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Worton, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Worton Census Designated Place had a population of 251 as of July 1, 2015. Worton ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maryland. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Worton is located at latitude 39.2707 and longitude -76.0918 in Kent County. The formal boundaries for the Worton Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.92 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Kent County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 72 feet.

The Worton Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583706) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Worton Census Designated Place is located within District 3, Worton (Betterton), a minor civil division (MCD) of Kent County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Worton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Worton Census Designated Place, MD Boundary Map

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Worton, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 251
Population in Households 251
Population in Familes 201
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 273
Diversity Index2 45


Total Households 111
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 75
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 120 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 86 (71.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 25 (20.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 9 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $175,926
Average Home Value $227,557


Median Household Income $44,764
Average Household Income $66,213
Per Capita Income $26,475
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.15% -0.08%
Households 0.35% 0.0%
Families 2.17% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.48%
Per Capita Income   2.37%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Worton, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Worton to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 419 19th
Population Density1 # 459 12th
Diversity Index2 # 189 64th
Median Household Income # 459 12th
Per Capita Income # 362 30th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maryland Census Data Comparison Tool.