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21851 Zip Code (West Pocomoke, MD) Detailed Profile




Cities: West Pocomoke, MD (8.14%), Pocomoke City, MD (3.66%)
Counties: Worcester County, MD (80.80%), Somerset County, MD (19.20%)
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 7,024
Zip code population in 2010: 7,315
Zip code population in 2000: 7,274

Houses and condos: 3,526
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,106
% of renters here:

38%
State:

33%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 21851: 80.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 105.7 sq. mi.
Water area: 2.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 66 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 21851
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

1.0% ($1,652)
Maryland:

1.1% ($3,515)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,579 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,724 (1.0%)

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Males: 3,082  (43.9%)
Females: 3,942  (56.1%)

For population 25 years and over in 21851:

  • High school or higher: 85.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 21851:

  • Never married: 32.2%
  • Now married: 44.0%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 12.3%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

Zip code 21851 compared to state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 21851 (2019)
    • 4,33559.3%White
    • 2,52734.5%Black
    • 1602.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1371.9%Two or more races
    • 1171.6%Asian
    • 260.4%American Indian
    • 130.2%Some other race
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Urban population: 4,284
Rural population: 2,739

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $162,103
21851:

$162,103
Maryland:

$332,500



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists, there were 18 registered sex offenders living in 21851 zip code as of June 28, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 21851 is 428 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

43.8 years
Maryland median age:

39.0 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.4 people
Maryland:

2.6 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 21851, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $42,320 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$42,320
State:

$72,703

Salary/wage: $35,952 (reported on 85.4% of returns)
Here:

$35,952
State:

$62,228
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 79.8% for AGIs below $25k, 79.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 73.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 73.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 73.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 30.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,450 (reported on 30.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,450
Maryland:

$1,413
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.2% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.0% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $4,086 (reported on 14.6% of returns)
Here:

$4,086
State:

$6,933
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$5,014 (reported on 10.7% of returns)
Here:

+$5,014
State:

+$14,830
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.8% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$6,984 (reported on 13.4% of returns)
Here:

+$6,984
State:

+$12,606
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.0% for AGIs below $25k, 1.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $10,159 (reported on 8.0% of returns)
21851:

$10,159
Maryland:

$17,065
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $25k, 1.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.3% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $19,374 (23% of AGI, reported on 27.4% of returns)
Here:

$19,374
State:

$27,886

Here:

23.4% of AGI
State:

22.8% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.2% for AGIs below $25k, 9.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 13.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 16.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.8% for AGIs $100k-200k, 8.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $3,815 (reported on 22.3% of returns)
Here:

$3,815
State:

$4,452
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.8% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $6,630 (reported on 27.1% of returns)
21851:

$6,630
State:

$11,690
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $25k, 2.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 5.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 5.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,317 (reported on 26.8% of returns)
Here:

$2,317
State:

$2,199
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.4% for AGIs below $25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 55.4%
Here:

55%
State:

52%
(% for various income ranges: 51.6% for AGIs below $25k, 56.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 61.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 57.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 60.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 66.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 21851, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $36,009 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$36,009
State:

$60,339

Salary/wage: $31,171 (reported on 87.0% of returns)
Here:

$31,171
State:

$52,211
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 103.7% for AGIs below $10k, 81.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 80.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 77.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 75.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 61.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $2,158 (reported on 35.6% of returns)
This zip code:

$2,158
Maryland:

$1,701
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.9% for AGIs below $10k, 2.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $2,513 (reported on 17.8% of returns)
Here:

$2,513
State:

$4,235
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.9% for AGIs below $10k, 0.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$11,189 (reported on 14.6% of returns)
Here:

+$11,189
State:

+$15,888
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.1% for AGIs below $10k, 0.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 14.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$10,726 (reported on 12.3% of returns)
Here:

+$10,726
State:

+$12,221
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.8% for AGIs below $10k, 4.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 5.6% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,237 (reported on 2.3% of returns)
21851:

$3,237
Maryland:

$2,968
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Total itemized deductions: $15,508 (21% of AGI, reported on 25.2% of returns)
Here:

$15,508
State:

$22,960

Here:

20.9% of AGI
State:

23.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.5% for AGIs below $10k, 4.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 11.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 12.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 13.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 12.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $3,389 (4% of AGI, reported on 22.2% of returns)
Here:

$3,389
State:

$4,031

Here:

4.4% of AGI
State:

3.9% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $5,067 (reported on 68.9% of returns)
21851:

$5,067
State:

