 data):

  • Hebron Savings Bank: Sharptown Branch at 303 Main Street, branch established on 1902/11/06. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $480.1 mil, Deposits: $389.2 mil, headquarters in Hebron, MD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Hsb Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Sharptown:

Marital status in Sharptown, MD
  • Never married: 25.8%
  • Now married: 54.5%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

For population 25 years and over in Sharptown:

  • High school or higher: 91.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 39.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Maryland average:

12.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Sharptown, MD (based on Wicomico County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant16,16868
Mainline Protestant13,83464
Catholic4,6562
Other1,74910
Black Protestant9565
None61,370-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 15
This county:

1.61 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Wicomico County:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
This county:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 37
This county:

3.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 61
Wicomico County:

6.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Wicomico County:

9.6%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Wicomico County:

29.9%
Maryland:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.9%
Maryland:

15.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.4%
Maryland:

50.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

38.1%
Maryland:

47.6%

Average BMI:
Sharptown:

28.3
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

17.5%
Maryland:

20.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Sharptown:

6.6%
Maryland:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Sharptown:

6.7
Maryland:

6.8

Overweight people:
Sharptown:

28.1%
Maryland:

34.1%

General health condition:
Sharptown:

53.4%
State:

56.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

74.4%
Maryland:

80.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Sharptown, MD Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$5,980$35,8800$0
Sewerage 1$3,731$44,7723$2,241
Totals for Government 3$9,711$38,8443$2,241

Sharptown government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $142,000 ($215.81)
    Sewerage: $140,000 ($212.77)
    Financial Administration: $97,000 ($147.42)
    Regular Highways: $43,000 ($65.35)
    Solid Waste Management: $37,000 ($56.23)
    General Public Buildings: $17,000 ($25.84)
    Parks and Recreation: $12,000 ($18.24)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000 ($7.60)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($7.60)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $3,000 ($4.56)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $15,000 ($22.80)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $3,000 ($4.56)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $115,000 ($174.77)

Sharptown government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $97,000 ($147.42)
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000 ($15.20)
    Other: $3,000 ($4.56)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $23,000 ($34.95)
    Donations From Private Sources: $3,000 ($4.56)
    Rents: $1,000 ($1.52)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $97,000 ($147.42)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $46,000 ($69.91)
  • Tax - Property: $191,000 ($290.27)
    Individual Income: $63,000 ($95.74)
    Other License: $1,000 ($1.52)

Sharptown government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $561,000 ($852.58)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $509,000 ($773.56)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $52,000 ($79.03)

Sharptown government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $339,000 ($515.20)

6.30% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($37,415 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.30%
Maryland average:

6.88%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Worcester County, MD  0.83% ($26,650 average AGI)
from Sussex County, DE  0.78% ($29,498)
from Somerset County, MD  0.64% ($33,435)


6.54% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($45,024 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.54%
Maryland average:

7.35%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Worcester County, MD  0.84% ($59,146 average AGI)
to Sussex County, DE  0.79% ($48,416)
to Somerset County, MD  0.50% ($31,346)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sharptown:

  • WTGM (960 AM; 10 kW; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJDY (1470 AM; 5 kW; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJWL (900 AM; 11 kW; GEORGETOWN, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJWK (1280 AM; 1 kW; SEAFORD, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sharptown:

  • WSCL (89.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WAAI (100.9 FM; HURLOCK, MD; Owner: MTS BROADCASTING, L.C.)
  • WGBG (98.5 FM; SEAFORD, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WKDB (95.3 FM; LAUREL, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WLVW-FM (105.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTDK (107.1 FM; FEDERALSBURG, MD; Owner: MTS BROADCASTING, L.C.)
  • WICO-FM (97.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQHQ (104.7 FM; OCEAN CITY-SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W204AY (88.7 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WZBH (93.5 FM; GEORGETOWN, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WESM (91.3 FM; PRINCESS ANNE, MD; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, EASTERN SHORE)
  • WSBY-FM (98.9 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDIH (90.3 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY EDUCATIONAL B/C FOUNDATION)
  • WINX-FM (94.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MD; Owner: CWA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCEM-FM (106.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MD; Owner: MTS BROADCASTING L.C.)
  • WZEB (101.7 FM; OCEAN VIEW, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WXMD (92.5 FM; POCOMOKE CITY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOLC (102.5 FM; PRINCESS ANNE, MD; Owner: MARANATHA, INC.)
  • WOSC (95.9 FM; BETHANY BEACH, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOCQ (103.9 FM; BERLIN, MD; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)

