Pocomoke City is a very small coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 4,133 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Pocomoke City is the 141st largest community in Maryland.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Pocomoke City is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Pocomoke City is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Pocomoke City who work in office and administrative support (14.78%), maintenance occupations (10.43%), and management occupations (7.49%).
Also of interest is that Pocomoke City has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One of the nice things about Pocomoke City is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
In terms of college education, Pocomoke City is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 20.35% of adults 25 and older in Pocomoke City have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Pocomoke City in 2010 was $17,883, which is low income relative to Maryland, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $71,532 for a family of four. However, Pocomoke City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Pocomoke City is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Pocomoke City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pocomoke City residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Pocomoke City include German, English, Dutch, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Pocomoke City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Persian.