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Jessup is in Anne Arundel County, in the Baltimore metro area. (The community straddles Anne Arundel and Howard counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)

The community was named for railroad contractor Jonathan Jessup (or Jessups).

The latitude of Jessup is 39.149N. The longitude is -76.775W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 217 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 7,865.


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Median household income
Local
$48,000
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Jessup demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Jessups Cut
Local festivals include:
  • German-American Festival - May 6,2007
Dates often change. Check Jessup web sites and events links in the sections below.

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Jessup demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Anne Arundel 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 20701 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

11% of Jessup residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Jessup ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Jessup was $19,052, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

7% of Jessup residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Jessup, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $480.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,230.


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Anne Arundel County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Jessup political report.

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The average commute time for Jessup workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Jessup include Comfort Inn Jessup, Extended Stay, Knights Inn, La Quinta Inn & Suites, Red Roof Inn, Sleep Inn Jessup, Super 8 Motel.

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