TV broadcast stations around Sharptown:

  • WMDT (Channel 47; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCAST SERVICE GENERAL PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBOC-TV (Channel 16; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: WBOC, INC.)
  • WDPB (Channel 64; SEAFORD, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • W38BN (Channel 38; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY EDUCATIONAL B/CTING FOUND.)
  • WCPB (Channel 28; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)

Sharptown fatal accident list:

Sep 20, 1991 06:55 PM, 313, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Mar 3, 1989 09:55 PM, Md0313, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 19, 1979 11:50 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Dec 10, 1979 04:20 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 144ft / 43.9mTotal length
  • 3,840Total average daily traffic
  • 306Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,902Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

7
  • Berl Brechner, 11121 Snethen Church Rd (Lat: 38.501944 Lon: -75.733056), Type: 313.0, Overall height: 299 m, Registrant: Delmarva Broadcast Service, LLC., 4009 Salis-bury, Phone: (410) 742-4747
  • Berl Brechner, 11121 Snethen Church Rd (Lat: 38.501778 Lon: -75.735389), Type: 310.0, Overall height: 299 m, Registrant: Delmarva Broadcast Service, LLC., 4009 Salis-bury, Phone: (410) 742-4747
  • Berl Brechner, 11121 Snethen Church Rd (Lat: 38.501778 Lon: -75.735389), Type: 310.0, Overall height: 299 m, Registrant: Delmarva Broadcast Service, LLC., 4009 Salis-bury, Phone: (410) 742-4747
  • Brian J Lane, 11121 Snethen Church Rd (Lat: 38.501778 Lon: -75.735389), Type: 310.0, Structure height: 24045 m, Overall height: 299 m, Registrant: Delmarva Broadcast Service, LLC., 4009 Salis-bury, Phone: (410) 742-4747
  • 1.2 Mi S Of Rt 24 And 347 (Lat: 38.504444 Lon: -75.642778), Type: 307.6, Overall height: 306.4 m, Registrant: Wboc, Inc., Salis-bury, Phone: (410) 749-1111
  • 1.2 Miles South Of Route 24 And 347 (Lat: 38.504444 Lon: -75.642778), Type: 307.6, Overall height: 306.4 m, Registrant: Wboc, Inc., Salis-bury, Phone: (410) 749-1111
  • 11121 Snethen Church Rd (Lat: 38.501944 Lon: -75.733056), Type: 313.0, Overall height: 299 m, Registrant: Delmarva Broadcast Service Dba , Http://Www.Wmdt.Com, , 4009 Salis-bury, Phone: (410) 742-4747

