West Pocomoke, Maryland Population 2024

534

West Pocomoke is a city located in Somerset County Maryland. West Pocomoke has a 2024 population of 534. West Pocomoke is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 16.59% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 458 in 2020.

The average household income in West Pocomoke is $58,445 with a poverty rate of 2.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in West Pocomoke is 49.5 years, 46 years for males, and 61.3 years for females.

West Pocomoke Demographics

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

  • White: 69.29%
  • Black or African American: 30.71%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
  • Two or more races:
Land Area (mi²)
9.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
56.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
16.59% (76)
The current population of West Pocomoke, Maryland is 534 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 458.

West Pocomoke, Maryland Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White37069.29%
Black or African American16430.71%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
Two or more races
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

West Pocomoke Population by Race

West Pocomoke Population Pyramid 2024

West Pocomoke Median Age

49.5

Total

46

Male

61.3

Female

West Pocomoke Adults

There are 458 adults, (161 of whom are seniors) in West Pocomoke.

West Pocomoke Age Dependency

79.8

Age Dependency Ratio

54.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.6

Child Dependency Ratio

West Pocomoke Sex Ratio

Female24245.32%
Male29254.68%

West Pocomoke Population by Age

West Pocomoke Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2462.1787.812.2
Non Family115090.49.6
Married923.3292.47.6
Female392.9269.230.8
Male000
showing: 5 rows

3.2

Average Family Size

2.17

Average Household Size

87.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

West Pocomoke Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

West Pocomoke Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

West Pocomoke Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 100%.

West Pocomoke Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$

Average Earnings

$

Average Male

$

Average Female

West Pocomoke Earnings by Educational Attainment

West Pocomoke Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

West Pocomoke Language

88.39% of West Pocomoke residents speak only English, while 11.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 9.18% of the population.

West Pocomoke Language

West Pocomoke Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black164116.71%
showing: 1 rows

2.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

Male Poverty Rate

4.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Pocomoke

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Pocomoke is Black, with 6.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Pocomoke is Black, with 6.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was , and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 4.8%.

West Pocomoke Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School5.98%
Less Than 9th Grade
Some College
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

West Pocomoke Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Employed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

West Pocomoke Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

West Pocomoke Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

West Pocomoke Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.1%

Male Marriage Rate

38.8%

Female Marriage Rate

West Pocomoke Married by Age and Sex

male

female

West Pocomoke 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 35-44.

West Pocomoke Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

West Pocomoke Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

8

Number of Veterans

8

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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West Pocomoke Veterans by War

count

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West Pocomoke Veterans by Age

count

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West Pocomoke Veterans by Race

West Pocomoke Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

100%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Pocomoke Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

53%

Labor Force Participation

51.5%

Employment Rate

2.8%

Unemployment Rate

West Pocomoke Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

West Pocomoke Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

West Pocomoke Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

57.49%

Born in West Pocomoke

87.64%

Native Born

12.36%

Foreign Born

3.18%

Non Citizen

9.18%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.64% of West Pocomoke residents were born in the United States, with 57.49% having been born in Maryland. 3.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

West Pocomoke Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024534
2023534
2022534408.1%
2021494367.86%
202045813541.8%
2019323227.31%
2018301-62-17.08%
2017363-54-12.95%
2016417-56-11.84%
2015473-61-11.42%
2014534-75-12.32%
20136098716.67%
2012522-9-1.69%
20115317716.96%
2010454
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West Pocomoke Population by Year