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Willards, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Town of Willards had a population of 986 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Willards is located at latitude 38.3922 and longitude -75.3493 in Wicomico County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Willards (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.08 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Wicomico County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 36 feet.

The Town of Willards (GNIS ID: 2391486) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Willards is located within District 14, Willards, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wicomico County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Willards population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Willards: Grover, Holly Swamp, Willard's, Williards.

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


Total Population 986
Daytime Population: Workers 315
Daytime Population: Residents 412
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 727
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.74
Population in Households 986
Population in Familes 811
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 917
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $50,789
Average Household Income $58,712
Per Capita Income $21,716


Total Housing Units 404 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 247 (61.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 115 (28.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 43 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $159,770
Average Home Value $164,315


Total Households 361
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 253
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 0.4% 0.44%
Households 0.19% 0.33%
Families -0.16% 0.24%
Median Household Income   0.26%
Per Capita Income   2.01%

Willards, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Willards 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 # 323 38th
Population Density # 307 41st
Diversity Index # 318 39th
Median Household Income # 427 18th
Per Capita Income # 467 10th

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