Sharpsburg, Maryland

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Population in 2019: 647 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -6.4%
 
Males: 375  (58.0%)
Females: 272  (42.0%)
Median resident age:

43.4 years
Maryland median age:

39.0 years

Zip codes: 21782.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $68,386 (it was $41,786 in 2000)
Sharpsburg:

$68,386
MD:

$86,738

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $32,525 (it was $20,917 in 2000)

Sharpsburg town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $183,110 (it was $97,500 in 2000)
Sharpsburg:

$183,110
MD:

$332,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $242,797; detached houses: $258,983; townhouses or other attached units: $205,174; in 2-unit structures: $486,688; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $143,832; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $153,281; mobile homes: $34,939

Median gross rent in 2019: $735.

March 2019 cost of living index in Sharpsburg: 133.6 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 5.9%
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  • Races in Sharpsburg, MD (2019)
    • 76897.5%White alone
    • 20.3%Two or more races
    • 10.1%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Sharpsburg, Maryland as of June 16, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Sharpsburg is 88 to 1.


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Ancestries: Irish (43.2%), German (23.4%), European (10.5%), English (5.5%), Italian (5.0%), Dutch (2.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1832

Elevation: 413 feet

Land area: 0.22 square miles.

Population density: 2,920 people per square mile   (average).

Sharpsburg, Maryland map

3 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.4%
Maryland:

15.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,372 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,235 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Frederick, MD (17.7 miles , pop. 52,767).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (54.5 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (143.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Antietam, MD (1.7 miles),
Mercersville, MD (1.7 miles),
Eakles Mill, MD (1.9 miles),
Keedysville, MD (1.9 miles ),
Shepherdstown, WV (1.9 miles ),
Mount Briar, MD (1.9 miles),
Bakersville, MD (2.0 miles),
Shepherdstown district, WV (2.0 miles )

Latitude: 39.46 N, Longitude: 77.75 W

Distribution of median household income in Sharpsburg, MD in 2019
Distribution of house value in Sharpsburg, MD in 2019

Property values in Sharpsburg, MD

Sharpsburg satellite photo by USGS

Sharpsburg tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $189,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $275,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Sharpsburg, MD residents
Average permit cost in Sharpsburg, MD
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.8%
Maryland:

6.6%
Population change in the 1990s: +37 (+5.7%).
Most common industries in Sharpsburg, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.8%)
  • Construction (9.5%)
  • Public administration (9.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.0%)
  • Educational services (8.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (17.7%)
  • Public administration (12.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.0%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.5%)
  • Health care (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.9%)
  • Educational services (15.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (9.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.2%)
  • Public administration (6.1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.6%)
Most common occupations in Sharpsburg, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Computer specialists (4.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Computer specialists (6.6%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (5.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (8.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.1%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.0%)

Average climate in Sharpsburg, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 67.0. This is about average.

City:

67.0
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.28. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.28
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Sharpsburg-area historical tornado activity is near Maryland state average. It is 5% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/22/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 31.5 miles away from the Sharpsburg town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 9/24/2001, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 51.2 miles away from the town center injured 2 people and caused $2 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sharpsburg-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Maryland state average. It is 54% 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 107.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 197.9 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 109.1 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 105.2 miles away from Sharpsburg center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 118.0 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 129.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Washington County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Floods: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sharpsburg topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Sharpsburg:

  • CANTERBURY CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; SHEPHERDSTOWN, WV)
  • REEDERS MEMORIAL HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; BOONSBORO, MD)
  • FAHRNEY-KEEDY MEMORIAL HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; BOONSBORO, MD)
  • CLEARVIEW NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; HAGERSTOWN, MD)
  • WILLIAMSPORT NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; WILLIAMSPORT, MD)
  • HOMEWOOD AT WILLIAMSPORT MD (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; WILLIAMSPORT, MD)
  • HEARTLAND OF MARTINSBURG (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; MARTINSBURG, WV)

Amtrak stations near Sharpsburg:

  • 8 miles: HAGERSTOWN (GREYHOUND STA., 10527 SHARPSTOWN PK.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar.
  • 10 miles: HARPERS FERRY (POTOMAC ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, public transit connection.
  • 12 miles: MARTINSBURG (229 E. MARTIN ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sharpsburg:

