Wicomico County MD Information


Wicomico County Subdivisions

Wicomico County MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 103,957
Daytime Population: Workers 56,911
Daytime Population: Residents 47,697
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 104,608
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.01
Population in Households 99,093
Population in Familes 75,927
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,864
Population Density2 278
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $53,205
Average Household Income $69,743
Per Capita Income $27,031


Total Housing Units 42,660 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 23,345 (54.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 15,175 (35.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,140 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $190,871
Average Home Value $232,270


Total Households 38,520
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 24,765
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 0.71% 0.65%
Households 0.47% 0.59%
Families 0.33% 0.49%
Median Household Income   1.01%
Per Capita Income   2.37%


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, 2017 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 # 18 29th
Per Capita Income # 18 29th

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