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Population in 2012: 4,168 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.7%
 

Males: 1,943  (46.6%)
Females: 2,225  (53.4%)

Median resident age:  36.4 years
Maryland median age:  34.4 years

Zip codes: 21851.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $28,729 (it was $28,938 in 2000)
Pocomoke City:

$28,729
MD:

$71,122
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,718

Pocomoke City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $133,570 (it was $78,000 in 2000)
Pocomoke City:

$133,570
MD:

$279,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $170,199; Detached houses: $174,706; Townhouses or other attached units: $107,655

Median gross rent in 2012: $549.

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  • White alone - 2,022 (48.3%)
  • Black alone - 1,908 (45.6%)
  • Hispanic - 106 (2.5%)
  • Two or more races - 72 (1.7%)
  • Asian alone - 53 (1.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 14 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 9 (0.2%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Pocomoke City: 83.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (9.8%), English (8.2%), German (7.9%), United States (5.4%), Italian (2.9%), Scottish (2.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1865

Elevation: 20 feet

Land area: 3.04 square miles.

Population density: 1,370 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Pocomoke City:

  • High school or higher: 78.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.6%
  • Unemployed: 25.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pocomoke City city:

  • Never married: 32.1%
  • Now married: 40.6%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 11.4%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

89 residents are foreign born (0.7% Africa, 0.2% Europe).

This city:  2.1%
Maryland:  14.3%



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Pocomoke City, Maryland as of December 19, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Pocomoke City to the number of sex offenders is 278 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,420 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,308 (0.6%)

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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 ).

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
  • 2012: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 38.07 N, Longitude: 75.56 W

Pocomoke City household income distribution Pocomoke City home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Pocomoke City by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000002000200
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.051.00.00.00.051.50.00.0
Rapes 361052331301
per 100,000 72.1142.123.90.0124.451.077.777.525.977.30.023.6
Robberies 698343697921
per 100,000 144.3213.1191.271.799.576.5155.3232.6181.6232.047.323.6
Assaults 32273525138201920154213
per 100,000 769.4639.4836.3597.5323.4204.1517.7491.1518.9386.6994.3307.3
Burglaries 212429233231363145443935
per 100,000 504.9568.3693.0549.7796.0790.8931.9801.21167.61134.0923.3827.4
Thefts 203159170222184238206200169207148151
per 100,000 4881.03765.14062.15305.94577.16071.45332.65169.34385.15335.13503.83569.7
Auto thefts 87346121821041
per 100,000 192.4165.871.795.6149.3306.125.9206.851.9257.794.723.6
Arson 101414020322
per 100,000 24.00.023.995.624.9102.00.051.70.077.347.347.3
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 501.8510.1461.3400.1445.6530.3493.8510.4441.1626.4426.2290.6

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 20 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.31
Maryland average:

2.45

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Pocomoke City, Maryland accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.6%
Maryland:

7.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +129 (+3.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Wholesale trade (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Public administration (18%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (4%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)

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Average climate in Pocomoke City, Maryland

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Tornado activity:

Pocomoke City-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Maryland state average. It is 48% 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 below Maryland state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 99.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Worcester County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 2, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Hugh Latimer Dryden - Engineer.


Hospital/medical center in Pocomoke City:

  • HARTLEY HALL NURSING AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, 1006 MARKET STREET)

Other hospitals/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)

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

  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore (about 13 miles; Princess Anne, MD; Full-time enrollment: 3,829)
  • Salisbury University (about 20 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 7,211)
  • Delaware Technical and Community College-Owens (about 45 miles; Georgetown, DE; FT enrollment: 2,382)
  • Delaware State University (about 78 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 3,113)
  • United States Naval Academy (about 81 miles; Annapolis, MD; FT enrollment: 4,552)
  • College of William and Mary (about 84 miles; Williamsburg, VA; FT enrollment: 7,397)
  • Hampton University (about 84 miles; Hampton, VA; FT enrollment: 4,789)

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Public elementary/middle schools in Pocomoke City:

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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).

 
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:

POCOMOKE CITY (Population served: 4100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
COUNTRY VILLAGE M.H.P. (Address: 609 SECOND STREET , Population served: 38, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-1998 and AUG-09-1999, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-12-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-12-1999), St Public Notif received (FEB-22-1999), St Compliance achieved (AUG-09-1999)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1994 and FEB-20-1997, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-30-1994), St Public Notif requested (NOV-30-1994), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-09-1995), St Public Notif requested (DEC-08-1995), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-08-1995), St Formal NOV issued (2 times from MAR-11-1996 to DEC-20-1996), St Compliance achieved (FEB-20-1997)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1993 and JAN-14-1997, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-30-1994), St Public Notif requested (NOV-30-1994), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-09-1995), St Public Notif requested (DEC-08-1995), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-08-1995), St Formal NOV issued (2 times from MAR-11-1996 to DEC-20-1996), St Compliance achieved (JAN-14-1997)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 29.1%
(29.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.5% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 66.9% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Pocomoke City, MD

