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Poolesville Real Estate Analysis

Government

Poolesville is governed by five commissioners elected in staggered 4-year terms. Commissioners are not paid. The commissioners elect among themselves a president (known informally as “the mayor”) and vice president. A Town Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the town. Six Boards and Commissions assist the commissioners: the Planning Commission, Parks Board, Board of Elections, Sign Review Board, Board of Zoning Appeals, and Ethics Commission.

History

In 1760, brothers John Poole, Sr. and Joseph Poole, Sr. purchased 160 acres (0.65 km2; 0.25 sq mi) acres in the area that is now Poolesville. Thirty-three years later, John Poole, Jr. used a 15 acres (0.061 km2) tract that he inherited from his father to build a log store and subdivided the tract, selling portions to a number of other merchants. The settlement grew from there and was incorporated in 1867.

During the Civil War Union military leaders realized that the shallow fords of the Potomac River posed a threat to the capital city. At certain times of the year the Potomac River is shallow enough to cross and thus thousands of troops were moved to both Darnestown and Poolesville. The Corps of Observation was established just outside of Poolesville and soldiers were stationed near the river to watch for Confederate incursions into Maryland. During the winter of 1861-1862 it is estimated that 20,000 Union troops were stationed in or around the town. There were no battles fought in Poolesville; however, the infamous Battle of Ball’s Bluff was fought nearby on October 21, 1861. Hundreds of Union soldiers who were stationed in Poolesville were killed in this battle that was badly managed by inexperienced Union generals.

There were several Confederate raids into the town during the war and the Confederate Army invaded Maryland by crossing the Potomac near Poolesville in both 1862 and 1864. The old Poolesville Methodist Church cemetery contains the remains of approximately twenty soldiers who either were killed in action at Bulls Bluff or who died of illness while in camp.

The Poolesville Historic District was listed in 1975 on the National Register of Historic Places.

Geography

Poolesville is located at 39°8′26″N 77°24′30″W (39.140540, -77.408461).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 3.95 square miles (10.23 km2), of which, 3.93 square miles (10.18 km2) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.05 km2) is water.

Demographics

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 5,151 people, 1,601 households, and 1,402 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,333.8 people per square mile (515.2/km²). There were 1,630 housing units at an average density of 422.1 per square mile (163.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town in 2000 was 93.57% White, 2.85% African American, 0.49% Native American, 1.09% Asian, 1.4% from other races, and 1.28% from two or more races.Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.68% of the population.

There were 1,601 households out of which 56.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 75.6% were married couples living together, 9.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 12.4% were non-families. 9.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.22 and the average family size was 3.44.

In the town the population was spread out with 35.0% under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 32.2% from 25 to 44, 24.0% from 45 to 64, and 3.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 96.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $85,092, and the median income for a family was $88,916. Males had a median income of $60,596 versus $42,051 for females. The per capita income for the town was $30,211. About 2.5% of families and 2.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.0% of those under age 18 and 7.5% of those age 65 or over.

2010 census

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 4,883 people, 1,602 households, and 1,348 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,242.5 inhabitants per square mile (479.7 /km2). There were 1,663 housing units at an average density of 423.2 per square mile (163.4 /km2). The racial makeup of the town was 88.4% White, 5.2% African American, 0.5% Native American, 2.1% Asian, 1.4% from other races, and 2.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latinoof any race were 7.0% of the population.

There were 1,602 households out of which 45.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.0% were married couples living together, 8.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 15.9% were non-families. 12.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.04 and the average family size was 3.30.

The median age in the town was 41.5 years. 27.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.2% were from 25 to 44; 38.4% were from 45 to 64; and 6.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 49.2% male and 50.8% female.

 

Education

Poolesville is served by Montgomery County Public Schools. Three schools are located in Poolesville: Poolesville High School [1]John Poole Middle School [2], and Poolesville Elementary School. Monacacy Elementary School in Dickerson also feeds into John Poole MS.

