Nanticoke, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Nanticoke, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Nanticoke Census Designated Place had a population of 232 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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


Total Population 232
Daytime Population: Workers 17
Daytime Population: Residents 154
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 171
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.74
Population in Households 232
Population in Familes 181
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 90
Diversity Index3 46


Median Household Income $55,135
Average Household Income $72,339
Per Capita Income $31,435


Total Housing Units 164 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 84 (51.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 (10.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 63 (38.4%)
Median Home Value $233,333
Average Home Value $355,060


Total Households 101
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 65
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 0.42% 0.43%
Households 0.28% 0.39%
Families -0.21% 0.31%
Median Household Income   1.74%
Per Capita Income   2.82%

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, 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 # 430 17th
Population Density # 499 4th
Diversity Index # 196 62nd
Median Household Income # 381 27th
Per Capita Income # 283 46th

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