$10,167
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.7% for AGIs below $10k, 3.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,903 (reported on 24.1% of returns)
Here:

$1,903
State:

$1,700

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 61.8%
Here:

62%
State:

55%
(% for various income ranges: 57.7% for AGIs below $10k, 63.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 60.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 62.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 64.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 72.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$43,809
Maryland:

$86,738
West Pocomoke, MD (21851) map Nearest zip codes: 23415, 23395, 23488, 21864, 23416, 23337.
West Pocomoke Zip Code Map

Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

39.5%
Maryland:

47.4%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

2.4%
Maryland:

47.2%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 633
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 2,231


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 142 (57 now married, 84 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 1,426 (519 now married, 910 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 21851 with a mortgage: 934 (6 second mortgage, 72 home equity loan, 5 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 865

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,165
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $547

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

18.4%
Whole state:

9.0%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

9.5%
Whole state:

4.5%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

7.3
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.3
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 21851: Beaver Dam (A), Pocomoke Industrial Park (B), Cedar Hall (C), Pocomoke City Land Fill (D), Pocomoke City Boat Ramp (E), Klej Grange (F), Little Millpond (G), Saint James (H), Mattaponi Landing (I), Cedar Hall Wharf (J), Winter Quarter Golf Course (K), Pocomoke City Police Department (L), Costen House Museum (M), Worcester County Fire Department Pocomoke City Volunteer Fire Company Station 100 (N), Worcester County Fire Department Pocomoke City Emergency Medical Services (O), Pocomoke City Branch Library (P), Pocomoke City Hall (Q). 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 zip code 21851 include: Beaver Dam Church (A), Christ Church (B), Pocomoke Church of God (C), Perryhawkin Church (D), Pitts Creek Church (E), Quinton Church (F), Remson Church (G), Cokesbury United Methodist Church (H), Saint Lukes Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Saint Marys Cemetery (1), Perryhawkin Cemetery (2), Old Shiloh Cemetery (3), Saint Lukes Cemetery (4), Saint James Cemetery (5), Remson Cemetery (6), Quinton Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Swamps: Wagram Swamp (A), Beaverdam Swamp (B), Cypress Swamp (C), Dennis Swamp (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bachelors Branch (A), Burk Mill Branch (B), Ferry Branch (C), Dividing Creek (D), Cottingham Mill Run (E), Costen Branch (F), Miller Branch (G), Pilchard Creek (H), Mattaponi Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 21851 include: Milburn Landing State Park (1), Newtown Recreation Area (2), Cypress Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02014 or later
  • 542010 to 2013
  • 3202000 to 2009
  • 3821990 to 1999
  • 4001980 to 1989
  • 5061970 to 1979
  • 2351960 to 1969
  • 6661950 to 1959
  • 2671940 to 1949
  • 6241939 or earlier

Zip code 21851 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in West Pocomoke, MD (21851)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in West Pocomoke, MD (21851)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 3602 bedrooms
  • 9993 bedrooms
  • 3634 bedrooms
  • 675+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in West Pocomoke, MD (21851)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in West Pocomoke, MD (21851)
  • 32no bedroom
  • 2171 bedroom
  • 2922 bedrooms
  • 4543 bedrooms
  • 1044 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in West Pocomoke, MD (21851) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in West Pocomoke, MD (21851) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 39no vehicle
  • 4301 vehicle
  • 7192 vehicles
  • 3663 vehicles
  • 1304 vehicles
  • 1175+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in West Pocomoke, MD (21851) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in West Pocomoke, MD (21851) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 287no vehicle
  • 5181 vehicle
  • 2312 vehicles
  • 563 vehicles
  • 134 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 21851 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 21851 household income distribution in 2019
  • 255Less than $10,000
  • 183$10,000 to $14,999
  • 229$15,000 to $19,999
  • 173$20,000 to $24,999
  • 114$25,000 to $29,999
  • 164$30,000 to $34,999
  • 176$35,000 to $39,999
  • 162$40,000 to $44,999
  • 101$45,000 to $49,999
  • 201$50,000 to $59,999
  • 215$60,000 to $74,999
  • 279$75,000 to $99,999
  • 199$100,000 to $124,999
  • 192$125,000 to $149,999
  • 90$150,000 to $199,999
  • 106$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 21851

