Worcester County, Maryland Population 2018

Worcester County, Maryland's estimated population is 51,690 with a growth rate of 0.48% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Worcester County, Maryland is the 17th largest county in Maryland.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201751,6902490.48%
201651,441-73-0.14%
201651,514590.11%
201551,455-126-0.24%
201451,581260.05%
201351,555-24-0.05%
201251,579740.14%
201151,505120.02%
201051,49316,46547.01%
199035,0284,13913.40%
198030,8896,44726.38%
197024,4427092.99%
196023,7335852.53%
195023,1481,9038.96%
194021,245-379-1.75%
193021,624-685-3.07%
192022,3094682.14%
191021,8419764.68%
190020,8651,1185.66%
189019,7472081.06%
188019,5393,12019.00%
187016,419-4,242-20.53%
186020,6611,8029.56%
185018,8594822.62%
184018,3771040.57%
183018,2738524.89%
182017,4214502.65%
181016,9716013.67%
180016,3704,73040.64%
179011,6400.00%

Worcester County, Maryland Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White42,568
Black or African American7,056
Two or More Races830
Asian727
Some Other Race122
American Indian and Alaska Native80
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander58

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

Worcester County, Maryland Population Pyramid 2018

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

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

Worcester County, Maryland Median Age

49.4


Total

47.8


Male

50.9


Female

Worcester County, Maryland Adults

There are 42,336 adults, (13,117 of which are seniors) in Worcester County, Maryland.

Worcester County, Maryland Age Dependency

76.1

Age Dependency Ratio

44.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Worcester County, Maryland Sex Ratio

Female

26,442

51.40%

Male

24,999

48.60%

Worcester County, Maryland Households and Families

Worcester County, Maryland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Worcester County, Maryland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.3%13.7%
All75.1%24.9%
Male67.4%32.6%
Non Family66.6%33.4%
Female54.5%45.5%

75.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Worcester County, Maryland Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All21,0102.4175.1
Married10,3752.9286.3
Non Family7,5891.2966.6
Female2,2353.4554.5
Male8113.6267.4

2.98

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

5.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Worcester County, Maryland Households

Worcester County, Maryland Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1222.91%
9th to 12th Grade2,8817.46%
High School Graduate12,47132.29%
Some College8,08520.94%
Associates Degree2,4976.47%
Bachelors Degree7,32518.97%
Graduate Degree4,23510.97%

Worcester County, Maryland Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White32,30129,69710,502
Black4,6443,665510
Hispanic878555207
Asian453365164
Multiple Races340286139
Other Race876918
Native American675625
Islander371515

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.94%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 40.88%.

Worcester County, Maryland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,403$38,273$29,535
Less Than High School$17,407$20,343$16,793
High School Grad$28,298$31,986$22,677
Some College$31,517$40,538$26,441
Bachelors Degree$43,118$51,789$37,828
Graduate Degree$64,719$71,596$61,429

$33,403

Average Earnings

$38,273

Average Male

$29,535

Average Female

Worcester County, Maryland Language

Worcester County, Maryland Language by Age

Worcester County, Maryland Language

94.75% of Worcester County, Maryland residents speak only English, while 5.25% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 2.23% of the population.

Worcester County, Maryland Poverty

Worcester County, Maryland Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White40,7963,1967.83%
Black6,8491,78025.99%
Multiple77614618.81%
Hispanic1,642573.47%
Native802126.25%
Asian727141.93%

10.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.10%

Male Poverty Rate

11.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Worcester County, Maryland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Worcester County, Maryland is Native, with 26.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Worcester County, Maryland is Asian, with 1.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.55%.

Worcester County, Maryland Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.97%
High School9.64%
Some College6.77%
Bachelors or Greater4.41%

Worcester County, Maryland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed33.56%
Male Unemployed26.12%
Female Employed5.79%
Male Employed3.41%

Worcester County, Maryland Income

Worcester County, Maryland Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$57,227$76,373
Families$68,324$86,681
Married Families$77,693$
Non Families$34,055$54,869

Worcester County, Maryland Marital Status

Worcester County, Maryland Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.9%

Male Marriage Rate

48.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Worcester County, Maryland Married by Age and Sex

Worcester County, Maryland Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Worcester County, Maryland Marital Status by Race

Worcester County, Maryland Veterans

Worcester County, Maryland Veterans by War

4,625

Number of Veterans

4,307

Male Veterans

318

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,739
Korea683
First Gulf War411
Second Gulf War409
World War II344

Worcester County, Maryland Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+1,554
65 to 741,415
55 to 64793
35 to 54698
18 to 34165

Worcester County, Maryland Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,92710.99%
Black62211.80%
Asian529.61%
Hispanic363.18%
2 or More193.88%
Other54.10%

Worcester County, Maryland Veterans by Education

4.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Worcester County, Maryland Employment Status

Worcester County, Maryland Employment by Age

59.5%

Labor Force Participation

54.8%

Employment Rate

7.7%

Unemployment Rate

Worcester County, Maryland Employment by Race

Worcester County, Maryland Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Worcester County, Maryland

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Ocean City71026999-103-1.45%
Berlin448646081222.72%
Pocomoke City41784101-77-1.84%
Snow Hill21002071-29-1.38%
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