Wicomico County, Maryland Population 2022

Wicomico County, Maryland's estimated population is 105,304 with a growth rate of 0.54% 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 98,972 and has seen a growth of 6.40% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
187015,8020.00%
188018,0162,21414.01%
189019,9301,91410.62%
190022,8522,92214.66%
191026,8153,96317.34%
192028,1651,3505.03%
193031,2293,06410.88%
194034,5303,30110.57%
195039,6415,11114.80%
196049,0509,40923.74%
197054,2365,18610.57%
198064,54010,30419.00%
199074,3399,79915.18%
201098,97224,63333.14%
2011100,0661,0941.11%
2012100,5624960.50%
2013100,8502880.29%
2014101,3605100.51%
2015101,7473870.38%
2016102,0412940.29%
2017102,2522110.21%
2018103,0447920.77%
2019103,6095650.55%
2020104,1745650.55%
2021104,7395650.54%
2022105,3045650.54%
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Wicomico County, Maryland Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White67,33965.24%
Black or African American27,01126.17%
American Indian and Alaska Native1920.19%
Asian3,1173.02%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander200.02%
Some Other Race1,8951.84%
Two or More Races3,6483.53%
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Wicomico County, Maryland Population by Race

Wicomico County, Maryland Population Pyramid 2022

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Wicomico County, Maryland Median Age

36


Total

34.2


Male

37.6


Female

Wicomico County, Maryland Adults

There are 80,610 adults, (16,285 of whom are seniors) in Wicomico County, Maryland.

Wicomico County, Maryland Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

25.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Wicomico County, Maryland Sex Ratio

Female

54,191

52.50%

Male

49,031

47.50%

Wicomico County, Maryland Population by Age

Wicomico County, Maryland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wicomico County, Maryland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.4%20.6%
All58.7%41.3%
Male53.9%46.1%
Non Family47.2%52.8%
Female32%68%

58.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wicomico County, Maryland Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All38,1422.658.7
Married15,8953.279.4
Male2,5133.1953.9
Female5,8053.4232
Non Family13,9291.4647.2

3.13

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

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Wicomico County, Maryland Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,6994.14%
9th to 12th Grade5,3468.20%
High School Graduate21,55433.05%
Some College12,59419.31%
Associates Degree4,7577.30%
Bachelors Degree10,61916.28%
Graduate Degree7,63911.71%
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Wicomico County, Maryland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wicomico County, Maryland Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Islander202014
Asian1,8911,651693
White43,02539,16114,151
2+ Races1,2171,103355
Hispanic2,6121,629517
Black16,52713,7592,650
Other Race1,018569149
Native American13074

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 70.00%.

Wicomico County, Maryland Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,845$45,400$33,910
Less Than 9th Grade$24,194$27,489$20,062
High School Graduate$32,044$38,421$27,066
Some College$35,481$43,457$30,539
Bachelors Degree$53,286$67,276$43,815
Graduate Degree$65,543$74,366$58,145

$39,845

Average Earnings

$45,400

Average Male

$33,910

Average Female

Wicomico County, Maryland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wicomico County, Maryland Language by Age

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Wicomico County, Maryland Language

89.11% of Wicomico County, Maryland residents speak only English, while 10.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.33% of the population.

Wicomico County, Maryland Language

Wicomico County, Maryland Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple3,5041,30137.13%
Hispanic5,3611,76132.85%
Black26,1145,09119.50%
White61,3307,71612.58%
Asian3,072963.13%
Other611NaN%

15.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.50%

Male Poverty Rate

17.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wicomico County, Maryland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wicomico County, Maryland is Multiple, with 37.13% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.10%.

Wicomico County, Maryland Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.04%
High School13.99%
Some College7.31%
Bachelors or Greater3.75%

Wicomico County, Maryland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.69%
Male Unemployed28.10%
Female Employed11.90%
Female Unemployed40.16%

Wicomico County, Maryland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wicomico County, Maryland Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$60,366$76,564
Families$71,467$87,904
Married Families$88,951$106,925
Non Families$35,384$50,982
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Income by Household Type

Wicomico County, Maryland Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.0%

Male Marriage Rate

36.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Wicomico County, Maryland Married by Age and Sex

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Wicomico County, Maryland 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.

Wicomico County, Maryland Marital Status by Race

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Wicomico County, Maryland Marital Status

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6,119

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War908
First Gulf War1,138
Vietnam2,161
Korea482
World War II199

Wicomico County, Maryland Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34521
35 to 541,339
55 to 641,225
65 to 741,525
75+1,509

Wicomico County, Maryland Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,5768.28%
Black1,4717.44%
Native American169.36%
Asian230.96%
2+ Races331.86%
Hispanic300.89%

Wicomico County, Maryland Veterans by Race

Wicomico County, Maryland Veterans by Education

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6.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wicomico County, Maryland Veterans by Education

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64.8%

Labor Force Participation

59.6%

Employment Rate

7.9%

Unemployment Rate

Wicomico County, Maryland Employment by Age

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Wicomico County, Maryland Employment by Race

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Wicomico County, Maryland 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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60.85%

Born in Wicomico County, Maryland

91.82%

Native Born

8.18%

Foreign Born

5.04%

Non Citizen

3.14%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.82% of Wicomico County, Maryland residents were born in the United States, with 60.85% having been born in Maryland. 5.04% 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

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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