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 21851
  • 21Less than $10,000
  • 21$10,000 to $14,999
  • 26$30,000 to $34,999
  • 40$50,000 to $59,999
  • 65$60,000 to $69,999
  • 25$70,000 to $79,999
  • 55$80,000 to $89,999
  • 99$90,000 to $99,999
  • 230$100,000 to $124,999
  • 214$125,000 to $149,999
  • 267$150,000 to $174,999
  • 96$175,000 to $199,999
  • 115$200,000 to $249,999
  • 144$250,000 to $299,999
  • 120$300,000 to $399,999
  • 30$400,000 to $499,999
  • 52$500,000 to $749,999
  • 9$750,000 to $999,999
  • 17$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 19$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 21851

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 21851
  • 58Less than $100
  • 44$100 to $149
  • 57$150 to $199
  • 6$200 to $249
  • 65$250 to $299
  • 49$300 to $349
  • 15$350 to $399
  • 26$450 to $499
  • 19$500 to $549
  • 40$550 to $599
  • 42$600 to $649
  • 212$650 to $699
  • 46$700 to $749
  • 64$750 to $799
  • 117$800 to $899
  • 32$900 to $999
  • 32$1,000 to $1,249
  • 9$1,250 to $1,499
  • 49$1,500 to $1,999
  • 87No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $864.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2019 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $172,063
  • Black or African American householders: $123,236
  • Asian householders: $439,434
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $48,240

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $162,103
21851:

$162,103
Maryland:

$332,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $115,596 - $225,033

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $231,033
Here:

$231,033
State:

$437,771

Townhouses or other attached units: $315,346
Here:

$315,346
State:

$269,747

Mobile homes: $100,963
Here:

$100,963
State:

$89,075
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 21851
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,901
  • One, attached: 125
  • Two: 15
  • 3 or 4: 33
  • 5 to 9: 51
  • 10 to 19: 122
  • 20 to 49: 31
  • 50 or more: 64
  • Mobile homes: 168

Unemployment: 6.2%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 21851

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 21851
  • 83.6%2,564Drove a car alone
  • 6.1%187Carpooled
  • 3.6%109Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.2%7Motorcycle
  • 1.6%48Walked
  • 1.8%54Other means
  • 2.8%85Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 21851

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 21851
  • 270Less than 5 minutes
  • 2555 to 9 minutes
  • 25810 to 14 minutes
  • 41415 to 19 minutes
  • 35920 to 24 minutes
  • 6325 to 29 minutes
  • 44430 to 34 minutes
  • 21535 to 39 minutes
  • 7540 to 44 minutes
  • 40445 to 59 minutes
  • 13760 to 89 minutes
  • 7390 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 54.0%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 7,024
  • Male householders: 977 (309 living alone), Female householders: 1,923 (671 living alone)
  • 1,177 spouses (1,160 opposite-sex spouses), 36 unmarried partners, (36 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 2,248 children (1,958 natural, 49 adopted, 244 stepchildren), 229 grandchildren, 32 brothers or sisters, 89 parents, 0 foster children, 61 other relatives, 162 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 85 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 831 2-persons, 526 3-persons, 266 4-persons, 171 5-persons, 10 6-persons, 29 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 981 1-person, 71 2-persons, 10 3-persons

707 married couples with children.
634 single-parent households (28 men, 606 women).

95.8% of residents of 21851 zip code speak English at home.
1.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (50% very well, 23% well, 27% not well).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (58% very well, 42% well).
1.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (50% very well, 50% not well).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 220 (3.1%)
(32.3% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

3.1%
Whole state:

15.4%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 32%Japan
  • 13%Jamaica
  • 7%Guatemala
  • 5%Haiti
  • 5%Honduras
  • 4%India
  • 3%Moldova
Most common first ancestries reported in 21851
  • 21%American
  • 9%English
  • 4%Irish
  • 3%German
  • 2%Italian
  • 1%European
  • 1%British
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1372010 or later
  • 662000 to 2009
  • 471990 to 1999
  • 53Before 1990

