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Tilghman Island is in Talbot County, in the Easton metro area.

The community was named for Matthew Tilghman, landowner.

The latitude of Tilghman Island is 38.703N. The longitude is -76.338W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 7 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 854.


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Median household income
Local
$32,763
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Tilghman Island demographic reports
Tilghman Island is in the Chesapeake Bay.
Tilghman Island is a man-made island.
Former and merged names include:
· Great Choptank Island
· Foster's Island
· Lows Island
Tilghman Island is home to a commercial sailing fleet, the Skipjacks.
Local festivals include:
  • Tilghman Island Day - Oct. 20, 2007
  • Summer Seafood Festival - June 23, 2007
Dates often change. Check Tilghman Island web sites and events links in the sections below.
Pronunciations: TILL-man

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Tilghman Island demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Talbot 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 21665 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

18% of Tilghman Island residents report German ancestry, and 26% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Tilghman Island ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Tilghman Island was $13,851, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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9% of Tilghman Island residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Tilghman Island, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $475.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $752.


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Talbot County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Tilghman Island political report.

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

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