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Taneytown is a city in Carroll County, in the Baltimore metro area.
The community was named after Raphael Taney, who laid out the town.
The latitude of Taneytown is 39.657N. The longitude is -77.174W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 505 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,335.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Taneytown demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Carroll County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Baltimore area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 21787 ZIP code.
26% of Taneytown residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Taneytown ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Taneytown was $16,258, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Taneytown residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Taneytown, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $493. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,127.
Libraries in Taneytown include Taneytown Branch ... View libraries
Carroll County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Taneytown political report.
The average commute time for Taneytown workers is 34 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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