Shepherdstown, WV Population

Population: 803
Males: 403 (50.2%), Females: 400 (49.8%)

Jefferson County

Zip code: 25443

Median resident age: 39.6 years
Median household income: $40,750
Median house value: $158,100

Races in Shepherdstown:

  • White Non-Hispanic (79.3%)
  • Black (17.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)

Ancestries: German (19.6%), Irish (16.2%), English (13.6%), Scottish (6.1%), Scotch-Irish (4.6%), Italian (2.7%).

Elevation: 406 feet

Land area: 0.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Shepherdstown

  • High school or higher: 86.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 48.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 26.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Shepherdstown town

  • Never married: 43.0%
  • Now married: 37.0%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

3.1% Foreign born (1.5% Asia, 1.4% Europe).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Shepherdstown:

  • JEFFERSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; RANSON, WV)
  • CITY HOSPITAL (about 11 miles; MARTINSBURG, WV)
  • BROOK LANE PSYCHIATRIC CENTER (about 15 miles; HAGERSTOWN, MD)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Shepherdstown:

  • HAGERSTOWN REGIONAL-RICHARD A HENSON FLD (about 20 miles; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Abbreviation: HGR)
  • WASHINGTON DULLES INTERNATIONAL (about 43 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; Abbreviation: IAD)
  • RONALD REAGAN WASHINGTON NATIONAL (about 67 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; Abbreviation: DCA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Shepherdstown:

  • EASTERN WV REGIONAL/SHEPHERD FLD (about 13 miles; MARTINSBURG, WV; Abbreviation: MRB)
  • POTOMAC AIRPARK (about 30 miles; BERKELEY SPRINGS, WV; Abbreviation: W35)
  • FREDERICK MUNI (about 31 miles; FREDERICK, MD; Abbreviation: FDK)
Amtrak stations near Shepherdstown:

  • 9 miles: HARPERS FERRY (POTOMAC ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, public transit connection.
  • 11 miles: HAGERSTOWN (GREYHOUND STA., 10527 SHARPSTOWN PK.) – Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar.
  • 11 miles: MARTINSBURG (229 E. MARTIN ST.). Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Shepherdstown:

  • SHEPHERD COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 3,576; Location: 301 N. King St; Public; Website: WWW.SHEPHERD.EDU)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Shepherdstown:

  • FREDERICK COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 26 miles; FREDERICK, MD; Full-time enrollment: 2,407)
  • SHENANDOAH UNIVERSITY (about 31 miles; WINCHESTER, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,030)
  • LORD FAIRFAX COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 44 miles; MIDDLETOWN, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,064)
  • SHIPPENSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 48 miles; SHIPPENSBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 6,330)
  • GETTYSBURG COLLEGE (about 49 miles; GETTYSBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,216)
  • MONTGOMERY COLLEGE (about 50 miles; ROCKVILLE, MD; Full-time enrollment: 11,829)
  • GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY (about 53 miles; FAIRFAX, VA; Full-time enrollment: 16,564)
Public primary/middle schools in Shepherdstown:

  • SHEPHERDSTOWN JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 445; Location: 705 MINDEN AVE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • SHEPHERDSTOWN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 319; Location: 410 S CHURCH ST; Grades: KG – 05)

Libraries

Library in Shepherdstown:

  • SHEPHERDSTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $141,484; Location: GERMAN & KING STS; 17,018 books; 711 audio materials; 251 video materials; 31 serial subscriptions)