Wicomico County, Maryland Population 2024

105,630

Wicomico County, Maryland's estimated 2024 population is 105,630 with a growth rate of 0.46% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wicomico County, Maryland is the 14th largest county in Maryland. The 2010 population was 98,974 and has seen a growth of 6.72% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029108,0454830.45%
2028107,5624830.45%
2027107,0794830.45%
2026106,5964830.46%
2025106,1134830.46%
2024105,6304830.46%
2023105,1474830.46%
2022104,6644830.46%
2021104,1816250.6%
2020103,556-449-0.43%
2019104,0056070.59%
2018103,3989270.9%
2017102,4712250.22%
2016102,2464260.42%
2015101,8204040.4%
2014101,4165260.52%
2013100,8902970.3%
2012100,5935070.51%
2011100,0861,1121.12%
201098,974
199074,3399,79915.18%
198064,54010,30419%
197054,2365,18610.57%
196049,0509,40923.74%
195039,6415,11114.8%
194034,5303,30110.57%
193031,2293,06410.88%
192028,1651,3505.03%
191026,8153,96317.34%
190022,8522,92214.66%
189019,9301,91410.62%
188018,0162,21414.01%
187015,802-92,243-85.37%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.46% (483)
County Website
Wicomico County
County Seat
2010 Population
98,974
Area
374 mi²
Density
282 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
6.72% (6,656)
Founded
1867

Wicomico County, Maryland Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White64,95162.56%
Black or African American27,04926.06%
Two or more races6,0655.84%
Asian2,9462.84%
Other race2,5462.45%
Native American2300.22%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander280.03%
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Wicomico County, Maryland Population by Race

Wicomico County, Maryland Population Pyramid 2024

Wicomico County, Maryland Median Age

36.1

Total

34.5

Male

38.2

Female

Wicomico County, Maryland Adults

There are 80,912 adults, (16,785 of whom are seniors) in Wicomico County, Maryland.

Wicomico County, Maryland Age Dependency

61.9

Age Dependency Ratio

26.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Wicomico County, Maryland Sex Ratio

Female54,09552.11%
Male49,72047.89%

Wicomico County, Maryland Population by Age

Wicomico County, Maryland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All39,9392.559.740.3
Married17,0503.1779.120.9
Non Family14,2711.3546.953.1
Female5,9683.23862
Male2,6502.8551.548.5
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3.02

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

59.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Wicomico County, Maryland 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

Wicomico County, Maryland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wicomico County, Maryland Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 67.86%.

Wicomico County, Maryland Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$46,821

Average Earnings

$53,615

Average Male

$40,196

Average Female

Wicomico County, Maryland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wicomico County, Maryland Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Wicomico County, Maryland Language

88.62% of Wicomico County, Maryland residents speak only English, while 11.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.73% of the population.

Wicomico County, Maryland Language

Wicomico County, Maryland Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White60,5047,23111.95%
Black26,2034,33016.52%
Multiple5,8871,21920.71%
Hispanic5,8011,01917.57%
Other2,46839816.13%
Asian2,9012669.17%
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13.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.01%

Male Poverty Rate

15.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wicomico County, Maryland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wicomico County, Maryland is Multiple, with 20.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wicomico County, Maryland is Asian, with 9.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.96%.

Wicomico County, Maryland Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.48%
High School11.57%
Some College9.54%
Bachelors or Greater3.35%
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Wicomico County, Maryland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed44.19%
Male Unemployed29%
Female Employed8.63%
Male Employed5.45%
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Wicomico County, Maryland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wicomico County, Maryland Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Wicomico County, Maryland Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.3%

Male Marriage Rate

39.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Wicomico County, Maryland Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Wicomico County, Maryland 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.

Wicomico County, Maryland Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Wicomico County, Maryland Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

5,443

Number of Veterans

4,849

Male Veterans

594

Female Veterans

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Wicomico County, Maryland Veterans by War

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Wicomico County, Maryland Veterans by Age

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Wicomico County, Maryland Veterans by Race

Wicomico County, Maryland Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.93%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wicomico County, Maryland Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.5%

Labor Force Participation

60.8%

Employment Rate

6.9%

Unemployment Rate

Wicomico County, Maryland Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Wicomico County, Maryland Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Wicomico County, Maryland 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

60.96%

Born in Wicomico County, Maryland

91.79%

Native Born

8.21%

Foreign Born

4.93%

Non Citizen

3.28%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.79% of Wicomico County, Maryland residents were born in the United States, with 60.96% having been born in Maryland. 4.93% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Wicomico County, Maryland Place of Birth

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