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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Shepherdstown is 1,494. Shepherdstown, West Virginia is the 8,713th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Shepherdstown was in 2010, when its population was 1,734. In 2010, Shepherdstown was the 8,113th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 8,713th largest city in the US. Shepherdstown is currently 13.8% smaller than it was in 2010.
Shepherdstown has grown 24.3% since the 2000. Shepherdstown, West Virginia is growing extremely quickly; it is growing faster than 92% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
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The total voting age population of Shepherdstown, West Virginia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,455. The voting age population is 51.8% male and 48.2% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 7.1% of the residents of Shepherdstown are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Shepherdstown are 75.9% White, 21.0% Black and 3.1% Two or more races. Additionally, 3.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Shepherdstown, 12.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 0.0%. On a per-household basis, 0.0% of families are below the poverty line in Shepherdstown.
Among those aged 16 and older, 55.0% of Shepherdstown residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 91.4% of Shepherdstown residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 30.8% have a bachelor's degree and 11.3% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Shepherdstown residents aged 5 and older, 7.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 5.1% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.2% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Shepherdstown is 13.1%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Shepherdstown, 27.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Shepherdstown is $45,833.
In Shepherdstown, 50.0% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 50.0% of housing units in Shepherdstown.
Of all the housing units in Shepherdstown, 60.1% of them were build before 1940.
In Shepherdstown, 3.9% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Shepherdstown is $916.
In Shepherdstown, 80.6% of households have an active broadband internet connection.