15.9% Poverty Rate in Wicomico County, Maryland

Poverty Rate in Wicomico County, Maryland

How does the Poverty Rate in Wicomico County, Maryland compare to other counties in Maryland?

Maryland County Poverty Rate Comparison

What is the poverty rate for residents of Wicomico County, Maryland born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born?

16.0%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Wicomico County, Maryland who were born citizens of the United States is 16.0%.

14.8%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Wicomico County, Maryland who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 14.8%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Wicomico County, Maryland born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

Residents of Wicomico County, Maryland who were born as US Citizens have a higher poverty rate than those who were born citizens of a country outside of the United States.

Of the 89,585 residents of Wicomico County, Maryland who were born citizens of the United States, 14,327 (16.0%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 1,275 (14.8%) of 8,624 residents of Wicomico County, Maryland who were born citizens of a country other than the US reported income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Poverty Rate in Wicomico County, Maryland

The Poverty Rate in Wicomico County is 15.9%.
Wicomico County is in Maryland.
Maryland Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Delmar 12.9%

3,153

Fruitland 14.9%

5,172

Hebron 8.0%

1,131

Pittsville 16.1%

1,381

Salisbury 27.5%

31,306

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2018 Maryland Poverty Line

Household Size Poverty Level
1 $12,140
2 $16,460
3 $20,780
4 $25,100
5 $29,420
6 $33,740
Per Additional +$4,320

The poverty line for Maryland in 2018 is based on the federal guidelines, which begins at $12,140 for a single person, adding $4,320 for each additional person.

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