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Taneytown is a city in Carroll County, in the Baltimore metro area.

The community was named after Raphael Taney, who laid out the town.

The latitude of Taneytown is 39.657N. The longitude is -77.174W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 505 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,335.


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Median household income
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$42,820
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Taneytown demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 9. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.7 per 1,000 people.

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26% of Taneytown residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Taneytown ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Taneytown was $16,258, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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11% of Taneytown residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Taneytown, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $493.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,127.


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Carroll County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Taneytown political report.

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The average commute time for Taneytown workers is 34 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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