Wicomico County, Maryland Population 2019

Wicomico County, Maryland's estimated population is 102,363 with a growth rate of 0.22% 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
2018103,1958320.81%
2017102,3632270.22%
2016102,1363360.33%
2015101,8004320.43%
2014101,3685180.51%
2013100,8502940.29%
2012100,5565050.50%
2011100,0511,0801.09%
201098,97124,63233.13%
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%

How Many People Live in Wicomico County, Maryland?

102,363

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White69,06267.70%
Black or African American25,81825.31%
Asian3,3363.27%
Two or More Races2,5312.48%
Some Other Race9830.96%
American Indian and Alaska Native2100.21%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander740.07%

Wicomico County, Maryland Population Pyramid 2019

Wicomico County, Maryland Median Age

35.8


Total

34.5


Male

36.8


Female

Wicomico County, Maryland Adults

There are 79,538 adults, (15,015 of whom are seniors) in Wicomico County, Maryland.

Wicomico County, Maryland Age Dependency

58.1

Age Dependency Ratio

23.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Wicomico County, Maryland Sex Ratio

Female

53,392

52.34%

Male

48,622

47.66%

Wicomico County, Maryland Households and Families

Wicomico County, Maryland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wicomico County, Maryland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80%20%
All60.7%39.3%
Male56.6%43.4%
Non Family46.8%53.2%
Female32.7%67.3%

60.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All37,4152.6260.7
Married17,2543.1980
Non Family12,9901.4346.8
Female5,1403.3532.7
Male2,0313.4856.6

3.16

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

7.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wicomico County, Maryland Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,3313.64%
9th to 12th Grade4,9877.80%
High School Graduate21,30133.30%
Some College13,11120.50%
Associates Degree4,4586.97%
Bachelors Degree10,37316.22%
Graduate Degree7,39811.57%

Wicomico County, Maryland Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White43,12539,35813,316
Black15,55913,3462,830
Hispanic2,3651,439409
Asian2,1331,8431,099
Multiple Races638566164
Other Race59028181
Native American1961375
Islander7474

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 asian people with a rate of 51.52%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,303$41,262$32,000
Less Than High School$26,614$34,563$19,774
High School Grad$30,059$32,006$25,509
Some College$32,993$40,865$30,691
Bachelors Degree$47,780$58,226$41,859
Graduate Degree$64,712$78,024$53,320

$36,303

Average Earnings

$41,262

Average Male

$32,000

Average Female

Wicomico County, Maryland Language

Wicomico County, Maryland Language by Age

Wicomico County, Maryland Language

88.65% of Wicomico County, Maryland residents speak only English, while 11.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.50% of the population.

Wicomico County, Maryland Poverty

Wicomico County, Maryland Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White62,5447,91212.65%
Black25,0985,16120.56%
Hispanic4,8221,51731.46%
Multiple2,33174431.92%
Asian3,2913089.36%
Other92927829.92%
Native19521.03%

15.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.28%

Male Poverty Rate

17.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wicomico County, Maryland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wicomico County, Maryland is Multiple, with 31.92% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wicomico County, Maryland is Native, with 1.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.05%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.25%
High School12.35%
Some College7.84%
Bachelors or Greater3.69%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed32.25%
Male Unemployed20.79%
Female Employed11.29%
Male Employed6.80%

Wicomico County, Maryland Income

Wicomico County, Maryland Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$54,493$72,948
Families$66,657$85,965
Married Families$82,669-
Non Families$32,989$44,668

Wicomico County, Maryland Marital Status

Wicomico County, Maryland Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.1%

Male Marriage Rate

40.4%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Wicomico County, Maryland Marital Status by Race

Wicomico County, Maryland Veterans

6,562

Number of Veterans

5,980

Male Veterans

582

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,102
First Gulf War1,120
Second Gulf War1,036
Korea637
World War II296
Age Group Veterans
75+1,561
65 to 741,559
35 to 541,441
55 to 641,366
18 to 34635

Wicomico County, Maryland Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,9388.80%
Black1,5238.09%
Hispanic712.21%
2 or More545.16%
Asian471.82%

Wicomico County, Maryland Veterans by Education

6.93%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wicomico County, Maryland Employment Status

65.7%

Labor Force Participation

60.7%

Employment Rate

7.6%

Unemployment Rate

Wicomico County, Maryland Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

61.70%

Born in Maryland

91.46%

Native Born

8.54%

Foreign Born

5.07%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

91.46% of Wicomico County, Maryland residents were born in the United States, with 61.70% having been born in Maryland. 5.07% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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%
  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