 

For more information on Poolesville, visit its Wikipedia page.

Poolesville Real Estate Market Stats

Average Home Values

Price Distribution


Home Averages

$483,500 Average Price
1,800Avg Home Size
1974Avg Year Built

Owners vs Renters

Local vs National Home Values

 LocalNational
Zillow Home Value Index $398,900 $180,100
Median Single Family Home Value $449,600 $179,700
Median Condo Value $190,600 $186,100
Median 4-Bedroom Home Value $524,600 $292,500
Percent Homes Decreasing 42% 32.1%
Percent Listing Price Reduction 0 0
Median List Price Per Sq Ft $218 $115
Median List Price 0 0
Median Sale Price $483,500 $218,900
Homes For Sale 0 0
Homes Recently Sold 0 0
Property Tax $3,506 $2,116
Turnover (Sold Within Last Yr.) 4% 4%
Median Value Per Sq Ft 0 0
1-Yr. Change 0.5% 3.3%
Homes For Sale By Owner Array Array
New Construction Array Array
Foreclosures Array Array

Local vs National Demographics

 LocalNational
Median Household Income 85,091 44,512
Single Males 10.6% 14.6%
Single Females 9.7% 12.5%
Median Age 31 36
Homes With Kids 53.7% 31.4%
Average Household Size 3 2
Average Commute Time (Minutes) 37 26

Poolesville Real Estate Listings

Active Listings in Poolesville

17000 HUGHES RD Poolesville, MD 20837
Photo of 17000 HUGHES RD, Poolesville, MD 20837 (MLS # MC8700079)
6 beds 5 baths 4,232 sqft $639,900
17622 SHORES DR Poolesville, MD 20837
Photo of 17622 SHORES DR, Poolesville, MD 20837 (MLS # MC8696733)
5 beds 5 baths $949,900
18316 MCKERNON WAY Poolesville, MD 20837
Photo of 18316 MCKERNON WAY, Poolesville, MD 20837 (MLS # MC8676777)
4 beds 3 baths $634,900
18300 MCKERNON WAY Poolesville, MD 20837
Photo of 18300 MCKERNON WAY, Poolesville, MD 20837 (MLS # MC8688822)
5 beds 5 baths $664,900
17107 CUBITT CT Poolesville, MD 20837
Photo of 17107 CUBITT CT, Poolesville, MD 20837 (MLS # MC8679184)
4 beds 4 baths 2,844 sqft $567,000
19153 DOWDEN CIR Poolesville, MD 20837
Photo of 19153 DOWDEN CIR, Poolesville, MD 20837 (MLS # MC8670505)
4 beds 3 baths $2,250
15915 RIVER RD Poolesville, MD 20837
Photo of 15915 RIVER RD, Poolesville, MD 20837 (MLS # MC8669138)
5 beds 2 baths $889,000
17011 HILLARD ST Poolesville, MD 20837
Photo of 17011 HILLARD ST, Poolesville, MD 20837 (MLS # MC8655063)
4 beds 4 baths 2,128 sqft $565,500
17301 HOSKINSON RD Poolesville, MD 20837
Photo of 17301 HOSKINSON RD, Poolesville, MD 20837 (MLS # MC8654450)
4 beds 3 baths 2,353 sqft $389,900
19012 CATTAIL LN Poolesville, MD 20837
Photo of 19012 CATTAIL LN, Poolesville, MD 20837 (MLS # MC8638680)
4 beds 4 baths $534,500
17329 HUGHES RD Poolesville, MD 20837
Photo of 17329 HUGHES RD, Poolesville, MD 20837 (MLS # MC8638456)
4 beds 3 baths 2,554 sqft $429,900
19547 FISHER AVE Poolesville, MD 20837
Photo of 19547 FISHER AVE, Poolesville, MD 20837 (MLS # MC8636833)
3 beds 2 baths $2,050
19902 STEARNS CT Poolesville, MD 20837
Photo of 19902 STEARNS CT, Poolesville, MD 20837 (MLS # MC8629508)
4 beds 5 baths 3,822 sqft $773,900
17504 HOSKINSON RD Poolesville, MD 20837
Photo of 17504 HOSKINSON RD, Poolesville, MD 20837 (MLS # MC8625097)
4 beds 3 baths $199,900
19913 SPURRIER AVE Poolesville, MD 20837
Photo of 19913 SPURRIER AVE, Poolesville, MD 20837 (MLS # MC8574168)
5 beds 4 baths 2,418 sqft $547,500

