WV

National Population : 333,590,059
West Virginia State Population : 1,692,126

About Shepherdstown, WV

Shepherdstown, WV is located in Jefferson County in the state of West Virginia.

The total City Population for Shepherdstown is about 5,351 with about 1,965 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 7,445.

The Average Home Value is $288,700.00, which is roughly 70% higher than the Average Home Value of $87,464.00 for the state of West Virginia, and roughly 35% higher than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $95,117.00, which is roughly 61% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $36,951.00 for the state of West Virginia, and roughly 40% higher than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Shepherdstown is about 11.6%.

West Virginia is ranked #33 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 33.11 out of 100.

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Voting

Jefferson County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a significant difference of 19.31% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 54.26%
Democratic: 43.78%
Libertarian: 1.53%
Green: 0.43%


Nearby Locations

Shendoah Jct, WV (4.86 mi.)
Bolivar, WV (6.41 mi.)
Martinsburg, WV (8.38 mi.)
Ranson, WV (8.98 mi.)
Middleway, WV (9.05 mi.)
Millville, WV (9.16 mi.)
Falling Waters, WV (11.04 mi.)
Falling Wtrs, WV (11.04 mi.)
Charles Town, WV (11.60 mi.)
Inwood, WV (13.07 mi.)
Bunker Hill, WV (14.52 mi.)
Summit Point, WV (15.30 mi.)
Jones Springs, WV (16.05 mi.)
Cherry Run, WV (16.05 mi.)
Hedgesville, WV (16.05 mi.)
Gerrardstown, WV (17.46 mi.)
Glengary, WV (18.46 mi.)
Washington, DC (55.82 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 25443
Latitude : 39.445326
Longitude : -77.812526
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 418 ft.
Area Code(s) : 304

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.40
Male Population Estimate : 47.75%
Female Population Estimate : 52.25%
Median Age : 34.8
Male Median Age : 33.7
Female Median Age : 35.9

White Population Estimate : 91.07%
Black Population Estimate : 7.45%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 2.14%
Asian Population Estimate : 2.30%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.15%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.98%
Other Population Estimate : 0.77%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Shepherdstown specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Jefferson County: About 3 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Jefferson County: About 187 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Jefferson County is about 36% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 35% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.