Pocomoke City, MD Profile: Facts & Data


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Pocomoke City, Maryland - Basic Facts

The City of Pocomoke City had a population of 4,045 as of July 1, 2018. Pocomoke City ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maryland. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Pocomoke City is located at latitude 38.0629 and longitude -75.5538 in Worcester County. The formal boundaries for the City of Pocomoke City (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0.23 sq. miles. Worcester County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.

The City of Pocomoke City (GNIS ID: 2390638) 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 City of Pocomoke City is located within District 1, Southern, a minor civil division (MCD) of Worcester County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Pocomoke City: Meeting House Landing, New Town, Newton, Newtown, Pitts Creek, Pocomocke, Pocomocke City, Pocomoke, Pokomoke, Stevens Ferry, Stevens Landing, Warehouse Landing.

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Pocomoke City, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 4,045
Population in Households 3,966
Population in Familes 3,215
Population in Group Qrtrs 79
Population Density2 1,087
Diversity Index3 58


Median Household Income $32,493
Average Household Income $47,007
Per Capita Income $19,129


Total Housing Units 2,181 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 788 (36.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 786 (36.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 607 (27.8%)
Median Home Value $140,434
Average Home Value $182,224


Total Households 1,574
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 1,028
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.41% -0.31%
Households -0.39% -0.32%
Families -0.56% -0.45%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   3.15%

Pocomoke City, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pocomoke City to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 215 59th
Population Density # 288 45th
Diversity Index # 122 77th
Median Household Income # 511 2nd
Per Capita Income # 504 3rd

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