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Sharptown is a town in Wicomico County, in the Salisbury metro area.
The community was named after Horatio Sharpe, colonial governor
The latitude of Sharptown is 38.542N. The longitude is -75.719W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 10 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 622.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Sharptown demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Wicomico County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 21861 ZIP code.
17% of Sharptown residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sharptown ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sharptown was $15,190, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Sharptown residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Sharptown, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $398. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $762.
Wicomico County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sharptown political report.
The average commute time for Sharptown workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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