Worcester County, Maryland Population 2019

Worcester County, Maryland's estimated population is 51,577 with a growth rate of 0.30% 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
201851,8232460.48%
201751,5771530.30%
201651,424-1-0.00%
201551,425-147-0.29%
201451,572220.04%
201351,550-30-0.06%
201251,580790.15%
201151,5010.00%
201051,50116,47347.03%
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
White42,634
Black or African American6,977
Two or More Races932
Asian710
Some Other Race149
American Indian and Alaska Native102
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander55

Worcester County, Maryland Population Pyramid 2019

Worcester County, Maryland Median Age

49.7


Total

48


Male

51.6


Female

Worcester County, Maryland Adults

There are 42,427 adults, (13,509 of whom are seniors) in Worcester County, Maryland.

Worcester County, Maryland Age Dependency

78.3

Age Dependency Ratio

46.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Worcester County, Maryland Sex Ratio

Female

26,354

51.11%

Male

25,205

48.89%

Worcester County, Maryland Households and Families

Worcester County, Maryland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Worcester County, Maryland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.5%14.5%
All74.4%25.6%
Non Family67.1%32.9%
Male65%35%
Female52%48%

74.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All21,1902.474.4
Married10,3772.985.5
Non Family7,6971.2967.1
Female2,2683.4452
Male8483.5465

2.96

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

5.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Worcester County, Maryland Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0432.68%
9th to 12th Grade2,8197.24%
High School Graduate12,45632.00%
Some College8,23821.16%
Associates Degree2,6756.87%
Bachelors Degree7,43919.11%
Graduate Degree4,26010.94%

Worcester County, Maryland Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White32,47229,93010,589
Black4,6713,668465
Hispanic917614221
Asian523514275
Multiple Races319279120
Other Race1087921
Native American786823
Islander361515

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 98.28%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 52.58%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,593$38,507$30,199
Less Than High School$20,360$21,250$17,212
High School Grad$27,375$31,742$22,624
Some College$33,687$41,511$26,405
Bachelors Degree$42,529$51,539$38,698
Graduate Degree$62,532$77,634$60,595

$34,593

Average Earnings

$38,507

Average Male

$30,199

Average Female

Worcester County, Maryland Language

Worcester County, Maryland Language by Age

Worcester County, Maryland Language

94.84% of Worcester County, Maryland residents speak only English, while 5.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.81% of the population.

Worcester County, Maryland Poverty

Worcester County, Maryland Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White40,8713,0257.40%
Black6,7731,93628.58%
Multiple88014916.93%
Hispanic1,6311318.03%
Asian709294.09%
Native1021918.63%

10.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.88%

Male Poverty Rate

11.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Worcester County, Maryland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Worcester County, Maryland is Black, with 28.58% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Worcester County, Maryland is Asian, with 4.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.36%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.30%
High School10.01%
Some College6.44%
Bachelors or Greater4.26%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed31.21%
Male Unemployed29.25%
Female Employed5.98%
Male Employed3.24%

Worcester County, Maryland Income

Worcester County, Maryland Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$59,458$79,530
Families$71,534$91,188
Married Families$82,571-
Non Families$35,564$56,273

Worcester County, Maryland Marital Status

Worcester County, Maryland Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.2%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Worcester County, Maryland Marital Status by Race

Worcester County, Maryland Veterans

4,453

Number of Veterans

4,196

Male Veterans

257

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,628
Korea628
First Gulf War443
Second Gulf War369
World War II270

Worcester County, Maryland Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,71710.37%
Black61711.68%
Asian8716.63%
Hispanic353.18%
2 or More265.64%
Other64.03%

Worcester County, Maryland Veterans by Education

4.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Worcester County, Maryland Employment Status

59.3%

Labor Force Participation

54.9%

Employment Rate

7.1%

Unemployment Rate

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%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
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