Pocomoke City, Maryland

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Population in 2019: 4,088 (96% urban, 4% rural).
Population change since 2000: -0.2%
 
Males: 1,700  (41.6%)
Females: 2,388  (58.4%)
Median resident age:

39.5 years
Maryland median age:

39.0 years

Zip codes: 21851.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $39,009 (it was $28,938 in 2000)
Pocomoke City:

$39,009
MD:

$86,738

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $22,637 (it was $17,301 in 2000)

Pocomoke City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $139,527 (it was $78,000 in 2000)
Pocomoke City:

$139,527
MD:

$332,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $184,819; detached houses: $183,850; townhouses or other attached units: $177,255

Median gross rent in 2019: $840.

March 2019 cost of living index in Pocomoke City: 80.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 22.6%
(13.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.4% for Black residents, 37.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 6.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Pocomoke City, MD (2019)
    • 1,94147.4%Black alone
    • 1,85045.2%White alone
    • 1353.3%Hispanic
    • 791.9%Two or more races
    • 741.8%Asian alone
    • 60.1%American Indian alone

Races in Pocomoke City detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists, there were 18 registered sex offenders living in Pocomoke City, Maryland as of October 17, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Pocomoke City is 233 to 1.


Crime rates in Pocomoke City by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(51.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(51.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(51.0)
3
(77.7)
3
(77.5)
1
(25.9)
3
(77.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.5)
3
(74.2)
1
(24.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(76.5)
6
(155.3)
9
(232.6)
7
(181.6)
9
(232.0)
2
(47.3)
1
(23.6)
3
(72.1)
5
(120.1)
3
(72.2)
3
(72.7)
5
(122.3)
5
(123.6)
2
(49.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
8
(204.1)
20
(517.7)
19
(491.1)
20
(518.9)
15
(386.6)
42
(994.3)
13
(307.3)
46
(1,105)
54
(1,297)
12
(288.8)
2
(48.5)
4
(97.8)
2
(49.5)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
31
(790.8)
36
(931.9)
31
(801.2)
45
(1,168)
44
(1,134)
39
(923.3)
35
(827.4)
17
(408.4)
26
(624.5)
20
(481.3)
20
(485.0)
37
(905.1)
32
(791.3)
15
(372.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
238
(6,071)
206
(5,333)
200
(5,169)
169
(4,385)
207
(5,335)
148
(3,504)
151
(3,570)
164
(3,939)
219
(5,261)
182
(4,380)
178
(4,316)
185
(4,525)
119
(2,943)
89
(2,211)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
12
(306.1)
1
(25.9)
8
(206.8)
2
(51.9)
10
(257.7)
4
(94.7)
1
(23.6)
2
(48.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.2)
1
(24.5)
4
(98.9)
2
(49.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
4
(102.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(51.7)
0
(0.0)
3
(77.3)
2
(47.3)
2
(47.3)
1
(24.0)
1
(24.0)
2
(48.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index529.3492.9509.4440.3625.3425.4290.1432.6549.6355.7240.1371.1287.3153.3

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Pocomoke City, MD

Crime rate in Pocomoke City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 24 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.22
Maryland average:

2.74
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Ancestries: American (25.3%), English (9.2%), Irish (2.2%), European (1.8%), Italian (1.8%), German (1.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1865

Elevation: 20 feet

Land area: 3.04 square miles.

Population density: 1,343 people per square mile   (low).

Pocomoke City, Maryland map

153 residents are foreign born (1.5% Latin America).

This city:

3.7%
Maryland:

15.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,619 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,769 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Hampton, VA (83.9 miles , pop. 146,437).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Virginia Beach, VA (90.1 miles , pop. 425,257).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (135.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

West Pocomoke, MD (1.5 miles ),
New Church, VA (2.5 miles ),
Stockton, MD (2.8 miles),
Horntown, VA (2.9 miles ),
Captains Cove, VA (3.0 miles ),
Girdletree, MD (3.0 miles),
Oak Hall, VA (3.1 miles ),
Wattsville, VA (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 38.07 N, Longitude: 75.56 W

Distribution of median household income in Pocomoke City, MD in 2019
Distribution of house value in Pocomoke City, MD in 2019

Pocomoke City satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 16 buildings, average cost: $56,900
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $45,000
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $73,300
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $46,800
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $55,700
  • 2002: 18 buildings, average cost: $71,200
  • 2003: 12 buildings, average cost: $83,200
  • 2004: 22 buildings, average cost: $119,800
  • 2005: 36 buildings, average cost: $134,400
  • 2006: 11 buildings, average cost: $100,600
  • 2007: 17 buildings, average cost: $86,300
  • 2008: 22 buildings, average cost: $90,200
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $64,700
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $55,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $280,000
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $136,500
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $151,300
  • 2017: 7 buildings, average cost: $109,600
  • 2018: 21 buildings, average cost: $117,500
  • 2019: 15 buildings, average cost: $103,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Pocomoke City, MD residents
Average permit cost in Pocomoke City, MD
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

9.7%
Maryland:

6.6%
Historical population in Pocomoke City, MD
Historical housing units in Pocomoke City, MD

Population change in the 1990s: +129 (+3.3%).
Most common industries in Pocomoke City, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (14.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.7%)
  • Educational services (8.5%)
  • Food (7.8%)
  • Public administration (7.2%)
  • Construction (4.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Food (11.9%)
  • Public administration (11.4%)
  • Construction (9.6%)
  • Educational services (6.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (5.4%)
  • Health care (5.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (22.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.2%)
  • Educational services (10.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.4%)
  • Food (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Pocomoke City, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Cashiers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (4.1%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.0%)
  • Cashiers (6.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.4%)
  • Child care workers (5.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.9%)

Average climate in Pocomoke City, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Pocomoke City-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Maryland state average. It is 65% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 24.0 miles away from the Pocomoke City city center caused $150,000 in damages.

On 4/28/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 58.3 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pocomoke City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Maryland state average. It is 66% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 129.9 miles away from Pocomoke City center
On 1/15/2019 at 23:30:48, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 151.3 miles away from Pocomoke City center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 131.4 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 132.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 158.5 miles away from Pocomoke City center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 140.0 miles away from Pocomoke City center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Worcester County (11) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Pocomoke City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Pocomoke City:

  • HARTLEY HALL NURSING AND REHABILITATION (1006 MARKET STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Pocomoke City:

  • SNOW HILL NURSING AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; SNOW HILL, MD)
  • SOMERSET CNTY HLTH DEPT (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; PRINCESS ANNE, MD)
  • FMC - PRINCESS ANNE (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; PRINCESS ANNE, MD)

Airports located in Pocomoke City:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pocomoke City:

  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore (about 12 miles; Princess Anne, MD; Full-time enrollment: 3,902)
  • Salisbury University (about 20 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 8,375)
  • Wor-Wic Community College (about 22 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 2,256)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Owens (about 45 miles; Georgetown, DE; FT enrollment: 3,159)
  • Delaware State University (about 78 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 4,087)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry (about 79 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 2,239)
  • United States Naval Academy (about 81 miles; Annapolis, MD; FT enrollment: 5,681)

Public high school in Pocomoke City:

Public elementary/middle schools in Pocomoke City:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Pocomoke City: Pocomoke Industrial Park (A), Winter Quarter Golf Course (B), Pocomoke City Police Department (C), Costen House Museum (D), Worcester County Fire Department Pocomoke City Volunteer Fire Company Station 100 (E), Worcester County Fire Department Pocomoke City Emergency Medical Services (F), Pocomoke City Branch Library (G), Pocomoke City Hall (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Pocomoke Plaza Shopping Center (1), Baylis Shopping Center (2), Ames Plaza Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Pocomoke City include: Bethany United Methodist Church (A), First Baptist Church of Pocomoke City (B), Glad Tidings Assembly of God Church (C), Glorious Church of the Lord Jesus Christ (D), Holy Name of Jesus Church (E), Lynnhaven Baptist Church (F), Macedonia Baptist Church (G), Mount Sinai Baptist Church (H), Mount Zion United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Saint Marys Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Town Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Pocomoke City: Cypress Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Costen House (Museums; 206 Market Street), Maryland Lower Shore Tourism Center Inc (US13 South).

Hotels: Holiday Inn Express Pocomoke (125 Newtowne Boulevard), Holiday Inn Express (125 Newtown Boulevard), Quality Inn (US13 South), Quality Inn Pocomoke City (825 Ocean Highway), Pocomoke Inn (912 Ocean Highway).

Birthplace of: Hugh Latimer Dryden - Engineer.

