Smithsburg, Maryland

Smithsburg: Town of the United States

About

Smithsburg is a town located in the county of Washington in the U.S. state of Maryland. Its population at the 2010 census was 2,975 and a population density of 1,094 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 2,969 inhabitants.

The town was created 211 years ago in 1812.

Smithsburg locator map
Location of Smithsburg on Maryland map.

Quick Facts about Smithsburg

Population : 2,969 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Maryland (United States)
County : Washington County
Postal code : 21783
Phone Area Codes : 301
Area : 2.72 km2
Altitude : 771 feet / 235 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1813 (211 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 18:53:55 (15th April 2024)
Density : 1,092 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -0.2% (2010-2020)
2016-07-28 17 05 54 View south along Maryland State Route 66 'Water Street' at Pennsylvania Avenue in Smithsburg  Washington County  Maryland image
2016-07-28 17 05 54 View south along Maryland State Route 66 'Water Street' at Pennsylvania Avenue in Smithsburg Washington County Maryland
2016-07-28 17 05 54 View south along Maryland State Route 66 'Water Street' at Pennsylvania Avenue in Smithsburg  Washington County  Maryland image

Geography

Smithsburg is located at 39°39'17"N 77°34'22"W (39.6548200, -77.5727700).

Smithsburg map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Smithsburg decreased by 0.2% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 2,975 - census
2011 2,999 0.8% estimation process
2012 3,000 0.03% estimation process
2013 3,001 0.03% estimation process
2014 2,990 -0.37% estimation process
2015 2,979 -0.37% estimation process
2016 2,977 -0.07% estimation process
2017 2,982 0.17% estimation process
2018 2,979 -0.1% estimation process
2019 2,974 -0.17% estimation process
2020 2,969 -0.17% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 7,326
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 5,428
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 35.0%
April 1, 2020 Population : 7,952
April 1, 2010 Population : 5,437
People under 5 years old, percentage : 8.6%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 31.1%
People over 65 (%) : 9.5%
Female persons, % : 52.7%
White only, percent : 94.4%
Black or African American alone, percent : 2.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 2.2%
Asians alone % : 0.0%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 0.9%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 6.9%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 87.5%
2015-2019 Veterans : 214
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 1.3%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 79.8%

Smithsburg zip code is 21783. County name: Washington, County fips: 24043

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 79.8%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $202,700
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,793
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $643
2015-2019 median gross rent : $935
2015-2019 Households : 2,158
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 3.05
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 83.5%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 1.4%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 95.2%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 89.0%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 97.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 27.8%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 9.0%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 8.7%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 73.2%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 64.7%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 4,603
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 35,261
2012 total retail sales per capita : $6,283
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 26.1
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $80,357
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $29,507
Percentage of people living in poverty : 8.4%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 346
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 211
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 120
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 293
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 35
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 275
2010 population per square mile : 638.5
2010 land area in square miles : 8.52

People born in Smithsburg (1)

US comedian, filmmaker, internet personality and former Vine star Evan Eckenrode was born in Smithsburg

Schools in Smithsburg

College & universities near Smithsburg, MD

Code Name City ZIP
162690 Hagerstown Community College Hagerstown (MD) 21742-6514

Stations (27)

Amtrak & bus stations near Smithsburg, MD

Code Name Address Type
HAG Hagerstown, MD 123 West Franklin Street BUS
FRC Frederick, MD 100 South East Street RAIL
FRR Frederick Airport, MD 1341 Hughes Ford Road BUS
HFY Harpers Ferry Potomac St. & Shenandoah St. RAIL
MRB Martinsburg station 229 East Martin St. RAIL

Post offices near Smithsburg

Post Office Name City ZIP
Smithsburg Post Office Smithsburg (MD) 21783

Other cities in Washington County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Washington County , MD.

City Name Population Title
Hagerstown 39,918 The seat of Washington County, Maryland.
Boonsboro 3,455 Town in Washington County, Maryland, United States
Maugansville 3,071 Census designated place
Williamsport 2,074 Town of the United States
Hancock 1,522 Town in Maryland
Cavetown 1,473 Census designated place
Keedysville 1,220 Town in Washington County, Maryland, United States
Highfield-Cascade 1,112 Census-designated place in Washington County, Maryland
Funkstown 871 Town in Washington County, Maryland, United States
Sharpsburg 643 Town in Maryland, United States
Clear Spring 362 Town of the United States
Halfway 288 City in Oregon, USA

Distance to Other Cities

Smithsburg distances to largest Maryland cities