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Church & Main Sts (Lat: 38.538722 Lon: -75.718000), Call Sign: KFB941,
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.4800 MHz, 33.8000 MHz, 33.9800 MHz, Grant Date: 05/03/2000, Expiration Date: 06/04/2005, Cancellation Date: 06/10/2004, Registrant: County Of Wicomico, 401 Naylor Mill Rd Ste 300, Salisbury, MD 21801, Phone: (410) 548-4920
  • 11686 San Domingo Rd (Lat: 38.517333 Lon: -75.707167), Type: Building, Structure height: 9 m, Overall height: 12 m, Call Sign: WQAK818,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.525 MHz, Grant Date: 06/23/2004, Expiration Date: 12/23/2004, Cancellation Date: 02/26/2005, Registrant: Caldabaugh Communications, Inc, 438 Snow Hill Rd, Salisbury, MD 21804, Phone: (410) 543-1363, Fax: (410) 860-0430, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • Snethen Church & San Domingo Rd (Lat: 38.501778 Lon: -75.735472), Overall height: 313 m, Call Sign: WPNK614, Licensee ID: L00067514,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6975.00 MHz, Grant Date: 08/06/1987, Expiration Date: 08/01/2015, Cancellation Date: 06/27/2012, Registrant: Delmarva Broadcast Service, LLC, 222 Pasadena Place, Orlando, FL 32803
  • SHARPTOWN, State Street 38 32 14.5 75 42 57.28 (Lat: 38.537361 Lon: -75.715889), Type: Tank, Structure height: 38.1 m, Call Sign: WQEG457,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10955.0 MHz, 10955.0 MHz, 10955.0 MHz, Grant Date: 11/11/2015, Expiration Date: 01/19/2026, Certifier: Michael Walsh, Registrant: Enoch Pratt Free Library, 400 Cathedral Street, Baltimore, MD 21201-4484, Phone: (410) 396-8492, Fax: (410) 396-7333, Email:
  • WMDT Site, 11121 Snethen Church Rd (Lat: 38.501778 Lon: -75.735389), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 299 m, Overall height: 310 m, Call Sign: WGR765,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6950.00 MHz, Grant Date: 09/18/1981, Expiration Date: 10/01/2028, Registrant: Carl E. Smith Consulting Engineers, 2324 North Cleveland-Massillon Road, Bath, OH 44333, Phone: (330) 659-4440, Fax: (330) 659-9234
  • WMDT Site, 11121 Snethen Church Rd (Lat: 38.501778 Lon: -75.735389), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 299 m, Overall height: 310 m, Call Sign: WHY349,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6900.00 MHz, Grant Date: 01/25/1984, Expiration Date: 10/01/2028, Registrant: Carl E. Smith Consulting Engineers, 2324 North Cleveland-Massillon Road, Bath, OH 44333, Phone: (330) 659-4440, Fax: (330) 659-9234

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

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  • Nanticoke River Bridge Us Rt 313 (Lat: 38.544556 Lon: -75.720500), Type: Building, Overall height: 3 m, Call Sign: KYQ896,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.425 MHz, 156.650 MHz, 156.800 MHz, Grant Date: 07/27/1995, Expiration Date: 08/17/2000, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001, Registrant: State Of Maryland, 5901 Baltimore National Pike, Baltimore, MD 21228

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KA3TOL, Grant Date: 08/08/1989, Expiration Date: 08/08/1999, Cancellation Date: 08/09/2001, Registrant: Kenneth R Evans, 601 Main St, Sharptown, MD 21861
  • Call Sign: N3IVS, Previous Call Sign: KA2QIN, Licensee ID: L00400118, Grant Date: 09/14/2001, Expiration Date: 10/08/2011, Cancellation Date: 10/09/2013, Registrant: Raymond L Birch Jr, 300 State St, Sharptown, MD 21861

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$89,280
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0107.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Sharptown, MD
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2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 11. The highest number of fire incidents - 22 took place in 2011, and the least - 2 in 2003. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Sharptown, MD When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (62.6%), and Outside Fires (25.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Sharptown, MD
    • 12262.6%Structure Fires
    • 5025.6%Outside Fires
    • 147.2%Other
    • 94.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sharptown, MD
Most common first names in Sharptown, MD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1671.5 years
William1270.3 years
Mary878.3 years
John875.0 years
Robert773.1 years
Dorothy780.2 years
Thomas769.8 years
Harry688.5 years
Ralph579.2 years
George573.6 years
Most common last names in Sharptown, MD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Bennett2277.7 years
Phillips1281.1 years
Lowe978.7 years
Fletcher883.7 years
Willin875.6 years
Brown776.0 years
Stanley774.4 years
Lankford775.1 years
Marine679.7 years
Rayfield585.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Sharptown, MD
  • 44.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 29.6%Electricity
  • 16.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.3%Wood
  • 2.1%Other fuel
  • 1.6%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Sharptown, MD
  • 46.9%Electricity
  • 37.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 15.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Sharptown compared to Maryland state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
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