Sold Listings in Poolesville

19605 Lewis Orchard Ln Poolesville, MD 20837
Photo of 19605 Lewis Orchard Ln, Poolesville, MD 20837 (MLS # MC8707211)
4 beds 5 baths 5,332 sqft $976,630
19859 Beatriz Ave Poolesville, MD 20837
Photo of 19859 Beatriz Ave, Poolesville, MD 20837 (MLS # MC8676135)
3 beds 2 baths 1,400 sqft $1,550
17624 Kohlhoss Rd Poolesville, MD 20837
Photo of 17624 Kohlhoss Rd, Poolesville, MD 20837 (MLS # MC8665564)
3 beds 4 baths $228,000
16829 Budd Rd Poolesville, MD 20837
Photo of 16829 Budd Rd, Poolesville, MD 20837 (MLS # MC8658478)
4 beds 4 baths $464,900
19566 Fisher Ave Poolesville, MD 20837
Photo of 19566 Fisher Ave, Poolesville, MD 20837 (MLS # MC8657563)
3 beds 3 baths $1,600
17110 Spates Hill Rd Poolesville, MD 20837
Photo of 17110 Spates Hill Rd, Poolesville, MD 20837 (MLS # MC8653135)
6 beds 5 baths 3,500 sqft $3,200
20215 Whites Ferry Rd Poolesville, MD 20837
Photo of 20215 Whites Ferry Rd, Poolesville, MD 20837 (MLS # MC8644455)
3 beds 1 bath 1,127 sqft $239,000
17245 Spates Hill Rd Poolesville, MD 20837
Photo of 17245 Spates Hill Rd, Poolesville, MD 20837 (MLS # MC8629381)
5 beds 4 baths 3,400 sqft $566,000
17128 Whites Rd Poolesville, MD 20837
Photo of 17128 Whites Rd, Poolesville, MD 20837 (MLS # MC8615776)
4 beds 3 baths $435,000
18304 Mckernon Way Poolesville, MD 20837
Photo of 18304 Mckernon Way, Poolesville, MD 20837 (MLS # MC8614475)
4 beds 4 baths $600,000
19608 Selby Ave Poolesville, MD 20837
Photo of 19608 Selby Ave, Poolesville, MD 20837 (MLS # MC8613051)
4 beds 5 baths $650,000
18400 Billek Ct Poolesville, MD 20837
Photo of 18400 Billek Ct, Poolesville, MD 20837 (MLS # MC8587731)
5 beds 4 baths $575,000
17233 General Custer Way Poolesville, MD 20837
Photo of 17233 General Custer Way, Poolesville, MD 20837 (MLS # MC8586617)
5 beds 4 baths $538,500
19859 Beatriz Ave Poolesville, MD 20837
Photo of 19859 Beatriz Ave, Poolesville, MD 20837 (MLS # MC8584722)
3 beds 2 baths 1,400 sqft $178,000
17301 Hughes Rd Poolesville, MD 20837
Photo of 17301 Hughes Rd, Poolesville, MD 20837 (MLS # MC8582987)
3 beds 3 baths 1,966 sqft $429,900

Walk Score for Poolesville



Poolesville School Data

Poolesville School Districts

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Poolesville Schools

John H. Poole Middle School
6-8, public
Poolesville Elementary School
K-5, public
Poolesville High School
9-12, public