Zip code 21851 topographic map

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • POCOMOKE TRUCK STOP (720 OCEAN HIGHWAY in POCOMOKE CITY, MD)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Maryland Permits tracking) - NPDES NON-MAJOR, OIL CONTROL
    STATE MASTER (Maryland Air Emissions Database) - AIR MINOR
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: GASOLINE SERVICE STATIONS; SERVICES
    Alternative names: DHALIWAL,INC., POCOMOKE TRUCK STOP - 720 OCEAN HWY, POCOMOKE UNION 76 TRUCK STOP, UNITY BANK
  • POCOMOKE HIGH SCHOOL (1817 OLD VIRGINIA ROAD in POCOMOKE CITY, MD)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Maryland Air Emissions Database) - AIR MINOR
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-230107
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS
    Organizations: WORCESTER COUNTY BOARD OF ED (CONTACT/OWNER) , WORCESTER COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • MID ATLANTIC FOODS INCORPORATED (1842 BROAD STREET in POCOMOKE CITY, MD)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Maryland Permits tracking) - NPDES NON-MAJOR, OIL CONTROL
    STATE MASTER (Maryland Air Emissions Database) - AIR MINOR
    Business SIC classification: CANNED FRUITS, VEGETABLES, PRESERVES, JAMS, AND JELLIES; CANNED AND CURED FISH AND SEAFOODS
  • CARLTON MASSEY INC (RT #13 in POCOMOKE CITY, MD)
    STATE MASTER (Maryland Permits tracking) - GROUND WATER PROGRAM
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    HAZARDOUS WASTE BIENNIAL REPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: MOTOR VEHICLE DEALERS (NEW AND USED); AUTOMOTIVE DEALERS
    Organizations: OPERNAME (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
  • POCOMOKE MIDDLE (800 8TH ST in POCOMOKE CITY, MD)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-230108
    Business SIC classification: ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS
    Organizations: WORCESTER COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION (SCHOOL DISTRICT)
    Alternative names: POCOMOKE MIDDLE SCHOOL
  • NOCK S AUTO & TRUCK COLLISION (1242 OCEAN HIGHWAY in POCOMOKE CITY, MD)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Maryland Air Emissions Database) - AIR MINOR
    Business SIC classification: TOP, BODY, AND UPHOLSTERY REPAIR SHOPS AND PAINT SHOPS
    Alternative names: NOCK'S AUTO AND TRUCK COLLISON REPAIR
  • PERDUE RESEARCH FARM #22 (5603 WHITESBURG ROAD in POCOMOKE, MD)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Maryland Air Emissions Database) - AIR MAJOR
    Business SIC classification: BROILER, FRYER, AND ROASTER CHICKENS
  • PERDUE RESEARCH FARM #4 (5304 HEATHERLAND in POCOMOKE CITY, MD)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Maryland Air Emissions Database) - AIR MAJOR
    Business SIC classification: BROILER, FRYER, AND ROASTER CHICKENS
  • POCOMOKE CITY POLICE STATION (300 2ND STREET in POCOMOKE CITY, MD)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Maryland Air Emissions Database) - AIR MINOR
    Business SIC classification: POLICE PROTECTION
  • LANGFORD, J. MILES (3 OCEAN HIGHWAY, SOUTH in POCOMOKE CITY, MD)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Maryland Air Emissions Database) - AIR MINOR
    Business SIC classification: CROP PREPARATION SERVICES FOR MARKET, EXCEPT COTTON GINNING
  • LOWER SHORE FAMILY YMCA (1900 WORCESTER HIGHWAY in POCOMOKE CITY, MD)
    STATE MASTER (Maryland Permits tracking) - National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: AMUSEMENT AND RECREATION SERVICES
  • MASON CANNING - POKOMOKE CITY (PURNELL STREET in POCOMOKE CITY, MD)
    AIR MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    STATE MASTER (Maryland Air Emissions Database) - AIR MINOR
    Business SIC classification: CANNED FRUITS, VEGETABLES, PRESERVES, JAMS, AND JELLIES
    Alternative names: MASON CANNING-POCOMOKE CITY
  • RICCA EAST LLC (1841 BROAD ST in POCOMOKE CITY, MD)
    STATE MASTER (Maryland Permits tracking) - NPDES STORMWATER PERMIT
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: CHEMICALS AND CHEMICAL PREPARATIONS
    Organizations: RICCA EAST LLC & BEL ART (CONTACT/OWNER)

Zip code 21851 marital status for males
Zip code 21851 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0.8%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2.1%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 55.0%Electricity
  • 19.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 13.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.9%Utility gas
  • 4.6%Wood
  • 1.8%Other fuel

Population in 1990: 7,527.

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 4,470
  • Northeast: 551
  • Midwest: 218
  • South: 1,408
  • West: 73

61% of the 21851 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 55% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Maryland.

91% of the 21851 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 55% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 26% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 21% moved from different state.

