Pocomoke City, Worcester County, Maryland

Pocomoke City: City in Maryland

About

Pocomoke City is a city located in the county of Worcester in the U.S. state of Maryland. Its population at the 2010 census was 4,184 and a population density of 407 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 4,088 inhabitants.

The city was created 145 years ago in 1877.

Quick Facts about Pocomoke City

Population : 4,088 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Maryland (United States)
County : Worcester County
Postal code : 21851
Area : 10.29 km2
Altitude : 7 feet / 2 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1878 (145 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 04:16:39 (6th February 2023)
Density : 397 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -2.35% (2010-2019)
Pocomoke City locator map
Location of Pocomoke City on Maryland map.
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Geography

Pocomoke City is located at 38°4'32"N 75°34'5"W (38.0756800, -75.5679800).

Pocomoke City map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Pocomoke City decreased by 2.35% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 4,184 - census
2011 4,175 -0.22% estimation process
2012 4,165 -0.24% estimation process
2013 4,148 -0.41% estimation process
2014 4,129 -0.46% estimation process
2015 4,102 -0.66% estimation process
2016 4,074 -0.69% estimation process
2017 4,058 -0.39% estimation process
2018 4,053 -0.12% estimation process
2019 4,088 0.86% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 55,625
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 48,216
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 15.4%
April 1, 2020 Population : 57,434
April 1, 2010 Population : 48,190
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.7%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 21.7%
People over 65 (%) : 14.7%
Female persons, % : 51.4%
White only, percent : 85.0%
Black or African American alone, percent : 6.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.3%
Asians alone % : 4.5%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.8%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 7.5%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 79.0%
2015-2019 Veterans : 2,651
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 8.6%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 60.9%

Pocomoke City zip code is 21851. County name: Worcester, County fips: 24047

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 60.9%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $260,900
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,827
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $685
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,148
2015-2019 Households : 21,683
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.47
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 81.9%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 11.3%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 96.0%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 91.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 95.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 55.5%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 6.4%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 7.7%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 72.6%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 67.9%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 94,547
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 775,915
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 2,108,206
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 2,504,896
2012 total retail sales per capita : $50,708
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 19.6
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $87,102
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $44,922
Percentage of people living in poverty : 5.2%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 5,290
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,958
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,467
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 578
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 4,322
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 502
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 4,259
2010 population per square mile : 1,413.2
2010 land area in square miles : 34.10

People born in Pocomoke City (2)

People born in Pocomoke City, including children's illustrator and writer Bryan Collier, US association football player Jordan Becker, .

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Schools in Pocomoke City

College & universities near Pocomoke City, MD

Code Name City ZIP
163338 University of Maryland Eastern Shore Princess Anne (MD) 21853-1299

Stations (7)

Amtrak & bus stations near Pocomoke City, MD

Code Name Address Type
SLS Salisbury (BayRunner Shuttle), Maryland 547E Riverside Drive BUS
SLY Salisbury, Maryland 350 Cypress St. BUS
OCP Ocean Pines, MD 11011 Manklin Creek Road BUS
OCM Ocean City, MD 12848 Ocean Gateway BUS
CDE Cambridge, Maryland 100 Heron Boulevard BUS

Post offices near Pocomoke City

Post Office Name City ZIP
Pocomoke City Post Office Pocomoke City (MD) 21851

Other cities in Worcester County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Worcester County , MD.

City Name Population Title
Ocean Pines 11,710 Census designated place
Ocean City 6,913 Town in Worcester County, Maryland, United States
Berlin 4,940 Town in Maryland, United States
West Ocean City 4,375 Census designated place in Worcester County, Maryland, United States
Snow Hill 2,046 Town in Maryland, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Pocomoke City distances to largest Maryland cities