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Willards, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Town of Willards had a population of 998 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Willards is located at latitude 38.3912 and longitude -75.3485 in Wicomico County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Willards 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.

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

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Willards, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Willards, MD Housing Affordability Index is 191
State of Maryland Housing Affordability Index is 118
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Willards, MD Wealth Index is 44
State of Maryland Wealth Index is 141
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 998
Population in Households 998
Population in Families 822
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 878
Diversity Index1 30
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $49,854
Average Household Income $57,494
Per Capita Income $21,402
Wealth Index3 44

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 408 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 230 (56.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 139 (34.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 40 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $137,162
Housing Affordability Index2 191
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 368
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 257
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.42% 0.38%
Households 0.33% 0.38%
Families 0.0% 0.23%
Median Household Income   0.74%
Per Capita Income   2.07%

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, 2019 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 # 318 39th
Population Density # 314 40th
Diversity Index # 326 37th
Median Household Income # 453 13th
Per Capita Income # 481 7th

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