Wicomico County MD Information


Wicomico County Subdivisions

Wicomico County MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 104,882
Population in Households 100,018
Population in Familes 77,132
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,864
Population Density2 280
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $54,576
Average Household Income $72,681
Per Capita Income $28,245


Total Housing Units 43,096 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 23,337 (54.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 15,723 (36.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,036 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $196,310
Average Home Value $240,242


Total Households 39,060
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 25,046
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.74% 0.79%
Households 0.59% 0.75%
Families 0.43% 0.64%
Median Household Income   2.93%
Per Capita Income   3.48%


Wicomico County MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wicomico County to the other 24 counties / independent cities and county equivalents in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 14 46th
Population Density # 15 42nd
Diversity Index # 8 71st
Median Household Income # 17 33rd
Per Capita Income # 18 29th

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