  • Shepherd University (about 4 miles; Shepherdstown, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,745)
  • Hagerstown Community College (about 13 miles; Hagerstown, MD; FT enrollment: 3,220)
  • American Public University System (about 14 miles; Charles Town, WV; FT enrollment: 43,829)
  • Frederick Community College (about 18 miles; Frederick, MD; FT enrollment: 3,798)
  • Mount St Mary's University (about 27 miles; Emmitsburg, MD; FT enrollment: 2,313)
  • Shenandoah University (about 30 miles; Winchester, VA; FT enrollment: 3,010)
  • Gettysburg College (about 38 miles; Gettysburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,772)

Public elementary/middle school in Sharpsburg:

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Notable locations in Sharpsburg: Sharpsburg Volunteer Fire Company (A), Sharpsburg Area Emergency Medical Services Station 19 (B), Sharpsburg Town Hall (C), Sharpsburg Public Library (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Sharpsburg include: Christ Reformed Church (A), First Church of God (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Antietam National Cemetery (1), Reformed Cemetery (2), First Methodist Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Jacob Rohrbach Inn (138 West Main Street).

Birthplace of: Samuel G. Havermale - Politician.

Washington County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Sharpsburg that have no violations reported:

  • WESTERN MD SPORTSMENS CLUB (Address: 6504 DAM #4 RD , Population served: 55, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater under infl of surface water)
Average household size:
This town:

2.5 people
Maryland:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

67.4%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

7.7%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

Banks with branches in Sharpsburg (2011 data):

  • Jefferson Security Bank: Sharpsburg Office Branch at 103 West Main Street, branch established on 2006/09/14. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $274.7 mil, Deposits: $251.5 mil, headquarters in Shepherdstown, WV, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 6 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Sharpsburg:

Marital status in Sharpsburg, MD
  • Never married: 30.2%
  • Now married: 50.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 14.4%

For population 25 years and over in Sharpsburg:

  • High school or higher: 88.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.4
Maryland average:

12.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Sharpsburg, MD (based on Washington County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant21,941117
Mainline Protestant21,83779
Catholic9,3508
Other2,24411
Orthodox1632
Black Protestant972
None91,798-
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: 25
Washington County:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Washington County:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 15
Washington County:

1.04 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 41
Here:

2.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 93
Washington County:

6.43 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.2%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.8%
State:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.9%
State:

15.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

56.0%
Maryland:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

56.8%
Maryland:

47.3%

Average BMI:
Sharpsburg:

27.8
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.6%
State:

20.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Sharpsburg:

7.1%
Maryland:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Sharpsburg:

7.0
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Sharpsburg:

33.5%
Maryland:

34.1%

General health condition:
Sharpsburg:

63.4%
Maryland:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.9%
Maryland:

80.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Sharpsburg, 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
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$1,662
Totals for Government 0$0 3$1,662

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

  • Construction - Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $3,000 ($4.64)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $54,000 ($83.46)
    Regular Highways: $51,000 ($78.83)
    Solid Waste Management: $37,000 ($57.19)
    General Public Buildings: $19,000 ($29.37)
    General - Other: $18,000 ($27.82)
    Parks and Recreation: $12,000 ($18.55)
    Financial Administration: $9,000 ($13.91)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000 ($3.09)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $42,000 ($64.91)
    General Public Building: $37,000 ($57.19)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000 ($7.73)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $49,000 ($75.73)

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

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $10,000 ($15.46)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($3.09)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $38,000 ($58.73)
  • Tax - Property: $143,000 ($221.02)
    Individual Income: $57,000 ($88.10)
    Other Selective Sales: $18,000 ($27.82)
    Public Utility License: $6,000 ($9.27)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $314,000 ($485.32)

5.75% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,554 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.75%
Maryland average:

6.88%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($410 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.03%
Maryland average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Frederick County, MD  1.48% ($47,216 average AGI)
from Franklin County, PA  0.47% ($43,941)
from Montgomery County, MD  0.47% ($50,481)


5.75% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($50,544 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.75%
Maryland average:

7.35%

0.32% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,882 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.32%
Maryland average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Frederick County, MD  0.85% ($50,461 average AGI)
to Franklin County, PA  0.69% ($44,228)
to Berkeley County, WV  0.59% ($41,846)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sharpsburg:

  • WTRI (1520 AM; daytime; 17 kW; BRUNSWICK, MD; Owner: JMK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WXTR (820 AM; 4 kW; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WFMD (930 AM; 5 kW; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WMRE (1550 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTOWN, WV; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sharpsburg:

  • WARX (106.9 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: MANNING BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WFRE (99.9 FM; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W219BX (91.7 FM; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CEDAR RIDGE CHILDREN'S HOME & SCHOOL, INC)
  • WWVZ (103.9 FM; BRADDOCK HEIGHTS, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WAYZ-FM (104.7 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: HJV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WETH (89.1 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WLTF (97.5 FM; MARTINSBURG, WV; Owner: PRETTYMAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAFY (103.1 FM; MIDDLETOWN, MD; Owner: FREDERICK BROADCASTING LLC)
  • WCRH (90.5 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, MD; Owner: CEDAR RIDGE CHILDREN'S HOME & SCHOOL, INC)
  • W228BA (93.5 FM; LEESBURG, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WEEO-FM (103.7 FM; MCCONNELLSBURG, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WKMZ (95.9 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, MD; Owner: PRETTYMAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W219BE (91.7 FM; WAYNESBORO, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BIBLE INSTITUTE, NDBA)
  • WINC-FM (92.5 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: MID ATLANTIC NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTRM (91.3 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: TIMBER RIDGE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WXVA-FM (98.3 FM; CHARLES TOWN, WV; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WDLD (96.7 FM; HALFWAY, MD; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WSRT (92.1 FM; MERCERSBURG, PA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WQCM (94.3 FM; GREENCASTLE, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WSHC (89.7 FM; SHEPHERDSTOWN, WV; Owner: SHEPHERD COLLEGE BOARD OF GOVERNORS)

TV broadcast stations around Sharpsburg:

  • W42CK (Channel 42; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING)
  • WHAG-TV (Channel 25; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: QUORUM OF MARYLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWPB (Channel 31; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WFPT (Channel 62; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • W52AS (Channel 52; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WWPX (Channel 60; MARTINSBURG, WV; Owner: PAXSON WASHINGTON-60 LICENSE, INC.)
  • W44AA (Channel 44; MARTINSBURG, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • Sharpsburg, Maryland
  • Fatal accident count19
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents28
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:9
  • Fatalities22
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents45
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Maryland average
  • Fatal accident count9408
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents13768
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons3378
  • Fatalities10349
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents24120
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents426
See more detailed statistics of Sharpsburg fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 75ft / 23.0mTotal length
  • $1,392,000Total costs
  • 12,346Total average daily traffic
  • 727Total average daily truck traffic
  • 17,176Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic
New bridges in Sharpsburg, MD - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 3Before 1900
  • 11910-1919
  • 31920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Sharpsburg, MD

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 121 West High Street (94403) (Lat: 39.454833 Lon: -77.749694), Type: Tank, Structure height: 50.9 m, Overall height: 54 m, Call Sign: KNKA779, Licensee ID: L00128694
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, Grant Date: 10/30/2018, Expiration Date: 11/27/2028, Certifier: Michael P GogginRegistrant: New Cingular Wireless Pcs, LLC

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Edward T Richardson, 5404 Mondell Road (Lat: 39.463250 Lon: -77.756472), Type: 36.6, Overall height: 33.5 m, Registrant: Liberty Towers, LLC, Mhofe@libertytowers.Com, , Rockv-ille, Phone: (202) 420-7300
  • Edward T Richardson, 5404 Mondell Road (Lat: 39.463250 Lon: -77.756472), Type: 36.6, Overall height: 33.5 m, Registrant: Liberty Towers, LLC, Mhofe@libertytowers.Com, , Rockv-ille, Phone: (202) 420-7300

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 110 W Chapline St (Lat: 39.458167 Lon: -77.752500), Structure height: 24 m, Call Sign: KXM967, Licensee ID: L00026037,
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.8000 MHz, 33.8400 MHz, 33.8600 MHz, Grant Date: 08/23/2014, Expiration Date: 11/14/2024, Registrant: County Of Washington, 35 W. Washington St Suite 104, Hagerstown, MD 21742, Phone: (240) 313-2070, Fax: (240) 313-2071
  • SHARPSBURG WT, Intersection Of High And Hall St (Lat: 39.454833 Lon: -77.749722), Type: Tank, Structure height: 54.8 m, Overall height: 60.9 m, Call Sign: WQJX860,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.650 MHz, Grant Date: 02/06/2009, Expiration Date: 02/06/2019, Cancellation Date: 04/13/2019, Certifier: Peter K Loewenheim, Registrant: New Wave Licensing Services Inc., 517 Sachs Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0910, Fax: (717) 334-4739, Email:
  • Lat: 39.496417 Lon: -77.795056, Call Sign: WQNX825,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.532 MHz, 159.607 MHz, 159.922 MHz, Grant Date: 06/30/2011, Expiration Date: 06/30/2021, Certifier: Harold M Cornell Jr, Registrant: R&r Communications, 15740 Falling Waters Road, Williamsport, MD 21795-2100, Phone: (301) 582-4700, Fax: (301) 223-7470, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Sharpsburg, W High St (Lat: 39.454833 Lon: -77.749722), Type: Tank, Structure height: 52 m, Call Sign: WQHP748,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6755.00 MHz, 6645.00 MHz, Grant Date: 07/01/2017, Expiration Date: 09/28/2027, Certifier: Richard D Berg, Registrant: State Of Maryland, Miemss, 653 West Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, Phone: (410) 706-3668, Fax: (410) 706-8528, Email:
  • SHARPSBURG, 17525 Shepherdstown Pike (Lat: 39.455194 Lon: -77.757833), Type: Bant, Structure height: 12.2 m, Overall height: 14 m, Call Sign: WQSS307, Licensee ID: L00005981,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, Grant Date: 11/06/2013, Expiration Date: 11/06/2023, Certifier: Dave Mundey, Registrant: Washington County Public Schools, 820 Commonwealth Ave, Hagerstown, MD 21740, Phone: (301) 766-2873, Fax: (301) 766-8720

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sharpsburg)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: VILLENEUVE RV-3 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 85 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 12JV , Serial Number: 88, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 09/24/1985, Certificate Issue Date: 10/31/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Ian O Raun, 17712 Taylors Landing Rd, Sharpsburg, MD 21782
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-24-250 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 135 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5845P , Serial Number: 24-926, Year manufactured: 1959, Airworthiness Date: 04/17/1959, Certificate Issue Date: 09/15/2016
    Registrant (Individual): David W Beans, 16610 Powell Rd, Sharpsburg, MD 21782

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$183,470
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0116.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Sharpsburg, 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 40. The highest number of fires - 63 took place in 2009, and the least - 21 in 2016. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Sharpsburg, MD When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (53.7%), and Outside Fires (36.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Sharpsburg, MD
    • 36153.7%Structure Fires
    • 24536.5%Outside Fires
    • 558.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 111.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sharpsburg, MD
Most common first names in Sharpsburg, MD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Charles2876.3 years
Mary2682.4 years
John2573.1 years
Robert1869.7 years
William1569.0 years
James1471.3 years
Margaret1478.3 years
Harry1371.4 years
Martha1279.1 years
David1263.6 years
Most common last names in Sharpsburg, MD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jamison2172.5 years
Myers1674.0 years
Miller1471.9 years
Crampton1473.3 years
Delauney1479.1 years
Grim1378.8 years
Churchey1177.9 years
Bussard1072.8 years
Bender1080.0 years
Marshall970.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Sharpsburg, MD
  • 44.1%Electricity
  • 35.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 10.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.2%Other fuel
  • 3.1%Wood
  • 1.7%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Sharpsburg, MD
  • 84.7%Electricity
  • 12.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.0%Other fuel


Sharpsburg 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 significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Sharpsburg on our top lists:

  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 500+"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
There are 4 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Timothy Wayne Bumgarner (16)
  • Timothy W. Bumgarner (6)
  • Tim W. Bumgarner (2)
  • Rex L. Sturm (1)
  • William Walsh (1)
  • David Allen Fraticelli (1)
  • Ronald E. White (1)

Total of 28 patent applications in 2008-2021.