Worcester County, Maryland Population 2022

Worcester County, Maryland's estimated population is 53,224 with a growth rate of 0.60% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Worcester County, Maryland is the 18th largest county in Maryland. The 2010 Population was 51,500 and has seen a growth of 3.35% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
179011,6400.00%
180016,3704,73040.64%
181016,9716013.67%
182017,4214502.65%
183018,2738524.89%
184018,3771040.57%
185018,8594822.62%
186020,6611,8029.56%
187016,419-4,242-20.53%
188019,5393,12019.00%
189019,7472081.06%
190020,8651,1185.66%
191021,8419764.68%
192022,3094682.14%
193021,624-685-3.07%
194021,245-379-1.75%
195023,1481,9038.96%
196023,7335852.53%
197024,4427092.99%
198030,8896,44726.38%
199035,0284,13913.40%
201051,50016,47247.03%
201151,50770.01%
201251,581740.14%
201351,551-30-0.06%
201451,572210.04%
201551,456-116-0.22%
201651,475190.04%
201751,6591840.36%
201851,9603010.58%
201952,2763160.61%
202052,5923160.60%
202152,9083160.60%
202253,2243160.60%
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Worcester County, Maryland Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White42,82882.41%
Black or African American6,61512.73%
American Indian and Alaska Native850.16%
Asian6091.17%
Some Other Race2780.53%
Two or More Races1,5522.99%
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Worcester County, Maryland Population by Race

Worcester County, Maryland Population Pyramid 2022

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Worcester County, Maryland Median Age

50.5


Total

48.8


Male

52


Female

Worcester County, Maryland Adults

There are 43,032 adults, (14,373 of whom are seniors) in Worcester County, Maryland.

Worcester County, Maryland Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

50.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Worcester County, Maryland Sex Ratio

Female

26,595

51.18%

Male

25,372

48.82%

Worcester County, Maryland Population by Age

Worcester County, Maryland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Worcester County, Maryland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.9%13.1%
All75.7%24.3%
Male67.5%32.5%
Non Family67.3%32.7%
Female56.9%43.1%

75.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Worcester County, Maryland Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All22,6612.2675.7
Married11,1122.8386.9
Male8132.8267.5
Female2,5742.8856.9
Non Family8,1621.2267.3

2.79

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

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Worcester County, Maryland Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8832.23%
9th to 12th Grade2,1875.52%
High School Graduate12,21630.84%
Some College9,22823.30%
Associates Degree3,2948.32%
Bachelors Degree7,39918.68%
Graduate Degree4,40511.12%
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Worcester County, Maryland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Worcester County, Maryland Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian521497401
Other Race193163121
White32,90131,03710,406
Hispanic1,067715267
Native American858520
2+ Races640554138
Black4,5853,766607

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 asian people with a rate of 76.97%.

Worcester County, Maryland Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,663$43,323$34,569
Less Than 9th Grade$22,244$25,000$20,493
High School Graduate$30,672$33,778$24,708
Some College$39,987$43,823$34,902
Bachelors Degree$50,292$57,442$47,635
Graduate Degree$68,711$84,233$61,893

$39,663

Average Earnings

$43,323

Average Male

$34,569

Average Female

Worcester County, Maryland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Worcester County, Maryland Language by Age

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Worcester County, Maryland Language

93.29% of Worcester County, Maryland residents speak only English, while 6.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.55% of the population.

Worcester County, Maryland Language

Worcester County, Maryland Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black6,3751,35221.21%
Multiple1,54525316.38%
Hispanic1,77725414.29%
White41,1142,9137.09%
Asian608406.58%
Other34NaN%

9.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.95%

Male Poverty Rate

9.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Worcester County, Maryland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Worcester County, Maryland is Black, with 21.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Worcester 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 2.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.08%.

Worcester County, Maryland Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.18%
High School9.58%
Some College5.92%
Bachelors or Greater5.09%

Worcester County, Maryland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.89%
Male Unemployed9.75%
Female Employed4.28%
Female Unemployed26.09%

Worcester County, Maryland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Worcester County, Maryland Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$65,396$93,235
Families$85,157$111,773
Married Families$91,507-
Non Families$37,631$57,424
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Income by Household Type

Worcester County, Maryland Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.0%

Male Marriage Rate

50.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Worcester County, Maryland Married by Age and Sex

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Worcester County, Maryland Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Worcester County, Maryland Marital Status by Race

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Worcester County, Maryland Marital Status

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4,578

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War517
First Gulf War573
Vietnam1,982
Korea432
World War II101

Worcester County, Maryland Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34208
35 to 54708
55 to 64613
65 to 741,443
75+1,606

Worcester County, Maryland Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,95210.95%
Black53610.52%
Asian397.12%
Other Race72.69%
2+ Races445.13%
Hispanic675.39%

Worcester County, Maryland Veterans by Race

Worcester County, Maryland Veterans by Education

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4.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Worcester County, Maryland Veterans by Education

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58.6%

Labor Force Participation

55%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Worcester County, Maryland Employment by Age

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Worcester County, Maryland Employment by Race

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Worcester 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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54.28%

Born in Worcester County, Maryland

94.82%

Native Born

5.18%

Foreign Born

2.98%

Non Citizen

2.21%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.82% of Worcester County, Maryland residents were born in the United States, with 54.28% having been born in Maryland. 2.98% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Worcester 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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