Shepherdstown, West Virginia

Population 1,674

Shepherdstown is located in Jefferson County, WV. The population is 1,674, making Shepherdstown the 4th largest city in Jefferson County.

There are 2 public schools in Shepherdstown with an average Homefacts rating of A+. The total crime rate for Shepherdstown is very low , and there are 5 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Shepherdstown is low and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Shepherdstown property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Shepherdstown include Sharpsburg, Antietam and Mercersville.

Shepherdstown Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Exceptional
  • No High School Diploma: 10.2%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 41.5%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 48.2%

Crime Rate

80.91% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 0
  • Violent Crimes: 28
  • Robbery: 0
  • Burglary: 139
  • Property Crime: 445
  • Larceny Theft: 306

Registered Offenders

61.12% Higher than national avg.
  • 5 offenders in Shepherdstown
  • 29.87 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

16 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 1
  • Registered Polluters: 0
  • Superfunds: 0
  • Tanks & Spills: 15


Low 2.8%
  • West Virginia unemployment average: 4.3%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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2 Public Schools view public schools

There are 2 K-12 public schools in Shepherdstown, WV and 1 private school. Homefacts rates Shepherdstown's schools as Exceptional, with an overall A+ rating.
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1 Private School

Morgan Academy

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Shepherdstown, WV

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1 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Shepherdstown, WV issued 1 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Shepherdstown, WV issued 0 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $820
  • 1 Bedroom: $830
  • 2 Bedrooms: $990
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,410
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,700

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Environmental Hazards

16 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (385/400)
    Shepherdstown, WV has 96.25% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.44 Average
    Shepherdstown, WV is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 32°
  • February 34.92°
  • March 44.8°
  • April 55.33°
  • May 63.54°
  • June 72.22°
  • July 76.38°
  • August 74°
  • September 66.42°
  • October 55.37°
  • November 44.52°
  • December 35.22°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Shepherdstown, WV

Shepherdstown, WV has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Shepherdstown, WV has no risk of hurricanes.
Shepherdstown, WV has a moderate risk of hail storms.
Shepherdstown, WV has a high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Shepherdstown, WV: $37,386


Unemployment in Shepherdstown is 2.8%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 4.3% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 32.55%
White Collar - 67.45%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin
  • Sen. Shelley Moore Capito
  • Sen. Joe Manchin III

City Representatives

  • Alex Mooney

Neighborhood Info

0 Airports view all

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2 FCC Towers view all

1 Fire Station view all

0 Hospitals view all

  • No hospitals found in Shepherdstown, WV

1 Library view all

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1 Retirement Home view all

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