Sharpsburg, Pennsylvania Population 2021

3,286
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Sharpsburg is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 3,286, it is the 286th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 5959th largest city in the United States . Sharpsburg is currently declining at a rate of -0.48% annually and its population has decreased by -4.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,446 in 2010. Sharpsburg reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, Sharpsburg has a population density of 6,866 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sharpsburg is $44,620 with a poverty rate of 23.07%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $792 per month, and the median house value is $81,800. The median age in Sharpsburg is 42.5 years, 36.9 years for males, and 44.2 years for females.

Sharpsburg Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Sharpsburgwas:

  • White: 87.49%
  • Black or African American: 8.40%
  • Two or more races: 2.44%
  • Asian: 1.67%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Sharpsburg, Pennsylvania is 3,286 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,318.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,446.

Sharpsburg, Pennsylvania Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,93887.49%
Black or African American2828.40%
Two or More Races822.44%
Asian561.67%
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Sharpsburg Population by Race

Sharpsburg Population Pyramid $2021

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Sharpsburg Median Age

42.5


Total

36.9


Male

44.2


Female

Sharpsburg Adults

There are 2,808 adults, (395 of whom are seniors) in Sharpsburg.

Sharpsburg Age Dependency

39.2

Age Dependency Ratio

16.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Sharpsburg Sex Ratio

Female

1,760

52.41%

Male

1,598

47.59%

Sharpsburg Population by Age

Sharpsburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sharpsburg Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male20.9%79.1%
Female33.1%66.9%
Non Family33.7%66.3%
All41.3%58.7%
Married71.6%28.4%

41.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sharpsburg Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,6452.0441.3
Non Family8111.0933.7
Married4022.8171.6
Female2362.8433.1
Male1963.3820.9

2.65

Average Family Size

2.04

Average Household Size

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Sharpsburg Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade652.63%
9th to 12th Grade1967.93%
High School Graduate1,04042.07%
Some College41216.67%
Associates Degree1977.97%
Bachelors Degree41216.67%
Graduate Degree1506.07%
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Sharpsburg Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sharpsburg Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,1531,919537
Black17416313
2+ Races6262
Hispanic4646
Asian372112

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 32.43%.

Sharpsburg Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,923$33,616$26,074
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$26,280$34,861$18,894
Some College$33,317$33,333$29,957
Bachelors Degree$30,417$27,287$36,058
Graduate Degree$45,357$$45,893

$29,923

Average Earnings

$33,616

Average Male

$26,074

Average Female

Sharpsburg Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sharpsburg Language by Age

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Sharpsburg Language

92.89% of Sharpsburg residents speak only English, while 7.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.80% of the population.

Sharpsburg Language

Sharpsburg Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,79656320.14%
Black28216056.74%
Asian562951.79%
Multiple7057.14%

23.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.85%

Male Poverty Rate

25.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sharpsburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sharpsburg is Black, with 56.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sharpsburg is Multiple, with 7.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.86%.

Sharpsburg Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade44.06%
Bachelors or Greater19.04%
High School18.27%
Some College13.79%

Sharpsburg Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed51.28%
Male Unemployed39.00%
Female Employed11.25%
Male Employed3.16%

Sharpsburg Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sharpsburg Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$36,360$44,620
Families$43,953$54,082
Married Families$62,738-
Non Families$30,848$30,539
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Income by Household Type

Sharpsburg Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

27.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.6%

Male Marriage Rate

25.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Sharpsburg Married by Age and Sex

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Sharpsburg Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Sharpsburg Marital Status by Race

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Sharpsburg Marital Status

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195

Number of Veterans

195

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam86
First Gulf War52
Korea7
World War II
Second Gulf War

Sharpsburg Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6487
35 to 5452
65 to 7449
75+7
18 to 34

Sharpsburg Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1194.89%
Black7628.68%

Sharpsburg Veterans by Race

Sharpsburg Veterans by Education

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21.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

49.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sharpsburg Veterans by Education

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60%

Labor Force Participation

52.5%

Employment Rate

12.4%

Unemployment Rate

Sharpsburg Employment by Age

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Sharpsburg Employment by Race

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Sharpsburg Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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82.16%

Born in Sharpsburg

96.04%

Native Born

3.96%

Foreign Born

2.62%

Non Citizen

1.34%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.04% of Sharpsburg residents were born in the United States, with 82.16% having been born in Pennsylvania. 2.62% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Sharpsburg Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,286-16-0.48%
20203,302-16-0.48%
20193,318-16-0.48%
20183,334-16-0.48%
20173,350-27-0.80%
20163,377-25-0.73%
20153,402-27-0.79%
20143,429-13-0.38%
20133,442-4-0.12%
20123,446-2-0.06%
20113,44820.06%
20103,446-148-0.42%
20003,594-187-0.51%
19903,781-570-1.39%
19804,351-1,148-2.31%
19705,499-597-1.03%
19606,096-1,200-1.78%
19507,296-906-1.16%
19408,202-440-0.52%
19308,642-279-0.32%
19208,9217680.90%
19108,1531,3111.77%
19006,8421,9443.40%
18904,8981,4323.52%
18803,4660.00%

Sharpsburg Population by Year