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

Pocomoke City compared to Maryland state average:

Pocomoke City, Maryland environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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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) (Amended And
  • 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

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Pocomoke City travel time to work - commute


Pocomoke City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (61%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (13%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12%)
  • Utility gas (12%)
  • Wood (2%)

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Religion statistics for Pocomoke City city (based on Worcester County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.21%
Here51.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionEpiscopal ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents32.3%32.0%12.6%7.9%3.0%
Congregations6.0%47.0%9.6%6.0%7.2%
NameGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of AmericaAssemblies of GodEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Other
Adherents2.9%2.5%2.2%1.4%3.2%
Congregations1.2%2.4%1.2%3.6%15.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 19
This 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.
State:

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

3.86 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

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

26.5%
Maryland:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Worcester County:

15.7%
State:

15.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$9,146$36,5840$0
Other Government Administration 3$15,324$61,2960$0
Police Protection - Officers 17$63,733$44,9880$0
Police - Other 6$14,678$29,3560$0
Streets and Highways 7$20,745$35,5630$0
Health 8$31,087$46,6310$0
Solid Waste Management 3$6,484$25,9360$0
Sewerage 3$10,829$43,3160$0
Parks and Recreation 3$9,965$39,8600$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1$3,805$45,6601$1,152
Water Supply 3$8,699$34,7960$0
Totals for Government 57$194,495$40,9461$1,152

Pocomoke City government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $769,000 ($184.50)
    General - Other: $618,000 ($148.27)
    Water Utilities: $496,000 ($119.00)
    Fire Protection: $307,000 ($73.66)
    Housing & Community Development: $263,000 ($63.10)
    Regular Highways: $220,000 ($52.78)
    Parks & Recreation: $196,000 ($47.02)
    Sewerage: $151,000 ($36.23)
    Solid Waste Management: $137,000 ($32.87)
    Central Staff Services: $112,000 ($26.87)
    Financial Administration: $54,000 ($12.96)
    General Public Buildings: $32,000 ($7.68)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $9,000 ($2.16)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,000 ($0.24)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $297,000 ($71.26)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $506,000 ($121.40)
    Solid Waste Management: $95,000 ($22.79)
    Police Protection: $42,000 ($10.08)
    General - Other: $36,000 ($8.64)
    General Public Building: $1,000 ($0.24)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,594,000 ($382.44)

Pocomoke City government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $345,000 ($82.77)
    Parks & Recreation: $91,000 ($21.83)
    All Other: $89,000 ($21.35)
    Solid Waste Management: $80,000 ($19.19)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $160,000 ($38.39)
    All Other: $66,000 ($15.83)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $165,000 ($39.59)
    All Other: $148,000 ($35.51)
    Highways: $34,000 ($8.16)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $536,000 ($128.60)
    Property Sale Other: $164,000 ($39.35)
    Rents: $112,000 ($26.87)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($0.48)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $459,000 ($110.12)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $568,000 ($136.28)
    Highways: $248,000 ($59.50)
    Housing & Community Development: $17,000 ($4.08)
  • Tax - Property: $1,351,000 ($324.14)
    NEC: $55,000 ($13.20)
    Other Selective Sales: $2,000 ($0.48)

Pocomoke City government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $6,463,000 ($1550.62)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $80,000 ($19.19)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $6,048,000 ($1451.06)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $495,000 ($118.76)

Pocomoke City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $59,000 ($14.16)

10.52% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($49,826 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.52%
Maryland average:

7.95%

2.47% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,612 average AGI)
Worcester County:

2.47%
Maryland average:

0.25%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Wicomico County, MD  1.30% ($66,164 average AGI)
from Baltimore County, MD  0.69% ($60,689)
from Anne Arundel County, MD  0.53% ($69,895)


7.84% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($40,488 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.84%
Maryland average:

8.13%

0.14% of residents moved to foreign countries ($269 average AGI)
Worcester County:

0.14%
Maryland average:

0.13%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Wicomico County, MD  1.98% ($33,495 average AGI)
to Sussex County, DE  0.77% ($38,099)
to Baltimore County, MD  0.37% ($46,846)

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.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Pocomoke City, Maryland:
  • Fatal accident count: 45
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 73
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 12
  • Fatalities: 51
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 122
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 5
Maryland average:
  • Fatal accident count: 266
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 385
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 64
  • Fatalities: 286
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 689
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 93

See more detailed statistics of Pocomoke City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 10 meters (33ft)
Total costs: $983,000
Total average daily traffic: 3,525
Total average daily truck traffic: 284
Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic: 3,528


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 75
  • Hazardous Condition: 27

Incident types - Pocomoke City


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Pocomoke City, MD
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Baskin-Robbins1Pizza Hut1
Domino's Pizza1RadioShack1
Dunkin Donuts1Rite Aid1
Econo Lodge1Ruby Tuesday1
FedEx2Subway1
GameStop1T-Mobile1
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Hardee's1True Value1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul1
KFC1UPS1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Lowe's1YMCA1
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