Wicomico County, Maryland Population 2018

Wicomico County, Maryland's estimated population is 102,923 with a growth rate of 1.38% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wicomico County, Maryland is the 13th largest county in Maryland.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017102,9231,3961.38%
2016101,527-1,058-1.03%
2016102,5855270.52%
2015102,0585120.50%
2014101,5465890.58%
2013100,9573600.36%
2012100,5974870.49%
2011100,1101,1511.16%
201098,95924,62033.12%
199074,3399,79915.18%
198064,54010,30419.00%
197054,2365,18610.57%
196049,0509,40923.74%
195039,6415,11114.80%
194034,5303,30110.57%
193031,2293,06410.88%
192028,1651,3505.03%
191026,8153,96317.34%
190022,8522,92214.66%
189019,9301,91410.62%
188018,0162,21414.01%
187015,8020.00%

Wicomico County, Maryland Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White69,094
Black or African American25,001
Asian3,232
Two or More Races2,943
Some Other Race979
American Indian and Alaska Native214
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander64

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Wicomico County, Maryland Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Wicomico County, Maryland Median Age

35.7


Total

34.5


Male

36.7


Female

Wicomico County, Maryland Adults

There are 79,191 adults, (14,518 of which are seniors) in Wicomico County, Maryland.

Wicomico County, Maryland Age Dependency

56.9

Age Dependency Ratio

22.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Wicomico County, Maryland Sex Ratio

Female

53,163

52.36%

Male

48,364

47.64%

Wicomico County, Maryland Households and Families

Wicomico County, Maryland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wicomico County, Maryland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.3%18.7%
All61.6%38.4%
Male56.9%43.1%
Non Family47.2%52.8%
Female31.5%68.5%

61.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wicomico County, Maryland Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All37,1702.6261.6
Married17,4773.1681.3
Non Family12,6311.4447.2
Female5,1683.3831.5
Male1,8943.5156.9

3.12

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

7.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wicomico County, Maryland Households

Wicomico County, Maryland Education

Wicomico County, Maryland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,4403.85%
9th to 12th Grade4,8177.59%
High School Graduate21,26333.51%
Some College13,38121.09%
Associates Degree4,1816.59%
Bachelors Degree9,96615.71%
Graduate Degree7,40611.67%

Wicomico County, Maryland Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White43,11939,13112,986
Black15,12013,2032,759
Hispanic2,3641,411386
Asian2,0571,7611,093
Multiple Races680642188
Other Race51721040
Native American169929
Islander6464

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 53.14%.

Wicomico County, Maryland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,231$41,012$32,113
Less Than High School$27,193$31,070$21,436
High School Grad$28,806$32,245$24,814
Some College$32,463$40,206$30,544
Bachelors Degree$48,994$56,993$42,339
Graduate Degree$62,858$74,820$53,629

$36,231

Average Earnings

$41,012

Average Male

$32,113

Average Female

Wicomico County, Maryland Language

Wicomico County, Maryland Language by Age

Wicomico County, Maryland Language

89.07% of Wicomico County, Maryland residents speak only English, while 10.93% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 4.32% of the population.

Wicomico County, Maryland Poverty

Wicomico County, Maryland Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White62,7268,49013.54%
Black24,2524,63519.11%
Hispanic4,6911,58233.72%
Multiple2,77087631.62%
Asian3,18434710.90%
Other91931634.39%
Native1973316.75%

16.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.98%

Male Poverty Rate

17.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wicomico County, Maryland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wicomico County, Maryland is Other, with 34.39% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wicomico County, Maryland is Asian, with 10.90% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.95%.

Wicomico County, Maryland Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.75%
High School12.79%
Some College8.75%
Bachelors or Greater3.03%

Wicomico County, Maryland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed36.01%
Male Unemployed20.05%
Female Employed11.70%
Male Employed7.10%

Wicomico County, Maryland Income

Wicomico County, Maryland Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$53,508$69,617
Families$65,821$81,128
Married Families$80,071$96,600
Non Families$32,114$42,967

Wicomico County, Maryland Marital Status

Wicomico County, Maryland Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.0%

Male Marriage Rate

40.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Wicomico County, Maryland Married by Age and Sex

Wicomico County, Maryland Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Wicomico County, Maryland Marital Status by Race

Wicomico County, Maryland Veterans

Wicomico County, Maryland Veterans by War

6,841

Number of Veterans

6,293

Male Veterans

548

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,283
First Gulf War1,164
Second Gulf War903
Korea702
World War II322

Wicomico County, Maryland Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,773
75+1,542
55 to 641,488
35 to 541,411
18 to 34627

Wicomico County, Maryland Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5,1249.12%
Black1,5828.59%
Hispanic1193.79%
2 or More11810.51%
Asian170.67%

Wicomico County, Maryland Veterans by Education

5.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.99%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wicomico County, Maryland Employment Status

Wicomico County, Maryland Employment by Age

65.3%

Labor Force Participation

60.1%

Employment Rate

7.7%

Unemployment Rate

Wicomico County, Maryland Employment by Race

Wicomico County, Maryland Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Wicomico County, Maryland

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Salisbury305063311426088.55%
Fruitland484252343928.10%
Delmar31213203822.63%
Pittsville14301445151.05%
Hebron10841095111.01%
Willards960997373.85%
Sharwn654652-2-0.31%
Mardela Springs34735141.15%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990