Pocomoke City, Maryland Population 2020

4,010

Pocomoke City is a city located in Maryland. With a 2020 population of 4,010, it is the 50th largest city in Maryland and the 5397th largest city in the United States. Pocomoke City is currently declining at a rate of -0.40% annually and its population has decreased by -4.16% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,184 in 2010. Pocomoke City reached it's highest population of 4,180 in 2010. Spanning over 4 miles, Pocomoke City has a population density of 1,068 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pocomoke City is $45,540 with a poverty rate of 26.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $862 per month, and the median house value is $127,800. The median age in Pocomoke City is 37.4 years, 34.6 years for males, and 39.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 71.5 males.

Pocomoke City Demographics

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

  • White: 50.96%
  • Black or African American: 43.88%
  • Two or more races: 2.92%
  • Asian: 1.74%
  • Native American: 0.51%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Pocomoke City, Maryland is 4,010, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,042.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,184.

Pocomoke City, Maryland Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,08050.96%
Black or African American1,79143.88%
Two or More Races1192.92%
Asian711.74%
American Indian and Alaska Native210.51%

Pocomoke City Population Pyramid 2020

Pocomoke City Median Age

37.4


Total

34.6


Male

39.5


Female

Pocomoke City Adults

There are 2,984 adults, (757 of whom are seniors) in Pocomoke City.

Pocomoke City Age Dependency

83.3

Age Dependency Ratio

34

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Pocomoke City Sex Ratio

Female

2,380

58.30%

Male

1,702

41.70%

Pocomoke City Households and Families

Pocomoke City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Pocomoke City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married71.3%28.7%
All45.5%54.5%
Non Family40.3%59.7%
Female28.8%71.2%

45.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,6512.4245.5
Non Family6731.1140.3
Female5213.5728.8
Married4423.0671.3
Male152.33100

3.26

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

2.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Pocomoke City Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1646.19%
9th to 12th Grade2208.30%
High School Graduate1,04539.42%
Some College50519.05%
Associates Degree983.70%
Bachelors Degree42215.92%
Graduate Degree1977.43%

Pocomoke City Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,4521,314505
Black1,00877856
Asian717136
Hispanic64481
Multiple Races5252
Native American212121

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%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,532$30,135$25,727
Less Than High School$21,510$$
High School Grad$15,909$13,487$23,482
Some College$29,955$33,594$24,526
Bachelors Degree$38,281$56,250$25,417
Graduate Degree$74,464$$76,667

$27,532

Average Earnings

$30,135

Average Male

$25,727

Average Female

Pocomoke City Language

Pocomoke City Language by Age

Pocomoke City Language

95.84% of Pocomoke City residents speak only English, while 4.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.90% of the population.

Pocomoke City Poverty

Pocomoke City Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,77976643.06%
White1,91121911.46%
Hispanic1417049.65%
Native211152.38%
Multiple119108.40%

26.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.75%

Male Poverty Rate

26.40%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pocomoke City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pocomoke City is Native, with 52.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pocomoke City is Multiple, with 8.40% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.16%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.99%
Some College22.54%
High School21.09%
Bachelors or Greater1.81%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed87.50%
Male Unemployed63.16%
Female Employed21.33%
Male Employed8.99%

Pocomoke City Income

Pocomoke City Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$35,139$45,540
Families$45,000$57,157
Married Families$69,286-
Non Families$20,611$27,380

Pocomoke City Marital Status

Pocomoke City Marital Status

Marriage Rates

33.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.8%

Male Marriage Rate

27.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Pocomoke City Married by Age and Sex

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 45-54.

Pocomoke City Marital Status by Race

Pocomoke City Veterans

244

Number of Veterans

217

Male Veterans

27

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam95
First Gulf War36
Korea24
Second Gulf War24
World War II
Age Group Veterans
55 to 6479
65 to 7469
75+45
35 to 5436
18 to 3415
Name Veterans % of Total
White1499.46%
Black665.46%
2 or More2926.61%
Hispanic1721.52%

$Pocomoke City Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pocomoke City Employment Status

62.1%

Labor Force Participation

58.7%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Pocomoke City 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

63.01%

Born in Maryland

97.50%

Native Born

2.50%

Foreign Born

1.30%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.50% of Pocomoke City residents were born in the United States, with 63.01% having been born in Maryland. 1.30% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,010-16-0.40%
20194,026-16-0.40%
20184,042-11-0.27%
20174,053-16-0.39%
20164,069-29-0.71%
20154,098-30-0.73%
20144,128-19-0.46%
20134,147-17-0.41%
20124,164-10-0.24%
20114,174-6-0.14%
20104,180820.20%
20004,0981760.44%
19903,9223640.98%
19803,558-15-0.04%
19703,5732440.71%
19603,3291380.42%
19503,1914521.54%
19402,7391300.49%
19302,6090.00%