West Pocomoke, Maryland Population 2020

301

West Pocomoke is a city located in Maryland. West Pocomoke has a 2020 population of 301. West Pocomoke is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -33.70% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 454 in 2010. West Pocomoke reached it's highest population of 609 in 2013.

The average household income in West Pocomoke is $58,685 with a poverty rate of 13.95%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is $167,400. The median age in West Pocomoke is 61.1 years, 50.7 years for males, and 62.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 85.8 males.

West Pocomoke Demographics

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

  • White: 60.47%
  • Black or African American: 37.21%
  • Asian: 2.33%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of West Pocomoke, Maryland is 301, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 301.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 454.

West Pocomoke, Maryland Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White18260.47%
Black or African American11237.21%
Asian72.33%

West Pocomoke Population Pyramid 2020

West Pocomoke Median Age

61.1


Total

50.7


Male

62.7


Female

West Pocomoke Adults

There are 279 adults, (114 of whom are seniors) in West Pocomoke.

West Pocomoke Age Dependency

82.4

Age Dependency Ratio

69.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

13.3

Child Dependency Ratio

West Pocomoke Sex Ratio

Female

162

53.82%

Male

139

46.18%

West Pocomoke Households and Families

West Pocomoke Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

West Pocomoke Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family100%0%
Male100%0%
Married100%0%
All92.9%7.1%
Female68.6%31.4%

92.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1561.9392.9
Married621.98100
Non Family520100
Female352.268.6
Male77100

2.39

Average Family Size

1.93

Average Household Size

0%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

West Pocomoke Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade72.57%
9th to 12th Grade2810.29%
High School Graduate10739.34%
Some College3412.50%
Associates Degree0.00%
Bachelors Degree7728.31%
Graduate Degree196.99%

West Pocomoke Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White16114865
Black1048224
Asian777

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

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

Name Average Male Female
Overall$50,104$51,042$
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$$$
Some College$$$
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$50,104

Average Earnings

$51,042

Average Male

$

Average Female

West Pocomoke Language

West Pocomoke Language by Age

West Pocomoke Language

79.18% of West Pocomoke residents speak only English, while 20.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 16.72% of the population.

West Pocomoke Poverty

West Pocomoke Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1822312.64%
Black1121916.96%

13.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.32%

Male Poverty Rate

22.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Pocomoke

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Pocomoke is Black, with 16.96% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Pocomoke is White, with 12.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 19.30%. Among those working part-time, it was 0.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.61%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School37.14%
High School19.63%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Some College0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Employed20.75%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

West Pocomoke Income

West Pocomoke Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$31,474$58,685
Families-$70,670
Married Families--
Non Families$22,692$34,712

West Pocomoke Marital Status

West Pocomoke Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.2%

Male Marriage Rate

59.7%

Female Marriage Rate

West Pocomoke Married by Age and Sex

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 45-54.

West Pocomoke Marital Status by Race

West Pocomoke Veterans

26

Number of Veterans

26

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Korea7
World War II
Vietnam
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War
Age Group Veterans
75+14
35 to 5412
65 to 74
55 to 64
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
White1911.31%
Black76.73%

$West Pocomoke Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Pocomoke Employment Status

39.1%

Labor Force Participation

37.3%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

West Pocomoke 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

47.84%

Born in Maryland

79.40%

Native Born

20.60%

Foreign Born

16.28%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

79.40% of West Pocomoke residents were born in the United States, with 47.84% having been born in Maryland. 16.28% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203010.00%
20193010.00%
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%
20104540.00%