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Eldersburg is in Carroll County, in the Baltimore metro area.
The community was named for landowner John Elder, who laid out the town
The latitude of Eldersburg is 39.403N. The longitude is -76.95W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 643 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 27,741.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Eldersburg demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Carroll County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Baltimore area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 21048 ZIP code.
24% of Eldersburg residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Eldersburg ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Eldersburg was $25,639, compared with $21,587 nationally.
33% of Eldersburg residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Eldersburg, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $588. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,449.
Libraries in Eldersburg include Eldersburg Branch ... View libraries
Newspapers in Eldersburg include Eldersburg Gazette
Carroll County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Eldersburg political report.
The average commute time for Eldersburg workers is 34 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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