is a town located in Washington County, Maryland
. As of the 2000
census, the town had a total population of 1,885.
Geography\nWilson-Conococheague is located at 39°38'49" North, 77°50'3" West (39.647005, -77.834204)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the town has a total area of 12.9 km²
). 12.6 km² (4.9 mi²) of it is land and 0.3 km² (0.1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 2.61% water.
Demographics\nAs of the census
, there are 1,885 people, 718 households, and 549 families residing in the town. The population density
is 149.4/km² (387.3/mi²). There are 752 housing units at an average density of 59.6/km² (154.5/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 97.82% White, 1.06% African American
, 0.05% Native American
, 0.42% Asian
, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.21% from other races, and 0.42% from two or more races. 0.58% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 718 households out of which 35.9% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.0% are married couples living together, 9.5% have a female householder with no husband present, and 23.5% are non-families. 18.4% of all households are made up of individuals and 8.6% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.63 and the average family size is 2.98.
In the town the population is spread out with 25.9% under the age of 18, 6.0% from 18 to 24, 32.6% from 25 to 44, 22.9% from 45 to 64, and 12.6% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 97.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 93.8 males.
The median income for a household in the town is $38,389, and the median income for a family is $39,256. Males have a median income of $31,505 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the town is $15,951. 7.4% of the population and 5.6% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 2.9% are under the age of 18 and 15.6% are 65 or older.