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Wicomico County, Maryland Facts

Facts
State Maryland
Land area 374.4 square miles
Population Density 263.7 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 100,896
Population change 2.2%
Under 5 years of age 6.1%
Under 18 21.9%
65 and over 14.1%
Females 52.1%
White 69.3
Hispanic or Latino of any race 5.1
Asian 2.9%
Two or more races 2.3%
Black or African American 24.9%
Native American 0.4%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 86%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 26.3%
Veterans 7,490
Households and Housing
Households 36,405
Persons per household 2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more 81%
Median household income $51,092
The per capita income $25,378
Live below the poverty line. 17%
housing units 41,413
Multi-unit structures 20%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $181,900
Residents owning their homes. 63%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 8,539
Women-owned firms 23%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 2%
Black-owned firms 9%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $1,780,832
Retail sales per capita $19,078
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $0