Nanticoke, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Nanticoke, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Nanticoke Census Designated Place had a population of 231 as of July 1, 2016. Nanticoke 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 Nanticoke is located at latitude 38.2655 and longitude -75.887 in Wicomico County. The formal boundaries for the Nanticoke Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Wicomico County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 10 feet.

The Nanticoke Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583662) 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 Nanticoke Census Designated Place is located within District 17, Westside, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wicomico County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Nanticoke population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Nanticoke, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 231
Population in Households 231
Population in Familes 181
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 89
Diversity Index2 44


Total Households 100
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 65
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 165 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 83 (50.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 (10.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 65 (39.4%)
Median Home Value $233,333
Average Home Value $355,060


Median Household Income $53,929
Average Household Income $69,334
Per Capita Income $30,259
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.42% 0.34%
Households 0.16% 0.4%
Families -0.24% 0.31%
Median Household Income   0.03%
Per Capita Income   1.38%
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.

Nanticoke, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Nanticoke to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 430 17th
Population Density1 # 500 4th
Diversity Index2 # 206 60th
Median Household Income # 390 25th
Per Capita Income # 284 45th

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