Worcester County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Pocomoke City and their reported violations in the past:

CITY OF POCOMOKE CITY (Population served: 4,100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-17-2010), St Public Notif requested (AUG-30-2010), St Public Notif received (SEP-22-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-11-2010)
MIDWAY CHEVROLET (Address: 1337 OCEAN CITY HIGHWAY , Population served: 65, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (3 times from JUL-24-2012 to SEP-10-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-20-2009), St Public Notif requested (OCT-27-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-27-2009), St Public Notif received (NOV-10-2009)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (3 times from SEP-10-2007 to MAR-23-2009), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-20-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUN-12-2009)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Pocomoke City that have no violations reported:

  • NOCKS AUTO BODY REPAIR & TIRE CENTER (Population served: 37, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Maryland:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

66.2%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.2%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
65 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
15 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness in 2010
79 people in nursing homes in 2000
8 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Pocomoke City (2011 data):

  • Woodforest National Bank: Pocomoke City Walmart Branch at 2132 Old Snow Hill Road, branch established on 2008/01/05. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions)
  • Shore Bank: Pocomoke Branch at 103 Pocomoke Marketplace, branch established on 2007/09/24. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $277.3 mil, Deposits: $221.0 mil, headquarters in Onley, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Capgen Capital Group Vi Lp
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Linden Avenue Branch at 600 Linden Avenue, branch established on 1975/09/09. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Calvin B. Taylor Banking Company of Berlin, Maryland: Pocomoke City Branch at 2140 Old Snow Hill Road, branch established on 1946/08/06. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $412.6 mil, Deposits: $336.1 mil, headquarters in Berlin, MD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Calvin B. Taylor Bankshares, Inc.
  • First Shore Federal Savings and Loan Association: 1315 Market St Branch at 1315 Market Street, branch established on 1953/12/18. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $316.6 mil, Deposits: $274.4 mil, headquarters in Salisbury, MD, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 8 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Pocomoke City:

Marital status in Pocomoke City, MD
  • Never married: 40.3%
  • Now married: 33.3%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 13.6%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

For population 25 years and over in Pocomoke City:

  • High school or higher: 84.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.0
Maryland average:

12.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Pocomoke City
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Religion statistics for Pocomoke City, MD (based on Worcester County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant9,43047
Catholic8,1206
Evangelical Protestant5,94637
Black Protestant7827
Other4432
Orthodox1852
None26,548-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 19
Worcester County:

3.86 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Worcester County:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 19
Here:

3.86 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Worcester County:

5.28 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 151
Worcester County:

30.65 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.1%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.5%
Maryland:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.7%
Maryland:

15.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Pocomoke City:

47.8%
Maryland:

50.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Pocomoke City:

44.5%
State:

47.6%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.5
Maryland:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Pocomoke City:

20.3%
Maryland:

20.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.1%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Pocomoke City:

6.7
Maryland:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

36.3%
Maryland:

34.1%

General health condition:
This city:

53.2%
State:

56.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.4%
Maryland:

80.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Pocomoke City, MD Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 17$108,434$76,5420$0
Other Government Administration 12$39,446$39,4460$0
Police - Other 9$21,468$28,6240$0
Health 6$11,168$22,33612$14,444
Streets and Highways 6$19,253$38,5060$0
Financial Administration 4$15,467$46,4010$0
Sewerage 4$16,186$48,5580$0
Parks and Recreation 3$16,886$67,5441$372
Solid Waste Management 3$6,904$27,6160$0
Water Supply 2$7,400$44,4000$0
Totals for Government 66$262,612$47,74813$14,816

Pocomoke City government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,394,000 ($585.62)
    Water Utilities: $1,536,000 ($375.73)
    Police Protection: $1,441,000 ($352.50)
    Sewerage: $937,000 ($229.21)
    Regular Highways: $571,000 ($139.68)
    Solid Waste Management: $297,000 ($72.65)
    Parks and Recreation: $246,000 ($60.18)
    Central Staff Services: $240,000 ($58.71)
    Local Fire Protection: $205,000 ($50.15)
    Financial Administration: $143,000 ($34.98)
    Housing and Community Development: $132,000 ($32.29)
    General Public Buildings: $117,000 ($28.62)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $31,000 ($7.58)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $115,000 ($28.13)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $189,000 ($46.23)
    Regular Highways: $60,000 ($14.68)
    Parks and Recreation: $32,000 ($7.83)
    Housing and Community Development: $19,000 ($4.65)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,982,000 ($729.45)

