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Sharpsburg is a borough in Allegheny County, in the Pittsburgh metro area.
The community was named after James Sharp, founder
The latitude of Sharpsburg is 40.494N. The longitude is -79.926W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 738 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,463.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Sharpsburg demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Allegheny County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Pittsburgh area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 15215 ZIP code.
22% of Sharpsburg residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sharpsburg ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sharpsburg was $15,698, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Sharpsburg residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Sharpsburg, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $345. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $706.
Allegheny County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sharpsburg political report.
The average commute time for Sharpsburg workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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