Year householders moved into unit in West Pocomoke, MD (21851)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 10
Here:

1.5%
Maryland:

13.6%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 28
Here:

9.2%
Maryland:

14.9%
Students in private undergraduate colleges:
Here:

0.0%
Maryland:

18.4%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 109,785Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 86,688Business and financial operations occupations
  • 80,660Management occupations
  • 68,842Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 65,119Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 49,944Law enforcement workers including supervisors

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code:

  • LANKFORD-SYSCO FOOD SERVICES, (33239 COSTEN RD in POCOMOKE CITY, MD) : $149,967,783 in 9091 contracts from 1999 to 2006
    Contracts for Food Cooking, Baking, and Serving Equipment, Dairy Foods and Eggs, Special Dietary Foods and Food Specialty Preparations, Meat, Poultry, and Fish, and more by Defense Logistics Agency, Air Force, Army
    Signed by year: 2000: $21,539,236; 2001: $22,424,358; 2002: $16,470,409; 2003: $7,751,731; 2004: $30,349,281; 2005: $33,056,657; 2006: $13,513,041.

    Biggest contracts:
    $966,614 with Defense Logistics Agency for Food Cooking, Baking, and Serving Equipment. Signed on 2000-10-01. Completion date: 2001-09-30.
    $913,458, same as above. Signed on 2005-04-22. Completion date: 2005-05-22.
    $784,000, same as above. Signed on 2000-10-01. Completion date: 2001-09-30.
    $766,000, same as above. Signed on 2000-10-01. Completion date: 2001-09-30.
  • SYSCO CORPORATION (N8 N 8 MILE MARKER RR 13 in POCOMOKE CITY, MD) : $3,494,000 in 21 contracts from 2000 to 2002
    Contracts for Meat, Poultry, and Fish, Drugs and Biologicals, Food Services by Department of Veterans Affairs
    Signed by year: 2000: $482,000; 2001: $1,810,000; 2002: $1,202,000; 2003: $0; 2004: $0; 2005: $0; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $769,000 with Department of Veterans Affairs for Meat, Poultry, and Fish. Taking place in TN. Signed on 2002-01-15. Completion date: 2002-03-15.
    $247,000 with Department of Veterans Affairs for Drugs and Biologicals. Taking place in VA. Signed on 2001-03-15. Completion date: 2001-09-15.
    $235,000 with Department of Veterans Affairs for Meat, Poultry, and Fish. Taking place in TN. Signed on 2002-07-15. Completion date: 2002-09-15.
    $211,000 with Department of Veterans Affairs for Drugs and Biologicals. Taking place in GA. Signed on 2001-04-15. Completion date: 2001-06-15.
  • TYPHOON WATER WARES LTD (1106 MARKET ST in POCOMOKE, MD; small business) : $155,100 in 2 contracts in 2000
    $98,700 with Navy for Marine Lifesaving and Diving Equipment. Signed on 2000-09-01. Completion date: 2000-11-24.
    $56,400, same as above. Signed on 2000-12-07. Completion date: 2001-03-30.
  • HARDWIRE LLC (1000 QUINN AVE in POCOMOKE CITY, MD; small business)
    $17,500 with Army for Miscellaneous Prefabricated Structures. Signed on 2004-06-07. Completion date: 2004-06-15.
  • POCOMOKE PAINT & WALLPAPER, IN (117 AMES PLZ in POCOMOKE CITY, MD; small business)
    $3,298 with Navy for Floor Coverings. Signed on 2005-03-16. Completion date: 2005-05-16.

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Wholesale Trade: General Line Grocery Merchant Wholesalers (500-999 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (50-99: 2, 20-49: 4, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 2)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (20-49: 4, 5-9: 1, 1-4: 2)
  • Construction: Commercial and Institutional Building Construction (50-99: 1, 20-49: 1)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Nursing Care Facilities (50-99: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 65 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 15 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 79 people in nursing homes
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2012:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 45. The highest number of fire incidents - 91 took place in 2006, and the least - 19 in 2003. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 21851 When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (49.4%), and Outside Fires (27.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 21851
    • 37849.4%Structure Fires
    • 21127.6%Outside Fires
    • 12616.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 506.5%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 21851, Maryland

Most common first names in zip code 21851 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William8975.4 years
John8074.6 years
James6072.4 years
Mary5978.5 years
Robert4870.9 years
George4875.0 years
Charles3469.9 years
Margaret3379.9 years
Annie2983.5 years
Edward2871.4 years
Most common last names in zip code 21851 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Taylor5474.0 years
Jones3877.7 years
Smith3476.6 years
Matthews3277.8 years
Brittingham3172.2 years
Schoolfield3168.4 years
Williams2976.2 years
Tull2774.9 years
Mason2575.7 years
Dryden2375.7 years
Businesses in zip code 21851
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
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
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