Pocomoke City, Maryland Population 2022

4,193
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Pocomoke City is a city located in Worcester County Maryland. Pocomoke City has a 2020 population of 4,193. Pocomoke City is currently growing at a rate of 0.84% annually and its population has increased by 0.26% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,182 in 2010.

The average household income in Pocomoke City is $51,762 with a poverty rate of 21.11%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $799 per month, and the median house value is $135,400. The median age in Pocomoke City is 39.2 years, 29.6 years for males, and 42.7 years for females.

Pocomoke City Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Pocomoke Citywas:

  • White: 48.58%
  • Black or African American: 44.89%
  • Two or more races: 4.69%
  • Asian: 1.62%
  • Native American: 0.22%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Pocomoke City, Maryland is 4,193 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,193.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,182.

Pocomoke City, Maryland Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,97848.58%
Black or African American1,82844.89%
American Indian and Alaska Native90.22%
Asian661.62%
Two or More Races1914.69%
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Pocomoke City Population by Race

Pocomoke City Population Pyramid 2022

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Pocomoke City Median Age

40.3


Total

26.7


Male

48.5


Female

Pocomoke City Adults

There are 3,049 adults, (844 of whom are seniors) in Pocomoke City.

Pocomoke City Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Pocomoke City Sex Ratio

Female

2,277

55.92%

Male

1,795

44.08%

Pocomoke City Population by Age

Pocomoke City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pocomoke City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married74.7%25.3%
All48.7%51.3%
Non Family43.5%56.5%
Female25.9%74.1%

48.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pocomoke City Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,7862.2348.7
Married5423.1474.7
Male122.25100
Female4683.1225.9
Non Family7641.0443.5

3.12

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

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Pocomoke City Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1264.78%
9th to 12th Grade2288.65%
High School Graduate96136.47%
Some College69226.26%
Associates Degree993.76%
Bachelors Degree34212.98%
Graduate Degree1877.10%
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Pocomoke City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pocomoke City Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American999
Asian393939
White1,3411,176374
Black1,1701,010106
Hispanic58291
2+ Races3030

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Pocomoke City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,403$28,529$30,273
Less Than 9th Grade$22,788$$
High School Graduate$14,409$14,614$
Some College$35,167$30,536$35,911
Bachelors Degree$46,188$72,868$45,672
Graduate Degree$87,778$$88,750

$29,403

Average Earnings

$28,529

Average Male

$30,273

Average Female

Pocomoke City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pocomoke City Language by Age

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Pocomoke City Language

95.24% of Pocomoke City residents speak only English, while 4.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.06% of the population.

Pocomoke City Language

Pocomoke City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple1916835.60%
Hispanic1203529.17%
Black1,81648726.82%
White1,82226114.32%
OtherNaN%

21.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.06%

Male Poverty Rate

20.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pocomoke City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pocomoke City is Multiple, with 35.60% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pocomoke City is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.27%.

Pocomoke City Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.71%
High School19.87%
Some College15.09%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Pocomoke City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed9.56%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed12.08%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Pocomoke City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pocomoke City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,402$50,991
Families$58,083$67,639
Married Families$79,000-
Non Families$21,868$28,328
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Income by Household Type

Pocomoke City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.5%

Male Marriage Rate

29.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Pocomoke City Married by Age and Sex

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Pocomoke City Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Pocomoke City Marital Status by Race

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Pocomoke City Marital Status

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348

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War35
First Gulf War63
Vietnam81
Korea22
World War II

Pocomoke City Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3411
35 to 54112
55 to 64120
65 to 7461
75+44

Pocomoke City Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1218.23%
Black16812.17%
Asian3959.09%
2+ Races2016.26%
Hispanic1215.79%

Pocomoke City Veterans by Race

Pocomoke City Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.10%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pocomoke City Veterans by Education

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61.2%

Labor Force Participation

58.4%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Pocomoke City Employment by Age

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Pocomoke City Employment by Race

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Pocomoke City Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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65.23%

Born in Pocomoke City

97.00%

Native Born

3.00%

Foreign Born

1.35%

Non Citizen

1.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.00% of Pocomoke City residents were born in the United States, with 65.23% having been born in Maryland. 1.35% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Pocomoke City Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19302,6090.00%
19402,7391300.49%
19503,1914521.54%
19603,3291380.42%
19703,5732440.71%
19803,558-15-0.04%
19903,9223640.98%
20004,0981760.44%
20104,182840.20%
20114,175-7-0.17%
20124,165-10-0.24%
20134,148-17-0.41%
20144,129-19-0.46%
20154,102-27-0.65%
20164,074-28-0.68%
20174,058-16-0.39%
20184,053-5-0.12%
20194,088350.86%
20204,123350.86%
20214,158350.85%
20224,193350.84%

Pocomoke City Population by Year