Pocomoke City government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,604,000 ($392.37)
    Other: $584,000 ($142.86)
    Solid Waste Management: $243,000 ($59.44)
    Parks and Recreation: $36,000 ($8.81)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $36,000 ($8.81)
    Other: $34,000 ($8.32)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,010,000 ($247.06)
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $227,000 ($55.53)
    Rents: $50,000 ($12.23)
    General Revenue - Other: $35,000 ($8.56)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.24)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,000 ($0.24)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $543,000 ($132.83)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $301,000 ($73.63)
    Other: $293,000 ($71.67)
    Highways: $153,000 ($37.43)
    Housing and Community Development: $23,000 ($5.63)
  • Tax - Property: $3,400,000 ($831.70)
    Individual Income: $198,000 ($48.43)
    Other Selective Sales: $149,000 ($36.45)
    Public Utility License: $53,000 ($12.96)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $28,000 ($6.85)
    Other License: $25,000 ($6.12)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $7,000 ($1.71)
    Amusements Sales: $2,000 ($0.49)

Pocomoke City government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,379,000 ($1071.18)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,150,000 ($1015.17)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $460,000 ($112.52)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $231,000 ($56.51)

Pocomoke City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $344,000 ($84.15)

6.85% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($63,778 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.85%
Maryland average:

6.88%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Wicomico County, MD  1.38% ($59,146 average AGI)
from Baltimore County, MD  0.50% ($61,611)
from Sussex County, DE  0.45% ($31,317)


6.76% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,106 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.76%
Maryland average:

7.35%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Wicomico County, MD  1.36% ($26,650 average AGI)
to Sussex County, DE  0.69% ($49,025)
to Baltimore County, MD  0.30% ($46,043)
Businesses in Pocomoke City, MD
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Advance Auto Parts1Nike1
Arby's1Pizza Hut1
Baskin-Robbins1RadioShack1
Chevrolet1Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1Ruby Tuesday1
Dunkin Donuts1Subaru1
Econo Lodge1Subway1
FedEx2T-Mobile1
Ford1Taco Bell1
GameStop1Toyota1
H&R Block1True Value1
Hardee's1U-Haul1
Holiday Inn1UPS1
KFC1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1YMCA1
Lowe's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Pocomoke City:

  • WDMV (540 AM; 1 kW; POCOMOKE CITY, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTGM (960 AM; 10 kW; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WJDY (1470 AM; 5 kW; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WESR (1330 AM; 5 kW; ONLEY-ONANCOCK, VA; Owner: EASTERN SHORE RADIO, INC.)
  • WJWL (900 AM; 11 kW; GEORGETOWN, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pocomoke City:

  • WKHW (106.5 FM; POCOMOKE CITY, MD; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WOLC (102.5 FM; PRINCESS ANNE, MD; Owner: MARANATHA, INC.)
  • WXMD (92.5 FM; POCOMOKE CITY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WESM (91.3 FM; PRINCESS ANNE, MD; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, EASTERN SHORE)
  • WBEY (96.9 FM; CRISFIELD, MD; Owner: BAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSBY-FM (98.9 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQHQ (104.7 FM; OCEAN CITY-SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVES (99.3 FM; ACCOMAC, VA; Owner: CHINCOTEAGUE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WICO-FM (97.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLVW-FM (105.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRXS (106.9 FM; OCEAN CITY, MD; Owner: ATLANTIC RADIO BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WOCQ (103.9 FM; BERLIN, MD; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WESR-FM (103.3 FM; ONLEY-ONANCOCK, VA; Owner: EASTERN SHORE RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Pocomoke City:

  • WBOC-TV (Channel 16; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: WBOC, INC.)
  • WMDT (Channel 47; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCAST SERVICE GENERAL PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPMC-CA (Channel 36; MAPPSVILLE, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WCPB (Channel 28; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • W38BN (Channel 38; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY EDUCATIONAL B/CTING FOUND.)
Pocomoke City fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Pocomoke City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 246ft / 74.9mTotal length
  • $1,398,000Total costs
  • 78,548Total average daily traffic
  • 6,136Total average daily truck traffic
  • 67,000Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic
New bridges in Pocomoke City, MD - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Pocomoke City, MD

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 40. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 75 took place in 2006, and the least - 4 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Pocomoke City, MD When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (50.1%), and Outside Fires (28.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Pocomoke City, MD
    • 32250.1%Structure Fires
    • 18328.5%Outside Fires
    • 11217.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 264.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Pocomoke City, MD
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Pocomoke City, MD
  • 59.4%Electricity
  • 16.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 11.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.3%Utility gas
  • 1.1%Other fuel
  • 0.9%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Pocomoke City, MD
  • 71.3%Electricity
  • 15.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.4%Utility gas


Pocomoke City compared to Maryland state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
There are 9 pilots and 7 other airmen in this city.
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